Tarps leveled up! Friends greet Filipino medical board passer with billboard ad

A Twitter user who recently passed the physician licensure exam was surprised to find out that his friends mounted an LED billboard for him...
Duterte with Russian PM

When ties are not bilateral: Russians made fun of Duterte as he stood next...

An editor of national public radio in the Czech Republic claimed the Russians were "having a blast" with how President Rodrigo Duterte carried himself...

False reports on Bongbong Marcos are circulating online

Rumors that the late dictator’s son Bongbong Marcos won the vice presidential seat over incumbent Leni Robredo circulated after the Supreme Court submitted a...
Missile launch

Explainer: North Korea’s suspected submarine missile ‘pushes the envelope’

SEOUL — North Korea fired what may be a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Wednesday, which would be the first test in three years of...
Star City fire

Nostalgia over Star City after massive fire

The fire that gutted most of structure of Star City complex, along with the Manila Broadcasting Corp. facility, triggered nostalgic memories to Filipinos online...
Anti-SOGIE protest

‘Not so Ogie:’ An anti-SOGIE banner that dragged Ogie Alcasid, Ogie Diaz’s names

Ogie, a name that may refer to the talent manager or Regine Velasquez's husband, trended on Twitter after a picture of anti-SOGIE protesters holding...
Violence against women

Philippines looks for ways to boost the number of women in jobs

Women in jobs or seeking work in the Philippines made up just under half the working-age population over the last two decades, a study commissioned by...
Mark Zuckerberg in Congress

Six things Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff in leaked audio

Leaked audio of Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg addressing questions from staff in two internal July meetings was published by The Verge. In the audio, Zuckerberg...
Twitter logo

TweetDeck suffers performance-related issues 3 months after last downtime

Several users around the globe are reporting that TweetDeck, a social management tool dedicated to Twitter, is mysteriously redirecting them to the mobile site...
Dior Spring/Summer 2020 women's ready-to-wear collection show at Paris Fashion Week

Dior hired Filipino photojournalist Hannah Reyes Morales to shoot models. Here’s what happened.

Award-winning documentary photographer Hannah Reyes Morales was surprised when luxury fashion brand Dior tapped her for a fashion project. Morales was tasked to portray Dior’s...
Sulok Cafe

Antipolo-based café has a reminder for customers of delivery apps

A café in Antipolo City reminded Filipinos to be responsible GrabFood users after a rider who bought an order from them was unexpectedly canceled...
Pigs Interaksyon

Farm official warns hog traders as swine fever spreads

MANILA — The Department of Agriculture on Tuesday threatened legal action against hog traders ignoring strict animal quarantine rules as it confirmed new cases of African...
Janella Salvador in The Killer Bride

Some clips of ABS-CBN primetime show ‘The Killer Bride’ are going viral. Here’s why.

Some clips of ABS-CBN's primetime show "The Killer Bride" is making rounds on social media for its perceived commentaries on issues like Dengvaxia, a...

Women treated as totty in films even when they play leaders, finds study

LONDON — Playing a boss does not stop women being treated as eye candy in films, according to a study published on Tuesday that...
Oblation at UP Diliman

Call-out culture: UP’s appeal to stop sharing posts on frat member’s death

As the University of the Philippines urges Filipinos to stop forwarding social media posts and photos related to the death of a fraternity member,...