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It’s not just 'multiply by seven.'
Who would have thought that, in an age of medical breakthroughs, quantum discoveries, and interplanetary expeditions, a group of hardworking scientists in a laboratory somewhere on the other side of the world had been trying to find out whether we’re actually counting ...
 
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But, showbusiness is a different story.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has forbidden his children to join politics while he is in office.The 45-year-old civil servant said, "I don't allow my children to be part of the government, not until nasa gobyerno ako. When I retire and they want ...
 
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The cleaning project for San Agustin Church was done with special equipment from Germany.
With more than 300 years under Spanish colonial rule, it doesn't come as a surprise that the Philippines has a lot of Catholic churches built from centuries past. The oldest of these is the 16th-century San Agustin Church in Intramuros, Manila, which ...
 
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Children under 13 may not access Facebook, according to a bill filed in congress.
Children may no longer use or have limited access to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and YouTube if House Bill 5307 or the Social Media Regulation and Protection Act of 2019 becomes law. In the proposal, children below 13 years old may not ...
 
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Vietnam confiscates phones and other devices with the nine-dash line.
The Vietnamese government has ordered that gadgets which show the controversial "nine-dash line" on its map be confiscated. Chinese-made smartphones and car GPS navigation devices, in particular, have been banned in a bid to stop the spread and normalization of China's "fictitious" ...
 
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He transferred the role of the PRRC to the Manila Bay Task Force.
President Duterte has abolished the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC), citing efforts to “right-size” the government. Last November 8, Duterte signed Executive Order 93, which formally erased the PRRC. By abolishing the PRRC and transferring its powers to the Manila Bay Task ...
 
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Lance Gokongwei delivers the final send-off for his father, industrialist John Gokongwei Jr.
On behalf of my mother, Elizabeth, my sisters, Robina, Lisa, Faith, Hope, and Marcia, my uncles Eddie and James, my auntie Lily, my wife Jay and my children, in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews, I would like to thank everyone who has come ...
 
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She put her face on a fake cover of Time magazine, and expected to get away with it.
Last July, rumors spread that Mina Chang will be the new US Ambassador to the Philippines. It was picked up by major news sites citing Chang as the next Ambassador-apparent. However, in a telephone interview with Esquire Philippines, the US Embassy in Manila ...
 
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What can we do against the Black Death.
There are many kinds of plague, such as the bubonic plague, the pneumonic plague, and even the 10 biblical plagues of Egypt, but none so fearsome that it was called "The Plague." Also known as the Black Death, The Plague was responsible for ...
 
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Expect heavier traffic on these major roads.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will be testing out on November 14 the planned traffic scheme for the 30th Southeast Asian Games opening ceremony. Convoys coming from all over the Metro will use the yellow lanes along EDSA to head to the ...
 
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Ylaya Street is about to get a makeover.
It wasn't too long ago that people were raving about the massive, life-changing clean-up that Divisoria went through after Isko Moreno took office, but it seems even the new administration is struggling to keep up with what is possibly Manila's—heck, probably the nation's—most popular shopping hub. After ...
 
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Bill banning single-use plastics may receive the President’s support.
You may live to see the day when single-use plastics are illegalized in the Philippines. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said on November 10 that the President would likely certify as priority legislation a bill seeking to ban single-use plastics. According to Panelo, during ...
 
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Executive chef Cristeta Comerford receives honorary doctorate degree from UP.
The University of the Philippines on Monday conferred the honorary the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa on White House executive chef Cristeta Comerford. Comerford is an alumna of the state university. She took up BS Food Technology, but did not ...
 
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Aside from cigarettes, this city has also banned the use of vaping devices.
The Pasay City government has banned vaping in all enclosed public spaces, private workplaces, and public conveyances. The city council has passed City Ordinance No. 6061, which regulates the use of vaping devices within the city.Section 2 of the ordinance states that the use ...
 
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The younger Tan was rushed to the hospital after collapsing during a basketball game on Saturday.
Lucio “Bong” Tan Jr., son of Philippine Airlines taipan Lucio Tan, has passed away at the age of 53. The president of PAL Holdings and head coach of the University of the East Red Warriors collapsed on Saturday during a recreational basketball ...
 
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But the NHCP also says that Filipinos are also biased in their view of history.
The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP), through its chair, Dr. Rene Escalante, released a statement regarding the animated film Elcano and Magellan. Produced by Dibulitoon, an independent production company based in Guipúzcoa, Spain, the film was harshly criticized online for ...
 
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According to a survey.
"You can be whatever you want to be." So promised millions of well-intentioned parents to their millennial offspring. Although they probably didn't mean leaning against a rosy door in Notting Hill, grinning manically over a #spon post about protein-infused coffee. But sorry, ...
 
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Other affected areas include parts of Pasay, Malabon, Valenzuela, Bacoor, and Cebu.
A new report from Climate Central published in Nature Communications has found that 300 million people living in flood-prone areas around the world could potentially be displaced if climate change continues unstopped.According to the report by Climate Central, an organization of leading ...
 
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Cash donations and relief goods are badly needed.
In the two weeks leading up to Halloween, Mindanao was rocked with three earthquakes, all of which were recorded to be equal to or higher than 6.0 in magnitude. While the epicenter of the quakes were all located in the province of ...
 
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Here's what you need to know about the actor's rumored girlfriend and long time friend.
Keanu Reeves is well-loved all over for a lot of good reasons. Many call him a living meme, but aside from that, he's also pretty stylish. (We've even called him the wholesome Prince of Darkness at one point.) Not to mention, he stars in ...
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