Brand Bulletin

Newest Adventure-Based Camp, opens in Gaas, Balamban

EVO Nature Camp is the best place to unwind, relax, and meditate. In today’s world of modern technology, people need to take a break from...

LUNAR NEW YEAR FEAST

Usher the Year of the Metal Rat with family and friends and enjoy an auspicious lunch buffet at Café Lorenzo that is specially crafted for...

Resort’s Christmas is Twice Merrier this year

Ceremonial Cutting of Ribbon at Solea Mactan Resort during its Grand Opening last December 10, 2019. (L-R) Mrs. Sitoy, Lapu-Lapu City Vice Mayor Celsi Sitoy,...

SUNRISE EVENTS, A PART OF THE IRONMAN GROUP DOMINATES SPORTS TOURISM AWARDS

Sports Tourism Awardees CEBU CITY – Sunrise Events Inc., A part of the IRONMAN group and its flagship triathlons IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 dominated the...

AUTHENTIC AND AFFODABLE TAIWANESE CUISINE NOW IN CEBU

Elisha Mendoza presenting the menu of Tien Ma A perfect mix of authenticity and affordability is hard to come by when it comes to restaurants...

AESTHETIC CENTER BRINGS TO CEBU BEAUTY TECHNOLOGY FROM JAPAN

MEDIAQUA BEAUTY MACHINE ​ The total skincare machine assembles four functions in one: Water peeling, Carbon acid introduction – massage, RF (radio frequency), and Electroporation....

Business

ECONOMIC HOUSING PROJECT TO RISE IN CARCAR CITY

Groundbreaking Ceremony. (L-R) Mr. Harold Vince See, Business Development Manager of PrimeHomes Dev’t. Corp.; Mr. Henry See, Vice President/CFO; Hon. Joy Babao, Brgy Captain of...

PRIMEHOMES TO BUILD HOUSING PROJECT IN CARCAR CITY

Primehomes Development Corp. is building a P150 million housing project in Carcar City. "We are optimistic about Carcar City. It is the next city to...

John L. Gokongwei, Jr., 93

John L. Gokongwei We mourn the peaceful passing of our Founder and Chairman Emeritus John L. Gokongwei Jr., on November 9, 2019. He was 93....

EXPIRATION OF A FRANCHISE

by Rudolf Kotik Franchises are granted for a definite term, usually between 5 to 10 years for local franchises and up to 99 years for...

CEBUANO REALTY TO ESTABLISH 50 BRANCHES LOCALLY AND ABROAD

(L-R) Sharon Ursaga, Marissa Inting, Eric Inting, Charity Delmo Land Asia Realty and Development Corporation (LARDC) celebrates 27 Years of achieving excellence in national and...

TELCO SIGNS DEAL WITH LOCAL BAKESHOP CHAIN

Alex O. Caeg, Senior Vice President and Head of the Consumer Sales Group at PLDT and Smart, and Alma Bella Galang, Chief Executive Officer of...

Entertainment

Sinulog 2020 Festival Queen Competition Winners

Sinulog 2020 Festival Queen Competition Winners Sinulog Festival Queen 2020 - Monika Afable - Tribu Rayhak - Borongan City, Eastern Samar 1st runner-up - Jesselle...

NIGHT SHIFT

Ýam Concepcion Writer/director Yam Laranas and actress Yam Concepcion work together for the first time in “Night Shift”, Viva Films’ first horror presentation in cooperation...

VIVA OPENS STATE-OF-THE-ART RECORDING STUDIO IN CEBU

(L-R) Antonio M. Ocampo, President, VICOR Music Corp., Stanley Go, Past President, Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jun del Mar, Mandaue City Councilor and...

COLEEN GARCIA AND EA GUZMAN’S ON-SCREEN CHEMISTRY SIZZLES IN “MIA” TRAILER

Coleen Garcia and Edgar Allan Guzman LEAD ACTORS Coleen Garcia and Edgar Allan Guzman displays exceptional on-screen chemistry in the official trailer of their latest...

MIRACLE IN CELL NO.7

“Miracle in Cell No. 7” is  the sleeper hit of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).  As of press time it has a strong showing...

ANJO WORLD IN MINGLANILLA CEBU OPENS

Visayas only world-class theme park is finally open. Located in the Belmont One Commercial Complex in Calajoan, Minglanilla, its owner set the goal for their...

Feature

30th SEA Games – The Tale of Joy and Dadai

PASAY CITY, Philippines – Olympian Mary Joy Tabal and upcoming Rhythmic Gymnastics sensation Daniela Reggie dela Pisa are facing daunting battles that will define their...

