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Auction to raise funds for art scholarships

“TURQUOISE Kimono,” by Sandra Fabie-Gfeller

At the Salcedo Auctions in Makati City, collectors of Philippine art will have a chance not only to acquire choice pieces by the masters and contemporary movers, but to also help widen the field that makes such rich selections possible.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Two drugstores, two acts of generosity

TRIPLE SMedical &Dental Distributor gave customerGinggay Pajaro P2,000 to buy biscuits for the Typhoon “Yolanda” victims; ExcelmedGenerics Drugstore gave the people behind Bronuts a discount and added almost P3,000 worth of free medicines to their order.

The staff of Bronuts in Makati called up Excelmed Generics Drugstore in Bambang, Manila, to order medicines for the typhoon victims. When they went to pick up their order, the Bronuts people realized that not only did the drugstore give a discount, it also added almost P3,000 worth of medicines to the original order, free, for the survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Cobonpue finally opens Makati showroom


It may be more compact than their sprawling space in Mactan, Cebu, but the newest showroom of Kenneth Cobonpue in Makati is much larger than other furniture stores. The space, located on the ground floor of The Residences at Greenbelt on Arnaiz Street (Pasay Road) carries many of the industrial designer’s popular pieces.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

A place where Christmas takes ‘Shelter’


If you want a place that evoke happy, Christmas feelings, a little store in Jupiter Street in Makati is just that.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Paskong Pinoy | Read More »

Ramen sprinkled with parmesan cheese dipped in cheese sauce–yes, there is such a thing


Perhaps the most peculiar meal I’ve had in recent memory was at Mitsuyado Sei-Men, a ramen restaurant on Jupiter Street in Makati.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Countdowns and celebrations


It’s official! The lights are up in Makati. There’s no escaping it. My favorite singer says, “You Can’t Stop Christmas.” Oh, how that inexorable countdown haunts us. The evening news has it; the social networks, street advertising and the newspapers all tick away our remaining shopping days. Just when we think we are done, they tell us to “check it out twice” and all that hype about naughty or nice.

Posted: November 11th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

TRAVELLING FOR HEALTH: Make it happen in Makati


What first comes to mind when we think about the City of Makati? For some, it would be the Ayala Center, the modern commercial and retail hub that encloses both the Glorietta and Greenbelt Malls, as well as the Ayala Museum and the beautiful pocket parks in the area. For others, Makati City reminds them [...]

Posted: May 2nd, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Makati launches travel map for health and wellness tourism

makati medical tourism program

MANILA, Philippines – The city of Makati launched its official health and wellness travel map that features the city’s premier hospitals, clinics, spas, and wellness centers, presenting it to stakeholders in Makati’s tourism and healthcare sectors. The Official Map published by HIM Communications provides visitors and residents a handy guide for navigating through the city’s [...]

Posted: May 1st, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Red-carpet glam, softness, seduction –SoFA students went for all these


After months of preparation and hard work, budding designers Kirby Cruz, Gabbie Sarenas, Geoff Zordilla, Nicee Atienza and Vince Tolentino claimed their reward when they presented their inspired creations at the recent SoFA Graduation Show, held at The Loft at Manansala in Rockwell, Makati. Fashion designer and batch mentor Gerry Katigbak directed the event, assisted [...]

Posted: August 19th, 2011 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Jazzing up Reposo — the cultural heart of Makati

When you hear that passion and soul, feel its beating emotion and sense the impeccable work that went into making it — you know that’s jazz. From this same foundation of artistry and masterful creation comes an exciting new development from the good guys at SM Development Corporation (SMDC) — the much-awaited Jazz Residences. This [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Home and Entertaining | Read More »

  1. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  2. Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  3. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  4. This is not just a farm
  5. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  6. Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  7. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  8. How Vitamin B can be a remedy for ‘manhid’ and neuropathy
  9. Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  10. Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Giudicelli sing ‘All of Me’–and we all swoon
  1. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  2. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  3. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  4. Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Giudicelli sing ‘All of Me’–and we all swoon
  5. How Vitamin B can be a remedy for ‘manhid’ and neuropathy
  6. Marcos grandson to wed beautiful Rocha scion
  7. Ever heard of HydroBob?
  8. 90 percent of Filipino households don’t practice proper toilet hygiene, sanitation
  9. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week?
  10. Boots Anson-Roa to wed in Eddie Baddeo
  1. Mary Jean Lastimosa is new Miss Universe Philippines
  2. Did Angara ruin Pia Wurtzbach’s chances at Bb. Pilipinas?
  3. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  4. Manila in shock over model Helena Belmonte’s death
  5. Vinegar test helpful vs cervical cancer
  6. From Jeannie to mom of suicide victim
  7. San Vicente beaches hidden but not for long
  8. Borgy and Georgina are back; others are off–again
  9. Sen. Angara: I thought Pia Wurtzbach gave a good answer
  10. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?


  • Traffic from provinces to Manila light on Black Saturday
  • Sub search for missing plane to be done in week
  • Gloomy weather on Black Saturday–Pagasa
  • Mixed feelings for Gabriel Garcia Marquez in hometown
  • Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  • Sports

  • Duke’s Rodney Hood joining Jabari Parker in NBA draft
  • Phelps entered in 3 events at comeback meet
  • Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors
  • Motivated LeBron James preps for postseason
  • Nadal ousted by Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

  • Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015
  • US commerce secretary spells out economic facet of ‘pivot to Asia’
  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • OFW from UAE tests negative for MERS-Cov–health chief
  • Multicultural flock marks Good Friday in San Francisco
  • Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage
  • Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday
  • Filipina accomplice arrested for fake bills in Malaysia