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5:43 PM


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 As an organization that seeks to empower women through service and advocacy, Zonta International believes it is important to recognize its clubs and districts for their outstanding service projects that benefit women in their communities. These awards serve to highlight the incredible service work that Zontians perform to improve the lives of women and girls in communities across the globe. The District Awards are given at the end of each biennium at the District Conference and recognizes significant contributions to the empowerment of women and gender equality. Awards are presented to clubs who have accomplished district goals in such areas as advocacy, service, public relations. Zonta Club of Cebu II is an active member of District 17 composed of 76 clubs with 2,461 members from the Philippines, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, and Macau.

Elena Young, Lucy Carcel, Marilou Canizares, Cristina Garcia, Margie Sy

          Members of Zonta Club of Cebu II participated in the District 17 Conference held in Hong Kong in last October 2019 where the club reaped honors for innovative and trailblazing service endeavors for women and children in the community. The club received recognition for the Best Centennial Local Service Project for “Breakthrough behind the Cells”, a series of medical missions that benefited female inmates at the Mandaue City BJMP. It also received an award for the Best Centennial Advocacy Award for the package of activities that marked the annual “18-days of Activism” where different stakeholders took part in symposia and empowering workshops on effective strategies to eliminate Violence against Women (VAW) to encourage broad participation by emphasizing that everyone has a role to play, engaging not just duty-bearers but also other stakeholders, especially at the local level.

          Since the organization's founding in 1919, Zontians have dedicated the last century to empowering women, both in and outside of Zonta. To celebrate these achievements, Zonta Clubs all over the globe were encouraged to undertake Zonta Centennial projects and Zonta Club of Cebu II was recognized with the Centennial Anniversary – Honour 100 years of Zonta Award for their “100 books for 100 families project and for the Giant Photo Tarp that was displayed at the Ayala Center where 100 women from various sectors in the community called with one voice to “Say No to Violence Against Women and to Say Yes to Gender Equality”.

Margie Sy. Petite Garcia, Elena Young, Lucy Carcel, Past International President Olivia Ferry, President Zonta Club of Cebu II Marilou Canizares, Zonta International President Susanne Von Bassewitz , District 17 Governor Teresa Lin, Area 3 Director Stella Bernabe.

          Not stopping there, Zonta Club of Cebu II garnered the Centennial Leadership Development Award and the top award that recognized the club’s overall contribution to the ideals of Zonta International in Service, Advocacy, Education and Leadership Development, the Centennial Star Club in Excellence Achievement Award – Diamond       Category.           

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4:51 PM

KULTURA, SINING AT TSOKOLATE Manila Chocolatier Finds a Home in Kultura

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Manila Chocolatier Finds a Home in Kultura

As Kultura welcomes Manila Chocolatier in its store, Manila Chocolatier invites you to discover new flavors of world-class chocolates with authentic Filipino flavors, a taste of history and a sweet tradition.

“Our chocolates bring you on a special journey,” says Manila Chocolatier’s Raul Matias. “A journey that starts with your first bite.” Interestingly enough, Raul was on a journey oversees when his love for all things Filipino prompted him to go back home, and start his business.
 “Manila Chocolatier is fruit of my passion and love for my Philippines,” he says. “When I moved out and found myself in a foreign land, it was only then when I fully appreciated what it was to be a Filipino.  I remembered idyllic afternoons in the farm and carabaos toiling the rice fields.  I thought of women in their graceful ternos and men dashing in their barong tagalogs.  I missed the sound of Philippine jeepneys, the enchanting lights of Metro Manila, the perfect sunsets and lazy days. I missed the way my countrymen smiled not just with their lips but also with their eyes, smiles that genuinely come from the heart.”
With that, he “distilled what I love about Filipino culture into the flavors of Manila Chocolatier chocolates.” He named the product line after Manila, as a tribute to “what was, what is, and what will always be one of the most beautiful cities in the world: the melting pot of the country’s diverse culture, language, and flavors.”
He spent years in his quest to find world class cocoa beans in the Philippines, and today Manila Chocolatier’s cocoa beans are sourced from select farms in the Davao region, Southern Philippines.
Raul is proud that “we use only the best cocoa beans; the same beans exported to Europe and used by world class European chocolate companies”. These are beans ground to silky perfection only when needed in the same facility where their products are processed, assuring the freshness of the products.
Have a sweet journey with Manila Chocolatier’s mouthwatering Chocolate Pralines that give you a delicate sublime flavors of the Philippine Islands in smooth, dreamy chocolate.    From Bukayo, Panotsa Caramel, Leche Flan, Buko Pandan and Palawan Honey to Barako Coffee and Lambanog flavors - each with design element that reflects the Filipino Culture. 
Manila Chocolatier also has delectable White Chocolate bars in Calamansi and Ube flavors, Mango Milk Chocolate bars, and Dark Chocolate Bars in Pili Nut, Barako Coffee and Coconut flavors. 

