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Film ‘Spring by the Sea’ Tells the Story of an OFW’s Family Through Their Personal Home Videos

Written by Mia Abigan Overseas Filipino Workers (or OFWs for short) are arguably some of the most selfless people. They would often leave for extended periods and work in a foreign land just so they can provide for their family back in the Philippines. Most of them spend such a significant chunk of time away […]

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Urban planner says Filipinos lose 9 to 15 years being stuck in traffic

Filipinos sit through about 9 to 15 years of their working lives sitting in traffic, according to urban planning specialist Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr. “[I]f you have 40 years of economic life with the five to six hours a day [of commuting,] you would have wasted 28,000 to 40,000 hours, that’s at least nine to […]

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Listen: Denice Lao Releases Her Debut Single “Just Got Home”

Words by Howi Bakunawa Photos by Alyssa Chen At the beginning of October, just when the weather was starting to turn cold, a very special gig was happening somewhere down in Maginhawa — a gig which felt like a family reunion of sorts. Singer-songwriter, Denice Lao, just released her debut single “Just Got Home” to […]

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It’s Official: Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson are a Couple!

Surprise, surprise! Miley Cyrus and longtime best friend Cody Simpson are officially in a relationship. The Australian singer admitted to HollywoodLife during a Tiffany & Co. Men’s Launch Event that he was no longer a bachelor. “I am not single, I am not single,” he said. “I’m very happy. Very, very happy.” When asked what […]

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Spring by the Sea is an OFW’s Personal Story Retold Through a Camera Lens

Written by Mia Abigan Overseas Filipino Workers (or OFWs for short) are arguably some of the most selfless people. They would often leave for extended periods and work in a foreign land just so they can provide for their family back in the Philippines. Most of them spend such a significant chunk of time that […]

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#PinoyPride: Filipina Composer Makes It Big With Nomination for Hollywood Music in Media Award

Words by Misha Fabian Photos courtesy of Jaimie Pangan’s Social Media Meet Jaimie Pangan, a 26-year-old composer making waves in the international music scene for her musical composition. Pangan wrote a piece entitled “Farewell” as her final project for her master’s degree for Music in Screen Scoring which she took up at the University of […]

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Robert Downey Jr. talks to animals on Doctor Dolittle trailer

From talking to JARVIS to talking to animals, Robert Downey Jr. switches gears from being Iron Man to being Doctor Dolittle. Watch the first trailer of Downey as Doctor Dolittle. After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle (Downey), famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind […]

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LOOK: Mika Dela Cruz Shares Cryptic Instagram Message About Taking Someone For Granted

Young actress Mika Dela Cruz has taken to Instagram to share a cryptic message seemingly written about someone who has been taken for granted. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mika Dela Cruz (@mikadlacruz) on Oct 3, 2019 at 5:37am PDT The Kara Mia star aired out her thoughts on Instagram stories about […]

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Regine Velasquez Apologizes For ‘Insensitive’ Comment About Payatas

Regine Velasquez has apologized to her fans and followers for some comments she made about Payatas. View this post on Instagram A post shared by reginevalcasid (@reginevalcasid) on Aug 25, 2019 at 1:15am PDT In a recent vlog post where she showcased her bag collection, Regine had compared the smell of a brown bag she […]

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Complete Your Next Get-Together With These Mouthwatering, Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs!

Words by Misha Fabian Photos by Nadine Bufi and Cody Bundoc With juicy and tender meat that falls right off the bone, this is sure to be a staple in your next get-together. Bring out your knives and forks, it’s time to chow down on Tio Paeng’s smoked ribs. We at WhenInManila were given the […]

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Marian Rivera Apologizes for Remark on Manila Traffic, Says It Was Taken Out of Context

After gaining criticism online for her remark on Metro Manila traffic, Marian Rivera has taken to social media to apologize. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marian Rivera Gracia Dantes 🇵🇭 (@marianrivera) on Oct 1, 2019 at 1:18am PDT “Kung may lakad ka, eh ‘di pumunta ka ahead of time para ‘di […]

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30 Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneurs Under 30

Starting a business isn’t easy, but we came across 30 amazing women who were able to pull it off… all before reaching the age of 30. Check them out! 30 Inspiring Filipina Entrepreneurs Under 30 30. Josa Camille Bassig, 27, @josabassig Josa Bassig’s photography business has been up and running since 2012. However, her photographic […]

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What If There Was a Filipino Version of ‘Money Heist’

One of the shows that recently took social media by storm is the Spanish heist crime drama series ‘La Casa de Papel’ aka ‘Money Heist’. With a current rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, ‘Money Heist’ revolves around a criminal mastermind, The Professor, who plans to pull off the biggest heist in recorded history. We […]

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The October Hunter’s Moon Lights Up This Week’s Night Sky

The Hunter’s Moon, sometimes known as the Harvest Moon, Blood Moon, or Sanguine Moon, appears only once every three years. It is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox meaning that its orbit allows the moon to rise just after sunset and shed some extra light — often appreciated by farmers trying to catch […]

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Meet The First Filipino Gymnast To Win Gold At World Champions

19-year-old Carlos Yulo has become the Philippines’ first gold medalist at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. He earned the distinction by topping the floor exercise of the competition last October 12. Yulo was also the youngest competitor at the event. (Inspiring Filipina is the world’s first armless pilot and Taekwondo black belt) Yulo was already […]

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LOOK: Melissa Ricks Embraces Her Body Changes

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Melissa Ricks (@mellyricks09) on Oct 11, 2019 at 1:15am PDT Melissa Ricks loves her body and isn’t afraid to announce it to the world. Following a netizen who made remarks on her weight gain, Ricks shared a new photo and a caption proudly embracing her body […]

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WATCH: Ben&Ben Singing “Pagtingin” on a Rollercoaster is So Cute!

We know that everyone in Ben&Ben is talented. Did you know that they’re so talented that they can still sing their song “Pagtingin” while riding a rollercoaster? Well, sort of. Watch it below: PAGTINGIN SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGE eto na. we tried singing ‘pagtingin’ on the space shuttle roller coaster in enchanted kingdom. ok naman WATCH […]

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Sumayaw, Sumunod with The Boyfriends at The Grand Cobo

First Love Never Dies and for us Filipinos, singing would definitely be one of the first things we love to do. Go to any Filipino gatherings and a videoke will never be out of sight. Pinoy jamming everywhere with guitars or even just a beat of the tabletop. And some, well, just giving everyone a […]

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Say Hello to the Full Moon in Aries! Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of October 14

We’ve reached the middle of October, which means we’re almost down to two months left until the decade closes! Where are you right now in comparison to where you want to be? It’s time to make twice the effort in achieving your goals! This week also begins with a Full Moon in Aries (October 13) […]

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Spike for Hope 6: Teejay’s Legacy

The legacy of Spike for Hope founder Teejay Cruz lives on as his loved-ones continue what he has started – granting wishes of children with critical illnesses through playing volleyball.  In 2016, Teejay co-organized the first-ever volleyball tournament to help raise funds for Make-A-Wish Philippines, a foundation whose mission is to share hope, strength, and […]

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