A change for health (is coming)

Health Secretary Dr. Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial articulates President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s healthcare agenda which targets better health outcomes so one can live longer, free from the worries of high cost of medical care, and edified by the respect and high-quality service one gets from government healthcare facilities Non-communicable diseases remain the health bane especiallyContinue reading “A change for health (is coming)”

Why I write

Why I write is one of the questions I often ask myself. I could be an accountant like my parents or a nurse like my relatives and friends so I can easily migrate to Australia or Europe, but here I am, a struggling writer without even a writing career to make me proud of. WhenContinue reading “Why I write”

Virginia Close: The passionate novelist

It’s never too late to follow your dreams even when you’re 50 years old. Take it from Virginia Close, a writer and poet of Filipino descent living in Cairns, Australia who published her very first book at the age of 53. She was living comfortably and happily in Cairns, Australia with her Australian partner. SheContinue reading “Virginia Close: The passionate novelist”

Serenade Hall: Refining Filipino classic

Filipino dishes have never tasted this good! Chef Fernan Punzalan of Serenade Hall tells his journey towards refining Filipino cuisine, putting in a new dimension and twist One wouldn’t believe there was such a place like this within the Makati Central Business District area. “Home away from home” is how Chef Fernan Punzalan, executive chefContinue reading “Serenade Hall: Refining Filipino classic”

Meal planning 101

5 weekend meal planning tips for working moms “What’s for dinner?” It’s the question of the hour and everybody’s home after a long, stressful, and busy day at work. Dinner time should be the most exciting time of the day because it’s when you get to see your husband and kids as they tell youContinue reading “Meal planning 101”

Major Marjorie Mukay: The pilot

Major Marjorie Mukay of the Philippine Air Force never thought she would become a pilot. Looking back, she wants to become a doctor, but destiny must have brought her to fly the C-130 Hercules instead, thus becoming the first-ever C-130 female pilot-in-command in the Philippines. Growing up in a typical middle class family in aContinue reading “Major Marjorie Mukay: The pilot”

‘Eggciting’ adventure run for kids, adults

Did you know that eating egg a day is vital to one’s health? According to the Philippine Egg Board Association, having an egg a day is vital to one’s health as it manages weight, provides muscle strength and prevents muscle-loss, leads to better brain function and maintains eyes’ health. For women, it is good toContinue reading “‘Eggciting’ adventure run for kids, adults”

Pacsafe opens first flagship store in PH

No matter how long the journey or what destination your travel leads to, one’s safety, including the protection of personal valuables, is and must always be a primary concern. Built on this aspiration by Australian founders Rob Schlipper (CEO) and Magnus McGlashan (President, Sales and Marketing), top travel brand Pacsafe rose to become a nameContinue reading “Pacsafe opens first flagship store in PH”

Abito Series: Road less traveled

His journey to the priesthood took him to many places he’s always dreamed of. Rev. Fr. Marvin P. Borda talks about church heritage, preservation, and why he chose to embrace this vocation   I’ve known him for over 10 years now, growing up in the same town and church community. Looking back, no one expected heContinue reading “Abito Series: Road less traveled”

Make life easier

Life hacks for busy moms It’s not easy to be a mom juggling a full-time job with family life.  Both entail multiple tasks and big responsibilities. When my sisters and I were younger, my mother solely ran our household because my father worked overseas in Saudi Arabia for almost 12 years. But despite having three kids,Continue reading “Make life easier”