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Cafe in the Philippines Now Uses Straws Made Out of Coconut Leaves to Cut Plastic Waste

By Ryan General/nextshark.com – A cafe in the Philippines has been earning praise online for using biodegradable straws made out of coconut leaves as a means of reducing plastic waste. The eco-friendly straws called lukay (local term for palm leaves) can be found in Cafe Editha, located in Dapa, Surigao Read more »

Starbucks Philippines to launch reusable cups, tumblers, straws

via rappler.com -Starbucks Philippines is going the greener route, just in time for Earth Day on April 22. After launching 4 new frappucino flavors for the summer, Starbucks has surprised customers yet again with its new sustainable collection of reusable hot and cold cups, tumblers, and straws, all available starting Read more »

Northern Blossom Flower Farm: Atok’s floral carpet

By Ivan Jim Layugan/rappler.com – Much like people who go to safaris for a genuine experience of the wild, some travelers have been flocking to gardens lately to see flora in its natural habitat. The Northern Blossom Flower Farm in Atok, Benguet, has been dominating social media for quite some Read more »

How Marvel’s first featured Pinoy superhero can save society

By Jonathan Lansang/abs-cbn.com/ancx – The world could always use more heroes. Next month, the hero coming has Filipino comic book fans buzzing. Her name is Wave, and she is an all-new superhero from the Philippines created by Greg Pak and our very own Leinil Francis Yu. There isn’t much known Read more »

These vintage Italian posters prove Pinoy films were being screened in Europe as early as the ‘60s

By Jerome Gomez/abs-cbn.com – Three weeks ago, Archivo 1984 gallery at the La Fuerza compound in Makati screened the documentary Happy Days Are Here Again. It’s a Cirio Santiago production that weaves together many musical numbers from our big studio films from the 50s to the 70s, each segment introduced Read more »

What is Filipino architecture supposed to look like?

By Keena Vazquez/cnnphilippines.com – Where are you from?” For the last seven years I’ve spent living overseas, I’ve grown used to this question. I am one of those people whose eyes are of a nondescript shape and color and whose nose hints of diluted Western descent, but whose unbleached hair Read more »