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From Side-Hustlers To Multi-Brand Retailers: An Inspiring Story

Rosanna Aranaz and Claudine Baron-Paulino were side-hustling even before ‘side- hustling’ was a thing. They were the brave, creative souls who realized early on that the structure of a corporate life was too limiting for them, and soon enough, their individual hustles led them to a joint business venture—the fashion and lifestyle multi-brand store we […]

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Ad industry bigwigs come together for CreativeFest 2019

Advertisers, ad agency execs and students gather for the largest celebration of creativity More than 600 advertisers, creatives from various agencies and students of allied studies came in full force to celebrate the power of innovation, ideas, and creativity at CreativeFest 2019 last April 25 and 26 at the Makati Shangri-La Manila. The event, spearheaded […]

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Jason Mraz in Manila: The Concert Ends, But The Good Vibes Don’t

Written by Aira Mae Parado Photos by Paolo Pareno I know it’s only May, but I feel like I’ve already had the best night of my year. It’ll be a while before I get over these good vibes. Jason Mraz’s Good Vibes in Manila happened last May 8 at SM Mall of Asia Arena. Jason […]

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Is Beer Pong a Sport? We Went to the Pong World Championship 2019 in Hong Kong!

Beer pong is probably one of my favorite pastimes – or so I used to see and call it. In fact, it has become such a big part of my life that a night doesn’t feel complete without at least one game. Fortunately, I live on Aguirre Avenue in BF Homes, Paranaque, where the bars […]

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Meet the Millennials Behind La Union’s Newest Co-Working Space

When I heard that a co-working space was opening in the surf town of San Juan, La Union; I couldn’t help but be thrilled! For someone like me who loves to catch waves, but also has deadlines to catch; this place is a godsend because most of the time, cafe customers do not appreciate seeing customers […]

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Soak Opera: Dare to Go Bare with Natural Self-Care

Back in 2015, skin care wasn’t a part of my vocabulary. I could go to bed without washing my face and I wasn’t into makeup at all. I would wake up, take a bath, and go to work. I was THAT lazy. It wasn’t until I had the worse breakout of my life in 2017 […]

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The most beautifully designed P Series yet: The HUAWEI P30 Series

A Variety of Colors that Match the Beauty of the World The technology and inspiration of Huawei P30 Pro’s outstanding colors and fashionable design explained Exceeding high expectations and pushing for absolute greatness, Huawei recently introduced the newest members of its impressive P Series line-up: the P30 Pro, P30 and P30 Lite. As the strongest […]

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So, The Writers of Endgame Disagree with Its Directors About Captain America’s Ending

If you’ve seen Avengers: Endgame (which I’m assuming you have, because why else would you be reading this?), then one of the burning questions it probably left you with is how Captain America’s storyline even makes sense. Many consider his travel back in time to live a life with Peggy Carter a giant plot hole. […]

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Should Employers Be Requiring Bachelor’s Degrees Without Paying Minimum Wage?

The issue of requirements for employment has recently been a hot topic on social media. Of course, people have been making and sharing memes about unrealistic expectations from potential employers for years now but the conversation only just took on a Philippine context.  A viral post on Facebook loudly proclaimed: “Employers: please stop asking for […]

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Senate Bill Pushes for Increasing Teachers’ Salaries to P42k

Senate Bill 135 is an act that aims to upgrade the minimum salary level of teachers. It intends to raise it from the current salary grade level of 11 to salary grade 19, which grants Php 42,099 at the entry-level. It was filed in 2016 and is continuously being pushed to the discussion until today.  […]

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We Went to GoT’s Frozen North and Lived to Tell the Tale

2019 is a big year for Game of Thrones fans as this is the year that the massive worldwide phenomenon is actually coming to an end. A bunch of us at When in Manila have been watching ‘Game of Thrones’ ever since it premiered back in 2011. And after such a long wait for the […]

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INTO THE 80s: A Throwback Concert

Solaire Resort & Casino believes that music trends may come and go but one thing remains unchanged—the tug of a catchy beat. The success of the 90s concert confirmed that premise and so, on May 18, Solaire brings back the music of another era  – this time they take us INTO THE 80s. Pop and […]

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LOOK: A Giant Board Game Theme Park is Coming to Manila this May!

Philippine tabletop enthusiasts are in for something huge – literally, as Gaming Library gears up for a titanic undertaking with All Aboard XL. In marking its eight year celebration, Gaming Library will be hosting a giant board game theme park featuring giant versions of popular board games from around the world. Gaming Library is pushing […]

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7 College Courses You Probably Didn’t Know About

Words by Christiana Catu “Ano nga ulit course mo?” a family member asks for the nth time. You give an awkward smile, take a deep breath, and answer with the calmness and confidence of having practiced this speech for the past couple of years, mostly during family reunions. When it comes to college in the […]

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LOOK: You Can Get Picture-Perfect Abs at This Hospital

Have you always dreamed of having abs, but can’t (or don’t) want to put in the hours at the gym to achieve them? Maybe you don’t have time to work out or maybe you simply don’t want to clock in the hours to get your dream body. Whatever it might be, a clinic in Thailand […]

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LOOK: These Fab Clothes Were Made For The Country’s Hot Weather

Many of us probably think about how our clothes are going to feel in the heat before we buy new fashion items. In this country’s heat, priorities when it comes to shopping for clothes include its suitability to the Philippines’ tropical heat. Well, worry not because this new fashion brand creates fashionable pieces that are […]

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‘The Sun is Also a Star’ Provides a Gorgeous Visual Tour of New York City

Destiny is a complicated thing. Perhaps it is safe to say that when it comes to the topic of fate, humanity is divided into two: those who easily, simply, and conveniently believe in it, and those who devotedly keep a scientific attitude. More often than not, the discussion on destiny is attached to yet another […]

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Here’s the charming way Maggie Wilson is reacting to haters and bashers

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Maggie Wilson (@wilsonmaggie) on May 15, 2019 at 8:29pm PDT For public figures, dealing with haters and bashers is part of their daily lives. They also have different ways of handling trolls: some choose to ignore while others fight back. But for model-host Maggie Wilson, it’s […]

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LOOK: Angel Locsin Has a Lookalike from the Binibining Pilipinas Candidates

Honey Grace Cartasano, a Binibining Pilipinas hopeful, has been called by different media outlets a ‘modern-day Cinderella’. The title comes from her determination to better her and her family’s life through sacrifices. Aside from working hard at different day jobs, she’s also pursued pageantry to support her family.  (Angel Locsin posted a selfie with a […]

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Dutiful Dog Waits For Caretaker Who Passed Away Then Stands Vigil At Casket

Professor Carmelito Marcelo was not Buboy the dog’s owner, per se. He didn’t live with Buboy, didn’t bathe him, and never officially adopted him. But he was Buboy’s human. They would play together and spend the day together. He was the closest thing an owner that Buboy had.  Buboy was often seen on the campus […]

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