Sparkling holidays

As the festive season is now in full swing, Anya Resort Tagaytay made sure that the spirit of the holidays is warmly felt in its charming property......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarDec 22nd, 2017

Makati lights up holidays with native fabric flair

  It's going to be a native Christmas in the country's premier business and lifestyle district this year.   Makati City has turned on its streetlights to welcome the holiday season as a Filipino Christmas wonderland, with larger-than-life Yuletide symbols featuring the patterns of native woven fabrics, such as the Inabel and Burdado of Luzon, Banig Tikogo of Visayas, and T'Boli, Ukol and Yakan of Mindanao.   Behind these sparkling attractions along Ayala Avenue, Paseo de Roxas, and Makati Avenue is Zenas Pineda, an interior designer specializing in visual merchandising and events styling.   Over the last eight years, Makati has kept this tradi...Keep on reading: Makati lights up holidays with native fabric flair.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 4th, 2017

WATCH: OFW mom’s emotional reunion with daughter for Christmas

An overseas Filipino worker, who has not seen her family for six years, recently surprised her daughter by going home from the Middle East in time for the holidays......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News19 hr. 7 min. ago

Tilting tourism two ways

Long before Japan and Korea became dream destinations, Hong Kong was the Filipinos’ go-to place for holidays and quick breaks. To many, it remains a favorite. One reason for this, perhaps, is proximity ─ it only takes a little over two hours to get to the former British colony from Manila by plane. Another is […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

The Ruined Table

  “The Ruined Table” is a phrase borrowed from the late essayist Christopher Hitchens. The phrase refers to the hours spent lingering over the remnants of a good meal, when people—with full bellies and tongues loosed by alcohol—talk, gossip, debate, and confide in conviviality. May your holidays be full of ruined tables. Photography by G-nie […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Police to clear Metro Manila streets of beggars for Christmas

The police will clear Metro Manila streets of beggars during the holidays......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Bureau of Immigration, Customs on alert for holidays

The Bureaus of Immigration and Customs are on alert for the expected influx of people entering and leaving the country during the Christmas holidays......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

A Coconut Cookie that’s Perfect for the Holidays

(NC) This coconut-studded milk chocolate cookie with two layers of buttery dough – one with an added hit of cocoa – makes these slice-and-bake cookies an instant holiday hit. Incorporating milk chocolate with toasted coconut makes them irresistible. “This recipe makes a large batch, but don’t feel like you have to make them all at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

Rebels declare holiday ceasefire in Philippines | TODAY.NG

Maoist rebels in the Philippines declared a ceasefire on Friday for the Christmas and New Year holidays, but the government said it would not be fooled into joining the truce......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Festival Mall Alabang transforms into month-long music factory for Christmas holidays

For the whole month of December, witness great tidings and cheer as Festival Mall Alabang transforms itself into a Christmas Factory to celebrate love, friend and family through musical festivities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

Celebrating Filipino Christmas traditions digitally

By Angelica Villanueva/ – With only a few days away from the most wonderful time of the year, the streets are already bright with sparkling lights and the air is filled with Christmas music. Time flies so fast we can’t help but wonder: Hasn’t been only a few Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018
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Reds declare unilateral holiday truce

Communist rebels will not attack government forces over the holidays, the Communist Party of the Philippines declared Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

The Christmas games Ivan wants to play

Kapuso actor Ivan Dorschner wishes he could spend more time with his folks and other relatives in the United States, especially since the holidays are just around the corner.   "[It's] not as often as I'd like---I probably will visit more in the coming year," said the Fil-Am celebrity, who has spent some Christmas breaks here with his show biz friends, James Reid, Nadine Lustre and Bret Jackson.   "Most of my plans are work-related, but my friends and I are planning to match our schedules," Ivan disclosed.   One standout activity involves playing guessing games at gatherings. "Holidays are great for getting into very competitive games of charades with...Keep on reading: The Christmas games Ivan wants to play.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Duterte OKs holidays in Pasay, Laguna, other parts of PH | ABS-CBN News

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a slew of laws approving the declaration of various holidays around the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Poor holiday shopping habits and how to combat them

The holiday season inspires people to embody a gift-giving spirit, a gesture appreciated by most. However, people who don’t track their spending may have a hard time enjoying the holidays…READ The post Poor holiday shopping habits and how to combat them appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

On-demand buses in Singapore

SINGAPORE --- The city-state has embarked on a new public transportation trial that will see people hail a bus the way they would hail a private-hire ride. From Dec 17, commuters in Joo Koon and Marina Downtown can hail a public bus the way they hail a private-hire ride. As part of a six-month trial, they will be able to book an SBS Transit service via a phone app, requesting pick-ups and drop-offs at any bus stop within the two areas. The service will be available on weekdays, excluding public holidays, from 11 am to 3 pm. On weeknights, it will run from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm in Joo Koon and until 11:45 pm in Marina Downtown . The fare will be based on a distance of 3.2 km...Keep on reading: On-demand buses in Singapore.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

41 Wanted Persons Arrested in Cebu Province

41 arrested through arrest warrants were in “Oplan Huli-day” of the Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) in Cebu Province on Bonifacio Day, November 30, 2018. “Oplan Huli-day” the program of CPPO in their fight for the arrest of wanted persons during the holidays has again arrested wanted persons including the number 1 most wanted in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

P50K bonus awaits OP employees

Employees of the Office of the President (OP) will celebrate the holidays all merry and bright. This developed after President Rodrigo Duterte promised each of them a P50,000 bonus. The President made the announcement as he led the Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Monday night in Malacañang. Duterte initially said the Palace staff is set […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

Celebs pick carols they want to revive

Christmas is just around the corner. What makes the Yuletide season even more festive in Christmas-crazy Philippines is hearing carols being played or sung everywhere. They make the holidays merrier. We asked celebrities what carols they'd choose to revive, and here are their choices:   JULIE ANN SAN JOSE I'd like to do a cover of "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" because it has always been my favorite Christmas song. I used to sing it a lot when my friends and I would go caroling from house to house. It's so much fun to sing!   GABBI GARCIA I'd choose "All I Want for Christmas is You." I know it's iconic, and has been covered by a lot of artists. And...Keep on reading: Celebs pick carols they want to revive.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

LOOK| The Provincial Capitol of Sorsogon is ready for the holidays

LOOK| The Provincial Capitol of Sorsogon is ready for the holidays.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018