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…
Reina Hispanoameicana postponed indefinitely amid protests in Bolivia
The 2019 Reina Hispanoamericana pageant took an unexpected turn when the organizers sent the delegates back home because of the...
Ban on banana-eating artwork draws ridicule in Poland
A few hundred people jointly ate bananas outside Warsaw's top national gallery to protest censorship of a video of a woman eating a banana.
Arts and Books
Forced to shorten his fences, man gets revenge by setting up nude mannequin garden party
For being forced to shorten his fences, a man in Santa Rosa, California found a way to get even through...
Some Ayala Alabang residents protest building of center
Trouble has been brewing for some time now among residents of Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa City, over the planned construction of a community center inside the gated village.
Student carries books in microwave after school bans bags
The school said “injury was being caused to younger students” because of “ever-larger bags” they carry on their shoulders.
Animal rights march goes beyond cats and dogs
One animal rights protest in Manila took a stand not just for cats and dogs, but also for the animals that put food on our table.
Japanese single men protest against romantic Christmas Eve
Some single men in Japan just could not take the so-called romantic pretensions of Christmas Eve anymore.
Balag of BALAG: the Installation Art in a Musical
At first, the larger-than-life crisscrossed balag that framed the audiences as they walked inside the auditorium were for aesthetics. But...
BALAG puts the spotlight on installation artist Junyee
BALAG, the Musical is based on the life story of installation artist, Junyee.
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...
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