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  • IN PHOTOS: Katarina Rodriguez's fabulous looks at Miss World 2018

    November 26, 2018 2:52 PM 27

    From Francis Libiran to Rosethal Tee, Katarina's outfits showcase Filipino talent and style MANILA, Philippines – Miss World Philippines Katarina Rodriguez is currently in Sanya, China to compete in the Miss World pageant set on December 8. But even before she donned the Miss World Philippines crown, Katarina has always been known to be one of the more fashion-forward

  • IN PHOTOS: Christmas on Display returns to the Araneta Center

    November 24, 2018 3:59 AM 28

    After 16 years, the display is back in the Araneta Center MANILA, Philippines — If you were a kid from the '60s and decades after, and would go to the Christmas on Display at the C.O.D Department store in Araneta Center, then you're in for a treat. Sixteen years after its last show, Christmas on Display is back at the Time Square Food Park. The display

  • IN PHOTOS: These Chinese cities are your next dream destinations

    November 21, 2018 1:00 AM 36

    Find the best spots to make those great – and IG-worthy – memories MANILA, Philippines – It’s a truth universally acknowledged that, for many modern-day travelers, the photo opportunities in a destination is of utmost importance. Beijing is a lovely mix of old and new – the perfect city to showcase how China embraces its past while always making way for the new. Places

  • Catriona Gray and Jehza Huelar are ready for their beauty battles

    November 15, 2018 12:00 PM 41

    Catriona is set to leave for Thailand, while Jehza is off to Poland MANILA, Philippines – Pageant season kicks into high gear during the last quarter of the year. The fitting finale are the major titles that beauty contestants dream of. Last November 12, 2018, the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. hosted the send-off party for Miss Universe Philippines

  • LIST: Must-see Christmas sights and sounds in Metro Manila

    November 14, 2018 2:00 AM 33

    Check out these photo op-worthy Christmas attractions around the city, including the Disney-themed Ayala Festival of Lights MANILA, Philippines — There's no better way to usher in the holiday spirit than with the best and brightest Christmas lights and holiday attractions. Luckily, every Christmas, Metro Manila sprawls with picturesque decor and shows

  • Christmas is bright and magical at Ayala Triangle Gardens

    November 10, 2018 10:50 AM 81

    Families and friends can find a larger-than-life Mickey at Ayala Triangle Gardens as Ayala Land, Inc. teams up with The Walt Disney Company for its 10th Festival of Lights, which opened on Nov. 9, dubbed “Reimagine The Magic: A Festival of Lights.” FIND THE HUGE MICKEY. This year’s Ayala Festival of Lights reimagines well-loved Disney soundtracks, bringing

  • IN PHOTOS: The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2018

    November 10, 2018 4:07 AM 37

    It's Kelsey Merritt's first show, and Adriana Lima's last MANILA, Philippines – The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018 just ended, and while the yearly lingerie show has yet to air publicly, the models have been sharing glimpses of the show on social media. She shared the stage with veteran Victoria’s Secret Angels including Candice Swanepoel, Behati

  • Kelsey Merritt on VS fashion show: 'I feel like I won a beauty pageant'

    November 8, 2018 1:26 PM 28

    She is the first Filipina to be spread her angel wings on the legendary Victoria's Secret runway MANILA, Philippines – After showing up for catalog shoots and auditioning for the world-famous Victoria’s Secret fashion show in pursuit of her dream, what did 21-year-old Kelsey Merritt do? “I went to church and prayed,” Kelsey told The New York Post. “This is all in your hands

  • FULL LIST: 37th National Book Awards winners

    November 6, 2018 8:00 AM 32

    The National Book Development Board and the Manila Critics Circle have announced 2017's best books published in the Philippines MANILA, Philippines — On its 37th year, the National Book Awards have released their best book picks of 2017, chosen by the National Book Development Board (NDBD) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC). Best Novel in Filipino

  • Virginia Flor Agbayani, 'Grand Dame of Philippine Art Education,' passes away at 96

    November 4, 2018 8:34 AM 35

    'The Grand Dame of Philippine Art Education' is lauded nationally and internationally for her pioneering and innovate efforts in art education MANILA, Philippines — Professor Virginia Flor Agbayani, dubbed "The Grand Dame of Philippine Art Education" passed away on October 22, 2018, in Sherman Oaks, California at the age of 96. A private funeral Mass was held on October