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  • Bishop says Roque's 'un-Christian' remark was 'uncalled for'
    by ABS-CBN News on April 13, 2021 at 12:05 am

    Manila Bishop Broderick Pabillo on Tuesday denied that a reporter's question on how President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman got a hospital room when most medical facilities were full was "un-Christian."

  • St Luke’s still full but fewer COVID patients lining up at ER, says hospital chief
    by ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 11:38 pm

    This could be due to additional government isolation facilities, more virus beds in other hospitals, and the rise of tele-consult services, among other reasons.

  • Higit 60 karagdagang ruta ng mga tradisyunal na jeep sa NCR maaari nang bumiyahe
    by Lyza Aquino, ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 11:09 pm

    Kasunod ng bahagyang pagluwag ng quarantine classification sa NCR, may karagdagang 62 ruta rin ng mga tradisyunal na jeepney ang maaari nang bumiyahe simula Martes.

  • PAGASA: LPA outside PH develops into tropical depression, but unlikely to hit land
    by ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    The storm is forecast to intensify in the next 48 hours and could enter the PAR between Friday night and Saturday morning as Bising.

  • Pagkumpuni sa nasirang tubo ng Manila Water sa EDSA tapos na
    by Anjo Bagaoisan, ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    Mahigit 30 oras mula nang matamaan at tumagas dahil sa installation work, nakompleto na ang pagkukumpuni sa nasirang tubo sa EDSA Mandaluyong Martes.

  • Marikina eyes house-to-house vaccination for seniors, PWDs as registration starts
    by ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    Mayor Marcy Teodoro said Monday he has been in talks with the Philippine Red Cross to borrow mobile vaccination vans for bedridden seniors and PWDs.   

  • Lalaki patay matapos pagbabarilin sa harap ng bahay niya sa Cagayan
    by ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    Nakaupo sa harap ng kanilang bahay sa bayan ng Tuao ang biktima nang dumating ang 2 salarin at bigla na lang siya barilin. 

  • Mga ospital sa Oriental Mindoro nasa critical level na, ayon sa gobernador
    by Dennis Datu, ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 8:24 pm

    Nasa critical level na ang occupancy rate ng mga ospital sa Oriental Mindoro dahil sa mabilis na pagkalat ng COVID-19, ayon sa gobernador nitong Lunes.  

  • Duterte: Gobyerno pwedeng mag-take over sa mga hotel kung kulang ang patient facilities
    by Joyce Balancio, ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 7:32 pm

    Sa tantiya ni vaccine czar Carlito Galvez, dapat nasa 2,000 ang ICU beds ng bansa para sa severe at critical cases, pero ngayon nasa 1,395 lang ito.  

  • Ilang dentista sa Iligan tumigil sa pagtanggap ng pasyente, nanawagang mabakunahan muna
    by ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 7:19 pm

    Sumulat na sila umano ng request sa city health office noong Marso pero hanggang ngayon, naghihintay pa rin sila ng sagot sa city health.  

  • Kanin na dala ng 2 menor de edad sa Davao City natagpuang may shabu
    by ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 7:11 pm

    Nadiskubre ang ilegal na droga matapos magdala ng isang mangkok ng kanin ang dalawa sa Bunawan Police Station para sa isang detainee.

  • Higit P2-M halaga ng hinihinalang shabu nakuha sa Angeles City
    by ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 7:06 pm

    Nakuha ang 3 plastic bag ng naturang kontrabando, na nasa 300 gramo ang bigat at aabot sa P2,040,000 ang street value.  

  • Special non-working holiday declared in Cebu City to honor 1st baptism in PH 500 years ago
    by ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 6:06 pm

    An event will also re-enact the first baptism of Cebuano natives 500 years ago by Ferdinand Magellan’s crew, which introduced the Philippines to Christianity.

  • Duterte pinatutukan sa DILG ang mga reklamo sa pamamahagi ng ayuda sa NCR Plus
    by Joyce Balancio, ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 5:39 pm

    “Marami nagreklamo na ano . . . So ask your field offices to try to make the rounds and investigate if these allegations are true," ani Duterte.   

  • Pamimigay ng ayuda sa barangay sa Taguig, itinigil muna dahil sa magulong proseso
    by Joyce Balancio, ABS-CBN News on April 12, 2021 at 5:19 pm

    Nagsimula sila ng alas-8 ng umaga, pero itinigil muna ang pamamahagi matapos magkagulo sa proseso ng pagbibigay ng ayuda.

