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McDonalds Capas                         Forget about ‘dashing through the snow’; in Tarlac, a local festival celebrates Christmas in a very Filipino way with a grand manger-making festival By Joachim Valdes There has to be some form of national travesty in the fact that most Filipino kids grow up knowing how to sing Jingle Bells...

Photo courtesy of Crowne Plaza Asian Dragon picks this decadent cake as the dessert to grab for your parties and midnight cravings Cakes are holiday table staples. To celebrate this season’s festivities, Asian Dragon highly recommends that you pick up a box—or two—of Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria’s Crowne Cake. This...

What to wear during the holidays? Be festive in high-wattage sequins and shine bright around the clock By Chesca de la Cruz Sure, sporting Christmas colors or a classic black suit for your holiday parties sounds like a plan. But holiday dressing doesn’t necessarily have to be safe, cut and dry! Stand out from the...

By Chesca de la Cruz I love a bold pair of brows—one thing I can’t miss when I do my makeup. Whether I’m sporting a ‘no makeup’ makeup look or a full ‘do, I always make sure my brows are, as they say, on fleek. Although I like my brows bold, I do prefer a more natural-looking pair over heavily-done brows wherein...

Gen. Benjamin Magalong As chair of the board of Inquiry on Mamasapano, Gen. Benjamin Magalong stood his ground—and ultimately won himself peace of mind, as well By Rafael A.S.G. Ongpin Photograph: Kai Huang If you met Benjie Magalong at, say, the mall, or in the parking lot of a church, you would more likely take him...

It’s just 36 days away from Christmas! Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? By Chesca de la Cruz Everyone has his and her own Christmas wish list, which is, to be honest, not that difficult to think about. But have you thought of what to give to your loved ones and started your hunt? As the holidays come closer,...

(L-R): Asec. Frederick Alegre, assistant secretary, Office of Public Affairs, Communications and Special Projects, Department of Tourism; Ruby Ann Reyes, VP for Corporate Marketing, SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc.; Wilson Tieng, CEO and president, Solar Entertainment Inc., former Ilocos Sur Governor Luis...

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo and Senator Leila de Lima Photo of Salvador Panelo by Paul San Juan Photo of De Lima courtesy of Rappler Panelo on De Lima’s admission of affair: ‘She must voluntarily resign’After Sen. Leila De Lima admitted once having an affair with former driver and bodyguard Ronnie...

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Vera Wang opens in Manila By Chesca de la Cruz The Vera Wang Bride boutique in 8 Rockwell Every bride-to-be dreams of her own fairytale princess moment and, of course, the perfect wedding dress. Vera Wang, iconic fashion designer and fairy godmother to the world’s A-list, shares her magic and opens her first Vera Wang...