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FACES OF CEBU: Rochelle May Francisco, 22, volleybelle, model, and entrepreneur

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A pocket full of hopes and dreams. This is how Cebu-based volleyball player Rochelle May Francisco, who is also a model and entrepreneur, would describe her life’s journey. Francisco is a student varsity player at the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) who juggles her dream and hobby while the country has yet to […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Rochelle May Francisco, 22, volleybelle, model, and entrepreneur appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJul 18th, 2021

This young CEO from Cebu changes one life at a time through her business

Princess Diana of Wales once said, “carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” These words are truly demonstrated by Cebuana entrepreneur Nicole Ong Oh, as she proves to everyone that we are never too young to […] The post This young CEO from Cebu changes one life at a time through her business appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Khirsten Zia Giango, 19, Miss Sikad Sugbo 2021

During the pandemic, many people discovered new interests. For 19-year-old Khirsten Zia Giango, the quarantine period made her rediscover her love for a former hobby–cycling. Giango is among many who got hooked into bicycles in the past year although she says she actually started falling in love with cycling when she was young. She started […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Khirsten Zia Giango, 19, Miss Sikad Sugbo 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Sultan battles American in Casimero-Rigondeaux undercard tomorrow

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Johnriel Casimero’s tormentor turned sparring partner, Jonas “Zorro” Sultan will also be fighting tomorrow, August 15, in the undercard of the Casimero-Guillermo Rigondeaux world title showdown at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson City, California. Sultan, a one-time world title challenger faces American Sharone Carter in a non-title, undercard bout. The […] The post Sultan battles American in Casimero-Rigondeaux undercard tomorrow appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Asia’s Next Top Model winner to the universe

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Who would have thought that an awkward and shy Filipino-German lady would rule the modeling scene in Asia and is now on the running to become a beauty queen. Maureen Christa Wroblewitz, one of the social media darlings of this year’s delegates for the Miss Universe Philippines (MUP), shared some details […] The post Asia’s Next Top Model winner to the universe appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Dexter Sularte, 24, vegetarian cook

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The best seasoning for any kind of dish is a happy cook. This is the mantra of 24-year-old Dexter Sularte, who cooks vegetarian dishes in one of the few all-vegetarian restaurants in Cebu City, the Green Canteen located along V. Ranudo Street in the uptown area of the city. Sularte is […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Dexter Sularte, 24, vegetarian cook appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2021

Catriona Gray joins panel of judges for ‘SupermodelMe’

Filipino-Australian model, singer and Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray is one of the international judges in the latest season of modelling reality competition series “SupermodelMe.” Other judges include American photographer Yu Tsai, TV host Hanli Hoefer, and Singaporean actress Ase Wang. Catriona on Thursday, July 8, posted the official teaser for the sixth season of […] The post Catriona Gray joins panel of judges for ‘SupermodelMe’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Ruel Rosello, 50, photographer/artist

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Ruel Rosello visualizes Cebu’s vibrant landscape through his lens or canvas.  But the 50-year-old ex-photo journalist is now more known as a painter than a photographer.  Rosello, who worked as a photojournalist with a local daily for 17 years, said that his experience with his previous work has helped him create unique and […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Ruel Rosello, 50, photographer/artist appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Wesley So Cup: Cordova faces Lapu-Lapu

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cordova Dutchess Dagami Warriors and the Lapu-Lapu City Naki Warriors are set for a collision course in the south division online chess action of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Wesley So Cup Conference. The Dutchess Dagami Warriors, who are at the No. 3 spot in the south division standings […] The post Wesley So Cup: Cordova faces Lapu-Lapu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

