High wind forced Boeing to again delay the inaugural flight of its long-haul 777X aircraft on Friday.
Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados will lead distinguished members of the board of judges who will select the winners for Jams Top Model Philippines 2019 which will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on January 28.
The Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, marks the beginning of a new year in the traditional Chinese calendar. The Chinese-Filipino community in the Philippines considers this annual tradition as the most-anticipated event of the year.
Celebrities from Mark Hamill to Miley Cyrus as well as some surprising Twitter users such as the Israel Defense Forces have joined in after US country singer Dolly Parton launched a meme that has gone viral.
Tikoy, lion dances, and red lanterns—these are some of the first things that pop into mind when talking about Chinese New Year. For the Chinese who reside in China, the origins of the holiday stem deeper than that. Also known as the Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year is based on lunar astronomical movements (as […]
By Jane Kingsu Cheng Everyone wishes for a happy family and a peaceful abode. With the start of another year under the Lunar calendar, you might want to try these tips to help strengthen the peace at home. Yin & Yang Shop of Harmony’s Patrick Lim Fernandez grew up in the world of feng shui, […]
By Olivia Camille F. Reyes, M.D. Perhaps one of the top things playing on your mind as a parent these past few days is the growing fear from reports that a new virus previously reported in China has reached our shores. In the age of international travel where people can move easily and quickly from […]
By JOHN LEGASPI In the past years, there has been a resurgence amng Filipino icons—including the terno. The stiff, bedazzled pieces complete with butterfly sleeves came to be seen as cultural appropriation, while the rise of loving everything local came back to the retail floors. From being the usual dress code for formal and political events […]
By JOHN LEGASPI There is a legend about four beautiful Chinese maidens. Xi Shi is said to have a beauty entrancing enough that it would make fishes forget how to swim. Wang Zhaojun has an appearance that would make birds stop and fall from the sky. The third one, Diaochan, has luminous beauty that eclipses the […]
By DOM GALEON Portrait by NOEL PABALATE Decades after it was last presented on a Philippine stage (at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, in fact, in 1977), the classic opera Lucia di Lammermoor is making a comeback. With an international cast made up of singers from almost every part of the world, including four […]
It’s that time again when Filipino-Chinese communities celebrate the beginning of a year based on the Chinese calendar.
By TINA JACINTO Calm and radiant, Menchu de las Alas Concepcion’s demeanor exuded elegance, yet that of a strong and character-filled woman, and the sparkle in her eyes exuded depth. Recently, together with her husband, industrialist and captain of industry, Ronnie Concepcion, they celebrated their 60th anniversary and the renewal of their marriage vows at the […]
By KERRY TINGA Images by MIGUEL ROJALES We had just caught the Gomez de Liaño brothers before the holidays, and between their busy schedules, we were able to sit down for an interview that pretty much consisted of trying to talk over the sizzle of Korean barbecue being grilled. Delicious? Yes. Ideal for an interview? Not […]
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte on Friday met with the owners and representatives of the city’s supermarkets, groceries, and wet markets and representatives of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in a bid to end the African Swine Flu (ASF) scare in the city.
By Jonas Terrado San Miguel Alab Pilipinas coach Jimmy Alapag welcomed the possibility of bringing back Justin Brownlee in the ASEAN Basketball League but insisted that the team is more focused on taking matters one step at a time. Brownlee expressed interest in an Alab return after leading Barangay Ginebra San Miguel to its third […]
By MANILA BULLETIN LIFESTYLE Disney lovers will always have a friend in Spotify. From Jan. 21, 2020, Spotify listeners in the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Vietnam will get to experience the magic of Disney on the dedicated Disney Hub. The hub will include playlists, soundtracks, and podcasts for Disney fans of all […]
Compiled by KERRY TINGA The International Day of Education is celebrated every Jan. 24, first celebrated last year. The international observance day emphasizes the human right to education, enshrined in Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The United Nations’ official statement during the first celebration noted: “By proclaiming the International Day of […]
After more than 60 years, the original image of Nuestra Señora del Santisimo Rosario La Naval de Manila returned to her original home in Intramuros, Friday for a visit.
Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano appealed to ‘netizens,’ not to share or spread “unverified and misleading information,” about the coronavirus issue.
By Jonas Terrado Barangay Ginebra San Miguel forward Jared Dillinger is a firm believer that his former team Meralco will one day get over the hump and win its first PBA championship. The veteran forward admitted hehad mixed emotions after being part of the Ginebra team that beat the Bolts in the recent Governors’ Cup […]