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Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnNov 6th, 2017

Lola Saturnina’s holiday reunion survival guide

Editor's Note: Rappler's Life & Style section publishes an advice (you can also call it an intervention) column penned by @LolaSaturnina of Twitter snark fame. For Christmas, we asked our favorite lola for holiday advice. But if you're in the mood to snap out of your tanga, need re-affirmation, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2018

‘Rainbow’s Sunset’

  (We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 44th Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2019.) Directed by Joel Lamangan; stars Eddie Garcia, Tony Mabesa, Gloria Romero, Aiko Melendez, Sunshine Dizon, Tirso Cruz III Ramon (Eddie), an 84-year-old retired politician, shocks his family with his decision to live with and take care of his gay, childhood best friend, Fredo (Tony), who's dying of cancer. As it turns out, the two men are romantically in love. While Ramon's wife (Gloria) is accepting and gives his husband her blessing, their three children (Tirso, Aiko, Sunshine) are scandalized by their father's belate...Keep on reading: ‘Rainbow’s Sunset’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2018

‘Otlum’

  (We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 44th Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2019.) Directed by Joven Tan; stars Jerome Ponce, Ricci Rivero, Buboy Villar, Kiray Celis, Michelle Vito, Vitto Marquez and Danzel Fernandez "Otlum"---multo (ghost) spelled backwards---is a suspense-drama film about revenge and yearning for belongingness. Fred (Buboy), who has never felt a strong connection with his family and other people around him, seeks to join a group of friends---a mix of spoiled brats and nice students---composed of Allan (Jerome), Dindo (Ricci), Verna (Michelle) and Caloy (Danzel). After a series ...Keep on reading: ‘Otlum’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

Last-minute gift guide: Asian variety store edition

MANILA, Philippines – For many, Christmas shopping only comes a few days before the big day. We get it, procrastination may never change, but the countless shops, bazaars, and affordable household brands make the habit a bit more bearable. Luckily, Miniso, the popular "Japanese" minimalist lifestyle brand, the budget-conscious hoarder’s ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

The Christmas toy guide for kids (and kids-at-heart)

When there’s office work, bills, and miscellaneous house errands to worry about, there’s barely enough time to squeeze in some holiday shopping. #AintNobodyGotTimeforThat This year, you’re thinking of giving something special to your child/godchild but you’re running out of time, fret not because we’ve rounded up the trending toys for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2018

Duterte: Let compassion, kindness, reconciliation guide PH | Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday called on Filipinos to embrace each other with compassion, kindness and reconciliation this holiday season. Unlike his usual speeches, the P.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

‘The Girl in the Orange Dress’

  (We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 44th Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2019.) Directed by Jay Abello; starring Jericho Rosales, Jessy Mendiola, Sheena Halili, Ria Atayde, Hannah Ledesma, Cai Cortez, Via Antonio, Juan Miguel Severo and Nico Antonio. Anna (Jessy) wakes up after a wild party in the bed of Rye (Jericho), a superstar and a girl magnet, but has no recollection as to how she got there. Her world turns upside down when she realizes that she has to play hide-and-seek with the paparazzi---who took photos of her the night before, in her orange dress, of course---outside the hotel, as well as...Keep on reading: ‘The Girl in the Orange Dress’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles | Inquirer Entertainment

(We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 44th Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2019.) Directed by Mike Tuviera; stars Vic Sotto, Coco Ma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Aurora | Inquirer Entertainment

(We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 44thMetro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2019.) Directed by Yam Laranas; stars Anne Curtis, Marco G.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

‘Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles’

  (We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 44th Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2019.) Directed by Mike Tuviera; stars Vic Sotto, Coco Martin, Maine Mendoza In this action-comedy flick that merges stars from the noontime variety show "Eat Bulaga!" and the long-running action series "Ang Probinsyano," Vic, Maine and Coco portray police officers---Jack, Em and Popoy, respectively---who band together and embark on a mission to stop a crime syndicate involved in the medical field. For Coco, this movie is a dream come true because he has been raring to work with Vic, one of his childhood idols, for the longe...Keep on reading: ‘Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

‘Aurora’

