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[VIDEO] Malaysian shamans brave Islam’s ill winds


Many in northern Malaysia opt for shamans over doctors — a tradition they say helps improve their spiritual and emotional health.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Centenarian Helena Z. Benitez: Foodie at heart

HELENA Z. Benitez, on her 100th birthday, is feted with a culinary tribute.

At 100 years old, Helena Z. Benitez still has a big appetite for Filipino food.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Food,Headlines | Read More »

National Museum displays articles of war and peace


On the National Heritage route of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ recent Pasinaya open-house festival was the seldom-seen lantaka exhibition at the National Museum, probably known only to those interested in ancient Filipino warfare.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Use fabric to wrap gifts and even protect your bag

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A recent trip to Japan has inspired us to show you our version of furoshiki, or the traditional art of wrapping clothes, gifts or goods. You can use any cloth like cotton, silk, nylon or rayon. It can be as colorful as you want it to be. It’s especially practical, instead of the usual paper or plastic.

Posted: May 7th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Betis Church beefs up security versus theft

CHURCH convent

Betis Church in Guagua, Pampanga, is set to implement measures to prevent illicit traffic of its movable properties, following the theft of the centuries-old ivory image of the Child Jesus last January, around the feast day of the Santo Niño.

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »