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It's about time to start dipping your toes in the pool — and Amazon has everything you need to kick off summer right at deep discounts! Whether you're looking for deals for yourself, or you're thinking of all the things you need for guests, Amazon is jam-packed with killer deals. Every single day our team scours the mega-site to put together a quick-and-dirty list of the top markdowns for you.
So what are the best Amazon deals right now? For a towel upgrade just in time for summer guests, the Elvana Home 8 Piece Towel Set is discounted more than 40%.If you have grandkids coming to visit, keep 'em cool with a new kiddie pool for more than $40 off. Or maybe you want to take your tunes to go with a JBL portable speaker that's nearly 40% off.
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If you're in the market for a TV, the Omni Series gives you an incredible viewing experience at an incredible price. With the 65-inch version you get access to every major streaming service, but it also includes hands-free Alexa operation. That means you can say things like, "Alexa, turn on the TV," or "Alexa, watch Survivor on Hulu," without ever touching the remote.
"Awesome television experience!!!" shared one happy TV watcher. "The TV has amazing picture quality. The sound is surprisingly good as well. If you use Alexa, you can’t go wrong with this television."
Every backyard needs an inflatable pool. Whether it's a summer entertainment center you're looking for or you just need a place to dip your toes during a heat wave, you can't beat the deal on this Hesung number. It inflates in about three minutes, can handle up to two adults and four kids, and it's more than 50% off.
"My granddaughter loves this pool," wrote one cool grandparent. "I purchased this pool for when we babysit our granddaughter so we have something to do on a hot day. Easy to blow up with an air compressor and deflates quickly to store it. My granddaughter loves it, and I can get in there with her to cool off! I highly recommend the pool."
If outdoor adventures are on your summer agenda, this portable speaker's carabiner is integrated into the unit's surrounding metal band, making it a perfect choice for more rugged pursuits like hiking or camping. Also a big help in the great outdoors? It's dust-proof.
As one fan put it: "This is a great-sounding JBL speaker. I use it while playing golf, riding bikes in the neighborhood or just sitting out on the back patio. The clip is a great feature. I would purchase again if needed."
Whether you're planning to hit the beach with your buddies or want to cook out in the park, this mega-popular portable charcoal grill is ready to make the experience legendary. The grill offers up a 150-square-inch cooking rack, enough to fit a family-sized feast of dogs and burgers, along with three secure lid locks to make transportation easy. And, here's the kicker: It only weighs two pounds.
"Great grill! If all you wanna do is cook up a few burgers and dogs, you can't go wrong: This is a great choice," said a five-star fan.
A list of herbs that are said to induce miscarriages is circulating on social media following the US Supreme Court decision to end the right to abortion nationwide. Some of the substances promoted online have been linked to pregnancy loss, but abortion providers say they can be ineffective and medical experts warn they could be dangerous to consume."Just as a heads up, if you are in early stages of pregnancy definitely DO NOT ingest the following as they can potentially induce a miscarriage espe
A 57-year-old street sweeper was injured after being struck by his neighbor in Brgy. Cotcot, Liloan town in southern Cebu on Sunday afternoon, July 3, 2022.Senior Master Sergeant Arni Goc-ong, investigating officer of Liloan Municipal Police Station, identified the victim as Jose Cabatingan Pabular, of Sitio Sulima, Brgy. Cotcot, Liloan, Cebu.Pabular works in Liloan Local Government Unit ( LGU).Goc-ong identified the suspect as Romolu Pacaña, 58 of Sitio Sulima, Brgy. Cotcot, Liloan, Cebu.Goc-on
MOTORISTS could take a breather in the coming week as pump prices of petroleum products are expected to go down.This came after five straight weeks of price hikes for diesel and four consecutive weeks of increase for gasoline.Based on its fuel price forecast for the July 5 to 11 trading days, Unioil Philippines said the price per liter of diesel could go down by P2.80 to P2.90.Gasoline prices may also go down by P0.10 per liter or stay unchanged.Oil companies usually announce price adjustments e
Milk tea has always been the drink of choice for many people around the world and the arrival of Bubble Tea Station also known as BTS in 2012 only cemented the cold-tea-mixed-with-milk drink as a favorite among Cebuanos.BTS is responsible for the milk tea craze that started when it first opened in 2012. It was founded by Meyan Lim-Young. It was, at the time, one of only a few places that sold the now famous bubble tea and was sought after from the day it was introduced to the Cebu market.Meyan w
CORDOVA town Mayor Cesar “Didoy” Suan has assured all job order (JO) employees in the local government that the evaluation for the renewal of their contracts will be based on their performance, not politics.As for the department heads under his predecessor, Suan believed that most of them did not vote for him in the May 9 elections.Despite this, the new mayor said the more than 10 department heads will be judged on how they perform their job.Suan said he already met with all the department heads
THE Lapu-Lapu City Prosecutors Office has requested for deportation proceedings against three of the four Nigerian nationals who were arrested in June this year for allegedly falsifying government identification cards and documents.This after the criminal charges against the suspects identified as Augustine Onyekachi Nkwocha, also known as Arlaed Klean Frank, 40; Tosin Samuel Oguntuye, also known as Philip, 30; Chibuike Joseph Nwokoro, also known as Felix, 31, were upheld by the Lapu-Lapu City P
FINALLY, after two long years, SM Seaside Cebu reopened its famous SM ice skating rink to the public on June 30, 2022.Chill a little bit this summer by gliding on ice and skating away to your heart’s content!The ice rink, other than being open to the public, is also offering basic ice-skating lessons for those interested in taking their ice-skating skills to the next level. The instructor will be no other than the president of the Philippine Skating Union (PSA) and Council member of the Asian Sk
OFFICIALS of Barangay Subangdaku in Mandaue City launched a 120-day feeding program for malnourished children on Friday, July 1, 2022, as the country observes National Nutrition Month.The 120-day feeding program is Subangdaku’s way of defeating malnutrition in the community.Rebecca Colina, barangay councilor and chairman of Subangdaku’s committee on health, told reporters that the feeding activity is annually done and starts in July.Under the program, malnourished children in the barangay identi
SEVERAL families living in Lower Beceril-Granada, Boljoon town, southern Cebu who were affected by Typhoon Odette (Rai) in December 2021 will soon have their own core-progressive shelter units.These housing units, usually measuring 12 square meters of floor space, are environment-friendly and are built to withstand typhoons, flooding and mild earthquakes.Materials for the construction of these shelters are locally sourced. They are called “progressive” because the beneficiary-family can expand a
THE Big Yellow Promotions, along with Team Seva, will host its first boxing show this month since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country in 2020.“Bakbakan sa Compostela” features a 10-bout card on July 16, 2022, at the Compostela Gym in Compostela, Cebu.The show is headlined by a six-rounder between unbeaten prospect John Vincent Pangga and Carlito Antaran.After a stellar amateur career, Pangga made his pro debut in 2021 with a unanimous decision over Elizer Ambon. He followed it up with two more
A 50-YEAR-OLD puto vendor was injured in a shooting incident at his house in Sitio Luna, Barangay Lagtang, City of Talisay, Cebu on Saturday afternoon, July 2, 2022.Police Officer 1 Ariel Balde, investigating officer of Talisay City Police Station, identified the victim as Jose Ronaldo Todacio Coronel of Barangay Lagtang, City of Talisay, Cebu.Balde said around 1 p.m. Saturday, the wife of the victim Ermelinda personally appeared at their station to report the shooting incident and told police t
A 65-year-old candle vendor was found dead near the Hall of Justice in Carcar City, Cebu on Friday morning, July 1, 2022.Lieutenant Colonel Ardioleto Cabagnot, chief of Carcar City Police Station, identified the victim as Virgilio Barliso, of Barangay Can-asujan, Carcar.Cabagnot said that the son of the victim, Ronald Barliso, reported the incident in their station around 5:30 a.m. on Friday.The victim's wife, Prudencia, told responding policemen that she noticed that his husband had unusual sno
A 75-YEAR-OLD man was found lifeless in a bushy area in Barangay Panadtaran, San Fernando town, southern Cebu on Saturday afternoon, July 2, 2022.Corporal Mario Paul Pino, investigating officer of San Fernando Police Station, identified the victim as George Tañola Paradela of Sitio Panaghiusa of the said barangay.Based on investigation, the victim attended a wedding prior to the incident.Neighbors found his body around 3 p.m. Saturday.By 5:30 p.m, Paradela's death was reported to the San Fernand
CEBU Landmasters and Coco Running are inviting fitness enthusiasts to join the Preparation Run Half Marathon slated on July 24, 2022, at the Terraces Ayala Center Cebu.The running event organized by Cebu Landmasters features the 21-kilometer, 12K, 6K and 3K categories.Race director Joel Juarez of Coco Running said the event is fitting for athletes who are preparing for the upcoming major events in August which include the Ironman 70.3 Philippines and the Spartan Race.The top 3 runners in the 21K
THE Philippines lost another one of its world champions after Rene Mark Cuarto was dethroned by Mexican challenger Daniel Valladares of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight belt via a close split decision in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico on Saturday (PH time).Two judges scored it 116-111 and 115-112 in favor of Valladares, while the other judge saw it the other way around with a 114-113 score for Cuarto.Valladares started out the fight strong and dictated the distance.Cuarto s
The voter turnout during the May 2022 elections was unprecedented.Yet, despite the Commission on Elections (Comelec) extending in October 2021 the registration of new voters and the activation of disenfranchised voters who skipped two consecutive elections, many citizens were still unable to register and activate their voting status to be able to participate in the May 2022 election.The opportunity to exercise the sacred duty to vote is opened again, with the registration of voters to start toda
BUSINESS sentiment is more optimistic in the second quarter, but is less buoyant in the third quarter and the next 12 months, the central bank said.The overall confidence index (CI) rose to 35.4 percent in Q2 from 32.9 percent in the previous quarter, according to the second quarter Business Expectations Survey (BES) by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).For Q3, business sentiment weakened but remained positive as the overall CI declined to 46.4 percent from 59.7 percent from the previous qua
CITYHOOD, a new municipal hall and the completion of a 100-hectare reclamation project are among the priorities of Mayor Rajiv Enad as he takes the helm in Minglanilla.The neophyte mayor bared his priorities in his inaugural address at the Minglanilla Town Plaza on Thursday, June 30, 2022, during which he also said his administration would make history in education as well as make jobs available for senior citizens.The 37-year-old lawyer said cityhood was his goal for the first class southern Ce
Sports science is something we often read or hear regularly but tend to ignore as it never really affects us.I remember, when Freddie Roach first visited Cebu and had a training session with the then top pro boxers some 15 years ago, their questions after the event to the renowned coach showed that they maybe the top fighters, sports science was a stranger to them.I think it was Rev Santillan, then the OPBF (Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation) champion who asked Roach whether it is true that