Culture

The Confiscated Jewels of Imelda Marcos

One photographer recalls her role in the documentation of the former First Lady's Roumeliotes collection seized by Philippine Customs

The True Cost of a Political Campaign

To build a case for oneself in this country’s forthcoming national elections, a candidate requires charisma, connections, and billions of pesos in campaign funding

How Tony Ahn Pioneered Digital PR in the Philippines

Arianna Lim gets an exclusive tell-all from this digital PR pioneer, the unseen hand that shapes public perception of some of the biggest names in...

The Organized Chaos of Artist Luis Lopa

After almost two decades abroad, the young talent is back at home and is set to exhibit his latest work at A Space Gallery

Enjoy the Silence

Alex Garland’s sci-fi film Ex Machina summons a futuristic mansion set in Juvet, a modernist hotel tucked in the Norwegian wilds.

The World-Class Corruption of Brazilian Football

The saga of corruption and dirty deeds surrounding the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) is fast becoming a national soap opera.

No One Stays the Same: An Oral History of Sandwich

Through lineup changes, conflicts, and the imposing shadow of one of OPM’s most legendary acts, Sandwich has emerged one of rock’s biggest names

Gods and Monsters

Between 1976 to 1977, Francis Ford Coppola was king of his own moviemaking colony deep in the heart of a Philippine jungle.