Joanne Rae M. Ramirez
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Images of hope from a photographer’s ‘roving pantry’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Maria Aurora “Mau” Aguasin’s work as a photographer is in many ways like her name shining and soft like the dawn.
The Celebrity Beyond: Sailing beyond expectations
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 4, 2021 - 12:00am
On April 27, 2022, 3,200 passengers will be sailing to a new horizon on a future-perfect cruise ship that aims to live up to its name, Celebrity Beyond.
Hope & fireworks
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 23, 2021 - 12:00am
A constellation of hope glowed at the recent People of the Year 2021 virtual awards night as PeopleAsia magazine trained the spotlight on 11 extraordinary people and two corporations as guests sang along to the Katy...
The people we look up to
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Friday, the Philippines marked its “Day of Valor” to remember the heroes who walked in the infamous Death March of 1942.
Who are your heroes?
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 13, 2021 - 12:00am
Though we owe an immeasurable debt to heroes from our historic past, we are also privileged that a multitude of them still walk in our midst. Several do battle in utter anonymity, but with no less courage.
‘Sparking Hope’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 9, 2021 - 12:00am
PeopleAsia magazine aims to not just “spread,” but also to “spark,” hope this Monday, April 12, for its “People of the Year” awards night its first virtual People of the Year...
‘Theme’ work makes the dream work
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - March 23, 2021 - 12:00am
Events guru Miguel Miñana’s career, has been, and is, to put it succinctly, eventful.
Alice & Jacqueline Eduardo: Two for the road
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - March 19, 2021 - 12:00am
For the country’s “Woman of Steel,” there is no “ceasefire” from building. As soon as safety protocols allowed construction activity in the country to resume, she was out amid the cranes...
From peak to Pico
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - February 12, 2021 - 12:00am
From mountain to sea, Germany to Hong Kong, to Manila, this love knows no boundaries.
Frontliners fly the skies, too
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - January 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The longest holiday season in the world, a distinction arguably owned by the Philippines, has drawn to a close.
Loves born during the lockdown
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - January 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Like those who have lived through a war, we, the survivors of the Year 2020 have a multitude of stories to tell.
Rising to the need of the times
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - December 15, 2020 - 12:00am
While the coming of 2021 brings hope, much of 2020 was bleak. Lifestyles changed, businesses stalled, and the Grim Reaper knocked on many doors. Many have lost someone near and dear to them this year because of COVID-19...
Virtually yours
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - November 27, 2020 - 12:00am
A contagion as infectious as the coronavirus is the contagion of hope.
The 'Celing' that couldn't be broken
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - November 24, 2020 - 12:00am
In these days when women are breaking glass ceilings and reaching higher than ever for their goals, it pays to remember one Filipina who smashed through her own capiz ceiling in the 20th century.
My first staycation under the ‘new normal’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - November 17, 2020 - 12:00am
It was like taking a step back into the past, while taking a leap into the future.
Hope for the holidays: What gives Anton Huang hope for Christmas?
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Life threw us a curve ball this year. Not just in the direction of our family, our community, our country.
Food for thought
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 2, 2020 - 12:00am
From an all-Filipino pizza packaged in a sombrero woven from dried palm leaves, to coffee beans from Bukidnon, to chorizo burgers and ube-flavored milk shakes, the food on our table during this lingering lockdown...
Stumbling blocks or stepping stones?
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 29, 2020 - 12:00am
“The best way to treat obstacles is to use them as stepping-stones. Laugh at them, tread on them, and let them lead you to something better.” ? Enid Blyton
Style & Substance to the mask
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 25, 2020 - 12:00am
And to the max.
Secrets from the fountain of youth
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 22, 2020 - 12:00am
My gynecologist Rebecca Singson, who is 62, says she has not yet dyed or colored her jet-black long hair.
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