The death of Christine Dacera, a 23-year-old flight attendant, has been taking over headlines since the start of the year. To date, millions of anxious social media users have been keeping tabs on her case after she died in a hotel in Makati.
Hundreds of millions across the world celebrated pared-down Christmas festivities on Friday due to coronavirus restrictions, as Pope Francis called for vaccines for everyone, describing them as “glimmers of hope in this period of darkness and uncertainty”.
Manila teenager Rose Alvarez was 13 when she started having sex with a man who was more than twice her age. That would be statutory rape in most countries, but not in the Philippines.
In this week’s spread of tasty news – pay-a-vegan pays people to eat plant-based meals, cell-based firm Shiok Meats launches lobster meat, pink pineapple now available, white strawberries coming soon, the most underrated foodie destinations in the world, and RecoMentor launches site.
If you’re a big celebrity follower, you’ve probably heard about Cameo. This platform has been expanding access to celebrities since 2017. This pandemic, Cameo has exploded in popularity and more Asian stars have joined its ranks. If you’re curious about the top Asian celebs on Cameo, keep on reading.
Heavily tattooed Philippine prisoners wince in pain as fellow inmates use improvised tattooing machines to cover up gang symbols — an effort to reduce jail violence that sceptics say is only skin-deep.
The world of pageantry has made major leaps in the previous years. Now, a Filipina-German was crowned as New Zealand’s Miss Intercontinental. But much like other transgender women, Arielle Keil’s life wasn’t always glamorous.
In the eyes of their fans, the most followed figures on TikTok have gone past beyond celebrity status. These TikTok stars have millions of followers under their belt and many have cemented their fame by creating funny skits, lip-sync videos and duets.
If there’s one thing you know to be true, it’s that cheese is one of the best foods in the world. However, checking your pantry will make you realize all your cheeses are either from Europe or the US. Take a look at some Asian cheeses you might want to add in your cooking arsenal.
After a long week cooking and cleaning in the cramped households of Hong Kong, a group of Filipino domestic helpers are using their Sunday off for an unlikely hobby: cricket. And they’re proving rather good at it.
Netflix’s bold initiative to put more local works on their platform has proven to be a smart move. Next year, the streaming service will showcase an animated adaptation of the award-winning graphic novel Trese.
A gardening craze dubbed “plantdemic” has spread across the Philippines after coronavirus restrictions fuelled demand for greenery, sending plant prices soaring and sparking a rise in poaching from public parks and protected forests.
The Philippines boasts one of the world’s longest Christmas seasons, kicking off in September with fairy lights and artificial trees decorating malls, festive tunes on the radio and party-packed calendars.
Mark Striegl makes his UFC debut in Abu Dhabi this weekend having taken a path forged by centuries of feared Filipino warriors and followed by boxing great Manny Pacquiao.
Andrea Barrica is one of the most trailblazing Filipinas today. But looking at her upbringing, one would never expect her to become a pioneer in sex tech. Get to know Barrica and her impressive journey to educate others on topics many consider taboo.