The Pride of the Philippines: Filipinos bag the ‘Best Business Plan of the World’ title 3 years in a row For three consecutive years now – 2004, 2005 and 2006 – the Philippines has emerged the winner in JCI’s ‘Best Business Plan of the World’ competition, besting thousands of entries from some 100 countries.
… 2005 Winner: Xilworx by Ruth Michelle Ariem, Alexis Lozano, Michael Estorninos of Far Eastern University The following year, a group of business students from Far Eastern University (FEU) called Xilworx won world acclaim in the same contest held in Vienna, Austria for their “clean” technology of extracting silver from spent X-ray solutions. … Cecilia Mahilum, Faye Zarate, Dhan Morris Samson, and Palarca of Ateneo de Manila University Last 2006, the Filipino excellence continues to shine abroad, this time gaining recognition for endeavoring to market a product that can have significant impact on lowering the cost of health care for developing countries.
Also, there are people who ask me to promote their sites and most of the time I oblige as long as it is awesome and for the cost of friendship (free 🙂 – as Pauline, our Media Manager would use to say. It is also a way for me to pay it forward to friends of Our Awesome Planet who are generous enough to share my site with people, give me word-of-mouth tips, and continue to read through out the blog’s 27 months existence.
…These are the traits ingrained in me by Papa Procter and we call it PVP or Purpose-Values-Principles which is the core essence of the company that I’ve been loyal to for close to 12 years now.
I was surprised that when I arrived from Singapore today, I got 6 boxes of half-dozen Easter Egg Doughnuts from Blooey. … How I wish they would start having those light or fat free doughnuts or healthy doughnuts (i know it is quite a contradictory but I’m just hoping that there would be one someday) I’m more excited about the fun activities on April 8, Easter Day in Bonifacio High Street and Serendra. … Enjoy great value with Krispy Kreme’s Sweet Easter Treat when you purchase 1 dozen Assorted with Egg Shaped Doughnut and a medium Frozen Blend or Iced Espresso for just P379.
The pastillas of our childhood days is quite large and after seeing this 2.5 inches long jumbo pastillas (3.0 inches with the white cover), you would conclude that this the authentic pastillas…. He now has a mental memory of how good these white japanese paper covered sweets that we hide even the photos of these pastillas or else, the two boxes would not be enough for the three of us!
The Jewel Box offers an ethereal ambiance in which you will enjoy the privacy and tranquility of nature, as well as the exquisite variety of bars & restaurant. In the midst of an enormous wealth of flora and fauna, of colorful sunsets, and songs of birds, this exuberant architectonic combination offers the most spectacular scenery of the city and harbour and is perfect for after-work drinks, intimate dinners and serious partying” ( www.mountfaber.com.sg ) (Left to Right) Apurva (Indian), Siriwan (Thailand), Mui – The boss (Singaporean), Donald (Australian), Alex (Singaporean), Birthday Boy Steven (Malaysian), Calvin (Chinese), and Mark (Australian). … It is the only time I’m able to go to “bloggable” places, otherwise, we spend most of the time between the hotel and our Novena office.
His popular maki creations include Jurassic Maki (P230++) composed of Ebi Tempura, Kani (crab meat), Ebiko (orange thingy), salmon skin inside out unagi and Crazy Maki (P140++) composed of spicy tuna & salmon inside, scallion and ebiko outside. Personally, I love the Jurassic Maki because of the texture of the salmon skin, different unique taste of the ingredients, and you can’t go wrong with unagi and ebi tempura.
Omakaze Menu Selections Donburi and Oyster Specials Seafoods, Tempura Dishes and Vegetables A la Carte Beef, Pork, Poultry and Tofu Dishes Sushi and Sushi Side Order Appetizers, Soups, Nabemono/ Menrui Side Orders, Bento Box, Desserts Beverages Spicy Tuna Salad (P170++) Raw Cubes of Tuna with Salad Dressing I loved this spicy raw tuna collection and surprisingly it did not taste raw at all.
Home & Living Blog Finalist @ 2007 Philippine Blog Awards dessert comes first Finestkind Clinic and fish market MarketManila.com Our Awesome Planet Wifely Steps Jhay, of The Four-eyed Journal ( http://jrocas.com.ph ) sent me a list of interview questions for the Philippine Blog Awards for his blogging series entitled: ” The road to the PhilippineBlogAwards: Nominees Spotlight”. … I’m honored to be one of the finalist in the Home & Living Category. … I think categorically in terms of hits, popularity, and alignment with the category, Joel, of Marketmanila.com will win this.
Subject: EXCLUSIVE INVITATION to THE BIG GARMENTS SALE – Meycauayan, Bulacan To: divine flores <email@example.com> Dear Friends, If you are looking to buy clothes for summer, going abroad, or just stocking up for the year, please come to our first sale of the year this Mar 30 to April 1. That’s Friday to Sunday, for a change, we included the Sunday because a lot of people requested and they wanted to get their hands on the goods before Holy Week vacation. … Expect to see more fashion brands such as Zara, D&G, Miss Sixty and even Killah which has been gaining acclaim in the global market, a lot of jeans, and more of the RL shoes that people keep re-ordering.
In April or May 2004, Rache and I went there to experience the 5-day detoxification package which opened our eyes on the impact of eating dead food specially animal meat to your body.
…What made it hilarious was that the director intended it to be a serious movie of life during that time in manila. Also, what was amazing for me was to see snapshots of manila during the early 1980’s and the standard of sexy women during that time which we would consider now as fat.
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…This is used to grate coconut meat.
… Pots and Pans collection adds to the overall rustic ambiance.