November 23, 2014

The rest of the city had already succumbed to the languor of the afternoon heat, but inside the National Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Makati, half a dozen people were praying intently.…

November 23, 2014

Less than a month after it opened its first branch in the Philippines at SM Mega Fashion Hall, Swedish brand H&M opened a second branch at Robinsons Magnolia four days ago. The winter collection of apparel, footwear and…

November 23, 2014

For Manila's party crowd, there was only one place to be seen last Thursday night: Valkyrie at The Palace.…

And So It Is:

Dummies–‘ang dami nila,’ but why? »

Christmas is in the air, and people have been asking for more information about the Christ title. Where did it originate, and how long…

Forever 81:

Diagnostic rituals »

I felt I didn’t deserve to wait two hours in still another doctor’s clinic, only to be told in the next second to go…

Paris: Bad time-keeper Rihanna is early at Dior »

After turning up at Balmain's show after everyone had left, Barbadian superstar Rihanna arrived this time at Friday's Christian Dior show before hardly anyone had arrived.…

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Singer Rihanna poses for photographers before Dior's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2014-2015 fashion collection presented in Paris, Friday, Feb.28, 2014. AP

Calma’s fundamental art »

Architect Ed Calma has become synonymous with minimalism. His design revolves around geometry, nature, void spaces and materials. …

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ALL ABOUT THE VIEWS  The canopied deck sits high commanding views of the lake and volcano. Philippe Starck’s sofa is the perfect match. Photo by Romain Rivierre