From stage to canvas: K-pop stars prepare for London art exhibition

SEOUL — In a Seoul cafe, K-pop stars Song Min-ho and Kang Seung-yoon talk through a selection of their paintings and photographs that will be...
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Philippines, United States begin 2-week joint military Balikatan drills

Filipino, American troops to hold scaled-down Balikatan drills Defence ministers discuss South China Sea, regional security U.S. defence chief reiterates importance of VFA...

China considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines to boost protection rate

BEIJING — China's top disease control official has said the country is formally considering mixing COVID-19 vaccines, as a way of further boosting vaccine efficacy. Available...

Britain’s Prince Philip has died

LONDON —Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday. "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces...
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#FlashbackFriday: Taylor Swift’s rerecorded ‘Fearless’ album takes fans on nostalgia trip

Filipino Swifties have transported 13 years ago when American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift dropped her iconic album that catapulted her into international success. The 31-year-old musician...

From food delivery to q-commerce: Food delivery service sports new look

A food delivery service in the Philippines has a new look as it continues to expand its business verticals beyond food delivery. It now ventures...

Philippines records 401 COVID-19 deaths, highest daily increase

MANILA — The Philippines' health ministry on Friday reported 401 new coronavirus deaths, the highest single-day spike in fatalities since the start of the pandemic, and...
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On Day of Valor, you can stream these Filipino historical movies

A commercial film outfit encouraged Filipinos to commemorate the Day of Valor this year by streaming historical movies showing Filipinos' bravery in the pursuit...

This vaccine distribution solution seeks to simplify COVID-19 jab rollout in the Philippines

A tech company developed a COVID-19 vaccine distribution solution to equip healthcare providers with tools to facilitate the rollout of the much-awaited vaccines against...

Orphaned and disabled, baby alpaca walks again with her own set of wheels

FREISEN, Germany — When Ronja Pohl first saw the disabled baby alpaca at a friend's farm, her heart melted and she resolved to give the tiny orphan...

Defund the police? Instead, end toxic masculinity and ‘warrior cops’

The police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd is currently on trial in Minneapolis amid continued calls for defunding or...
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Juxtaposed: Duterte’s postponed nat’l addresses and Quirino’s 1950 SONA delivered from hospital

As President Rodrigo Duterte skipped this week's talk to the people twice, a former chief executive who delivered a national address from his hospital...

Nike ends lawsuit over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes,’ which will be recalled

NEW YORK — Nike Inc said on Thursday a Brooklyn company that made "Satan Shoes" in collaboration with the rapper Lil Nas X has agreed to voluntarily...
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Mini-Pufts are out of the bag in ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ teaser

Columbia Pictures bared the first look of Mini-Pufts in the latest teaser for the upcoming adventure comedy “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.” The character-reveal teaser released Thursday evening...

U.S., Philippine top diplomats express concerns over Chinese militia boats

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, in a phone call on Thursday, expressed their shared concerns...