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  • Popeyes is coming back to the Philippines

    August 20, 2018 10:31 AM 3

    Popeyes makes a return with the people behind Kuya J restaurant MANILA, Philippines – Popeyes restaurant is set to make a return to the Philippines. In a press release posted on Business Wire, Friday, August 17, Alexandre Santoro, President of Popeyes said that they have signed an agreement with the people behind Kuya J restaurant to make their return

  • LIST: Candidates for Miss World Philippines 2018

    August 15, 2018 11:53 AM 7

    Who will follow the steps of the 2017 queens? MANILA, Philippines – The search for Miss World Philippines 2018 has begun. On Wednesday, August 15, the Miss World Philippines (MWP) organization announced 37 of the 40 ladies who will vie for the title and 3 other crowns. Aside from the Miss World Philippines crown, other titles at stake are the Miss Multinational

  • LOOK: Cebu Pacific's new in-flight, pre-order meal selection

    July 30, 2018 7:34 AM 6

    The offerings include Filipino cuisine classics as well as more modern dishes MANILA, Philippines – Beginning August 1, local budget airline Cebu Pacific will be offering a new selection of in-flight meals. The meals are already available for pre-orders online, so long as your flight is scheduled on August 1 and beyond. The second cycle of Cebu Pacific

  • UP Singing Ambassadors bags 1st prize at Spanish music festival

    July 29, 2018 9:52 AM 8

    The group wins the first prize in the Habaneras and Polyphony categories of the 64th Certamen Internacional de Habaneras y Polifonia MANILA, Philippines – The UP Singing Ambassadors bagged awards at the 64th Certamen Internacional de Habaneras y Polifonia held in Spain from July 22 to 28. In a Facebook post on Sunday, July 28, the group announced: "We are happy

  • Rappler Talk: Photography and innovation with SweetEscape's David Soong

    July 24, 2018 4:29 AM 6

    MANILA, Philippines – What happens when innovation, entrepreneurship, and photography combine? Rappler talks to SweetEscape CEO and co-founder David Soong to talk about photography and beyond. David co-founded SweetEscape, an app-based photography service that allows travelers to connect with local professional photographers all around the world

  • IN PHOTOS: All the looks from the 2018 SONA

    July 23, 2018 2:42 AM 5

    While the opening of the 3rd regular session of the 17th Congress and the SONA are political events – officials and their spouses make their fashion moments too MANILA, Philippines – The beginning of the 3rd regular session for the 17th Congress is a decidedly political event. But when red carpets and floor-to-floor media coverage is involved, it's almost

  • Want to do movies? Directors Gino Santos, Carl Chavez teach you how

    July 20, 2018 10:55 AM 6

    The two filmmakers share what it takes to make good films during a masterclass for aspiring filmmakers MANILA, Philippines – Filmmakers Gino Santos and Carl Chavez know a thing or two about making movies. Still young enough to be part of the millennial crowd, both in their 20s, Gino and Carl already have quite an impressive resume. the 4th and final

  • LOOK: Starbucks PH’s yogurt frappucinos will chase rainy day blues away

    July 20, 2018 6:20 AM 7

    The drinks will be available in Starbucks stores beginning July 24 MANILA, Philippines – We’re well into the Philippines’ rainy season, but these 2 new, limited edition drinks from Starbucks Philippines might just chase the dreariness away. Beginning Tuesday, July 24, Starbucks branches around the country will be serving 2 new Frappuccino blended beverages

  • Tools, appliances on sale

    July 11, 2018 10:00 AM 10

    In celebration of the Fourth of July, leading hardware store Ace Hardware offers up to 30 percent discount on its American brands for the whole month of July. Some of the items on sale this month include lightweight and compact Dewalt Cordless Drills, ACE Homeowner Tool Sets, and Drylok Waterproofers with a smooth finish, which are perfect for home repair

  • Stephen Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at 90

    July 8, 2018 2:55 AM 10

    The cause of Ditko's death has yet to be confirmed NEW YORK, USA – US comics artist Stephen Ditko, co-creator of Marvel superheroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, has died. He was 90. Police in New York said he was found in his apartment on June 29, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No cause of death has been confirmed. Born in 1927 in Johnstown