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Unlicensed ‘oncologist’ Park charged

A new Cultured Beef Burger made from cultured beef grown in a laboratory from stem cells of cattle, is held by the man who developed the burger, Professor Mark Post of Netherland's Maastricht University, during the world's first public tasting event for the food product in London, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. AP

The National Bureau of Investigation has filed charges of illegal practice of medicine against Antonia Carandang-Park, owner of Green and Young Health and Wellness Center, who is neither licensed to practice medicine nor is on the roster of physicians of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

When Cultural Norms are Thicker than Blood


April, and the first thing that comes to mind is the Fall of Bataan on April 9, as we remember the brave men and women who fought in World War II. Sixty years after the war, peace reigns across Asia. Japan and the Philippines, enemies in the war, now have a flourishing relationship as neighbors and trading partners.

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

Magic of Mercedes’ 7-island paradise

TOURISTS' CHOICE Canimog Island's fine white sane and clear waters  MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Magical may not be the right word to describe the seven wonders surrounded by white sand scattered just off the coast of Mercedes town in Camarines Norte, but it sure comes close to it.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Vinegar test helpful vs cervical cancer

Graphic fact file on cervical cancer. FILE PHOTO

A simple vinegar test is all it takes to diagnose and help cut down cervical cancer rates among Filipino women, according to an expert from the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Singaporean writes book on Filipino food


On Saturday night when Singaporean Bryan Koh launched his book, “Milk Pigs and Violet Gold (Philippine Cookery),” Filipinos, including heritage-food chef Lilian Borromeo, were profuse with thanks.

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

New Bb. Pilipinas-Universe almost failed to join pageant

NEW QUEENS  Newly crowned beauties (from left) Bb. Pilipinas-Tourism Parul Shah, Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental Kris Tiffany Janson, Miss Universe Philippines Mary Jean Lastimosa, Bb. Pilipinas-International Mary Anne Bianca Guidotti and Bb. Pilipinas-Supranational Yvethe Marie Santiago blow kisses after their proclamation during the 2014 Binibining Pilipinas pageant at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Sunday night.  RICHARD A. REYES

She hopes her win will serve as a respite for her townmates in North Cotabato province from the armed conflicts in Mindanao, Mary Jean Lastimosa told the media after her proclamation as Miss Universe Philippines 2014 in a glittery four-hour show on Sunday night.

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

15 semi-finalists chosen in Bb. Pilipinas tilt

BINIBINING Pilipinas 2014 aspirants, among them former finalists, on a recent visit to the Inquirer. KIMBERLY DE LA CRUZ

The following candidates have emerged as among the 15 semi-finalists in the ongoing Bb. Pilipinas beauty pageant being held at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City:

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Learn and earn via baking and bread-making seminar


The Golden Treasure Skills and Development Program will conduct a one-day seminar on cake baking and bread making at the College of Social Work and Community Development Bldg., Magsaysay Avenue, corner Ylanan Street, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City on April 5, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Mitch Albom to help rebuild libraries in Tacloban

Photo by Tatin Yang/INQUIRER

US author Mitch Albom has launched a drive to rebuild 10 libraries in Tacloban, a city ravaged by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” in November.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Korean soprano Sumi Jo to perform for ‘Yolanda’ victims

Asian soprano Sumi Jo. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Grammy-award winning Korean diva Sumi Jo has arrived for her Philippine debut, offering friendship and good tidings for victims and survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Philippines remains Avon’s largest market in Asia-Pacific

SHERI McCoy, CEO of Avon Products Inc.: “Our other markets in Asia and the
world can learn from the things that the Philippines does.”

Sheri Mccoy has a warm, easy smile, her fine features framed by soft waves of short, blonde hair. Today she’s dressed in a vibrant coral shift with matching three-quarter-length cardigan, and an earrings-and-necklace set.   They’re Avon, she tells us of her jewelry, and so are her lipstick and makeup.   McCoy looks quite the [...]

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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  2. Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  3. Life lessons I want to teach my son
  4. No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  5. ‘Wild West’ Masbate’s pristine marine gems
  6. The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  7. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  8. Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  9. What has happened to Barrio Fiesta and Singing Cooks & Waiters?
  10. Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  1. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  2. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  3. Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  4. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  5. Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  6. How Margie Moran-Floirendo keeps her dancer’s body
  7. This is not just a farm
  8. President Quezon was born here–and so was Philippine surfing
  9. Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  10. Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  1. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  2. Mary Jean Lastimosa is new Miss Universe Philippines
  3. Did Angara ruin Pia Wurtzbach’s chances at Bb. Pilipinas?
  4. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  5. Vinegar test helpful vs cervical cancer
  6. From Jeannie to mom of suicide victim
  7. San Vicente beaches hidden but not for long
  8. Borgy and Georgina are back; others are off–again
  9. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  10. Sen. Angara: I thought Pia Wurtzbach gave a good answer


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  • Poe, Cayetano to colleagues: Shun formalities, let’s hear Napoles’ tell-all ASAP
  • Name names, Lacson dared
  • 4.6-magnitude quake hits Surigao del Norte
  • Camilla’s brother dies of NYC head injury
  • Sports

  • Promoters Dela Hoya, Arum in talks for Pacquiao-Alvarez—report
  • Benzema guides Madrid to 1-0 win over Bayern
  • Suns’ Goran Dragic win NBA’s Most Improved Player award
  • Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97
  • Ronaldo shakes off injury fears to play Bayern
  • Lifestyle

  • This woman ate what?
  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Entertainment

  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • Business

  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Cost-recovery provisions for affected gencos urged
  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • No travel restriction to Mideast, DFA clarifies
  • PH-HK relations repaired, but families of victims still being courted
  • Filipinos in Middle East urged to get clearance before returning
  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions