Filipino fashion designer Ito Curata dies of COVID-19 at 60

Fashion designer Ito Curata, who had worked with actress Sharon Stone and former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, died of pneumonia brought about by COVID-19 yesterday. He was 60 years old. A liberal arts graduate of the University of San Francisco, Curata was a self-taught designer, and honed his skills in the United States before working in ...

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Top pediatrician Sally Gatchalian, sister of actress Ruby Rodriguez, dies from COVID-19

Top pediatrician Sally Gatchalian, sister of actress Ruby Rodriguez, dies from COVID-19

Philippine Pediatric Society President Dr. Sally Gatchalian succumbed to COVID-19 this morning, the doctor’s sister, actress Ruby Rodriguez, confirmed today. “We will...

Veteran actor Domingo “Menggie” Cobarrubias dies of pneumonia while waiting for COVID-19 test

Veteran actor Domingo “Menggie” Cobarrubias dies of pneumonia while waiting for COVID-19 test

Domingo “Menggie” Cobarrubias, a veteran actor known for his performance in the movie Jaguar, passed away due to pneumonia today. His family is still waiting for the...

Sitti, Chito Miranda, and more Pinoy artists putting on COVID-19 online fundraiser concert

Sitti, Chito Miranda, and more Pinoy artists putting on COVID-19 online fundraiser concert

Missed the first leg of Bayanihan Musikahan (“Camaraderie through music”) when it kicked off last week? Don’t worry. There’s more of the free Facebook Live...

Famed screenwriter Ricky Lee to give free online workshop for budding wordsmiths

Famed screenwriter Ricky Lee to give free online workshop for budding wordsmiths

Boredom is setting in for many Filipinos affected by the Luzon lockdown, but veteran screenwriter Ricky Lee is trying to make things a tad easier for them by offering a free...

Actor Christopher De Leon tests positive for COVID-19, wife Sandy Andolong under quarantine

Actor Christopher De Leon tests positive for COVID-19, wife Sandy Andolong under quarantine

Veteran screen actor Christopher De Leon disclosed yesterday that he’s tested positive for COVID-19 as the number of infections steadily rise in the Philippines. The...

Actress Bela Padilla starts fundraiser to help Metro Manila street vendors affected by lockdown

Actress Bela Padilla starts fundraiser to help Metro Manila street vendors affected by lockdown

Unlike certain government officials who recently said that Metro Manila’s street vendors should just scram during the city’s monthlong lockdown (*cough* Trade...

Summer Metro Manila Film Festival postponed due to city’s monthlong lockdown

Summer Metro Manila Film Festival postponed due to city’s monthlong lockdown

The organizers of the first-ever Summer Metro Manila Manila Film Festival (MMFF) announced yesterday that the event will be postponed due to the city’s monthlong lockdown...

Chill!: Netflix PH offers bite-sized PHP149 plan for phones, handhelds

Chill!: Netflix PH offers bite-sized PHP149 plan for phones, handhelds

Going into self-quarantine to prevent the spread of a potentially deadly virus can be tough, but with Netflix’s new cheaper subscription plan, staying at home may be just a...

Weekend Warrior (March 12-15): Prize-winning drama, pretty crystals, and a night just for nerds

Weekend Warrior (March 12-15): Prize-winning drama, pretty crystals, and a night just for nerds

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...


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