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  • Bamboo Bay holds annual post-Sinulog celebration

    Bamboo Bay holds annual post-Sinulog celebration

    Sinulog performances, street parade, reenactment of the arrival of the Señor Sto. Nino image in Cebu, and a feast of local cuisine marked the post-Sinulog celebration in the Bamboo Bay Community. The Halad Kaniño Sinulog Open House last Saturday, January 26, 2019, was in observance of an event that has become a yearly tradition for […]

  • The Abaca Group rewards diners with free treats in promo cards

    The Abaca Group rewards diners with free treats in promo cards

    The Abaca Group of great food comes up with an appealing offer for diners: a promo card for every order at any of its dining establishments. Get a card for a Jake’s chicken sandwich or luncheonette burger for an order of P1,000 or more at Red Lizard, a free corn chien fried rice or phat […]

  • China Southern Airlines starts direct Cebu-Guangzhou flights

    China Southern Airlines starts direct Cebu-Guangzhou flights

    China Southern Airlines opened a direct route between Guangzhou and Cebu believing it was time for greater people, business, and cultural exchanges between the two places. “Cebu’s strategic location, cultural heritage, and beautiful beaches make it an attractive destination that serves to complement Guangzhou’s cosmopolitan character,” said Mr. Pan Feng, the general manager of China […]

  • Klook to host Sinulog Beach Festival at Happy Beach in Mactan

    Klook to host Sinulog Beach Festival at Happy Beach in Mactan

    Fast growing travel platform Klook will hold its very first Cebu event, the Sinulog Beach Festival, at Happy Beach in Lapu-Lapu City in time for the island’s grandest festival Partygoers can expect a lot of fun under the sun with on-ground carnival games, water activities, and live music performances by Cebu’s homegrown musicians and Manila’s […]

  • Co-working facility Workplace Cafe opens new branch in Banawa

    Co-working facility Workplace Cafe opens new branch in Banawa

    Sturdy desks, comfy seats, high-speed fiber internet, soft music, warm lights, abundance of power outlets, plus good food and coffee, the WorkPlace Cafe in Banawa, Cebu City is designed as a place where one can be most productive. Couple Aden and Gretchen Sigue were looking to start another line of business and came upon the […]

  • Dairy Queen brings best selling ice cream to Cebu

    Dairy Queen brings best selling ice cream to Cebu

    Touted as one of the most delicious ice cream brands in the world, Dairy Queen begins serving its signature soft serve products to Cebuanos as it simultaneously opens its SM City Cebu and Robinsons Cybergate branches today. The Dairy Queen Cebu branches carry the bestselling Blizzard, which is soft serve ice cream mixed with such […]

  • Tretorn, Fantasy Sandals now in Res|Toe|Run lineup of brands

    Tretorn, Fantasy Sandals now in Res|Toe|Run lineup of brands

    Those who grew up in the 90s will remember the popular Tretorn sneakers with the classic gullwing accent that were often the footwear choice in PE classes. The Primer Group of Companies brings back to the Philippines the stylish whites manufactured in Sweden that now incorporate new technology innovations for maximum wear comfort. Carlo Cecilio, […]

  • Israel ambassador sees big potential for trade, tourism with Philippines

    Israel ambassador sees big potential for trade, tourism with Philippines

    Israel sees a big potential for stronger trade, tourism, and diplomatic ties with the Philippines, said new Israeli Ambassador Rafael Harpaz. An important role of government, he added, is to create the conditions for nurturing business and one way to do this is to cultivate good political relations with other nations. He explained during his […]

  • Snow World, theme park to open in Minglanilla in December

    Snow World, theme park to open in Minglanilla in December

    Tropical Cebu will soon get a taste of snow and winter weather when Snow World opens in December as one major attraction of the province’s first integrated family entertainment complex Belmont One. Snow World will cover 2,000 square meters and feature temperature of negative 15 degrees Celsius, ice sculptures, a slide, snowfall and form part […]

  • A weekend in Huni Sicogon

    A weekend in Huni Sicogon

    Rough waters turn gentle and the cerulean deep gives way to aquamarine shallows as a speck in the distant horizon transforms into Sicogon Island. Our destination slowly appears as a towering mass of green bordered by a strip of white that glistens under the noonday sun. Nearer still, we can make out a gently sloping […]

