Running ostrich in Quezon City made Filipinos think they’re in Hollywood film ‘Jumanji’

The sudden appearance of a running ostrich in a private subdivision in Quezon City prompted Filipinos to reference the iconic fantasy-adventure film franchise "Jumanji." Videos...

Students launch #PisoParasaLaptop, other fundraising initiatives to buy laptops for online classes

Fundraising initiatives for laptops and other devices for distance learning circulated online amid the looming opening of classes this month. The Department of Education previously...

Filipino artists call out online talent show champ for ‘plagiarizing’ Ang Huling El Bimbo...

Various artists from the entertainment industry decried the results of an online competition, which they claimed copied the arrangement of the "Ang Huling El...
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Here’s how artists can utilize Twitter’s features to keep up with trends during pandemic

Twitter is a go-to platform for the new trends in and out of the creative scene. It recently proposed different ways how the local art...

Love avocados? Thank the toxodon

Given avocado’s popularity today, it’s hard to believe that we came close to not having them in our supermarkets at all. In my new book...

Yes, kids can get COVID-19 —3 pediatricians explain what’s known about coronavirus and children

We are three pediatric infectious disease specialists who live and work in West Virginia. The West Virginia University health system serves 400,000 children and...
Chocolate Kiss Cafe

Filipinos on nostalgia trip as The Chocolate Kiss Café announces closure after over 2...

Filipinos were met with nostalgia as homegrown café The Chocolate Kiss is set to close the doors of its first branch inside the University of...

Anxious WHO implores world to ‘do it all’ in long war on COVID-19

GENEVA — The World Health Organization warned on Monday that there might never be a "silver bullet" for COVID-19 in the form of a perfect vaccine and that the...

Philippines fears for economy, income as tough lockdown returns

MANILA — Tens of millions of people in and around the Philippine capital will go back to a strict lockdown from Tuesday, threatening incomes and...

Why no-contact apprehension program to manage traffic amid pandemic is relevant under the ‘new...

More local governments in Metro Manila are set to adopt the no contact apprehension program (NCAP) to address traffic woes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Francisco Duque in Dengvaxia hearing

‘What’s wrong with Secretary Duque?’ Ping Lacson, netizens weigh in as Duterte defends health...

Filipino online users shared "receipts" supposedly showing how beleaguered Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is handling the COVID-19 pandemic in the country after President Rodrigo...

Duterte hits front liners’ ‘revolution’ but ‘demilitarized medical quarantine’ was what they called for

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday claimed that the health workers' plea for a two-week relief from the surge of cases was a form of "revolution"...

Galvez said Sinas’ mañanita is an ‘old issue’ but some Filipinos said it will...

Calls for accountability were recently renewed after Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., the chief implementer of the National Task Force on COVID-19, said that the...

‘Voluntary ECQ’: Ways how Filipinos can heed healthcare workers’ plea, according to Leachon

Health reform advocate Dr. Tony Leachon, the former special adviser to the National Task Force against COVID-19, proposed steps on how individual Filipinos could comply...
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Bela Padilla says plundered P124.5-M can buy over 1.2 million masks amid Bong Revilla’s...

Kapamilya actress Bela Padilla reminded Sen. Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. of the amount he was supposed to return to the government after the senator...