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  • DSWD: Agency received 331 reports of child online sex abuse from 2019 to 2021
    by Arra Perez, ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 11:46 pm

    According to the DSWD, 138 cases were reported to them in 2019, 129 in 2020 and 64 this year until September.

  • Mahigit P20-milyong halaga ng marijuana sinira sa 3 taniman sa Cebu
    by Anjo Bagaoisan, ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    Pinagbubunot ang 11,500 marijuana plants sa lupaing may lawak na 800 square meters sa Sitio Quo, Barangay Gaas sa Balamban.

  • Ilang lugar sa Davao City muling binaha dahil sa malakas na ulan
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Miyerkoles ng madaling araw, ayon sa mga rescuer, humuhupa na ang tubig sa mga ilog at ang tubig baha.

  • 3 patay sa pagsalpok ng trak, 2 tricycle sa Bataan; 5 sugatan
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 10:48 pm

    Nagtamo rin ng sugat ang 1 ginang na nasa loob ng bahay sa bayan ng Mariveles kung saan sumadsad ang truck nitong Lunes.

  • ‘6 na taon ng paghihirap’: Pacquiao says selling votes will cost country its future
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 9:33 pm

    Pacquiao said those who sell their votes put their future at risk, adding that he believes people will make the right choice come the 2022 elections.

  • Pacquiao tells rivals for presidency: Let’s debate face to face, not online
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 5:41 pm

    Pacquiao on Tuesday said he wants debates with his rivals for the presidency to face to face: ‘Maganda ’yung personal, ’wag ’yung online.’

  • Nutrition-in-a-box even picky-eaters will love
    by Christina Alpad on October 26, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    Because of the pandemic, there is an increased focus on maintaining good health, including proper nutrition, as part of a holistic plan to guard against Covid-19.Ideally, parents would provide the most nutritious food to their children, especially the younger ones who have yet to establish their own eating habits.However, the reality is that some kids can be picky-eaters when they reach a certain age.Enter the newest line of dairy products from Del Monte Philippines.In partnership with […]

  • Teaching kids how money works
    by Rose Fres Fausto on October 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Earlier this month, I received an interesting message from a mom with a high FQ kid.

  • Watercolor wonders at SM
    by Maurice Arcache on October 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    With 93 participating artists, five top entries, and 33 imaginative years, the “33rd Kulay Sa Tubig Invitational Competition and Exhibition” at the SM Megamall Mega Fashion Hall highlighted the beauty and versatility of watercolor painting.

  • Can skincare really transform your complexion in 7 days or less?
    by Therese Jamora-Garceau on October 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Skincare has boomed since the pandemic started, and the newest products are promising results in incredibly short periods of time.

  • Don’t shoot the piano player, visit the “Pharmasika”
    by Juaniyo Arcellana on October 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Alwin Reamillo’s “Pharmasika 633@Calle Heneral Luna” until Oct. 31.

  • Dry run sa 'mix-and-match' trials ng COVID vaccines, sinimulan
    by Vivienne Gulla, ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 3:44 pm

    Una itong isinagawa sa Marikina City, na isa sa mga piniling lugar para sa pag-aaral.

  • Authorities warn vs complacency on COVID-19
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 3:15 pm

    Metro Manila's COVID-19 numbers continue to improve but it's a different story for some areas outside the region.

  • Bangkay ng babae natagpuan sa loob ng isang sasakyan sa Iloilo
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 3:14 pm

    Isang patay na babae ang natagpuan sa loob ng isang sasakyan sa Barangay Inangayan, Sta. Barbara, Iloilo, Martes ng hapon.

  • PH eyes finishing COVID-19 vaccinations for minors by December
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 3:09 pm

    The Philippine government claims it is on track to meet its COVID-19 vaccination targets.

  • Ongpin denies owning, possessing drugs; asks court to dismiss case
    by Mike Navallo, ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 2:32 pm

    Julian Ongpin told a La Union court through a motion that there was no basis for prosecutors to file a drugs case against him.

  • PH gov't implements stricter rules at Manila Bay dolomite beach
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    Huge crowds swarmed the area in apparent disregard of COVID-19 protocols.

  • Pari na tatakbong mayor sa Camarines Sur, sinuspinde ng simbahan
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 2:21 pm

    Isang pari sa Bicol region ang umano'y pinagbabawalan na sa kanyang mga gawaing klerikal dahil sa pagpasok nito sa larangan ng pulitika.

  • Duterte urges peace, stability in South China Sea under 2016 UN-backed arbitral ruling
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 2:14 pm

    President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his call for Southeast Asian unity in pursuing peace and stability in the South China Sea under international law.

