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Alex London in Manila

Alex London

Author Alex London (“Proxy,” “Guardian”) had just arrived from New York with a serious case of jet lag, but he sounded upbeat. “Wonderful things happen to me when I’m jet-lagged,” he says. His dog of seven years, Baxter, was adopted when London went straight to the shelter after having been in Myanmar in 2007 covering the “Saffron Revolution.”

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Super | Read More »

The art of the cute latte

andMi Bunny

Furniture designers Thor Balanon and Wilmer Lopez’s shop, Space Encounters, was so cozy that people thought it’s a coffee shop.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Super | Read More »

Makeup transformations: There’s funny–and there’s ‘feeling’

MOM’S THEWORD. ICMendozamorphs into hismom.

Any woman who’s had a full face of makeup knows how transformative it can be. Applying makeup on a celebrity or model is child’s play for any makeup artist, like playing connect the dots on a gorgeously structured face. But the ability to transform a duckling into a swan is what makes the makeup artist a magician.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The messenger app smackdown


When was the last time you sent out a text message with a corresponding fee? Nowadays most of our friends and family members can be found through Internet-based free messaging apps such as Viber, Line, KakaoTalk, Whatsapp, Wechat, or the recently controversial Facebook Messenger.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Super | Read More »

Hail, hail–taxis now an app away

TAXI apps help you beat long queues.

Bad traffic in the city is inescapable, and our deplorable public transportation system has not helped matters either.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Super | Read More »