- PH ‘needs’ support industries
TOP officials of Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu) Inc., the local unit of the world’s leading shipbuilder Tsuneishi Group of Japan, are urging the government to develop the domestic support industries for labor-intensive ventures like shipbuilding.
Tsuneishi Technical Services (Phils.) Inc. general manager Segismundo Exaltacion Jr. said the Philippines could lose its cost competitiveness for failure to develop the supply chain of big industries, which can be sourced locally.
- Firm preparing retirement facility
ONCE they get accreditation from the Philippine Retirement Authority (PRA), Duros Land Properties Inc. said they will be the first homegrown developer to house a retirement facility in Cebu.
Duros Land Properties Inc is coordinating with PRA 7 to fasttrack the accreditation of its flagship residential project, Woodland Park Residences, in Liloan, Cebu.
- Country to build ‘world-class universities’
THE Philippines aims to build eight world-class universities in the next three years in a bid to develop globally competitive higher education institutions (HEIs).
“Being globally competitive means being world class. An institution that cannot compete against the best in the world would have difficulties competing in the global arena,” said Commissioner on Higher Education (Ched) Commissioner Ruperto Sangalang during a recent National Education Forum.
THINK about space. Think about food. Come to think of it, whatever they have in common?
Apparently, there is none. But wait till you wander around Gov. M. Roa St., Capitol Site, Cebu City, and find what looks like an unassuming diner called Ribpublic. This place is where the concept of outer space scrumptiously collides with appetizing ideas. So, you see, it is not all unassuming, really.
- Literatus: Prostate cancer: 'scientific' myths
SURPRISINGLY, science has its own set of myths with regard to prostate cancer. Here are a few:
Omega-3 fatty acids lower the risk of prostate cancer. Omega-3 fatty acids (O3FA) are known for its anti-inflammatory properties and inflammation had been associated with prostate cancer.
- Neri: Parties and people
JERUEL ROA formally took over the stewardship of the Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) from immediate past president Philip Tan during the fellowship night of the 23rd Visayas Area Business Conference at the Oakridge Pavilion which MCCI hosted as part of the celebration of the Mandaue Business Month. The annual conference is a gathering of representatives from the business chambers in the Visayas under the auspices of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).
Highlight of the gathering was the fashion show showcasing the best of Mandaue products.
- AppleOne awards cash to top sales leader
APPLEONE Banawa Heights awards cash amounting to approximately P900,000 to Arnold Nolasco, the top team leader of Leuterio Realty and the awardee for AppleOne’s Top Team Leader incentive program which was launched in December 2013.
The incentive program offers cash incentives and international travels to sales team leaders and agents. Through this concept, agents are rewarded and recognized for their best efforts in organizing their sales teams.
- Global Maritime Professionals to showcase talents in Cebu
PHILIPPINE Transmarine Carriers, Inc. (PTC), in cooperation with Pacific Mall Mandaue, presents “GMP’s Got Talent,” a show featuring PTC’s very own Global Maritime Professionals (GMP) and their families, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, from 3-5 p.m. at the 3rd Floor Activity Center of Pacific Mall Mandaue in Cebu.
The show will be hosted by Giselle Sanchez and will be open to the public.
- Carnaval: One Night in Rio at Shangri-La Mactan
Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa, Cebu invites guests to let loose and party like never before as the resort brings the enthusiasm and vibrance of Brazil to the charming shores of Cebu.
Coined Carnaval: One Night in Rio, the festive extravaganza treats partygoers to music by celebrity DJs Callum David and Jade Hartman, sensational performances by Brazilian showgirls and pole dancers, lively tempos by drumbeaters and a Capoeira exhibition.
- Waterfront Mactan's September Treats
SEPTEMBER is made even more exciting with Waterfront Mactan’s offerings for the month.
Start off with cake of the month, L’ Opera Magnifique! and Pastry Perfect, an exquisitely Pinoy modern twist of Filipino merienda.
Drink your way to health with Healthy Sippers that come in four flavors: Healthy Sipper Cucumber, Healthy Sipper Orange, Healthy Sipper Banana, and Healthy Sipper