Philippines to bring inflation below 4% by Q3 —BSP chief

Annual inflation at 14-year highs in the Philippines will likely ease to below 4% by the third quarter and then 2% by early next...
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Lots of creative energy: Feng Shui expert shares advice as 2023 ushers Year of...

A Feng Shui expert advised everyone to embrace creativity as the year 2023 brings in the Year of the Yin Water Rabbit. Last Sunday, Chinese...

Dead lion protest surprises passersby in front of Chile’s presidential palace

SANTIAGO— The carcass of a lion in front Chile's presidential palace surprised passersby on Friday as zoo workers protested against a government agency they blame for the...

‘Salamat pose’: Belmonte throws support behind drag talents after Maginhawa ‘Drag Den’ event

A city chief executive expressed her support for Filipino drag queens who performed at an event in Quezon City last Saturday, January 21. The Filipino...

Bishops to gather in Manila for 125th plenary assembly

Catholic bishops from across the country will gather in Manila next weekend for their 125th plenary assembly. The January 28 to 30 gathering will bring...
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Catriona Gray shares viral empanada photos captioned with own pageant answer

Are you team "ketchup" or team "suka?" In an Instagram post on January 19, Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray reposted her viral empanada photos and added...

California shooting upends tranquil community: ‘I don’t feel safe’

MONTEREY PARK, Calif.,— Since she was a little girl, Li Xia's dream was to move from China and settle in America. On Saturday night, when...

‘Jopay’: The story behind Mayonnaise’s hit song and why it is trending online

“Jopay, kumusta ka na?”  Almost two decades after “Jopay” was released by Mayonnaise the song has was once again taken social media by storm.  Origin But what is the...
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Gary Valenciano’s ‘Philippine time’ tweet sparks talks on traffic, transpo crisis, discipline

A tweet from artist Gary Valenciano about "Philippine time" and the concept of being late renewed discussions about the public transport crisis, worsening traffic...

Chinese pray for health in Lunar New Year as COVID death toll rises

BEIJING— China rang in the Lunar New Year on Sunday with its people praying for health after three years of stress and financial hardship under...

‘Minsan litratista’: How Jodi Sta. Maria became tourist photographer in Taiwan

Award-winning actress Jodi Sta. Maria became an instant photographer of some tourists during her vacation in Taiwan.  "Minsan artista…minsan litratista ng turista," she wrote in...

California shooting suspect kills himself after Lunar New Year massacre

Shooting during Chinese Lunar New Year festival Shooter fled the scene Shooter later kills himself when approached by police MONTEREY PARK, Calif., — A gunman killed 10...

Year of the Rabbit? Not so fast! Vietnam’s Lunar New Year to celebrate the...

HANOI— As China, Japan and other East Asian countries prepare to celebrate the start of the Lunar Year of the Rabbit on Sunday, the people...

International taste: 6 Bistro Group restos at QC mall that can satisfy every craving

From Chinese to American, to Spanish and Italian cuisines, six restaurant concepts of The Bistro Group can satisfy every craving. These restaurants offering several food...

Bea Alonzo’s legal counsel issues ‘stern warning’ to critic after land-grabbing claims

Accusations that Bea Alonzo grabbed land from an indigenous group reached the actress' legal team on January 19. Bea's farm in Zambales previously gained buzz...