Child Protection Network 2019: More Fun in Giving

Child Protection Network 2019: More Fun in Giving The saying “None of us is as good as all of us” aptly applies to the formidable group led by the leading light of Child Protection Network president Irene Martel Francisco who has made this fundraiser a yearly success. Taking major leaps, Irene made headlines with her…

Luxury in an Unparalleled Service: The Peninsula Manila

Luxury in an Unparalleled Service: The Peninsula Manila It’s nothing short of monumental when a luxurious, landmark hotel, known for its unparalleled service, reaps the most prestigious international award, – the ‘Oscar’ of the travel world – the Forbes Travel Guide.  As the sun had set over Makati a few evenings ago, The Peninsula Manila’s…

Finest in Dining and Wining

Finest in Dining and Wining The Philippines continually embraces new influences and exciting developments in living la dolce vita, and one that we cheerfully welcome is the restaurant boom. There is no better way to discover the latest and the best dining hot spots, or learn of the finest in culinary art and expertise than…

THE PHILIPPINES YEARBOOK 2019

THE PHILIPPINES  YEARBOOK  2019 In this world we live in, individuals with a passion for noble undertakings leave a mark or a legacy beyond one’s lifetime. Dr Jimmy Go Puan Seng, founder of The Fookien Times in 1936, continues print to this day, making it one of the longest-running-publications; now known as The Philippines Yearbook….

CELEBRATIONS WITH A PASSION: Cecile Licad: I love Chopin & My Memorable Champagne Birthday Celebration

CELEBRATIONS WITH A PASSION:                   Cecile Licad:  I love Chopin  &  My Memorable Champagne Birthday Celebration An all-Chopin solo piano performance by Leventritt Gold Medal concert pianist Cecile Licad delighted the guests at the Manila Polo Club’s main lounge. Filled to a full house, the sublimely relaxed evening was set in a graceful and captivating…

A Magical Evening with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra A Tribute Concert to Senator Edgardo Angara

  A Magical Evening with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra                 A Tribute Concert to Senator Edgardo Angara The illustrious Senator Edgardo Javier Angara, who established the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Society Inc. in 1985, was recently accorded a special tribute by the PPO that he created, in cooperation with the Cultural Center of the Philippines and…

Elegant Filipina

Elegant Filipina ‘TingTing’s List: The Elegant Filipina’ represents admirable figures of womanhood where elegance is keynote, headed by two women of beauty and refinement themselves – Consul general Fortune Ledesma and TingTing Cojuangco.  It was an epic moment for my hubby Rupert when Harper’s Bazaar‘s “100 Most Beautiful Women in the World”, TingTing de los…

Miss Universe’ Birthday Dinner at Home

Miss Universe’ Birthday Dinner at Home At her beautifully well-appointed condo done in modernist aesthetics and with a panoramic view of the city, former Miss Universe and current president of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Margie Moran Floirendo was an image of a woman who does what she loves, and loves what she does. …

A DREAM COME TRUE

        A DREAM COME TRUE Celebrating love is universal and a perfect wedding, whether grand or intimate can be beautifully orchestrated with service that caters to a couples’ every whim.  Now on its sixth year, “Marry Me at Marriott” is the much-awaited bridal event that has inspired and thrilled the imagination.  Known for its weddings…

MEN ACHIEVERS

                                                MEN ACHIEVERS Possessing values of integrity, work ethics, and not resting on ones laurels, yet mindful of his contribution to society gives a man the impetus for greatness.  The Men Who Matter awards recognize these productive members of society.  The MWM 2018 awardees have carved out a solid niche of highly respected position in…

Party Queen Agile Zamora & Wilcon’s Way of Giving Back

Party Queen Agile Zamora  Partying is in Agile Zamora’s genes.  It was no surprise then that the Party Queen’s big 50 bash was the ultimate dance party of the year. It was celebrated in a style reminiscent of the disco days of the famous Faces and Stargazer clubs back then.  Always in the scene with…