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Patriotic 1953 election poster still relevant for Filipinos in 2019 elections

A 1953 election poster that discourages Filipinos from vote buying gained traction on a popular online discussion forum as the 2019 midterm elections heats...
Captain Marvel cast member Brie Larson speaks to the media at a fan event in Singapore

Brie Larson makes superhero debut in female-led “Captain Marvel”

SINGAPORE — Oscar winner Brie Larson gets embroiled in galactic conflict in Marvel Studios' first female-led superhero movie "Captain Marvel", a role she said pushed her beyond her...

World diplomats condemn attacks on press freedom in the Philippines

International diplomats have condemned the attacks against press freedom in the Philippines and expressed their support for veteran journalist Maria Ressa, chief of Rappler,...
Bouquet of play money

Baguio artist makes Valentine’s bouquet out of play money and vegetables

A florist in an artist village at Baguio City sold assorted bouquets made from play money and vegetables as unconventional gifts for Valentine's Day. The...
Maria Ressa with reporters

#PressFreedom: Reviewing the state of media under Duterte

The hashtag "#PressFreedom" trended in social media on Thursday following the arrest of Rappler chief Maria Ressa by the National Bureau of Investigation on...
Mickey Mouse in Fort Santiago

Recent trailers of upcoming 2019 Disney releases you might have missed

Walt Disney released a number of trailers of upcoming movies early year, including new ones from Marvel Studios. Disney’s consecutive release of teasers got its,...
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Long queue at photo booth an image of Chinese influx into Philippines

A photo shared on social media showing a long line of Chinese nationals waiting to get their identification photos at a mall in Quezon...
Toxic lipsticks Interaksyon

Ecowaste Coalition warns of fake lipsticks with high levels of toxic chemicals

An environment watchdog tagged imitation lipsticks from popular brand Mac Cosmetics to be among the most toxic lip products imported in the country. Ecowaste Coalition...
Teenagers on their smartphones

National Privacy Commission reminds couples: ‘Share love, not passwords’

The National Privacy Commission reminded Filipinos on Valentines' Day that they are not obligated to give out the passwords of their social media accounts...
A Wire Fox Terrier "King" winner of the Best in Show group at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show poses with its handler Gabriel Rangel on the observation deck of the Empire State Building in New York

King the wire fox terrier wins crown at Westminster dog show in New York

NEW YORK — A wire fox terrier won "Best in Show" at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, emerging as the top dog among nearly 3,000 barking, tail-wagging...
Members of the LGBT community take part in a Kissathon to demand equal rights for LGBT on the sidelines of Pope Francis' visit to Panama City

Asia’s ‘gay Netflix’ to woo Indian audiences in 2019

KUALA LUMPUR — Asia's first LGBT+ video streaming platform that bills itself as the continent's "gay Netflix" plans to expand this year into India, its...
Maria Ressa under arrest

Looking closely at how NBI carried out arrest warrant against Rappler’s CEO

Observations on how Rappler chief executive officer Maria Ressa was arrested by officers of the National Bureau of Investigation on charges of cyberlibel surfaced...
Maharlika interaksyon

Officials who agree with Duterte on renaming Philippines ‘Maharlika’

Environmental advocate Gina Lopez and Sen. Ping Lacson expressed their support for President Rodrigo Duterte's idea to change the name of the country from...
Advertising spending campaign period 2019 midterm elections

Investigative news organization lists top spenders of pre-campaign advertising

A report from the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism ranks top spenders on advertisements before the official start of the campaign period. The PCIJ report...
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Imee Marcos on Princeton degree: ‘As far as I know, I graduated’

Imee Marcos insisted she graduated from Princeton University even after a representative of the Ivy League school has clarified she did not. Marcos said that, "as...