Manila Chocolatier is one of the MSME that Kultura supports, and is available at Kultura branches in SM Supermalls.

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2:01 AM

CCCI Releases Official List of Candidates for 2020 Annual BOT Elections

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The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) through its Commission on Elections (COMELEC) recently named official list of candidates who are qualified to vie for vacant positions in the 2020 Elections of Board of Trustees on February 28.
In this year’s annual BOT election, there are eleven (11) vacant seats to be filled in.
Three (3) candidates who will fill in the industry sector areJoseph Nelson Bascones, President of the Central Seafoods, Inc.; Ma. AletaDelaCalzada, Designer & Managing Proprietor & Founder of ATE by Tatah Clothier; and Engr. Leonora Salvane, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of GT Cosmetics Manufacturing, Inc.

Filling in as candidates for 2 vacant seats for the trade sector are Mario Panganiban, Chairman of the Board of Advent Group; and Felix Taguiam, President of Deco Sales, Inc.
Vying for the 4 seats in the service sector are Wendell Ganhinhin, President-elect of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) – Cebu Chapter; Aldie Garcia, Assurance Partner of the Isla Lipana& Co./PwC Philippines; Padma Siap, Managing Founder & People Development Specialist of the Creative Magnate Institute; Joyce So, First Vice President & Head – Visayas Banking Center 1 of Security Bank Corporation; and Atty. Joseph Tanco, Founder& Senior Partner of Tanco& Partners Law offices.
Whilethe candidates for the ICT sector are Michael Cubos, CEO & Founder of Performance360 Global Services; and Gerald Yuvallos, President & CEO of AtoX Business Center.
John Thomas Anthony Nanquil, Past President of Financial Executives of Cebu, Inc. (FINEX) is the lone candidate for the sectoral association.
The general membership of the Chamber has been advised to submit their filled out and signed ballots on or before 12NN of February 28.
For further inquiries, one may call CCCI at 232-1421 to 24 local 110 and look for Ms. Joy Segismar of CCCI Membership Development Division

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4:05 AM

Novuhair Espouses Freeman Cebu 100 VIP Cebuanos

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Believe in yourself! You too can be a VIP.

A shining day highlighted some of Cebu's prominent personalities as The Freeman, Oldest Publication of Cebu honors the great influence these Cebuanos has imparted globally.

Novuhair, nature's answer to hair loss supported this momentous event and encourages everyone to embrace the VIP lifestyle by believing that you can make a difference.

A photo exhibit was unveiled at the Northwing of SM City Cebu that will run until February 13, 2020.

VIP Guests such as Cebu City Vice Mayor Mike Rama, Liloan  City Mayor Maria Frasco, Cebu 5th district Congressman Duke Frasco, Councilor and former PBA player Don Don Hontiveros among others marvelled with photos of their fellow Cebuanos.

Governor Gwendolyn Garcia headed the ribbon cutting ceremony together with fellow VIP Cebuanos. Mr. Bob Segovia, Managing Director of ADP Pharma, Novuhair collaborated with the ceremony.

Novuhair will be conducting a series of hair & scalp analysis in Cebu to help you become aware of your scalp condition and how the product can aid hair loss.

To know more about Novuhair and their activities, visit

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1:59 AM


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Spread love this valentines with your loved ones and enjoy a prix fixe dinner at Bulawan with one round of wine at only PHP 2,500/couple.

Book before Februrary 7, 2020 and get an EARLY BIRD RATE at only PHP 2,300/couple.
With performances from Cebu saxophonist James Darwin (February 14) and Joefre (February 15). LIMITED SLOTS only!

