By DJ Yap
MANILA, Philippines—Friday was the longest day of 2013 in this part of the world, an event known as the summer solstice, the state weather bureau said. The Philippines and other countries in the northern hemisphere experienced the longest daytime and shortest nighttime on June 21, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services [...]
By Fernando del Mundo
The wild tree atop a hill overlooking the bustling town of San Pedro, as well as Laguna de Bay had always fascinated the late Salvador “Doy” Laurel as he traveled the highway.
Too much nonsense has been said about Catholics being passive in worship.
By Lito B. Zulueta
(The author is the Art and Books editor of PDI’s Lifestyle section) MANILA, Philippines—Until he died of pneumonia on Monday, National Artist for Literature Alejandro R. Roces, 86, was the country’s best humorist and expert on the fiesta as a unique manifestation of Philippine culture and heritage. Humor and culture are strange bedfellows when taken [...]