  • WATCH: Gretchen Ho’s bike project reaches out to rollerblade delivery guy
    by jbalboa on April 12, 2021 at 11:27 am

    Gretchen Ho may have revived her "Donate A Bike, Save A Job" project when she recently gave a barangay tanod a free bicycle and groceries. The post WATCH: Gretchen Ho’s bike project reaches out to rollerblade delivery guy appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • How James Bond and Miley Cyrus influenced “Angel Baby” by GIBBS
    by oestrada on April 12, 2021 at 11:14 am

    Last month, we unknowingly spotted a TikTok sneak peek of sisters Chi Gibbs and Gabs Gibbs shooting the video for “Angel Baby.” Almost exactly a month after this sly BTS, “Angel Baby” is now here officially. It’s a bop that we’re going to use for our own TikTok videos. @gibbssisters Das my best friend 👀🖤 #bestfriend #dojacat #saweetie ♬ Best Friend (feat. Doja Cat) – Saweetie   In GIBBS’ first video, “No Hearts,” we knew that this duo produces only The post How […]

  • RK Bagatsing starstruck by Eula Valdez and Sylvia Sanchez, but hid it
    by jbalboa on April 12, 2021 at 9:22 am

    RK Bagatsing was referring to veteran cast members of the series composed of Nonie Buencamino, Eula Valdez and Sylvia Sanchez. The post RK Bagatsing starstruck by Eula Valdez and Sylvia Sanchez, but hid it appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • ChowCiao Pizza and Chicken now offers wider-reach delivery service
    by Vida Lacano on April 12, 2021 at 7:30 am

    MANILA, Philippines – Pizza and fried chicken are on the shortlist of people’s favorite comfort food, the go-to fare when one needs a rush of satisfaction, and at times, would want to muse on happy memories shared with family and friends That’s what CHOWCIAO is about : delicious pizzas and addictive chicken wings that are a joy to eat. And another piece of good news is that ChowCiao is made more accessible to you through 6 new locations that can The post ChowCiao Pizza and Chicken now […]

  • Five things to know about Gagarin’s journey to space
    by oestrada on April 12, 2021 at 5:45 am

    Sixty years ago on Monday cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space, securing victory for Moscow in its race with Washington and marking a new chapter in the history of space exploration. Decades later, his journey has become shrouded in myth after many details about the historic mission were for years kept secret by the Soviets. Here are five things to know about Gagarin’s legendary flight: – ‘Let’s go!’ – A trained steel worker turned military pilot, Gagarin The […]

  • Ali Forbes always up for the challenge, even in sexy roles
    by jbalboa on April 11, 2021 at 11:20 am

    Beauty queen and former "Pinoy Big Brother" housemate Ali Forbes is excited about her participation in "Nelia," an upcoming thriller. The post Ali Forbes always up for the challenge, even in sexy roles appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Dingdong Dantes explains why a bike trainer is his best investment when lockdown started
    by jbalboa on April 11, 2021 at 8:27 am

    Actor Dingdong Dantes manages to keep himself physically fit by doing exercises through the use of his bike trainer. The post Dingdong Dantes explains why a bike trainer is his best investment when lockdown started appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • How the pandemic made her sing again
    by hniitsu on April 11, 2021 at 7:58 am

    O sige lang, tara na’t sumayaw, sana huwag nang matapos ang kanta …” It’s the kind of light-hearted, foot-tapping song, with smooth female vocals, that you can’t listen to without smiling even just a bit—and it’s admittedly a good one to hear at a difficult time like this. They’re words many of us tell ourselves daily: “Sige lang. Just keep going.” “When I wrote the words to this song in 2013, I was honestly imagining that giddy feeling of a The post How the pandemic made […]

  • Parents, kids and ‘the best people on the planet’
    by hniitsu on April 11, 2021 at 7:53 am

    We continue our series on personal pandemic heroes with stories about family members and friends who brought joy to people during these challenging times. Tireless motivator Our mom Evelinda Reyes has made our quarantine life much more tolerable, tirelessly looking after us and our well-being. She would not just cook delicious meals but would ensure we eat healthy food until our bellies are full. When the current work-from-home setup would be a bit challenging, she would motivate and remind us […]

