Marvel Comics introduces new characters; Filipino superhero to make waves

By Patrick Garcia/mb.com.ph – Stan Lee, the man behind the whole Marvel Universe, met his creator on November 12, 2018. The world was devastated by this news; however, because of the phenomenal influence he left, his lifeworks are still looked upon and idolized up to now and for the years Read more »

FALSE: Filipino ‘royal family’ ruled over pre-colonial ‘Maharlika kingdom’

via rappler.com Claim: A post on Facebook dated September 24, 2018 states that former president Ferdinand Marcos was paid in gold by the “Tallano royal family of the Philippines” for being their lawyer. The so-called royal family, whose last name is Tallano, is said to have ruled over Read more »

Valentine’s Day: Southeast Asians are spending more

By Jason Thomas/theaseanpost.com – Southeast Asians are spending more on Valentine’s Day, with new research confirming that the most romantic day of the year is becoming increasingly commercialised. The 2019 Mastercard Love Index released yesterday reveals that Asia Pacific leads the world when it comes to growth in sentimental spending Read more »

How long is a Filipino Goodbye

By Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta/abs-cbn.com – My longest casual relationship has been with the Filipino goodbye. In my home, it can last days—weeks even. A goodbye that began one summer day in the middle aughts lasted 48 hours, 50 subway stops, and two cities in New York. It was my sister’s wedding, Read more »

Google Stations opening in 50 locations in the Philippines

By Consuelo Marquez/inquirer.net – Google is opening Google Stations which will offer free and high quality Wi-Fi hotspots in more than 50 locations in the Philippines. “Google Stations allow Filipinos from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao to connect with high quality internet. Google Stations will be developed in more than fifty Read more »

More schools in Canada to teach Filipino language

By Jodesz Gavilan/rappler.com – More schools in Alberta, Canada, will soon offer a Filipino language and culture program as part of the curriculum in a bid to preserve the “deep roots” of the community, the provincial government said. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced on Thursday, February 7, that the Filipino Read more »

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