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Dato & Kakai Arroyo never leave home without a Swiss knife & a medical kit
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - August 15, 2004 - 12:00am
Meet Diosdado Ignacio Jose Maria Macapagal Arroyo, a law student in his senior year, and Maria Victoria Celina Salomon Manotok, a young hands-on mother on temporary leave from the corporate world. Both are doting...
Chit Juan wants to be on a coffee farm in Kenya
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - July 18, 2004 - 12:00am
Meeting Chit Juan for the very first time, one quickly realizes while sharing cups of coffee at Global Café in Greenbelt 3, that she adores her late father, loves to travel and enjoys her coffee, the last...
Helena Benitez has seen it all & met them all
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - June 22, 2003 - 12:00am
Helena Z. Benitez. Everytime I hear her name in passing, a list of lists comes to mind. It’s more like a litany where – here comes my conservative Catholic upbringing – after learning of a dedicated...
Joe Salazar never leaves home without his rosary
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - June 15, 2003 - 12:00am
As I took leave of Joe Salazar’s beautiful home one rainy Sunday morning after the interview for today’s column, I knew it was time once again to play the game I call abc–xyz while heading for home....
Why Rosky Hilado’s first trip abroad lasted 365 days
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - May 25, 2003 - 12:00am
Rosky Balahadia Hilado is one charming lady, living a charmed life, doing what she loves best.
Why Luli Macapagal Arroyo is sentimental about Washington DC
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - May 11, 2003 - 12:00am
A picture is worth a thousand words, so goes an old, over-used cliché. But Luli Macapagal Arroyo’s running commentary for every travel picture she lifts from her several photo albums is certainly worth...
Thank God, it’s Good Friday
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - April 20, 2003 - 12:00am
It was barely six in the morning. The early sun had risen in all its summer brightness and intensity, promising yet another warm day. It was certainly written in the sun: It was Good Friday. And you know what the...
The inside story: Loren Legarda’s crush and Parisian affair
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - March 16, 2003 - 12:00am
During the 1980s, while serving as tourism attaché at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, California, I met and was instantly impressed by a young lady with a mission, religiously reporting to...
Save the last dance for Bayanihan
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - January 19, 2003 - 12:00am
Click here to read Part I (Conclusion) Readers of last week’s column had one plea – please feature more "children of the Bayanihan" who have performed to many audiences in towns and cities...
Why Albert Martinez would like to meet Bill Clinton
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - October 27, 2002 - 12:00am
I arrived at the agreed-upon coffee shop at The Podium a good seven minutes before the appointed time. Immediately I settled in and organized myself, ready to interview a man whose life everyone seems to know about...
Liza Macuja-Elizalde could have danced all night – in St. Petersburg
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - August 4, 2002 - 12:00am
Lisa Macuja-Elizalde is surely a revelation. Consider this. A loving wife of businessman-artist Fred Elizalde. Devoted hands-on mother to two young, adorable, active children Missy and Mac. A serious, goal-inspired...
All the world’s a stage for Maritina Romulo
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - June 9, 2002 - 12:00am
Maritina Romulo has lived more lives than nine. And she’s "just a bit over 30." Consider these: An honor student at the International School in Manila, she attended Saint Louis University in Madrid,...
Pirouetting around the world with Fe Sala-Villarica
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - April 28, 2002 - 12:00am
Fe Sala Villarica, an esteemed descendant of one of the primary, prominent familias españolas de las islas del sur, is undoubtedly the grand dame of Cebu’s legitimate performing arts. A product of Benedictine...
Once upon a Christmas holiday
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - January 6, 2002 - 12:00am
I’ll be home for Christmas..." promises the Christmas carol. And yet not all – from business travelers to expat residents in foreign shores – make it for reasons only known to them. Meanwhile,...
Once upon a Christmas holiday
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - December 30, 2001 - 12:00am
I’ll be home for Christmas..." promises the Christmas carol. And yet not all – from business travelers to expat residents in foreign shores – make it for reasons only known to them. Meanwhile,...
Ruth Guingona’s affairs with foreign countries
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - November 4, 2001 - 12:00am
Ruth de Lara Guingona, wife of Vice President Teofisto Guingona Jr., exudes the charming allure of the old world and the driven dynamism of today. A Home Arts student from the Philippine Women’s University,...
Who should we send abroad to promote the Philippines?
by CITIZEN OF THE WORLD By Edu Jarque - July 29, 2001 - 12:00am
I remember them well – all very well. And over the last quarter of a century they have not changed – not a bit. They are perpetually on the go, initiating, implementing and overseeing various plans, projects...
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