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UST to enhance security measures amid recent crime spate

UST to enhance security measures amid recent crime spate

News
By KAREN RENEE NOGOY and KATHERINE CHAN THE UNIVERSITY will enhance security measures to ensure the safety of Thomasians in the wake of successive reports about criminal incidents in Metro Manila and nearby areas.  “We continue to be vigilant and proactive in addressing issues that are detrimental to our safety and security, not just when we have events, but throughout the academic year,” UST Secretary-General Rev. Fr. Louie Coronel O.P. told The Flame. The University through its Safety and Security Office will deploy perimeter roving guards and implement heightened security around the campus.   Coronel said UST is also closely coordinating with the Manila city government and the police to ensure the safety and security of its students and other stakeholders within and arou...
Must-try bento cakes around the Metro

Must-try bento cakes around the Metro

Culture
BENTO CAKES, mini cakes, or lunchbox cakes are trendy treats that fit all your sweet cravings and Instagram needs in cute little boxes. These cakes are South Korean bakers' answer to their neighbor Japan’s bento lunch boxes. The Japanese term “bento,” which means lunch box or packed meal, was adopted to refer to cakes that are small in size but not in quality.  These “kawaii” lunch boxed cakes are not just decorated to fit in one’s Instagram feeds, or flavored just to linger in one’s lips.   Because of the cakes’ midget size, they are also portioned to keep forever out of our hips, as the saying goes.  The Flame filtered out the overwhelming lists of “must-try” South Korean-inspired cakes to find the bento-est of them all in Metro Manila. Delicielo Can a person have their...