Miguel Ramos
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10 things you did not know about Tahereh Mafi
by Miguel Ramos - March 10, 2013 - 12:00am
Book worms and fans of young adult fiction in the Philippines were fortunate enough to have recently had the chance to meet the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Tahereh Mafi. Author of the Shatter Me Trilogy,...
26 (of the) greatest books of all time
by Miguel Ramos - July 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Coming up with a list of the 26 greatest books of all time is an impossible exercise. As a matter of fact, I doubt that any two people could come up with lists where even half the books would coincide.
10 things you still may not know about Nicholas Sparks
by Miguel Ramos - November 6, 2011 - 12:00am
Having the privilege to bring Nicholas Sparks to Manila is a one-of-a-kind experience that took about two or three years of work.
Shangri-La Hotel Paris: A superlative in the city of superlatives
by Miguel Ramos - July 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Without a doubt, Paris is one of the greatest cities in the world. From its monumental landmarks to its second-to-none museums. From its boulangeries which somehow all make the best baguettes in the world...
An open letter to Dr. Nanay
by Miguel Ramos - April 17, 2011 - 12:00am
Who would have thought that after 88 years, you would receive a doctorate of Humanities honoris causa from the De La Salle University?
Lao Lianben's book launch yields new auction record
by Miguel Ramos - March 13, 2011 - 12:00am
1.7 million. 1.7 million. Do I hear 1.8? Go-ing once at 1.7 million. Going… Going… Gone! Sold for P1.7 million!”
The substance of Lao Lianben
by Miguel Ramos - February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
Unquestionably one of the preeminent artists today, Lao Lianben starts 2009 with his first major show of the year which also coincidentally opens the new Blanc Gallery.
7 things to do in San Francisco
by Miguel Ramos - July 20, 2008 - 12:00am
A Wynn-ing experience in Macau
by Miguel Ramos - May 4, 2008 - 12:00am
It isn’t too of-ten that a hotel really impresses me. This is especially true when we are talking about hotels where the rooms are priced in the mid-200s (US dollars) as opposed to the mid-800s. Most so-called...
Art, design and the true spirit of Christmas
by Miguel Ramos - December 30, 2007 - 12:00am
In “Christmas Impressions,” the Hyatt Hotel and Casino, along with internationally renowned designer and Movement 8 co-founder Tes Pasola  promotes Filipino design and, more importantly, helps others...
Alinea: The future of gastronomy
by Miguel Ramos - November 22, 2007 - 12:00am
I have realized that it takes more and more to impress me when it comes to food. And when the meal costs north of $100 per head, my expectations in terms of food, service and the value I am getting for my money go...
An artist ahead of his time
by Miguel Ramos - October 22, 2007 - 12:00am
Forces of form
by Miguel Ramos - September 24, 2007 - 12:00am
When one works on something about art, one would expect to be talking to individuals who have graduated with some related degree or who have devoted their entire lives to the arts. It was thus by strange accident...
More than just art
by Miguel Ramos - July 14, 2007 - 12:00am
Carlito Ortega’s unconventional path to art
by Miguel Ramos - January 1, 2007 - 12:00am
Carlito Ortega did not follow the typical artist’s path to pursue his passion. He points out, "I actually got a degree in electrical engineering. Then I was a businessman. We had a poultry farm...
What a grand doggie party!
by Miguel Ramos - February 25, 2006 - 12:00am
What better way to celebrate this time of year than an event brought to you by Swatch, Gift Gate, the Hotel Philippine Plaza and The Philippine STAR where everyone could celebrate both the new Year of the Dog and...
Sick boy becomes priest for a day
by Miguel Ramos - April 14, 2003 - 12:00am
Wishing to become a priest and help other children, a seven-year-old boy stricken with leukemia got his wish and became a priest for a day, helping officiate a special children’s Palm Sunday Mass at the EDSA...
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