“By your perseverance you will secure your lives.”
Sharon Inductivo, manager of South Border, wants to block off Feb. 25, 2017, from the band’s gig schedule to let members watch the James Taylor concert at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena.
Two days in November will go down in history as shockers: Nov. 8, when the Supreme Court of the Philippines, voting 9-5, dismissed petitions to stop President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to bury the remains of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at Libingan ng Mga Bayani; and Nov. 9, when Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States.
Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, 2010 Nobel laureate in Literature, was conferred an honorary doctorate on Nov. 8 at De La Salle University (DLSU).
Joyce Ma, considered Asia’s Empress of Fashion, was the driving force behind making Hong Kong the shopping capital of the region. In the ’70s, she was responsible for introducing designers such as Giorgio Armani and Prada who were, at the time, relatively unknown in the region.