Here’s why Lazada and Shopee are trending on social media at the same time

Two rival shopping platforms trended on social media after one of them teased that Toni Gonzaga will be its new endorser. Toni has been the...
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Grow with Google: How Filipino youth can develop job-ready skills for high-demand areas

More than 30,000 young Filipinos from underserved communities will have a chance to develop job-ready skills through an initiative of a tech giant in...

‘Walang laman na P15 billion’ tote bag catches attention at MIBF

A photo that featured a tote bag with an interesting text earned buzz on Facebook. It showed a customer carrying a statement tote bag that...
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Barbara Ruaro responds after Marcus Adoro breaks silence on abuse allegations

Trigger Warning: Mentions of domestic abuse and sexual violence A day after former Eraserheard member Marcus Adoro publicly addressed his issue with his daughter Syd...

SEA’s Shopee shuts operations in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico —sources

Sea Ltd's SE.N e-commerce arm told employees on September 8 it was shutting local operations in Chile, Colombia and Mexico, and leaving Argentina entirely, according to...

U.S. VP Harris visiting Seoul, Korean DMZ hours after Kim’s missile test

TOKYO— U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris was headed to Seoul and the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the Koreas on Thursday, just hours after North Korea test-fired missiles and...

NCT’s Taeyong notices Filipina dancer Niana Guerrero

NCT member Taeyong replied to Niana Guerrero's comment in an Instagram video he posted doing the Filipina dancer's choreography. Taeyong shared his "Booty Wurk" cover following Niana's dance movement...

SUCs, lawmakers push back vs proposed budget cut

Twenty-two administrators from various state universities and colleges (SUC) and 30 lawmakers called for the restoration of the proposed budget cuts and an increase...

Lazada, UAAP team up for video series ahead of UAAP Season 85

Popular athletes of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines’ (UAAP) Season 85 will soon appear in a video series on a shopping platform. Lazada...
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With flowers and a gun salute, Japan bids farewell to divisive Abe

TOKYO — With flowers, prayers and a 19-gun salute, Japan honored slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at the first state funeral for a former premier in...
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World’s second best ‘street food?’: Comments after Lumpiang Shanghai lands on TasteAtlas ranking

From special occasions to... street food? A ranking of an international food database on the world's "best street foods" earned buzz among Filipinos after it...
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LTO or Manila? City ordinance on driver’s license confiscation sows confusion

Confusion prevailed after the City of Manila said it will continue confiscating driver's licenses after the Department of Interior and Local Government reiterated a policy...

Bitcoin mining struggles to go green, research shows

LONDON— Bitcoin is struggling to go green, with the cryptocurrency making only slim gains in its usage of sustainable energy in the year to January,...

‘Gusto ko lang po talaga mabuhay’: Patreng Non vents out trauma from being red-tagged

"Gusto ko lang po talaga mabuhay. Gusto ko magka-family, magluto, mag-alaga ng madaming hayop, magtanim at gusto ko lang po tumanda." Community pantry organizer Ana...

‘Our Lady Heart Evangelista’ grants ‘prayer petition’ for the cheated, aggrieved

Heart Evangelista responded to the "prayer petition" of a TikTok content creator for those who are cheated and aggrieved. Among content creator Jonna Cenica's petitions are the following: ...