Month: May 2016

Travel

The Harrowing Beauty of Nagasaki: Ghosts of the Atom Bomb

THE WEATHER was fair and cold upon arrival at Fukuoka International Airport. But the last days were hot and humid, and the nights were cool and dry.  It wasn’t much of a surprise; after all, Japan was at the cusp of summer and it is significantly hotter in Kyushu island than the northern parts of […]

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Food

Roux joins Chef-driven restaurant movement

Joining the revolutionary trend towards chef-driven restaurants in the metro, French-American bistro ROUX is a welcome addition to the dining options at Greenbelt 3, showcasing Chef Joseph Margate’s signature French-American dishes. A seasoned chef who has worked in renowned restaurants such as Eleven Madison Park (New York), Jardiniere under Chef Traci Desjardins (San Francisco), Lark […]

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Lifestyle

Xian Lim for TechnoMarine: All about Versatility

Today’s “it guy” is no longer just about a handsome face or a great body. He exudes an unbounded, a contagious love for everything true and beautiful, all reflecting in the way he carries himself and how he lives his life. Actor Xian Lim is all that – and more. As the face of the […]

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Food
Travel

Destination: Food

Soccsksargen tourism pushes food tours in the region story by Angelo Garcia Mindanao, known as the Food Basket of the Philippines, is a major source of fresh produce and livestock of the country. Because of its fertile ground and location, it’s the perfect place to grow some of the most in-demand food items in the […]

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Lifestyle
Travel

Take a selfie and shout out for biodiversity

  THE WORLD is now facing such massive environmental problems that creating awareness on the importance of biodiversity and how it affects humanity should be a top priority. Biodiversity is the variability among living organisms from all sources, including terrestrial, marine, and other aquatic ecosystems, and the ecological complexes of which they are part. Biodiversity […]

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Food
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Zamboanga Bonanza

  ZAMBOANGA CITY is a haven for seafood lovers like me; there’s no other place in the country that can boast a variety of seafood dishes – fresh, colorful, so aplenty – as much as Zambo City, and believe me, the seafood is glorious! I went to Zamboanga to participate in the Savores! Festival of […]

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Lifestyle

Catbalogan retains Aliwan Fiesta Championship

Catbalogan City asserted its superiority over other regional representatives with another decisive win in the street dance competition of the recently concluded Aliwan Fiesta 2016.

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Food
Travel

Sisig Sans Sizzling

Sisig used to be one of my least favorite dishes, mainly because I thought it tried so hard to embody many flavors at once that it often failed. Even the name sounded mediocre.  During birthday parties, I would cringe when friends ordered sisig and I’d be forced to sample.  Not that there were many choices […]

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Lifestyle

Manila FAME announces Katha Awards winners

Manila FAME, the country’s premier design and lifestyle event, honors outstanding Filipino designers and companies for their innovative design in response to the global market for quality products, through KATHA Awards. Given recently at the 63rd Manila FAME at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, the KATHA Awards gives distinction to local designs and […]

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Lifestyle
Travel

Take a selfie for biodiversity!

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), in cooperation with the Deustche Gessellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, mounts its annual photo contest for the third time, dubbed as “Selfie for Biodiversity and Livelihood 2016’’  in commemoration of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) on May 22.IDBD is an international […]

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