Cebuano writer is National Artist for Literature

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/23/2018

Resil Mojares, a multi-awarded writer and University of San Carlos (USC) professor emeritus, was named as National Artist for Literature. He will be conferred one of the country’s highest honors in a ceremony tomorrow. “This is a…

Mom opens boutique after getting hooked with fashion

Contributing Writer, Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/14/2018

For Angela Dado, it is never too late to transform creativity into a business endeavor. Angela, one of the creative hands behind Disegno Dado, was a full-time mother in her late 40s when she decided to take…

Chinese tourists in CV seen to hit 700K by year’s end

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/27/2018

Expect 600,000 to 700,000 Chinese nationals to visit Central Visayas by yearend. This was the pronouncement of outgoing Consul General Shi Yong in his speech during the 69th founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China at…

Organic debris, plastic bottles washed ashore at famous Moalboal beach

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/26/2018

  Seaweed, coconut husks, and other organic debris, as well as plastic bottle and wares, and slippers were washed ashore by strong waves at the Basdaku White Beach in Moalboal town, Cebu. The sight disappointed local and…

New mistletoe species named after Philippine wildlife biologist

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/25/2018

CHRISTMAS came early for Bacolod-based wildlife biologist Lisa Paguntalan. A new mistletoe species, Amyema lisae, was named after Paguntalan, executive director of the Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation, Inc. (PBCFI). The rare honor of having a plant named…

Biz owners urged: Invest in learning Chinese language

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/25/2018

Senior Wharton fellow Dr. Brian To has a practical advice for business owners: Invest in learning Mandarin Chinese. On the heels of preparing for the third Strategic Leadership and Management Program (SLAMP 3) in Cebu on September…

New mistletoe species found only in Negros Oriental named after Philippine wildlife biologist

Contributing Writer, Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/25/2018

Christmas came early for Bacolod City-based wildlife biologist Lisa Paguntalan. A new mistletoe species, Amyema lisae, was named after Paguntalan, executive director of the Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation, Inc. In an article published in the scientific journal…

Senior Wharton fellow in Cebu to raise funds to fight hunger

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/24/2018

DR. Brian To, a senior Wharton fellow, will be in Cebu on September 28 for the third part of Strategic Leadership and Management Program (SLAMP 3), which envisions to coach participants on the behavioral approach to strategy…

A celebration of truth and courage

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/18/2018

CEBU PRESS FREEDOM WEEK In the wake of fake news proliferating on social media and a pervading lack of public trust even in legitimate news reports, is it still relevant to celebrate press freedom? The question arose…

A green space

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/14/2018

I wholeheartedly laud the initiators for the concept and hard work put into the realization of Mandaue City’s first Agri-Eco Park. Monday at 5 p.m. is the worse time to be stuck in Mandaue City. Antoinette and…

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