  • How my dad almost didn’t wed my mother
    by hniitsu on April 11, 2021 at 7:52 am

    March 7, 1971. That was the date they were getting married, the date they agreed on in their back-and-forth letters. My mom Modesta was a teacher in Dagupan, and my dad Rodolfo was fighting the Viet Cong on the Mekong Delta. He wrote her every day. Mom said the letters were late and out of order but they always arrived. After all, it took a semimiraculous chain of events (helicopter-ship-bus-jeepney) to get letters delivered to the province all the way The post How my dad almost didn’t wed […]

  • I got jabbed with Sinovac—and lived
    by hniitsu on April 11, 2021 at 4:04 am

    Congratulations!” “Happy for you!” Good job!” With those reactions to my Facebook post, you would have thought I had won the lottery. All that happened, really, was that I followed the advice of doctors that “the best vaccine is the one that’s in your arm.” Given the opportunity, and despite the fact that I had placed an order via a private company for Moderna shots, supposedly due in a couple of months, I decided to look beyond brands and political The post I got jabbed with […]

  • Flowers and flags as public flocks to honor to Prince Philip
    by evalderrama on April 11, 2021 at 1:36 am

    WINDSOR — Crowds of well-wishers flocked to Queen Elizabeth II’s Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle homes on Friday after news of her husband Prince Philip’s death was announced. Individuals and groups of people, many families with young children, gathered to see the formal announcement pinned to the gates of the 94-year-old monarch’s central London home. Single daffodils were threaded through the black railings of Buckingham Palace. Others left bouquets of flowers and Union Jack […]

  • Harry but no Meghan at pared-back funeral for Prince Philip
    by evalderrama on April 11, 2021 at 12:28 am

    LONDON — The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, will take place next week, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday, announcing a stripped-back ceremony due to coronavirus restrictions, and a return for exiled royal Prince Harry but not his wife, Meghan. The announcement came as the couple’s eldest son, heir to the throne Prince Charles, 72, paid a heartfelt tribute to his “dear Papa”, and said he and the royal family missed him “enormously”. “My dear Papa was a […]

  • The life-changing gift of helping people smile
    by besguerra on April 10, 2021 at 2:51 am

    Having the chance to help people smile is a life-changing gift that I was fortunate enough to receive through Operation Smile Philippines. My journey began in 10th grade, when I was invited by a friend to attend a medical mission in Cebu City. I agreed out of curiosity. As the days went on, I found myself feeling excited at the prospect of experiencing what it was like to be an OpSmile student volunteer. Little did I know that giving in The post The life-changing gift of helping people smile […]

  • PH gaming’s newest star is a med student
    by besguerra on April 10, 2021 at 2:44 am

    Entering 2021 still stuck at home with our eyes glued to our gadgets, we have all come across at least one influencer flaunting their seemingly perfect lives on social media. Being the couch potatoes that many of us have become in this lockdown, seeing those posts can often make us feel guilty for not choosing to spend the free time more productively. But Lorenzo “Enzo” Banayo is thankful for these guilty pleasures. A freshman at the University of Santo Tomas The post PH gaming’s newest […]

  • What makes a home
    by besguerra on April 10, 2021 at 2:36 am

    I grew up in the city. My entire 14 years were spent in a city that never really sleeps. Our house is in the center of everything. We live next to possibly one of the busiest roads in the Philippines. This won’t be for long though. My family and I are moving to the beach this year, and I don’t think my mind has absorbed it yet. I’ve always been fond of the beach. The way the sun hits the The post What makes a home appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • How to celebrate your birthday online
    by besguerra on April 10, 2021 at 2:31 am

    So your birthday is coming up, you’re excited to go out and have fun to celebrate being one year older and maybe wiser. You’re picking the outfit you might have bought especially for occasions like these. You fix yourself up as today is a special day. With all that done, the only thing left to do is leave the house and party! But the thing is, we can’t exactly do that anymore, for now at least. So we try to The post How to celebrate your birthday online appeared first on Inquirer […]

  • Break Free in Pico De Loro
    by Johnny Litton on April 9, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Known for being a beach and country club for the ultimate leisure and paradise experience, Pico Sands Hotel and Pico de Loro Beach and Country Club’s most recent offering is for those who want to escape life’s current realities and enjoy much-needed time in an oasis.

