Life & Times

Protecting pathways for migratory birds and flyways across Asia

October 20, 2014 11:05 pm

The routes followed by migratory birds on their journeys between their breeding and wintering places are known as flyways. Three migratory flyways that cross Asia are West Pacific, East-Asian Australasian, and the West Asian flyways. To ensure the habitat of … Read more »

Heirloom what?

October 20, 2014 9:49 pm

Why are people talking about heirloom in food? All of a sudden, we are promoting heirloom rice, heirloom tomatoes, heirloom eggplants. These plants were propagated using their own seeds. Like how Nature intended it to be. In modern times, seed … Read more »

Beautiful Bohol

October 18, 2014 6:18 pm

Tourism is as diverse and bustling a year after the earthquake On October 15, 2013, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Bohol leaving death and devastation in the beautiful Visayan island. Of the 47 towns in the province, only three were spared … Read more »

Introducing the ‘Pink Ribbon’ watch

October 17, 2014 9:44 pm

IT’S once again Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the time of year when individuals and organizations are actively mounting fun-runs, concerts, charity auctions, and medical missions to However, there is still a lot of work that needs to be done … Read more »

Music-powered run goes to the next level

October 17, 2014 9:36 pm

RUN TO YOUR BEAT, the only music-powered run in the Philippines by Rexona, is back and is set to stretch the limits of its participants. “We are always finding ways to make the Rexona Run more exciting than the last. … Read more »

A new best friend for shoppers

October 17, 2014 9:28 pm

THE Rustan’s East Café venue was dominated with bright red decors last October 1 during the launch of HSBC Red MasterCard. Their newest red credit card is expected to soon become the new best friend of chic and sophisticated ladies … Read more »

Staycations are here to stay

October 16, 2014 7:08 pm

About this same time in 2013, I wrote a column titled “Why moms love staycations” for The T-Zone. It was inspired by my then five- and two-year old sons, who drove me up the wall when non-stop monsoon rains kept … Read more »

Nicolas Sparks creates another sure hit in ‘Best of Me’

October 16, 2014 7:07 pm

True love endures and conquers all. Cliché though it may be, this is the foundation of all the stories American novelist, screen-writer and producer Nicholas Sparks has successfully created. He puts in just the right touch of melodrama, making his … Read more »

Take a ‘Big Bite’ of northern flavors

October 16, 2014 7:05 pm

Food-loving Filipinos have every reason to visit the province of Pam-panga for the weekend as MarQuee Mall mounts the “Big Bite! The Northern Food Festival” from today until October 19. In partnership with Department of Tourism, Department o f Trade … Read more »

Welcome back, ‘The Walking Dead’!

October 16, 2014 6:29 pm

Sometimes I like to think I’m a unique snowflake. But Tyler Durden (Fight Club) would proclaim otherwise. His first piece of evidence should he need would probably be that I was among the 17.3 million viewers who tuned into the … Read more »