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Like in Vietnam, When in Alabang

 

 I wasn’t that familiar with Vietnamese cuisine (I’m more into Thai, Korean and Japanese), until I grabbed the opportunity to have “A Taste of Vietnam” at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila’s Cafe 8 restaurant. The hotel invited media personalities and bloggers last March 10, the very first day of this Vietnamese dining showcase led by three Vietnam-based guest chefs Nguyen Thi Khanh Ngan, Tran Kim Hoang Trong, and Vo Van Chien. Savour Vietnamese dishes as we bring you three chefs taking over Cafe 8 and serve you authentic dishes on March 10 -18. Call 863-2222 for reservations. #CrimsonFilinvestCity #TasteofVietnam #CrimsonHotel […]

FOUNDING FATHER AND FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF SINGAPORE DIES AT 91. Lee Kuan Yew (AFP file photo)

Singapore’s founding father and first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, dies at 91

 

 In a report shared by the New York Times, Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father and first prime minister of Singapore who transformed that tiny island outpost into one of the wealthiest and least corrupt countries in Asia, died on Monday morning. He was 91. Mr. Lee “passed away peacefully at the Singapore General Hospital today at 3:18 a.m.,” according to a statement on the website of the office of the prime minister. Mr. Lee was prime minister from 1959, when Singapore gained full self-government from the British, until 1990, when he stepped down. Late into his life he remained […]