By Zsarlene B. Chua
How to fasten your seat belt, how to operate a life jacket, and how to use the oxygen masks — these (and more) are standard information given whenever one boards an airplane. So standard and often tedious that people tune out once the captain says “presenting the safety features of this airplane” monologue and then turns on the safety video or the flight attendants perform the shtick for the thousandth time.
Continue reading “Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts”
By Joseph L. Garcia
COFFEE fuels the modern world. It’s the stuff that gets industrialists out of bed, it gets writers to write; it’s what settles deals laid on tables in coffee shops. Continue reading “Finding peace over a cup of coffee”
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
THREE thousand miles in nine days, that is what a group of groundbreaking cyclists representing the Philippines hopes to accomplish as it takes part later this year in one of the world’s most respected and longest-running ultra-endurance events — the Race Across America (RAAM). Continue reading “Taking on the challenge”
By Camille Anne M. Arcilla
Much like the one in Quiapo Church, my family has its own life-size image of the Nazareno in our family home in the province.
Continue reading “Taking care of the Nazareno”
By Pola Esguerra del Monte, Multimedia Editor of BusinessWorld SparkUp
A dept at sleeping in one city and waking up in another, McKinsey partner Kristine Romano follows this weekly itinerary: Malaysia (two days), Jakarta or Singapore (one or two days), then Manila (the rest of the week). That is a cinch for someone who once traveled from Manila to Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Los Angeles, Sydney and then back to Manila in a span of three weeks.
Continue reading “A Filipina rises to McKinsey’s top”