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India hotel valet crashes Lamborghini

A Indian dealership worker mops the floor near a Lamborghini luxury model of the Gallardo line  during the inauguration of a luxury car dealership for Lamborghini in New Delhi on September 23, 2013. AFP

A valet at a five-star hotel in the Indian capital caused $335,000 worth of damage to a Lamborghini Gallardo after crashing it into a concrete wall in front of horrified guests, the hotel and a report said Thursday.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

India’s cabin crew fight back over weight loss rules

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India’s cabin crew on Tuesday attacked new guidelines from the civil aviation watchdog on how much they should weigh, branding them “crazy” and discriminatory.

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

US-based airline partners with Habitat for Humanity to build homes in QC

Delta Air Lines and Habitat for Humanity International recently joined forces to help build 10 Habitat homes in Quezon City, as part of Delta’s Force for Global Good program. This year’s volunteers came from 16 cities from the US and Canada.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Barefoot in India


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India: Love it or hate it. It is the liveliest place I have been to so far. The craziest. Cows in the middle of the road, the traffic, the honking, dust, garbage, vendors, Hinduism, motors, tuktuks, touts, crowded trains—the moment I started walking the streets of Delhi, this mix dazzled me at every turn. Walking was like negotiating a maze as I sidestepped cow pies without getting hit by a motorcycle or tuktuk or bumping into people. Locals, especially men, stared while touts and vendors hawked their stuff and beggars followed at my heels. Being a tourist, I found out, meant being the attraction du jour.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Filipinos set organ donor record but fail to beat India

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Assistant Health Secretary Dr. Eric Tayag (center), who danced to the tune of “Brave” while potential donors were enlisting at PUP on Friday, said he hopes the “I’m a Lifeline” campaign would help erase the stigma related to organ donations. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/www.lifeline.ph

A total of 17,856 Filipinos pledged to donate their organs to the Department of Health’s organ transplantation campaign during a one-day organ donor registration marathon that the DOH conducted last Friday.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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