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How I realized the value of giving back


Upon entering the ManuLife Gawad Kalinga Village in Soldiers Hills, Muntinlupa, I was met by a group of excited elementary school kids. They looked at me expectantly, ready to start the day with a new lesson in the English language.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in 2BU,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Milo Naval’s Binalot Chair


Furniture designer Milo Naval is in a phase in his career when design bears a social conscience—and wit.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Earth Day musings

REGINA “Ninit” Paterno and Gigi Carlos at the Arroceros Forest Park on a Saturday

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?

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity holds campaign on nutrition


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, […]

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery | Read More »

Loud and proud

VOICES FOR VISAYAS: More than 100 artists sing in the benefit concert for victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” at Newport Theater, Resorts World  in Pasay City. PATRICK UY/CONTRIBUTOR

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.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »