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There are more Metro Manila road mishaps daily than you’d think

As traffic continues to pervade the metro, more and more people are getting involved in road accidents at most of the city's major thoroughfares,...

Why people don’t ‘wait behind yellow lines’ at airport baggage carousels

Bianca Gonzalez-Intal expressed her disappointment when she witnessed people disobeying the rules in an airport baggage claiming area where they have to wait behind...

How to ensure rights of airline passengers are upheld in case...

The runway mishap involving a Boeing 737-8000 plane owned by Xiamen Airlines and subsequent recovery flights caused one of the biggest pileup of stranded...

On Thai island, hotel guests check out of plastic waste

BANGKOK — For the millions of sun seekers who head to Thailand's resort island of Phuket each year in search of stunning beaches and...

Sec. Romulo-Puyat acknowledges ‘Boracay wishlist’ of Lourd de Veyra

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has cordially acknowledged the open letter to her written by broadcaster, writer and musician Lourd de Veyra. The letter has expounded...

Environmental NGO calls out TV host and guide for inappropriate caving...

An environmental organization called out the host and tour guide of a TV program titled "My Philippines" after they entered a cave without helmets...
Bacolod City's MassKara Festival has an untold origin story. File Photo

Unmasking the MassKara: The hidden origin of Bacolod City’s festival

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines — Bacolod City's annual MassKara Festival is among the country's biggest celebrations similar to Rio Carnival in Brazil. MassKara, translated literally as...

Swedish embassy did not forget the PCOO’s ‘Norwegia’ blunder

When President Rodrigo Duterte's communications team made a blunder in calling Norway "Norwegia," another Nordic country was surprisingly paying attention.

Rizal returns to Prague 131 years after historic trip

After 131 years, Filipino hero Dr. Jose Rizal has spotted in Prague once again. The Embassy of the Czech Republic has unveiled a new bust...

What makes a photographer? Twitter controversy raises crucial questions

Is he a photographer, photo illustrator or both? Recent Twitter controversy raises questions on expectations for budding lens men.