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THE TRAVEL group (back row) with their young beneficiaries BELINDA GOOD

No matter where their feet take them, those with chronic wanderlust will always feel love—through the surroundings, experiences or the people they meet. But travellers can give the love back, too, and do something for the community of their destination.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Cherie Gil: I want to portray women of strength

CHERIE Gil says the play is a homage to the people who helped shape her image and style. FRAN KATIGBAK

Don’t be you’re nothing but a second rate trying hard copycat” goes the message on a T-shirt, posted on Twitter as Cherie Gil’s profile photo.   The veteran actress’ infamous line from the 1985 movie “Bituing Walang Ningning” seems like a (modified) statement of sorts for her pedigree—a descendant of the Eigenmann acting clan—and a [...]

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Out on a limb while having fun

500-METER hanging bridge

They say travel gives you perspective. Surely you’ll get some, even if you’re not the outdoorsy type, but have gone anyway on a 10-hour boat ride to and from a remote island-town, twice crossed a 500-meter hanging bridge, and hiked and navigated tracks of land with armed military escort.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Jackie Chan bites off more than he can chew in ‘1911’

JACKIE Chan takes on producing, directing and acting credits for “1911 Revolution.”

The historical theme, imposing title, big Asian celebrities, and the drum roll that accompanied Jackie Chan’s 100th-film promotions all contrived to make an epic out of “1911 Revolution,” but what eventually appeared on the big screen didn’t quite fit the scale.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Why Kate and Pippa Middleton love these European ballet flats

TURQUOISE nubuck Scrunch-Up

The concept of designer flats would seem quite absurd in this city, where nearly every nook and corner sells the non-designer variety for a dime a dozen.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Headlines | Read More »

‘Cool Kids Don’t Cry’ and other cool films in the 2013 Cine Europa

HANNA Obbeek as Akkie in the 2012 Dutch film “Cool Kids Don’t Cry.” INQSnap this page (not just the logo) for the complete Cine Europa schedule.

The Dutch film “Cool Kids Don’t Cry” (Achtste Groepers Huilen Niet), about an athletic child diagnosed with a debilitating illness, could be among the staples of cable TV’s Fox Family Movies. It sure has the usual elements: tight-knit family, supportive and jovial adults, and the hodgepodge group of kids with a common interest.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Jason Mraz: A song can change the world

“I BRING songs with me, and musicians, and hopefully we bring those songs to life.” JASONMRAZ.COM

Authenticity, says American singer-songwriter Jason Mraz, has given him longevity in the music business. On the other hand, many other artists have turned to all sorts of gimmickry to keep fans hooked and survive the fickle industry. (Sounds like Philippine elections season.)

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Five tennis pros–and what it takes to get to where they are

PJ TIERRO, Treat Huey, Ruben Gonzales, Marc Sieber and Francis Casey Alcantara

Their message is loud and clear: It can be done. Breaking into the global tennis scene is probably the best contribution of Francis Casey “Niño” Alcantara, Ruben Gonzales, Treat Conrad Huey, Marc Sieber and Patrick John “PJ” Tierro to develop the sport in the country.

Posted: December 18th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Remembering Christmases Past

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Eddie Garcia

Of all the Christmas holidays Eddie Garcia has celebrated in his 83 years, there is one that stands out in the actor-director’s memory. He recalls the events of that one night so vividly it’s surprising to find out that it happened over seven decades ago.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

How to wear pastels without looking like a kid


How to wear pastels and dainty socks without looking like an overgrown toddler? On her blog mellowmayo.com, Hong Kong’s Mayo Wo shows how to rock these trends.

Posted: November 8th, 2012 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

This fashion blogger’s style transcends time zones


While models and celebrities dazzle with perfection, sometimes it’s nice to get style inspiration from people who do not depend on a posse of fashion experts to make them look awesome.

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in 2BU | Read More »

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