Greeks rebuild lives after debt crisis wrecked dreams

AFP 08/19/2018

In 2010, Panagiota Kalliakmani had just secured her chemistry degree and dreamed of going into research. Then the Greek economic crisis struck. With the cash-strapped state forced into massive spending cuts, the plug was pulled on myriad…

Young triathlete with big dreams

Mars G. Alison 05/19/2018

RENZ WYNN CORBIN To represent the Philippines in international competitions is the dream of every athlete. And 16-year-old triathlete Renz Wynn Corbin is well aware that the Philippine National Games (PNG) is a huge chance for him…

The monorail of our dreams

Jobers R. Bersales 05/09/2018

A few months ago I wrote about the plans of Philtram Transport Consortium Inc. to conduct a feasibility study for a monorail system for Cebu. Well, that study has just been completed. And the results are very…

Empanada dreams: Couple grows business, keeps promise

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/15/2018

Ma. Belinda “Tita Belen” Jabone was known among customers, family members and friends for her delicious cakes, pastries and native delicacies. Tita Belen was not trained as a pastry chef or baker, but she preferred baking over…

Ballet dreams for Cebu as ballerina takes over family business

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/08/2018

IMAGINE a full-on ballet show in Cebu complete with a red carpet and gala night; kids and teenagers dancing to classical ballet pieces. It may not be a picture that’s common in Cebu now but this is…

Lone trackster from Carmen dreams to be an Olympian

Glendale G. Rosal 02/28/2018

TAGBILARAN City — Jefferson Lacno is the only athlete from Carmen town, northern Cebu in the 538-strong Cebu Province team competing in the Cviraa meet here. It’s his first time to compete in this regional meet featuring…

Watercolor dreams

Gerard Pareja 09/11/2017

  In all of visual arts, the watercolor medium is what captures reverie best. Overlapping hues and shades softly fade and blend inside the frame evoking the gentlest of phantasmagorias. Staring at a watercolor work long enough,  one feels…

Joy: Don’t stop chasing your dreams

Glendale G. Rosal 08/26/2017

Cebuana marathoner Mary Joy Tabal returned to the loving embrace of admiring Cebuanos Friday night from her gold medal conquest in the 29th Southeast Asian (Sea) Games in Kuala, Lumpur, Malaysia. “I’m very thankful and happy for…

The wedding of your dreams

Apple Ta-as 05/24/2017

You dreamed of walking down the aisle in a gorgeous gown toward your real-life prince charming waiting at the end. This, dear princess, is your fairy tale ending—or beginning. In celebration of romance and happily-ever-afters, Radisson Blu…

Rebuilding our dreams

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 11/20/2016

2016 can be considered an annus horribilis for Filipinos who fought hard for justice, peace and stability to reign in the country, after the dark years of the martial law regime under president Ferdinand Marcos ended in…

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