Philippines opens mammoth casino-resort, seeking high-rollers

Manila (Philippines) –  AFP (Joel GUINTO) A new mega-casino opened in the Philippines Monday as the fast-growing southeast Asian nation ups its bid to become a world gaming destination. Manila aims to rival Macau and Las Vegas in terms of gaming revenues, and the...

Imelda Marcos ‘violated’ by artwork seizure: lawyer

MANILA (AFP) – Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos felt “violated” after the authorities searched her homes and offices and seized art pieces, her lawyer said on Wednesday. Government agents launched simultaneous searches on Tuesday for eight paintings potentially...

Classical and contemporary art merges with high fashion in Icon Shoes’ latest collection

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (November 12, 2013) – Throughout the ages a wide variety of art forms have existed, each exhibiting its own unique personal style, ecclectic inspiration and cultural influence. One of the most interesting aspects of the evolution of art is the fusing together...