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  • Chef Tatung Sarthou on keeping things ‘Simpol’
    on November 29, 2020 at 1:50 pm

    Why complicate things when you can make them simple?

  • Calderetang bulalo, puto bumbong cheesecake —Pinoy Christmas treats with a twist
    on November 29, 2020 at 1:40 pm

    Trust Max’s Restaurant when it comes to knowing what Filipino palates prefer, so much so they even mastered how to add a twist to their dishes and still appeal to diners. 

  • Doña Elena Olive Oil introduces new look
    on November 29, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    Olive oil brand Doña Elena sports a new bottle design that’s functional and elegant. 

  • Milk tea in a bottle
    on November 29, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    Happiness, sometimes, comes in a bottle. In this case it’s milk tea. 

  • Bubbles Paraiso reveals being told by agent to bleach her skin at 17
    by jbalboa on November 29, 2020 at 1:16 pm

    Actress Bubbles Paraiso knew early on in her career that she did not meet the usual standards of beauty because of her skin color. The post Bubbles Paraiso reveals being told by agent to bleach her skin at 17 appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • 89 inmate ng Ilocos Norte Provincial Jail, positibo sa COVID-19
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 12:57 pm

    Umabot sa 89 ang bagong kaso ng COVID-19 sa Ilocos Norte Provincial Jail nitong Linggo.

  • Senators to oppose alleged bid to allow Comelec to waive automated poll equipment tests
    by Katrina Domingo, ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 12:07 pm

    Senators on Sunday said they would block attempts to insert a provision in the 2021 budget that would allow the Comelec to waive tests and certifications equipment in automated polls.

  • Bayan Muna solon confirms death of daughter in military encounter vs NPA
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 11:46 am

    (UPDATE) Bayan Muna Party-list Rep. Eufemia Cullamat on Sunday confirmed the death of her daughter in an encounter between the military and members of the New People's Army.

  • Sam Mangubat sets aside ‘nervousness’ to sing again in 11th Himig Handog
    by jbalboa on November 29, 2020 at 11:22 am

    Sam Mangubat already wanted to veer away from interpreting songs in music competitions but he found an official entry in “Himig Handog” irresistible. The post Sam Mangubat sets aside ‘nervousness’ to sing again in 11th Himig Handog appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Marikina mayor tutol sa paglalagay ng bike lane sa EDSA
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 10:44 am

    Plano ng Metropolitan Manila Development Authority na maglagay sa EDSA ng bike lane.

  • Mga maling paniniwala kay Bonifacio kailangang itama: historian
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 10:40 am

    Ipagdiriwang sa Lunes ang kaarawan ng bayaning si Andres Bonifacio.

  • Pacquiao welcomes probe on alleged breach of COVID-19 protocols in Batangas event
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 10:34 am

    The camp of Senator Manny Pacquiao on Sunday said the lawmaker welcomes any possible investigation on alleged violations of COVID-19 health protocols in an event he attended in Batangas.

  • Christmas cash gift ilalabas sa mga pensiyonado simula Disyembre 1: GSIS
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 10:14 am

    Inihayag ng Government Service Insurance System na maglalabas sila ng nasa P3.3 bilyon para sa cash gift ng mga pensiyonado simula sa unang araw ng Disyembre.  

  • COVID-19 cases sa Metro Manila posibleng umabot sa 1,000 kada araw
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 10:11 am

    Posibleng pumalo nang hanggang 1,000 kaso ng COVID-19 kada araw ang Metro Manila kung hindi mag-iingat ngayong holiday season, ayon sa isang research group.

  • DFA reports 9 new deaths due to COVID-19 among Filipinos abroad
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 9:09 am

    The number of Filipinos abroad who have contracted COVID-19 rose to 11,676 on Sunday as 11 new cases were recorded, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

  • COVID-19 cases sa Pilipinas 429,864 na
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 8:40 am

    Umabot na sa 429,864 ang kabuuang bilang ng kumpirmadong kaso ng COVID-19 sa Pilipinas, base sa tala ngayong Linggo ng Department of Health.

