Archive for May, 2007

The 6th Barlaya Writing for Young Adults Workshop

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

Adarna House, one of the leading publishers of books for children and young adults in the Philippines, is now inviting interested participants for their 6th Barlaya Writing for Young Adults Workshop. This project is being done in partnership with Filipinas Heritage Library.

Ear Surgery

Monday, May 21st, 2007

Otoplasty is the medical or scientific term for ear plastic surgery. Individuals undergo otoplasty if they wish to improve the appearance of their ears and make these more proportional to the shape of their face and head.

Properties as Investments

Monday, May 21st, 2007

The real estate market in the Philippines has been improving in recent years. Overseas Filipino workers have been fueling the demand for real estate. I don’t think I remember seeing as many project developments and ads for property projects before as I see today.

Plastic Surgery

Monday, May 21st, 2007

Plastic surgery is sometimes an option given certain medical conditions. At times, though, certain plastic surgery procedures are done purely for cosmetic or aesthetic purposes.

Prom Makeup

Monday, May 21st, 2007

Every teen-ager dreams of a memorable prom night — a beautiful dress, a handsome date, perfect prom make-up. Yes, it is wise to pay attention to your hairdo and makeup, as you wouldn’t want to cringe years from now when someone whips out or views your digital prom night photo.

What’s in a Nose?

Monday, May 21st, 2007

Vanity knows no race or color. Given the choice and the funds, every individual would like to look good. This explains the proliferation of cosmetic surgery centers, anywhere and everywhere.

Credit Rating: Management Meetings

Saturday, May 19th, 2007

One characteristic of the credit rating process is that it is interactive. That means that the analytical team from the credit rating agency will have to “interact” a lot with management on the side of the ratee-company.

It’s the School, It’s Not the School

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

When you go through the employment ads in the newspaper, you will usually see that companies will require that applicants be graduates of a “reputable school.” What is a reputable school? In the Philippine setting, this will usually mean graduates of Ateneo, La Salle, U.P., and UST.

Trust God

Monday, May 7th, 2007

There are days when things don’t go as planned. Typically, people like to have things under control and when circumstances lead us elsewhere and away from the path which we think we should have taken, we may feel uneasy or frustrated.