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WATCH: Miss World Philippines 2018 candidates explore El Nido

Sep 20, 2018 - 2:32 PM

The girls get up close with Palawan’s natural wonders

ISLAND BEAUTIES. The candidates of Miss World Philippines 2018 take in the natural beauty of El Nido's famous Big Lagoon. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

This wedding video is every Marvel Cinematic Universe fan's goals

Sep 20, 2018 - 1:32 PM

What's even better than the video itself? The bride and groom's reaction to its premiere.

INFINITY BEGINS. What happens when two MCU fans get hitched? Screenshot from Wonderlast Films' Facebook page

Disney x ColourPop is making the internet freak out – we can't blame them

Sep 20, 2018 - 10:36 AM

Plus: Tips on how Philippine-based beauty junkies can get their hands on 'em!

DISNEY X COLOURPOP. The e-commerce makeup giant and Disney are set to release a full collection. Image from the ColourPop website

Erwan Heussaff: Slow cooking in the big city

Sep 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM

What's the secret to flavorful dishes at home?

HOME COOK. Erwan Heussaff at his test/studio kitchen for The Fat Kid Inside. All photos by Earnest Mangulabnan Zabala/Rappler

LOOK: Maine Mendoza for MAC is out and we're into it

Sep 18, 2018 - 11:53 PM

The 'muted peachy beige' matte lipstick will be available on Lazada beginning September 21

Criselda Lontok: Epitomizing elegant dressing

Sep 18, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Surprisingly, a number of her latest pieces bring a fresh perspective to her aesthetic – right in time for her 35th anniversary

35 YEARS. Cirselda Lontok celebrates over 3 decades of dressing women. All photos courtesy of Rustan's

IN PHOTOS: Emmys 2018 red carpet

Sep 18, 2018 - 8:59 AM

Hollywood's television stars turn up in their glamorous best

EMMYS 2018. 'Queer Eye's' Fab Five and Mandy Moore share a moment on the red carpet. Screenshot from Instagram.com/mandymooremm

No phones for a night? See if you can do it at Echoes at the Warehouse

Sep 17, 2018 - 7:24 PM

The event is happening on September 22

DISCONNECT TO CONNECT. Echoes at the Warehouse asks people to put their phones down for a night in favor of fully living in the moment. Photo courtesy of Echoes

LOOK: Yellow Cab's 5 newest pizza flavors

Sep 17, 2018 - 7:09 PM

Take a bite out of the Big Apple with these New York-inspired flavors

NEW from Yellow Cab. Yellow Cab releases five New York-inspired flavors: The Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. All photos courtesy of Yellow Cab

Read the stories of Lea Salonga, Clint Ramos, Robert Lopez in 'Barangay to Broadway'

Sep 17, 2018 - 6:43 PM

Lea Salonga, Robert Lopez, and Clint Ramos are part of the list of 'Barangay to Broadway: Filipino American Theater History'

FULL LIST: Winners, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2018

Sep 17, 2018 - 7:03 AM

Sharifa Akeel is crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia Pacific International 2018

[Two Pronged] My husband is leaving me and my son for his church

Sep 16, 2018 - 10:31 AM

'Was it right to prioritize the church before us, his family? Was it right that he hides money from me and yet generously donate to them?'

Miss Intercontinental 2017 Veronica Salas to visit Manila in October

Sep 16, 2018 - 7:00 AM

The Miss Intercontinental pageant is scheduled in Manila on January 26, 2019

Countryside: A hidden gem in El Nido, Palawan

Sep 15, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Once upon a time, an overnight stay in El Nido cost a mere P20

Teodora Marcelino Austria show their old house before the Japanese burn it. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Deconstructing Filipino food the Laudico way

Sep 15, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Chef Rolando Laudico and wife Jacqueline release 'Chef Laudico Flips Out,' a cookbook that documents the delightful ways they have reinvented classic Filipino recipes

Earnest Mangulabnan-Zabala /Rappler

Budjette Tan's crowdfunding campaign gets support from Neil Gaiman

Sep 14, 2018 - 9:38 PM

Budjette is raising funds to distribute his comic series 'Trese' globally

TRESE. Budjette Tan's series catches the attention of Neil Gaiman. Screenshot from Facebook.com/TreseComics

Why the NHCP wanted to stop the Bonifacio flag sale

Sep 14, 2018 - 9:05 PM

The controversial sale has raised a lot of questions

CONTROVERSIAL SALE. The personal Katipunan flag of Andres Bonifacio is sold for P9.3 million – but not without controversy. Image of flag from Leon Gallery, Image of Bonifacio from Wikimedia Commons.

Finding your calling through 'Project Purpose'

Sep 13, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Boris Joaquin and Renz Mansujeto will be signing copies of their book 'Project Purpose: Find Your Why to Find Your Way' at the 39th Manila International Book Fair

Andres Bonifacio’s personal Katipunan flag sells for P9.3M in auction

Sep 13, 2018 - 2:14 PM

The flag is among several historical pieces that were sold during the Leon Gallery’s Magnificent Seven Auction

SOLD. Andres Bonifacio's personal Katipunan flag fetches a high price at Leon Gallery's Magnificent Seven auction. Photo courtesy of Leon Gallery

IN PHOTOS: Meet the 40 Miss World Philippines 2018 candidates

Sep 12, 2018 - 10:15 AM

Who will become this year's winners?

LOOK: Paolo Ballesteros designs terno for Mutya ng Pilipinas candidate

Sep 12, 2018 - 10:12 AM

Paolo designs the terno of Mutya ng Pilipinas candidate Agatha Romero for the competition

How to really drink whisky

Sep 11, 2018 - 7:45 PM

A master blender suggests one way to appreciate a glass of whisky

WHISKY CONNOISSEUR. Chivas Regal's Custodian Master Blender Colin Scott shares how one can enjoy whisky. Photo courtesy of Chivas Regal

LOOK: Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s limited-edition matcha drinks

Sep 11, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Are you still into the matcha craze?

LOOK: The Starbucks anniversary tumblers are mermaid goals

Sep 11, 2018 - 9:43 AM

The merchandise will be available beginning September 11

Images of products courtesy of Starbucks

This app lets you buy and sell home-cooked meals in the BGC area

Sep 10, 2018 - 8:23 PM

Have you tried this app out?

Patricia Javier is Mrs Universe Philippines 2018

Sep 10, 2018 - 8:18 PM

Patricia will represent the country in the upcoming Mrs Universe competition

Score P75 books at this National Book Store bazaar

Sep 10, 2018 - 10:19 AM

The best part? Admission is free for the bazaar, which runs from September 14-16.

NATIONAL BOOK STORE. The book store announces an upcoming book bazaar. Screenshot from Facebook.com/nbsalert

From 'Mexico, Pampanga' to 'China... Bank,' Pinoys congratulate Catriona Gray for walking NYFW runway

Sep 09, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Filipino wit shines in the comments section of the Sherri Hill post

Philippines' Zara Carbonell wins Miss Tourism Worldwide 2018

Sep 09, 2018 - 8:23 PM

Zara wins the inaugural pageant held in Indonesia

[Two Pronged] How do I break things off with the mother of my child?

Sep 09, 2018 - 2:31 PM

He's is a long-term relationship with Dee but 'accidentally' got Rita, his supposed fuck buddy, pregnant. What's Carlos to do?

IN PHOTOS: Heart Evangelista, Kim Jones, Laureen Uy at NYFW

Sep 09, 2018 - 12:50 PM

Attending New York Fashion Week is every fashionista's dream come true

NY FASHION WEEK. The 3 Filipina fashionistas make a statement at New York Fashion Week. Photos courtesy of Martin Romero/@martsromero

Plakafé: Baguio's gem hiding in plain sight

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Local artist Oliver Olivete has transformed this coffee shop into a visual feast

IN PHOTOS: Catriona Gray walks for Sherri Hill in New York Fashion Week

Sep 08, 2018 - 9:50 AM

Catriona is in Sherri Hill's Spring 2019 fashion show

Fil-Am model Kelsey Merritt to walk in Victoria's Secret fashion show

Sep 08, 2018 - 12:04 AM

'We did it Philippines!' says the Filipino-American model on Instagram

‘Ang Paglilitis Kay Mang Serapio:’ Don’t wear white

Sep 07, 2018 - 4:33 PM

Directed by Juan Ekis, the 50th anniversary staging of the play is a claustrophobia-inducing, ultra-violent look at systemic injustice

ANG PAGLILITIS KAY MANG SERAPIO. Paul Dumol's 1968 masterpiece is staged at The Ruins in Poblacion. Screenshot from Facebook.com/theatretitasph

‘Hunter x Hunter’ returns on September 22

Sep 07, 2018 - 1:23 PM

Yoshihiro Togashi’s manga series is coming back after a long hiatus

COMEBACK. 'Hunter x Hunter' returns after a long hiatus. Screenshot from Twitter.com/shonenjump

IN PHOTOS: Anne Curtis and friends visit Sydney for blk cosmetics

Sep 07, 2018 - 9:30 AM

Koalas, Sydney Harbor, and IG-worthy snaps, anyone?

