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Category: entertainmentSource: thestandard thestandardOct 11th, 2018

Urban wineries in Japan offering consumers unique flavors

  TOKYO --- Now is the season when newly produced wines begin to hit the stores. While many wineries are located in grape production areas, more and more new ones have opened in urban areas, where much of the consumption of wine takes place. Urban wineries not only offer particular flavors, but also make efforts to connect consumers and grape growers. According to the Japan Wineries Association, there are four wineries in Tokyo's 23 wards. Of these, Book Road is the newest addition. Opened last year near JR Okachimachi Station in Taito Ward, Book Road takes up a garage-like space on a side street. On a recent visit, Michiko Sugo, 47, who is in charge of fermentation, wa...Keep on reading: Urban wineries in Japan offering consumers unique flavors.....»»

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Broadway Barkada soars with ‘Lumipad’ dance showcase

    NEW YORK --- Filipino American performing arts group Broadway Barkada is producing an evening of dance pieces titled "Lumipad: A Pinoy Night of Dance."   The program consists of modern, lyrical, jazz, cultural and many other styles.   "This is our sixth production of our Take Flight Initiative," says Liz Casasola, one of the group's three cofounders.   "The initiative is about 'spreading your wings' as an artist and sharing one's own vision. Broadway Barkada aims to give these artists a platform to do just that.   "In believing in your unique story to tell, the first step---taking that risk---can be the hardest. Broadway...Keep on reading: Broadway Barkada soars with ‘Lumipad’ dance showcase.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

In Focus: Films That Dared To Be Unique From Cinema One Originals 2018

It's all about having a fresh voice that deserves to be heard......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Future of Paul Allen s sports holdings remains unclear

By Tim Booth, Associated Press RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Paul Allen’s love was basketball and he delved into professional football out of loyalty to his hometown Seattle. In the wake of his death, Allen’s ownership of the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers and NFL’s Seattle Seahawks has come into focus because of questions about how the franchises will move forward in his absence. No one is providing many details yet about the succession plans for Allen’s franchise holdings in the wake of his death Monday from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His primary franchises were the Blazers and Seahawks, although he also owned a small stake in Major League Soccer’s Seattle Sounders. “Paul thoughtfully addressed how the many institutions he founded and supported would continue after he was no longer able to lead them. This isn’t the time to deal in those specifics as we focus on Paul’s family,” according to a statement from Allen’s company, Vulcan Inc. “We will continue to work on furthering Paul’s mission and the projects he entrusted to us. There are no changes imminent for Vulcan, the teams, the research institutes or museums.” For now, Allen’s teams will continue to be overseen by Vulcan Sports and Entertainment, an arm of the company he created. His sister, Jody Allen, and executive Bert Kolde were the other members of the Seahawks’ board of directors with Allen. Jody Allen may take a more prominent role with the NFL franchise going forward. “It doesn’t feel like it’s time to be engaging in that conversation. We’re more into the conversation about recognizing what took place and how to respect Paul and his desires and all of that,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday. “There’s plenty of time to talk about all that stuff. It’s not even a factor in our minds. I understand the interest but there will be plenty of time. “Nothing is changing. Paul wouldn’t want us to do anything different than what we’re doing, which is to go for it and to represent it every way we can until you can’t. And we’re going to go for it just in that fashion.” A similar message was being relayed in Portland, where Trail Blazers general manager Neil Olshey and Vulcan Sports and Entertainment CEO Chris McGowan spoke about Allen. The Trail Blazers are dealing with the death of Allen just a couple of days before beginning the regular season at home against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. “At this point we’re just dealing with the death and we don’t have any imminent announcements,” McGowan said. “At an appropriate time I’m sure we’ll come and talk with everyone about what potentially could happen but right now we’re just dealing with the grief.” Olshey said his final phone conversation with Allen was in early October with the owner asking if the Blazers GM was watching that night’s preseason games. “He wanted to talk basketball,” Olshey said. “One of the things that is really unique about Paul is that everything was bifurcated. ... If he wanted to talk hoops, he talked hoops. If he wanted to talk music, he called Mick Jagger. If he wanted to talk football, he called Pete Carroll. Who else gets that?” ___ AP Sports Writer Anne M. Peterson contributed to this report......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Unique sense of nationalism bring success to BAVI, empowers nation

