IT'S a fast paced world out there.
To think that man, even minus the rationality, would still do anything and everything to survive.
WE USEDto think that high uric acid levels in the bloodstream pinpointed only towards inflammatory conditions particularly of the joints (gout). Recent development in clinical research uncovered a very clear effect of hyperuricemia in developing Type-2 diabetes mellitus.
NEW suburban homes are now available for those who want a home that’s close to the Southern towns of Cebu while staying close to the city. South Glendale, the latest horizontal project of Primary Homes, Inc. (PHI) was launched last May 30 in San Isidro, Talisay City.
Ramiro Espina, vice-president for sales and marketing of PHI, said that the location for their newest project is very strategic.
MERTRO Department Stores and Supermarkets announced that 50 schools have participated in the ongoing “Shop and Win for your School • Plus Win for Yourself” promo.
These schools earned various items and supplies from customers’ votes after the first draw last June 15 of five Samsung Galaxy Tabs to lucky voting customers in each of the Metro stores in Cebu – Colon, Ayala, Mandaue, Naga and Toledo.
PHELPS DODGE has been the leading and the most trusted brand of electric wires in the Philippines for the past 55 years. The brand is recognized for its reliability, high quality, and safety.
Although unseen, one of the most important components of the home is its wiring. Bad wiring can cause your investment and your dream to literally go up in smoke. Phelps Dodge cares about the safety of the homeowners. The wires used are of the best quality, able to withstand extreme weather conditions, and are durable.
IF YOU are a regular to music gigs happening in the city, it is likely that you have come across the name “Sonic Boom” at some point. But what exactly is it anyway? In its iconic bold, yellow and red font set against black logo, it is a name that many people seem to have a vague idea about. Is it a music label? A production house? An events company?
JUNE is Tourism Month in In My Diary. The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (CCCI) tourism team has come a long way.
THE network of people with Rh negative blood in the Philippines recently gathered in Olongapo City and discussed how the group will strengthen their bond in helping one another.
Rh Negative Philippines is a group of people with Rh negative blood, which helps provide blood donors with Rh negative blood through strong bonds with its committed members in helping and saving lives.
IT'S easy enough to mix ingredients together, toss them in an oven or a frying pan, and check if the food has been thoroughly cooked. This is mere preparation, but there’s a distinct and noticeable taste to food that has been made not just with technical skill, but with an inherent passion for gustatory delight.
MORE than 100 fiddlers enthralled Cebuanos recently. No, they didn’t play their music on top of the roof.For the first time in the Philippines, 152 fiddlers (violin, viola, cello) gathered together for a grand recital named “A String of Fiddlers.” Held recently at the Northwing Atriumof SM City Cebu, the grand recital gathered together the music students of nine music schools: Music & Me Studio; Bella Musica & Violin Discovery; Francis Balo Violin Studio; Classic Orchestra Music Studio; Duyan Childcare Center Cebu Inc; Cebu Music Learning Center; Sacred Heart School Ateneo de Cebu ; Bridge Music Academy; and 7 Spirit.
WITH its aim to bring to Cebu a refreshed lifestyle shopping, dining and recreation, Filinvest starts the development of Il Corso.
Il Corso is a 10-hectare development in SRP directly fronting the seawaters that will provide a different shopping experience. Designed to complement the natural environment, this retail development exudes a relaxing feel and resort-like ambience.
PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) continues its tradition of providing the best passenger experience as they open another office in Cebu City. Last month, PAL formally opened its newest office in QC Pavilion, along Gorordo Avenue.
Aside from the new office being centrally-located, it also offers a compact area which utilizes every space in the office.
PETROLEUM Authority of Thailand Philippines Corporation (PTTPC) opened its new branch in Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City last May 28, 2013.
The branch is owned and managed by Kenneth Lester Ang.
THE Cebu Chamber of Commerce drums up a flurry of amazing deals this month with the Great Cebu Sale, the first of its kind in the city. From June 1 to 30, exporters, hotels and restaurants will be slashing their prices and bringing out steals for those hungry for bargains and deals.
The Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu also joins the Great Cebu Sale to bring you great stays and experiences at a fraction of the price.
THE QC in QC Pavilion along Gorordo Ave. stands for Quintin Calagos. His daughters, he says, have names that start and end with “E:” Elaine (Ong), Eloise (Sy) and Eunice (Castillo). And “E” is the first letter of his wife Emma’s name. QC Pavilion, he explains, is his and his wife’s first venture into real estate. His office in the building became the meeting place for his children and eventually his grandchildren, so bonding with all the family members was easy.
Michelle: Coco, 24, an engineer who works as an agent for a call center, is in love with Casey, 28, an executive in the same company. They are both single but Casey broke up with her boyfriend two months ago. Coco says Casey is smart, beautiful and has a number of suitors.
Should he even try? Well, there is a saying “try and try until you succeed”. So, Coco, why not? There’s no harm in trying. If your intentions are good and you believe that Casey has the essentials that you are looking for in a woman, go for it!
NO man in self-sufficient. There always comes a time in our lives when help comes when we need it most and that makes all the difference.
Dr. Dana Ruiz-Sesante Cindy Ruiz Garaña, R.N.
FATHERS usually have their favorite dishes. But most likely when it’s time to go out for a family meal, dads just step aside and don’t really impose where they want to eat. First, the kids (hopefully without their tantrums) endorse a food place they want. If mom is lucky enough to convince the children that fast food chains aren’t the only restaurants in the world, then that should be good enough progress.
CHOI CITY City Seafood Restaurant makes going back to school more delightful this June. With its back-to-school promo, students can enjoy 10 percent discount starting June 15 up to July 15 just by showing any proof of admission for this coming school year.
ON SUNDAY, June 16, celebrate Father’s Day with any of the special set menus here and receive food and beverage return vouchers of P100 for every P1,000 spent. Here are the “tips” to honor the greatest man in the house—dad.
Dim sum lunch. The well-loved dim sum literally means “to touch the heart.” Let chef Bun Boon Hoe touch your heart and taste buds with his dim sum creations. Available daily for lunch at Tea of Spring.
AFTER what seemed like an eternity, school break is finally over. No one can actually give a sigh of relief because another stretch of eternity is waiting up ahead. The new school year carries with it new experiences and new challenges.
TIME and time again, it is said and with sureness that black is beautiful. In one way or another, that is true.
What better way to discuss the month of June—whose birthstones are listed as moonstone, pearl and Alexandrite—than to showcase a collection of confections inspired by ebony and ivory.
LOOKING fabulous on your wedding day, that is. With weddings happening left and right these days, it’s best to be up-to-date with practical beauty tips that will make you look your best on that memorable day. Here are a few selected ones by Julyne Derrick of About.com that will surely keep you glowing all night long—so whether you’re the bride, the mommy of the bride, a bridesmaid or a guest, read on (from about.com)!
LIVING in the tropics means that we can choose to get a tan any time of the year, the nearest beach just half an hour away (without too much traffic, that is). Sunscreen should be a daily habit for all of us, and all the more so when we hit the beach.
LAST Wednesday, the country celebrated its 155th Independence Day anniversary. At the Provincial Capitol, the officials and employees commemorated the significant date with a flag raising ceremony followed by wreath-laying. Afterwards, the rest of the day could be spent all to ourselves, it being a holiday.
SOME say there is always a child in us. Or maybe all children, except one, grow up.
THE Marco Polo Plaza Cebu Hotel was the venue for the appointment of Candice G. Gotianuy as the new Honorary Consul of Norway for the provinces of Cebu and Oriental Negros.
JULY being the deadline for the registration of official receipts by businesses with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), we call to mind those establishments that, for several years, have not issued receipts.
Earnings from the BIR are part of government revenues that could build much-needed infrastructure like schools and hospitals, roads and bridges, and tenement houses for the poor.
THE place has been there for the longest time, mostly neglected. Today, approximately 8,000 square meters of land, at the back, and partly to the side of Fort San Pedro, is now a playground, not just for kids but also for adults.