December 10, 2019
South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi is Miss Universe 2019
Gazini Ganados fears not expressing emotions well in English
Miss Universe clarifies Philippines’ Gazini Ganados won Best National Costume
Gazini Ganados shines in gold gown, national costume at Miss Universe prelim round
At 18, she’s already an entrepreneur
LOOK: Miss Universe Laos’ national costume honors elephants
No pain, no fame: Thai massage could get UNESCO status
COP THE LOOK: Angel Locsin’s red lips and perfect brows
Martine Cajucom’s daily makeup essentials — that aren’t Sunnies Face
20 BEFORE 2020: My anthems of 2019
Sand cars replace sand castles at Miami art festival Art Basel
Nobel winner Mahfouz lives on in Cairo’s alleyways
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
Lancaster New City Cavite makes #ChristmasHappynings more exciting with an outdoor movie screening of the ‘The Hows of Us’
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
Terence Blanchard, the jazz trumpeter making opera history
Washington, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/7/2019 – 09:44 UTC+8 By: Maggy Donaldson A top-tier jazz trumpeter and Spike Lee’s go-to…
Golden Globe nominations to reveal Hollywood award season hopefuls
Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/7/2019 – 09:41 UTC+8 By: Andrew Marszal Hollywood’s award season hopefuls will start to…
Ryan Reynolds spoofs viral video for cheeky holiday ad
Washington, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/8/2019 – 02:30 UTC+8 Actor Ryan Reynolds is winning hearts and praise with a cheeky…
Beauty gifts for less than P1,000
Christmas is the time to stock up on beauty essentials and lifesavers that make bath time better and improve your daily routine.…
Leonardo Di Caprio among celebrities backing new climate initiative
New York, United States | AFP | Wednesday 12/5/2019 – 02:19 UTC+8 Actor Leonardo di Caprio joined former US vice president Al…
Cagayan de Oro
Macaroni ham salad– ‘baon’ for your kids
On a recent visit to Cagayan de Oro, our hosts gifted us with a pack of smoked, cooked pork ham.
Camille Villar is her dad’s cheerful ‘minion’
Camille Villar got her persuasive charm from her father Manny.
Confessions of a Daddy’s Girl
It’s one of those moments that come instantly to memory when I think about my father, who died 33 years ago; I lost him as a college freshman, seven months after he threw a grand party for my 18th birthday, complete with a waltz (daddy was a fabulous dancer).
Pia Wurtzbach in 1st month as Miss Universe: ‘I can keep enjoying this forever’
Pia Wurtzbach is enjoying her reign as Miss Universe 2015 to the extent that she wants time to slow down and wishes that it could last forever.
‘Puto maya,’ ‘sikwate,’ ‘bahal,’ ‘guinamos’–indigenous finds in a Cagayan de Oro market
It’s not every time that I can visit the wet market in every city and town I go to. But...
Learning to peel ‘rambutan’ with one hand in CDO
“Chef Wars” is a national competition among various schools, restaurants and hotel establishments.
From Batanes to Davao–oh, the places you can go to in the Philippines
With budget airlines offering promo fares throughout the year, there’s no reason not to see more of the Philippines. Here is our list of top local destinations.
CDO basks in its proclamation as ‘Liveable City’
The holiday season in this capital city of Northern Mindanao kicked off when Eileen Canoy Escobar-San Juan unveiled the year’s edition of the miniature Christmas village at VIP Hotel in Divisoria, the city’s central business district.
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CDO artists tackle tradition and modernity in exhibit for Higalaay: Kagay-an Festival
The Museum of Three Cultures at Capitol University in Cagayan de Oro (CDO) City has just opened a fascinating exhibit, “Rela.”
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CDO’s rice cakes, local ham and fruits; Clark’s ‘chicharon’
Every year, Cagayan de Oro (CDO) is a destination for the culinary competition known as Kumbira, organized by the Cohara (Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association). Kumbira celebrated its 18th anniversary this year; I was there in its early period when the venue was held at a small place before moving to a huge atrium.
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