Brand Bulletin

RINA CERTIFIED BRAND NEW SHIP TO BE LAUNCHED

M/V Lite Ferry Five On its 29th year, Lite Shipping Corporation is on schedule to showcase their new world-class ships. Embarking on a new chapter of...

FROM CLASSROOM TO COCKPIT

The second batch of Cebu Pacific cadet pilots (L to R): Neil Mark Enriquez, David Jonathan Francisco, Norman Viktor Tugot, Jr., Orville Anana, Maria Angelica...

TAIWAN EXELLENCE HIGHLIGHTS TAIWAN’S EDGE IN TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION

Taiwan Excellence, as one of the highlights of this year’s Taiwan Expo in Davao City, is featuring the cutting-edge technology of Taiwan particularly its outstanding...

EXTRAORDINARY EVENING

BBQ Nights at Cafe Mezzo Catch the last night of Mezzo Hotel's BBQ Nights! For only Php 888 nett good for two persons  expect to...

FOTON’S BIG ATTRUCKTION CEBU REGIONAL TOUR

Foton trucks on display at SM City Cebu Get ready to make history as our biggest sale conquer the Queen City of the South. Don't...

CEBU’S NEXT LIFESTYLE DESTINATION

Robinsons Galleria Cebu Complex The whole Robinsons Galleria Cebu Complex is already shaping up to be the vibrant mixed-use development it has been envisioned to...

Business

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...

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...

TERRITORY AND RELATIONSHIP IN FRANCHISING

Rudolf Kotik The corollary of the exclusive or protected territory, a right granted to the Franchisee, is a restriction on the area within which the...

Entertainment

MANTILLA’S FIRST MUSIC VIDEO MAKES IT ON MYX

The last week of October found Cebuano singer Clark Mantilla in an exciting place. The music video for his debut single “Di Na Ko Madutlan”...

CINTA ITU BUTA (LOVE IS BLIND)

Cinta Itu Buta movie poster The highest-grossing Filipino independent film, “Kita Kita” now comes with a heart-tugging Indonesian remake this November. A woman who acquires...

ADAN

Erotic thriller.  Yam Laranas already made a name for himself in that genre with his directorial movies “Balahibong Pusa” (2001) and “Hibla (2002) before he...

TWO LOVE YOU

Yen Santos “Kaya mo bang mag-mahal ng dalawa na di nalalaman nu’ng isa?”  The million dollar question and challenge for those who are experiencing and...

CEBUANA WINS AWIT AWARDS

Melody Hodgson "Hahay" is Melody Hodgson's recording debut and foray into songwriting. Never in her wildest dreams did she imagine winning an award this early...

UNFORGETTABLE

Sarah Geronimo as Jasmine One more dream has come true for Sarah Geronimo.  The Popstar Royalty and Box Office Queen is starring in a full-length...

Feature

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...

JANE UG JOHN, MS. & MR. CHICKEN HOTDOG SA TABOAN NGA GIDUGUKAN

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Kung muadto mo sa Taboan public market diri sa Sugbu ayaw mo kahibulong kung makita ninyo ang usa ka mobile food cart...

Life

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...

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...

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....

A CULINARY EXPLORATION

Lechon Roll Cebu Grand Hotel’s Café Lorenzo, home to the city’s biggest Merienda Cena buffet spread is offering themed lunch buffet for your enjoyment. It...

UNFORGETTABLE

Sarah Geronimo as Jasmine One more dream has come true for Sarah Geronimo.  The Popstar Royalty and Box Office Queen is starring in a full-length...

PLEASURABLE YET AFFORDABLE FILIPINO-ITALIAN DINING

Our story began in 2009. Savoura is a homegrown brand, a Filipino-Italian mix restaurant with its first branch in the heart Lapulapu City. Savoura Robinsons Galleria is...

Opinion

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...

Basketball experts, reloaded.

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Ti’s a season of basketball experts, reloaded. You see Filipino basketball experts come around every NBA Finals, esp. if it involves...

PUSHING YOUR CHILD INTO ADDICTION

By Lito Gruet It has been said that the No. 1 reason people get into drugs is "peer pressure". WRONG! Friends are the "trigger" that...

My Batang Pinoy Finals Journal – Aug. 26, 2019

Day 3 – My knee is betraying me. Puerto Princesa, Palawan --- Despite retiring late, I was able to wake up at 6:25 AM. Both...

Sports

Cobras, Eagles beat defending champs in CESAFI Game 1

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Southwestern University (SWU) Cobras and the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) Magis Eagles are closer to regaining their lost...

Little patience Mr. Cantada

CEBU CITY, Philippines – I woke up lazily late because it's a Sunday. It was 7:14 AM. After saying my morning prayers, I started for...

THE GRANDEST AND FESTIVE CEBU MARATHON FOR 2020

Cebu Executive Runners Club with Agnes Puno of New Balance. Cebu Executive Runners Club, represented by John Pages, Meyrick Jacalan, and Jesse Taborada, together with...

Road Closure in SRP for the 30th SEA Games Torch Run

Road Closure in SRP for the 30th SEA Games Torch Run There will be a 6-hour road closure of the southbound lane of the South...

Bigger, better Cebu City Olympics kicks off today

CEBU CITY, Philippines – An estimated 10,000 athletes, coaches, and officials will be under one roof as the 29th Cebu City Olympics officially fires off...

CONTROVERSIAL PANAMANIAN BOXING JUDGE ATTENDED BOXING CONVENTIONS ABROAD DESPITE COMPLAINTS FROM BOXING GROUPS

CEBU CITY, Philippines - Panamanian boxing judge Carlos Costa is still freely attending prestigious boxing conventions abroad despite earlier complaints from two local boxing officials...