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At this year’s Taste of London, an annual gathering of over 50,000 foodies, chefs, and culinary taste-makers around the world, held at Regent’s Park, the Department of Tourism showcased the best of the Philippines, especially its food. The Philippine booth served dried mangoes from Cebu and snacks in the 5-day case, attracting crowds with live musical performance and jam sessions. Through the involvement of the Philippines in this year’s London

restaurant

MANILA – Japan’s famous Menya Kokoro has finally opened their first mazesoba shop in Philippines. The branch is located at the bustling and beautiful Uptown Mall in Taguig. The restaurant was first opened by Chef Takuma Ishikawa shop in 2013. And after just one year later, Menya Kokoro received the Best Mazesoba Award in Japan. Menya Kokoro has already expanded to other countries including Canada, Korea, Indonesia, Singapore. Now us

Book sale

The world’s largest book sale, is back in the Philippines for another round. This time, organizers took this highly anticipated event to San Fernando, Pampanga, bringing more affordable books to Central and Northern Luzon. The book sale opens its doors to the public for free this Friday, July 12, and runs 24/7 until the 22nd of the month. Despite the change of venue and the smaller space, event organizers assure

immunization

Only patients with parental consent can take advantage of the government’s free immunization program by Department of Health. (DOH) The Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said that using the school-based platform, the DOH would continue to provide free vaccination to school-age children from kindergarten to grade 7. After a fast health assessment and evaluation of their immunization status against measles, only learners with parental consent will be vaccinated. However, the

exercise

Obese individuals who were involved in resistance training were more probable to see reductions in a form of heart fat associated with cardiovascular disease, a fresh research finds. In the tiny research, scientists determined that a certain form of heart fat, pericardial adipose tissue, was lowered in patients who did weight lifting, but not in those who worked to increase their endurance with aerobic exercise, according to a report released

art

The walls of Intramuros in Manila just got colorful as the Austrian Embassy in the Philippines painted it with pride and equality festival 2019 from June 25 to 30. MNLxVIE Equality Fest 2019 is a five-day celebration that started on June 25 and organized by the Austrian Embassy and its partners to promote equality amid diversity among various gender preferences. On June 26, the Intramuros Administration unveiled the pride-themed public

HIV

With the rising cases of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV-AIDS) in this province, the provincial government of Bulacan is beefing up anew its advocacy and awareness campaign. Dr. Jocelyn Gomez, Provincial Health Officer, on Tuesday cited the need to equip residents with the right knowledge about HIV and AIDS to effectively combat the disease. Data from the Provincial Health Office showed Bulacan has the highest number of HIV

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said on Tuesday that Malacanang’s endorsement of the PHP25-billion Boracay Action Plan (BAP) signifies the Duterte administration’s commitment to sustain the gains from the island’s initial six-month closure. “The Department of Tourism wholeheartedly welcomes President Duterte’s approval of the PHP25 billion Boracay Action Plan to complete the island’s rehabilitation and continue its sustainable tourism development program,” Romulo Puyat stated over a text message. “By essentially institutionalizing

rain

Rainy season has formally started in the country. Apart from preparing and bringing umbrella, coats, boots and other rain gears, the public is urged anew to take simple health precautions to ward off diseases common at this time of the year. Between the common illnesses during wet season are influenza, dengue fever and leptospirosis. Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a highly contagious and year-round disease but usually peaks

National Museum

Specimens of oil first discovered from the disputed reef located inside the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) were newly donated to the National Museum (NM) of the Philippines despite tempers rose as a result of the Duterte government’s handling of the Reed Bank incident involving Philippine and Chinese fishermen. They will now be part of its Natural History Museum collection. The specimens and artifacts containing of crude oil samples, oil