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An American in Manila builds a gentleman’s space filled with his many passions.
Moving into a new home is always exciting; the smell of fresh paint, an empty space waiting to be decorated, the sense of a fresh start. On the other hand, the logistics involved can be a nightmare. More so when there’s a ...
 
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Raise a glass for Pete Lacaba, fearless poet and journalist during the Martial Law era.
In his youth, Jose F. “Pete” Lacaba was a force to be reckoned with. He was—and still is—a fearless journalist during the Martial Law years and a poet who became a pillar of Philippine literature. A multi-awarded screenwriter and songwriter, the veteran ...
 
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Featuring Sisa’s Salad, Tinola de Damaso, and Sinigang ni Andeng.
The following recipes are based on the food and ingredients mentioned by Jose Rizal in his novel, Noli Me Tangere. For reference, we used Soledad Lacson-Locsin’s English translation of Noli because it preserves the color and cadence of Rizal’s Spanish. Rizal used ...
 
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Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A.
The Japanese man behind the world’s most famous cheat code has passed away, according to an announcement on Twitter on February 26.Kazuhisa Hashimoto was the man behind up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A—also known as the Konami code. ...
 
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He sounds like he will be a good father and husband.
Matteo Guidicelli and Sarah Geronimo’s secret wedding on February 20 was upstaged by an unpleasant rumor alleging Matteo throat-punched Sarah’s bodyguard for telling the latter’s mother about the ceremony. Guidicelli has denied the rumor, but has neither confirmed nor denied that a ...
 
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Could they be any richer?
Rumours of Friends reunion have been around for months, ever since Jennifer Aniston announced she had joined Instagram with a picture of the six main cast members together, along with the caption, "And now we’re Instagram friends too. Hi Instagram."But they've always been just rumours with ...
 
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That's the power of a good film.
Academy Award-winning movie Parasite has opened the eyes of the world to a side of Seoul that was previously unknown to many non-Koreans: the semi-basement dwellings. It is the city’s underbelly filled with the stench of sewers and garbage.In the movie, the ...
 
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Fort Drum was napalmed in 1945. It has been abandoned since.
For over a hundred years, a lonely ghost stands as sentinel in Manila Bay, guarding against enemies long vanquished. The ghostly island was once known as El Fraile (The Friar), until it was leveled, reshaped, and named Fort Drum by the Americans after the ...
 
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It showcases the history and culture of the city.
One hundred meters is as wide as a football field or as long as two laps in an Olympic-sized swimming pool; but in Pasig, it's the length of their newest mural—111 meters to be exact—that was unveiled on February 17. The work of ...
 
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Amazon and Harrods, here we come.
Everyone’s guilty of online window shopping. More often than not, the international shopping websites we want to purchase from don’t ship internationally or, if they do, the international shipping fees are exorbitantly high and you might as well just empty your cart ...
 
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Makati has plenty of heritage and culture.
When it comes to heritage walks in the city, many people think of Manila and the surrounding environs of Intramuros. But now, the wealthiest city in the Philippines is now offering a similar tour package for free, according to Makati city’s Facebook ...
 
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They're having an Open Box Sale.
Looking to upgrade your current gadget to a newer model? You might still be saving up for that new toy you've got your eye on. Or perhaps you're waiting for Apple to release that cheaper iPhone model everyone's been buzzing about. In case you're ...
 
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With great power comes great responsibility.
Being chosen as a groomsman isn’t just to fill out a list that comes with the invitation card. At the risk of sounding like a pageant contestant, being a groomsman is a privilege that comes with responsibilities. That the groom—likely someone close ...
 
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Joya's 'Space Transfiguration' fetched a record sale of P112 million at the same auction in 2018.
The Asian Cultural Council Philippines (ACCP) Foundation will celebrate its 20th anniversary with the ACC Art Auction on February 22, 2020 at Leon Gallery. Two years ago, the same auction made history when National Artist Jose Joya’s iconic "Space Transfiguration" (1959) fetched ...
 
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"He had to like it. If Daniel doesn't like it, then you don't get the job"
Daniel Craig's creative influence over the Bond franchise cannot be overstated, from casting to suit cuts to scriptwriting (he recruited Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and basically rewrote Quantum of Solace on-set). With all that in mind, you’d think that some delegation would be in order.Well, as ...
 
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Daang Dokyu is the largest documentary film festival to be organized in the country.
Daang Dokyu is the most ambitious documentary film festival ever organized in the Philippines. It features the largest compilation of documentaries and documentary filmmakers, converging different sectors from television, cinema, and different media.According to the organizers of Daang Dokyu, documentaries in the Philippines ...
 
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The Filipino singer is taking the internet by storm.
Marcelito Pomoy has ended his America’s Got Talent: The Champions run as the third runner-up of the hit talent show.In his final performance, Pomoy sang “Beauty and the Beast,” singing both parts of the duet and proving his vocal range to judges ...
 
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What's extremely clear in this script is that Star Wars is good when there is consequence.
Sixteen pages into the recently leaked script for Duel of the Fates—which may or may not be completely fake—an alien is executed by a lightsaber guillotine. Five pages after that, Kylo Ren's face is violently mutilated by a surge of red lightning. ...
 
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From Studio Ghibli to French New Wave classics.
"What do you want to watch?" you ask, staring at the blank TV."I don't know," says whoever you're in the room with. Your partner, probably, or your flatmate. "What do you want to watch?"Hours pass. You scream yourselves hoarse. "WHAT—," you shriek, ...
 
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Writer and producer Valerie Castillo-Martinez teams up with Raya Martin for Death of Nintendo.  
Set in the suburbs of 1990s Manila, just before the catastrophic Mount Pinatubo eruption, Death of Nintendo follows the misadventures of four video game-crazed 13-year-old friends as they navigate the challenges of adolescence, including first love and circumcision. This month, the movie ...
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