That is if you’re an Authorized Person Outside of Residence or APOR. On Monday, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has confirmed that vaccinated commuters can avail themselves of free rides starting from August 3, Tuesday, up until the end of the lockdown in Metro Manila on August 20, Friday. This includes rides aboard the Light Rail […]
The legal age of consent in the Philippines of 12 remains as one of the lowest in the world and has not changed since 1930. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and UNICEF Ambassador Anne Curtis share a common call of urging Congress and the Senate to prioritize the passage of a law that increases the […]
For the second time, the Philippines has been recognized as the riskiest country to live in by an international business magazine’s 2021 safety report. According to Global Finance’s study of the world’s safest countries, the Philippines placed dead last among 134 countries. The last time the country found itself at the bottom of the list was in […]
Former President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III passed away on Thursday morning, June 24, after being hospitalized in Quezon City, sources said. He was 61 years old. Aquino died due to renal disease secondary to diabetes at 6:30am. His family and close friends were also spotted at the Capitol Medical Center in Quezon City. […]
This, despite several attempts to rehabilitate the metropolitan river in recent years. Of the 50 top polluting rivers around the world, the Pasig River ranks as the #1 carrier of plastic pollutants into the ocean, a recent study by the Netherland-based Ocean Cleanup revealed. The Ocean Cleanup is a non-profit engineering environmental organization that develops technology […]
Now that it’s literally at your fingertips, you don’t have any excuse not to register to vote anymore! As the election season draws nearer, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has launched its Mobile Registration Form application as a way to streamline the first step of the voter’s registration process amid ongoing quarantine restrictions. The app, which debuted […]
To mark 75 years of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and the United Kingdom, Prince Charles expressed his “heartfelt gratitude” to Filipino medical frontliners whose service to the UK during the pandemic has been “wonderfully selfless.” “I’m delighted to send my warmest wishes to everyone in the Philippines in this special year when we celebrate the 75th […]
On May 22, 2022, Filipinos will once again have the opportunity to elect new leaders, and as of late February, Philippine Daily Inquirer reported that there are 58 million registered voters in the country.  The gravity of the upcoming election cannot be highlighted enough as a new president is expected to be elected. The could […]
For the third year in a row, local fine dining spot Toyo Eatery has been included in the 2021 edition of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list. It finished at number 49, making it the only Philippine restaurant to make it to the top 50.  Since opening shop in 2016, Toyo Eatery has snagged the highest spot for any Filipino […]
Hearing songs with words from two different languages is already cool enough. But a song with seven languages? That’s something off the charts! New Filipino Boy Group, “ALAMAT,” has proven this possible with their debut single “kbye,” which features seven (out of the many) languages in the Philippines. The song includes words in Bicolano, Bisaya, […]


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