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Maria Eleanor E. Valeros
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A Whale of a Time in Oslob!
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - September 7, 2014 - 12:00am
It was the day before a typhoon was announced to have entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility.
Punchy "Sisig" and Beat-down Prices
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - August 19, 2014 - 12:00am
"Sisig," a popular Filipino food traditionally made of pig's cheeks, ears and liver, made it to the third spot of 50 favorite Pinoy foods in a CNN Travel update two years ago
Wanted: Mountain Tourism Managers
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - August 6, 2014 - 12:00am
Campsite management, reduction of human impact to flora and fauna along trails, and minimizing of detrimental activities by campers are just a few of the backbreaking, knee-jerking, lung-busting real challenges hounding...
Hard-to-Fill Job Vacancies
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
I once turned down a scholarship offer for a vocational course, either in welding or automotive.
Sensory Integration Dysfunction
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - July 26, 2014 - 12:00am
I sought the help of a pediatrician-neurologist, who recommended both the services of an occupational therapist (OT) and a special education (SpEd)specialist or speech pathologist. What we initially thought was a...
Amazing communication
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
Different types of people sift information and learn in different ways. A person may fall into any of the main sensorial personality types: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Knowledge of the different modalities...
“Balik Eskwela” in Asturias
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - July 13, 2014 - 12:00am
In the outskirts of the mid-western town of Asturias lies Cubong Elementary School. It has a population of 181 pupils, including Kindergarten. But there are only four functional classrooms in the school’s three...
Amazon Electro Run 2014
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
To regain popular interest in night runs among Cebuanos, Amazon Events Cebu is presently making preparations for a festival of lights and electronic dance music that is sure to reintroduce the appeal of "night team...
Exciting 8.8.8!
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - July 8, 2014 - 12:00am
You want to enjoy real good eats in open air. But the rains won't let up! And it's just too much hassle to bring the food outside.
Tabuelan, the third time around
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - July 6, 2014 - 12:00am
“Malayo man at ibig, daig ang malapit.” (No matter how far the place longed for, the sheer desire to get there makes the places close by obscure.)
Painting a Vibrant Experience
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - June 28, 2014 - 12:00am
Cebu has just got another addition to its exciting list of business-class hotels. It is named in Greek - "Azia" meaning "sunrise." And it seems to be warming up the hospitality industry of the city.
Of Pick-Up Artists
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - June 25, 2014 - 12:00am
Pick-up artists, or PUAs, are probably fully active again as college girls are back in town. Pretending to be doing some class assignment around their targets is just one of their techniques.
Food To-Go
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - June 24, 2014 - 12:00am
The return of the school classes brings a load of things to think about and prepare.
Pa-DRE ka!
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - June 23, 2014 - 12:00am
In observance of June as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, men are urged to back a Department of Health campaign dubbed “Pa-DRE ka!” (from the Spanish “padre” meaning father).
Of the Narcis-Selfies Among Us
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - June 18, 2014 - 12:00am
Non-stop selfies of duck faces, lips on a pout resembling one about to take a smoochie, and fingers on a V-sign flood social media feeds every day, making the act look normal. But what happens when the motive for...
“Pistaym”
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - June 15, 2014 - 12:00am
The idea of a train system as a solution to the mass transport problem of Metro Cebu is not at all new. Long before today’s public officials have thought of it, there was already an efficient train service...
National Mountain Cleanup Day
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - June 8, 2014 - 12:00am
Our small group of mountain-climbing enthusiasts, including Cebu City public school teachers, trekked to Osmeña Peak, in Barangay Mantalongon, Dalaguete town on May 10, a Saturday. The place is popularly called...
Gotiaoco Bldg: Future home of the Chinese Heritage Museum
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - May 29, 2014 - 12:00am
"Heritage preservation can be the platform for political recognition, a medium for intercultural dialogue, a means of ethical reflection, and the potential basis for ongoing local economic development in Cebu."...
How to make egg wrappers
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - May 27, 2014 - 12:00am
Egg wrappers, or crepes, are used to wrap food such as "lumpiang ubod," spring rolls with shredded coconut shoots as main ingredient.
The bats of Tubigon
by Maria Eleanor E. Valeros - May 25, 2014 - 12:00am
Tubigon is the northern gateway to Bohol. The place is the usual stop for refueling among inland travelers, for visitors to get directions before going further on their Bohol trip, as well as for out-of-towners to...
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