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Empowering surrenderers


USC graduating engineering students share expertise to Mandaue surrenderers At least 30 graduating engineering students of the University of San Carlos are continuing the advocacy of the school’s engineering department to help people in the community to uplift their lives by empowering them through education. This year the school’s Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering department’s program […]

Posted: March 19th, 2017 in Community | Read More »

Community vigilance


There is something to be said about community vigilance being key to preserving the environment as seen in two separate cases in the cities of Mandaue and Cebu recently. In Mandaue City, residents living near a private lot in Barangay Tingub spoke out against the dumping of thousands of plastic wastes that came from South […]

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

Thirsty football to give back to the community


THE 14th Thirsty Football Cup will be using a different concept when it comes off the wraps on Feb. 24 at the Cebu City Sports Center. This edition of one of the biggest football tournaments in Cebu will carry the theme “Win For A Cause” as it looks to give back to the community. The […]

Posted: January 30th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Community-based tourism highlighted


More than a hundred local and foreign tourists will experience not only southern Cebu heritage but also community-based tourism in the first leg of this year’s Suroy-Suroy Sugbo this month. Cebu provincial tourism officer Boboi Costas said that the theme for the latest Suroy-Suroy Sugbo tour is “Cebu Southern Heritage” and will feature stopovers in […]

Posted: January 3rd, 2017 in Headlines | Read More »

Of drugs and renewal


I t was Christmas Eve. I left the house telling my husband Jeff that I will come back before 10 p.m. “I really just need to do these interviews. Dinner is prepared. Please feed the children,” I told him before I finally closed the main door. My destination was the Love of God Community Charismatic […]

Posted: December 30th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Motorcycle-riding gunmen shoot dead PWD in Mandaue

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CEBU CITY–A 42-year old person with disability (PWD) was killed after he was shot by one of the four persons on board two motorcycles past 11 p.m. on Wednesday in Mandaue City, Cebu. Sergio Dean, who had a disability on the left leg due to polio and was blind in one eye, was sitting on […]

Posted: December 29th, 2016 in Breaking | Read More »

SM scholars gather for general assembly


Two hundred SM Foundation scholars gathered for their very first general assembly in Cebu last December 14 at the SM Seaside City Cebu. The program started with a welcome message from Linda Atayde, SM Foundation executive director for education programs, sharing the motivating journey of SM founder and patriarch, Henry Sy Sr. This was followed […]

Posted: December 27th, 2016 in Community | Read More »

A different kind of surrender


(A four-part series on why there is hope for drug users and pushers) Fe Mantuhac Barino, 59, could not remember a time when her life was not affected by illegal drugs. The chief executive officer of Duros Group of Companies, a highly successful Cebu-based construction and real estate firm, has been challenged by relatives who […]

Posted: December 26th, 2016 in Headlines,Special Feature | Read More »

Duterte seen to hasten Asean trade integration


Business leaders in Cebu are optimistic about the future of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte, who will assume chairmanship of the regional bloc in 2017. Ted Locson Jr., Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) vice president for external affairs, said next year will definitely see a proactive […]

Posted: December 26th, 2016 in Enterprise | Read More »

Miracles and peace with earth


On a long-haul flight, one’s choices of living the moment range from a combination of sleeping, eating, reading, meditating, thinking, tinkering with a computer or iPod and, with it, of course, a menu of not just one movie, television show or music from all genres, to select from. Savoring at the opportunity of having a […]

Posted: December 11th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »