• Annual August Sale at Furniture City

    THE Annual August Sale of Furniture City, the biggest showroom in Cebu, is ongoing until Sept. 3. Up to 50 percent off on selected items is offered from the showroom’s

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  • Cebu Parklane Hotel revives ‘Sangka Sa Kaha’

    FURTHER strengthening the Hotel’s brand, Cebu Parklane International Hotel has revived “Sangka sa Kaha.” Now on its sixth leg, Sangka sa Kaha is a cookout event wherein traditional dishes of

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  • Forever 21 releases new collections

      SHINING a spotlight on a diverse set of global influencers from the world of music, fashion, film, Forever 21 launches their Pre-Fall #WeAreForever Collection for 2017. Cebuanos will be

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  • Julie’s gets “Best of Cebu” seal

    JULIE’S Bakeshop was recognized as SunStar’s Best of Cebu 2016: Best Bakery Chain last May 19. “We are honored to be recognized as one of the best bakery chains in

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    AS tourism undeniably contributes to the economy of any country, the Seoul Metropolitan Government reached out to select tourism counterparts in nine Southeast Asian countries: the Philippines, Japan, Taiwan, Hong

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  • Gulf oil launches BAJAJ DTS-I

    GULF Oil Philippines launched the Bajaj DTS-i oil last May 26 at the Makati Shangri-La. Senior officials from Bajaj Auto Limited, Kawasaki Motors Corp. and Gulf Oil were present during

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  • Bubble Tea gets new look

    IN celebration of its five years of operation in Cebu, Bubble Tea Station (BTS) has launched a new look that reflects its evolution from being a humble kiosk back in

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  • Japanese hotel chain now in Mandaue City

    12 ONE of the biggest hotel chains in Japan is now in Cebu. Promising cleanliness and reliability at a reasonable rate, the Japanese-style business hotel at J Centre Mall is

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  • Cebuanos join Namaste Run 2017

    MORE than a hundred participants started their Saturday early at The Terraces of Ayala Center Cebu to join Namaste Run last May 13, a free community workout organized by GoWell,

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  • Shopwise offers Italian dinnerware collection

    ONGOING until May 31, one may shop and collect stamps to own a Bugatti Gioia to get discounts of up to 75 percent. Every P800 worth of purchase is equivalent to one

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  • Wanted: Wrangler True Wanderer 2017

    WRANGLER is continuing its search for bold and passionate adventurers who step out of their comfort zone to satisfy and share their love for travelling with stories that showcase the beauty

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  • ‘Hoppy Easter’ at the Blu

    ON Easter, feast after the fast at Feria. One may indulge in prime meat cuts such as US prime rib, pork crown barbecue, wine-braised lamb shank and lechon on the

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  • Where to eat at SM

      LAMUJIN. Lamujin opens its first store in the country at SM Seaside City Cebu. Lamujin is at the Sky Park and its specialty includes  the Australian rack of lamb

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  • Danao conducts drug awareness

    DANAO City concluded recently the first Drug Awareness Youth Leadership Summit 2017 (DAYLS) to 84 youth-participants from the 42 barangays of the city at Danasan Eco-Adventure Park, Danasan, Danao City.

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  • Ikebana in Manila

    Ikebana International Manila Chapter 108 celebrates its golden anniversary with a floral exhibition by members on March 11 and 12 , 2017 at the Ayala Activity Center, Palm Drive Ayala

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  • The Adventure of Tracking

    Hannah V. Obal/ Writer WHEN you are looking for a good and reliable vehicle tracker, there is no need to look further than Tramigo and its tracking devices. Tramigo recently

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  • Smart’s LTE, 3G up in Metro Cebu

    THE nationwide network modernization program of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the mobile unit of PLDT, Inc., is in full swing and recent field tests in Metro Cebu are showing impressive

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  • Marco Polo Plaza Cebu’s Love Letter Winner

    IN THIS age of 145-character statements and instant messaging, Marco Polo Plaza is pleased that the art of writing Love Letters is still alive and well. As part of the

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  • M. Lhuillier float adjudged best at Pamunilawen Festival

    THE M. Lhuillier float, depicting the unique culture of the Ilocano people, garnered the top spot in the float competition at the recently-concluded Pamulinawen Festival in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.

