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Conundrum
by Singkit - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Two weeks into the new year and it’s looking very much like the old year.
Open hearts
by Singkit - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Last year, about a month after Typhoon Ompong hit and devastated large swaths of Northern Luzon, Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran – an organization of Tsinoys committed to national development – spearheaded several...
Year out, year in
by Singkit - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
When we were kids, our elders used to tell us, every time a new year rolls around, that everyone is now another year older.
116 years of style
by Singkit - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
For well over a century, through three generations, one fashion house has clothed some of the country’s celebrated women of style, first ladies and both our country’s women presidents.
Open your eyes!
by Singkit - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
I have to start this column with a big shout-out to the UP Maroons, who last Wednesday pulled off a miracle to march into the finals of the UAAP basketball tournament.
The 14th artist
by Singkit - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
I spend a good amount of time at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and that 49-year-old grand dame by the bay still manages to constantly pull a surprise or two.
“Red October”
by Singkit - October 14, 2018 - 12:00am
I was reluctant to attend the coffee lunch for two reasons. First, I’m a tea person and second – and more important – it was in Makati (just one word should explain this: traffic). But go I did,...
The BBs
by Singkit - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Only those “Bright Boys” (I can give another more appropriate meaning to BBs...) managing our economy need an official announcement that prices are sky high and “urgent and drastic action”...
The heart of the Filipino
by Singkit - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
There’s a report making the usual rounds of social media and cyber groups about a passenger’s Facebook post regarding his experience with an Asian airline when his flight to Manila was delayed to the...
The kindness of strangers
by Singkit - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
My new friend Ken put it in proper perspective.
Ghost Month
by Singkit - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Yesterday was the start of the seventh month of the lunar year.
Maroon and green
by Singkit - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
That was quite a crowd that showed up at the Registrar’s Office of the University of the Philippines, also known as the Diliman Republic, last Monday to file applications to take the entrance exams for next...
Tra-la-la
by Singkit - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
That term was coined by my colleague to refer to the strolls I’d take every so often around the newsroom.
Crybaby me
by Singkit - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
At the market last Sunday, my suki wouldn’t tell me the price of garlic.
Back to school
by Singkit - June 3, 2018 - 12:00am
A lifetime – maybe two – ago those three words would have elicited at least a groan if not brought on a major tummy ache: the prospect of five days a week waking up when it was still dark, carrying a...
Four-letter word
by Singkit - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Don’t worry, this isn’t X-rated.
Good example
by Singkit - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
On my way to work I cross Sevilla Bridge on the road that becomes P. Sanchez in Manila from Shaw Blvd. in Mandaluyong.
‘Chef Singkit’
by Singkit - April 22, 2018 - 12:00am
We didn’t really cook, but it was a treat to see master chef and restaurateur Jereme Leung at work in the kitchen of China Blue, the restaurant that carries his name, at the Conrad Manila.
Connecting
by Singkit - March 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Social media, like all things – and I guess all people, too – has both a good side and a bad side.
Three-in-one hour
by Singkit - March 18, 2018 - 12:00am
I scheduled everything I had to do with regards government offices for one major effort last.
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