Synchrony Financial Now in Cebu

The consumer financial services industry is among the largest and most dynamic sectors in the US economy. The numbers and types of participants offering services in this sector are constantly changing. And, every few years it goes through a major state of flux as a result of its own actions, or a change in the…

A Worthy Cause to Keep Running For

A 52-year-old pastor will run across the province of Cebu from November 18 to 30,2017. In celebration of its tenth anniversary, the Real LIFE Foundation, a Christian NGO that provides scholarships for disadvantaged but bright and deserving students, invites Cebuanos to support its scholarship program by participating in Run for LIFE Cebu. Pastor Ferdie Cabiling…

Cebu Parklane International Hotel Lights up Christmas Tree with a cause

Cebu Parklane International Hotel, the hotel that stands for Cebu, lit up its Christmas Tree. The lighting ceremony took place on the evening of November 14, at the Cebu Parklane International Hotel lobby. The Christmas Tree are made out of recycled materials. Various kinds of recyclable materials like bedroom slippers, water gallons and bottles have…

Global Driving Skills for Life brought to Cebu by Ford Philippines

No matter how skilled of a driver you are, it’s a good idea to reflect on the basics of traffic safety from time to time just to make sure that you are being careful enough to keep yourself – and other drivers and pedestrians – as safe as possible. Ford Philippines brought its globally-recognized Driving…

Jollibee Boulevard Re-opens

Fast food chain and household name Jolibee debuted its modern look Jollibee Boulevard branch last October 23, 2017. The Jollibee Visayas management team (first from left ) headed by Operations Director Hai Isiderio  during the re-opening of the newly-renovated Jollibee Boulevard. With Isiderio are (L-R) Nonna Mari Abad,Area Manager, Albert Uy- Lessor and Nelson Judaya…

Magbuwag Ta Kay to hit Cinemas this January

Directed by RJ Aquino and Janice Perez, “Magbuwag Ta Kay” is the so-called myriad story of social media sensation and “hugot” king Rowell Ucat, popularly known as Medyo Maldito. Produced by Heritage Productions and written by poet and singer-songwriter Therese Villarante and music producer Jude Gitamondoc, the film talks about relationships, family issues and friendships,…

Land Asia Realty at 25

Land Asia Realty Development Corporation, one of the pioneering and recognized names in Real Estate sales and marketing industry, held its Land Asia Gala Night 2017 last October 20, 2017 at the the IC3 Convention Center. This is in celebration of their mounting rise in an amazing 25 glorious year’s as a big player in…

Charity Race for Poor Kids with Special Needs

The Kids Hope Foundation will stage the ‘Hope Run’ on December 10 at the Pescadores Road in Cebu Business Park. This is as a way to help poor children with special needs. The race,  will feature the 1.5-kilometer, 3K, 5K, 10K and 12K, is a fund-raising event for the advantage of 50 children with special…

Justice League Run set on November 19

Run as your favorite  DC superheroes one more when the Justice League Run comes to the Queen City of the South on Nov. 19, 2017. The run is also help in time for the upcoming showing of the Justice League movie on Nov. 16, will have its start and finish area at SM City Cebu…

Jed Madela to Serande Cebuanos with “La Voce”

One of the country’s top male singers, Jed Madela is back again with his second major show in Cebu. Entitled  “La Voce,” this is a dinner concert featuring the famous singer’s renditions of well-loved classics ranging from pop songs to emotional ballads to heart-stirring classics. Jed Madela is widely known in the Philippines as a…

Savoring Sibonga’s Best

Living up to its trademark tagline as “A hotel in Cebu that stands for Cebu”, Cebu Parklane International Hotel recently concluded the Launching of Sibonga’s most treasured heirloom dish, Adubaw Nga Nokus last September 27, 2017 at Kan-anan Restaurant. All roads led to Sibonga last  August 4, 2017 as Parklane their annual Sangka sa Kaha…

Baguio Craft Brewery touches down in the Queen City

Baguio Craft Brewery has finally arrived here in Cebu and they are taking barrels of great-tasting, diverse and natural craft beers. This is their third store in the country and had their first store opened last 2014 in Baguio. They rely on in offering the Cebuanos traditionally-brewed and handcrafted beers in the most natural way…

​Champions against Hunger to converge in ​Cebu

Rise Against Hunger’s leaders and board members will join together in Cebu, Philippines, for the organization’s annual International Summit. The hunger relief organization, based out of Raleigh, N.C., will work on creating their first Global Strategic plan to align the five International offices with its U.S. headquarters. One in three people worldwide are adversely affected…

