Malacañan declares October 6 a nationwide holidayBoodle-licious experience with Blackbeard's Seafood Island CebuHow to register for the Lazada PH Redmi 1S Flash Sale in 3 easy stepsThe 'Mandaue: Yesterday and Today' Exhibit successfully launched in Parkmall Lazada Philippines Redmi 1S Promo Sale on Sept.12Night Market in Cebu City to open in SeptemberSpecial private movie screening for 'Waves'

Malacañan declares October 6 a nationwide holiday

Malacañan declares October 6 a nationwide holiday Cebu Finest

In Proclamation 875, the Malacañan Palace by Pres. Benigno Aquino III, declared October 6, 2014, Monday, as a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eidul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice). This declaration was signed on September 12, 2014. Proclamation No. 875, s. 2014 MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILABY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PROCLAMATION NO. 875 Continue Reading

Boodle-licious experience with Blackbeard’s Seafood Island Cebu

Boodle fight Blackbeard's Seafood Island Cebu Finest

Boodle fight is a military style of eating where food is placed on top of the banana leaves and everyone prepares for the “eating combat”. The best way to enjoy it is eating it the Filipino traditional way — with your bare hands. Blackbeard’s Seafood Island boodle feasts give you a one of a kind Continue Reading

How to register for the Lazada PH Redmi 1S Flash Sale in 3 easy steps

Lazada Philippines Redmi 1S Flash Sale Cebu Finest

As we all know, Lazada Philippines will be holding a flash sale for Redmi 1S this coming Friday, September 12, 2014, at noon. One thing different with this upcoming flash sale as compared to the ones they have had is that the Redmi 1S Flash Sale will require the participants of the sale to register Continue Reading

The ‘Mandaue: Yesterday and Today’ Exhibit successfully launched in Parkmall

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Parkmall, in partnership with Mandaue Tourism and Mandaue Department of Education (DepEd), brought us “Mandaue: Yesterday and Today”, showcasing Mandaue’s best through its week-long celebration from the best delicacies to photo exhibits of the cityhood of Mandaue. The exhibit kicked off last August 25, 2014 with special guests, for the ribbon cutting ceremony and opening, Continue Reading

Lazada Philippines Redmi 1S Promo Sale on Sept.12

Lazada Philippines Redmi 1S Promo Sale Cebu Finest

Redmi 1s will be available for sale on September 12, 12PM at Lazada Philippines. It will be limited and registration ends on September 11, 11:59PM. Expect more. Achieve more. The Redmi 1S is packed with a 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Cortex-A7 cores, making the battery performance to be outstanding. You can Continue Reading

Night Market in Cebu City to open in September

Cebu City night market

Now on its 8th year, the third schedule of Night Market in Cebu City will open this Wednesday evening September 3, 2014 at the Colon Street. The Night Market is a project of Cebu City Mayor Michael Lopez Rama which he started way back in 2007 during his stint as the City Vice Mayor. It Continue Reading

Special private movie screening for ‘Waves’

Private movie screening Waves Cebu Finest

A romantic drama film, Waves, will be having a special private movie screening on September 5, 2014 at the Ayala Center Cebu. It is the first featured film production of Waverly Pictures, a Cebu-based motion picture company. The movie is directed and produced by Cebuano cinematographer, Don Gerardo Frasco. Waves will be his directorial debut. Continue Reading

September 9 is Osmeña Day, Special non-working holiday in Cebu

September 9 is Osmena Day Cebu Finest

In honor of the late Governor of Cebu and the 4th President of the Republic of the Philippines, Sergio Osmeña, Sr., September 9 is Osmeña Day, considered a Special non-working holiday in the whole province of Cebu and its component cities. It was made official through the declaration of Republic Act 6953. Republic Act 6953 Continue Reading

Amandari Condominium in Talisay City, Cebu

Amandari Resort and Condominium Talisay Cebu Finest

Inspired by travel experiences, the new Amandari Eco-conscious residential living is soon to rise in the economic booming location in South Road Properties (SRP), in Talisay City, Cebu. With its ongoing construction, a real estate corporation and developer, Nexus, will be offering a unique community full packed with adventure facilities that are nature-friendly, relaxing, iconic, Continue Reading

Cohen’s Lifestyle and Health Program in Cebu

Cohen's Lifestyle and Health Program Cebu Finest

Some of these words we usually hear when we gain weight: tambok, chubby, mamords, bus-ok. Some find it as a compliment. Others find it insulting especially if you will call them one and laugh around. I am not fat just an average. As I checked my weight, I weigh 50kg (which is 100lbs.) When I Continue Reading

Brique Modern Kitchen

Brique Modern Kitchen Cebu Finest

There’s this truly rustic feel to this new dining place in Lahug, Cebu City. Surfaced with all the earthly elements you can behold: from the wooden panels, glass windows, and doors, wine glasses and bottles, ceramic plates, metal frames, and leather seats. Brique Modern Kitchen can surely be your next destination for the finest gastronomic Continue Reading

The #PenshoppeFanCon2014 with Baifern + Mario

Baifern + Mario for #PenshoppeFanCon2014 CebuFinest

I arrived at the venue around 2PM yesterday to cover the meet and greet event of Thai superstars Mario Maurer and Baifern Pimchanok, who both starred in “First Love” or commonly known as “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, a famous romantic comedy film in 2010. As I expected, this is going to be a crowded Continue Reading

