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Thomasian fashion designer dies at 65

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 23:00
DANILO Franco, known as the “Dean of Fashion Illustrators,” died last Jan. 31 following cardiac arrest. He was 65. Franco passed away at the UST Hospital emergency room after going into coma. He took up fine arts major in advertising at the old College of Fine Arts and Architecture. While studying, he worked as a […]

Tagle: Strengthen the family to counter criminality

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 22:55
DEATH penalty does not eliminate criminality from its roots. In a statement last Feb. 2, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle spoke out against the proposal to revive capital punishment, saying “punishment by death has not reduced criminality.” “The death penalty has not reduced crime because it does not solve criminality from its roots. To […]

CCP retrospective pays tribute to the art of Danilo Dalena

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 00:00
THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines is holding a grand retrospective exhibit of the art and times of Thomasian artist Danilo Dalena, one of the foremost Philippine expressionists and a nominee for the National Artist for Visual Arts award. It is running on the third- and fourth-floor galleries of the CCP until March 4. The […]

New face of state terrorism

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 00:00
THE ARMED Forces of the Philippines recently unveiled a campaign that it claimed would support the government’s development efforts while addressing internal security threats. Called Development Support and Security Plan Kapayapaan, the new campaign is supposed to replace the Internal Peace and Security Plan Bayanihan or “Oplan Bayanihan” that expired on Dec. 31, 2016. Kapayapaan […]