  • Disneyland’s Avengers area to open in June with Spider-Man and shawarma
    by evalderrama on April 9, 2021 at 7:05 am

    LOS ANGELES — A new Avengers-themed area featuring a Spider-Man ride, roaming superheroes and a shawarma food cart will open at Walt Disney Co’s Disneyland Resort in California on June 4, the head of the company’s parks division said on Thursday. The debut will come weeks after the resort in Anaheim, about 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles, begins welcoming back guests for the first time in a year starting on April 30. Disneyland, the original Disney theme park, and The post […]

  • Asian-owned beauty brands on global platform
    by besguerra on April 9, 2021 at 1:46 am

    I’m in the mood to celebrate Asian-owned beauty brands. It’s a little contribution to the influx of support to defeat stereotypes. It’s also fitting to give credit to these brands, as many trends and secrets do come from Asia. We benefit from Asian innovations and ingredients on a daily basis, many of which are seen all over the globe and have paved the way for new discoveries. It is also part of what I believe in when it comes to The post Asian-owned beauty brands on global platform […]

  • Filipiniana goes multi-wear and all-occasion for summer
    by Marbbie Tagabucba on April 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Wearing Filipino weaves always makes me feel proud. Just in time for summer, HABI: The Philippine Textile Council and Bayo make our wearable heritage fun and casual with a collaboration highlighting weaves by La Herminia weavers in Aklan, Ambension weavers in Bulacan, and Argao weavers in Cebu.

  • Prince album ‘Welcome 2 America’ due in July — five years after death
    by oestrada on April 8, 2021 at 1:41 pm

    Five years after his death, treasures continue to emerge from Prince’s legendary vault, with a previously unreleased album “Welcome 2 America” set for release on July 30, label Legacy Recordings said Thursday. The album, which was recorded in 2010, is likely to rank among the artist’s most overtly political statements, with a title track that concludes: “Land of the free / home of the slave.” That song is immediately available on streaming platforms, with the full 12-track album […]

  • Fashion picks for every hour of the day
    by oestrada on April 8, 2021 at 1:22 pm

    Time is no longer making sense. I’ve only noted the change of day through the clothes I’m wearing. I’ve made it a point to switch out my outfit according to my schedule. Gone are the days of staying in the same ensemble the whole day and guessing when I last took a shower. Besides, what’s the use of my endless online fashion shopping sprees if I don’t use what I’ve purchased? Early morning run – Mask Habit PH Extra Line The post Fashion picks for every hour of the day appeared […]

  • JM de Guzman doesn’t judge the characters he plays, and here’s why
    by jbalboa on April 8, 2021 at 12:20 pm

    JM de Guzman longs for maturity through his roles as he explores his newest TV character, Peterson, in his latest project "Init Sa Magdamag." The post JM de Guzman doesn’t judge the characters he plays, and here’s why appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • LOOK: Sharon Cuneta shows construction of new home’s ‘wing’ just for her
    by jbalboa on April 8, 2021 at 10:40 am

    Megastar Sharon Cuneta excitedly gave her fans a sneak peek into the progress of the construction of her new house. The post LOOK: Sharon Cuneta shows construction of new home’s ‘wing’ just for her appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • Slay this summer! 5 must-try looks you can score at Robinsons Department Store
    by Euden Valdez on April 8, 2021 at 9:12 am

    Who says we cannot play dress up inside our homes, or even during our essential travels?

  • Malabon highlights role of women in Women’s Congress
    by jvicente on April 8, 2021 at 8:51 am

        The Malabon Gender and Development Center recently held a “Women’s Congress” to end this year’s celebration of Women’s Month, which acknowledged the role of women in the city’s progress and transformation.   Giving inspiring messages of support, Malabon Mayor Lenlen Oreta and District II Councilor Enzo Oreta, joined the celebration and emphasized the role of every woman in the betterment of the society.   “Nagagalak ako na mayroon tayong Women’s Congress dahil dito […]

  • Hand “EATiquette”: Safe snacking amidst a pandemic
    by vcatibog on April 8, 2021 at 7:09 am

    If there’s one thing you must know about Filipinos, it’s that we really do love to eat! We offer to share our meal, no matter how small or simple it may be. We view food as a gift of grace (“grasya”) that is not to be turned down. Many times, we even catch ourselves doing a “kilig” dance (usually involving the shoulders) when what we are eating is so “saraaaaap!” and pleasing to our taste buds. Indeed, we find joy The post Hand “EATiquette”: Safe snacking amidst a pandemic […]

