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This New Viral Challenge Has People Putting Milk Tea Pearls Up Their Noses

Disclaimer: This article does not intend to encourage or promote the acts detailed here.  “Boba Nostrils” is the new trend taking the internet by storm. It apparently started in Japan, which makes sense since they’re yet another Asian country crazy for Milk Tea. The trend involves people shoving tapioca pearls inside their nostrils and taking […]

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Digital Citizenship and Responsibility Is Now Part Of The K-12 Curriculum

The Department of Education (Deped) announced its integration of digital literacy into the basic education curriculum. This means K-12 students will now be learning about digital citizenship and online responsibility. It will be done through telecommunications company Globe’s Digital Thumbprint Program (DTP). (Philippine Government Asks Teachers To Stop Grading Based On ‘Likes’) The DTP has […]

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Macao’s Juice Cubi is now in Manila—and they have instagrammable milk teas, fruit teas, and coffee!

Words by Justin Francia Photos by Althea Catipon Filipinos love milk tea. We’re obsessed with coffee teas as well. Fruit teas, too. And if you’ve experienced the dilemma of having to choose what beverage shop to go to because you don’t know what exactly among those are you craving for, then worry not because Macao’s […]

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LOOK: Baron Geisler Pursues Degree in Theology

After getting married to his non-showbiz partner last Friday, Baron Geisler is celebrating yet another milestone in this new chapter of his life. The actor took to Instagram stories to announce that he just enrolled in a modular course in AB Theology! He shared a photo of a document listing the classes he will take throughout […]

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LOOK: Jed Madela Praises Vivoree Esclito for this Humble Gesture

Jed Madela took time to share his sentiments over the attitudes of two different young stars he met during Sunday’s ABS-CBN Ball 2019 on Facebook. Source: Facebook.com/jmadela “I really appreciate young artists who show respect to their seniors,” he began. He first mentioned singer-actress Vivoree Esclito who he commended for braving through the crowd just to […]

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#BTSisBack: KPop Sensation BTS Ends Their Break

Globally loved Korean boy band BTS has officially ended their period of rest from the music scene and is set to resume promotional activities. According to Korean news website Soompi, a source from the band’s agency, Big Hit Entertainment, confirmed that the band will be flying out of the country today, September 16, for a […]

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Stunning Looks at the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 That Got People Talking

Last year, the ABS-CBN Ball 2018 helped build homes for disadvantaged youth through the Children’s Village of Bantay Bata 163. This year, the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 brought celebrities together to raise funds for Bantay Bata 163’s Bantay Edukasyon initiative. The stars definitely brought their A-game that night, and here are just some of the stunning […]

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Freaks: A World-Building Sci-Fi Thriller You Need to Watch

Stranger Things, Dark, and Black Mirror. It’s the age of world building sci-fi thrillers and we are definitely here for it. Adding to this roster of incredibly crafted shows comes sci-fi thriller film Freaks. It originally premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival and made its commercial debut this September. Set in a somewhat unassuming […]

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#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for September 16, 2019 (Monday)

Classes in the following areas are suspended on September 18, 2019 (Monday) due to inclement weather. ALL LEVELS Ilocos Region (Region I) Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte (until September 19) Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte Vintar, Ilocos Norte Dagupan City, Pangasinan Cagayan Valley (Region II) Province of Cagayan Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) Province of Apayao La Trinidad, Benguet Central […]

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Mayor Isko Moreno threatens closure of malls that sell stolen cellphones

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has ordered the closure of two major malls in the city within 72 hours if the stalls inside them continue to sell stolen cellphones. The head of the city “threatened to close the entire Tutuban Mall and Isetann Mall Recto in 72 hours if they continue to coddle vendors who […]

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We Can’t Get Over These Cute Photos of Zia Dantes in a Hula Outfit!

Zia Dantes is already captivating the hearts of the Filipino public as early as 3 years old! The first-born of celebrity couple Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes showed off her beauty in a series of photos wearing a floral hula outfit that earned her the Best Costume Award at her school’s Luau party. Check them […]

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Kim Chiu To Get Her Own Gold YouTube Play Button

Kim Chiu first started vlogging back in 2017. Her first upload was a video of herself skydiving in Niagara Falls. In just 2 years she’s been able to grow her channel to the 1 million subscribers she’s recently reached!  Kim posted early on September 13 a countdown on her Instagram story indicating that she was […]

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Stranger Things’ Joe Keery Has Bid Goodbye To His Mullet With This New Haircut

Joe Keery, who plays Steve Harrington on Stranger Things, has recently gotten a haircut — much to the devastation of several fans. His iconic mullet, which is as much a staple of the show as his title of ‘mom’, is sadly no longer. Keery debuted his new haircut at a Chanel dinner a few days […]

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Wait, Is Robert Downey Jr. Really Returning As Iron Man In Black Widow?

Deadline nearly got away with dropping a huge bomb and going unnoticed. In a report on the Saturn Awards they casually mentioned that everyone’s favorite genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist would be making a last appearance in the upcoming Black Widow movie. And it was only noticed a few days later by readers and media sites!  […]

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Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil Just Shared The Most Kilig Messages For Each Other Online

The ABS-CBN ball is a great night for scoping out amazing looks, dazzling dresses, and evidently, the cutest couples. From being adorable on and off the red carpet, our favorite love teams never fail to disappoint. Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil even take it a step further by prolonging our kilig with the sweetest Instagram […]

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We Watched “Harry Potter” with a Live Orchestra and it Was Magical

For many of us who grew up reading and watching Harry Potter, it was already a magical experience to witness the story of the Boy Who Lived. We got to see the universe expand with the introduction of the website Pottermore, the film franchise of Fantastic Beasts, the two-part play Harry Potter and the Cursed […]

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Here’s Your Horoscope for the Week of September 16

Aries (March 20 to April 19) You might feel as though things are not going according to plan lately. Perhaps the grand ideas you’ve been meaning to put into action are falling flat. But don’t let this discourage you to the point of giving up! Stay patient and be kind to yourself. Let your ego […]

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WATCH: Xian Lim Carries Kim Chiu Down Stairs to the ABS-CBN Ball Red Carpet

Xian Lim and Kim Chiu were caught having this uber kilig moment last night during the ABS-CBN Ball 2019! Instagram user @kimchiulovee shared a video of the couple descending the stairs to the Red Carpet, except it looked straight out of a fairytale movie because Kim, dressed in her beautiful white gown, was carried down […]

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Kylie Verzosa Admits to Spitting on Maxine Medina During Taping

Following a controversial blind item that Dianne Medina posted on her Facebook page, Kylie Verzosa owned up to spitting on fellow beauty queen Maxine Medina during the taping of their series Los Bastardos. The issue began when Medina’s cousin, Dianne Medina, ranted on Facebook about an unnamed celebrity spitting on a relative (who fans assumed was Medina) […]

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Janine Gutierrez Praised by International Media For Her Lewks at New York Fashion Week

It’s not just runway models getting the attention during New York Fashion Week. Local actress Janine Gutierrez was also recognized for her lewks by international news sites. In one look, she was praised by E! News, saying, “We loved the dark teal suit, but once we saw the pink heels? Game over.” Gutierrez posted a […]

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