This morning, a helicopter carrying Philippine National Police Chief Gen. Archie Gamboa crashed in Laguna. He, along with seven others, was on his way to Camp Vicente Lim in Calamba after inspecting impounded vehicles in San Pedro. According to reports, the helicopter crashed within minutes after takeoff at 8AM. Thankfully, all the passengers only received […]
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About 5,000 koalas have died in the 240-day Australian Bushfires in New South Wales that wiped out an estimated total of 1 billion animals, and this number is enough for conservation groups to make the call to declare the species as officially endangered. Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash This loss plus climate change, drought, and habitat destruction have […]
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Neil Gaiman is one of the most exciting authors of our time. He penned the epic The Sandman comic series and the books Good Omens, Stardust, Coraline, and more. Now, fans can enjoy The Sandman in a new way, as the author is set to narrate the audio version of the series. Listen to a snippet below: He is […]
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NASA is looking for new astronauts to join its missions to space! According to an interview with Business Insider, the new class that NASA will hire will be involved in its Artemis missions which aim to set up a station on the moon and eventually help send humans to Mars. “It’s the best job, on […]
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The World Health Organization confirmed last February 28 that numerous vaccines for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) are already in development. (WHO Cites Philippines For Containing COVID-19 Spread) “[W]ork is also progressing on vaccines and therapeutics. More than 20 vaccines are in development globally, and several therapeutics are in clinical trials,” WHO Director-General doctor Tedros […]
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Just a week after his Crash Landing on You co-star Son Ye-jin donated W100 million (roughly the equivalent of P4.2 million), Hyun Bin also joined the relief efforts by donating W200 million (roughly the equivalent of P8.5 million). The surprising part? He did it in secret. According to reports, the actor did not tell his agency […]
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The country of Luxembourg became the first in the world to offer a completely free public transportation system last February 29. This is an initiative by their government to reduce extremely dense car traffic.(Is Manila’s Hellish Commute System Harming More Than Just Our Physical Well-being?) Considered “an important social measure” by the state, free transport […]
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In today’s news we didn’t expect, former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque just launched his TikTok account and posted his first video. Watch it below: My first til tok video pic.twitter.com/MTS84kNmUa — Harry Roque (@attyharryroque) March 4, 2020 He also posted the video on Twitter, saying, “My first til tok video.” In the clip, he is […]
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University of the Philippines Statistical Society (UP StatSoc) will hold the 33rd Annual Stat-Is-Eeks!, an Inter-University Quiz Show for Non-Statistics Majors, on March 7 (Saturday), at the School of Statistics Building, UP Diliman. On its 33rd year, Stat-is-Eeks! remains to be the most prestigious statistical quiz show for non-stat majors in or outside the UP […]
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Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Denice Lao returns with her first Filipino single, ‘Araw at Buwan.’ The song tackles the insecurities of one-sided love through playing with metaphors likening the characters of the song’s narrative to the sun and the moon. Now out in all platforms like Spotify and Youtube, Denice is also hosting a single and music […]
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