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“It’s not about age, but how you want to look like,” Dr. Gerald Sy told The Manila Times when asked at what age should a person start considering undergoing some aesthetic procedures. The plastic and reconstructive surgeon at the Cardinal Santos Medical Center says the first thing he tells his…

Alice Bustos-Orosa

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As we mark the end of summer vacation, most families are caught with back-to-school blues. The summer break is a much-awaited and well-deserved vacation not just for kids, but for many moms and dads too. In contrast, as June steps in, most parents are likely to be ticking off items…

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IF you’re like most people with a mixed-breed dog, you may sometimes be surprised at certain behaviors and wonder just what breeds make up his ancestry. After all, experts on genetics contend that the dog is, at this point, the most diverse species of mammal. The many breeds recognized today…

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ROAD trips with children can be daunting, but with AAA’s expert advice, your next family car trip can be both safe and fun: • Involve your children early on when planning a road trip. Let them help decide places to stop. • Give kids a map so they can see…

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WHEN budgets are tight and homeowners feel squeezed by higher electric bills, there may be a simple solution: Put the house on an energy “diet.” Here are some helpful tips: • Install new bulbs and dimmers. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, approved LED bulbs offer similar light quality…

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US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. went to Zamboanga recently to meet with youth groups and launch three new projects to promote good governance; improve education and maternal healthcare services for Mindanao residents; and offer new opportunities for Mindanao youth. Thomas said that the launch of the projects reaffirms US commitment…

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Reader’s Digest Asia Pacific editor in chief Sue Carney recently visited the country to award the Philippines Most Trusted Brands for 2013. Carney oversees the creation of 10 editions of Reader’s Digest magazine across the Asia Pacific region, as well as the two editions of Reader’s Digest’s do-it-yourself magazine, Handyman.…

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An Indian naval flotilla, comprising four ships from the Eastern Fleet, under the command of Rear Admiral Ajit Kumar P, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet is scheduled to visit Manila from June 12 to 16. The ships are on a goodwill visit and include the indigenously-built guided missile stealth frigate…

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It’s home to the most glamorous race in motor sports. It’s also home to top F1 drivers who would rather not pay hefty taxes in their native land “W E’VE won  Monaco, baby!” screamed a triumphant Jenson Button after taking the checkered flag at the 2009 Formula One Monaco Grand…

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Second generation of Kia Carens arrives in more stylish wardrobe and premium kit THE country’s distributor of Kia vehicles, Columbian Autocar Corp.(CAC), last week launched the newest addition to its roster—the all-new Kia Carens. Leading the unveiling was CAC President Ginia Domingo, who said that Kia has collaborated with DreamWorks’…