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Lack of infrastructure, low-cost housing beset Manila, Southeast Asian cities, says Goethe Institut confab

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DELEGATES Eva Lloyd (Cambodia), Uwe Rieger (New Zealand), Jack Chaowakul (Thailand), Andrea
Kleist (Australia), Eleena Jamil (Malaysia),Marco Kusumawijaya (Indonesia), Amelie Chai (Myanmar),
HoangManhNguyen (Vietnam)

Lack of infrastructure bedevils Southeast Asian cities struggling to meet the challenges of rapid urbanization, said key architects and urban planners from different countries.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Artist Delotavo shows ordinary man as besieged

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“Machinam” features new paintings by Antipas Delotavo at the Crucible Art Gallery (4/L, SM Megamall A).

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Ancient Philippine textiles studied by Prince Charles’ School of Traditional Arts

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ANALYSTS note that a kandit sash created by the Tausug from the
Sulu archipelago exhibits the same graceful geometric forms found in
the fabric of other tribes overseas. PHOTOS BY KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ

Evelinda Otong Hamja is a 40-something weaver from the Yakan tribe who, when she was just 9 years old, learned to create beautiful headscarves called seputangan from her grandmother.   Back then, it was important for Grandma that Evelinda learned the intricate skill of mingling warp (the vertical thread of the loom) and weft (the […]

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

K-pop ‘idol’ band Beast enters 6th year as major creative force

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STYLISH sextet: Lee Kikwang, Jang Hyunseung, Son Dongwoon (who stayed in the Philippines for a time), Yang Yoseob, Yon
Dojoon and Yong Junhyung

With its seventh mini-album “Time,” whose lead track “12:30” topped several Korean music charts only a few hours after its release midnight on Oct. 20, “idol” boy band Beast appears to have broken the five-year curse on Korean pop (K-pop) music bands: after heady success in the early years, disintegration on the fifth.

Posted: October 27th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Childhood vignettes complement Migs Villanueva’s naif art

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ARTWORK byMigs Villanueva, Saturday Group president

The artwork on the cover of “Fairground: A Literary Feast,” the festschrift and anthology of poems, prose/essays, monologues and short stories by 40 of the best poets and writers in the country in honor of Mario I. Miclat, retired professor and dean of Asian Center in the University of the Philippines Diliman and an award-winning fictionist and essayist, was by artist-writer Migs Villanueva.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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