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My memories of Liberation


We just celebrated the 70th anniversary of the historical landing in Leyte. Has it been that long? Unlike with more recent headline events, there are not too many people I can ask, “Where were you when it happened?”

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Manuel Roxas had yet another love, says Joma Sison


Your mantra for the week: “The presence of God within me is my Savior.”

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

There’s more to Malolos than Barasoain

SECRETARIA de Fomento was the house of Don Antonio Bautista, an aide of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo. CARMELA REYES-ESTROPE

Beyond the iconic Barasoain Church in the bustling Bulacan provincial capital of Malolos are heritage structures and areas that tourists, and even residents, could explore to appreciate the city’s important place in shaping Philippine history.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The secret life and loves of Manuel Roxas

CORY Quirino

Put your attention now on your Higher Self which is the God within you. Fill your mind and heart with love and gratitude, and this feeling will bring to you all the things you will ever need—everything for your highest good and greatest joy.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

What the war turned us into

DE LA Salle High
School Batch 1947. A
quartet of survivors:
Ernesto Martinez,
Alfred Ysrael,
Manuel Igual and
Salvador Quirino. In
the background is
the author Conrado
“Ben” Sanchez Jr.

My classmates and I were only 12 years old when the Pacific War broke out in December 1941. By the time the war was over in August 1945, our wartime experiences propelled us from childhood into adulthood in just four years. In the process, adolescence was bypassed.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »