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Give back the sidewalks to pedestrians


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It is commendable that local governments, like those in the cities of Davao and Quezon, are concerned for the lives and limbs of ordinary pedestrians that they have lowered speed limits on some of their streets.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Airport lounge gets much-needed update

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CLEAN and streamlined, the contemporary style of Club Manila is characterized by a combination of neutral and earth colors and strong geometric shapes.

Designed primarily for passengers on coach, the newly renovated Club Manila lounge is one of Naia 1’s best-kept secrets. It will make you forget—albeit temporarily—that Naia 1 is one of the world’s worst airports.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Paris airports log record 88.8 million passengers in 2012

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The two Paris airports, Charles de Gaulle and Orly, registered a record 88.8 million passengers last year, but growth of the number nonetheless slowed to 0.8 percent, airport operator Aeroports de Paris (ADP) said on Tuesday.

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Singapore Airlines lets media in on its food and beverage innovations


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The three fantastic wine tasters and consultants of Singapore Airlines— Steven Spurrier, Jeannie Cho Lee and Michael Hill-Smith—laid before us 10 glasses of wine for each of the media guests. They instructed us to taste each one, without us knowing what brand of wine we were tasting. We were told to to rate them—bronze, silver and gold.

Posted: December 21st, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Singapore Airlines lets media in on its food and beverage innovations


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Moi accepted without batting an eyelash the invitation of Singapore Airlines’ marketing manager Rita Dy to join 36 other media people in checking out the food and beverage innovations of Singapore Airlines.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Columns,Food | Read More »

Zesty way to fly

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Zest Airways is the best way to fly to Shanghai (which is the new Hong Kong for shopping and sight-seeing) at a base airfare of only P1,448. There are four quick steps to getting onboard its new jets.

Posted: August 19th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

PAL unveils new dream destinations, choice innovations


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Philippine Airlines (PAL) unveiled major customer-oriented innovations to highlight the synergy between the national flag carrier and San Miguel Corp. (SMC), natch!

Posted: August 17th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Get ready, get set, fly

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Today was pretty normal—I woke up, made coffee, turned on my playlist, and wrote on my journal. Looking out the window, I saw my neighbor doing some serious tai chi; it wasn’t my usual bustling Makati scenery. There were at least four temples, and just a few minutes ago, a bus of tourists was parked outside.

Posted: March 2nd, 2012 in 2BU | Read More »

Economy class has nothing to do with it


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The so-called “economy-class syndrome”—the development of potentially fatal blood clots in the legs known as deep venous thromboses (DVTs)—may have nothing to do with where a plane passenger sits.

Posted: February 29th, 2012 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Private jet makers woo Asia’s super rich

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If you have money and want to flaunt it, mansions, limousines and yachts are no longer enough. For the super rich of Asia, owning a private jet has become the ultimate status symbol.

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Shopper splurges 50,000 euros on wine at Paris duty free

A shopper has broken the record for duty-free purchases at Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport by splurging nearly 50,000 euros ($66,000) on six bottles of exclusive wine, the airport said on Monday.

Posted: December 13th, 2011 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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