Online Martial Law museum launched vs historical revisionism

MANILA — A team from Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU), one of the premier academic institutions in the Philippines, recently launched an interactive ‘online museum’ in their effort to educate the public on late Ferdinand Marcos’ reign as Philippine President and his implementation of Martial Lawwhich runs for another decade. Still in Beta versionthe site…

Weekend crowd in Wawa mountains swells

RODRIGUEZ, RIZAL — Barangay Wawa is blessed with its four magnificent hiking destinations that share a common trail since it opened to the public years ago. Mountains like Binacayan, Pamitinan, Hapunang Banoi, Sipit-Ulang and as far as Ayaas’ trails begin at the tourism center of the small barangay. According to one of the local tourist officers,…

Media and academe unite to discuss disinformation in PH

MAKATI — Days after the Philippine senate’s probe on the proliferation of ‘fake news’ and license to ‘control’ media, major news outlets and universities held a conference on democracy and disinformation at Ateneo de Manila Rockwell campus last February 12 to 13, 2018.  The event organized by national daily, Philippine Daily Inquirer focused on how rampant disinformation…

#TGIF: Ayuntamiento de Manila is now open to the public!

MANILA– Four years after the reconstruction of the former seat of the 18th century Manila City Council, the general public can finally explore the beautiful Ayuntamiento building in Intramuros starting today, March 31, 2017.  In a tweet by Intramuros Administration, it showed a humble streamer that bares the announcement from Beareu of Treasury regarding the…

List of cancelled flights due to radar maintenance in March

MANILA– In relation to the announcement of scheduled maintenance of an air traffic radar in Tagaytay City, major commercial airline operators in NAIA cancelled hundred of flights from March 6 to 11.  Check the full list of cancelled flights below.  MARCH 6 Philippine Airlines 2021 – Manila-Masbate 2022 – Masbate-Manila 2265 – Manila-Naga 2266 –…

TEAM Mag & Blued launched first Filipino gay web series

MANILA — Blued and Philippines’ only gay magazine TEAM Magazine recently launched Hanging Out, a gay web series featuring  a twenty-something sketch artist, that becomes an accidental party-crasher when a Grindr hookup sends him to the wrong address. The awkwardness creeps in once everyone realizes the mistake. In an interview with CNN Philippines during the show’s premiere night,…

Lady Gaga and Adele mashup that you need in your cold December nights

MANILA — Famous Pop star singer Lady Gaga recently released her much anticipated album Joanne, the 14 song list include her hit Million Reasons that recently debuted its official music video in YouTube.  Meanwhile YouTuber Andy Wu somehow finally found the perfect material that would meet Adele’s Someone Like You. Yes, they fit just perfectly.  So here…

Burot beach owner preps for next phase of “development”

MANILA — The famed Calatagan’s “secret beach” or Burot beach is on temporary closure to make way for the privatization and development from its current owners.  According to claims, a unit of the holding company SM Investment Corporation acquired the property from Elizalde family way back in 2012. Turning it into another mixed luxury residential-resort complex…

Revamped Uber app expected to launch soon

MANILA — Ride sharing app Uber recently announced that the company will be launching a major revamp  on its app — the most significant update since 2012. In a media briefing and product demo earlier this week, The Verge cite that the new app is suppose to offer its rider and driver a much cleaner interface, less confusion around which…

Advisory: Pico de Loro’s indefinite closure

MANILA– Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Protected Area Management Board (DENR-PAMB) confirmed that Mataas na Gulod National Park that covers Mt. Palay-Palay or known as Pico de Loro in Cavite will be closed indefinitely to all hiking activities starting October 1, 2016. The famed natural park was flocked by large number of visitors and hiking…

Grab Philippines offer discounts to NAIA passengers

MANILA– Starting September 14, 2016, ride hailing app Grab Philippines is offering Php 200.00 or USD 5.00 discount to its passengers who will book their trips from any Ninoy Aquino International Airport terminals (T1, Centennial Terminal, T3 and T4) to their destination. You and your loved ones who are flying into Manila can claim the discount when you use…