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  • 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 […]

  • AirAsia opens 3 Cebu-China routes; starts Clark flights from Cebu

    AirAsia opens 3 Cebu-China routes; starts Clark flights from Cebu

    To meet the demand of a fast growing Chinese travel market, Philippines AirAsia will start new routes to Shenzhen, Hangzhou, and Shanghai in China from Cebu in May and July. The Cebu-Shenzhen daily flights will start on May 9, 2018 with promo fares from as low as P888 for bookings until April 22, 2018 and…

  • Ayala Center Cebu lines up craft, music, fitness activities for #SummerAtAyala

    Ayala Center Cebu lines up craft, music, fitness activities for #SummerAtAyala

    The school break promises to be a fun time for families as Ayala Center Cebu launches a plethora of activities to turn it into one #HappyColorfulSummer. Cebu’s premier destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment has scheduled a lineup of entertaining pursuits for the whole family throughout the sunniest season of the year. These include a…

  • Mactan Doc starts expansion, breaks ground for Medical Arts building

    Mactan Doc starts expansion, breaks ground for Medical Arts building

    To better cater to the growing local and tourist population, Mactan Doctors Hospital will undergo a three-phase expansion starting with the construction of a Medical Arts Building. Dr. Potenciano “Yong” Larrazabal III, chairman and president of the CebuDoc Group of Hospitals, said it has been a longtime dream of the company to make Mactan Doctors…

  • Manang Juling’s Kilawan brings specialty seafood menu to Cebu City

    Manang Juling’s Kilawan brings specialty seafood menu to Cebu City

    A legacy of Cebuano flavors passed down through three generations of women continues on with the opening of Manang Juling’s Kilawan in Cebu City. Sisters Sarah A. Suizo and Alicia A. Daan said the family business of serving kinilaw and seafood dishes started as a single table in Tangke, Talisay with their grandmother Estel Labajo…

  • Megaworld set to open La Salle-supervised school in Mactan Newtown

    Megaworld set to open La Salle-supervised school in Mactan Newtown

    A student-centered learning institution under the supervision of the De La Salle Brothers will open this June for school year 20018-2019 within the Mactan development of property giant Megaworld and has been officially named “Newtown School of Excellence.” Megaworld Cebu Properties, Inc. president Noli D. Hernandez said the school will initially offer classes for the…

  • SM Home out to beautify condos in weekend event in Cebu

    SM Home out to beautify condos in weekend event in Cebu

    Condo living has become popular in Cebu and SM Home helps unit owners make the most of the lifestyle through a series of talks by design experts this weekend at the Northwing Atrium of SM City Cebu. Cebuano designers Maybelline Te, Hannah Lim, Janet Lo-Lee, and Kate Ngo will share tips on choosing colors and…

  • Marco Polo Cebu marks Chinese New Year 2018 with traditional ceremony, food fest

    Marco Polo Cebu marks Chinese New Year 2018 with traditional ceremony, food fest

    Celebrating the Chinese New Year is tradition in Cebu, and no one does it better than Marco Polo Plaza Cebu. The hotel welcomed CNY 2018, the Year of the Earth Dog, with lion and dragon dances, eye dotting ceremony, Yee Sang Ceremony, firecrackers to ward off evil, coin toss, and a culinary celebration at Cafe…

  • New Mactan Cebu airport terminal set to open by middle of 2018

    New Mactan Cebu airport terminal set to open by middle of 2018

    Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is on track to open as scheduled by July 1 this year, but GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) is working to have it ready to operate by the first of June. In the lead-up to opening day, GMR-Megawide will invite stakeholders to check out and test…

  • SM2SM Run 2018 adds age categories, offers bigger prizes

    SM2SM Run 2018 adds age categories, offers bigger prizes

    The SM2SM Run returns for the eighth straight year with a new route, bigger prizes, open and age categories, and newer shirt and medal designs. Race organizer Joel Baring said the SM2SM Run on February 18, 2018 will feature the 21k, 12k, 8k, and 4k categories but only those joining the two longest distances will…

  • Air Juan to start flights soon from seaplane terminal in SRP, Cebu City

    Air Juan to start flights soon from seaplane terminal in SRP, Cebu City

    Top Philippine beach and island destinations like El Nido and Coron in Palawan, Gigantes in Iloilo, Panglao in Bohol, and Kalanggaman in Leyte will soon be minutes away with the opening of Air Juan seaplane flights from Cebu. Air Juan President John Gutierrez led the unveiling of the company’s seaplane terminal located at Filinvest’s South…

