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  • IN PHOTOS: Ramen Nagi opens first concept store

    November 2, 2018 2:30 AM 43

    You can now get your hands on the new Truffle King Ramen, only available at this branch! MANILA, Philippines — Your favorite neighborhood ramen joint just got a makeover, and we’re living for its brand new look. Ramen Nagi didn't just open its 19th branch in the Philippines. This new store, located at One Bonifacio High Street Mall, is the famous ramen

  • Candon's house of secrets, unbared

    October 28, 2018 6:00 AM 45

    The Cariño family's ancestral house is now being restored The Cariño ancestral house right in the heart of Candon City is one of Ilocandia’s best-kept secret. And this house has a lot of secrets to tell. It was said to be as old as the San Juan de Sahagun Church which makes it, or a portion of it, more than 400 years old. It was also said that Gabriela

  • Here’s how you can get free Starbucks for a year

    October 27, 2018 4:00 AM 39

    Getting a planner or travel organizer? Might as well get a chance to win free Starbucks drinks for a year too. MANILA, Philippines – We did not stutter. Starbucks Philippines will be raffling off beverage stars that will entitle you to 365 free Grande Starbucks drinks for 2019. The promo is part of Starbucks’ holiday offerings and is open to those who have any of the 4 limited

  • Miss Grand International 2018 Clara Sosa faints on stage after winning title

    October 26, 2018 2:53 AM 23

    Like a true queen, she makes a quick recovery MANILA, Philippines – In a crowning moment almost as memorable as Steve Harvey’s 2015 Miss Universe flub, Paraguay’s Clara Sosa fainted on stage right after she was announced as the new Miss Grand International 2018. India's Meenakshi Chaudhary, who was among the final two and had been holding Clara's hand at the announcement

  • WATCH: Eva Patalinjug slips, but doesn't fall in pageant prelims

    October 25, 2018 4:07 AM 36

    'I hope that I have shown courage, strength, and the essence of rising from every stumble in life,' she says MANILA, Philippines – Eva Patalinjug, Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2018, may have slipped – literally – during the preliminaries for the Miss Grand International 2018 pageant but she surely didn't let this get to her. "'Our greatest glory

  • World’s longest sea crossing from HK to China opens

    October 24, 2018 4:02 AM 36

    People can now travel straight form the Hong Kong International Airport to cities in southern China in under an hour MANILA, Philippines – Here’s something exciting for Pinoy travellers: the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge opened on October 24, which means that people can now drive from Hong Kong to Macau, the Chinese city of Zhuhai and other cities such as Guangdong

  • Beats by Dr. Dre gets a Disney makeover

    October 22, 2018 2:58 AM 35

    Mickey fans, get your hands (and ears) on these special edition headphones ASAP! MANILA, Philippines - Beats by Dre., the famous headphones brand, has collaborated with Disney to create a super cute limited edition pair of Mickey-inspired headphones. The Beats Solo 3 wireless headphones are in classy grey color with Mickey Mouse decals on all sides

  • LOOK: Miss Earth candidates plant mangroves in Legazpi City

    October 20, 2018 12:00 PM 33

    The 30 ladies, including Miss Philippines Celeste Cortesi, lead the mangrove planting at Barangay Puro LEGAZPI CITY – Miss Earth 2018 candidates recently joined a mangrove-planting activity at Barangay Puro in Legazpi City. It was a way to "give back" to the planet. Miss Earth is a pageant that focuses on environmental issues. “We cut a tree, so we have to plant

  • Chickenjoy power: Jollibee opens first store in the UK

    October 18, 2018 10:00 AM 37

    The homegrown fast food giant plans on opening over 25 – yes, 25 – branches in the United Kingdom by 2023 LONDON, United Kingdom – “How long do you think we will have to queue for?” was the question Ellen, a Filipina who has been living in London for eight years now, asked me as we stood outside the Jollibee store on Earl’s Court Road on a wet, cold morning

  • IN PHOTOS: Mickey Mouse through the years

    October 17, 2018 1:30 AM 32

    Visiting Hong Kong soon? Here's one spot to check out. The beloved character created by Walt Disney is set to celebrate his birthday on November 18. In anticipation of his special day, Time Square in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong tied up with the Walt Disney Archives to show Mickey's evolution through the years with 90 Years of Mickey Exhibition. The exhibit