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Here's a blast from the past! Read more about the country's most prominent personalities, families, places, and events that have been the talk of the town durin...
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As haven of Philippine art after WWII, this two-kilometre street used to be the metro's most colourful destination.
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Calle Rosario, Binondo, Manila, Philippines, early 20th Century | Photo: John Tewell Collection; @johntewell on Flickr
Take a look at the places that cradled Manila's crème de la crème. In this article, we explore the history of the Manila Metropolitan Theater, Santa Ana Cabaret...
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Though highly revered in art circles, the painter José Joya never achieved the status of National Artist—until in 2003, eight years after his death. Tatler Phil...
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Philippine Cinema was once touted as the Hollywood of the East. We recall its golden years of glamorous actors and movies and discover the state it's in today
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Standing for more than 200 years, Malacañan Palace has seen its share of political leaders come and go. With the latest tome on the Palace, we aim to shed light...
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An artist, art educator, and philanthropist: Fernando Zobel had lofty dreams for Philippine art. Tatler Philippines elucidates on the man and his vision.
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Lee Aguinaldo’s full frontal portrait taken in his house in Sta Mesa, Manila. In the background is a 6’x6’ early linear work on marine plywood, 1985
He is considered the “bad boy” of Philippine art who has turned his back on a life of privilege for creativity, hedonism and redemption.
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1521, Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480-1521) drawing his sword while engaged in a battle against natives. Leader of the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe, Magellan left Seville in 1519 and sailed through the strait named after him to (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images)
A fanciful print of the Battle of Mactan that took place on April 27, 1521, when Lapulapu, the chieftain of the warriors of Mactan, killed the navigator Ferdina...
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For four days in February 35 years ago, the Filipinos were the heroes of the world
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She defied social conventions and was considered years ahead of her time. Salvacion Lim Higgins was also a fashion visionary whose school shaped the careers of ...
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Tragically, his time on this Earth was much too short. Nevertheless, the Master of Philippine Fashion Design, Joe Salazar, left an indelible imprint in the indu...
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She was, quite simply, larger than life. Elvira Manahan was a society and fashion icon whose reputation remains unrivalled to this day. All that came to an end ...