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' Take only selfies'
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - November 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The country’s tourist spots will not be sacrificed in the name of commerce, Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat said here Wednesday as she launched the department’s “Save Our Spots” by the...
#Gratitudeisthebestattitude
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - November 12, 2019 - 12:00am
When it was Tessie’s turn, what she said was an outpouring that was straight from the heart.
‘Life is a journey’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
My late mother-in-law Lutgarda Quintans Ramirez, once told me: “To travel is to see God.” She attributed the line to St. Augustine, who is also quoted to have said, “The world is a book, and those...
‘The grace of coming home’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - November 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The reunion’s highlight is called the “Velada,” where the jubilarians present show-stopping numbers choreographed at least six months before the show.
Here comes the bride
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - November 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Former President Fidel “Eddie” Valdez Ramos and the First Lady of his life Amelita “Ming” Martinez Ramos celebrated recently their 66th wedding anniversary in the most fun way.
The body of truth about Aivee & Z Teo
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Ten years ago, Dr. Aivee Aguilar Teo and her husband Dr. Z Teo embarked on their first solo undertaking, a beauty and wellness clinic on Burgos Circle at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. It was a big leap from...
‘Family Matters’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Matters related to family, at the end of the day, are the things that count most.
Twin joys, multiple blessings
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 22, 2019 - 12:00am
There is everything unique and nothing ordinary about the home of Mar Roxas, his wife Korina Sanchez, their twins Pepe and Pilar and their four-legged babies in Cubao, Quezon City.
Unlocking the treasure trove of the ‘Sultan of the Exquisite’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
You may have more than just a peek into the treasure trove left behind by Martin Jesus Tadeo Imperial “Sonny” Tinio Jr., known in the cultural circles as the “Sultan of the Exquisite.”
Earth, wind & fire
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 15, 2019 - 12:00am
One day last week, I was awakened in the middle of the night by loud voices from somewhere outside our house, piercing the soft, steady hum of the air-conditioner.
Her father’s dream come true
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Over two decades ago, the late SM founder Henry Sy Sr. was seriously envisioning a brighter future for then Taal Vista Lodge, that iconic hotel on the ridge with a ringside view of Taal Lake.
Success & happiness, by design
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Once upon a time, interior decorator Kim Policarpio had nothing branded to wear to a business meeting.
Spectacular
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) chairman Margie Moran-Floirendo once told me that what differentiates ballet from other forms of art is that, “You have to use your imagination when you’re watching...
Grace calls for another ‘revolution’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Knowledge is not just power, it is people power.”
The Ab-by-Cs of being Makati mayor
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
PeopleAsia magazine honored recently its “Women of Style and Substance,” and among them was Makati City Mayor Abigail “Abby” Binay.
Casa Y Jardi Naram Pashmina n 2019: ‘Mother of All Bazaars’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Often dubbed as the “Mother of All Bazaars” because it has been around since the ‘50s, the Catholic Women’s Club’s (CWC’s) Casa Y Jardin bazaar is all set to open its doors to...
Why Isko Moreno drinks Starbucks coffee every day
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno faced one of his toughest audiences recently — hard-nosed businessmen who like to put their money where their faith (and I don’t mean spiritual) is.
Shining in her own Sphere
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Even during our grade school and high school days at the Assumption Convent, Pia Benitez (now Yupangco) excelled in her own sphere.
Alice in WonderLAnd
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
When I told the Philippines’ “Woman of Steel” Alice Eduardo that I was visiting relatives in California, she invited me to visit her in her home on Sunset Boulevard in Beverly Hills, her home away...
When music truly heals
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
There are voices that need to be heard, especially if they are for a good cause.
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