Pacquiao faces breach of contract lawsuit from Paradigm Sports

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao will have one more fight before he takes on Errol Spence Jr. in August. As per The Athletic, combat sports manager Audie Attar has filed a lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao claiming the eight-division world champion breached contract when he agreed to fight Spence for WBC and IBF welterweight titles. Attar, […] The post Pacquiao faces breach of contract lawsuit from Paradigm Sports appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Val Vincent Vergara, 31, ‘aquascaper’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “I see an empty aquarium as a blank canvas, a limitless opportunity to create nature.” This is what 31-year-old Val Vincent Vergara, an architect and an ‘aquascaper’ from Talisay City, feels when he before he starts trying to create art through aquascaping. Aquascaping, the art of arranging elements such as plants […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Val Vincent Vergara, 31, ‘aquascaper’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2021

PB to hold special session to meet Duque, IATF-EID team of experts

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Board will move the scheduled Monday session with Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and his team of medical and technical experts to a special session on Tuesday, June 29. Duque and his team are expected to appear before the PB’s regular session on Monday, June 28, but Duque […] The post PB to hold special session to meet Duque, IATF-EID team of experts appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 25th, 2021

From hilarious lines to relatable responses. How well do we know our Pinoy Dads?

“My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.” –Clarence Budington Kelland Daddy, Papa, Tatay, Dad, Pops — whatever we call them, our fathers play an important role in our life to guide us, teach us and provide for us. As a role model, they try their […] The post From hilarious lines to relatable responses. How well do we know our Pinoy Dads? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Galvez’s math leaves much to be desired

From the reports by Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and NTF chair Carlito Galvez Jr. during President Duterte’s address to the nation last May 31, there seemed to be cause for celebration. The Philippines, at least from the perspective of two indicators, no longer seemed to be the laggard in handling the COVID-19 pandemic. What […] The post Galvez’s math leaves much to be desired appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2021

Yuka clashes with giants in US Women’s Open

Yuka Saso of the Philippines faces a stern test as she vies for glory in the high-powered 76th US Women’s Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

FACES OF CEBU: Marven Gorgonio, 25, LGBTQ rights advocate and public servant

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Public service can be the most challenging job in a developing nation and the challenges grow even harder if a public servant belongs to one of the most discriminated sectors in society, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual, Queer and others (LGBTQ) Yet for Poro town, Camotes Island, Cebu Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) […] The post FACES OF CEBU: Marven Gorgonio, 25, LGBTQ rights advocate and public servant appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

No to self-swabbing, says Duque after Robin Padilla’s viral clip

MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday said performing self-swabbing for COVID-19 is not advisable since it may render the results questionable. He made the remark after actor Robin Padilla shared a video of him conducting a COVID-19 swab test by himself. Duque said there are protocols and standards that are being followed in […] The post No to self-swabbing, says Duque after Robin Padilla’s viral clip appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Rose from '90DayFiance turning heads online yet again!

CEBU CITY, Philippines— You are the best view indeed, Rose! Who would have thought Rose Marie Vega from the famous #90DayFiance reality show could be all so fierce and fiery? In a photoshoot she did with renowned photographer Niccolo Cosme, Rose looked like a model straight out of an editorial magazine. It was last Sunday, […] The post Rose from #90DayFiance turning heads online yet again! appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

Navigating motherhood in the middle of pandemic

Andi Manzano, a former radio DJ, model, actress, host, and now an entrepreneur, is the kind of mom that tells her children that it’s okay to get bored, and given the situation that we are in, it’s fine if you are doing nothing......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

No reply yet from IATF on Chan’s appeal for foreign tourist’s entry

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has not yet received any reply from Health Secretary Francisco Duque regarding his appeal to the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to allow entry of foreign tourists. It can be recalled that Chan recommended to the IATF-MEID last month to allow […] The post No reply yet from IATF on Chan’s appeal for foreign tourist’s entry appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Salceda bill pushes pension reforms for uniformed services

MANILA, Philippines — Albay Rep. Joey Salceda has filed a bill to fix the pension system for military and other uniformed personnel (MUP) as it faces an “imminent existential threat” because its current funding will be “unsustainable” if no reforms are made soon. Salceda, the House ways and means panel chair, said the MUP pension […] The post Salceda bill pushes pension reforms for uniformed services appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021