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  • 2 sangkot umano sa investment scam sa Davao del Sur, tiklo
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 7:09 pm

    Arestado sa Davao del Sur ang dalawang sangkot umano sa operasyon ng illegal investment scheme.  

  • Lalaking nangingisda sa Aklan River, nalunod
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 7:05 pm

    Isang lalaki ang nalunod sa Aklan River matapos mangisda sa Barangay Mina sa bayan ng Lezo sa Aklan Lunes ng umaga.

  • Duterte admits dealing with US in ‘bad faith’ over 2018 return of Balangiga Bells
    by Ronron Calunsod, ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 5:42 pm

    President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday admitted striking a deal in bad faith with the United States for the return of the historic Balangiga Bells in exchange for a supposed visit to Washington during the presidency of Donald Trump.

  • 'Pray for salvation,' Duterte says in final SONA as threat of Delta variant looms over PH
    by Katrina Domingo, ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 5:20 pm

    President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday urged Filipinos to "pray for salvation" from the possible spread of the more virulent Delta variant in the Philippines, saying the country could no longer afford another lockdown should there be a new surge in COVID-19 cases.

  • Total COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad rise to 21,133 with 79 new cases
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    MANILA - The number of Filipinos abroad who have contracted COVID-19 rose to 21,133 as 79 new cases were recorded Monday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

  • PH detects 84 cases of COVID-19 Delta variant in 4 days
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 4:22 pm

    The highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant has been detected in more Philippine areas including Metro Manila's most populous city. 

  • Duterte delivers last SONA, says it is not his swan song
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 4:18 pm

    President Rodrigo Duterte defended his controversial actions and highlighted his accomplishments during his final State of the Nation Address Monday.

  • These celebs want it big!
    by The Manila Times on July 26, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    A new line of monitors has just hit tech hubs in the Philippines following LG Electronics' star-studded livestream event, dubbed, "Performance Beyond Boundaries." Hosted by brand ambassador Luis Manzano, the fun and high energy gathering featured several celebrities who apparently like to work, play and connect with big screen computer displays.Each given a slot to explain their preference, actor and director Joross Gamboa and photographer Magic Liwanag agree that precise editing is only […]

  • A vacuum that's lightweight but tough
    by The Manila Times on July 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Dyson has just launched its first 1.5 kg lightweight vacuum, the brand's lightest yet, and the only 1.5 kg vacuum that doesn't blow out dust or lose suction. Dyson engineers considered and adjusted every element of the vacuum, including the cleaner head, cyclones and battery, in order to provide owners with lightweight portability while maintaining efficient cleaning performance.A five-stage, fully sealed advanced filtration system captures 99.99 percent of microscopic particles, including […]

  • Why are only 9.6 percent of Filipinos vaccinated?
    by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit on July 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    When normalcy seems close enough to touch, we suddenly get jolted by news that spikes in COVID-19 are erupting again.

  • There's a silent epidemic that is deadlier than COVID-19
    by Lai S. Reyes on July 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Did you know that the uncontrolled glucose in your bloodstream is far deadlier than the coronavirus?

  • SONA 2021: Duterte tiniyak ang pagdating ng COVID-19 vaccines
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 3:30 pm

    Tinuldukan ni Pangulong Duterte ang kanyang huling SONA sa pagtalakay sa mga hamon na dala ng COVID-19. 

  • Kamara inilatag ang mga batas na ipapasa sa huling taon ni Duterte
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 3:27 pm

    Sa pagbubukas ng sesyon, isinulong agad ni House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco ang mga panukalang batas na kanilang uunahin.

  • Pasig City set to fully vaccinate all target elderly residents by August
    by Katrina Domingo, ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto on Monday said all elderly residents in the city have received at least 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Over 350,000 more doses of Pfizer vaccine arrive in PH
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 2:38 pm

    MANILA (UPDATE) - More than 350,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the Philippines on Monday, as the country scrambles against the threat of the more contagious Delta variant.

  • Duterte says final SONA is ‘not my swan song’; to keep batting for pandemic recovery
    by Jamaine Punzalan, ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 2:35 pm

    President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday delivered his final State of the Nation Address, which he said was not his "swan song", as he promised Filipinos "nothing less than the full recovery" from the COVID-19 crisis.  

  • 'Joke of the Nation Address': Opposition slams Duterte's final 'ramblings'
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 2:21 pm

    MANILA - Opposition lawmakers and rights advocates slammed President Rodrigo Duterte for what they called "mere ramblings" during his final State of the Nation Address on Monday.

  • Huling SONA ni Duterte sumentro sa laban vs komunismo, droga
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 2:18 pm

    Sumentro sa paglaban sa droga at komunismo ang huling SONA ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte nitong Lunes.

