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  • 5 things to know about Hiroshima other than the atomic bomb

    5 things to know about Hiroshima other than the atomic bomb

    HIROSHIMA, Japan — The host city of the annual Group of Seven foreign ministers' meeting that ends Monday has been reborn seven decades after Hiroshima was devastated by an atomic bomb in 1945. Here are five things to know about …

  • DoT – CALABARZON launches Philippine food holidays event

    DoT – CALABARZON launches Philippine food holidays event

    On Monday, April 4, the Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite will play host to a historical event by presenting the culinary treasures of the CALABARZON region through a printed compilation and a food tour. With the book launching of …

  • South Korea plans annual ‘Black Friday-like’ grand sale

    South Korea plans annual ‘Black Friday-like’ grand sale

    The South Korean government plans to hold an annual grand sales event year in close concert with retailers to offer more effective promotional sales driver that could entice domestic spending. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) said it has …

Well-being More

  • Why diabetes is on the rise

    Why diabetes is on the rise

    Is it true that the number of diabetics worldwide is rising fast? Why is this so? What can I do to avoid developing diabetes? I am a 35-year-old office worker who is currently healthy. —arlene_lz@gmail.com Yes, diabetes mellitus is on the …

  • Chi’s the one

    Chi’s the one

    By Patricia Era You’ve probably heard this line a million times before, but believe in the special touch of Chi, The Spa at EDSA Shangri-La EDSA, which truly commits to the promise of transporting you to a whole new world of …

  • Hands down

    Hands down

    Hands are an important part of the body. We touch, feel, and hold through our hands. This is why most people take good care of their hands, nails, and fingers. While for some with hand eczema, they hide theirs with …

Moms & Kids More

  • My Unicorn

    My Unicorn

    The other day, I was chatting with a girlfriend who is about to become a new mom and she uttered a statement that had me choking on my green juice. She said: “I can’t wait to see Queen Mama and …

  • Access Point

    Access Point

      Dear Suzi and Paolo, My daughter Roylene will start elementary school this coming school year. And we’re pretty excited for her. Her classes start in June but even now, we’re already preparing her things. We bought her a study table and …

  • Breathe Easy

    Breathe Easy

    What do playing outdoors, having a picnic, and hanging out at the park with the neighborhood kids have in common? Well, all are typical and fun summer activities you’d rather your kids do than play with computers. Unfortunately, these are …

Arts & Culture More

  • Oral fixation

    Oral fixation

    By Dr. JESUS PERALTA Whimsically, these all began from mothers’ lullabies to which infants would latch on their attention, until enthralled by the melody and the stories they could relate to, they would fall into deep, theta sleep. And no matter …

  • We did it our way: local elections in Sariaya, 1875 (Part 2)

    We did it our way: local elections in Sariaya, 1875 (Part 2)

    From Part 1: The alcalde (provincial governor) gave a pep talk and proceeded to unseal two palayóks containing the names of potential electors rolled tightly inside small bamboo tubes (canutos). After satisfying himself that all was in order, the alcalde returned …

  • #SelfieLikeTheSaints

    #SelfieLikeTheSaints

    By Jasmine Agnes T. Cruz and Pinggot Zulueta The artwork is in the format of a stampita, those holy prayer cards that Catholics get on certain occasions. Instead of saints or the Holy Family, the stampita shows a photo of a …

Picture Perfect More

  • Blue and golden hours

    Blue and golden hours

    Newbies may want to take advantage of the clear skies provided by the summer season to understand and hone their skills in using the blue hour and the golden hour in outdoor photography. The blue hour refers to the moment …

  • Composition for compact cameras

    Composition for compact cameras

    Text and photos by PETER EMMETT Istarted this series for taking better photos with compact cameras with an objective of  helping the reader be more productive with the compact camera he or she already has, rather than pine away after big, …

  • Inspired mastery

    Inspired mastery

    By Arlene Donaire, Images by Carlito So Carlito Felicen got into film photography at an early age, out of necessity. Required to choose a vocational course as part of his school’s grade 6 curriculum back in 1973 at the Ateneo de …

Home & Garden More

  • Kitchen aids

    Kitchen aids

  • Clean by Design: Laminate Flooring

    Clean by Design: Laminate Flooring

    Building a home requires meticulous attention but maintaining one is a different story. Say hello to the magical world of cleaning materials to keep it looking spic and span. Though cleaning would almost always focus on rooms, tables and ornament …

  • Inspire Me!

    Inspire Me!

    In considering sources of inspiration, successful designers rely heavily on a knowledge of history and on historical research to create a setting in which to develop new designs. Yet when asked to name a favorite subject in school, relatively few …

Fashion More

  • Georgina Wilson ties the knot in UK

    Georgina Wilson ties the knot in UK

    Model-TV host Georgina Wilson tied the knot with Arthur Burnand April 30 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Winchester, England. Georgina wore a Monique Lhuillier bridal gown. A day prior, Georgina was presented formally to Arthur's family at the despedida de soltera …

  • A Mother’s Day  stylish shopping spree

    A Mother’s Day stylish shopping spree

    To kick off Mother’s Day celebrations, Style Weekend and SM Makati will be gathering the most stylish moms and their kids for a Sunday of shopping, dressing up and some whimsical tea time, this May 1 from 10 AM to …

  • These cute shoes can help save sea turtles

    These cute shoes can help save sea turtles

    Living in a tropical country, many of us are born ocean lovers and have a natural affinity for the wonders of the sea. When we hear of sea creatures driven to the brink of extinction, or how humans are polluting …

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  • Versatile chic

    Versatile chic

    Five Designs Atelier founder/designer, and Janilyn head of Research and Development/shoe designer Maxine Santos combines whimsical details and sophisticated pieces that are also functional [MONDAY] I have an appointment with a bride first thing in the morning, together with my design partner …

  • Bodacious beauty

    Bodacious beauty

    Lets face it, Brazilians have proven to be one of the most-coveted beauties in the world, and are the reason why people visit their country (aside from the spectacular beaches). But for Brazilian beauty Daiana Menezes, its the other way …

  • High glamour

    High glamour

    The 2013 film adaptation of what is widely considered as American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald greatest work, the 1925 novel The Great Gatsby, follows the high life and exciting times of the main character, mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby, played by …

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  • Mother rules!

    Mother rules!

    By Andrea G. Posadas, 14 Holy Spirit School As we all know, Mother’s Day is just a few days away. Have you thought of something heartfelt and special to give to your mom? Perhaps a handmade gift, a book she loves, or …

  • Whose side are you on?

    Whose side are you on?

    By Miguel Iñigo L. Fermin “Amazing” would describe this movie in one word. Amazing action sequences, amazing performances, amazing story, amazing villain, and amazing Spiderman are all to be found in the latest Avengers movie Captain America: Civil War. If you loved …

  • A Staycation in the City

    A Staycation in the City

    Kids and grown-ups can both agree that weekends are just the best things ever. After working in the office or school for five straight days (sometimes even six), a few days of just kicking back and relaxing can be very …