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#SHORTS: Duterte to use martial law vs NPA; Ozamiz ‘continues to be a source of illegal drugs’; ...

MARTIAL LAW. President Rodrigo Duterte would be prompted to use the full force of martial law against the communists' armed wing, the New People's Army (NPA), if they continue to attack government forces, Malacañang said.

Osenio falters in ONE Championship return

APRIL Osenio’s return to the One Championship cage a year she last saw action in Asia’s largest MMA promotion proved a bitter pill to swallow. Osenio, of Team Lakay, suffered her third setback in five fights against debuting Xiong Jing Nan of Chi ...

Tancontian siblings bag golds in Singapore

THE Tancontian siblings, Sydney and Chino, ended their campaign on a high note as they clinched gold medals and won most valuable player (MVP) awards in the 10th Jagsport Judo Championships held in Singapore over the weekend. SEA Games 2017 judo bron ...

Davao's Cerin rules 2017 Tough Track Challenge

MICHAEL Cerin of 4Wheelers Davao emerged extreme class champion in the Tough Track Challenge 2017 that closed Sunday evening at the Iluminado Quinto Offroad Race Track in Barangay Langub, Diversion Road, Maa, Davao City. He claimed his third Tough Tr ...

Ratings upgrade excites biz leaders

THE upgraded standing of the Philippines from credit watcher Fitch Ratings sparked excitement in the business community. From the previous BBB- rating, Fitch upgraded yesterday the Philippines’ long-term foreign-currency issuer default fating (IDR) ...

DOF: TRAIN could sprint forward by Jan. 1

AT the start of 2018, the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) is expected to take affect if Congress submits its final reconciled version of the bill to Malacañang within the week, said Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. “Pr ...

Japanese language to be taught in Divine Life Institute of Cebu

HOMEGROWN developer Duros Land Properties Inc., (DLPI) has signed a joint venture agreement with a Japanese firm to provide a Japanese language class in the Divine Life Institute of Cebu (DLIC). DLPI entered into a partnership with Leoc Corp. to inte ...

Soriano: Fredos are certified trouble-makers (Part 2)

THERE are real-life “Fredos” working in family businesses out there. While the Corleones of the Godfather movies are fictitious, I have seen many examples of Fredos who are disruptive, dangerous and have wreak havoc on their family’s business. ...

Philab enters precision medicine

LISTED healthcare technology company Philab Holdings Corp. has confirmed its plans to acquire 67 percent of local pharmaceutical firm Sydenham Laboratories Inc. (SLI). With more than 40 years in the industry, SLI is the country’s only manufactur ...

Infra needed to propel a cashless society -Cu

WHILE going into a cashless society is a good move to bolster entrepreneurship in the Philippines, Globe Telecom is reiterating the crucial role of the government in preparing Filipinos for a digital economy. “There are some parts (of the country) ...

Tax Notes: Revised PhilHealth premiums

IN response to the growing health care financing needs of members and to ensure the sustainability of health care benefits, the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) issued PhilHealth Circular No. 2017-0024 last Nov. 1. Under the Circular, t ...

A cat’s taste

AN escape to a world of fantasy can be done in the most productive way. While adding beauty to the continually changing political world, an artist can simply paint a picture that will take one to a place free of judgement, prejudice and political sat ...

Buying an instrument for a Christmas gift

WHEN a parent notices his child beginning to show some innate musical talent, he goes out looking for the best music school in town and enrolls his child. Not long after, it’s time the parent shells out some cash for a musical instrument. There are ...

The gift of legacy

THE Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, H.E. Michel Goffin, turned over the legacy of diplomatic leadership from Belgian Consul for 30 years (1986-2017) Enrique Benedicto, to his heir apparent, son Enrison, who at 40, accepted the challenge to carr ...

21 Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

UKHIA, Bangladesh -- The use of rape by Myanmar's armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, The Associated Press found in interviews with 29 Rohingya Muslim women and girls now in Bangladesh. They were interviewed separately, come from a variety ...

