Watch out for Studzmarket!

The Only Student-Centered, Campus-Specific Online Marketplace
From Iligan City comes a new website,, an online website that provides a safe marketplace for students to buy and sell anything that will help them adjust and flourish on campus.

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="670"] English: Old and new in the city of Iligan, Mindanao.

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Thanks for helping us stand again

You all came after Yolanda downed us
Supertyphoon Yolanda, internationally known as Haiyan and the biggest storm to ever hit the world in recorded history, carved a wide path of devastation across central Philippines last November 8, 2013. Immediately, the world came to help us.

As a way of saying a big THANK YOU, we are sharing here two videos posted online by Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom Videos.
1) A song by singer-songwriter Jim Paredes titled "Thank you world"

2) A video showing ordinary Filipinos saying Thank You.

PRworks Inc., a public relations agency based in Cebu City in central

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40,000 families in Cebu, Leyte get relief goods from Russia

[caption id="attachment_3841" align="aligncenter" width="775"] TONS of assorted canned meat and canned fish from Russia were unpacked from their boxes and neatly stacked at the Ateneo de Cebu gym prior to the repackaging of the relief goods for the typhoon-ravaged residents in Cebu and Leyte provinces.[/caption]
CLOSE to 40,000 families in the calamity-stricken areas of Cebu and Leyte provinces have received the relief assistance extended by the government of the Russian Federation in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda.
The nearly 60 tons of Russian relief goods were entirely released last Wednesday (Nov.

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Armed groups with trucks ‘lead’ looting: Tacloban traders

[caption id="attachment_3744" align="alignleft" width="1135"] Tacloban and Cebu businessmen face Cebu media and some bloggers at Lakwatsa in Mandaeu City -- (from left) Mario Panganiban, Jean Marechaux, Andrew Ng, Joe Ng, Philip Tan, Consul Antonio Chiu, Regan King, and Junie Luna.[/caption]

Media reports of desperate survivors pushed to loot supermarkets and warehouses by hunger are largely inaccurate.

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Free shipment of relief goods, free ride for volunteers offered

Archbishop Palma calls for unity in earthquake aftermath
THE shipping firm 2GO has offered free shipment of relief goods along with free ride for volunteers and members of the local media to earthquake-stricken Bohol.

Private organizations, civic groups, government agencies, and individuals may now send their relief goods through 2GO shipping, which opened a part of the SuperCat terminal in Pier 4 as drop-in center.

This developed as Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma, in a statement issue to the press, has called for unity to meet the challenges brought about by the 7.2 intensity earthquake last October 15, 2013.

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Cayetano to unveil 2013 Sari-Sari Store Festival

PRINCE Warehouse Club will open its annual Sari-Sari Store Festival tomorrow morning (July 20) with guest of honor Sen. Allan Peter Cayetano cutting the ceremonial ribbon at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) in Mandaue City.

Cayetano, who is arriving from Manila early tomorrow in time for the opening, will be joined by Cebu Gov.

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Hunger highlighted in Nutrition Month 2013 launch

[caption id="attachment_2945" align="alignright" width="545"] Unveiling of the month-long campaign against hunger.[/caption]

A 'Hunger Caravan' highlighted the launch of the 39th celebration of Nutrition Month that sought to focus attention on addressing hunger in Cebu City last July 1.

The day's series of activities began after lunch with a Holy Mass at the San Pedro Calungsod Chapel, SRP, Cebu City.

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Annual Sari-Sari Store Fests — linking with grassroots

The Prince Warehouse Club (PWC) has developed a huge network of sari-sari stores -- small, retail businesses owned by micro-entrepreneurs in urban poor communities and middle class subdivisions -- in Metro Cebu. These stores serve as links from big suppliers and the wholesalers to the end consumers.
Sari-sari in the vernacular means 'variety' and these small retail outlets sell canned goods and Instant noodle packs along with non-food items like detergent powder, shampoo and toothpaste in sachets.

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