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Bong Go top 3 in Pulse Asia poll as Grace Poe, Cynthia Villar keep...

Senatorial aspirant Bong Go, former aide to President Rodrigo Duterte, surged to No. 3 in the latest Pulse Asia survey on senatorial preferences conducted...
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Aftermath of Philippines’ exit from International Criminal Court

The Philippines has officially withdrawn its membership from the International Criminal Court (ICC) amid it's investigation in the Duterte administration's bloody war on drugs. In...
Philippines as the most dangerous country (2)

Why a report that lists the Philippines as ‘most dangerous’ is dubious

An article identifying the Philippines as the most dangerous country in the world raised questions on social media among those skeptical of how the...
Philippines, ocean polluter

Philippines may be a big-time ocean polluter, but it’s not entirely at fault

Our oceans are littered with plastics. Indeed, we are regularly exposed to images and stories of whales and sea turtles choking to death on...
La Mesa Dam Interaksyon

The dam ‘bypass’ issue that got everyone talking amid the water crisis

A former employee made a series of responses to a water system official's post on Facebook explaining an aspect of the Metro Manila water...
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AFP hopes Islamist group ‘neutralized’ after de facto leader killed

MANILA — The Armed Forces of the Philippines believes it may have "neutralized" the remnants of an alliance of pro-Islamic State extremists, after the suspected...
Grieving members of the public following a shooting at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch

New Zealand mosque shootings kill at least 49, seriously wound 20

WELLINGTON — At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country's worst ever...
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‘Nasaan ang CHR?’: Explaining its mandate amid Cebu teen rape-slay

The Commission on Human Rights released an infographic on social media to explain its mandate in response to criticisms from some Filipinos following the case of...
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Activists in Hong Kong and Taiwan feel heat as China fears ‘separatist’ collusion

HONG KONG/TAIPEI – As Beijing grows wary of pro-independence groups seeking to forge closer ties in Hong Kong and Taiwan, activists say they are coming...
George and Amal Clooney

George and Amal Clooney on justice mission for women and gay people

EDINBURGH — Celebrity couple George and Amal Clooney said on Thursday they wanted to use their star power to push for justice globally for...
Kaliwa Dam

Why China-funded Kaliwa Dam, a possible alternate water source, is heavily opposed

The government is pushing through with the China-funded Kaliwa Dam project in Quezon province as a new water source in the metropolis even if...
Leni Robredo and social media_Interaksyon

Leni Robredo’s remarks on rape taken out of context on social media

Vice President Leni Robredo's statement on rape in 2018 resurfaced as some social media users took it out of context and attempted to connect it...

Prostitution, drugs, and rape: K-pop entertainment world rocked by scandals

SEOUL— South Korean police questioned two K-pop stars on Thursday as allegations of sex tapes, prostitutes and secret chat about rape rocked South Korea's music...
Olympus Trading platform

Olymp Trade, an easy-to-use, lower risk platform for newbie traders

(Sponsored content.) What makes Olymp Trade the best platform for beginners? It is more than a beautifully designed intuitive platform. Olymp Trade allows a budding...
U.S. actor Ben Stiller, actress and social activist Susan Sarandon and Lebanese actress and director Nadine Labaki clap after the screening of the documentary in Beirut

Laughter can bring attention to global refugee crisis, U.S. comic says

UNITED NATIONS — Most people wouldn't consider the global refugee crisis a laughing matter, but American comic actor Ben Stiller says humor can help...

#Trollintelligently: Fake Twitter accounts using other people’s photos exposed

The hashtag "#trollingintelligently" trended on Twitter Philippines after observant users found out that profile photos of some Filipino accounts are of foreign personalities and...
Marvin and Jolina

Iconic Jolina Magdangal and Marvin Agustin love team will reunite in new film

The iconic 90’s love team of veteran artists Jolina Magdangal and Marvin Agustin will return in an upcoming movie based as announced in their...
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Evidence shows death penalty does not deter crime. Yet politicians still call for it.

The rape-slay case of a grade 9 female student in Cebu revived calls on Twitter to enforce capital punishment for heinous crimes like rape...
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Long live comedy: Digital comics immortalizes iconic Filipino comedians

Artist Alan Czar Santos created a digital comic book that pays tribute to some of the most iconic Filipino comedians and entertainers who played...
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ESPN to launch its own collegiate video game sports championship

NEW YORK — ESPN will hold its first ever college championship for competitive video gaming later this year, the TV sports network said on Tuesday,...