Entries by aliyya sawadjaan

In the midst of local and global economic shifts: InLife inspires to be financially secure this Chinese New Year

To welcome the Year of the Metal Rat, Insular Life Assurance Co. Ltd. (InLife) hosted the 2020 Economic Outlook and Tech Fund In-Focus Forum. The event featured finance experts and wealth planners to share their insights on how to manage finances and achieve stability in the midst of local and global economic growth. As part […]

A walk through Binondo

For the longest time, Binondo has been a favorite stomping ground for foodies everywhere. However, there are other places to visit in the area aside from the myriad of restaurants located within. Binondo, a district in Manila, is referred to as the city’s Chinatown. In fact, it is the oldest Chinatown in the world, which […]

Urbane and Humane: MACEA crafts an integrated suite of urban mobility and livability solutions that bring back the humanity amidst urbanity

The Makati CBD district has always been a frequent haunt for me as an architecture enthusiast, Ayala Avenue being a literal timeline of Philippine architecture. From its humble beginnings in the 60s as a swampland turned fledgling financial district, to the world-class metropolis it currently is, the CBD has grown rapidly, and predictably, showed signs […]

Horizon Terraces highlights modern Asian design

Horizon Terraces, a thriving condo-townhouse development in Tagaytay Highlands, sets the bar high in mountain-view living. Tagaytay Highlands, the Philippines’ most exclusive and premium mountain resort along the breathtaking Tagaytay Ridge, proudly adds to its extensive portfolio of themed residences a quality property development for discerning homeowners. Horizon Terraces is the epitome of a holistic […]

A gift for beyond the holidays

Generosity has always been the theme of the holiday season in the Philippines. Christmas, in fact, has long been synonymous with the season of giving. Apart from the gift of time and attention we give our loved ones, get them a gift that lasts beyond the holidays. This Christmas season, International Elevator & Equipment, Inc. […]

Hamilo Coast is Lamudi’s best mixed-use development in Luzon

Hamilo Coast, SM Prime’s premier sustainable seaside community in Nasugbu, Batangas, won the honors for 2019 Best Mixed-Use Development in Luzon at Lamudi’s The Outlook: Philippine Buyers’ Choice Property Awards, held at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel last Nov. 14.  The sought-after award recognizes Hamilo Coast’s success in integrating residential, leisure, retail, and institutional components under […]

Kessler’s brings recipes and stories to the table

Kessler’s, the new premium brand of raw ingredients in the Philippines, concluded last month its first-ever cooking competition, Kessler’s Pamana: Turning Stories and Recipes to Life-long Legacies. More than the promotions of Kessler’s Alkalized Cocoa Powder, the competition’s aim was to give aspiring non-professional bakers and cooks the chance to make their recipes and stories […]

A new cabin-style resort opens in Bulacan

(Hannah is currently a content producer of The Philippine STAR. When she’s not telling stories, she enjoys reading, listening to K-indie songs, and fangirling to EXO and Red Velvet.) Life can get frustrating, especially when you struggle to meet its pace. There are times when you wish the week to end, even if it’s only […]