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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Drink of the Week: Rainy Day Marley

This drink will surely give your rainy day a sunny burst with it's fresh tropical flavors and alcoholic punch!

All you have to do to make this cocktail is grab a highball glass, fill it half way with ice and add:

  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Triple Sec
  • 1 oz Coconut Rum
  • and some ice cold orange juice to the brim
Stir and enjoy this gorgeously tropical cocktail during your next rainy day!

Newsflash: August 1, 2012

Yahoo News: English translations sought for PH movies

If this bill is passed, Pinoy movie makers will have to hire translators for each film.

This, as Pasay City Rep. Emi Calixto-Rubiano files a bill requiring English subtitles for each PH-made film to help foreign tourists appreciate Philippine culture.

She said that since many travel agencies include Philippine shopping malls in the itineraries of their customers, helping "foreign guests enjoy the privilege of watching Filipino films without having to worry about the problem of translation" would mean better appreciation of Filipino cinema and culture.

Reuters: Twitter reinstates British journalist after outcry

Twitter Inc reinstated a British journalist's account on Tuesday and apologized after an outcry over his suspension for posting an NBC-Universal executive's email address on the service threatened to tarnish the company's reputation.

Twitter banned Guy Adams, a Los Angeles correspondent for The Independent newspaper, on Monday after he tweeted the work email address of NBC's Olympics division president Gary Zenkel.

Adams violated Twitter's privacy policy, which prohibits users from revealing other users' private information, according to an email that Adams said he received from Twitter. Twitter's policy also says that if information is available elsewhere on the Internet, posting that information on Twitter is not a violation.

Robert Pattinson asks Kristen Stewart to move out: reports

A U-Haul moving truck was seen Saturday at the Los Angeles home of actor Robert Pattinson, amid reports he asked his unfaithful girlfriend, fellow "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart, to move out.

The request marked the first time the two had spoken since last week, People magazine said Monday, adding that Pattinson, 26, also plans to move from the house he owns in the tony Los Feliz neighborhood.

Stewart, 22, publicly apologized last week after Us Weekly reported she had a brief fling with her married "Snow White and the Huntsman" director, Rupert Sanders, 41.

Weather Forecast Philippines: 

Davao City to experience thunderstorms and rain showers for the remainder of the week with clear skies before sunset and scattered rain showers past dinner time. The weather will be at its worst on Friday as it will be cloudy all day with heavy rain-fall during the evening.

Poll Question: What is your favorite rainy season food?

We asked you earlier via BBM, Twitter (@zhaun) and Facebook ( what your favorite rainy season food was, and here are your mouth-watering replies!

1. Ivo: lugaw, fishballs and kikiam
2. Camille: champorado
3. Bianca: Champorado
4. Tin: Champorado
5. Krizia: Champorado
6. Doy: Chicken sopas and corn soup
7. Ryan: Goto with hard-boiled egg
8. Louie: Arroz Caldo and Lomi
9. Rey: Champorado with tuyo
10. Rod: Binignit
11. Grace: Bulalo
12. Deng: Cecil’s Batchoy
13. Adrian: Scalding hot bulalo
14. Panky: Chocolate porridge with biscocho
15. Jimson: Pandesal! It’s soo Filipino and keeps you warm despite the cool weather
16. Ferdie Salvador: Chicken Noodle Soup
17. Kyrie: Hot and Spicy Ramen!
18. Mayen: Gionisang munggo with smoked fish, itlog na maalat, and kamatis
19. Maya: Lugaw and Champorado with bulad
20. Marco: Noodles with egg
21. Carlo Gabriel: La Paz Batchoy
22. Clovis: Arroz Caldo and Tokwa’t Baboy…Warm, rich, food for the cold weather!
23. Zeb: Balbacua!
24. Dann: Oatmeal  with milk and milo! The better alternative to plain old champorado
25. Ronald: Quikchow beef with egg!
26. Michael: Sinigang!
27. Benj: Spicy Thai Noodles
28. Kristtine: Tinolang Manok or Bulalo
29. Loelle: Seafood Ramen from Rai Rai Ken
30. Princess: Ramen or Tom Yum Noodles. Basically, any soup with noodles.
31. Nikka: Anything basta walang food poison
32. Gardo: Creamy sopas with a lot of chicken chunks
33. Archie: Pork soup
34. Enrique: Arroz Caldo with a lot of garlic
35. Koji: Lomi, Ramen, Siopao, and Sopas
36. Kevin: Turon with coffee while soundtripping
37. JB: Sopas at Kayakap
38. Kram: Chips and dips
39. Dan: Fries are enough for me
40. Rain: Anything spicy would be perfect for the rainy season
41. Aldrin: Monggo!