The Philippines’ Silent Filmfest, the only one in Asia

Sep 07, 2018 - 6:30 AM

The 12th International Silent Film Festival was held in SM Megamall from August 30 to September 2

SILENT FILM. Arturo Carballo’s ‘Frivolinas,’ a 1920s-era Spanish film, is live scored by Filipino band Tapati at the 12th International Silent Film Festival. Screenshot from Facebook.com/InternationalSilentFilmFestivalManila

LOOK: Flat Whites, a Caramel Cinnamon Cookie Latte coming to Starbucks Philippines

Sep 06, 2018 - 11:06 AM

A new core drink and new limited edition drinks both for all Starbucks branches and Starbucks Reserve – details and prices here!

Catriona Gray to walk for Sherri Hill in New York Fashion Week

Sep 06, 2018 - 10:13 AM

Catriona is one of the models for the brand, which sponsors Miss Universe

Negros Trade Fair: ‘Bayanihan, the Ilonggo way’

Sep 06, 2018 - 8:00 AM

The longest running trade fair owes its success to Negrense unity

COMMUNITY. Negrenses come together again for the 33rd Negros Trade Fair. From left to right: Joey Gaston (Hacienda Crafts), Banj Claparols (Creative Definitions), Mariel San Agustin (Domesticity), Nena Vargas Tantoco, Ina Gaston (Hacienda Crafts), Merry Ann Colmenares (Artisana Island Crafts), Cata Ereñeta-Manaloto (Ereñeta-Manaloto Chorizo) and Michael Claparols (Creative Definitions). All photos courtesy of Negros Trade Fair

IN PHOTOS: Meet the 16 candidates of Mr World Philippines 2018

Sep 05, 2018 - 9:02 AM

Meet the gentlemen vying for the chance to represent the country in the Mr World competition

Mr World Press presentation. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

FULL TEXT: Kidlat Tahimik’s open letter to Baguio and BACCI

Sep 04, 2018 - 8:49 PM

On the 109th Baguio day, the indie film icon calls for more support for the city's art and artists

KIDLAT TAHIMIK. The film icon pens a letter to his hometown and its artists. Rappler screenshot

IN PHOTOS: The 50 candidates of Mutya ng Pilipinas 2018

Sep 03, 2018 - 10:07 PM

The pageant celebrates its golden year

Heads up, bookworms! Manila International Book Fair begins September 12

Sep 03, 2018 - 12:06 PM

The annual event – a treat for both educators and casual readers – will be held from September 12 to 16

BOOK FAIR. The Manila International Book Fair is now on its 39th year. File photo by Vernice L Tantuco/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Bench Fashion Week 2018

Sep 03, 2018 - 10:27 AM

Megan Young, Lovi Poe and other stars walk the runway to celebrate the brand's 31st year

Juan Luna's boceto of the Spoliarium surfaces. But is it real?

Sep 02, 2018 - 4:30 PM

What are the arguments for its authenticity?

Presentation of the Boceto of Juan Luna's Spoliarium at the Salcedo Auctions on August 30, 2018 in Makati City

[Two Pronged] My partner gives me an enema before sex

Sep 02, 2018 - 1:00 PM

When is a sexual fetish ok? When is it not?

WATCH: Miss Earth Philippines 2018 Celeste Cortesi teaches you basic Italian

Sep 02, 2018 - 8:30 AM

Heading to or daydreaming of Italy? Celeste teaches you some simple Italian phrases

This limited edition rum may be the perfect gift for your drinking buddies

Sep 01, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Don Papa’s Limited Edition Sherry Cask Finish is blended from 4 different sherry casks

LIMITED EDITION. Don Papa's Sherry Cask finish is the latest addition to the local brand's collection. Photo courtesy of of Don Papa Rum