Breathtaking Batanes

WITH only a few flights a week and just small planes flying to this destination, Batanes is probably one of the offbeat yet popular destinations in the country. Plus, the fare can be quite extravagant, unless you hit the jackpot with a good seat sale or huge ticket discount, making the influx of tourists not

Japanese Summer Fiesta in Cebu


In celebration of 60 years of amiable diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Japan, the Japanese Association Cebu Inc. (Jaci) is organizing this year’s Bon Odori Festival this weekend, Aug. 12-13, 4 p.m., at the Sugbo grounds, Cebu South Road Properties (SRP), Cebu City.

Considered a Japanese Summer Fiesta and held annually in Cebu, Bon Odori 2016 is the third festival organized since its inception. The event has been well received by Cebuanos, and this year is even more special, as the event is held concurrent to the Japan-Philippines friendship month, to further strengthen the six-decade-long bond between Japan and the Philippines. Read more…

8 Cebuanas nominated for this year’s most influential women

EIGHT Cebuanas from different fields of endeavor have been nominated by a non-profit professional association for women of Philippine ancestry in their search for this year’s most influential women.

Global Filipina Women Network’s (FWN) 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award recognizes those who are creating an impact in the global arena through leadership, legacy and contributions to society.

The categories are divided into eight: Behind the Scenes Leaders, Builders, Emerging Leaders, Founders and Pioneers, Innovators and Thought Leaders, Nicole, Policy Makers and Visionaries, and Keepers of the Fame. (MORE)

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