Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 09:16 p.m.
THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) will continue with its annual commitment to provide free potable water during the feast of the Holy Child, Señor Sto. Niño.
During the solemn grand procession on Jan. 19, MCWD will set up four water stations along the route to give free water to devotees who are expected to flock to the city.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 01:45 a.m.
A NEW star-studded show will add luster to the Philippine entertainment scene every year.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 12:04 a.m.
OKAY, I have long been waiting for this film. So please do not make a pest of yourself when you watch this movie. And just to make sure what nuisance is, please read carefully. No, this is not copied from those rules pasted on Facebook but there are some similarities for obvious reasons. I shall list down the rules, some will be in English, others in Visayan and in Tagalog. Here are the rules when watching Les Mis.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 10:07 p.m.
THE University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) announced the second offering of its online non-formal course on organic agriculture.
The course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for implementing and promoting organic agriculture activities and programs.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 10:06 p.m.
THE Cebu Real Estate Board Inc. (Cereb) recently produced the first batch of graduates in master in management, major in real estate management program, in response to the call of the Philippine Association of Real Estate Boards Inc. (Pareb) to tie up with local universities for the group’s drive of professionalizing the real estate industry.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 10:06 p.m.
THE Metro Pacific Investment Corp. (MPIC) and the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) Group treated underprivileged children from various communities to an early Christmas party in celebration of the International Volunteers’ Day last Dec. 5.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 01:50 a.m.
THE United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country that knows no cap in almost everything good under the sun. Known to the world as a country of superlatives - tallest and highest building, as well as the biggest mall, it is composed of the seven emirates, namely: Abu Dhabi (the capital), Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Ajman, Sharjah and Fujairah. It also boasts of a varied number of nationalities that come to reside and work. One of the more than 180 nationalities attracted to this rich gulf country is the people from an archipelagic country of the Philippines.
Monday, January 14, 2013 - 11:36 p.m.
THE kidneys are a mighty pair of organs: they filter and excrete waste products including toxic wastes; secrete substances to maintain acid-base, electrolytes and fluid balances; secrete vital hormones like rennin, erythropoietin and prostaglandin; aid in reabsorbing of nutrients like amino acids, glucose and others; and regulate blood pressure.
Monday, January 14, 2013 - 11:02 p.m.
"I LOVE espresso, I love latte, I love mocha Gatchpuccino. I love choco, I love caramel, I love Oreo Larcepuccino. I love, love coffee. I love, love Blugre" says the jingle of Blugre Coffee.
Monday, January 14, 2013 - 12:14 a.m.
A FEW years ago, when I was detailed at the City Tourism Office, I was assigned to meet a group from Manila who came here on a study tour.
Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 11:38 p.m.
WHEN it comes to preventing cancer, can what you eat make a difference?
Certain foods are high in antioxidants, which mop up the free radicals that contribute to cancer. But in studies it’s been a challenge to tease apart the effects of diet alone on cancer risk, since people who eat foods rich in antioxidants also tend to exercise more and avoid smoking, other factors that are known to lower the chances of developing cancer.
Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 09:28 p.m.
LOOKING deeply at that statue with eyes as if still alive made my body shiver. All the people around started to cry as they glanced at that life-sized, dark wooden sculptured statue of Jesus Christ carrying the cross.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 10:39 p.m.
WHAT a great way to start 2013 with a bang! Some members of the media in Cagayan de Oro, including local bloggers, gathered on Thursday at N Hotel and enjoyed a fun-filled day hosted by Globe Telecom dubbed “Christmas Treat in January.”
Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 10:36 p.m.
WEARING the latest trendy designs has always been a part of Kagay-anon lifestyle.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 09:24 p.m.
THERE is always a better cook among the siblings in any family household. In the case of my ‘other family’ (read: family formed through friendship), at least to me they are, Dina is the better cook, baker and the hostess with the mostest. She just loves to make us try what new dish she has learned. These episodes, everyone wants to take part in.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 01:28 a.m.
LIZA, German Ilagan, Rey B. and I continue our AUSTRIA sightseeing to SALZBURG.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 12:00 a.m.
2012 was a year of realizations for me. One of the many things I learned is that even if I want to prioritize being a wife and mom, I should also find time for other activities and people in my life on a regular basis. In addition, it is indeed true that “love and care for others starts with love and care for the self”.
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 12:39 a.m.
BAGAN, Myanmar — The rising sun streaked a light blanket of fog with pink and yellow. Suddenly, pagodas popped out from the mist, some grand and intricate, others squat and modest, some crumbling, others glinting with gold — a carousel of Buddhist temples amid fields of sesame, tamarind and scrub.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 11:08 p.m.
ONE of the many desserts and dulces during many lunches and dinners which was on many tables is the CREMA DE FRUTA. Would you believe that this is a local and uniquely Pinoy dessert? Its ancestors include the English Trifle, the Italian Tiramisu, the American Icebox Cake and the Australian Zebra Cake. Those dear readers, IS the provenance of our very own Crema de Fruta.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 10:09 p.m.
