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So very Cory Aquino: A drawer of rosaries

ENDLESSLY REMEMBERED Yellow flowers are placed at the grave of President Corazon Aquino beside that of her husband, Sen. Ninoy Aquino Jr., at Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque City on Thursday, the eve of the fifth anniversary of her death. RICHARD A. REYES

A few hours after former President Cory Aquino passed away on Aug. 1, 2009, her personal secretary and friend Margie Juico received a request from her eldest daughter, Ballsy Aquino-Cruz.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

PH also among top retirement havens

Ayala Malls on the upswing. INQUIRER file photo

Scoring a perfect 100 percent in “Cost of Living,” the Philippines makes it to the “World’s Top Retirement Havens in 2013,” an annual list prepared by International Living, a monthly publication about the best places to live in, retire, travel and invest.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH on travel firm’s list of 10 top int’l destinations


Celebrating New Year: More fun in the Philippines. So declared Cheapflights.com, an online travel agency specializing in airfare bargains, expert tips and travel inspiration.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

It’s Tita Eggie’s birthday

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We remember September for a thousand reasons, foremost being that it’s the birth month of Eugenia “Tita Eggie” Apostol, the stout-hearted founding chairperson of the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Posted: October 7th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The incredible burden of being Genelyn Magsaysay

A MOTHER’S TALE: Genelyn today (Inquirer photo by Alanah Torralba)

Following traditional views on the mother being the vessel of values, the moral compass and the guiding light of her children, a morbidly curious public has put this single mother of nine under searing scrutiny. Just what kind of mother was Genelyn Magsaysay that three of her children could possibly be involved in the gruesome murder of their eldest sibling?

Posted: May 5th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »