May Serrano
May Serrano
  • Articles
  • Authors
Parable of the turmeric tea #28StoriesofGiving
by May Serrano - July 20, 2014 - 12:00am
It was a Friday afternoon. Some of the tea makers had gone home for the weekend; there are a handful of on-call women who stay over in a lodge near the Canossian Sisters convent in San Jose City, Nueva Ecija.
Love in the time of volunteerism #28StoriesofGiving
by May Serrano - July 13, 2014 - 12:00am
Happy are the people who, despite having access to worldly wealth, revel in going back to the time when life was simpler and wheels turned a little more slowly. Blessed are those who find fulfillment and happiness...
Three outstanding Filipinos bag TOFIL 2013 Awards
by May Serrano - February 10, 2014 - 12:00am
“What is a hero?” asked Insular Life chairman of the board and CEO Vicente Ayllon, during the recent awarding ceremony of The Outstanding Filipino (TOFIL) Awards 2013 at the Insular Life Corporate Centre...
In search of Filipino Icons
by May Serrano - February 9, 2014 - 12:00am
In search of Filipino Icons
Sweet addiction at Serenitea
by May Serrano - October 17, 2013 - 12:00am
How do you like your tea? A strong brew of Earl Grey with a hint of black sugar for an uplifting milk tea? A light and refreshing green tea with your choice of fruit juice? Or a delightful blend of tea, mango and...
FCBEscola football camp gives hope to Filipino kids
by May Serrano - April 21, 2013 - 12:00am
In 2008, a development advocate-cum-sports enthusiast started filming Happyland, an indie movie about Futkaleros – young, barefoot boys in Tondo, Manila who were being taught to play futkal or “football...
Biñan City Mayor Len Alonte-Naguiat: Through the lens of Women Empowerment
by May Serrano - March 24, 2013 - 12:00am
Like the bright sun in March, women who are naturally soft and warm can be radiant and fiery. They are an enviable provenance of beauty, grace and affectation that exude strength, making men succumb to them.
Owning a brighter future: A millennium promise
by May Serrano - February 10, 2013 - 12:00am
Development is traditionally perceived as progression that uses a top-bottom approach — “a transfer in one direction, from rich and powerful to poor and weak, from first to last” (Chambers, 1993)....
by May Serrano - February 10, 2013 - 12:00am
Traversing a hilly terrain of towering coconut trees, nipa huts and a few cemented houses built meters apart in Barangay Calabni-an is a 1.2-kilometer road surfaced with pebbles and gravel. Although unpaved and rough,...
No tricks, it's a treat
by May Serrano - October 14, 2012 - 12:00am
More Filipino children, especially in urban areas, are taking on the Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating.
Cheek to cheek
by May Serrano - July 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Start your day flawless and end it looking just as fresh! Avon Extra Lasting Dual Powder Foundation has Comfort Wear Complex that helps maintain quality, so color stays fresh and true all day. It is also oil-free,...
Face of Allure: Judy Ramos
by May Serrano - May 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Simple things make her happy  a good meal, the smell of fresh laundry, nice eyebrows, scoring a nice piece at a thrift shop, waking up with perfect hair, good conversations with friends and honest cab driv...
Stay beautiful, Mom!
by May Serrano - May 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Mother’s Day is specific with the location of the apostrophe. It is in singular possessive form because each family is supposed to honor the mother  the light of every home.
A legacy of beauty and responsibility
by May Serrano - May 6, 2012 - 12:00am
Makeup chairs were recently turned into hot seats as Miss Philippines-Earth 2012, together with Ever Bilena Cosmetics, held a makeup challenge for the candidates.
Paradise withina paradise (Conclusion)
by May Serrano - May 1, 2012 - 12:00am
In this paradise, no food is forbidden.
Paradise within a paradise
by May Serrano - April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
Never settle for anything less — even inside a paradise.
The winning look
by May Serrano - April 22, 2012 - 12:00am
Beauty reigned as Miss Philippines Earth 2012 candidates in pastel summer wear paid Ever Bilena CEO Dioceldo Sy a friendly visit in his home recently.
Face of Allure: Joanna Marie Tan
by May Serrano - April 15, 2012 - 12:00am
Somewhere, an HRM student wishes to have her own restaurant and bar.
Kristine Velasco
by May Serrano - April 8, 2012 - 12:00am
There is beauty in courage and deviance.
School's out, summer's in
by May Serrano - April 1, 2012 - 12:00am
While most students’ midsummer dream is to have the school vacation extended, 34-25-35 model and UP Los Baños student Gabrielle Marie Cabrera barely sees a border between school semesters and summer...
1 | 2
Are you sure you want to log out?

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

or sign in with