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Coconut water: Good for your health, good for your skin

MANILA — Many are aware that nature’s perfect nut aids in having a healthy body, but not everyone knows that it is also one of the key beauty secrets to maintaining youthful, supple, and glowing skin.

The skin is the largest organ in the entire body. This is why being mindful in caring for your skin is vital. It’s an open secret that hydration is the foundation of a healthy skin, and it comes in two common forms: topical moisturizing and hydration as we drink. As we age, the skin loses the ability to retain high levels of water, and the earlier people start to take care of the skin, the more it will be beneficial in the long run. Read more

Be a safety hero in your child’s life

A mom’s guide to keeping your child safe – at all times.

SAFETY is a top priority for moms everywhere. Every decision a mom makes in her life is often followed by this thought, “Is this safe for my child?”

In line with this thought, the Child Accident Prevention Trust or CAPT encourages moms (and parents) everywhere to make every week Child Safety Week. This program aims to bring awareness to serious childhood accidents and how to prevent them. Read more

Programs for street kids, homeless launched

A NEW humanitarian organization, Tulong Para sa mga Bata Foundation Inc. (TPSMBFI), formally launched its projects in historic Rizal Park in Manila last Friday, July 5.

Aimed at helping to reduce the number of street children and homeless families on the streets of Manila, TPSMBFI unveiled livelihood and humanitarian projects in the presence of its beneficiaries from the nearby streets of the Malate District. Read more

M. Lhuillier donates 222 mobile phones to Globe recycling program

IN CELEBRATION of the environment month, leading non-bank financial services provider M. Lhuillier donated 222 old mobile phones, batteries and chargers to Globe Telecom recycling program to help promote proper e-waste disposal and educate the public about the potential environmental harm of improperly disposed electronic gadgets.

This also coincided with Globe Telecom’s two-day recyclables collection event that encouraged employees to convert their trash to cash for a clutter-free environment. Read more

Boracay Water recognized in first ever Boracay Day

WATER and wastewater operator Boracay Water was recently recognized by the Municipality of Malay during Boracay’s Inaugural Day for the company’s valuable contribution in promoting the Island’s sustainability, most especially for being the water and wastewater champion in Malay’s Boracay Beach Management Program (BBMP).

The water company is one of the four private companies that were recognized during the celebration. The other companies were San Miguel Corporation, Boracay Foundation Inc., and Petron Foundation Inc. Read more

Manila Water intensifies desludging services at Metro Manila’s East zone

IN A bid to provide quality services in its East Zone concession area, Ayala-led Manila Water Company has strengthened the company’s commitment to provide efficient wastewater services through the provision of scheduled desludging services.

Manila Water East Zone Business Group Director Ferdinand Dela Cruz said for this quarter alone, they have scheduled the following barangays for desludging services at no additional charges, namely: Culiat, Aguinaldo, Laging Handa and Sta. Cruz in Quezon City, Salapan, Little Baguio, Sta. Lucia, Maytunas, Tibagan, Batis, Onse and Isabelita St. Joseph in San Juan, Fortune and Parang in Marikina, Ampid in San Mateo, Bagong Nayon, Dela Paz, Mayamot and Mambugan in Antipolo, Calumpang, Libid, Layunan, Mahabang and Parang in Binangonan, San Andres in Cainta, Manggahan and Maybunga in Pasig, Sta. Ana, San Juan in Taytay, Valenzuela Makati, Central Signal, North Signal, South Signal and Signal Village in Taguig, Aguho, Poblacion, San Pedro, Tabacalera in Pateros. Read more

GT Cosmetics is Halal certified

CEBU-BASED GT Cosmetics Manufacturing is now set to push through with its market-expansion plan to the Middle East and other Muslim countries after its beauty products and production methods have been tested and declared permissible by an internationally-recognized Halal certification body.

Engr. Leonora B. Salvane, GT Cosmetics founder and national sales manager, said they can now ship their products to Middle Eastern countries, Malaysia and Indonesia where a ready market has already been established. Read more

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