Fil-Brit brothers introduce Pinoy coffee to Londoners

By Rose Eclarinal/ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau – Coffee drinkers in London have a wide array of coffee choices from global high street chains for their caffeine fix. But many shun high street chains in favor of local coffee shops, where they can enjoy better-tasting coffee. This is the segment of Read more »

Is the Philippines a Chinese province?

By Jose Ma. Montelibano/@inquirerdotnet – Partisanship is a state I wish to avoid and have been trying to do so for many years. Of course, I have not been always successful, but I keep trying and I transcend it most of the time now. Because I want to keep objectivity Read more »

Regional Filipino dishes celebrated at iconic James Beard House in NY

via INQUIRER.net US Bureau – Some one hundred guests experienced fine dining Filipino-style prepared by chef-owners of renowned restaurants at the iconic James Beard House here on January 25. The five-course regional Filipino dinner was hosted by the Filipino Food Movement (FFM), and JBKollaborations (JBK), with the support of the Read more »

Philippines probes sale of passport endorsements

By Paterno Esmaquel II/rappler.com – The Philippine government is investigating the sale of passport application endorsements from government agencies, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Tuesday, January 30, as criticism floods the DFA over passport application problems. “Some people are selling endorsements from government agencies. That’s the sad Read more »

Solar Philippines challenges bid for Meralco’s 24/7 power supply

via rappler.com – Solar Philippines is challenging the bid of First NatGas Power Corporation for the 24/7 power supply of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco), coming from the 414-megawatt (MW) San Gabriel gas power plant. The solar producer said in a statement over the weekend that it submitted an offer Read more »

Environmentalist: There’s no reason to fear Great White Shark sighting in Aurora

By Bong Santisteban/rappler.com – Residents of Barangay Lobbot, Dipaculao, Aurora, got a big surprise Wednesday morning, January 24, when they woke and found a dead 17-foot Great White Shark on their beach. Photos of the dead shark posted on Facebook went viral garnering almost 4,000 reactions and 12,000 shares. The Read more »

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