Paul Anka does it Oscar Violago’s way
by Frannie Jacinto - May 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Oscar Violago had no idea what was in store for him when he celebrated his 80th birthday recently in their spacious Forbes Park home.
Via Marquez Hoffmann: Volunteering from the heart
by Frannie Jacinto - May 8, 2024 - 12:00am
After an absence of four years, the international medical groups Operation Restore Hope and ASK Foundation have once again joined hands in helping children with cleft palate and lip deformities in the...
Philippine heritage blooms with Bea Roxas, Adrienne Charuel and Clair Barberis
by Frannie Jacinto - April 24, 2024 - 12:00am
Philippine heritage blooms with the artistry of Bea Roxas, Adrienne Charuel and Clair Barberis at their Alliance Française exhibit where sustainability and creativity go hand in hand.
A luxurious high tea party
by Frannie Jacinto - April 17, 2024 - 12:00am
We all love to be pampered, and that’s exactly what happened when BPI Gold partnered with La Mer for a luxurious high tea party as part of its thrust to create exclusive experiences for its clients...
Mabuhay, Greece!
by Frannie Jacinto - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
As early as the 18th century, Greeks — composed mostly of sailors, traders and fishermen — were already in the Philippines.
Ponce Veridiano’s art blooms
by Frannie Jacinto - April 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Self-taught landscape artist Ponce Veridiano started as an electrical engineer and segued into a very in-demand landscape artist with a long list of exclusive clients.
Allana Montelibano's double celebration
by Frannie Jacinto - March 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Even while Allana Montelibano was enjoying her London trip, good friend Yiouri Augousti was planning a surprise party complete with an opera singer and flamenco dancer for his cherished...
A leap year celebration for Alelee Andanar
by Frannie Jacinto - March 13, 2024 - 12:00am
It’s only every four years that Alelee Aguilar Andanar can really celebrate her birthday since she is a leap year baby.
Timepieces are of the essence
by Frannie Jacinto - March 6, 2024 - 12:00am
For lovers of prestigious and ultra-luxe watches, Vintage Grail is the place to go.
Kindhearted ladies at the Birds of Paradise pop-up
by Frannie Jacinto - February 28, 2024 - 12:00am
On Valentine’s Day, the tight-knit group of Beng Aspillera, Madlen Faustmann, Jenny Paradies, Sylvia Singson, Ging Hizon, Marian Aboitiz, Katy Paradies, Tessa Tayag, Merce Melian Tovey, Cherry Salazar and Becca...
97th birthday for a beloved mother, Nenita Floirendo
by Frannie Jacinto - February 21, 2024 - 12:00am
Celebrating the 97th birthday of their beloved mother, Nenita del Rosario Floirendo, her children Linda F. Lagdameo, Maricris F. Brias and Marisa, with their brothers Tonyboy, Ricky and Vince,...
Celebrating Agnes Huibonhoa and Tim Yap
by Frannie Jacinto - February 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Taking time out from a full social calendar, popular lifestyle idol Tim Yap and Gambian consul Agnes Huibonhoa jointly celebrated their birthdays recently with diplomats, business executives,...
An evening of giving for the Child Protection Network
by Frannie Jacinto - January 31, 2024 - 12:00am
Giving is better than receiving. And that’s exactly what transpired during the annual fundraising dinner and auction for the Child Protection Network (CPN) led by David Bradley and Irene...
Valentine bling by jewelers Erica Reyes, Suzette Ayson, Kathy and Kathy
by Frannie Jacinto - January 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Erica Concepcion is inspired when she sees clients wearing her Riqueza jewelry and finds it most fulfilling when they return.
Poveda: ‘Vamos a celebrar’
by Frannie Jacinto - January 10, 2024 - 12:00am
With several dozen students in 1960, Institucion Teresiana (now St. Pedro Poveda College) was hardly known — a pink building amid talahib grass on Highway 54 (now EDSA) that many thought was...
Holiday memories for keeps
by Frannie Jacinto - January 3, 2024 - 12:00am
In a blink of an eye, 2023 is just about over as we culminate with the Three Kings or the Epiphany on Jan. 6.
Love, laugh and live with Yiouri Augousti and Kaye Tinga
by Frannie Jacinto - December 27, 2023 - 12:00am
Yiouri Augousti is definitely one person who knows how to love, laugh, and live.
Anton San Diego, Lingling King and Patty Chilip celebrate life with love and gratitude
by Frannie Jacinto - December 13, 2023 - 12:00am
Anton San Diego, Lingling King and Patty Chilip celebrated their joint birthdays last Saturday — a celebration of their second lives, as they have done during the past years whenever possible.
Hello, Dolly! And other surprises at the Tatler Ball
by Frannie Jacinto - November 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The country’s premier event, The Tatler Philippines Ball, keeps getting better and better.
The Asian Cultural Council celebrates 60 artistic years
by Frannie Jacinto - November 22, 2023 - 12:00am
Manila Hotel’s Maynila has been the top social hall for Fil-American social and cultural events since the early 1900s and it proved to be the top choice to celebrate the Asian Cultural Council’s...
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