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Dr. Buensalido: ‘Yes, the Philippines is ready to tackle coronavirus’
by Ching M. Alano - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
‘We should be cautious, but we should not panic because Philippine doctors and relevant government agencies are working closely together to identify carriers, isolate them and do contact tracing.’ ...
All aboard the Pasig River Ferry with Berna & Isko
by Ching M. Alano - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat and Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, fondly known as Yorme, share a dream: to open more tourist destinations in the country.
A heart-to-heart talk with Doc Salvador
by Ching M. Alano - February 4, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s not every day that you get to have a heart-to-heart talk with, yes, a heart doctor.
And now, an air purifier that kills 99.9 percent of toxic pollutants
by Ching M. Alano - December 31, 2019 - 12:00am
They tell me I’m the ideal subject to test the effectiveness of this air purifier called Intellipure that was recently launched in the Philippines.
Arden Botanical Village: At home with nature
by Ching M. Alano - December 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Designed by renowned Filipino landscape architect & environmental planner Paulo Alcazaren, the 18-hectare Arden Botanical Village is in Trece Martires, Cavite.
Ayala Land: Your home for Christmas
by Ching M. Alano - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
‘The Christmas season is always a great opportunity for us to express how grateful we are to our customers, stakeholders, and the Filipino people
Assembly Grounds: North Makati’s new foodie meeting place
by Ching M. Alano - October 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Okay, guys, let’s all assemble at, where else but the Assembly Grounds at The Rise, the newest foodie address on Malugay St., Makati, where you’ll find unique food concepts all under one vibrant roo...
Lisa Macuja-Elizalde: ‘We may have lost our theater in the fire, but the show must go on’
by Ching M. Alano - October 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Just a few days after a fire burned down Star City, including Aliw Theater, home of Ballet Manila, prima ballerina Lisa Macuja, the graceful White Swan of Swan Lake, morphs into a defiant phoenix as she declares,...
Why Daniel Matsunaga is an avid cancer awareness crusader
by Ching M. Alano - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
As darkness falls on October 19, bright splashes of pink will light up the night sky as women from all walks of life come together for Avon’s Pink Light Night Run & Walk 2019.
Kamayan at 42: Bringing back the delicious past
by Ching M. Alano - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
I remember the first time I set foot in this new restaurant called Kamayan on Pasay Road, Makati, back in the late 1970s.
Eats, treats & thrills for the family
by Ching M. Alano - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
When was the last time you joined a club or group activity?
Conchitina Sevilla-Bernardo: ‘My anti-aging secret? Painting with my heart and soul’
by Ching M. Alano - July 7, 2019 - 12:00am
She belonged to that gracious, courteous age when men always showed proper respect to women, when it was rude to laugh loudly or shout in public, when good manners and right conduct were basic common sense, when...
Ruffa Gutierrez to abused women: Speak out, be free and share your story
by Ching M. Alano - July 2, 2019 - 12:00am
One perfect summer day in March of 2003, showbiz was abuzz with news of the forthcoming wedding of Ruffa Gutierrez to her Turkish boyfriend Yilmaz Bektas, billed as the fairytale wedding of the year.
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,...
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