The ConsumerBy Linda Bolido
Somebody recently gave me a big alkansiya (coin bank). After I started putting P5 and P10 coins in it, I wondered if saving money this way would affect the supply of coins and make it difficult for establishments and public utility vehicles (PUVs) to give exact change.
Without Batting An EyelashBy Maurice Arcache
Power couple Cris and Butch Albert, Fila Philippines president/CEO and chair, respectively, celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary at their favorite dining place and namesake, the Prince Albert Rotisserie of InterContinental hotel, dahlings.
By Elizabeth Lolarga
Ramon “Richie” Lerma is the director and chief curator of the Ateneo Art Gallery (AAG) at the Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. He used to teach at the university’s fine arts program. Today he is an adviser of Salcedo Auctions at Three Salcedo Place, Salcedo Village, Makati City.
By Araceli Z. Lorayes
You’ve probably heard Suze Orman’s mantra: Pay yourself first! Her point was, you need to save and invest wisely because you have obligations to meet, emergencies to cover and the future to provide for.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (formerly Central Bank of the Philippines) has collected paintings. The first accessions of major works by contemporary artists were made in 1971. In the 1980s, the scope of the collection was expanded “to the origins of Philippine paintings,” resulting, in the words of art critic Emmanuel S. Torres, “in the [...]