  • Longer curfew, liquor ban enforced anew in Cebu cities amid rise in COVID-19 cases
    by ABS-CBN News on July 26, 2021 at 2:13 pm

    Effective Monday, July 26, Cebu City will implement a liquor ban in the hopes of trying to curb an increasing number of COVID-19 cases.

  • A ‘fur-pect’ love
    on July 26, 2021 at 1:50 pm

    Owning a pet brings joy and pleasure. These furry companions lift our spirits, help alleviate stress, and accompany us ain desperate times. But having a pet also means being responsible for their welfare. 

  • Doctors answer questions about cough and COVID-19
    on July 26, 2021 at 1:40 pm

    How does a regular cough differ from one that’s caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus? Is tuob (steam inhalation) a solution for COVID-19? Can over-the-counter (OTC) drugs help? 

  • Hypertension expert on the importance of knowing your blood pressure
    on July 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    Hypertension or high blood pressure is an important risk factor for stroke and cardiovascular diseases which are among the leading causes of mortality in the Philippines. 

  • Popular S. Korean musicals, plays to go online for global audience
    by dlejano on July 26, 2021 at 9:55 am

      SEOUL — The Korea Tourism Organization is bringing five of the most popular performances from a performing arts tourism festival to the global audience online from July 30 to Nov. 26. The event, “Welcome K-Stage,” will kick off July 30 with an online streaming of the musical ”The Adventure of the Final Problem” starring actors Kim Jong-goo and Jung Min. The musical is an adaptation of the last installment in “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes,” a collection of short The post […]

  • How workouts improved Camille Prats’ relationship with her husband
    by jbalboa on July 26, 2021 at 9:48 am

    Camille Prats also noticed some improvements in their relationship as husband and wife, on how they relate and talk to each other. The post How workouts improved Camille Prats’ relationship with her husband appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Dimples Romana temporarily closes Singapore restaurant
    by jbalboa on July 26, 2021 at 9:04 am

    Actress and entrepreneur Dimples Romana informed fans and followers that her Alegria Singapura restaurant will be temporarily closed. The post Dimples Romana temporarily closes Singapore restaurant appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Bernadette Sembrano on when’s the best time to clean up: Now, before the dirt has settled
    by jbalboa on July 26, 2021 at 8:26 am

    For broadcaster Bernadette Sembrano-Aguinaldo, now is the time to clean up with the weather finally being good after days of heavy rains. The post Bernadette Sembrano on when’s the best time to clean up: Now, before the dirt has settled appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • EXCLUSIVE: July cover star Ann Colis shares her top Julia Roberts films
    by oestrada on July 26, 2021 at 7:55 am

    Before we say goodbye to July, let’s get more of our cover star Ann Colis. When we talked about her foray into acting and her love of films, Julia Roberts came up. Ann is a fan of the original “Pretty Woman.” She credits the diversity of the Acadamy Award winner and how convincing she is in every role she’s played. It’s why we asked Ann to give us her five top Julia Roberts films. When she sent us the IM The post EXCLUSIVE: July cover star Ann Colis shares her top Julia Roberts films […]

  • Expand your horizons with graduate education at National Institute of Education, Singapore
    on July 26, 2021 at 5:54 am

    An internationally recognized graduate degree from NIE not only stands as evidence that your skills and abilities have been tested in a rigorous program, but it also opens new doors for your career progression globally.

  • Moms check this: Homecooked recipes that are healthy and yummy for the whole family
    by Gerald Dizon on July 26, 2021 at 2:30 am

    Here are simple recipes that deliver both taste and nutrition to everyday cooking for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Watsons’ Most Loved are the products YOU picked
    by hniitsu on July 26, 2021 at 2:14 am

    Watsons is back with its Most Loved products for the second year. These are the items that Watsons has recognized as the top brands shoppers picked & recommended from their counters and shelves. With over 800 physical stores nationwide and a mobile app, Watsons is available to many Filipinos anytime, anywhere, who were very definite about their health, beauty and wellness finds. The Most Loved line-up includes Best of Health & Beauty, People’s Choice and New Favorites. While we’re […]

  • You might be leaving gaps in your virus defense
    by hniitsu on July 26, 2021 at 1:00 am

    The fight against COVID-19 has spurred all sorts of innovation to aid with cleanliness. These range from basic implements like washable masks and no-touch tools for doors and buttons, to battery powered UV lamps and personal air purifiers. Functions vary, but they all revolve around the three Ds of virus defense—distance, deflect, and most importantly, disinfect. Over a year since COVID-19 struck, these tools and more have found their way into personal protection kits for dealing with […]

  • 2 Filipino students show 'tibay sa buhay' in pursuing their education
    by Euden Valdez on July 26, 2021 at 1:00 am

    It’s inspiring how, at a young age, many Filipino schoolchildren have demonstrated the tibay to beat the odds, which is essential to changing the course of their lives.

