Monthly Archives: May, 2016

May 31, 2016

F&C Jewelry x Coleen Garcia


The youth, young adults, generation Y, and yes, millennials — all names for the cohort that bands together adolescents, 20 and 30-somethings that seem to be ruling the world today with their purchasing power and ability to influence trends. They know what they want, they know who they are and they know what they deserve. Building Continue Reading


Piolo Pascual: Starting Over Again


He can love me today, he can love me tomorrow. He can love me anytime as long as it’s Piolo Pascual we’re talking about. With his newest hit Love Me Tomorrow that puts him alongside silver screen queen Dawn Zulueta and rising star Coleen Garcia, you’ll be delighted to learn that our Papa P isn’t quitting the biz any time soon. By JOSE PAOLO S. Continue Reading


May 30, 2016

STYLE STAR: Jessica Chastain, Gong Li and Melissa George bring The Sunny Side of Life to Cannes 2016

Jessica Chastain attends the opening ceremony and premiere of 'Cafe Society' during the 69th Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is a festival of greats; iconic silver screen stars walk down the fiery red aisle with filmmakers alongside them, the unabashed crimson an apt representation of the uncontainable talent within them. This year, watchmaker Piaget shared the spotlight and was the perfect accessory for the festival’s attendees oozing glamor and confidence. Continue Reading


Coco Martin: The Prince Who Would Be King


What do Coco Martin and Rita Gabriola, better known as Badjao Girl, have in common? They were both discovered at random. And while it may be too early to tell what Rita’s stars have in store for her, Rita can draw inspiration from Coco (and others like him) who has gone leagues from waiting tables at a popular Filipino restaurant to Continue Reading


May 27, 2016

Leni Robredo on Remembering Jesse


A throwback to one of Vice-Presidential candidate Leni Robredo’s first interviews after the death of her husband in 2012. Published in October 2012, this feature gave the country a glimpse, not just of Jesse’s widow, but of a human rights advocate, a female lawyer and a woman who could very well change the course of Continue Reading


Leni Robredo: A Lady of Legacy


Long before she topped the Vice-Presidential surveys, Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo has already been a woman whose ultimate style is in her substance. Read more about her in this exclusive story from 2013. Text by BüM D. TENORIO JR.  Photography by MAU MAURICIO  A miracle worker she is not. But it is from this Continue Reading


The Tastes of Home: Central Square Presents the Philippine Harvest Agri Fair

Coco Sugar

There’s a reason why CNN voted the Philippines as one of the most exciting culinary cities to watch. Filipinos aren’t just great chefs, cooks and self-proclaimed foodies; the very land we stand on grows a dizzying array of agricultural produce that make for the freshest and most unique ingredients our culinary delights are made of. Continue Reading


Cucina: The Best Kitchen in Town


Cucina - US Prime Rib

Weekdays always get the short hand of the stick. Don’t resent weekdays, not anymore, not with these workweek indulgences available from Monday to Thursday at Marco Polo’s all-day dining restaurant Cucina. Go to Valencia on Monday with the Best Paella in Town, Cucina’s signature dish that hails from the region. Reminiscing about summer on Tuesday? Continue Reading

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May 26, 2016

The Leading Man: John Lloyd Cruz


With his latest movie Just The Three Of us reminding us of everything we fell in love with about him, read about what else there is to love about the Philippines’ favorite sweetheart. “It was the first quarter of 1997. You know the actor Allan Paule? He was the scoutmaster and I was the scout boy that Continue Reading


May 25, 2016

The Queen of Superlatives and The Talk of the Town: Conversations with Kris and Boy


May 25 five years ago marked the end of an era. From September 1985 to May 2011, The Oprah Winfrey Show paved the way for the talk shows genre’s most memorable moments (think: Tom Cruise’s ecstatic couch jumping moment). The Philippines has also witnessed the same in its own way similar. For 16 years, we had Kris Aquino Continue Reading