January 19, 2020
‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’
‘My 11-year-old daughter was home alone in Tagaytay when Taal Volcano acted up’
Fashion designer Patricia Santos apologizes for client’s unfinished wedding dress
Filipinos’ love of artisanal crafts continues in 2020
Pop-up shops are the way to go
Sustainability is the new luxury
Moist Diane offers the highest quality ingredients for a smooth and healthy hair
Holiday glam ideas from Pia Wurtzbach, Maris Racal, and Maine Mendoza
Shopping List: What you need to rule 2020 and where to find them
Indonesia’s ‘mosque hunters’ count them up one at a time
Remembering John Baldessari, the most important artist of the’60s
‘Pre-school Picasso’ shakes up German art world
‘Pasko sa Palacio’ highlights an old-fashioned way of celebrating Christmas
Smart inspires aspiring content creators nationwide with “Smart Play: Vlogger Camp”
A cooking competition that aims to make recipes and stories to life-long legacies
He, she, they: Americans and the choice of gender pronoun
How Habi makes a difference in the lives of Filipino weavers
UAAP Season 82 medals made of bullet shells from Marawi siege
Indian bakers make world’s ‘longest’ cake
Thrissur, India | AFP | Thursday 1/16/2020 – 09:05 UTC+8 It was a record-baking effort. Hundreds of bakers and chefs in southern…
Race to save animals on Australia’s fire-ravaged ‘Galapagos’
Kangaroo Island, Australia | AFP | Thursday 1/16/2020 – 16:36 UTC+8 By: Holly Robertson On an island famed as Australia’s “Galapagos” for…
Sustainability is the new luxury
I often tell friends and colleagues that I’m trying my best to live a bit more sustainably. I’m far from perfect, but…
Volunteer-run grocery revives rural French village
Sauxillanges, France | AFP | Wednesday 1/15/2020 – 11:56 UTC+8 By: Céline Castella Like so many villages tucked in the folds of…
Fashionistas grit their teeth and take the bus in strike-hit Paris
Paris men’s fashion week began Tuesday with the French capital in a grip of a 41-day transport strike that has already led to…
Byline: Erika Sauler
Miss Universe bets have fainting spells as coronation night nears
Blame it on the weather. Fainting spells have affected some Miss Universe candidates because they weren’t accustomed to the hot weather in the Philippines, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo said on Thursday. Teo disputed that a tight schedule has caused the candidates to get sick.
Fashion and Beauty
Manila mulls sexually-transmitted-infections screening for spa employees
Masseurs and masseuses in spa and wellness clinics in Manila would be required to undergo regular screening for sexually transmitted infections under a proposed new ordinance to strengthen the city's program for the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV and AIDS.
UST cancels forum with pro-RH bets
The administration of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) administration canceled a forum with senators as guests that was to be held on Friday because of the presence of candidates who supported the reproductive health bill, which has already been signed into law.
Noncommunicable diseases kill more people
Almost two-thirds of all deaths globally in 2011 were due to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like cancer, diabetes, and chronic lung and heart ailments.
It’s official: PH to host 2017 Miss Universe pageant at MOA
The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Thursday confirmed the Philippines will host the next edition of the prestigious Miss Universe pageant.
Luistro: Books give wings to imagination
The story of a seed that wanted to fly turned out to be the perfect story to read to young patients at Quirino Memorial Medical Center (QMMC) in Quezon City on Friday.
Heritage vs progress –how should Manila choose?
The city of Manila, with its rich cultural history, is struggling to strike a balance between modern development and heritage conservation, aggravated by the urban problems of traffic, waste disposal and informal settlers.
Arts and Books
Nat’l artist Almario frowns on ‘shabby’ portrayal of Bonifacio
The revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio was an excellent poet “and I will challenge anyone who will say he was mediocre,” said National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario during Friday’s commemoration of the hero’s 149th birth anniversary in Manila.
Miss U pageant to be held in Manila
Amid reports quoting President Duterte as saying that the Miss Universe pageant was not a priority of his administration and that he would not spend money on it, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo announced on Thursday that the international beauty tilt “will be held on Jan. 30, 2017, here in the Philippines.”
Beware of charms in Chinese New Year bearing harm
Some Chinese New Year charms and accessories might not exactly bring good fortune.
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