Shangri-La Mactan prepares exclusive deals for Valentine’s Day

THIS Valentine’s Day, go on a sweet escape at Shangri-La Mactan, Cebu with your loved ones and have your fill of delightful culinary creations and blissful experiences in any of the five-star resort’s sought-after restaurant outlets. A private seascape romance Take pleasure in a dreamy experience overlooking the cerulean blues at the Observatory. On February […]

Live healthy and smile confidently with Watsons!

CHINS up, and get your beautiful smiles on! Establishing good oral hygiene is key to having a beautiful smile and raising confidence. What else does good oral hygiene bring? It prevents you from having bad breath, suffering from tooth decay, and keeps your teeth strong as you get older. It also goes beyond just giving […]

Soriano: Baa, Baa Black Sheep

Where did the name Black sheep originate? The negative sense of the term “black sheep” refers to a family member who seems to be the troublemaker, and doesn’t seem to fit in with the rest of your family members. Merriam Webster defines a black sheep as a disfavored or disreputable member of a group. Other […]

Moises: Decoding bromance

BOB: Hi, Singlestalk.There’s this guy I got so close to back in college. Was it a bromance? We were inseparable from first year to third year. Until I had a girlfriend and she told me people were gossiping about us. They thought we were gay. It bothered me so much that I ghosted him. He […]

Quibranza: With a grain of salt

AH, YES. It’s 2023! The Gregorian calendar sneaked in quite a trick, didn’t it? Because Jan. 1 fell on a Sunday, I’m willing to bet most Cebuanos didn’t even have time to recover from the holidays and suddenly, it’s Sinulog. The street dancers are a-dancin. The drumbeats are a-beatin. The rainclouds are a-formin. Hopefully, in […]

The New Year’s guide to living

The first order of the day is to look at the New Year as a time to change. January is when it is easiest to start a new habit, a new goal or even a new lifestyle. But more than just our personal decisions to change a habit, it is also a good time for […]

Tell it to SunStar: Listening to criticisms

By Reni M. Valenzuela Appreciate criticisms as if they are road signs to make your travel safe, easier and on track. Don’t assume that somebody is an enemy just because that person criticizes you. That person could be just telling you the truth or cares enough to make you see where you are wrong, notwithstanding […]

Best internet slangs for 2022

The year 2022 is almost coming to an end, and we now have a new batch of online slang that has emerged throughout the world from the depths of the internet. Some slangs are no-brainer. Sometimes, one can easily comprehend it from the get-go. Either way, here’s a semi crash course on the year’s favorite […]

4 Crazy Ways to Spend your 13th Month Pay

Christmas season is indeed the season of giving but it is also the season of receiving. Whether you are still waiting for your 13th-month pay or you have already received it, there is a lot of thought that goes into how to spend that extra wad of cash. Well, for this year’s holiday season, it […]

Moises: Dumped during the holidays

@MELISSA: Hi, Singlestalk. My boyfriend and I just broke up. Perfect timing, right? It’s the holiday season. There was no third party involved. He just said it’s not me, it’s him. He fell out of love. Why? Is it because he is now a senior associate in the firm while I am still starting out […]

Quibranza: An interview: Mark Wiens in Cebu

The Quibranza family has always been a foodie family from the start. Naturally, the content we consumed evolved as we grew: Think “Caprial’s Cafe,” “Iron Chef,” “Man V. Food,” “Masterchef,” “Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma.” With YouTube, we’ve arrived at a “renaissance” of food shows — produced by passionate, independent food bloggers from all over […]

The Executive Talk by ShareInvestor: Boutique Corp PCL (SET: BC)

BANGKOK, Nov 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Boutique Corporation PCL (SET: BC) President and Group CEO, Mr. Prabsharan Singh Thakral provided an admirable interview regarding his business strategy after Covid-19, diversification and embracing digital technology is the strategic approach for Boutique Corporation to remain resilient. 1. Against a challenging business environment significantly […]

Moises: His girl just wanna have funds

@CHADPROVIDES: Hi, Singlestalk. I’m having a relationship with someone who’s really a match. We complement each other. She procrastinates while I tend to work long hours. She’s chill while I’m driven. Her family is poor while I have a privileged background. Don’t get me wrong. I’m helping her pay off her credit card debt because […]

Lim: Not the best

I was raised to believe I could always be better no matter how well I did on any task. I was not raised to believe I was the best. And I’m glad. Because I am not. And to be raised with such arrogance cannot augur well for anyone. An employee learns a new skill and […]

Building a strong financial portfolio for life milestones 

What milestones are you looking forward to in life? Providing the best education for your children? Being able to live comfortably and explore more in life upon retirement? We have different timelines for different milestones, but one thing’s for sure: financial preparation is key to accomplishing these goals and overcoming the obstacles you might encounter […]

Expert advice on building a sustainable business

The past two and a half years have been challenging for most businesses, especially for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). With the global pandemic affecting everything — from operations to service delivery, some companies had to downsize or, worse, shut down. But while there were enterprises that collapsed, new businesses also cropped up. Those […]