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What to do if you’re in your car, an elevator, the train, or on the stairs during an earthquake.
By now, everyone knows to “duck, cover, and hold on” during an earthquake. But what do you do if the Big One—a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that could hit Metro Manila at any time—happens when you’re not at your desk?What if you’re sleeping in ...
 
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A series of graffiti incidents have sparked a debate among art enthusiasts.
Last month, many were delighted to find a thought-provoking mural, which spoke against catcalling and harassment, along C.P. Garcia in Quezon City. Featuring the line, "Itigil ang karahasan," alongside six women of different ages clad in contrasting clothing, from a woman in ...
 
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All those date night expectations are met at these establishments.
Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, a birthday dinner, or an anniversary, deciding where to go for a special date can be quite a task. On those occasions particularly, the expectations are high. What constitutes a date-worthy restaurant? Nothing short of an amalgamation of ...
 
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If you’re looking to inject some leisure fun in your otherwise mundane business trips, Tokyo is the place to be.
While the mantra “all work and no play” is slowly fading away as corporate travel becomes more modern and popular across the Asia-Pacific, it looks like Manila still has a long way to go to secure a foothold in the global business ...
 
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We have evidence.
Picture this: It's Friday night in Metro Manila, and a group of friends, hungry and exhausted from work, yet still exuberant enough for a round of drinks, asks this question, "Where are we having dinner?"This is a litmus test for friendship. The ...
 
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These historic, well-designed buildings deserve to be appreciated.
If you’ve wanted to go on an architectural tour and didn’t know where to start, you need not go far, as many of the country’s architectural gems are in plain sight, usually obscured by urban sprawl and traffic.“They serve as monuments to ...
 
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The story of Binondo is the story of the Chinese-Filipino.
Today, Binondo is famous as the world’s oldest Chinatown: a slice of China outside the mainland. The Binondo area, from the streets of Escolta and Divisoria to the bustle of Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz all the way to Ongpin—and the many who ...
 
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These fresh travel options will open up doors to new sights and sounds without the hassle of a layover.
Frequent flyers, prepare your passports. The last quarter of 2018 saw the exciting addition of new flight routes from Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and a few of the emerging air hubs in the country. If you want to spend less ...
 
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Because there's always a special event right around the corner.
Whether you’re looking for a casual spot for an intimate get together or a large gathering with friends or family, one of these 10 restaurants with great private dining rooms will surely suit your needs.Going with Blackbird’s running aviation theme, the restaurant’s ...
 
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ICCP’s Real Estate and Investment Conference 2018 will explore timely question on September 25.
The local real estate market has experienced a surge in prices in the last few years. Latest data from property analyst Colliers International Philippines pegged the capital value of luxury residential units in Makati at a maximum of P301,000 per square meter ...
 
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These lifestyle shops are rich with hard-to-get fashion labels and unique shopping experiences.
In recent years, multi-brand shops that offer much more than retail have become more commonplace. Through a highly curated mix of products, these so-called concept stores provide a lifestyle that appeals to a large number of people.Here, we’ve rounded up a mix ...
 
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Stores that make organic living easy and convenient.
When one thinks of farming, the idyllic image of rice fields with lush mountains in the distance often comes to mind. It brings to the imagination the quaintness of provincial life, what one might see in a Disney film. But reality is ...
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