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World-class jewelry with European design, Filipino craftsmanship

World-class jewelry with European design, Filipino craftsmanship

Jewelry brand Konplott, which has 55 stores around Europe, sells jewelry exclusively made in the Philippines – a combination of European design and Filipino craftsmanship

ARTISANSHIP. Miranda Konstantinidou and her team went for the Philippines for quality. All photos by …

by July 10, 2017 0 comments News
15 Awesome Pictures Of The Lake District As It’s Awarded World Heritage Status

15 Awesome Pictures Of The Lake District As It’s Awarded World Heritage Status

The Lake District has been named as a World Heritage Site, Unesco has announced.

The region, in north-west England, joins sites including the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon and Stonehenge on the prestigious list.

Lord Clark of Windermere, who chaired …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
Home loan pre-payment: Here’s why you should do so now

Home loan pre-payment: Here’s why you should do so now

Lending rates are likely to remain low over the next few quarters in comparison to where the rates were two-three years ago.

WHEN a borrower’s income increases, his capacity to pay over and above his home loan EMI goes up. …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
François Fillon, tant qu’on a la santé !

François Fillon, tant qu’on a la santé !

Zoom François Fillon, au Palais Brongniart, à Paris mardi matin.

Certes, cela aura été plus long que prévu. Mais cette fois, il y croit dur comme fer : la tempête est derrière lui. Après un mois de controverse, François Fillon …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
Anti-Marcos group: Quiet EDSA anniversary rites part of revisionism

Anti-Marcos group: Quiet EDSA anniversary rites part of revisionism

‘HUKAYIN.’ Anti-Marcos protesters gather at the People Power Monument on February 22, 2017 to start a series of demonstrations marking the 31st anniversary of the EDSA uprising. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – Anti-Marcos group #BlockMarcos Movement said on …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
‘Don’t play with your friends’: Why Trump’s frequent golfing is even more self-contradictory than it seems

‘Don’t play with your friends’: Why Trump’s frequent golfing is even more self-contradictory than it seems

Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International Golf Links Course on July 10, 2012, in Balmedie, Scotland.

President Donald Trump has gotten plenty of guff from the media for playing six rounds of …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
Wimbledon day six: Raonic reaches fourth round, Djokovic snaps at chair umpire

Wimbledon day six: Raonic reaches fourth round, Djokovic snaps at chair umpire

Milos Raonic plays a backhand during the Gentlemen’s Singles second round match against Mikhail Youzhny at Wimbledon, July 6, 2017. (Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Sixth-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic was efficient on Saturday in advancing to the fourth round at Wimbledon.

The …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
How to find an affordable safari

How to find an affordable safari

To land a reasonably priced safari, travel during the off peak times and watch for promotions. (Lars Leetaru/The New York Times) — NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH AFFORDABLE SAFARIS ADV12 BY SHIVANI VORA FOR FEB.12, 2017. ALL OTHER …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments News
Google’s plan to make talk less toxic

Google’s plan to make talk less toxic

Online comments can be aggressive

"Never read below the line" – that has become sensible advice for anyone tempted to look at online comments.

The depressingly toxic nature of internet conversations is of increasing concern to many publishers. But now …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments News
Hamilton wants new Mercedes team-mate Bottas to be at his best

Hamilton wants new Mercedes team-mate Bottas to be at his best

Lewis Hamilton has welcomed the fresh impetus provided by new Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas ahead of the 2017 Formula One season and claimed: "I want him to be at his best."

Former Williams driver Bottas was brought in after Nico …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments News