Life & Times

Conservative but colorful

July 4, 2015 7:02 pm

Muslim clothing in Southeast Asia In countries in the Middle East where Islam is predominant, Muslims are accustomed—or sometimes even imposed—to wear traditional and religious attire. It is common for women to be fully clothed from head to toe with … Read more »

Why Ben Farrales is enamored with Muslim fashion

July 4, 2015 7:01 pm

Ben Farrales is widely recognized in the country as the “Dean of Philippine Fashion” for championing the use of local fabrics and textiles and transforming them into elegant and wearable attires that are truly Filipino. But among his countless and … Read more »

Clark hosts Northern Mindanao road show

July 4, 2015 7:01 pm

Kapampangans had the rare opportunity to have a glimpse of the rich culture, pomp, and pageantry of Northern Mindanao during at the 2015 Pasundayag road show. The provinces of Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, and Misamis Occidental make … Read more »

Bb. Pilipinas queens bring joy and hope to cancer-stricken children

July 3, 2015 5:56 pm

Time and again, Binibining Pilipinas queens have proven that there is more to them than meets the eye. On June 29, they passionately visited cancer-stricken children of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) in Quezon City. Miss Universe Philippines Pia … Read more »

Seeing a better future

July 3, 2015 5:55 pm

It was day of celebration for budding optometrists when Essilor, a leader in ophthalmic lenses, launched the Philippines’ first Sight Center in the Philippines at the Manila Central University (MCU). Featuring the most advanced technology in optical studies and vision … Read more »

PH freedom festivities across the globe

July 3, 2015 5:54 pm

Following the recent success of Kapusong Pinoy concerts in Vancouver and Anaheim, GMA International continues to ignite the Filipino spirit around the world through its participation in various events celebrating the Philippines’  117th Independence Day. “It has been 10 fruitful … Read more »

Livable design is what’s cooking in kitchens today

July 3, 2015 5:09 pm

ORGANIC, ergonomic and livable are the qualities that homeowners want in their kitchens these days. Plus, everyone wants the kitchen to make his or her own unique design statement. Here are eight facts and hints that can help your kitchen … Read more »

Tips on making math count with kids

July 3, 2015 4:54 pm

THERE’S good news for parents who are concerned that their children’s math skills may need improvement. Investing a little time and effort with their child, particularly during summer vacation, can really add up when it comes to having their child … Read more »

De-stress your move

July 3, 2015 4:52 pm

ALTHOUGH moving is one of the most stressful life events—according to the Employee Relocation Council—it doesn’t have to be. Here are four steps to make moving easier: • Build a to-do timeline—Start by making a list of everything you need … Read more »

Extend summer in Hong Kong

July 2, 2015 8:00 pm

The rainy season is about to begin in the Philippines but summer is just starting in nearby tourist destination, Hong Kong. For extended fun under the sun, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is inviting all Filipinos to join its … Read more »