331 sacks of charcoal were confiscated in Tuburan

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/24/2018

  331 sacks of charcoal seized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-7) in Barangays Bacayan and Caridad in Tuburan town, Cebu on January 18, Thursday last week. The seized charcoal were estimated to be…

‘Conquistadores’ – A taste of Spain at Pusô Bistro

Aissa A. Dela Cruz 03/17/2017

“CONQUISTADORES” or conquerors refer to the explorer/soldiers of the Spanish and Portuguese empires. During the “Age of Discovery,” Conquistadores sailed beyond Europe that included Americas, Oceania, Africa and Asia. They colonized much of the world for Spain…

Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken and Sauce Bar

Aissa A. Dela Cruz 03/03/2017

BRYAN Tiu was only 18 years old when he ventured into his own business with the support of his parents who owned textile stores in Tabora, Divisoria. His first attempt at franchising (Domino’s Pizza) may not have…

DENR 7 reiterates call to stop rampant cutting of trees

Morexette Erram 11/23/2016

With rainy season here and recent flashfloods happening, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR 7) is once again asking Cebuanos to stop the rampant illegal cutting of trees and charcoal-making. DENR 7…

The charcoal vendor

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 11/08/2015

We don’t see them anymore, not in the city. But I suspect that with their baskets they still foot the roads in the country to sell charcoal. Mostly elderly women with no other source of income, they…

Charcoal, other natural ingredients in soap

Vanessa Claire Lucero 06/08/2015

For soap-maker Kim Cavada, the hardest part is educating the market. “Filipinos don’t normally talk about the ingredients of soap – they don’t really know the benefits of homemade soap. Many are also discouraged by the price,”…