Companies have varied ways of demonstrating nationalism. For some, it can be as simple as supporting the government's nation-building programs by being good taxpayers. For other organizations,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Fighting for pride; Blazers silence Bombers

Out-of-it-all St. Benilde turned to Yankie Haruna and Unique Naboa as it whipped up a third-quarter storm and routed Jose Rizal University, 84-68, yesterday to end a three-game slide and salvage some measure of pride......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

NCAA: St. Benilde scores, Mapua ends season on high note

College of St. Benilde banked on a big third quarter run to dump Jose Rizal University, 84-68, in theNCAA Season 94 men's basketball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The Blazers turned a three-point halftime lead into a commanding 67-46 buffer after they outscored the Heavy Bombers, 32-14, in the pivotal third period. Yankie Haruna and Unique Naboa fired eight points apiece in that key stretch for CSB, which improved to 9-8. In the second game, Mapua clobbered Arellano University, 91-78, to end its season on a winning note. Cedric Pelayo set a career-high 21 points while Noah Lugo also had 21 for the Cardinals (6-12). Haruna finished with 18 points and sev...Keep on reading: NCAA: St. Benilde scores, Mapua ends season on high note.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Radyo Sagada bags award for health advocacy

Four awards were given to health advocates in Mt. Province for their unique contribution in health education. Radyo Sagada 104.7 was awarded the winner in Best Educational Program, Radio Category in the 2018 Cordillera Health Advocacy Media and Promotions Champion- HEALTH CHAMP AWARD in Baguio City on October 5......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

Chinese action debut and South Korean family drama win at Busan

A thrill-a-minute actioner from China and a moving South Korean drama about a unique family reunion have taken the top prize at Asia's largest film festival, with judges lauding both for their "original" takes. "Savage", from first-time Chinese director Cui Si-wei, pits a forest ranger against gold thieves in a snowy mountain range and won praise from the New Currents award jury at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) for being "strikingly accomplished and riveting." South Korean production "Clean up", from debut feature director Kwon Man-ki, charts the tale of a struggling woman who is offered a salvation of sorts when she meets someone from her past. It i...Keep on reading: Chinese action debut and South Korean family drama win at Busan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

LOOK: Patriotic blue gown at Miss World PH praised by Filipinos

A patriotic blue gown worn by Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas 2018 winner Alyssa Muhlach Alvarez caught the eyes of pageant watchers and earned widespread praise for its unique design. From the imagination of designer Benj Leguiab IV, the studded cobalt blue strapless gown tightly hugged Alvarez's figure to accentuate her curves. The gown spreads out to a wide base from the knee down. However, its most prominent feature could be found in the back, where the Philippine archipelago has been recreated in detail. A snapshot of the gown worn by Alvarez during the Oct. 7 Miss World Philippines 2018 coronation night at the Mall of Asia Arena was shared on the organization's Fa...Keep on reading: LOOK: Patriotic blue gown at Miss World PH praised by Filipinos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

‘Everyday gourmet’ with The Marketplace by Rustan’s

By: Gail T. Momblan ILONGGOS can now experience an ‘everyday gourmet lifestyle as the Marketplace by Rustan’s opened its pioneer branch at Festive Walk Mall in Mandurriao District, Iloilo City. The Marketplace gives a boost to the grocery shopping experience. The unique selection of local and imported goods perfect for Ilonggos’ gourmet cravings, are laid down […] The post ‘Everyday gourmet’ with The Marketplace by Rustan’s appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

