‘Bahag-ketball’: NBA releases short film about Indigenous Filipino group’s love for basketball
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has released a short film about the prominence of basketball in the Philippines, from the vibrant ...
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Why Filipinos call rats ‘mabait’ or ‘good ones’
Many Filipinos believe that calling rats by their Filipino term “daga” could potentially have dire consequences.
How it goes: As the pre-col...
Taylor Sheesh: Filipinos embrace drag queen after Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour excludes Philippines
John Mac Lane Coronel, known for his drag queen persona Taylor Sheesh, is rising in popularity in the Philippines for impersonating Taylor S...
NBA star Jordan Clarkson will don Philippine jersey at 2023 FIBA World Cup
NBA star Jordan Clarkson, who currently plays for the Utah Jazz as a shooting and point guard, will compete with the Philippine national tea...
The best and worst Asian countries to live and work in, according to expat survey
A recently released report has revealed the Asian destinations that expatriates consider the best and worst places to live and work in.
Philippines clears ‘Barbie’ film for release, but wants blurred South China Sea map
Amid the ongoing “Barbie” South China Sea map controversy, local censors have declared that the Warner Bros. film will still be ...
Ad firm fired for featuring footage of other countries in Philippines tourism video
The Philippines’ Department of Tourism (DOT) recently fired the advertising firm that used videos of other countries for its controversial “...
S. Korean teen lassoed while attempting to open plane door mid-flight
A 19-year-old South Korean man was arrested for attempting to open a plane door mid-flight from Cebu, Philippines, to Seoul.
How the CIA used ‘vampires’ to help win a war in the Philippines
As a melting pot of diverse cultures since pre-colonial times, the Philippines has conceived some of the world’s most fascinating mythologic...
Everything you need to know about the Philippines’ ube-flavored sticky rice dessert
Did you know the Philippines also has a sticky rice dessert, just like Thailand? It also comes in different variations depending on where in...
10 things Filipinos can’t live without
There are some things that most Filipinos can’t really live without.
For instance, whether rich or poor, it’s nearly impossible...
Top 20 must-visit landmarks in Asia
Asia, the world’s largest continent, is home to diverse cultures, delicious food and stunning landscapes.
Since one of the best ways to exp...
Director of Netflix’s ‘The Glory’ admits to bullying allegations
Ahn Gil-ho, the director of Netflix’s popular revenge K-drama “The Glory,” has recently admitted to bullying allegations.
Season 1, Part 2 o...
K-pop boy group’s first major award ends up for sale at Philippine flea market for $3
A Filipino TikTok user upset several social media users after posting about a special K-pop trophy that their mother allegedly found at a fl...
Philippine Coast Guard reports 44 Chinese warships surrounding local island
Nearly four dozen Chinese warships were spotted near the Philippines’ Pag-asa Island in the province of Palawan over the weekend, worsening ...
Philippines files 203rd protest after Chinese ship blinds Filipino crew with laser
The Philippines lodged a diplomatic protest against China on Tuesday after a Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) ship targeted a Philippine Coast Guar...
Filipino spaghetti, balut land on ‘Worst Rated Foods’ list from Taste Atlas
Online food guide Taste Atlas included four Filipino dishes in its 2023 “100 Worst Rated Foods in the World” list.
Before the evolving lis...
Manila store to allow customers to pay with onions
A discount store in the Philippines will be accepting onions as a mode of payment for select in-store items.
As the prices of onions in the ...
BLACKPINK’s Oreo collab comes with new song, special flavors
BLACKPINK has teamed up with Oreo for a special release.
The K-pop girl group’s collaboration with the iconic sandwich cookie brand w...
H.E.R. reveals her favorite Filipino foods
H.E.R. recently revealed her favorite Filipino foods.
During an interview with Vogue Philippines for its February 2023 issue, whose cover sh...
Filipinos slam Philippines’ first virtual model for not looking Filipino
Filipino netizens have slammed the Philippines’ first virtual model for purportedly not looking Filipino.
Berlina, who has a fair skin tone,...
Woman in Philippine Air Force goes viral for gown made of 17,000 soda can pull tabs
A Filipino woman recently went viral for sharing a photo of a gown she is in the process of making with soda can pull tabs.
Filipino couple Power Duo swing their way into ‘America’s Got Talent’ grand finals
Filipino aerial dance couple Power Duo have secured a spot in the “America’s Got Talent: All-Stars” grand finale thanks to fan voting.
Filipino bride walks down the aisle with onion bouquet
As the prices of onions have soared in recent months in the Philippines, a Filipino bride chose practicality over traditional aesthetics by ...
Manila vows justice for pregnant Filipino worker murdered in Kuwait
The Philippine government has condemned the grisly murder of a pregnant overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Kuwait and has vowed to work close...
Nobel-winning journalist Maria Ressa cleared of tax evasion charges
Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa and Filipino online news site Rappler have been cleared of tax evasion charges.
In its ruling on Wedne...
Here’s why Filipino expats are flying home with suitcases full of onions
Filipino expats who visited the Philippines from the Middle East during the recent holiday season replaced traditional pasalubong (homecomin...
Filipino couple shares video of their budget-friendly gender reveal in a toilet
A Filipino couple shared a video of their budget-friendly gender reveal in a toilet.
Unlike the extravagant gender reveal parties that make ...
Look: Miss Universe 2022 candidates show off stunning Filipino-made gowns
Several 2022 Miss Universe candidates showed off gowns made by Filipino designers in the pageant’s preliminary competition.
On Wednesday nig...
History professor makes surprisingly cute discovery on lost roll of film labeled ‘The Philippines 1942’
An assistant ecclesiastical history professor discovered footage of puppies playing around on a silent 8mm roll of film labeled “The Philipp...
Jo Koy donates concrete road, facilities to a high school in the Philippines
Filipino American comedian Jo Koy visited the Philippine city of Bacolod last week for the inauguration of a road he donated.
Koy, who was b...
Epic 5-minute trailer drops for Philippines’ live-action series ‘Voltes V: Legacy’
GMA Network recently released the first trailer for the upcoming Filipino live-action series “Voltes V: Legacy.”
On Sunday, the Filipino TV ...
Twitter users criticize list of top food destinations for ranking US over China, Thailand
Before you read:
Gordon Ramsay names Laos and Vietnam as world’s top food destinations
In food travel guide TasteAtlas’ most recent ra...
H.E.R. discusses Filipino elements in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ anniversary special
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H.E.R. set to play Belle in new ABC special celebrating 30-year anniversary of ‘Beauty and the Beast’
Photo preview: H.E.R....
’Hentai,’ ‘Japanese’ are most-searched terms on Pornhub in 2022
Popular porn-streaming website Pornhub’s ninth Year-in-Review revealed that “hentai” is the site’s most-searched term for the second year in...
Hidilyn Diaz dominates World Weightlifting Championships with gold medal sweep
Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz is bringing home three gold medals from the World Weightlifting Championships.
Diaz won her first...