July 29, 2016

Manila, Philippines: The New Center of the Universe


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It’s official — next year, the Philippines will be the center of the universe. The queen of all pageants, Miss Universe, will be held right here in the Philippines, this time with 26-year-old Maxine Medina representing the country in the pageant’s 65th edition. Slated on January 30, 2017, it has been 22 years since the Continue Reading


July 28, 2016

Leon Exchange Online: Leon Gallery’s first ever online auction


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They are the keepers of history, the tellers of stories found in the vessels that keep them. And now, they’re online. (Romeo Tabuena – Untitled) Wanting to share the beauty of Filipino culture to a more diverse audience, esteemed gallery Leon Gallery will proudly hold its first online auction on Saturday, July 30, 2016 entitled Continue Reading


The Gates of Shopping Heaven Open with Hermès’ Re-opening

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Committed to excellence in everything they do, beginning with sourcing the finest materials to seeking only most skilled artisans to create their masterpieces, Chief Executive Officer Axel Dumas and Artistic Director Pierre-Alexis Dumas make sure they are always on top of things, both of whom are sixth-generation family members. Their prized teasure: the family-owned, world-renowned Hermès. Continue Reading


July 27, 2016

Bon Appétit! Celebrate National Culinarians Day with these PeopleAsia chefs

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With Filipinos’ intense love for food, it’s a wonder why this special day of celebrating all things gastronomic isn’t more well known. In July, we celebrate National Culinarians Day, a day where we celebrate chefs, cooks, pastry makers and anyone and everyone with a talent and taste for cooking up wonderful culinary delights of all kinds. Whether it’s a Continue Reading


July 26, 2016

The Dream Team: Benjie, Kobe and André Paras 


With Kobe Paras’ recent admission to Jesuit college Creighton University in Nebraska after his controversial withdrawal from the University of California, Los Angeles, the Paras men have finally regained peace of mind. Throughout the whole ordeal, brothers Kobe and André and legend of a dad Benjie showed everyone what it was like to be family — what truly matters Continue Reading


Okada Manila is Entertainment City’s newest “Tiger”


It’s coming, it’s huge and it’s nothing like anything Manila has ever experienced. The Tiger Resort, Leisure and Entertainment Inc. roars its loudest with the grand opening of the unapologetically grand Okada Manila — the third and newest integrated  resort to open in Parañaque’s Entertainment City. “Okada Manila will redefine the concept of Philippine entertainment and Continue Reading


July 24, 2016

Cheers & Charriol for PeopleAsia’s Women of Style & Substance 2016


“So Alex, how does it feel to be the only man in a room full of really powerful women?” jests Malu Francisco, marketing communications manager of Store Specialists Inc., Philippe Charriol International’s international trainer Alexander Jentes. “Good!” was all the otherwise conversational gentleman could say, as the flush on his cheeks grew brighter (partly because of Continue Reading


July 23, 2016

Pineapple, Mango, Pomelo: The Newest and Fruitiest Flavors of Marco Polo Ortigas


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You’ve seen pictures, portraits, drawings and caricatures of her — a playfully flirtatious woman with a headpiece of plump, juicy, shockingly colorful tropical fruits, and possibly even a necklace, earrings and bangles made of the same produce-turned-accessory embellishment. Maybe it’s her crown of citrus and fructose giving her the juice to power her electric energy, Continue Reading


July 22, 2016

Calling all brides-to-be! Come Join The Wedding Project this weekend

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It’s always interesting to ask wedding guests, members of the entourage, the bride and groom and even the couple-to-be’s families what they love most about weddings. Sometimes it’s the set-up — beautiful, velvety flowers in full bloom alongside votive candles that borrow their light from the stars up high —  other times it’s the look Continue Reading


July 21, 2016

Rhian Ramos: This Girl Has Turned Into a Woman


Rhian Ramos takes the lead in GMA’s TV adaptation of 1992 hit Sinungaling Mong Puso, where she breathes life into her character Clara, a mistreated wife who looks for love beyond her husband’s straying eyes and hands and finds it – in a man ten years her junior. It could seem like a role befitting a Continue Reading