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‘Simple gowns’ expected at next week’s Sona


If you’re expecting a pomp-and-pageantry-less red carpet at the President’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, owing to recent natural calamities and the country’s political climate, think again. As one fashion designer says, it’s just not the way Filipinos are.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

These politicos love their game

DESPITE their height disparity, San Juan Vice Mayor Francis Zamora looks up to Sen. Sonny Angara as a role model.

For San Juan Vice Mayor Francis Zamora and Sen. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, basketball has been a constant in their lives.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Thai curfew lifted in three tourist hotspots

A group of tourists arrive at a pier to board a boat in Pattaya on November 4, 2013. Thai rescuers on November 4 recounted frantic efforts to pluck terrified survivors from the sea after a crowded tourist ferry carrying 150-200 people sank, leaving six dead including three foreigners, as police searched for the captain who fled. AFP FILE PHOTO

Thailand’s junta said Tuesday that it was ending a curfew in the major tourist resorts of Pattaya, Koh Samui and Phuket imposed after last month’s military coup.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Who pays for first lady’s fabulous fashions?


Michelle Obama’s fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

One more reason for annulment, says Legarda


Senator Loren Legarda is proposing one more reason to have a marriage annulled in the Philippines – if both parties have been separated for at least five years.

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »