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Top picks: 2017 book-to-screen adaptations

Earlier this year, the Netflix hit series “13 Reasons Why” sparked a controversy all over the globe for its portrayal of the most relevant yet sensitive issues we face today – bullying, sexual harassment and teenage suicide. The series is about a teenage girl who killed herself and left tapes for some people to listen… Continue reading Top picks: 2017 book-to-screen adaptations

Food

Mati’s Meat and Bread: A taste of home at Festival Mall’s River Park

Nothing spells home like the taste of dishes that just warms the heart—and Mati’s Meat and Bread delivers just that. Situated at Festival Mall’s River Park in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, this restaurant is a casual dining place, without the intimidating intricacies of fine dining to get your hands on a beautiful meal. Stepping inside the… Continue reading Mati’s Meat and Bread: A taste of home at Festival Mall’s River Park

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Sunflower Fields Forever: The Yellowing of UP Diliman

By IVY LISA MENDOZA June is the season of sunflowers in UP Diliman. It used to be in April, but since the academic calendar shifted in 2014 (school year is now from August to May), the planting season for sunflowers has also been adjusted — mainly in time for the much-awaited June graduation. Today, graduation… Continue reading Sunflower Fields Forever: The Yellowing of UP Diliman

Events

MEET TAIWAN to bolster PHL-Taiwan incentive travel opportunities

The Bureau of Foreign Trade of Taiwan under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) launches “MEET TAIWAN,’’ a MICE (Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conferences and Exhibitions) promotion program that underscores Taiwan’s strengths and privileges in the MICE industry in the Southeast Asian region. MEET TAIWAN in Manila set on on June 20, at the Makati Shangri-la… Continue reading MEET TAIWAN to bolster PHL-Taiwan incentive travel opportunities

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KLM takes next strategic social media step with flight info on Twitter and WeChat

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines offers her customers around the world booking confirmation, check-in notification, boarding pass and flight status updates in 10 languages on Twitter and WeChat. This makes information easy to find in a single place, so it is available at the airport, en route or at home. Customers can also contact KLM’s social… Continue reading KLM takes next strategic social media step with flight info on Twitter and WeChat

Food · Lifestyle

The little French food shop around the corner

 In the wonderful world of food, France rules. Not only is this country home to some of the world’s greatest chefs and restaurants, but also to some of the best ingredients one can find at the épicerie, or that little food shop at the corner. Now, the South can have a little taste of France… Continue reading The little French food shop around the corner

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DENR-BMB and GIZ announce 2017 “Selfie For Biodiversity” Winner

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, together with the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-BMB), recently concluded its fourth annual photo competition “Selfie for Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism 2017”, in commemoration of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) on May 22.

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Bel-Air Turns 60 with Pasinaya 2017

Bel-Air Village has developed from a small community of pilots and their families to one of the most vibrant barangays not just in Makati, but also in Metro Manila. Today, the village celebrates 60 vibrant years with “Bel-Air: Kumikinang”, the 2017 edition of its now-famous annual Pasinaya celebration, to be held from May 26-28,  at… Continue reading Bel-Air Turns 60 with Pasinaya 2017