Excessive invention as historical fiction
by Alfred A. Yuson (KRIPOTKIN) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Launched early in May was Lapulapu: The Conqueror of Magellan, a novel by Vicente Gullas, translated from Cebuano by Erlinda K. Alburo, with a critical introduction by Resil B. Mojares, and published by University...
Midterm crisis
by Ana Marie Pamintuan (SKETCHES) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Call it the end-of-term syndrome, which afflicts many elective officials in this country.
The 2018 Ateneo Art Awards welcomes new beginnings
by Arianna Mercado (PLATFORMS) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
This year, Ateneo Art Awards introduces exciting new changes and elements to its esteemed prizes in visual arts and art criticism.
Bootleg Beatles back again
by Baby A. Gil (SOUNDS FAMILIAR) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
I don’t think there is anybody alive in this world who still dreams of being able to watch a live performance by the legendary Beatles.
Restoring dragon boat
by Bill Velasco (THE GAME OF MY LIFE) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
In its first few months, the new Philippine Olympic Committee administration finds itself dedicating substantial time and resources to untangling the messes in several national sports associations (NSAs) created...
Raring to do more
by Boo Chanco ( DEMAND AND SUPPLY) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Two foreign financial analysts invited by Citibank’s Philippine operations were in Cebu and Manila last week briefing the banks prime Citigold clients. The first things they said were praises for the Mactan...
Recovering Fil-Am history
by Butch Dalisay (PENMAN) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
I was in Chicago two weeks ago to keynote the 17th Biennial Conference of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), and it was an opportunity not only to catch up with old friends from my time as...
You alone — against the world
by Cito Beltran (CTALK) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
As far as Speaker Bebot Alvarez’s plans for No Elections in 2019 is concerned, it won’t be “You and Me Against the World” as in the song.
Cha-cha: More chances for dynasts to steal
by Jarius Bondoc (GOTCHA) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The draft federal constitution does not abolish political dynasties. It even expands their clout. Dynasts will have more chances to rob Filipinos blind.
Supporting our entrepreneurs through mentorship and ease of doing business
by Joey Concepcion (PILIPINAS: NOW IS OUR TIME) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
In continuing our advocacy to help micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs, we supported Secretary Mon Lopez and the Department of Trade and Industry’s National MSME Development Summit last July 10 at the ASEAN...
Of Filipino life and culture
by Johnny Litton (BUSINESS CHIC) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The Society for Cultural Enrichment Inc. , under the helm of chairman and president Angola consul Helen Ong , launched the book Wala Lang , a compilation of 120 articles on Philippine life and culture.
Opening salvo on Rody’s year 3
by Marichu A. Villanueva (COMMONSENSE) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Disclosure: We have been invited to appear in today’s “Agenda” daily talk show of my fellow Star columnist Cito Beltran in OneNews Cignal cable TV.
Nori Koizumi makes movies about time and belief
by Pristine L. De Leon (COUNTERACT) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Thirty-seven-year-old filmmaker Nori Koizumi would humbly confess, “I’m not good in karuta,” but would play with you anyway.
Take two from One Up
by Ricky Lo (FUNFARE) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Has a comebacking young actor acquired a bad habit Down Under?
The godfather?
by Sara Soliven De Guzman (AS A MATTER OF FACT) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Is he the “father of the nation” or “the godfather”?
The Art of War vs. The Art of the Deal
by Wilson Sy (PHILEQUITY CORNER) - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
As the US and China are locked in a trade war, investors and businessmen may benefit from reading two important books. The first book, “The Art of War,” is an ancient book on warfare attributed to Sun...
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.
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