  • Kat de Castro says dad Noli 'absolutely fine', denies death rumors
    by ABS-CBN News on October 26, 2021 at 2:07 pm

    Kat de Castro on Tuesday belied rumors circulating about her father, veteran newsman Noli de Castro.

  • A tribute to Filipina and her traditional dress
    on October 26, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    Edgar San Diego crossed over from fashion design to visual arts during the start of the lockdown last year. 

  • Filipino designer tackles toxic waste in collection presented in Japan
    on October 26, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    What would the future look like if we do not address our environmental issues?

  • Greenbelt 3 reopens with new flagship stores
    on October 26, 2021 at 12:50 pm

    After months of closing its doors for renovations, Greenbelt 3 reopens with several major flagship stores and first-in-the-Philippines retail concepts. 

  • Aubrey Miles gives tips on how to care for the rarest of plants
    by jbalboa on October 26, 2021 at 12:46 pm

    Aubrey Miles suggested nine ways on how to handle the many pressures of taking care of rare and expensive plants. The post Aubrey Miles gives tips on how to care for the rarest of plants appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Why Andrea Brillantes felt better playing Marga than Mira
    by jbalboa on October 26, 2021 at 10:52 am

    Andrea Brillantes admitted having difficulty in the pious role of Mira during the press conference for the finale of “Huwag Kang Mangamba.” The post Why Andrea Brillantes felt better playing Marga than Mira appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Celebrating World Sight Day every day
    by The Manila Times on October 26, 2021 at 9:33 am

    Since the outbreak began in 2020, people have been spending the majority of their days looking at their screens, especially as schools and work have shifted virtually. As a result, there have been increased cases of eye strain, eye fatigue and myopia progression.This year, Essilor celebrated better vision with World Sight Day on October 14 with their mission to help everyone in the world to "see more, be more and live life to its fullest.""Our sense of sight is essential to our day to day […]

  • 'May pag-asa': Alex Gonzaga shares pregnancy journey
    by Jan Milo Severo on October 26, 2021 at 7:05 am

    TV host and vlogger Alex Gonzaga shared her pregnancy journey with husband Mikee Morada that leads to unfortunate miscarriage. 

  • KARE opens showroom in Manila
    by hniitsu on October 26, 2021 at 6:24 am

    Manila, Philippines — Esteemed German furniture brand KARE recently opened its showroom at The Podium, its first in the Philippines. “We are excited to showcase what’s in store for the Filipino market with the launching of our newest showroom here in the Philippines. We are delighted to give our home decor enthusiasts a kick of inspiration with our unconventional selection of lifestyle pieces and anything but ordinary ideas for their living spaces,” said Ivan Yao during the showroom […]

  • Indigenous Peoples Month: Apo Whang-od, Nas Academy reconcile; contract declared 'null and void'
    by Jan Milo Severo on October 26, 2021 at 5:43 am

    Nas Academy visited Apo Whang-od and the Butbut Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples (ICCs/IPs) in Buscalan, Kalinga to formalize their reconciliation. 

  • PLDT Home subscribers get exciting rewards when they pay bills via PayMaya
    on October 26, 2021 at 5:30 am

    PLDT Home subscribers can save up and get rewarded by paying their bills through the PayMaya app.   

  • PETA starts screening performances with advocacy play 'Under My Skin'
    by Earl D.C. Bracamonte on October 26, 2021 at 5:28 am

    The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) now streams its advocacy play "Under My Skin" through the medium of film, as it uses the livestream platform to further the crusade.

  • Spicy. Crispy. OG.
    by vcatibog on October 26, 2021 at 4:20 am

    Either dining alone or with our loved ones at home, we can always turn to KFC when we’re looking for exciting food choices to perk up our seemingly monotonous everyday meals amid the community restrictions. What better way to fire up your day with KFC’s Spicy OG meals. KFC has proven itself to be the pioneer of spicy chicken with the Hot & Crispy Chicken and Zinger Sandwich, and as the saying goes, nothing beats the original (OG). The undisputed The post Spicy. Crispy. OG. appeared […]

  • Satisfy your ramen cravings with a comforting bowl of Tokyo Tokyo’s Cheesy Beef ramen
    by vcatibog on October 26, 2021 at 4:03 am

    As the cold weather season draws to a near, restaurants have been preparing to welcome in the holiday season. Whether the people would go to dine-in, do take-out or order for delivery, food establishments around us were able to pivot in their own way through the past months. While other restaurants stick to their usual menu, Tokyo Tokyo makes it a point to have a wide selection of Japanese favorites for everyone. And now, they’re bringing back their bestselling Cheesy The post Satisfy your […]

  • Comfort food carbs available through foodpanda
    on October 25, 2021 at 12:38 pm

    Sometimes, you just have to get your fill of comfort food to help you get through the day.

