Author Archives: Homerun Nievera

Golfhill Gardens: An Exceptional Residential Haven in Quezon City

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Nadj Villaver | PropertyFindsAsia There’s nothing more rewarding than coming home to a peaceful place after a frenetic day at work or in school. Finally, you can enjoy the peace and quiet you’ve been looking for right in the heart of Quezon City. Nestled in Capitol Hills, Golfhill Gardens lets you go back to simple, satisfying pleasures in life like ...

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Real Estate: A Good Investment in 2016

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Nadj Villaver | PropertyFindsAsia.com The year 2015 has been “a great time for PH property market’” according to National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). And for the upcoming year, the real estate industry will grow further. According to Jacqueline van den Ende, Founder and Managing Director of Lamudi Philippines, development will spread outside Metro Manila. As early as 2014 there ...

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The Benefits of Offering Free Customer Wi-Fi

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by Productivity@Work | From medical offices to car dealerships to coffee shops and restaurants, free Wi-Fi access is fast becoming a prominent customer expectation. Consumer-facing small and medium-sized businesses not currently offering their customers free Wi-Fi may soon find themselves at a serious competitive disadvantage—if they’re not already. A 2014 study commissioned by Devisescape found that SMBs offering Wi-Fi as ...

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50 Filipino foods that define the Philippines

Sisig is one the Philippines' most popular dishes.

by Maida Pineda, Candice Lopez-Quimpo | Filipino food may not be as famous as that of its Thai and Vietnamese neighbors. But with more than 7,000 islands and a colorful history, this archipelago has some delicious dishes of its own. Blessed with an abundance of seafood, tropical fruits and creative cooks, there’s more to Filipino food than the mind-boggling balut (duck ...

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Which destination has the world’s best food?

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(CNN) For traveling foodies, local cuisine is as important as the destination itself when planning a trip. To highlight the most popular cuisines on the planet right now, we asked CNN readers to vote for their favorite culinary destination in an open Facebook poll. Clearly, Asian food is on people’s minds these days. That or we have a lot of readers ...

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7 of the Most Beautifully Designed Restaurants in the World

Clockwise from top left: The Jane, Antwerp; Raw, Taipei; Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, Paris; Asea Lounge, Santorini

by Charmaine Mok | While we’ll never be said to favour style over substance, there is always a place in our eyes for a beautiful restaurant – a place to see and be seen in. So we’re excited that this year’s Restaurant and Bar Design Awards shortlist has just been announced, and as usual it has served up an impressive collection ...

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What Burning Out Taught Me About Prioritizing My Work

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by Carson Tate |Founder, Working Simply | It was December 26. The day after Christmas; 10 days after my daughter’s first birthday. I was sitting on the floor coiling Christmas lights when I began to try to stand up. Almost immediately, I sunk back down to the floor. I was tired: physically tired; emotionally tired. Even my soul felt tired. How did ...

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Who Sleeps with their Phone in Their Hand? Americans are Guilty!

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by Homerun Nievera, SouthofMetro.com | A recent report on an African teenager who died apparently due to eletrocution from a phone charger sparked global interest on the nasty habit of sleeping your phone in your hand. Well, I don’t. Yeah, really. I sleep while my phones are being charged — away from me. Well, let’s put it at not more ...

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My Investing Guide for Dummies Part III

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By Joel Barretto, CFPⓇ | via Negosentro.com | In my last article, we briefly went over some examples of “FIXED ASSETS.” We also learned, that although your principal (original investment) is generally safe with FIXED ASSETS, its returns usually makes it difficult to combat taxes and inflation over time.  Therefore, it would be prudent to diversify your assets. Like fine dining with ...

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Sleeping Tips for Small Business Owners

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by Rey Beltran | www.executivechronicles.com Sure, you’ve been busy. There are so many things to do! But you need sleep in order to function well. A 6- to 8-hour of sleep is needed for our body to fully recover. Much less than 6 hours would render a lot of us cranky. (Although there are those who sleep 4 hours a ...

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