5 easy and natural alternatives to products containing the dangerous chemical Triclosan

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Momoland visits Manny Pacquiao at home 

Momoland visits Manny Pacquiao at home 

Momoland, the Korean girl group behind the viral earworm Bboom Bboom arrived in Manila yesterday ahead of an exclusive concert at the Solaire Resort & Casino. While most of...

Filipino version of ‘War and Peace’ to be released by Filipino language commission

Filipino version of ‘War and Peace’ to be released by Filipino language commission

The Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF), or the Commission on the Filipino Language, yesterday announced that they have translated Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace into Filipino....

Heart Evangelista featured in ‘real Crazy Rich Asians’ video by Harper’s Bazaar 

Heart Evangelista featured in ‘real Crazy Rich Asians’ video by Harper’s Bazaar 

The upcoming film Crazy Rich Asians may be completely fictional but this new video from fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar reminds us peasants that there really are people...

Things to do in Manila this weekend (Aug. 17 – 19): ‘Bach to Jukebox’, DJ Erick Morillo, Art Market, indie Filipino film and stage shows

Things to do in Manila this weekend (Aug. 17 – 19): ‘Bach to Jukebox’, DJ Erick Morillo, Art Market, indie Filipino film and stage shows

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...

What to expect at the 12th International Silent Film Festival Manila

What to expect at the 12th International Silent Film Festival Manila

Silent films have long ceased playing in mainstream theaters but thanks to the International Silent Film Festival, Filipinos have had the opportunity to watch them for the past 12...

15 local shops with great leather goods: Wallets, shoes, bags, key chains, and more

15 local shops with great leather goods: Wallets, shoes, bags, key chains, and more

Aside from having some solid fashion-forward clothing labels, the Philippines is also a good place to buy leather goods, thanks to the country’s quality craftsmen and...

The Weeknd announces Manila concert

The Weeknd announces Manila concert

Fans of The Weeknd, get ready. His official Twitter account announced today that the Grammy award winner is coming to Manila for a concert on Dec. 7. Sadly, you’ll have to...

Khalid is coming to Manila on Nov. 2

Khalid is coming to Manila on Nov. 2

Music promoter Midas Productions announced today that American singer and songwriter Khalid will perform at the Araneta Coliseum on Nov. 2 for his American Teen tour. Khalid is...

Korean actor Lee Jong-suk to visit Manila

Korean actor Lee Jong-suk to visit Manila

Local promoter Pulp Live World yesterday announced that Lee Jong-suk, the star of the drama-fantasy TV show While You Were Sleeping, will be in Manila to meet his fans in November...


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Coconuts Manila Lifestyle

The Coconuts Manila lifestyle section is your unofficial guide to having fun in the country’s capital. Here’s where we try to give you sale alerts, gig guides, exhibit openings, theater schedules, and everything else this bustling city has to offer! Our lifestyle section is all about creating authentic, interesting, and relevant pieces that will keep you entertained while waiting for your Tinder date or while you’re stuck in a crazy traffic jam along EDSA. Get in touch with Manila’s creative side as we help you navigate your way through the city’s thriving art scene. Museums? Exhibits? Cool graffiti? Get to know more all about the works of up-and-coming artists right in this spot. Coconuts Manila’s writers love picking the brains of painters, photographers, sculptors, and just about anyone who creates beautiful stuff. A review of the newest musical in town? We have that. A schedule of the concerts happening around the area this year? We probably have that too. If you’re interested in LGBT+ issues, you’ll be happy to know that Coconuts Manila loves covering their advocacies and inspiring tales. Oh, we can’t talk lifestyle without talking about the rich and the famous, aka local celebrities. Who’s dating who? Who got involved in a recent online scandal? What’s the latest about the celebrity baby with the most number of followers on Instagram? We don’t always have the answers, but we’ll keep you entertained and interested. This is the spot if you want to relax, let loose, and get a taste of Manila’s culture and life.