  • Fitbit Luxe: Pretty little, feature-packed tracker
    on October 25, 2021 at 12:35 pm

    Fitbit has finally achieved that “big things come in small packages” adage with its Luxe line. It is small (both its asset and liability, we will get to that later) but packed with features you would want from a fitness tracker. It doesn’t hurt that it comes in a chic, almost jewelry-like -----with the right band---design. 

  • Membership program offers access to lifestyle, wellness perks
    on October 25, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    Filipino plant-based brand Sekaya introduces a membership program specially created for health and fitness enthusiasts and professionals. 

  • Watsons sells COVID-19 antigen test kits
    on October 25, 2021 at 12:25 pm

    Beauty and wellness retailer Watsons is now offering FDA-certified COVID-19 antigen test kits in all its stores nationwide.

  • TNT singer Froilan Canlas saved by teaching music online amid pandemic
    by jbalboa on October 25, 2021 at 11:59 am

    Tawag ng Tanghalan first season third placer Froilan Canlas was sidelined by the pandemic. To survive, he resorted to teaching music online. The post TNT singer Froilan Canlas saved by teaching music online amid pandemic appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Dimples Romana celebrates daughter’s journey to becoming a pilot
    by jbalboa on October 25, 2021 at 11:13 am

    Actress Dimples Romana turned emotional as she penned a message celebrating her daughter Callie who is off to study in an aviation school. The post Dimples Romana celebrates daughter’s journey to becoming a pilot appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • SM Supermalls opens first COVID-19 vaccination center for kids in Mandaluyong City
    on October 25, 2021 at 9:11 am

    Phase 2 of the A3.1 vaccination program starts rolling out in 17 more locations in the Philippines

  • Tech-voc school looks to help spur the economy beyond the pandemic
    on October 25, 2021 at 7:15 am

    Technical-vocational schools are helping employ out-of-school youth and children from poor households. This is how one such institution is aiding economic recovery during a pandemic.

  • Canalys: vivo rises to 4th place in Q3 2021 global smartphone shipments
    on October 25, 2021 at 5:20 am

    Leveraging a local mindset and its understanding of local culture and management, vivo continues to expand to more markets and accelerate its globalization.

  • LONER’s track ‘New To Me’ is an honest love note to our support system
    by oestrada on October 25, 2021 at 5:00 am

    For emotionally constipated kids, love can be a hard thing to express. But if you need a booster, then Loner’s fresh new track might be of help. Released today, Oct. 22, the single from Lean Ordinario—a.k.a. Loner—taps into our vulnerable side and acknowledges the confidantes who are ready to back you up. Co-written by Steffie Ziebert with breaks from Marty Carsi-Cruz, the Loner produced-track delivers strange feelings and changed perspectives that we, at some point, probably ruminated […]

  • SM Supermalls opens Pediatric Vaccination Center in Mandaluyong
    by vcatibog on October 25, 2021 at 4:39 am

    When the news broke out that children with comorbidities can get vaccinated, Paul Vincent Lim immediately registered his son for vaccination. As early as 9AM, Lim and his 15-year old son were already at the SM Megamall Mega Trade Hall, waiting to get inoculated. “The benefits outweigh the risk. The moment I knew that he was eligible for inoculation, I did not hesitate to register his name. His pedia also approved of it so we pushed through with it,” said The post SM Supermalls opens […]

  • 'Mr. and Mrs. Mott': Carla Abellana, Tom Rodriguez get married in style
    by Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo on October 25, 2021 at 3:53 am

    Kapuso sweethearts Tom Rodriguez and Carla Abellana tied the knot in an intimate wedding ceremony in San Juan, Batangas last weekend.

  • Adjusting to the ‘new normal’: How to fall in love with fitness once again
    by oestrada on October 25, 2021 at 3:42 am

    The pandemic that transformed the future of fitness and changed your daily routine might have significantly affected your exercise compliance. Your strong drive to consistently move every day is important so you can achieve your desired health goals. How can you regain your motivation to exercise with this “new normal”? Revisit your goals and write it If you want to achieve something, you need to write it down. Create a lifestyle journal that includes your goals, workout, food intake, […]

  • KFC is out with Spicy OG Meals!
    on October 25, 2021 at 1:58 am

    Fire up your day than with KFC’s Spicy OG meals!

