May 25, 2020
Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen: Pandemic shows China is ‘a dangerous monster’
Quarantine extension: ‘It should be the last’
‘On days when work is hard, I have to remember to be grateful’
Miss Universe PH moved to October
Not your everyday masks: Fashion designers add style to face masks
DISCOVER: 6 easy (and relaxing) ways to get creative
How to be a responsible beauty crystal owner
BEAUTY CHECK: Do you need to wear sunblock indoors?
BEAUTY CHECK: How stress stirs up zits
DISCOVER: Puzzles featuring the works of female artists
Creativity in Lockdown: A quarantine diary by photographer Paolo Crodua
Creativity in Lockdown: A quarantine diary by artist Mio Aseremo
Pronti, Partenza, Via!
‘Pasko sa Palacio’ highlights an old-fashioned way of celebrating Christmas
Smart inspires aspiring content creators nationwide with “Smart Play: Vlogger Camp”
To cut or not to cut? In US, quarantine slows everything but hair growth
WATCH: Modern-day heroes who make our days much brighter
Queen Elizabeth II says collective effort will defeat COVID-19
Why my senior high school class is special
What was supposed to be the culmination of all our labor, our graduation ceremony, is facing an uncertain future. The commencement exercises should…
Emerson Yao rediscovers painting
(23rd in a series) The never-ending quarantine has brought back leading retailer Emerson Yao to a childhood interest—painting. But just as interesting, it…
Phantom lock picker of Paris parks becomes folk hero
Paris, France | AFP | Friday 5/22/2020 – 23:04 UTC+8 | 411 words by Fiachra GIBBONS A mysterious figure who picks the locks of Paris parks at night for people…
How to lighten dark elbows and knees
Not all skin sections are created equal. The skin underneath the eyes is thinner than the rest of the body. Feet tend…
Rajo Laurel tests digital platform with virtual fashion show
Like every other industry, local fashion ground to a halt in the lockdown. It only took an early morning call between show…
LOOK: Jeepney driver offers free rides for seniors, pregnant women, PWDs and honor students
A jeepney driver in Batangas received praise from netizens after a Facebook post about him offering free rides went viral on social media.
Woman scolds jeepney passengers for not giving her a seat: ‘Wala man lang gentleman’
"These [women] are victims of a society that has ingrained [us] with the idea that men are... more capable than women."
LOOK: Jeepney makes commuting fun with videoke, CCTV and Wi-Fi
The jeepney is the initiative of a barangay kagawad and has also seen notable figures hop in for the experience.
‘Dinosaur’ jeepneys face uncertain future
Peter Dallos shouts above the rumble of his smoke-belching engine urging passengers to clamber quickly on to his dilapidated red jeepney. Such scenes may soon disappear from Manila's gridlocked streets as authorities move to phase out the iconic World War II-era minibuses, citing pollution and safety concerns.
Manage your money wisely–or walk home
Going home riding the jeepney, you think about how great the day has been after eating out with friends. In the middle of the trip, you decide to pay. But your heart sinks—there’s nothing in your wallet.
To Be You
The five people you meet in a jeepney
For frequent jeepney riders, encountering a lot of people and their varying personalities is not a novelty. No matter what route you take—Pasig-Quiapo, Divisoria-Cubao, Lawton-Baclaran, Caloocan-Bulacan, etc.—you’re bound to ride with different sets of folks who have similar habits and circumstances, usually based on where they sit.
To Be You
Prose, poetry and the Apo Mabini parade project
Prose and poetry are such different disciplines. Poetry likes to linger, to savor, to sit by the wayside spinning metaphors. Prose likes words, too, but never as the essence itself. Prose is more interested in telling the story, in bringing the tale to its conclusion. A dusting of metaphors is good enough, too many will distract.
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