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These underprivileged youth are now guardians of history

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DECORATIVE wood pillars show the collaborative effort of students in wood
carving, electrical works and grill works. PHOTOS BY TATS MANAHAN

Ramon, Paulo and Josie are three of the 52 recent graduates of Escuela Taller (Escuela), the conservation and restoration workshop for underprivileged youth sponsored by the Spanish government; they finished 18 months of training on masonry, carpentry, painting, plumbing and electrical and metal works.

Posted: August 3rd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Kids more daring in latest zombie game

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A RUNNER narrowly escapes a zombie

The streets of Intramuros were abuzz that night. Hundreds of people were trying to figure out where to go. It didn’t help that none in our group was familiar with the place. Add to that, the map we had was only a sketch of the entire walled city sans the street names or landmarks.

Posted: April 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

How a zombie ‘comes to life’

At the recent “Outbreak Missions: Operation Stronghold” held in Intramuros, we saw a variety of zombies whose looks varied—from guardia civil to Chuckie to Maria Clara.

Posted: April 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Noli Yamsuan, Cardinal Sin’s ‘official’ photographer: ‘I could smell the aftershave lotion of the Pope’

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YAMSUAN said Pope John Paul II’s first visit to the Philippines was so tiring and frenzied, but the pleasure was very visible in the Pontiff’s face. “Gustong-gusto niya talaga ang mga Pilipino.”

Tucked in a dark shelf somewhere in the Archdiocesan Office of Communication of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Manila in Intramuros is a mint-condition back issue of Penthouse magazine.

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

Your Lent city destination: The Manila Cathedral

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NEO-ROMANESQUE design is best seen at night after after artistic lighting was installed. Designed by architect Fernando Ocampo, the current façade was based on a previous one by Vicente Serrano.

One could tell that half of the selfies that will flood the Internet on Visita Iglesia this Holy Week will be taken in the renovated Manila Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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