By Niña P. Calleja
A triathlete, a social worker, a government official, a premier soprano and an atmospheric scientist are among the nine exceptional women recently chosen to receive the triennial The Outstanding Women in Nation’s Service (TOWNS) awards for their contributions to national development.
By Nikko Dizon
The unlikely heartthrob in the Zamboanga siege received the third-highest military award on Monday.
THE barangay captain of Caputatan Norte, Medellin, northern Cebu edged out barangay chiefs of all towns in Central Visayas in the search for Ten Outstanding Barangay Officials of the Year.
The tongue-in-cheek Ig Nobel awards were handed Thursday to dozens of scientists, including those who confirmed drunk people think they are more attractive and studied the onion enzyme that makes us cry.
Cebu Daily News won the award for Best in Editorial Cartoon in the English newspaper category as adjudged by the 16th Cebu Archdiocesan Mass Media Awards (CAMMA). The paper’s daily cartoon in the Opinion Page is conceptualized and drawn by graphic artist Renato Elevera. He also won the CAMMA for the same category in 2009. [...]
By Niña P. Calleja
Supporters of slain opposition leader Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. gathered Sunday morning on the spot he was shot dead 30 years ago and called on the public to give 30 minutes of their time every week to help those in need.
By Vaughn Alviar
Big names in the Marcos-era “mosquito press” were among those conferred the Ninoy Aquino Medal of Valor on Sunday during ceremonies marking the 30th death anniversary of Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr.
President Barack Obama will bestow America’s highest civilian honor on his predecessor Bill Clinton and talk show queen Oprah Winfrey, the White House said Thursday.
Los Angeles, California – “Give Up Tomorrow,” a documentary that examines the trial of Cebuano kidnap murder convict Juan Francisco “Paco” Larrañaga earned a nomination for best investigative journalism-long-form in the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards.
The Marie Ernestine School campuses in Lapu-Lapu City and barangay Talamban in Cebu City bagged several awards in the “Art of the Triangle” contest sponsored by Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort and Spa last June 9.
THREE outgoing members of the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) will be honored in the 13th PB’s final session today.
Three persons who have done great achievements were recognized by the Lapu-Lapu City government during the city’s 52nd Charter Day celebration on Monday.
By Frances Mangosing
A Navy reservist who served as a “guiding voice” when a Cebu Pacific plane overshot the runway at Davao International Airport received an award from the Philippine Navy Friday afternoon for his “commendable conduct.”