The Sunday Times Magazine

Into the ‘World’ of Cory Quirino

October 3, 2015 9:46 pm

When Socorro Alicia “Cory” Rastrollo Quirino enters the room, it is impossible not to notice her. Attractive, graceful and fashionable as ever, it comes as no surprise that she is often mistaken for a former beauty queen. The error is … Read more »

Education for real life

October 3, 2015 9:41 pm

‘Coordinates for Life’ goes into second year In 2013, Coca-Cola Femsa Philippines partnered with Teach for the Philippines to introduce Coordinates for Life, its flagship education program in the Philippines. Coordinates for Life is a series of training modules for … Read more »

Kindergarten classrooms get upgrade

October 3, 2015 9:39 pm

The youth and education sector of Taguig City got a major boost when volunteers from a private company cleaned up and refurbished a two-classroom kindergarten building at Tenement Elementary School. No less than 2,000 volunteers from Telus International Philippines (TIP), … Read more »


October 3, 2015 9:37 pm

I’d like to believe that my dad is  a walking fountain of well-meaning wisdom. As strong and as silent as he is, my dad doesn’t hold back from giving advices to those around him, he feels that this is his … Read more »

‘Kabaduyan’ unhinged

October 3, 2015 9:34 pm

When you see a stage inspired by the Rubik’s Cube and a strange divider that carries tiny flags of Spain, Japan and the Philippines, you realize quickly enough that the play you’re about to see just might deliver on the … Read more »

Dancing to songs: A delight!

October 3, 2015 9:32 pm

Amidst dazzling, almost blinding light effects onstage, Tanya Diaz, Leah Patricio, Nino Alejandro, Timmy Pavino, Rachelle Gerodias and Byeong In Park at center stage, belted out the Beatles’ song “Let it Be” as they stood on an elevated platform. Soon, … Read more »

Connecting cultures through program for indigenous youth

October 3, 2015 9:31 pm

In celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and the International Youth Day, the Katutubo Exchange Philippines led by its founder and president Dr. Edwin Antonio organized and conducted the third Katutubo Exchange in Metro Manila in … Read more »

‘Dayaw’ 2015 goes to Pampanga

October 3, 2015 9:30 pm

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the prime government agency for arts and culture headed by its chairman Felipe de Leon Jr. and OIC-executive director Adelina Suemith, is now gearing up for “Dayaw 2015: The Indigenous Peoples … Read more »

The Unlit Heart

October 3, 2015 8:45 pm

“People who have recently lost someone have a certain look, recognizable maybe only to those who had seen that look on their own faces. I have noticed it on my face and I notice it on others. The look is … Read more »

Striking gold with stainless steel

September 26, 2015 8:11 pm

IN the early 1960s, stainless steel was the least utilized form of metal in the Philippines. But then newly married couple Ren and Felici Silayan thought otherwise. Sensing something special in the smooth and shiny alloy, they started a small … Read more »