Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad was forced to hand over billions of dollars to his sons following a bitter family feud, according to a new book on the global furniture giant.
At the start of her catering venture, Margarita Forés earned a reputation for being “fashionably late.” It was her Ilongga charm and the unforgettable Italian meals she prepared that invariably would calm down the hostesses. They understood that their friend was just doing it as a hobby.
For some time, it seemed, the Manila restaurant-going crowd would never go for it. It was only a few decades ago when most restaurants were run by amateurs and served various versions of spruced-up home cooking; that time is still in living memory. We naturally gravitate toward the exotic and the new, and to what we think is urbane and sophisticated.
One of the richest provinces in the Southern Luzon region, Batangas is known for its cattle ranches, its pineapple and coconut plantations, and vast hectares of sugar plantations. Because it’s along the coastline, it has access not only to beautiful beaches but also to the harvests of the sea.
I will set myself up for a debate here; I would argue that the French still have the best wines. Now, as to what is the best wine in France, I dare not even comment.
A Nigerian woman tearfully prayed and recited Koranic verses as she won a beauty pageant exclusively for Muslim women in the Indonesian capital Wednesday, a riposte to the Miss World contest that has sparked hardline anger.