Life & Times

A walk with native trees

May 25, 2015 7:51 pm

SEEDS that float in the ocean for years, trees that need specific wasps to pollinate them, and species with only 800 survivors left in the wild. These are just a few of the many traits native trees of the Philippines … Read more »

ADEC Innovations supports Haribon’s ‘Adopt a Seedling’ campaign

May 25, 2015 7:50 pm

AS part of its commitment to sustainability that addresses the need to clean air and a sound ecosystem, global leader in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) solutions, ADEC Innovations, supports a seedling campaign that aims to restore Philippine forests. In … Read more »

DENR, GIZ urge broad support for biodiversity conservation, protection

May 25, 2015 7:50 pm

THE Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) are calling for proactive participation from all stakeholders for the protection and conservation of the Philippines’ biodiversity. DENR-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) … Read more »

Solar LEDs to light tuna landing site in Camarines Sur

May 25, 2015 7:49 pm

SAN JOSE, Camarines Sur: The Municipality of San Jose, Philips Electric and Lighting Inc. plus the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Philippines) signed a formal partnership to illuminate San Jose Port, a tuna landing site, using solar-powered LED lights. The … Read more »

Pinoy farmers at IFEX

May 25, 2015 7:48 pm

THE IFEX show at SMX was at its usual best. The best products from the Philippines come out of their export vans and display themselves to the trade buyers, importers, and the general public (usually on the last day) at … Read more »

A silver wedding in champagne

May 22, 2015 5:50 pm

After years of meticulous planning, Arthur Manuntag and Kathryn Sarmen-Manuntag’s long-awaited church wedding was finally celebrated    on May 9 at the Shrine of Jesus (The Way, the Truth and the Life) Church at the Mall of Asia Complex. In the … Read more »

Fun visits at ‘The Manila Times’

May 22, 2015 5:48 pm

‘Kawaii’ Jaga from Japan Kawaii is the most popular Japanese word used around the world because it simply translates to cute.  And one perfect personification of kawaii is Jaga, a bright yellow potato mascot that represents one of Japan’s most … Read more »

Murals, film and music at ‘One’ festival

May 22, 2015 5:47 pm

Bonifacio Global City (BGC), the business district in Taguig City known to showcase picturesque street art, gears up for the first Art BGC NextAct One Festival. Happening now until May 30, this weeklong festival will feature live mural painting, film … Read more »

38th Gawad Urian nominees bared

May 21, 2015 6:12 pm

Indie films take the lead anew Once again, independent films are lording over the nominated works for the 38th Gawad Urian Awards—a very notable development in most, if not all, of the movie award giving bodies in the past several … Read more »

The past, present, and future of hip-hop with MTV Music Evolution

May 21, 2015 6:11 pm

At the beginning of the week, over 22,000 music fans flocked to the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park to watch local and international hip-hop acts live on stage for the inaugural MTV Music Evolution Manila. The highly successful free outdoor … Read more »