Life & Times

Why people love Black Berry’s classic keys

March 5, 2015 10:22 pm

IF there is one feature that loyal BlackBerry (BB) users love most about their smartphones, it would be the keyboard. For even with the advent of the touch screen technology, the QWERTY keypad has stayed put in BB devices produced … Read more »

Defining consumer-centric innovations

March 5, 2015 10:21 pm

LG Philippines managing director Sung Woo Nam has just returned from the LG InnoFest Roadshow in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and delivered good news for the Philippine market. “LG InnoFest presented quite a lineup this year, and it is a privilege … Read more »

Goodbye Spock; hello Vikings

March 5, 2015 10:02 pm

LEONARD Nimoy was Star Trek’s iconic Mr. Spock to three generations of my family—my dad, myself and my son. He shuffled off this mortal coil one week ago on February 27, 2015 at the age of 83. I used to … Read more »

Delicious hair care

March 4, 2015 10:45 pm

They’re not polvoron; they’re not hopia; and they’re not French macarons. No matter how delicious they look, they cannot be eaten because they’re not edible. What you see on this spread are shampoo bars—a hair care wonder by Lush Fresh … Read more »

Tugging at my apron strings

March 4, 2015 9:26 pm

The boon of writing this column for almost eight years now has been the chance to chronicle my children’s lives through the years. These days, being inadvertently busier with my career, it’s been much harder to put my children’s little … Read more »

The search for globally threatened birds

March 2, 2015 8:33 pm

“Your participation will help support Haribon’s search for the three globally threatened species—Black-faced Spoonbill, Chinese Crested Tern and Spoon-billed Sandpiper—under the BirdLife Arcadia project.” When I read that invitation, I knew that I wanted to support Haribon so immediately, I … Read more »

‘Biodiversity on Wheels’ keeps rolling

March 2, 2015 8:32 pm

The HARI Ecovan Biodiversity on Wheels (BOW) journey ended 2014 with remarkable mileage. BOW drove through 12 schools and two communities as far as Bulacan, Laguna, and throughout Metro Manila, teaching biodiversity conservation to over 4,000 pre-school to grade school … Read more »

Philippine Hawk Eagle turned over to DENR

March 2, 2015 8:31 pm

ILAGAN City: A captured Philippine Hawk Eagle (Nisaetus philippensis) was turned over by Seth Fabros of Sinamar Roxas, Isabela to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources In-charge, Office of CENRO Roxas Samuel Berlin. The Philippine Hawk Eagle, local name … Read more »

Celebrating women

March 2, 2015 8:30 pm

(First part) CENTER stage this month are our women entrepreneurs, producers, artisans and even double-duty moms. We start with our women from remote areas but who made a difference in their communities. Princess Kumalah Sug-Elardo Princess Kumalah Sug- Elardo is … Read more »

‘Armida’: A biography

February 28, 2015 7:20 pm

Armida Siguion-Reyna, one of Philippine arts and culture’s finest women, launch her highly anticipated biography on February 24 at Whitespace, Makati City. The launching of Siguion-Reyna’s biography aptly titled, Armida: Unfinished Memoir, served as a celebration in honor of her … Read more »