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【Korea】The popular TV program of KBS shows how Muslim choose foods!

Annyeonghaseyo! I’m Horita from ASIACLICK.

Nowadays, there are many countries that Muslim accounts for 80% of their populations in Southeast Asia. Comparing population of Muslim with other religions, it is larger than others. That’s why Muslim becomes the topic of conversation as good target of business in Japan. So, we should attach grate importance to “Halal.”

Then, I’d like to introduce opinions of Muslim broadcasted by TV program, ”My neighbor Charles”!

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【Philippines】Food is Life

“Food is life”, this is the motto of almost everyone in this generation. Everybody is in search for good food, and it is not actually quite surprising if the food industry is on its best run as ever. That said, we could not go around this topic without mentioning the famous and ever-growing Japanese cuisine.

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Use Photos to Reach Out to Hong Kong Instragrammers

Along with growing mobile phone penetration, social networking services are beginning to rise in importance too. This article will look at the Instagram, a popular app among Hong Kongers.

Instagram started to gain popularity a few years ago. Most users of Facebook are likely to be found on Instagram too, as posting on Instagram would reflect on the users’ Facebook wall.

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Hashtag reading #HongKongCulinary

What kind of posts are Hong Kongers posting on Instagram? One kind would be pictures of food.
Before digging into their meals, it is now part of popular culture for Hong Kongers to take photos of their food first.

I use Instagram too. As a user, to post on Instagram is similar to the idea of living a fulfiling life. When I eat out with my friends, everyone will be sure to take photos of all the dishes. Beyond food, we also post photos of friends, family, travel experiences etc.

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Hashtag reading #HongKongPurchase

On the other hand, it is popular for Hong Kongers to shop on Instagram. Cosmetics from Japan and Korea, Western branded clothing, and snacks are just some examples that are available for purchase on Instagram.

Hong Kong celebrities and artistes also use Instagram. Not only does it allow them to be closer with their fans, they are able to release new infomation about their own works to their fans directly.

How do we let others find our own posts? That is through Instagram’s hashtags. Whatever posts you upload, be sure to use hashtags to allow others to discovery your post. Using hashtags well will become promotion for your shop or yourself.

For all the reasons above, why not give Instagram a try? It is easy to upload your photo posts, and allows you to connect with your friends and other users around the world.

Shiori
Hong Kong Correspondent

Manila’a Top 3 Restaurants You’d Want to Check Out

Restaurant hunting, or food tripping? Manila is definitely the place.

Having once been colonies of the Spanish, Americans and Japanese, Phiilippines will surely give you a variety of cuisines to choose from.

Blooming in Quezon City, there is an avenue known to be for food lovers and food adventurers: Maginhawa Street. Here you will find an overwhelming choices of cuisines, be it from Korea, Japan, Philippines, USA, UK, Vietnam, or China, I’m pretty sure it will be there. In this post, I will also share with you what I have tried, and will recommend to everyone.

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Japanese Cuisine Trending in Jakarta

The bilateral relationship between Indonesia and Japan grows stronger day by day (of course, Japan maintains her strong relationships with other South East Asian countries too)/ This relationship shows in most of the business sectors, in industrial and consumer products, and most interestingly in the trends in Indonesia.

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Philiippine’s Meryenda is the Fourth Meal of the Day

Meryenda, and the light meals

Hello! This time I will talk about the Filipino popular tradition: Meryenda.

Meryenda, or “snacks” in English, is a light meal eaten after lunch and befire dinner, usually around 4pm. It is customary for us not only to satisfy our hungry bellies, but also cultivate this long-standing tradition that our ancestors have started decades ago. Since it is a very quick and light meal, it usually only takes 15-20 minutes for it. Filipinos, from every Philippine island and from all levels in the society, practice having meryenda in the afternoon, every single day.

This tradition was inherited from the Spanish colonization, including the type of food. The most common examples of this would be the local rice cakes, instant noodles and sandwiches. These food can be found almost anywhere, and you can eat them quickly. This is where Filipinos get their energy boost, especially when they still have a long day ahead of them. Otherwise, they would be even more tired, as hunger burdens their normal work.

However, not only working people practise this. It is observed by all Filipinos, whether if they are at home or outside. Even when they are relaxing, they still see to it that they take their meryenda. Also, this is practised outside the Philippines. Surely there are other countries who have meryenda too, even if they do not have a particular term for it. The term meryenda is uniquely Filippino, and that’s what makes it interesting than just normal snacks.

Minot
Philippine Correspondent