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‘Disturbing, disappointing’: World Street Food Congress in Philippines canceled anew

By Rosette Adel/Philstar.com – This year’s Philippine hosting of the World Street Food Congress has been called off once again. “The World Street Food Congress 2019 Philippines, all set and officially approved recently, is again canceled by TPB (Tourism Promotion Board) and DOT (Department of Tourism), like they did in Read more »

Tallest bamboo sculpture shoots up 50 m in the Philippines

By Amanda Tang/guinnessworldrecords.com – Bamboo can grow tall, but a new statue in the Philippines has taken it to new heights. In Bayambang, Philippines, a sculpture of the Catholic saint, St Vincent Ferrer, has reached a momentous height of 50.23 m (164 ft 9 in) to set a new record Read more »

First impressions, photos, prices: Shake Shack in Manila

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By Steph Arnaldo/rappler.com – Finally! Shakin’ things up for the Philippines in just a few days is the world-famous fastfood chain, Shake Shack, ready to make its delicious presence known in Central Square Mall, Bonifacio Global City, Manila. On May 10 at 11 am, New York’s pride and joy will Read more »

Say it again: Filipino is among the sexiest accents in the world

via ABS-CBN News – Bring out the hamen chis sandwiches, it’s time to celebrate. A survey by a travel website has confirmed what Filipinos already knew — we have one of the world’s sexiest accents. Big 7 Travel, which claims to be the “go-to resource for over 1.5 Read more »

Something new to see in the old Walled City – Museo de Intramuros

By Pia Ranada/rapler.com – Manila’s famous fortress city has something new to offer history buffs and travelers: Museo de Intramuros. The new museum will open its doors to the public on Thursday, May 2, with admission kept free for its first 6 months of operation. Operating hours are from 9 Read more »

Facebook launches Dating feature in the Philippines

via gmanetwork.com – Facebook has rolled out its Dating feature in 19 countries, including the Philippines. This in-app feature allows users to meet and start conversations with potential matches based on their preferences and interests. Charmaine Hung, Technical Program manager for Facebook Dating, said that they noticed that more Read more »