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TO THOSE who love the great outdoors, consider visiting Barangay Day-asan in Surigao City. The village is dubbed “Little Venice” because if its narrow channels of water. The place offers activities one will definitely enjoy and cherish, and which will surely satisfy one’s wanderlust. Read More

March 29th, 2017FeatureGood Earth 0 Comments

FOR 35-year-old Joel Saluda, both home and haven are found in the coffee-scented mountains of Barangay Cabancalan, a 14-kilometer drive from the Municipal Hall of Tuburan in northwest Cebu. Like most of his neighbors, Saluda left the provincial life in exchange for the greener pastures the city promised. “We were corn farmers. The crops were…

STRATEGICALLY positioned, Cebu Island, with its many islets, is one of the best dive destinations in the world, showcasing plenty of stunning underwater beauties. This elongated island is surrounded by abundant and ecologically linked underwater ecosystems. In the north is the Visayan Sea, widely known as “the heart of marine biodiversity on Earth.” In the…

HUNGRY for “berry pretty” strawberries but too broke to go on a trip to Baguio City? Head down to southern Cebu for a promise of strawberry goodness in the mountains of Barangay Maloray, a 21.8-kilometer drive from the Municipal Hall of Dalaguete. Read More

February 22nd, 2017Feature, Human Interestsunnex 0 Comments

THE Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) recently summoned the producers and directors of the hit TV show “Til I Met You” for words and portrayals they deemed unfit for TV. At the center of the issue was the line from the October 26 episode casually stating, “sex lang ‘yan.” However you put […]

November 21st, 2016FeatureGood Earth 0 Comments

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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,

November 16th, 2016Feature, gadgets, google, machine, technologyGood 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

November 16th, 2016Feature, gadgets, google, machine, technologyGood 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

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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