What were you doing when you were 19? At that age, Socorro Ramos, with her husband Jose, opened their first bookstore in Escolta, Manila. It was 1942, and the humble venture was called National Book Store (NBS).
What were you doing when you were 19? At 19, Socorro Ramos and her husband Jose opened her first bookstore in Escolta, Manila. It was 1942, and the humble venture
“Walang forever,” they say. But for Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago, there is “forevermore.”
Author Alex London (“Proxy,” “Guardian”) had just arrived from New York with a serious case of jet lag, but he sounded upbeat. “Wonderful things happen to me when I’m jet-lagged,” he says. His dog of seven years, Baxter, was adopted when London went straight to the shelter after having been in Myanmar in 2007 covering the “Saffron Revolution.”
Fans of the book “The Fault in Our Stars” will soon be able to enjoy the journey of Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters in Filipino.