Monthly Archives: February, 2017

February 28, 2017

Get your Philux Fix


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Taking a look at furniture and homeware brand Philux today, you might never think that the chic label began as a mom and pop business that created most of their pieces in the family’s backyard. Stephanie Kienle Gonzalez — Philux’s head of sales and business development, eldest daughter of Max and Zelda Kienle and the Continue Reading


February 27, 2017

Review: Repertory Philippines’ Agnes of God

Becca Coates as Agnes

By ISABELLA OLIVARES Religion and reason butt heads in Repertory Philippines’ newest production. The play opens with one of the three characters – the no-nonsense Dr. Martha Livingstone – laying out its premise: a young nun named Agnes is charged with strangling her newborn baby and disposing of the body in a wastepaper basket. Sister Continue Reading


February 25, 2017

Icons of Democracy: A People Power Tribute

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Some memories are fleeting, forgettable and fade over time. And then there are others that become venerated hallmarks in history. Feb.25, 2017 marks the 31st anniversary of the People Power Revolution. The Philippines showed the world the true meaning of peaceful resolution on that fateful day, with the late Sen. Ninoy Aquin0 and his wife Continue Reading

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February 24, 2017

Gangnam style! A K-Food festival at Novotel


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Aside from the TV novelas and makeup brands Korea is famous for in the Philippines, Korean food is definitely a big hit among Filipinos, too! Novotel Manila Araneta Center goes Gangnam style with a special K-Food festival in their buffet dining restaurant Food Exchange Manila that will offer a plethora of Korean all-time favorites until Feb. Continue Reading


Does EDSA still matter?


By JOANNE RAE RAMIREZ Of course it does. It was an exercise in freedom and democracy that was a tribute to humanity and its basic desire to live free, unchained from the shackles of totalitarian rule. EDSA showed political science experts around the world that a peaceful revolution is doable. EDSA married the words “people” Continue Reading


February 23, 2017

Fair game: New World Makati Hotel celebrates sustainable seafood week

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These days, it’s not enough to simply verbalize your support for environmental causes. You have to walk the talk, or in this case, eat to prove your point! This week, the Philippines is celebrating Sustainable Seafood Week — a multi-faceted event that invites Filipinos to better understand the global concerns of overfishing, its effect on Continue Reading


February 22, 2017

Another look at ‘U’


By JOANNE RAE RAMIREZ  The most beautiful women in the universe find their way to your doorstep in PeopleAsia’s Miss Universe Special. (Photo courtesy of Marc Go and the Mall of Asia Arena) The collector’s item immortalizes the most memorable moments in Miss Universe’s 65th edition, training the spotlight on the candidates’ journey to the crown Continue Reading


February 19, 2017

A touch of Grace


The pursuit of beauty has never had so much heart and grace until now. Ladies, make some space in your vanities for Grace Cosmetics — an Australian makeup and skincare brand that’s making waves in the beauty industry for its conscientious business philosophy and products that are as good for the skin as they are Continue Reading


February 17, 2017

What to do this weekend: Feasts for the eyes and body


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Looking to change up your weekend plans? Check out two events happening this weekend in the metro’s hippest spots. Foodies, rejoice, and art lovers, put on your thinking caps — the 4th Philippine Harvest is ready with premium local produce and creations for you to try, while Art Fair Philippines 2017 rounds up paintings, sculptures and installations Continue Reading


February 16, 2017

Liquid love: Diageo Philippines’ #LoveScotch movement


Neat, on the rocks or infused in a crisp cocktail, there are limitless ways to enjoy a fine glass of the world’s favorite whisky, Scotch. The versatile drink has been making amber waves in Manila with the month-long #LoveScotch festival that’s “breaking Scotch notions and inspiring new traditions.” Often thought of as a rather stiff Continue Reading