Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 11:17 p.m.
DR. DORIS T. Allen (October 8, 1901 to March 7, 2002) is an American Psychologist who founded the Children’s International Summer Villages (CISV) in 1950. She believed that world peace could be attained by having intercultural friendship especially between children. Hence the birth of the “villages” for 11 year olds who are sent to other countries for a month long educational peace program. The first village was in 1951 in Cincinnati, USA attended by 8 countries. At present, CISV is in 65 countries and 212 cities and towns. For the past 60 years, there have been 6,000 programs for different age groups with over 240,000 participants. (Statistics and information lifted from the CISV International webpage.)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 11:16 p.m.
LAST October 25,2012 some color experts from all over the Philippines were again given the privilege to be the first to know the latest trend in haircut and color. We were lucky at our salon because we are the only color experts here in northern luzon so we have the edge of knowing the latest hair trends every season which means that we something new to share to our colleagues and clients.
So what's new? Loreal have come up with Retro Noveou which was a collection of past trends with a modern twist. The haircut and styles were like the styles of Twigy, Brigitte bardot and Elizabeth Taylor, it's vintage Hollywood glam with a modern twist.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 12:41 a.m.
TOMORROW is Todos los Santos, Undas, All Saints’ Day. The feast day of Todos los Santos or Undas as locally known, is a public holiday in the Philippines and is celebrated as the Roman Catholic and Anglican feast to honor all Saints, known and unknown. This was moved from its original date in May more than ten centuries ago to offset the pagan autumn festivals held at that time of year, specifically, the pagan Mayday festivals.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 12:40 a.m.
IT HAS been a decade and the call to free spirits has not waned so the story has to be told.
In the late 90s five young and zealous teenagers struggling in school ventured into the realm of the unknown and has since been pillars for the spirit world here.
Monday, October 29, 2012 - 08:38 p.m.
WITH the showcase of Cordilleran dances and festival activities, the Baguio City National High School celebrated its 96th Foundation Anniversary with the theme, “Engaging the Community Towards the Centenary,” yesterday.
Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 07:53 p.m.
THE air is filled with excitement, enjoyment, camaraderie and unity as Baguio City National High School (BCNHS), founded in 1916, celebrated its 93rd Foundation Day.
Friday, October 26, 2012 - 12:44 a.m.
THE country’s government channel, in its program overhaul, gave way for the first ever female Muslim news anchor wearing the traditional Hijab-clad or a veil covering a woman’s hair and neck.
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 12:12 a.m.
A MULTI-ORGANIZATION online book drive campaign has successfully benefited a highs school and an elementary school in Benguet last Tuesday, October 16, 2012, with more than 10 boxes of book donations.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 01:29 a.m.
THE triumvirate of the Asian woman's kitchen condiments, especially the Pinays, consists of soy sauce, vinegar and patis. And these three are more or less the basis of most Pinay recipes. With these three you can branch off and do a lot of things.
Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 11:04 p.m.
BAGUIO City National High School will celebrate its 93rd Foundation Day on October 24 with the theme: “Engaging Community towards the Centenary.”
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 10:47 p.m.
THERE will be villages to Helsinki, Finland and Kansai, Japan on June 28 to July 25, 2013 and July 21 to August 17, 2013 respectively. These villages have been bid by the Childrens’ Summer International Villages (CISV) Baguio Chapter headed by President Bing Bangaoet during the recently held National Board Meeting last October 5 to 7 in Talisay City, Negros Occidental. Each village shall be composed of two girls and boys from ages 11 to 12 and a male adult leader for Helsinki and a female adult leader for Kansai.
This December 27 to January 18, 2013, Step Up (formerly known as Summer Camp), a 21day camp for ages 14 years old shall be held at Ating Tahanan here in Baguio City. Genie Abiad, the Camp Director expects 9 delegations (consisting of two boys and two girls and an adult leader) from Brazil, Canada, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden and the Philippines.
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 01:13 a.m.
SAN JUAN, La Union - The waves ride higher than the average on this beach. Meanwhile, more than fifty surfers are waiting for the right moment, calculating the wind and taking their time before taking the cue to ride their boards.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 10:29 p.m.
BAGUIO CITY—The social enterprise sector rallies government to recognize its relevance as providers of innovative solutions to social issues unaddressed and unmet by government and the market economy. This was announced in a press forum held by the Foundation for Sustainable Society (FSSI) yesterday.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 10:25 p.m.
IN today's business world where the market is saturated and consumers are bombarded with product information, many entrepreneurs fall into the trap of cut throat business where they compromise their integrity just to survive the dog eat dog world of business.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 01:13 a.m.
ALSO known as the Miracle Tree as the leaves, pods, fruits, flowers, roots and bark of the tree can be utilized. It is also referred to as Drumstick Tree by the Britishers. In the Philippines, it is referred to as malunggay.
What are the health benefits of this plant?
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 11:27 p.m.
KINABALU Park is Malaysia’s first World Heritage site designated by UNESCO for its outstanding universal value and role as one of the world’s most important biological sites. It is BORNEO’S botanical paradise which covers a staggering area of 754 sq. km (300 sq. mile). It is bigger than Singapore Island! KINABALU PARK is an easy 3-hour scenic drive from KOTA KINABALU and is a popular getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city where visitors can enjoy the cool invigorating air. MT. KINABALU, the majestic summit of Borneo, is the focal point of the Park and the whole of Sabah. This magnificent granite massif stands at 4,095.2m (13,435-ft) tall and is one of the few mega-mountains where you don’t need any particular mountaineering skills. Just be fit and strong and you can reach the summit in a span of two days.
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 11:27 p.m.
