October 20, 2017, 8:02 am
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And a good time was had by all

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on August 21, 2015
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IT is said in history that Quezon province formerly known as Tayabas, “was explored by the Spaniards in 1571 and 1572 when Juan de Salcedo visited and explored upon the order of the first Spanish Governor General of the Philippines, Miguel Lopez de Legaspi”.

Johnny Litton marks a birthday

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on August 14, 2015
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THE other evening, it seemed as if an angel paved our way as we traveled from San Juan to the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati to greet Johnny Litton a “Happy Birthday”. For the first time, in an unbelievable record time of 32 minutes, Letty Hahn, Nenuca Blardony and myself, passing through what has now become the infamous EDSA, were at the hotel’s ballroom door.

The Caruso Awards 2015

by Raymund Omanito on August 07, 2015
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ARE you aware that there was a painting competition entitled the Caruso Awards 2015?

Imelda marks a milestone

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on July 31, 2015
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I WAS in college at the height of the Marcos regime. At that time, there was unrest among the youth in the Philippines and globally. If I recall correctly, it was the start of demonstrations in the streets and often, classes were suspended. Then, martial law was declared and a new era had begun.

Hiyas glitters for jewelers

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on July 17, 2015
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THE Hiyas Award dubbed as the Philippines’ premier jewelry design and manufacturing competition definitely proves that the Philippines is truly the place where jewelry design and manufacturing is at its best. 

‘Pananisia: Heritage and Legac

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on July 10, 2015
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ANOTHER beautiful coffee table book but this time inspirational should find “a home” in your bookshelf. Entitled: “Pananisia: Heritage and Legacy”, the book chronicles the vibrant history of Christianity in Pangasinan.

Ben Farrales marks ‘nth’ birth

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on July 03, 2015
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BEN Farrales, the living legend in Philippine fashion, once again celebrated his birthday (July 1) at his residence on Mercedes Street, in Bel-Air, Makati.

Allergy tests: When to get the

June 29, 2015
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FEELING nauseous and itchy all over your body after eating shellfish? Can’t stop sneezing when cleaning your room? You could be allergic to certain substances. The best way to find out if you have allergies is to see your allergologist. 


June 26, 2015
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CHANGE is the one constant in nature. The process that changes an unsightly caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly, for instance, is in equal parts dramatic and alluring. 

International child actress fi

June 26, 2015
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A CHILD Actress named Yumi Chung who speaks 4 languages Tagalog, English, Cantonese and Mandarin, her talent includes Singing, Acting, Dancing and Modeling and has been performing in Thailand, China, Micronesia, Hong Kong and Macau.


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Column of the Day

Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’