Life & Times

People’s org expands income generating projects

September 1, 2014 9:04 pm

IN line with the implementation of the National Greening Program (NGP) in Mangatarem, Pangasinan, Haribon Foundation, the country’s pioneer environmental organization, signed a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region I for the NGP … Read more »

Mindanao–coffee country

September 1, 2014 8:52 pm

Not very many people realize that Mindanao produces about 70 percent of our coffee in the country. Many still think it is Batangas, or maybe Cavite, which now comes as a close second to our Southern mountain areas. We were … Read more »

Awesome arugula

September 1, 2014 8:51 pm

People who feel that they are gardening-challenged should try planting arugula. It’s very easy to grow, requires very little care, and is overflowing with disease-fighting antioxidants. Your gardening confidence will be boosted in no time! Arugula (eruca sativa) is also … Read more »

Chocoholics rejoice!

August 30, 2014 10:12 pm

International Chocolate Day is on September 13 Yes, there is such a celebration and the Philippines is actively taking part in it. Created by the National Confectioners’ Association of the United States, International Chocolate Day is now being celebrated by … Read more »

What the ice bucket brouhaha tells us

August 30, 2014 10:09 pm

The first few ones were entertaining, to say the least, but when the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge started showing up among Filipinos, that’s when it took on a very different socio-cultural context that was no longer amusing. I watched a … Read more »

Queen of all orchids takes center stage

August 30, 2014 10:07 pm

The months of August and September area the blooming seasons of the world famous waling-waling. Scientifically known as Vanda sanderiana, the waling-waling is also renowned world as the “Queen of all Orchids” because it has greatly influenced the breeding of … Read more »

Save your smile with dental implants

August 30, 2014 10:07 pm

The figures are frightening: An estimated five billion people worldwide have dental caries or tooth decay and most children have signs of gingivitis (bleeding gums). Periodontal disease, the major cause of tooth loss, is found in five to 15 percent … Read more »

Coconut water invades after-work party

August 29, 2014 6:59 pm

Every once in a while, we need a breather to keep our sanity in check. The long hours spent in the office and the demands of our job sometimes lead to an unintentional burnout. Eventually, our health will creep up … Read more »

Thea Tolentino spreads her wings at 18

August 29, 2014 6:59 pm

GMA Artist Center star Thea Tolentino marked her metamorphosis into womanhood as she celebrated her 18th birthday on August 16 at Villa Morales Resort in Calamba, Laguna. The debutante sparkled in a floor-length cut out black gown embellished with crystals … Read more »

Great returns

August 28, 2014 8:37 pm

New ways to experience Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, San Francisco Filipino travel patterns reveal that the top four destinations we generally like to visit around the world are Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and San Francisco, USA. That means, no matter … Read more »