IN PHOTOS: Poblacion, Makati s Independence Day 2018 party

MANILA, Philippines – It may have been a rain-soaked Monday night, but Poblacion's nightlife district was bursting with life as people trooped to the area for Repoblacion ng Pilipinas, an Independence Day party. Don Pedro street, the spine of Poblacion's nightlife, was bedecked in all things Filipino: Philippine ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJun 12th, 2018

Hot Stuff: Manila s Newest Hotspot Poblacion, Makati Pulls Of An Epic Independence Day Party!

The first RePOBLACION Ng Pilipinas happened on the eve of Araw Ng Kalayaan—and we were there to witness it!.....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

57 foreigners, 66 Pinoys held in Makati drug sting

At least 57 foreigners and 66 Filipinos were apprehended in a drug sting at a bar in Barangay Poblacion, Makati City before dawn yesterday, with the suspects yielding party drugs worth P1.7 million......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Fete de la Musique 2018 kicks off in Makati

MANILA, Philippines – They say that when Paris celebrates Fete de la Musique every June, Parisians simply open their windows and play their music for the people walking down the street. It's a romantic picture of how World Music Day is celebrated in the city where it all started ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Satchmi Vinyl Day 2018 salutes to a future of vinyl

MANILA, Philippines – Six years on, Satchmi’s Vinyl Day still attracts quite a lively and passionate crowd, if the venue’s elevated platform shaking was any indication. Held at Green Sun in Makati last Saturday, June 16, the 2018 edition featured an live act lineup of crowd favorites, and of course, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Fisherfolk slam China on eve of Independence Day

MANILA, Philippines – Fisherfolk-members of activist group Akbayan trooped to the Chinese consulate in Makati City on Monday, June 11, to slam China's reported thievery and harassment of Filipinos in Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal). Carrying fishing nets and fish-shaped protest signs, the protesters called on Filipinos to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

FlipTop – Grain Assault 9 Metro Manila – Manila Video FlipTop Metro Manila presents: Grain Assault 9, Anniversary Party @ B-Side, The Collective, Malugay Street, Makati City Metro Manila, Philippines. February 9, 2018. FlipTop Behind the Scenes. Songs used: Apoc – Rapper Ka Tatz Maven – 2 x 16 -GRAIN ASSAULT 9 MANILA- source link: FlipTop – Grain Assault 9 Metro Manila – Manila Video.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

IN PHOTOS: A first look at Art Fair Philippines 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Art Fair Philippines 2018 is the biggest yet, taking over the entire carpark at The Link in Makati to showcase art in all its forms – from installations to sculptures to paintings and, for the first time this year, photographs.  That there is a lot to look ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

Kitchen crackerjacks: 7 chefs to watch out for this 2018

Out of the thousands of chefs in Manila, we've picked seven who have projects this year that are bound to stir the local food scene. Be it a sous chef whose time is about to come, or one who is established in the industry, these names will be mentioned in countless conversations and headline many food news in 2018.   Nicco Santos Chef and owner, Hey Handsome and Your Local This guy will be busy this year. Apart from opening his new Asian restaurant Essential Goodness, on the rooftop of Lub D in Poblacion, Makati, Santos will be the opening act in 2018's Madrid Fusion Manila. He also has a bunch of chef collaborations lined up throughout the year, starting with Mrs...Keep on reading: Kitchen crackerjacks: 7 chefs to watch out for this 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Ruling PDP-Laban celebrates 36th anniversary

MANILA, Philippines – The ruling PDP-Laban celebrated its 36th anniversary at a posh Makati hotel on Tuesday, February 27. According to photo releases from the House of Representatives, the event was led by party president Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, party secretary-general House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, and party vice chairman ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Anne Curtis turns 33 with 90s-themed birthday party

MANILA, Philippines – Anne Curtis celebrated her 33rd birthday on Saturday, February 17, with family and friends at an events place in Makati City. The '90s-themed party saw movies, music, and elements from the era such as Clueless starring Alicia Silverstone, Backstreet Boys hits, Janet Jackson songs, and colorful outfits. Anne ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

100-plus shows in 20 venues—art for all in Fringe Manila 2018

  The 2018 incarnation of Fringe Manila will be taking over Poblacion, the creative community in Makati City, with simultaneous shows on Feb. 7-25 in celebration of the National Arts Month. The multiplatform arts festival that originated from Edinburgh has been in Manila since 2015, serving up a dizzying array of shows covering dance, improv, burlesque, spoken word and theater in an open-access format. The shows this year will feature local and international artists from Canada, the United Kingdom, Singapore, France, Austria, Brazil, Japan, The Netherlands and the United States. Performances are uncurated, uncensored and mostly daring, festival director Andrei Nikolai P...Keep on reading: 100-plus shows in 20 venues—art for all in Fringe Manila 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2018

Fiber fashion fair to feature young Ilonggo fashion designers

By: Bombette G. Marin Photos by: Steve Francis Quiatchon FASHION is a very fast-paced and exciting business, but it is also very competitive. You will need to be highly skilled to be successful. On August 24 – 26, 2018, nine BS Fashion Design and Merchandising students of Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT-U) will prove their claim […] The post Fiber fashion fair to feature young Ilonggo fashion designers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Five wanted persons nabbed in Capiz

