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Ex-Singapore cop sells girls’ stuff

Mr Jimmy Lim has come full circle from his boyhood days being surrounded by clothes from his mother’s factory consignments to being a bodyguard to being the co-owner of a fashion handbag business.  PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

When police officers retire, many of them choose a second career related to law enforcement.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Why they are coming home and retiring in good old Pinas

JIM and Hedy Toolen

As if it’s the most natural thing, Filipinos who have spent their most productive years abroad come home not only to retire but also to share both wealth and know-how.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Withdrawal trouble in retirement


Since going recently into retirement, I’ve been getting advice about withdrawal trouble. In fact, I had a taste of it 20 years ago, only days after easing myself out of newspaper work, as an active editor: I awoke with a headache so big it felt terminal.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Back to teaching, Dr. Joven Cuanang says medicine is about understanding humans

The good doctor (rightmost) with Annie Sarthou and National Artist BenCab at his retirement tribute dinner, “Roast Toast or Boast,” at St. Luke’s last Dec. 12. PHOTO BY ALANAH TORRALBA

Dr. Joven R. Cuanang, newly “liberated” from being medical director of St. Luke’s Medical Center—he retired last December after 10 years on the job—saunters easily through the lobby of St. Luke’s Medical Center Global City, like a man with time on his hands.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

True romance chooses no season


“’Di na kailangan ’yan, ayos na ’to,” says my husband, shooing away a boy hard-selling him long-stemmed roses on Valentine’s Day.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »