Tag Archives: features

October 9, 2017

Washington Sycip: Wash of the TITANS

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Business icon and PeopleAsia lifetime achievement awardee Washington Sycip passed away last Oct. 7, 2017 during a flight from Manila to Vancouver. In honor of the esteemed founder of SGV & Co., we’re revisiting an article about him that was published in December 2015.  By KAP MACEDA AGUILA Photos by MAU MAURICIO Sifting through a life in progress through the Continue Reading


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April 16, 2017

Papal Power: Remembering a visit of a lifetime

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Happy Easter, everybody! Remember that on this special day that symbolizes new hope and renewal, there is always something to look forward to and be thankful for, even during the most challenging of times. As the anointed “people’s pope” Pope Francis celebrates his fourth anniversary as the leader of some 1.2 billion Catholics this year, PeopleAsia commemorates his Continue Reading


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February 2, 2017

Hail to the Queens

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For as long as anyone can remember, Filipinos have had a time-tested love affair with beauty pageants. Perhaps it’s seeing beautiful faces that excites them the most, or maybe it’s the glamorous dresses put on display and the stories of each potential queen that catch their attention. Or, maybe, it’s the chance that these pageants Continue Reading


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September 17, 2016

Cecile Licad: Keys to the Sublime

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For world-renowned pianist Cecile Licad, the pulchritude of sound begins when her hands dive into a sea of black and white. She plunges into such depths that her soul soars out of sight the moment she closes her eyes.







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May 27, 2016

Leni Robredo: A Lady of Legacy

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Long before she topped the Vice-Presidential surveys, Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo has already been a woman whose ultimate style is in her substance. Read more about her in this exclusive story from 2013. Text by BüM D. TENORIO JR.  Photography by MAU MAURICIO  A miracle worker she is not. But it is from this Continue Reading


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May 17, 2016

CamSur-Footed: Lray and Migz Villafuerte

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This father-son duo has accomplished much since the last time we spoke to them. With Migz now on his second term as governor, and Lray being elected congressman, PeopleAsia takes you back to when the tandem was still just preparing for a bright future ahead. It’s been a little more than five years since PeopleAsia last sat down with Continue Reading


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May 16, 2016

Dr. Vicki Belo: BELOved

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Life may have taken a quieter turn for this celebrity doctor, but that doesn’t mean she isn’t working as hard, or that she doesn’t have anything new up her sleeve.







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May 13, 2016

Four Hands at Your Service: Michelin Dinner at the Tasting Room

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Expect nothing less than the surreal and otherworldly from the city that lets you dream with eyes wide open. The Tasting Room at the City of Dreams becomes a dream world of tastes on May 20 to 21 in its “Four Hands Dinner,” a collaboration between two-Michelin starred chef William Mahi and guest chef Daniel Continue Reading


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May 6, 2016

Shangri-La’s Summer Silhouettes Sale & Fashion Show

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Default summer fashion peg “less is more” is starting to crack and chap in this heat. There has to be a more original, yet equally sexy and attractive way, to dress this season! But don’t throw out your denim cut offs and cotton tank tops just yet; super style duo Team RAINxEM along with Shang Continue Reading


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The Perfect Pint Perfects the Process

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The Perfect Pint isn’t named that way just because it’s a catchy alliteration. Brothers Alec, Noel and Raymond Tempongko, owners of the Perfect Pint, are living every beer lover’s dream. They research on and make their own recipes for the establishment’s signature craft beers, and during the process, they of course have to sample every Continue Reading


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