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Thursday, November 15, 2018






Singles Day shopping

3 shopping destinations dominate online Filipinos’ buzz on Singles Day

The 10th year of the Singles Day shopping festival was a success in the Philippines, specifically in terms of brand engagement on social media. Lazada...

Tabo or shower? It depends on who you ask

The Filipino "tabo" is being recognized in social media for being environmentally friendly after American blogger Thomas Kuegler shared a video about it in...
Stan Lee Backchannel

What comics fans are saying about Stan Lee’s final comic book project

As the world's comic book and pop culture fans reel from the death of famed comic book creator Stan Lee, some avid readers are...
Teenagers on their smartphones

Swipe right: New dating app launched for UP students

Students from the University of the Philippines launched a new dating app called "UPdate" exclusively made for the student body. The app was launched on...
Minnesota Timberwolves

NBA roundup: LeVert hurt as Nets lose

Karl-Anthony Towns finished with 25 points and 21 rebounds Monday night as the Minnesota Timberwolves halted a five-game losing streak with a 120-113 victory...
Imelda Marcos is guilty

Imelda Marcos’ ‘unjustifiable’ absence at Sandiganbayan reading

As calls for the arrest of former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos intensify, some are questioning her right to avail of...
MMDA traffic lights

Alert motorists are discovering Hidden Mickeys around Metro Manila

Filipinos were in awe when "Hidden Mickeys" were spotted on some traffic lights in Metro Manila as homage to the famous Disney icon which...
Stan Lee

Filipino illustrators join comic book world in farewell to Stan Lee

Filipino comic book creators are bidding thanks and farewell to legendary comic book creator Stan Lee, who passed away early on Tuesday, November 13...
Dayanara Torres and Louis D’Esposito

Dayanara Torres’ new fiancé is Marvel film producer Louis D’Esposito

Model-actress Dayanara Torres of Puerto Rico finally finds love in Marvel film producer Louis D’Esposito, who also paid tribute to the sudden death of...
Comic book creator and executive producer Stan Lee

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, dead at 95

LOS ANGELES —Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic...
Anne Curtis' elephant

Erwan Heussaff fosters elephant for Anne Curtis as anniversary gift

Anne Curtis shared that Erwan Heussaff fostered a rescued orphan elephant as part of his anniversary gift for her. The Kapamilya host-actress shared in her...
Foreign direct investment

Philippines’ August net FDI hits lowest in 5 months

MANILA — Net foreign direct investments (FDI) in the Philippines fell to their lowest in five months in August, but inflows in the first eight months of...
Imelda Marcos

Old age? Health? The real reason why Imelda Marcos has yet to be arrested

Several questions were raised on the refusal of the Philippine National Police to arrest former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos following...
Pop culture bazaar at the Trinoma Activity Center

Why buying from small local businesses is better for Filipinos

A Facebook post encouraging people to support rising Filipino entrepreneurs rather than big brands in the country during the Christmas season has been going...
James Harden

NBA Roundup: Harden hot as Houston cooks up home win

Rockets 115, Pacers 103 James Harden scored a game-high 40 points and Houston won on its home floor for the first time this season. The Rockets,...
Vic Ladlad

List of arrested NDFP consultants since end of peace talks is growing

Vicente "Vic" Ladlad joined the growing list of National Democratic Front of the Philippines consultants arrested since the collapse of peace talks between the...
Job application form

Applicant walked out of interviewer after he felt disrespected

An applicant felt disrespected when an executive from a real estate company asked how gay he is in an interview to supposedly gauge his...
Firefighter sprays water from a fire truck

‘New normal’ ferocious winds whip up deadly California fires

PARADISE, California — Two deadly wildfires fueled by "devil winds" tore through opposite ends of California on Sunday, with residents urged to heed evacuation orders by...
Ahtisa Manalo's national costume

Subanon tribe of Mindanao is inspiration for Ahtisa Manalo’s national costume

Filipinos expressed their various opinions on social media regarding the national costume of Miss International 2018’s Philippine representative Ahtisa Manalo that was inspired by...
Kelsey Merritt

Kelsey Merritt is enjoying her first Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Filipino-American model Kelsey Merritt took to Instagram to express her excitement on her first runway walk at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Merritt, touted as...