  • A provinciano comes home
    by Butch Dalisay on October 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    When Leo Virata died, hundreds of townsfolk and schoolchildren lined the road leading to his grave in his hometown, which considered him a hero.This Thursday, Oct. 28, a small and socially-distanced book launch will be held at the Development Bank of the Philippines in Makati to honor one of the DBP’s guiding lights, and one of the most distinguished and accomplished economists and diplomats of his time.

  • Tarlac is a melting pot of artists
    by Patricia P. Esteves on October 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    At a time of COVID lockdown, when it’s been challenging to mount any exhibit, a group of Tarlac artists in Tarlac decided to forge ahead.

  • The day the music died
    by Igan D’Bayan on October 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    The late great Noli Aurillo would hold his beer mug aloft, chant ‘Au au au!’ to the audience, and proceed to deconstruct the hell out of every tune he played. It was magical.

  • If cabinets and countertops were food... Chef Chele Gonzalez presents kitchen-inspired menu
    on October 24, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    Award-winning chef Chele Gonzalez recently took on the challenge of creating a menu inspired by an award-winning kitchen design.

  • Keifer Sanchez wishes to collaborate with Ariana Grande
    by jbalboa on October 24, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    Keifer Sanchez, one of the TNT Boys, dreams of collaborating with his idol Ariana Grande, whose vocal style he very much admires. The post Keifer Sanchez wishes to collaborate with Ariana Grande appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Have your cake, and other pastries too
    on October 24, 2021 at 12:20 pm

    Something sweet is baking in Makati. 

  • Heat to eat: Rico’s Lechon offers frozen lechon baka
    on October 24, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    Following the launch of its hand-sliced lechon baka in June, Cebu’s beloved Rico’s Lechon brings its meaty, tender, smoky offering to more people as it is now available in frozen food packs. 

  • Benjamin Alves believes newlyweds Tom Rodriguez and Carla Abellana are perfect for each other
    by jbalboa on October 24, 2021 at 10:45 am

    Benjamin Alves thinks newlywed couple Tom Rodriguez and Carla Abellana complement each other, making their romantic pairing a perfect one. The post Benjamin Alves believes newlyweds Tom Rodriguez and Carla Abellana are perfect for each other appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Picasso artworks in Las Vegas fetch more than $100 million
    by dlejano on October 24, 2021 at 5:10 am

      Eleven Picasso paintings and other works that helped turn Las Vegas into an unlikely destination for art were sold at auction on Saturday for more than $100 million. The Sotheby’s auction was held at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas, where the works had been on display for years, and took place two days before the 140th birthday of the Spanish artist on Oct. 25. Five of the paintings had hung on the walls of the Bellagio’s fine dining The post Picasso artworks in Las Vegas fetch more […]

  • Henry Sy, Sr.: ‘In good times, I do my usual work. But in bad times, I work harder.’
    by Anna Martelino on October 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    As we celebrate Henry Sy’s birth month amid difficult times this October, we recall his commitment to service, and how his legacy lives on today through SM.

  • Recipes, imagination and personality
    by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura on October 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    To write this I had to reread last week’s column. Did I say anything about Malu selling fruitcakes? I know every year she habitually makes them to give away to relatives and friends.

  • How we raised P500k to help children learn how to read
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 7:20 pm

    A few months ago, my sister Andrea and I launched our second quarantine project: Project A.R.A.L., which stands for “A Reader, aLifeline.” We feel passionately about sharing our blessings and helping other children as much as we can. We raised funds for Alpabasa, an organization that provides an eight-step reading program to teach children how to read. Their vision is to empower every Filipino child to read. As Marian Wright Edelman, an American activist for children’s rights, once said, […]

  • How to make online ‘Undas’ meaningful
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 7:10 pm

    “Let us all rejoice in the Lord, as we celebrate the feast day in honor of all the Saints, at whose festival the Angels rejoice and praise the Son of God.” —Entrance antiphon for the Feast of All Saints As the “ber” months continue, so does the expectation of the lovely annual undas. I say “lovely” because in both a spiritual and human sense, Undas makes the cut, together with Christmas and Holy Week. We join billions of the faithful The post How to make online ‘Undas’ […]

  • ‘Komiks’ superheroes deserve your attention, too
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 7:05 pm

    Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s . . . Darna! Everyone knows the Western superheroes that have made their way from the comics to the silver screen—the likes of Batman, Wonder Woman and the Avengers. But the magical backstories and fantastical powers of protectors of the Philippines lie unnoticed by Western media. Filipino superheroes have a magic and whimsy unique to them, and their unforgettable stories deserve recognition. Filipino superheroes, while sadly […]

