UC launches attack

THE University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters were relentless on defense and consistent in offense. They made it to the winner’s column at the expense of the University of Southern Philippine Foundation (USPF) Panthers, following a masterful 80-67 victory in the 2013 Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) basketball tournament at the Cebu Coliseum last night.

Power forward Kenneth Niones delivered 20 points, on top of seven rebounds and two
assists, while shooter Kim Gomez finished with 20, two rebounds, three assists and four steals to help the two-time champions pick their first victory of the season. (READ MORE)

Long wait finally over

TAGBILARAN, Dumaguete and Danao City have taken turns hosting the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association Cviraa. Cebu has skipped this duty for a long time.

This changes this year as Cebu City plays host to the regional sporting conclave in the first week of December. The last time Cebu hosted the Cviraa was in 2000. (READ MORE)

Quijano: Johnny be good

IT’S A tale as old as the sport itself. Young, undefeated champion faces veteran former world title-holder.

Young champ is supposed to roll over his opponent who is there purportedly to provide him with a few exciting, challenging rounds before he folds. (READ MORE)

Facebook: Governments demanded data on 38K users

WASHINGTON — Government agents in 74 countries demanded information on about 38,000 Facebook users in the first half of this year, with about half the orders coming from authorities in the United States, the company said Tuesday. The social-networking giant is the latest technology company to release figures on how often governments seek information about …

Opus 2nd Anniversary bash: A true feast for all the senses!

Opus has taken its place as the premier large scale restaurant and nightlife lounge in the metro and is located at the sprawling Resorts World Manila Complex, and directly adjacent to sister establishment Republiq. Dinner is served in style, in a gorgeous 60-seat glass-encased dining gallery with walls adorned by deconstructed fine art murals. The dining

Friends of Jesus Christ Canada

Photo shows Pastor Teck Uy (1st from left) of the Friends of Jesus Christ (FJCC) together with the congregation members that include Bible Study leader Magadalena Pasuquin, Mercy Papa, and Romy Zetazate during the special event of the congregation. (Photo contributed by Dindo Orbeso, St. Jamestown News Service)

Startups gain appeal as some Japan Inc. names fade

TOKYO — In a shabby back-alley office in Shibuya, a Tokyo district known for youth culture and tech ventures, defectors from corporate Japan are hard at work for a little known company they fervently believe will be the country’s next big manufacturing success. Like a startup anywhere in the world, its bare bone setup crackles …