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Proclamation order for new National Artists already signed by President

President Benigno Aquino has already signed the order proclaiming a new set of National Artists as early as two months ago, reliable sources says, but the National Artist Secretariat under National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) has not received from Malacañang the order.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Long delay in proclamation of new National Artists riles culture sector

PRESIDENT Aquino giving Dolphy the Grand Collar of the Order of the Golden Heart in 2010. The late actor has been nominated for a posthumous National Artist Award.

With Independence Day set to be celebrated this week, many in the arts and culture establishment are wondering why there has been no proclamation yet by Malacañang of the new National Artists who had been elected last year by the Cultural Center of the Philippines and National Commission for Culture and the Arts.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

‘Bling’ clothes, ‘peacocks’ of SONA irk Santiago

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said she could not stand watching legislators and their spouses took turns displaying “bling” clothes and jewelry during President Benigno Aquino’s fourth state of the nation address (SONA) Monday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino lauds Thelma San Juan for getting her facts straight–on his love life

AFRAID OF HEIGHTS Inquirer Lifestyle editor Thelma Sioson San Juan presents the first copy of her book, “i’m afraid of heights (or why i can’t social-climb),” to President Aquino at the Rockwell Tent in Makati City. At left is Inquirer chair Marixi Prieto and at right is Inquirer president Sandy Prieto-Romualdez. The book is a collection of more than 90 personality profiles San Juan has written in her career. RICHARD A. REYES

Newspapers could regale its readers without sacrificing depth or accuracy.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino likes it ‘hot’ this Christmas


President Benigno Aquino plans to have something especially “hot” this Christmas.

Posted: September 12th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »