A dangerous precedent
By On Apr 24th, 2015

Right after the Holy Week, 20 banks filed a petition with the Regional Trial Court of Makati to declare null and void Revenue Regulation 4-2011...

Counting summers
By On Apr 19th, 2015

We were ready for summer even if it came early this year, what with Holy Week beginning almost as soon as April did. Without a...

Unintended humor in Lenten telecast
By On Apr 18th, 2015

Holy Week programming is supposed to be pious, pure and Simon-sober, but a morning show last April 1 turned out to be the “accidental” exception...

How Holy Land echoes the messages of Pope Francis
By On Apr 18th, 2015

The apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines stirred up memories of our visit to the Holy Land on a Holy Week. I joined...

Good for the soul
By On Apr 17th, 2015

Time was when Holy Week gave our TV people permission to take a long break, with networks either shutting down or screening old “bathrobe” dramas....

Hard-boiled eggs in tomato sauce–courtesy of my mom
By On Apr 09th, 2015

Plus easy-to-do ice cream sandwich and vanilla coffee smoothie recipes to beat the heat...

Priest says 3M people drawn to shrine
By On Apr 09th, 2015

A shrine here being administered by a priest with a huge following because of belief in his healing powers has drawn between one to three...

MTRCB inspects buses
On Apr 08th, 2015

On March 30, before the Holy Week rush out of the city, the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) inspected the Araneta Bus...