Will Duterte’s ‘special assistant’ run for office? This new jingle shows he might

Whenever you see Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, he’s often accompanied by his “special assistant,” Christopher “Bong” Go. While he calls...

Man struck by lightning inside own home

Sometimes, you aren’t safe even in your own home. Yesterday, a 43-year-old man was struck by lightning inside his...

Man struck by lightning inside own home

Things to do in Manila this weekend (June 22 – 24): Hereditary, MNL Craft Beer Festival, Fête de la Musique

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

Things to do in Manila this weekend (June 22 – 24): Hereditary, MNL Craft Beer Festival, Fête de la Musique

VIRAL: Soap commercial shows first Aeta to graduate from prestigious University of the Philippines

I’m not crying, you’re crying. On Monday, soap brand Safeguard posted a video dramatizing the life...

VIRAL: Soap commercial shows first Aeta to graduate from prestigious University of the Philippines

Grab’s new ‘assistant’ feature is fit for days when you’re feeling lazy

Have your hands full? Tired of doing literally everything on your own? Too lazy to get out of bed? Well, it’s...

Grab’s new ‘assistant’ feature is fit for days when you’re feeling lazy

Home Indochine D’Angkor: This retro Cambodian hotel in Siem Reap offers boutique stay on a budget

More Than Meets The Eye: 4 reasons why Phuket is more than a tourist attraction

A Cartoon Network theme park with water rides and wave pools is coming to Bali in 2020

6 affordable Thai restaurants in Singapore to get your tom yum and green curry fix

Sala Samui Chaweng: The Koh Samui beach resort that amplifies natural moonlight

Dusit Thani’s first Singapore property is an unexpected, modern luxury golf resort

Sentosa will be home to the new Barracks Hotel, The Outpost Hotel, and Village Hotel next year

Manila’s best alternative workouts: barre, boxing, indoor cycling, surfing, climbing

Bali’s newest boutique hotel is an art-inspired design hideaway in Ubud

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