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Comfort food, made nice.
Loved it or hated it, when Made Nice opened on Esteban Street in 2016, you sat up and paid notice. It was exciting to watch a group of pedigreed, 20-something, New York-trained chefs try to carve their own way.Three years later, the group ...
 
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Track the latest maiden offerings from your phone.
The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has just launched the mobile application companion to its PSE Electronic Allocation System (PSE EASy), its initial public offering subscription platform that was launched earlier this year.The mobile app, like the platform, is targeted at local small ...
 
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The ride-hailing app company has been given 60 days to refund riders.
The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has ordered Grab to refund P5.05 million to riders due to a breach of price commitments.The PCC refers to the period between February and May 2019 when it says the ride-hailing app company "overcharged" riders after it merged with Uber. In ...
 
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Thirty minutes of Netflix produces the same amount of carbon emissions as a four-mile drive.
As much as we need our weekly binge-watching sessions of our favorite Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon shows, scientific evidence shows that streaming services are contributing a notable amount of carbon emissions to the atmosphere—and it’s growing.The Shift Project’s Climate Crisis study found ...
 
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It packs a lot of tech
What if we told you that somewhere out there is a Casio that costs as much as the down payment for a high-end SUV? Shocking, we know, but such a thing truly does exist.This is the G-Shock MRGB1000D-1A, the latest addition to ...
 
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Karpos Live closes out the year with a bang.
Just a few days after the last Karpos Live show—French multi-instrumetalist FKJ and South Korean indie pop sensation ADOY—and the concert junkies at Karpos Multimediea are at it again. Playing in the last edition of the live music series for the year ...
 
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Random and offbeat online finds that he'll either laugh at or scratch his head at.
Christmas is right around the corner and if instead of the generic monogrammed gifts you were thinking of giving your officemates this year, why not get them something silly or maybe even random? We've rounded up some offbeat finds that you could present ...
 
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Director Todd Philips opened up about Joaquin Phoenix's improv
Todd Philips’ Joker, a two hour grind of unrelenting misery and ultra-violence, was arguably lucky to avoid an 18 certificate. In fact, according to the director, an ‘insane’ deleted scene involving a bathtub may have pushed the film over that line.Speaking at a Santa ...
 
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It may be rare, but still possible
The very first case of dengue transmitted through sexual intercourse was reported in Spain.Spanish health authorities confirmed last week that a 41-year-old man contracted dengue after having sex with his partner, another male, who went on a trip to Cuba and may ...
 
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It's the life hack you've been missing out on.
The storage app Keepr is the answer to fixing the chaotic clutter in your home while still hanging on to things you might need in the future. It lets you throw things out, but not in the way you think.Keepr is the ...
 
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It’s right upstairs from one of the newest boutique hotels in the surf town.
If you take public transportation to San Juan, La Union, the bus stop is right in front of 7-Eleven. If you get there at night, look up at one of the taller buildings on the right side of the road, and you’ll ...
 
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With coffee liqueur and vodka, it's less of a dessert cocktail than a White Russian.
You've heard of the White Russian. Heavy with Kahlúa, guzzled by Dudes, decadently sweet. The Black Russian is basically that, but less frivolous. And you can probably guess from name alone what the difference is. A White Russian is swirled with heavy ...
 
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Extension of ePassport validity will not anymore be allowed.
Whether or not you fly out the country on a regular basis, the Department of Foreign Affairs has released a public advisory saying that passports should be renewed one year prior to expiration.In a Facebook post, the DFA notes that the extension of ...
 
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Keep it light and easy.
We've all been there—mindlessly scrolling through Netflix with the intent of watching something, only to end up 45 minutes later still on the home screen and feeling like you just wasted an embarrassing amount of your life. You don't have the patience ...
 
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It’s happening at Solaire this weekend.
Geek culture has invaded the mainstream for years now. Just look at the immense popularity of things like gaming, cosplay, and, of course, superhero movies and TV shows.In Manila, various conventions or “cons” featuring specific areas of “geekdoms” have become a staple ...
 
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The cat people vs. dog people war continues.
It’s official. Cat people are apparently smarter than dog people. That’s according to researchers from the Carroll University in Wisconsin who studied the personality traits of 418 people, who identified as either cat people or dog people.According to the study, dog lovers were ...
 
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Head on over to their mobile station at PITX!
Adulting is hard. Just getting the official papers and identification needed to be considered a fully-functioning Metro Manila citizen is already a tedious process full of long lines and catch-22s. So if a day at the Land Transportation Office isn't something your're ...
 
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Science says get off your butt.
Running, any amount of it, has been found to significantly lower the risk of early death.While the World Health Organization has always suggested that adults should take part in at least 150 minutes of moderate activity (or 75 minutes of vigorous activity), you can ...
 
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Credit cards let you spend money you don't have, but make sure you know the basics before you land yourself in debt.
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down ...
 
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Here's where you can buy the latest releases.
If you're a game enthusiast, then you probably could write a novel about trying to get your hands on the hottest games. These days, however, it isn't so much of a problem—thanks to reliable video game shops. Whether your chosen console is an ...
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