Category Archives: Lifestyles

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Gaggan Wins No.1 Spot In Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants For Second Consecutive Year

Gaggan in Bangkok has claimed the top spot in the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for a second consecutive year. Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, revealed the 2016 list at an awards ceremony at the W Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Forbes Travel Guide Announces 2016 Star Rating Awards

Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its 58th list of worldwide Star Rating recipients, including 42 new Five-Star hotels, 101 new Four-Star hotels and 57 new hotels in the Recommended category.

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Yepzon is launching two new product innovations

The Finnish safety technology company Yepzon Oy is launching two next-generation safety products on the international market. The Yepzon™ Freedom personal alarm utilizing the latest location technology, and the Yepzon™ Coco locator designed for industrial needs are premiering at the Mobile World Congress fair in Barcelona on 02/23/2016.

Wells Fargo Enterprise Global Services walks, runs, and rides for the environment

More than 500 Wells Fargo Enterprise Global Services (EGS) – Philippines team members participated in the second 5K Walk/Run/Ride event held February 6 in McKinley Hill. This annual event promotes walking, running, and cycling to work as greener and healthier commute options.

Health group: cigarette packs should carry graphic health warnings after release of law’s IRR

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health policy think tank and recipient of the Bloomberg Philanthropy Award for Global Tobacco Control, reminds the tobacco companies that with the recent release of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the The Graphic Health Warnings Law (R.A. No. 10643), along with the templates for graphic health warnings, they should now comply with the law and start producing tobacco products with the prescribed graphic health warnings.

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Health News: Important Facts about the Zika Virus

WHO, the Worldwide Health Organization, has declared a health emergency following a breakout of confirmed Zika cases in Central America. Since then the virus has been slowly spreading with isolated cases emerging throughout the continental US and major outbreaks reported in nine countries within Central America.

Valentine’s – In the Mood for Love at New World Manila Bay Hotel

The elegant ambiance of The Fireplace, with its soft lighting, copper ceiling, leather furniture, two-level wine library, 10-foot wood-fired Beech oven, impeccable service, and selection of prime meats and seafood, is the ideal venue for a night of love and romance. Share a special Valentine’s set dinner for two with a complimentary glass of champagne at PhP4,500 per person; special rate for Club Epicure members is PhP4,000 per person.

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Carmudi Ph inks partnership with Rapide

In its bid to protect clients from buying defective vehicles, Carmudi Philippines—the leading online vehicle platform around the world—has recently forged partnership with Rapide Auto Service Experts, one of the biggest names in auto repair services in the country.

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The average Asian spends less than 4 hours a week on personal grooming

A recent 22-country study has found that consumers from China, South Korea and Japan spend the least time on personal grooming. Over three in five (63%) consumers across five Asia Pacific countries put in between one to four hours weekly on personal grooming, with 60 percent from this group saying the time they spend is less than an hour a week.

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Globe boosts growth of PH outbound travels

Globe Telecom is looking to support the growing number of Filipinos travelling abroad either for business or leisure purposes with its partnership with the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) for the 23rd Travel Tour Expo, with Globe as official telecom partner. Globe will be showcasing its flagship data roaming service Roam Surf which offers full 24 hours of unlimited data roaming service that enables worry-free internet connectivity from over 80 countries around the world for its postpaid and prepaid customers.