Mandaue opts for simple Christmas tree, decors this year

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/01/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– From P3 million spent last year for Christmas lights and decorations, the Mandaue City Government has trimmed its budget for such to just P600,000 this year. Engineer Marivic Cabigas, Department of General Services head,…

Sustainable fashion ensembles by Cebu-based designer channel Grecian fashion

Immae Lachica 11/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Recycle but make it fashionable! Jann Christian Bungcaras, a budding fashion designer from Talisay City, Cebu showcased his creative juices in his new collection. The collection is Greek-inspired, mainly from the characters of Erastes…

Creative ways to upcycle your tin cans

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 04/28/2020

Hold on, don’t throw away those tin cans! You can recycle tin cans for art activities at home with your children or upcycle these tin cans as DIY organizers. Just make sure to clean and wipe your…

Give tax breaks to businesses that recycle water

Rosalie Abatayo 08/25/2018

MCWD URGES LGUS The Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) urged local government units to enact laws that would give tax incentives to establishments that recycle water. MCWD General Manager Jose Eugenio Singson Jr., in a statement said…

Trashion Evolution

Apple Ta-as 12/07/2016

TRASH transformed into haute couture pieces, set in an imaginary dystopian world took centerstage at the Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution. Now on its fifth year, the competition has been challenging students in Cebu-based schools to create trashion…

Emma Watson wears shoes by Filipina designer Bianca Moran

Apple Ta-as 11/21/2016

AT THE MOMA Ninth Annual Film Benefit, actress and UN Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson paired her little black dress with shoes by Filipina designer and restaurateur Bianca Moran. Bianca was ecstatic learning that the actress wore…

Ecuador’s bet wins Miss Earth 2016; PH fails to make final cut

Apple Ta-as 10/30/2016

KATHERINE Espín of Ecuador was crowned Miss Earth 2016 during the pageant’s grand coronation held at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena in Pasay City last Saturday, October 29. Katherine succeeded Filipina beauty Miss Earth 2015 Angelia…

The H&M Conscious Collection

Mia B. Zamora 04/20/2016

IN THE news the other day, it was reported that the heat index experienced in the country hit 52 degrees. That’s worse than a raging fever or a heated bikram yoga studio. And yes, while we whine…

Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution goes national

01/25/2016

THE annual Green Fashion Revolution that took Cebu by storm now goes national as the Aboitiz Group holds its fifth run in Manila for the very first time. Bannering the theme “Ecouture: Greener Design for a BetterWorld,”…

TISA’S BRIGHT TREE OF TRASH

Nestle L. Semilla 12/13/2015

A Christmas tree of discarded chairs and junk is drawing people to barangay Tisa in Cebu City. The  outdoor decor was  barangay captain Philip Zafra’s idea of encouraging people to recycle trash and practice waste segregation. The…

Got trash for recycling? Cebu-made app helps

Vanessa Claire Lucero 09/03/2015

Want to know where to sell your old newspapers, bottles, batteries, electronics and other recyclable garbage in Metro Cebu? Cebu college students designed a mobile application for a convenient directory to locate junkshops and solid waste management…

Newsprint ‘parol’

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/29/2014

They almost gave up on  joining the Cebu Daily News Christmas Decor Making Contest. Most of the students were evacuees affected by typhoon Ruby which struck Dec. 6. Then they thought about how a lantern should symbolize…

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