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Holiday beauty bounty

Beauty brands make it so easy to give skincare and makeup this Christmas.

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Holiday mall hours during Christmas, New Year


MANILA, Philippines—Malls are a big part of how Filipinos celebrate the Holidays. People go to the malls to buy gifts, shop for their holiday feasts, dine with family and friends and watch Metro Manila Film Festival entries. INQUIRER.net collated the schedule of the major malls in Metro Manila and nearby provinces to serve as guide […]

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Starburst: Fireworks at 2014 UST Paskuhan, UP Lantern Parade


MANILA, Philippines — Like a dessert served after a hearty meal, a fireworks display spell the perfect ending of a successful outdoor event. It has become a highlight in itself as it captures the attention and imagination of enamored spectators.   This Yuletide season is no different as two of the biggest universities in the […]

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

No change for Filipinos from Christmas past–survey

DAWN MASS People attend the first of nine dawn Masses at San Dionisio Chapel in Parañaque City, on the outskirts of Manila in this picture taken Dec. 16, 2012, to signal the start of the Christmas season The tradition of dawn Masses dates back to the Spanish era. The Philippines is more than 70 percent Catholic. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

For most Filipinos, this Christmas will be just like last year’s, while about a third expect a more prosperous celebration and a majority are optimistic about the new year, according to a recent Pulse Asia survey.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

UP Lantern Parade 2014 in photos

A lantern shaped like an eagle with the sun behind it. It is one of the floats from the UP College of Fine Arts, which no longer competes in the annual competition because it has long been included in the festivity's Hall of Fame. Photo by Kristine Angeli Sabillo/INQUIRER.net

In addition to the colorful lanterns and the floats, this year’s Lantern Parade dazzled students and visitors alike with performances and various gimmicks.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »