The Sunday Times Magazine

Cirilo Bautista and his lifelong affair with words

July 19, 2014 8:38 pm

Months before President Benigno Aquino 3rd announced the 17th batch of National Artists, word already gone around on the conferment of one multi-awarded Filipino writer by the name Cirilo Bautista. Thus, when the official proclamation was made on June 20, … Read more »

Teaching children to create beautiful music

July 19, 2014 7:52 pm

In a small music room in Tondo, Manila, violin music fills the air as kids, some not even three feet tall, go through their scales. Over the noise of students practicing, the familiar melody of Pink’s “Just Give Me a … Read more »

New handbook gets your ‘tax’ straight

July 19, 2014 7:51 pm

Matinee idol Dingdong Dantes and ‘Tax Whiz’ Mon Abrea push for tax awareness WITH the country’s economy on the rise, more business opportunities are opening up for Filipino entrepreneurs nationwide. There are also long-standing establishments that continue to grow, now … Read more »

A different ‘summer camp’ for accounting interns

July 19, 2014 7:49 pm

Every year, more accounting graduates join the Philippine labor force. While they may posses the general knowledge and skills expected of them, competition for jobs in the country has become steep. Fresh graduates now need to enhance their skills in … Read more »

NCCA accepting arts and culture projects

July 19, 2014 7:47 pm

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) headed by its chairman, Felipe de Leon Jr., encourages cultural and art groups, academic institutions, local arts organizations, nongovernment organizations involved in culture and arts, and others to submit their project … Read more »

Paintings that ask

July 19, 2014 7:47 pm

Artist Maria Cruz exhibits text-based paintings The Cultural Center of the Philippines and Galleria Duemila presents Psychology Today, a solo show by conceptual     painter Maria Cruz. Psychology Today is a suite of text-based paintings based on eight out of … Read more »

Into the mad house

July 19, 2014 7:46 pm

About two weeks ago, the company I work for turned two. (Happy anniversary, perky peeps!) And during our celebration, my officemate Roz piped, “We’re not even talking to each other, we’re just on our phones!” True enough, this is today’s … Read more »

CSC opens choral fest for civil servants

July 19, 2014 7:45 pm

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) invites government choral groups to participate in the Government Choral Competition. “The competition aims to showcase the musical creativity of state workers, promote Filipino culture and arts, and inculcate in the minds of public servants … Read more »

Oh How To Find Silence In the World

July 19, 2014 7:42 pm

Being spotted in the color of skin, why I take care in San Francisco, waiting for the bus to Iowa. They say racial prejudice is strong, Negros and not whites kawawa, and because of this they will revolt. I shiver … Read more »

Addressed to Himself

July 19, 2014 7:41 pm

How hard I have made life for you, Cirilo, Who wrestle with words to free my mind; Your various battles, you do not know, Poise at me the same buckle, the same wind That eagles in anger hotly ride on. … Read more »