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  • Metro Ayala reopens with new offerings for customers

    Metro Ayala reopens with new offerings for customers

    Metro Ayala Cebu transforms into an eco-friendly store with modern aesthetics and a special focus on the customer experience as it fully reopens after closing down in 2018. It features several levels of retail space, including the basement with its selection of quality furniture and a dining area on Level 7 that will soon host […]

  • Online-only resto Snappy offers great food for quick orders

    Online-only resto Snappy offers great food for quick orders

    A technology start-up has teamed up with an award-winning chef to create the first ever online only restaurant Snappy! at www.snappy.com.ph to provide flavorful, chef-crafted creations in a snap. Snappy! Co-founder Ryan Tan said during the virtual media launch on December 11 that they hope to revolutionize the food industry by making available delectable menu […]

  • Soltana Nature Residences ushers in Comforts of Christmas

    Soltana Nature Residences ushers in Comforts of Christmas

    To highlight the hope for good health and a better year ahead and showcase a premium development, Taft Properties ushered in its Comforts of Christmas campaign with a tree lighting ceremony capped with fireworks and a preview of Tower Two at Soltana Nature Residences in the island of Mactan. “What better place to light a […]

  • Gardens by the Bay launches Walk of Lights for Christmas season

    Gardens by the Bay launches Walk of Lights for Christmas season

    A scenic 370-metre tour called Walk of Lights has opened at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay as part of Christmas Wonderland festivities. Deputy Prime Minister Heng See Keat was guest of honor during the opening on December 4, 2020, during which he lit up a 14-metre luminarie Christmas tree at the Golden Garden. The Walk […]

  • How do you like your sikwate? Batirol serves it with mint, salted caramel, or honey

    How do you like your sikwate? Batirol serves it with mint, salted caramel, or honey

    Iced and served three different ways. Batirol by The Chocolate Chamber is putting a new spin to the chocolate drink made from pure cacao liquor known locally as “sikwate”. Anthony Choa, who oversees Batirol in Robinsons Cybergate Cebu, said they now offer three new flavors to iced sikwate: Mint, Salted Caramel, and Honey.

  • PAL resumes direct Cebu-LA flights

    PAL resumes direct Cebu-LA flights

    National flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will resume its Cebu-Los Angeles nonstop flights beginning May 2, 2020, expressing confidence in the success of the route with Cebu’s world-class airport and a new aircraft suitable for the long-haul trip. Harry Inoferio, PAL Senior Assistant Vice President for Sales, also cited the strengthened Cebu hub as among […]

  • Menya Hachi cooks up union of Japanese, Hawaian flavors

    Menya Hachi cooks up union of Japanese, Hawaian flavors

    With such ramen dishes as Cheese Bari Kote, Shoyu, and Oxtail and specials like Mochiko Chicken and Loco Moco, Menya Hachi in Ayala Malls Central Bloc aims to add diversity to Cebu’s culinary scene. Couple Robert and Mary Tambis, who co-own the restaurant with two other family members, said they wanted to put up something […]

  • Ding How pioneers digital innovation in Ayala Central Bloc branch

    Ding How pioneers digital innovation in Ayala Central Bloc branch

    Ding How Dimsum House rolls out an innovative digital ordering system for its branch in Ayala Central Bloc to bring about a better dining experience for customers. Harbour City Group Marketing Director Steven Kokseng said the innovation, which allows diners to browse the full menu and pick orders on touch-screen monitors that can be found […]

  • DFA eases requirements for APEC business travel card, goes on roadshow to spread awareness

    DFA eases requirements for APEC business travel card, goes on roadshow to spread awareness

    To encourage more entrepreneurs to secure an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced it is easing the requirements for the privilege. The ABTC is valid for 5 years and serves as visa waiver for business owners and executives to all 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies except for […]

  • Faithful spread devotion in Sto. Niño exhibit at Ayala Center Cebu

    Faithful spread devotion in Sto. Niño exhibit at Ayala Center Cebu

    More than 40 images of the Sto. Niño are on exhibit at Ayala Center Cebu in time for the celebration of the Sinulog Festival in Cebu City. The display showcases curated images of the Child Jesus in different representations but mostly as the Sto. Niño de Cebu.

