Culture, Cuisine and Pandas

Life 05/04/2018

SICHUAN PROVINCE SICHUAN Province, also called “Chuan” or “Shu”, serves as an important transport corridor connecting the southwest and northwest regions of China, as well as linking China with Central Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. It…

Garbage culture

Editorial 04/01/2018

Holy Week has yet again seen a stinking trail of evidence that Filipinos have embraced neither the spirituality of ecological stewardship nor the principle of responsible tourism. From the beaches of Santa Fe municipality in the island…

The Japanese car culture, its quirks, and ‘Kei cars’

Carl Cabusas 03/19/2018

If there was something that struck me about my recent trip, it was that Japan is very rich in history and culture, aside from being a very disciplined society and having really great food. Being a car…

Accenture report: “Workplace culture essential to unlock employee potential”

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 03/15/2018

The culture of a workplace is extremely important to unlock the potential of men and women in companies. This was the gist of the “Getting to Equal 2018” report of Accenture, which was based on a survey…

Fiesta welcome for balikbayans

PR 01/16/2018

As host of the Sinulog festival, Cebu opens its arms wide to a special group – balikbayans. On its 15th year, Balik Cebu continues its tradition of preparing a hearty welcome for those coming home for the…

Human rights in the Age of Pop Culture

Raymund Fernandez 01/09/2018

Since 1967, we have come into the age of Popular Culture. This claim comes from the quaint perspective of a painter. 1967 was when Pop artist Andy Warhol caused the making of the painting “Brillo Box.” This…

Antonio finishes second place

Marlon Bernardino 11/19/2017

FILIPINO Grandmaster (GM) Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. secured the runner-up honors in the 27th World Senior Chess Championship 2017 (50+ and 65+ Open-men and women) in Acqui Terme, Italy, on Sunday. The undefeated Antonio collected 8.5 points…

Miss Lapu-Lapu City coronation tonight

Norman V. Mendoza 11/19/2017

THE coronation for Miss Lapu-Lapu City 2017 will be held tonight at 8 p.m. at the Hoops Dome. The candidates for Miss Lapu-Lapu were presented last Tuesday at the Mactan Isla Resort and Casino, a major sponsor…

Culture of preparedness sets in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/09/2017

Four years ago, news of a coming typhoon wasn’t enough to cause concern among households living within its path especially those living in danger zones like riverbanks and landslide-prone areas. As it turned out, Yolanda (international name…

Festival to showcase Korean culture

Doris C. Bongcac 09/26/2017

Experience Korean culture, food and products during a four-day festival scheduled from September 28 to 30 at the SM City Mall in Cebu City. Sang Hyun Kim, vice president of the Cebu Korean Association Inc., said the…

Culture of privilege

Editorial 09/19/2017

Aside from throwing their weight around during budget proceedings, lawmakers enjoy privileges that we taxpayers — who pay for their salaries — don’t, such as immunity from suit which allows them to lambaste and accuse anyone during…

The history project

Radel Paredes 06/17/2017

On midafternoon of June 12, Philippine Independence Day, my wood relief (carving) sculpture entitled “Leon Kilat ug ang Kagubot sa Sugbo sa 1898” (“Leon Kilat and the Revolution in Cebu in 1898”) was finally unveiled at Palm…

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