Waze responds to comedian Rufa Mae Quinto’s ‘audition’

Waze has apparently seen comedian Rufa Mae Quinto’s “audition” and it looks like they liked it. On Thursday, Waze finally responded to the actress’ hilarious vlog “auditioning” to voice the GPS navigation app, saying that she really didn’t need to audition. “No need to audition. You can make your very own Waze Voice using your Waze app,” ...

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‘Breastfeeding is love’: Hundreds of moms gather in Manila to support breastfeeding

‘Breastfeeding is love’: Hundreds of moms gather in Manila to support breastfeeding

Hundreds of Philippine mothers simultaneously nursed their babies in public on Sunday, some of them two at a time, in a government-backed mass breastfeeding event aimed at...

National feeding program to be implemented to combat malnutrition among children

National feeding program to be implemented to combat malnutrition among children

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law Republic Act 11037 or the Masustansyang Pagkain para sa Batang Pilipino Act (Nutritious Foods for Filipino Children Act) last June...

Fearing loss of sexual prowess, Filipino men continue to shun vasectomies

Fearing loss of sexual prowess, Filipino men continue to shun vasectomies

Mistaken beliefs regarding vasectomies — such as the loss of a man’s sexual prowess — continue to persist among Filipinos, which stops them from taking advantage...

PH anti-drug agency wants mandatory drug testing for students Grades 4 and up

PH anti-drug agency wants mandatory drug testing for students Grades 4 and up

The Philippines has been under President Rodrigo Duterte’s narcotics crackdown since he took office in 2016 and while it has mostly gone after street peddlers,...

Duterte signs PH Mental Health Law

Duterte signs PH Mental Health Law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has today signed the Philippine Mental Health Law or Republic Act 11036. This was shared today by one of the bill’s authors, Senator...

Former PH President Aquino answers raps over Dengvaxia controversy

Former PH President Aquino answers raps over Dengvaxia controversy

Former Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, ex-Health secretary Janette Garin, and ex-Budget chief Florencio Abad appeared at the Department of Justice...

Food and Drug Administration official says vapes in PH are ‘technically illegal’

Food and Drug Administration official says vapes in PH are ‘technically illegal’

Sorry vapers, here’s another blow against your beloved e-cigarettes. It turns out that none of the models available in the Philippines have been approved by the Food and...

Duterte’s daughter, grandchild were injected with controversial dengue vaccine

Duterte’s daughter, grandchild were injected with controversial dengue vaccine

Not even President Rodrigo Duterte’s family was spared from the controversial dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. Special Assitant to the President Bong Go told reporters yesterday...

Dengvaxia vaccine row wreaks havoc on Philippine war on disease

Dengvaxia vaccine row wreaks havoc on Philippine war on disease

Widespread fears over a controversial dengue vaccine that some blame for child deaths are wreaking havoc on the Philippines’ war on preventable diseases, with many parents...


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