Feature Stories, Lifestyle

Ways to Save Money to Buy Your Future Home

Ways to save money to buy your future home: Kaya pa ba? With the ongoing pandemic, saving money seems impossible – even making ends meet is difficult. However, unforgiving circumstances such as the current health scare should not prevent us from reaching our goals – even if that includes purchasing your future home. Here, we… Continue reading Ways to Save Money to Buy Your Future Home

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Roel Castro: Modernization is a Typical Rhythm

Roel Castro did not aspire to become a household name in the business community in the economically booming city of Iloilo. He is an action-oriented executive who prefers to work behind the scenes and away from the public eye. Publicity, however, is invasive for this corporate leader. Through More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE Power),… Continue reading Roel Castro: Modernization is a Typical Rhythm

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Dearest Survivor: A Letter to Myself

A letter to myself: Today, I challenged myself to write a letter starting with the words ‘dearest survivor’. Dearest survivor, You survived? People back then always complain that you were weak, a cry baby. Maybe you still are. Funny how you are still alive today amid the ongoing chaos around the world. Wikipedia reveals there… Continue reading Dearest Survivor: A Letter to Myself

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Taiwanese Food in Iloilo

Taiwanese Food in Iloilo: Takoyaki, stinky tofu, tempura, green onion pancake, and bubble tea are just some of the glorious night market delicacies of Taiwan. With influences from its indigenous community, Japanese, and Chinese, Taiwanese food has several variations. Its local cuisine is oftentimes classified as ‘Southern Fujianese Cuisine’ as a result of the Kuomintang… Continue reading Taiwanese Food in Iloilo

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Thanks Dad: Life Lessons and Gift Guides at SM

Thanks Dad: Life Lessons and Gift Guides at SM: As the world celebrates the renewal of the love and gratitude to fathers, here are life lessons shared by great dads from the Cities of Smiles, of Love, and of the Living God. Included in this article are gift guides and tips from SM. AweSM Dad… Continue reading Thanks Dad: Life Lessons and Gift Guides at SM

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Paying it Forward: Ilonggo in US Shares Story of Success

Ilonggo Story of Success: ‘Paying it forward’ is most probably the theme of Allyson Baviera’s story. Born in Tigbauan, and now living the American dream in Chicago, Allyson bares his story – his early beginning, his entry to a foreign land, his struggles, his hardships, his passion, and his success. Now, at 40, he narrates… Continue reading Paying it Forward: Ilonggo in US Shares Story of Success

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“Kape ang Ipinaglaban”: The Outdoor Coffee Story

The Outdoor Coffee: Cliché as it may seem, but you need coffee – the one “na kaya kang ipaglaban”, literally or figuratively. This story, on the other hand, is the opposite of the aforementioned cliché – instead, “kape ang ipinaglaban”. In this article, we share the story of couple Von Daryl Beliña and Maria Armsly… Continue reading “Kape ang Ipinaglaban”: The Outdoor Coffee Story

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Remembering EDSA People Power Revolution

This 2021, specifically February 25th, is the 35th Anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, commemorating the demonstrations that occurred in 1986. In a Memorandum Circular 2021-021, released February 17, 2021, by the Department of Interior and Local Government, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines will conduct a commemorative program at the EDSA People… Continue reading Remembering EDSA People Power Revolution

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Why Some People Don’t Want to Get Married

Why Some People Don’t Want to Get Married: ‘Ngaa mangasubo kung pwede man lang maglaon’, a Valentine’s Day Special. Erik Erikson’s ‘Stages of Psychosocial Development’ tells us that ‘intimacy versus isolation’ is the sixth stage and takes place between the ages of 18 to 40. Society, over the years, has conditioned our minds to think… Continue reading Why Some People Don’t Want to Get Married

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February: Buwan ng ‘Sana All’

February is just around the corner, along with ‘sana alls’ and ‘wala akong pake’. In this article, we detail the history of the figuratively excruciating celebration that is ‘Valentine’s Day’. Valentine’s Day details the plight of Saint Valentine. According to the History Channel, the Catholic Church recognizes three different saints named Valentine or Valentus, all… Continue reading February: Buwan ng ‘Sana All’