To encourage others to get checked, ex-Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach takes HIV test in public

The Philippines’ former Miss Universe conducted a public HIV test in Manila on Wednesday a week after the United Nations said her country had the fastest-growing number of infections in Asia. Pia Wurtzbach, UNAIDS goodwill ambassador for Asia and the Pacific, took the test in front of reporters as part of her efforts to raise ...

Sexuality & dating

This digital ad agency gives break-up leave, dating allowance to employees

This digital ad agency gives break-up leave, dating allowance to employees

Need time off to get over a break-up? How about some extra bucks for dating? One digital ad agency in Manila gives their employees just that. According to a story in Newsbytes, an...

Love in the Time of Marawi Siege: Army soldier marries evacuee in evacuation center wedding

Love in the Time of Marawi Siege: Army soldier marries evacuee in evacuation center wedding

There’s really nothing that can stop true love, not even a group of terrorists wreaking havoc in a once peaceful town. Private First Class Roy Bantasan was assigned to...

More than half of Filipinas would choose career over getting married: Survey

More than half of Filipinas would choose career over getting married: Survey

Getting married is not on top of the list of every Filipina, a new survey showed. Global marketing communications brand J. Walter Thompson (JWT) recently released the results of...

Why do Filipino couples fight? Money and technology are top 2 reasons

Why do Filipino couples fight? Money and technology are top 2 reasons

Apparently, money and technology are the biggest sources of arguments among Filipino couples.


 

Coconuts Manila Sexuality & dating

We’re not kidding when we say we talk about anything and everything. The Coconuts Manila team is here to shake up your comfort zones when it comes to dating. We report on things that you’re too shy to ask about, and we interview people you’re probably dying to talk to (we had a conversation with Manila’s rope queen!). BTW, we’re big fans of a good love story too. Some of our writers actually give good love advice. So don’t be surprised if you see pieces of cheese in here every once in a while.