Darth Vader armchair, Chewie stool–Cobonpue designs ‘Star Wars’ furniture

When The Walt Disney Company, owner of the "Star Wars" franchise, asked Kenneth Cobonpue to design an officially licensed product, he replied, "You don't need me to make replicas of the characters." He was mistaken---Disney wanted the Filipino designer's interpretation of "Star Wars." "They wanted to collaborate on a furniture line. This is the first of its co-branded furniture in Southeast Asia. Normally licensees are nameless; this co-branding makes it special," Cobonpue said. The Cobonpue Star Wars collection will be launched today at the Cobonpue Showroom in Makati. Unique Despite the "Star Wars'" stronghold in pop culture, Disney still aims to promote the series...Keep on reading: Darth Vader armchair, Chewie stool–Cobonpue designs ‘Star Wars’ furniture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

High inflation unique to PH in Asean

High inflation unique to PH in Asean.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Camille and Nicole Tantoco: How the twins keep their bond

Twins are known to have a unique bond compared to that of typical siblings. For sisters Camille Tantoco and Nicole Tantoco-de los Reyes, this bond manifested itself early in their childhood. "We were best friends and had our own world as well as our own language as babies. My parents would hear us talking to each other through the baby monitor in gibberish," Camille recalls. "Nicole learned to talk before me and would translate whatever I'd say," Camille adds. "She also learned to walk first and eventually taught me how to do it, too." Sisters are each other's witness to life's most defining moments. At times, they may get into petty arguments that make them the worst of ene...Keep on reading: Camille and Nicole Tantoco: How the twins keep their bond.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Karton.ph offers surprises

  Have you ever found a unique item in one of those pop-up bazaars, and then try to look for it again when you return, only to discover that the merchant is nowhere to be found?   That was what happened to the founders of "online bazaar" Karton.ph, which prompted them to put up the e-commerce website, says its general manager Rob Afzelius.   There was, however, another goal they wanted to achieve: to promote Filipino products by providing another sales channel to entrepreneurs seeking to reach a wider market.   Hence, Karton.ph has, for the past two years, been selling nothing but the best Filipino-made products the company can find. From food...Keep on reading: Karton.ph offers surprises.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Connecting communities through big ideas

Wilcon Depot opens in Tayabas, Quezon As the country’s largest construction supplies and home improvement retail chain, Wilcon Depot, Inc. is in a unique position to help Filipino communities across the country in significant ways. In opening a new store in the City of Festivals, the city of Tayabas, Quezon for instance, the company once […] The post Connecting communities through big ideas appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

PNP urges Facebook users to secure accounts amid hacking

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde has urged Facebook users to secure the privacy of their accounts after the social media giant reported a major security breach that compromised around 50 million accounts. "The PNP ACG (Anti-Cybercrime Group) is alerting Facebook users and subscribers in the Philippines to enforce their vulnerabilities against possible cyber attacks by observing basic cybercrime prevention tips," Albayalde said in a press briefing on Monday. READ: Facebook says 50M user accounts affected by security breach He said netizens should always keep their social media accounts private and should use a unique password for every accou...Keep on reading: PNP urges Facebook users to secure accounts amid hacking.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

South African lion cubs conceived artificially in world first

BRITS, South Africa – Watching the two little lion cubs boisterously play with each other at a conservation center outside of South Africa's capital Pretoria, it's hard to see anything out of the ordinary.  But these cubs are unique. "These are the first ever lion ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Mindanao Art Caravan kicks off ManilArt 2018

Art Caravan, which traditionally kickstarts the annual ManilArt Fair, has toured Mindanao and just ended its Davao City leg. The 10th edition of ManilArt will be mounted next month at SM Aura. Led by ManilArt Fair director Tess Rayos del Sol and ManilArt Foundation head Amy Loste, the art caravan held several roundtable sessions with local artists led by renowned Mindanao sculptor-painter Kublai Millan. "Mindanao has been my teacher and my playground," said Millan, whose art is heavily informed by Mindanao culture. "The feel of Mindanawon art is unique. What is projected are the patterns, designs, and music." Millan's works are ubiquitous and could be seen across the Dava...Keep on reading: Mindanao Art Caravan kicks off ManilArt 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

'ABSCBNBall2018 Diaries: Vice Ganda Tops Her Red Carpet Look With A Stunning Thorn Crown!

A beaded frock, fierce makeup look, and a unique accessory make for a truly captivating appearance!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018