The Sunday Times Magazine

The world according to a well-traveled hotelier

April 30, 2016 9:11 pm

When a 24-year-old Frank Reichenbach learned that his first international posting in the hotel industry would be in the humble islands of the Philippines many moons ago, he rolled out a world map and, like a true budding traveler, placed … Read more »

Inspiring by example

April 30, 2016 9:07 pm

WHEN she gave the inspirational talk at the launch of the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association’s (HSMA) 2nd Virtus Awards, Peggy Angeles spoke from the heart and generously shared her story with budding marketers of the industry. An institution in … Read more »

‘Bata, TARA Na!’ champions reading

April 30, 2016 9:05 pm

Aiming to nurture the minds of the youth and promote the value of reading books a new storytelling and book-giving campaign for less privileged kids has been launched under the project, “Bata, TARA Na! (Towards A Reading Adventure).” Spearheaded by … Read more »

Hashtag relationship goals

April 30, 2016 9:04 pm

Now that I am past a certain target market (‘di na ako bagets), I sometimes cringe when I use terms that are obviously for the Snapchat generation. But no matter how I try to avoid the “hashtag,” when it comes … Read more »

Simplifying the overwrought

April 30, 2016 9:02 pm

Graphic novels and comics always make me feel like a newbie, always discovering new works by old people, old works by new people; always overwhelmed by the amount of talent that there is, mainstream and independent. I stopped going to … Read more »

To Conductor Ochanine, a final, lusty Bravo!

April 30, 2016 9:00 pm

Conducting for the last time the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra which, since 2010, he has considerably helped train, discipline, introduce new pieces and develop to its present degree of excellence, Maestro Olivier Ochanine wielded the baton in his usual fascinating, enthralling … Read more »

PH Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale discusses built heritage

April 30, 2016 8:58 pm

The Philippines’ participation at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale Di Venezia has started a conversation about the nation’s built heritage with its selected exhibition, Muhon: Traces of An Adolescent City curated by Leandro V. Locsin Partners (LVLP). The … Read more »

Indigenous textile designs recognized

April 30, 2016 8:58 pm

Seven designers in different categories were awarded at the first ever NCCA Ready to Wear (RTW) Clothing Design Competition spearheaded by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Center for International … Read more »

Villa’s Mistress

April 30, 2016 8:57 pm

NONE of his closest friends, not Virgie Moreno, Larry Francia, not any of his American pupils who attended his weekly poetry tutorials, knew he had one. Willie Sanchez and that erstwhile infant terrible David Cortez Medalla who lived with Villa … Read more »

The Agusan Monologues

April 30, 2016 8:53 pm

“Please open yourself to another way a few horizontal Metallic strips slightly bind a people here,” she said. “Your body’s not going to give fruits, Wild boar, and clear mushrooms.” “He was a mannequin to stop progressives, and they had … Read more »