Jo de Vivre: Welcoming the Year of the Sheep

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 08:02 p.m.

HAPPY new year again! This week, many of us joined the Chinese community in celebrating the Lunar New Year. Isn’t it nice that we sort of get two chances for the freshness and anticipated luck of a new year, one month after another?

Sira-sira Store: Kahon

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 08:00 p.m.

Kahon. Ang kahon. Unsa ang kahon? Kalami mag-Binisaya apan di pwede kay Ininglis ni nga pahina. So let’s English-paka hangtud mag-nosebleed ta.

I just noticed February is a kahon. It is a box with four full or perfect weeks. According to Wikipedia, February is “the only month of the calendar that once every six years and twice every 11 years consecutively, either back into the past or forward into the future, will have four full seven-day weeks.” Now let me irritate you with my intellectualisms.

Nothing like the first time

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 07:58 p.m.

THERE'S nothing more refreshing than tasting a drink you’ve been drinking almost your entire life, and having it as if it was your first time. That’s how it was for many Filipinos last weekend when Coca-Cola finally revealed a secret in tasting Coke as if it was for the first time again.

For weeks prior to the announcement, the world’s largest beverage company had the local audience wondering what was with all the “tasting Coke for the first time again” teasers being broadcasted in several media platforms—online, televisions and even billboards.

The gods must be happy

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 07:08 p.m.

IN ITS nine years of existence, authentic Japanese restaurant Izakaya Kagura, located on A.S. Fortuna St., Mandaue City, has stuck to a simple “direction” that has allowed it to be successful in business.

The Beauty Enthusiast: Pretty prom makeup

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 10:49 a.m.

PROM is a great time to try out a more grown-up makeup look. Aside from weddings, it’s one of the few occasions for teenagers to get dressed up and dolled up. If you’re not that familiar yet with what looks best for your features, it’s a good idea to go with a makeup artist that you can trust.

Fundraising concert for Fallen 44 on Feb. 24

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 09:38 p.m.

VETERAN Cebuano musicians Valrock of the Southwings band and rapper MC Rey of the Brownian Method have organized a fundraising concert in honor of the Fallen 44.

Dubbed as “Halad sa 44: Tribute & Fundraising Show for SAF (Special Action Force) Fallen 44,” the event is set on Feb. 24 at the SM Cebu City Event Centre. It is intended to honor the 44 SAF troopers who died in a clash with the separatist groups in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. 25, as well as to raise funds for their surviving families.

Punta Engaño now gets water from MCWD

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 09:12 p.m.

AFTER more than 10 years of not having affordable and potable water, residents of Barangay Punta Engaño in Lapu-lapu City can now enjoy the services of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD).

The water district is now starting to accept water connection applications from residents of the said barangay after the water supply from Cebu Manila Water Development Corp. Inc. (CMWD) was commissioned on Jan. 5.

Lovely Locks

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 09:02 p.m.

"PROM or formally known as promenade, is one of the most important events for teenagers. The affair symbolizes a coming of age ceremony signifying the approaching conclusion of their high school lives before experiencing adult-like responsibilities as they head off to college or wherever their dreams will take them."

Radisson Blu Cebu’s Nishan Silva is Manager of the Year

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 08:16 p.m.

CARLSON REZIDOR celebrated the achievements of its 2014 top-performing Asia Pacific employees and hotels at a gala awards dinner last February 5, 2015, and Radisson Blu Cebu’s very own general manager Nishan Silva took home the Manager of the Year award, which recognizes excellent leadership and ability to drive performance and guest satisfaction.

BackJoy: Change your posture, change your life

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 08:15 p.m.

GOOD posture is very important in everything we do. However, maintaining good posture is not easy. More often, people slack on their postures and this brings a lot of discomfort and back pain. Some even suffer serious back-health issues like scoliosis or herniated discs.

Now, there is something that can be done to improve our posture. This is what BackJoy aims to do.

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