Things to do in Manila this weekend (July 20 – 22): Celine Dion concert, Ang Huling El Bimbo musical, The Good Trade zero-waste fair

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

Netizen slams television show for using ‘fake’ violinist

A netizen has criticized a television show for hiring what he thinks is a fake musician. On Monday, Andre Feria posted...

Netizen slams television show for using ‘fake’ violinist

PH gov’t offers free rides to commuters stranded after rain

Filipino commuters who brave the rain to make an honest living are made of sterner stuff, but not everyone can weather...

PH gov’t offers free rides to commuters stranded after rain

Filipino woman does ‘In My Feelings’ challenge out of moving car, irks motorist

The Philippines has finally caught up with the “In My Feelings” viral dance challenge, and it has taken on...

Filipino woman does ‘In My Feelings’ challenge out of moving car, irks motorist

Filipino politician goes viral after saying ‘[play] ball first before drugs’ on TV

It was just the kind of boo-boo that Filipinos would never forget. Jolo Revilla, a former actor and now the vice...

Filipino politician goes viral after saying ‘[play] ball first before drugs’ on TV

This Borneo river cruise on a modern klotok allows you to glimpse orangutans in the wild

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Pho 2000: Slurping noodles in the Saigon shop famous for Bill Clinton’s one meal there

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