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Ching M. Alano
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Why make the children clean?
by Ching M. Alano - June 11, 2019 - 12:00am
On screen, Dimples Romana is someone most people love to hate as the crafty, shady, scheming Daniela Mondragon on the trending teleserye Kadenang Ginto.
Keeping memory alive, one heritage building at a time
by Ching M. Alano - June 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Imagine a picture-pretty Escolta of the 1920s -- well-bred, well-dressed ladies sauntering along cobblestone streets, ornate wooden buildings gracing the skyline, and an elegant city humming with activity.
Are you tough enough for the Spartan Races?
by Ching M. Alano - May 21, 2019 - 12:00am
And so, the tough get going as this year’s grueling Spartan Races kick off under the blazing sun on the tortuously challenging terrain of historic Corregidor with Luminox-Lucerne as the official timing pa...
Rx: A longer, healthier life span
by Ching M. Alano - April 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Not too long ago, I sat in a room full of ASEAN health writers visibly excited to hear some hearty news at the Bayer media conference.
Loren Legarda has found a soulmate in Antique
by Ching M. Alano - February 9, 2019 - 12:00am
As a child, Senator Loren Legarda listened with wide-eyed wonder to many a heartwarming story about Antique on her grandmother’s lap.
Sniff your way to good health
by Ching M. Alano - December 18, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s a “smell” world after all. So I follow my nose one balmy afternoon and it leads me to the launch of Scentsmith Perfumery’s first store at the second level of Greenbelt 5, Makati Cit...
Mission: To curb rising HIV cases among the youth
by Ching M. Alano - October 2, 2018 - 12:00am
There was a time when the mere mention of the word AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) was enough to make anyone tremble in fear, mainly because of the many misconceptions surrounding this deadly disease like,...
Finally, a home for abandoned children
by Ching M. Alano - June 26, 2018 - 12:00am
At Brighthalls, a temporary home for abandoned children, nothing could be brighter than the cherubic smiles on the innocent faces of babies.
The past and the future are always present in Iloilo
by Ching M. Alano - June 3, 2018 - 12:00am
This must be my fourth time to Iloilo and always there’s something new (or old) to love about it. Or something that makes me fall in love with Iloilo again and again.
Scientist shares new studies on infant nutrition
by Ching M. Alano - April 10, 2018 - 12:00am
We can’t stress this enough: Breast milk is best for babies.
Antique is sleepless as Loren Legarda brings music to the grass roots
by Ching M. Alano - March 11, 2018 - 12:00am
A dazzling full moon hangs in the dreamy night sky and a gentle breeze sweeps over us as the 70-piece Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra takes center stage before an enrapt crowd of 5,000 at the grounds of the San...
Princess Fernandez: Babies born this year will be great leaders
by Ching M. Alano - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
As the Year of the Rooster makes its exit with its last feeble crow and the Year of the Earth Dog barks its way in at the stroke of midnight on Friday, Feb. 16, feng shui expert Princess Lim Fernandez, a management...
Parkway Cancer Centre: Holistic care for patients battling the Big C
by Ching M. Alano - January 2, 2018 - 12:00am
You walk into the Parkway Cancer Centre in Singapore and expect the gloomiest scenario, right?
There’s easy cash from e-trash
by Ching M. Alano - December 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
As we say goodbye to an old year and hello to a new one, it doesn’t really mean that we have to bid adieu to our old electronic gadgets/electrical appliances, dump them, and replace them with something ne...
Sweet tidings for christmas from Maitre Chocolatier
by Ching M. Alano - December 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
What’s the sweetest thing anyone can ever give or receive on Christmas?
Georgina Wilson-Burnand: From it girl to model mom
by Ching M. Alano - December 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Motherhood becomes “It” girl Georgina Wilson-Burnand.
Choose safe and non-toxic toys this christmas
by Ching M. Alano - December 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
So, you’re done shopping for toys for your godchildren, whether they’re naughty or nice? 
Hark the Herald, Philippe Starck’s in your kitchen!
by Ching M. Alano - December 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
You can tell the Starck difference when you see it.
Myrna Segismundo cooks up a Pinoy christmas feast
by Ching M. Alano - December 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Yep, it’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! The air is laced with the glorious aroma of lemon-scented morcon baking in your kitchen.
How important is a good night’s sleep to Christine Jacob-Sandejas, Chris Tiu, and the Volcanoes?
by Ching M. Alano - December 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
How many of us can really say we get a good night’s sleep every day?
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