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Ricardo Cepeda and Marina Benipayo talk opportunities for couples

With the Philippines dubbed as the “texting capital of the world,” spouses Brick and Leila Agcopra reasonably decided to start a prepaid load business in 2011. Powered by its own propriety self-loading technology, the business was designed to empower all mobile phone users by providing discount and business opportunities. Thus, …

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Mind the Love

BY STVENSON GEORGE TUPAS 4:51 p.m. Standing behind the yellow line, Every commuter minds the gap between The platform and the train, scared to fall To the yawning crater of gravel. Lysa’s first time To use the rail breeds both fear and excitement: Afraid to fall; excited to travel unaccompanied. …

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I am Jake: Songs of freedom

WHAT is it like to start a new life after you lived one as someone else? This is the question the singer formerly known as Charice Pempengco answers in an autobiography that officially introduces Jake Zyrus to the world. Jake Zyrus holds a copy of his book, “I am Jake,” …

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National Arts Ambassadors for keeps

It was in 1991 that then president Corazon Aquino signed Presidential Proclamation 683 officially declaring February as National Arts Month (NAM). Commemorated since under the auspices of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), NAM was created to fulfill the agency’s mandate “to conserve, promote and protect the …

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LPT conducts acting workshop for ensembles

Contemporary performance company Langgam Performance Troupe (LPT) presents its second acting module offering, “Bodies as One,” a whole-day physical theater workshop designed specifically for ensemble performances on all Saturdays of February. It follows LPT’s initial workshop for solo pieces dubbed the “Personal Spectacle” which took place in November. Focusing on …

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Exhibition celebrates Brocka and Bernal

A special exhibition that features the interesting lives and impressive works of Philippine National Artists for Film Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal marks an early celebration of the Philippine cinema’s 100 years of existence. Called “Brocka, Bernal and the City,” the exhibition honors the legacies of the iconic auteurs at …

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NCCA fetes artistic excellence in ‘Ani ng Sining 2019’

National Arts Month opening ceremonies in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao Filipino artistry and creative genius are once again recognized as the whole nation celebrates National Arts Month (NAM). National Committee on Architecture and Allied Arts will present ‘Loob at Labas: Talakayan at Pagpaparangya,’ an exhibit and forum enhancing appreciation and …

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The life of Benilde in a musical

“Br. Benilde,” a theatrical showcase of the extraordinary life, works, and principles of the French educator and saint, is set to be shown on Wednesdays to Saturdays, from January 23 to 26, 30 to 31, and February 1 to 2 at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) SDA …

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Is it all imaginary?

Filipinos have a knack for comedy. They joke about their struggles and laugh about difficult situations as a way to get by them. But when things become too absurd, where do they draw the line between what is still funny and what is no longer a laughing matter? Set in …

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