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GlobalPort fends off Alaska in overtime

THE GLOBALPORT Batang Pier prevailed in a battle between two teams desperately seeking a playoff berth as they edged out the Alaska Aces, 91-88, in an overtime thriller last night in the 39th PBA Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. With their fifth win in 13 games, the Batang Pier earned at least a playoff [...]

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Kenyans continue dominance in Cebu Marathon


The cold weather didn’t stop the red-hot Kenyans from dominating again the annual Cebu City Marathon as they came away with titles in the premiere 42-kilometer and 21k races yesterday. Manila-based Irene Kipchumba became back-to-back champion in the women’s 42k open division while Jackson Chirchir improved his second place finish last year to rule the [...]

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cepca prexy introduces changes and policies

NEWLY ELECTED Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) president Engineer Jerry Maratas plans a more aggressive stance this year as he introduced several innovative changes in the policies and programs. During Friday’s Cepca first meeting for the year held at Lola Saling’s Grill and Seafood Restaurant in brgy. Casuntingan, Mandaue City, Maratas introduced new [...]

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

USJ-R faces tall Australian squad as Shakey’s tilt starts

ALL EYES WILL be on the two visiting squads from New Zealand and Australia as they strut their stuff against the best girls high school volleyball teams in the country when the 11th Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League Tournament of Champions unveils today at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium. Cebu’s very own University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) [...]

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cebu City beach volley set Jan. 25

IT’S all systems go for the 2014 Cebu City beach volleyball tournament after organizers tabbed Jan. 25 as the date of the event despite the absence of schedules for sponsored Sinulog sports. Eric Lecain, the American beach volleyball consultant of the Philippine Sports Commission, informed CDN via text that the tournament will be held at [...]

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

NLEX faces Café France in D-League

THE NLEX Road Warriors look to come even closer to the leaders when they tangle with the Café France Bakers today in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup at the JCSGO gym. NLEX’s schedule was adjusted because of their players’ commitment to the Sinag Pilipinas team in the Southeast Asian Games. With that done, the Road [...]

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Erco Team B cops men’s open crown in Sinulog football

Erco Team B led the list of surprise winners in the 4th Sinulog Football Festival, which came to an end yesterday at the San Roque Football field and Aboitiz Football Field. Erco Team B reigned supreme in the men’s open division at the Aboitiz Football field after beating Tabor Hill, 2-0. En route to the [...]

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Tuburan school tops dancing with coconuts

The coconut as the “tree of life” was the theme around which the Tuburan National High School danced their way to first place in yesterday’s Sinulog sa Kabataan sa Lalawigan, showcasing public schools in Cebu province.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

10-year-old boy killed, five hurt in Ermita fire


A 10-year-old boy died while four were injured in a nearly two-hour fire that destroyed more than 100 stalls and homes in sitio Warwick Barracks in barangay Ermita, Cebu City.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Rama allies take lead in elections

ALLIES of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama were leading the canvassing of results in yesterday’s election of new officers of the Cebu City chapter of the Barangay Councilors League of the Philippines at the New White Gold House in Cebu City.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Pope limits ‘monsignor’ title for priests at least 65 years old

A priest has to be at least 65 years old to hold the title of “monsignor” in the Roman Catholic Church from now on.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Teen dances to thank Niño for saving her life


Dancing is not her passion but 13-year-old Gemma Alcasero wanted to thank the Sto. Niño for keeping her and her family safe when supertyphoon Yolanda struck last November.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Faith and footwork


That morning, I was to hear cases for the first time since the earthquake of nearly three months ago weakened the supports of the courthouse. My people had set up a tent in the parking area, on the space allotted to us, and had laid out tables and chairs for the lawyers and litigants.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

  1. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  4. SC suspends proctor in 2011 bar exams
  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • Healing priest invites political leaders to join ‘prayer for nation’
  • Tagle: Christ’s resurrection a message of hope to faithful
  • Aquino vows to intensify anti-corruption drive further
  • Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  • Nepal calls off search for missing guides on Everest—official
  • Sports

  • Rain or Shine grabs No.4, sends Ginebra to 8th
  • Red-hot Alaska rips injury-depleted San Mig Coffee
  • Pacquiao courtesy call to Aquino set for Monday
  • Nick Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk
  • Teague scores 28 as Hawks soar past Pacers in Game 1
  • Lifestyle

  • Angono petroglyphs in danger of disappearing
  • Britain’s baby Prince George visits Australian zoo
  • Noli Yamsuan, Cardinal Sin’s ‘official’ photographer: ‘I could smell the aftershave lotion of the Pope’
  • Simplifying and lightening life
  • Where to go for Easter night-out
  • Entertainment

  • Show-biz celebrities’ other choices of summer getaway
  • Why ‘Noah’ can’t dock his ark at Philippine theaters
  • Acclaimed artist goes wild while on holiday
  • Believing in this mermaid
  • Missing Xian
  • Business

  • Supper power
  • Condo unit sales boosted Shang Properties earnings
  • ERC mulls over WESM price cap for May, June
  • Whatever happened to the ubiquitous pagers?
  • Huge 2013 net profits seen difficult to surpass in 2014
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Epiphany
  • Unpaid creditor vs distressed debtor
  • Moving on
  • From culinary desert to paradise
  • Response to China: ‘Usjaphil’
  • Global Nation

  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
  • Aquino, Obama to tackle US pivot to Asia during state visit
  • Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats
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