A fleet of Chinese ships that sparked a diplomatic row after parking at a reef off the Philippines for weeks are now scattered across the contested Spratly Islands, a government agency said Wednesday, condemning Beijing’s “unlawful presence” in the area.
A Filipina who was sacked as a domestic worker in Hong Kong after being diagnosed with cancer — a case that exposed the vulnerability of low-paid foreign workers — has passed away, a friend confirmed Wednesday.
Converge, a Philippine-based internet provider is in talks with Elon Musk’s SpaceX for a potential collaboration in the country. According to Converge, the plan is still in its premature stage. Do you think it can finally give Filipinos the reliable internet they deserve?
Philippine authorities have seized illegally harvested giant clam shells worth $3.3 million as smugglers turn to the endangered creatures as a substitute for the illicit ivory trade.
From cooking sweet Filipino spaghetti and Igado, to opening out about his dad, Following Bretman Rock on MTV paints a realistic picture of Filipino influencer Bretman Rock. This binge-worthy show is the perfect entertainment for those who want to get to know the Hawaiian-based baddie.
Filipino-American rapper EZ Mil’s video on Wish Bus recently became viral as it racked up over 40 million views. However, his newfound fame also came with backlash. Lapu Lapu city mayor even wants to ban him from the city.
Singaporean Sue-Anne Chng used to wear a different outfit on all 15 days of the Lunar New Year, when it is customary to don new clothes to symbolise a fresh start.
Almost half a million people have died in natural disasters linked to extreme weather events in the last 20 years, according to a new assessment of the direct threat posed to humanity by climate change.
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.