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Several reasons why Filipino cuisine is among least preferred worldwide

Despite the international attention it has been getting, Filipino food was ranked among the least popular cuisines in a recent survey conducted by a...
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Angel Locsin declines role of Wave, the first Filipino Marvel superheroine

Actress Angel Locsin turned down the plan to be the first Filipina superhero in the Marvel universe after the designer expressed he had her...
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They want to pave Legazpi Park to put up a new car park

The construction of a multi-storey parking lot which resulted in the removal of old trees at a popular park in Makati City was denounced...
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Company offers shampoo, conditioner bottle refills to combat plastic waste

A multinational company aims to reduce plastic consumption by having consumers refill their shampoo and conditioner bottles so they do not have to buy...
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U.S. lawmaker says tech companies must quickly remove violent content after New Zealand

WASHINGTON — Following the live-streaming on social media of the mass shooting in New Zealand, the chair of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland...
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Olympic powerlifter is latest Filipino featured in ‘Humans of New York’

A powerlifter is the latest Filipino to be featured in Humans of New York, an international blog that provides insights into the lives of...
Larry Gadon in a hearing

Asked about Marcos’ ill-gotten wealth, Larry Gadon lashes out at student

Larry Gadon and his daughter Alarice caught the ire of students and social media users after they lashed out against a student from the...
Thailand social media monitoring elections war room

Thailand government has ‘E-War Room’ monitoring social media amid elections

BANGKOK, Thailand – In Thailand's election "war room," authorities scroll through thousands of social media posts, looking for violations of laws restricting political parties' campaigning...
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Misuse of Philippine flag as barber capes at basketball event

A member of the National Filipino Barbers Association apologized after social media users slammed him for using a resemblance of the Philippine flag as...

ICC prosecutor: Examination of Philippines continues despite withdrawal

AMSTERDAM — The International Criminal Court's prosecutor said on Monday her examination into possible crimes against humanity committed in the Philippines would continue, despite the country's withdrawal...
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Roderick Paulate suspended anew for 2010 ‘ghost employees’ case

Former actor and Quezon City Councilor Roderick Paulate was suspended by the Sandiganbayan due to a pending graft case wherein he allegedly hired 30...
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Bong Go top 3 in Pulse Asia poll as Grace Poe, Cynthia Villar keep...

Senatorial aspirant Bong Go, former aide to President Rodrigo Duterte, surged to No. 3 in the latest Pulse Asia survey on senatorial preferences conducted...
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Aftermath of Philippines’ exit from International Criminal Court

The Philippines has officially withdrawn its membership from the International Criminal Court (ICC) amid it's investigation in the Duterte administration's bloody war on drugs. In...
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Why a report that lists the Philippines as ‘most dangerous’ is dubious

An article identifying the Philippines as the most dangerous country in the world raised questions on social media among those skeptical of how the...
Philippines, ocean polluter

Philippines may be a big-time ocean polluter, but it’s not entirely at fault

Our oceans are littered with plastics. Indeed, we are regularly exposed to images and stories of whales and sea turtles choking to death on...
La Mesa Dam Interaksyon

The dam ‘bypass’ issue that got everyone talking amid the water crisis

A former employee made a series of responses to a water system official's post on Facebook explaining an aspect of the Metro Manila water...
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AFP hopes Islamist group ‘neutralized’ after de facto leader killed

MANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines believes it may have "neutralized" the remnants of an alliance of pro-Islamic State extremists, after the suspected...
Grieving members of the public following a shooting at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch

New Zealand mosque shootings kill at least 49, seriously wound 20

WELLINGTON — At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country's worst ever...
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‘Nasaan ang CHR?’: Explaining its mandate amid Cebu teen rape-slay

The Commission on Human Rights released an infographic on social media to explain its mandate in response to criticisms from some Filipinos following the case of...
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Activists in Hong Kong and Taiwan feel heat as China fears ‘separatist’ collusion

HONG KONG/TAIPEI – As Beijing grows wary of pro-independence groups seeking to forge closer ties in Hong Kong and Taiwan, activists say they are coming...