Life & Times

PH’s forgotten treasures go to NY

August 28, 2015 5:34 pm

Thousands of years ago, the earliest people inhabiting this island in the Pacific have already established a culture of their own—even before foreign colonizers came and conquered. One of the assets of this pre-colonial culture in the Philippines is gold. … Read more »

Liza Soberano represents the teens of today

August 26, 2015 5:53 pm

Without a doubt, Liza Soberano is one of the freshest and prettiest faces among the young crop of Filipino actresses at present. She is also fast becoming one of the most sought-after brand endorsers because of her sweet and charming … Read more »

Bb. Pilipinas Queens in sketches

August 26, 2015 5:53 pm

Reigning Binibining Pilipinas queens joined as sitters at a portrait sketching sessions of the Filipino Portrait Artist Guild (FPAGI) at the Gateway Gallery in Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City. For the first time, FPAGI, which holds its regular sketching sessions … Read more »

High hopes for next Miss World-PH

August 26, 2015 5:52 pm

Since opening applications for the Miss World Philippines 2015 beauty pageant in late July, local organizers CQ Global Quest Inc. and ALV Productions, have noted a very encouraging turn out of young, intelligent and beautiful Filipinas aspiring for the crown. … Read more »

Mid-Autumn festivities around the metro

August 25, 2015 8:16 pm

According to the official website of Hong Kong (, the Mid-Autumn Festival was celebrated by the Chinese as early Tang Dynasty from 618 to 907 AD. It symbolizes unity which is believed to be represented by round objects like the … Read more »

Bank employees volunteer for ‘Road to 2020’

August 24, 2015 9:47 pm

BPI team participates in tree-planting activity at Buhay Punlaan BUHAY PUNLAAN is Haribon Foundation’s nursery of native trees established at the Caliraya Watershed in Lumban, Laguna. The fertile ground covers a two-hectare area and serves as a reliable source of … Read more »

Orchid show promotes Philippine orchid species

August 24, 2015 9:46 pm

THE months of August and September are the blooming season of the world famous waling-waling. Scientifically known as Vanda sanderiana, the waling-waling is renowned worldwide as the ‘Queen of all Orchids’ because it has greatly influenced the breeding of modern … Read more »

Over 400 families benefit from Monsanto-GK’s ‘Bayan-Anihan’

August 24, 2015 9:46 pm

MONSANTO Fund, in partnership with NGO Gawad Kalinga, Department of Agricuture, local government units and other non-government units have joined forces to address the pertinent issue of starvation in Southern Mindanao. Dubbed as Bayan-Anihan (or community harvest), the project aims … Read more »

Gear up your home for the rainy season

August 24, 2015 9:45 pm

THE typhoon season is once again bringing inevitable torrential rains and flooded streets. It is our responsibility to remain vigilant, check on the latest weather forecast, and do the best we can to ensure the safety of our families and … Read more »

Eco-tourism thrives in Baler

August 24, 2015 9:45 pm

Filipinos today are confronted with many health issues, most of which can be attributed to stress. While having a sedentary lifestyle contributes to the emotional, psychological, and physical effects of stress, a study emphasized that walking outdoors is key to … Read more »