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Aerosmith Hits The Philippines

AP | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment

MANILA, Philippines — Members of the American rock band Aerosmith have arrived in Manila for their first ever concert in Southeast Asia. Lead v...

How a Kidnapped East Indian Princess Brought 'The China Look' to Mexico

Bob Schulman | Posted 04.13.2013 | Travel
Bob Schulman

This is the story of "La China Poblana," roughly meaning "The Chinese Woman of Puebla (Mexico)." She was actually from India, and her native sari dresses wound up creating a fashion sensation in 17th century Mexico.

Share the Gift of Story on World Read Aloud Day

Pam Allyn | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Pam Allyn

Reading aloud delivers a deep comfort for a child. In stories, they find a safe place to return to, and tools to navigate life. Books provide a risk-free environment to grapple with the world's big questions.

LOOK: The Best Photos Of The Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.19.2013 | World

In the last 24 hours, plenty has happened around the world. Rows of identically dressed brides and grooms attended the Unification Church's mass we...

WATCH: A Filipino Food Tour In Manila

Kevin Richberg | Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

In an 8,000-calorie all-you-can-eat extravaganza, I was exposed to all manor of Filipino cuisine and we captured the entire thing on film.

China Withdraws Boats In Disputed Sea Standoff

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

MANILA, Philippines -- China has withdrawn its boats from the lagoon of a tiny South China Sea shoal following an agreement with the Philippines that ...

Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind: Walls Built To Hide Slums

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

MANILA, Philippines — Delegates attending an international conference in the Philippines capital may not see what they came to discuss: abject p...

Filipino Boys Punished For Kissing Photos On Facebook

AP | By OLIVER TEVES | Posted 03.30.2012 | Gay Voices

MANILA, Philippines -- A Philippine Catholic school is withholding the diplomas of six high school boys who uploaded Facebook photos that appear to sh...

Catalytic Paint a Pollution Solution For Manila Street Artists

Posted 02.21.2012 | Arts

Manila is one of the five most polluted cities in the world, and a paint company recently decided to try a unique approach to combatting airborne toxi...

Whatcha Got Cooking? Drugs.

AP | By JIM GOMEZ | Posted 01.24.2012 | World

MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine customs authorities waited a month to see who would claim the suspicious shipment of "kitchen equipment" from Taiwan...

Of Politics and the Rule of Law in the Philippines

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.19.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

The impeachment of incumbent Philippine Chief Justice Renato Corona has commenced in the Philippine Senate, with the customary fanfare one would expect in Manila.

WATCH: What's Manila Luzon Been Up To Since 'RuPaul's Drag Race'?

Posted 01.13.2012 | Gay Voices

The fourth season "RuPaul's Drag Race" might still be a few weeks away from its premiere, but Logo officials are already helping to ramp up the excite...

Millions Of Roman Catholics Defy Warning, Parade Through Manila

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 03.10.2012 | World

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine authorities lifted a security alert in the capital Tuesday after millions of Roman Catholic devotees paraded a ...

PHOTOS: Manila's LGBT Community Marches For Equal Rights

Posted 12.04.2011 | Gay Voices

By Associated Press MANILA, Philippines — More than 1,000 gays, lesbians and transgenders have marched in the Philippine capital to demand equal ...

David Beckham Visits UNICEF Children's Shelter

AP | By OLIVER TEVES | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact

MANILA, Philippines -- Away from fans' prying eyes, David Beckham took time out from soccer to share his experiences and listen to Filipino children s...

100,000 Evacuate As Philippines Braces For Typhoon

AP | HRVOJE HRANJSKI and JIM GOMEZ | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — Massive flooding hit the Philippine capital on Tuesday as typhoon winds and rains isolated the historic old city where res...

PHOTOS: Former Philippine First Lady Slams Religious Art Exhibit As 'Desecration'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.08.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Former Philippine first lady and art patron Imelda Marcos on Monday joined Roman Catholic leaders in denouncing an art in...

China Warns Manila It Won't Sit Idle In South China Sea Dispute

AP | Posted 10.02.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines said Wednesday it would press its territorial claims in the South China Sea in accordance with internation...

10 Dead, 10 Missing As Storm Lashes Philippines

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A slow-moving storm unleashed massive floods and landslides Tuesday in the northeastern Philippines, killing at least 10 p...

Gorgeous Preparation's For China's 'Year Of The Rabbit' Celebrations

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Proud Chinese didn't let irregular weather concerns get in the way of their Lunar New Year preparations, with festive decorations seen going up in sho...

Navy Officer Leaps To Death After Drug Arrest

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A U.S. Navy officer jumped to his death at Manila's airport after he was arrested with what was thought to be cocaine, Phi...

Romualdo Locatelli: The Artist Who Disappeared

John Seed | Posted 06.01.2011 | Arts
John Seed

On February 24, 1943, Romualdo Locatelli, a renowned Italian painter, disappeared while bird hunting, never to be seen again. His widow Erminia had a premonition of tragedy that day.

Jason Leung, Teen Victim In Philippines Bus Tragedy, Wakes From Coma

AP | MIN LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HONG KONG — The sole surviving child of a Hong Kong woman with Canadian citizenship who lost her husband and two daughters in a Philippine bus h...

The Filipino Fashion Club: Cameron Silver and Monique Lhuillier's Informal Lunch Bunch

Style Section L.A. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

The Filipino Fashion Club is a crew of Filipino designers, retailers, publicists and fashion journalists who -- when schedules sync up -- meet for a Filipino meal and some good conversation.

Rickshaw Driver Sentenced To 14,400 Years In Prison

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court has sentenced a father to 14,400 years in prison after he was convicted of the near-daily rape of his t...