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Potatoes in Paradise

POTATOES USA, the marketing organization of American potato growers, hosted the fifth “Potato Safari” from Nov. 6-9, and partnered with three restaurants in Boracay — Ambassador in Paradise, Sunny Side Café, and Little Wave — to show off what can be done with potatoes. The island restaurants each prepared five-course meals which are outside their […] The post Potatoes in Paradise appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource: bworldonline bworldonlineNov 22nd, 2017

‘Califerno’ proves dog’s loyalty

SAN FRANCISCO — A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned. Madison was there waiting when Andrea Gaylord was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise this week. Gaylord fled when the 8 November fire […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

CA kids back to school after wildfire | The Manila Times Online

PARADISE, Calif.: Monday marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes to a deadly wildfire in Northern California. Schools inREAD The post CA k.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Iconic beach from popular K-drama named world’s best beach 2018

A beach in Greece that will be instantly recognizable to fans of K-drama tops a new list of theworld'sbest 100 beaches, as voted by journalists, editors and bloggers from around the world. For its list of world's best beaches, airfare agencyFlightNetworktapped 1,200 travel experts around the world on their picks for the most beautiful, postcard-perfect beach destinations around the world. Taking the top spot isNavagioBeach, better known as Shipwreck Beach in Zakynthos, Greece. The slice of paradise takes its rather ominous name from the rusty remains of the shipwrecked Freightliner MV Panagiotis, whichsits anchored againsttowering golden cliffs in the hidden cove. FlightN...Keep on reading: Iconic beach from popular K-drama named world’s best beach 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Paradise regained? Sharks return to Thai bay popularized by The Beach

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thai conservationists have welcomed footage of reef sharks gliding through the azure waters of Maya Bay as a "positive sign" of recovery 6 months after the closure of a tourist hot-spot made famous by the movie "The Beach". The bay, circled by dramatic limestone cliffs on Ko Phi ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Like a slice of paradise nestled within the steel and concrete arms of the resor…

Like a slice of paradise nestled within the steel and concrete arms of the resort, The Garden blooms in the shadow of the massive Cove Manila dome. Its vibrant greenery occupies more than 30,000 square meters, while its five reflective ponds span more than 3,000 square meters. Managed every day by a specially trained botanical… link: Like a slice of paradise nestled within the steel and concrete arms of the resor….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

MORE ROOMS IN PARADISE: DOT accredits 243 Boracay establishments

The number of Boracay accommodations that secured Department of Tourism (DOT) accreditation had reached 243 as of Monday. With the holiday season approaching, this meant that 9,248 rooms were available for tourists in the famous resort island. The list of the accredited establishments are posted in the DOT’s official Facebook page. The DOT also reminded […] The post MORE ROOMS IN PARADISE: DOT accredits 243 Boracay establishments appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Webnovel: A paradise for digital novel readers

Online novels are one of the most consumed digital content these days as anyone can easily browse books via their smartphones or other mobile devices and read anywhere they go. When you're stuck in Manila traffic, or when you just want to relax after an exhausting day, bibliophiles can now turn to Webnovel to read during their free time. The fun part is not just the convenience but the fact that you can browse dozen of categories! If people, especially avid fans of online literature, would delineate Webnovel in one word, it would definitely be "paradise." Webnovel is a fictional stories hub launched in 2017 and the overseas portal of China Literature, which is China's l...Keep on reading: Webnovel: A paradise for digital novel readers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Frustration, chaos in ‘Califerno’

CHICO — It’s been 12 days since Christina Taft started the frantic search for her mother Victoria, who refused to evacuate their Paradise home as flames neared and six days since she gave authorities a cheek swab to identify remains that are likely her mother’s. More than a dozen people are marked as “unknowns,” without […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Filipinos among thousands who lost homes in California fire

LOS ANGELES -- The Camp Fire in Northern California became the deadliest wildfire in the U.S. in a century, burning through 141,000 acres and leaving about 9,700 homes destroyed as of Friday, Nov. 16. Filipino families were among the people who lost their homes. As of Friday, more than 600 people were reported missing as the death toll rose to 63, making it also the deadliest and most destructive in state's history, according to various sources. In the now consumed wood town of Paradise and the half- scorched town of Magalia, a close-knit community of roughly 30 Filipino families are now without homes and face challenges of finding new places to stay and figuring out what their...Keep on reading: Filipinos among thousands who lost homes in California fire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Often divisive Trump switches to Consoler in Chief role

