December 14, 2019
MWP lauds Michelle Dee’s advanced entry to Miss World quarterfinals
H’hen Nie bows out as Miss Vietnam with bare feet, praises Catriona for ‘wonderful reign’
Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de Leon: ‘In every platform I touch, my job is to make people better and happier’
Bench Beauty unveils long-wearing lip tattoo, 24-hour brow tint, subtle cheek tint
Miss Universe Indonesia 2019 beams with pride as first from her country to enter Top 10
Wardrobe staples with understated elegance
Shopping List: What you need to rule 2020 and where to find them
No pain, no fame: Thai massage could get UNESCO status
20 BEFORE 2020: Billie Eilish, bakuchiol, and blinged-out nails were the beauty trends of 2019
World’s oldest artwork uncovered in Indonesian cave
20 BEFORE 2020: My anthems of 2019
Sand cars replace sand castles at Miami art festival Art Basel
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
Greenland ice loss faster than expected
Paris, France | AFP | Tuesday 12/11/2019 – 00:00 UTC+8 By: Bryan McManus The melting of Greenland’s massive ice sheet is happening…
Handke to receive Nobel Prize at ceremony amid controversy
Stockholm, Sweden | AFP | Tuesday 12/10/2019 – 17:42 UTC+8 By: Pia Ohlin Nobel literature laureate Peter Handke, who backed Serbia during…
Caviar ‘queen’: Chinese roe reigns around the world
by Ludovic EHRET The caviar on the menu of Michelin-starred restaurants may come from an unexpected place: China. The country has endured embarrassing…
London’s Most Instagrammable Restaurants
England is a country most often remembered for its Royal Family, abundance of castles, and its towns with names that are pronounced differently…
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…
World’s oldest Chinatown gets its own ‘Instagrammable’ museum
Township developer Megaworld recently opened its second museum in Binondo, Manila. The Chinatown Museum is dedicated to the “World’s Oldest...
Arts and Books
Chinese New Year festival
Asian food brand Good Life presents “Flavors of Fortune: Food Trip Down Chinatown,” a Chinese New Year festival on Jan. 27-28, at the Robinsons Place Manila Midtown Atrium.
Chinatown’s most beautiful crowned
Having the best bodies helped clinch titles in the 2016 Mister and Miss Chinatown pageant as the best in swimwear in both the male and female divisions emerged as the winners at the culmination of the ceremonies staged at Resorts World Manila's Newport Performing Arts Theater in Pasay City on Sunday night.
Arts and Culture
Fashion and Beauty
Health and Wellness
Mind and Body
Discover the Flavors of China this Holiday Season at Lucky Chinatown
Celebrate the Holidays with a delectable culinary adventure at Lucky Chinatown. Located at the heart of Manila’s Chinatown, Lucky Chinatown...
My favorite kitchen tools
To be fair, I would like to acknowledge, though somewhat belatedly, some of the kitchen tools that have enabled me to cook more meals than I can count on 10 well-worn fingers. Like dear, cherished friends, these tools are just an arm’s length away whenever I need them, ready to help at a moment’s notice.
Fantastic food-tripping in Binondo
The second season of our show “Foodprints” on the Lifestyle channel started doing the rounds to try to find the best places to eat all over the country.
Revellers welcome Year of the Wooden Horse in Manila’s Chinatown
Hostility turned into a joyous mood when the Chinese-Filipino community on Friday ushered in the Year of the Wooden Horse in Binondo, Manila -- the world’s oldest Chinatown outside of mainland China.
A cultural walking tour of Binondo, Manila
The district of Binondo in Manila is the oldest Chinatown in the world. It has a rich history and heritage dating as far back as the early decades of the Spanish colonial period.
Arts and Books
‘Lucky’ luxury mall set to redefine Chinatown
The plan was to build a huge bargain shopping place that would dwarf all the popular thrift, wholesale haunts in the neighborhood. Three years hence, and what rose on one whole block on Reina Regente Street in the heart of Binondo has indeed eclipsed every structure in its vicinity. But it wasn’t the discount behemoth originally planned that opened last February, but a posh, multilevel mall that this side of town had never seen before.
Photos & Videos
Learning kung fu–and life–from Shakespeare
Half a century or so ago, Shakespeare Chan made his living as an assistant in a shop in Chinatown that sold exotic tropical fish. But practitioners of the Oriental martial arts knew him as an antiquarian and scholar of Chinese physical forms and dances, the c’hen tau of kung fu. It was rumored he had the capacity to make time stand still.
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