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A close look at ‘eyeritation’
by Ching M. Alano - March 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Look here: Did you know that not a lot of Filipinos are aware of the importance of basic eye care?
Sustainable seafood and the sea we would like to see
by Ching M. Alano - March 14, 2017 - 12:00am
Imagine watching a perfect, blazing sunset, catching a briny whiff of sea breeze, and people hopping from table to table, feasting on assorted fresh catch from the sea.
In Asia, Filipinas are the least likely to experience sexism
by Ching M. Alano - March 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Did you know that in the Asia Pacific region, Filipino women are the least likely to experience sexism (read: discrimination, prejudice, stereotyping against women on account of sex)? That 63 percent of Filipinas...
The war vs. the abuse, misuse of antibiotics
by Ching M. Alano - March 7, 2017 - 12:00am
For every bacterial infection we may have, popping an antibiotic (aka antibacterial, which is a type of antimicrobial) pill is like second nature to us. Literally translated as “opposing life,” antibiotics...
Now brewing: Tim Hortons in Global City
by Ching M. Alano - March 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Our percolating coffee scene just got even hotter with the recent arrival of Tim Hortons, Canada’s iconic coffee company.
Vionic: This footwear is made for walking
by Ching M. Alano - February 28, 2017 - 12:00am
There’s probably not a day when we don’t whine about our feet after a long hard day. Oh, my aching feet
Baguio’s not-so-secret Mother’s Garden
by Ching M. Alano - February 26, 2017 - 12:00am
When you’re in Baguio (where you’ll probably be this simmering summer) and you’re tired of the usual touristy places (been there, seen that, done that), where else do you go?
Don’t take goiter for granted
by Ching M. Alano - February 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Remember the late Senator Dr. Juan Flavier? Who can forget this diminutive man whom Senator Loren Legarda once described as “bigger than life”? A well-loved public official, Johnny Flavier was passionate...
Eats good for your heart
by Ching M. Alano - February 14, 2017 - 12:00am
So, where are you off to for your Valentine date today?
Three love stories with a heart
by Ching M. Alano - February 12, 2017 - 12:00am
Most people love love stories — I do, I do! So, what if you get not just one but three different love stories in one sitting — or one screening? As in a love fest that members of the media were recently...
Planting the SEED of good health
by Ching M. Alano - February 7, 2017 - 12:00am
Question: What’s the top personal priority of Filipinos today?
Meldy Reyes: Her heart always remembered
by Ching M. Alano - February 5, 2017 - 12:00am
Millie Reyes shares her mom’s story. ‘I hope it would touch others to care for their loved ones and raise awareness on Alzheimer’s.’  For eight-and-a-half years, Meldy Reyes got an ample...
Good health and wealth on Crystal Dragon’s new menu
by Ching M. Alano - February 2, 2017 - 12:00am
Just when you thought the Chinese New Year feasting is over, along comes this hard-to-pass-up invite from executive chef Bong Jun Choi to try his new Chinese New Year Menu at Crystal Dragon, City of Dreams.
What you ought to know about food labels but never bothered to ask
by Ching M. Alano - January 31, 2017 - 12:00am
Do you really bother to read product labels when you do your groceries? Fat chance you do ’coz you’re probably always in a rush to get your grocery chores done. But wait — stop, look, and read!...
A red-hot Crimson Hotel welcomes the Year of the Fire Rooster
by Ching M. Alano - January 26, 2017 - 12:00am
With just a couple of days before the cock crows and signals the start of the Year of the Fire Rooster, preparations are at fever pitch in Chinese communities around the world.
Miss Universe beauties: Say goodbye to microbeads
by Ching M. Alano - January 24, 2017 - 12:00am
It’s ironic that something that’s supposed to make us beautiful (at least on the outside) could cause something so ugly. Of course, we’re talking about cosmetic/personal care products that contain...
And the winner is ... Pamboy Pastor, beauty connoisseur
by Ching M. Alano - January 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Have you ever met a walking encylopedia of Miss Universe pageants from the time it was created in 1952 right down to the present — that’s 65 years’ worth of knowledge, enough to fill a library...
Seven top food safety tips for every Juan
by Ching M. Alano - January 17, 2017 - 12:50am
Aside from charity, there’s something very important (nay, life-saving) that should begin at home — food safety. Kids learn a mouthful just from observing how Mommy buys food from the wet market or supermarket...
Fire Rooster: A hot year for romance??
by Ching M. Alano - January 15, 2017 - 12:05am
As sure as the cock crows on a bright new day, we wake up to the Year of the Fire Rooster on Saturday, Jan. 28.
What every woman wants in McKinley Hill
by Ching M. Alano - January 15, 2017 - 12:05am
Amid the maddening frenzy of modern living, I dream of waking up every day to the sight of luscious lush greenery outside my window in a vibrant, charming community that I call home.
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