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Filipino designer’s local weaves featured in Amsterdam museum

DITTA Sandico performs a ceremonial dance using one of her
wraps.

Filipina fashion designer Ditta Sandico is a featured artist of the Tassen Museum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Book names Top 20 heritage houses in Luzon

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THE FAÇADE of the sky-blue Sabino Santos house is a prime example of American colonial architecture.

Amid climate change and unpredictable weather, one valuable lesson that old houses could teach Filipinos is how their ancestors adapted to situations bereft of creature comforts such as motor transport and electricity.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Ramon Ang: ‘When you’re young, go to far-off places!’

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RAMON Ang  JAY DIRECTO / AFP

It’s common knowledge by now that Ramon Ang, top honcho of both San Miguel Corporation and Philippine Airlines, got his start by working as an auto mechanic, fixing cars that he then sold for a profit.

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

KLM is here to stay

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JURRIAAN Stelder

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is leaving no stone unturned to attract more passengers to Europe, from a growing Southeast Asian market.

Posted: August 24th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Dutch granny prostitutes celebrate red light life

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Prostitutes Martine (L) and Louise (R) Fokkens, 70, walk around the red-light-district of Amsterdam on November 15, 2012, the Netherlands. Twins Martine and Louise Fokkens, nicknamed the 'Queens of the wallen', are Amsterdam's oldest prostitutes, having worked for fifty years in the city's red-light-district, and they have wrote two books about their experiences.  AFP / ANOEK DE GROOT

In a busy passage in Amsterdam’s red light district a crowd is gathering as fans jostle to have their picture taken with the city’s most famous great-grannies: Louise and Martine Fokkens, the Dutch capital’s oldest twin prostitutes.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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