  • Vatican's new envoy to PH arrives in Manila
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 8:33 am

    Vatican's new ambassador to the Philippines arrived in Manila Sunday morning, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said.

  • Daan-daang trabaho alok ng foreign companies sa Pilipinas
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 8:20 am

    Daan-daang trabaho ang hinahanap ngayon ng mga bagong foreign company na pumasok sa Pilipinas.

  • P26-M halaga ng marijuana nakumpiska sa 3 suspek sa QC
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 8:03 am

    Aabot sa P26 milyon halaga ng marijuana ang nakuha ng mga awtoridad sa 3 suspek sa buy-bust operation sa Barangay Apolonio Samson, Quezon City ngayong Linggo.  

  • Philippines' virus tally nears 430,000 with over 2,000 new confirmed infections
    by ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The Philippines confirmed 2,076 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday bringing the country’s total to 429,864.

  • OVP sets deadline for donations, to focus on rehab of typhoon-hit areas
    by Gillan Ropero, ABS-CBN News on November 29, 2020 at 7:57 am

    Vice President Leni Robredo said Sunday the fund-raising campaign of her office and its partner group Kaya Natin would accept cash donations until Monday and in-kind donations until Saturday as it moved towards rehabilitation of typhoon-hit areas.

  • The last of the great party icons
    by hniitsu on November 29, 2020 at 5:38 am

    November saw the demise of two icons that made an impact on the country’s social history. Public relations and events consultant Luis “Louie” Cruz died from lung cancer at age 71 on Nov. 20. On Nov. 21, visionary culture advocate and patron Conrado “Ado” Escudero died of a lingering illness born out of pulmonary complications and comorbidities. He was 87. Cruz and Escudero were popular in high society not because of their pedigree. They were admired for their theatrical style, The […]

  • Bangladesh, New Zealand, Czech Republic share spirit of hospitality, service
    by hniitsu on November 29, 2020 at 5:16 am

    (Third in a series) Perhaps, it is destiny that brought these ambassadors to the Philippines. Despite the differences and considering the similarities between their home countries and the Philippines, fate brought these ambassadors closer to the Filipino people. For Bangladesh Ambassador Asad Alam Siam, the Philippines had the same hospitable and friendly people as in Bangladesh; the same tropical weather, including occasional heavy monsoon rains; and the same love for rice, fish and mangoes. […]

  • USA wins Miss Earth crown in virtual pageant
    by hniitsu on November 29, 2020 at 4:24 am

    SORSOGON, Philippines — Lindsey Coffey was crowned 2020 Miss Earth in the pageant’s 20th edition, conducted purely online because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the virtual competition released on Nov. 29, Coffey bested 83 other aspirants for the crown, after more than two months of preliminary competitions, auxiliary contests, and online discussions. She is the first woman from the United States to win the crown. Roxanne Allison Baeyens was crowned Miss Earth-Water. Hailed Miss Earth-Air […]

  • How luck is randomly bestowed
    by hniitsu on November 29, 2020 at 3:57 am

    I’ve always been fascinated with astrological predictions, by how one’s character and fortunes are supposed to be influenced by one’s precise time of birth and the positions of the planets in relation to the stars. Indeed, astrology, the science from which horoscopes proceed, justifies to the average level of human understanding the existence of the stars and planets as they relate to life on earth. Notwithstanding this personal fascination with all that, I don’t consult my horoscope […]

  • Gift of Advent is the grace of waiting
    by hniitsu on November 29, 2020 at 3:49 am

    Nov. 29—First Sunday of Advent Readings: Isaiah 63:16-17, 19; Psalm 80, R. Lord, make us turn to you; let us see your face and we shall be saved.; 1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Gospel, Mark 13:33-37 The Season of Advent commences today. It’s a welcome season, more so this year as in previous years, given what we have gone through the past year. There is a way that endings and beginnings, as we reflected on last Sunday, give us a fresh start The post Gift of Advent is the grace of waiting appeared […]

  • ‘Woman who is not afraid’: Miss Earth 2020 to be crowned today
    by hniitsu on November 29, 2020 at 3:47 am

    The world is slowly navigating the maze of the COVID-19 pandemic, and people are finding ways to go about their daily lives even with the restrictions to mobility and other challenges. And now, even beauty pageants are embracing the “new normal,” with the global Miss Earth pageant staging a virtual competition to crown an international winner. “Even though it has been a difficult year for all of us, holding a virtual pageant has been one of the forms of adapting The post ‘Woman who is […]

  • Lessons learned during power blackouts
    on November 28, 2020 at 12:50 pm

    Days ago, we experienced a power blackout, no thanks to Typhoon Ulysses that battered most parts of Luzon including Metro Manila.

  • Homeschooling masterclass for parents, students
    on November 28, 2020 at 12:40 pm

    Parents today have suddenly found themselves standing in for their children’s teachers—helping answer homework, explaining lessons they themselves sometimes don’t have any idea about, and building an environment conducive to learning.

  • Shop at Amazon with PayMaya
    on November 28, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    Yes, that’s now possible. 

  • Filipino tech startup recognized for supporting SDGs
    on November 28, 2020 at 12:20 pm

    A Filipino startup that developed a dengue hotspot prediction system using satellite and climate data has been recognized globally for supporting sustainable development goals. 

  • Dog scooting
    on November 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Some owners find it amusing that dog scoots, or drags his butt across the floor.

  • Miss Earth Nellys Pimentel to pursue modeling, graduate studies after reign
    by dmorcoso on November 28, 2020 at 3:39 am

    Prepare to see more of 2020 Miss Earth Nellys Pimentel even after her reign. “After relinquishing the crown, I will keep modeling, because it is one of my passions,” the Puerto Rican beauty told the Inquirer in an exclusive online interview. Just last month, Pimentel graced the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Vietnam. The Psychology and marketing graduate said she will also pursue further studies, after earning Latin honors from the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Pedras. “I will continue […]

  • What it’s like to be part of a fandom
    by racosta on November 27, 2020 at 8:13 pm

    You’ve probably heard someone say that they were having a “fangirl” moment because of something or someone that excited them. This term has now evolved into a new related term called “fandoms.” A fandom refers to a group of people who support the same thing or share the same interests. Some fandoms even create names for themselves, like Swifties (fans of American singer Taylor Swift) or Directioners (fans of pop band One Direction). These fandoms can be supporters of anything. The […]

  • How BTS helps me through the pandemic
    by racosta on November 27, 2020 at 8:10 pm

    First, I want to share how I became a fan of BTS. I was only 10 years old when I accidentally clicked on the K-pop group’s music video titled “Boy In Luv” way back in 2014. By December that year, I’d become part of the Adorable Representative MC for Youth (also known as Army). Being part of the fandom is fun. I gained friends and I learned how to appreciate others, how to appreciate myself, and how to love myself. The post How BTS helps me through the pandemic appeared first on […]

  • The portable speaker gets more powerful
    by Scott Garceau on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    The boom box is back. Not the old school, LL Cool J kickin’ speakers, held aloft on a shoulder to maximize ear contact.

  • What your presents mean this holiday 2020
    by clopez on November 27, 2020 at 9:25 am

      This year, I believe gift-­giving is all the more important. Being away and isolated from our loved ones and coming to terms with what really matters is what reflects in the presents I’m buying for my friends and loved ones. There has to be some purpose to what we give out this season. Fitness buffs and those constantly working on improving their bodies will appreciate Groove. The local activewear line recently launched a Primary Colors collection. Each tank bra The post What your […]

  • Reunited (with my barber), and it feels so good
    by clopez on November 27, 2020 at 9:10 am

      Throughout this pandemic, there’s one person I’ve missed the most. Sorry, family. Sorry, friends. Sorry, potential lovers. It’s not you. It’s my barber. But to say I have just one barber would be a lie. I have my favorites, but when I’m desperate for a shave, I can go for anyone. I just walk into the nearest Bruno’s and plop myself down in the next available chair. Yes, I’m a girl who gets her hair done by barbers. I’ve The post Reunited (with my barber), and it feels so […]

