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Discover havens in 4 hidden coves

HISTORIC SIGHTSEEING Capones Island in Zambales province boasts of its famed Spanish lighthouse built during the 1800s. It is also famous for its amazing rock formation and white sand beach, making it a haven for divers and surfers. PHOTO COURTESY OF MUNICIPAL TOURISM OFFICE OF SAN ANTONIO, ZAMBALES

The eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991 may have greatly altered the vast landscape of Central Luzon, but the coastlines of one of its provinces, Zambales, have become accidental beneficiaries of this deadly fury unleashed by nature.

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

‘Tilacharon’ best for Lenten diet


Having a hard time avoiding your craving for “chicharon” (pork skin crackling) this Lenten season?

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Vicente Alvarez Dizon, artist who won over Dali, remembered in book

JOSEFINA Henson before her father’s winning work

Josefina Henson has scant memories about her father, artist Vicente Alvarez Dizon. She was only 5 years old when Dizon died of tuberculosis in 1947 at the age of 42.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Singaporean writes book on Filipino food


On Saturday night when Singaporean Bryan Koh launched his book, “Milk Pigs and Violet Gold (Philippine Cookery),” Filipinos, including heritage-food chef Lilian Borromeo, were profuse with thanks.

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

Film folk, beauty queens hail Megan win

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Newly crowned Miss World Megan Young of the Philippines, smiles after winning the Miss World contest, in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. AP

A burst of sunshine amid political gloom …. A big boost to national pride …. She has made history and conquered the world.

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »