Edu Jarque
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Stations of the Cross, Stations of a Nation
by Edu Jarque - March 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Influenced by their Catholic education, aware of the world they live in and possessing the burning desire to be involved and the passionate yearning for inclusion, a number of students have realized that they must...
Another Filipino takes the lead on Broadway’s Aladdin
by Edu Jarque - March 12, 2018 - 12:00am
As I settled on my seat at the New Amsterdam Theater on 42nd Street in New York’s Broadway eager to watch the Disney-inspired and One Thousand and One Nights adventure Aladdin, I immediately flipped through...
Dubai: Once upon a time
by Edu Jarque - February 4, 2018 - 12:00am
There is more to Dubai than just amazing architecture, soaring skyscrapers, colossal hotels and sprawling malls, plus never-ending highways and multi-level spiral junctions full of fast luxury cars.
A bar harbor getaway
by Edu Jarque - January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
From a distance, the hamlet of Bar Harbor looked modestly pretty as we sailed into Frenchman Bay.
Garden in the sky
by Edu Jarque - December 31, 2017 - 12:00am
With practically half a day before my late night flight out of New York, I surrendered my entire afternoon to my trusted suki driver Diebe, born in Santo Domingo of the Dominican Republic but grew up in New York,...
Poinsettias: The star of Christmas
by Edu Jarque - December 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
When the bright red plants start making an appearance at shopping malls and garden stores, you know it’s Christmas.
The views from Vung Tau
by Edu Jarque - December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
There is no escaping the towering Christ the Redeemer with both arms outstretched as it rests on a gigantic ridge.
Rachy Cuna’s: Magical hands, dramatic gifts
by Edu Jarque - December 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
Abel from Ilocos. Bahag material from the Cordilleras. Sinamay from Bicol. Banig from Bohol, Samar and Leyte. T’nalak from Cotobato.
A gem of a garden
by Edu Jarque - November 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
It’s known simply as The Halifax Public Gardens, but this 16-acre oasis – one of the last surviving Victorian gardens in Canada – is home to 140 different species of trees and flowers with an impressive...
Still Pilita after all these years
by Edu Jarque - November 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Pilita Corrales has had her share of ups and downs – some may say more downs than ups – but the phoenix that she is always rises up from the ashes.
#HistoryInStyle at Rizal Park Hotel
by Edu Jarque - October 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
There were weekly bingo games with prizes of as much as P3,000 – practically a king’s ransom in those days when a bottle of Coca-Cola could be had for 10 centavos. Also Easter egg hunts, with the club...
Life along: The Mighty Mekong
by Edu Jarque - September 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
The morning sun rose high and bright above the mighty Mekong River, a 4,350-kilometer wonder of nature which starts in Tibet and crosses through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam before finally...
Baguio when it rains
by Edu Jarque - September 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Baguio, though rightfully the Summer Capital of the Philippines, is more than just a destination for the summer. There are hidden blessings brought about by the rainy season. Drive up, and you’ll be surpr...
A thrill in a campus with Gerard Salonga
by Edu Jarque - September 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Due to his childlike demeanor, he may have just been yet another undergrad pursuing one of the several out-of-the-box, cutting-edge courses at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts....
Signed, sealed, delivered: A new life for PhlPost
by Edu Jarque - September 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
During my time, every kid had a stamp collection. For me, my collection was my initial introduction to other countries.
Books in search of readers
by Edu Jarque - July 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Admit it – We all have books that we’ve never read, that look good on the shelf or on the table.
Duterte's Cabinet a millionaires' club with 1 billionaire
by Edu Jarque - July 21, 2017 - 3:31am
President Rodrigo Duterte's Cabinet is a gathering of millionaires and a billionaire with the exception of two officials, their disclosed statements reveal.
Shwedagon by day and by night
by Edu Jarque - July 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
It shines by the day, with the sun as its very own spotlight. It illuminates at night amidst a blanket of the moon and shining stars, complimented by flood lights.
Ambassador Jesus P. Tambunting a most excellent gentleman
by Edu Jarque - July 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
Appearing daily in the upper left corner of The Times, the United Kingdom’s largest newspaper, is the Court Circular, a listing of the day’s activities of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the other...
Montserrat: Blessings above the clouds
by Edu Jarque - July 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
It was mid-spring, and yet, it was not the best of times for it rained the entire night. However, since we had booked our transfers for an early departure to the mountaintops, there was no turning back, no matter...
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