The silence of Sabang

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 06:55 p.m.

THERE'S a beach in Palawan that’s better known as the one near the Puerto Princesa Underground River, the one next to the wharf, that gorgeous place for a stopover—for meals, a quick dip, or a short, leisurely walk along the shore. That beach has a name: Sabang Beach.

Now this long stretch of white sand beach leads to a river that snakes through mangrove forests. And it has a name as well: the Sabang River.

Utzurrum: Fashion that’s fabulous and friendly

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 06:53 p.m.

THE entry of one of Britain’s hottest fashion brands F & F augurs well for our country’s place in the highly-competitive fashion industry in Asia. Indeed, Store Specialists Inc. (SSI) an aggressive, local fashion ambassador, continues to bring these brands closer to home.

Fetalvero: Reciprocal self-interest

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 06:52 p.m.

CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma said the Church cannot consider marriages made outside the Sacrament as a valid union between two people. “Since the Church refuses to administer the Sacrament of marriage between two people of the same sex, then the union, if made outside the Church, is nothing but an agreement between two people to be united,” Palma added.

Promotion of breastfeeding in the workplace

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 06:51 p.m.

Atty. Rizza Marie Mangubat-Gariando Protecting women and children

REPUBLIC Act 10028 or the Expanded Breastfeeding and Promotion Act provides that employers should implement a workplace policy that protects, promotes and supports breastfeeding.

Celebrations for two new saints

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:05 a.m.

BACOLOD City will launch two celebrations as it joins the rest of the Catholic world in jubilation of the canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII on Sunday, April 27.

Mystery of the buried Ferrari

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:04 a.m.

IN FEBRUARY 1978 kids playing in the dirt discovered a 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GTS buried in the backyard of a Los Angeles house.

Superbods Challenge

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:04 a.m.

ARMED with beautiful faces and fit and sexy bodies from years of living a healthy lifestyle, 20 finalists are ready to take on the challenge of Century Tuna’s Superbods Super Challenge 2014 during the Finals Night on Saturday, April 26, at the Pearl of the Pacific in Boracay Island.

The leisure of summer

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 01:02 a.m.

SUMMER has a fantastic magic of leisure, relaxation, ease, recreation and rest for everyone. And yet, it is marked by seemingly endless different events before the school opening in June.

Moving towards a greener Earth

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:08 p.m.

ABREEZA of the Ayala Malls, in partnership with Marketing Mix Events, once again mounts a campaign for a greener Earth with the Davao Eco Fair on April 21-27, 2014.

Spot check

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:49 p.m.

FOR some kids who refuse to grow up, life is a skate session.

Youthful silhouettes fading into sunset is a swell scenario, if not for patrol cars chasing them from behind, ready to lecture them about skating in a private arcade downtown.

Literatus: CoQ10, helpless in Parkinson’s

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:47 p.m.

“I MEAN, if the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?” Nicholas Sparks wrote in his novel, The Last Song (2009). Perhaps that is what enthusiasts of coenzyme Q10 may have to do.

Neri: Around town

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:43 p.m.

COMING up on Friday, April 25, is the launching of Erma Cuizon's books entitled Twilight in Misamis, Josefa Borromeo Capistrano's Guerilla Days and Woman, Collection of Essays. Venue is the Cathedral Museum of Cebu, 6 p.m. Erma says that the first book "is about the kind of women behind the men in the country during a fight for its life, of women who you hardly heard of nor remember." The other book is a collection of essays on women published in Erma's Sun.Star columns.

Newscoop assets up by P4.5M

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:42 p.m.

THE Cebu News Workers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Cebu Newscoop) will hold its general assembly and election of directors and officers on April 26 at the Marcelo Fernan Press Center, Sitio Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City.

Chairman Elias O. Baquero said that for the first time since Cebu Newcoop was organized in 1996, the coop’s assets increased by P4.5 million in 2013.

Smart launches Eco Reward project

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:37 p.m.

DOING something good for the environment is a noble act. Getting rewarded for going green is even better.

This was the idea behind Smart Eco Reward, a reverse vendo machine that not only accepts and segregates soft drink plastic bottles and cans but also rewards the user with free SMS or short messaging system.

BCPD offers vocational courses

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 07:36 p.m.

THE Banilad Center for Professional Development (BCPD) is offering two short term courses for this summer–basic housekeeping and basic cooking combined with basic baking.

Both courses are accredited by the Technical Education and Skills Authority.

Today is Earth Day

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:51 a.m.

THIS title is a gentle reminder for all of us, citizens of the Earth, to do something for her, as the world celebrates her day today.

Organic seed production

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:51 a.m.

IT'S summertime and most farmers in the province at this time of the year are into vegetable production. Of course, most of them are conventional farmers who are using chemical fertilizer and pesticides.

The little big star is a Negrense

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:51 a.m.

SUMMER is the time to be outdoors. Far from the hectic office and school works, it’s the time of the year for adults and kids to enjoy the sun, sand, and sea.

Why is social control important?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 12:05 a.m.

IN A bustling intersection of roads, a traffic light is suspended on air like a giant lamp of three different colors not only to guide the drivers and travellers but also to maintain traffic order.

Natural remedies for cracked heels

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:41 p.m.

Dear Dr. Fritz,

Firm launches high-end phone

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:40 p.m.

STARMOBILE recently unveiled its latest addition to its smartphone line-up -- the Starmobile OCTA.

This gadget features a wireless charging and Near Field Communication (NFC) capabilities.

Easter Surprise at Mandarin Oriental, Manila

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 07:16 p.m.

Still at a loss on how to spend the Easter weekend?

The Mandarin Oriental hotel will host various Easter celebrations fit for the entire family, from an exciting and exclusive line-up of Easter activities, celebratory room packages, and delectable chocolate eggs and bunnies at the Mandarin Deli.

Espina: My diary

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 07:15 p.m.

SUMMER is here. Many events were tailor-made for this season.

Wholly about water

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 07:14 p.m.

FOR those who are into paddlesports, there’s nothing quite like it—being afloat in the middle of a vast body of water while one’s whole being connects with nature at its best. It’s a retreat in itself; an adventure that offers intervals of silence.

Celebrating spirituality through art

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:20 a.m.

THERE are indeed a thousand and one ways to celebrate one's relationship with God.

Empty is OK!

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:19 a.m.

IT’S a Tuesday morning in Nevada. Teacher Jen is in school. She hears the most eerie sound coming from the cafeteria of an American high school. A gun shot.

Princess Di's all-time favorite

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:18 a.m.

LAST week I wrote about the favorite dishes of the King of Rock and Roll. This week, I'm featuring a rather different kind of Royal – none other than Princess Diana, known affectionally around the world as the People’s Princess.

Saving Danjugan

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:17 a.m.

THE power of art is all-encompassing. It can express one's soul, inspire people, and transform lives. And save Danjugan Island.

Meranaw enthronement in simple words

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:16 a.m.

IF ONE travels to Marawi City, no one would miss seeing the many tarpaulins and streamers on highways and houses.

A different kind of race

Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 10:34 p.m.

OVER a hundred runners of the Ciudades Tierra Series were afforded a different kind of running experience.

Holy Week 2014

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