How Bb. Pilipinas changed Ruffa's life

MANILA, Philippines -- Being crowned at the 1993 Binibining Pilipinas pageant marked a turning point in the life of Ruffa Gutierrez.

What to expect from Earth Day Jam 2013

Musicians and personalities will come together on April 19 for the country's longest running environmental awareness concert to mark International Earth Day and to help spur Filipinos into action.

Bill Gates bats for a better condom

The Microsoft founder and former world's richest man is in the news for his challenge to investors to reinvent the condom. 

Sneak peek: Trailer of 'Elysium' released

Columbia Pictures on Thursday released the teaser trailer of its upcoming science-fiction thriller “Elysium” starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster.

WSJ article laments over-development of Boracay

MANILA, Philippines – Several travel magazines and websites may have praised Boracay for being one of the best beach destinations in the world today, but an article recently published in the Wall Street Journal lamented how the island has suffered from overdevelopment.

Bea Alonzo talks about her fashion style

Discovered in an elevator at a young age, actress Bea Alonzo has come a long way. 

Cristalle Belo: 'I survived with P3,500 a month'

MANILA, Philippines – Skin care entrepreneur Cristalle Belo, who celebrated her 30th birthday last week, recalled in a television interview her humbling experience in the province of Bukidnon several years back, where she made the most of a monthly budget of P3,500. 

After UAAP, what's next for Gretchen Ho?

MANILA, Philippines – Ateneo Lady Spiker Gretchen Ho, who had her final playing year in the last UAAP season, said she is torn between two career paths.

Tired of the beach? Try camping

Tired of going to the beach every summer? Try something different this year and go camping with your family and friends.

Louvre Museum shuts for day as guards protest pickpockets

PARIS, France - Tourists caught no glimpse of the Mona Lisa, Winged Victory or Venus de Milo on Wednesday due to a one-day closure of the Louvre, as guards protested that pickpockets were rampant at the world's most visited museum.