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PHIL’s Biggest Book Fair Returns In September!

The “ber” months are fast approaching and it’s time to draw up your shopping lists as the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), the country’s longest-running book fair returns for its 40th edition on Sept. 11-15, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. Celebrate the joy of reading at the book fair with over a hundred...

Princess Haya: Champion For Women’s Rights

An Olympic horse rider and a trailblazer for women's rights, Jordanian royal Princess Haya has long championed causes close to her heart including youth and education. In a highly unusual move, the half-sister of Jordan's King Abdullah II attended a London court Tuesday where she is locked in a legal battle with her husband the ruler of Dubai. She applied for...

Fil-Korean Actress Ella Jay Basco Joins Cast Of Upcoming Harley Quinn Film As Batgirl

A new face will now be joining the outstanding roster of actresses for DC's upcoming Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn). Filipina-Korean actress Ella Jay Basco will be suiting up as Cassandra Cain--better known as Batgirl. Basco has previously appeared in TV shows like Grey's Anatomy, Teachers, and Veep but Birds of Prey is...

Be There When It Happens! The PTL Festival 2019

An event like no other! The PHILIPPINE TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE FESTIVAL 2019 is a three-day extravaganza to be held on July 26-28 at the Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall. After Bldg. C, D and Fashion Hall Extensions, this venue has become the epicenter of the buying target markets within connecting cities and affluent communities. Think PRE-HOLIDAY SHOPPING, EARLY BIRD TRAVEL BOOKING,...

Philippine Academic Book Fair Returns This July

It's time to stock up those libraries with the best book finds at the 23rd Philippine Academic Book Fair! The only book fair in the country that gives sole focus to the education market, the Philippine Academic Book Fair is organized by the Academic Booksellers Association of the Philippines (ABAP) and will gather school officials, librarians, teachers, professionals, reviewers, tutors,...

What’s In Store For You At The 23rd Philippine Academic Book Fair?

Book lovers are in for a treat at the 2019 Philippine Academic Book Fair set on July 24-26, at the Megatrade Hall 1, 5th Level, Building B, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City. The only book fair in the country that gives sole focus to the education market, the 2019 Philippine Academic Book Fair will feature books, magazines, journals, and other...

Comic-Con Hits 50: From Hotel Basement To Hollywood Hangout

From Peter Parker's run-in with a radioactive spider to Superman fleeing an exploding Krypton: comic book fans love a good origin story. So when 135,000 geeks and nerds invade San Diego next week for the 50th edition of Comic-Con -- the world's largest celebration of pop culture -- the event's humble beginnings will be a hot topic of discussion. The sprawling...

What To Expect In This Year’s EIGASAI 2019

Calling film junkies and Japanese culture enthusiasts! EIGASAI is back this year and will be screening films from selected cinemas nationwide from July 3 to August 25, 2019. This year's lineup is a batch of films ranging from various film genres such as drama, comedy, horror, anime, romance and many more. EIGASAI is an annual film festival organized by Japan Foundation,...

Equal Pay For Equal Play: USWNT Continues Fight Against Pay Disparity

In 1973, women's tennis superstar Billie Jean King successfully defeated Bobby Riggs during what is now known as the Battle of the Sexes. The winner-takes-all game was a key point in the history of professional tennis as it helped forward the argument that women were capable athletes, therefore they should receive equal pay for doing the same work their...

Janelle Lazo Tee Is Crowned Miss Earth PH 2019

Janelle Lazo Tee of Pasig City is crowned is Miss Philippines Earth 2019 on Wednesday at The Cove, Okada Manila. Tee bested 39 other candidates after arguing that giving incentives for good environmental practices is better than penalizing bad eco habits in encouraging more people to become more environmentally conscious. She also added that teaching communities how to fish rather than...

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