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The government revives "Yosi Kadiri," the iconic anti-smoking campaign of the '90s.
One of the government's most iconic campaigns of all time was the Department of Health's Yosi Kadiri ads in the '90s. In those ads, the government sought to discourage smoking by casting it as a social taboo. Yosi Kadiri was a cigarette ...
 
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Only 15 cities account for over 30 percent of the world's billionaire population.
Though it seems a rising number of high net worth individuals are migrating to Australia, new research reveals the world's billionaires haven't given up on major cities such as New York, Hong Kong, and San Francisco. In fact, it's quite the opposite, as these ...
 
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The global elite are migrating at an aggressive pace.
The global economy is worsening. All the signs are out there: There's a probability of a U.S. recession, macroeconomic stress in Argentina and Turkey, and disruptions to the auto sector in Germany, to name a few. According to the International Monetary Fund, ...
 
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Loop's founder is the guy who first sold metal straws.
It all started two Christmases ago when people began giving each other stainless steel tubes wrapped in muslin with matching cleaners to boot. Back then, metal straws catered to the niche market of individuals who wanted to cut down on waste or ...
 
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Online grocery stores make lives better.
We've gotten complacent about our groceries lately: press a few buttons, make a few choices, and someone delivers our food and utilities to our door. The availability of online grocery stores in the Philippines has spoiled us with effortless shopping. But with Honestbee's ...
 
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But what kind of life is that, anyway?
The coastal elites are ruining everything yet again. According to a New York Times article, Eric Rimm, a Harvard professor at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health said that the recommended "healthy" serving of French fries is six. Not six servings. Six fries.Calling them ...
 
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Perfect for a sudden road trip.
Tagaytay City in Cavite is often top-of-mind for a spur-of-the-moment getaway. Just a couple of hours away from the Metro, it boasts a stunning view of Taal Lake and chilly weather that make you feel you’re actually in a far away, sleepy ...
 
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Because good table manners are a must.
The basics of proper eating are common knowledge. Everyone knows that you work your way from the outside to the inside (nearest to your plate) when selecting cutlery for each course. But there's certainly a lot more to formal dining than just ...
 
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Humans have produced more plastic in the last 10 years than the last century.
Plastic pollution is at an all-time high. The world is simply swamped with so much harmful plastic waste that microplastics in our seas have outnumbered the stars in the galaxy.From how much we use and the time it takes to degrade to how it ...
 
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All you need is tarpaulin.
You've probably seen similar photos before: A parked pickup truck with an expansive tarpaulin or polytarp sheet covering its cargo bed, which is filled with water almost to the brim. Instant swimming pool for the kids (or even adults, if they're not too particular ...
 
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Know what's open this Holy Week.
The city tends to be quieter during the Holy Week, with people coming home to their families and establishments closing earlier than usual. Malls in and around the Metro will also be adjusting their schedules, so if you're looking to get some ...
 
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Skip the tourist traps and visit these low-key but enjoyable places.
When Manileños visit Albay, Bicol, locals tend to direct them to the well-known destinations such as Cagsawa, Ligñon Hill, and Embarcadero. But if you know how to speak the local language, they will open up about their own simple and favorite places. ...
 
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The Philippines' oldest churches were built in the 1600s.
The oldest churches in the Philippines are a symbol of the country’s colonial past. Their sturdy stone walls and ornate altars talk about centuries of worship, veneration, wars, and deaths.As a Catholic country, it is not surprising that the country has a number ...
 
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Plus, how to get a second date.
Fact: Not everyone on dating apps is there to date. If you've been swiping for longer than three months, you've already encountered a variety of interesting characters, ranging from those who are looking for chat buddies to those vying for social media ...
 
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These are skills every man should know before they hit 30.
There are many men who are well into their 30s, but don’t know how to tie a necktie. For most Filipinos, learning the skill does not come as a necessity because occasions that demand the use of neckties are few and far ...
 
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Where to eat, drink, and soak up the history in Istanbul, one of the greatest cities in the world.
Spend even a short amount of time in Istanbul, and you’ll notice the look. It’s the one of the faces of people who live here as they try to explain their love for this oldest and grandest of cities. Hands will caress ...
 
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Esquire editors Sarge Lacuesta and Yvette Fernandez take on the wonderful world of throwback television.
Sarge Lacuesta: My childhood TV revolved around two shows: Three’s Company (with Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers, and the late John Ritter) and Iskul Bukol (with Tito, Vic, and Joey). So: a then-implausible setup with a man and two women living under one ...
 
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Hold on to your handrails, it’s gonna be a wild ride.
The term closet exhibitionist might be an oxymoron, but now there’s a place to fulfill those public fantasies. Victoria Court recently introduced its newest theme room to join its other popular rooms such as the ones inspired by the Oval Office, Star ...
 
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There are a lot more benefits to waking up early than you’d expect.
If you’re reading this article, you’re probably someone who’s trying to become a morning person. Or maybe you already are, and you’re reassuring yourself that, yes, waking up early every day is worth it, even if it isn’t by choice. And it really ...
 
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The new law requires that kids below 12 years old use car seats while inside a running vehicle
President Duterte has signed Republic Act 11229, or the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act, making it a law.This makes it a requirement to use child car seats in vehicles when transporting children."It shall be unlawful for the driver of a covered ...