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Barbie celebrates Day of the Dead, but not everyone is happy

Sep 14, 2019 - 11:49 AM

Mattel unveils the 'Day of the Dead' Barbie doll, inspired by Mexico's traditional November festival

LOOK: Mattel unveils David Bowie Barbie doll

Jul 12, 2019 - 10:40 AM

The limited edition Bowie Barbie doll symbolizes the artist's alien messenger alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust

Barbie maker, PH distributor name Maine Mendoza 'inspiring celebrity'

Mar 31, 2019 - 3:09 PM

Maine receives a recognition from Mattel, in celebration of the iconic toy's 60th year

Barbie turns 60 with career dolls and role models

Mar 08, 2019 - 11:45 PM

A new set of Barbie dolls have been announced by Mattel including tennis star Naomi Osaka, and actress Yara Shahidi

The BTS boys are being turned into dolls

Jan 08, 2019 - 11:43 AM

Toy manufacturer Mattel has announced an upcoming official doll line featuring all 7 BTS members!

Barbie will soon be 60 and is still going strong

Jan 02, 2019 - 4:43 PM

As a young, independent woman busy pursuing careers, Barbie remains a forever favorite of young girls around the world

Row erupts over new Frida Kahlo Barbie

Mar 11, 2018 - 11:31 AM

The Mexican artist's family says Mattel did not have proper authorization to use the image of Kahlo for the doll

LOOK: These Barbies are inspired by iconic real-life women

Mar 07, 2018 - 3:08 PM

Kids can now play with Barbies that look like Frida Kahlo, Patty Jenkins, and Amelia Earhart – just in time for International Women's Month

Mattel's ThingMaker lets you 3D print your own toys

Feb 16, 2016 - 6:12 PM

The ThingMaker a brand name from the 1960s is revived with the latest technology

MATTEL'S THINGMAKER. Build your own toys with this kid-friendly 3D printer. Image from Mattel.

See the PH 'Mutya Barbie' doll

Mar 01, 2015 - 12:53 PM

Designer Carlyle Nuera talks about the Pinoy inspirations behind the gorgeous design

Kids still play with toys, and it's good for business

Oct 18, 2014 - 9:30 AM

The official Philippine distributor of imported toys says there is still a sustained demand for physical toys despite competition from electronic gadgets

Germany's Vogt wins historic women's ski jump Olympic gold

Feb 12, 2014 - 6:51 AM

The big surprise was the complete absence on the podium of Japanese teen sensation Sara Takanashi currently World Cup leader and Youth Olympic champion

AT THE PODIUM. Gold medal winner Carina Vogt (C) of Germany celebrates with silver medal winner Daniela Iraschko-Stolz (L) of Austria and bronze medal winner Coline Mattel of France during the Ladies' Normal Hill Individual competition at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, 11 February 2014. Fehim Demir/EPA