Event Name: U.S. Fine Food Show
Date: April 16- 17, 2015
Venue: Atrium D, SM City Cebu
The U.S. Fine Food Show is an event organized by U.S. Embassy Manila and the United States Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service to promote awareness of American agricultural products and to help importers increase their market reach . The trade between the United States and the Philippines has been booming in the past couple of years and the event aims to continue the momentum to showcase the excellent food and beverage products from the U.S.
The U.S. Fine Food Show features booths by The U.S. Potato Board, Alternatives Food, Belcris Foods, Bigfood Trade & Commodities, Dane International Commodities, Equilibrium Intertrade, Global Strategic Partners Distribution, Goodway International Trading, Happy Living Philippines, Ideal Macaroni & Spaghetti Factory, JEDCO, Link Import Export, Mix Plant, RAM Food Products, and World Wide Food Supply. The booths feature different American products and ingredients that can be useful to local hotels, restaurants, culinary practitioners, educators, supermarket owners, food processors, and food enthusiasts. Visitors can sample some of the many different products at the show. Continue reading
Mactan Newtown, a development by Megaworld Corporation, opened its Hawkers Center to give visitors and locators more dining options. One of the first restaurants that opened in the Hawkers Center is MexiMama Cocina Latina. This Cebuano-owned food outlet promises to give locals as well as tourists “a taste of Mexican” at budget-friendly prices. Continue reading
Based on the latest PAGASA weather bulletin, Typhoon Chedeng (International Code: Maysak) has been tracked at 950 km East Southeast of Casiguran, Aurora. The tropical cyclone is moving WNW at 17 kph. Chedeng still packs winds of 150 kph near the center. It is expected to make landfall somewhere in Northern Luzon on Easter Sunday.
PAGASA tracking of Chedeng (Maysak)
|Public Storm Warning Signal
(winds of 30 – 60 kph is expected in atleast
Catanduanes and Camarines Sur
|These areas will have occasional rains with occasional gusty winds.
Signal No.1 is now raced in Catanduanes and Camarines Sur. Storm surges and sea surface waves of up to 2 meters are possible over the eastern coast of Aurora, Quezon and Isabela. People who are planning to go to beaches in the eastern part of Luzon are advised to monitor the situation and if possible make alternative plans for the weekend. Fishermen are also advised not to venture out over the eastern seaboard of Aurora, Quezon, Bicol Region and Visayas.
Bagyong Chedeng (International Code: Maysak) has been downgraded to a typhoon from a super typhoon status in the past few days. Chedeng entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility late last night. The typhoon has weakened significantly in the past 24 hours after continuous entrainment of dry air. It is expected to weaken further but it remains a threat to the coastal areas of the Bicol Region and the Eastern part of Luzon.
Bagyong Chedeng enters PAR
Super Typhoon Maysak has been downgraded to a category 4 typhoon. As of of 5 p.m. today, Maysak was tracked around 120 km east of the boundary line of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). It has maximum sustained winds of 220 km/h near the center with gustiness reaching 280 km/h. The weather disturbance is forecasted to move WNW at 13 km/h. It is expected to be in the PAR in a few hours. It will be locally renamed as Bagyong Chedeng.
US Navy forecast for Super Typhoon Maysak
The Holy Week is one of the most important holidays of Filipinos. Many Filipinos travel to different part of the country to celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Since it is a 4-day weekend, a lot of folks take advantage of the break to get a much needed vacation. It is also the start of summer break of the schools in the country and many college students flock to beaches like Boracay, Puerto Galera, and Bantayan, Cebu where popular beach parties are held. A rare summer Super Typhoon has formed in the Pacific and there is a big chance that it will make landfall in some part of the country. Super Typhoon Maysak is currently at the vicinity of Yap islands. It is forecasted to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on the afternoon of Holy Thursday. It will be renamed Bagyong Chedeng once it enters the Philippines.
Forecast track of Maysak (Chiding) via weather.com.ph
Last weekend, Gadja 2015, Cebu’s biggest semestral break party was held at the Aboitiz Sports Field. It was a fun-filled that was participated by hundreds of students from the different universities in Cebu. The two-day culminated with an Earth Hour celebration and a rave featuring some of the best local DJs. Here are 7 things that made Gadja 2015 memorable:
7. Fireworks – Watching fireworks with you new friends, classmates, and crushes can make any night to remember. Gadja 2015 had well-timed fireworks that pumped up the crowd. Continue reading