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  • IN PHOTOS: Magical Christmas spots south of Metro Manila

    December 10, 2018 6:30 AM 32

    The south also comes alive with Christmas colors, and the sights are just an hour or so away from Manila MANILA, Philippines – Every year, during the holiday season, Metro Manila comes alive with Christmas lights, sounds, and colors. In Laguna is a vast field of what looks like 5,000 rose buds, except that they come aglow at night. Living up to its name, This year, the Magical

  • WATCH: Catriona Gray showcases PH's rich heritage in new video

    December 9, 2018 4:18 AM 31

    From the Philippines to the Universe, Catriona presents 'This is the Philippines' MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray showed her love for the country's culture in a video showcasing the country's rich heritage and traditions. The video was Sunday, December 9. This is the Philippines shows Catriona taking a tour of Luzon

  • LIST: 2018 hotel buffets, special holiday meals

    December 8, 2018 1:30 AM 34

    What diet? Check out what hotels around the country have to offer during the 2018 holiday season. MANILA, Philippines – It's December! And that means putting up the Christmas tree and decor, making plans with family and friends, and yes, putting on weight thanks to those holiday feasts. If prepping meals in the kitchen for Christmas eve or Christmas

  • Score affordable finds at National Bookstore's Christmas Warehouse Sale

    December 7, 2018 11:30 PM 25

    Books for as low as P75? Yes, please! MANILA, Philippines – Your resident one-stop shop for (almost) all your reading and stationery needs has joined in on the holiday sale fun, and with great bargain prices to boot. National Bookstore is holding another Christmas Warehouse Sale where school supplies, toys, and accessories await customers looking to buy last-minute

  • Here's how you can support Katarina Rodriguez in Miss World 2018

    December 7, 2018 9:38 AM 31

    Help Katarina enter the final round of the competition MANILA, Philippines – With the Miss World 2018 competition coming to a close on Saturday, December 8, Philippine representative Katarina Rodriguez needs everyone's help to enter the final round of the competition. This voting has a catch because it introduces a special continental voting. Each continent

  • Chanel sheds exotic animal skin from fashion line

    December 6, 2018 7:11 AM 30

    The luxury brand has banned the use of lizard, crocodile, and snake skin in any of their creations Chanel has become the first luxury fashion house to turn its back on exotic animal pelts such as lizard, crocodile and snake skin, in a move hailed by animal rights groups on Tuesday, December 4 (Wednesday, December 5 in the Philippines). Its head of fashion

  • LOOK: Catriona Gray and Indonesia's Sonia Fergina Citra are roommates

    November 30, 2018 6:07 AM 35

    'Go over and send her some love,' Catriona writes MANILA, Philippines – After arriving in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, November 29, Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray met some of the candidates and got to bond with her roommate for the duration of the competition – Indonesia's Sonia Fergina Citra. On Instagram Stories, Catriona wrote: "Hi roomie

  • Margaret Atwood to release 'Handmaid's Tale' sequel

    November 29, 2018 10:06 AM 34

    'The Testaments' is scheduled for release on September 2019 OTTAWA, Canada – Canadian author Margaret Atwood said Wednesday, November 28, she will publish a sequel to her novel The Handmaid's Tale next year, taking readers deeper into her vision of a dystopian America ruled by a misogynistic theocracy. Atwood said the new book, The Testaments, will pursue

  • LOOK: Potato Corner opens first concept store, introduces 18 new flavors

    November 29, 2018 7:49 AM 36

    Would you try Potato Corner Lab's Blue Cheese, Kimchi, Maple Bacon, Cotton Candy, or Chili Lime fries flavors? Potato Corner has launched something new for all its loyal, carb-loving fans – a brand-new concept store called the Potato Corner Lab, which officially opened to the public on Tuesday, November 27. Stationed near the food court area of Glorietta

  • LOOK: Catriona Gray is off to Thailand for Miss Universe 2018

    November 29, 2018 2:09 AM 31

    Catriona is ready to conquer Thailand! Off to Thailand to represent my beautiful country the Philippines in [Miss Universe]. Philippines, mahal kita. I hope to make you proud." In two separate posts, she thanked the team who worked with her in her journey, as well as her parents for their encouragement. "Venturing off on an adventure of a lifetime and my thoughts