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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

SMX celebrates its 10th anniversary

Nov 30, 2017 - 7:04 AM

It has come a long way as the premier venue for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions

Mang Inasal bags top awards in prestigious 2017 Franchising Excellence Awards

Aug 04, 2017 - 12:45 PM

The quick service restaurant favorite won the Outstanding Filipino Franchise and the Best Overall Marketing Campaign Award last July 20 at the SMX Convention Center

Protect 2017, a private-public partnership on security and safety

Mar 21, 2017 - 1:20 PM

The only government private sector partnership devoted to security and safety will hold its annual conference on March 29 to 30 at the SMX Convention Center Pasay City Philippines

Photos shows ‘Doing Business Amidst New Threats’ conference of PROTECT 2016 last March 2-3, 2016 at SMX Convention Center.

Top reasons to head to the Manila Int’l Book Fair

Sep 05, 2014 - 1:32 PM

Book lovers of all ages are counting the days to biggest book event in the Philippines

Thousands hired on the spot at gov't Labor Day job fair

May 02, 2014 - 4:02 PM

This is not a band aid solution It’s helpful because it provides employment to our countrymen says Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz

IN PHOTOS: Pinoy craftsmanship at PH Int'l Furniture Show 2014

Mar 15, 2014 - 7:51 PM

Filipinos have always been known for creativity and ingenuity This year Filipino furniture makers share their talent with an international audience

Dr Michio Kaku: Philippines poised to leap into the future

Dec 31, 2013 - 2:47 PM

The noted theoretical physicist author TV host and pop icon of science says the Philippines has to focus on building two things: education and entrepreneurship

MICHIO KAKU. According to the noted futurist, theoretical physicist, author, TV host, and pop icon of science, the Philippines is poised to leap into the future. All photo from Peter Imbong

IN PHOTOS: A tribute to Ben Farrales, designer and icon

Nov 02, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Philippine Fashion Week PhFW Spring Summer 2014 goes emotional with a closing show that pays tribute to the Dean of Philippine Fashion

MANG BEN. Wheelchair-bound Ben Farrales walks the length of the runway where his most notable designs had just walked in an amazing retrospective. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Breathtaking couture in Grand Allure

Nov 01, 2013 - 10:29 PM

Artistry and imagination result in designs that truly entice

MYSTERIOUS. The designs at Grand Allure are powerful and magnetic. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Different faces, varied tastes in Menswear

Nov 01, 2013 - 9:11 PM

You ll find something that works for you whatever your taste in men s fashion is

LIKE A RAINBOW. The Filipino take on menswear is as colorful and varied as our culture. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Music, beauty and red carpet fashion in Luxewear

Nov 01, 2013 - 12:10 AM

Summer black tie events will see sexy sporty flowy and colorful creations

STRONG AND STYLISH. Sam Pinto in Jerome Salaya Ang in the Cream Silk segment of Luxewear. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Basics with a twist in Giordano

Oct 31, 2013 - 10:05 PM

Clean and casual with a touch of glamor

ALL ABOARD! Mister Manhunt International 2012 June Macasaet wears lightweight fabric perfect for summer. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Sophisticated summer in Ready to Wear

Oct 31, 2013 - 9:02 PM

Summer in the Philippines is as unpredictable as the weather

FRESH AND EASY. Arnold Galang brings back the matching top and bottom and gladiator sandals. All photos for Rappler by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Day and night in Visions and Trends

Oct 31, 2013 - 8:06 PM

Summer wear is not only about swimwear and resort wear

CHOCOLATE MILKSHAKE, PLEASE! A piece from Happy Andrada's vintage-inspired summer collection. All photos for Rappler by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Sleek and simple summer in Pinoy couture

Oct 31, 2013 - 7:19 PM

These designers show that one does not need to be loud to be sexy

SUBTLE IS SEXY. Marina Benipayo in a Randall Solomon creation. All photos for Rappler by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Bold colors, bright prints at Penshoppe

Oct 30, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Summer prints and colors take centerstage

IN VOGUE BUT RELATABLE. 'We want to offer the wearer something he can make his own.' All photos for Rappler by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Raw talent, student power at Lee

Oct 30, 2013 - 3:36 PM

Students add a touch of youth and spunk to the Lee presentation

SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT. Lee's Spring-Summer 2014 show is produced with the help of students. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Fabric and color flow over skin in Pinoy couture