Bamboo homes unveiled at GK Cabug Village

SOCIALIZED housing nonprofit group Base Bahay Foundation Inc. turned over on Friday 50 homes for families in Barangay Cabug, Bacolod City. The ceremony was another milestone for Base Bahay, in partnership with Gawad Kalinga (GK), as the foundation co ...

Ceres, Global rule PFL semis, return to AFC Cup next year

REIGNING AFC Cup Asean Zonal champion Ceres Negros FC and AFC Cup Zonal semi-finalist Global Cebu FC secured seats to the 2018 Asian Football Confederation Cup after conquering their respective semi-final opponents in the 2017 Philippines Football Le ...

Sans frontieres, with a purpose

NOT all superheroes wear capes. In time of war or a very serious health threat, the first thing to do is to evacuate the area, flee to safety, and wait when it's safe to return home. The human instinct is to be safe and to flee from potential and lif ...

Bringing abaca to the fore

WHEN looking for the best footwear, being fashionable is definitely not our sole consideration. We also look into other things: price and how comfortable it is when worn. As someone who has a lot to accomplish day in and day out, I have to be particu ...

SunStar Davao's Rock Star Party

SUNSTAR Davao rocks! This is the theme of the annual party of SunStar Davao Publishing, Inc. which was held at Pinnacle Hotel and Suites in Sta. Ana Avenue, Davao City on Friday, December 8. This is the moment when each of the employees of every depa ...

Proper nutrition is...

WHO wants to stay fit and healthy? If you want to lead a healthy life, then you have to adopt a healthy lifestyle — that is the golden rule. How? Aside from enough rest and exercise, the body also needs proper nutrition to be mentally and physical ...

Mindanao to be linked to nat'l grid via Cebu

THE Visayas-Mindanao Interconnection Project is targeted to start construction by January 2019 and is targeted to finish by December 2020. During the annual general membership meeting and partners forum of the Mindanao Business Council (MinBC) last F ...

Skynora-Davao attracts local, foreign firms

INTERNATIONAL and local firms are now inquiring to Skynora, a premium office space provider, to expand presence in Davao City. Skynora Vice President Julie Go said in a media interview during their media launching last December 4 at the Marco Polo Ho ...

Banking on PH's infra boom

AS THE current administration is dedicated on its Build, Build, Build program, SteelAsia Philippines foresees a stronger demand for rebar in the near future but assures aside from providing high-quality rebars, they are also a company that cares for ...

A tour of Davao's sweetness

WHEN we hear Davao City as a destination for food, we usually equate it to either durian or pomelo or bananas. However, in recent years, Davao City has slowly become known as the Chocolate Capital of the Philippines. Banking on this new recognition, ...

8 teams survive for quarterfinals

TWO weeks had passed since the opening of the Cherrylume-backed Basketball Avenue 3x3 Amateur's Game. Originally, there were 14 teams entered in the league but only eight teams survived to move forward to the quarterfinals set on Sunday, December 17 ...

Galacio steals limelight in bowling

WILLIAM Galacio stole the limelight in the Datba Weekly Qualifying Bowling Tournament held at the NCCC Mall B3 Center Lanes over the weekend. Galacio, Bank of the Philippine Island (BPI) branch manager, outscored his rivals after rolling down a total ...

Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

CHICAGO -- The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major US exchange. The futures contract that expires in January surged more than $3,000 to $18,010 four hou ...

Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate change solutions

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to combat climate change. Addressing the faithful Sunday in St. Peter's Square, he stressed what he called "the strong link between human rights and n ...

South Korea imposes new sanctions on North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea added several North Korean groups and individuals to its sanctions list Monday in a largely symbolic move that is part of efforts to cut off funding for the North's weapons programs. The government said those added w ...

Corpus cagers rule CDOBF tourney

CORPUS Christi School ruled the 2017 CDOBF Basketball Tournament concluded here on Saturday at the Macasandig covered courts. Both the Junior Knights and Baby Knights of coach Carlo Dagalea and assistant coach Jonas Molawan emerged champions in their ...

