Joanne Rae M. Ramirez
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Mark his work
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
I have seen few as hardworking as and even fewer with the lack of self-entitlement of Public Works Secretary Mark Villar.
This survivor turned her ‘corona’ into a crown
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Cynthia U. Santiago or “Chay,” editor of several publications, former editor of MOD magazine and my “classmate” at the Bulong Pulungan Press forum at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza before the...
‘Get Polarized’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 13, 2021 - 12:00am
I’ve been to the Arctic Circle, via the Lapland in Finland, and even had a photo opportunity with the man touted to be the “real” Santa Claus. (Because this Santa’s village is the only one...
‘Walang iwanan’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - July 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Ang tunay na magkaibigan, walang iwanan.” (“True friends never leave each other.”) Thus declared US Embassy in the Philippines Chargé d’Affaires John Law at the US Independence Day...
The warrior was a queen
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 25, 2021 - 12:00am
There was no mistaking her presence in any room, even a hospital room. For where she was, there was incandescence.
‘Well-bread’ lady
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 22, 2021 - 12:00am
One of the gems mined during the pandemic by Laura Maria Sion, wife of Mihail Sion, the Head of Mission of the Romanian Embassy in Manila, was her talent for baking.
Monumental: Graduating by the Pyramids
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 22, 2021 - 12:00am
not just for the graduates, but also for their parents and all those who are rooting for them.
Al Panlilio’s calling
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Alfredo S. Panlilio says he is “humbled” as he takes over from MVP group chairman Manny V. Pangilinan as PLDT CEO. Pangilinan remains chairman of PLDT.
No one can railroad the ‘new normal’ bride
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 11, 2021 - 12:00am
And there’s no stopping a wedding!” exclaims restaurateur, writer, food stylist and events planner Sandee Siytangco Masigan. “That I know for sure now.”
Boysie’s ‘pivotal’ art
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Long before “pivot” became every smart person’s battle cry in the new normal, Boysie Villavicencio had already pivoted, like the gymnasts on his canvas.
Ready for the (travel) rebound!
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 28, 2021 - 12:00am
From flying high to being literally grounded, the airline industry has been humbled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 months after COVID-19 Will the past be our future?
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Can we bring the past back and make it our future? Do we want it back — exactly as it was pre-2020?
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...
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