Things to do this weekend (Nov. 16 – 18): PETA play, QC International Pink Film Festival, UST screenwriting workshop, Escolta Block Party, Komikon 2018

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

Kelsey Merritt shows off her beauty routine on ‘Vogue’

Filipino-American model Kelsey Merritt is having a moment. After walking the runway for Victoria’s Secret last...

Kelsey Merritt shows off her beauty routine on ‘Vogue’

Couple gets in car crash while allegedly having sex inside pickup truck

Getting kinky should have its limits, especially if it endangers your life or that of others, as this couple learned...

Couple gets in car crash while allegedly having sex inside pickup truck

Filipino-Canadian kid gets message from Steph Curry after NBA shared video of his hoop skills

Dreams do come true! One Filipino-Canadian kid became an overnight sensation when a video of him playing basketball...

Filipino-Canadian kid gets message from Steph Curry after NBA shared video of his hoop skills

Review: Grand Cafe 1919, the restaurant that resurrected an abandoned colonial-era building in Manila’s Chinatown

Walking around Manila, you don’t get a sense of the city’s rich and layered history from the street...

Review: Grand Cafe 1919, the restaurant that resurrected an abandoned colonial-era building in Manila’s Chinatown

Review: Grand Cafe 1919, the restaurant that resurrected an abandoned colonial-era building in Manila’s Chinatown

Candles in Moonlight: Here’s a look at Loy Krathong traditions around Thailand

No kawaii coffee here: Ekkamai’s Phil Coffee Company is one of Bangkok’s best roasters and specialty cafes

The Coconuts taste test: We try 7 bubble tea brands to find the best brown sugar pearl milk in Singapore

Lombok’s Hotel Tugu: An affordable, artsy stay with spiritual touches and romantic lotus pond dining

The Apurva Kempinski Bali: A new 5-star hotel coming to Nusa Dua in early 2019

Tourist Crap: Taipei’s notorious Modern Toilet Restaurant has terrible hot pot, but great photo ops

New high-tech multi-label store Nomadx is home to brands like Taobao, Style Theory, and Oo La Lab

Grace Baey’s portraits of Yangon’s trans population are intimate without being intrusive [PHOTOS]

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