PARADISE, United States – Even the bright lights on Donald Trump's motorcade grew dim as "the Beast" limousine and the rest of the presidential procession slid into the haze covering the fiery inferno of northern California. All along the route to the town of Paradise stretched blackened fields. Many of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Trump sees California wildfire areas, consoles those harmed by shooting

PARADISE, California --- President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all but destroyed by deadly wildfires and privately consoling people grieving after a mass shooting at a popular college bar outside Los Angeles. "This has been a tough day when you look at all of the death from one place to the next," Trump said before flying back to Washington. Trump's visits to areas of Northern and Southern California in the aftermath of unprecedented wildfires that have killed more than 70 people gave him what he sought in flying coast to coast and back in a sing...Keep on reading: Trump sees California wildfire areas, consoles those harmed by shooting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Death toll rises to 76 in California fire; 1,300 unaccounted for

CHICO, California, United States --- Northern California crews battling the country's deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, creating the potential to erode gains they have made in containing a disaster that has killed at least 76 and leveled a town. Even as hundreds of searchers sift through the rubble in the town of Paradise looking for the dead, nearly 1,300 people remain unaccounted for more than a week after the fire sparked in Butte County, Sheriff Kory Honea announced Saturday night. Authorities stressed that the long roster does not mean they believe all those people are missing. Honea pleaded with fire evacuee...Keep on reading: Death toll rises to 76 in California fire; 1,300 unaccounted for.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Taiwan’s islets of green proof of its commitment to environmental protection

Photos by Krixia Subingsubing Taiwan's (Formosa) best-kept secret is hidden in plain sight: islets of green dotting the crystal blue of Taiwan Strait. Its white-sand coasts and majestic basaltic formations are touched mostly only by sunlight and the break of waves, away from the oft-destructive hand of humans. But for all its private beauty, Penghu, a coastal paradise 260 kilometers away from Taipei's manic urban hubbub and legendary night markets, belongs to a not-so-discreet list of the "Most Beautiful Bays in the World (MBBW)." It joins, among others, the Philippines' own Puerto Galera Bay in Oriental Mindoro province. But the title, endowed by international...Keep on reading: Taiwan’s islets of green proof of its commitment to environmental protection.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2018

Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows

PARADISE, California — The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday as authorities posted an expanded list of nearly 300 people reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. At least 56 people have been confirmed dead so far in the Camp Fire, which […] The post Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

At least 56 killed, more than 100 missing in California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif.,—The remains of eight more victims were found on Wednesday in and around a northern California town overrun by flames last week, raising the death toll to 56 in a wildfire disaster that ranks as the most lethal and destructive in the state’s history. The latest fatality count was announced hours after National Guard […] The post At least 56 killed, more than 100 missing in California wildfire appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Boracay – heritage restored

FOR over 30 years, the paradise island of Boracay was ravaged in the pursuit of commercial profit. God’s gift was so tarnished that it required determined will, draconian measures and herculean efforts to restore it to its pristine beauty where God’s glory can be appreciated and enjoyed. Among the Philippine presidents during this period, only […] The post Boracay – heritage restored appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Teams ‘look for skulls’ in ashes of California’s deadliest wildfire

PARADISE, California — White-clad forensic teams with cadaver dogs fanned out across a ghostly landscape strewn with ash and charred debris searching on Tuesday for more human remains left from a blaze that killed at least 42 people in California‘s deadliest wildfire disaster. The intensified effort to locate victims came on the sixth day of a […] The post Teams ‘look for skulls’ in ashes of California’s deadliest wildfire appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Cali wildfire sets grim new record

PARADISE — The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that coroner’s investigators used a wire […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Wildfire deadliest in California history as 42 killed

PARADISE, United States — A devastating blaze in northern California has become the deadliest wildfire in the history of the state, with 42 people killed, a sheriff said Monday. “As of today, an additional 13 human remains have been recovered, which brings the total number to 42,” Sheriff Kory Honea told a news conference. After originally saying it […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

‘New normal’ ferocious winds whip up deadly California fires

PARADISE, California — Two deadly wildfires fueled by “devil winds” tore through opposite ends of California on Sunday, with residents urged to heed evacuation orders by officials forced to leave their own homes. In northern California, the Camp Fire is one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state’s history, killing at least 23 since it broke […] The post ‘New normal’ ferocious winds whip up deadly California fires appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018