Author: Alan Chong Lau

Pilipinas Shell, Mazda collaborate for voluntary carbon offset

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation has launched a collaboration with Mazda Philippines to offset CO2 emissions, making Mazda the first in the car dealership industry to drive carbon neutrality  in the Philippines. Chris Alli, Country Business Manager at Shell Fleet Solutions, shares Shell’s ventures towards driving  carbon neutral. “We are happy that as we take part in the Voluntary Carbon Offset… The post Pilipinas Shell, Mazda collaborate for voluntary carbon offset…

Concepcion witnesses changing of the guard at PFA

(Front from left) PFA Chairman Emeritus Dr. Samie Lim, IPOPHL Director General Atty. Rowell Barba, PFA President and Incoming Chairman Sherill Quintana, Incoming PFA President Chris Lim, Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion, PFA Vice Chairman Dr. Bing Sibal-Limjoco, PFA Vice Chairman Robert Trota and PFA Board of Trustee Vic Paterno. (Back from left) PFA Board of Trustees Jose Mari… The post Concepcion witnesses changing of the guard at PFA…

Can you use a camping tent at the beach – Surfing LA

A lot of people enjoy camping. It can be a great way to get back in touch with the natural world, and it is an excellent way to experience some peace and quiet. Many people are curious about whether or not you can use your camping tent at the beach. If your camping tent is designed for use in cold weather, then it is not likely that it will be…

Ghislaine Maxwell meets Omicron in a new conspiracy theory – Manila News

Sign up here to get the next edition of this newsletter, straight to your inbox. When the news of Omicron broke as we were eating Thanksgiving dinner, the sleeping beast of internet conspiracies began to stir out of its turkey-induced stupor (or at least, that’s how I imagine it). By the weekend, the beast was in full fervor once again.  The conspiracist Telegram groups I follow started flashing up: “Omicron…

State-of-the-art Optical Chain Owndays opens in Okada – Manila News

From Japan to the Philippines, optical chain OWNDAYS opens its 56th store in Okada, which happens to be the world’s only Japanese-owned integrated resort. These two valuable brands team up to provide a unique optical experience to their customers. Owndays offers wide stock lens option and uses state-of-the-art machines operated by skilled and reliable opticians so you can get your eyeglasses in as fast as 20 minutes. OWNDAYS boasts of…

Casugay leads PH’s bid to make Olympic surfing – Surfing LA

Long-board specialist Roger Casugay will lead the country’s bid to qualify a Filipino surfer in the 2024 Olympics. Roger Casugay Casugay, who won one of the Philippines’ two surfing gold medals in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, is being tapped to represent the country in the coming qualifiers. United Philippine Surfing Association president Dr. Raul Canlas said this after last week’s general meeting of the world governing body, International Surfing…

First AlUla art residency program launched at Saudi heritage site – Surfing LA

DUBAI: France and the rest of Europe can learn from Saudi Arabia’s approach to combating the financing of terrorism, a leading French politician and foreign affairs expert has told Arab News. Nathalie Goulet, a member of the Senate of France and the country’s commission on foreign affairs and defense, said: “Saudi Arabia has its own place on the subject of fighting financing of terrorism, and they do it very seriously.…

First AlUla art residency program launched at Saudi heritage site – Surfing LA

DUBAI: France and the rest of Europe can learn from Saudi Arabia’s approach to combating the financing of terrorism, a leading French politician and foreign affairs expert has told Arab News. Nathalie Goulet, a member of the Senate of France and the country’s commission on foreign affairs and defense, said: “Saudi Arabia has its own place on the subject of fighting financing of terrorism, and they do it very seriously.…

First AlUla art residency program launched at Saudi heritage site – Surfing LA

DUBAI: France and the rest of Europe can learn from Saudi Arabia’s approach to combating the financing of terrorism, a leading French politician and foreign affairs expert has told Arab News. Nathalie Goulet, a member of the Senate of France and the country’s commission on foreign affairs and defense, said: “Saudi Arabia has its own place on the subject of fighting financing of terrorism, and they do it very seriously.…

Properties for excellence awards face tough review by RE experts – Manila News

Real estate projects nominated to the Property and Real Estate Excellence Awards 2021 will undergo meticulous scrutiny by experts of various disciplines, according to Dr. Reghis M. Romero II, president of the Philippine chapter of the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), the event organizer. Speaking as chairman of the board of judges, Dr. Romero II (Shown here at a FIABCI event in 2019),  said the judging was made tough by…

Thousands Of Counterfeit Items Seized At Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport – Surfing LA

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Customs agents recently seized 13,586 counterfeit designer products arriving at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport in a cargo shipment from China. On Nov. 9, agents found handbags, tote bags, shoulder bags, crossbody bags, backpacks, shirts and pants with multiple registered and recorded trademarks, such as Gucci, Chanel, Fendi, YSL and Louis Vuitton in a shipment, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. READ MORE: BREAKING: First…

Lakbay Pinas: The venturesome ride of our life – Manila News

Lakbay Pinas highlights five zones of breathtaking views of larger-than-life historical spots, wildlife’s natural wonders, cultural festivals, heritage sites and so much more. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO…