The Sunday Times Magazine

Flying high for Philippine tourism

October 18, 2014 6:26 pm

It’s official. Travellers from all over the world have come to recognize the Philippines as a top destination in Asia. In the first half of the year alone, the Department of Tourism (DOT) recorded a four-percent rise in foreign tourist … Read more »

La Salle’s Teatro Guindegan in int’l performing arts fest

October 18, 2014 6:18 pm

AS representative of the Philippines, La Salle University’s resident theater company Teatro Guindegan from Ozamiz City performed in the 2014 Solo International Performing Arts (Sipa) Festival in Indonesia. In a three-day festival last September, the group participated by mounting an … Read more »

Filipino wins silver at ‘Asian Kids Art’ event

October 18, 2014 6:16 pm

VICTOR EMMANUEL CARMELO NADERA 2ND, a Grade 8 student of the Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA) in Mount Makiling, Laguna, won silver in the Asian Kids Art Competition held in Incheon, South Korea on October 4. At a … Read more »

Mindanao ‘ArtBest’ gathers 80 visual artists

October 18, 2014 6:15 pm

GATHERING over 80 visual artists coming from different parts in Mindanao, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) collaborates with the Ateneo de Zamboanga University (AdZU) and the Gallery of the Peninsula and the Archipelago (GPA), to host … Read more »

First Philippine Literary Festival this month

October 18, 2014 6:13 pm

The country’s first Philippine Literary Festival features iconic literary personalities such as Bienvenido Lumbera, Ricky Lee, Jun Cruz Reyes, Lourde De Veyra, Noreen Capili, Edgar Samar, Sarge Lacuesta, and Dean Alfar, among other Anvil Publishing talents, is slated on October … Read more »


October 18, 2014 6:11 pm

a bear can be Dreaming and kiss Then turn out the light and sat on pallets along the tarmac biscuits were also bodies in leaking black bags brush our teeth All sparkly and white C-130 transport planes — arrived clean … Read more »

Dayaw: A celebration of Philippine Indigenous Cultures

October 18, 2014 5:57 pm

Most of the indigenous groups of the Philippines will gather together from October to November to celebrate their traditional cultures and heritage in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples’ Month. Said to be biggest gathering of Philippine indigenous peoples (IP) by … Read more »

Women sari-sari store owners gather for ‘Star’ convention

October 18, 2014 5:55 pm

FOR a group of hardworking women sari-sari storeowners, Christmas came early this year with the Star Program Christmas Convention (SPCC) on October 13 at the Andres Bonifacio Integrated School in Mandaluyong City. A project of Coca-Cola Philippines, SPCC is a … Read more »

Maraming salamat, PBA!

October 18, 2014 5:51 pm

“Basketball will always be the country’s one great unrequited love.”—PBA: A Nation’s Passion Documentary IT was an affair for the books and a night to remember. Filipino basketball stars then and now came together (along with their significant others) to … Read more »

Yabang Pinoy seeks to change mindset on Filipino consumerism

October 11, 2014 8:27 pm

Young org advocates quality PH-made fashion and lifestyle brands FILIPINO shoppers—particularly the fashionable and trendy—have expressed delight over the wave of international brands opening shop in malls around the metro over the last few years. While the phenomenon may be … Read more »