Harvest time

“Do not be deceived; God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, so shall he reap.” – Galatians 6:7 After two columns on the PBA farm teams, this does not sound like an enticing headline. But reaping what you sow is a law of nature in any field, not just basketball. And we cannot […]

Nationals beat Astros to force World Series game seven showdown

HOUSTON: Stephen Strasburg baffled Houston’s batters and Anthony Rendon drove in five runs to power the Washington Nationals over the Astros 7-2 Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila), forcing a one-game winner-take all showdown for the 115th World Series championship. Washington pulled level at 3-3 in Major League Baseball’s best-of-seven final, setting up a seventh game Wednesday […]

An Exorcist Tells His Tales

Interview by DOM GALEON and NOEL PABALATE The title of this interview article is based on a book written by Fr. Gabriel Amorth. In that book, he writes about his experiences as an exorcist of Rome, describing in great detail some of his encounters with supposed possessed persons. Many of the anecdotes he narrates in […]


By PAOLA NAVARETTE Once the preserve of fairground fortunetellers, tarot has now gone mainstream. This form of divination dates back to the 14th century, but it has become somewhat of a trend as decks are now sold at almost every bookstore, and hundreds of thousands of Instagram and Facebook pages are dedicated to the art […]

Horror Stories

By AA PATAWARAN And there’s shuffling overhead But first a thrashing of wings Followed by a thud on the roof Now claws tearing at the reeds Through a gap something like a snake spirals down Slowly, silently, surreptitiously Eyes wide I scream Clutching a rosary   And those eyes are piercing Whose owner camouflages in […]

From Medium To Media

By Angela Casco It wouldn’t be so difficult for every Pinoy comic book fan to come up with 13 reasons or more to love Trese. It’s a popular piece of creative work, often selling out wherever it’s available. It won the National Book Award for Graphic Literature in 2009 and earned another nomination for the […]

Parks heading to TNT via trade

Blackwater team manager Jacob Muñez has confirmed that rookie Bobby Ray Parks Jr. is heading to TNT KaTropa via trade that could be approved by the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) next week. Blackwater is trading Parks for TNT’s Don Trollano and Anthony Semerad plus two future first round picks. The negotiation began on Thursday. “Actually, […]

CHEd to assist BARMM in education

The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) will be providing assistance to higher education demands of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) as it undergoes a normalization program. On Wednesday, CHEd signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (Opapp) to provide technical assistance to […]

A Woman’s World

By Nikki H. Huang A few weeks ago, readers, I got myself in a somewhat dangerous situation. It’s a long story, but to put it shortly: I boarded the wrong train. I ended up stranded late at night in an unstaffed train station in a suburb notorious for crack addicts. In the hour I spent […]

Filipino Fashion First

By Angela Casco Fashion is all glitz and glamour— or so most people believe. It is, however, notorious for being a cutthroat industry, especially for fashion designers. It’s where “one day you’re in and the next day, you’re out,” a line that not only fashion model Heidi Klum has made famous through the American reality […]