Tag Archives: People of the Year

June 17, 2017

Happy Father’s Day! A tribute to the dads of PeopleAsia

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To the man who swept mom off her feet, the hero sons (and daughters) want to live up to, and the overall protector of the brood – a Happy Father’s Day to you! These PeopleAsia dads show us what it’s all about with their deep devotion to family, soaring careers they worked hard for and Continue Reading


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April 14, 2017

Cris “Kesz”: An Act of Kindness

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It’s never too late — or too early — to live out your dream of changing the world and leaving behind a living legacy. A great read for the year’s holiest of weeks, this story of forgiveness, kindness and unconditional love is sure to reawaken your faith. By KRISTEL DACUMOS-LAGORZA  Then just 13, International Children’s Peace Continue Reading


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April 13, 2017

Efren Peñaflorida: The living hero

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It’s easy to feel discouraged by the many forms of negativity our world seems to have a surplus of these days. This week (and for all the weeks to follow), rid yourself of gloomy thoughts and see life in a new light. Know that good still exists and hope is very much alive — all it Continue Reading


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February 2, 2017

WATCH: PeopleAsia’s People of the Year 2017 Awards Night

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Each year, PeopleAsia recognizes society’s movers and shakers of the year in a highly anticipated red letter affair — the PeopleAsia “People of the Year” Awards Night. “Our annual People of the Year awards is a tradition we started 12 years ago to recognize and honor these exceptional men and women whose achievements not only encourage but empower,” described PeopleAsia publisher, president and Continue Reading


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December 19, 2016

Sneak Peek: PeopleAsia’s People of the Year 2016

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With 2016 quickly coming to a close, it’s time to celebrate the men and women that made the year what it is with PeopleAsia‘s “People of the Year” Awards! Here’s a sneak peek of our 15 awardees. Joy Belmonte The vice mayor of Quezon City has spent the last six years spearheading health programs for the Continue Reading


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September 30, 2016

#TBT Mincing (no) Words with Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago

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From Justin Bieber to Barack Obama — the late senator known for her razor-sharp wit fires up the screen in this funny interview, when she was named as one of the magazine’s People of the Year in 2011.


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September 24, 2016

What’s up, Doc? Five exceptional doctors that are making a difference

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You can eat an apple, an orange and even a pear a day to keep the doctor away, but sometimes late nights, long commutes and everyday stressors can eventually take their toll on us. Doctors — what would we do without them? As a bonus, these days, doctors don’t only restore our physical well-being, but can also 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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July 27, 2016

Bon Appétit! Celebrate National Culinarians Day with these PeopleAsia chefs

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With Filipinos’ intense love for food, it’s a wonder why this special day of celebrating all things gastronomic isn’t more well known. In July, we celebrate National Culinarians Day, a day where we celebrate chefs, cooks, pastry makers and anyone and everyone with a talent and taste for cooking up wonderful culinary delights of all kinds. Whether it’s a Continue Reading


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July 17, 2016

News Giant: Mike Enriquez

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Miguel “Mike” Enriquez has been recently quoted saying “Iba siya (He’s different)” when asked about his thoughts on President Duterte. People pay full attention when this news giant speaks his mind for good reason. Mike Enriquez has conquered both the airwaves as and the boob tube in his outstanding career as a news anchor. One Continue Reading


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