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Best Hairdresser: Philip S. of Salon A | Best of Cebu
Best Hairdresser: Philip S. of Salon A | Best of Cebu
Mon, 30 Mar 2015

Canadian-bred, full-blooded Pinoy Philip S. began his hairstyling career in Vancouver, Canada with further education at Vidal Sasoon in Toronto and Toni and Guy in London.

Honing his skills...

Best Gym: Citigym, Waterfront Lahug | Best of Cebu
Best Gym: Citigym, Waterfront Lahug | Best of Cebu
Mon, 30 Mar 2015

For the best complete workout in the city, head to Citigym at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino.
Citigym has taken fitness on another level with their cardio-vascular fitness and...

Best Boxing Gym: ALA Boxing Gym | Best of Cebu
Best Boxing Gym: ALA Boxing Gym | Best of Cebu
Mon, 30 Mar 2015

Considered the headquarters to some of the city’s finest trainers, the gym will have you running, punching, doing workouts — pushing you past your limits — all in one session. ALA Gym’s boxing...

Best Florist: Kalidades House of Flowers | Best of Cebu
Best Florist: Kalidades House of Flowers | Best of Cebu
Sun, 29 Mar 2015

Kalidades House of Flowers keeps up with Cebuanos’ evolving taste by regularly training in-house florists on contemporary designs and techniques in flower arrangements.

This promises...

Best Yoga Studio: YogaHub | Best of Cebu
Best Yoga Studio: YogaHub | Best of Cebu
Sun, 29 Mar 2015

Only in its second year of operations, YogaHub has set the benchmark of the budding yoga industry in Cebu. “We make yoga more accessible, depending on what the client needs,” says assistant studio...

7 Cebu islands you need to visit this summer break

7 Cebu islands you need to visit this summer break

WHEN you’re a student, traveling full-on can be quite difficult. There’s a ton of things you need to accomplish and schoolwork...

Q&A: John Legend on race, Common, Sam Smith, 'Blurred Lines'

Q&A: John Legend on race, Common, Sam Smith, 'Blurred Lines'

AUSTIN, Texas -- John Legend says he's concerned that the "Blurred Lines" verdict could set a scary precedent for artists...

Xi carries on China's tradition of political slogans

Xi carries on China's tradition of political slogans

BEIJING — Political slogans have been a mainstay of Chinese life dating back to Mao Zedong, the founder of the People's...

NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres

NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres

PASADENA, California -- A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first...

Car care checklist

Car care checklist

By Hannah Joyce V. Obal Photos by Jonolin M. Luab

WITH a great car comes great responsibility. When...

Flood season in the flooded plains

Flood season in the flooded plains

DAVAO -- Maguindanaoans or people of the flooded plains are not called people of the flooded plains for nothing.

They...


Masbad: Spock

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 07:48 p.m.

I LOVE sci-fi.

I may not be a die-hard Star Trek fan but I truly appreciate how the show has opened my mind and got me to imagine far and beyond.

Oro ‘Youth Hub Initiative’ set up to tackle teen issues

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 11:49 p.m.

AS THEY take teen issues more seriously, the Commission on Population in Davao Region (Popcom 10) together with the Community Improvement Division (CID) of the city government launched the first Youth Hub Initiative or U4U at Macabalan National High School on February 24.

Free smiles

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 09:39 p.m.

IT’S the season to exercise what they have learned, and it’s a time to give back as well as these two schools have just very recently produced board topnotchers for dentistry – the Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSF) and the Mindanao Medical Foundation College (MMFC)led by Dr. Hafid P. Millan and Dr. Carlos T. Capitan II along with volunteers from the Southern Phiippines Medical Center (SPMC) and the Davao City Dental Laboratory Owner Technician Association Inc.

70 years on, survivors keep memory of Battle of Manila alive

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 06:54 p.m.

MANILA — Seventy years have not dulled the memories of survivors of the monthlong Battle of Manila. The mass killings by Japanese forces, the loved ones lost and the desperation are etched in their minds, as is the elation when American forces finally rescued them in the closing months of World War II.

World's biggest private Harry Potter collection on display

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 01:56 p.m.

MEXICO CITY — A young Mexican's fascination with Harry Potter has grown into the world's biggest private collection of toys, books, clothes and other items related to author J.K. Rowling's fantasy hero. Now, other fans have a chance to see it all.

Tupperware Brands celebrates 22 years of touching and transforming lives

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 11:37 p.m.

THROUGHOUT the years, Tupperware Brands has been fulfilling its mission to improve lives as every Filipino family’s partner in the kitchen, in daily beauty routine and even bonding time during summer picnics. This February, our local leader Tupperware Brands Philippines, Inc. celebrates its 22 years as a household name in the country and a symbol of empowerment for people who seek confidence.

Pioneering on new shores

It’s Academy Awards season - Great artists with great technology are creating great movies

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 11:31 p.m.

THE role of technology in the service of great storytelling continues to evolve, and this year’s Academy Award nominees reflect the impressive artistry of the global computer graphics (CG) industry. From Best Picturesand VFX, to Best Cinematography, Animated Features and Shorts, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) media and entertainment software played a supporting role in the creation of many of this year’s most acclaimed movies. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also recognized Autodesk technology with a Scientific and Technical Achievement Award (Sci-Tech Award).

There will be poor always

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 09:33 p.m.

DAVAO City's economy may be booming but not all have a piece of the pie as far as wealth is concerned, as some barangays in the city remain below the poverty threshold.

According to the City Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO), all three districts in Davao City still have barangays that are struggling to get by.

Crime and survival

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 09:32 p.m.

POVERTY remains a big challenge in the Philippines and in poverty breeds crime.

Thirteen-year-old Jonel, a resident of Boulevard in Davao City and who begs for alms along San Pedro Street, said he was once placed under custody of a police station for theft.

Water is his concern

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 09:30 p.m.

LAWYER Bernardo D. Delima Jr., Davao City Water District (DCWD) spokesperson and DCWD Community Relations and External Affairs Office officer-in-charge, has been in the public service for over 20 years. That by itself is worth celebrating.

As the spokesperson of the water utility, Delima said he is the one facing the media if there are issues or announcements from DCWD and also represents DCWD in official meetings like meeting with the city council.