Posh Metro Manila high school prohibits wireless ‘earpods’ because students keep losing them

Today in Rich Kids of Manila, a posh private high school in San Juan City just prohibited its students from bringing wireless “earpods” to school, apparently because they keep losing them. A copy of the letter announcing the new rule at Xavier School was shared on the Facebook page Xavier-ICA Freedom Wall last night and ...

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Filipino-American woman viral over Trump-themed wedding

Filipino-American woman viral over Trump-themed wedding

Is this couple serious or are they just trolling? A Filipino-American woman and her husband are now viral after holding a Donald Trump-themed wedding in Michigan this past Fourth...

Baby on a plane: Dublin-based Filipino nurse helps fellow passenger give birth during flight

Baby on a plane: Dublin-based Filipino nurse helps fellow passenger give birth during flight

Lucky mom, lucky baby. A Filipino nurse helped a woman give birth about 35,000 feet in the air while onboard a Qatar Airways flight bound for Manila on Tuesday. The hero nurse is...

Nope, US State Department’s Mina Chang is not new ambassador to PH

Nope, US State Department’s Mina Chang is not new ambassador to PH

Don’t believe everything you read. The United States Embassy in Manila today denied reports that a U.S. Department of State official named Mina Chang will become their new...

Man finds floating cocaine bricks during beachside family picnic in Quezon

Man finds floating cocaine bricks during beachside family picnic in Quezon

A man enjoying a beachside Sunday picnic with his family got the surprise of his life yesterday when he found floating bricks of suspected cocaine in Mauban town, Quezon Province....

Man dies after accidentally swallowing live fish

Man dies after accidentally swallowing live fish

A man in Bugasong, Antique Province has died after accidentally swallowing a live tilapia fish on Sunday. Roger Marcelino, 49 years old, of Sitio Dam, Barangay (Village) Tagudtud...

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin says he tweets because it’s his ‘patriotic duty’ to stop stupidity

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin says he tweets because it’s his ‘patriotic duty’ to stop stupidity

Teodoro Locsin Jr., the Philippines’ top diplomat, believes that it’s his duty to stop stupidity, and that’s why he is never getting off Twitter. Locsin said...

Columnist Richard Heydarian publishes blank editorial as commentary on Duterte’s independent foreign policy

Columnist Richard Heydarian publishes blank editorial as commentary on Duterte’s independent foreign policy

It’s uncommon to find a blank page in a newspaper, which is why many were shocked to see that political analyst Richard Heydarian’s column in The Philippine Daily...

Outgoing Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña strips office bare as term ends

Outgoing Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña strips office bare as term ends

People who visited the mayor’s office in Cebu City today were shocked to discover that all furniture and fixtures have been removed by the team of outgoing mayor Tomas...

PH social media overflows with fish memes after Tito Sotto ‘fish could be coming from China’ defense 

PH social media overflows with fish memes after Tito Sotto ‘fish could be coming from China’ defense 

Hilarious fish memes are currently overflowing on Philippine social media for a very unfunny reason. Netizens are now poking fun at and criticizing Senate President Vicente...


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