LAST October 5 to 7, the Children’s International Summer Villages (CISV) Philippines held its elections for a new set of officers during its National Board Meeting in Silay City, Bacolod. Atty. Maarin “Maggs” Cabato, a lady lawyer from Baguio, was elected as CISV Philippines President with a term of office until 2015.
This is the first time in 50 years that a CISV Baguio Chapter member was elected as president of CISV Philippines.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 11:15 p.m.
SM PRIME Holdings won two major awards during the recent International Council of Shopping Centers Asia Pacific Shopping Center Awards ceremonies in Shanghai, China.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 01:04 a.m.
POVERTY is a big problem in many parts of the world. Many people are struggling to earn for a hand to mouth existence. Many of them don't really know if they can manage paid work next day to make their hungry tummy feel better, who knows if they can find something during the night to hide them from the dark sky. They may never imagine of things like social securities, health care or even pension. Probably many of them never heard of those terms in the past.
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 01:03 a.m.
HERE are some of the services that i love doing to my clients.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 10:56 p.m.
FINALLY, we come to pizza toppings. We have meat toppings, seafood toppings, and lots of vegetarian toppings. Since the headings are self explanatory, let us start with the very basic. We need a tomato-based pizza sauce. If you feel like making sauce, we will give you the recipe at the end of the column. But if you feel like simply buying the pizza sauce, by all means, do so.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 01:09 a.m.
KOTA KINABALU, or “KK” as it is popularly known, is set between lush tropical hills and the South China Sea in Borneo. It is the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia, and a resort-city of exciting contrasts – vibrant, serene and hassle-free, with modern infrastructures and attractions.
KK traces its beginnings to 1881, as a tiny British settlement named ‘Jesselton’ after Sir Charles Jessel, the Vice-Chairman of the British North Borneo Chartered Company. In 1968, ‘Jesselton’ was renamed ‘Kota Kinabalu’, for the majestic Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Southeast Asia, at 4,095.2 m (13,435 ft). Post-war reconstruction of the capital saw major changes to its skyline, coastline and land area. Most of KK is built on reclaimed land.
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 02:04 a.m.
THE best of Cordillera cooking took center stage recently through the My City, My SM, My Cuisine, in recognition of the age-old culture and tradition of the region when it comes to gastronomic pleasure.
As every region in the country boasts of its own culinary specialities, the Cordillera leg of the event was held in the City of Baguio and brought together the institutions in the field of cooking featuring Cordillera’s prized cuisines, as it is in the Cordillera where many dishes that find its way to the dining table have their own stories to tell, stories that serve as a window to experience and taste the Cordilleran way of life, lived by their ancestors, and passed on to a generation of proud indigenous folks.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 01:14 a.m.
THE Young Men’s Christian Association of Baguio contestants to the YMCA Regional Academic Olympics were confirmed through the awarding of winners of the two day literary-musical competition held at the YMCA of Baguio, Inc. on September 22–23 with a total of 35 schools competing for this year’s championship.
YMCA National and Baguio president Felix Eliral Refuerzo, in his message, said first place winners in their respective individual and group events will represent the YMCA Baguio City and their respective institutions in the forthcoming Regional Academic Olympics to be held on November 17–18.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 01:13 a.m.
HERE'S how to get the most out of your hairstylist.
1. Ask suggestions from your hairstylist and when she makes suggestions, please listen well because she may have a point which is really suited for you.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 01:25 a.m.
LAST September 22, the “My City, My SM, My Cuisine” campaign was held at SM City Baguio. It was a competition between the city’s top hotels and restaurants: Bloomfield, Le Monet, Le Chef, and Old Spaghetti House.
Also, the cuisine of neighboring provinces and heirloom dishes by former Baguio City mayor, Peter Rey Bautista Jr., restaurateurs Oliva Bajadia, Zenaida Cating, and Anthony de Leon, General Manager of Baguio Country Club were featured.
Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 06:32 p.m.
WHAT is K to 12? Is it a solution to the tremendous challenges of today’s millennium, or is it an additional problem that needs to be addressed by everyone concerned?
The Philippine educational system has been suffering from various feedback, specifically when it failed to cater to the needs of the Filipino students.
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 11:57 p.m.
LAST September 16, the Filipino–Japanese Foundation of Northern Luzon Inc. (FJFNLI), chaired by Carlos Teraoka and the Filipino–Japanese Friendship Association of Northern Luzon Inc. (FJFANLI) headed by Dr. Dorothy Kiley celebrated their 25th and 40th joint anniversary, respectively.
Their guest of honor, His Excellency Toshinao Urabe, Ambassador of Japan to the Philippines and his wife Madame Etsuko Urabe graced the event.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 10:57 p.m.
EPILEPSY is the most common chronic brain disorder. In the Philippines, there are nearly a million individuals with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a chronic condition, whereby control of recurrent unprovoked seizures may require continuous intake of anti-epileptic drug (AED) for two to five years. Control may be achieved with AED medication in 60-80 percent of cases. For some, AED is taken for longer periods due to the refractoriness of their recurrent seizures.
The primary determinant in what AED a person with epilepsy (PWE) takes is the seizure type or types of the patient. There are other factors that influence the medication prescribed and taken and in our country, cost is an important determining factor. AED cost is especially important in societies where patients or their families need to spend for the medication. The Philippines is one such nation and this also happens in countries such as Indonesia, Cameroon, and Ethiopia.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 11:37 p.m.
HELLO, readers. Here is part 2 of our small series on pizza crusts. Before we go into the actual recipe, we should know that the difference of thickness is caused by the double proofing, which gives the dough a more bread-like texture and not really the fact of using more dough. Below is a good recipe although if you use the previous recipe, you will simply let the dough rise twice. You will let the dough rise again after punching the dough down the first time. So that you won’t be confused, let us use another recipe. And when you have more or less gotten into the feel of thicker crust (if the is our preference) you may go back to the first and use that recipe.