Oct 29, 2013 - 6:29 PM

6 designers showcase a wide selection of summer trends

MASTER AND MUSE. Eric delos Santos with Marina Benipayo. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Pop and classic meet at SM Men's Fashion

Oct 27, 2013 - 5:52 PM

Men s fashion is far from boring in the country s biggest retail chain

FROM THE HOLIDAYS TO SUMMER. Rafael do Prado, Fabio Ide, Daniel Matsunaga and Hideo Muraoka. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

Cocktails with David Gandy, men on style

Oct 26, 2013 - 2:05 PM

Men speak on what style really means to them

STYLE MATTERS. Fabio Ide, Daniel Matsunaga and Hideo Muraoka share their thoughts on fashion. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: SM Shoes and Bags are in tune and on top

Oct 26, 2013 - 1:11 PM

SM s metamorphosis continues in Philippine Fashion Week Spring Summer 2014

SEXY, SOPHISTICATED. Luis Manzano and KC Concepcion represent Salvatore Mann and Parisian. All photos courtesy of SM

IN PHOTOS: Petit Monde turns Japanese

Oct 26, 2013 - 1:06 PM

Petit Monde presents 4 collections at the opening of Philippine Fashion Week Spring Summer 2014

4 COLLECTIONS, 4 ENDORSERS. Ana Roces, Cheska Garcia, Maja Salvador and Sunshine Cruz. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

Sy's SM eyes P54-B Manila Bay reclamation project

Oct 01, 2013 - 6:06 PM

SM Land is proposing to enter into a joint venture with the Pasay City government for a 300 hectare property reclamation project

BY THE BAY. A view of the Manila Bay, which the SM group eyes for another reclamation project. Photo by Pia Ranada

World Food Expo 2013: Food paradise

Aug 01, 2013 - 8:44 PM

Here is the schedule of events for the remaining days of the expo

ACTION FIGURE CAKES. Nope, we're not in a Komikon — this is an actual cake. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

SM group plans to build more convention centers

May 22, 2013 - 10:28 AM

Part of the strategic plan of the group is capturing the market that will be brought by the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC Summit in 2015

8 reasons to visit Manila FAME

Oct 20, 2012 - 4:13 PM

Catch it while you can today

DESIGNER DITA SANDICO ONG with her models. All photos by Susan Claire Agbayani

Collaboration at center of science and tech week

Jul 10, 2012 - 6:41 PM

The 2012 NSTW is the annual celebration led by the Department of Science and Technology that showcases the country s S T initiatives as well as new Filipino led programs and projects that are at the cutting edge

DOST'S HITS. Visitors at the 2012 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) view an exhibit on the Department of Science and Technology's High-Impact Technology Solutions (HITS), on display at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, July 10, 2012. Photo by KD Suarez.

[Fashion] #PHFashionWeek day 6

May 28, 2012 - 1:57 PM

Fashion Week s last day saw the couture show with the longest designer line up of the season

CURTAINS DOWN. Beauty and fashion combined in L'Oreal Paris presents Jerome Salaya Ang. Photo by Kai Magsanoc

[Fashion] The fashion stereotypes

May 28, 2012 - 1:13 PM

As a post Philippine Fashion Week story former RAPPLER intern Joulo Visabella blogs about fashion stereotypes based on what he observed in his school Could the same apply to the crowd he mingled with in Fashion Week?

PEOPLE WE ADMIRE. The true fashionista is one who has natural style though imperfect. We can always tell if one is trying too hard. This girl definitely is not. Photo by Joseph Angan

[Fashion] #PHFashionWeek day 5

May 27, 2012 - 1:45 PM

Innovation and breathtaking workmanship ruled the runway of PFW s 5th day

SUDDENLY IN SILENCE. This 1st look from Fanny Serrano caught the crowd by surprise — and then they burst into applause. Photo by Kai Magsanoc

[Fashion] #PHFashionWeek day 4

May 26, 2012 - 1:06 PM

Day 4 part 1 saw retail brands Jag and Oxygen face off

SEEING RED. Cal Carrie's international model Ram Sagad walks for Oxygen. Photo by Kai Magsanoc

[Fashion] #PHFashionWeek day 3

May 26, 2012 - 12:51 AM

Avon Menswear and the Premiere B Collection wowed the fashion crowd on PFW day 3

[Fashion] #PHFashionWeek day 2

May 26, 2012 - 12:27 AM

Sony SM Ladies Fashion Arnold Galang Jun Jun Cambe Ronaldo Arnaldo and M Barretto These were the names that ruled day 2