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Studying in Australia Made Easier by IDP Philippines

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I had the opportunity to visit Sydney and Perth two years ago and I was impressed by Australia’s beauty and vitality. I saw many visitors like me simply charmed by the natural and man-made surroundings. I can understand why so many young people would want to travel and study in that country. Australia’s  educational system is highly regarded. Many work opportunities… Read more »

Stop Stealing Dreams of the Future Generation

Seth Godin published a 30,000 word manifesto on education. Stop Stealing Dreams asks the difficult question, “What is school for?” Godin argues that the school system that we have today was created in its time to produce compliant workers for the industrial revolution of the 1900s. We have a vastly different world right now and we don’t need workers for… Read more »

Catch Those iButterflies!

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SM Supermalls lives up to its tagline “We’ve got it all for you!” as it presented the iButterfly mobile application for the always connected generation last Saturday, May 5 at the SM North EDSA The Block Atrium. The iButterfly application incorporates the latest technologies in retailing— Augmented Reality, Motion Sensors and Global Positioning System (GPS). Using mobile devices such as… Read more »

VSO Bahaginan Volunteering Expo

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VSO-Bahaginan invites you to the Second Volunteering Expo of on March 13, 2012 at the Intercontinental Manila, Makati City. Entitled “Active Communities, Sustainable Future,” the Volunteering Expo will serve as a platform for celebrating and inspiring volunteerism in government, non-government, corporate, and academic sectors. For more information, please click here to view the e-poster. This post is re-blogged from BLOGGERS… Read more »

Marcel Antonio’s Romantic Lie

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Ongoing at the Yuchengco Museum in RCBC Plaza, Makati is an exhibition of the latest collection of paintings by Marcel Antonio. Titled “The Romantic Lie: Desire, Ennui, Anxiety,” Antonio’s works here are replete with symbolism and peopled by characters with different stories to tell. Animals, like an owl, hare and rooster, as well as whimsical images such as a winged… Read more »

The Umami Mystery

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It’s always a treat to watch live culinary shows and contests. Who wouldn’t be interested in food? I caught some portions of Ajinomoto’s 3rd Umami Culinary Challenge: Battle for the Umami Bowl held last Friday, January 20 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. The inter-school multi-category competition drew over 30 participating schools and showcased the culinary students’ knowledge,… Read more »

Let’s Have Some Cake

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Family celebrations, especially birthdays, are not complete without a cake. A certified favorite of both young and old the past years has been Estrel’s Caramel Cakes. These chiffon cakes with caramel icing and filling are perfect for our family that has a fondness for anything sweet. When my two eldest nephews were born a few months apart in late 2002 and early… Read more »