The Sunday Times Magazine

Continuing a precious legacy

August 1, 2015 9:06 pm

JEWELRY has long sparkled among the Florencios as their core family business. Teresa Mia Florencio, a third generation jeweler of the clan today is the president of the Guild of Philippine Jewelers Inc. (GPJI) and the Confederation of the Guild … Read more »

The business of jewelry in the Philippines

August 1, 2015 8:56 pm

THE jewelry industry in the Philippines has been identified among the emerging profitable businesses in the country. This is especially so since the country is considered as one of the leading producers of gold in Asia. Teresa “Mia” Florencio, president … Read more »

Tips on starting a jewelry business

August 1, 2015 8:55 pm

ESTABLISHED jeweler Mia Florencio advises those who would like to venture into the business to have passion for jewelry, fashion and design. If possible too, just as she and her siblings did, take an extra step in gaining the proper … Read more »

Providing generics ‘one pill at a time’

August 1, 2015 8:50 pm

BESIDES clothing, shelter and food, medicine these days must also be considered a basic commodity. However, many Filipinos still struggle to afford medicine, as its prices remain to be expensive. The simplest solution to this concern is the more affordable … Read more »

Kapuso Foundation brings health programs across PH

August 1, 2015 8:44 pm

BRIDGING donors and beneficiaries, GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF) continues to stand by its mission of uplifting the lives of underprivileged Filipinos through several health programs in the first half of 2015. From January to June, GMAKF’s health programs served a … Read more »

Promoting active lifestyle to Filipino school children

August 1, 2015 8:40 pm

ONCE again, Nestlé Philippines teamed up with the Department of Education (DepEd) for the launch of its health advocacy program for the youth, the Milo Champ Moves, on July 23 at Highway Hills Integrated School in Mandaluyong City. Milo Champ … Read more »

The beautiful gift called perspective

August 1, 2015 8:36 pm

“If you really believe that God loves you and wants the best for you, you must believe that everything is working toward the greater good in your situation. Because it all does, pure and simple.”— Michelle McKinney Hammond TODAY marks … Read more »

Messing with OPM

August 1, 2015 8:32 pm

It seemed ironic really that the Linggo ng Musikang Pilipino from July 25 to 31 happened without getting much mileage, not quite trending on Twitter, not quite talked about on social media, certainly not felt on mainstream FM radio. This, … Read more »

UNESCO’s Irina Bokava on disability, techno arts

August 1, 2015 8:28 pm

I wish to congratulate the Philippines for dedicating the month of July to disability rehabilitation and prevention. It is estimated that one third of out-of-school children are excluded from education because they carry a disability. Disability should never be a … Read more »

Film festival in Compostela Valley goes international

August 1, 2015 8:24 pm

Nabunturan International Film Exhibition (Nabifilmex) 2015, an annual open-air film festival event in Nabunturan, Compostella Valley, opens a non-competing section for international filmmakers who wish to showcase their films to Filipino audience. According to the Nabunturan Tourism Office, Nabifilmex is … Read more »