  • Recipe: Universally loved chicken fingers
    by Jed Gregorio on April 8, 2021 at 5:47 am

    Who doesn’t love the perfect chicken finger? These nuggets are loved all throughout the world with varying flavor profiles depending on what part of the universe one is from. Here’s my take on this nugget of comfort. Ingredients: 1 kilo chicken breasts sliced into fingers Marinade: overnight •1 cup Pinkie’s Farm Buttermilk (you may  use any brand or make your own– Google it.) •2 tsp salt •1 tsp pepper •a dash or two of cayenne pepper •chopped thyme (fresh is best The post […]

  • Essential ‘lugaw’ places to check out now
    by besguerra on April 8, 2021 at 2:19 am

    My grandpa should have been alive to see this. Lolo Osing, who died in 1999, always expressed disdain for lugaw. “Pagkain ng may sakit,” he would say, wrinkling his nose in disapproval whenever he would spot any of us daring to enjoy a bowl when we weren’t sick. Lugaw made headlines last week because of a barangay official who was overzealous in patroling food deliveries in her area in Bulacan. “Essential po ba si lugaw? Hindi. Kasi mabubuhay ang tao The post Essential ‘lugaw’ […]

  • Passion for making people happy through food
    by besguerra on April 8, 2021 at 2:00 am

    Iam neither a chef nor a resourceful home cook. I think that, of all the restaurateurs in the world, I probably have the least cooking experience. But what I lack in experience is superseded by my curiosity and passion for how food fuels happiness in people. Therefore, my approach to food has always been purposeful, a medium to pass along best intentions and goodwill. I will share three significant events in my life that have happened because of food. My The post Passion for making people […]

  • My top ‘lugaw’ picks
    by besguerra on April 8, 2021 at 1:36 am

    Here are my top rice porridge picks, in no particular order. Superior Crab Porridge by Sergeant Alimango is made special with mud crabs from the owner’s farm in Bulacan. A recipe of their Chinese chef, the thick porridge takes its flavor from crabs, dried scallops and mushrooms. It is generously garnished with century eggs and onion leeks. (@sergeantalimango on social media) TuanTuan’s Congee is made by cooking rice for hours, till it blooms and disintegrates into the liquid. It’s the […]

  • Bienvenido R. Tantoco Sr. at 100: Life lessons from a centenarian
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 6:57 pm

      An exemplary life is what Bienvenido R. Tantoco Sr. and members of his family celebrate today as he marks his 100th birthday. As the patriarch and founder of the Rustan Group of Companies, he together with his late wife Gliceria is rightly credited with creating the luxury retail industry in this country, a legacy he has passed on to two succeeding generations of the Tantoco clan. Under his visionary leadership, Rustan’s grew from a single department store to the The post Bienvenido R. […]

  • She quit exercise when she had kids; now they’re her fitness motivation
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 6:38 pm

      Monette Bata-Garcia’s fitness journey sounds familiar enough. Encouraged by her mom, she was always active even as a child. She was part of a swimming club at age 10 and was also enrolled in a gym. When she had kids, however, fitness took a backseat. “I felt as if 24 hours was not enough and I just couldn’t find the time or the energy to maintain a fitness regimen” while also running a business, she says. In 2014, Bata-Garcia, The post She quit exercise when she had kids; now […]

  • An advance Christmas wish
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    An advance Christmas wish, that in six months … I see the level of COVID-19 going down to such a level that would allow us to go back to our work, church and school. I see ourselves shaking hands again, our children and grandchildren bowing in respect, and raising our right hand to their foreheads, saying, “Mano po (bless).” I see our malls bustling again with activity, and you can just sit in your favorite coffee shop, read the morning The post An advance Christmas wish appeared first […]

  • Why does déjà vu happen?
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 6:18 pm

    Almost everyone has experienced déjà vu at one time or another. And, according to psychologists and neurologists, it is more common among younger people than among the elderly. Déjà vu is the feeling or awareness that what one is experiencing at the moment has been experienced before. It is like a scene in a movie that has been rewound and then played back. The term “déjà vu” comes from two French words which means “already seen.” There was even a The post Why does déjà vu […]

  • Joey Ayala at the crossroads
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 6:12 pm

