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Welcome to Sun.Star Blogs and Specials, a section where you can find updates on current events and hottest issues of the day. This section contains several micro-sites that were designed to cover certain topics and issues, such as corruption in the government, developments in the Aquino administration, updates on Cebu’s grandest festival – the Sinulog, schedule of fights and the life of Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao, and even a section for Filipinos abroad, among others. Each of these micro-sites is interactive and has videos, photos, maps and graphics. Browse through the sites featured in this section, and know more about what’s inside Sun.Star.
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sunnex
December 7th, 2016sunnex 0 Comments

A FILIPINO professor based in the United States is set to receive an international award on November 26 and 27 in Indonesia.

Dr. Joseph Mark Munoz, a Filipino professor of management and international business, will receive the 2016 Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA) Distinguished Business Dean recognition award at the Universitas Sebelas Maret in Surakarta Central Java, Indonesia.

Munoz described his success as “the best of what you can be to attain the highest quality of work.”
He became the interim dean of Tabor School of Business at Millikin University in the US on November 2, 2015 while the school is still looking for a permanent dean. (MORE)

sunnex
December 6th, 2016sunnex 0 Comments

THE government is looking at Russia as an alternative for skilled and professional Filipino workers who are looking for high paying jobs, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Monday.

According to Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, they are considering the said country as the next work destination for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).

He noted that President Duterte will discuss labor relations when he visits the socialist state and meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin early next year.

“I already sent a memo to the President requesting him to include the possible deployment of skilled and professional workers to Russia,” Bello said in a statement.

The DOLE chief added that there is a demand for construction and household service workers in the Russian republic. (MORE)

Good Earth
November 21st, 2016Good Earth 0 Comments

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November 17th, 2016Good Earth 0 Comments

BANGKOK — A Siamese fighting fish with the colors of the Thai national flag has been bought for a record breaking 53,500 baht ($1,530/₱75,651.62) at an online auction, making it the most expensive Betta fish to ever be sold. Pictures of the fish, with its blue, red and white horizontal stripes mimicking the Thai flag,

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November 16th, 2016Good Earth 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is promising that its widely used translation service is now even more fluent, thanks to an advance that’s enabling its computers to interpret complete sentences. That may sound simple, but it took years of engineering to pull off. Until now, Google’s technology analyzed phrases in pieces and then cobbled together a

Good Earth
November 16th, 2016Good Earth 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is promising that its widely used translation service is now even more fluent, thanks to an advance that’s enabling its computers to interpret complete sentences. That may sound simple, but it took years of engineering to pull off. Until now, Google’s technology analyzed phrases in pieces and then cobbled together a

Good Earth
November 13th, 2016Good Earth 0 Comments

DESPITE the frenetic pace of modern life, the past still haunts and somehow beckons. Ancient monuments and artifacts, age-old buildings and art, yesteryear’s lifestyle and furnishings still fascinate today’s millennial. Hence the presence of lifestyle and art and antique museums. One of them in Cebu is the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House. Read More

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November 9th, 2016Good Earth 0 Comments

CEBU. Egret in Bantayan Island taken on October 26, 2016.  (Photo by: Alex Badayos, SunStar Cebu Chief Photographer)

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November 9th, 2016Good Earth 0 Comments

CEBU. What  a wonderful world. Who’s from Tabuelan? (Photo by Alex Badayos, SunStar Cebu Chief Photographer)

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November 9th, 2016Good Earth 0 Comments

CAGAYAN DE ORO. A fisherman fishes in the vast mangrove area of Del Carmen, Siargao Island. Mangroves, an essential part of the marine ecosystem, are vanishing along the coasts of Misamis Oriental. (Erwin Mascariñas)

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