New year notes

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 01/27/2017

We are not a Chinese family. But Chinese New Year, which falls on January 28 and will usher in the Year of the Fire Rooster, is a special celebration in our home because Jeff lived and worked…

Chinese New Year: Bright domestic prospects balance external economic uncertainties

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/19/2017

Cebuano-Chinese traders see bright prospects in the Chinese New Year, particularly in the tourism sector, but external factors continue to threaten business prosperity in Cebu and the rest of the country. For Dickson Lim, vice president of…

Blood cries for Guadalupe

Jason A. Baguia 12/16/2016

The body count in the Philippine government’s war on drugs rose to 5,927 on Monday, the twelfth of December, while Catholics across the archipelago celebrated the fiesta of the Blessed Virgin Mary, “Our Lady of Guadalupe.” This…

Traditional New Year dinner for Cebu’s Chinese families

Aileen Garcia-Yap 01/31/2014

Asked about their plans for celebrating today’s Chinese New Year, several Chinese business leaders replied that they would have  family dinner complete with the traditional trimmings. “During the New Year’s Eve, my family and I will just…

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