Cebu’s Bumblebee Cosplayer Giveaway

Cebu's Bumblebee Cosplayer Cebu Finest

If you were there during the special midnight screening of the newest Transformers movie franchise, “Transformers: Age of Extinction” last June 25, 2014, you might have had the chance to meet and greet Cebu’s Bumblebee cosplayer, and snap some photos with him. With his hectic schedule from promoting the movie at SM IMAX Cinema, appearing Continue Reading

7 skills the IMA guys can show you through social media

social media Island Media Asia Cebu Finest

On the Internet and the rising influence of social media, a lot of us would think that our world is already controlled by it. In some cases, it is not something that controls our lives, it is our daily lives carefully crafted and shared over the cyberspace. It can be inspiring, exciting, and sometimes, devastating Continue Reading

Win free entry passes for Penshoppe FanCon 2014

Mario Maurer and Baifern Pimchanok Penshoppe FanCon 2014 Ayala Cebu Finest

Do you want to meet and greet Mario Maurer and Baifern Pimchanok on August 17 for the Penshoppe FanCon 2014? Here’s your way to win free entry passes to get an exclusive group photo with the Thai superstars. Promo Mechanics 1) Get a free entry pass to Penshoppe FanCon 2014 with any purchase inclusive of Continue Reading

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno at SM Cinema Cebu

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno Kenshin Himura Cebu Finest

The much awaited Samurai X movie, “Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno” will be screened in Cebu at SM Cinema. The date, August 20, 2014, with four (4) screening schedules, according to the cinema website. August 19 Update: Another set of screening time on August 21 for Cebu Screening Schedules August 20, 2014 Wednesday Digital Theater 1 Continue Reading

Seminar-Workshop on ‘Investing Like a Pro’ by Fitz Villafuerte

Investing Like a Pro By Fitz Villafuerte Cebu Finest

“Investing Like a Pro” is a whole-day, intensive financial seminar that will teach you exactly how the rich people invest and make their money grow. The seminar will be facilitated by one of the Philippines’ leading experts in investing – Fitz Villafuerte, and is organized by iNewMedia Academy. For one whole day, Mr. Villafuerte will Continue Reading

August 6 Cebu Province Charter Day (Special non-working holiday)

Cebu Province Cebu Finest

The Cebu Provincial Charter Day was considered a holiday through the declaration of the Republic Act No. 8952. Republic Act No. 8952 AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7698 DECLARING AUGUST 6 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU TO INCLUDE ITS HIGHLY URBANIZED CITIES OF CEBU AND MANDAUE Continue Reading

Studio Ghibli, an award-winning Japanese animation studio, to close production

Studio Ghibli Toshio Suzuki Cebu Finest

The famous Japanese animation studio, Studio Ghibli, which started since 1985, will cease its production on Japanese animated feature films, this year. Studio producer, Toshio Suzuki, announced to MBS (Mainichi Broadcasting System) Jounetsu Tairiku, that the company will still be open but only to manage the trademarks of the production. Studio Ghibli is famous for Continue Reading

Baifern + Mario for Penshoppe in Ayala Center Cebu

Mario Maurer and Baifern Pimchanok for Penshoppe Cebu Finest

The famous duo of the Thai movie, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, Mario Maurer and Baifern Pimchanok are headed to Cebu City to promote Penshoppe. Event Details Penshoppe Baifern + Mario August 17, 2014 (Sunday) 5:00PM The Terraces Ayala Center Cebu Catch them live for a meet and greet for #PenshoppeFanCon2014. For more details, visit Continue Reading

Going crazy about Korean drama: It’s Okay, That’s Love

Korean drama It's Okay That's Love Cebu Finest

Heya! It’s been awhile and I hope that you’ve been well. Have you been interested into watching movies, reading books, taking pictures or probably writing lately? Me? Absolutely! I have been interested in watching and waiting for upcoming Korean dramas. Does it sound crazy to you? I bet, you are now all asking why is Continue Reading

2014 Ironman 70.3 Philippines Traffic Advisory

Ironman 70.3 Philippines Cebu Finest

The Ironman 70.3 Philippines organizers, in coordination with the provincial government, Traffic Patrol Groups in Cebu City, have announced traffic advisory for the routes in this year’s race. With the Cobra Ironman race on August 3, all travelers, and motorists are informed to take advanced notice about re-routing schemes, road closure, and detours to give Continue Reading

Movie Review: Hercules

Hercules movie review Cebu Finest

Two of my friends and I have decided to watch Hercules last Sunday. One was hyped about it as he tagged us in his Facebook account that we will watch it on that day. From the title alone, I can only think of a great battle between Hercules and some godlike creatures, see lovely muses, Continue Reading

Did you know the beginnings of Colon Street in Cebu?

Colon Street Cebu Finest

If you’re a native of Cebu City or a person who is very familiar of its history, I am sure you can answer the question. I’m a Cebuano. I was born here. I studied in the University of the Visayas on both my primary and secondary years. Clearly, I am used to roam around Cebu Continue Reading

Pope Francis to visit the Philippines in January 2015

Pope Francis to visit the Philippines Cebu Finest

Pope Francis will visit the country to meet the victims and survivors of the October 2013 earthquake, and typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas region, on January 15-19, 2015. Before his arrival to the Philippines, the Pontiff will be in Sri Lanka from January 12-15. According to reports from rappler.com, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle Continue Reading