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No one's perfect.
Celebrities aren't perfect, we know that much. They're exalted beings, sure, but they're not infallible, which is probably why we pounce on every news of their imperfections, from who is balding prematurely to who was busted with drugs in their vehicle.The latter, by the way, ...
 
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The look of education has changed so much.
With a lot of schools using online tools to continue in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, have you ever wondered how Filipinos used to go to school? Well, wonder no more because here are some photos and the stories from decades ...
 
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Ipaglaban Mo!
Before streaming platforms like Netflix offered true crime shows and documentaries, the Philippines already had its fair share of dramatized murder and mayhem. Top Story: Here Are Some Actual Very Crazy and Very Rich AsiansMost of these shows aired in the '90s and '00s ...
 
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Better medicine and testing are also coming to the country.
Over the past few months, our knowledge of COVID-19 has been growing. It's a good time to focus on positive developments in COVID-19 prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.Top Story: Manny Pacquiao to Run for President, Reveals Bob ArumPhysical distancing of at least one meter or more ...
 
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These brands are proudly Filipino.
Dreams of savoring food cravings were crushed momentarily when news of the COVID-19 pandemic broke in March. This meant having little access to treats such as ice cream and gelato, which one can easily enjoy in a normal circumstance.TOP STORY: These Are the ...
 
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Mindanao is one of the country’s agricultural hubs.
One of the problems people faced during the lockdown was ensuring a good supply of fresh food—a vital part of the daily diet that helps ensure good health.TOP STORY: Pepsi Paloma's Life in PhotosFor 32-year-old Nasrudin Buisan, encouraging people to use whatever space ...
 
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Literally building that Filipino Pride.
Standing tall, these buildings and structures are literally giving us Filipino Pride. Here are some of the Philippine buildings—both new and old—that are world-renowned for their artistry, eco-friendliness, and sustainability.The 33-story building captures the attention of most Makatizens because of its all-glass ...
 
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Travel is just that...a dream.
Travel may be the farthest thing from everyone’s minds right now, but one can dream of better days ahead, right? And after all of this blows over, we all deserve a vacation somewhere quiet and remote, where we can relax, heal, and ...
 
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Every hero is also part villain.
Filipino movies and teleseryes have raised us to believe that heroes are infallible (and, in some cases, bulletproof). In real life, however, it’s not so black-and-white. Our national heroes were flesh and blood who made mistakes just like any other Filipino during their ...
 
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You should be finished with The Godfather Trilogy by now.
The Godfather Trilogy has returned to Netflix, and with it, the myth of the elegant gangster. While the elegant gangster certainly did exist at a point, and to some extent probably still does now, the image of the modern gangster is not ...
 
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The city, the park, and its colonial past.
Temperatures are steadily rising all around the country (with Mindoro Occidental reaching as high as 50 degrees) and sadly, because of the quarantine, we are left to roast inside our houses. In times like these, don’t we all wish we were in ...
 
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Why should the quarantine stop you from celebrating life?
 
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As Filipinos lean on a culture of compassion, donation fatigue sets in.
As COVID-19 travels throughout the world, many people are stuck at home—and more than ever, they rely on their government to guide them through.But in the Philippines, the nation struggles—not only to keep COVID-19 in check, but to provide basic necessities to ...
 
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He's also a TikTok star.
At 8 a.m. May 12, Filipinos woke up early to hear their fate: Would the enhanced community quarantine be extended or would the country ease into the gentler general community quarantine? President Rodrigo Duterte was expected to address the country and announce his decision. There ...
 
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These films were controversial mostly for political reasons.
Have you ever come across a film so controversial, so bold that the President had to step in to ban it from public viewing? It seems to be the case for many of the country's most groundbreaking films. That or it was just ...
 
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Restaurants are scraping by in the new normal.
It wasn't really the sink."Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o'erwrought heart and bids it break," wrote William Shakespeare in Macbeth.I need to say something out loud to make it real to me. And to be ...
 
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The Philippines isn't on the same level as other countries.
I have an unpopular opinion. Testing is not the most important thing. The most important thing is isolating people who are probable COVID-19 cases as well as those who have had contact with them.RT-PCR stands for real-time polymerase chain reaction, which uses ...
 
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There's a Filipino behind these successful stars.
What was the old saying? Behind every successful man is a woman? We're changing that up a bit here with the Filipino lovers behind some very successful men and women in history.  These Filipinos in Hollywood Will Make You Proud15 Actors and Actresses ...
 
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The city will also employ more health workers to speed up the testing process.
As we progress further into this Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), it’s a good sign that more and more COVID-19 testing centers are commencing operations across the region.(For the latest COVID-19 cases, check out our reportr COVID-19 case tracker link.)The Quezon City ...
 
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For those who want to be productive during this time.
According to the World Health Organization, physical activity doesn't have to be an hourlong CrossFit calvary. It can be as simple as stretching for a few minutes, gardening, or even cooking (the last two, by the way, have become popular COVID-19 pastimes), ...
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