Ricardo Fernandez, Makati Medical Center’s (MMC) chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), comes from a family of doctors. Son of one of the founders of Makati Medical Center Dr. Manuel Fernandez, he also has a brother, Manuel, who specializes in cosmetic surgery at the same hospital.
It’s the start of the “ber” months, and what easily comes to mind is the start of the Yuletide season. For countless Pinoys, the Christmas spirit comes alive as soon as popular holiday tunes are heard on the first day of September.
Termites, storms and neglect have damaged part of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos’ legendary stash of shoes and other vanity possessions, left behind after she and her dictator husband were driven into US exile by a 1986 popular revolt.
Award-winning singer and songwriter Noel Cabangon is adding another title to his name—author.