By Frinston Lim
Children as young as 7 ride wooden boards and glide adroitly over foot-high swells that break against the long stretch of white sand beach. It’s a sight that has turned the coastal village of Dahican here into a prime surfing destination in southern Mindanao.
By Anne A. Jambora
There’s Italian furniture, and then there’s Poliform. These high-end modular home pieces from the Italian company, known for its flexible configurations, have found their way to some of the country’s most exclusive addresses.
By Frinston L. Lim
Perched above the hills, some over 300 meters above sea level, Lake Sebu, a first-class municipality in Mindanao’s south-central tip, is a veritable paradise for tourists of all persuasions.
By Marge C. Enriquez
On January 30, 1970, Nelson Navarro, then a 22-year-old idealist, was dodging bullets along Mendiola and Azcarraga streets. Legions of students marched the streets of Manila to protest against Malacañang. They condemned President Marcos’ iron grip on politics, his alleged cheating during the presidential elections, and his continuing enrichment while most Filipinos lived in poverty.
By Alma Cruz Miclat
At the Upper Gallery of Finale Art File in Makati, six large oil paintings depict narratives of how a painting is created. The paintings—“Artistic License,” “Painting the Paints,” “Finished/Unfinished,” “Breaking the Fourth Wall,” “Palette” and “The Things We Leave Behind”—were done by a Mindanaoan artist, Kelly Varias Ramos.
Cotabato province officials led by Gov. Emily Taliño-Mendoza led the ground-breaking rites for the Centennial Museum as part of the recent Kalivungan Festival to mark the Province’s 99th founding anniversary.
At the annual gathering of the world’s eminent watch and jewelry brands in Basel, Switzerland, in April, Geneva-based luxury house Charriol unveiled several limited-edition watches, along with its 2013 range, to mark its 30th anniversary.
By Alphonsus Luigi E. Alfonso
The indigenous peoples of Mindanao rely on their traditional crafts-weaving, not only for cultural expression but also for helping address the economic needs of the community.
By Jilson Seckler Tiu
What once was the dusty backwoods in the northern reaches of the Davao region is now a commercial and cultural hub: Tagum City, home of the country’s fastest-growing arts festival, Musikahan sa Tagum.
By Ryan D. Rosauro
Lighted pyramids and cathedrals, glittering temples and pagodas, glowing lanterns and Disneyland characters—they came together to bathe this city in light and color as the Christmas season officially began here on Saturday night.
Without Batting An EyelashBy Maurice Arcache
Twelve thousand people braved the early morning drizzle to take part with the Athletes in Action during the Fila’s Schools Run for School Rooms, dahlings.