Endangered Species: America’s Dwindling Global Influence

A year ago, Donald Trump was elected president. Many people predicted that American foreign policy would take a disastrous turn. Trump had suggested that...

Token Resistance: Regulators Eye Initial Coin Offerings

"I’m gonna make a of money on August 2nd on the Stox.com ICO.” Written in July on Instagram, these words made boxer Floyd Mayweather...

The Other Side of Paradise

The week of November 6-10 was uncomfortable for a host of well-heeled figures. In the frame were U2’s Bono, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross of...

‘I’ll have a blue Christmas, please…’

Famously performed by Elvis Presley, this yuletide playlist staple by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson may not be reflective of the glad tidings...

‘Justice League’ disappoints in US with $96-million opening

LOS ANGELES—Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96-million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that’s the situation...

Erdrich tries apocalyptic fiction in ‘Future Home’

EVOLUTION runs amok in Louise Erdrich’s new novel, Future Home of the Living God (Harper). Ladybugs are the size of cats. Dragonflies have three-foot...

Rotary Club of Ermita-Manila throws support for Kenneth Montegrande’s ‘Limitless’ solo...

RISING visual artist Kenneth John Montegrande will hold his fifth solo art show, titled Limitless: The Art of Kenneth Montegrande, at Lotus Garden Hotel...

BPI Sinag Accelerate 2017 names top 10 social enterprises

BPI Foundation has named the 10 awardees of the BPI Sinag Accelerate 2017. They will receive business-incubation training and up to P500,000 in seed-funding...

Multinational adopts Makati school for hygiene initiative

GLOBAL company Rentokil Initial has tapped an academic institution in the Philippines to heighten the awareness of proper toilet and handwashing habits, as well...

Pyro PR

The age of mass marketing is ending, and the circumstances that enabled it to peak in the 1960s and dominate the last century have...

All-out glamour in Singapore

WHEN the venue for a fashion show is as grand as the National Gallery Singapore, the clothes must be worthy of the artworks on...

Step into holiday style

STEP into holiday style with Parisian as it brings to you the hottest footwear trends as seen in fashion runways. In this season of...

More than deserving

AFTER 40 years and almost 200 movies in the acting business, the much-loved Dexter Doria is finally starring in her first lead role. The 60-year-old...

Top blushes for ‘morena’ skin

IF you’re a morena, it’s likely that you’ve struggled with finding a blush that would suit your complexion. Blush is actually trickier than lipstick...

Playing with dugong ‘Aban’ in Calauit

A few weekends back, this reporter finally met the elusive but beautiful dugong, or sea cow, a vulnerable species that’s almost endangered in Calauit,...

Hopes high for the conservation of hornbills on Panay, Negros

PANDAN, Antique—Hopes are high for the conservation of both writhed-billed hornbills and the Visayan tarictic hornbills in Pandan, Antique. Rhea Santillan of the Philippine Initiative...

From brown to green: DENR battles environmental issues through biotech

As the research bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) conducts various researches to...

Ecotourism for wildlife conservation

Endowed with rich natural resources, white sandy beaches, pristine waters, astonishing landscapes surrounding inland water bodies and a variety of wildlife, the Philippines has...

River Deep: An afternoon cruise along the Nasipit River in Sorsogon

Halfway up the inclined path to Castilla’s municipal hall, the engine died again. I was getting frustrated over our ride—a motorcycle lent to us...

‘Shared bonds, interests’ with PHL hailed on Austria’s National Day

Story & photos by Recto Mercene         NOTHING could spoil a party worse than a heavenly downpour, so Austria’s Ambassador to the Philippines Bita Rasoulian...