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…
Manga adopted in Indonesia as tool for teaching Japanese
SUMEDANG, Indonesia — “Astroboy” and other manga works have been incorporated into Japanese classes that began in Indonesia last month for university students hoping to work in Japan.
Arts and Books
More single Japanese eating alone despite falling birth rate, aging society
In the survey, 35.5 percent of the people who eat alone said they do not want to eat alone, but are forced to because of their schedules.
Bowing back to the Japanese
Cherry blossom time was the excuse that brought us to Osaka. Well, we missed them in their full glory, but there were some trees still abloom, enough for me to at least get the feel.
Valentine’s date on a student budget? Eat Japanese
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WATCH: ‘Two-faced’ makeup demo shows difference between Japanese, Korean beauty trends
Korean YouTuber Daiya demonstrated how some key elements differentiated Japanese from Korean makeup trends.
Fashion and Beauty
OWNDAYS opens the biggest and most specs-tacular optical shop in the Philippines
Japanese eyewear brand OWNDAYS opens its flagship shop in SM Megamall.
After 13 years, Rody Vera’s ‘Fly Me to the Moon’ makes its PH debut
The play had its world premiere in 2004 in Tokyo as part of a three-year Asian theater collaboration project
Photos & Videos
Ex-Japan policeman breaks records with Hello Kitty collection
"I love Kitty," 67-year oldMasao Gunji said, calling her "adorable, especially her facial expressions."
Kids and Toys
Phenomenal Japanese manga series now a movie
The Japanese manga story, “Your Lie in April,” is now a movie.
Arts and Books
Style and technology in new-generation Japanese denim
BOBSON, the next-generation Japanese denim, pushes its craftsmanship further this season inspired by modern Japanese minimalist lifestyle.
Fashion and Beauty
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