  • Surviving this pandemic through writing
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Imagine being locked somewhere. Feelings will surely arise—anxiety, boredom, existential crisis, name it all. In these trying times, there is no ideal thing to do to be productive. We all have different ways to deal with this pandemic. One recommendation or suggestion that could be effective for someone might not be for someone else. We go and face different phases of ourselves during these times. Achieving a small thing could mean a lot to someone and that should always be The post […]

  • Art collector spotlights local artists in new book
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    Art collector Allan Ancheta releases his first book titled “Fusion,” taking readers through the wonders of appreciating and collecting art, especially at a time when art can bring solace. Launching his book on Manila FAME’s new digital event FAME+ Market Days, which runs until today, Oct. 22, Ancheta showcases artworks by Filipino talents featured in The Cabinet at Canterbury, an art gallery he built with his wife, Jas, inside their home in Manila. The collector spotlights artists from […]

  • Small — and SM talk — with Small Laude
    by The Manila Times on October 22, 2021 at 4:07 pm

    Although her name is Small— literally — socialite, entrepreneur, and celebrity vlogger Small Laude knows what it takes to live large. Funny, exuberant, and down to earth, her effortless humor has gained her 350 thousand subscribers and followers who love her videos on fashion, lifestyle and her own shopping adventures in her YouTube channel. She also stars in her own four-part TV special, "It's a Small World" on Metro Channel.In the show, her latest shopping adventure takes her to SM, as […]

  • Watsons collaborates with global supplier partners to launch over 1,600 Sustainable Choices
    by The Manila Times on October 22, 2021 at 4:05 pm

    Watsons is proud to announce the launch of over 1,600 Sustainable Choices products both in stores and online. The launch is the result of close collaboration with global supplier partners, including sector leaders Beiersdorf, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Kao, L'Oréal, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt, Shiseido and Unilever.Malina Ngai, CEO of A.S. Watson (Asia and Europe), is delighted that the launch chimes with evolving consumer expectations, "Many customers started to rethink their […]

  • Celebrating Malou
    by Becky Garcia on October 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Malou Tamayo-Martinez is an awardee of the Best Dressed Women of the Philippines 2018, Ambassador for Life 2019, current vice president of Rotary Club of Makati Ayala Triangle, director of Ayala Amity Centennial Lions Club and president of Multi-Marz Integrated Concepts, Inc.Last year, Malou was only to able to celebrate her birthday at home with her husband and housekeeper. Before, they would usually have a bunch of friends over, share great food and wine, dance and sing until the wee hours of […]

  • Celebrating the strength of survivors
    by Johnny Litton on October 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    International luxury brand Jewelmer is dedicated to the empowering of women.

  • Why the Happy Skin founders are parting ways
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    Earlier this week, Rissa Mananquil Trillo dropped a bombshell on Instagram: She was leaving Happy Skin. Trillo was the beauty company’s chief brand officer. Chief executive Jacqe Yuengtian Gutierrez and Trillo are known as the cofounders Happy Skin, which was launched in 2013. Back then, Trillo, who had spent 15 years of her life as a model and beauty columnist, said their goal was to create “makeup that cares for the skin” and one made for the Filipina skin tone. The post Why the Happy […]

  • Experimental treatment of barong Tagalog in Tokyo show
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 3:35 pm

    Young contemporary artist and experimental fashion designer Kelvin Morales explores the interconnections of humanity with the future environmental dystopia in his thought-provoking debut collection in Tokyo. Inspired by the genetic deformities caused by toxic chemical exposure, Morales, who is known for his fascination with peculiar concepts and exploratory design processes, translated the threats of current environmental issues into futuristic tailoring and semi-rugged ensembles. Dubbed as […]

  • Essentials for ‘bathscaping’
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 3:13 pm

    “Bathscaping,” a term coined by trend forecasting company WGSN, reflects a trend developed in lockdown, but representing something basic in all of us. For centuries, various cultures have associated bathing with more than just the practical cleansing aspect. It is related to ritual and ceremony. It also conveys spirituality and that sense of belonging. As more people found solace in their bathtubs, the act became an art. There are mesmerizing videos of bath bombs melting in the water, and […]

  • 11 suggestions for holiday feasting
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 2:56 pm

    It’s a one-stop shop for the latest food offerings in the metro. Friends Patty Pineda, Isa Cruz and Lou Albano exchanged delicious food finds for years and decided to make their pastime a business. The Seven Pantry is a platform that gathers a wide variety of pantry staples and food products from locally sourced businesses for an easy, reliable, safe and convenient shopping experience. The ladies take pride in championing independent Filipino food businesses. Their mission is to help simplify […]

