Arts + Culture

Before Jose Rizal, Filipinos and the Philippines in video games, anime...

Japanese creators have always loved to give a glimpse into life in the Philippines.

#RP612FIC: Filipinos’ hilarious retelling of their history

As the Philippines celebrate Independence Day, people are once again reviving the popular hashtag on Twitter that becomes relevant every 12th of June (#RP612FIC). The...

‘Unpopular opinions’ become fight against provincial stereotypes, misconceptions

The "unpopular edition" Twitter trend has seen numerous users come out with hot takes on the pressing issues of today. While the phrase 'unpopular opinion'...

Is it okay to take selfies in museums?

Museums have regained their popularity among the young generation because of social media but one person shared on Twitter that people shouldn't use such...

Why do we believe that butterflies are the souls of dead...

Filipino culture has many superstitious beliefs or "pamahiin" and among the most enduring of these is the belief that a butterfly is a sign...

What we could lose in the fire that hit the National...

The Juan Luna Building caught fire on the morning of May 28, 2018. Affected by the blaze is the National Archives of the Philippines,...

Why do Americans fawn over British royalty?

With one of their own as the bride, it may afford Americans a moment, however fleeting, to imagine themselves once again as royal subjects.

And the greatest Senate president of the Philippines was…

As the Senate is about to choose its next president, here's a look at the role notable Senate presidents played in Philippine history.

The internet is divided over this viral clip that pronounces a...

If Twitter were any indication, there are now two types of people in this world — those who hear "Yanny" and those who hear "Laurel."

Can you paint with all the colors of politics?

Color in politics, especially for political parties, has a way of sending a message even without any long speeches or catchy campaign slogans. Investigative journalist...