  • The Savage mind of a bikolano
    by Alfred A. Yuson on July 25, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Kristian Cordero of Naga PM’d a fortnight ago to ask if I could join in with a brief video clip to cheer up fellow poet Luis Cabalquinto, who was on a hospital bed in New York.

  • Potatoes for the future
    on July 25, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    When the pandemic hit the service industry, some of the affected employees took to farming.

  • Al fresco spots at City of Dreams Manila
    on July 25, 2021 at 1:20 pm

    Luxury casino resort City of Dreams Manila in Parañaque highlights its open-air, well-ventilated spots to assure dine-in guests of their safety as they enjoy their meals. 

  • Greenwich opens first delivery and takeout-only store
    on July 25, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    Pizza chain Greenwich recently opened its first delivery and takeout-only store to cater to consumers’ preference for off-premise consumption.   

  • Seasoned classics
    on July 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Nothing beats the classics, they say. To that, these two dishes say, the thing that beats the classics are well-seasoned, tasty classics. 

  • Jennica Garcia on clapping back at basher: ‘I wish you didn’t witness that side of me’
    by jbalboa on July 25, 2021 at 9:22 am

    Amid her marital woes, actress Jennica Garcia expressed how bad she felt for replying to a basher who made allegations about her. The post Jennica Garcia on clapping back at basher: ‘I wish you didn’t witness that side of me’ appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • WATCH: Maxene Magalona’s daily spiritual morning routine
    by jbalboa on July 25, 2021 at 8:45 am

    Maxene Magalona has shared her daily morning ritual to fans and followers, which is made up of yoga exercises, jounaling and meditation. The post WATCH: Maxene Magalona’s daily spiritual morning routine appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Gretchen Fullido agrees there’s no forever, and she’s got her plants to prove it
    by jbalboa on July 25, 2021 at 7:36 am

    For TV anchor Gretchen Fullido, there is no such thing as “forever” — at least among plants. Fullido made her point in an Instagram post. The post Gretchen Fullido agrees there’s no forever, and she’s got her plants to prove it appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Make the most out of your indoor stay with these 5 rainy day home activities
    on July 25, 2021 at 1:14 am

    There is so much to love about the rainy season! From finishing that old painting to inventing new comfort food, rainy days are the perfect time to make the most out of your indoor stay.

  • Flight attendant from Bataan is new Miss Supranational Philippines
    by clopez on July 24, 2021 at 12:20 pm

      MANILA, Philippines — The 2021 Miss World Philippines pageant may have postponed its coronation night, but it has already crowned a new queen a day before the supposed finals schedule.   In a live video posted on the pageant’s official Facebook account on July 24, Miss World Philippines National Director Arnold Vegafria declared flight attendant Dindi Pajares as the new Miss Supranational Philippines.   “I want to let you know, the people watching now, that the ones who judged The […]

  • Ginger is good for cats and dogs with no maintenance meds
    on July 24, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    Ginger, or “luya,” has been used for 5,000 years to heal many ailments such as inflammation, colds, nausea, arthritis, and some infections. It has 115 bio-active components, with Gingerol being the primary one and many anti-oxidant properties.

  • Revolution on two wheels
    on July 24, 2021 at 11:20 am

    ​Environmental consultant and social entrepreneur Bryan McClleland asserts bamboo is “arguably the greenest building material” available on the planet. And he intends to bring it across the country and the world with his Bambike. 

  • Things to do when you're bored online
    on July 24, 2021 at 11:10 am

    An entire year had “zoomed” by and life in lockdown still marches on month after month. 

  • Son Ye-jin reveals she works hard to have nice skin
    by Kathleen A. Llemit on July 24, 2021 at 4:32 am

    Son Ye-jin is among those Korean superstars that possess that glass skin.

  • Fitness tip: 'Go to YouTube, instead of gyms'
    by Earl D.C. Bracamonte on July 24, 2021 at 2:34 am

    During the Sports Challenge of the Miss World-Philippines 2021 candidates at the Tyro Sorta shooting range in San Simon, Pampanga, Slam Book asked one of the official candidates, Donna Marie Jan Balaoro, what her fitness regimen is.

  • Stay fit by doing something fun
    by Earl D.C. Bracamonte on July 24, 2021 at 2:00 am

    Cebuana beauty Megan Deen Campbell shared what she does to stay fit and trim.

