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Britain’s baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (L), and her husband Britain's Prince William (R), watch as their son Prince George looks at an Australian animal called a bilby, which was named after the young prince, during a visit to Sydney's Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014. Britain's Prince William, his wife Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.    AFP

Britain’s baby Prince George stepped out in public for the first time in Australia with his parents for a wildlife encounter at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Prince William fuels speculation of second royal baby

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, visit a young players’ rugby tournament, at Forsyth Barr Stadium, in Dunedin, New Zealand, Sunday, April 13, 2014.  AP

Royal watchers were scrutinizing the duchess of Cambridge on her New Zealand tour Sunday, after husband Prince William appeared to hint a second baby is on the way.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

William and Kate star in Kiwi April Fools’ gags

Britain's Prince William stands next to his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge. AP FILE PHOTO

The impending royal visit by Prince William, his wife Kate and their baby son George provided ample fodder for April Fool’s Day pranksters in New Zealand and Australia on Tuesday.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Australia’s ‘Short + Sweet’ theater festival now in Manila

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“Short+Sweet”Manila festival producer Vaishali Ray,UPDiliman Department
of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts chair Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete,UP Diliman College of Arts and Letters dean Dr. Elena Rivera Mirano, “Short+Sweet” executive director Mark Cleary, Rachel Attley, “Short+Sweet” festival director Divya Rajan-Sriram. PHOTO BY ARNOLD ALMACEN

The upcoming “Short + Sweet” Theater Festival presents 28 10-minute plays in Filipino and English. These multi-theme, bite-size plays are for regular watchers and those with short attention spans—think speed-dating or Twitter in theater form.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Enjoy all-in roundtrip fares with Singapore Airlines and BPI Cards

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BPI, the country’s first bank and innovation leader, which brought several of the country’s firsts- ATMs, point-of-sale debit system, internet and mobile banking, among others, has yet again continued to surprise its cardholders with a thrilling travel promotion.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Filipino head chef down under

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What do you need to cook something uniquely delicious? You need the right ingredients, the cooking skills, patience and a little bit of love. That’s also what it takes to become a talented chef, something that Angelo Velante knows all too well.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Australian loses compensation case for sex injury

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Australia’s highest court on Wednesday denied workers’ compensation to a government employee who was injured while having sex in a motel room during a business trip.

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

A book on Filipino food–for Australian readers


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BEEF tapa with egg and sinangag for breakfast

So who is Yasmin Newman, who writes about Filipino cooking in the book “7,000 Islands” (Hardie Grant Books, 2013)?

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Notorious Aussie criminal, book author Mark ‘Chopper’ Read dies

In this June 4, 2002 photo, former underworld figure Mark "Chopper" Read poses for a photo during a launch his book "Hooky the Cripple" in Sydney, Australia. Read, one of Australia's most notorious and colorful crime figures, died on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 20123, after a long battle with liver cancer, his manager said. He was 58. AP

Mark “Chopper” Read, one of Australia’s most notorious and colorful crime figures, died on Wednesday after a long battle with liver cancer, his manager said. He was 58.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The future looks bright for this smart Pinay

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JUMPSUIT Gray printed silk voile onesie has flared legs and garter waist, by Roland Alzate. PHOTO BY PAELO  PEDRAJAS

Meet Maxine Litre, only daughter of Patrick and Karen (nee Cancio), who has an exciting, bright future as she makes full use of her time before she finishes college and starts working.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Pregnant women drinking less, Australian study finds

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Pregnant women are consuming less alcohol overall but the trend to cut back has failed to carry through to high-risk drinkers, a new Australian study found Monday.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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