We are swamped in commercialism at Christmas time – even more so this year when Americans are spending more than ever since 2007. But, perhaps, like me, you have paused to ponder that this is a time for giving, sparing a thought for the needy. Also, in a time of goodwill and good cheer, it is a time for sharing – particularly with those we are seemingly much at odds with in the world. If we look around us far enough, we will see that surprising things often happen at this time of year. Continue reading
The clamor for a healthier lifestyle has transformed society into more conscious, more intelligent, and more discriminating consumers of food and food ingredients. Truth in food labeling is a law that is strictly implemented, especially in the United States. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions on this subject. Continue reading
Kaugnay sa pagdalaw ni Papa Francis sa Amerika, mainam na pagbalikan ang ilan sa mga naganap sa loob ng limang araw na pagdalaw ni Papa Francis sa Pilipinas na ngayon pa lang nababatid. Halimbawa, alam ng lahat na habang nasa Vaticano ay hilig ni Papa Francis na gumala kapag gabi para makita ang tunay na kalagayan ng mahihirap na naninirahan sa siyudad. Isang gabi, matapos makipagpulong kay P-Noy at sa ibang matataas na opisyal sa Malakanyang ay sinabi niyang maglilibot-libot siya sa siyudad. Continue reading
The Holiday Season in Chicago can be wonderful experiences if you know where to go and have an ample supply of money. The Museum of Science and Industry is a great place to start your holiday experience. Continue reading
If only we could start from the end, begin from a conclusion, act upon a given outcome, then life’s complexities could be simple, pain could be avoided, joy could be measured and happiness obtained without a gush of tears. Continue reading
“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ― Walt Disney Company Continue reading
In 1914, more than a century ago, the German Army was advancing into French territory along a 27-mile stretch of land known as the “Western Front.” The French and the British armies were fiercely defending French territory in trenches along a 200-foot narrow strip called “No Man’s Land” that separates them from the Germans who were dug in on the other side. Continue reading
January 1, 2016
The ongoing Metro Manila Film Festival has broken last year’s box office record with a gross sales of tickets of P380 million in only three days since opening on Christmas Day.
This was learned from Dominic Du, a member of the Metropolitan Manila Film Festival (MMFF) executive committee, who said that the three-day box office gross earnings of P380 million was higher than last year’s P364 million for the same period. Continue reading
January 1, 2016
QUEZON CITY – The country now has a total of 415 classified caves, which the government is required to preserve and ensure their sustainable use.
This developed as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has classified an additional 51 caves to guide communities on their responsible management. Prior to this, 364 caves had already been classified by the agency according to their characteristics. Continue reading
January 1, 2016
MANILA – Now back as reigning world champion, Filipino American Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. of the San Francisco Bay Area and the Philippines is readying to defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super bantamweight belt. Continue reading