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Beauties in swimsuits rock the runway

Miss Universe 2016 candidates during the swimsuit presentation at JPark Island Resort and Waterpark, Cebu. (CDN PHOTO/LITO TECSON)

NOT even a dreary sky with occasional rain could dampen the enthusiasm here on Tuesday, as 86 candidates of the 65th Miss Universe pageant came to Cebu for the swimsuit presentation. And for the first time outside of Metro Manila, the the girls from all across the world were complete. Heating things up, the candidates […]

Posted: January 17th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

12 Miss U candidates visit Uniqlo SM Seaside City Cebu

Miss Universe candidates wear Uniqlo’s latest collection during their visit to the brand’s store at SM Seaside City Cebu. With them are Uniqlo 
marketing director Georgia Velasco and Uniqlo COO Katsumi Kubota.

TWELVE of the 86 Miss Universe candidates visited SM Seaside City Cebu at the South Road Properties (SRP) on Tuesday afternoon. These were delegates from Argentina, the Bahamas, Czech Republic, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Namibia, Romania, Singapore, Slovak Republic, and Venezuela. The pageant beauties were welcomed by global casual apparel brand, Uniqlo, at their store […]

Posted: January 17th, 2017 in Life | Read More »


Maribago I

There is nothing ground-breaking about Pierre Marie Brisson’s work. However, if you allow yourself to be seduced by the hues and textures of his collage, you will feel the reverberations of creative spirits past. For it seems that Brisson has tasked himself into channeling the energy of great artists, fellow Frenchmen Edgar Degas and Henri […]

Posted: January 17th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Arnold Vegafria is new franchise owner of Miss World Philippines

Vegafria with Julia Morley, chairwoman of the 
Miss World 

MISS WORLD Philippines has a new franchise owner—talent manager Arnold Vegafria, who made the announcement in an Instagram post Sunday night. This after former beauty queen Cory Quirino announced that she was letting go of the Miss World Philippines franchise. “I am very happy to have been awarded the exclusive license for the Miss World […]

Posted: January 17th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Miss Universe swimwear competition moved indoors

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Some personnel from Jpark Island Resort and Waterpark Cebu, working on the stage erected at the Abalone garden. (CDN PHOTO / APPLE TAAS)

The dark skies and intermittent rains prompted organizers to move the Miss Universe swimwear presentation indoors. Ren Orao, marketing executive of Jpark Island Resort and Waterpark Cebu, said they were moving the venue from the outdoor Abalone garden to the resort’s Triton Ballroom that could accommodate 600 people. The swimwear presentation was scheduled to take […]

Posted: January 17th, 2017 in Breaking,Life | Read More »

Cebu gears up for Miss U swimwear presentation

The Philippines’ Maxine Medina 
participates in 
a terno fashion show and program held along Calle Crisologo and 
Plaza Burgos 
in  Vigan  on
 Sunday, Jan. 15. (INQUIRER)

THE EXCITEMENT doesn’t stop at the Sinulog festival. This, as Cebu hosts one of the biggest events for the 65th Miss Universe pageant—the swimwear presentation. Candidates from all over the world will be here today at the JPark Island Resort and Waterpark, Cebu, to strut the runway in their swimwear. But before we get into […]

Posted: January 16th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Celebrity sightings at the Sinulog Grand Parade

Jericho Rosales

STARS from the country’s two biggest TV networks came down to the Queen City of the South, bringing more fun and excitement to yesterday’s Sinulog grand parade. Loud cheers and chants from fans welcomed the stars from both GMA-7 and ABS-CBN as they joined in the route going to the Cebu City Sports Complex, on […]

Posted: January 15th, 2017 in Life,Showbitz | Read More »

Keith Deligero: Odd man in

Keith Deligero

FOR KEITH Deligero, seeing his films on the big screen gives the same euphoria as buying an expensive phone or finally booking a trip to Japan from one’s hard-earned money. On the night of the Cinema One Originals awarding ceremony, he was not expecting anything. It was as if the happiness of seeing his film […]

Posted: January 14th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Lav Diaz and Charo Santos nominated at the Asian Film Awards

Charo Santos, Lav Diaz and John Lloyd Cruz.

INTERNATIONALLY-acclaimed Filipino director Lav Diaz and ABS-CBN’s Chief Content Officer and veteran actress Charo Santos are nominated for the 11th Asian Film Awards. Lav, whose works have been gaining honors in international film festivals, has scored another set of nominations for his film “Ang Babaeng Humayo,” a 2016 revenge film featuring Charo Santos and John […]

Posted: January 14th, 2017 in Life | Read More »

Eats meets West Culinary Festival

Manokhang (Samboan)

THERE’s a comical brilliance in blissfully stuffing sorts of food into your mouth at a culinary festival because as the tummy expands, well, so does the palate. Cebu is home to many cultures and flavors, and once in a while, we get to improve, if not discover new tastes in the local culinary scene that […]

Posted: January 13th, 2017 in Life | Read More »