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Duterte: US to blame for China sea actions
MANILA, Philippines - It was the inaction of the United States that emboldened China to aggressively assert its claim in the South China Sea and the West Philippine Sea, including building artificial islands, many of which have evolved into military ...
Posted: March 24, 2017, 11:51 am
Ian Carandang Founder Sebastian’s Artisan Ice Cream
New York’s world-famous Big Gay Ice Cream may need to hand over their title to the Philippines’ Ian Carandang. The openly gay, Manila- based sorbetero is founder of Sebastian’s Artisan Ice Cream (www.facebook.com/sebastians.ice.cream), which not only ...
Posted: March 24, 2017, 11:31 am
Duterte slams 'idiotic' EU proposal to treat drug addicts
Ana P. Santos reports from Manila. (06.03.2017) US President Barack Obama has canceled what would have been a first meeting with his Filipino counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte. The move came after Duterte, who has since voiced "regret," described Obama in ...
Posted: March 24, 2017, 11:24 am
Summer theater workshops start April 1 in San Juan’s new performance venue
“He thought I was joking.” Guido founded and runs Performing Arts and Recreation Center (PARC) Manila, a repurposed office compound along a side street in San Juan that’s now a space for intimate performances. “The venue’s aim is to provide ...
Posted: March 24, 2017, 11:17 am
Mega Manila Subway project study up for completion
Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa said the feasibility study covering a stretch of the proposed Mega Manila Subway was expected to be completed in the latter half of the year. Ishikawa said on Friday the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica ...
Posted: March 24, 2017, 9:17 am
Manila Fashion Fest: The Next - BARBA's Grey Matters
This elegantly melancholy collection carries fragments of stormy seas and concrete down the runway--Vic Barba takes inspiration from ashes and overcast skies, refining each piece 'til each gray cloud sees an exquisitely-crafted silver lining. See the full ...
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:46 am
Manila Fashion Fest 2017: SoFA Grad Show
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Posted: March 24, 2017, 3:19 am
Manila could share maritime resources with China: Duterte
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he was open to sharing resources with Beijing in flashpoint South China Sea waters over which Manila has been given exclusive rights by an international tribunal. Beijing claims most of the sea ...
Posted: March 23, 2017, 8:37 pm
Cove Manila: The Philippines’ Newest Hotspot
With dance music taking over globally, venues and event spaces are popping up in every place imaginable. Southeast Asia’s rich culture, beautiful landscape, and promise of adventure has made the region a top destination for many young travelers over the ...
Posted: March 23, 2017, 8:30 pm
Manila Science classes suspended over Mercury spill
THE Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday they are in the process of verifying reports that two individuals have developed skin rashes after the accidental mercury spill at the Manila Science High School. In a statement, the department said they are ...
Posted: March 23, 2017, 4:15 pm