Shopee pushes sale amidst brouhaha over new endorser

AFTER teasing on social media earlier this week about a new celebrity endorser for the Shopee 10.10 Sale, it was revealed in a live event at BGC on Sept. 29 that actress and erstwhile political endorser Toni Gonzaga was the online shopping platform’s new ambassador.

Style (10/03/22)

JAPANESE global apparel retailer Uniqlo opened its newest store in SM City Sta. Mesa on Sept. 30.

New series tackles history through fantasy and Rizal

THE PAST and present merge in GMA Network’s new fantasy series Maria Clara at Ibarra which premieres on Oct. 3.

Kanye may not like books, but hip-hop fosters a love of literature

By A.D. Carson
WHEN Ye — the artist formerly known as Kanye West — stated during a recent podcast that he doesn’t read books, some people questioned whether he was sending the wrong message to children.

Grammy-winning rapper Coolio dies in Los Angeles at 59

LOS ANGELES — Grammy-winning rapper Coolio died on Wednesday after being found unresponsive at a friend’s Los Angeles home, the New York Times reported. He was 59.

Stuff to Do (09/30/22)

IN CELEBRATION of National Artist for Cinema Ishmael Bernal’s birth month, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Arthouse Cinema presents one of his masterpieces, a film that serves as a social commentary and a bold reflection on the realities of the struggles of the Filipino.

Entertainment News (09/30/22)

SONY Pictures Entertainment and Amazon Falls have announced that world’s first fully branded Columbia Pictures movie theme park, Columbia Pictures Aquaverse, will open on Oct. 11 in Thailand.

What To See This Week (09/30/22)

SET in the 1950s, the film follows married couple Alice and Jack who live in the idealized community of Victory, which is owned by a mysterious company.

Singer R. Kelly, already behind bars, ordered to pay victims

NEW YORK — R. Kelly, the multiplatinum R&B singer convicted twice this year of sex crimes, will be required to pay at least $300,000 in restitution to some of his victims, a federal judge said on Wednesday.

Alec Baldwin, others may be charged in October over Rust shooting

ACTOR Alec Baldwin is among up to four people who may face charges in October for the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins during filming of the Western Rust in 2021, a New Mexico prosecutor said.

Singapore food vendors launch first hawker center in New York

NEW YORK — A Singapore-style hawker center has opened in New York for the first time, bringing flavors from the Southeast Asian island’s mix...

A different kind of medicine

A PHARMACEUTICALS executive began a new chapter in his life more than a decade ago, and turned to making other restoratives: Singaporean comfort food.
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