Life & Times

Kids become superheroes at Unicef’s trick-or-treat

October 25, 2014 9:24 pm

Trick-or-Treat for Unicef is back to bring special meaning to Halloween and give children a unique opportunity to learn the value of helping others. Now on its third year, the campaign empowers kids to be superheroes by collecting funds in … Read more »


October 25, 2014 9:23 pm

More than pulling out the occasional spooks and thrills, Halloween is a time when kids—and kids at heart—embrace the spirit of good-natured humor and playfulness. In celebration of the enigmatic Halloween this year, The Manila Times has gathered scary happenings … Read more »

Hannah’s Beach Resort recognized

October 25, 2014 8:36 pm

Hannah’s Beach Resort & Convention Center has been named by Gawad Amerika Foundation as “2014 Most Outstanding Tourist Destination” in the Philippines. In a letter addressed to Hannah’s Beach Resort owner Retired PAF Col. Ricardo Nolasco, Gawad Amerika Foundation founding … Read more »

Amina Aranaz-Alunan creates an ‘elegantly eclectic’ workspace

October 25, 2014 8:36 pm

“Sophistication that epitomizes the dynamics of one’s personal taste is a style mantra that bestows a winning and timeless interior for a contemporary office space.” Filipino bag and accessories designer Amina Aranaz-Alunan takes this aesthetic perspective to fore as she … Read more »

Welcoming an American tradition in home fixtures

October 25, 2014 8:35 pm

American heritage brand Kohler now has its first ever boutique showroom in the Philippines. The well attended launch was underlined by the grand opening of DesignoAtelier, Wilcon’s brand new showroom featuring the latest products of Kohler. Welcoming guests was Kohler … Read more »

Ride or die

October 25, 2014 8:34 pm

These days, technologically apt kids and kids at heart have a different dictionary all together. Their vocabulary often consist of abbreviated terms such as BAE (before anyone else), or YOLO (you only live once). Another form are the typical English … Read more »

Uniqlo opens 17th store in PH

October 24, 2014 6:18 pm

UNIQLO, Japan’s leading global apparel brand, opened its 17th store in the Philippines located at the Power Plant Mall in Makati City on Friday. The choice of Power Plant Mall was made to primarily serve residents of Makati City, the … Read more »

Calabarzon as wedding capital proposed

October 24, 2014 6:17 pm

What do The Transfiguration Chapel or Calaruega Church in Batanags, San Antonio de Padua Parish, and Balesin Island have in common? They are sought-after wedding venues that are all situated in Region IV-A, or the Calabarzon area. Recognizing this trend, … Read more »

Two birthday parties for a glamorous lady

October 24, 2014 6:15 pm

THE ever-glamorous Anna Sia hosted back-to-back birthday celebrations on October 4 and 5 at the Makati Shangrila’s authentic Chinese restaurant, the Shang Palace. The first was a momentous get together of society’s movers and shakers headed by former Ilocos Sur … Read more »

Sem break ideas for kids

October 23, 2014 9:22 pm

As school year 2014’s first semester officially ends today, parents—do not panic! If you neither have the time nor the budget for a getaway this time of year, the next 10 days need not be difficult to fill up with … Read more »