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Maria Irene Aserios

Multi-awarded Blogger, Publicist, Mindanao Blogger of the Year, Social Media Strategist. GOOGLE - Women Lead. USA IVLP 2012. CDO Bloggers VP for Ext.

Mindanao Gold Star Daily columnist lands on top New York blogs list

A multi-awarded blogger from Mindanao, Philippines has landed on the number 6 spot in a coveted “Top New York Blogs To Follow” list.   Maria Irene Sabana Aserios of Mindanaoan.com​, who also has a weekly column dubbed “Mindanaoan Meets World” on Gold Star Daily, Mindanao’s largest newspaper, was declared among The ...

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Goodbye alkansya, hello apps! 

Have you ever wanted to save your money but you simply don’t know how to begin and where to keep your hard-earned moolah? Have you ever started saving using an alkansya or even opening a bank account but ayayay, things fell through the cracks and you end up getting frustrated? ...

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Plastic-free lifestyle

If there’s one thing that I think all of us collectively want to do is to lead a plastic-free lifestyle. No, I’m not talking about fake or plastic people (although of course I’m sure all of us don’t want toxic folks around) but rather, single-use plastic. All of us have ...

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KINGS Deli and Bakery – CDO’s Best Kept Secret

It’s Cagayan de Oro’s best kept secret. KINGS’ main branch, tucked in front of Kingston Lodge along Masterson Avenue, just a few meters past the Xavier Estates gate, has long been attracting a legion of loyal clientele including foreigners, tourists and employees of nearby offices. With so many customers, you’d ...

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Why Japan Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

I’m back from a much-needed and long-awaited weeklong vacation in the Land of the Rising Sun, JAPAN! I visited Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. I had a really nice experience there especially since it was autumn and the peak of the Koyo Season (when the colors of the leaves change). That ...

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Superb Buffet In Cebu : Tokyo Table

By the time you’re reading this, I’ll be in Osaka, Japan. Osaka will be my third stop during my Japan tour this year – after Tokyo and Kyoto. I’m pretty excited to be in the Land of the Rising Sun – especially since late November is often the peak season ...

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#APECHotties And The Lamp Powered By Salt!

As I’m sure you all know – the biggest news in the country this week is our hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting, where more than 20 world leaders including US President Barack Obama and representatives from the member-economies of the APEC blog participated. Now I won’t ...

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Here’s A U.S. Program For Budding Youth And Adult Leaders

In 2012, I received a life-changing phone call. On the other end of the line was someone from the U.S. Embassy Manila. I was asked if I wanted to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program, the U.S. Department of State’s most prestigious, most premiere professional exchange program. I was ...

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