Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 06:53 p.m.
AS THE summer and spring season gets into its way, having a natural looking complexion, one that is dewy, fresh and not matte, is what is most picturesque. A splash of vivid and unusual shades would give a crisp to attaining simplicity and elegance.
As to how blood oozes in our veins signifies nature’s cycle of life and death. And as to how each blood vessel dilate, or otherwise, gives impact to even the most minute details.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 02:03 a.m.
THE International Delphic Council (IDC) had a board and election meeting at Athens, Greece where German and Liza Ilagan, Rey B. and I attended.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 12:36 a.m.
TO HIGHLIGHT Cagayan de Oro’s constantly evolving fashion scene, three Kagay-anons having stylish personalities were chosen as young ambassadress of style of What A Girl Wants (WAGW) for its branches in Centrio Mall and Limketkai Center.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 12:16 a.m.
WHEN it comes to breastfeeding, the help and expertise of a relative, friend or a health expert during the adjustment stage of an overwhelmed mother is invaluable and crucial.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 11:41 p.m.
"THERE is no such thing as white magic. Because there is such thing as black magic, people assume that there is white magic."
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 10:44 p.m.
STUDENTS from Corpus Christi School and Philippine Southfield School topped the first city-wide Science and Math quiz organized by the Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) and held last November 16 at the Mother Ignacia Hall of Lourdes College.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 12:49 a.m.
BEING named Best in Science and Environmental Reporting in the 2012 Philippine Press Institute's (PPI) Annual Community Press Awards for Excellence has proven Sun.Star Pampanga’s advocacy to put into print and let people know of its coming up to challenge to protect and save Mother Earth, as well weave into good use scientific innovations.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 11:53 p.m.
DURING one of my stints years ago as a caregiver instructor in one of the schools in Cagayan de Oro, I was tasked to teach “health subjects” and of course, culinary classes which I loved profoundly.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 01:11 a.m.
CUPERTINO, California — Apple said the smaller version its new, slimmed-down iMac desktop computers will go on sale Friday. It will also start taking orders for the larger model, but the units won't ship until next month.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 12:52 a.m.
THERE are cookbooks and there are cookbooks. I try to acquire any and all which come my way. One of the latest cookbooks that have come my way was gifted to me by Ms. Annie Lukban and is called The Good (Food) Book, published and copyrighted by the Lay Affiliates of the Good Shepherd and Julie C. Alegre, editor.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 12:27 a.m.
BIGBY’S Café and Restaurant has revolutionized dining habits of Kagay-anons by offering a variety of internationally-famous food in big servings at very reasonable prices.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 01:00 a.m.
JUST came from a Baguio media tour sponsored by the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) and visited the ongoing developments being done by BCDA in the former U.S. Military and AFP facilities.
First stop was the Bataan Technological Park in Morong, some 30 minute ride from Subic. This facility used to be one of the areas covered by the Naval base as an area for their tactical and operational exercises.
Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 11:23 p.m.
"PESTICIDES are like bombs being dropped in the food web creating enormous destruction," said Dr. K. L. Heong, an entomologist who once worked with the Laguna-based International Rice Research Institute.
The Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that up to 35 percent of the losses in annual crop production worldwide are due to pests -- insects, weeds, plant diseases, rodents, and birds. Of the estimated one million insects in the world, between 150 to 200 species frequently cause serious damage to crops.
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 11:48 p.m.
IN THE Sun.Star editorial in its maiden issue on November 25, 1982, I wrote:
“(This paper) was born not in some boardroom, not by entrepreneurs who had spare money to invest. It was a dream of some journalists to work for and be a part of a community paper adequately equipped to serve its readers…”
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 06:50 p.m.
SUN.STAR Cebu is a community newspaper that does more than survive.
Thirty years after publishing its maiden issue on November 25, 1982, Sun.Star Cebu is the most multiawarded of the community newspapers in the country. (From November 25, 1982 to January 2000, Sun.Star Cebu was known as Sun.Star Daily.)
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 12:19 a.m.
THE third top Philippine web portal. Close to half a million website pages viewed daily. Two hundred percent increase in mobile visits. Google revenue at its highest in five years. These are among the highlights of the performance of the Sun.Star website at www.sunstar.com.ph from January to September 2012, boosted by live streaming of events and video reporting of breaking news.
Friday, November 23, 2012 - 11:12 p.m.
