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LOOK: PHLPost Releases Special Stamps for 2019 SEA Games

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has released stamps, souvenir sheets, and official first day covers commemorating the Philippines’ hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games or the 2019 SEA Games, plus special stamps for Pasko (Christmas) 2019. The SEA Games stamp costs 12 pesos. Featured on one sheet of eight stamps are selected sports: weightlifting, […]

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Check out These Awesome Fireworks Photos from the 30th Sea Games Closing Ceremony

The 30th SEA Games definitely ended with a bang; and whether or not you were able to catch the closing ceremony, these fireworks photos are well worth looking at just coz they’re so darned stunning. These photos were all taken by Art Oca for Video Sonic & ImmrsvAsia, who are behind the staging and production […]

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Japan shows heat-busting stadium to the world, 7 months before Olympics

Photo from: tokyo2020.org Japan has officially shown the world its 60,000-seater main Olympic Stadium Sunday, which is more than seven months before the 2020 Opening Ceremony. It can be expected that the host country knows how to be a little extra such that the Olympic Stadium comes with a host of special features to beat […]

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Magnitude 6.9 earthquake shakes Davao del Sur

Photo source: Phivolcs A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has hit Davao del Sur on Sunday, December 15. The Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the earthquake occurred at 2:11 PM about 6 kilometers away from Padada, Davao del Sur, at a depth of 30 kilometers. In recent months, several quakes have hit Mindanao. For […]

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Here’s How To Try The New Star Wars-themed Dark Mode On Facebook Messenger

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be out in theaters very soon and the hype is real. In addition to the usual marketing ploys like trailers and posters, we are starting to see a Star Wars social media takeover. The latest to join the boat is Facebook Messenger. These Star Wars-themed pressure cookers look […]

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Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of December 16

Aries (March 20 to April 19) You’re going to feel that the hard work you’ve been exerting lately is finally paying off and this will motivate you to push further towards your goals. Remember though that you should only be driven by passion and deep love over what you’re doing, not fame or money or […]

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These are the new train coaches for the PNR

After opening new stations more than a week ago and extending its trips down south, the Philippine National Railways (PNR) is bringing in more awesome news. Apparently, it will be deploying six new train coaches from PT Inka of Indonesia. The newly-acquired train coaches will become part of 37 rail cars and three locomotives that […]

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Michelle Dee Ends Her Miss World 2019 Journey in the Top 12

Miss World Philippines Michelle Dee ends her journey tonight as she was announced as part of the pageant’s top 12. However, she did not make it to the next round of the competition, which includes the top five. The top five contestants are from Nigeria, Brazil, India, Jamaica, and France. On December 11, Michelle secured […]

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Here’s What Lea Salonga Had to Say About Being Included in U2’s Tribute

Earlier this week, iconic Irish rock band U2 performed for the first time in the country for “The Joshua Tour” at the Philippine Arena. The legendary group has been in the music industry for over four decades. During their performance, the group paid tribute to several iconic female personalities from the Philippines and other countries. […]

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So Joel Torre Revealed that Coco Martin Gives Away Cars

After Coco Martin’s success in local showbiz (Ang Probinsyano is the longest-running action drama series on Philippine television with more than 1,000 episodes), he can now afford to give cars as presents to friends. At least that’s what Joel Torre said in an interview on Tonight with Boy Abunda. Watch the clip below:  In […]

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Isko Moreno is Going to Join the Streetboys, Manoeuvers, and UMD in a Concert!

Are you ready for a heavy dose of nostalgia? If you’re going to watch Panahon Ko ‘To, the Streetboys, Maneuvers, and the Universal Motion Dancers (UMD) concert next year, you’re going to get a big surprise. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno is going to join them for a performance! The news was announced by the mayor […]

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Is Catriona Gray Going to Join Showbiz After Miss Universe?

Now that Catriona Gray’s reign as Miss Universe 2018 is over, what is next for the beauty? In an interview with TV Patrol, Catriona revealed that she’s opening herself up to opportunities in showbiz. She said, “We have had some offers come in and really, it’s just choosing which role na bagay sakin. I’m definitely […]

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LOOK: This comet is only the second known interstellar object to enter our solar system

Meet Comet Borisov (2I/Borisov), a visitor from another star that sped by us over the past few weeks. @NASAHubble was able to capture some images of it swinging by and study it, sparking other scholars’ interest and own studies. Some astronomers over at Yale commented that it was 14 times the size of Earth. This […]

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Cesar Apolinario passes away at age 46

Netizens all over the Philippines are mourning the passing of Cesar Apolinario this Friday morning after allegedly being in critical condition since Wednesday, the 11th. View this post on Instagram 👍👍👍 A post shared by Cesar Apolinario (@cesarapolinario) on Sep 27, 2019 at 7:06pm PDT Apolinario was a celebrated face of media, rising to his […]

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Here’s What You Can Access Through Pag-IBIG’s New Online Portal

State-run Pag-IBIG Fund recently debuted its online portal last December 12, Thursday. Its virtual platform intends to make it easier for members to avail of loans, make monthly payments, and inquire into other services. (The Philippine National ID Cards will soon be in use and this is how you can get one) Human Settlements and […]

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Cove Manila celebrates 2nd anniversary and New Year’s Eve!

Okada Manila just announced that on December 14, 2019 (Saturday), Cove Manila, the biggest indoor beach club and night club in Southeast Asia, will celebrate its 2nd anniversary and will toast to 2020 at New Year’s Eve on December 31 (Tuesday). With big headliners Dutch electronic music DJ Dash Berlin, Australian female DJ Duo Nervo, […]

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Authorities Reveal They Shot Down Unidentified Drones During SEA Games Opening

Almost two weeks since the South East Asian Games opening, authorities have revealed that they had to shoot down unidentified drones at the time of the ceremony to protect the public from potential danger. Source: Twitter.com/NewClarkCity The director for Games and Security and Safety, retired general Gregorio Pio Catapang, told the reporter from evening news […]

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Here’s what fans think of U2’s tribute to “women who light up history”

Iconic Irish rock band U2 honored several local and foreign female personalities during their concert in the country, which was held last night at the Philippine Arena. However, this moved received mixed reactions from fans. Some fans are happy about it while others were a bit confused. Here’s what people on Twitter think. “The truth […]

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5 Times Ordinary Filipino Citizens Proved to be Heroes on Social Media

Written by Patricia Yap The world is not all cruel.  Most of the time, we hear news of accidents, killings, losses, and so on that they make us question the world we live in. We never stop looking for the reasons why the world is like this, and so we sometimes fail to see the […]

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10 Experiences That Are Better Than Wrapped Presents

Words by Oriana Cuenca Anything. It seems that whenever you ask someone what they want for Christmas, a birthday, or any other celebration, the answer seems to be some variation of “just get me anything.” Maybe it’s Filipino modesty that’s to blame for the vagueness, but sometimes people don’t know what they want anymore. In […]

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