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Here’s What We Know About BLACKPINK’s Meet-and-Greet Drama So Far

South Korean girl group BLACKPINK held a meet and greet last June 6, Thursday, in Manila, marking the group’s return to the country after a very successful concert held in February earlier this year. The meet and greet event was organized by an e-commerce site which the group endorses. However, even before the meet and greet […]

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They planted 66 million trees in 12 hours to try to break a Guinness World Record

In India, specifically in Madhya Pradesh, locals attempted to make a historical record. They aimed to become a new Guinness World Record holder when 1.5 million volunteers planted more than 66 million tree saplings in just 12 hours along the Narmada river. Apparently, this effort is a massive improvement from the state of Uttar Pradesh’s […]

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LOOK: Lady pays ~P1.5 million for parking, can only exit via car’s sunroof

A lady from Nanning, a city in southern China, felt duped when she purchased a parking space worth 200,000 yuan (about Php 1.5 million) only to find out that it was not big enough for her to exit her car in a conventional manner. In China, like in the Philippines, it is common to purchase […]

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LOOK: This ‘hanging body’ is a scary sight when walking alone at night

The internet was collectively horrified when a photo of what looked like a “hanging body” went viral online. Twitter user melontyea shared the terrifying photo on June 4. It was posted with the caption “shocking.” At first look, the photo seemed to show a “hanging body” but upon closer inspection, the truth is revealed. It […]

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Teachers Resort to Using Old Comfort Rooms as Faculty Area

A recent post going around Facebook shows how dismal the treatment towards public school education can be. It shines a light on how public school teachers are left to fend for themselves and make their own ends meet with little support. A certain public school in Cavite makes this clear with their faculty having to […]

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We Witnessed the Philippines’ Biggest Mango Sago Being Made

In case you missed it, there was a huge mango festival in Cebu called, well, the “Cebu Mangoes Festival” hosted by Megaworld, the Department of Tourism, Department of Trade and Industry, and Department of Agriculture. Held in the 35-hectare property called Mactan Newtown, one of the highlights of the event was the creation of the biggest […]

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OMG! Our Favorite TV Living Rooms Have Come to Life!

Have you ever watched a TV show and wished your house could look exactly like that of a fictional character’s? Well, Ikea made everyone’s dreams come true by posting photos on their website of them recreating living rooms from three iconic TV shows we all know and love: The Simpsons, Friends, and Stranger Things. On […]

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Teenage girl suffers from abdominal pain allegedly due to undigested bubble tea pearls

A young girl in China was brought to the Zhejiang Zhuji City People’s Hospital after complaining about abdominal pain and experiencing constipation for several days. The 14-year-old girl also experienced swelling in her stomach. A report from the Chinese news site The Paper revealed a scan of the girl’s abdominal area. In the scan, many small, […]

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LOOK: This Japanese Website Reimagines the Philippine Flag as Human!

The Philippine Flag just had an unexpected transformation. World Flags, a Japanese website that aims to promote the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by reimagining flags around the world as human beings, revealed on Wednesday, June 5, their version of the Philippine Flag! フィリピン君が本日登場!太陽を召喚する侍だよ! フィリピン君はASEAN(啞聖庵)の一人だよ! 名前は「リサール」https://t.co/1aHZHd7GWK pic.twitter.com/zg1c7Mt641 — 日本国旗「カマモト」 (@worldflagsorg) June 5, 2019 “Today, we introduce to […]

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An Environmental Hero: this African boy powered his village by building windmill

Against all odds, which threatened the livelihood of his native African village, this determined teen thirteen-year-old boy came up with an innovative idea that would radically change not only his country but his entire life. William Kamkwamba grew up on his family farm in Malawi, one of the world’s least-developed countries located in southeast Africa. […]

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‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 premiers on Netflix today!

Today’s the day Black Mirror fans have been (for more than a year) for! Season 5 is set to launch on Netflix today! Like the trailer wasn’t enough, they also recently released the poster art for the three new episodes! Just a recap for season 5: the trailer, which debuted only weeks ago, has confirmed […]

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Maldives luxury resort is looking for intern who will take care of turtles

A luxury resort in the Maldives is looking for an intern. Dubbed as the Summer In-turtle-ship Competition, the 2-week internship will be held at the Olive Ridley Project Marine Turtle Rescue Centre at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu. The main responsibilities of the intern are to care for turtles, post content on Instagram, and learn from veterinarians. The […]

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In this city, boys can wear skirts and girls can wear pants to school

Photo from: Reddit Mexico City made a big move in implementing a gender-neutral school uniform policy. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum made an announcement that students attending state schools are no longer limited to wearing gender-specific uniforms. “Boys can wear skirts if they want and girls can wear trousers if they want,” Mayor Sheinbaum said. On a […]

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Support local author, check out this book about dreams!

30 Days with Paulo follows the story of Bea, an aspiring writer who chose a different path because of doubts and disbelief especially from someone she holds dear but eventually meets someone by chance who would redirect her into what her heart has been longing for from the beginning. I have to admit that my […]

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LOOK: This cinema lets you bring any food ‘your heart desires’

Recently, a hot topic going around the internet is the announcement made by a giant mall chain about banning “outside food” inside their cinemas. This drew criticism from people online, which made the mall chain reconsider their announcement. They removed their “No Outside Food” policy but their new announcement still discourages certain food items like […]

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Tiangge Area in St. Francis Square Mall has Closed Down to Make Space for Offices

St. Francis Square Mall has decided to close down its tiangge area, as announced in their official statement dated June 1, 2019. According to the statement, the mall will be revamping the area, which currently holds nearly 400 stalls, into office spaces. Anchor stores and tenants, however, will remain unaffected by the shutdown and will […]

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Student Is Too Late To Attend Class, Watches Lecture Via Video Chat Instead

Here’s a situation we all know too well: you were up late the night before completing requirements for a class, you hope to God that your alarm wakes you up despite feeling the sleep deprivation in your bones, you go to sleep and wake up…much later than you’re supposed to. It’s a common experience in […]

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LOOK: Eastern Samar Gets its Own Rainbow Crosswalk for Pride Month

The LGBTQ+ community of Eastern Samar kicked off Pride Month with a pedestrian crosswalk they painted in rainbow colors along the national highway in San Julian, Eastern Samar. Source: San Julian Pride Advocacy Group The San Julian Pride Advocacy Group shared on Facebook that their rainbow crosswalk signified their desire to be seen and heard […]

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South Korea eases visa requirements for Filipino tourists, offers scholarships to students

K-drama and K-pop fans rejoice! South Korea is relaxing its visa requirements and is making it easier for Filipinos to apply. While celebrating the 70th year anniversary of the diplomatic ties between South Korea and the Philippines, South Korean ambassador Han Dong-man said that they are encouraging more Filipinos to visit South Korea by simplifying […]

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LOOK: Tamiya is Releasing a Philippine Jeepney Kit!

Photos from gizguide.com To commemorate the Asia Challenge 2019 in Manila, Lils Hobby Center, The BrickYard, and Tamiya are launching a special edition “Dyipne” Mini 4WD kit of our very own Philippine jeepney! How cool is that? As you can see, the upcoming Tamiya ‘Dyipne” is modeled after our very own public transportation in the […]

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