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Zombie run set in historic Intramuros

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“ZOMBIFIED” Chuckie

On April 15, 1805, by decree of King Charles IV, the smallpox vaccine was brought to the Philippines by Dr. Francisco Xavier de Balmis. In gratitude to the king, a statue was erected in 1824 at Plaza de Roma in Intramuros.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Hollywood (think ‘Despicable Me’ Minions) all over Panagbenga

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MISCHIEVOUS Minions lead the pack of this year’s Panagbenga Grand Float Parade. Photo by Jovic Yee

Hollywood’s influence on Cordilleran culture was evident in the 19th staging of the Panagbenga or Flower Festival in Baguio last week.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

What the cock is Red Turnip’s ‘Cock’ all about?

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Rem Zamora

When Rem Zamora was tasked to direct Red Turnip Theater’s staging of the Olivier Award-winning play “Cock,” he was terrified.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Our first Filipino astronaut in 2014

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Five decades since man first ventured into outer space, the Philippines would soon have its first astronaut.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Super | Read More »

Catching vodka in the air

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JAPAN’S Koki Yokoyama, first runner-up; Philippines’ Genrev Bacasno, champion; South Korea’s Daniel Lee, second runner-up. PHOTO BY ARNOLD ALMACEN

For a second, the crowd held its breath as Genrev “The Revolution” Bacasno threw the vodka in the air. It seemed an impossible attempt to catch the liquid that flew a foot or two above his head.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Building ‘courts of inspiration’

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ALAXAN’S Galing Mo Camp MVP Rhys Jefferson Flores (in blue) with
Philippine Basketball Association’s Ronnie Magsanoc, Jerry Codiñera, Alvin
Patrimonio, Johnny Abarrientos and Benjie Paras

The Filipinos’ love for basketball is undeniable. In practically every town in the country, you’ll find at least one basketball court.

Posted: May 7th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Rocking the beach

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JAY SEAN is set to release his new album “Neon,” which he says showcases his soulful as well as his fun side. PHOTO BY ANDREW TADALAN

The Mayan doomsday prediction may have been wrong, but we still partied like it was the end of the world.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

There’s no party like a beach party

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THE CROWD of the 16th Nestea Beach victory party enjoying Jay Sean’s performance

What would you do after an 18-hour trip? Most of us would catch up on our sleep to reenergize. But British singer-songwriter Jay Sean, who popularized last year’s anthem “2012,” chose to head straight to the gym and work out, and then enjoy a well-deserved foot massage.

Posted: April 26th, 2013 in 2BU | Read More »

Iza Calzado takes healthy eating seriously

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During her teenage years, Iza Calzado was teased a lot by the boys in her community because of her extra pounds.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in 2BU | Read More »

Check into a forest –right at the airport

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STAGE 1 PHOTOSHOOT

If there’s one day when everything should go according to plan, that should be your wedding day.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

How to enjoy your whisky–especially if it’s the Scottish kind

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HOSIE says mixing whisky with other liquors should complement and not hide the flavors that were aged to perfection.

In the highlands of Scotland, one region has been known to produce the best whisky in the world since the early 1800s. The Glenlivet region has been home to the whisky and distillery of the same name.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Health and Wellness | Read More »

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