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Kind words, laughter, tears fill the Mandarin Oriental Manila on its last day

By Francine M. Marquez/Photos by Peter C. Marquez with special thanks to the Mandarin Oriental Manila/interaksyon.com – · September 9, Tuesday, started out as any ordinary working day at the Mandarin Oriental Manila. The exemplary kitchen team arrived for their usual 5 a.m. duty call to prepare the day’s Read more »

Pinoy artist lauded for realistic celeb dolls

By Czer Esquejo/abs-cbnnews.com – Filipino artist Noel Cruz is again in the limelight, several years after he first became famous for repainting factory dolls to create life-like collectibles. Cruz drew acclaim for transforming ordinary mass-produced factory dolls into life-like figurines. Recently, he repainted dolls following the release of actress Angelina Read more »

Hundreds roll out on Roxas Blvd. for Go Skateboarding Day

via gmanetwork.com – Hundreds of Filipinos skated through Roxas Boulevard in Manila on Saturday (June 21) joining in a worldwide celebration of “Go Skateboarding Day.” Go Skateboarding Day was created by the International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) to give enthusiasts a chance to have fun and celebrate their passion, Read more »

Cebu beauty crowned Miss Philippines Earth 2014

via ABS-CBN News – Jamie Herrell of Cebu City was crowned Miss Philippines Earth 2014 during the beauty pageant’s grand coronation night held at the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday night. The 19-year-old beauty from the Queen City of the South is an animal rights advocate, according to the Read more »

The women wine makers of Bolisong

By Bobby Lagsa/rappler.com – In a town that hosts a number of companies that brew beer and other alcoholic products, a group of 22 women is also brewing their own wine commercially. In a complicated world of wine-making and the already foreign-dominated Philippine wine market, the 22 housewives from this Read more »

Iloilo breaks lit candles world record for peace

By Nestor P. Burgos Jr./Inquirer Visayas – Intermittent rains failed to stop thousands of people from lining up in a dark, muddy field in Oton town in Iloilo province on Tuesday to form a giant map of the Philippines, in a bid to set a new world record for the Read more »