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European beaches still best bet for summer swimmers

Cyprus beach

Swimmers wanting to take the plunge this summer in Europe can do so safe in the knowledge that the continent’s 22,000 bathing destinations are getting cleaner.

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gratuities ‘not expected’ as some US restaurants forgo tips


In the United States, customers are expected to add an extra 10 to 20 percent to their tab at the end of a meal – but increasingly restaurants are forgoing these tips.

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Disney eyes bigger plans with Shanghai


American entertainment giant Disney is set to pour an additional $800 million into its Disney Shanghai, its first theme park on the Chinese mainland, officials said Monday.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Resorts World Manila puts up the country’s first Twitter board


Resorts World Manila (RWM), as the country’s ultimate entertainment and leisure hotspot, continues to innovate with added attractions that shall thrill its 1.5 million members and guests.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

BGC as ‘gimik’ place: Dance music, R&B thrive at Jill’s

THE FACADE of Jill’s, one of the first clubs to open at The Fort Strip in BGC. PHOTO BY POCHOLO CONCEPCION

What was once part of a somber military camp—where the likes of Ninoy Aquino, Serge Osmeña and Geny Lopez were once imprisoned—is now a vibrant “gimik” place called Bonifacio Global City (or BGC) in Taguig.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »