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Ayala Foundation and Microsoft Philippines recently launched CodeIT, a digital education project which aims to equip underserved Filipino youth with basic technology and computer science training. Present in the event were (L-R) Romualdo Katigbak, Chief Finance Officer, Ayala Foundation Inc; Joanna O. Duarte, Senior Director, Ayala Foundation Inc.; Vivien V. Reyes, Chief Information Officer, Ayala Foundation Inc.; Jaime Zobel...
Feed2Succeed, the organization started by three teen-age girls by fundraising through a yard sale on the corner of Third and Kenmore in Koreatown, Los Angeles to feed undernourished children in Busiing Elementary School in Ilocos Sur, Philippines, was named first place at the recent Epic Youth Leadership Awards (EYLA) held at the Google Campus in Sunnyvale, California. The...
Whether art depicts life or life depicts art, museums are always wonderful places to meditate, to reflect and to appreciate art in any form, whether on paper or on canvass. As part of celebrating the International Museum Day, the Ayala Museum in Makati City will be holding a free admission on May 19 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Registration starts...
For those who can’t live without their caffeine fix, the search is always on for a good cup of joe. Next-level coffee junkies, however, take their caffeine obsession to a different level. They visit coffee plantations, pick cherries, learn how to roast, and join coffee cupping activities. In fact, the taste of coffee in the places they visit are...
Thailand's new king and queen have just been crowned. This is probably among the timeliest seasons to visit the country and witness the new beginnings that await its people, at the same time experience its rich culture. If you are thinking of where to go during your summer break, here are five reasons why you should visit Bangkok this season. ...
Universal Robina Corporation’s (URC) Flour and Pasta Division celebrated the talent of the Filipino youth in bread and pastry making as it hosted a friendly baking showdown last April 11 and 12. As part of its Flourish Pilipinas program, which aims to support the local baking industry, URC Flour’s “bake off” put the skills of public senior high school (SHS)...
When was the last time you allowed yourself to explore the what-ifs? Did you ever dare to make any of it happen? Neutrogena and the Belle de Jour Power Planner community gathered multi-talented Filipinas in an afternoon of a visioning workshop last April 25 at the Happy Garden Cafe Makati, with the goal of helping the focus on their dreams...
Cinco de Mayhem Music Festival (CDM) is proud to announce its creative partnership with visual artist Leeroy New—bringing a unique twist to the music festival scene. New’s vision and craftsmanship is set to help build the Mexican utopia specially-designed to mold an unforgettable experience for Mayhemigos at the Vista Mall Daang Hari Open Grounds, this coming Cinco de Mayo...
The British Council was founded in the Philippines in 1978 with the goal of developing rapport with Filipino students, policymakers, researchers, educators, entrepreneur, and creatives. Along with this mission, their vision is aimed towards creating "a friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries." In an effort to support Filipino culture and establish an understanding...
With the unprecedented growth of Philippine tourism and its potential to create more jobs for women, the government is pushing for policies that are more gender-responsive. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the industry has opened up opportunities for more Filipinos, with around 5.3 million jobs related to tourism -- a share of 13.1 percent to the country's total employment in...

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