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Ramon Ang: ‘When you’re young, go to far-off places!’

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RAMON Ang  JAY DIRECTO / AFP

It’s common knowledge by now that Ramon Ang, top honcho of both San Miguel Corporation and Philippine Airlines, got his start by working as an auto mechanic, fixing cars that he then sold for a profit.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

KLM is here to stay

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JURRIAAN Stelder

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is leaving no stone unturned to attract more passengers to Europe, from a growing Southeast Asian market.

Posted: August 24th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Dutch granny prostitutes celebrate red light life

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Prostitutes Martine (L) and Louise (R) Fokkens, 70, walk around the red-light-district of Amsterdam on November 15, 2012, the Netherlands. Twins Martine and Louise Fokkens, nicknamed the 'Queens of the wallen', are Amsterdam's oldest prostitutes, having worked for fifty years in the city's red-light-district, and they have wrote two books about their experiences.  AFP / ANOEK DE GROOT

In a busy passage in Amsterdam’s red light district a crowd is gathering as fans jostle to have their picture taken with the city’s most famous great-grannies: Louise and Martine Fokkens, the Dutch capital’s oldest twin prostitutes.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Iconic Amsterdam museum reborn in ‘bathtub’

Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. AFP

An enormous white bathtub made out of bullet-proof material is to catapult Amsterdam’s world-famous Stedelijk modern art museum back into the 21st century after an absence of almost 10 years.

Posted: September 29th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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