Photojournalist Jilson Tiu quits as Canon Philippines brand ambassador amid flak over inclusivity

A Filipino photojournalist dropped his ambassadorship with a popular camera maker following heavy scrutiny over its male-dominated list of representatives this year. Photojournalist Jilson Tiu...

Pageant fans air concerns after Miss Universe announces venue for 2021

(Updated 11:35 p.m.) The Miss Universe Organization recently announced the prestigious pageant's next venue: Eilat, a resort city in the southernmost part of Israel. The 70th...

Amid all-male brand ambassadors backlash, Canon Philippines says it supports all cam enthusiasts regardless...

A popular camera maker stressed that it supports all camera enthusiasts and content creators regardless of their gender after being under fire for unveiling a...

BTS’ ‘Permission to Dance’ tops Billboard Hot 100, replaces ‘Butter’

K-pop sensation BTS makes history by reigning atop the Billboard Hot 100 with “Permission to Dance,” dethroning its dance-pop “Butter.” https://twitter.com/billboardcharts/status/1417169332757536774?s=20 “Permission to Dance” drew 15.9...

‘Road to space’: Billionaire Bezos has successful suborbital jaunt

10-minute trip was first crewed Blue Origin space flight World's oldest and youngest space voyagers were aboard Bezos says company nears $100 million in...
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#StopTheFanwar: Miss Universe Philippines fans urged to spread love amid hate vs Kisses Delavin

A pageant fan page reminded enthusiasts and supporters of Miss Universe Philippines to refrain from bashing and cyberbullying contender Kisses Delavin after she was...

Central Chinese province swamped after heaviest rain in 1,000 years

Henan province hit by heavy rains since weekend Provincial capital Zhengzhou, dozen other cities flooded 12 die in flooded Zhengzhou subway line, more...

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee to first NBA title since 1971

The Milwaukee Bucks, powered by a masterpiece from Greek forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, captured the franchise's first NBA championship in 50 years with a 105-98 win over...

Singapore police arrest teen after killing of schoolboy, 13

SINGAPORE — Singapore police said on Monday a high school student had been arrested and would be charged with murder over the killing of a 13-year-old boy,...

John Mayer’s retro-inspired ‘Sob Rock’ dominates iTunes album sales chart

The newly released album of GRAMMY Award-winning artist, guitarist, and producer John Mayer has been ruling the iTunes album sales chart since it was released last...

Gov’t urged to ramp up COVID-19 testing as DOH records active Delta variant cases

Calls to ramp up the country's testing capacity resurfaced online amid reports that the health department has found eight active cases of the highly...

Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles pushes her limits by doing the ‘unimaginable’

TOKYO — Olympic all-around champion Simone Biles said the gymnast she most wants to beat in Tokyo is herself and that she is excited about trying things...

LEGO debuts Disney Mickey and Friends sets for young builders

To ensure kids of all ages have something to build, LEGO Group has teamed up with Disney to debut a new Mickey and Friends...

Local LPG brand releases sustainable, safety seal

In a bid to prevent consumers from potential explosions and gas leaks, a local liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) brand has released a biodegradable safety...
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TikTok creator Ayn Bernos pursues pageant dream after Miss Universe Philippines scraps height requirement

Longtime beauty queen hopeful Rousanne "Ayn" Bernos is finally fulfilling her dream to enter the most esteemed beauty pageant in the national pageantry after...