THE MULTI-FACETED ARTIST

Govinda Jean with one of his masterpieces. by Noreen Tormis Govinda Jean Marquesto is fast becoming one of the Philippines’ most sought-after artists. In a...

Uban ta sa kausaban, Mayor Edgar Labella Pasalamat Concert.

Around 35 thousand people gather at the Cebu City Sports Complex for the Uban ta sa kausaban, Mayor Edgar Labella Pasalamat Concert. 

MY FIRST ANGKAS RIDE WAS WORTH IT

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- It's a Wednesday today, October 2, 2019, so it's a class day. That being the case I have to give way to...

A HIDDEN GEM

For all the busy and hardworking urbanists that are overwhelmed with day-to-day hustle and bustle, a quick escape from the big city is a must....

FUN UNDER THE ILOCOS SUN

  By: Robby M. Alugar Nine years ago, I stepped foot on the northernmost part of Luzon in an inter-Philippine Trade Mission and explored the...

Life

TELL IT TO BRUCE: CHARLIE’S AWAKENING

Tell it to Bruce Dear Bruce, I am Charlie. A widower with two grown up kiddos. Just a few months back, I met a woman...

POLICE OFFICER ATTEST MAMA MARY CURED HIM FROM CANCER

He almost committed suicide when he was diagnosed with Stage 3 lung cancer but Col. Renato Dugan claimed the Our Lady of Simala in Sibonga,...

ANJO WORLD IN MINGLANILLA CEBU OPENS

Visayas only world-class theme park is finally open. Located in the Belmont One Commercial Complex in Calajoan, Minglanilla, its owner set the goal for their...

ROBBY ALUGAR: CEBU’S PROMISING PR AND PROMOTIONS HANDLER

He handled politicians and made them win. He served corporate public relations accounts and made their events successful. The man-in-charge: Robby Mongaya Alugar of the...

Vibo Group’s Christmas Tree Lighting

Fireworks display after the trees were lit. The Christmas celebration came early this year for the Vibo group as the real estate and the hotel...

VAMPIRE KISS FOR NOVEMBER

Vampire Kiss, Cafe Mezzo's featured drink for November. Café Mezzo’s featured drink for November is something you wouldn’t want to miss.  The perfect drink is...

Opinion

TELL IT TO BRUCE: CHARLIE’S AWAKENING

Tell it to Bruce Dear Bruce, I am Charlie. A widower with two grown up kiddos. Just a few months back, I met a woman...

Hotdog relived! 

QUEZON City, Philippines – While I am writing this piece, we were waiting for a bus ride to Clark, Pampanga to cover more 30th SEA...

30th SEA Games – We Win As One

PASIG CITY – We Win As One. This is the battle cry not just for Team Philippines but to all competing athletes from our neighboring...

TRANSFER OF THE FRANCHISE

by Rudolf Kotik Franchisors restrict transfers of their Franchisees in order to maintain control over the people who operate them. Such restrictions should apply to...

PITY THE CHILDREN

By Lito Gruet The pain and heartaches of a broken home and relationship! Like a malignant cancer, the most destructive effects of having addiction in...

It’s unethical Carlos!

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Panamanian boxing judge Carlos Costa was in a hot seat this week because of the allegations of unprofessional conduct and for...

Sports

Team Maria’s, Sports Yu crowned champions in Mayor Labella volleyball

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Team Maria's were just too hot to handle as they rallied behind the unstoppable exploits of Sisi Rondina, to wither the...

Mischka unscathed after elims in the Men’s Division

Semifinal round schedule (Cebu City Sports Institute) 4 PM – (1) Team Maria’s vs. (4) SWU-Phinma (Women’s)   -  (2) USPF vs. (3) Harbor Pilot...

Team Maria’s domination continues 

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Team Maria’s continued its domination with Sisi Rondina again leading the charge following a two sets win over the Southwestern...

Rondina powers Team Maria’s to victory in Mayor’s Cup volleyball

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cherry Ann “Sisi” Rondina just made Team Maria a heavy title contender as she leads the erstwhile struggling squad to a...

Fiesta People beats CESAFI champs SWU-Phinma  

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Fiesta People/Cebu Institute of Technology-University showed toughness and composure to hand 2019 CESAFI champions Southwestern University-Phinma Cobras with a 2 sets-to-1...

Jerish John Velarde the best Under 14 player at the 2020 National Age Group Chess Championships Visayas Leg

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu’s top age-group player CM Jerish John Velarde proved to be the best Under 14 player in the south as he...