Wrapped In Worship and Identity

Text and images VIANCA GAMBOA   There is nothing quite like Dom Martin Gomez’s “transfiguration” in the sea of stories and how they came to be. Aptly named Gang Gomez in the ’70s haute couture scene, he used to dress the Manila elite with his signature “classic lines,” making use of the country’s indigenous textiles […]

What They Really, Really Want

By Tina Hidalgo-Jacinto Love in all degrees counts for more than anything else in the world and there are endless magical stories of engaged couples extolling their tale, of how their hearts were meant for each other. What was heartwarming for me was the full circle love story of two extraordinarily devoted people whose wonderful […]


By SOL VANZI Images from Patis Tesoro Boutique       One of the most awaited events annually is the convening of Congress to hear the president of the Republic of the Philippines deliver the State of the Nation address, which is covered extensively and live by all radio and television networks. Days before the occasion, […]

Fairer Tales

Filipinos are known for strongly valuing, prioritizing, and cultivating relational bonds, particularly within the family, and most especially with their children. Filipino parents always want the best for their children and want to make sure they work with them hand-in-hand in helping them achieve their dreams and ambitions. This includes playing an important role in […]

Taiwanese bet in early charge

Taiwanese Sung Mao-Chang outduelled Thai Tawit Polthai and young compatriot Tseng Tzu Hao in the early going then fended off Hung Chien Yao’s hot charge to shoot a second straight 66 and pull away by five after three rounds of the TPGA Open at the Ching Chuan Kang Golf Club in Taichung, Taiwan #TPGAOpen