Cebu Green Project plants mangroves

Having a simple contribution to the environment is a big part to save the nature. It is indeed simple but people must realize that we need cooperation and teamwork to  do this! As part of the initiatives of Cebu Language Exchange in Collaboration with Cebu Green Project and APU Philippines Alumni a mangrove planting activity…

A flavorful lunch at Manuel’s Restaurant

Taste the flavors of Asia as Manuel’s Restaurant introduces its Weekend Asia Buffet. Media and bloggers alike were treated to a lunch buffet and took a good look at the new and improved Manuel’s Restaurant last August 17, 2017 at the new-look Manuel’s Restaurant. A first hand gastronomic indeed as those rich and colorful dishes…

Mitsubishi Electric launches Italian Aircon Brand in Cebu 

Mitsubishi Electric, through its Philippine affiliate International Elevator & Equipment Inc. (IEE), is introducing top Italian commercial and industrial air-conditioning brand Climaveneta to regional markets in the Philippines like Cebu, after its successful launch in Metro Manila.Here in Cebu, the brand was formally launched last July 28, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The entry…

Run 4 Chigi: A Run for Humanity

The group Compassion for Humanity International Group Inc., (Chigi) will be holding the Run 4 Chigi: A Run for Humanity on September 2, 2017 at the Parkmall grounds. The charity race intends to raise more funds for its community livelihood project in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City. Chigi chief executive officer Tootsie Paller said that the…

RC Goldline Half Marathon on its 3rd Year

Less privileged but deserving Cebuano youth as well as promoting a healthy lifestyle will banner the holding of RC Goldline Half Marathon Year 3. This is also in partnership with the Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) that will happen on September 3, 2017. RC Goldline president Christian Paro-an, his wife and general manager Desiree, CCSC…

Manly Pampering at 22 Thatcher

The 1880s to the 1940s were the golden age for barbershops. During this time, men socialized in all-male hangouts, and barbershops rivaled saloons in popularity. Visiting the barbershop was a weekly, and sometimes daily habit. Men would stop in not only for a haircut and a shave, but also to fraternize with friends and chew…

Multivitamin for the man on top

To re-introduce and increase brand recognition for Rogin-E in the Visayas and Mindanao region, the first-ever Rogin-E Man Hub Cebu was held last  July 23,2017  at The Northwing of SM City Cebu. The Rogin-E Man Hub is a whole-day event especially geared for men who want to stay on top of their game. It showcased…

FERN-C Power Up Run Cebu Set on July 30

FERN-C, the First Non-Acidic Vitamin C in the Philippines and the only Quali-C Vitamin C made from Europe, ensuring quality to Millions of Filipinos will hold its Power Up Run Cebu Leg on July 30, 2017 . The fun run is in a limited slot basis and first come first served basis, starts and ends…

SESSIONS, THE SKY PARK WAY

Definitely the next big thing in this side of Cebu! Sessions at the Sky Park.Enjoy outdoor activities Seven Days a Week. Every 6:00 pm at the Sky Park, SM Seaside City Cebu redefines daily sprees to the mall with the launch of Sessions at The Sky Park.  Sessions at The Sky Park features 7 days…

Donate Blood, and Save Lives

About 8 years ago, I had my first experience of donating blood. Back then, it was my father (who was still an active member of the military) who encouraged me to do so. According to him, blood donation is not just healthy, it can help save lives as well. I took his advice, but got…

All Hail the Meat House!

Meat lovers unite! A first-hand steakhouse has opened along J. Panis Street in Banilad. Named The Meat House, it is a family-style steakhouse that serves premium U.S. grade beef. The place guarantees on the quality of their steaks. This was disclosed by its CEO/owner Ernesto C. Herrera II as blogger sand writers were treated to…

World Vision Run 2017 in Cebu this July 16

This running for a good cause. For the first time, the World Vision Run will come to Cebu City this coming July 16 2017. Frequently held in Manila, the running event served as one of World Vision’s ways to raise funds for its charitable programs.As World Vision celebrates its 60 years of caring for children,…

Teleperformance Cebu Show care for the Environment

Living up to its commitment to minimize negative environmental impacts by acting in a sustainable manner to ensure future generations have the ability to meet their own needs, about 30 employee volunteers from Teleperformance Cebu Insular and Cebu IT Park joined hands to make this goal into a fruition. Rain or shine, around 300 seedlings…

