GET ready to celebrate the country’s biggest and grandest festival at Cebu’s premier destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. Enjoy the Sinulog revelry with different activities set at Ayala Center Cebu.
GLOBE Telecom seeks to boost its mobile data business with the return of its free Facebook service, this time offered with free access to top messaging app Viber, another game-changing offer to encourage adoption of mobile data and expand user base with a whole new experience.
Starting Jan. 13, 2015, Globe prepaid, TM, postpaid, and Tattoo customers can enjoy the telco’s world-renowned free Facebook offer alongside free Viber with no purchase or daily registration required and without need for Wi-Fi.
GET ready as Gaisano Capital stores hold the biggest sale this new year from January16 to 18. The 3-day sale event will feature huge discounts in most items, superb deals and great finds with shopping hours until midnight.
Enjoy the biggest markdowns of up to 50 percent from appliances, furniture, home furnishings, sporting goods, toys, baby needs and fashion for men, women and kids.
IT IS Fiesta Senyor time in Cebu City, and all the flurry of activities is centered on the holy image of the Santo Niño given centuries ago to Queen Juana by Ferdinand Magellan. The major activities, the masses and novenas used to take place inside the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño. But according to Rev. Fr. Jonas Mejares, rector of the basilica, the masses and novenas for the fiesta were moved to the Santo Niño Pilgrim Center in the 1990s.
Michelle: Jimmy is in a relationship with someone in Med School. He wanted to break up with her but it was Christmas, and he didn’t want to spoil it for her. Then of course, came New Year. And then she’s about to have her exams and pretty soon it will be Valentine’s Day. Then after comes her finals, graduation... the review. So Jimmy asks, will there be a perfect time for a breakup?
I was down with influenza immediately after midnight mass of New Year’s Eve. My throat started aching, and the next thing I felt was a serious bout of coughing and colds. I’ve been to so many places, mingled in so many crowds; no wonder I caught the virus. The beautiful thing about house arrest is that one can go into serious reflection. I’m sharing some of the salient points of my insights.
My husband and I already had two children when I discovered that my husband had a daughter with his paramour. But I was the one who proposed that we adopt the child because the mother had decided to work abroad, putting up her child for adoption. Deep in my heart, I admitted my responsibility and I wanted to keep our marriage. For his part, my husband promised fidelity.
THE 31st Miss Cebu Coronation Night will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Pacific Grand Ballroom of the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino, telecast live on Studio 23 and streamed on http://www.sunstar.com.ph and http://www.cebucitytourism.org.
The 12 ladies vying for the prestigious title are Hanica Rachael Arshia Ong, Febb Flores, Mary Cyrielle Wong, Aivy Mae Castro, Katherine Jumapao, Rio Liza Vestil, Lucena Rose Magdadaro, Catherine Mier, Rosalyn Clavano, Ma. Genefe Navilon, Domenic Reynes and Wynonah Van Joy Buot.
THERE ARE moments when going out at night requires an extension way past midnight. Unfortunately, not a lot of food joints can cater to that. But there are some that can, and they are conveniently located in very accessible areas. So whether it’s to keep the party going, nursing a hangover, looking to fulfill those midnight cravings or just to extend the amount of chitchat, searching for a place where one can stay up all night and day is not a hard one. Here are some options around town.
Degree9 Coffee and Roasting, GAGFA Building, F. Cabahug Street, Mabolo, Cebu City.
THERE'S this interesting small hotel along Gov. M. Roa, Cebu City; whimsical, but aptly called Pillows. Why so? The hotel offers a choice of pillows for its client to use, be they orthopedic pillows, memory foam pillows, anatomic pillows, micro fiber alternative down pillows or foam pillows. But besides that piece, the hotel’s food options are pretty interesting as well.