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 [...]
The ConsumerBy Linda B. Bolido
Many people, it appears, do not know that banks are required by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to inform clients before charging dormancy fees for accounts that have been inactive for a while. And they probably also do not know that they can file a complaint with the BSP should their banks fail to [...]