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In Cagayan de Oro, a rockin’ musical-theater event for voter education

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Prof. Evans Yonson (seated, second from right) with his performers and staff

And then the unthinkable happened—a new mayor was elected in Cagayan de Oro City, replacing someone entrenched in power for 15 years.

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Grace under pressure

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CHRISTMAS with Mama Susan Roces in 2010

Amazing grace. Poe-etic justice. These words have hogged the headlines the past week to describe the awesome victory that was given to now Senator-elect Grace Poe.

Posted: May 19th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Election hangover


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Do you have election hangover? I do. Have the campaign posters, placards and other campaign eyesores been pulled down? The victors may be too busy celebrating, and perhaps the losers couldn’t care less. They all should lend MMDA a helping hand, don’t you think?

Posted: May 19th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Leni Robredo–How her ‘somersaults in life’ have made her a new brand of politician

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LENI Robredo on the campaign trail in Camarines Sur with daughters Jillian (center) and Aika

Except for the wave of her hand that was still rather demure, there was nothing about Leni Robredo to suggest that she wasn’t used to crowds. Getting off the van that took her to the campaign rally that Friday in Calabanga, Camarines Sur, she waded right straight into the crowd, greeted people and graciously posed with some for pictures.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The Chiz Escudero I know

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Our friendship started in 2001. As congressman then, he passed the censorship-exempt lower house version of what became RA 9167, or “An Act Creating The Film Development Council of the Philippines.”

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Here we go again


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TRUSTme, it’s perfectly imperfect!

I don’t know what it is about us, but we seem to have the knack for turning a perfectly good thing into the worst that it can be, and not, perhaps, for any lack of good intentions, either.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Malinis Please’: Filipinos deserve to have clean, free, honest elections

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Every election year, Rock Ed Philippines, a nationwide youth movement for civic involvement, hosts gigs for clean and honest elections. They call these gatherings “Malinis, Please.” (Malinis is Filipino for clean.)

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Headlines,Super | Read More »

Ready for much bigger challenges


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All through my growing-up years, I was often asked by my mom’s contemporaries and colleagues, “Kilala mo ba si Grace Poe?” Apparently, I was a dead ringer for FPJ’s only child. Although, he and my mother had worked together on several films, and was a close personal friend, the king’s daughter and I had never met.

Posted: May 5th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Jo’: Book gathers Josefina Gaboya Magsaysay’s lifestyle writings


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Quite a large crowd of family, friends and admirers of the late Josefina Gaboya Magsaysay turned up one sunny afternoon for the launch of a book simply titled “Jo.” That’s the name by which she was fondly called by a legion of those close and dear as well as a horde of avid readers.

Posted: May 5th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Man of the Hour


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sixto cover

It’s barely 7 in the morning, but already, the white-haired, barong-clad chair of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has slipped quietly into his office, a couple of bodyguards trailing him. Another workday has begun.

Posted: May 5th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Election Guide 2013

Some people might call it information overload, the sheer barrage of election posters, campaign jingles, shocking revelations about candidates and vote-related events that define our milieu these days.

Posted: May 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

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  1. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  2. Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  3. Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  4. President Quezon was born here–and so was Philippine surfing
  5. Almost mugged on Chino Roces Avenue
  6. Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  7. How healing waters accompanied my journey of faith
  8. ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  9. Palawan favorite getaway of show biz celebrities
  10. Joe de Venecia visits the Queen Mother of Cambodia
  1. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  2. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  3. How Vitamin B can be a remedy for ‘manhid’ and neuropathy
  4. Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Giudicelli sing ‘All of Me’–and we all swoon
  5. 90 percent of Filipino households don’t practice proper toilet hygiene, sanitation
  6. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  7. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  8. This is not just a farm
  9. 12 other things you can do at Pico de Loro Cove
  10. Marcos grandson to wed beautiful Rocha scion
  1. Mary Jean Lastimosa is new Miss Universe Philippines
  2. Did Angara ruin Pia Wurtzbach’s chances at Bb. Pilipinas?
  3. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  4. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  5. Manila in shock over model Helena Belmonte’s death
  6. Vinegar test helpful vs cervical cancer
  7. From Jeannie to mom of suicide victim
  8. San Vicente beaches hidden but not for long
  9. Borgy and Georgina are back; others are off–again
  10. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?

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  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Business

  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
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  • Global Nation

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  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
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