December 22, 2014

“We must balance our interests with those of Asian countries. We hope to have more relations with the Philippines. We have to learn from each other. We have many things in common, not just religion.”…

December 22, 2014

Italian pianist Christian Leotta’s Manila recital at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) was a rare moment of intimate listening. It was virtuosity of the first order.…

December 22, 2014

The nation may be grieving the loss of its first and only Muslim national artist, Abdulmari Asia Imao, but it is also true Filipinos now have another occasion to celebrate the life and legacy of the genius who…

Emily’s Post:

She’s stuck with burdensome relatives »

I’m 36 years old and still single. When my mom died when I was six years old, she had a budding business which her…

Without Batting An Eyelash:

At high-society ball, guests step on diamond earrings, bracelets left on dance floor »

Glam with a capital “G” is back, dahlings. Cosmo Manille’s sociedad has been dying for an ultra glam fix, so high-society members came in…

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