The Manila Daily

Get the latest news on the Manila and the world: nation, business, entertainment, sports, global news

Category: Manila Tranding News

How the curly girl method helped me get over my heartbreak

Heartbreak is a sensation that feels absolutely crushing. You’ve given a person the power to hurt you to your core and they have and it’s so hard to believe that someone who used to promise never to hurt you has hurt you in the deepest possible way. Studies even show that even seeing an ex […]

The post How the curly girl method helped me get over my heartbreak appeared first on When In Manila.

Calls For Passage of the SOGIE Bill are Renewed Amidst Gretchen Diez Incident

Last August 13 a transwoman was reportedly discriminated on the basis of her identity. Gretchen Diez was violently removed from a mall’s female restroom and barred from using it. Such blatant bias against this protected attribute has renewed calls for the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill to be passed in Congress. […]

The post Calls For Passage of the SOGIE Bill are Renewed Amidst Gretchen Diez Incident appeared first on When In Manila.

Congress Fears A Significant ATM Fee Hike Is Approaching, Seeks Probe Into Possible Increase

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) lifted a moratorium placed on the adjustment of any ATM (automated teller machines) fees last month. The moratorium has been in effect since 2013 when certain banks eyed as much as a 50% increase in interbank withdrawal and balance inquiry charges. Now that the moratorium has been lifted both the lower and […]

The post Congress Fears A Significant ATM Fee Hike Is Approaching, Seeks Probe Into Possible Increase appeared first on When In Manila.

A New Search for Amelia Earhart’s Plane Is Being Led By The Man Who Found The Titanic

Explorer Robert Ballard is set to lead a National Geographic-sponsored search for Amelia Earhart’s plane. Ballard is the same man who discovered the Titanic after a search back in 1985. His experience coupled with his expansive technological resources has left people optimistic about these renewed efforts. The search began last August 7, 2019. (10 Aircraft That Mysteriously Disappeared […]

The post A New Search for Amelia Earhart’s Plane Is Being Led By The Man Who Found The Titanic appeared first on When In Manila.

Don’t Worry, The Viral Boracay “Pooping Incident” Area Was Closed Off And Properly Cleaned Up

A viral video recently caught what looked to be a foreign tourist allowing a child to defecate on the beach. It also showed another woman burying soiled pampers or underwear in the sand. The Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) has now taken action to ensure the cleanliness of the area. (Foreign Tourists Who Buried Poop-Filled […]

The post Don’t Worry, The Viral Boracay “Pooping Incident” Area Was Closed Off And Properly Cleaned Up appeared first on When In Manila.

New Law Mandates 100% of Service Charge Be Fully Given To Workers

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11360 last August 7, amending a provision in the labor code in order to create the ‘service charge law’. In doing so he effectively changed the proportion of service charge workers are given. (New Senate Bill Seeks To Exempt Public School Teachers From Paying Income Tax) Establishments like […]

The post New Law Mandates 100% of Service Charge Be Fully Given To Workers appeared first on When In Manila.

Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of August 19

Aries (March 20 to April 19) The universe recognizes all the work you have done in the past days or weeks and it is thanking you for your service and devotion. Now, you are ready to pursue new goals! But while the road ahead seems like a journey you must endure on your own, you […]

The post Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of August 19 appeared first on When In Manila.

It’s okay to cry on the job: 8 out of 10 people admit to crying at work

It’s okay to let your feelings out even when at work. Eight out of 10 people admit to having cried at work, according to a new study from massive job search company Monster.com. Approximately half, 45 percent to be exact, of those who cry at work, say their bosses or co-workers were the reason. “The […]

The post It’s okay to cry on the job: 8 out of 10 people admit to crying at work appeared first on When In Manila.

They’re Hired: Meet WhenInManila.com’s First Gamers

Remember when we posted about the ultimate dream job? Basically, we looked for cool people who can play games all day and earn money in the process (honestly would have applied myself if I wasn’t already the Managing Editor lelz). Well, we’ve finally found our people! Meet WhenInManila.com’s first gamers: Abe Barreda Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abebarredaexpexperience Instagram: @planet_of_the_abe YouTube: Abe […]

The post They’re Hired: Meet WhenInManila.com’s First Gamers appeared first on When In Manila.

UP study finds horn snail’s potential in preventing spread of cancer cells

Photo from UP Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs A group of students from the University of the Philippines Manila did a research study and found that horn snail extract may have the potential to prevent the spread of cancer cells. Their research resulted in discovering that extract from horn snail (Telescopium telescopium) may prevent […]

The post UP study finds horn snail’s potential in preventing spread of cancer cells appeared first on When In Manila.

LOOK: This Filipino Farmer is Named One of the Best Chocolate Producers

The Philippines is an agricultural country. We have an abundance of crops that we enjoy like rice, corn, and coconut. But there’s one thing people keep on forgetting that we have to thank farmers for–chocolates! One Filipino cocoa farmer named Jose Saguban made it to the prestigious International Cocoa Awards (ICA). He will be joining […]

The post LOOK: This Filipino Farmer is Named One of the Best Chocolate Producers appeared first on When In Manila.

“Why not just ‘homo sapiens?’” and Other Questions Senators Had About The LGBTQIA+

In light of the heightened discussion on SOGIE (sexual orientation and gender identity and expression) and LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer) rights, Senator Risa Hontiveros delivered a privilege speech to the Senate this August 24. She renewed her calls for Congress to pass the SOGIE equality bill and enact protections for the LGBTQ+ community. […]

The post “Why not just ‘homo sapiens?’” and Other Questions Senators Had About The LGBTQIA+ appeared first on When In Manila.

LOOK: ‘French Spider-Man’ Climbs Skyscraper to Hang ‘Peace Banner’

The French Spider-Man is at it again! This time, he braved his way to the top of a Hong Kong skyscraper. Alain Robert, the daring and adventurous man whose hobby is to climb buildings, made a statement in his recent escapade. His message was in response to the recent protests in Hong Kong. Once at […]

The post LOOK: ‘French Spider-Man’ Climbs Skyscraper to Hang ‘Peace Banner’ appeared first on When In Manila.

A Filipino’s Guide To First Time Film Photography

Words and Graphics by Nadine Bufi Photos by Nadine Bufi and Cody Bundoc Something about shooting on film makes everything seem more magical— maybe it’s that you can’t guarantee whether it was a good shot right after taking it, or the happy surprises you stumble upon once you get your roll back. Magic feeling aside, it […]

The post A Filipino’s Guide To First Time Film Photography appeared first on When In Manila.

10 Subtle Filipino Traits that Only Pinoys and Pinoys at Heart can Relate To

Words by Meldrick Tin Throughout the years, Filipino culture has established a unique and distinctive identity of its own that sets itself apart from different cultures and ways of life. Passed down from generation to generation, it has long been ingrained in our hearts and minds the values of respect—as seen from our culture of […]

The post 10 Subtle Filipino Traits that Only Pinoys and Pinoys at Heart can Relate To appeared first on When In Manila.