KIGALI, RWANDA - A groundbreaking international report on family planning shows the use of modern contraception on the rise in the Philippines, as family planning is increasingly viewed as critical to the country's economic prospects. The report also shows modern contraception has prevented over 2.5 million unintended pregnancies and over 600,000 unsafe abortions between July 2017 and July 2018.
CHRISTMAS is just around the corner and you’re probably making plans now for the occasion. Christmas celebration would also mean spending a lot on gifts and decorations, buying stuff for children, friends and relatives, and good food on the table.
In a large skillet, preheat 1 Tbsp of cooking oil. Add in the spice paste, lemon grass, galangal, turmeric powder and bay leaves. Stir fry until fragrant, about 5 minutes or so. Add in the chopped dried shrimp and stir fry for another 3 minutes. Add in the cassava leaves and 1/2 cup of water and bring to a boil and then lower the heat and let it gently simmer for the next 10 minutes
She is known as “Mother of the Universe” – the first such award given in the Mrs Universe pageant held in 2017 in Durban, South Africa – but for her family, close friends and numerous fans, Dr. Joyce Penas Pilarsky is the perfect and living version of the how-to book she wrote – Young, Sexy and Gorgeous – for a fulfilling healthy life.
That she’s a person of rare and admirable beauty, inside and out, may still be an understatement, for Karla Tiangco’s sense of accomplishment – she’s a fitness enthusiast, fashion icon, entrepreneur and a certified wanderlust – does not trivialize her earthy ego but rather dignifies the nobility of her worldly spirit.
HONG KONG, CHINA - Dorsett Hospitality International -- one of Asia's fastest-growing 4-star hotel groups with 54 hotels establishing a global presence in 27 countries and cities worldwide, and more properties in the development pipeline -- will soon be unveiling its new 'Dorsett -- Your Rewards' loyalty programme which will pilot in 15 hotels across Asia, Europe and Oceania under its Dorsett and d.Collection brands.
EMBOODHOO LAGOON, Maldives -- As part of an initiative to acquaint visitors with the breath-taking underwater lives in the Maldives, Best Dives Pvt Ltd is preparing to introduce a semi-submarine as part of the company's excursion activities at CROSSROARDS.
Author Bio: Hailing from the Philippines, Mercy Jane Ballesteros is a young talent with a soul older than her years.Mercy Jane Porquez Ballesteros was born in Bacolod City, Philippines on February 10,1997. She graduated from Sagay National High School Open High School Program in her hometown Sagay City.
WHEN some dogs hear their owners say “cat,” they perk up and become agitated. They may even run to a window and look out of it. But what does the word mean to the dog? Does it mean, “Pay attention, something is happening?” Or does the dog actually picture a cat in its mind?