Joanne Rae M. Ramirez
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Fil-am director Ramona S. Diaz: An Emmy for your thoughts
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Very few Filipinos and Filipino-Americans have made it to the roster of Emmy Awards winners.  The Emmy honors outstanding achievement in television in the United States.
Pinoy Knight
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 4, 2022 - 12:00am
The late former President Fidel V. Ramos wasn’t only the “knight in shining armor” of his wife and the queen of his home, former First Lady Amelita “Ming’ Ramos.
French Ambassador Michèle Boccoz: The Caring Diplomat
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 30, 2022 - 12:00am
Poised and elegant, French Ambassador Michèle Boccoz tears up when talking about children, particularly underprivileged Filipino children.
Women of Style & Substance 2022: It’s ‘reigning’ women
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 9, 2022 - 12:00am
From a beauty queen to a diplomat, to public servants, business leaders and an artist, PeopleAsia’s “Women of Style & Substance” awardees definitely reign in their respective corners of the universe...
Our ‘Babe’ in Washington
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Our “Babe” in Washington DC, Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez, got his nickname because his late mother, Dr. Covadonga del Gallego Romualdez, was an avid fan of baseball and the legendary player Babe...
Freddie Tinga’s new galaxy
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - August 23, 2022 - 12:00am
Former Taguig mayor and congressman Freddie Tinga is into something electric.
Alfred Ty: Eager to build on the future
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - August 16, 2022 - 12:00am
Optimism in the economy is building up.
Anthony & Donny Pangilinan: ‘Called to Rescue’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - August 9, 2022 - 12:00am
There are many times when we take stock of our blessings, and even without a bite of food or a drink, we feel satiated. Our cup runneth over.
In the footsteps of a saint (with ‘sinful’ sidelights)
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - August 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Without a pilgrim’s staff and a formal itinerary, five alumnae of the Assumption Convent (called “Old Girls,” as all alumnae are) meander around Lorraine and Paris in France to have a down-to-earth...
‘Men Who Matter’ 2022:The light & life of the party!
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 29, 2022 - 12:00am
The light at the end of the tunnel dazzled in the form of disco balls, dashing gentlemen, and of course, stylish women ­— as PeopleAsia threw an unforgettable shindig for its “Men Who Matter”...
Diamonds are a couple’s best friend
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 26, 2022 - 12:00am
A diamond wedding anniversary celebrates 60 years of marriage between a couple and just like a diamond, a marriage undergoes much to get its facets shining. And indeed, after going through the fire, a diamond, just...
How to Make Revenge Travel Sweet (& Safe)
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Revenge travel” is nowadays no longer a vow but a soaring reality.
Men who matter 2022: Because they matter as people
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Men who matter will take center stage in PeopleAsia’s “Men Who Matter” awards night unfolding this week at the New World Makati Hotel, with society’s movers and shakers applauding these accomplished...
‘Forward together’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 15, 2022 - 12:00am
All roads led to the US Embassy grounds on Roxas Boulevard last week for the Fourth of July celebration the 246th anniversary of American Independence and Philippine-American Friendship Day.
A toast to Bobby Joseph
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 12, 2022 - 12:00am
I just finished reading The Inspiring Life of Robert Lim Joseph Jr., and it was just that inspiring.
Pinoy crew is silver lining in luxury cruise ship
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Like many cruise ships around the world, the six-star cruise ship Silver Cloud is manned by a crew majority of whom are Filipino seafarers:  from the navigator Alexander Rayos (the person...
Postcards from the (Ice) Edge
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 5, 2022 - 12:00am
The Ice Age has left a chilling if not stunning array of marvels and mementoes that can set your senses on fire.
Turkish delights
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Turkey (officially the Republic of Türkiye) abounds with many delights — from the sights, natural (like Cappadocia) and historic (like Ephesus); the colors (the Grand Bazaar and the ubiquitous carpet shops);...
Pride & Patriotism
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 28, 2022 - 12:00am
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana walks tall, commands attention, but does not carry the bluster or arrogance of the powerful man that he is. He has, after all, had the country’s entire armed forces under...
Why Lucio Tan III is smiling from ear to ear now
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 21, 2022 - 12:00am
With all the responsibilities on his young shoulders as the recently appointed vice chairman and chief operating officer of the LT Group, Inc. and also the president and chief operating officer at Tanduay Distillers,...
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