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PAL hosts grand party to inaugurate Cebu flights to Osaka, Nagoya


Philippine Airlines (PAL) held a grand party at the Santa Maria ballroom of the Radisson Blu Hotel to launch direct flights from Cebu to Osaka, and to Nagoya.

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Tides opens in Lapu-Lapu; Maryland pianist-pedagogue mounts homecoming recital

LAPU Lapu CityMayor Paz Radaza and
Shangri-LaMactanGMMarco Vazzoler

The Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa held a grand opening of its new main outlet, Tides, with a record attendance by Cebu’s luminaries. Presiding the dressy event was the resort’s general manager Marco Vazzoler who welcomed the guest of honor, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Cebu celebrates Emperor Akihito’s birthday; Amigos de España to hold Christmas party

Japan in Cebu Shoji
Otake and his wife
Naomi, with
Bethilda Smith of
the Ikebana club
and Charge
d’Affaires Tetsuro

The 81st birthday of Emperor Akihito of Japan was celebrated in Cebu with a glittering diplomatic reception held at the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel. Here for the occasion was the Japanese Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires Tetsuro Amano.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Chaine event a gastronomic experience of the first water

masks wereworn
by Marguerite
Lhuillier, Danielle
Smal and Bethilda

The Cebu Chapter of La Chaine des Rotisseurs held a fellowship dinner with a Halloween theme at Pino restaurant. It was well-attended by a large segment of the membership.

Posted: November 30th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Costabello patriarch celebrates 90th birthday

CANADA’S Ambassador andMrs. Neil Reeder,
Canada’s honorary consul in Cebu, Katherine
Rivera, and Roy Rivera

Luis “Sitoy” Alvarez turned 90 and his family organized a celebration with a “Godfather” theme at the family-owned Costabella Resort in Mactan. Sitoy was the picture of happiness and radiance with his ever loving Merceditas Borromeo Alvarez by his side.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »