BARCELONA, Spain — A celebratory light show graced the newest towers of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia basilica as the iconic attraction moves closer to completion 141 years after construction started.
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MANILA, Philippines — Separate photos of Daniel Padilla and Andrea Brillantes in Spain have been trending online amid the actor's breakup with long-time girlfriend Kathryn Bernardo.
MANILA, Philippines — Sofia Andres shared a post believed by Internet users to be pertaining to Andrea Brillantes after Sofia's friend Kathryn Bernardo announced her breakup with Daniel Padilla.
PRESIDENT Marcos Jr. yesterday urged Filipinos to emulate the heroism of the “Father of Philippine Revolution” and Katipunan Andres Bonifacio as he recognized the unsung modern-day heroes such as workers, police, military officers, medical practitioners, teachers and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. told Filipinos on Thursday to emulate the heroism of Katipunan martyr Andres Bonifacio in dedicating their day-to-day life for the country.
Sheynnis Alondra Palacios Cornejo became Miss Universe 2023, Miss Spain Athenea Paulinha Pérez was named Miss Congeniality. This award goes to the friendliest contestant and is the only honor determined by a contestant vote.Miss Philippines Michelle Dee, one of the top 10 finalists, won the award for Voice for Change alongside Miss Angola Ana Coimbra and Miss Puerto Rico Karla Guilfú.
I NEVER realized it was possible to drive to Vigan in just six hours. Typically, the journey to this northern heritage city takes at least 10 hours for me. However, with a combination of well-maintained highways, a dependable vehicle, and the right departure time from Manila, reaching Vigan in six hours, even with stopovers, is now achievable.
It’s often good to take a step back from what has been so familiar, and come back after a certain length of time. Changes become more pronounced; evolution becomes more obvious; improvements are more ingrained. That has been this writer’s experience covering the basketball games of the Pilipinas Super League President’s Cup after being away from live basketball coverage for a few years. Things that are different are more noticeable and easier to spot. And it is impressive how much the game has changed. For example, in a majority of the games I’ve commentated, the first open look for a team is a three-point shot from the corner, which is counter-intuitive to what most of us were taught learning the fundamentals. First of all, it is more difficult without the backboard to aid in depth perception. Secondly, older coaches taught that getting closer to the basket was the way to go.
MADRID, Spain — Colombian superstar Shakira has paid 6.6 million euros ($7.2 million) to a Spanish court investigating her for unpaid taxes, her agent said Friday, just days after she reached a deal to avoid trial in another tax case.