Panic Prevention

By DENICE SY MUNEZ I was only around seven to eight years old when the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak occurred back in 2003. I don’t remember being worried about it, possibly because my parents made sure my siblings and I were protected, preventing us from feeling any form of anxiety. Nine years later in […]

Note to Parents

By TEACHER TANYA VELASCO The start of the new year always makes me realize how time flies so fast. Our children are just growing up way too fast. I always tell my daughters, Ellie and Julia this line: “A few years ago, you were barely walking, and look at you now!” They would look at me […]

Filipino model Terence Alcantara conquers the modeling world

By REY ROBES ILAGAN Portraits by ANDRAS BARTOK From Milan runways to New York presentations, Filipino models today have stepped into the fashion limelight with the likes of Hannah Locsin, Janine Tugonon, Ram Sagad, Marga Esquivel, Danica Magpantay, Brent Chua, and Sharina Gutierrez, to name a few. Kelsey Merritt, a Filipino-American beauty, was the first Filipino to […]

Alex Eala, partner bag Australian Open Junior girls doubles crown

By Kristel Satumbaga Philippines’ top junior netter Alex Eala and Indonesian Priska Madelyn Nugroho trounced Slovenia’s Ziva Falkner and Great Britain’s Matilda Mutavdzic 6-1, 6-2 on Friday to capture the Australian Open Junior Championships girls doubles title in Melbourne. Eala and Nugroho, seeded fourth in the tournament, needed only 49 minutes in dispatching their rivals. […]