  • Christmas Shopping Stress? Here are 5 Ways a Personal Shopper Can Help
    by ilucas on November 27, 2020 at 9:08 am

    With the hours melting into days, blending into weeks, turning into months while the world has been in varying degrees of pandemic-induced lockdown, Christmas has seemingly snuck in on us. The beloved holiday season is now just around the proverbial corner, and even the best, most organized, and most oft-prepared of us have been caught unawares. Many of us have yet to write out our gift lists—and of course, fill and complete them in time. Add to that the still-strange The post Christmas […]

  • Bea Valdes focuses on conscious gifting
    by clopez on November 27, 2020 at 8:35 am

      Like many entrepreneurs, designer Beatrice “Bea” Valdes researched on how to navigate her accessories business throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, while keeping her artisans safe. Her namesake label is famous for one-off, intricately embellished minaudières and purses, statement neckpieces and decorative panels for institutions. Like most luxury brands, the label felt the strain wrought by pandemic restrictions. The government- reduced workforce slowed down production time and output. […]

  • You Can Help Stop Sepsis, says Pfizer Philippines on World Sepsis Day
    by ilucas on November 27, 2020 at 8:25 am

    Sepsis is a serious health threat that you might not have heard about. Sepsis develops when the body’s fight against an infection becomes so intense that it ends up damaging its own organs.1 It is a severe complication of infections that can possibly lead to permanent disability and even death.1 Almost all infections, including viral infections like COVID-19, can lead to sepsis.1 The 2020 Global Burden of Disease study showed that sepsis is involved in 1 out of every 5 The post You Can Help […]

  • WATCH: Spending time in Scarlet Snow’s magical world
    by oestrada on November 27, 2020 at 7:54 am

    Scarlet Snow Belo occupies a special place on social media. In this corner of the Internet, we find something that’s innocent. It’s where we can genuinely escape the harshness of every day. At times, they beat out dog videos and cat memes.  I can go through @scarletsnowbelo‘s Instagram feed for hours. I found myself doing it when I’m stressed. The question “Did you see the latest post on Scarlet’s feed?” is a great breaker among friends and co-workers. The appeal The post WATCH: […]

  • How a celebrity stylist’s glam look made way for easy dressing
    by clopez on November 27, 2020 at 7:52 am

      To hear celebrity fashion stylist Priscilla Ann “Boop” Yap-Tañedo say that she has embraced easy dressing might come as a surprise to those familiar with her signature prepandemic ultra-feminine glam looks. Yap-Tañedo is one-half of the styling sisters behind the red-carpet looks of Kathryn Bernardo, Erich Gonzales and Kris Aquino, including the latter’s yellow Michael Cinco couture in the top-grossing film “Crazy Rich Asians.” She, like sister and styling partner Kimi Yap-Sy, […]

  • Treasured recipe from Pampanga foodie family
    by clopez on November 27, 2020 at 7:32 am

    Our childhood memories in Pampanga are mostly filled with celebrations at home, whether it’s one of our birthday parties, the church group of our grandparents, the Soroptomist International group of Mama or the Holy Name Society of Papa. There would always be something cooking in the kitchen. Our mama, who is fondly called Butchie, would happily be on top of everything, while our dad, Bebot, entertained guests. Fast-forward to now, and I, together with my sisters, never imagined that as The […]

  • 10 gourmet finds for holiday gifting
    by clopez on November 27, 2020 at 7:01 am

    Christmas is upon us. And given the wide selection of items made available by both old and new food entrepreneurs this year, choosing the right gift can be a daunting task. I tend to favor gourmet goods that are original and delicious, and which I want friends to discover and enjoy, as well. I will reserve the usual suspects like Spanish sardines or plain mango jam for another day. For Christmas, it has to be special, so I’ve come up The post 10 gourmet finds for holiday gifting appeared […]

  • Festive croissants, ‘pugon’ roast beef for your holiday table
    by clopez on November 27, 2020 at 6:41 am

