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500 Million Bees Have Died In Brazil In The Past 3 Months

According to a report by BBC, more than 500 million bees have died within 3 months in Brazil. Researchers attribute the astounding amount of bee deaths to the widespread use of pesticides in the country. The significance of bees to the food chain with a third of all food relying on the pollination of bees […]

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Brazilian Government Refuses Aid For Amazon Rainforest Fires

The leaders of the G7 – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US – met in Biarritz, France last August 26. One of the summit’s topics was the devastating fires overtaking the Amazon rainforest. With an 80% increase of over 70,000 wildfires taking place within the rainforest, it was one of their most […]

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DepEd Chief Supports Proposal Of ‘No-Homework’ Policies

Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones stated her endorsement of the proposed laws disallowing homework for students on an interview with radio DZMM. The head of the Department of Education was on air this August 27 and spoke about how homework may take time away from the child to spend time with their family and friends. […]

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PHOTOS: Pres. Rodrigo Duterte, Sen. Bong Go meet Jackie Chan

President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Bong Go met Jackie Chan during their visit to Beijing, China on Friday. The following photos were shared on Senator Go’s Facebook page. The president presented with a stuffed Panda that bears a UNICEF seal and a book by the popular action star. Meanwhile, the actor posed with President Duterte […]

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I Wish We Can Just Let Filipinos Be Happy—Please, Let’s Legalize Divorce

Disclaimer: The views and opinions stated in this article are solely of the writer’s and does not necessarily reflect the views and stand of WhenInManila.com on the matter. The Philippines is the only country in the world, aside from the independent city-state of Vatican, that does not have divorce. That actually sounds almost unbelievable, especially […]

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Please stop telling me that I shouldn’t wear makeup

Words by Leika Golez “You’re trying too hard!” “Ay, mas bagay sa’yo yung walang makeup.”  “Boys like the natural look more.” “You don’t need all that makeup to be pretty!” Makeup shaming is a thing. You’ve probably experienced it at least once in your life if you’re a makeup fanatic like me. Not a lot […]

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“What Are We?” – When Is The Right Time to Have “The Talk”

Words by Misha Fabian Dating in the modern age is, in a word, tricky. The movies play it out to be one big fairy tale where everyone magically ends up happily ever after but oftentimes, it’s not the case. Dating takes a great deal of patience and a whole lot of trial and error. It […]

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6 Life Lessons From A Competitive Figure Skater

Words by Misha Fabian Photos by Joshua Go and other sources “Ang init init!” is what you would most likely hear walking around the streets of the Philippines. In a place where the sun scorches the pavements and the heat index hits the thirties mark, ice and snow are nowhere to be found. The practice […]

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LOOK: These volleyball stars reveal an unusual mark on their pinky fingers

No, the mark on the sports superstars’ pinky finger is not due to an injury from training or a game.  Volleyball phenomenon Alyssa Valdez posts a photo of her pinky finger as a symbol of her support to a recent online trend, #PinkyPromisePH. Along with other influencers, Valdez is calling on her friends and the […]

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New proposed bill aims to stop ‘dishonorable’ use of Lapu-Lapu as fish name

Lapu-Lapu City Representative Paz Radaza filed a bill that aims to stop the “dishonorable” use of Lapu-Lapu as a fish name. The congresswoman filed House Bill 2223 or “An Act Rectifying the Dishonorable Use of a Great Filipino Name Lapu-Lapu to a Fish Species ‘Plectropomus leopardus’.” In a statement, she said it was “ironic” that, while […]

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This Coffee Chain in the Philippines Has Been Named One of the 50 Most Instagrammable Cafes in the World

Admit it: you are fond of snapping a photo of your mug of coffee and taking a selfie while inside your favorite cafe or in any picture-worthy cafe, for that matter. We can’t blame you. The best of us do that, especially travelers. Well, if you are a traveler; there is a good chance that […]

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#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for August 28, 2019 (Wednesday)

Classes in the following areas are suspended on August 28, 2019 (Wednesday) due to inclement weather caused by Typhoon Jenny: Isabela – All levels, public and private Nueva Vizcaya – All levels, public and private Ilocos Norte – All levels, public and private Tarlac – All levels, public and private Quirino – All levels, public and private Masinloc, Zambales‬ – […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s Environmental Organization Pledges $5 Million To Help Preserve The Amazon Rainforest

Earth Alliance, an organization backed by Leonardo DiCaprio, has committed $5 million in support of efforts to tackle the fires surging in the Amazon. Its fundraising launch, entitled the Amazon Forest Fund, is geared towards preserving the Amazon rain forest and protecting sensitive habitats within the Amazon. This comes in reaction to the devastating blaze that is […]

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LOOK: We Asked This Boyfriend How He Planned His Viral Wedding Proposal And OMG, Kilig!

Sometime in July, a wedding proposal went viral on Facebook. A series of photos of a man proposing to his girlfriend at a local fast food joint was being shared left and right on the social media site. And, like most people, I was curious about the whole event, so I caught up with the […]

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Manila To Get A New City Pound and Animal Clinic

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno promised that a new city pound and animal clinic would be built in Tondo, Manila. This is in hopes of providing better care for the stray dogs and cats through health services and shelter. Around 60 to 70 stray animals are caught daily on the streets of Manila, according to Dr. Joey Diaz, […]

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WATCH: Steve and Joe are Coming Back for the Rebooted “Blue’s Clues”

Do you miss Steve and Joe from the good old days of Blue’s Clues? Guess what: the two hosts are returning for the first episode of the rebooted show called Blues Clues & You, starring Joshua Dela Cruz! Watch the teaser below: The original Blue’s Clues followed an animated blue-spotted dog named Blue as she leaves a […]

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Julia Barretto, Gerald Anderson wear same jersey number at Star Magic All-Star game

Julia Barretto and Gerald Anderson appeared to have worn the same jersey number, #3, at the Star Magic All-Star game. This got noticed when Marjorie, Julia’s mom shared the following post on Instagram. She shared a video of her kissing Julia on the forehead after a volleyball game against Kim Chiu’s team. Watch it below. View […]

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Two no-homework policies proposed at House of Representatives

Looks like schoolchildren will have more time to do non-school-related activities or just spend more time with their families with these two new bills proposed at the House of Representatives. Lawmakers proposed two separate policies geared towards giving schoolchildren more chances of spending quality time at home. Sorsogon Deputy Speaker Evelina Escudero proposed the House […]

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Cockroaches and Spiders Now Considered ‘Threatened’ Species In The Philippines

The National List of Threatened Terrestrial Fauna of the Philippines, commonly known as the “Red List”, was recently updated to include insects, arachnids and land snails. This is the first time invertebrates have been assessed and added to the list.  They now make up 70% of species listed with 784 different species of cockroaches, beetles, true bugs, […]

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MMDA Warns That Traffic Will Only Worsen In Upcoming Months

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) sought to warn the public last August 14 that they should expect “hellish traffic” in these last few months of 2019. With traffic already reaching “Christmas-rush” levels MMDA traffic czar Bong Nebrija refused to “sugarcoat” the situation. So people should not be surprised when they experience worse traffic than they […]

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