January 21, 2020
18th-century drawings show fury of Taal
National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal
Fashion designer Patricia Santos apologizes for client’s unfinished wedding dress
Filipinos’ love of artisanal crafts continues in 2020
Pop-up shops are the way to go
Sustainability is the new luxury
Moist Diane offers the highest quality ingredients for a smooth and healthy hair
Holiday glam ideas from Pia Wurtzbach, Maris Racal, and Maine Mendoza
Shopping List: What you need to rule 2020 and where to find them
Indonesia’s ‘mosque hunters’ count them up one at a time
Remembering John Baldessari, the most important artist of the’60s
‘Pre-school Picasso’ shakes up German art world
‘Pasko sa Palacio’ highlights an old-fashioned way of celebrating Christmas
Smart inspires aspiring content creators nationwide with “Smart Play: Vlogger Camp”
A cooking competition that aims to make recipes and stories to life-long legacies
He, she, they: Americans and the choice of gender pronoun
How Habi makes a difference in the lives of Filipino weavers
UAAP Season 82 medals made of bullet shells from Marawi siege
Indian bakers make world’s ‘longest’ cake
Thrissur, India | AFP | Thursday 1/16/2020 – 09:05 UTC+8 It was a record-baking effort. Hundreds of bakers and chefs in southern…
Race to save animals on Australia’s fire-ravaged ‘Galapagos’
Kangaroo Island, Australia | AFP | Thursday 1/16/2020 – 16:36 UTC+8 By: Holly Robertson On an island famed as Australia’s “Galapagos” for…
Sustainability is the new luxury
I often tell friends and colleagues that I’m trying my best to live a bit more sustainably. I’m far from perfect, but…
Volunteer-run grocery revives rural French village
Sauxillanges, France | AFP | Wednesday 1/15/2020 – 11:56 UTC+8 By: Céline Castella Like so many villages tucked in the folds of…
Fashionistas grit their teeth and take the bus in strike-hit Paris
Paris men’s fashion week began Tuesday with the French capital in a grip of a 41-day transport strike that has already led to…
Long before ‘Yolanda,’ there was the Battle of Leyte Gulf
Leyte is the proud owner of a history that few remember. In October 1944, led by American Gen. Douglas MacArthur,...
Arts and Books
Revisiting memories: Peta’s ‘The Tempest Reimagined’
Not simply with the genius of Shakespeare, nor theatrical artifice conjured onstage out of Prospero’s magic spells, but with lives lived through Supertyphoon “Yolanda”’s onslaught; with the misery still being lived by victims in “Yolanda”’s unresolved and still muddy aftermath, did Philippine Educational Theater Association (Peta) craft its production of “Tempest Reimagined.”
Love among the ruins in ‘The Tempest Reimagined’
Peta’s grafting of Shakespeare to the ‘Yolanda’ saga strikes a chord
Photos & Videos
‘Malunggay pan de sal,’ ‘roselle’–from ‘Yolanda’ disaster come hit products
I was happily nibbling on preserved roselle (hibiscus), a gift from my friend Imelda Tan, who was also telling me interesting stories.
Comic book showing ‘hero’ Roxas during ‘Yolanda’ draws flak
A comic book that tells the life story of administration presidential bet Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, which has become viral on social media on Monday, has been hit by critics for supposedly whitewashing Roxas' lackluster performance in the aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
Chili sauce from Panay works wonders on dishes–while also helping disaster victims
Bonami Chili Sauce is our best discovery this holiday season. It is a product worthy of our support as we usher in the New Year. For not only is the chili sauce delicious, it is made with a purpose: to give hope to weather disaster victims, who, since Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” have found it difficult to stand on their own feet.
‘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.
2 years after ‘Yolanda,’ families come home to new typhoon-resilient houses
DAANBANTAYAN, Cebu — It was a day of mixed emotions. At least 200 families were all smiles as they were...
JFC founders, execs pay courtesy call to PNoy for 900th store
The founders and senior management of the country’s number one fast food chain, Jollibee, led by its Chairman Tony Tan...
Mia Tengco: ‘Miss NGO’ shuns the pat life to build homes in Leyte
While many young women from privileged families would grace society magazines that depict their glamorous lifestyles and careers, Ma. Michelle...
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