      If there’s any good to come of this quarantine, it’s the slew of yummy creations. Cristina Santiago Rivera, without a flight out of San Francisco to Manila, finally had time on her hands to think and restrategize Sweet Bella’s (tel. 0915-3772040; @sweetbelladesserts on Instagram) direction. “As you know, my cakes are like babies. They need a lot of tender love and care in shipping, so that was out of the question since we now use delivery services like motorcycles,“ The post […]

  • See new perspectives
    by kgabaldon on November 27, 2020 at 5:54 am

    Bold, unexpected, refined, and innovative, the Salvatore Ferragamo Autumn Winter 2020 collection seeks beauty amidst varying circumstances. Designed by Creative Director Paul Andrew, expect a multi-faceted portfolio of shoes, ready-to-wear, and accessories—each piece complementing another to ultimately create looks reflecting depth and richness. See new perspectives as another year approaches when you renew your wardrobe with essential pieces from the collection.  The uncompromising power […]

  • Hilton Manila Officially re-opens and unveils a New Staycation Experience for Leisure Travelers
    by ilucas on November 27, 2020 at 2:00 am

    The famed Hilton Manila, located within Resorts World Manila, the Philippines’ first integrated entertainment and tourism resort, re-opens its doors and launches its new staycation offering for guests looking for a safe and convenient memory-making urban getaway. From the 27th of November 2020, all guests availing of the Staycation Package will enjoy the inclusive benefits of a buffet breakfast at Kusina Sea Kitchens and a choice of Dinner at either Kusina or Hua Yuan, the hotel’s award […]

  • SoShop! is the ultimate online bazaar for everybody
    by ilucas on November 27, 2020 at 1:06 am

    Filipinos love shopping—and social media has given us an entirely new way of shopping and selling through platforms like Facebook and Instagram. This was already a thriving e-commerce industry, composed of small and medium businesses dubbed “social sellers and “social shops”. Count on LBC, the country’s most dependable logistics partner for the last 70 years, to provide social sellers a true community that’s convenient and accessible. LBC came up with the perfect name for the […]

  • Give a big cheer, MAV Details is here with a special holiday treat
    by Vida Lacano on November 26, 2020 at 5:05 pm

    MANILA, Philippines – As we welcome the holiday season, one of the most luxurious furniture company here in the Philippines is officially launching MAV Details. A collaborative space where you will find finely crafted and carefully curated knick-knacks home accents and accessories. With its exceptional designs, it will bring out the full potential of each corner of your home. By adding extra fun and excitement especially this holiday season, it will easily change the mood from “meh” to […]

  • Artistry shines in Baguio City
    on November 26, 2020 at 12:20 pm

    As Baguio City gradually reopens its doors to tourists, the City of Pines highlights its vibrant art and culture that proves it is also the city of creativity in the region. 

  • Disney increases planned layoffs to 32,000 as virus hits theme parks
    by evalderrama on November 26, 2020 at 11:05 am

    Walt Disney Co said on Wednesday it would lay off about 32,000 workers, primarily at its theme parks, an increase from the 28,000 it announced in September, as the company struggles with limited customers due to the coronavirus pandemic. The layoffs will be in the first half of 2021, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. A spokesman for Disney confirmed that the latest figures include the 28,000 layoffs announced earlier. Earlier this month, Disney The post […]

  • Rica Peralejo gets real on ‘effortless’ beauty seen online
    by nguno on November 26, 2020 at 9:46 am

    Rica Peralejo has a message for those who feel insecure about photos of “effortless” beauty posted online, and says there is a beauty that comes with age. The post Rica Peralejo gets real on ‘effortless’ beauty seen online appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Why Janine Berdin feels pressure singing in Bisaya for 11th Himig Handog
    by nguno on November 26, 2020 at 9:23 am

    Janine Berdin felt pressure to deliver the message of a song in Bisaya, her native tongue, for songwriting competition Himig Handog. The post Why Janine Berdin feels pressure singing in Bisaya for 11th Himig Handog appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Intermittent Workouts Might Be The Best Exercise for 2020
    by oestrada on November 26, 2020 at 9:15 am

