Premature Vaccine Launch Has Deadly Repercussions

By Michaeleen Doucleff/npr.org – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved one of the most sought-after vaccines in recent decades. It’s the world’s first vaccine to prevent dengue fever — a disease so painful that its nickname is “breakbone fever.” The vaccine, called Dengvaxia, is aimed at helping Read more »

Dipolog cable provider to face raps over illegal airing of ‘Avengers: Endgame’

By Dynah Diestro/ABS-CBN News – A Dipolog City cable provider is facing charges after it illegally aired “Avengers: Endgame,” a day after the movie premiered at cinemas on April 24. Orient Cable and Telecommunications Inc. will be facing charges for violating the Anti-Camcording Act of 2010, among other Read more »

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First impressions, photos, prices: Shake Shack in Manila

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 »

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