  • ‘Lola, what’s for merienda?’
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 1:48 pm

    I am 88. Unlike other oldies, it seems I cannot rest as much as I want to. Not if you have 14 apos and four apo sa tuhod. It seems it has already become a habit for all of them to depend not on their moms, but on Lola, for snacks any day of the week. For example, there is one apo whose only joy, I think, is Lola’s champorado, and nothing else. I had collected recipes and compiled them The post ‘Lola, what’s for merienda?’ appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Savory ‘cremadettes,’ P37 fried chicken, and an homage to Eskimo Roll
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Here are some food finds that rocked our taste buds recently. They could rock yours, too. Savory ‘cremadettes’ Wildflour fans (us included) have gone crazy over cremadettes—flaky, crunchy caramelized puff pastries filled with all kinds of sweet goodness. They’re so popular, selling out really fast each day. But Wildflour was just getting started. Now they’ve introduced cremadettes with savory fillings. That same perfect puff pastry stuffed with corned beef, cheddar, ham and cheese, […]

  • Yamaha unveils artsy 45-foot mural in BGC inspired by Mio’s campaign, ‘What’s your culture?’
    by hniitsu on October 22, 2021 at 12:25 pm

    Written By: Kenneth M. del Rosario Yamaha Motor Philippines, Inc. recently unveiled a trendy 45-foot mural at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. It’s an artwork that revolves around—and heavily inspired by—Mio’s campaign, “What’s your culture?” It’s a loaded question-turned-campaign slogan, for sure, but one that allows individuals to take pause and think of a meaningful answer to it. The mural, in fact, features many types of cultures, all interconnected with one another. One […]

  • ‘Help, my son wants a ‘Valorant’ skin!’
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    “You want a what?” a baffled Richie Moya responded when her son Miggy, 11, said he wanted an “Elderflame Vandal.” It took the busy mom a second to figure out what it was exactly that her son desired: in-game cosmetics for “Valorant,” a first-person shooter game on PC (personal computer) that has become hot during the pandemic. Moya has grown familiar with the strange requests of her son. She has seen him play many other video games like Minecraft and The post ‘Help, my son wants […]

  • WATCH: Enter the world of Cebu-based model Lukresia, where Mugler-esque looks are made in their...
    by Jed Gregorio on October 22, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    How do fashion iconoclasts form their personal styles? In our new video series called “Serving You Style and Substance,” we look for the answer to that question by getting to know a couple of bold Filipino creatives with idiosyncratic styles. From their influences to the narratives that they choose to explore, our guests tell us a bit about how they grew into themselves and found their artistic sensibilities. Who knows? Maybe they’ll inspire you to be unapologetically you. In our The […]

  • Easy Halloween decorating tips
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 11:54 am

    Behind every home that has a Halloween decor is a parent with a trick-or-treat-loving kid. Or, parents themselves who love the macabre. Take Neil Villanueva who just moved with his family into their 33-square meter studio apartment in Dubai. They wanted to decorate their home for Halloween, but they ran out of time. That’s how they ended up doing a minimalist corner for the holiday. They used what they already had and went to a Japanese thrift store for small The post Easy Halloween […]

  • Can molnupiravir cause cancer and birth defects?
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 11:47 am

    (Conclusion) In last week’s column, we discussed that ivermectin and molnupiravir may both be considered valuable additions to our early-treatment regimen for COVID-19. Despite the expected pricey cost of molnupiravir, we still consider it as cost-effective, in relation to the stiffer direct and indirect costs of lockdowns and healthcare exhaustion on the national health and economy. Of course, the much cheaper ivermectin is likely to be, hands down, more cost-effective. There are some basic […]

  • A mind that can bend spoons, fix broken objects
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 11:40 am

    Uri Geller is an internationally known psychic from Israel, who first gained recognition for his ability to bend metallic spoons, coins and keys by sheer mental power, known as telekinesis or psychokinesis. Although there were skeptics who tried to show that Geller’s spoon bending was done through trickery and sleight of hand, he was never proven to be merely faking the process. A well-known publicity-seeking Canadian-American magician tried for several years to show that Geller was using […]

  • From ‘tikbalang’ to NFT: PH publishing puts best foot forward at Frankfurt fair
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 11:35 am

    The tikbalang, aswang, call center agents turned crime busters and other mythological and fictional characters will make their appearance this week at the world’s oldest and largest book fair in Frankfurt, Germany. The Philippine booth at the Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair) will showcase from Oct. 20 to Oct. 24 around 100 diverse titles by Filipino authors and creatives. Its exhibition, anchored on the theme “Myth, Magic and the City: Reclaiming Our Narrative,” will display […]

