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‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith

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STUDENTS and professor of History 7

A tour of the Catholic churches of Cebu is nothing less than a survey of the heritage of the Church in the Philippines, Cebu being the cradle of Christianity in the Philippines.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ex-honorary consul of Norway feted


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Ambassador Knut Solem of Norway was in Cebu recently to decorate Sabino Dapat with the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit. Dapat, Ben to family and close friends, is the former honorary consul of Norway in Cebu.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Local chapter of La Chaine des Rotisseurs evokes Paris spring


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A gala dinner at the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel marked the 21st anniversary and induction ceremonies of the Cebu chapter of La Chaine des Rotisseurs. Theme was “Springtime in Paris.”

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

Summer theater workshops in Cebu

Little Boy Productions will hold summer theater workshops in Cebu for kids and teens ages 4 to 12 years old. Now on its eighth consecutive year, the workshop program will run May 5-17 at the Bright Academy campus in Talamban.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Theater | Read More »

Cebuanos welcome Rockwell

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DIGITAL rendition of 3.2-hectare 32 Sanson by Rockwell, with five clusters of five-story condo buildings, subterranean roads. Seventy percent of the area is devoted to landscaped garden. PHOTOS BY THELMA SIOSON SAN JUAN

Now that Rockwell has unveiled its high-end residential property in Cebu last Thursday, it should be interesting to see if the affluent but very cost-conscious Cebuano is finally ready to embrace condo living—stylish but condo space nonetheless. And—no less than in a spot that had been visited twice by Mother Teresa.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

For the summer traveler, Cebu’s best-kept secrets


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BOJO River cruise in Aloguinsan with a view of the Tañon Strait. ALOGUINSAN RIVER ECO-CULTURAL TOUR FACEBOOK PAGE

IF YOU’VE been to Cebu—and chances are you have, more than once—your trip must have gone something like this: stay in a beach resort in Mactan and lay on the beach all day, drink in hand; book a car and driver to take you to the city’s tourist spots the next day, and have the driver take photos of you at Tops and the Taoist Temple; dine at The Abaca Group’s newest culinary venture and have a nightcap in one of the bars at Crossroads Mall or along Banilad; then on your way back to the airport the next day, buy souvenirs in an Islands Pasalubong store.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Homegrown Cebu fashion house makes a splash


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MIA Arcenas

Mia Arcenas is the only daughter of Dindo and Iris (née Fernan) Arcenas. Ever since she can remember, she has been interested in fashion. Her own mother, Iris, is one of Cebu’s most beautiful women, and ever a fashion plate.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

SSI parties in Cebu


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When word got around that Zara was coming to Cebu, the city’s unified response was: It’s about damn time!

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Dinner-musical toasts 95th birthday of Cebu old-timer


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AT THE F&F store, SSI executive vice president Anton Huang (center) poses with
Big Seed’s Vanessa Deen and Jaja Chiongbian Rama

Dr. Suga Sotto Yuvienco celebrated her 95th birthday with a dinner musicale at the Manila Room of the Marco Polo Plaza Hotel. It was ably organized by her only daughter, Minnie Yuvienco.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Cebu hotel is pro-environment

MÖVENPICK Hotel Mactan Island Cebu was awarded the international Green Globe Certification (GGC) by the CEO Guido Bauer.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

BPI launches Cebu’s first business library


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“SALAPI” coauthor and branch business manager Carlos L. Apuhin, BPI Foundation executive director Florencio G. Maranan; BPI president Cezar P. Consing; University of San Carlos vice president Fr. Generoso Rebayla Jr., SVD; “Salapi” coauthor José Eleazar Bersales; BSP regional director lawyer Ma. Lux Berciles; BPI chairperson Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala and former BPI president Aurelio Montinola III

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama got his wish when the Bank of the Philippine Islands donated the top floor of its main branch in Cebu to be used as the city’s first ever business library open to the public for free.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

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