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We Watched “Harry Potter” with a Live Orchestra and it Was Magical

For many of us who grew up reading and watching Harry Potter, it was already a magical experience to witness the story of the Boy Who Lived. We got to see the universe expand with the introduction of the website Pottermore, the film franchise of Fantastic Beasts, the two-part play Harry Potter and the Cursed […]

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Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of September 16

Aries (March 20 to April 19) You might feel as though things are not going according to plan lately. Perhaps the grand ideas you’ve been meaning to put into action are falling flat. But don’t let this discourage you to the point of giving up! Stay patient and be kind to yourself. Let your ego […]

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WATCH: Xian Lim Carries Kim Chiu Down Stairs to the ABS-CBN Ball Red Carpet

Xian Lim and Kim Chiu were caught having this uber kilig moment last night during the ABS-CBN Ball 2019! Instagram user @kimchiulovee shared a video of the couple descending the stairs to the Red Carpet, except it looked straight out of a fairytale movie because Kim, dressed in her beautiful white gown, was carried down […]

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Kylie Verzosa Admits to Spitting on Maxine Medina During Taping

Following a controversial blind item that Dianne Medina posted on her Facebook page, Kylie Verzosa owned up to spitting on fellow beauty queen Maxine Medina during the taping of their series Los Bastardos. The issue began when Medina’s cousin, Dianne Medina, ranted on Facebook about an unnamed celebrity spitting on a relative (who fans assumed was Medina) […]

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Janine Gutierrez Praised by International Media For Her Lewks at New York Fashion Week

It’s not just runway models getting the attention during New York Fashion Week. Local actress Janine Gutierrez was also recognized for her lewks by international news sites. In one look, she was praised by E! News, saying, “We loved the dark teal suit, but once we saw the pink heels? Game over.” Gutierrez posted a […]

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New Local Film ‘Circa’ Rekindles the Art of Early Cinema Production

Words by Marielle Balmores Photos by Janjan Capili and the Facebook Page of Circa Featured Photo from the Facebook Page of Circa “You have to give value to the past.” Warning: Minor spoilers ahead! Cinema production in the 20th century was a very new concept to the public and those who grew passionate about it. Because […]

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Illegally-Berthed Vessels to be Removed from Pasig River

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary and Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) Chairperson Roy A. Cimatu has vowed to get rid of all illegally- berthed vessels in the Pasig River. “Marami akong nakita dyan na naka-parking na mga vessels. Aalisin natin lahat ‘yan. [I’ve seen a lot of parked vessels there. We will get […]

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The Japanese Believe that One’s Personality Depends on Their Blood Type — Here’s What Yours Mean

Words by Cole Manalac Graphics by Heather Co As astrology suggests, we all fall into one of 12 specific astrological signs depending on when we were born. These signs are believed to represent people’s personalities.  But did you know that the Japanese has their own version of this? Prepare to be astounded by a different […]

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When We Say ‘Men are Trash’, We Don’t Mean ALL Men—Duh!

Words by Gianna Sibal Disclaimer: The views and opinions stated in this article are solely of the writer’s and does not necessarily reflect the views of WhenInManila.com on the matter. “Men are trash.” These three words that are more often than not triggering to men with fragile and toxic masculinity hurt their egos so badly—but […]

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LOOK: Man’s Blood Allegedly Turns White After Eating 4 Mooncakes Every Day

A man from Huangzhou, China learned the hard way not to indulge in a couple of mooncakes too many in one sitting. According to a report by AsiaOne, the man, identified as Wang, was afraid that the mooncakes he had stacking up at home would go to waste and decided to consume three to four […]

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The Philippine School of Interior Design Exhibit Calls for Alternative Designs for Alternative Housing

A celebration of 52 years of excellent interior design education, the Advanced Class of 2019 presents HUGIS ATBP.  The exhibit coincides with the 40th year the Philippine School of Interior Design has been mounting graduation exhibits that showcase the mettle of its graduates, the first of which was in 1979 with only 9 graduates. This […]

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LOOK: Did Kylie Verzosa and Maxine Medina Unfollow Each Other on Instagram?

Did Los Bastardos co-stars Kylie Verzosa and Maxine Medina unfollow each other on Instagram? Source: Instagram.com/maxine_medina Source: Instagram.com/kylieverzosa This news comes after Maxine’s cousin, Dianne Medina, ranted on Facebook about an unnamed celebrity spitting on a relative (who fans assumed was Maxine) while taping a scene even though it wasn’t on the script. “Girl, RESPECT pls,” Dianne […]

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UP Gets into Top 500 in THE World University Rankings

The University of the Philippines has been included in Times Higher Education’s (THE) world’s top 500 universities. UP is included in the 401-500 group out of 1,396 other universities. It is fourth in the ASEAN region and number one in the Philippines. This is also the state university’s fourth year to be included in the […]

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Pres. Duterte signs law declaring July 25 as National Campus Press Freedom Day

As the law passed by Congress was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte, July 25 is now declared as National Campus Press Freedom Day. Last July, a trending topic was the arrest of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa where human rights lawyer Amal Clooney mentioned that their team will “pursue all available legal remedies” in defending Maria Ressa’s […]

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The 1975 in Manila Made Us Feel So Many Things

There are bands that you just never get sick of watching live and never get sick of hearing on your playlist. For me, The 1975 is one of those bands. I don’t know how to explain it: they just make me… feel things. And last night, in the Mall of Asia Arena, they did exactly […]

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Remembering These ‘Titans’ of the DC Universe

When I was starting out collecting comic books (ages ago now), one of the first comic books I got off the rack was ‘The New Teen Titans #33’ entitled ‘Crossroads’.  This book had a huge influence on me as I entered the world of graphic fiction. Of course, it helped that the book was created […]

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2019 National Trade Fair Ends on High Note

The 2019 National Trade Fair, themed “A Green Show,” closed on a high note as it ended its four-day run from August 22 to 25 at the Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. Post-event reports indicate that the Department of Trade and Industry exceeded previous year figures on all fronts, through the efforts […]

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Marcus Adoro Accused of Beating Up Partner, Daughter Syd Hartha Opens Up About Abuse

Former lead guitarist of Eraserheads, Marcus Adoro, has been accused of beating up his partner, actress Barbara Ruaro. Barbara shared photos of her bruises she received from a man she neglected to name. On her first post dated September 6, she shared: “This happened to me yesterday, on top of other cuts and bruises, caused by […]

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LOOK: Dianne Medina Calls Out Celebrity for Spitting on Relative on Set

Dianne Medina took to Facebook to call out an unnamed celebrity for allegedly “spitting” on a co-star, who also happens to be Dianne’s relative. According to Dianne, the spit attack wasn’t even in the script of the scene the celebrity and the co-star were filming. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dianne […]

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WATCH: Shawn and Camila kiss for the cam as a response to trolls

Just when you thought that Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello could not get any more provocative than their Senorita VMA performance, here they go again. Recently, Mendes posted a video on his Instagram account that is breaking the internet once more. The video shows the two doing an aggressive tongue kiss. Apparently, this is in response to […]

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