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LOOK: This Guy Won 3 Motorcycles at an Arcade!

So remember that story we posted about the guy who won a water tank at an arcade? It looks like winning big prizes at Tom’s World is a trend, since there’s another guy who won not one, not two, but three motorcycles! It’s another day but it’s no ordinary day for Mr. Miguel Co who […]

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Fil-Korean Actress of “Birds of Prey” Dedicates Her Role to the Philippines

Ella Jay Basco, who plays Cassandra Cain in the DC film Birds of Prey, is dedicating her role to her Filipino fans. According to a tweet, “This movie is for you, Philippines! My grandpa is from Pangasinan and my grandma is from Zambales.” This movie is for you Philippines! My Grandpa is from Pangasinan and […]

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It’s the First Mercury Retrograde of the Year: Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of February 17

The first official Mercury Retrograde of the year is here. With Mercury retrograding through the sign of Pisces, we may feel our emotions and intuition heighten. This means that we might receive the answers to all our questions through meditation or dreaming, or that we may feel the urge to express ourselves creatively. Since Mercury […]

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Dangerous Drugs Board Approves Cannabis Use for Epilepsy

The Dangerous Drugs Board recently approved the use of Cannabidiol (CBD) “in principle” to help severe forms of epilepsy. Cannabidiol, which is a cousin of Cannabis has been studied to alleviate seizures in people with epilepsy. “This new study adds rigorous evidence of cannabidiol’s effectiveness in reducing seizure burden in a severe form of epilepsy […]

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Wells Fargo Employees in Manila to lose Jobs

Hundreds of Wells Fargo & Co employees will be laid off as the company revamp its strategy. “strategy that emphasizes co-location and collaboration to help increase Technology’s speed and engagement,” said Wells Fargo spokesman Peter Gilchrist. Photo from Wells Fargo Facebook Page He said that the roles that will be pulled out from Manila will be […]

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Here’s Your First Look At Disneyland’s New Frozen-Themed Land

Disneyland Paris is currently working on a new Arendelle-themed area which is set to open in 2023. The tentatively-named ‘Frozen Land’ is meant to be a “fully immersive” experience, placing you in the heart of the story. Concept art released by Disney shows the themed area to be a replica of Arendelle with the kingdom […]

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Celebrities Show Support For ABS-CBN As Quo Warranto Petition Threatens Shutdown

Solicitor General Jose Calida’s filing of a quo warranto petition against ABS-CBN has raised several voices in solidarity with the network. Personalities from various networks have gone public with their support, taking to social media to share their stance. It isn’t very surprising that there was an outpour of support from ABS-CBN’s roster of stars. […]

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Study Shows That People Prefer Breaking Up Via Text or Social Media

Research published in a Havas Ortega Prosumer Report delves into the changing landscape of romance in this digital age. (What’s it like falling in love from thousands of miles away?) The study uses data gathered from over 200 “Prosumer” respondents aged 18 and above. “Prosumer” refers to “leading influencers and market drivers who are ahead […]

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Taiwan May Cancel Visa-Free Entry For Filipinos Due To Travel Ban Issue

Last February 10, the Department of Health (DOH) announced that Taiwan would be included in the temporary travel ban imposed by the Philippines against non-Filipino travelers coming from China, Hong Kong, and Macau. In response, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines (TECO) denounced this decision on the basis of it being a […]

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Dingdong Dantes Defends ABS-CBN In Face Of Quo Warranto Petition

Solicitor General Jose Calida has filed a Quo Warranto petition against ABS-CBN in order to revoke their franchise. This was done on the basis of the TV network allegedly violating terms set by Congress when approving its franchise in 1995. GMA 7 actor Dingdong Dantes showed support for the rival network on Twitter last Tuesday night. […]

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Did These GMA News Anchors Wear ABS-CBN Colors As A Show Of Solidarity?

A photo showing GMA News anchors Pia Arcangel, Vicky Morales, and Atom Araullo during their Tuesday night live newscast recently went viral on social media. The trio were wearing outfits in red, green, and blue which many pointed out are the 3 colors of rival broadcast network ABS-CBN. (ABS-CBN On OSG’s Quo Warranto Petition: “We […]

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5 Strange Occurrences in Philippine History That Will Get You Thinking

History is full of strange occurrences, and there is no short supply in the Philippines. From cryptic creatures to contested hidden treasure, mysteries abound and are yet to be solved. Here are a few events in Philippine history that leave Filipinos wondering if there is any truth in the circulating stories. 5 Strange Occurrences in […]

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This Valentine’s Day, You Can Get A Personalized ‘Cancel My Ex’ Banner

Who says Valentine’s Day is just a holiday for those in love? It can also be the perfect occasion for those who’ve only recently fallen out of love. And what better way to share that sentiment than with a 6-foot ‘Cancel My Ex’ banner. British company Expocart came up with the perfect way to get […]

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Golden Retriever Breaks World Record For Most Tennis Balls In Mouth

A certified Good Boy by the name of Finley has unofficially broken the world record for most tennis balls in a dog’s mouth. The six-year-old golden retriever is able to fit an impressive 6 tennis balls inside his mouth, beating the previous Guinness World Record holder. Augie, another golden retriever, has held the title since […]

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It’s Official: A ‘Neopets’ Animated Series is Coming! Here’s What To Expect

Who can forget one of the iconic internet games of our childhood, Neopets? From all the fun mini-games to collecting all our favorite characters, Neopets gave so much color to our years growing up until we eventually grew out of it. Now, it’s making a comeback as an animated television series! Canadian broadcasting company Blue […]

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Blue’s Clues To Introduce Josh’s Filipino Lola In Season 2

Blues Clues and You, the reboot of the popular Nickelodeon Children’s show, has officially been given a second season. Returning for its continuation are host Josh and of course, puppy Blue. Their different friends like Mr. Salt and Mrs. Pepper, Magenta, and Slippery Soap will always be a staple of the show. (LOOK: Mr. Salt and […]

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Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo Open Up Their Very Own Cat Cafe

Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo’s newest business venture has to do with something very close to their hearts: their cats! The two actors-turned-entrepreneurs have recently opened up Litterbucks, a cat cafe in Quezon City. You can find this cozy cafe on the streets of Maginhawa and are invited to cuddle and play with all the […]

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‘Tutong’ Is Being Rebranded As “Scorched Rice” To Sell At A High Price

It is actually comical how often you’ll see everyday Filipino items being sold at prices which are a bit over the top. From a plastic tabo going for Php 600 to a package of what is essentially burnt rice priced at around Php 400, it just goes to show that exoticization can really drive up prices. Ghanaian […]

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Baguio’s Panagbenga Festival delayed to March due to nCoV

Photo from: baguio.gov.ph The Panagbenga Festival in Baguio City has been delayed to March due to health concerns and as a precautionary measure against the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD). The opening parade of the Flower Festival, which is originally set on February 1, is scheduled on March 21. […]

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Your Pets Are Now Allowed To Ride Next To You On Public Utility Vehicles

Last April 2019 the LTFRB (The Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board) released Memorandum Circular No. 2019-019, allowing pets to ride in PUVs (public utility vehicles). However, provisions stipulated that “these animals must be put inside carriers/cages and placed at the designated animal compartment of the PUV, should there be other passengers inside the […]

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