Smart brings the fun of Cebuano Festival to homes via #SmartSinulogOnline

The pandemic may have altered how Cebuanos celebrate the Sinulog Festival this 2021, but this has not stopped PLDT Inc.’s wireless arm, Smart Communications Inc, from bringing the fun online! Smart organized the #SmartSinulogOnline where it called for participants to share their most memorable Sinulog stories before the pandemic. Winners were given the chance to…

Ways to communicate love this Valentine’s Day at AyalaMalls Central Bloc

Love can be communicated in various ways from hand holding to surprise dinners. Gary Chapman theorized the different ways to express love as the “Five Love Languages”: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. Expressing love may vary from person to person, but it is essential to know your…

Scholars, women advocates to tackle precolonial Visayan women power in bed and politics

Dominance of women in religion, culture, politics, and sex in precolonial Visayas is the focus of a panel discussion among scholars and women advocates during a blended Valentine cultural event. To celebrate #Cebu500 years of being part of the first circumnavigation of the world, a Visayas historian, an anthropology professor, and a New York-based journalist…

realme 6 Series price drops, starts at P8,990

realme shows more love for its squad with P3,000 price drop on its realme 6 and 6 Pro models There is no stopping realme Philippines from showing some love to its Filipino fans this Love Month. The leading smartphone brand in the country is permanently dropping the price of the realme 6 and 6 Pro…

Trend Micro to elevate cybersecurity in the country through conference, training

With the ongoing health crisis, businesses are abruptly shifting their setups by applying work-from-home (WFH) schemes and going digital with their processes. As corporations and enterprises around the country go online as a response to the lockdown measures, the line that separates work from private lives gets blurred.

Celebrate the Spirit of Sinulog at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu

The tradition continues at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu! We always kickstart the year by celebrating Sinulog with our most beloved Culinary Journey, Sugbusog. This year, as we continue to find ways to keep the tradition and celebration alive while having the safety and security of guests in mind, we are offering you Sugbusog on a…

Educators, heritage advocates, youth groups to celebrate 1898 Cebu Independence

Officials of the Department of Education-Region 7 (DepEd-7) and Cebu island school division superintendents will participate physically while those in other Central Visayas provinces will join virtually the blended celebration of the 122nd year of Cebu independence from Spanish rule. The educators, with Cebu heritage organizations, youth, tourism institutions and groups, a community theater, an…

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

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…

Shangri-La Group pays tribute to frontline heroes this Christmas season

Around this time of the year, Shangri-La Group’s hotels in the Philippines would normally have gathered to light up their Christmas trees set amidst festive decorations to welcome the yuletide season. Tradition takes a different turn in 2020 as Edsa Shangri-La, Makati Shangri-La, Shangri-La at the Fort, JEN Manila by Shangri-La, Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort &…

Run for Sight organizes virtual run to raise funds for typhoon victims

To help in the recovery efforts of families devastated by recent typhoons, the Run for Sight Foundation has launched the race for a cause iRun for Luzon in partnership with the CebuDoc Group. All proceeds of the virtual running event, which will feature the 3-kilometer, 5K, 10K, 21K, and 42K categories, will go to typhoon…

Australian start-up partners with DOT to promote Philippines as premier wedding destination

WePlanr has partnered with the Department of Tourism (DOT) Philippines in Australia through a year-long social media competition for couples across Australia and New Zealand who have gotten married in the Philippines. WePlanr is a Filipino wedding start-up based in Australia. Dubbed #ThrowbackWeddingOfTheYear, the competition aims to promote the Philippines as a premier destination of…

Marco Polo Plaza lights up the Tree of Hope

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu kicked off the Festive Season last November 14 with an online tree lighting in partnership with GMA Regional TV. “The last 14 years, we have celebrated our Tree Lighting every year as our way to signify the start of the Festive Season. This year is no different, despite the fact that…

New normal celebrations at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu

You deserve to celebrate your intimate events and milestones in a venue where safety, security, and service are a priority. Whether you are looking for an intimate celebration venue, a special package for our beloved frontliners, or simply a special place to get ready in, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu has curated packages that will suit…

DECODE 2020 to gather IT professionals, tech experts in 3-day virtual conference

Leading cybersecurity company Trend Micro is bringing together Information Technology (IT) industry experts from different parts of the globe to talk about the latest developments in the cyber world. Dubbed DECODE, the premier cybersecurity conference in the Philippines is scheduled from November 10-12, 2020 and will be held virtually for the first time since its…

IT-BPM stakeholders discuss solutions to pandemic challenges

Stakeholders continue to have a positive outlook for Cebu’s IT-BPM industry despite disruptions brought about by COVID-19 restrictions. Representatives of business process management, telecommunications companies, the academe as well as industry professionals agreed during the recent town hall event organized by the Cebu IT-BPM Organization (CIB.O) that Cebu remains an ideal IT hub despite uncertainties…

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