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – POLICE arrested five persons wanted for various crimes in separate operations on August 13, 2018. Randy Llupar, 29, of Brgy. Pangabuan, was arrested by the Jamindan police at his relatives’ house in Barangay Poblacion, Jamindan town. Llupar is facing a frustrated homicide charge in Criminal Case Number C-10-1054-07. Regional Trial Court Branch 20 […] The post Five wanted persons nabbed in Capiz appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018 fans day

MANILA, Philippines – The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) finally pushed through with the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino fans day on Tuesday, August 14, days after it was canceled due to bad weather. The Philippine fiesta-themed event saw the stars from the 8 movies interacting with students and fans ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

India’s 72nd Independence Day celebration

India gained freedom from British rule following an Independence Movement that was noted largely for non-violent resistance and civil disobedience by the Indian National Congress. India’s 72nd Independence Day celebration India’s 72nd Independence Day celebration 0SHARES Share it! ShareTweet Published August 15, 2018, 3:29 AM CELEBRATION INDIA gained freedom from British rule following an Independence… link: India’s 72nd Independence Day celebration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Man jailed for ‘illegal gambling’

By: Gail T. Momblan A SUSPECTED illegal gambling collector was caught afternoon of August 14, 2018 at Brgy. Poblacion, Carles, Iloilo. Reymund Ferrer, 26, is in jail for allegedly collecting bets for the illegal number games locally known as “Daily Double.” Police recovered from Ferrer two pieces of cotejo or bet list, a ballpen and, […] The post Man jailed for ‘illegal gambling’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Kagawad falls in drug sting

A 65-YEAR-OLD barangay kagawad from Oton, Iloilo was arrested for alleged drug dealing evening of Aug. 13, 2018. Milagros Sorongon, a barangay official of Poblacion South, allegedly sold sachets of suspected shabu for P20,200. Members of the Iloilo Police Provincial Office-Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (IPPO-PDEU) and Oton Police Station further recovered three plastic sachets of […] The post Kagawad falls in drug sting appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Duterte sends off PH team to 2018 Asian Games

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte himself donned the black striped sleeve jackets of the Philippine team as he sent them off to the 2018 Asian Games on Monday, August 13. "I join the Filipino people in wishing you all the best as you uphold the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Six North Luzon teams reach NBA 3X PH 2018 Finals

NBA Philippines press release The National Basketball Association (NBA) officially tipped off NBA 3X Philippines 2018 presented by AXA with the first-ever qualifiers in North Luzon at Benguet State University on Aug. 11-12. Now on its eighth consecutive year, NBA 3X is staging two preliminary tournaments with the succeeding competition set at the Don Bosco Technical Institute Makati on Aug. 18-19 to provide more male and female players an opportunity to participate in the 3-on-3 tournament. A total of 100 teams from Apayao, Dagupan, Baguio, Benguet and other nearby provinces, including entries from Caloocan City in Metro Manila, competed in the North Luzon qualifiers. Six teams advanced to NBA 3X Playoffs and will compete with teams advancing from the Metro Manila division qualifiers at the Mall of Asia Music Hall on Aug. 25-26. Rieken Espinosa, Dreyxius Castillo, Kyle Patrick Margarata, and Adam Floyd Darden of Team Greyhounds topped the U13 Division, while Jaudenes Parone, Dennis de Vera, Manson Lee Carantes and Francis Almazan of Team SLUA topped the Under-16 division. The other winning teams for the boy’s division were Team Caloocan Supremos C (Under-18) composed of Ryan Ricasio, Raphael Jerhold Flores, Mark Francois Sapla, and Jino Lacsa); and Team UL-Dagupan City A (Open Category) made up of Mario Angelito Torio, Reynald Ballesteros, Robert Caasi Jr. and Julius Tiburcio. In the women’s category, Regimay Castres, Rosemarie Delos Santos, Jane de Vera, and Fionna Kixsha Camangeg of Team Balon Dagupan topped the Under-18 division while Ruthlaine Chlaire Tacula, Raechelle Ann Sao, Ryzelle Ann Limet, and Love Joy Sto. Domingo of Team Pudtol Apayao bested the Open Category. In addition, various media outlets from Baguio City formed teams to compete in the Celebrity Division. The NBA 3X Playoffs will be highlighted by the presence of an NBA player, NBA legend, slam dunk team, and the Celebrity Division starring entertainment and media personalities as well as contests and activities for the family. AXA Philippines is the presenting partner of NBA 3X Philippines 2018. In addition, CloudFone, Gatorade, Panasonic, Rexona, PLDT and Smart will serve as official partners while SM Mall of Asia an Spalding are supporting partners. Official NBA broadcasters for the event are ABS-CBN S+A, Basketball TV, and NBA Premium TV. For more information on NBA 3X Philippine 2018 and the registration process, fans can visit, and @NBA_Philippines on Twitter. For more details on AXA Philippines and their product offerings, visit and»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: 2018 Cinemalaya awards night

MANILA, Philippines – Cinemalaya closed its 2018 edition on Sunday, August 12 with an awards night at the Cultural Center fo the Philippines. Kung Paano Hinihintay Ang Dapithapon was the big winner this year, earning Best Picture for the full-length category, as well as the Netpac Citation, Best Production Design, and Best ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018