8 Pinoy comic book creators at the New York Comic Con

By Anton Holmes/cnnphilippines.com – Every October, the best and brightest pop culture icons flock the Jacob K. Javits Center to attend the New York City Comic Con. Now on its 13th year, the event brings together celebrities, authors, writers, artists and fans from all over the world. The growing comic Read more »

Amid rising tensions with China, Japan just sent armored vehicles to foreign soil for the first time since World War II

By Christopher Woody/businessinsider.com – A small contingent of Japanese troops and armored vehicles engaged in military exercises with the US and the Philippines in the Philippines on Saturday, assisting in a humanitarian role during an amphibious exericse simulating recapturing territory from a terrorist group. A total of about 150 troops Read more »

Anthony Bourdain’s abiding love for the Philippines

By Eric Atienza/CNN – Food travel shows often have a really bad habit of just being a chance for a milquetoast host to vacation through other peoples’ lives, talking a lot while eating their “weird” food. Said host then seems to meander through a city or town’s TripAdvisor highlights while Read more »

Philippines plans party crackdown on reopened Boracay

via AFP – Beach boozing and smoking will be consigned to the past when Boracay, the Philippines’ top holiday island, welcomes back a capped number of tourists after its six-month shutdown, the authorities said on Wednesday (Oct 3). Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the resort shuttered to visitors in April, Read more »

Meet the New Host of ‘Blues Clues,’ Filipino American Actor Joshua Dela Cruz

By Ryan General/nextshark.com – Nickelodeon’s beloved classic children’s show “Blue’s Clues” is about to make its return with a Filipino American actor stepping in as its new host in the updated series “Blue’s Clues & You.” After a lengthy selection process, Broadway star Joshua Dela Cruz was able to land Read more »

Panda Express is coming to Manila

via rappler.com – Filipino fans of Panda Express’ famous Orange Chicken will be able to get it locally, as the food chain is set to open in Manila via Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC). JFC told the Philippine Stock Exchange in a disclosure that it tied up with Panda Express to Read more »