Sunshine Place is for those in the sunset of their lives


SUNSHINE Place (Senior Hub) along Jupiter Street in Makati is a five-story building that provides wholesome activities to add quality life for those in their sunset years.

Founded by SM matriarch Felicidad Tan Sy two years ago, Sunshine Place sees the active participation in its multifarious activities among the youth, usually the grandchildren and children of member senior citizens, who are registered in the active membership list or visiting/walk-in seniors who just want to do something nice during their idle time.

At the ground floor of Sunshine Place is a classy casual restaurant, catered by Bizu and a plant and…

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OpinYon Back-Page Stories: Tampakan Mine Sparks Verbal Tiff Between Lopez and Dominguez

By Rose de la Cruz

IT APPEARS that the wisdom, negotiation skills, patience and even the brinkmanship of President Rody Duterte will be tested to the hilt at the rate two of his high profile Cabinet members namely Environment Secretary Gina Lopez and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez are blasting each other in the media.

The bone of contention is the controversial Tampakan mine project in South Cotabato.

The mine sits on top of rice fields and agricultural lands encompassing Sultan Kudarat and Lanao del Sur (two of the poorest provinces in the country) and is considered the world’s largest undeveloped…

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OpinYon Back-Page Stories: I-Remit Makes OFWs Lives Easier

By James Veloso

AS HARD as it is for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to earn their money, it is even harder for them to ensure that their hard earned money is being managed effectively– both for themselves and especially for their relatives back home.

“You can imagine, they work hard abroad, and when they come back, they have nothing,” Bansan Choa, the current CEO of I-Remit Inc., once said. The reason: unscrupulous individuals and groups who would cheat on OFWs and their relatives through various forms and schemes including among others lost or stolen remittances.

That’s what I-Remit wants…

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OpinYon Back-Page Stories: Duterte’s ever-changing persona

By Rose dela Cruz

TO THE general public, projecting President Rodrigo Roa Duterte as a humble, low-key personality who would fall in line (as in his dinner last Sunday at the Palace with his fellow Bedans) or rolling his long sleeves barong with matching maong pants is something very cute and endearing, especially to the common masses (masa).

But on the other hand, Duterte speaking that he wouldn’t mind being likened to an African dictator like Idi Amin, under whose watch hundreds of thousands of people were killed, could make people shudder at the thought that their deepest fears during…

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A Walking Tour of Downtown Davao City

By Samuela Belibet/OpinYon Mindanao

Davao City is known for its nature getaways. But these aren't the only spots worth checking out. Fascinating walking destinations abound in the heart of the city as well.

Cinematheque Davao

Starting off at C. Bangoy Street, I walked along the muraled walls of Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. Elementary School. Turning right at Palma Gil Street, not far from the intersection is Cinematheque Davao. A bronze statue of Lino Brocka, the National Artist for Film, will greet you upon entering the compound. Launched and inaugurated in 2012 by the Film Development Council of the Philippines and…

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