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Decathlon Philippines opens at Festival Mall

Sports in the Philippines has come a long way from it being limited to just the typical ones such as basketball, volleyball, and badminton. Now, Filipinos are getting into a wider range of sports and other physical activities such as Frisbee, hiking, Zumba, and yoga. Tapping into this growing market is French sporting goods giant… Continue reading Decathlon Philippines opens at Festival Mall

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All about New Adult Fiction

In recent years, the literary category “New Adult Fiction” has taken the publishing world by storm. So much so that more and more authors now seek to represent the voices of those post-adolescent-yet-not-quite-adult characters through emotionally intense stories often laden with sex and romance. Although often mistaken for contemporary adult romances, New Adult Fiction focuses… Continue reading All about New Adult Fiction

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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

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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

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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

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Treats for Mom at Festival Mall’s “Moms’ Amazing May” Sale

              Mothers really deserve to be treated like queens. For everything they’ve done, they deserve the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Everyone availed the best finds for Mom for less as Festival Mall in Alabang, Muntinlupa City held the Moms’ Amazing May Sale from May 12-14. Mom can dress like a queen with great deals… Continue reading Treats for Mom at Festival Mall’s “Moms’ Amazing May” Sale