  • Brick Lane Doughnuts brings a taste of London to Cebu

    Brick Lane Doughnuts brings a taste of London to Cebu

    Young entrepreneur Andre Allen Suarez was traveling through New York and London in 2018 when he decided to look for the best doughnuts to bring home. He found them in London. Suarez liked the stuffed doughnuts so much, he took a short course to learn how to bake them. “I began to think about the […]

  • Tien Ma’s Cebu serves delectable Taiwanese cuisine

    Tien Ma’s Cebu serves delectable Taiwanese cuisine

    There’s no need to be in Taiwan to taste its delectable xiao long bao or even stinky tofu because both these and other iconic dishes are now available at the newly opened restaurant Tien Ma’s Taiwanese Cuisine along Ouano Avenue in Mandaue City. The soup dumplings that are popular fare in Taipei’s dining establishments and […]

  • Parklane hotel highlights Christmas meaning, essence in tree-lighting ceremony

    Parklane hotel highlights Christmas meaning, essence in tree-lighting ceremony

    Cebu Parklane International Hotel lights up a tree made out of old newspapers fashioned into autumn-colored leaves with the nativity scene as centerpiece to usher in the Christmas season. Sugilanon sa Pasko-The Cebu Parklane Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is a retelling of how this most important of events came to be celebrated in the Philippines. […]

  • Mandani Bay Quay launches 3rd residential tower

    Mandani Bay Quay launches 3rd residential tower

    To keep up with the emergence of more discerning buyers, Mandani Bay Quay launched the third and last residential tower in the second phase of the waterfront development with its first ever fully-furnished units. It will not just be throwing in furniture and appliances together though as the interior will be styled by world-renowned designer […]

  • Marco Polo Plaza Cebu lights up Tree of Hope, marks season of giving

    Marco Polo Plaza Cebu lights up Tree of Hope, marks season of giving

    True to the season’s spirit of giving, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu lighted its Tree of Hope last Saturday, November 16, to provide the less fortunate with a brighter Christmas this year. Guests can pin a Christmas ball along with their most fervent wish on the tree for only P200 per piece. Their donations will go […]

  • Up to 1M off on pre-owned, P400K off on new Mercedes-Benz vehicles in blowout sale

    Up to 1M off on pre-owned, P400K off on new Mercedes-Benz vehicles in blowout sale

    Mercedes-Benz Cebu makes it easy for you to acquire your dream vehicle with a blowout sale this November. Get as much as one million pesos off on such quality pre-owned units as the compact tourer B-Class, sporty crossover GLA, and executive saloon S-Class in “The Great Mercedes-Benz Blowout” from Nov. 22-24, 2019.

  • Chachago opens 2nd Cebu outlet in Oakridge, Mandaue

    Chachago opens 2nd Cebu outlet in Oakridge, Mandaue

    Taiwanese milk tea brand Chachago brought its bestseller drinks closer to Mandaue and neighboring communities with the opening of a branch at the Oakridge IT Center 1 along AS Fortuna St. All throughout opening day on November 15, 2019, milk tea lovers flocked to the newest and second Chachago outlet in Cebu to order their […]

  • Pinoycare celebrates 20th year with immigration seminar

    Pinoycare celebrates 20th year with immigration seminar

    To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Pinoycare Visa Center, Inc. will hold a free orientation on immigrant visa processing for Canada, Australia, and New Zealand from 1-5 p.m. this November 23 at SM City Cebu. Prisca Niña Mabatid, Pinoycare founder, invites Cebuanos to come and listen to experts discuss the different pathways to becoming permanent residents […]

  • Lack of transparency, bribery in government transactions hamper Cebu competitiveness

    Lack of transparency, bribery in government transactions hamper Cebu competitiveness

    Lack of transparency in some government agencies and the practice of informal payments to move business transactions forward pose the biggest threats to Cebu’s competitiveness. A good number of Cebu enterprises that were the respondents of a survey conducted by Isla Lipana & Co. in collaboration with the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) […]

  • Shangri-La’s Mactan, The Chocolate Chamber showcase cacao history, chocolate creations

    Shangri-La’s Mactan, The Chocolate Chamber showcase cacao history, chocolate creations

    Chandelier and fine tableware. Raquel Choa’s favorite childhood tales of Maria Cacao shape not only the artisan chocolates that she creates but the spaces where one gets to appreciate them. At a gathering to launch the second phase of the partnership between Choa’s The Chocolate Chamber and Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, she explained that […]