1st PHAPCares Seal of Excellence Awards: Crowning a long history of leadership in corporate citizenship

Last Dec. 6, 2022, the first-ever Seal of Excellence in Healthcare Awards was given by PHAPCares Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the...

Wilfrido D. Nolledo, word magician

NOVEMBER 1972, MARTIAL LAW. MY MAGAZINE THE GRAPHIC, PUBLISHED BY DON Antonio Araneta and edited by noted journalist-lawyer Luis R. Mauricio, was closed down, along with other publications, except the crony Daily Express. Staffers more radical than me were on the run, hunted by the military. Mauricio was arrested, along...

Poetry

TWO POEMS

KUNG FU POEM You killed my master In syllables two seconds out of synch with the lips,while a crooked finger points back to himself, vengeance smoldering in...

What Is Your Name?

How do you call yourselfwhen no one, not even you,listens? Where do you find the wordswhen everything escapes yourthoughts? What stories come to lifewhen images are...

FALL

How lovely to imagine he fall.In many ways, how true is that word for the season? And how the Bible has it in its very...

Flyleaf

Of fairy tales and future fakes, We twist our limbs until they break We force the fit of gown and gold We try to do as we are told But all...

5 Ways to Love: Speak your special one’s love language at SM

We all express and receive love in different ways. Some like gifts, while others just want a cup of coffee on a busy day...

So you’re looking for the sweetest valentine? SM Supermalls’ gotchu

Whether you’re single but not going solo, in a committed relationship, or just happy and in love with the fam, SM Supermalls will give...

SNAP inks power supply deals with PetroGreen Energy and PetroSolar

Renewable energy solutions provider SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP) has entered into power supply partnerships with PetroGreen Energy Corporation (PGEC) and PetroSolar Corporation (PSC)...

Cleanfuel Media Advisory

Cleanfuel will implement price adjustment, effective Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023 at 12:01AM. ⬇️ Gasoline - 2.10/L (Rollback) ⬇️ Diesel - 3.00/L (Rollback) Stay safe and healthy.

Mang Inasal features Jane de Leon in new Chicken Inasal campaign

Mang Inasal, the country's Grill Expert, kicks off its year-long 20th anniversary celebration with a new Chicken Inasal campaign highlighting the product's unique Ihaw-Sarap...

TPB and DOT to join the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2023 in Indonesia

The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines and the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) will join the ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on...

Dragonpay gears up for increased digital payment adoption

The continued growth of digital payment systems is key is fuelling the country’s journey towards being a cash-lite society. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas...

Pag-IBIG Members save record-high P79.9B in 2022, up 25%; MP2 Savings reach nearly P40B, up 53%

Pag-IBIG Fund members collectively saved nearly P80 billion in 2022, setting yet another record for the highest amount saved by members with the agency...

Recycling definitely hits different with SM’s Eco Vendo — Here’s how

As part of its Environmental Programs on Solid Waste Management, SM Cares recently deployed special recycling booths in two of the biggest SM malls...

Literature

Kerima Polotan Tuvera: 85 Years of a life

In high school, four decades before I became a senior citizen, I turned to three writers as models of good writing: Kerima Polotan, Gilda...

The Multi-universe of Gilda Cordero Fernando

In A Memoir Published In The Coffee-Table Book The Philippines: Spirit of Place (Department of Tourism, 1994), Gilda Cordero Fernando—short story writer, essayist, publisher, theater producer, collector of antiques (“with me you don’t say what’s new but what’s old”), visual artist with her own distinctive style, New Age guru and I don’t know what else—traced her roots to Pagsanjan, Laguna.

Wilfrido D. Nolledo, word magician

NOVEMBER 1972, MARTIAL LAW. MY MAGAZINE THE GRAPHIC, PUBLISHED BY DON Antonio Araneta and edited by noted journalist-lawyer Luis R. Mauricio, was closed down, along with other publications, except the crony Daily Express. Staffers more radical than me were on...

Graphic alum and noted writer Pablo Tariman is honorary citizen of Iloilo City

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas conferred honorary citizenship to writer-journalist, poet, and impresario Pablo Arcilla Tariman in recognition of his artistic excellence and...

BATHALA NG PAGGAWA

Tiklop-tuhod sa harap mo akong Hari ng Dalita,nagsusulit sa paa mo ng buhay ko sa paggawa,nagsusumbong sa bait mong, ang pawis ko’t aking luha,paanhin...

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 Meralco, Robinsons Land partner to boost ILP capacity 

 The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) teamed...

 UBX, Post Office partner to drive financial, social inclusion

Towards digitally transformed community financial centers UBX, the leading open finance platform...

‘MayniLOVE’ draws P1.8 million in earnings, 182 jobs

The Manila City government’s ‘MayniLOVE’ event has drawn P1.8 million in...

Feature

Project Coffee

When God created the world in seven days, probably, there was already coffee on the third day. To fast forward human existence, coffee was discovered by goats in Kaffa province in Ethiopia, located in the horn of Africa. Kaldi...

Project Coffee

When God created the world in seven days, probably, there was already coffee on the third day. To fast forward human existence, coffee was...

Red Is the River that Runs

Blood has a peculiar, coppery taste in the mouth. Carmen smells it first, a familiar metallic tang from rusted iron reminiscent of white sartin...

Science and the supernatural: Filipino folklore through a scientific lens

Even with the rise of science and technology, Filipino folklore is still passed on from generation to generation – including stories of creatures and...

Island landmarks, heritage houses & music-making of a lifetime

Pablo Tariman in his hometown Baras, Catanduanes contemplating the island by the sea. (Photo: Floyd Evangelista Flores) As I turn 74 in December, I like to...

Red Is the River that Runs

Blood has a peculiar, coppery taste in the mouth. Carmen smells it first, a familiar metallic tang from rusted iron reminiscent of white sartin...

Lifestyle

Pneumonia vaccine should be made available to all adults—experts

With an ageing population and the need for a healthy workforce, the government and the private sector have to work together to make the pneumonia vaccine available to vulnerable segments of the population to protect them against this vaccine-preventable disease as well as boost morale in the workplace.

Overcoming immunity debt with nutrition

Now that children are back in school, it is important for parents to keep a check on their children’s immunity debt. Quoting a study conducted in France, verywellfamily.com—an award-winning resource...

Coaches unite vs. child pornography

Muntinlupa City, Philippines—Two weeks prior to the 2022 national elections, in late April, 2022, Football for Humanity Foundation gathered 40 coaches from all over the Philippines in Davao City,...

Making STEAM come true: How DOST’s science bus sparks students’ interest inscholarships and science careers

After a pandemic-forced hiatus, the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) restarts nuLab, a mobile science laboratory for senior high school students. For its first road trip,...

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Dale As I Explain to Him This Weird Thing Called Love

Is love visceral? Is love political?We elect emotions as tyrantsDictating the rest of our historyWhile I hold your hands gentlyWalking down the parliamentOf desire...

Teddy

He was known in the social media world as Teddy Faux, and one wouldn’t mistake his appearance: a rounded face with squinted eyes and...

Fritz and the Llama

Fritz and the llamaLive in the desert.Fritz waves Hi to a camel.The llama spits at it.“How rude!” says the camel.“She’s my sister,” says Fritz.Fritz...

Grandpa’s Secret

I used to think my Grandpa was 100 years old. I had every reason to—his hair was pure white, he walked with a cane, and he moved slowly. Sometimes his hands would shake as he gestured or when he would lift a cup of tea to his lips.