  • Raffling off tickets to European destinations at Caruso
    by Becky Garcia on July 23, 2021 at 4:10 pm

    Another fun event held at the Caruso Ristorante Italiano was for their joint promotion with Etihad Airways, wherein all diners get a raffle ticket depending on their minimum restaurant bill.Launched in March, this was the brainchild of charming Etihad Country Manager Saeed Ahmad - who we missed that night as he was on a business trip - and the dapper Caruso Owner Emilio Mina. For the grand draw, they gave away the grand prize of economy class tickets to any Europe destination, along with […]

  • Jewelmer dreams of serendipity
    by Johnny Litton on July 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    International luxury brand Jewelmer continues to set itself apart with the Signature Collection, which is a profound embodiment of the brand’s eloquence and artistry

  • A walk trough Greenhouse, the country's first plant mall
    by Ching M. Alano on July 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    If there’s something good that’s come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that even the jaded urbanite has turned to gardening to beat the blues of being quarantined at home.

  • Miss World PH postpones coronation night due to stricter quarantine
    by clopez on July 23, 2021 at 10:54 am

    MAKATI CITY, Philippines — For the second consecutive year, the organizers of Miss World Philippines was compelled to postpone the grand coronation night due to the government’s imposition of stricter quarantine measures in Metro Manila and four provinces due to the threat of the more virulent Delta variant of COVID-19. The organizers were all set to hold the finale of the competition, until Malacañang announced before lunch of July 23 that general community quarantine (GCQ) “with […]

  • In photos: Step-by-step process to get driver's license during pandemic
    by Ritz L. Ignacio on July 23, 2021 at 10:22 am

    LTO requires certain qualifications before individuals can get their licenses. Listed below are the following qualifications, as posted on LTO’s official website:

  • ‘Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins’ Review: Henry Golding Rules in a G.I. Joe Movie as Sleek...
    by oestrada on July 23, 2021 at 8:55 am

      LOS ANGELES ( – “Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins” is probably about as good a movie as you’re going to get that has the words “G.I. Joe” in the title. Maybe that’s because it seems to have very little to do with anyone’s conventional idea of G.I. Joe. It’s not a square-jawed, mildly jingoistic heavy-weapons combat orgy, like “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” (2009) or “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” (2013), the previous two installments in the Hasbro-inspired action […]

  • 10 years after Winehouse death, family ‘reclaims’ her story
    by oestrada on July 23, 2021 at 8:38 am

    Amy Winehouse may still be best known for her line: “They tried to make me go to rehab. But I said no, no, no.” But 10 years after the British singer’s death at 27, her family and friends say it is time to stop defining her by her well-documented struggles with addiction and destructive relationships. Winehouse’s parents have cooperated with a BBC documentary to air on the anniversary of her death on Friday, which her father Mitchell, known as Mitch, The post 10 years after Winehouse […]

  • Pili Ani Ageless Concentrate wins Silver Global Green Beauty Awards 2021
    by vcatibog on July 23, 2021 at 7:55 am

    The spotlight shines again on Pili Ani Ageless Concentrate! Pili Ani Ageless Concentrate, the all-natural facial oil made from local organic ingredients, has been named the silver winner in the prestigious Global Green Beauty Awards. This recognition comes after its inclusion in the June 2021 edition of Glossy Box US. Ageless Concentrate is one of the world-class products of the Pili Ani brand, a company dedicated to mak clean and green skincare essentials. Its main ingredients are Pili and […]

  • In photos: Must-have plants for newbie ‘Plantito,’ 'Plantita'
    by Jade Yamanaka Gime on July 23, 2021 at 7:31 am

    For those wanting to join the bandwagon, here are some types of plants you should start with:

  • Staycations - let's try it again, 'Your Way'
    by Iza Iglesias on July 23, 2021 at 6:50 am

    With all the dread and darkness the coronavirus pandemic brought in the country, some amount of hope is starting to pierce through. Recently, the government reported about 12 million life-saving vaccines have already made it to the arms of Filipinos, inflation numbers have started tapering off and even the stock market number is breaching higher marks. So with all of these positive indicators, some companies are starting to ride the waves of a slowly reopening economy. One such company is […]

  • Time to face 'Time'
    by The Manila Times on July 23, 2021 at 6:49 am

    An awesome 12-meter-high sculpture by Filipino-American public artist Manuel Figueras will be unveiled in front of SM Megamall, along Edsa in Pasig City, on July 29. Simply titled "Time Sculpture," Figueras - who goes by his artist's name, Jefrë - would like his work to serve a reminder to people that time is valuable. Depicting a man looking at his watch, the towering figure further hopes to call on everyone who traverses the national road - even when stuck in traffic - to respect the idea of […]