  • Cebu Travel Catalogue International 2018: One-stop-shop for travel

    Cebu Travel Catalogue International 2018: One-stop-shop for travel

    Whether you’re planning a local trip or going to any country in the world, get great deals in airfare and tour packages to your chosen destination during the Cebu Travel Catalogue International (CTCI) 2018 from Jan. 26-28 at Ayala Center Cebu. The Cebu Alliance of Tour Operation Specialists (CATOS) and Cebu Travel and Tours Association…

  • TAGA Your Origin shirts make fun, quirky Sinulog 2018 #OOTDs

    TAGA Your Origin shirts make fun, quirky Sinulog 2018 #OOTDs

    Show pride of place in your Sinulog Festival 2018 street fashion by wearing customizable shirts that celebrate your origin courtesy of new online shop TAGA. Taga asa ka? Taga Opon? Taga Mandaue? Let TAGA Your Origin shirts declare your hometown roots; they come in trendy, fun, and unique designs. A brainchild of friends Maureen Eliot…

  • Marco Polo Plaza Cebu cooks up Sugbusog feast for Sinulog 2018

    Marco Polo Plaza Cebu cooks up Sugbusog feast for Sinulog 2018

    Cebu’s Sinulog Festival deserves a feast just as grand and Marco Polo Plaza Cebu obliges with the culinary experience “Sugbusog 2018: Gikan sa Bukid ug Dagat” at Cafe Marco. Up until January 21, indulge in such local favorites as kinilaw na isda, puso sa saging, lato, and guto; ginamos and sinugba na buwad; manggang hilaw…

  • Islands Souvenirs highlights tribal fusion in Cut & Style Sinulog 2018 designs

    Islands Souvenirs highlights tribal fusion in Cut & Style Sinulog 2018 designs

    Tribal fusion characterized by feathers and gems is this year’s theme for the Islands Souvenirs Cut & Style campaign as it returns for the sixth year with a new lineup of designs for your Sinulog 2018 #OOTDs. Personalization and customization are still very much in trend, and this year’s styles and accessories are new and…

  • PayMaya revolutionizes digital payments with Paymaya in Messenger

    PayMaya revolutionizes digital payments with Paymaya in Messenger

    As a long-time PayMaya user and one who has experienced its many benefits especially in travel, I’m amazed at how this digital payment solution has gone one step further with #PayMayaInMessenger. Although I’ve known about this update for some time, I only found time today (a few minutes ago, actually) to link my existing PayMaya…

  • Marco Polo whips up holiday feast in Festive Buffet

    Marco Polo whips up holiday feast in Festive Buffet

    Marco Polo Plaza Cebu unveiled in a special preview its Festive Buffet set for the Christmas season, and it is another level of delicious. Available from December 16-23 and 26-30, 2017 at Cafe Marco, the grand feast will include such holiday treats as prime beef, roast turkey, sugar glazed ham, English fruitcake, ensaymada, bibingka, pumpkin…

  • Marco Polo Plaza marks season of giving with Christmas Tree of Hope

    Marco Polo Plaza marks season of giving with Christmas Tree of Hope

    Amid joyful songs and graceful dances, Marco Polo Plaza lights up one of the most beautiful Christmas trees in Cebu to mark the beginning of the festive season. But this isn’t just any ordinary holiday decoration; it is the Christmas Tree of Hope. During this season of giving, the Tree of Hope accepts donations for…

  • Cebu Parklane goes green, gives hope, saves lives this Christmas

    Cebu Parklane goes green, gives hope, saves lives this Christmas

    Cebu Parklane International Hotel gives more meaning to a traditional Christmas celebration by lighting a beautiful tree made purely out of recycled materials and starting a fundraising campaign for kids with leukemia. The celebration of Christmas is about giving life and hope, and the hotel aims to do both this festive season, said Parklane general…

  • Bestselling YA authors Jennifer Smith, Jasmine Warga sign books for Cebu fans

    Bestselling YA authors Jennifer Smith, Jasmine Warga sign books for Cebu fans

    Young Adult (YA) author Jennifer Smith was at a queue in a convenience store when the inspiration for her latest book Windfall came in the form of a man with stocks of lottery tickets in his hand. “I’ve always been interested in moments of change, that exact time when someone’s life changes. There’s not a…