TAGUM CITY -- This bustling city formally lighted up on a moon-lit Wednesday night its 110.50-feet Giant Holiday Tree, continuing its decades-long tradition of lighting the city's official Christmas icon that gathered more than 5,000 people who witnessed the much-awaited event.
People gathered in excitement at the Freedom Park on November 21 to witness the lighting ceremony of the city's holiday tree with local officials claiming it as the "tallest Christmas Tree" in the country this year.
Friday, November 23, 2012 - 10:54 p.m.
UNPAVED and winding road lead students to Kulambugan Elementary School in R.T. Lim, Zamboanga Sibugay.
Only habal-habal (single motorcycle) and chartered tricycles serve the transport necessity of residents and students of Barangay Kulambugan as there were no regular trips going to the village.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 11:55 p.m.
AS WE are nearing the holiday season, most people may tend to organize and attend parties to enjoy and have some fun.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 11:34 p.m.
SO YOU'VE heard all the talk about Davao and are raring to go there someday. Why not do it now? This provincial capital in Mindanao seems to offer every superlative an exhausted Asian urbanite could want in a holiday - without the hassles of mass tourism.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 10:00 p.m.
THE Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) announced that it will be holding the 2nd Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora at Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City on Feb. 25-27, 2013.
Secretary Imelda M. Nicolas, CFO chairperson, made the official announcement in front of a select group of news editors and reporters recently.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 09:59 p.m.
THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) announced there will be a 12-hour water service interruption, from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25, that will affect 13 barangays in the cities of Mandaue and Cebu.
The water district’s wellfield in Talamban cannot operate within this period due to a power service interruption brought about by a major repair work to be implemented by the Visayan Electric Co. (Veco) in the Talamban area.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 09:58 p.m.
THE Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) in participation with the Handmade Craft and Design by La Libertad Weavers’ Association (Laliwa), Negros Oriental and Uswag Calahunan Livelihood Association (Ucla) in Iloilo City will hold the “Handmade Crafts and Design Exhibition” at the Materials Library, DOST Complex, Banilad, Cebu City.
The activity, which is organized in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) 7 and AFOS-Germany, will start today until Nov. 25.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 06:28 p.m.
BORONGAN CITY – The Boronganons honored recently another hero during the Filipino-American war, in simple rites held near the famous Hamorawon Spring, this city.
Captain Andres Lobrio, who was represented by his heirs was given recognition for his gallantry in what was known as “Labanan sa Borongan”. Lobrio led the guerrillas who were armed with the lowly bolos in that daring July 10, 1901 attack in Borongan against the Americans.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 12:17 p.m.
HEALTHY treats don’t have to be plain and simple for those who are cutting on fat and calorie intake on their diet.
There are foods that are low on calories and yet still come with the extravagance of different flavor infusions and aromatic herbs.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 12:16 p.m.
THIS playground is strictly for adults only. No seesaws, swings, slides or sandboxes in this recreation ground. No monkey bars but a bar there is, a long one. No park benches but sofas and bar stools. There is lemonade though, but it isn’t for kids either. It’s spiked and depending on the mix it can be called Lemongrad, Lemondrop Martini or Fred Collins Fizz, French 74 or Fruit Sour.
My favorite lemon juice drink is a refreshing and relaxing one, and laced with whiskey. I was having it in the playground I was in, mixed precisely according to my preferred taste.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 12:49 a.m.
IT IS the time of year once again when we give thanks to the One above for all the blessings, to our family and friends who played a major part in our exciting daily lives from birth till now and for the many more years to come.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 06:37 p.m.
WHEN the 900-mile-wide superstorm Sandy hit the northeastern United States in October, killing more than 100, it brought $50 billion (about a quarter of the Philippines’ gross domestic product) in economic losses and questions about whether global warming had played a part.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 06:36 p.m.
THE view of the shoreline in Brgy. Ocoy, Santa Fe town in Bantayan Island, Cebu has changed in the last 18 years, said environmental lawyer Antonio Oposa.
Referring to the School of the SEAs (Sea, Earth Advocates), an environment conservation showcase to promote environmental education, Oposa told Sun.Star Cebu that from 1994 to early this year he had observed that the shoreline is now nearer to the school’s staff house and conference area.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 06:35 p.m.
EVERY year, more than 24,000 vehicles are added to the streets of Central Visayas, 80 percent of them in Cebu.
Some 574,623 motor vehicles were registered at the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Central Visayas in 2011, up from 329,494 in 2001.