At home with the Manila Rotary
by Babe Romualdez (THIS WEEK ON PEOPLEASIA) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the hard things about being based in Washington, D.C. is that you miss old friends, like my fellow Rotarians at the Rotary Club of Manila.
President Duterte’s ultimate vision for the Philippines When President Duterte ordered the Boracay closure, many were skeptical.
The intricacies of backaches
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura (FROM MY HEART) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
I go near the window and pick up the multi-colored feather duster but it’s not made of feathers, it’s made of thread.
by Büm D. Tenorio Jr. (NEW BEGINNINGS) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
I still remember his face — resembling that of a handsome young man.
Is a State of the Nation Address necessary?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa (FROM A DISTANCE) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
We are so fond of abbreviations that meanings of the original words are lost.
New topical agents for acne are rolling out
by Charles C. Chante MD (YOUR DOSE OF MEDICINE) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of adapalene gel 0.1 percent as an over-the-counter treatment for acne is a potential game changer that could lead to revision of guideline-recommended treatment...
NCAA ’59 muses & cheerleaders
by Danny Dolor (REMEMBER WHEN?) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
In the ‘50s and ‘60s, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was the so-called basketball’s glamour league. The most popular sports event in the country was watched at the Rizal Coliseum...
The new rules of denim
by David Milan (FROM MILAN TO MANILA) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The rules? There are no rules. From the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, up until this day, denim has ruled in everyone’s wardrobe.
Outstanding Filipino children’s books
by Elfren S. Cruz (BREAKTHROUGH) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Board on Books for Young People and the National Book Development Board recently awarded the National Children’s Book Awards to nine books published in 2016 and 2017. Here are two of them...
Red lights flashing on cyber-terrorism
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. (POSTSCRIPT) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s not that evident yet to most Filipinos beset by the more immediate issues of rising prices and falling real wages, of runaway crime and corruption, but intelligence authorities in the US are again flashing...
What makes a good shepherd?
by Francis Alvarez S.J. (GOD’S WORD TODAY) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a verse in our Gospel today that gives us an interesting detail: People were coming and going in such great numbers to see Jesus and the Twelve that the Lord and his apostles had no opportunity even to...
Business is business In my leadership talks and seminars with business leaders and owners, I would touch on the subject matter of ethics and trust.
Heritage slow fashion
by Jeannie Javelosa (A SPIRITED SOUL) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
I get stressed nowadays when I am in a mall. Clarification: I would rather say, I pick up the frenzied stress of clothing or fashion brands that have to constantly come out with collections to entice the fickle,...
What good memories are made of
by Jim Paredes (HUMMING IN MY UNIVERSE) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Last weekend, Lydia and I, my son Mio, my daughter Ala and her husband John Buencamino and their baby Sadie went on a short land trip to Turon Gates at the outer Blue Mountains in Capertee to live in a cabin for...
Back on the throne
by Joaquin M. Henson (SPORTING CHANCE) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
It was vintage Manny Pacquiao back in the ring to re-establish himself as one of the world’s most exciting fighters despite his age, demands on his time in the Senate and breaking away from long-time trainer...
It could’ve been worse
by Joaquin M. Henson (SPORTING CHANCE) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
FIBA came down hard on the Philippines for failing to provide crowd control and for the participation of players and team officials in the free-for-all that marred Gilas’ game against Australia before 22,181...
‘Dinasal, Exalted Butter eat iba pa!’
by Joey de Leon (ME, STARZAN) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
EAT days este, EIGHT days before the BIG DAY na nga...
Celebrating love & family
by Johnny Litton (OH YES, IT'S JOHNNY!) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
“… Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” — Denis Waitley
New opportunities
by Mary Ann LL. Reyes (HIDDEN AGENDA) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Just recently, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) gave the green light for local banks, led by the subsidiary of Bank of China, to develop a formal peso-renminbi spot market.
The August 2018 priority dates
by Michael J. Gurfinkel (IMMIGRATION CORNER) - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular month, for the various family and employment based categories.
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