January 20, 2020
National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal
18th-century drawings show fury of Taal
Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-up
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…
The streaming war’s first victim: your wallet
Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Tuesday 10/29/2019 – 09:11 UTC+8 By: Javier Tovar With two young daughters,...
Science and Technology
The A to Z of Disney+
The first ever Disney+ Showcase panel at D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center made our heads spin with big...
Magic, surprises and tears: diving into D23 Expo 2019
Aladdin and Jasmine rushed past while Belle and Spider-Man stood patiently in a line that snaked around Anaheim Convention Center....
Black Panther sequel and other big movie announcements from Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, Pixar and Disney
Black Panther fans, it’s happening. There will be a sequel, announced Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige and Black Panther director...
Super-analyzing Marvel’s Phase Four
Marvel Studios staggered the audience at San Diego Comic-Con International 2019 (SDCC) with announcements regarding the much-talked about Marvel Cinematic...
Photos & Videos
Getting real with ‘The Lion King’
Among all the Disney animated movies, “The Lion King” presented a unique and daunting challenge in becoming the latest of its live-action adaptations for a very simple reason: There were no human characters in it. Every one of the 1994 classic’s characters is an animal and while you can indeed render all of them in stylized form in the animated film, you cannot do that for the 2019 live-action version.
Disney’s lucrative remake production line rolls on
Disney scours its back catalog for animated classics that it could turn into live-action remakes — a strategy that has netted more than $7 billion.
Making a splash at Malaysia’s mermaid school
The academy in Kuala Lumpur is among several that have sprung up to cater to the growing popularity of swimmers emulating mermaids.
Disneyland to host first official gay pride event
Disneyland Paris is officially opening its gates to a celebration called Magical Pride at the start of Pride month this year.
Celebrations and Festivals
Star Wars, Marvel heroes to board Disney cruises in 2020
Disney Cruise Line is bringing back its Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea events for select cruises next year.
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