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THE only ice skating rink in the Visayas & Mindanao found in SM Seaside City Cebu is set to reopen on June 30, 2022.Skating enthusiasts can get ready to slide and glide to experience the magic of ice with the promise of unlimited fun all day.One can avail of a two-hour pass admission for only P300, or a day pass admission for P450. First-time skaters may rent out a polar bear they can push around, with rental fee of P100 per hour. An ice skating assist coach is also available for P150 for 30 min
AS NEW names are set to join the administration of Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, hundreds of casual and job order employees were told to start looking for other jobs as their contracts will not be renewed starting July 1, 2022.Rama made the announcement during the city’s flag-raising ceremony on Monday, June 27.Rama said these employees should no longer come to the City Hall on July 1 as they will no longer be given a renewed contract or an appointment paper.The mayor addressed the casual and jo
Food is the way to every Filipino’s stomach, and Café UNO isn’t one to disappoint. This unlimited buffet restaurant located in Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino Mactan has opened its doors to the public once again.Led by executive chef Flosander Taborada, a meal at this luxurious restaurant is guaranteed to satiate any food cravings and leave all customers thoroughly satisfied with a full stomach.Chef Sander has been an active member of the culinary world for 12 years and counting. He has a di
Cebu Fifth District Representative Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco has given away a total of P100,000 worth of free gasoline to motorcycle and tricycle drivers in Mandaue City.
Outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday (June 27) that it was right for President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to not attend the presidential debates during the campaign period.
Bejing said that it’s important for China and the Philippines to resume talks of joint oil and gas exploration.
THE LGBTQ+A community in Mandaue City held a pride parade in commemoration of the ongoing Pride Month celebration on Sunday, June 26, 2022.Around 1,000 LGBTQ+A individuals marked the occasion through a 40-minute parade from the Mandaue City Sports and Cultural Complex to the Mandaue City Hall, where the program was held.The parade was participated by several LGBTQ+A groups in Mandaue City, some Mandaue City Government officials, and pillars of the LGBTQ community in the city.A walk for a cause a
The Philippine peso has breached the P55-level against the US dollar, raising concerns that the local currency is depreciating too fast.
OPPONENTS of the controversial 235.8-hectare reclamation project in Consolacion town, northern Cebu have claimed that proponents of the project failed to conduct “genuine and meaningful” public consultation on all affected sectors.In their position paper submitted to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, opponents of the project, led by shipyard owners in Barangay Tayud, said that an interactive public discussion should have been initiated at the v
JOLLIBEE Foods Corp. (JFC) on Monday reported a P2.3-billion net income for the first quarter of 2022 amid its continued global expansion following significant investments the previous year.The P2.3-billion net income attributable for equity holders in the first quarter is a significant increase from the P152.6 million in the first quarter of 2021, JFC said in a disclosure to the stock exchange.In the first quarter of the year, JFC said it opened 107 new stores, wherein 19 are in the Philippines
THE Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) turned over its tree growing program to the DepEd Cebu Province division on Monday, June 27, 2022, after partners accomplished their goal of planting 500,000 native trees.The "School Community-Based Tree Growing" project is in partnership with the Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (AFI) and Aboitiz Equity Ventures.Anthony Dignadice, the program's executive director, said the project aims to resolve illegal logging issues by rehabilitating denuded forest lands and
Eight teams led by the reigning NCAA champions Letran Knights will be competing in the 2022 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup, which is set to tip off next week.A total of eight teams—including seven school-based squads—will headline the cast in the resumption of the developmental league after two years on the shelf due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Wangs Basketball-Letran will lean on NCAA MVP Rhenz Abando and veteran guard Fran Yu, while Adalem Construction-St. Clare will bank on NAASCU MVP Johnsherick E
THE controversial 235.8-hectare reclamation project in Barangay Tayud, Consolacion town in northern Cebu hit a snag after the project's objectors submitted a positionpaper stating that the project failed to comply with the needed requirements.To recall, the officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Central Office conducted a public hearing between the project's proponents andobjectors at the Consolacion Municipal Hall on June 14, 2022.During the hearing, the granting of an
Metro Manila’s Quezon City, along with other megacities in the world, will be exposed to severe flooding and drought in the next three decades, according to a study.
From events and activities to rediscovering old favorites, there are lots to do in Manila this week.
There is nothing funny about boredom, and neither is there anything funny about the pandemic. But we try our best to beat the beast known as boredom and the loss of the ability to laugh with activities.This brings me to July. The month is celebrated in the US as the National Anti-boredom Month and July 1 International Joke Day.Boredom says: “Am I a joke to you?”Boredom feeds on inertia and the lack of interest in tasks a person once enjoyed. Celebrating the antidote to boredom was founded by Ala
The Filipino LGBTQ community and its allies celebrated Pride Month with extra exuberance this year after two years of having to hold Pride events online during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff will lead the US delegation to President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s inauguration on June 30.
The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded a total of 4,634 new COVID-19 cases between June 20 and 26.
Farmer groups and advocates welcome the dismissal of the charges, saying that fighting for agrarian reform is justified.