Tech adapts to people: key trend in Accenture technology trend study

Artificial intelligence (AI), technology design that adapts to people, integration with external systems, on-demand work platforms and leadership in uncharted areas of the industry are the key technology for the next three years, according to Accenture. “Technology...
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USJ-R team wins grand prize in nationwide technology contest

A project by a team from the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) that seeks to connect people who need blood with potential donors via a mobile app won the grand prize in the 13th SWEEP Innovation and Excellence Awards. The team that built BloodSeeker won...
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Peri-Peri Cebu offers new way to enjoy grilled chicken

Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken and Sauce Bar gives Cebu one more dining option and brings to the island the best of Portuguese and African flavors. The restaurant’s unusual name is inspired by the African Bird’s Eye Chili discovered many centuries ago by Portuguese...
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Have app, will order turkey rice

I had my first taste of Taiwanese milk tea at a shop in a train station on our way to the remote township of Alishan. My wife and I headed straight to the station from the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to catch the train to Chiayi in time for the last bus to...
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Marco Polo Cebu welcomes Year of the Fire Rooster with traditional celebration, food event

Marco Polo Plaza Cebu welcomed the Year of the Fire Rooster with such traditional activities as the lion and dragon dances, eye dotting ceremony, and yee sang or prosperity toss to usher in a prosperous 2017. In keeping with a long running hotel tradition, Marco Polo...
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Taiwan’s Alishan: Scenic views, glorious sunrise, beautiful nature

Little slivers of light begin escaping from behind tall peaks until the whole mountain range gets bathed in the golden early morning rays of the famed Alishan sunrise in Chiayi County of Taiwan. Soft waves of white that go on as far as the eyes can see decorate the...
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Have app, will order turkey rice

I had my first taste of Taiwanese milk tea at a shop in a train station on our way to the remote township of Alishan. My wife and I headed straight to the station from the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to catch the train to Chiayi in time for the last bus to...

How to get to Alishan in Taiwan

There is a wide range of options for getting to the Alishan National Scenic Area in Taiwan. The first step will be to get to Chiayi City in the southwest from wherever you are in Taiwan. This provincial city is the base of public transport services that ply the...

Rustan’s celebrates ‘a whole new you’

As 2017 rolls in, it is great to embrace new beginnings and the opportunity to turn over a new leaf. Whether it’s committing to a healthier lifestyle or taking better care of ourselves, there’s no better time than now to get started! Helping everyone to jumpstart...

Smart’s Batibot app nominated for global award

The Batibot mobile application co-developed by Smart Communications has been shortlisted for the Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning citation of the prestigious Global Mobile Awards. The digital version of the beloved Filipino children’s show is the first...