Sinulog Grand Finale now in full swing 

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/21/2018

After thanking the Sr. Sto Niño for a good weather, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña officially declared the Sinulog 2018 grand parade open. He also commended Sinulog volunteers, judges and even their special guests which included Tourism…

Batangas wins Sinulog fireworks competition

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/20/2018

A slight drizzle of rain failed to dampen the dazzling display of fireworks that lighted Cebu City’s skies in last night’s Sinulog Pyrofest Competition at the SM City Cebu. JNM Pyrotechnics of Lemery town in Batangas bested…

A night of food, music, dances in Cebu for 300 balikbayans

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/19/2018

BALIK CEBU DINNER Filipino cuisine and Cebuano music with a modern twist gave balikbayans a feel of home once again during the Balik Cebu welcome dinner and entertainment last Thursday evening. At least 300 balikbayans participated in…

Warm Sinulog welcome at airport for balikbayans

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/18/2018

A grueling 21-hour flight from California to Cebu didn’t dampen the spirits of elderly couple Emilio and Rita Legaspi who had to be seated in wheelchairs as they left the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) yesterday. They and…

Making tourists stay longer in Cebu after the Sinulog

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/18/2018

More tour packages offered; new seaplane terminal launch to give sector a boost It is typical to see Cebu City’s streets filled with locals and tourists, both domestic and international, during the Sinulog weekend. But right after…

Ayala Center Cebu reopens today

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/17/2018

  Ayala Center Cebu will reopen today, January 18, or 12 days after it was forced to shut down its operation following the fire that gutted the Metro Ayala department store. But a handful of stores and…

Ayala mall to reopen on January 18

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/17/2018

CEBU CITY—Ayala Center Cebu will reopen on Jan. 18, just 12 days after it was forced to shutdown its operation following the fire that gutted an adjacent department store. But a handful of stores and stalls inside…

Ayala Cebu’s reopening and hopeful mall tenants

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/16/2018

Notice to clean up space raises tenants hopes for mall’s reopening After receiving notice that they can come in to clean up their stores, tenants and merchants are now hopeful that Ayala Center Cebu will reopen soon.…

Mall tenants allowed entry to clean up stores

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/15/2018

AYALA CENTER CEBU Eleven days after fire hit the Metro Department Store at the Ayala Center Cebu, the famous mall remains closed to the public. Its tenants engaged in retail trade will however be allowed to enter…

Cebu MSMEs explore opportunities in digital marketplace

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/15/2018

MORE micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Cebu are exploring opportunities in the digital marketplace to sell their products. Although still in its infancy stage, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Cebu shared that more…

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