  • Cebu Journeys 2018 showcases local destinations, products

    Cebu Journeys 2018 showcases local destinations, products

    Local delicacies and travel products in 20 Cebu towns and cities are showcased at the Cebu Provincial Capitol during the 3-day travel fair Cebu Journeys 2018. The fair closes tomorrow, August 30. On display at the Capitol Social Hall are homemade rhums and jams from Samboan, Guilang’s tablea from Argao, cranberry juice from Santander, ground […]

  • Cebu Landmasters launches mixed-use Astra Centre in Mandaue

    Cebu Landmasters launches mixed-use Astra Centre in Mandaue

    Two high-rise towers with a world-class hotel, residential units, and office spaces linked by a podium hosting an upscale boutique mall will make up Cebu’s upcoming lifestyle hub Astra Centre, Cebu Landmasters, Inc.’s second full-range mixed-use development. Jose Soberano III, CLI chief executive officer, said during the launch of the P3.6-billion project yesterday, August 8, […]

  • 3-day Grand Travel Bazaar offers top deals on airfare, travel packages

    3-day Grand Travel Bazaar offers top deals on airfare, travel packages

    Tick off that elusive dream destination in your bucket list as the Grand Travel Bazaar opens today at The Gallery in Ayala Center Cebu with the best deals on plane fares and tour packages. Book flights with such premier airlines as Cathay Pacific, SilkAir, EVA Air, Korean Air, Turkish Airlines, and Philippine Airlines at super […]

  • Need a cab? Micab app now provides ride-hailing service for 3,000 Cebu taxis

    Need a cab? Micab app now provides ride-hailing service for 3,000 Cebu taxis

    Getting a taxi is now easier in Cebu, thanks to ride-hailing platform Micab that was developed by a team of young entrepreneurs. If you haven’t installed it yet, download the Micab app from the Play Store or App Store to get access to 3,000 taxis enrolled in the platform for Cebu alone. Micab Systems Corp. […]

  • Tholons chair: Cebu must embrace, see opportunities in digital disruptions

    Tholons chair: Cebu must embrace, see opportunities in digital disruptions

    Cebu needs to improve in the areas of digital credentials and skills to move up to the top 10 in the Super Cities of the World list of Tholons, Inc. Avinash Vashistha, Tholons chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), said Cebu continues to score low in such areas as open innovation, startup culture, cybersecurity, and […]

  • CCCI forges partnerships for Cebu Business Month 2018

    CCCI forges partnerships for Cebu Business Month 2018

    The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) will celebrate Cebu Business Month 2018 with public and private sector partners. CBM 2018 is organized by CCCI in partnership with the Cebu Provincial Government, Cebu City Government, and several other partners. Below is a complete list of CBM 2018 sponsors. Event Partners Department of Science and […]

  • CBM 2018 schedule highlights innovations for business

    CBM 2018 schedule highlights innovations for business

    Organized by the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Cebu Business Month (CBM) was envisioned as the engine of Cebu’s growth towards global competitiveness. Now on its 22nd year, CBM 2018 banners the theme Innovate Cebu to underscore the importance of innovation in all aspects of business. CBM is one of CCCI’s flagship projects. […]

  • CCCI forges partnerships, lines up big events for CBM 2018

    CCCI forges partnerships, lines up big events for CBM 2018

    To help inspire, promote, and grow the business community, the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) partnered with top companies and government agencies and invited high-profile personalities for Cebu Business Month (CBM) 2018. AirAsia Group chief executive officer (CEO) Tony Fernandes and Utah Valley University president Dr. Astrid S. Tuminez will be among the […]

  • 2018 Transformation Summit to tackle AI adoption, digital innovation

    2018 Transformation Summit to tackle AI adoption, digital innovation

    Cebu needs to develop a pool of skilled workers and adapt to digital disruptions like artificial intelligence (AI) to secure its position as an IT-BPM hub. These crucial issues that affect the information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) sector will be tackled during the 2018 Transformation Summit scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

  • Cebu City library gets free wifi in partnership with Smart

    Cebu City library gets free wifi in partnership with Smart

    Shortly after expanding to 24-hour daily operations, the Cebu City Public Library and Information Center rolled out a carrier-grade wifi service for users in partnership with Smart Communications, Inc. Students, researchers, and other library patrons get their first 30 minutes of Smart Wifi access for free. They can extend access by buying credits via cellphone […]