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USE P203B MARCOS ESTATE TAX TO FEED 60M PINOYS

A presidential aspirant who grew up poor and hungry in the streets of Tondo has urged the government to collect the P203 billion estate tax owed by the family of former Sen. Bongbong Marcos, funds that can be used to provide close to 60 million Filipinos with a year’s supply of free rice. Speaking to […]

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USE FOOD TO ATTRACT BORACAY TOURISTS – PANGILINAN

Vice presidential candidate Senator Kiko Pangilinan said affordable and quality food will entice more tourists to visit Boracay Island and help sustain businesses and livelihood of the people. Pangilinan said this is possible if the government will bolster support to farmers and fishers to improve their catch and production. “Mahalaga ang isda, pagkain lalo na […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

NEW YEAR, BETTER ME: BUILDING HEALTHIER HABITS

Starting the new year often includes making new year resolutions, planning the year ahead, and aiming for a better year than the last. With goals as a main core of resolutions, this can sometimes cause unnecessary pressure and stress. It may be best to dig deeper and ask why you want those goals in the […]

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AGRI PARTY-LIST: BUY LOCAL FOR HOLIDAY FEASTS

The AGRI Party-list on Friday appealed to consumers to support local producers and buy locally-produced food and food products during the Christmas season. “Karamihan sa atin ay naghahanda na para sa Noche Buena at Media Noche. Nawa’y tangkilikin natin ang produkto ng ating mga magsasaka at mangingisda, maging ang ating small-scale at local entrepreneurs,” AGRI […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

OATMEAL BENEFITS AND COMBINATIONS

Did you know that having oats every day can help decrease your total cholesterol level? There are very few grains that are more nutritious than oats. Oats are gluten-free and a good source of vital nutrients. You can use oats to make oatmeal, granola bars, or cookies. Oats are even used as substitutes for wheat […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

FILIPINO FAVORITES: CORNED MEAT

Since most of us are just about to enter our work week today, let’s talk about a common Filipino breakfast food: Corned Meat. While the most popular kind is corned beef, we can also see corned tuna, chicken and pork available in grocery stores. What is “corning”? Corning is one kind of curing meat using […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

FOOD ALLERGIES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Food allergies are the unusual response of the body’s immune system to certain food items. Here in the Philippines, the common food allergy triggers include cow’s milk, nuts, soy, and seafood, to name a few. While allergic responses are generally minor, some reactions can cause more long-term harm when ignored. What are food allergic responses? […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

VEGANISM AND THE PHILIPPINES

Transitioning to a vegetarian or vegan diet has increased in recent years. This is mostly because of the health benefits of having a balanced vegan diet versus an ordinary diet as well as the impact of veganism to ethical consumption and sustainability. What is veganism? Veganism is the lifestyle that aims to eliminate as much […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

FRIED FOOD CHALLENGE: THE DIFFERENT AND THE ODD

Whether it’s fried chicken, french fries, or chips, fried food is always a crowd-pleaser and a go-to comfort food across multiple cultures. Anything can be fried and let me tell you, there are some who took that to a different level. Here are some of the unique (and some ridiculous) fried foods we’ve come across! […]

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Travel & Tours

MISSING THE FLAVORS OF SOUTH KOREA

I first had the opportunity to visit South Korea in 2015. As soon as I got off the plane and processed where I was, I really felt a connection with the place. This was odd for me because I knew almost nothing about Korea. At the time, I had only started watching some Korean dramas […]