News Flash

October 09, 2015, Friday
  • Fmr. First Gentleman Mike Arroyo asks the Sandiganbayan to allow him to travel & stay in Japan & Hong Kong for 12 days. 43 minutes ago |
  • LTFRB suspends the franchises for 30 units of Dagupan Bus. 43 minutes ago |
  • Number of fatalities in fire that hit Leyte Prison and Penal Farm rises to 10. about 1 hour ago |
  • Ombudsman has also issued a dismissal order against Masbate Gov. Rizalina Lanete. about 1 hour ago |
  • Director General Joel Villanueva resigns from TESDA in view of his plan to join the senatorial race. about 1 hour ago |
  • Binay’s camp says the Ombudsman’s dismissal order vs. Mayor Binay was done in haste. about 1 hour ago |
  • Ombudsman Carpio-Morales says it is up to Comelec to decide whether or not to allow Mayor Binay to run for a 3rd term. about 1 hour ago |
  • Ombudsman’s order includes Mayor Binay’s dismissal from service & perpetual disqualification from public office. about 1 hour ago |
  • Ombudsman’s dismissal order for Mayor Binay is in connection with his plunder case over the alleged overpriced Makati City parking building. about 1 hour ago |
  • Rep. Abby Binay says Mayor Binay is planning to file his COC next week & run for a third term. about 1 hour ago |
  • Rep. Abby Binay says Mayor Binay can still appeal the Ombudsman’s dismissal order at the Court of Appeals. about 1 hour ago |
  • Ombudsman cites grave misconduct & serious dishonesty as reasons for Makati Mayor Junjun Binay’s dismissal. about 1 hour ago |
  • Ombudsman orders the dismissal of suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay. 2 hours ago |
  • The 5-day period for filing of the Certificates of Candidacy (COC) begins on Monday Oct. 12. 4 hours ago |
  • Comelec conducts a demonstration on how to properly file the Certificates of Candidacy (COC). 4 hours ago |
  • Fmr. SAF Chief Getulio Napenas laments no one is being charged for the death of 9 SAF commandos who attacked Marwan’s hut. 4 hours ago |
  • Ayala Bridge in Manila to be closed to motorists at 10 pm Friday. 4 hours ago |
  • Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista eyes a third term. 5 hours ago |
  • Jueteng whistleblower Sandra Cam wants to run for a senate seat. 5 hours ago |
  • OFW Party-list Rep. Seneres says he has a vice-presidential bet & a complete senatorial line-up. 5 hours ago |
  • OFW Party-list Rep. Roy Seneres hopes he won’t be seen as a nuisance candidate after he announced his pres’l bid. 5 hours ago |
  • 3 inmates bolt prison in Tabaco, Albay. 5 hours ago |
  • 9 inmates die in fire that broke out in Abuyog, Southern Leyte prison. 5 hours ago |
  • About 60 members from PH & U.S. Marine Corps take part in an amphibious landing exercise in Ternate, Cavite. 6 hours ago |
  • Sen. Honasan absent in Cebu City event where Binay announced the senator’s bid for the vice presidency. 6 hours ago |
  • Binay announced the ‘Binay-Honasan’ tandem at UNA’s political event in Cebu City. 6 hours ago |
  • Binay announces Sen. Gringo Honasan is his running mate in the 2016 elections. 6 hours ago |
  • Fire out declared at UST’s Quadricentennial Pavilion at 10:30 am on Friday. 6 hours ago |
  • Fire hits University of Santo Tomas’ new multi-purpose gymnasium ‘Quadricentennial Pavilion’ on Friday morning. 6 hours ago |
  • Body of man involved in Thursday’s hostage-taking in Manila has yet to be identified and claimed. 6 hours ago |
  • De Lima took her oath as LP member at Balay headquarters in Cubao, Quezon City. 6 hours ago |
  • Justice Sec. Leila de Lima takes oath as Liberal Party member. 6 hours ago |
  • 5 towns in Maguindanao declared as areas of concern for this coming election period. 7 hours ago |
  • 5 suspected carnappers killed in an encounter with police in Payatas Road, Quezon City. 7 hours ago |

Front Desk

By MST Lifestyle | Aug. 08, 2013 at 06:01pm

Buffet bonanza

 There is no need to wait for a special occasion to indulge in the delightful buffet spread at Acacia Hotel Manila.

Take pleasure in the buffet spread of Acaci, and indulge in a wide array of local and international dishes. Get an early start to try the breakfast buffet at Acaci and sample local and international breakfast fare for P888 nett. Take a break from the daily grind with a hearty lunch buffet spread at Acacia Hotel Manila. A special weekday rate of P888 nett is available on Monday to Friday until August 31; whereas Saturday lunch buffet rates are P995 nett per person. Sundays offer an extravagant Sunday Champagne Lunch for P1,288 nett per person.

Cap off the day with an indulgent dinner buffet for P998+ per person. Friday is particularly special with a Spanish Friday night dinner feast. The hotel’s culinary team whips up their innovative version Spanish Delights on Acaci’s dinner buffet spread. To find out more about Acacia Hotel Manila, check out the website at For inquiries and reservations, please call 720 2000 or 588 5888 or email


Time for truffles 

Here’s a fine dining experience not to be missed. From August 15 to 21, InterContinental Manila’s renowned Prince Albert Rotisserie will offer a special a la carte menu of truffle-enhanced dishes for lunch and dinner in addition to its classic favorites.

Truffles are rare kinds of mushrooms that are harvested in the wild. They are considered a delicacy for the distinct aroma and fine subtle taste that they bestow on food. Highly recommended by Prince Albert’s culinary team are Truffled Duck Liver with Quince Paste, Toasted Brioche and Pear, Arugula and Walnut Salad; Tagliatelle with Black Truffle, Asparagus, Morels and Pecorino; Porcini Risotto with Provolone Cheese and Shaved Black Truffle; Steamed Salmon and Sea Bass on Buttered Leaf Spinach with Champagne Truffle Cream and Baguio Potatoes; and Grilled UB Beef Tenderloin with Truffle Butter, Brown Mushrooms and Garlic Confit Mashed Potatoes.

Prince Albert Rotisserie is open for lunch from Monday to Friday 12 nn to 2:30 p.m. and for dinner from Monday to Saturday 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For reservations, call 793 7000.


Easy and relaxing weekends 

Spice up the weekend and take a quick vacation somewhere not so far away from home. At Richmonde Hotel Ortigas, rest and relaxation come together to give you an ultimate unwinding experience in one of the hotel’s cozy and well-appointed guest rooms. Indulge in an irresistible R&R Room Package which includes a soothing and restorative 1-hour in-room massage to melt away the stress of the past work week. Stay overnight in a Deluxe Room for as low as P4,800nett or if you wish to stay longer, take a 2-night breather for only P3,800nett per night, both inclusive of a hearty breakfast buffet and an in-room Swedish or Shiatsu Massage for two persons.

Whether you want some “me” time or “we” time with your significant other, the City Weekend Escape is your ticket to a relaxing break. Get a Superior Room for only P3,600nett, to include buffet breakfast for two persons, pay only P4,000nett.

Savor quality bonding time with your family without breaking the bank, with Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ Family Bundle Package. Get a Superior Room for only P4,000nett, inclusive of buffet breakfast for two adults, and get another Superior Room at an unbeatable P1,500nett (room only).

Rates are valid for bookings with Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday check-ins until September 30, 2013. For inquiries and reservations, call Room Reservations at 638-7777 or 689-8411.
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