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UP PMS KAPATID BLOOD DONATION DRIVE LAUNCHED SUCCESSFULLY

Salamat sa mga kapatid naming Pilipino na nagbigay ng kanilang oras at dugo! January 14 was a day of family, love, and giving life as students, athletes, and staff of the University of the Philippines Diliman alongside joggers and passers-by took time out of their busy schedules to donate blood at the Kapatid Blood Donation […]

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COFFEE 101: WAVES IN A CUP OF INNOVATION

“Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity — not a threat.” Steve Jobs For something to survive and stand the test of time, constant innovation is necessary—regardless of whether it’s done intentionally or not. One thing that’s constant about human desire is that it changes. There is a shelf life for how […]

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COFFEE 101: BRIEF HISTORY OF COFFEE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Coffee in the Philippines has been a staple part of the early morning Pinoy scene. It is the literal image of “but first, coffee,” which means no transaction, talks, or anything else before coffee. Today, it is more than just a cup of Joe we sip while reading dailies. Every brew and sip has become […]

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Food, Health & Fitness Travel & Tours

PRIVATE DINING SPOTS OUTSIDE THE METRO

How do we measure the quality of a dining experience? Good food? Good service? Cleanliness? Instagram-worthy place? Clearly, it’s relative. Private dining experiences are meant to cater to our most intimate and specific preferences. However, few options could truly deliver the experience we expect our money to be worth.  There are over 115 million Filipinos […]

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ONE UNIT OF BLOOD CAN HELP UP TO THREE PEOPLE IN NEED

The Philippine Red Cross has reported that blood donations have fallen by 29% in 2020. Today we continue to have a shortage of supply due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  At the start of a new year, UP Pre-Medical Society and UP Red Cross Youth have come together to hold their first blood donation drive of […]

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NEW YEAR, NEW DESTINATIONS TO CROSS OFF YOUR LIST

The new year brings out newer perspectives, goals, and aspirations. But it also creates more opportunities to explore and discover places where you can make more memories. Beaches, parks, hidden paradise? We Filipinos are lucky to live in a country blessed with magnificent sceneries that can cater to everyone’s travel preferences—the perks of having over […]

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BENILDE’S MANILA YOUNG SOMMELIER COMPETITION HONES THE NEXT GENERATION OF SOMMELIERS

Written by Nathan Orseo Last December 19, the Philippine wine industry reached a milestone in extending its influence towards the younger generation by providing aspiring Filipino student sommeliers a platform to showcase their mastery in the craft of wine—The Manila Young Sommelier Competition, which was held in the World Trade Center Metro Manila. Spearheaded by […]

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POBLACION IS A HOTBED FOR DIVERSE FOOD EXPERIENCE

Poblacion is not only the hippiest neighborhood in the metro but also home to many restaurants that can surely satisfy our cravings. The place is known, mainly to Gen Zs and millennials, as a thriving district for diverse cultural pop-ups. Whether your vibe calls for a drink or two, or a trip to some of […]

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PRC GIVES 15,000 COVID-19 VAX DOSES IN MARAWI CITY

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) administered 15,249 doses of COVID-19 vaccines and boosters in Marawi City through the PRC Mobile Bakuna Team, fully inoculating 7,657 persons from 2021 to 2022. The PRC Bakuna Team supported the city government’s vaccination efforts at the City Hall Gym in Barangay Bangon, Marawi City. PRC Chairman and CEO Dick […]

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BRAIN FOG CAN CAUSE MORE HARM WHEN LEFT UNCHECKED

Do you tend to feel as though your brain is buffering? Do your usual mundane activities, or even those you are so used to doing, suddenly become challenging to carry out? If you feel like your thinking is less on the knocker after a COVID-19 infection, or if you feel exhausted most of the time, […]