Life & Times

Manila, meet Roxie Hart!

September 18, 2014 7:29 pm

She murders her own lover to realize her dreams. But despite her crime, she remains to be one of the most beloved women of the musical stage. She is Roxie Hart, the protagonist—and antagonist—of the international box-office stage production Chicago. … Read more »

A triumphant and exciting ending for ‘Mrs. Real’

September 18, 2014 7:27 pm

Since June, viewers across the country have been glued to their TV screens as the intriguing—and surprisingly rela-table—story of a man who deals with the consequences of marrying two wo-men unfolded in Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real. Topbilled by three multi-awarded … Read more »

‘Penny Dreadful’ is plenty delightful

September 18, 2014 7:26 pm

Showtime and Sky’s TV series Penny Dreadful got off to a cute start. It takes place in Victorian London 1891 and our flawed “heroes”—an explorer, his mysterious female companion, an exiled American gunslinger and young doctor who goes by the … Read more »

It all begins with the eyes

September 17, 2014 7:16 pm

Makeup magic for the windows to the soul Well-shaped eyebrows and lovely lashes. These are all a woman needs to look naturally beautiful from day to day, according to Browhaus Philippines managing director Tab Abad-Estacion. Her company pioneered the art … Read more »

Movies that stay

September 17, 2014 7:12 pm

There has been an ongoing survey on Facebook where friends who are tagged are asked to pick five movies that have long stayed with them. Reading through people’s lists, one can easily tell how romantic, thrill-seeking, or even eclectic their … Read more »

Five celebrities recount their laser lipo experience

September 17, 2014 7:07 pm

In the Philippines, it is a well-known fact that the name of Dr. Vicki Belo is synonymous with liposuction. Her Belo Medical Group (BMG) pioneered the fat reducing and sculpting procedure this side of the world, introducing the keyhole surgery … Read more »

The power of natural oils

September 17, 2014 7:06 pm

These days, as more and more people continue to embrace healthier lifestyles, so have they become more conscious and careful about choosing products with natural ingredients. Two of the most popular destinations for these kinds of products, specifically for the … Read more »

New Czech ambassador aims to strengthen ‘people-to-people’ ties

September 16, 2014 8:06 pm

The new Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Philippines, Jaroslav Olsa Jr., presented his letters of credence to President Benigno Simeon Aquino 3rd in Malacañang during a formal ceremony on September 10. After his official accreditation, the ambassador shared … Read more »

Japanese envoy vows support to Philippines

September 16, 2014 8:03 pm

Kazuhide Ishikawa, Ambassador-designate of Japan to the Philippines, has arrived in Manila on September 12. In a brief statement upon his arrival, Ish ikawa pledged to further enhance the already existing bilateral relations between the Philippines and Japan through continued … Read more »

US Embassy empowers young entreps

September 16, 2014 8:01 pm

United States Embassy in Manila, in partnership with the Alcantara Foundation, sponsored a series of camps in General Santos City on September 5 to 7, to provide young leaders with entrepreneurship skills to start small businesses and improve their communities. … Read more »