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The women behind craft beer in the Philippines | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy.<p>(CNN) — The idyllic island of Palawan, in the southwest corner of the Philippines, is best known …

Craft Beer

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

Five steps to pension perfection in 2017

The last thing anyone needs is another list of worthy resolutions where the chances of success are at best remote.<p>So what follows is different. These are five, one-hit measures through which you can save tax, boost returns and put your pension on track to last longer and generate greater …

Currency risk: how can expats safeguard their hard-earned money?

Fluctuations in exchange rates are just one of the hurdles expats find in their path. Our columnist offers some tips on making your money go further<p>Expats face a number of risks when they move abroad - everything from cultural differences to new laws that need to be learnt and abided by.<p>But one of …

How to get your investments to pay you a £10,000 salary

Our four-step plan shows how exactly where to invest to get paid a steady £10,040<p>Using investments to provide a generous income while retaining their capital value - hopefully over and above inflation - is for many the holy grail.<p>The recent years of low returns have made the quest more …

Finance

The ultimate pension freedom: Retire in Portugal and reduce your tax

New freedoms mean you can move your pension abroad. We show you where you'll pay the least tax<p>It is the ultimate dream for many people - to work hard, build up a nest egg and retire abroad to a climate with year-round sunshine. Now there is an added financial motive to move overseas.<p>The <b>new pension</b> …

Home brewing machine automates craft beer creation

CES is full of kitchen gadgets from the mundane to the bizarre, but when we were presented with the world's first fully automatic all-grain beer …

Femen crucifix protest in Vatican carted off by carabinieri

Exporting food to the world's British expat community

From Tetley Tea to scotch pies, meet the UK-based businesses supplying Brits abroad with a few home comforts<p>The Polski sklep is becoming a common sight on the British high street. But with visible reminders like this of migration to the UK, it is easy to forget that some 300,000 British residents …

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30-Second Tech Trick: How to Extend Your iPhone Battery

Whether you know it or not, you have a bunch up apps pulling down new content all day long. That creates a strain on your battery. Here’s how to fix …

12 ways to speed up your PC

No matter how powerful or how new your PC is, it will eventually succumb to the wiles of Windows and slow down to the point of hair-tearing …

Operating Systems

Here's Why The Philippines' Economic Miracle Is Really A Bubble In Disguise

I am reluctant to write about the Philippines’ economic bubble after the devastation that the country has endured due to the recent typhoon. My heart goes out to all of the victims and their families. Please visit this page to learn how you can donate and help the victims of typhoon Haiyan. I have …

Never thought you'd buy a brand new car? Extras and lower running costs push new cars closer to older models on value

Buying a brand new motor has long been regarded as an expensive luxury as the value plummets as soon as it is driven off the forecourt - but new …

Personal Finance (UK)

Here's What The Philippine Bubble Deniers Are Getting Wrong

Another bubble, another official bubble denial. Last month, my warning about Malaysia’s economic bubble was denied by the country’s officials, including the governor of Malaysia’s central bank.<p>This week, Philippine officials and commentators have denied my warning about their economic bubble after …

We knew annuities were bad – but this is dismal

Retirees buying shabby annuities are being pushed into the arms of insurers by the government<p>We knew annuities were bad. But we didn't know they were this bad. The Association of British Insurers, pushed and prodded by campaigners, finally lifted the lid on annuity payouts, and it suggests nothing …

Should retirees buy an annuity?

How do you avoid running out of money when you retire? This is a question more and more investors need to ponder as our retirement options expand. In …

Retirement

End of the road for Jeepneys in the Philippines?

<b>London has the red double-decker bus, New York the yellow taxi, and the Philippines has the Jeepney.</b><p>The country's most popular means of public transport zipping by adds a flash of vibrancy in the often frustrating, gridlocked streets of metropolitan Manila.<p>With names like Delilah and Rosa …

Asia

10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

3 Ways To Maximize Your Frequent Flier Miles This Summer

Consider these tips to get a firm grasp of your program's rewards structure, and make calculated decisions on when to cash in your miles:<p><b>What to do for holiday travel.</b> During the holidays, it's hard to find good deals with American Airlines AAdvantage miles or British Airways Avios, but not all …

Personal Finance

TRAVEL GUIDE : Davao City and Davao del Norte

data-ad-format="link"><p>Everything you need to know about Davao City and Davao del Norte : Where to Stay, Where to Eat, What to Do and How to Get …

6 Signs You're Ready To Retire Early

Both the big picture and the fine details of your financial and emotional states are important to consider when assessing your readiness for early retirement. If you're not emotionally ready to quit working, you may not be ready to retire.<p>"What are you planning on doing that will continue to allow …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

The question that I can’t really answer

Because I have become fairly well known through my various websites, I am asked a lot of questions. People e-mail me with questions about living in …

Asia

Cook the Whole Fish You Just Caught

Marcus Nilsson<p><i>Published in the March 2013 issue</i><p><b>How to Make Bryan Caswell's Whole Fish</b> <i>Reef, Houston</i><p><i>Serves two.</i><p><i>Tip: Most whole-fish recipes call for dry roasting — stuffing with herbs and baking. But it usually turns out exactly that: dry. Caswell poaches fish in its liquidy natural habitat.</i><p><b>This is a</b> …

Seafood

Stronger PH economy seen in 2013 - PCCI

MANILA, Philippines - Filipino businessmen are bullish about the prospects of the Philippine economy in 2013.<p>The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and …

Asia

First Impression of the Philippines

Shares 38<p>What I think about the Philippines so far<p>Less than a week I’ve been in the Philippines, I have very complex opinions about this country. …