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  • National Artist for Literature Cirilo Bautista dies

    May 6, 2018 4:12 AM 12

    The late National Artist for Literature Cirilo Bautista, 76, is also part of the Palanca Hall of Fame Chris Millado, vice president and artistic director of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, also confirmed this news on Facebook. It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our beloved professor/mentor and perhaps the greatest poet in the annals

  • Not-so-usual ways to celebrate Mother’s Day

    May 5, 2018 10:50 AM 17

    While dining out with mom is a fine way to celebrate the queen of the house’s special day, there are other different, not-so-usual gifts and activities that can make her feel cherished and loved. Treat mom to a night of melody, elegance, and sumptuous delights at the SM Aura Premier Atrium which will be filled with classical music by the Manila Symphony

  • Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere back in Manila

    May 5, 2018 7:38 AM 11

    Demi-Leigh and Iris are part of a fashion show, along with Pia Wurtzbach MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere arrived in Manila Saturday, May 5, for a series of activities, including a fashion show on May 8. Demi-Leigh shared a series of Instagram stories of her on the Miss Universe Instagram

  • The soul of Hong Kong

    May 3, 2018 10:50 AM 15

    Witness how locals flock by the thousands across Hong Kong to celebrate the birthday of Tin Hau and pray to the Goddess of the Sea for safety, fine weather, and full fishing nets for the coming year. One of the highlights of the Tin Hau festivities is the three-hour Shap Pat Heung (“18 Villages”) fa pau parade in Yuen Long happening on May 8. The procession

  • National Museum of Natural History to open on May 18

    May 3, 2018 6:02 AM 22

    The museum will open just in time for International Museum Day MANILA, Philippines – The National Museum of Natural History is set to open its doors on May 18, right in time for International Museum Day. The new museum is part of the National Museum complex in Manila, along with the National Museum of Fine Arts and the National Museum of Anthropology

  • LOOK: Miley Cyrus' Converse collection will make you want to party

    May 2, 2018 2:10 AM 14

    The sneakers put a twist on the classic Converse design MANILA, Philippines – Miley Cyrus’ collaboration with Converse drops on May 2, and whether or not you’re a fan of the pop star, you may want to check it out. The sneakers are a party-ready version of the classic Converse hi-top and low-cut sneakers, with a chunky platform sole reminiscent of the 90s, trimmed

  • Pergola's Doggie and Me fun event

    April 28, 2018 10:00 AM 32

    The community's beloved furry event is back! Team up with your fur baby and join The Pergola's MY DOGGIE AND ME SUMMER DOG SHOW! Strut down the My Doggie and Me runway in matching summer outfits, join in on the fun games, and get the chance to win puptastic prizes from Golden Three Pet Supplies, The Pergola Mall, and more! Shop and show some love at our special

  • WATCH: Cynthia Thomalla's winning answer at Miss Eco International 2018

    April 28, 2018 1:23 AM 22

    Here's what Cynthia has to say about the importance of beauty pageants MANILA, Philippines – Cynthia Thomalla made the Philippines proud on Friday, April 27 (Saturday, April 28, Manila time), when she won the title of Miss Eco International 2018 in Egypt. During the question and answer round, Cynthia's question, which she read out loud, was: "What do you think

  • Pageants, festivals at Aliwan Fiesta 2018

    April 26, 2018 10:46 AM 40

    Aliwan Fiesta, the country’s largest gathering of Philippine cultural festivals, kicked off yesterday with the Shoppers Bazaar opening and star-studded Pasakalye concert and variety show. Lovely ladies from different regions will compete at the Reyna ng Aliwan pageant happening today, 7:00 p.m. at the Aliw Outdoor Stage. The event will be hosted by 101.1 Yes The Best’s

  • The season of mule flats and wicker bags

    April 24, 2018 10:55 AM 25

    Easy to slip on mule flats reminiscent of the laid-back summer vibe, and wicker and straw bags that remind us of beach and picnics are this season’s hottest fashion items. This summer, SM’s bags and shoes label for women, Parisian, offers pieces that let you elevate your street and resort style. Stroll through the season in a pair of flat mules in woven