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Three Women’s Journey To Their First Palanca

Writers often urge other writers to keep writing, even when inspiration is thin. For three women who found themselves at the receiving end of wonderful news of their first Palanca award, this nugget doesn’t get any less value over time. Reine Arcache Melvin, who flew in from Paris to receive her Grand Prize medal for the novel The Betrayed, started...

Gazini Ganados Is Ready For Miss Universe 2019

Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados posted on her social media a thank you message to her supporters as she sets out to Atlanta for the Miss Universe pageant on December 8. "Good morning, Philippines! It’s 6:00 p.m. here in Los Angeles and I’m spending some quality time before finally going to Atlanta. ✈️ It felt so surreal seeing all...

Maude ‘Lores’ Bonney: The Pilot Who Inspired Generations Of Women

Google Doodle pays tribute to Maude Rose ‘Lores’ Bonney, the first woman to fly solo from Australia to England in 1933. Matt Cruickshank, the artist behind the doodle, reveals that he was inspired by her story: “I grew up reading boys’ adventure comics about male explorers. Bonney’s accomplishments are straight out of a girls’ adventure comic and are equally as...

Andrea Robles Strikes Gold In Macau Archery Tourney

Andrea Robles made waves recently after winning the Macau Indoor Archery Open. The 21-year-old Robles pulled off a huge shocker against pre-tournament favorite Sarah Prieels of Belgium in the semifinals before downing Paige Pearce of the United States in the final to win the gold. Robles, who just graduated from Ateneo this year, also defeated China's Xu Lumeng and Australia's Natalie...

Feel The Wonders Of The Holiday Season At Tiendesitas

Tiendesitas starts the Christmas season right with festive activities and surprises for everyone. Beginning November 4, 2019 until January 5, 2020, friends and families can visit the Gift of Wonders, a bigger-than-life installation that will awaken your Christmas and gift-giving spirit, located at the Food and Pet Village. Reminiscent of borderless worlds, enchanting interactive visuals and marvelous discoveries, the Gift...

CSB Anigators Named Ph Representative To HADO World Cup

The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (CSB) AniGators claimed the crown in the inaugural NCAA HADO Pilipinas Tournament Finals held last Friday (October 25). The AniGators beat the Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) Crim Pythons to also nab the coveted prize of being the Philippines’ 1st team representative to the HADO World Championships that will happen in Tokyo, Japan this...

#ParaSaPangarap : Investa Summit Philippines Asks You, What Are You Willing To Do For Your Lifelong Dream?

Take your first step into the stock market this coming November 23 to 24, 2019 at the much-awaited Investa Summit Philippines. Here you will learn straight from our speakers — prominent traders, fund managers, and influencers in the world of financial markets — as they share with you their knowledge and experiences. Now on its third year, this is...

Rosie And Nicole Take Viewers Around Up Campus Antoinette Jadaone, Ebe Dancel, Reminisce Their Up Days In “University Town” On ABS-CBN S+A

Hit filmmaker Antoinette Jadaone will visit her old stomping grounds in the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, while fellow UP alumni Ebe Dancel will share his mental health advocacy this Saturday (October 19) on “University Town (U-Town)” on ABS-CBN S+A and iWant. Join the “That Thing Called Tadhana” director as she takes a trip down memory lane to the...

Celebrate With The Whole Fam At KidZania Manila’s “Halloween Funfair”

On its greatest Halloweek yet, KidZania Manila transforms into a ‘carnival’ for a grand “Halloween FunFair,” giving families a lively bonding experience from October 29 to November 3. BGC’s premier play city holds thrilling games for this year’s All Hallow’s Eve celebration, incorporating carnival games like buzz wire, target shooting, tic tac toe, and ring toss for non-spooky, wholesome activities...

Hontiveros: Expanded Maternity Leave Now Tax-Free

"Tax-free na ang mga maternity leave benefits ng mga working nanays!" This was the good news delivered today by Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros to all working women and expectant mothers as she welcomed the Bureau of Internal Revenue's (BIR) announcement that the salary differential provision in the Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) Law is not subject to tax. The EML Law, principally...

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