Tag Archives: People of the Year

February 14, 2018

KRIS AQUINO: Authentic & Unsinkable


By BÜM TENORIO JR. / Photography by MARK CHESTER ANG In the department of honesty, Kris Aquino is number one on the list. She puts premium in paying her right taxes because ‘It’s the right thing to do.’ Her life is an open book. She’ll tell you she almost got married to Quezon City Mayor Herbert Continue Reading

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Posted in features and tagged as features kris aquino People of the Year PeopleAsia

February 9, 2018

Philippine Airlines shining through with four-star rating

PeopleAsia's special commemorative issue on Philippine Airlines' 75th anniversary

Four stars and counting — Philippine Airlines was recently named as the country’s first and only four-star airline by Skytrax, the global authority on “on the ground and inflight service quality standards” for airlines around the globe. The award brings PAL closer to its five-star goal, which it promised to pursue when it celebrated its Continue Reading


January 17, 2018

Power & purpose: Inside PeopleAsia’s 14th “People of the Year” Awards Night


It was a grand celebration for ‘people celebrating people’ at the “People of the Year” 2018 Awards Night, held at the Grand Plaza Ballroom of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Pasay City. The ceremony was attended by a number of high-profile individuals, which included diplomats, government officials, business leaders, celebrities and members of the press. Continue Reading


January 3, 2018

Kris, twice an ex-future bride

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by JOANNE RAE M. RAMIREZ As the famous Kris Aquino line-turned-meme-turned-everyday-expression says, “Love, love, love!” (Kris at the New World Makati Hotel / Photo by Mark Chester Ang)   True enough, the conversation quickly turned to love when Kris was interviewed by PeopleAsia, during which she candidly confirmed that she and Quezon City Mayor Herbert Continue Reading


December 30, 2017

Top News Stories of 2017, part 2


Text by MARICHU A. VILLANUEVA Photos courtesy of THE PHILIPPINE STAR 2017 was history in the making for the Philippines. THE PHILIPPINE STAR’s Marichu A. Villanueva lists down the year’s most significant news stories: (For the first part of the list, click here)   6. EJKs, Kian, Kulot, Carl The word nanlaban or “trying to fight off Continue Reading

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Posted in posts and tagged as news People of the Year Philippines politics

June 17, 2017

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



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


April 14, 2017

Cris “Kesz”: An Act of Kindness


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


April 13, 2017

Efren Peñaflorida: The living hero


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


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


December 19, 2016

Sneak Peek: PeopleAsia’s People of the Year 2016



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