Golden Prince Hotel & Suites also offers Valentine staycation promo for all weekends of February (Friday-Saturday). A special rate at only PHP 2,143 entitles you to an overnight stay at a Deluxe Room with breakfast in bed for two.

Strengthen your couple goals this year! Kick it off with our GYM BUDDY Valentine Promo at only PHP 1,885 (per couple). Hurry and enroll today at Hercules Gym & Fitness. A couple that does fitness together, stays longer together!

This Valentine promo is the best way to rekindle and renew relationships between, lover, family or friends. For more information on exciting deals and to experience a uniquely Cebuano royalty experience from Golden Prince Hotel and Suites, you may call 230-1500 for booking and reservations. Also, like their Facebook page or visit

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2:33 AM

Honda PH unveils latest models during the Riders Convention in Cebu

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Honda PH unveils latest models during the Riders Convention in Cebu 

Yesterday January 25, 2020, Honda Philippines. Inc. (HPL) the No. 1 motorcycle manufacturer in the Philippines. holds the Riders Convention at the Tent at Mandanl Bay, Mandaue City. Cebu. where motorcycle riders and enthusiasts gathered to enjoy a day of fun-filled activities and celebrate the camaraderie and support at Honda riders to HPI. This is the first convention for 2020 and the third time the activity will be held in Cebu. 

It is one of the many activities HPI holds under the ONE DREAM campaign. which imparts the accomplishment of the Filipino's dreams through their products along with the fun and excitement of being a Honda Rider. 

The main highlight of the event is the launching of the All-New Honda Air Blade 150, designed with “The Cutting Edge." aimed to bring a new level of riding experience for young riders, looking for an AT Bike with a standout look, power and cutting-edge comfort in shared riding. 

Honda Air Blade 150

As “The Cutting Edge" built to be enjoyed by both driver and passenger. the All-New Honda Air Blade150 serves as an all-new motorcycle that is ‘Cutting-Edge" in features. bringing together advanced specs at a very reasonable price point. It boasts of Its lightweight precision and a superb engine that delivers maximum power performance and fuel efficiency and a 4.4 Ll-fuel tank capacity and can go up to 47km/Li-luel consumption. 

What's more. the AIl-New Honda Air Blade150 is fitted With a powerful 150cc SOHC liquid-cooled engine for superior function in stop-and-go situations and prime acceleration without lag for hassle-free long rides. It is also equipped With other cutting-edge features, such as Smart Key. Power Socket for recharging devices and smartphones. and a front-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). which helps determine and prevent wheels from locking up. 

This AT Bike also offers a 22.7L U-Box that can accommodate full and half-face helmets and Still have enough room for the rider's personal belongings. 

The All-New Honda Air Blade150 comes in three unique colors: Candy Caribbean Blue Sea. Matte Galaxy Black Metallic. and Candy Rosy Red. It will be available at all Honda's dealerships thus March 2020. Customers may now visit the nearest Honda dealer tor reservations. 

So. whether you are a young professional trying to beat the traffic or a millennial who enjoys riding around the city with your friends, this AT Bike is a must-have. as it serves to be cutting-edge in the sporty design. advanced technology, easy handling. and buddy riding with your riding pal.

The All-New Honda Air Blade150 is the latest motorcycle to join a growing list of the latest products of Honda such as the Honda Genio, the Honda ADV150, and the Honda Supra GTR150. All these new models feature the same exciting new designs and innovative features that align with the lifestyle of today’s  Filipinos.

“We are happy to be here in support of our Honda Riders since they are the ones who drive us to innovate and evolve our products. This is in line with Honda Philippines' vision of helping Filipinos realize that ONE DREAM of mobility and freedom,” said Susumu Mitsuishi, President, Honda Philippines, Inc., about the latest models launched during the convention. “These new products stand as a testament to our commitment to give only the best motorcycle products that the riding public deserves.” 

As it is the custom of the event, the convention includes a test ride activity, Riders Skills Challenge, Motor Show, “Riders Got Talent” competition and the “Miss Honda Riders Con 2020” segment.

For more details about Honda products and promos, follow their Facebook page at Honda Philippines. Inc. and Instagram page @hondagh_mc. 

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