Monthly Archives: December, 2016

December 31, 2016

The year in stories: 2016’s top ten news stories

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Before we welcome a fresh new year, let’s take a look back at the year’s most talked about news stories. By MARICHU A. VILLANUEVA  The year 2016 was the year of dramatic, if not historic, change. From the array of such drastic changes, we picked the top 10 stories that hogged the headlines in the Philippines Continue Reading


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December 30, 2016

3, 2, 1… Happy New Year!

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Only two days remain in the year! To help you end your 2016 in style — and start your 2017 with a bang — here are four hotels you can visit that have New Year’s Eve celebrations spectacularly planned out just for you. Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila: Midnight in Paris   (Paris comes alive in Manila Continue Reading


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17 Things you didn’t know about PeopleAsia  

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As PeopleAsia celebrates its 17th anniversary this December, we’d like to take you on a short journey of some of the magazine’s most memorable moments. From historical covers to the beginning of traditions, here are 17 things about PeopleAsia you should know. 1. PeopleAsia Magazine was launched at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in November 1999 with President Joseph Estrada as special Continue Reading


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December 28, 2016

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: ‘I am Nothing’

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It’s easy for our minds, hearts, souls and bodies to be overwhelmed by the whirlwind of happenings brought about by the holidays. So as the New Year approaches, it’s good to take time and enjoy a moment or two of quiet, making sure we have a positive and calm state of mind as we welcome a fresh Continue Reading


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December 24, 2016

A spiritual pilgrimage: In the Land of the Holy

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With Christmas Day around the corner, PeopleAsia takes you on a rare journey of spiritual discovery as columnist Pepper Teehankee makes stops in the Holy Land and the realm of pharaohs — all as he retraces man’s footsteps in this exotic bastion of spiritual pursuit. Text and photos by PEPPER TEEHANKEE It was a journey that took us Continue Reading


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December 23, 2016

Travelite: Leaving on a jet plane

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If only all of us could pack our bags and travel the world this Christmas! Unfortunately, “leaving on a jet plane” is a privilege not everyone is granted over the holidays, so if you’re one of the lucky few blessed with the opportunity to see the world, make sure to check out our travel tips to help Continue Reading


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December 22, 2016

Holiday makeup looks tips, tricks & tools: The case of looking impeccable

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Over the years, the PeopleAsia team has worked with many talented makeup artists who’ve shared invaluable tips on the practical science — and art — of effortless beauty. And because we want you to look your absolute best for all the holiday celebrations you’ll be attending, we share some of the beauty tips, tricks and tools these makeup artists Continue Reading


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Haute Art: Takashi Kuribayashi’s Resonance of Nature with Hermès

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High art and high fashion collide at the windows of Hermès as the fashion house proudly displays Resonance of Nature by Takashi Kuribayashi. The renowned artist’s visual exhibit will be on display until March 2017 at the Hermès store at 541 Orchard Rd., Liat Towers, Siangapore. ( Takashi Kuribayashi) Through Resonance of Nature, Takashi expresses the Continue Reading


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December 21, 2016

A Blue Christmas

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Everyone talks about how joyous Christmas is for many reasons. But in truth, there are some of us who must deal with painful memories or lonesome feelings that stem from trying events we previously experienced during the holidays. In the words of PeopleAsia‘s Eppy Gochangco, one must learn how to cope with the sadness and loss and eventually move Continue Reading


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December 20, 2016

Season’s Cheers and Discounts with Volvo!

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‘Tis the season to be jolly with Volvo’s Christmas treat: the Easy Ownership offer! Buyers can now avail of a brand new Volvo S60 R-Design or a Volvo V60 Cross Country for as low as a 30 percent down payment. They can also enjoy a zero percent interest-financing plan at an equitable 24-month payment schedule. Continue Reading


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