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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...


Changing perceptions one case at a time

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 10:15 p.m.

HE ADMITS having experienced discrimination because of his religion, but this did not hinder Prosecutor Faizal Padate, the only Moro prosecutor at the Davao City Prosecutor's Office, from serving justice to the public with integrity.

Life with machines

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:52 p.m.

THEY have accepted the fate that for their entire life, the cleansing of their blood will be relied upon not on their own bodies but on a machine.

It's a fate that Mark Chester Estrera, a 37-year-old who hails from Digos City, has been accustomed to.

Docs with a mission

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 10:51 p.m.

THERE are many stories of doctors heading abroad to find greener pastures. Some of these doctors, however, are still drawn back to the country even after finding better paying jobs abroad.

Dr. Vincent Vicente is one of them. Vicente currently works at the Community Health and Development Cooperative Hospital in Davao City, doing minor surgeries and assisting his father in major surgeries. He also has work in the Bureau of Corrections as a medical officer.

Access to health care in city's hinterlands

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:41 p.m.

ACCESS to delivery of health services especially among indigenous people in the hinterlands of Paquibato and Marilog districts must be on the priority list of the city government of Davao.

Health programs for the poor

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:39 p.m.

THE Lingap Para sa Mahirap Program, initiated by Davao City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte in July 2001, has become a refuge for the poor during moments of crisis.

General health care: Shortage of beds, docs

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:55 p.m.

WITH a set ratio of the Department of Health (DOH) that one bed is to 1,100 patients, Davao City has the capability to cover everyone in its population.

Data gathered from DOH-Davao showed that the city has a total bed capacity of 2,290 beds for both public and private hospitals in 2014.

Top killers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 10:54 p.m.

WHILE hypertension, heart diseases, tuberculosis and diabetes were among the top morbidity cases in Davao City in 2014, lower and upper respiratory diseases, including tuberculosis and pneumonia, ranked high in mortality cases.

UST, Hercor College are Ajinomoto Umami Culinary Challenge 6 national champs

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 04:33 p.m.

THE University of Santo Tomas (UST) won the Umami Bowl Award (for the second year) and the Luzon-Visayas-Mindanao Showdown for My Own Umami Creation during the recently concluded Ajinomoto® Umami Culinary Challenge (UCC) 2015.

Czech Republic awards Pinoy students for Lidice Art Exhibition

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 04:32 p.m.

CZECH Ambassador Jaroslav Olša Jr. awarded last January 30 the three Filipino students who participated in the 2014 International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice (ICEFA Lidice).

The three students -- Justine Mae Sy, Jasmine Kate Tan (both from St. Stephen’s High School) and Maria Angelica Tejada (Padre Burgos Elementary school) -- were chosen by the exhibitions committee in Lidice for the awards of appreciation, which they received together with gift certificates from The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Manila.

Funds pour in for US man who walks 21 miles to, from work

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 11:59 a.m.

DETROIT -- Hundreds of people have contributed tens of thousands of dollars to help a Detroit man who says he typically walks 21 miles (34 kilometers) to get to and from work.