LOVE, so goes a line of a popular song, comes from the most unexpected places.
Armando Garces is from Luzon. Elvie Obregon came from Mindanao, particularly Davao City. But as fate would have intervened, the two met in Metro Manila.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 01:15 a.m.
JOHANNESBURG — British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has embarked on an expedition that he describes as one of the last remaining polar challenges: crossing Antarctica during the region's winter.
Fiennes, 68, and his five-member team left Cape Town on Monday aboard a South African polar vessel, the SA Agulhas, for what they have dubbed "The Coldest Journey."
Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 11:22 p.m.
TILAPIA has become the mainstay of many small-scale aquaculture projects of poor fish farmers in the developing world. "The fish is cultured in more than 70 countries," says Dr. Rafael D. Guerrero III, a national scientist and former executive director of the Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development (PCAMRD).
Fishery experts have dubbed tilapia as "aquatic chicken" because it possesses many positive attributes that suit the fish for a varied range of aquaculture systems. For one, tilapia tolerates a wide range of environmental conditions and is highly resistant to diseases and parasitic infections.
Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 09:15 p.m.
TWENTY-SEVEN students, who are dependents of TMX Cebu employees, were awarded with grants through the Timex Group Global scholarship program.
They are the fourth batch of students who benefited from the program.
Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 09:15 p.m.
INFOWEAPONS Corp. recently donated IPv6-ready equipment and software licenses to the Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U).
Aimed at promoting IPv6 awareness locally and help teachers and students gain knowledge in IPv6 and related technologies, the donation included three HP Proliant DL DL145 G2 rack-mount servers, one 4U rack-mount server and a half-height 19-inch rack.
Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 08:23 p.m.
CELEBRATING family day is part of the yearly activities of DepEd Baguio.
December 21, 2012 was a day for teachers, non-teaching staff and DepEd officials to gather for the purpose of unity, to count blessings, express thanksgiving, love and patriotism. One special part of the celebration is the recognition of retirees and service awards for outstanding teachers, school heads and supervisors both in the elementary and high school level of District 1, 2 and 3 from the elementary with Pines City National High School, Irisan National High School, Mil-an National High School, Roxas National High School and Baguio City National High School attending the DepEd Family Day.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 - 07:01 p.m.
SOME Kagay-anons love to dine out and try a set of menu that are new to their palate. And I am one of those who love to try different dishes that can delight my senses and lighten my mood.
Except for Japanese food.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 - 06:59 p.m.
TO CELEBRATE the Yuletide season, Misamis Oriental Vice Gov. Norris Babiera and 2nd District Rep. Peter Unabia, both from the Liberal Party (LP), pooled their resources together and treated more than 400 village chiefs of the province to a grand day of festivity in an exclusive hotel in Cagayan de Oro last week.
Out of the province’s 445 village chiefs, 401 came and enjoyed a day of fun, games and lots of surprises plus sumptuous meals prepared for them by the gracious hosts.
Friday, January 4, 2013 - 10:50 p.m.
FROM Italy, Liza and German Ilagan, Rey B. and I travelled by train to Austria.
Glorious Alpine scenery, monumental Habsburg Empire architecture, and the world’s favorite musical “The Sound of Music,” are Austria's tourist industry. When in Europe, I visit friends in Vienna; a place that exudes romance, full of imperial nostalgia, opera houses and exquisite cakes. The city overwhelms me with its eclectic architectural styles, from High Baroque of the late 19th century, to the decorative Art Nouveau style of the early twentieth. Vienna became an important centre in the 10th century when aristocratic families flooded in to build palaces in a frenzy of construction that gave Vienna its Baroque character.
Friday, January 4, 2013 - 10:50 p.m.
FLORAL prints are a fashion classic that shows no signs of wilting. They are blooming all over in the runways of the fashion capitals of the world, with Rag & Bone showing a slick tapestry of tailored coat silhouettes, Erdun with graphic lace infused bouquets, and Valentino’s romantic rendition of the trend.
With stylish celebrities like Jessica Alba, Lauren Conrad, Miranda Kerr, Vanessa Hudgens embracing floral fashion, the GTW section of the SM store brings the freshest blooms to adorn key pieces of the season.
Friday, January 4, 2013 - 10:35 p.m.
A TEAM of 19 trained emergency responders from the mining firm St. Augustine Gold and Copper Limited (SAGCL) braved the strong winds and rampaging floodwaters brought about by Typhoon Pablo last month and saved hundreds of Pantukan residents from harm.
The team was led by Michael Salaguinto with Abdul Basit Pinute, Robert Cabigas, Rhina Orejela, Edwin Seno, Jummary Junio, Arjay Nacilla, Robert Tubida, Leslie Suico, Roger Beduya, Altohami Camamara, Roderick Ba-o, Nor-akbar Amil, Rasven Demura, James Baylosis, Joseph Balderas, Merchie Apple Ba-o, Montesa Samonte, and Alejandro Gaid.