The Koreans among us

Isabel T. Escoda 05/08/2018

Only when I moved to Cebu after many years abroad did I realize that a large number of Koreans live in the Philippines. Indeed, surveys show that in 2017 a million Koreans arrived in the country; at…

Barangay officials among affected residents in Ermita fire

Morexette Erram 05/07/2018

The fire that broke and devoured at least 90 houses in Sitios Kawit and Ermita Proper in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City on Monday dawn did not spare those that belonged to some barangay officials. The two-story house…

Cebuano Betia among coaches in Jax camp

Jonas N. Panerio 04/02/2018

THE Jax Basketball Camp is all set to kick off on April 23 with Gilas Pilipinas and Far Eastern University assistant coach Ryan Betia headlining the roster of coaches who would be teaching the campers. Betia, who…

De Lima recognized as among ‘Women to Watch’ in Southeast Asia

Inquirer.net 03/28/2018

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima has been named as one of Southeast Asia’s “Women to Watch” for inspiring people as she continue “her fight against the Duterte administration from behind bars.” The Diplomat, a Tokyo-based international current-affairs…

Local TV actor, priest, 12-year-old among Cebu Pop Music Festival winners

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/20/2018

A LOCAL television actor was named Best Interpreter for this year’s Cebu Pop Music Festival during the grand finals night held at IC3 Convention Center in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City last Friday evening, January 19. Jun Villarta,…

Cesafi products among Reyes’ Gilas list

Jonas N. Panerio 01/05/2018

NATIONAL head coach Chot Reyes released a 23-man list of young and budding basketball stars that he says he wants to see in the Gilas pool for the Fiba World Cup, which the country is co-hosting five…

More resort-hotels rising in Cebu

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/29/2017

The development of 3- and 4-star hotels at resort destinations across the Philippines will be more visible over the next two to three years on the back of a vibrant services sector amid the country’s robust economic…

San Miguel Beermen still favorites among govs

Inquirer.net 12/13/2017

IF THE PBA Governors are to be believed, San Miguel is set dominate PBA Philippine Cup anew, although TNT and Barangay Ginebra are not far behind. Majority of the 12 governors said the Philippine Cup title is…

Cebu indigents among recipients of anti-poverty aid

Morexette B. Erram 11/25/2017

More than 200 residents of various towns and cities in Cebu will be the beneficiaries of a poverty-reduction program to be laid out by the government’s Office of Participatory Governance. In yesterday’s press conference, OPC Undersecretary Joselito…

Fil-Am producer among Miss Universe pre-competition judges

Mich Padayhag 11/16/2017

THE Miss Universe organization has revealed the six premilinary competition judges who will choose the top contestants to be announced on November 26 (November 27 in the Philippines) at Las Vegas, Nevada. One of the six judges…

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