Lumba’g laag sa Sugbo: Team Rexidol and Enervon wins tourism race

Chris Evert Ruffolo 06/14/2018

In the end, it was last year’s second placers who became this year’s champions. Joy Love Bacalan, Roch Eduard Dungog, Eric Flores and Raymond Rosales who competed under Team Rexidol and Enervon completed the 2nd Lumba’g Laag…

Unsegregated garbage will no longer be collected

Chris Evert Ruffolo, Nestle L. Semilla 02/28/2018

CEBU CITY SAYS IT’S FINAL! Starting today, March 1, the Cebu City government will again make another attempt to strictly enforce its “no segregation, no collection” garbage policy. It is a tall order considering that not one…

Three-year-old boy rescued from sexually abusive mom

Chris Evert Ruffolo 02/26/2018

He was supposed to be safe under the care of his mother. Instead, a three-year-old boy was rescued by police from his mother Maria (not her real name), who was caught in the act of offering to…

IS CEBU READY FOR CHINESE TOURISTS?

Chris Evert Ruffolo 02/10/2018

The arrival of Chinese tourists in Cebu and neighboring areas in Central Visayas continue to increase, data from the Department of Tourism in the region (DOT-7) showed. However, given the influx of Chinese tourists, fueled by the…

C. Visayas rice stocks, prices remain stable

Chris Evert Ruffolo, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/05/2018

Prices of rice remain stable at Cebu’s public markets and there is no shortage of rice stocks at the government’s National Food Authority (NFA), the regional office of the Department of Agriculture (DFA-7) said yesterday. Gerry Avila,…

20s: The best age range to invest in a condo, house

Chris Evert Ruffolo 02/02/2018

Owning a property — a house or condominium unit — in your 20s may seem “too early” as an investment option as most individuals in this age group are into buying the latest gadgets or traveling abroad…

Tri-level flyover won’t solve traffic congestion

Chris Evert Ruffolo 01/31/2018

“Not another flyover project.” This was the call of two urban planners and an organization advocating for sustainable solutions to issues, such as traffic congestion, which plague a growing metropolis like Cebu. Architect Joy Martinez Onozawa described…

PNP: Mobile signal shutdown in Cebu to last 10 hours

Chris Evert Ruffolo, Nestle L. Semilla 01/20/2018

For the second year in a row, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has implemented a temporary shutdown of mobile phone services in Cebu City during the Sinulog Festival’s grand finale, citing the need to secure the safety…

Banking on 2G

Chris Evert Ruffolo 01/12/2018

Second generation leaders take reins of 30-year-old family-owned enterprise After establishing a foothold in Cebu’s vibrant and competitive real estate sector, one of the home-based family-owned companies that has endured and thrived in the industry for three…

Road to the highlands

Chris Evert Ruffolo 12/01/2017

Getting out of Kuala Lumpur’s busy urban jungle is an affordable move if it involves a four-hour bus ride and a three-night stay in a backpacker’s lodge. It was October and it was my fifth time to…

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