Borongan church refuses to loan Balangiga bell to national museum

The Balangiga bells should stay in its church. That’s what the Diocese of Borongan, which has jurisdiction over the bells, said today when it rejected a resolution filed by Senator Miguel Zubiri asking the government to place one of the Balangiga bells in the National Museum. Zubiri filed Senate Resolution 965 last week which says that ...

Body found inside garbage bag in Quezon City

Body found inside garbage bag in Quezon City

A body of an unidentified man was found inside a garbage bag this morning at the C.P. Garcia Road in Quezon City. According to ABS-CBN News, a street sweeper was about to pick up...

Former senator Bong Revilla insists he’s innocent, won’t pay back government

Former senator Bong Revilla insists he’s innocent, won’t pay back government

Almost a week after he was acquitted of plunder, former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. is still working overtime to insist that he’s innocent. At a press...

‘Lotto results’ and ‘NBA playoffs’ most googled terms in the PH in 2018

‘Lotto results’ and ‘NBA playoffs’ most googled terms in the PH in 2018

Well, this isn’t surprising. Google released its Year in Search report yesterday and it found that in the Philippines, two of the most searched terms were “lotto...

Dude makes Filipino spoof of Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ using Google Translate

Dude makes Filipino spoof of Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ using Google Translate

Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next is a song that’s probably stuck on most people’s heads at the moment. Many can’t seem to get enough of it, especially this...

Police find drug den inside 2×2 meter bunker 

Police find drug den inside 2×2 meter bunker 

This has got to be one of the strangest places for a drug den. Yesterday, police discovered a drug den inside a bunker in a secluded area in Barangay (Village) Paliparan III,...

Most Filipinos believe that the US will defend the Philippines from invaders

Most Filipinos believe that the US will defend the Philippines from invaders

As China continues with its militarization of the contested West Philippine Sea, a majority of Filipinos continue to believe that the United States would defend the country in...

Makati City subway breaks ground

Makati City subway breaks ground

Is it really finally happening? Is Metro Manila finally getting a subway? Yesterday, the Makati City government held the groundbreaking ceremony for the Makati Subway Project. A...

This year, Filipinos spent the most time on Pornhub — again

This year, Filipinos spent the most time on Pornhub — again

It’s that time of year again when adult video site Pornhub shares its fascinating insights on global porn behavior and guess what? The Philippines is on top! Again! Pornhub,...

Filipino netizens troll Miss Universe candidates wearing their national costume

Filipino netizens troll Miss Universe candidates wearing their national costume

This year’s Miss Universe pageant is shaping up to be one of the most amusing in years. Just yesterday, a netizen by the name of Chris Bag-ao shared a collection of funny...


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