• 100 scholars to benefit from a fanboy’s tribute to Muhammad Ali Election lawyer Atty. Romulo Macalintal has been a big fan of Muhammad Ali for as long as he can remember. He recalls that even back in his high school days, he would collect clippings of the boxing champ and keep them in a scrapbook. This was the same scrapbook that earned him a chance meeting […] Angie Chui 3 min read
  • Junk art: an impressive way to reuse trash and save the environment It has been three years since junk art sculptor Bryan Joseph Webb Trinidad started turning trash materials into works of art. His creative masterpieces hail from metal scraps and other junk collected from his hometown in Tumana, Barangay San Jose in Baliwag, Bulacan as well as nearby barangays whose officials have come to know his […] Jenny Manongdo 3 min read
  • #NEDA10KChallenge becomes trending topic on Twitter There have been many trends and challenges that have grown popular via social media. The Ice Bucket Challenge, the Floss Challenge, the Kuripot Pinoy Challenge and Tik Tok are a few that have gained popularity in the Philippines. Now, its the #NEDA10KChallenge that is rocking Twitterverse like a hurricane. Most recently, the National Economic and […] Angie Chui 3 min read
  • Happy Mothers’ Day Nanay! Napakaraming uri ng ina sa buong mundo. Araw araw, dugo at pawis ang kanilang puhunan upang ipakita sa atin ang kanilang pagmamahal. Buti na lang may isang araw sa isang taon kung kailan pwede naman nating masuklian ang kanilang pagaaruga at pag aasikaso – isang araw kung saan pwede naman nating ibalik sa kanila ang […] Angie Chui 4 min read
  • All set for the Barangay & SK Polls? 8 Steps to Cast Your Vote The May 14 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls is less than a week away. Do you already know what to do on the said day? To help guide voters, here is a simple step by step guide for the voting process provided by the Commission on Elections: 1.) At the polling place, look for your […] Selies Galvez 2 min read
  • Keeping our traditions alive for Lent Filipino Catholics follow different traditions during Holy Week to commemorate the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Two of the most popular traditions are the “pabasa” (chanting of the Lord’s passion)and “Visita Iglesia” (church visit). The pabasa, which usually starts on Holy Monday, is the ritual reading of the “pasyon”, an epic poem in […] Selies Galvez 3 min read
  • Welcome to Instagram, Pope Francis! The world was agog when Pope Francis joined the social media site Twitter in 2013, where every so often, the pontiff shares his thoughts on issues affecting the world. Advertisement Advertisement Then, he continued to win the hearts of the faithful all over the world by kissing babies, caring for the ill and homeless, taking selfies […] Angie Chui 2 min read
  • Get ahead in the Year of the Monkey For the second year in a row, renowned feng shui expert Master Joseph Cham Kam Shing released his book, Feng Shui Essentials, this time for the Year of the Fire Monkey. The book serves as a monthly guide for all the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac in terms of finances, career, family, romance and […] Angie Chui 4 min read
  • Suportahan ang pangarap ng ating anak Bagong taon na naman at magkahalong excitement at kaba ang nararamdaman ko sa tuwing naiisip ko na sa darating na Marso ay magtatapos na ang aking anak sa elementarya. Mataas ang pangarap ni Daniel. Gusto niyang maging isang mahusay na scientist at makapag-aral sa ibang bansa. Minsan ay naisip ko na napakatayog naman yata ang […] Chloe Garcera-Ben 2 min read
  • Your guide to the International Eucharistic Congress 2016 After Pope Francis visited the Philippines in January 2015 to spread the visit of the faith, the country was chosen once again to be the host of yet another global faith event. The attention of the world will be on the Philippines again particularly in Cebu, where the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) will be […] Selies Galvez 3 min read
  • Viva Señor! Your Guide to the Feast of the Black Nazarene Every January 9, millions of devotees participate in the annual procession of the Black Nazarene to celebrate its feast day. Some overzealous devotees even scamper just to get near and touch the centuries-old image. Although the devotion to the Black Nazarene is popular to Filipino Catholics, there may be some things about this “miraculous” image […] Selies Galvez 2 min read
  • Waste Not on Christmas Day — EcoWaste This Christmas Season, the reminder of a waste and pollution watchdog to the publc is be merry but not messy. The EcoWaste Coalition said this is by repurposing, reusing and recycling the usual Christmas discards instead of simply tossing them to the bins, sidewalks or street corners. “Let us honor the child Jesus by spreading […] Selies Galvez 3 min read