Children’s books that teach core Filipino values launched

With numerous aboriginal tribes spread over several thousands of the Philippine islands, our country is rich with legends, myths, and folk tales that speak so much about our history and culture. It is an embarrassment, therefore, Filipino children are more familiar with the tales of the Western world. Mother Goose rhymes are sung and read…

Sky’s Quality Broadband,Cable and Direct-to-Home TV now in Cebu

Sky widens its options for quality but affordable entertainment among Cebuanos with SKYDirect and One SKY Lite plans.SKYDirect is SKY’s direct-to-home service that can be enjoyed by families living even in far-flung areas in Cebu.  Since SKYDirect uses direct-to-home (DTH) satellite technology,families can enjoy a diverse line-up of cable channels including ABS-CBN HD, S+A HD,…

TOSOT Cebu formally Launched

TOSOT officially opened its doors to the Cebu market last May 29, 2017 through a Press Conference participated by members of the media and bloggers. TOSOT stands for Technology, Outstanding, Style, Originality, and Trust.TOSOT Philippines Corporation is the exclusive importer of TOSOT products in the Philippines. The company was founded in 2015, aimed to improve…

Teleperformance among Top 3 Employers in Cebu

Teleperformance Cebu, along with other business process outsourcing companies in Cebu received recognition from the Cebu City Government for their contribution to the local economy at the 3rd Cebu /BPM Recognition Night last May 22, 2017 at the Social Hall of the Cebu Provincial Capitol. Teleperformance Cebu Site Director Franklin Pasayloon accepted the award in…

Radisson Blue Cebu Debuts “Your Dream Wedding on Us”

Radisson Blu Cebu invites couples to recount their love stories with Your Dream Wedding on Us, a search for the most extraordinary marriage proposal.Couples are invited to share the love-filled details of their engagement for a chance to host their nuptials at the iconic hotel. This was disclosed during a Press conference last May 17,…

Radison Blue Cebu to Host Something Blu: A Wedding of a Kind

Radisson Blu Cebu ignites love and romance with Something Blu: A Wedding of a Kind, on 10 – 11 June 2017 at the Mountain Wing of SM Seaside City Cebu. This was revealed during a Press conference last May 17, 2017 at the Dilmah T Bar at the Radisson Blu Cebu. The hotel’s signature bridal…

Mga Handurawan sa Kagahapon sa Sugbo

Siyudad sa Sugbo-Nagkatibo pagbalik ang mga mga mahiligon sa sining, kultura ug kasaysayang Sugbuanon. Isip pahaum sa kasaulugan sa National Heritage Month, gipahigayon ang Gabii sa Kabilin 2017. Sa laing tuig, daghang mga  museo ug mga makasaysayonong mga lugar dinhi sa kinapusuran sa Sugbo gibuksan hangtud sa tungang gabii aron masud-ong sa katawhan ang madagayon…

IT/BPM Cebu players converge for Transformation Summit 2017

The  Cebu Educational Development Foundation for Information Technology (CEDF-IT) was rebranded to Cebu IT-BPM Organization (CIB.O), a revolution from a mere human resource development organization for 16 years into a full-time industry association during the 2017 Transformation Summit last May 22 at Marco Polo Plaza Hotel, Cebu City. With the ambition of leading the IT/BPM…

Celebrating #NationalSuperMomsDay at SM City Cebu

  Across the world different versions of Mother’s Day are celebrated. However traditions to celebrate Mother’s Day vary from country to country. The celebration of Mother’s Day is now done by people all over the world by presenting gifts to mother and every motherly figure. Mother’s Day is all about gifting flowers, cards, jewelry and…

Filipino Homes now in Mandaue City

  To keep pace with the growing demand of real estate in Cebu in general and Mandaue City in particular, property listing site Filipino Homes recently opened in Mandaue City. The office is located at the J Centre Mall and is franchise of Skyscraper Realty, a Cebu-based startup brokerage firm that focuses in condominium sales….

