May 27, 2020
Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen: Pandemic shows China is ‘a dangerous monster’
Quarantine extension: ‘It should be the last’
Mindful eating, moderate exercise and ample sleep: How to stay healthy during pandemic
Gucci, Saint Laurent seek radical redo of fashion calendars
Miss Universe PH moved to October
Not your everyday masks: Fashion designers add style to face masks
How to be a responsible beauty crystal owner
BEAUTY CHECK: Do you need to wear sunblock indoors?
BEAUTY CHECK: How stress stirs up zits
Quarantine Reading: 5 tips on how to navigate ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’
DISCOVER: Puzzles featuring the works of female artists
Creativity in Lockdown: A quarantine diary by photographer Paolo Crodua
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
Starck designs and other functional pieces are highlights of León’s online auction
The “new normal” in the art and design auction market as a result of the new coronavirus disease pandemic means that bidders will…
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…
Stylist Melville Sy on how to dress for that video conference
After I got a photographer’s take on how to look good during a video call, I got asked to write about what one…
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…
Jollibee opens 900th store in Palo, Leyte
The town of Palo, Leyte, shows all the signs of a booming and dynamic town.
‘Yolanda’ survivor looks back, two years after
Dinah was on the very first C-130 plane that flew out of Tacloban in the aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” November 8 marks two years after the world’s strongest landfall-recorded storm hurled Samar and Leyte into its worst tragedy.
Fil-Am Stella Abrera dances with fallen trees and bodies in mind
When Filipino-American ballerina Stella Abrera performed in the Philippines last September for the first time in her 18-year career, she danced feeling a special excitement.
Fil-Swiss’ Christmas card built 25 boats
Prompted by her desire to help fellow Filipinos badly hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan), Madonna Limcaco Uhland, a resident of Switzerland, buckled down to work to do her bit by making a Christmas card. She had not taken up brush and palette for a long time.
Arts and Books
In Leyte, Pope’s lunch may include local delicacies
Pope Francis may just have a taste of the local delicacies during his lunch with the survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” at the archbishop’s residence here.
‘Paglaom’: How theater has become an instrument of healing and remembering in post-‘Yolanda’ Visayas
I was in Tokyo, Japan, last year representing the Philippines at the Asian Performing Arts Festival when Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck.
Photos & Videos
Bench after the storm
Because she represents in Congress disaster-prone Ormoc City in Leyte, Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez has witnessed the worst and last year’s horrific Supertyphoon “Yolanda” was no exception. It left thousands of Ormoc’s fishermen and farmers displaced.
Health and Wellness
Diplomats’ wives take the stage at musical fund-raiser
Months after the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” wives of the diplomatic community united to raise funds for the Divine Word Hospital in Tacloban, Leyte.
Photos & Videos
Restoring order–and honor–after ‘Yolanda’
He may not be as famous as his three older brothers—Danny, member of the legendary musical trio The Apo; Sandy, founder of the popular lechon manok chain Andok’s and mayor of Javier, Leyte; and Dyords, versatile entertainer and one-fourth of the well-traveled quartet Angfourgettables—but Jimmy Javier is certainly as accomplished, and his Kuya Dyords couldn’t be prouder.
Photos & Videos
20 homes for ‘Yolanda’ survivors to mark Tessa and Dennis’ 20th year together
To mark 20 years of “love and life,” Dennis and Tessa Valdes are building 20 homes for 20 families rendered homeless by last year’s Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
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