  • Mindanao art and fashion in focus at Davao art fair
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 11:32 am

    The “new normal” art scene is thriving in the south as art and fashion by Mindanao artists and designers are on view in the Mindanao Art Fair, ongoing until Oct. 31 at the new heritage-themed mall, Poblacion Market Center, in Davao City. Over 300 artists and 35 galleries are participating in the third edition of the free art festival, which is open to on-site and virtual visitors. In-person viewing is by-appointment only and slots must be booked on The The post Mindanao […]

  • Finding Purificacion Borromeo, Cavite’s forgotten opera diva
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 11:26 am

    She was the toast of Manila’s music circles in her heyday during the 1930s, with rave reviews in three languages in the leading dailies of the era. Her signature role was that of Lucia in Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor,” highlighted by the mad scene (aria de la locura). Even Jovita Fuentes, the future National Artist for Music, was captivated by her voice (“tunay na kahanga-hanga”). She was coloratura soprano Purificacion Borromeo of Cavite City, now “forgotten by history,” as […]

  • The religious leader is also an artist: Musings on mortality
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 11:16 am

    The pencil drawings appear to be floating in space. Carefully sketched and meticulously shaded, they range from the twisted and emaciated bodies of victims of the Holocaust to studies—many studies—of dead flies, on their sides and upside down. They might seem like the sketches of an angsty teen but these large-scale drawings were made by Br. Edmundo “Dodo” Fernandez, FSC, president of both De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and La Salle Green Hills. The compiled drawings, all 21 of […]

  • Never give up on love
    by clopez on October 22, 2021 at 11:02 am

    “All beings want to be happy, yet so very few know how. It is out of ignorance that any of us cause suffering, for ourselves or for others.” —Sharon Salzberg Never give up on love. Somehow, love manages to find its way back to us—maybe differently, perhaps in a new and unfamiliar form. After healing from the pain of loss, it is vital that we must be open to receive love’s renewed emotional energy. Many might say “yes and no.” The post Never give up on love appeared first on […]

  • Season to go green: Eco-friendly tips, picks from top lifestyle labels
    by Kathleen A. Llemit on October 22, 2021 at 7:33 am

    Time is ticking before the world will have to deal with the irreversible effects of climate change by 2030. Calls have been made for countries and companies to comply with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that include Climate Action and Responsible Consumption and Production.

  • Rewrite the lines of kitchen design
    by mtan on October 22, 2021 at 7:22 am

    Who would have thought that this pandemic would get us re-thinking, re-imagining, and re-inventing the world as we know it? These extraordinary times brought about a whole new perspective on the way people live, think, and work. From face-to-face to virtual world encounters, there have been a lot of unprecedented changes as people adapt to a new way of life. This cannot be more apparent than shifts in the home front, where the kitchen has evolved in importance as people The post Rewrite the […]

  • All Shakey's favorites delivered in 31 minutes
    by Iza Iglesias on October 22, 2021 at 7:10 am

    Staying true to its promise to always put guests first with reliable service that meets the needs of its patrons, full-service restaurant chain Shakey's Pizza boosts its operations and adapts to the evolving needs of the market by rolling out the first and only 31-minute delivery guarantee in the Metro."As demand for delivery service increases, Shakey's is even more driven in wanting to meet the needs of its loyal customers by intensifying its operations within Metro Manila," said Shakey's […]

  • Special moments made more magical with Dylan Patisserie
    by The Manila Times on October 22, 2021 at 7:09 am

    Every milestone in life deserves the most indulgent, top-notch bakes. Be it a birthday party, an anniversary, a wedding, or even any small celebration in between, there's one thing usually common — a sweet treat to mark the special occasion.Elevate these cherished moments with delightful cakes and delicacies made by the newest patisseries in town.Dylan Patisserie is a brand new European-style pastry shop. Newly established in September this year, Dylan Patisserie is a homegrown brand that […]

  • The banana ketchup that gives kids energy and immunity
    by The Manila Times on October 22, 2021 at 7:03 am

    Papa Sweet Sarap Banana Ketchup bring an innovative new ketchup formula to the classic sweet taste Filipino kids know and love.The new formula contains vitamins B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), and B6 (pyridoxine), part of the B-complex of vitamins that perform vital tasks in the body. Vitamin B1 helps release energy from the food, making it extremely important for active kids. B2 is also essential in giving the body energy as it converts the food into glucose to for energy. Finally, B6, a […]

  • 10 most creative 'sustainabilidad challenge' entries named
    by The Manila Times on October 22, 2021 at 7:01 am

    Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation (APC) Group recently concluded it's first-ever #AjinomotoSustainAbilidadChallenge, an initiative that enjoined Filipinos to share their do-it-yourself (DIY) sustainability projects.The online challenge garnered a total of 243 entries. Five Facebook and five Tiktok participants with the most creative application of the 3Rs of conservation — reduce, reuse, recycle — were hailed as winners."Filipinos are resourceful and innovative. This campaign proves just […]

  • How to make the trendy Birria Tacos
    by Kay Calpo-Lugtu on October 22, 2021 at 7:00 am

    I first encountered birria tacos sometime last year during the pandemic when one of our kids ordered this for merienda. When the box arrived, the contents were interesting: a couple of seemingly fried tacos with dipping sauces. I thought this was a nice upgrade to the typical tacos we know of. In our short side trip to Mexico City a few years back, the taco scene would definitely give one ideas how else to prepare and serve this dish to our taco-loving Filipinos.The tortilla used here is the […]

  • From the streets of Liliw, Laguna to Kultura
    by vcatibog on October 22, 2021 at 5:48 am

    They married young, with no source of income. To put food on the table, Nepthali Moneda started making abaca sandals with his bare hands —a trade he learned from his grandparents, who used to run a shoe stall in Liliw, Laguna. He would make about 24 pairs a day, which Elvie would sell at the pier. That was in 1999. Today, this husband and wife tandem supplies abaca sandals to Kultura, SM’s specialty store for uniquely Filipino products. “Our big The post From the streets of Liliw, Laguna […]

  • Dimples Romana reminds her kids of accountability when using social media
    by jbalboa on October 21, 2021 at 11:30 am

    In social media, one can easily fall prey and make mistakes, something which actress Dimples Romana is aware of. The post Dimples Romana reminds her kids of accountability when using social media appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • LOOK: Kyla shares throwback images of aurora borealis from Norway trip
    by jbalboa on October 21, 2021 at 10:46 am

    There are trips which can be very unforgettable, and for soul singer Kyla, one such trip is her journey to Norway. The post LOOK: Kyla shares throwback images of aurora borealis from Norway trip appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • 5 films on mental health that won’t make you feel hopeless
    by oestrada on October 21, 2021 at 4:56 am

    Content warning: This article discusses mental health and related issues such as suicide. Sick and tired of hopeless cinema but looking for films that still tackle mental health? We’ve got a list for you. For National Mental Health Awareness Week, we’ve compiled these rom-coms and dramedies that will help remind you that mental health issues aren’t something to be ashamed of but they also don’t excuse us from being accountable for our actions. It’s important to remember that while […]

  • Study: 67 percent of Filipinos are moving less
    by The Manila Times on October 18, 2021 at 4:01 pm

    If you have been feeling tired, heavy and lethargic lately, then you might be one of the many Filipinos whose physical activity has significantly declined over the past year. A new survey conducted by Movement Today revealed Filipinos have been moving less since the start of the pandemic.While this is normal, a sedentary lifestyle can negatively affect our overall health, according to Dr. Julie Li-Yu, president of the Osteoporosis Society of the Philippines Foundation Inc. (OSPFI). […]

  • Celebrity moms have a new go-to health app
    by The Manila Times on October 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    mWell PH, Metro Pacific Investments Corporation's new and fully integrated health and wellness mobile app in the country, is fast becoming the go-to-app among celebrity moms who value health and put a premium on family wellness.Beauty queen, model, actress, TV host and new mom Miriam Quiambao-Roberto says she has become an avid app user, explaining, "From doctor consultations to wellness tips, I'm amazed at the many features this app offers."She says she uses the app for everything that […]

  • Shilpa's opulent creations
    by Becky Garcia on October 16, 2021 at 3:53 am

    On a nondescript Friday evening at the Manila House, artist Shilpa Tolani quietly presented to an intimate group of friends and family a collection of functional art home and personal accessories. These are made up of mirrors, semi-precious stones, rhinestones, Swarovski crystals, and even fashion jewelry she proudly calls Opulence Philippines. […]

  • Mobile Legends experience upgraded with Tic Tac
    by Iza Iglesias on October 15, 2021 at 7:26 am

    These days, people are always on the lookout for mini escapes and fun connections that can enliven the stay-at-home situation.Tic Tac found a way to do just so by collaborating with one of the top mobile games in the Philippines, Mobile Legends (ML). Their "Refresh your Game" campaign seeks to inspire gamers to refresh and celebrate little wins in the game, thus escaping online negativity and reconnecting with their gentle side.As part of this campaign, the global flavored mint brand hosted a […]

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