Hours before closure, Boracay Mayor says aid for 7,000 displaced families still being processed 

Starting tomorrow, the Philippines’ Boracay island will be closed to all tourists following a controversial decision by the government to shut down the popular destination...

What to do in Manila this weekend (April 27 – 29): Avengers: Infinity War, Meeting of Styles graffiti event, Harry Styles concert

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do...

What to do in Manila this weekend (April 27 – 29): Avengers: Infinity War, Meeting of Styles graffiti event, Harry Styles concert

Filipino divorced from foreign spouse can now remarry under PH law

The journey to legalizing divorce in the Philippines is moving at a snail’s pace so even small victories are...

Filipino divorced from foreign spouse can now remarry under PH law

Australian nun who drew Duterte’s ire told to leave PH

The Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) said today that it canceled the visa of Australian nun Patricia Fox and...

Australian nun who drew Duterte’s ire told to leave PH

Man goes viral for using convenience store CCTV camera to greet family

When CCTV footage goes viral, it’s usually candid shots of unsuspecting people, but that’s not the case...

Man goes viral for using convenience store CCTV camera to greet family
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