San Miguel Corp adopts environment-friendly water use
Life / Money

San Miguel Corp adopts environment-friendly water use

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) furthers its sustainability drive by reducing the amount of water it uses in its operations. In line with this, SMC has recently discontinued its bottled water product “Purewater.” “The plastic bottled water business has given us good returns,” SMC President and Chief Operating Officer Ramon Ang said to CNN Philippines, “but … Continue reading

The ‘Lakbay Lahi’ Experience: A Raw and Organic Improvisation of Ethnic Filipino Music
Arts and Music / Culture / Entertainment

The ‘Lakbay Lahi’ Experience: A Raw and Organic Improvisation of Ethnic Filipino Music

I saw Lakbay Lahi perform many times in Dasma, Cavite and they’re not some typical band playing and tweaking with amplified instruments – the guitar, the effects pedal, the drums, and the keyboard, etc. They don’t even have a vocalist! I watched them… NO, I experienced them – YES! That’s the perfect word – and … Continue reading

Colorizing Old Photos of Philippine History: The Art of Ivan Bilugan
Arts and Music / Culture / History / People of the South

Colorizing Old Photos of Philippine History: The Art of Ivan Bilugan

ONE DAY, TWO years ago, Ivan was helping his mother organize their old family photos when they found a very small picture, taken in 1953, of his mother (then five years old) with her three-year-old brother and their cousins. Wanting to preserve the photograph and knowing Ivan’s skills in digital graphics design, Ivan’s ma asked … Continue reading

Filipino film ‘NAKAW’ bags awards at international film festivals
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Filipino film ‘NAKAW’ bags awards at international film festivals

Cavite filmmakers Alvin Belarmino and Noel Escondo’s short film Nakaw has been bagging awards in prestigious international film festivals recently. Nakaw, which stars Kristoffer King, won Best Director and Best Cinematography at the Short + Sweet Film Festival International Gala night August 24, 2017 at the historic Egyptian Theater in Hollywood California USA. The film … Continue reading