Host team CDO vs PAL in final

HOST Cagayan de Oro City and Philippine Airlines finished unscathed in their respective brackets to face each other in the final of the 1st CdeO Asian Friendship Games 50-above at the Xavier University gym here. This, after the host team and PAL of P ...

Oladipo scores career-high 47 points in a thriller

VIKTOR Oladipo and the Indiana Pacers survived an intense game against the Denver Nuggets in overtime, 126-116. In the first quarter the Nuggets dominated the offensive and defensive end of the game, allowing the Pacers to only score 22 points, 10 of ...

Wildfire flares up in west side of Southern California

LOS ANGELES -- A powerful flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through old-growth brush in canyons and along hillsides toward coastal ...

#SHORTS: Cebu mayor to SM: Remove cube; Collectors unite for toys, figurines convention; Argao’s b ...

CUBE. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has given SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SMPHI) an ultimatum for the removal of their cube structure in front of its mall in the South Road Properties (SRP).

New Oakridge tower affirms Lius’ property expansion

AFTER Oakridge Business Park in Mandaue City, the family behind clothing brand Penshoppe, among many other business interests, is keen on expanding its property ventures. In an interview on Friday, Edmun Liu, chief executive officer of Oakridge Realt ...

Base Line sales ‘brisk’ ahead of ground-breaking

LISTED developer Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) reported a fast sales take-up of its Base Line Prestige project. CLI Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jose Soberano III announced that 88 percent of the 350 units of Base Line Prestige has been pre-so ...

Creating an ‘innovation climate’

THE Philippines needs to beef up its innovation capacity. It has not scored well in the Global Innovation Index (GII), ranking fifth among seven member-states of the Association of Southeast Asean Nations (ASEAN) and 73rd among 127 countries.

In the wrong

FACING multiple allegations of sexual harassment, Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) resigned as Congress’s longest-serving member Tuesday, becoming the first lawmaker to step down as Capitol Hill grapples with allegations of inappropriate behavior by ...

Late goal sends Global to PFL final

RUFO Sanchez sent Global Cebu to the final after a late goal in the second leg of their Philippine Football league semifinal against FC Meralco Manila late Saturday. Global drew with Meralco, 1-1, but advanced on aggregate after winning the first le ...

Giuseppe, SRFC keep lead in GFL

GIUSEPPE FC and San Roque FC (SRFC) stayed on top of their divisions in the Grassroots Football League (GFL) over the weekend at the Singapore School Cebu football field. Giuseppe FC stayed in control of the Under-7 division after logging its second ...

Yabo loses anew in ONE

Cebuano MMA fighter Jimmy Yabo’s woes in the ONE Championship continued after he suffered another loss last Friday night. The 36-year-old Yabo, who fights out of Seldef in Lapu-Lapu City, was dropped by former Muay Thai standout Sagetdao Petpayatha ...

‘DIY’ treats that are ‘TDF’

AS CEBU’s food sphere has grown dramatically, it is only right that businesses up the ante by introducing clever concepts. While the idea of having to build-your-own meal at a restaurant may seem counterintuitive, there have been a number of restau ...

1,669 applicants attend Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo’s job fair

WESTERN Visayas’ first five-star hotel under the Marriott International’s brand portfolio opens 300 jobs for all Illongos and other interested individuals. All vacancies cover positions ranging across different departments from sales and marketin ...

Fetalvero: Peace this Christmas

SOME world leaders will do just about everything to stay in power. North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has been concocting all kinds of military strategies to hold on to power by making his existence visible to the rest of the world. But will he succe ...

Kekert: 65 Facets of Extraordinary (Part 2)

MARKING this milestone to celebrate 65 wonderful years, Rustans Group of Companies presents 65 Facets of Extraordinary with The SSI Group Inc. Present were none other than president Anton Huang, Dina Tantoco (Rustan’s marketing communications manag ...

Costanilla: Amazing concert

AMAZING. It was an amazing free concert that the Sugboanong Musikero Inc. (SMI) staged the other Saturday in SM Seaside. To say that it was a hugely successful show is an understatement. Nevertheless, the large crowd that came to the weekend treat wa ...

