WB: PH Poverty Projected To Be At 18.7% In 2021

Poverty incidence in the Philippines is expected to fall below 20 percent in 2020 and further decline until 2021, a year before President Rodrigo Duterte's term ends, according to the projections made by the World Bank (WB). In…

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WB: PH Poverty Projected To Be At 18.7% In 2021

Poverty incidence in the Philippines is expected to fall below 20 percent in 2020 and…

Pres. Duterte Admits Firing PNOC-EC Chief

President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that he had sacked Philippine National Oil Company - Exploration Corporation…

Panelo Denies ‘Lawyering’ For Albayalde

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo denied allegations of acting as 'spokesperson' of resigned Philippine National Police…

Spotlight

FIRST LOOK: UNIQLO’s Cozy 2019 Fall/Winter Collection

UNIQLO— a clothing brand known for its comfortable fits— unveils its 2019 Fall/Winter Collection, catering…

MILO Energizes A Nation of Champions as Gold Partner of 30th SEA Games

MILO Philippines and the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) officially announced their partnership…

Nokia 2720 Flip And Nokia 110 Push Boundaries In Feature Phones Segment At Price Points More Affordable Than Ever

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today introduces the Nokia 2720 Flip and Nokia…

World

Oil Prices Down As Saudi Arabia’s Supply Concerns Ease

Oil prices were down early Tuesday as investors' worries eased…

WHO Calls For Urgent Research On Microplastics

The World Health Organization (WHO), on Thursday called for further…

What Is Really Happening In The Amazon Rainforest And Why Are We Freaking Out Just Now?

By: Meggy Garcia So today, you pulled out your phone…

Regional News

DepEd ‘Strongly Condemns’ Slay Try On Bukidnon Teacher

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday strongly condemned the shooting of Zhydee Bitago Cabañelez, an elementary teacher at the…

DOE Assesses Energy Facilities In Mindanao After Quake

Members of Task Force on Energy Resiliency (TFER) are now checking energy infrastructure in several areas in Mindanao hit by…

GenSan Unveils ‘Monument Of Peace’

The city government unveiled on Tuesday its newest cultural landmark dubbed “Monument of Peace.” City officials led by Mayor Ronnel…

Sports

MILO Becomes Gold Sponsor For SEA Games

Milo Philippines has formalized a partnership with Philippine SEA Games…

Diaz Hopes To Win Gold In SEA Games

Zamboanga City’s Hidilyn Diaz is hoping to win a gold…

Tech

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Continues To Drive Excitement At LIGA2Kontrabida And Cosplay Mania 2019

Recently, Mobile Legends Bang Bang launched Multimedia Princess Nadine Lustre as their latest brand ambassador. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB)…

Now You Can, With The Elevated And Affordable SAMSUNG Galaxy A20s And A10s, Now Available Nationwide!

Samsung knows Gen Zs love sharing with their friends and family online. That is why they are introducing the new…

Which SuperM Star Are You? Spotify Will Tell You!

Are you a Lucas? Or more of a Kai? Earlier this month, after months of secrecy, newly formed K-Pop supergroup…

OPPO Introduces The Reno2 Series That Helps Redefine Storytelling In The Era Of Phoneography

OPPO will soon unveil its Reno2 Series in the Philippines, which includes the Reno2 and the Reno2 F, promising to…

Motoring

Dalian Trains To Have Own Maintenance Area At No Extra Cost

Dalian trains will have their own maintenance areas and equipment, which will be provided at no extra cost, the Metro…

Angara: Let’s Legalize Motorcycles-For-Hire Now

Traffic in Metro Manila is getting worse by the day, the mass transit systems are constantly breaking down and many…

Modern PUVs Serve Butuan Commuters

A number of modernized public utility vehicles (PUVs) have begun plying this city's major routes, in compliance with the government's…

Ang: Toll Hike Suspended To Make Up For SLEX Traffic

San Miguel Corp. (SMC) said a planned toll-hike for the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) was suspended due to the recent…

Events

Escape Your Reality At KidZania Manila’s “Grown-Ups Night 2019”

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to step into a parallel universe where you can “fulfill” your…

Green Day Is Coming To Manila In 2020

Do you have the time? Because Green Day is coming to Manila in 2020! One of the biggest selling rock…

Entertainment

Solenn Heussaff’s Shoutout to Daddy Bolzico

Well, we all know that Solenn Heussaff is pregnant with baby Bolz. But what we don't know is that Daddy…

Kpop Star, Sulli Dies

Kpop star, Sulli dies at her Sujeong-gu, Seongnam residence last Monday because of an apparent suicide. She was a former…

When Is Rihanna Going To Release That Album?

We've asked for it, you've asked for it - well, more than a couple hundred times but still the question…

Drink & Dine

Enjoy A Full-Flavored Feast With Yellow Cab’s Sweet And Salty Sale

Can’t figure out what exactly you’re craving? Yellow Cab has the perfect mouthwatering feast just for you! Whether you’re after…

Elevating The Taste Of Buro: Kampapangan Chef’s Remastered Dish Wins Big At This Year’s Certified Funlasang Pinoy

Unilever Food Solutions names Chef Victor Barangan (third from left) as the champion of the Certified Funlasang Pinoy. This year’s…

Why Pinoy Ulang Might Overtake The Global Shrimp Market

Pinoys have kept Ulang or Giant River Prawns for decades. Here’s why they’re more sustainable alternatives to Hipon and Sugpo,…

Travel

Palawan Among CNN’s Most Beautiful Islands List

The Philippine government, through the Department of Tourism (DOT), welcomed the continuous recognition of Palawan for its pristine beaches and…

Festival Of Lights: Where To Go, What Do In Thailand’s Loy Krathong

The end of the year is approaching fast and so are the opportunities to make unforgettable memories. If you’re looking…

Scoot Removes Processing Fees

Scoot, the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines Group, on Monday announced the scrapping of processing fees in all its markets.…

Daegu Flight To Boost Cebu As Top Destination

Additional flights from the South Korean city of Daegu arriving at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will boost Cebu’s edge…

A Trekking Adventure At Hamilo Coast

Hamilo Coast in Nasugbu, Batangas, with its pristine white sand beach and thriving forests, is a haven for anyone who…

Advocacies

Giving Children The Gift Of Dreaming

Children’s dreams are amazing. They're like balloons that can rise up in the sky to heights beyond the eye could…

Lifestyle

Drunk Elephant Now Under Shiseido Beauty Group

According to an article in Forbes, “Shiseido announced Tuesday that it will spend $845 million to acquire Drunk Elephant, the…

Samantha Ashley Lo Heads To Venezuela To Compete In Miss Grand International

Binibining Pilipinas Miss Grand International winner, Samantha Ashley Lo heads to Venezuela with the hopes of taking home the crown.…

Miss Eco Teen Philippines 2019 Winner Renounced of Her Crown

Miss Eco Teen Philippines winner, Vanessa Walters is stripped of her title due to multiple violations of the pageant's rules.…

Balenciaga Showcases Extreme Cosmetically Enhanced Models

During Balenciaga’s Spring/Summer 2020 Collection, not only did they feature the inspired puffy dresses but also a radical look for…

The Talk

10 Stages You and Your BFF Go Through For A “Pak Na Pak” Profile Picture

"Teka, bes, higa ako sa sahig para maganda kuha!" Ring any bells? Whether we admit it or not, we're very conscious of how our profile pictures look like. We always…

5 Places You Need To Visit With The Barkada Before The Year Ends

Traveling is probably one of the best opportunities to bond with the barkada. It keeps the relationship closer than ever and helps everyone in becoming more mature when facing the…

10 Must-Try Graduation Promos For The 2018 Graduates

You've been stressing out yourself for ten months because of the never ending deadlines. You've pulled up an all-nighter because it felt like 24 hours is not enough for all…

10 Traditional Things We Filipinos Have And Follow During Lenten Season

From avoiding meat to not taking a bath at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, we Filipinos sure are still intact with the tradition our ancestors left with us during the…

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Swiss Cinema Places Double Beds Instead Of Regular Seats

This cinema in Switzerland opened last May and instead of…