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Peace has been restored and now people are back to watching K-dramas.
Earlier this week, #cancelkorea was trending on Twitter after a racist remark was made by a Korean netizen on TikTok. The backlash was a result of a tattoo spotted on Filipina TikToker Bella Poarch. The design resembled the Rising Sun flag of
The issue actually started on TikTok.
If you’ve been scrolling through Twitter today, then you may have noticed that the hashtag #cancelkorea is the number one trending topic. ICYMI, this so-called rally against the land of K-drama and K-pop actually started on TikTok.As reported by Koreaboo, it began with
From Oscar-winning films to amusing B movies, seems like the Philippines is a favorite shoot location.
With its exquisite beaches, lush forests, vivid alleyways, rich history, not to mention the semi-ambiguous facial features of its residents, the Philippines is just an open movie set screaming to be used.We're taking a stroll around the country, remembering some of the
Giant bats from the Philippines are the largest in the world.
People on social media are freaking out over photos of giant bats from the Philippines."Just imagine this bat waking up and flying straight at you," says Twitter user @KingLeoRio. "I'd flee the country."Remember when I told y'all about the Philippines having human-sized
It's the largest shark to have ever lived.
The fearsome megalodon shark once lived in the Philippines millions of years ago.A single tooth fossil from the prehistoric giant shark was discovered in Barangay Jandig, Maribojoc, Bohol. It was turned over by the locals to the National Museum in May. The
Expect tourism to reboot and thrive in the post-coronavirus world.
The global tourism industry is on pause after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the world, and the industry is eagerly awaiting the day it can reopen its doors. According to Forbes, there are seven countries that could become “rising stars” as places of major
Here's where you can go and when.
As Metro Manila eases up public transport and travel restrictions for the General Community Quarantine effective on June 1, here's some good news for people who have been wanting to leave the metro. Cebu Pacific announced on May 30 that select local
Back to work and back to traffic!
A modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) was enforced in the National Capital Region starting last Saturday, May 16. And while that caused traffic congestion over the weekend with the reopening of malls, it looks like more cars are back on the road today, May 18,
Ah, Mother's Day! A day to celebrate your mom's special day with the best of gifts.In the past, that meant a harmless trip to your local bakery or having an elegant bouquet made. After all, it's nothing in comparison to what your mother's
ABS-CBN's franchise expired on May 4.
The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has ordered ABS-CBN Corporation to cease broadcast operations starting May 5 due the expiry of the network’s franchise. ABS-CBN later on released a statement, "Millions of Filipinos will lose their source of news and entertainment when ABS-CBN is
It comes after the arrest of a barangay councilor who was caught on video refusing to release cash aid in full.
After President Rodrigo Duterte addressed the nation Monday night, May 4, 2020, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque has offered on national television a P30,000 reward for any information exposing corrupt local government officials amid the COVID-19 crisis.He announced shortly after the President’s closing
It will last for a period of six months.
Last Tuesday night, March 17, President Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of calamity in the Philippines to control the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. As of this writing, the Philippines has a total of 187 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 14 deaths
The Philippines has so much more to offer.
It's no secret that the Philippines is home to the world's best tourist destinations. There's Boracay, Palawan, La Union, and Siargao, just to name a few. But with more than 7,000 islands on the whole archipelago, it's easy to say that there's
You can find FOUR of them right here in the Philippines!
A well-known fact: The world is positively dotted with breathtakingly beautiful beaches. A not-so-well-known fact: We also happen to be brimming with not just white, but pink shores all around the globe! Though a little harder to find than the usual beaches,
You don't need to go to Japan or Korea for your cherry blossom fix!
In a few weeks' time, your social media feed will be pink with sakura or cherry blossoms from your friends' trips to Japan or Korea. Not everyone has the luxury of a spring break, but a quick glance at the trees in
The Philippines is also the fifth most optimistic country when it comes to opportunities.
The Philippines is one of the most optimistic and confident countries in the world when it comes to workplace opportunities and growth, according to a global survey by LinkedIn.The LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2020 looked into what the people want and what barriers
The Philippine Pavilion is named Bangkota, the ancient Filipino word for coral reef.
After nearly a decade of absence, the Philippines will once again grace the halls at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai, dubbed “The Greatest Show.” The Philippine Pavilion is named Bangkota, the ancient Filipino word for coral reef. The Bangkota represents Filipinos
Dreaming of a beach getaway?
May we recommend Pagudpud for your next vacation? A flight and a drive away from Metro Manila, Pagudpud is one of those places that take you far enough from the stress of city life and right into the middle of paradise. Here
Find out where to stay, what to do, and where to eat!
Aside from being the "surfing capital of the north," La Union has attracted a lot of creatives, wellness advocates, and up-and-coming entrepreneurs, solidifying it as the must-visit tourist destination. If you haven't visited this adventure-filled escape up north, let this itinerary guide
The Philippines scored 90.63 in the tally of 20 nominated countries.
The Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2019 voted the Philippines as the 8th favorite country in the world, with a score of 90.63. Topping the list is Indonesia with a score of 92.78, followed by Thailand with a score of 92.37.The