Not Quite ThereBy Chit Roces-Santos
After 25 years, Rio Tuba will have been all mined out. All efforts for its rehabilitation would have been exhausted. What’s an environmentalist doing in a mine, and coming away, if not necessarily converted, reasonably impressed?
MANILA, Philippines – The Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity of the UP College of Medicine successfully held MUtrition on Mu-Gawad Kalinga Sta. Rita, Barangay (village) Talon Uno, Las Piñas City Sunday, March 23. Anchored on the vision to address the community’s long-standing problem on malnutrition and food security, MUtrition featured a public health lecture, cooking demonstration, [...]
By Pocholo Concepcion
Roughly two months after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” caused death and destruction of horrifying proportions to Leyte, Samar and other parts of Central Philippines, the task of rebuilding lives and their land looks daunting.
By David K. Ongchoco
Becoming an entrepreneur is a dream that a lot of people have started to chase. Who wouldn’t want to create their own product and be their own boss? With success stories of self-made men such as Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs, and, locally, Henry Sy, Manny Pangilinan and John Gokongwei who have changed the [...]
By Carmencita S. Sioson
“We want to demonstrate to the world that Filipinos are rich in creativity and talent,” says Marivic Pineda, who undertakes GKonomics’ product development.
Set in CebuBy Kaye Luym-Sala
‘In a gentle way, you can shake the world,” Mahatma Gandhi once said. When a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook Bohol and, to a thankfully much lesser degree, Cebu, last Oct. 15, several individuals as well as private and nongovernment organizations in the Queen City of the South proved Gandhi’s words true. They responded to the violent tremors with a gentle yet successful push to mobilize relief efforts for devastated Bohol—in effect making a difference, or “shaking the world,” as the venerable one would say.
It doesn’t matter which part of the country (or even the world) you’re in—there are ways to help. Schools, government agencies and nonprofit organizations are all collecting relief for the victims of the earthquake that hit Bohol, Cebu and other parts of Visayas. Here are some.
Last October, Berjaya conglomerate founder and chair Tan Sri Dato Seri Vincent Tan pledged to help improve Filipino lives. True to his word, the Berjaya Group, through the Berjaya Philippines Group of Companies, has donated P44 million to Gawad Kalinga to help build more GK communities across the country.
Without Batting An EyelashBy Maurice Arcache
Who doesn’t love a good bubbly, dahlings? I know I do!
Tessa!By Tessa Prieto-Valdes
For someone who wears costumes all year around, I’ve come to regard Halloween as an ordinary occasion. But I still look forward to doing some tricks and giving treats to all the kids.
By Marge C. Enriquez
When Ambassador Jose Cuisia arrived in Washington, he observed that most of the Filipino-American communities he encountered had a mature demographic. There was little participation from the youth in Philippine affairs.