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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 »

Miss Philippines wins Miss International 2013

via rappler.com – Miss Philippines Bea Rose Santiago was crowned Miss International 2013 on Tuesday, December 17, at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel Hall in Tokyo. This is the 5th Miss International title for the Philippines and the 3rd major crown by a Filipina this year, following wins by Megan Young Read more »

Pinoy food gets spotlight in New York mag

via ABS-CBNnews.com – A magazine in New York puts the spotlight on Filipino food, saying that the Big Apple is “finally ready” for our cuisine. In an article titled “Blazing a Lumpia Trail: Filipino Cuisine Finds a Foothold in New York,” New York Magazine featured a list of promising Filipino Read more »

‘Harry Potter’ now in Filipino

By Ruel S. De Vera/Philippine Daily Inquirer – Year 2013 has proven a magical one for J.K. Rowling’s phenomenal book “Harry Potter.” Fans worldwide celebrated the 15th anniversary of the first publication of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” known here and in the United States as “Harry Potter Read more »

Nora Daza passes away at 84

via rappler.com – Culinary icon Nora Villanueva Daza passed away quietly in her sleep on Friday, September 13. A formally trained chef and restaurateur, Daza is not only an institution in her field but also a predominant figure in Philippine culture and society, wherein the culinary arts enjoy the same Read more »