A Glimpse of Colonel Cezar O. Mancao II

Former Police Col. Cezar O. Mancao II, who was the Chief of the defunct Presidential Anti Organized Crime Task Force (PAOCTF) for Luzon, is the son of the late Police Major Cezar W. Mancao Sr. and Mrs. Reynalda O. Mancao. He was born and raised in the undivided Davao Del Norte. He graduated from the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1986. He received numerous...

Get high in Hennan

Longmen Grottoes, a large museum of stone sculpture, is one of the sites travelers visit in Henan. It is located at the foot of Yique Mountain. It is the third cluster of cave temples commissioned by the imperial court. The carving began in North Wei dynasty, went through East and West Wei Dynasties, dynasties of North, North Zhou, Sui, Tang and Five Dynasties Period, which lasted for over 400 years.

What’s all the B about Beijing?

Airport serves as the main hub for Air China, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines and China Eastern Airlines. There are several options in travelling from the airport to the city center. One can either take the subway, taxis or Bus. From Beijing, it is easy to travel by plane or bullet train to other major China destinations.

Hiroshima healed

THE mere mention of Hiroshima more oft than not haunts and mentally sends listeners back to August 6, 1945. It was the day the big A jolted the world and viciously taught leaders how war should and should not be played. Seventy-four years later, Hiroshima has fully metamorphosed into a breath-taking tourists’ treat.

Traveling guide for safe, secure vacation

* Choose the right floor in a hotel. Staying at a hotel is really convenient but travel experts said you should be “choosy” on what the floor you should stay. They said renting a hotel room on the 3rd to the 6th floors are safe and better. It’s easier to get inside and then out of the rooms located on the lower floors. Burglars won’t require extraordinary skills to take your belongings out of the room unnoticed.

Shimane shimmers

Selected media representatives from the Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia savored shimane’s visual and cultural treasures during the Japan National Tourism Organizations (JNTO) familiarization tour of Chugoku Region in Japan from January 25 to 31 to help disseminate knowledge and raise awareness on Tottori, Yamaguchi and Hiroshima.

How to reuse old spices, herbs

DO herbs and spices have expiration date? Sellers say so. What about herbs that already look old, too dry and wilted, would they still be usable? Generally people would say yes. You probably have some herbs and spices in your pantry that you can’t remember buying.

National Commission for Culture and the Arts Opens Festive National Arts Month in Bago City

The theme this year “Ani ng Sining” (Harvest of the Arts) emphasizes the ample artistic activities in the country with Filipino artists and cultural workers’ passion. Along with celebrated stars Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach and actor/sportsman/painter Ian Veneracion, NCCA named KZ Tandingan as Music Ambassador to give a fresh and exceptional rendition of National Arts Month theme song, Ani ng Sining, composed and originally sang by Joey Ayala.

Hon. Maria Olivia B. Pascual Babaeng Maaasahan

Indefatigable is she as she never runs short of ideas when she initiates a program or activity. She is never satisfied with “Pwede na” as she wants quality in everything she does. Blame it to her events management background where every act done where the law of primacy must be observed – do it well the first time as there is no second time around. Unlike in movie-making where take two, three and more is allowed, there is only take one for BM Olive.