‘Hope in a Bottle’ maker wins the Developmental Social Enterprise Awards 2017

GenerationHope, Inc., the social enterprise behind “Hope in a Bottle” purified bottled water, is the Grand Winner of this year’s Developmental Social Enterprise Awards (DSE Awards) presented by Isla Lipana & Co., the Philippine member firm of the PwC global network (PwC Philippines), and CSR thought leader Benita & Catalino Yap Foundation (BCY Foundation). OtherContinue reading “‘Hope in a Bottle’ maker wins the Developmental Social Enterprise Awards 2017”

Discovering Bangkok

Much of what I know about Bangkok, Thailand, I learned from the internet, newspapers, magazines, and on television. To see it for myself, I went to Bangkok with my mother and a Filipina nurse  friend, Bonivie to celebrate my 33rd birthday in August 2013. It was drizzling when we arrived at the Suvarnabhumi airport thatContinue reading “Discovering Bangkok”

The American dream

After decades of waiting, an amendment to the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act to exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans “from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas and for other purposes” or simply allow them to “immigrate immediately, irrespective of priority dates” has been approved by the United States Senate Judiciary CommitteeContinue reading “The American dream”

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)”

For the love of birds

Three lens men share their newfound passion for bird photography and love for exotic birds IF THERE’S ONE THING THAT BINDS these three gentlemen other than being mistahs (cadet lingo for classmates) in Philippine Mili­tary Academy who are known for the “thicker than blood” relationship, it is their newfound passion for bird photography and loveContinue reading “For the love of birds”

Heirloom rice recipes

More than just rice, it’s the meaning of life In an article published at the Department of Agriculture’s website, it said that medical researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health revealed that those who eat three to four servings of rice a day had 55 percent higher risk to develop diabetes than those whoContinue reading “Heirloom rice recipes”

What’s in the bag?

5 factors to consider when picking the right travel bag                             If there’s one thing I always need myself to remind of when traveling locally or abroad that is to travel light. Every time I travel, I’m always at the brink of having an excess baggage and/or bringing clothes or items which I – almost alwaysContinue reading “What’s in the bag?”

Sweet love

Diabetes and marriage, how this couple made things work  “I take you to be my (husband/wife). I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honor you all the days of my life.”  This is the popular wedding vow. Over theContinue reading “Sweet love”

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)”