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It’s What I Do: Kareen Javen-Vanguardia
May24

It’s What I Do: Kareen Javen-Vanguardia

Kareen Javen-Vanguardia Architect     My Job I arrived in Dubai on the day after my 26th birthday.  It was my first trip outside the Philippines and so far the longest 9 hours inside an airplane.  I am a registered and licensed Architect and a very young one, then. I left with both excitement and anxiety.  I was turning my back on a developing career in Architecture and Project Management. I was already an Associate at 24 in a...

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What your BMI says about your health
May21

What your BMI says about your health

What your BMI says about your health By Dr. Rebecca Desiderio     Everyone is trying to find ways to shed off those extra pounds and hold on to his or her “teenage weight.” One of our biggest concerns is our weight, as we get older.  Good thing there’s a simple way of finding out whether you are within the healthy weight scale – finding out your Body Mass Index and waist size.   Checking your BMI...

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Kwentong OFW: Maalaala mo pa kaya? Magpakailanman
May18

Kwentong OFW: Maalaala mo pa kaya? Magpakailanman

Kwentong OFW: Maalaala mo pa kaya Magpakailanman The Annie B. (Batobalani) Chronicles The adventures and misadventures of a ‘not so average’ Pinay trying to make it in the cosmopolitan city of Dubai.     Hey mga avid readers! Eversince, lagi na lang tungkol sa akin ang nababasa ninyo, for a change let us give way to another masugid na tagasubaybay of my column – this time sya naman ang kamuhihan at pagtawanan nyo – charot!!! Nang...

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ANGAS PINAS: Cristeta Comerford
May15

ANGAS PINAS: Cristeta Comerford

Cristeta Comerford, The White House Executive Chef  By Excel V. Dyquiangco   Her memory dates back to the constant smell of food, remembering how her grandparents who used to own a rice paddy, a fishpond, and livestock in Manila would just bring everything to her plate. Each bit and piece was just right there in the backyard, says White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford.     “If you wanted to have chicken for...

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FEME Branding Forum for Filipino Entrepreneurs
May14

FEME Branding Forum for Filipino Entrepreneurs

FEME Branding Forum for Filipino Entrepreneurs Photos by Chris Calumberan Three branding experts were the guests at the second FEME Forum held last April 29 where more than 50 Filipino entrepreneurs, professionals and community leaders benefited from their presentations and insights. The forum was held at Fiesta Pinoy in Deira. Giordano Middle East (FZE) CEO and Managing Director Ishwar Chugani explained: “Brands determine in more...

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It’s What I Do: Maggie Atienza
May11

It’s What I Do: Maggie Atienza

Maggie Atienza Senior Service Engineer – Siemens LLC Dubai  Dubai, UAE                                     My Job I am a Senior Service Engineer at Siemens LLC Dubai, playing the role of Country Administrator for Siemens innovative energy management solution – Advantage Navigator. I am responsible in managing the Advantage Operation Center located in Siemens Office Building with various systems and sites remotely connected and...

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