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Your luck in 2017 according to your Chinese animal signs

January 23, 2017 | 7:06 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestye Section, InterAksyon

Find out if you’ll be lucky in business or romance in the Year of the Fire Rooster.

LOOK | Miss Universe candidates strike sexy poses in their swimsuits

January 18, 2017 | 7:53 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The competition heats up as the world’s most beautiful women take part in the swimsuit presentation.

Celebrate Chinese New Year with feng shui expert Marites Allen at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

January 16, 2017 | 9:13 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Welcome the Chinese New Year with a feng shui expert and a lucky feast.

Miss Universe PH Maxine Medina to wear Rhett Eala gown, headdress with South Sea pearls

January 11, 2017 | 4:13 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The fashion designer promises to create a ‘sexy but elegant’ creation for the Filipina beauty queen.

‘We can do this’: Miss Universe PH bet Maxine Medina says she’s ready for a ‘back-to-back’ win

January 11, 2017 | 11:03 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The Philippines’ bet shares her rigid preparations for the big pageant day.

YOUTHSPEAK | New generation of Black Nazarene devotees vow to keep the strength in their faith

January 9, 2017 | 1:32 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Neil Portugal, Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Here are some stories of gratitude and prayers from the Black Nazarene’s young but committed followers.

Traslacion 2017: Faith, hope, and great preparations for the big procession

January 6, 2017 | 3:48 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

It’s all systems go for the biggest festival in Manila. But first, some safety guidelines to consider.

WATCH | BGC’s awesome Epic light show was designed by Filipina artist Shakira Villa-Symes

December 23, 2016 | 1:35 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

BGC’s impressive hi-tech holiday show sparks Pinoy pride, too.

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach reminisces on her coronation night a year later

December 22, 2016 | 10:05 pm | Screen grab from @piawurtzbach on Instagram | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

On Instagram, the confidently beautiful queen with a heart recalls her memorable pageant moments.

Philippines’ Aleron all-male choir to hold concert series in Europe in 2017

December 19, 2016 | 10:10 am | Lifestyle Section

Multi-awarded all-male Filipino choir is set to conquer Europe through sweet music in 2017.

LOOK | UST’s Paskuhan 2016: Honoring Xmas with a meaningful homily and lots of festive fun

December 17, 2016 | 2:02 pm | Photo by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle section, InterAksyon

Take a look at this university’s beautiful and meaningful celebration of the season.

LOOK | Colorful lanterns shine bright with relevant messages at UP Diliman’s Lantern Parade

December 17, 2016 | 9:05 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Chad De Guzman and Loreen Ordono | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Check the colorful but meaningful lanterns and floats at this much awaited university event.

IT’S OFFICIAL | Miss Universe season kicks off with party, screaming fans, and Pia’s wish

December 11, 2016 | 12:00 pm | Text by Francine M. Marquez | Photos by George Buid | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Here’s a look at the most awaited event of 2017.

‘Himig ng Diliman’: UP Oblation’s conch-shaped lanterns symbolize ‘giving light to dark times’

December 5, 2016 | 7:22 am | Text and photo by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The State University observes Christmas with decorations filled with symbols that are relevant to the times.

CITIZEN MANILA | Enrique Paez, 51: Puppet master of Fort Santiago

December 1, 2016 | 4:31 pm | Text and photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

When the going gets tough, this marionette maker says he lets his faith pull him into the right direction.

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