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Travel bloggers criticize Pinoy food, provoke online backlash—But was it justified?

By Michael Logarta/gmanetwork.com – When something as near and dear to Filipinos’ hearts as their cuisine becomes the subject of harsh criticism, things are bound to get a little messy. Polish travel bloggers Agnieszka “Agness” Walewinder and Cezary “Cez” Król are “food lovers and new flavor hunters”. They recently Read more »

‘Cyberfucked’

By Paolo Villaluna/Rappler.com – There are many and varied reasons why people fuck. These reasons, despite the preachings of the pure and the just, are not limited to procreation. The reasons may be immoral to some moralities, depraved to other sensibilities, but for as long as both parties – Read more »

Makati and Pasig tagged selfie capital of the world

via rappler.com – According to Time Magazine’s ranking of the ‘Selfiest Cities in the World,’ Makati and Pasig City together create more selfies, or self-shot portraits shared on social media, than any other area on the planet per capita. The Philippines’ financial capital and its bustling neighbor feature 258 selfie-takers Read more »

Charge your iPhone in this Filipino-designed futuristic pedicab

By Rie Takumi/GMA News – What is a pedicab without its distinctly low-tech design? One Filipino-born designer sought to flip trope on its head, however, as he turned the tarp-covered transport into a classy, modern number. Named Eclipse, the pedicab-style design by Kenneth Cobonpue breaks boasts an iPhone docking base, Read more »

Philippines has slowest, poorest mobile LTE connection, says report

via INQUIRER.net – The Philippines is the country with the slowest connection and poorest coverage of LTE in the world, a phone application that measures internet speed said in a report. According to the February 2014 report “State of the LTE” by OpenSignal Inc., the Philippines has the slowest Read more »

Countdown to Phl Standard Time

By Rainier Allan Ronda/The Philippine Star – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and telecommunication firms are set to synchronize time with Philippine Standard Time (PhST) in welcoming the year 2014 tonight. Smart Communications Inc. and Globe Telecom will be synchronizing their network time with the PhST today. Earlier, Read more »

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