Millet M. Mananquil
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What is the best thing that happened to us during the pandemic?
by Millet M. Mananquil - April 24, 2022 - 12:00am
The past two and a half years have brought darkness into our lives. We lost our loved ones to COVID-19.
Music lovers mourn Barbieri
by Millet M. Mananquil - March 23, 2022 - 12:00am
He brought his baton back to Italy but left his heart in the Philippines where he was musical director of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra for eight years.
PAL is reborn at 81 with a youthful outlook
by Millet M. Mananquil - March 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Philippine Airlines turns 81 this year. But at 81, PAL gets reborn as a cool, high-tech airline that looks to the future with a youthful vibe. How so?
IT takes a Rustan’s Christmas village
by Millet M. Mananquil - December 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Yes, it takes a village to raise the right Christmas celebration this year. That’s why Rustan’s has its Christmas Village, which carries the brightest of decor glimmering balls and velvet stockings for...
Together for Christmas
by Millet M. Mananquil - October 17, 2021 - 12:00am
Together again. My tears have stopped falling. This sounds like the old song by Buck Owens. But this Christmas, we will perhaps be wishing we could sing this.
Retail icon, ambassador Benny Tantoco, 100
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 7, 2021 - 12:00am
He lived to be a healthy hundred and was able to ride his last twirl on his wheelchair which he loved to do with his grandson.
Nikki Coseteng and her kaftans: ‘Bahala na si Batwoman!’
by Millet M. Mananquil - June 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Nikki Coseteng was wearing her favorite short, sexy mini, miniskirt actually a tennis outfit when I first had lunch with her decades ago.
100 years of love, laughter & lessons from Benny Tantoco
by Millet M. Mananquil - March 27, 2021 - 12:00am
The Queen of England writes a birthday card to any citizen who turns 100. In Ireland, centenarians get a cash gift of about 2,500 pounds to congratulate them for their longevity.
What do diplomats wish for this Christmas?
by Millet M. Mananquil - November 29, 2020 - 12:00am
What do ambassadors talk about when they get together for dinner?
If the shopper won’t come to the store, the store must go to the shopper
by Millet M. Mananquil - November 11, 2020 - 12:00am
If the shopper won’t come to the store, the store must go to the shopper.
The Zobels on love, empathy, joy, hope and being happy this Christmas
by Millet M. Mananquil - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
How do you define happiness? What really makes you happy?
Bench x Katutubo: ‘It was a leap of faith’
by Millet M. Mananquil - September 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Ben Chan and Mons Romulo give their nationalist heart and soul to promote local.
The untold Vietnamese-Filipino love story
by Millet M. Mananquil - September 13, 2020 - 12:00am
How Agnes Huibonhoa’s father met her mother: Marcel Hui Bon Hoa of Vietnam shopped at Poulex in Manila on his way to Paris. He also bagged the heart of the beautiful Poule Tankeh.
Dressing up safely for the pandemic
by Millet M. Mananquil - September 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Tryst and Una Ricci team up to offer masks, PPEs, coveralls and Scentsor N9 Pure Silver, an FDA-certified spray from the UK that kills 99 percent of viruses.
Patriotic chic
by Millet M. Mananquil - August 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Three ladies who are among Manila's best-dressed women each with a distinct style embody patriotic chic.
A fine eye for local
by Millet M. Mananquil - August 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The golden age of local is here.
In San Francisco, there’s a hearty story called Manila bowl
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Frances Tanchanco has the right fire and genes in her blood and she wants the American palate to be warmed by Filipino food.
Power cooks
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 16, 2020 - 12:00am
These men sometimes take a break from their desks to enjoy the thrill of the grill.
Dress code: Pambahay
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 15, 2020 - 12:00am
When World War III better known as COVID-19 came, we had to wear battle gear.
Where in the Philippines would it be more fun to spend lockdown?
by Millet M. Mananquil - July 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Lucky are they who got to spend the past lockdown months in places they hold dear in their hearts. Or new places where they could discover new thrills and skills.
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