Rama: 500 City hall casual, JO workers no longer have to report starting July 1

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor-elect Michael Rama announced on Monday morning, June 27, 2022, during the City Hall flag raising ceremony that the contracts of 500 casual and job order employees will no longer be…

Outgoing RDC-7 officials to successors: Prioritize major regional dev’t projects

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The outgoing officials of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) have laid out their recommendations for RDC’s new leaders during the Second Quarter Full Council Meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2022,…

Cobonpue’s second term as RDC-7 head ends

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As his second term as chairman of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) ends this month, Kenneth Cobonpue said he hopes that this would not be the last time that someone…

Naga opens new ‘world-class attractions’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Visitors and residents of Naga City now have more options to unwind and rest. This after the city government, in a ceremonial launching last October 7, 2021, opened three new attractions, including a…

Kenneth Cobonpue designs Trophy for world-renowned organization

PR 11/16/2020

Once again, our very own Kenneth Cobonpue will be waving the Philippine flag  on a global stage for a meaningful purpose. This time, it’s for Endeavor, a global  non-profit organization that selects, mentors, and accelerates high-impact  entrepreneurs…

Work-from-home spaces of notable Cebuano personalities

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 09/21/2020

Social distancing measures around the globe have prompted the practice of self-isolation. Due to these circumstances, thousands of people have revamped their living spaces, making use of every area available at home for possible working spaces. Although…

Cobonpue to design stalls for Cebu City street vendors

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/14/2019

CEBU CITY–Long considered eyesores in Cebu City sidewalks, street vendors might become attractions if they use the stalls that will be designed by renowned industrial designer Kenneth Cobonpue. In an interview Monday, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella…

Dino appoints Cobonpue to head Visayas quincentennial committee

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World-renowned furniture designer, Kenneth Cobonpue, has been appointed as head of the Visayas Quincentennial Committee. Cobonpue was appointed by Secretary Michael Dino, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas.  Cobonpue’s recent assignment was announced in…

Gwen declines nomination for RDC-7 chairmanship  

Futch Anthony Inso 09/20/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia declined her nomination as chairman of the Regional Development Council (RDC) during their 3rd quarter Full Council Meeting at the Mezzo Hotel here on Friday morning, September 20, 2019. Garcia said…

Val Sandiego is Binibining Cebu’s new dance choreographer, stage director

Michelle Joy Padayhag 09/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Binibining Cebu organizers partnered with choreographer Val Sandiego for this year’s pageant. Sandiego is the stage director and dance choreographer for the pageant scheduled in November. He will be working with DZMM anchor…

Cebu Design Week highlights design, other creative industries

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — Designers, artists and other creatives will take centerstage in the upcoming Cebu Design Week 2019 set from September 8-15, 2019. The week-long celebration, the main events of which will be held at the…

Cobonpue rejoins RDC-7, 6 others private sector reps elected to the council

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–World-renowned furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue has rejoined as one of the seven private sector representatives to the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7). Cobonpue had assumed as the RDC chairman from 2016-2019 after he…

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