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Philippines still world’s social media capital – study

By Janvic Mateo/The Philippine Star – For the third year in a row, the Philippines has emerged as the social media capital of the world. A study on the state of the internet showed that an average Filipino spent almost four hours on social media every day in 2017. Read more »

Fil-Brit brothers introduce Pinoy coffee to Londoners

By Rose Eclarinal/ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau – Coffee drinkers in London have a wide array of coffee choices from global high street chains for their caffeine fix. But many shun high street chains in favor of local coffee shops, where they can enjoy better-tasting coffee. This is the segment of Read more »

Regional Filipino dishes celebrated at iconic James Beard House in NY

via INQUIRER.net US Bureau – Some one hundred guests experienced fine dining Filipino-style prepared by chef-owners of renowned restaurants at the iconic James Beard House here on January 25. The five-course regional Filipino dinner was hosted by the Filipino Food Movement (FFM), and JBKollaborations (JBK), with the support of the Read more »

Philippines’ first Christmas light tunnel now dazzling, dancing

By Euden Valdez/philstar.com – There’s a new “Instagramable” destination you shouldn’t miss this Christmas season. Something that is never before seen but once witnessed, is sure to leave everyone in awe. This is the Christmas Musical Street Light Tunnel of Ortigas East. Set up outside Tiendesitas, it is patterned after Read more »

Manila FAME organizers defend 100-year-old Whang-Od’s participation

By CNNPhilippines staff – The organizer of design and lifestyle event Manila FAME clarified that the invitation of the 100-year-old tattoo artist Apo Whang-Od was sought through proper channels. “Apo Whang-Od’s participation in Manila FAME was a tremendous collaborative effort of various government agencies. These include the Philippine Air Force, Read more »

Famed Filipino artist Mauro ‘Malang’ Santos; 89

via inquirer.net – Mauro “Malang” Santos Famed Filipino artist Mauro “Malang” Santos died early Saturday (June 10, 2017) morning after a lingering illness. He was 89. The award-winning cartoonist, illustrator and fine arts painter passed away at around 5 a.m., according to one of his sons, Simon. Santos, commonly known Read more »

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