Budding singer-songwriter Myles Wilhelmson Ng

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 09/24/2018

FOR a young lad raised in a family of entrepreneurs and nurtured by parents, who are forces of their own in various organizations and advocacies in Cebu, Myles Wilhelmson Ng has managed to carve his own path…

Reporter’s diary

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 09/21/2018

My maternal grandparents — Dado and Patring — showed me how to read newspapers. They operated a seafood stall at the Mandaue City Public Market ever since I could remember. A big part of my childhood up…

‘Art for a cause’ Connections, Experiences, Stories

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 09/12/2018

WHAT do you see?” That was the question I asked my twins Nicholas and Antoinette as we went around the “Art for a Cause: Art Exhibit by Cebuano Artists” at the lobby of Chong Hua Hospital Mandaue.…

Stories of inspiration

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 09/07/2018

Melanie “Sandee” Ng, past president of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), braved Cebu’s notorious late afternoon Friday traffic from Bai Hotel to the Cebu Provincial Capitol last August 31 with yours truly as her…

The show must go on for KZ Tandingan

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 08/19/2018

NO BAND, NO GLAM TEAM EVEN celebrated Filipino singer/performer Kristine Zhenie “KZ” Tandingan’s Cebu concert was not spared from the flight cancellations due to a runway closure at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Tandingan revealed after…

THE LOST BOOKSTORES OF DOWNTOWN CEBU

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 08/08/2018

PART 3 JANE’S WALK THE CONCLUSION article of this three-part series delves into three stories: a family who used to operate a bookstore on P. Del Rosario St.; a bookstore that was inspired by Paris Shakespeare and…

THE LOST BOOKSTORES OF DOWNTOWN CEBU

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 07/25/2018

  There was a time in the past when downtown Cebu was a destination for bibliophiles and bookworms. The bookstores did not boost of air-conditioned spaces or nooks that sold macchiato or cappuccino. They were plain and…

ALL THE BEST FEELINGS

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 07/20/2018

THE SEDA EXPERIENCE It was Spanish night at the Straight Up Roof Deck Bar of Seda BGC (Bonifacio Global City) in Taguig City and the all-female delegation from Cebu was enthralled by the charm of Mr. AndreaMastellone,…

FEEL IT, LOVE IT, LEARN IT with KIDDO Club

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 07/18/2018

MY CHILDREN and I have a Thursday routine that involves a visit to the public library, play time at the Havaianas Playground, and an ice cream treat at the Butterbean kiosk inside Ayala Center Cebu. It was…

SM Cinema surprises families with ‘Kids Watch for Free’

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 06/22/2018

SURPRISE is SM Cinema’s middle name as it continues to provide families with reasons to enjoy movies on the big screen. Just recently, social media went abuzz with the announcement of its family-oriented program, Kids Watch For…

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