  • Jojie Lloren sells mom’s fiesta fare online
    by besguerra on July 23, 2021 at 6:38 am

    Veteran designer and fashion school professor Jojie Lloren can now add accountant and online food seller to his list of accomplishments. With the go-signal from his mother Herminia and the help of his sister, Lloren last month introduced to a select few Mrs. Lloren’s, a range of family favorites cooked by his mother. The items on the menu that changes weekly include pork embutido, braised duck in tomato sauce and sweet pickles, pork binagoongan, beef caldereta, lengua estofado, chicken à […]

  • Forget ‘ube’ cheese—this Spanish bread has a surprise filling
    by besguerra on July 23, 2021 at 6:25 am

    Cooking was an unwelcome chore for me in my younger years. Although we always had a cook, my dad did all the cooking while my mom played mahjong at home. I was inept at cooking even when I got married. Since we initially lived with my hubby’s parents, I never got to work in the kitchen. My father-in-law was an excellent cook, so we relied on him to prepare our meals every day. However, when we moved into our own The post Forget ‘ube’ cheese—this Spanish bread has a surprise filling […]

  • Affordable, doable: How to build a container house in the Philippines
    by Jade Yamanaka Gime on July 23, 2021 at 6:22 am

    Shipping container homes are increasingly becoming popular as potential homeowners look for alternatives to the usual high-priced standard houses.

  • How about bone broth cleanse for weight loss?
    by besguerra on July 23, 2021 at 6:12 am

    Brothed is a set of beef bone, chicken and vegetable broths. Angela Perez-Rubio Palanca turned to bone broth to alleviate her digestive issues, hormonal imbalances and weight fluctuations. Taking a proactive approach to her condition, she researched and learned that gut health played a significant role in achieving overall wellness. “I realized that the major cause of these symptoms was a ‘leaky gut,’ where gaps in the intestinal walls allow bacteria and toxins to pass into the […]

  • LVMH buys Virgil Abloh’s Off-White, expands his role in luxury empire
    by besguerra on July 23, 2021 at 5:59 am

    PARIS—Virgil Abloh, fashion’s highest profile Black designer, is getting a bigger role within French luxury group LVMH, which is taking a majority stake in his Off-White streetwear label. Abloh, 40, an American national, was hired by LVMH in March 2018 to create menswear collections for Louis Vuitton, the luxury giant’s biggest revenue driver. He will continue in that role while also working with the group to launch new brands and partner with existing ones in a variety of sectors beyond […]

  • How Bea Valdes supports circular economy
    by besguerra on July 23, 2021 at 5:48 am

    Chunky dangling earrings, mismatched gemstones, denim with a modern feminine spin and lace tops are designer Bea Valdes’ suggestions for high-impact fashion in video conferences and socially distanced events. That’s just part of the story. The fashion industry is considered the world’s second largest polluter, with most textiles going to the dump and the use of synthetic materials originating from oil and petroleum products. Meanwhile, Bea Valdes Design has been conscious of minimizing […]

  • Rainy weather skin-care must-haves
    by besguerra on July 23, 2021 at 5:34 am

    When the weather turns cold, there is a different set of skin concerns you need to deal with, foremost of which is keeping the damage humidity can cause at bay. Humidity can cause fungal growth, among other skin concerns. This also makes the skin prone to redness and irritation. It starts with cleansing. This is the best way to combat dirt and excessive oiliness in the skin. Caudalie’s Instant Foaming Cleanser is enriched with grape and sage extracts to protect The post Rainy weather […]

  • Frontrunners emerge in Miss World Philippines ‘fast-track’ events
    by besguerra on July 23, 2021 at 4:55 am

          MANILA, Philippines—As the 2021 Miss World Philippines (MWP) pageant approaches the homestretch, with most of its preliminary competitions already finished, several candidates have emerged as frontrunners. The national pageant adopted the international Miss World pageant’s format of staging “fast-track” events whose winners advance to the next stage of competition. The Charity Gala Night held at the grand ballroom of Okada Manila in Parañaque City on July 22 featured the […]

  • How to get rid of pests: DIY home remedies for pest control
    by Jade Yamanaka Gime on July 23, 2021 at 4:46 am

    These pests, if not dealt properly, can actually cause a wide range of potential health hazards.

  • Herald Suites defines a 'better normal'
    on July 23, 2021 at 2:15 am

    Normal must get better because customer experience has definitely changed, it has to get better.

