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Stories of survival, hope after ‘Yolanda’ featured in new book

The Foundation for the Philippine Environment

The Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE) is launching its latest publication, “Sights and Sounds of the Surge: Stories from the Coast as Told by Yolanda Survivors,” on November 25, 2014.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books | Read More »

Artists, designers rally to raise awareness on disaster preparedness

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SCALE model of Nagasaki and Odonahoma district in Japan before the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake in 1995 JOHN ERNEST F. JOSE

Art as a tool for disaster preparedness is the main idea behind Earth Manual Project, a Japan-sponsored travelling exhibit showing the creative outputs of artists from different countries in response to floods, earthquakes and typhoons.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

El Hogar demolition ‘imminent,’ heritage advocates warn

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EL HOGAR as seen from
Santa Cruz Bridge. SHERWIN MARION T. VARDELEON

The demolition of El Hogar, one of Manila’s vanishing heritage structures, is “imminent,” according to heritage advocates, citing the apparent coyness of the Manila City Hall on whether it has issued a demolition permit to the new owner of the century-old building.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

No ‘Gray’ areas in new John Grisham novel

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Unknown to many, bestselling author John Grisham, known as the master of the legal thriller, is a former congressman and a lawyer who returned to the courtroom in 1996 on behalf of a railroad worker who was killed in the line of work; Grisham won.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

León’s Kingly Treasures Auction features exquisite antiques

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“FIRST Cry of Balintawak,”
by Jorge Pineda

At least 154 pieces of artwork, antique and objet d’art are featured in León Gallery’s Kingly Treasures Auction on Nov. 29, 2 p.m., at the ground floor of Eurovilla 1, Rufino and Legaspi Streets, Legaspi Village, Makati City.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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