‘We did it Philippines!’: Fil-Am model Kelsey Merritt becomes first Filipino to walk Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Filipino-American model Kelsey Merritt is breaking new ground for Filipinos in the world of fashion, as she received confirmation Friday that she has aced her audition to become one of the models of the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. On Facebook, an elated Merritt shared a photo of her in tears, while holding a bouquet of ...

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Bibliophiles, get ready for another massive book fair in Manila next week

Bibliophiles, get ready for another massive book fair in Manila next week

We’ve got a lot of bibliophiles in this town, so there’s a fair bit of buzz going around for the upcoming 39th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) that’s...

Things to do this weekend (Sept. 7 – 9): Goyo movie, indie music shows, Stylefestph, Filipino film retrospective

Things to do this weekend (Sept. 7 – 9): Goyo movie, indie music shows, Stylefestph, Filipino film retrospective

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...

Never Forget Film Festival brings cinema classics showcasing life under Martial Law

Never Forget Film Festival brings cinema classics showcasing life under Martial Law

The Philippines’ Martial Law period (1972 – 1981) was a dark time when numerous human rights abuses were committed against ordinary civilians, activists, and journalists....

Things to do in Manila (Aug 31 – Sept 2): Silent film festival, ArteFino, Word Wonder book bazaar, ‘Balag at Angud’ & ‘Side Show’ musicals

Things to do in Manila (Aug 31 – Sept 2): Silent film festival, ArteFino, Word Wonder book bazaar, ‘Balag at Angud’ & ‘Side Show’ musicals

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...

VIRAL: This is what Filipino food would look like in a video game

VIRAL: This is what Filipino food would look like in a video game

This makes us hungry just looking at it. Twitter user Trina Pagtakhan (@ichickooo) posted on Sunday an illustration of her take on what it would look like to have Filipino food...

Maroon 5 to come back to Manila in 2019

Maroon 5 to come back to Manila in 2019

Maroon 5 fans are in for a treat as the American pop rock band is about to head back to Manila to perform in March 2019 for their Red Pill Blues Tour. Events promoter Philippine...

Influencer Tricia Gosingtian-Gabunada was one of the style inspos for ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Influencer Tricia Gosingtian-Gabunada was one of the style inspos for ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

There are still so many girls — and women! — who can’t get over Netflix’s romantic comedy To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, a film based on the...

Comedian ‘nosebleeds’ after reading an English-language book to her baby

Comedian ‘nosebleeds’ after reading an English-language book to her baby

Comedian Pokwang may be absent from television, but she hasn’t lost her touch. An Instagram video posted on Monday showing her nose bleeding after reading an English...

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....


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