  • Experience the spirit of Tokyo 2020 with online experiences
    by The Manila Times on July 22, 2021 at 4:20 pm

    Filipino sports enthusiasts and Olympics fans alike now have the chance to experience the thrill and excitement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games from the comfort of home, thanks to a new series of Airbnb Online Experiences hosted by athletes and local games volunteers.Airbnb, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) are bringing people closer than ever to the magic of Tokyo 2020 with a special program taking place during the games […]

  • Why get a COVID-19 jab: Scientist Binibining Pilipinas 2021 winner explains
    by Earl D.C. Bracamonte on July 22, 2021 at 11:33 am

    Hannah, a graduate of Applied Science in Forensic Studies, thanked the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for acknowledging that we need science to curb another pandemic.

  • Cats for adoption await the Gift of a Furever Home
    by hniitsu on July 22, 2021 at 11:32 am

    Robinsons Malls Happy Pets Club, through its The Gift of Furever Home CSR program, and in partnership with Pawssion Project is back with its second pet adoption event dubbed as Barrio FURRiesta, MEOWsaya! This pet adoption event at Robinsons Magnolia on July 24, will exclusively feature fourteen adorable cats ready for adoption plus a fun-fair of pet items, accessories and affordable pet services. While felines might appear intimidating and snub at first, you’ll be surprised as they actually […]

  • Miss World PH bet Emmanuelle Vera explains what a fitness regimen should be
    by Earl D.C. Bracamonte on July 22, 2021 at 9:54 am

    Miss World Philippines 2021 frontrunner Emmanuelle Vera shared with how to remain fit and healthy at your own pace.

  • Sunlight Air marks second anniversary with brighter milestones
    on July 22, 2021 at 9:11 am

    With Sunlight Air's goal to transform the current aviation industry and to provide safe and seamless flights to everyone, came a series of brighter milestones no airline could imagine at this moment.

  • Shamaine Buencamino praises stories of ordinary people in ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya’
    by jbalboa on July 22, 2021 at 8:52 am

    Shamaine Buencamino is amazed at the stories featured in “Maalaala Mo Kaya," especially those that showcase the strength of ordinary people. The post Shamaine Buencamino praises stories of ordinary people in ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya’ appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • International favorites - rabas fritas
    by Kay Calpo Lugtu on July 22, 2021 at 8:16 am

    Popularly known also as fried squid or calamares, rabas fritas is a family favorite. Many versions exist as this is a very common snack/tapa in Greece and in Spain, among other places, and of course, Filipinos do love their calamares.This recipe is inspired by one of the old(er) Spanish restaurants in the country which has been a personal favorite of my husband and I. I make this on special occasions as the preparation is quite laborious and could take some time. Also, I cook this whenever I […]

  • WATCH: Chesca Garcia uses Dapitan-bought wooden tableware for Pinoy family lunch
    by jbalboa on July 22, 2021 at 8:11 am

    Chesca Garcia-Kramer expressed her excitement upon getting hold of her recent tableware purchases – a set of wooden plates and bowls. The post WATCH: Chesca Garcia uses Dapitan-bought wooden tableware for Pinoy family lunch appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Martin, Pops to reunite in the US
    by jcristobal on July 22, 2021 at 6:34 am

    MAKATI CITY, Philippines—The Philippines’ “concert king and queen” will be seen together in the United States later this month, and will once again share the stage like they did in the past. Filipino music royalties Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez will reprise their roles as hosts in the 2021 Miss Filipina International and Miss Filipina Teen pageants, like they did during the twin contests’ previous edition. Organizer Mildred Deang said the presence of the musical duo, as returning […]

  • Vaccination for kids: What parents need to know
    by vcatibog on July 22, 2021 at 4:56 am

    Parents always want the best for their kids. And when it comes to kids’ health, parents are selective and meticulous. There are various opinions and ideas regarding the safety and effectiveness of vaccines, especially for children. In addition, the proliferation of fake news and unverified information from social media contribute to lack of confidence with the government’s vaccination programs. Vaccines protect children from life-threatening diseases such as tuberculosis, hepatitis B, […]

  • Miss World PH names Top 10 ‘beach beauties’
    by clopez on July 21, 2021 at 2:16 pm

    MAKATI CITY, Philippines — Unfazed by torrential rains brought about by the monsoon intensified by Typhoon Fabian, the 2021 Miss World Philippines (MWP) pageant proceeded with its scheduled “Beach Beauty” competition on July 21, safely protected from precipitation at the Cove Manila club of Okada Manila in Parañaque City. The sprawling superclub, which features multiple swimming pools made for partying, was a wise venue choice as it lent a beachy vibe to the presentation of the 45 […]

