The Sunday Times Magazine

Algieri will run, but can he hide against Pacquiao?

November 22, 2014 8:39 pm

Former multi-division champion Thomas “Hitman” Hearns, who earned fame for his immense punching power, once had this to say about opponents who bragged about having the perfect fight plan against him: “Everybody has a plan, until they get hit.” American … Read more »

Algieri: ‘gift opponent’ or ‘spoiler’

November 22, 2014 8:38 pm

When Chris Algieri steps into the ring in Macau today, he will be a massive underdog despite having an advantage in size and youthfulness against former pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao. And with a number of boxing pundits predicting a convincing … Read more »

Keeping arts and culture exciting

November 22, 2014 8:34 pm

CCP announces line-up of 2015 performance season, 46th anniversary THE 2015 performance season of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is set to open new arts festivals and premiere original Filipino musicals—all to mark the institution’s 46th anniversary. On … Read more »

The art of leaf-collage

November 22, 2014 8:32 pm

Artist Pando Manipon opens 3rd solo exhibit at NCCA Gallery FERNANDO “PANDO” MANIPON, famous ready-to-wear (RTW) designer and leaf collage artist, opened his third solo exhibit entitled Portraits of Glory and Decay at the National Commission for Culture and Arts’ … Read more »

Notes on a not-so-grey November day

November 22, 2014 8:20 pm

A LONGTIME friend and colleague, Amelia Lapena Bonifacio, has beaten me to the memoir game with a novel-length In Binondo, Once Upon a War published by The Manila Times recently. Amel and I belonged to the original young writers group … Read more »

Recreating Filipino architecture with ‘Random Responses’

November 22, 2014 8:18 pm

THERE is no formula for brilliance. Nobody has ever come up with an equation or recipe that produced some of the world’s most compelling, enduring, and inspiring works, especially in the field of architecture. Perhaps brilliance is the result of … Read more »

Chris Tiu holds basketball clinic for the youth of Payatas

November 22, 2014 8:16 pm

BASKETBALL superstar Chris Tiu took time for an outreach activity in Bistekville in Payatas by mounting a basketball clinic for the youth. The visit is part of Pascual Laboratories, Inc.’s (PascualLab) ongoing corporate social responsibility initiative “Health for Humanity,” which … Read more »

St. James mounts annual bazaar

November 22, 2014 8:15 pm

THE annual and highly anticipated St.James the Great Christmas Bazaar in southern Manila will take place once again from November 27 to 30 at the Cuenca Community Center in Ayala Alabang Village. More than 500 concessionaires are participating this year … Read more »

Instagram isn’t real

November 22, 2014 8:14 pm

“And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your soul?”—Mark 8:36 The rise of social media has brought about a whole new set of social scorecards. Today, we often rate our social standing by number … Read more »

Raising image of ‘cheap’ Mabini art in Europe

November 15, 2014 7:36 pm

In the mid-‘50s up to the ‘70s, Manila’s Ermita District, particularly Mabini Street, was the source of cheap paintings for simple upper working class and lower-upper class Filipino folk who just wanted to decorate their homes. Nevertheless, the work of … Read more »