Tag: Manila Food

Philippines: Typhoid outbreak in North Cotabato village – Manila News

FREE READ – President Duterte’s Action Thriller – Streets of Manila NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in North Cotabato, in the Soccsksargen region in Mindanao are reporting an outbreak of typhoid fever in the village of Manaulanan. Health authorities say at least 30 persons have been hospitalized with the infection. No deaths have been reported. Typhoid image/CDC The outbreak is linked to contaminated drinking water. Manaulanan is a remote village with no…

How to Make Anna Swann’s Filipino Turon

Anna Swann of Ulam, a beloved Dallas-based Filipino pop-up, shares her recipe for deep-fried banana and jackfruit lumpia: turon. Ulam is one of a handful of pop-ups fueling Dallas’ local Filipino food scene. Anna Swann, who grew up in California’s East Bay, moved to Texas in 2006. A little over a decade later, she launched Ulam to fill the Filipino… The post How to Make Anna Swann’s Filipino Turon first…

Prov’l gov’t, PCG send food, water to Bohol island villages

HELP FOR ISLANDERS. Philippine Coast Guard personnel load sacks of relief goods to a vessel on Tuesday (Dec. 21, 2021) at the Tagbilaran City port in Bohol province. Governor Arthur Yap led the relief effort, targeting 16 island villages in two coastal towns that were cut off from the mainland by Typhoon Odette. (Photo from Gov. Arthur Yap’s FB page)… The post Prov’l gov’t, PCG send food, water to Bohol…

We tried the Filipino food stall in Cheltenham Christmas Market – Aled Thomas – Manila News

I must admit I don’t know much, if anything, about Filipino food. I know that San Miguel, the lager that has fuelled so many holidays in Spain is from the Philippines, but that’s about it. (Yes, they now have a brewery in Spain, but Budweiser is also brewed in Magor just over the Severn Bridge from Gloucestershire – we still call it American.) So when I was walking past the…

British chamber calls for continuity in infrastructure investment – Manila News

THE NEXT government needs to continue investing in infrastructure to encourage further growth in digitalization, the British Chamber of Commerce Philippines said. Chris Nelson, the chamber’s executive director, said in a virtual briefing on Tuesday that the incoming administration needs to focus on growing the Philippines’ digital footprint. “I hope we see from the next administration (a) continuation in investment in infrastructure, and in particular on digital. This has been…

Weekly Column: Trade Is Critical For Economic Growth And Dealing With China

China’s encroaching aggression in the Indo-Pacific region is a threat to international and regional security.  Trade is critical not just for economic growth and strength, but also in the context of dealing effectively with China.  The Administration cannot stand idly by as China advances its own trade priorities in the region; the United States must lead by forging ambitious new… The post Weekly Column: Trade Is Critical For Economic Growth…

Roni Dacula collaborates on a Filipino holiday feast at Bywater Brew Pub | Food and drink | Gambit Weekly – Manila News

Roni Dacula grew up in the Philippines, where many people celebrate Christmas Eve with a feast called Noche Buena. He moved to Louisiana in 2009 to join his father and relatives, and he began studying for a nursing degree at LSU. But Dacula ended up switching gears to pursue his love of cooking. He worked at Root, Part & Parcel, Johnny Sanchez and other local restaurants. In 2017, he started…

Local casino chefs share their favorite Christmas food memories – Manila News

San Diegans already know that local casinos boast some of the largest restaurants in the region. What they may not know is that its high-volume restaurants attract chefs from all over the world. We asked some of the region’s American and international chefs for their favorite Christmas dishes. Marlene Moore Head chef for Temptations Food Court’s six restaurants at Pechanga Resort Casino Born and raised in the two-island Caribbean nation…

DoST-SEI, BPI Foundation ink partnership for ‘new’ Innovation Awards

BPI Foundation Inc. Executive Director Owen Cammayo and Department of Science and Technology (DoST)-Science Education Institute Director Josette Biyo flaunt the freshly signed memorandum of agreement for the BPI-DoST Innovation Awards. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO HERE comes a “new and revitalized” BPI-DoST Innovation Awards. This as the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DoST-SEI) and the BPI Foundation Inc. (BPFI), the… The post DoST-SEI, BPI Foundation ink partnership for ‘new’ Innovation…

Prevent heart attacks by eliminating trans fats from our food

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Dr. Tom Frieden After victories in eradicating smallpox, certifying most of the world polio free and developing COVID-19 vaccines in record time, we are on the cusp – for the first time – of turning the tide on a major noninfectious global public health risk. Consumption of industrially produced trans fat, a toxic chemical compound… The post Prevent heart attacks by eliminating trans fats from…

DTI financing arm expands loan program for MSMEs

Small Business Corporation (Facebook photo) CEBU CITY – Small Business Corporation (SBCorp), the financing arm of the Department of Trade and Industy (DTI), has expanded its Sustaining Trade and Access to Primary Food and Link to Enterprises (STAPLES) program. Under STAPLES, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies can have access to collateral and… The post DTI financing arm expands loan program for MSMEs…

Serbia protests rage over mining project – Manila News

NO TO RIO TINTO A protestor holds a flag reading “ecology rebellion” as demonstrators block the main highway to protest against Anglo-Australian company Rio Tinto’s plan to mine lithium in the country, in Belgrade on Dec. 4, 2021. Thousands of demonstrators blocked major roads across Serbia on Dec. 4, 2021 as anger swelled over a government-backed plan to allow mining giant Rio Tinto to extract lithium from the Balkan nation.…