CCCI sees NUSTAR presence as ‘perfect timing’

PR 03/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — NUSTAR Resort and Casino got a boost from the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), which welcomed the new integrated luxury resort development by offering it assistance in establishing its presence in…

DOT bows to Duterte OK of casino operation in Boracay

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 09/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT) will “follow” the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to allow the operation of a casino in Boracay, Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat told lawmakers. During Friday’s committee deliberations on the DOT’s…

WORLD CLASS: A look back at last year’s bridal fashion

Marc Cosep 10/02/2019

Since its inception, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino’s Wedding Expo has been keeping its audience at the edge of their seats with a highly coveted fashion show every year to culminate its annual bridal fair. Marking…

DOJ endorses ‘no casino policy’ in Boracay

Inquirer.net 10/26/2018

The Department of Justice on Friday recommended the issuance of an executive order (EO) to ban casinos and gambling activities in the country’s top tourist destination, Boracay. In a press conference with the Boracay Inter-agency Task Force,…

Cebu City Sharks defends home floor, takes down Makati Skyscrapers

Jonas N. Panerio 10/07/2018

The Cebu City Sharks-Casino Ethyl Alcohol took advantage of some good old home cooking as they took down the Makati Skyscrapers, 70-66, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup on Saturday night at the raucous…

Casino component of Isla dela Victoria project questioned

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/21/2018

IS building a casino in Cebu City still allowed? The Cebu City Government thinks so despite recent pronouncements from President Rodrigo Duterte to ban casinos in the country. On August 8, President Duterte said he would no…

UHRI secures permit to operate casino at SRP

Morexette B. Erram 08/21/2018

Universal Hotels and Resorts Inc. (UHRI) has already secured a permit to operate a casino at the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City. Francisco “Bimbo” Fernandez, executive assistant for Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña ,said that…

Koreans, security guards face string of charges over hotel siege

Norman V. Mendoza 08/13/2018

At least 35 security guards and seven Koreans were charged with grave threats, grave coercion, slight illegal detention and obstruction of justice at the Lapu-Lapu City Prosecutor’s Office on Monday for forcibly taking over Mactan Isla Resort…

Resort under siege in Lapu-Lapu City

Norman Mendoza 08/10/2018

The Mactan Isla Resort and Casino in Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City is under siege by armed men at around 3:30 a.m. on Friday (August 10). A wounded person was reportedly brought to the hospital after bursts of…

Duterte will never allow a Chinese casino in Boracay — Palace

Inquirer.net 07/30/2018

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will never allow a Chinese casino to be built on Boracay even after the rehabilitation period of the resort island, Malacañang said on Monday. This is contrary to Leisure and Resorts World Corporation’s (LRWC)…

Casino Filipino launches new tagline

STC INTERN 07/06/2018

Casino Filipino (CF) Cebu has launched its new tagline, “Your One Great Experience,” as a way strengthen their connection with their loyal clientele. Ricardo Uy, CF Cebu branch manager, said that they want their clients to continue…

Expect a better Casino Active-Cebu City team

JONAS PANERIO 06/20/2018

Games today: Muntinlupa 7 p.m. – Cebu vs Bacoor 9 p.m. – Muntinlupa vs Marikina Although their preseason record left much to be desired, the Casino Active-Cebu City Sharks think they are a better team when they…

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