  • Binibining Pilipinas pageant winners talk of fate, coincidences
    by clopez on July 21, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    The Binibining Pilipinas pageant has just concluded what is arguably its longest competition season ever, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic that pushed the coronation night schedule back by over a year. The longest-running beauty contest in the Philippines presented 40 candidates before the global health crisis erupted, but only 34 remained in the final competition on July 11. It became anybody’s ball game when former runner-up Vickie Rushton, favored to take home the top title of Bb. Pilipinas […]

  • Jump Manila founder spills his fitness secrets
    by clopez on July 21, 2021 at 1:03 pm

    Erwin Jeremy Ng will soon be releasing his newest jump rope. He’s excited about this edition of his popular jump ropes that, according to him, will be “the best quality, affordable, with most attractive colors.” The 35-year-old founder of Jump Manila caters to the continuously growing jump rope community in the Philippines. “I oversee daily business operations and I have lined up events until next month for brand sponsorships,” he told Lifestyle. Many Filipinos have chosen jump rope […]

  • Do COVID survivors still need to be vaccinated?
    by clopez on July 21, 2021 at 12:56 pm

    Based on a study of people up to eight months after a COVID-19 infection, more than 95 percent still have immune systems with durable memories against the virus. Studies also show there’s no additional benefit from vaccination in these previously infected people. God-given natural immunity does not have to be tampered with, unless in immunocompromised individuals. We should also learn some lessons from the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-1920, wherein more people died in the second wave […]

  • When a National Scientist says ‘no’ to reclamation
    by clopez on July 21, 2021 at 12:45 pm

    In the 1990s, I was part of a small crew doing underwater videos on Apo Island in Dauin, some 30 kilometers from Dumaguete City, the capital of Negros Oriental. Here, the fishermen were living good lives because of an ingenious way of managing this renowned fish sanctuary: a small portion was protected as a no-take zone, where fishing was not allowed. Instead of depriving the locals, however, the set-up allowed the protected area to overflow with fish that spread all The post When a National […]

  • ‘It’s a wedding, not a flower show’
    by clopez on July 21, 2021 at 12:38 pm

    In the almost three decades that he worked in the United States as an event stylist and then later as a resident designer for the Brooklyn Museum, Jose Francisco “Joji” Duque developed and honed his distinct sense of style. In his line of work, he has seen countless combinations of flowers and foliage—from the deceptively simple to the wildly elaborate—but has retained an aesthetic that knows when to stop and what to edit out. “It’s about controlling yourself, it’s design The […]

  • Tenya launches ‘farm to table’ Japanese Menu to help local farmers, fisherfolk
    by vlacano on July 21, 2021 at 10:38 am

    Manila, Philippines– Tenya, Japan’s number one Tempura Tendon chain, seeks out new ways to partner with local food producers in their restaurants in the Philippines, with the launch of their farm-to-table initiative, dubbed Tenya Lokal. Through this initiative, Tenya wishes to provide an immediate solution to the nation’s farmers and fisherfolk, who have experienced a sharp reduction in the sales of their products as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Getting Them Back on Their Feet […]

  • Come back awesome with this KFC fan favorite
    by vcatibog on July 21, 2021 at 10:24 am

    Uncertainty is all around us, never more so than today. You cope by reminiscing about all the pleasurable moments of your pre-quarantine life. You look for creative ways to feel good and to be free from stress as a way to lift yourself up. The one thing that is certain in these uncertain times is that you can still take comfort in your favorite food. KFC is bringing back a product that you will not be able to resist. Treat The post Come back awesome with this KFC fan favorite appeared first on […]

  • Rae Red’s ‘thrilling’ journey to filmmaking
    by jbalboa on July 21, 2021 at 9:47 am

    Rae Red always had thrillers and gangster films as her film staples, all of which she grew up watching in her free time. The post Rae Red’s ‘thrilling’ journey to filmmaking appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Campus queen aims for the ‘world’
    by jcristobal on July 21, 2021 at 9:15 am

    MAKATI CITY, Philippines — She was proclaimed queen of public scholars when she bagged the Miss PASUC (Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges) crown in 2017, now Joy Barcoma aims for a bigger title—Miss World Philippines. The former working student also took home the 2017 Miss Philippine Islands crown while pursuing her degree in broadcasting at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, and finished second in the 2018 Miss Mandaluyong pageant. Armed with commendable […]

  • ABS-CBN employees’ winning compositions shine in ‘OPM Fresh Songwriters Series’ EP
    by jbalboa on July 21, 2021 at 8:53 am

    Various Kapamilya singers lent their voices for ABS-CBN employees’ song entries that now comprise “OPM Fresh Songwriters Series Vol.1.” The post ABS-CBN employees’ winning compositions shine in ‘OPM Fresh Songwriters Series’ EP appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Shop and get closer to the vacation of your dreams at Palawan
    by vcatibog on July 21, 2021 at 8:07 am

