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And five golden strategies to improve your business’ marketing strategies.
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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When it comes to your wedding party, bear gifts they will actually enjoy.
Groomsmen gifts can be pretty tricky. “It’s the thought that counts,” they say, but what do you really want to convey with shot glasses, bag tags, and beer mugs? The only thing these communicate is the lack of thought put into them. Ditch ...
 
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The chocolate cake of your childhood.
Of the many variants of cake, the Black Forest is among those that get the least attention. Not a lot of dessert places in Manila offer the famed chocolate-fruit cream cake medley, much to the dismay of ‘90s kids who have come ...
 
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Valentine's Day ideas that won't end in a breakup.
Out of Valentine’s Day ideas? Here’s some life-saving content that will make her think twice about dumping your ass. The fact of the matter is, women are getting exasperated planning every single Valentine’s day for every lousy boyfriend/husband too lazy to take ...
 
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Feuding families, grisly murders, crimes of passion, and more!
The Philippines gets a bad rep for criminal cases, partly because they take ages to solve (if they get solved at all), and also because these "mysteries" are treated like tabloid sensations. Media in the '90s, in particular, had a habit of turning grisly ...
 
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Head up north for your dose of unique food finds
The Metro Manila bustle has gotten us dreaming of weekend escapes that appeal for the charm they promise: a change in scenery and routine, a relatively peaceful hours’ worth drive, and a culinary experience unlike any other. Sure, there are many getaway ...
 
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Puwera usog is actually a counter-charm to an accidental hex.
Puwera usog, tabi tabi po, and tao po are common phrases in the Philippines, each tied to a history of supernatural beliefs. The phrases are hundreds of years old, with "tao po" predating the Spanish colonization of the Philippines. For centuries, Filipinos have ...
 
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Because there's plenty more to see in the land of the rising sun.
As one of the oldest countries in the world, just about every inch of Japan is rich with culture, beauty, and history. And there's plenty more to see beyond its capital of Tokyo. Don't get us wrong, Tokyo is amazing and all, but if ...
 
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Make someone's day, not just your wife's.
With Valentine's Day inching closer, we’ll help tick boxes on your gift lists so you can consider your shopping duties done in no time. Check out our gift guide for items that you can give to people whose job it is to ...
 
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Quiapo's gayuma vendors are highly secretive and protective of their livelihood.
Outside the hallowed walls of Quiapo Church in Manila, vendors peddle an assortment of goods: stolen cellphones, cigarettes, plastic toys, and gayuma—the Filipino term for love potions and spells meant to capture someone’s affection. Depending on who you approach and what you’re after, ...
 
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Whether you like it mixed with smoky accords or plain sweet and musky.
Men's fragrances that reek of bergamot, vetiver, and pepper are dime a dozen. Sure, those three notes might be the first notes you think of when shopping for scents. But, we'd like to make a case for vanilla fragrances. Known as sweet and cozy, vanilla is ...
 
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There’s nothing better than being your own boss.
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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Stick with the 70-percent volume of isopropyl alcohol.
In the wake of the coronavirus scare, people have been hoarding rubbing alcohol from groceries, convenience stores, and online stores. Nowadays, you would be lucky to find a tiny bottle of hand sanitizer. But in their rush to purchase the remaining stocks ...
 
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Underrated fried chicken places that flaunt over-the-top flavors.
There are restaurants that are so associated with their bestsellers that they become synonymous with their specialties. Think pizza, you think Kermit (we can all argue about that in our best pizza list). Think Filipino-style spaghetti, you think Jollibee. Think fried chicken, you ...
 
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Whether you're looking for a starter electric shaver or something to take care of both face and body hair.
The traditional ways of shaving have made a strong comeback in recent years. Sure, using a heritage brand razor, luxury shaving cream, and the like is something we can all appreciate. There are times, however, when you just want it done fast ...
 
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So she says she doesn’t believe in this manufactured, commercialized, overly saccharine, made-up holiday. Here’s a tip: Get her a gift anyway. Any of these should do the trick 
Congratulations on snagging the ultimate cool girl: one who doesn’t care for chocolate hearts and flower bouquets, who rolls her eyes at romantic comedies, who would gladly trade in heels for sneaks, who doesn’t believe in making V-Day plans—but trust us when ...
 
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Gallery 7 is Pinto's space dedicated to contemporary art.
Last month, the Pinto Art Museum in Antipolo opened Gallery 7, its largest gallery dedicated to contemporary art.Pinto Art Museum is a sprawling complex with galleries and open air spaces where nature and art are seamless. The museum traces its roots back ...
 
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A massage might be just what you both need.
There are number of romantic spas in Manila for the perfect Valentine’s Day retreat, whether you plan to go with a special someone or opt for a solo self-love day. More than just going out and getting chocolates, Valentine’s is also about treating yourself ...
 
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Liwayway Gawgaw gave birth to Oishi, one of only three Filipino companies that have significant international footprint.
Few Filipino brands are as iconic and successful as Liwayway Gawgaw, manufactured by the Liwayway Marketing Corporation. Unknown to many, it is the parent company of Oishi, and one of the sons of its founders also established Bench (the retail brand of clothing, ...
 
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Here are four fitness classes that will help you get back in shape.
Hello! We think you need a fitness program. And so we offer our services as your mirror because we know you’ve been avoiding mirrors since January rolled in and you found yourself waging a war with the waistband of your pants.Hey, hey—don’t ...
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