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The duck egg delicacy is often viewed as a rite of passage for any foreign visitor to the country. What is oft forgotten about the humble balut is that it is a thriving industry that is part of the proud heritage in the town of Pateros. It is also vying to make it to the …

26 / 04
 

Filipinos value the importance of quality education now more than ever, as the real world demands for quality workforce.  The mere possession of a diploma is not enough; employers now ask from a potential applicant skills, work experience, and good grades.  And this is emphasized whenever graduation time comes up.
All this bears resonance with Mae …

26 / 04
 

Hotel Jen Manila hosted the recently concluded press conference for the Reyna ng Aliwan Pageant finalists. The Festival Queen Competition is one of the attractions in the Aliwan Fiesta 2015 at CCP
Complex, Manila. The Aliwan Fiesta is now on its 13th year and is presented by the Manila Broadcasting Company and the Cultural Center of …

25 / 04
 

The Philippines’ largest microfinance company, Cebuana Lhuillier, inaugurated its first office in the Middle East, located in the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), which will provide service and marketing support to clients and corporate partners in the region. The company operates in the UAE and wider GCC through a network of remittance partners, including Al …

22 / 04
 

This April, Marriott Manila offers a symbolic edible flower for its participation in environmental awareness month. This commemorative treat was unveiled in the recently concluded Earth Hour and available until April 30, 2015 for P430++. Have a taste of an intricately crafted dessert from flower, terracotta pot to soil. A delectable dessert made out of …

16 / 04
 

Magic Man John Lloyd Cruz has struck again, this time kicking off the third wave of the Magic Moments campaign in the City of Pines, Baguio City.
The Magic Fun Fair set foot at the University of Baguio, where students enjoyed fair-themed game booths. Students  enjoyed games such as Spill the Magic Coating, Go Fish Magic …

30 / 03
 

Last 20 March 2015, Hotel Jen Manila, formerly Traders Hotel, received three awards from the Department of Labor and Employment, National Capital Region, headed by Mr. Alex V. Villa, Regional Director and Ms. Rowella G. Grande, Director II, Makati/Pasay Field Office. Mr. Spy Mejia, Director of Human Resources, Ms. Frencie Duadua, Director of Operations and …

30 / 03
 

Relish precious milestones, special moments and happy occasions in your life with Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ Banquet Celebrations. Whether for a birthday, anniversary, christening, graduation, reunion or any other meaningful event, leave it to the hotel’s banquet experts to make your momentous affairs truly cherished times.
With a wide array of truly scrumptious menu items served either …

12 / 03
 

For students, graduation marks the end of a journey and the start of a new one. While tears may be shed for the closing of an era, there’s no denying that the beginning of a new chapter calls for a celebration! What better way to commemorate this important milestone than with a sumptuous feast?  Hang …

12 / 03
 

As part of its continuing commitment to nourish generations of Filipino families to good health, BEAR BRAND Powdered Milk Drink has already shared the “Alamat ng Matibay” book to 1,025 public schools nationwide.
Alamat ng Matibay is a simple and beautifully illustrated story that revolves around the kind and loving Mina, a child beset with fears. …

09 / 03
 

Aldrin Lumaban of Craft Coffee Revolution bags the nation’s most prestigious barista title, besting five of the country’s top caliber baristas during the much-heated finals of the 2nd Philippine National Barista Championship, held late last year at Resorts World Manila in Newport Boulevard.
Throughout his 15-minute barista routine, Lumaban wowed the panel of judges using a …

08 / 03
 

Cacao or chocolate is a beloved ingredient and food.  Considered in ancient times as currency, cacao almonds when grounded are a prized commodity and there is no denying Filipinos are lovers of chocolate ever since the first cacao trees were brought here in 1670 from Mexico.
If you think you know everything about chocolate, wait till …

05 / 03
 

A few might know Binalonan, Pangasinan as a crossover town going to Baguio but the quiet municipality is slowly making a name for itself. Back in 2005, licensed pilot and instructor Capt. Ramon V. Guico III established the Binalonan Airfield to serve as the headquarters of what is now known as one of Asia’s best …

05 / 03