VICTOR CUENCO: Man with the moves

Rob Gonzales 10/20/2018

RIGHT away you’ll notice the man’s powerful voice reverberating from the dance hall. Clambering up the stairs in sweltering afternoon heat, it has always been like this for award-winning choreographer and stage director Victor Hao Cuenco. No…

Milking It: Addressing stunted growth and underweight problems among kids

Rob Gonzales 10/07/2018

FIRST, the hard facts. One out of every three children in the Philippines aged 5 to 10 years old is suffering from stunted growth. On top of this, one out of every three children aged 5 to…

Janine Gutierrez: Charming old Soul

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Niza Mariñas, Rob Gonzales 10/06/2018

MORE than the good looks, the sizzling magazine covers, and the showbiz pedigree, Janine Gutierrez is a self-confessed old soul. Proof of this is her choice of literature—classics such as “Wuthering Heights,” “The Picture of Dorian Gray,” and…

Flying high

Mich Padayhag, Niza Mariñas, Rob Gonzales 09/16/2018

  ALDEN RICHARDS WITH several endorsements, a fantasy-action television series, a new album, and an upcoming concert, things are far from slowing down for Alden Richards. The 26-year-old actor and TV host. who has been in the…

HUMANIZING HEROES

Rob Gonzales 09/08/2018

Jerrold Tarog POWER can be a lot of things. It can mean brute force, evoking fear or control. But in certain individuals, it can also be as subtle as having quiet confidence and inner strength. Enter Jerrold…

Denim versatility

Rob Gonzales 08/28/2018

SPOTTING the trends for each fashion season is easy, finding people that transcend these is not. Good thing SM has put together yet another event that gathered the youth through a basic style staple: Denim. Dubbed #DENIMCITIZEN,…

Behold, this beauty

Hayde Quiñanola, Rob Gonzales 08/25/2018

RAIZA CONTAWI “IF YOU want to go into makeup for people to see, make sure it creates a positive impact,” says Raiza Contawi. As one of the country’s foremost beauty vloggers, it’s easy to see what she…

His heart in art

Rob Gonzales 08/11/2018

Wilbert Wee Let’s take into account appearances first. Right away you’ll notice the mild and silent demeanor, self-assured in his academic prowess. Thirty-something Wilbert Wee, a science teacher, might be channeling Walter Becker with his presence. Yet…

A genteel man

Rob Gonzales 07/21/2018

Michael Sean Uy SO HOW do you size up a person’s potential? Is it by the business he owns? His net worth? Or is it being able to live his dreams? Michael Sean “Mick” Uy can be…

Father figure

Rob Gonzales 06/16/2018

THE ALLURE of modeling has long been a muse to many. For them it’s a stunning departure from the ordinary, an industry that gives one a chance to travel, meet diverse and interesting personalities—a fantastic world of…

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