When did chic get so cool?

Clint Holton Potestas 02/07/2018

The numbers can tell. Ah, 20. It’s the age of prime. Ever power hungry—for the force is among us. From gladiator gowns to daredevil suits, the eight fashion designers’ best looks pack a punch in the last…

When the ruler becomes the law

Radel Paredes 01/27/2018

Invited to speak in a recent military event, President Rodrigo Duterte challenged the soldiers to shoot him if he would dare to trample the Constitution, such as when he becomes a dictator one day. It’s his typical…

When Christmas comes for Adlaon kids

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 12/19/2017

Rayver Cleve Ardita, 10, knows what an apple is as it often comes out in school discussions. But he has never tasted one. That is why for Christmas, Rayver and 59 children of Barangay Adlaon, a mountain…

When fashion goes green

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/09/2017

Aboitiz GFR 2017 What can one do with worn-out clothing, discarded flour bags, and salvaged wood? Not much for most people. But for the creative and enterprising teams who competed in the recently concluded Aboitiz Green Fashion…

Go with the flow: When in Guam

Mimi M. Lijauco 11/10/2017

Guam offers visitors more than couture browsing and shopping for all budgets. This relatively easy to navigate island laid out in a radius of cliffs and coasts, hills and highways will equally delight the nature lover, history…

When Harry met Rody

Mike Acebedo Lopez 11/07/2017

(The following column entry is expanded from my Facebook post on October 6, 2017) Newly minted Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque incited a firestorm of controversy and vitriol following his ambush interview last Monday. The tough-talking congressman-turned-spokesperson who…

Awe and acquisition: When in Guam

Mimi M. Lijauco 11/03/2017

WHAT a way to go! Being in Guam just when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatens to fire missiles towards the western Pacific US territory. Even as I worried, it was a trip too good to…

When ‘restless spirits’ pay a visit

Norman V. Mendoza 10/20/2017

For more than a week now, the residents of Sitio Libo, Barangay Tayud, Consolacion town would shut the doors and windows of their homes as early as seven in the evening. The women have stopped washing clothes…

When tanods go beyond their limits

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 10/12/2017

Everybody acknowledges what tanods contribute to keep us safe, particularly at night. The killing of an alleged burglar in the hands of tanods is an isolated case. Such incident is a reminder and a challenge also to…

When the circus came to town

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 09/27/2017

Something exciting visited town, so parents and children trooped to The Gallery of Ayala Center Cebu where they were told to get ready as the circus will soon open its doors. There were no acrobats, trapeze acts,…

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