DOT Announces Tambuli Beach Resort’s Closure

The Department of Tourism (DOT)  Central Visayas recently announced the closure of one of Cebu’s famous beach resorts, the Tambuli West Hotel and Restaurant.  The beach resort will officially stop their business operation on April 16, 2012. According to Tambuli’s management, their main reason of shutting down the business is due to the increase of competing […]

With the surge of e-books, are physical books dying?

This is a guest post by Nancy Cudis, an award-winning Cebuano journalist. Photo Source IN LATE December 2011, The Christian Science Monitor reported of e-book readers complaining of higher prices of e-books as prices of reading devices plunged, saying that it is difficult to justify the purchase of e-books worth $10-$12 when one can buy […]

World markets fell over US debt deadlock fears – Predicting the future in 2012

It was during summer 2011, nearly 4 years since the economic downturn began that the US economies and the countries of Europe continued to struggle as the markets were roiled by the fears of new setbacks, defaults and other possibilities of yet another double-dip recession. Behind this turmoil in the US and the other economic […]

Mandaue Chamber of Commerce Reveals Top 23 W.I.N.N.E.R.S

The Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry reveals the top 23 micro-entrepreneurs for the search of Women In Need, Now Entrepreneurs and Role models (W.I.N.N.E.R.S) last July 23, 2011 at St. Theresa’s College Campus.  These 23 micro-entrepreneurs were selected from 72 candidates, each representing a barangay in the City of Mandaue.  Below is the list of […]

Scarcity of Cebuano Political Bloggers

Though blogging has already made a significant mark here in Cebu, there are still some niches that Cebuano bloggers haven’t explored yet.  One of this niches is political blogging. In my estimate, there are already hundreds of bloggers all over Cebu but the ones who focus on political writing can only be counted by my […]

CBSi holds series of Group Development Sessions for Members

Cebu Bloggers Society, Inc., in partnership of Be! Experiential Trainings & Exist Global, will hold a series of group development sessions and trainings for CBSi members scheduled on March 19 & 26 and April 16 & 23, 6:30PM to 9:30PM.  This series of group sessions will be held in TechBar, G/F i1 Building Asiatown IT Park, […]

The First Cebu Chinese New Year Festival

Have you noticed that of all foreign people who live, conquer, and settle down here in the Philippines only the Chinese has remained, has kept their roots, and has truly “conquered” the country? The Chinese people have traded with and settled in the Philippines thousands of years before the Westerners discovered the archipelago.  They considered […]

CBSi Brings Christmas Joys to Fire Victims

Cebu Bloggers Society Inc., in partnership with TechJobs.ph and SM City Cebu, and in participation of the Bethany band, had successfully held their very first Christmas Gift Giving & Caroling Outreach last 19th of December 2010 at Duljo Fatima, Cebu City.  Forty-seven homeless families received gift bags and were serenade with beautiful Christmas carols. Forty-seven families enjoyed […]

More than 1,500 join in walk for breast cancer awareness

More than 1,500 Cebuanos joined in the 7th annual Moonwalk: A Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness organized by the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) last Oct. 23. Under a full moon, the participants walked from Cebu Business Park to Asiatown I.T. Park (AITP) where a short program was held. Moonwalk was organized in celebration of […]

RAFI Partners With CEAP To Combat Global Warming

Who among us haven’t heard of Climate Change or Global Warming?  I think most of us are aware of this issue but, not surprisingly, a lot don’t really care that much.  This, is because most of us don’t see this problem as a direct threat that should be acted upon immediately.  And with this kind […]

400K Awaits Winners of the RAFI Triennial Awards

A whopping 400K in cold cash is the estimated prize for each category winner of the 5th RAFI Triennial Awards which will be announced on March 2012. During the Press Briefing for the results of nominations last 20th of August, 2010, RAFI announced that they received 262 nominations from Visayas and Mindanao for the RAFI […]

World Bloggers’ Day 2010

At first glance, the thought of initiating a worldwide event is like a vagary.  People are raising their eyebrows, some are pessimistic, and some don’t even give a deal.  The main point here is that, we successfully initiated something which would result to a global impact later on.  We don’t need to expect a lot […]

Thakral Group Is Now in Cebu

March 23, 2010 – Thakral Group announced its plan to expand their presence here in Cebu in the press conference held a while ago at Coral Room, Waterfront Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City.  This Singapore-based multinational company intends to focus on the Southern market for its four IT subsidiaries, namely – Thakral Infotech, Technopaq, OrionElec and […]

Globe WiMAX in Cebu’s Elementary Schools

Vice Mayor Rama assisting the handing ceremony Globe WiMAX brought good news to 6 Cebu City Elementary Schools yesterday, during the handing ceremony held in Zapatera Elementary School.  Along with Vice Mayor Rama, Globe handed a year contract of free Wi-fi connection to Banilad Elementary School, Bario Luz Elementary School, Kamputhaw Elementary School, Lahug Elementary […]