Category: Lifestyle

  • TIME Magazine Tags Makati City As ‘World’s Selfie Capital’

    TIME Magazine Tags Makati City As ‘World’s Selfie Capital’

    Makati City, known as the financial center of the Philippines, is the “Selfie Capital of the World”, TIME Magazine reported Sunday. TIME examined self-shot photographs that are intensely popular among younger social media users and found out that Makati’s 500,000 residents produce more selfies than locals of any other city.   In investigating the geography…

  • Cigar makers told to also put graphic health warnings

    Cigar makers told to also put graphic health warnings

    It’s not just Cigarette makers; even cigar makers were reminded by an anti-smoking group to comply with the impending implementation of the graphic health warning (GWH) Law. “Cigarette makers are also sternly reminded to follow the existing GHW Law as they are also covered by it. They have to put picture-based warnings on the hazardous…

  • Field of flowers

    Field of flowers

    Chrysanthemums are ready for harvest at a flower farm in Barangay Sirao in Cebu City. Sirao is the biggest supplier of chrysanthemums and other blooms for the city and the neighboring provinces of Negros and Bohol. Source: mb.com.ph

  • Run against toxic paint

    Run against toxic paint

    Children dressed as zombies and covered with fake paint join the “Zombie Run” organized by the Eco-waste Coalition at the Peace Monument in Quezon City Sunday. Eco-waste is urging paint companies to follow the December 31 deadline for the phase-out of lead in paint.   Source: mb.com.ph

  • Puro Reklamo nga ba ang mga Pinoy?

    Puro Reklamo nga ba ang mga Pinoy?

    Sasabihin siguro ng iba na minsan – puro reklamo kasi ang mga Pinoy, hindi na nakuntento. Sa mayayamang bansa, unang mapapansin ang lakas ng reklamo ng mamamayan, lalo kapag palagay nila ay ginagamit ang perang mula sa buwis at hindi sila masaya sa serbisyong natatanggap. Maganda ang mga reklamo, lalo kung may tama at sapat…

  • Sinumulan na ang Pagtalakay sa Department of Housing

    Sinumulan na ang Pagtalakay sa Department of Housing

    Sinimulan na sa Kamara ang pagdinig upang likhain ang Department of Housing and Urban Development. Sa unang pagdinig, umaasa si Negros Occidental Rep. Alfredo Benitez, chairman ng House Committee on Housing and Urban Development na maisasabatas agad ang pagtatag sa nabanggit na kagawaran. Dito ay pag-iisahin ang lahat ng ahensyang nangangasiwa sa pabahay. Maging ang Housing…

  • Pinakamataas na tower sa buong mundo itinatayo na sa Dubai

    Pinakamataas na tower sa buong mundo itinatayo na sa Dubai

    Ipinapatayo na ng Dubai government ang tinaguriang pinakamataas na tower sa buong mundo. Pahayag ng Dubai government, ang Tower sa Dubai Creek Harbour ay inaasahan matatapos hanggang 2020. Hindi naman binanggit kung gaano ito kataas at magkano ang halaga nito. Ang kasalukuyang tallest tower ay ang Tokyo Sky Tree na may taas na 634 meter-high…

  • Online technical-vocational registration

    Online technical-vocational registration

    Getting enrolled in a free technical vocational course will now be a breeze for scholars. To provide a more convenient and hassle-free procedure in technical vocational course applications, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has launched the online application for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) scholarships. TESDA noted that this will make…

  • Celebrate World Teacher’s Day and Animal Day at Malabon Zoo

    Celebrate World Teacher’s Day and Animal Day at Malabon Zoo

    An endeared friend, Manny Tangco, deserves ample recognition for his effort to transform the Malabon Zoo into an amazing hub of different animals in the world that everyone, especially our kids, can watch and enjoy to the max! And Manny Tangco is always full of ideas in his determined bid to make sure that those…

  • San Francisco’s famously curvy Lombard Street becomes Tourists swamp

    San Francisco’s famously curvy Lombard Street becomes Tourists swamp

    Lombard Street, the scenic San Francisco thoroughfare known as the “Crookedest Street in the World,” has become so thronged with gawkers that residents say it feels more like an overcrowded amusement park than a residential road. City transit leaders are considering possible solutions, including charging a toll, requiring reservations in visiting Lombard Street, adding more…