Leading a (fashion) revolution

UNIVERSITY of the Philippines (UP) Cebu students dazzled and won the crowd’s approval during the Aboitiz Foundation’s Green Fashion Revolution (GFR), an inter-school fashion design competition that aims to promote and emphasize environment-friend ...

Uy: Self-control

FOR some reason, the first Christmas party that rolls around becomes an automatic trigger for me to disregard my diet and eat everything in sight. And it’s a very scary thing, since we’re one week into December and already being swarmed with pre- ...

#SHORTS: 2 dead, 26 wounded in Occidental Mindoro bus crash; Duterte assessing need to extend martia ...

BUS ACCIDENT. Two persons were killed while 26 others were wounded when a bus carrying students fell into a 10-feet deep canal in Sitio Bunga, Barangay Nicolas, Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro on Saturday.

Collectors unite for toys, figurines convention

HOBBYISTS and collectors gathered for the third year of the Toy and Figurine Convention (Toficon) held in SM Seaside City Cebu's Mountain Wing on Sunday, December 10. This year, Toficon grew in scale with various activities, games, custom action figu ...

Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital — a development that h ...

'Firefighting at Christmas' may become normal in California

FALLBROOK, Calif. — A week of destructive fires in Southern California is ending but danger still looms. Well into what's considered the wet season, there's been nary a drop of rain. That's good for sun-seeking tourists, but could spell more disast ...

'Last Jedi' premiere kicks off with droids, Daisy Ridley

LOS ANGELES — Stormtroopers marched the red carpet as Star Wars music blared and fans cheered Saturday at the world premiere of latest installment in the beloved space opera franchise. The elaborate premiere for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" included ...

#SHORTS: Severe illness caused by Dengvaxia ‘rare’; Motorists to get new license plates in March ...

DENGVAXIA. Manufacturers of Dengvaxia said the chances of their vaccine causing severe dengue fever are rare.

Surviving 16 years of life on the streets

JUST like Princess Aurora in the fairy tale Sleeping Beauty, Lorelei Castro was nearing her 16th birthday when she met the man who would become the father of her future children. Although they had the same tenderness the fictional characters shared d ...

What’s Christmas like at Seda?

GENEROUS. Seda Abreeza always kicks off the Yuletide season with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Witnessing the first glow of the tree are the “stars of the season”- the recipients of the season’s fundraising campaign. If you were present, ...

A glimpse of the 6th Asean Jamboree

IMAGINE being among 30,000 Boy Scouts and their scout masters. That must be a major security and organizational nightmare. But the one hosted by Tagum City just over a week ago is organized to the highest level. True, there were some hitches when it ...

Everyday keto

WYNWARD Garden Bistro is not new. It's been there for a few years now, as a two-table room known only to friends and family, to a hastily-made restaurant to accommodate the crowd that has started to gain the taste for its chef-grade organic meals at ...

Atoy Martinez Cinematography in Miss Asia Pacific

A VIDEO clip of Atoy Martinez, a local Cagay-anon cinematographer, was exhibited in Miss Asia Pacific 2017 last week at Resorts World, Manila. With the pageant’s audience composed of bigwigs from all over Asia, Atoy was able to make connections, le ...

5 fun, timely Christmas party themes

ASIDE from the fact that everyone will be celebrating the birth of our Savior, Christmas is also a time when everyone gets together for fun parties exchanging gifts, decorating the house, preparing food for Christmas eve, playing games and so much mo ...

Seven years at Crimson

IT’S been seven years since Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan, the flagship property of Filinvest Hospitality, introduced the promise of paradise along with the experience that lingers even after one’s stay. Upon setting foot inside its gates, guests ...

Favorite festive bibingka

BIBINGKA is considered as one of the most-loved festive kakanin by Kapampangans. Craved especially during the Christmas season, it is a comfort food that can be enjoyed during breakfast, brunch or snacks. The fresh aroma with a hint of fragrant burn ...

Kapampangan Food Festival showcases Pampanga’s rich flavors, colorful culture

THE air is thick with the aromas of familiar flavors, with some even harking back to one’s childhood days in the ‘bale matua’ or old casa when apu (grandmother) would prepare the family’s favorite home-cooked meals. A mere whiff of what’s c ...

Fast-moving flames force people to flee on a moment's notice

FALLBROOK, Calif. -- Flames were practically on top of Dick and Joan Marsala's home when they got an urgent knock on the door and were told to leave. The couple, in their mid-80s, grabbed only a change of clothes and medications before fleeing Thursd ...

2nd actress steps forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman

NEW YORK -- A second actress has come forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman of allegations of sexual harassment, calling the Oscar-winner's conduct "a horrific, demoralizing and abusive experience" Kathryn Rossetter, who co-starred with Hoffman in "Death ...

#SHORTS: House panels to harmonize BBL bills; 6 Oro private hospitals to halt ‘deposit-first polic ...

BBL. Three house panels have created a sub-committee that will harmonize all four bills proposing the enactment of a Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).

Chief priest, 2 others dead in Tokyo shrine stabbings

TOKYO -- The head priest of a prominent shrine in Tokyo was ambushed and killed with a samurai sword, apparently by her brother, who then took his own life, police said Friday. A female accomplice also died in the attack, and the priest's driver was ...

Wildfire destroys mobile homes in California retirement park

FALLBROOK, Calif. -- A brush fire driven by gusty winds that have plagued Southern California all week exploded rapidly Thursday north of San Diego, destroying dozens of trailer homes in a retirement community and killing race horses at an elite trai ...

Ingram's game-winner lifts Lakers past Sixers

BRANDOM Ingram of the Los Angeles Lakers made the game winning three-point shot to defeat the Philadelphia Seventy Sixers despite Joel Imbrid's 33 points, 107-104. The Lakers dominated the first quarter scoring 32 points by Brandom Ingram leading the ...

#SHORTS: A.I. to man city traffic soon; RTC junks mall’s plea re biz permits; DC-Peace decides no ...

SYSTEM. The Mandaue City Government has installed an Intelligence Transport System, a real-time monitoring system from South Korea, that can easily detect vehicles that overspeed, park illegally, counterflow, make illegal turns, among others.

Porac town bids farewell to ‘Moving Up’ man

PORAC -- Former Mayor Quiel Amio Gamboa was blessed with dashing good looks, an amiable personality and political acumen that enabled him to win the hearts of his constituents who showed their love to the former, even after many years of political sa ...

Pantone picks deep purple 'Ultra Violet' as color of year

NEW YORK -- What we have here in 2017 is a heap of chaos and disruption. What we need in 2018? The Pantone Color Institute thinks whatever that might be will come in the deep purple hue of "Ultra Violet," its color of the year revealed Thursday. The ...

Super big black hole from early universe farthest ever found

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- Astronomers have discovered a super-size black hole harkening back to almost the dawn of creation. It's the farthest black hole ever found. A team led by the Carnegie Observatories' Eduardo Banados reported in the journal N ...

CDC music ministry to launch Holy Mass album

THE CDC Music Apostolate, which is based in Mexico town, Pampanga will launch an album on songs used in the Holy Mass on December 11 at the Chapel of the Holy Guardian Angels inside Holy Angel University here. On Pampanga Day, December 11, the group ...

Davao Doctors College donates to House of Hope

THE Davao Doctors College Inc. (DDC) donated items for the school operations at House of Hope inside the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC), Tuesday morning. DDC in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) Davao City Division and ...

WATCH: Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — The first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews. Astronauts at the International Space Station posted pictures and a video over the weekend of their small, made-from-scratch pizza pies. The fixings flew up ...

LOOK: Supermoon as seen from around the world

SUPERMOON lit up the Earth's sky on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Supermoons happen when a full moon approximately coincides with the moon's perigee, or a point in its orbit at which it is closest to Earth, according to www.space.com. The moon appeared u ...

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