DIRECT LINE - Boy Abunda (The Philippine Star) - August 10, 2019 - 12:00am If you tune in to Good Job over at DZMM TeleRadyo and you see someone who looks and sounds exactly like Danny Buenafe, then do not confuse him with someone else. Danny has returned to the local News and Public Affairs department of ABS-CBN after working for several years as head of both the Middle East and Europe News Bureaus of ABS-CBN Global. “I just retired last December because in ABS when you reach 60, it’s mandatory (to retire),” began Danny. “I was based abroad for a long time and when I got back home, head of News Ging Reyes and I had a talk. She said, ‘Why not have a program on DZMM?’ And since I have news stringers in Europe and Middle East, I can assemble them if ever the program is related to news about Filipinos working abroad.” Danny was offered to host Good Job and he right away accepted it with the thought that the program … [Read more...] about Good job, Danny & Rica
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KUALA LUMPUR: A burglar meticulously took apart various items at a New Zealander’s home here before carting them away on his motorcycle over a course of two weeks while the occupant was away. Kuala Lumpur acting police chief DCP Roslan Bek Ahmad said the owner of the three-storey house in Jalan Pantai Baru, a 68-year-old, found his home ransacked when he returned home. “The burglar took electronic gadgets, furniture and even an exercise bike on his motorcycle,” Roslan said. The 39-year-old suspect was nabbed near the Pantai Baru People’s Housing Project (PPR). Following interrogation, the suspect led police to the place where he kept the stolen goods. “The suspect made profit by selling the stolen goods as scraps. The stolen goods were estimated to be around RM320,000 but the police could only recover RM140,000 worth of stolen items,” said Roslan. … [Read more...] about Thief steals RM320,000 worth of goods from New Zealander’s home
From your living room's TV console to your bedroom's wardrobe, there's a choice you will have to make: built-in or freestanding. There are pros and cons to each and there are no rights or wrongs, as much depend on your lifestyle needs. Some instances are better off with a custom built-in, while there are other instances where you can just purchase off the shelves. In general, built-ins are perfect if you're looking to get an exact fit for your space, while freestanding is a good option if you're wanting to create a more flexible and versatile home. In this article, we look at some of these things to help you make a more informed decision during your renovation: LIVING ROOM TV Console: Often, the living room is the area where you will set the tone and theme for the rest of your home, so going for a customised built-in TV console makes sense as you can get it to serve as that visual anchor because it's such a large piece. Plus, you can incorporate all sorts of features within it, helping … [Read more...] about Built-in or freestanding: Which to go for in your home?
(The Philippine Star) - July 7, 2019 - 12:00am I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. — Philippians 3:8 As I was growing up in Jamaica, my parents raised my sister and me to be “good people.” In our home, good meant obeying our parents, telling the truth, being successful in school and work, and going to church . . . at least Easter and Christmas. I imagine this definition of being a good person is familiar to many people, regardless of culture. In fact, the apostle Paul, in Philippians 3, used his culture’s definition of being good to make a greater point. Paul, being a devout first-century Jew, followed the letter of the moral law in his culture. He was born into the “right” family, had the “right” education, and practiced the “right” religion. He was the real deal in terms of being a good person according to Jewish … [Read more...] about The ultimate good
Home ownership is an exciting step of adulthood, and marks a major milestone in #adulting. That is, until you confront the unexpected costs that can take a shockingly large chunk out of your savings account. Here are five most common costs of home ownership that you may not expect, and the steps you can take to avoid them. 1) BUSTING THE RENOVATION BUDGET via GIPHY Whether you're buying a resale flat from the open market, or a brand new apartment, you'll want to make some customisations to your new home. And that means signing on a renovation package that costs tens of thousands of dollars. You'd think that the large upfront sum would be enough to cover everything you could think of, but busting the renovation budget unfortunately happens more often than not. There are many reasons why this could happen, ranging from careless mistakes or miscommunications on the part of your contractor, to finding out you need extra hacking due to unexpected modifications. For older flats, the need for … [Read more...] about 5 unexpected costs of owning a home (and ways to avoid them)