Graduating Fil-Am missed his ceremony, but subway audience didn’t let him down

An unconventional ceremony for one graduating Filipino-American stuck on a New York City subway has warmed the hearts of thousands since going viral on the internet. On Tuesday, 22-year-old Jerick Alcantara from Queens rode the subway to his nursing school graduation at Hunter College. After realizing that unexpected train delays would cause him to miss

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Family offers free food for fleeing Marawi residents

From a city of conflict and uncertainty, some residents of Marawi found hope in a home by the highway here, where a family offered food and drinks. Amer Riga, 28, and his family...

Family offers free food for fleeing Marawi residents

Sister of cop killed in Marawi shares heartbreaking Facebook post

Senior Inspector Fredie Solar is one of the casualties in the ongoing clashes in Marawi City. He was shot dead by members of the terrorist Maute group when they learned that he...

Sister of cop killed in Marawi shares heartbreaking Facebook post

PHOTOS: Cebu jeepney offers free WiFi, gadget charging

Jeepneys have been a colorful staple in Philippine public transportation since the end of World War II and remains the most affordable public transportation choice today. While...

PHOTOS: Cebu jeepney offers free WiFi, gadget charging

Village officials reprimand mom who beat daughter in viral video

A video shared on social media has sparked outrage after a mother was recorded brutally hitting her daughter in broad daylight somewhere in Kawit, Cavite. The child cowered in...

Village officials reprimand mom who beat daughter in viral video

Mall security guard returns bag with USD8,000 to grateful owner

A security guard at a Makati City mall is earning praise on social media for returning a bag containing bundles of cash to its rightful owner and refusing to accept cash as a...

Mall security guard returns bag with USD8,000 to grateful owner

Drunk village captain slaps host for not saying his name loud enough

Politicians do love hearing their names said aloud in public (as long as the situation’s favorable). But this village captain from Lasam, Cagayan in northern Philippines...

Drunk village captain slaps host for not saying his name loud enough

Inspiring: Half-paralyzed vendor goes viral for selling snacks to earn for his family

A dad’s love knows no limits. This story of a dad with a paralyzed arm working hard to provide for his family tugged on the heartstrings of netizens after his story became...

Inspiring: Half-paralyzed vendor goes viral for selling snacks to earn for his family

Tourists lose valuables on a popular Philippine beach, concerned citizen tries to help

Summer is a lucrative time for thieves on a beach. A group of tourists holidaying in Boracay lost their phones, wallets, and other valuables on April 30 around 6 pm. A concerned...

Tourists lose valuables on a popular Philippine beach, concerned citizen tries to help

Emma Watson’s motivational message for Filipina student goes viral

Who better to advise you on acing your exams than Hermione Granger herself? Filipina student Therese Kiara got a surprise motivational greeting from Emma Watson, aka the brightest...

Emma Watson’s motivational message for Filipina student goes viral

Coconuts Manila Viral

So you want to know about the newest internet darling? You came to the right place. Coconuts Manila loves reporting about people who make the webz more colorful with viral photos and videos about the most random and unexpected things. Cute babies? Yes! Feel-good stories? Yes! Rants about a certain restaurant or driver? Hell yez. If it’s worth clicking and sharing, then you’ll likely find it here.