The Sunday Times Magazine

The Manila Cathedral: The ‘Mother Church’ restored

April 12, 2014 9:12 pm

The story of the Manila Cathedral is not only a story of the Church, it is also a story of Intramuros, a story of Manila, a story of the Philippines. Manila Cathedral is a time narrative; it is about ruins … Read more »

Thoughts for the Holy Week

April 12, 2014 8:32 pm

It would be unusual these days to meet someone who has not been hooked on social media. As more and more people write blogs or rave about the best vacations they’ve had, or the best meals in town, many more … Read more »

Taoid 2014 highlights Filipino legacies

April 12, 2014 8:20 pm

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) focuses on local cultural heritage in the National Heritage Month happening in May. Awareness and preservation of heritage are vital in the construction and strengthening of our national identity. This will … Read more »

Guhit artists opens ‘Salu-Salo’ exhibit

April 12, 2014 8:20 pm

The “Guhit” group of eight outstanding Filipino painters and sculptors will open the Salu-Salo exhibit on April 12 at the BenCab Museum in Baguio City. Running until June 8, painter and art educator Araceli Limcaco Dans heads the other exhibiting … Read more »


April 12, 2014 8:19 pm

The Masses are composed (I delirious with song); a few on motorcycles, blowing fully- paid horns, worse for wear, brushed up. Of the women, those pregnant: thighs muffling the laughter, taking streets, tearing down our petty names on iron sheets. … Read more »


April 12, 2014 8:19 pm

Despite I. This language game: Tangled in a tango, my arguments Wrapped around your fingers, Your utterances blocking My blindside. II. We recall our first enchantments: Conversations at 4am, silences While eating ice cream, squinting In photographs, dancing To kitschy … Read more »

Saving the Earth with beauty and grace

April 12, 2014 8:02 pm

It was a great way to start the week as eight candidates from the highly anticipated Miss Earth beauty pageant visited The Manila Times office on April 7 to talk about their personal advocacies on saving the Mother Earth. The … Read more »

Zamboanga hosts the 9th Philippine Bird Festival

April 12, 2014 8:01 pm

(Conclusion) The 9th Philippine Bird Festival held in Zamboanga City on February 26 to March 2 brought visitors from different parts of the world to the Philippines. The locality known as “Asia’s Latin City” was a perfect destination to introduce … Read more »

Singapore’s entrep does well

April 12, 2014 7:58 pm

She did it! Four years after the Singapore government gave her foundation (with charity status) property rights for 20 years on a 120,000 square feet piece of land in the city’s primmest area, entrepreneur Elim Chew opened SCAPE—a youth-oriented hub, … Read more »

A career-defining rematch

April 5, 2014 9:17 pm

Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley have contrasting fortunes going into their second fight on April 12, with the Filipino seeking redemption of his former status as the top dog in the pound-for-pound rankings, and the American wanting to prove that … Read more »