Bubble Tea Station turns five, launches new look

In celebration of its five years of operation in Cebu, Bubble Tea Station (BTS) launches its new look that reflects its evolution from being a small kiosk to being an active player in the milk tea industry in the Queen City.Being one of the first milk tea shops in Cebu back in 2012, owner Meyan…

Going #SarapToTheBowls

Filipino classic favorites Crispy Pata and Kare-kare are now served in Max’s Restaurant. They are known to be staples for all occasions, big and small. Max’s is certain of that everyone can still enjoy these food anytime, every day, even when going solo! Presenting the all-new Max’s crispy pata rice bowl and kare-kare rice bowl…

The 11th Huni Halad alang kang Sto. Niño Grand Finals

  Thedevotion to the Sto. Niño is much alive and well. This was evident in the throngs of people who attended the recent 11th Huni Halad alang kang Sto. Niño or the HuNiño Grand Finals held at the Pilgrim Center of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño last April 26.Among the finalists, one thing was…

Pueblo : Mexican Food at its best

Food bloggers and writers were treated to a gastronomic feast featuring Mexican and Latin dishes at this side of the globe last May 2, 2017. Pueblo Mexicano, a casual dining restaurant is located in Banilad Town Center, Cebu City. Years back, there were no restaurants in Cebu City offering Mexican food like there are today….

Summer Swashbuckling at Cebu Fencing League

Sports summer camps teach kids to exercise and stay active. With childhood obesity at an all-time high, it’s essential to give kids an alternative to spending long hours online or in front of electronic devices. It’s important to their overall development, growth and health that they remain active. What better way to spend your summer…

Get Ready to Run for Gift of Life

Around 2,000 runners are expected to join  Run for Gift of Life on May 7, 2017 at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu. Rotary Club of Cebu in partnership with CintrineLand Corporation intends the running event as a fund raising project for its ‘Gift of Life Program. This is to help fund he operation of children with…

Cebu Celebrates National Literature Month

  In celebration of National Literature Month this April, the Women in Literary Arts – Cebu, Inc. and the Cebuano Studies Center, together with the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), held “Banyuhay: Bagong Anyo, Bagong Buhay”, subtitled “National Literature Month Cebu 2017”, at the Robinsons…

Poblacion Houses in Cebu Book Launched

  Captivated by the unique and diverse Cebuano culture and heritage influenced by various colonizers, architecture graduate and watercolor artist and Dr. Kiyoko Yamaguchi, launched her very first book and exhibit opening last April 7, 2017 at the Casa Gorordo Museum. The University of San Carlos Press officially launched Poblacion Houses in Cebu: Urban Architecture…

Mavi Medical and Aesthetic Center Opens

Mavi Medical and Aesthetic Center officially opened its doors last March 28, 2017. Mavi Medicaloffers non-surgical solutions for those looking to improve their appearance, treat acne, prevent aging or just want to feel good and confident with their body. Medical Directress and proprietress, Dr. Myra Vitorillo is an aesthetic physician and recognized for her expertise in…

Newluxe Introduces LED displays

Want to Illuminate your Brand? Newluxe International, LED large-screen display walls offer a wide range of possibilities for events and advertising. Made of different components, including projectors, controllers and screens, are available to suit exactly the wall needed for every application. Its brightness and high resolution display makes it the most sought after tool in…

Fujinoya Introduces  Japanese Meals

Branded for its Japanese cakes and specialty coffee, Fujinoya now has Japanese meals. This is in partnership with Ichiriki Chaya, known for its authentic Japanese Food. Fujinoya Japanese desserts and specialty coffee in the metro, only a few cafés in Cebu would come to mind and Fujinoya is one of the little who’d top the…

Summer Fun Run this April 2

Running enthusiasts’ will officially start the summer season with a running event. Coco Running will spearhead a foot race named “Summer Fun Run: A Family Run” on April 2, 2017 at the Cebu Business Park. The race, which started in 2014, will have three distances; 3 kilometers, 5k and 10k. The starting and finishing line…

Viva Vagina!

  “The Vagina Monologues” brings the experiences of women (and other people who have vaginas) to the stage in an emotional roller coaster of a play at the Santa Maria Ballroom of the Radisson Blu Cebu last February 26, 2017. About 30 women from all walks of life will bared their souls onstage, imparting their…

Making Driftwood to Masterpieces

  This is an instance of making useless things be of use again. But before taking his materpieces to the Chelsea Flower Show in London in May this year, world-renowned driftwood sculptor James Doran-Webb gives Cebuanos a prevue of his exceptional creations on display at the Amphitheatre of the Skypark in SM Seaside City Cebu…

David Pomeranz to Hold Benefit Concert

Balladeer David Pomeranz will once again sing to Cebuanos hits like be Born for you, King and Queen of Hearts and others this coming December. No better way to start the season of Love but to set your hearts on the joy that it brings through music. If you are on the mood for some…