The Sunday Times Magazine

RICARDO PENSON and his fight for the great Filipino dream

August 30, 2014 10:23 pm

Long-time philanthropist and anti-corruption advocate Ricardo Lagdameo Penson believes that every Filipino should possess and pursue “a shared will to greatness.” Despite living a comfortable life as a successful businessman, the former student activist of the Martial Law era never … Read more »

Submission of Venice Biennale curatorial proposals extended

August 30, 2014 10:20 pm

THE deadline for the submission of curatorial proposals for the Philippine participation at the 56th Venice Biennale is extended to September 3 at 12 midnight. After 50 years since its last official participation in 1964, the Philippines will again be … Read more »

Know Sawikaan’s Word of the Year

August 30, 2014 10:19 pm

THE Filipinas Institute of Translation Inc. (FIT), in collaboration with the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF), the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Arts and Letters (KAL), will hold … Read more »

2014 NAMCYA semi-finalists annouced

August 30, 2014 10:19 pm

NATIONAL Music Competitions for Young Artists Foundation (NAMCYA) Secretary-General Renato Lucas, in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the Department of Education, unveiled the semi-finalists for this … Read more »

My story of happiness

August 30, 2014 10:18 pm

My happiness is busy making others happy. — Charles Simic Happiness, you are a traitor, our forbidden love you ignore and our childhood picture you torn down into pieces after you elope with other happiness. I tried to glue down … Read more »

Small Chances

August 30, 2014 10:18 pm

“Leave the big things to those who believe they have control and take the small chances at happiness every day.” —Gemma Manuel Wesolowski he does this all the time, my jack does paint women holding a flute of wine or … Read more »

Learning from ‘Yolanda’

August 30, 2014 10:16 pm

Romualdez couple begins to build Tacloban’s ‘ resilient city’ Despite the efforts of the local and national governments to prepare for Super Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013, Tacloban City still lost thousands of lives to one of the strongest storms … Read more »

First teaching hotel in PH is now a world-class destination

August 30, 2014 10:15 pm

AFTER completing renovations worth close to P250 million, Hotel Benilde Maison De La Salle, the first premier hotel management school in the Philippines, reopened this week and is set to offer “a world-class hotel experience and facilities.” Launched in 1996 … Read more »

How to avoid ‘money mistakes’

August 30, 2014 10:14 pm

WHEN you have lunch with a young and impressionable group of yuppies, you can expect to talk about everything and anything under the sun. The latest Hollywood break up or hook up, sports, the latest places to be, low budget … Read more »

Filipinos gave an open door to European Jews fleeing Hitler and his Nazis

August 24, 2014 1:28 am

One of World War II’s least known stories is the Philippine sanctuary for European Jews fleeing the Holocaust. In the late 1930s, all the countries of the world—including the US—shut their doors firmly to European Jews. Hitler and his Nazis … Read more »