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“DON’T worry, they know how to avoid you.” This was the assurance made to us by our tour guide as we navigate by foot the busy, chaotic streets of Hanoi, Vietnam amid what seemed like millions of motorbikes. And much like its narrow streets full of swerving motorbikes, Hanoi will hit your senses all at once. Arriving on a balmy...

September 30, 2016
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THE Philippine booth raked in higher sales in the recently- concluded five-day Hong Kong Food Expo held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Johnny Hui of A-Plus Consultant, the sole agent of Philippine products sold in the Philippine booth during the expo, told Hong Kong News that sales were likely to top $700,...

September 13, 2016
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Consul Chuck bids HK goodbye   THE perfect beer brew, said Consul Charles Andrei Macaspac, requires the right temperature, enough patience, and the correct ingredients to balance the sweet and the bitter and to bring out the fizzle and the body of the liquor. “It’s like a science experiment. Ang dami mong kailangang...

June 28, 2016
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FROM the sands of Arabia to the cities of Cebu, the story of Hector Daclan’s homecoming to the Philippines is replete with ‘sudsy’ episodes. His is a bubbly story of starting up and expanding a family business, which attests to his perseverance and passion to make life better for his family, and to be of service to his community. Befor...

June 8, 2016
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HIKING might seem daunting for many but there’s a trail that starts in the Quarry Bay and is excellent for beginners.

The Eastern Nature Trail follows the Mount Parker Road up the mountain and brings hikers to the picturesque Tai Tam reservoirs.

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May 25, 2016
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WITH the election season nearing its climax, we asked our fellow Filipinos in Hong Kong about what they thought should the next President accomplish during his first 100 days in office. Mary Ann Caniban, 40, married with two children, from Bacolod, has been working in Hong Kong for more than 10 years: “Sana magawan n...

May 6, 2016
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THE Philippines is again at the crossroads with the coming elections. To get to know better the five presidential candidates, here are the platforms and their positions on the plight of overseas Filipino workers and China. Binay eyes OFW bank Vice President Jejomar Binay has served as presidential adviser on overseas Filip...

April 20, 2016
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I have been to the City of Pines before, enjoying its pleasant chill and its usual sights like Mines View Park, Burnham Park and Camp John Hay. But it was only my most recent visit to Baguio City that I saw another side of this mountain haven most famous for its cool weather. My latest trek coincided with the Philippine Military Academy’s alu...

March 23, 2016
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Cinderella is not 'just a maid'   EVER wonder why many Filipino domestic helpers in the territory spend so much time, resources, and effort in joining beauty pageants? This is the same question that plagued Ju-Chen Chen, a lecturer at the Department of Anthropology of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUH...

March 16, 2016
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    After the launch of the “The LEGO® Movie™ 4D A New Adventure” at the LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, the new episode is now making its official debut at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort.   Reuniting the stars of “The LEGO® Movie™” in a LEGOLAND Parks exclusive storyline, fans can look forward to finding out what ha...

March 3, 2016
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