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Angas Pinas: Nikki Muller
Jun04

Angas Pinas: Nikki Muller

Nikki Muller: When opportunity knocks twice Excel V. Dyquiangco     Nikki Muller would never have thought of television as an option if not for a serendipitous encounter outside her high school gates in the year 2000. The host and presenter based in Singapore recalls an MTV film crew waiting to interview students about the upcoming movie ‘Men in Black.’ “When the producer approached me to ask my friends and I some questions,...

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Baste Duterte: Through My Eyes
May31

Baste Duterte: Through My Eyes

 By Dr. Rex Venard Bacarra     “Baste, I’d write about you.” I told him.  “Ay, ayaw lang Dom.” He replied in his dialect.  I pleaded, “Please? Nothing political”.   He insisted, “Ayaw lagi.” “Just how I see you from my eyes since your high school days. The way I have known you.”  “Ayaw”  I replied with exasperation, “Okaaay.”  “Hahaha,” he laughed.   Thus, this piece, borne out of that exchange, shaped my desire for...

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Angas Pinas: Cook Book Author Betty Ann Quirino
May17

Angas Pinas: Cook Book Author Betty Ann Quirino

Angas Pinas: Cook Book Author Betty Ann Quirino By Excel V. Dyquiangco She has been cooking since she was tall enough to reach the kitchen counter. Betty Ann Quirino who grew up in Tarlac, an agricultural province in Central Luzon, remembers how her culinary journey started when she witnessed her mother cooking from the produce harvested in their backyard. “Cooking was a way of life for the women in our family,” she says. “We learned...

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ANGAS PINAS: The Executive Chef – Jordan Andino
Mar02

ANGAS PINAS: The Executive Chef – Jordan Andino

JORDAN ANDINO: THE EXECUTIVE CHEF By Excel V. Dyquiangco While most kids grow up wanting to be a doctor, a lawyer, or even an astronaut or a pilot, his path was already laid out for him long before he knew what a professional career was. Because his dad was a renowned chef in Toronto, Canada and he often visited him during his school breaks, his vocation was already chosen for him. “At such a young age, I was already immersed into the...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Bong Guerrero – Trailblazer
Feb23

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Bong Guerrero – Trailblazer

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Bong Guerrero, Trailblazer   BONG GUERRERO Founder and CEO – Fashion Forward (FFWD); Managing Partner at Brag Events As Founder and CEO of Fashion Forward (FFWD) – Dubai’s most prestigious fashion industry event, and Managing Partner at Brag Events, the Alpha male of the Dubai style scene, Bong Guerrero has not only carved a name for himself as an entrepreneur: he has transformed...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Kenneth Surat – Tastemaker
Feb22

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Kenneth Surat – Tastemaker

KENNETH SURAT TRAVEL BLOGGER Photo by Alex Callueng; Photography Assistant – Bethoven Filomeno   Kenneth has gone for every traveler’s dream scenario – that is, to quit one’s day job and make a living out of seeing the world. Of this transition, he attests: “Some people might not think of it that way, but being a nomadic traveler is challenging. Not knowing if I will be able to afford my next accommodation or if I’ll get...

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