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8 locally made jewelry brands

By CNN Philippines Life Staff – Different types of jewelry have been used for a variety of reasons. Pearls and jade have historically been used as accessories in Asia to connote belonging to the upper echelons of society while copious amounts of gold are turned into jewelry as many believe Read more »

Pinoy comics creators working on Immortal Wings sequel for international release

By Rick Olivares/abs-cbn.com – It is common today to find Filipino creators working on American comic books. But usually, they work on other people’s plots, scripts, and characters. There have been Filipino-Americans such as While Portacio (Wetworks and Stone) and Jonathan and Joshua Luna (Ultra, Girls, and The Sword, Read more »

Pinoy kids win silver medals in South Korea choir competition

via abs-cbn.com – A group of Filipino students won two silver medals from the first-ever World Youth Choral Festival and Competition in Jeju, South Korea. The Kilyawan Consortium of Voices Children’s Choir won in the secular and sacred categories over groups from the US, Korea, China, and Italy. Read more »

Filipino engineer builds award-winning LEGO flowers

By Harvey I. Barkin /inquirer.net – It wasn’t too long ago when Amado Canlas (AC) Pinlac was just picking up LEGO parts to tidy up his New Jersey home when his three sons left for high school. Being a “Star Wars” fan and working in IT, Pinlac’s bent for tinkering Read more »

New York-famed burger joint coming to Manila

By Rosette Adel/philstar.com – The burger joint which became famous in New York just announced that it will be having a branch in Manila. Shake Shack, “a modern day ‘roadside’ burger stand known for its delicious burgers, chicken, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more” said that it Read more »

The Philippines is the inspiration for this new Uniqlo collection

via CNNPhilippines – Wherever she may be, it seems that Paulina Ortega never loses her connection to home. Throughout her eight-year career, the Sydney-based visual artist and designer has worked with both local and international clients like Bench, Barbie, Samsung, and HaagenDazs, among others. When we last spoke to her Read more »

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