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Jollibee named one of ‘best foreign fast-food chains’ in US

Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. poses with a Jollibee mascot. Photo by the US Embassy in Manila

Jollibee, the leading fast-food chain in the Philippines, is making waves overseas as it was recently considered by a food website as one of the top 10 best foreign fast-food chains in the United States.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Monique Lhuillier shows delicate beading, pastels

Designer Monique Lhuillier watches a rehearsal before her Spring 2015 collection show during Fashion Week, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Delicate beading on evening dresses in muted pastels were juxtaposed with a lot of shimmer and full puffy quilted skirting Friday on the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runway of Monique Lhuillier.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Ben Chan has a new wonder—Chococros

LIGHTING fixtures that
resemble inverted cups and
saucers lend a whimsical
touch to the decor.

While visiting Osaka, retail magnate Ben Chan discovered Saint Marc Café. Instinctively, the Suyen Corporation chair and CEO knew that the concept would click in the Philippines.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Depression: indiscriminate stalker


Despite fame and fortune, celebrity artists may be more vulnerable to depression than the rest of us, brought low by the same creative qualities that gave them success in the first place, analysts say.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Asian-American actors face uphill struggle in US


It is not easy being an Asian-American actor in the United States. They face an uphill struggle. Successes are few and far between (think “M. Butterfly” or “The Romance of Magno Rubio”).

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »