A 3-year-old baby elephant in the Phuket Zoo, deemed by netizens ‘Dumbo’, passed away due to the stress of performing and the living conditions he was forced to endure. According to campaign group Moving Animals, Dumbo was required to perform thrice a day and was forcibly taken away from his mother. He had been showing […]
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We’ve all probably seen the clamor and fuss about a few international brands that have recently set foot on our islands. With the long lines and virality of some of these new food spots are causing much talk around town, it’s so easy to get caught up in the whirlwind, too. But not all of […]
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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has made a stance against songs which are in conflict with President Duterte’s war on illegal drugs. They have asked the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) to ban Shanti Dope’s song “Amatz” from being aired. Their complaint mainly has to do with the song’s supposed encourage of recreational […]
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The Senate unanimously voted 15-0 in favor of Senate Bill 1826 last Wednesday. This bill, also known as “Security of Tenure and End of Endo Act of 2018”, aims to restrict labor-only contractualization as well as strengthen workers’ rights. This was its 3rd and final reading, meaning that the next step is to convene a bicameral […]
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No matter what you thought about Avengers: Endgame, you can’t deny that it was the biggest movie event of the year — and maybe even of the past few years. It was the conclusion to ten years and 22 movies so it’s only expected that fans would want to watch it a couple of times. […]
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You’ve probably seen photos of a Geodude mascot with strangely checkered legs going around the internet lately. Most likely, it was accompanied by people making fun of the photoshop-like ‘transparent layer’ that was printed on its legs. Well, it turns out that this same mascot was made a tourism ambassador by the Iwate Prefecture for the […]
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Don’t try to deny it, you know your inner teen/tween is squealing right now. What more could we have asked for at the height of these fandoms than an amusement park (at least partly) dedicated to it? We may not be as into these franchises anymore, but the prospect of new theme parks to visit […]
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Amidst the discussion about the abortion bill that was recently passed in Georgia, Former Miss USA Olivia Jordan shared that she was raped and molested. Pia Wurtzbach’s Miss Universe BFF Olivia took to Instagram to share her experiences as a child and teenager – experiences that gave her a different view on a woman’s body. […]
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The guidelines of Premium Taxis in the Philippines have been amended to include regular salary and benefits for drivers, updated requirements for road worthiness, vehicle reclassification, and free Internet access for patrons. In line with the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP), the Department of Transportation (DOTr) issued Department Order (D.O.) No. 2019-007, amending provisions to […]
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Summer Noise was possibly one of the best concert nights of my life thus far. A night filled with great music, good company, and a close experience with some of the artists – what more could I ask for? In the midst of my stressful, final academic week for this semester, I set out to […]
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