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Malabuyoc’s hot springs

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ONE OF THE pools at Mainit Springs in Malabuyoc town in Cebu province CARMEL LOISE MATUS/ INQUIRER VISAYAS

There is a new tourist attraction in this sleepy town, some 126 kilometers south of Cebu City.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

In Bayawan, bikes get bamboo makeover

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For over a week, a group of craftsmen worked feverishly, huddled in a corner of the Integrated Bus Terminal in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental. After days of measuring, cutting, sanding, varnishing and fitting, Bayawanons caught a glimpse of their finished product: A bamboo-framed bicycle. Is it strong? Is it safe?  These were among the common questions asked by curious […]

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Kabankalan’s 2 wonders of nature

THE MAG-ASO Falls in Kabankalan. CARLA P. GOMEZ/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Take your pick from two of nature’s wonders in Kabankalan City—waterfalls that spray a smoky mist or an ecology park nestled beneath a canopy of trees that offers a view of southern Negros Occidental province and beyond.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Using music to overcome storm trauma

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MUSIKGARTEN uses music to stimulate the brain development of children as well as help them recover from the trauma caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Social worker Evelyn Mae Maceda trembles in panic whenever she hears news of a coming typhoon. Even a drizzle will agitate her 1-year-old son, Khyrone Breve.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

A mud house goes up against the wind

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A HOUSE made of mud stands out at Fisherman’s Village in Barangay Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City. PHOTO BY Carine Asutilla

When French-Hungarian Lehel Racz built his mud house in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu province, it was perfect for a tropical country like the Philippines. “You have to have a house that has a lower temperature inside, without the use of an air-conditioning unit,” said Racz, who has been visiting the country frequently for the past six years. Inside his house in Barangay […]

Posted: June 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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