Advocates denounce audience who poked fun at Lumad speakers during UP Fair 2019

Members of the Lumad community who were invited at the University of the Philippines Fair this year got laughed at by some attendees when...
Palm oil

Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency through palm

JAKARTA — Indonesia's two presidential candidates pledged on Sunday to achieve energy self-sufficiency by boosting the use of bioenergy, particularly fuelled by palm oil, to...
Bangko Sentral logo facade

Pres. Duterte signs law boosting central bank’s powers

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that boosts the central bank's ability to rein in inflation and increases its capital at a time...
Belinda Panelo

Former MTV VJ Belinda Panelo experiences racism in the United States

Former MTV VJ Belinda Panelo experienced racial discrimination in the United States when an American woman hurled offensive comments at her. Panelo, a U.S. citizen...
Bakuna boys Interaksyon

DOH’s ‘Bakuna Boys’ music album makes a comeback to return trust in vaccines

The Department of Health re-shared its old campaign videos on vaccination following the measles outbreak caused by the drop of immunization rates in Metro Manila...
NYC Ronald Cardema Interaksyon

‘Duterte Youth’ member and National Youth Commission chair are taking aim at youth scholars

A member of the "Duterte Youth" group reiterated the proposed removal of scholarships for student rallyists made by National Youth Commission chair Ronald Cardema. Erap...
Filipinos vote buying

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...
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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...