Likha Ko, Lahi Ko: Like ko!
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Filipinos were independent even before their leaders declared the Philippines independent of colonial rule.
Hong Kong for the win
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Our Hong Kong sojourn began with a win.
Heart: Chiz’s a wiz in fatherhood
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 11, 2024 - 12:00am
Senate President Chiz Escudero is accomplished in many endeavors, and to his wife Heart Evangelista, he’s even better at fatherhood.
Vigan’s Syquia Mansion leaps to its old glory
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Mitos Pacis Belofsky has jumped from horses to houses.
Queen of Tears: Crash Landing on Tears
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - June 4, 2024 - 12:00am
The title says it all. Queen of Tears, the hit K-drama series now streaming on Netflix, is an engrossing romance between a married couple where the camera is focused half the time on the tears rolling down the...
Alice Eduardo’s 5 keys to success
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 30, 2024 - 12:00am
The country’s “Woman of Steel” recently unlocked the secrets to success in her almost three decades in the construction industry.
Why Borlongan is head & shoulders above the rest
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 28, 2024 - 12:00am
From the artist’s beating heart, to paper, to canvas to bronze — that’s the trajectory taken by Elmer Borlongan’s latest sculpture, Shoulder Wars, which depicts two men in swimming...
All’s well that’s mWell!
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 24, 2024 - 12:00am
Tycoon Manny V. Pangilinan has broadened the digital multiverse of Metro Pacific to boost the country’s health delivery system, deploying even new-generation watches and rings to make health care accessible...
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 21, 2024 - 12:00am
In the popular spy movie franchise Kingsman, Colin Firth’s character tells his protégé the now iconic line: “Manners maketh man.”
Michael learns to rock (again)
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Under the magnificent Abueva sun of The Peninsula Manila unfolded an enchanted garden where fairy-like brides glided and twirled for Michael Leyva’s grand reveal of his latest couture collection.
Truths my mother told me
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 10, 2024 - 12:00am
My mother Sonia, at 85, is an effortless crowd drawer because she bounces off positivity on the people in her orbit.
When ‘surrendering’ is winning
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Last week, my family and I spent an invigorating weekend on the beach. One clear day, we set out to sea to feed the fish, do some snorkeling and free diving.
Pico de Loro: Where sea, sky & slopes meet
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - May 3, 2024 - 12:00am
Are you a beach or a mountain person?
Raves for ‘RAVS’
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 30, 2024 - 12:00am
This is a column I just had to write if I wanted to be true to myself. I’ve always believed that as a journalist, I have to shine a laser light on people who are stubbornly true to their principles and their...
Pianne & Ryan: A harvest of memories at The Farm
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 26, 2024 - 12:00am
From the lush, romantic venue to the fabulous bridal gown, to the bride and groom who only had eyes for each other, the Sinfuego-Lavares wedding was undoubtedly a harvest of unforgettable memories. It brought together...
Three Identical Strangers: What if you bumped into a lookalike on the street?
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 23, 2024 - 12:00am
Streaming on Netflix is the documentary Three Identical Strangers, the story of triplets placed in three different homes by an adoption agency purportedly because no one else wanted to adopt triplets.
Loren Legarda & the art of survival in a male-dominated Senate
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 19, 2024 - 12:00am
My path to the life where I am now was never straight nor easy,” Sen. Loren Legarda said recently in a talk before college students of her grade school and high school alma mater, Assumption College, as she...
The light of their example
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Please tell me it wasn’t all a dream…To have these luminaries before me twinkling in one galaxy, in one ballroom, at the City of Dreams Manila  —  Alice Eduardo, Pia Wurtzbach, Alfred...
Napoleon & Dior
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 12, 2024 - 12:00am
“This is the story of how creation helped return spirit and life to the world.” — The New Look
Inspired by the Presidents I’ve known
by Joanne Rae M. Ramirez - April 2, 2024 - 12:00am
As a journalist, I have been privileged to sup with people from many walks and echelons of life, including Presidents.
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