    You may have heard of the intermittent fasting diet. I’m a big fan, but have you heard of intermittent workouts? Also known as “trigger workouts” intermittent exercise is the concept of adding spurts of exercise moves throughout your day. This format has been around for years, but it’s gaining popularity in the age of coronavirus as most of us are spending the majority of our time at home rather than being out and about. Everyone should give this workout a The post Intermittent […]

  • Goldilocks introduces new store concept, refreshed menu of Filipino favorites
    by ilucas on November 26, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Goldilocks is serving up to something exciting and delicious. To further meet the cravings and needs of its growing number of customers, one of the country’s most beloved bakeshops has recently introduced a new store concept—its first fast casual dine-in store that is sure to bring happy moments to millions of Filipino diners. With its upgraded design and overhauled in-store services, the revamped look highlights Goldilocks’ comfortable, more welcoming atmosphere where customers can […]

  • Kim Atienza joins fight against online exploitation of children
    by jbalboa on November 25, 2020 at 1:18 pm

    Sports buff and weatherman Kim Atienza is advocating the stop of online abuse of children which has become a global concern. The post Kim Atienza joins fight against online exploitation of children appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • ‘Idol Philippines’ champ Zephanie fulfills dream of joining ‘Himig Handog’
    by jbalboa on November 25, 2020 at 12:25 pm

    For years now, “Idol Philipines" grand prize winner Zephanie has been dreaming of becoming a song interpreter in a major singing competition. The post ‘Idol Philippines’ champ Zephanie fulfills dream of joining ‘Himig Handog’ appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Discovery Hospitality to unveil ‘Discover Now’ Miniseries Live from Boracay
    by vcatibog on November 25, 2020 at 8:58 am

    After months of dreaming of sun and sea, the moment is finally here: travel is back, and it’s more magical than ever. On Saturday, November 28 at 4 PM, the World of Discovery (WOD) webinar series by Discovery Hospitality (DHC) is launching an exciting collection of special edition episodes on the return of travel in the new normal. The Discover Now miniseries kicks off with Discover Boracay, with the webcast streaming via Facebook Live right from the breathtaking beaches of The post […]

  • 5 reasons you should watch the Shopmag x MAC Live Discussion
    by ilucas on November 25, 2020 at 8:09 am

    Here’s an early Christmas gift for Blinks, Lisa fans and makeup enthusiasts: smshopmag.com, the official magazine of SM Supermalls, has partnered with MAC Cosmetics for the first leg of its live discussion series called #MACLOVESLISA. It will air on SM Shopmag and Inquirer.net Facebook pages on Nov. 27, Friday at 4 p.m. If you’re wondering what’s in it for you, here are five reasons you need to watch the show. Interact with various personalities Professional voice talent and Sleeping Pill […]

  • From pasalubongs to essentials: Kultura highlights Filipino ingenuity, hard work and resilience
    by vcatibog on November 25, 2020 at 7:36 am

    While known to many as a one-stop pasalubong shop for balikbayans, Kultura is also a treasure trove of anything uniquely Filipino. Beyond this, Kultura also tells through its offerings the story of Filipino workers, farmers and artisans—ingenious, hard-working and resilient. Since its humble beginnings as the Philippines Craft Section at The SM Store to its evolution into a full-fledged specialty brand, Kultura has championed local artistry and craftsmanship from micro, small and medium […]

  • Key nominations for the 2021 Grammy awards
    by oestrada on November 25, 2020 at 4:59 am

    Following is a list of nominations in key categories. The awards will be handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Jan 31 hosted by Trevor Noah. ALBUM OF THE YEAR “Chilombo” — Jhené Aiko “Black Pumas” (Deluxe Edition) — Black Pumas “Everyday Life” — Coldplay “Djesse Vol. 3” — Jacob Collier “Women In Music Pt. III” — Haim “Future Nostalgia” — Dua Lipa “Hollywood’s Bleeding” — Post Malone “Folklore” — Taylor Swift RECORD OF THE YEAR “Black […]

