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Taal Volcano is not yet finished with its business.
At 5:11 a.m. on Friday, Taal Volcano had spewed the most amount of ash since its initial eruption on January 12, PHIVOLCS said in a statement.The new activity is proof that Taal is not yet finished with its business and currently poses ...
 
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Ethiopia, Gambia, Vietnam, and Tanzania obtained higher scores than the Philippines.
The Philippines ranked 113th of 180 countries surveyed on their perceived political integrity, according to the latest report of corruption watchdog Transparency International or TI, which regularly monitors the status of corruption in governments around the world using its corruption perception index ...
 
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The celebrations take place this weekend
Chinese New Year is right around the corner, and that means celebrations will soon begin in Binondo, Manila. In light of this, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has shared the Manila City government’s latest traffic advisory for when the festivities start.Today, ...
 
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All in honor of his infamous team spirit.
In 2019, Andy King became a social media sensation when the Netflix documentary, Fyre: The Greatest Party that Never Happened trended.The reason? King revealed that, at one point, Fyre CEO and organizer Billy McFarland asked him to “take one for the team” ...
 
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Impressive specs and pricing for this affordable iPhone.
It seems like everyone is waiting in anticipation of Apple to release its next flagship iPhone series. In case you haven't gotten to look into their latest drop, the iPhone 11 series comes with some pretty cool features, so we can only imagine what exciting ...
 
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The moving mobile suit will be 18 meters high and weigh 25 tons.
Time to suit up. The largest moving Gundam robot (called mobile suit) is being built in Japan and will be open to the public on October 1 in celebration of 40 years of Gundam.The robot will be 18 meters tall and supported ...
 
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It could very well be one of the world's largest volcanoes.
Generations of Filipinos have been misled by postcards, textbooks, and geography curriculum that propagated the idea that the smallest volcano can be found in the Philippines, and it is called Taal Volcano. Most of these show Binintiang Malaki, one of the volcano’s ...
 
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That was quick.
Earlier today, Department of Transportation-Technical Working Group (DOTr-TWG) chairman Antonio Gardiola Jr. announced the sudden termination of the motorcycle-taxi pilot run two months ahead of schedule. Now, it seems like this might not be the case.According to DOTr assistant secretary Goddes Hope ...
 
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Studio Ghibli is one of the most respected animation studios in the world.
Netflix has acquired the rights to 21 iconic films by Japan’s beloved Studio Ghibli, and they’re coming on the streaming service starting February 1. Studio Ghibli is one of the most respected animation studios in the world, so when Netflix announced they’ve ...
 
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Including artworks by Fernando Amorsolo.
Stories of evacuees being saved from the Taal Volcano's recent eruption have filled the news. Aside from our fellow Filipinos, however, another thing in danger is Taal City's many historical artifacts. From jewelry to paintings and other artworks, the city is rich ...
 
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Police nab child prodigy Jiro Manio in Marikina.
Child prodigy Jiro Manio Katkura, more commonly known by his stage name Jiro Manio, was recently arrested for charges of frustrated homicide. The 27-year-old former child star was arrested on January 17 for allegedly stabbing a man multiple times.According to the initial ...
 
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Most of you guessed it right.
It seems that, whatever you guessed, you'll end up drinking more water because of this new item from Pizza Hut: the spicy Chili Cheese Stuffed Crust. It's a welcome addition in a “we didn’t know we needed this until now” kind of ...
 
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Tourists escape crater lake minutes before its eruption as seen in this gripping footage.
A group of tourists were happily viewing Taal’s crater lake when someone spotted steam spewing out of the ground near the lake’s shore. As tourists, they thought this was part of the attraction, but the mood changed when their tour guide became ...
 
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The densely populated NCR is at high risk of spreading polio faster.
When the Department of Health (DOH) recorded two cases of polio back in September 2019, it immediately declared a national outbreak. That’s how serious polio is. Since then, there have been six more cases in Mindanao, and one in Laguna.Then, on January ...
 
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This, despite recently suffering from oversupply and frostbite.
Benguet's farmers were recently hit with several problems such as oversupply and crop frostbite, but that hasn't stopped them from helping victims of Taal Volcano's eruption. More than 40,000 people have now left their homes in search of shelter amid the continued eruption of ...
 
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Plus, an updated list of valid IDs for your passport application.
If your Philippine passport is up for renewal, then here’s some good news for you: submission of birth certificates is no longer required for passport renewals, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).Under DFA Department Order No.03-2019, which was signed in ...
 
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How the best of us are overshadowing the worst.
In the aftermath of the Taal Volcano eruption on January 12, 2020, something else is emerging from the ashes: A society unfamiliar and unrecognizable, but not necessarily worse. In these dark days, the best of Philippine society has managed to overshadow the ...
 
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Don't treat relief efforts as a way to get rid of stuff you can't sell at a garage sale.
The Taal Volcano eruption on January 12 has displaced thousands of families, with at least 30,000 people fleeing to evacuation sites in Cavite and Batangas. Below is a list of what to donate and what not to donate and how to send ...
 
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Courtesy of Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite.
On January 12, Taal Volcano violently awoke after 43 years of peaceful slumber, scattering (literal) tons of ash across Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Metro Manila, and even as far as parts of Rizal. The people of Luzon are still recovering from the aftermath ...
 
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Tinder, OkCupid, Grindr, Happn, Clue, and MyDays have been tagged.
What will you do when one day, you find out that your sexual activities and preferences, mood information, and intimate data are out in the open and being used to manipulate what you see on the Internet?That’s exactly what is happening with ...
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