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UP Unites for Equality in UP Pride 2019: Embracing Diversity Towards Equality

With the theme “Embracing Diversity Towards Equality,” the University of the Philippines Diliman community united to celebrate its annual UP Pride Week last September 10-13, 2019. This year, it reaffirmed its call for Congress to pass the SOGIE Equality Bill, and for the adoption of the UP SOGIESC Policy, a university system-wide policy on equality […]

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Mae returns to Manila for first headlining show

Red Ninja Production presents Mae Live in Manila on 7 December 2019, Saturday at 123 Block, Pioneer Street, Mandaluyong City. “Mae has always been number one on my list of bands we would like to bring to Manila,” mentions Nicole Sarmiento, head of Red Ninja. “We thought that it’s time to have them headline their […]

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Julie Anne San Jose Reaches Vlog Milestone, Receives Her First YouTube Award

Julie Anne San Jose has been awarded the Silver YouTube Play Button after gaining 100,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel! Asia’s Pop Diva went on Instagram to showcase her award and to thank her fans and followers for their support. “Thank you very much, YouTube, for this recognition. It means a lot to me and […]

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Sticker Con MNL Holds Its First-Ever Pop-Up Event at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street for Halloween

From the creators of Sticker Con MNL 2018 and 2019, comes StickOrTreat: A Sticker Con MNL 2019 Halloween Pop-Up! a Halloween-themed art market that features one whole day of spooktacular sticker fun with your favorite sticker artists and fellow sticker collectors! The wicked gathering is set to happen this coming October 19, 2019, 11AM to […]

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Project X: Rave Party plus Unlimited Drinks!

Do Halloween parties bore you to death and you just want to get wild and enjoy the best night of your life? Or you just want to get drunk while swimming under the stars on one of the highest buildings in Binondo, Manila? If both of the answers were yes, then we dare you to […]

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FILSCAP Songwriters’ Night: Open Mic XIII

Calling all aspiring songwriters! The Filipino Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (FILSCAP) will be having its most awaited “FILSCAP Songwriters’ Night: Open Mic” this October 16 at the Upperhouse BGC. FILSCAP is a collection management organization that collects and distributes royalties from public performance and communication to the public rights to music creators here […]

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Catch Rico Blanco, The Good Times, and Never the Strangers soon at Tipsy Pig!

Another cathartic evening of music and drinks awaits you at Tipsy Pig this October 15. The local favorite gastropub is bringing yet another round of our country’s finest musicians, Rico Blanco, featuring The Good Times and Never the Strangers! Rico Blanco, songwriter and former frontman of Rivermaya, was initially known for his iconic 2008 sound […]

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Haunted Manila Festival Takes Over Halloween With 6 Nights of Epic Celebration

If you’re dead set on achieving your #squadghouls this Halloween (all pun intended), then mark your calendars for Haunted Manila Festival, a 6-night gathering happening on October 26 to 31, at the Filinvest City Events Grounds. Haunted Manila Festival has the stuff that both living and undead would scream to see. If your perfect evening […]

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Six Tips to Make the Most of Haunted Manila Festival 2019

There are people who love Halloween, and then there are people who go mad over Halloween! You know, those who start thinking of next year’s costume a day after Halloween and lovingly pack-away night of the dead decor with plans for next year in mind. You might not be THAT kind of Halloween fanatic, but […]

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LOOK: Kathryn Bernardo Reflects on What She Learned During Her Iceland Trip with Daniel Padilla

Now home after a dreamy trip to Iceland with her longtime boyfriend Daniel Padilla, Kathryn Bernardo took to Instagram to share her thoughts on a few things she has learned. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kathryn Bernardo 🐘 (@bernardokath) on Oct 8, 2019 at 8:01am PDT “Been working nonstop the past […]

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LOOK: Mayward Witnessed the Northern Lights and it Looked Magical

One of the magical things to see in this world is the northern lights in Norway, and Mayward got to see it recently. In a series of Instagram posts, Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber shared photos of the two looking at the natural wonder. Both Maymay and Edward posted two photos, one featuring Maymay sitting […]

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Chito Miranda reveals reasons why Neri Naig fell in love with him

In a heartwarming post, Chito Miranda revealed the reasons why his wife, Neri Naig, fell in love with him. Miranda took to Instagram to share with people why his wife is head over heels with him. He started the post with words of appreciation for his wife saying: She’s beautiful, she’s smart, she’s sweet, she’s […]

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LOOK: Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla ‘Finally’ See the Eiffel Tower Together

On- and off-screen lovers Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla finally got the chance to see the famous Eiffel Tower in Paris, France! On Kath’s recent Instagram post, she shared a sweet photo of her and Daniel holding hands while walking towards the iconic structure. “Took advantage of an 8-hour layover in the City of Lights […]

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Xian Lim Posts Photos From His First Date with Kim Chiu and They’re So Cute!

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Xian Lim (@xianlimm) on Oct 8, 2019 at 12:02am PDT We’ve always known that Xian Lim and Kim Chiu are relationship goals, but we were once again reminded how special Chiu is to Lim when he carried her down the stairs during the ABS-CBN Ball last […]

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FILED’s 2020 Planners Are a Must-Have For Millennial Yuppies

As a working millennial, it’s difficult to function without having a physical planner with me. It’s where I take note of things I need to work on and how I manage my weekly schedule. Often, my planner is also my source of work-related anxiety knowing that having too much written on it means I’m up […]

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Regine Velasquez Admits to Being Discriminated Against in New York City

Regine Velasquez may be Asia’s Songbird, but even she has felt discrimination. In her vlog, she reminisced about a time in the early 2000s, when she was discriminated against in a luxury store in New York City. Velasquez recounted going to Louis Vuitton to buy a pair of heels she saw in a magazine. She […]

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The 12 funniest netizen reactions to Pami, the SEA Games mascot

As the SEA Games draw closer, the festivities grow more extravagant. And what’s a SEA Games without a mascot? Introducing Pami, short for Pamilya, the SEA Games mascot! While I personally thought Pami was very cute, other netizens had different thoughts about him–some completely hilarious. So I’d like to present the 12 funniest reactions we […]

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Soulmates Aren’t Always Lovers

Words by Gianna Sibal When we hear the word ‘soulmates’, one common idea enters our head: happy ever afters with a lover, romantic partner, boyfriend or girlfriend, husband or wife. Your significant other. (ALSO READ: All I Need in Life are My Girl Friends) We get it wrong a lot of times though. With our partner, […]

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Why So Serious? The New ‘Joker’ Film is No Laughing Matter

By: Oriana Cuenca The clown prince has seen many incarnations—from Romero’s prankster to Ledger’s psychopath—but Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is tragic and realistic in a way that almost casts him as a hero. Joker is set in a Gotham that is almost oppressive in its misery. Trash heaps, endless stairs, and rundown buildings create visual elements […]

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AutoServed: Car Repair and Maintenance Solutions at Your Fingertips

Have you ever wondered if the price you paid for your car maintenance was necessary and reasonable? You probably might think that you’re getting quality service; but how in control are you, really? Deep down, you know it’s true that when you see the bill, you get a sinking feeling. The high cost of car […]

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