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Summer treat for your aspiring astronomers

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THE STARGAZING event at Pico de Loro. JILL LEJANO

As young as 5 years old, Rogel Mari Sese knew he wanted to be an astronomer. It was a book from his scientist parents (his mom is a molecular biologist and his father is into chemistry and science communications) that started his love affair with space. “One of the very first books I had was about astronomy and space flight.”

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Parenting,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Dog run celebrates bond between dogs and their humans

RELAXING after the long run.

The recently concluded Pet Doggie Express Run at the SM Mall of Asia was a fun-filled activity for dog lovers and fitness enthusiasts.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The best of Design Philippines at Maison&Objet Asia

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RATTAN RETOOLED. Tropez sofa by Kenneth Cobonpue

Design Philippines, the branding initiative that positions the Philippines as a sourcing destination for finely crafted products for the global market, took center stage at the Maison&Objet Asia inaugural show last March in Singapore.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Go natural when cleaning your home


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The next time you clean your house, try to do it without causing much harm to the environment.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

This year, Maurice turns…


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ALEX Van Hagen, Tetta Agustin and husband Christian Bavery, celebrator Maurice Arcache, Nini Licaros. Seated: Nene Leonor, Dr. Loi Estrada, Justa Tantoco

It was a rare opportunity for Manila’s elite to escape the hot summer sun when Nini Licaros, Mabel Abaño, Mellie Ablaza, Fortune Ledesma, Nene Leonor, Chit Salud, May Neri, Yoly Ayson, Helen Ong, Evie Costa and Agnes Huibonhua hosted the casual but elegant Forbes Park party for moi.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Manila Cathedral reopens Wednesday

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“Reduced to the ground seven times” is how historians describe the Manila Cathedral Basilica which will be reopened tonight with President Aquino as special guest. Its restoration took more than a year.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Cebuanos welcome Rockwell

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DIGITAL rendition of 3.2-hectare 32 Sanson by Rockwell, with five clusters of five-story condo buildings, subterranean roads. Seventy percent of the area is devoted to landscaped garden. PHOTOS BY THELMA SIOSON SAN JUAN

Now that Rockwell has unveiled its high-end residential property in Cebu last Thursday, it should be interesting to see if the affluent but very cost-conscious Cebuano is finally ready to embrace condo living—stylish but condo space nonetheless. And—no less than in a spot that had been visited twice by Mother Teresa.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Smart oven has preprogrammed recipes

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The Smart Oven has a Slim Fry function that allows you to fry food the
healthier way.

The future is here. Home appliances just got smarter. No longer are they mere machines whose sole purpose is to help people with their daily rituals. The innovative minds behind Samsung Electronics have come up with units that are so smart they almost do the thinking for their users.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DIY cocktail bunnies


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Kick the cuteness factor up a notch this Easter with cute cocktail bunnies. Add that decorative touch to your hors d’oeuvres or cut fruit with fuzzy “bunny” toothpicks.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Theft-proof phone can save lives


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“No family should lose a mother, a father, a son or a daughter for their phone.”

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

How hot bodies get even hotter


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CENTURY Pacific Food Inc. general manager Greg Banzon and group product manager Gela Gamboa

It was a really hot day, dahlings, when that multifaceted woman made her grand entrance in a white crop top and sheer blue palazzo pants, revealing her slim body.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

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