  • Bric’s New Shopper Bags and 60% Sale
    by ilucas on November 25, 2020 at 4:52 am

    After 8 months of Covid19 the economy is finally starting to open up and along with it, tourism bubbles around the Philippines and the world. With the easing of travel restrictions, soon we’ll be able to visit our favorite destinations and relive treasured memories of past travels. Christmas is just around the corner as well, so we can look forward to treating ourselves and loved ones with the gift of shopping and adventure. To help prepare you to relive “la The post Bric’s New Shopper […]

  • 5 Things the Pandemic teaches us about making Life Choices
    by vcatibog on November 25, 2020 at 4:48 am

    2020 has been a rollercoaster of excitement and while many would rather skip the whole ordeal, there are a lot of important lessons to be learned from this pandemic. It’s important to take note as these can influence the decisions we make moving forward as we navigate through the new normal. Here’s what the impact has taught us so far: Keep essentials close. At the height of the lockdown, there was one word that permeated through every restriction and reminder: The post 5 Things the […]

  • Beyonce dominates Grammy nods; snubbed The Weeknd calls process ‘corrupt’
    by oestrada on November 25, 2020 at 4:42 am

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Beyonce dominated nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards on Tuesday in a field that favored alternative artists over mainstream musicians, topped by a stunning snub for Canadian singer The Weeknd, who called the process “corrupt.” Beyonce’s nine nods made her the second most nominated Grammy artist in history, with a total of 79, and came through projects that celebrated Black culture in a year of racial turmoil in the United States. The biggest shutout for the […]

  • Future-thinking ‘plantita’ is growing a forest
    by besguerra on November 24, 2020 at 8:04 pm

    Cecille de Jesus started out choosing plants based on looks. The prettier they were, the more she was drawn to them. She typically chose nonnative ornamental and exotic plants. Things changed when she came across a post about how vulnerable and endangered Philippine trees have become. “The more I learned about the benefits of planting native trees, the more I focused my gardening efforts toward propagating them. This benefits not just us but the local animal and insect populations that The […]

  • These watercolor paintings lift the spirit
    by Maurice Arcache on November 24, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Over 100 talented artists showed off their watercolor paintings at the recent “Kulay Sa Tubig” invitational competition and exhibition held at SM Megamall Mega Fashion Hall, Mandaluyong City.

  • A centered life
    by Kathy Moran on November 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    In the “new normal,” the saying “Where two or three are gathered in my name...” holds true now more than ever. People are longing for a center in their lives to keep them anchored.

  • Empowering women during these challenging times
    by Rita Dy on November 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    At no time in recent history has it been more important for me to be a part of Zonta.

  • Rotary helps save the lives of stroke patients
    by Johnny Litton on November 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Helping marginalized patients since 1910, the Philippine General Hospital is one of the oldest institutions and is known as the best hospital in the Philippines.

  • Don’t wait ‘til it’s too late: Avail of MD+ Clinic’s home-based COVID testing NOW
    on November 20, 2020 at 1:00 am

    Get tested in the comfort and safety of your own home or office!

  • ‘Hacktivate’ the future with AIA Philam Life Hackers 2020
    on November 19, 2020 at 12:00 am

    AIA Philam Life’s Life Hackers 2020 is where the best and brightest can propose game-changing solutions to help AIA Philam Life fulfill its promise of helping Filipinos live healthier, longer, and better Lives.

  • Lush helms cruelty-free beauty
    by Therese Jamora-Garceau on November 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Every year since 2012, British cruelty-free cosmetic company Lush has awarded its Lush Prize, a global fund totaling 250,000 pounds, to support initiatives that end or replace animal testing.

  • There’s no stopping Christmas at Marriott Hotels
    by Maurice Arcache on November 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    There’s no stopping Christmas even during these challenging times. This year’s celebration may be a little different, though, than what we’re used to.

  • Japanese film festival shifts online this year
    by Scott Garceau on November 14, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Fans of the annual Japan Film Festival (formerly EIGASEI) will this year get a plus.