Cebu’s Sam Lo off to Venezuela to represent PH in MGI 2019

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Samantha Ashley Lo, who represented Cebu in the Binibining Pilipinas pageant, is in Venezuela to compete for the Miss Grand International (MGI) 2019. Lo was crowned Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2019 last June 9, 2019…

After Cebu, Dumaguete will soon have 24/7 public library

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dumaguete City will soon have its own 24/7 public library after a proposed ordinance authored by Councilor Rosel Margarette Erames was approved on first reading on October 9, 2019. The proposed ordinance notes…

‘Bisaya’ agri-entrepreneur gets UN appointment

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cherrie Atilano, the multi-awarded Filipino agriculturist who advocates to make farming “sexy,” has been appointed by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres, to be a high-level ambassador of the UN Scaling Up…

Cebu’s tech-voc school wins housing innovation award

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For its advocacy on industry certification that creates multi-skilled workers, a Cebu-based technical-vocational school was recognized with an international housing innovation award in Bangkok, Thailand last month, September 2019. The School of Knowledge…

Cebu homegrown hotel ups ante with renovated rooms, upgraded service

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Currently undergoing renovation eight years after it opened to the public, Diamond Suites and Residences continues to attract tourists and corporate accounts owing to its value-for-money proposition and strategic location.  General manager Kathy…

Cebu ranks 2nd in Asia’s best islands list

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu, along with the rest of the Visayas Islands, was hailed as the second best island in Asia, according to the 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards of the prestigious luxury and travel magazine, Condé…

Cebuanos drink, smoke more but have less sex —PhilCare study

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A recent wellness study by PhilCare, a health maintenance organization, revealed that Cebuanos are into smoking and drinking as forms of stress relief compared to most Filipinos The 2nd PhilCare Wellness Index, a…

AppleOne eyes development of boutique hotels in Vis-Min

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Homegrown company, AppleOne Properties Inc., will embark on a series of boutique hotel development as it strengthens its position as a trusted hospitality and tourism brand in the Visayas and Mindanao. Ray Manigsaca,…

Delectable flavors, enriching stories with Argao’s products

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Marc Cosep, Rhobie A. Ruaya 09/26/2019

You’ve been to Cebu but have you visited Argao? Located in the southern part of Cebu, around two hours away from the city center, Argao is a charming town that still exudes an aura of its glorious…

Cebu Doc Group invests P100 million for Spectral CT scan 

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Doc Group invested P100 million on a state-of-the art Philips IQon Spectral CT (computed tomography) Scan as it highlights the value of patient care and accurate diagnosis in their continuing bid…

CDN Digital leads learning session on digital transformations on September 20 

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Continuing its mission of journalism that builds communities, CDN Digital is hosting a learning session entitled “Digital Transformations: Changes and Chances” on Friday, September 20 at the Dingman Hall of the University of…

EMB-7 tells public to take safety measures as Indonesia haze reaches Cebu 

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 09/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Wear dust masks or eye goggles to protect yourself from air pollutants.  This is the advice of the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) to the public after confirming that Metro Cebu is currently…

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