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Wednesday, November 21, 2018






NU Pep Squad 2018

To end all theories: Why UAAP cheerdance winners got lower prizes

Over the weekend, cheerleading squads of the eight universities within the University Athletic Association of the Philippines performed their best routines of the year...
Indigenous youth in classroom

Duterte threatened to bomb Lumad schools in the past, now offers to build schools...

President Rodrigo Duterte was criticized when he offered to help Papua New Guinea build schools in order to boost their education and livelihood sectors...
Online shopping

Google-Temasek study sees $240 billion Southeast Asia internet economy by 2025

SINGAPORE — Southeast Asia's internet economy is expected to exceed $240 billion by 2025, a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed, a fifth...
Tagum City Christmas Tree

‘Tallest Christmas tree’ in Philippines lights up Tagum City, Davao del Norte

Residents and tourists are celebrating the recently-lighted 182-foot-tall Christmas tree in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, which has become the centerpiece of the local...
Philippine scripts

Baybayin, Kurdita, at iba pa: Origins and significance of native Philippine scripts

A group of Filipino advocates sought to educate the public on different styles of handwriting in the Philippines amid the recent criticisms on the...
Coco Martin and Arjo Atayde

Offended by a fictional show, the PNP is thinking of going to court

This is a case where fiction is being taken "seriously."
Public schools

DepEd clarifies Korean language elective in public schools after backlash

The Department of Education has clarified that the Korean language subject in high schools in the country is only a foreign language elective, after...
LeBron James

NBA roundup: LeBron, Lakers hammer Heat

LeBron James scored a season-high 51 points as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the host Miami Heat 113-97 on Sunday night. James, who won four...
APEC Summit 2018 in Port Moresby

Filipino protesters to carry images of Winnie the Pooh during Xi Jinping’s visit

In anticipation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival in the Philippines on Tuesday for a state visit, some social media users urged the public...
Bright Akhuetie

After ending Final Four drought, UP gets first MVP winner in 32 years

University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons star center Bright Akhuetie is set to be awarded the University Athletics Association of the Philippines Season 81...
8 license plate

Understanding the use (and misuse) of ‘8’ protocol license plates

Officials have initiated a swift crackdown on vehicles with the "8" license plate, days after a driver of one such vehicle was recorded mauling another...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

North Korea’s new ‘tactical’ weapon test highlights military modernization

SEOUL — North Korea's claim last week that it had tested an unidentified "ultramodern tactical weapon" highlighted its desire to upgrade its conventional arms...
The winning NU Pep Squad routine

Inflation and then some: Theories on UAAP Cheerdance Competition cash prize cuts

(Updated, Nov. 19 at 5 p.m.) What makes cheerleading squads of the country's biggest universities work so hard choreographing and rehearsing routines all year...
Maymay Entratavideo

Maymay Entrata officially a model for Arab Fashion Week

Filipinos congratulated Kapamilya actress Maymay Entrata after it was announced that she would be a model for the Arab Fashion Week, considered the main international...

Philippines says nine suspended mines can resume if conditions met

MANILA — The Philippines' environment ministry said nine suspended mines will be allowed to resume operations if they rectify previous violations of environmental regulations, a move...
Coco Martin in Ang Probinsyano

Why Coco Martin apologized to PNP over fictional ‘Ang Probinsyano’ TV series

Kapamilya actor Coco Martin had apologized to the Philippine National Police after it claimed that the current story of “Ang Probinsyano” was offensive and...
Praying hands on Bible

In digital age, Filipinos still read books and a majority pick up the Bible

It's already the digital age but that does not seem to discourage Filipinos from getting their reading fix from books. A survey by the National Book...
Pepe Herrera

Actor Pepe Herrera’s ‘workout’ involves cleaning up trash

Social media users lauded actor Pepe Herrera's initiative to fully commit himself in cleaning up beach shorelines by picking up litter and encouraging locals...
Imelda Marcos

How Imelda Marcos justified ‘unjustifiable’ absence in past promulgation

Critics of former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos continue to call for her arrest even after the Sandiganbayan allowed her to...
Houston Rockets

Harden, Rockets rout Curry-less Warriors

James Harden scored 12 of his team-high 27 points in the third quarter, and the Houston Rockets rode a balanced offensive attack to a...