Man shot in IT Park; classes in Cebu suspended on certain APEC meeting dates; Korean divers still missing: Cebu News Digest for July 7, 2015

A shooting was reported early today in the IT Park in Lahug. Posts on Facebook by various users reported that the victim was shot in front of the i1 building. No other details were available as of the writing of this article but below are some posts on the incident. Some Facebook posters at the…

Cebu News Digest: Feb. 3, 2015: Citom to motorists: Avoid S. Osmeña Blvd.; 17 shipowners in Cebu cut passenger, cargo fares; 6 hospital workers under investigation for cadaver gnawed by rats

Following the long congestion last the weekend, the Cebu City Government partially opened a part of the S. Osmeña Blvd. but still advised motorists to avoid it. With the steady drop of fuel prices since June, 17 shipowners, including banca operators, in Cebu have filed their notices to lower passenger and cargo fare. The fare…

Global Voices Summit in Cebu to tackle citizen media, freedom of information, Internet activism, other issues

Some of the latest issues on citizen media, freedom of information, digital security, indigenous languages and multilingualism online, and internet activism will be tackled in a two-day international summit initiated by Global Voices in Cebu City. The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit, to be held from January 24-25, 2015 at the Cebu Provincial Capitol, will…

MyStory: A confused mind is like murky water, here’s how to find inner peace

If you wander around the city, you might notice some people in stretchy pants slinging a yoga mat on their backs. They are called yogis or people who do yoga. They are indeed a common sight here in Cebu. They are mostly students and professionals who find time to practice before or after their work.…

Cordova’s bakasi and other bounties from the sea

Text and Photos by Boboi Costas The bakasi (saltwater eel) thrives abundantly in the town of Cordova, Mactan Island, a 45-minute drive from the city of Cebu. In taxonomic classification, eels belong to the Muranidae family which includes 200 species in 15 genera. In Buwagsong, Cordova, a local fishing community; the bakasi is a prized…