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Cebu market helped in Nissan’s growth, says NPI president


Since the birth of Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI) in late 2013, the Japanese automaker has seen a drastic improvement in its sales in the country. And according to NPI president and managing director Ramesh Narashimhan, the Cebu market has played a key role in the growth of the company in the past three years. “Cebu […]

Posted: May 25th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Macron takes power as French president


PARIS — Emmanuel Macron became France’s youngest-ever president on Sunday, promising at his inauguration to restore the country’s lost confidence and relaunch the flagging European Union. Macron, a 39-year-old centrist, took the reins of power from Socialist Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace a week after his resounding victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen […]

Posted: May 16th, 2017 in World | Read More »

Waterfront Cebu hosts first Disciples D’ Escoffier Dinner in Cebu


  LAST April 7, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino hosted the first-ever Disciples D’ Escoffier Dinner and Oath Taking Ceremony in Cebu. Disciples Escoffier is an organization which honors the memory of Auguste Escoffier, Master of the French and International Cuisines. The purpose is to promote the big traditions of cooking and the techniques […]

Posted: May 15th, 2017 in What's Up | Read More »

Dialogue with President leaves labor hanging


CONTRACTUALIZATION The dialogue between labor groups and President Rodrigo Duterte during the Labor Day celebration in Davao City left a labor group in Cebu somewhat dissatisfied with the results. Lawyer Jonas Asis, regional vice president of the Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU- TUCP), however, said the labor group is still hopeful […]

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

Malacañang declares April 27 as Lapu-Lapu Day


The Office of the President has issued a  declaring April 27 as Lapu-Lapu Day. In an interview, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza expressed her happiness over the new declaration which was signed on April 26, a day before the “Kadaugan sa Mactan” celebration. Proclamation No. 200, recognizing Lapu-Lapu’s heroism and as representation of the Filipino […]

Posted: April 28th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Digong warns: No franchise for ABS-CBN


President Rodrigo Duterte will block the renewal of the ABS-CBN’s franchise. Duterte accused the network of “swindling” and slammed the media giant for supposedly not airing his political ad that was already paid during the campaign period last year. Asked if he would block the renewal of ABS-CBN’s franchise, he said: “Yes.” “If ganoon ka […]

Posted: April 27th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

President Duterte’s inconsistencies


By Democrito C. Barcenas, FLAG regional chair I am deeply convinced that President Rodrigo Duterte does not tolerate dissent and criticisms. Those who have disagreed with him or his policies are subjected to vicious attacks. What is apparent is that his assault against people and institutions has exposed his utter inconsistencies which borders on hypocrisy. Just […]

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



Local developer to invest P2B into hilltop community Cebu-based developer SterlingLand Residences and Development Inc. is poised to spend over P2 billion in the next 14 years for a luxury mountain resort community in the southern town of Minglanilla. Minglanilla Highlands, which will soon rise on a 25-hectare uphill property in Barangay Tubod, is SterlingLand’s […]

Posted: April 18th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

Roberto Aboitiz legacy lives on after his passing


  CEBU CITY—Business icon Roberto Eduardo “Bobby” Aboitiz was a man who truly loved Cebu. Under his leadership as president of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI), he spearheaded and supported youth development and social development programs among which the Kool Adventure Camp (KAC) and Mega Cebu. In her tribute to her husband on Monday […]

Posted: April 17th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

RAFI president dies at 67


Roberto Eduardo “Bobby” Aboitiz, president of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) passed away early morning Thursday. He was 67 years old. RAFI corporate communications head Rianne Tecson confirmed the business leader’s passing and that he was in a hospital in Manila when it happened. No other details were given. Aboitiz served as president of […]

Posted: April 13th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »