Azkals is Coming to Cebu to play against Singapore

This will the chance for the Cebuanos and from nearby cities and towns to watch the Philippine National Football Team or better known as the Azkals. It will be the first time for the national team to play an official international friendly game besides Manila and Bacolod. Ticket prices: VIP tickets: P2,000 Red bleachers: P800…

Bus proposal for Cebu gains Support

Integrated Transport Planning Managing Director Colin Brader shows the flow of traffic around Fuente Osmeña once the Bus Rapid Transport system is in place. (Arni Aclao) CEBU CITY — The Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system for this city is on its last two months of consultation before the feasibility study will be completed. Colin Brader,…

Who’s Slowly Killing the Cebuanos?

Why you should minimize your habit of smoking, drinking, and eating too much Cebu lechon or any unhealthy foods. 1 of 4 monthly deaths in Central Visayas due to cardiovascular disease CEBU CITY — Cardiovascular disease is a “silent killer” responsible for one of four deaths in Central Visayas every month, according to the Department…

Tsunami Panic in Cebu City

An unusual sight or event happened in my beloved Cebu last February 7. An earthquake occurred at 11:45 in the morning and at 8:30 in the evening. Office workers were in panic and went out of their offices. A good excuse for not working, haha. I was out with my friends, we were about to…

Gaisano South on Fire

Video of Gaisano Capital South caught on fire. The fire started around 1am, and probably last about 24 hours, but 18 hours according to the news. Unknown to most Cebuanos, Gaisano South is about 8 storeys in height. So this probably made it difficult for firefighters to resolve. I used work here in year 2000.

Aboitiz to Transfer to Manila

I still could not tell if this move is good for Cebu City or not. I don’t have any knowledge or statistics of other companies who made similar moves. Maybe something maybe lost in this, it’s pride. Aboitiz is one of the largest companies in the Philippines, and them transferring to a rival city will…

Pacquiao Likes to Buy SRP Lot

The Pambansang Kamao is interested in buying lot located in South Reclamation Project (SRP). The auction will be on December, the lot is said to be about 9.7 hectares. Here is the full report from Cebu Daily News: Pacquiao interested in buying SRP lot, says sheriff Fuentes He showed interest before in buying a lot…

Tomas Osmeña’s Mother Died

Sad days for the Osmeña clan. Lourdes dela Rama Osmeña, 79, died on November 6 in the morning, Sunstar Daily reported. Read more about the story from Sunstar’s news item: Osmeña clan mourns death of mother, 79 THE family of Rep. Tomas Osmeña (Cebu City, south district) is mourning the death of their mother, who…

Business Updates

I will have a bit of Cebu City business updates. These are based on Sunstar articles. Tourist Arrivals: Cebu has a total of 1,131,230 tourists in the first seven months of 2011, an increase of 10.52%, which was 1,023,564 in the same period in 2010. Relaunching of Colonnade Mall: Colonnade Mall relaunched last October 9,…