  (We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 44thMetro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2019.) Directed by Yam Laranas; stars Anne Curtis, Marco Gumabao, Phoebe Villamor A passenger ship named Aurora crashes into a rocky shore near a tiny island, leaving thousands of people dead. Some of the bodies surface and get retrieved, but many more remain missing, causing distress among the victims' families. Leana (Anne), who owns a ramshackle inn on the island, is asked to help in the search and retrieval operation in exchange of money---P50,000 per body. She's hesitant at first, but her sympathy for the grieving famili...Keep on reading: ‘Aurora’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray extends holiday cheers in charity event

MANILA, Philippines ---- Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray spread the holiday season's cheer by giving gifts to children at the Gentle Hands Orphanages on Thursday. Gentle Hands Orphanages is a child and youth welfare agency aimed to rescue and rehabilitate at-risk children and youth. "We are giving the gift of giving. We're giving gifts to the children today," Gray said during the charity event's press conference on Thursday morning at Shangri-La at The Fort. Since it's the Christmas season, Gray noted the importance of giving: "Giving is so important especially to children who may have been dealt a poor hand in life." In light of this, Gray encouraged everyone to share their...Keep on reading: Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray extends holiday cheers in charity event.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

‘Fantastica’

(We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 44th Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2019.)   Directed by Barry Gonzales, starring Vice Ganda, Richard Gutierrez, Dingdong Dantes, Maymay Entrata, Edward Barber, Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte, Kisses Delavin, Donny Pangilinan, Bela Padilla, Ryan Bang and Jaclyn Jose   "Fantastica" revolves around Bellat (Vice), who wants to rebuild the carnival called "Perya Wurtzbach" to save it from bankruptcy. The "perya" also serves as his home, along with his mother Fec (Jaclyn), and adopted brothers Daks (Ronnie), Pepe (Edward) and Junjun (Donny).   Because o...Keep on reading: ‘Fantastica’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Must-Have Christmas Bundles on Your Shopping List

Everyone’s favourite holiday is a few carols away. To help everyone check off items on their holiday shopping lists, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, offers timely and reliable gift ideas that will definitely make your special ones feel the love this Christmas. A+ Nokia mobile gifts to share One way to enjoy the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

Miss Japan does Lifestyle shoot: More than just pretty Sailormoon

  Miss Japan Yuumi Kato has become the talk of the Miss Universe town in Bangkok because of her Sailormoon national costume.   But beneath that kawaii faade, Kato is a fighter, and days before the finals on Dec. 17, people are pegging her as one of the strongest delegates from Asia.   Lifestyle had a recent fashion shoot with her wearing holiday pieces from Rustan's, before she flew to Bangkok for the Miss Universe pageant.       ...Keep on reading: Miss Japan does Lifestyle shoot: More than just pretty Sailormoon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Are you ready for the holidays? Don’t forget to shop early for your gifts and gi…

Are you ready for the holidays? Don’t forget to shop early for your gifts and giveaways to avoid the long lines, shop at the Newport Mall and enjoy great finds! It’s open until 12 midnight daily. For more thrilling treats this holiday season, check our page as we walk you through the #RWMChristmasCountdown2018. Source link: Are you ready for the holidays? Don’t forget to shop early for your gifts and gi….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

LOOK: These foldable bottles and cups will be stylish eco-friendly gifts this holiday season!

Give the gift of sustainability this Christmas! LOOK: These foldable bottles and cups will be stylish eco-friendly gifts this holiday season! Source link: LOOK: These foldable bottles and cups will be stylish eco-friendly gifts this holiday season!.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

15 Local Brands That Are Perfect For Holiday Gifts

Time to shop! 15 Local Brands That Are Perfect For Holiday Gifts Source link: 15 Local Brands That Are Perfect For Holiday Gifts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Six things to do in La Union

Still plotting that long-awaited holiday getaway? Spot this informative guide to La Union and make your loved ones’ vacations a memorable one! #ThePinoyExperienceAroundTheWorld Still plotting that long-awaited holiday getaway? Spot this informative guide to La Union and make your loved ones’ vacations a memorable one! #ThePinoyExperienceAroundTheWorld#LaUnion #holiday #vacation Six things to do in La Union… link: Six things to do in La Union.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2018

Beware of the holiday heart syndrome | Inquirer Lifestyle

I woke up early this morning and had my morning cup of coffee in our garden. The cool breeze gently reminded me that the holiday season is upon us, and with the merriment that comes with it is the inc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018