    Enough daydreaming—it’s time to hit the beach! The SSI Group and Central Square’s Summer Pursuits raffles are giving you more reasons to shop and upgrade your lifestyle while increasing your chances of winning an all-expense-paid trip to Palawan, not to mention a shopping spree worth Php50,000. SSI Group premium brands and a vacation bubble  for two Known for its premium brands, the SSI Group is giving customers the chance to enjoy fabulous  vacations. For every single-receipt spent […]

  • Social media is all about empowering people with your stories
    by vcatibog on July 21, 2021 at 7:33 am

    Every day, Filipinos spend  four hours on social media, which is double the global average of just two hours. In fact, for the consecutive sixth year, the Philippines has been ranked first in terms of the time spent on social media as revealed in the latest annual report published by We are Social and Hootsuite.  But what are we seeing on social media? Negativity?  Shouldn’t we use our time and posts to inspire people?  It’s high time we filled our The post Social media is all about […]

  • 'Hiigene' program awards grants to local startups
    by The Manila Times on July 21, 2021 at 7:20 am

    Giving back on its 25th year, hygiene products company Sanitary Care Products Asia (SCPA) invests in local startups to champion decades of their people-first philosophy. Together with the Asian Institute of Management-Dado Banatao Incubator (AIM-DBI), they launched the social accelerator program called the "Human Investment x Impact Grant for Entrepreneurship and Empowerment" or the Hiigene Program.The Hiigene Program pioneered the very first collaboration of a local company and a business […]

  • The importance of diabetes management in time of Covid-19
    by The Manila Times on July 21, 2021 at 7:18 am

    Pre-pandemic, diabetes is already the 4th leading cause of death in the country according to Philippine Statistics Authority. With the ongoing global health crisis, however, health experts have further raised the alarm to inform and caution the public that this chronic condition - along with cancer, chronic kidney disease and hypertension - is a major comorbidity of Covid-19.What this means is that patients with diabetes, and the three other comorbidities, have higher risks of suffering from […]

  • Wilcon Depot – a staunch ally of the burgeoning PH creative industry
    by Iza Iglesias on July 19, 2021 at 4:15 pm

    Read this in The Manila Times digital edition.The Philippines' leading home improvement and construction supplies company Wilcon Depot Inc. takes pride in supporting the creative economy, not only by employing artisans who can ably assist customers in their ideas to improve their homes but in carrying all kinds of quality products - be they locally made or sourced abroad.These efforts, of course, go beyond the company's position as a major player in the country's economy what with its current […]

  • Rebranded RLC redesigns world-class living
    by The Manila Times on July 19, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    In line with Robinsons Land Corporation's commitment to continually improve the quality and design of its residential developments and facilities, the company recently launched its rebranded residential division to RLC Residences.Held at RLC's showroom at Robinsons Galleria in Ortigas Center, officials explained that the rebranding likewise signifies RLC's deep understanding of the Filipino's needs, tastes and desires as they commission world-class design partners to execute their newest […]

  • SM Markets now available on GrabMart
    by The Manila Times on July 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Popular multi-service app Grab remains true to its commitment of helping Filipino families conveniently access groceries and everyday essentials through a new partnership between GrabMart and SM Markets. GrabMart consumers can therefore place orders from selected SM markets via the app - including SM Supermarket, Hypermarket and Savemore - and receive their orders at home in just an hour.Available since late June, GrabMart users in Metro Manila and Cebu can order fresh and frozen produce, […]

  • Adventure in San Pablo City
    by Becky Garcia on July 17, 2021 at 6:53 am

    It was a pleasant Sunday as dear friends businessman Sonny Tanchanco, partner John Gaddi and Dubai-based designer Roulette Avestro set off on an adventurous tour of San Pablo City, Laguna.First stop Tito & Patis Garden Cafe owned by famed Filipiniana designer Patis Tesoro where we're treated to a sumptuous lunch and a tour of this over 5-hectare garden paradise.Next stop is the fabulous home of former actress Azenith Briones. The 5,000 square estate will soon be converted into a resort with […]

  • A short film about Ifugao culture
    by George Vail Kabristante on July 17, 2021 at 2:38 am

    Caveat has witnessed at least two film-related events in style lately showcased inside Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City.For the uninformed, this camp was where former Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile sought cover along with Gringo Honasan, and the rest of the reneging boys when they decided to break away from then strongman Ferdinand Marcos that led to the Edsa 1 bloodless revolution.But this peaceful revolt so-called is another story as it never measured up to the hopes and dreams of the […]