Imee Marcos’ cheeky attempt at viral content backfires 

Filipino politicians do all sorts of crazy things to get voters’ attention. It turns out that in the age of social media, that means sitting in front of a camera and saying words like “pek pek (vagina)” and “utong (nipple).” That’s exactly what former first daughter and current Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos did in a now-viral video ...

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Out on bail, alleged ‘coffee date’ scammer tries selling ‘surrenderer t-shirt’ for PHP9,000

Out on bail, alleged ‘coffee date’ scammer tries selling ‘surrenderer t-shirt’ for PHP9,000

There’s no stopping this guy, huh? On Saturday, a day after being released on bail, Xian Gaza (aka coffee date guy) tried selling the shirt he wore while surrendering to the...

‘Coffee date’ guy surrenders to police after hiding from two arrest warrants

‘Coffee date’ guy surrenders to police after hiding from two arrest warrants

Remember Xian Gaza? Yep, the guy who asked Filipino actress Erich Gonzales out on a date using a billboard. Yep, the one who people accused of being a scammer. Yep, that guy who...

Crowdfunding campaign launched for Filipino toddler who survived 4-story fall from Singapore flat

Crowdfunding campaign launched for Filipino toddler who survived 4-story fall from Singapore flat

A 4-year-old Filipino girl miraculously survived — albeit with serious injuries — a four-story fall after being left alone in an HDB unit at Singapore’s residential...

New meme puts spotlight on the Philippines’ accent-shaming problem

New meme puts spotlight on the Philippines’ accent-shaming problem

Memes are (usually) shared in good fun, but they can also get insulting and downright discriminatory, just as it did for the “You’re road” trend that has...

WATCH: Dating class teaches Filipino men that some women want to be forced to have sex

WATCH: Dating class teaches Filipino men that some women want to be forced to have sex

If you’ve ever thought to yourself “How are so many men rude to women in the exact same way,” here’s one reason. On Monday, Facebook user Marlina Santiago...

What ComicCon Asia organizer says about Hayley Atwell’s statement

What ComicCon Asia organizer says about Hayley Atwell’s statement

The organizer of ComicCon Asia 2018 is standing by her statement regarding Hayley Atwell’s cancelled appearance. The British actress earlier said she decided to cancel her...

‘All Skincare, Sometimes Shade’ Facebook page takes shot at colorism and federalism in parody post

‘All Skincare, Sometimes Shade’ Facebook page takes shot at colorism and federalism in parody post

At first glance, a post on the Facebook page “All Skin, Sometimes Shade” (ASSS) yesterday looks like an advertisement for a facial scrub. But a few lines in, and...

Makati mayor orders shutdown of digital billboard on busy intersection after showing porn

Makati mayor orders shutdown of digital billboard on busy intersection after showing porn

A digital billboard on the very busy intersection of Makati Avenue and Gil Puyat Avenue in Makati City was ordered shut down today by Mayor Abigail Binay after someone...

Church criticized for requiring wedding florists, photographers to pay annual accreditation fee

Church criticized for requiring wedding florists, photographers to pay annual accreditation fee

Anyone who has ever been married knows that costs can stack up when planning the wedding, so many took offense when it was made public yesterday that one of the most popular...


 

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.