Life & Times

Grown-up Christmas list

December 20, 2014 8:56 pm

WHETHER they’ve been a little naughty or a whole lot nice, grown-ups deserve gifts as much as children do at Christmas. Though the song from which this article’s title is lifted asks for “no more lives torn apart,” no more … Read more »

Healthy in the holidays

December 18, 2014 8:00 pm

Staying healthy in the merriest month of the year is as easy as one, two, three—and four. That’s according to Dr. Nicky Montoya, president of leading HMO provider MediCard Philippines. While it may be very tempting to indulge in sumptuous … Read more »

Christmas calorie counter

December 18, 2014 7:56 pm

There is no need to deprive yourself of the holiday goodies to be had all season long, but neither is there a need to go overboard with Christmas consumption. As in everything, the key to staying healthy is moderation. To … Read more »

Teco holds final draw of ‘watch and win’ promo

December 18, 2014 7:48 pm

TO further understand Taiwan’s culture and enhance people-to-people relations, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines invites Filipinos to “Watch a film and Win a Prize.” Beginning December 11, contestants are called to watch the online micro-film titled, … Read more »

15 Hollywood movies to look forward to

December 18, 2014 7:47 pm

(Part I) 1.Star Wars: Episode VII, The Force Awakens (December 18, 2015): While this list is in no particular order, I will take an educated guess and say this is the most anticipated movie of next year. Luke, Han, Leia, … Read more »

Styles Of the Season

December 17, 2014 7:47 pm

Even with the light drizzles every now and then, there is no need for those umbrellas, raincoats, and rubber boots to cramp your style because Christmas is right on schedule. There’s certainly no stopping the most wonderful time of the … Read more »

East, west and the ‘Nut Rage’

December 17, 2014 7:46 pm

The most-talked about “Nut Rage” in South Korea about an airline heiress who supposedly delayed a flight after throwing a tantrum about being served macadamia nuts in a packet and not in a bowl. Apparently, after throwing her weight around, … Read more »

In search of migratory birds

December 15, 2014 10:00 pm

IF motorists have express ways, flyways are highways for birds. Bird species from the north travel thousands of miles to Asia, Southeast Asia and down to Australia and New Zealand using the East-Asian Australasian Flyway (EAAF). Millions of birds use … Read more »

‘Tis the season to birdwatch

December 15, 2014 10:00 pm

I WASN’T a member of Haribon Foundation when I experienced my first activity in July 2013. It was a bird watching activity in UP Diliman, and it was my first time to get to know the organization and meet its … Read more »

Why ‘Terra Madre Day’?

December 15, 2014 8:59 pm

RIMAS? My sister Beth and brother-in-law Sid were visiting from San Francisco and were on a hunt for a fruit called Rimas. I remember eating this many years ago. Our mother would make sweetened Rimas for dessert, or Beth, my … Read more »