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Friends give Donnie Ramirez a fond farewell


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We can still hear Donnie’s throaty baritone that almost always would explode into laughter after he gave a wisecrack or naughty comment. That’s because we still can’t quite believe that Donnie just died last Tuesday at dawn, a few hours after his 73rd birthday.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Chilling with Ara, Bea Rose and Pia–or stories from the ‘warfront’


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MISS International Bea Rose Santiago takes a selfie with Miss Universe Gabriela Isler during a private dinner Thursday. Isler is gracing the Bb. Pilipinas pageant tonight

Tonight is the Bb. Pilipinas pageant and for sure, a big, fanatic segment of the population will be tuned in. I might be, too. While I’m no beauty-contest junkie, I’ve started to take interest in our beauty queens since I had the chance to dine with them, and had a fun, chill time.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Pitoy Moreno is not in a coma


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PITOY MORENO in a file photo taken in recent years. Photo by ALANAH TORRALBA

Pitoy Moreno is not in a coma, contrary to the talk going around on the eve of his birthday last Tuesday.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Ruby Tuason shows ’em how to handle men


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Why should one be surprised that when table chatter turns to Ruby Tuason these days, it’s not so much the pork barrel issue that Manila gossip dwells on, but another interesting detail of the socialite’s life?

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Is Baguio back on the destination list (with Joel Cruz’s humongous mansion)?


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I never experienced a Baguio that cold and that crowded as I did last weekend. It was as if people, suddenly scared of storms and seas, flocked to this mountain resort instead, in the days after Christmas and right before the new year.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

2013, the year we didn’t pull the plug on Mommy


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Old habits don’t stop. Once in a while, I still catch myself asking, what would Mommy say, she might not approve—only to remind myself in mid-thought that Mommy had died early this year, that her okay or non-okay would not be forthcoming, ever. And that, in truth, we buried Mommy and Daddy this year, within six months of each other.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

What do Dr. Elenita Binay and Cristina Enrile have in common?


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BEFORE lunch, Nene Leonor, Cristina Enrile and Mely Hechanova have some appetizer (chicharon) in warm wood-paneled living room. PHOTO BY ALANAH TORRALBA

What a pity that after the storm surge came the sabong (cockfight) between Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Fashion industry fundraiser reaches P1M


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AT END of the show, organizers thank the crowd that filled the Samsung Hall at SM Aura. PJ ENRIQUEZ

The community truly banded together, but this effort is not unique–it’s happening everywhere in the Philippines.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Aaron is going back to Palo; Nikko is praying her nightmares away


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AARON Almadro with his mom Guadalupe during his UP graduation, April 2011

It’s been three weeks since “Yolanda” swept away his parents, and Aaron is now talking like a reporter—narrating facts in an almost clinical manner, his description so detailed that it brings you to the scenes of devastation in Palo where his family is from, and in Tacloban where his parents died.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Calamity-time stereotypes: Which one are you?


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Our household has one story from a devastated DaanBantayan in northern Cebu, the hometown of our kasambahay. Last month, she went home there to be with her five-year-old son and elderly mother.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Can we rebuild our heritage?


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IRENE Marcos-Araneta and Budji Layug

It took a major earthquake to make us realize that other than people’s lives, we also value our heritage structures, our centuries-old churches.

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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