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2 foundations mark Oral Health Month


More than 300 Grade 1 pupils of Camp Lapu-Lapu Elementary School in Lahug, Cebu City were beneficiaries of the recent dental education and fluoride treatment drive of two foundations – Juanito I. King Foundation Inc. (Jikfi) and GMA Foundation together with the Department of Education – Cebu City Division. The activity was in support of […]

Posted: March 8th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Local high school team to compete in Singapore


A 13-member Team Masiyentista of the City of Bogo Science and Arts Academy will be competing in the Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Asia 2017 this month in Singapore. Team Masiyentista will be competing against 100 teams in Singapore from March 16 to 19 to push the bounda ries of energy efficiency. It is one of 14 […]

Posted: March 7th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Mother continues business for workers


She could have retired from manufacturing native products but her workers strengthened her resolve to continue her business. Norma Carreon’s business has already reached more than 40 years, supplying hats, fans, placemats, bags, laundry baskets made from buri trees, coco shells and pandan materials to export companies in Cebu, Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Palawan, Manila, Davao, […]

Posted: March 5th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

National Women’s Month kicks off in Cebu


Opening day highlights chocolate queen Raquel Choa sharing her success story The first day of March marked the start of National Women’s Month celebration at the Cebu Provincial Capitol. With the theme “We Make Change Work for Women,” the event opened with the 17th Cebu Provincial Women’s Congress at the Capitol Social Hall, where Vice […]

Posted: March 2nd, 2017 in Community,Headlines | Read More »

Bosconian alumni elect Calomarde as president


THE Don Bosco Technical College’s Don Bosco Cebu Alumni, Inc. (DBCAI) in Pleasant Homes, Barangay Punta Princesa, Cebu City has elected Jef Goopio Calomarde from batch 1980 as the new president. The group also elected eight new trustees who will serve a two-year term from 2017 to 2018. They are Rey Cesar Paclipan, Alex Escala, […]

Posted: February 28th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Visayas confab of Our Mother of Perpetual Help culminates


  Prelate calls on devotees to translate love for Mama Mary into action Every devotee, a missionary.” This theme ran through the talks and activities of the recently concluded Visayas Congress of Our Mother of Perpetual Help held last Feb. 16-18 at the Redemptorist Church in Cebu City. “Translate love for Our Mother of Perpetual […]

Posted: February 23rd, 2017 in Community | Read More »

DSWD marks Adoption Consciousness Week


Ten child-caring agencies attended the opening salvo of the Adoption Consciousness Week celebration last February 11. The weeklong celebration started with a motorcade along the major thoroughfares of Cebu City and culminated with a program held at SM City Cebu Event Center. This year’s celebration, which carries the theme “Pagmamahal Palaganapin, Legal na Pag-aampon Ating […]

Posted: February 22nd, 2017 in Community | Read More »

OFW in Hong Kong sees bright future after winning car


A DOMESTIC helper in Hong Kong is about to change her life, and that of her family’s. Global pinoy Jocelyn Castañares won a new Toyota Vios, the grand prize for the Gifts of Christmas Promo of Smart World Hong Kong last December. The 45-year-old mother of two has been working in Hong Kong for the […]

Posted: February 22nd, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Yolanda-hit school in Bogo to receive 3rd building from SM


SM Foundation continues to strengthen its commitment to providing quality education with the turnover of a new school building to the Marcelo B. Fernan Polambato Elementary School in Bogo City, on Feb. 22. The two-storey four- classroom school building is the third building donated by SM Foundation to the school. This is in partnership with […]

Posted: February 21st, 2017 in Community | Read More »

DSWD sends goods to Surigao


Earthquake Relief Aid  The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) sent relief goods to Surigao del Norte following the 6.7 magnitude earthquake that hit the province last February 10. “As a response to the immediate needs of the earthquake survivors, we provide augmentation to DSWD Caraga,” said DSWD-7 Regional Director Ma. […]

Posted: February 20th, 2017 in Community | Read More »