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One Shopper Spent P1.2 Million On Lazada’s 11-11 Sale

If you’re sitting at home, waiting for your recent 11-11 purchases to arrive, and asking yourself what possibly possessed you to spend so much then at least be comforted by the thought that others spent much, much more. One shopper, in particular, checked out Php 1.2 million worth of items on their Lazada shopping cart. The e-commerce […]

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12-Year-Old Nigerian Awarded for Making Math Easier to Learn

Chika Ofili is a 12-year-old Nigerian boy, who is based in the UK, and has recently been awarded for discovering a new mathematical formula that makes math easier to learn. According to his math teacher at Westminster Under School, Chika had discovered the formula after a holiday assignment involving a book called First Steps for […]

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Find everything you need to make parenting as festive as the holidays at Momzilla!

Gear up for Momzilla and make sure to complete all your checklists and essentials and shop from over 300 brands at a discount at this two-day fair happening on November 16-17 at The Fifth at Rockwell, R5 Level, Power Plant Mall, Makati. Co-presented by HSBC, the fair’s 16th edition and last for 2019 will offer […]

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Please Help Find 4-Month Old Baby Taylor, Who Was Taken in Taguig

CCTV footage has recently been released of a 4-month-old baby being taken by her relatively new babysitter in Taguig City last Wednesday. According to Taylor’s parents, they were asleep when the baby was taken. They had initially wanted to sleep with baby Taylor with them, but the babysitter insisted that she would take care of […]

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Ricci Rivero On Playing For UP and Learning To Fit Into A Team “Full of Stars”

Many were heartbroken to see the University of the Philippines lose out to the University of Santo Tomas last Wednesday night. It was a do-or-die match between the Fighting Maroons and the Growling Tigers for a spot in the UAAP Men’s Basketball Championship Finals. A favorite for the season, there were probably none more disappointed […]

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This Theme Park Has A Life-Sized Godzilla Attraction And It’s Perfect For The Monster-Obsessed

If you’ve seen absolutely any of the Godzilla movies and thought “I wish I could be running for my life in fear from that monster, too” then your dreams may soon be answered. The Nijigen no Mori theme park in Japan will be opening next year and you can definitely look forward to their Godzilla-themed area. […]

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Tycoon Reportedly Gives Mistress Nearly P2 Billion As “Breakup Fee”

The Straits Times reported that Macau gambling tycoon Alvin Chau has given Malaysian-American model Mandy Lieu a “breakup fee” at the close of their union. The tycoon is said to have gifted HK$300 million (around Php 1.9 billion) to his mistress when she ended their relationship. (Bank accidentally deposits over P6 million to couple’s bank […]

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‘Elcano and Magellan’ To Be “Re-evaluated” Amidst Backlash

The animated film Elcano and Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World recently began drawing negative attention on social media for its possibly skewed representation of history. CrystalSky Multimedia, the Philippine distributor of the movie, has moved to assure the public they are in the process of re-evaluating it in light of this. (MTRCB Takes ‘Abominable’ […]

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South Korea Announced These 3 Ways For A Visa-Free Entry

With the lead time for processing South Korean visas being drawn out, people are having to rearrange plans or rush their preparations. The recent change of a few days processing time to a few weeks took a lot of people by surprise but don’t panic, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea recently announced on their […]

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Mayor Isko Moreno Shuts Down Divisoria Stalls Once Again Because Of Trash

After allowing the removed Recto Avenue and Juan Luna Street stalls to take up the sidewalks of Ylaya, Zamora, Carmen Planas, Sto. Cristo and Jaboneros streets Mayor Isko Moreno has once more disallowed them to operate. This follows a surprise inspection early Monday morning which left the Manila mayor severely disappointed. (Mayor Isko Moreno to […]

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WATCH: Filipino-American Teacher Goes Viral for Kid-Friendly Version of Lizzo’s ‘Truth Hurts’

“I just took an ELA test, turns out I’m 100% that smart!” the kids of a second-grade class sang out in a viral video taken at a Northern California Elementary School. The song was a rewritten kid-friendly version of Lizzo’s chart-topping hit Truth Hurts which Filipino-American teacher, Dorothy Mallari, taught to her class to inspire […]

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A Nationwide Ban On Plastic Might Soon Be Coming

According to reports made by Malacañang, President Rodrigo Duterte is currently considering a nationwide ban on the use of plastic. Spokesman Salvador Panelo mentioned that the president made such a remark during a cabinet meeting last November 6. “The President floated the idea to ban the use of plastics, which according to him would require […]

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Yassi Pressman Remembers the Importance of Kindness After Spending Time with Kids

Yassi Pressman is proving herself to be more than just beautiful. In an Instagram post, she shared how she remembered the value of kindness after spending some time with kids. In her caption, she said, “Araw-araw ang sarap magpasalamat, maliban sa napakasayang araw ng trabaho, may napaalala na naman sa akin itong mga batang to. […]

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Catch the First Philippine Film Festival in Singapore This Week!

Kababayan in Singapore, we have great news for you: You can soon catch Filipino films in the city state! The Philippine Embassy in Singapore is holding the first Philippine Film Festival and will have a special screening of Mr. and Mrs. Cruz, the movie starring Ryza Cenon and JC Santos. There will also be free screenings […]

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Why We Say “Okay, Boomer”

To all the Boomers and all the aggrieved generations that came after them, I am writing this as someone who was born after 1965. I’m from the culture who created “Ok, Boomer” and turned it into a rallying cry. Our voices are deafening on social media, but all the formal articles you’ll see around are […]

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5 Must-Try Dishes at Mai Wei Fang

Words by: Clariz R. Mendoza Photos by: Alyssa Gabrielle Chen Craving Chinese? Check out Mai Wei Fang, a restaurant that will give you a taste of China! Mai Wei Fang, which means ‘wheat mill room’ boasts of its unique flour which is imported from China. Almost all of their recipes make use of this special […]

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This Homemade Lasagna Is Made Out Of Pizza, and It’s Crazy Good!

Words by Fudge Santos Photos by Krizia Joy Rivera Do you ever just wake up one morning and realise you want something cheesy and meaty all of a sudden? You are in luck! Mum’s Lasagna has you covered. With beautifully baked pasta sheets, meaty fillings, and pure cheesy goodness; their lasagnas are freshly baked, homemade, […]

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5 Free Softwares for Aspiring Graphic Designers

Words by Kimberly Claire Reyes To all aspiring graphic designers out there: Aren’t you tired of being scammed into downloading what you thought would be the ideal software to start off your graphic designing career only to end up with some bad quality application that wouldn’t even let you save your work without adding the […]

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Winter Games in a Tropical Country: The Reasons Filipinos Grew to Love Ice Skating

Words by Oriana Cuenca Featured Image: Jizelle Chloe Bacani, figure skater, Silver – Philippine National Championship Filipinos are a curious people. We will try anything once, and the snaking lines at every new restaurant launch is proof of that. Filipinos have adopted food, cultures, trends, and sports from all over the world, and often times […]

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IRL school horror stories that you probably shouldn’t read before going back to school this sembreak

Words by Clarissa Li CET’s season may be over but spooky in-school experiences will probably be here all year round to haunt you. You might want to stay out of the creepy hallway your classmates tell you about or that weird bathroom stall everyone SWEARS is haunted because I’m sorry to tell you but: it’s […]

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