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Battling the Impact of Climate Change
Typhoons in the past, Washi in 2011 and Bopha in 2012 have brought havoc and extreme devastation in many places in Mindanao particularly Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental. The typhoons revealed the vulner­ability of these places to natural disasters. With the government’s goal to “Build back...


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Features
Ecology and History Meet with Bambike Ecotours
There’s an ongoing campaign to revive the rustic allure of Old Manila. And if you haven’t hopped on the bandwagon just yet, per­haps you’d be interested to jump aboard something else. In what is...


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Travel
A Lazy Jaunt of Kota Kinabalu
It took a winning round-trip raffle ticket to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to get my spirits soaring, especially when I convinced my wife to come along with me. Thanks much to AirAsia Zest which paved...


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Features
An Iconic Occasion for an Even More Iconic Sunset
Luxury real estate developer Anchor Land culminates its Iconic Impressions Manila Bay Photography Contest with an Awards Night in Sofitel Philippine Plaza On the evening of July 1, 2014, the Boracay Ballroom of the...


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Features
The Manila Half Marathon Back This August
Sofitel & RunRio partner to run for a cause Last staged back in 2008, Sofi­tel Philippine Plaza will be reviv­ing the Sofitel Manila Half Mara­thon on August 17. The coming Sofitel Manila Half Marathon...


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Features
Family Re-defined and Re-explored in 2014 Eiga Sai
For 10 consecutive days, film lov­ers, enthusiasts, cultural workers, teachers, students and other curious minds were given the opportunity to watch 16 notable contemporary Japanese films at the 2014 Eiga Sai. Held once again...


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Outside the Lines
The Meritocracy of Professional Sports
Less than a month ago, the most antici­pated NBA Draft in recent history was held in New York. The most hyped rookie class since 2003 (LeBron James’ class in case you didn’t know), after...


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Pushing for a Social and Environmental Renaissance
After working on 1,000 projects in 38 different countries, having done master planning for over 16 billion square meters of land and being involved in the design and architecture of more than 12 million...


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The Cheese Doesn’t Stand Alone
J’Adore Le Fromage: Celebrating French Cheese Culture at Sofitel Philippine Plaza At the time, it sounded like a good interview question. World-renowned Maitre Fromagier, or “Cheese Mas­ter,” Gerard Poulard was in town for Sofi­tel...


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