Art and Culture

A New Life to Old Buildings

Slowly but surely, conservationists are getting heard and noticed for their work on preserving and integrating old buildings into our...

By Anson YuApril 16, 2017

Livin La Vida Manila

The Dream of a Livable City As cities continue to drive economic growth in most countries, they have become increasingly...

By Jing lejanoApril 2, 2017

Mentoring Champions

A determined teacher rebrands a school’s journ club into a paragon of excellence

By Focus FeaturesJanuary 15, 2017

The Miracles of The Black Nazarene

Text by Rocky Nazareno From all walks of life, they come, barefoot, and their maroon and custard yellow shirts emblazoned...

By Focus FeaturesJanuary 8, 2017

The Black Nazarene: Ang Mamamasan (The Bearer)

“It’s no joke to join the procession, you should be ready to die.”

By Focus FeaturesJanuary 8, 2017

Where Have All the Peryas Gone?

A longtime fixture of Pinoy festivity–the small town carnival–is walking on a tightrope to extinction. Focus Features travels to Pampanga to find the last of the peryantes

By Focus FeaturesDecember 11, 2016

A Fondness for the Filipino Fair

A “vanishing” venue for simple pleasures brings joy to the hearts of many

By Focus FeaturesDecember 11, 2016

Dogs on Duty

Your safety inside the mall is brought to you by a group of Labradors

By Focus FeaturesDecember 4, 2016

Positive and In Love

A young man and his partner discover that yes, there is life and happiness even with HIV.

By Focus FeaturesNovember 27, 2016

The Greatest Love of All

Having to undergo HIV testing may be one of the most daunting decisions a person with an “adventurous” sex life...

By Focus FeaturesNovember 26, 2016