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It’s a show of support for the LGBT community.
Billionaire Andrew Tan has proven himself to ba an ally of the LGBT community when the Philippines’ tallest triumphal arch lit up in rainbow colors in celebration of Pride Month. Arco de Emperador, the 19-meter high neoclassical arch monument towering over Megaworld's ...
 
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The watch is a time capsule of sorts and validates that true luxury endures the test of time.
Ask anybody who’s not even interested in luxury timepieces about a watch ad that says that you never actually own the watch but you merely take care of it for the next generation and they’ll know it’s the Patek Philippe ad. The ...
 
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The wunderkind director is woke to the strange rules of the new order, smuggling subtext in different genres and exploring all available platforms. Most of all, Red knows that, in this post-pandemic world, we don’t have infinite time.
Mikhail Red was 21 when he made his first feature film, Rekorder. It was about a drifter who pirated movies, a film that was enamored with the behavioral effects of the overconsumption of technology and violence. The movie was screened at the Cinemalaya Film Festival ...
 
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Marvin Tiberio's squid ink paintings are stunning.
Marvin Tiberio describes himself as a squid ink artist. He makes use of squid ink as the base for his paintings, but also makes use of other natural pigments in food ingredients such as turmeric powder, atsuete (annatto), and petals from the ...
 
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The Last Dance exposed viewers to more non-fiction programming in the streaming service.
In case it wasn’t abundantly clear, the Michael Jordan documentary The Last Dance was an unqualified success for ESPN and Netflix. Nearly 24 million people engaged with the program during its first four weeks in the streaming platform worldwide. Meanwhile, in the ...
 
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Two eclipses are expected to grace our skies.
Despite all the turmoil on earth in 2020, this year has proven to be an eventful one in space. We’ve already witnessed three supermoons and just last week, SpaceX made history as the first rocket launched into space by a private company.TOP ...
 
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No tourists!
From March to May, the Philippines' tourist destinations are always crowded with foreigners and local travelers hoping to have a tropical vacation like no other. But things are different in 2020 as COVID-19 has placed most of the country (and the world) in ...
 
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Chichay, Chiquito, and Palito also have interesting stories behind their names.
Laughter just comes easy to Pinoys—and a few have been gifted with the ability to make others laugh, too. Since the beginning of the Philippine entertainment industry, comedians have always had a pretty big share of the limelight. Think of all the ...
 
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Which ones do you have in your medicine cabinet?
How many times has your mom or a concerned tita handed you some kind of ointment or herb supplement every time you complain about a stomach ache, a lingering headache, or muscle pain? While some people would prefer an immediate consultation with ...
 
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Darak cookies saved the lives of thousands of Filipinos and Americans.
Maria Ylagan Orosa was the Philippines’ foremost food technologist. She was also the country’s first woman scientist. She invented soyalac, calamansi juice powder, and most notably, banana ketchup. She was also a war heroine who served as captain in the guerilla forces.ALSO ...
 
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One of them is richer than the 'little princess' she played.
It's always fascinating to read about celebrity backgrounds, especially when you find out that this Oscar winner is related to Queen Elizabeth I or that this singer discovered America in a past life. Even more interesting is finding out that they didn't have to be a ...
 
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We may not be known for science, but the Philippines has made some remarkable contributions to the field.
You may have read Filipino Invention Myths We Totally Fell For and learned that no, a Filipino did not invent the fluorescent lamp. No, a Filipino did not invent the Armalite. No, ancient Filipinos did not use yoyos as weapons. When it comes ...
 
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It's a timely reminder.
The Philippines’ latest passport redesign happened back in August 2016. The majestic Philippine eagle is prominently featured, as well as well-known tourist destinations like the Mayon Volcano and the Banawe Rice Terraces. But what most people probably won’t notice is the Baybayin script ...
 
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Sweeping natural landscapes, fascinating architecture, historical structures, and more.
The Philippines is a beautiful country, no doubt about it, and while we agree that beauty is a matter of angles and perspective, we also have to concede that some places are more photogenic than others. These cities and towns are undeniably ...
 
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Unfortunately, it’s not in the Philippines.
We’re always complaining about slow and unstable internet in the Philippines, and for good reason. Multiple studies have confirmed that the country has one of the slowest internet speeds in the region. But researchers in Australia report that they’ve set a new internet speed ...
 
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Filpino tycoons Manny Pangilinan and Ben Chan tease the Korean superstar as their new endorser.
Men, brace yourselves. We’re about to see a whole lot more of Hyun Bin, the Korean superstar who we now know because our wives, girlfriends, sisters, mothers, and grandmothers marathoned Crash Landing on You in three days and wouldn’t stop talking about why we ...
 
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Filipinos tamed dogs long before they were colonized.
More than 800 years ago, long before dog breeds and pedigrees came to the country, pre-colonial Filipinos already loved their indigenous canine companions and even buried them in cemeteries for people. Sometime in the 1960s, a site in Sta. Ana, Manila was excavated ...
 
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The Ickabog is now free to read online, and the author is crowd-sourcing illustrations for its print version.
J.K. Rowling is back in the imagination game. The author who gave us the wonderful universe of Harry Potter has unleashed The Ickabog on the Internet. There are two things to unpack here: First, this is a new book and also a non-Harry story—don’t look for him. ...
 
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Your parents might have done it, too.
In the quest for life's deeper meaning, we've done all sorts of things to better our soda. We've put Mentos in Coke, dropped all sorts of fruit in Sprite, dared ourselves to drink Pepsi with Pop Rocks. Heck, one guy even suggested ...
 
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We found a way to escape lockdown life.
How’s quarantine life treating you? If you’re one of the people who finds 70-plus days of not going outside and seeing other humans perfectly fine—a dream even—then maybe you are like us, a robot. But if you are among those going nuts, ...
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