Poverty porn? Donnalyn Bartolome’s ‘kanto’ birthday party’ vlog draws flak for theme

Donnalyn Bartolome made online buzz over the weekend after she uploaded a street-themed 28th birthday party. Filipino online users found the content creator's celebration relatable with...

Pandemic pushed millions more into poverty in the Philippines —govt

MANILA — About 2.3 million people in the Philippines were pushed into poverty between 2018 and 2021, largely due to the economic downturn caused by the...
Camille and Angelicavideo

‘Sarah…Ang Munting Prinsesa’ stars Camille Prats, Angelica Panganiban reunite in ‘potato peeling’ vlog

Sequel to the iconic "Sarah... Ang Munting Prinsesa?" This was among the remarks of some social media users after former '90s child actresses Camille Prats and...
Voters in 2022 elections

PPCRV nixes another postponement of village, SK polls

The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting is opposing another postponement of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections set for December this year. The...

Netlfix ‘The Sandman’: How representations of dreams and nightmares have changed over time

As Netflix’s new series, The Sandman, notes, we spend a third of our lives in sleep and dream. In popular culture, The Sandman is...

Salman Rushdie off ventilator and ‘road to recovery has begun,’ agent says

Salman Rushdie, the acclaimed author who was stabbed repeatedly at a public appearance in New York state on Friday, 33 years after Iran's then-supreme...

Lipa archdiocese appeals for N95 masks as Taal Volcano spews toxic gas anew

The Catholic Church in Batangas province on Friday has again appealed for N-95 masks after the Taal Volcano showed an increased emission of the...

Philippines in talks to buy U.S. helicopters after dropping Russia deal

MANILA — The Philippines is looking to buy heavy-lift Chinook helicopters from the United States, after scrapping a deal with Russia worth 12.7 billion pesos ($227.35...
Coco Martin and Julia Montes

‘Napakalaking parte sa success’: Julia Montes lauds Coco Martin’s work for ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsiyano’

"FPJ's Ang Probinsyano" co-star Julia Montes praised her fellow actor and lead star for directing parts of the longest-running primetime teleserye. The 27-year-old actress, who...

Arctic is warming nearly four times faster than the rest of the world ...

The Earth is approximately 1.1℃ warmer than it was at the start of the industrial revolution. That warming has not been uniform, with some...

‘Discriminatory, insensitive’: Why Pinoys are calling out ‘scholarship prank’ trend

Over the past week, several content users rode the "scholarship prank" trend on social media. These videos show students applying for a scholarship by telling...

PSE sees firms raising P200 billion on capital markets this year

The Philippine stock exchange operator expects companies to raise 200 billion pesos ($3.6 billion) on the capital markets this year on a robust pipeline...

New Zealand’s endangered kakapo parrot gets a big population boost

WELLINGTON — The population of New Zealand's kakapo, an endangered flightless parrot, has increased 25% in the last year to 252 birds following a good breeding...

What is this new Langya virus? Do we need to be worried?

A new virus, Langya henipavirus, is suspected to have caused infections in 35 people in China’s Shandong and Henan provinces over roughly a two-year...

Malabon’s 408-year-old church declared ‘important cultural property’

The National Museum of the Philippines has declared the 408-year-old San Bartolome Parish Church in Malabon City as an “Important Cultural Property” (ICP). The formal...