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Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz
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Mitch Suarez:In her search for something special
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
More than a decade ago, a spirited young woman about to graduate from the Ateneo de Manila University, embarked on her first professional adventure.
Len Cabili: Weaving a life
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Fashion designer Len Cabili didn’t “fall in love” with indigenous weaves and fabrics of the Philippines.
Brit Romero: Brit & bubbly
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - June 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Medicine or fashion? That was the question.
Rita Nazareno: Funny Girl
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - June 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Life has brought Rita Nazareno to many journeys — from the safe haven of the limelight, down to more perilous roads. Wherever she went though, this spirited woman always had but one question: Where’s...
Rolex & the US Masters 2017: Fairways, farewells & fair game
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - May 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
On the lush fairways of the Augusta National Golf Club, winners are made, legends are born — and with their green jackets on, they become the “Masters” of the universe.
Fun in the land of pilgrims
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - September 25, 2016 - 12:00am
As an emerging pilgrimage site for devout Catholics in Asia and the focal point of its history being its bombing in World War II, the Nagasaki Prefecture may sound more somber than most international tourist de...
Mikka Padua Commander-in-Chic
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - June 5, 2016 - 12:00am
Anything isn’t always everything. And that is exactly why Mikka Padua chose to “Seek the Uniq.”
Happy Andrada The Pursuit of Happy-ness
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - May 29, 2016 - 12:00am
She was a blushing debutante when it all started, opting for a fashion show to introduce her to the world, rather than the usual frills of a traditional debut.
Alden & now
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - December 30, 2015 - 9:00am
On Nov. 18, as all eyes were trained on the APEC Summit, as tempers were strained by the “trAPEC” jams, PeopleAsia was cooking up a secret shoot in New Manila, Quezon City.
Spoon-taneous
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - August 29, 2015 - 10:00am
When celebrity chef Sandy Daza faces the camera for his cooking shows on TV, which he began taping in the early ‘90s, he holds on to his wooden spoon.
Henann Resort Alona Beach: Footprints in the sand
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - March 17, 2015 - 12:00am
Contrary to the popular nursery rhyme, hotelier Henry Chusuey didn’t have to “build upon a rock,” to prove himself a wise man. Instead, he built his hotels upon the powdery white sands of Boracay;...
‘Women of Style & Substance’
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - September 28, 2014 - 12:00am
All roads lead to the Grand Plaza Ballroom of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza as PeopleAsia fetes its “Women of Style and Substance” 2014 in a special awards night.
Tzu Chi Foundation: A force of kindness
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - September 23, 2014 - 12:00am
Almost a year has passed since the Bohol earthquake (Oct. 15) and Super Typhoon Yolanda (Nov. 8) hit the Philippines, but there in Sansia in Taiwan, in an impressive workshop, the volunteers before me are still hard...
Trash talk & treasures • Reese Fernandez-Ruiz
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - July 6, 2014 - 12:00am
As the good old saying goes, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” In the Philippines, one woman made it her business to make sure that trash is, indeed, turned to treasure. Rags are...
Joey Mead-King • Pose & PAWS
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - July 6, 2014 - 12:00am
If the phrase “more than just a pretty face” grew limbs and walked down a runway, it would probably call itself Joey Mead-King. And by doing so, it would also be an understatement.
Robert & Harvey Angsanto: Riding in Cars with Boys
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - June 22, 2014 - 12:00am
As an 11-year-old boy, Harvey Angsanto usually woke up to a father who was more than eager to let him “take the wheel.” And quite literally at that!
Villa Medica: A fresh squeeze on the science of beauty
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - March 25, 2014 - 12:00am
When veteran celebrities and politicians  say, former President Joseph Estrada or Asia’s Queen of Songs Pilita Corrales  grace the limelight with a certain rejuvenated glow on their faces, the watchful...
Nobu Riche in Manila’s ‘City of Dreams’
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - January 30, 2014 - 12:00am
The fast-rising and much-awaited $1.3-billion casino, hotel and entertainment complex City of Dreams in Manila just marked yet another dream come true for denizens of the metro as it announced the entry of Nobu...
Short but Sweet
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - September 1, 2013 - 12:00am
My mother was a woman of many names.
Summer splendor
by Jose Paolo S. dela Cruz - April 7, 2013 - 12:00am
Style and scent reigned supreme as Regatta welcomed summer by presenting a new fragrance, “Leisure,” together with its “Preppy Resort” summer collection.
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