      One August night in 1994, Joey Ayala found himself on stage at Folk Arts Theater, headlining what would arguably be the biggest performance of his career. “Awit-Banahaw” was an ambitious concert that incorporated elements of dance and theater, featuring a suite of new songs that Ayala had composed specially for the performance, along with earlier work that had entered the canon of original Pilipino music: songs such as “Agila (Haring Ibon),” “Magkabilaan,” “Walang Hanggang […]

  • Nominations for national artist heating up
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 5:51 pm

      Three years have come and gone and it’s the season once again for that classy circus which, to the informed, is just as exciting as the national elections: the national artist awards. The deadline has been met and all those nominations—thick portfolios over which much energy has been expended, along with prayers and crossed fingers—have been submitted. Soon the directors of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts will be The […]

  • Spanish ship Juan SebastiÁn de Elcano arrives in Guiuan
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 5:43 pm

      The Spanish training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano, anchored off Suluan Island in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, was a welcome sight for those on board a big motorized banca—dignitaries from the Spanish Embassy in Manila, officers of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), local government officials and historians—after about two long hours of travel en route from Guiuan town proper to the island. It is also where the weary crew of the Magellan-Elcano expedition first […]

  • The spirits are with this home baker
    by Therese Jamora-Garceau on April 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    While the name The Drunk Baker might have you picturing someone reeling around the kitchen happily swigging from a bottle, rest assured that all of the alcohol goes into Joey Silvestre’s moist, flavorful cakes and brownies.

  • No need to travel for the great American diner burger — now it comes to you
    by Scott Garceau on April 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    As an American, I have an almost biological instinct for what constitutes a real “burger.”

  • What gives life meaning
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 12:31 pm

      Happy Easter! May this special day bring happiness, love, and peace to all, especially during these times when everything is even more uncertain. May the grace of God, the Son and the Holy Spirit warm your home and cover you with a more purposeful life. For Christians worldwide, the importance of Easter is to mark Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. His triumph over death is a glorious assurance of the eternal life that is granted to all who The post What gives life meaning […]

  • Beyond tapestry and fashion: Steve de Leon’s spiritual art wear
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 12:14 pm

      It’s been a year with no grand affairs to wear designer Steve de Leon’s maximalist Filipiniana, and his artisans and sewers have been locked down in Mindoro. To keep his spirits high, he has been saying the rosary and praying for light. The quarantine gave De Leon the opportunity to produce his passion project, “The Mysteries of Light in Tapestry and Artwear” book. This photo essay chronicles a decade’s work of appliquéd barong, tapestries and gowns, inspired by Pope The post […]

  • Lyn Ching admits it’s hard to go back to exercising due to quarantine, emotional eating
    by jbalboa on April 7, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    Seeing her friends, particularly her Pilates mates, looking fit motivated Lyn Ching to go back into exercising. So all is not lost. The post Lyn Ching admits it’s hard to go back to exercising due to quarantine, emotional eating appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle.

  • What the sakura can teach us in this pandemic
    by clopez on April 7, 2021 at 11:52 am

      “Mecha ii keshiki desu ne! (‘It’s a really nice view, isn’t it?’),” read the Line message from Yoshi, my language exchange friend who’s about 8,000 km away in Sydney, on a working holiday visa. He was replying to the photo I sent of Shirasagijo (White Heron Castle), or more popularly known as Himeji Castle. The imposing structure has always been iconic, but the cherry blossom trees serving as its foreground have multiplied the historic castle’s beauty. I asked my The post […]

  • Eat, pray, chill
    by Maurice Arcache on April 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Last month, my good friends headed to Baguio City to catch the chilly weather.

  • Michael Cinco's impalpable dream of love
    by Lai S. Reyes on April 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    During these trying times, fairytales can be a source of refuge and a spring of hope when there isn’t any.

  • Clothes women love so much they sleep in them
    by Therese Jamora-Garceau on April 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Natori, who was doing chic loungewear years before it became a pandemic essential, is more relevant than ever before.

  • Sec. Mark Villar on overcoming crisis, marrying a smart wife, lessons from Manny & Cynthia Villar,...
    by Wilson Lee Flores on April 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    What are some reasons for hope in our Philippine economy amidst a global pandemic?

  • Creating beautiful memories amid the pandemic
    by Maurice Arcache on March 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Southern lady with class and style Allana Montelibano celebrated her big day in spite of the limitations of the pandemic.