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’
Best of theater 2019
Shamcey Supsup turns over Miss Universe donation to PH organizations
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
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
UNESCO pulls Belgian carnival from heritage list over anti-Semitism charges
World’s oldest artwork uncovered in Indonesian cave
20 BEFORE 2020: My anthems of 2019
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
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…
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…
John Lennon’s round glasses sell for nearly $200,000
London, United Kingdom | AFP | Friday 12/14/2019 – 02:06 UTC+8 A pair of John Lennon’s sunglasses The Beatles legend once left…
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…
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…
Ukrainian arts enjoy surprise revival in conflict-riven east
In a grungy cellar bar, a young crowd sings along to a melancholy ballad in Ukrainian. Nothing unusual here — except...
Arts and Books
‘A Game of Trolls’: Viewing martial law in 8-bit
The musical is where ghosts of the past become the beacon of the present.
Can’t stand them online? Try ‘A Game of Trolls’
“Martial law is the best thing that happened to the Philippines in 1972. We won’t be the developing country that we are right now if it wasn’t for the Marcoses. Learn your history,” says the social media account without a real name
Peta launches ‘Stage of the Nation’ season on martial law day
We purposely chose this day (Sept. 21, the infamous martial law day) so that we would not forget the lessons of history,” said CB Garrucho, president of the Philippine Educational Theater Association (Peta). She spoke at the opening of the company’s 51st theater season, titled “Stage of the Nation,” at the Peta Theater Center in Quezon City.
Maybe, to Enrile’s mind, Edsa never happened
Your mantra for the week: “Today I am ready for all kinds of wonderful surprises.”
‘Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!’ is a sweet, sly bolt of joy
The original musical that's based on a repertoire of pop classics successfully surmounts the hurdle of preventing the show from becoming a concert.
Photos & Videos
In ‘Desaparesidos,’ a chance to ‘purge the dictator’s lies from our history’
The restaging of “Desaparesidos,” adapted from Lualhati Bautista’s novel, runs Aug. 17-Sept. 2, at The Doreen Black Box, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University.
Photos & Videos
From martial law demos to social media comments, this veteran hotelier’s seen it all
Frank Reichenbach is not only a veteran hotelier, he is one who’s seen the Philippines go through it all.
Health and Wellness
2018 Cinemalaya tackles travails of aging and horrors of martial law
Old age and its wages and the horrors of martial law are some of the significant themes that are tackled...
Arts and Books
A bountiful month of political theater
September was an especially bountiful month for theater, and a good portion of the crop was overtly political, spurred...
Photos & Videos
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