Sunday, February 23, 2020

House approves lowering retirement age of gov’t workers from 60 years old to 56

House approves House Bill No. 5509 lowering the optional retirement age of gov’t workers from 60 years old to 56.

JUST IN: The Philippines grabs Gold in Mobile Legends at 2019 SEA Games

Congratulations, Team Philippines. These 'legendary' Filipino e-athletes have slayed their rivals in Mobile Legends on Sunday at the 2019 SEA Games.

Filipino teachers earn $40,900 (Php 2.1 mil) annually in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, USA — This year Clark County School District (CCSD) in Southern Nevada recently hired 57 special education teachers from all over...

MABUHAY! Philippines seizes 2019 SEA Games overall championship

New Clark City, PH — With 88 golds early Sunday, the Philippines is the overall champion ahead of the last three full...

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Warning: South Asian English!

Most of us from South Asia follow the standard dialect of the English language as written in the United Kingdom, the British...

Instagram Has Officially Started Hiding Likes Globally

  Instagram has officially started hiding like counts to its users around the world.The platform’s head said the intent...

The Groundbreaking Moments of the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

The 2019 Emmy Awards went underway and made memorable momentsIt was a night of political statements and historical moments as stars were...

Louis Vuittion sends flowers to Regine Velasquiez after she shared she was discriminated by them

French fashion house Louis Vuitton has reached out to Regine VelasquezLV sent her flowers to the Asia’s Songbird “in response to her...

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Filipino surfer saves Indonesian competitor in SEA Games, loses the Gold but wins hearts

La Union, PH - Filipino netizens are sharing golden praises to one of its athletes competing in the SEA Games even though...

PH Muslim commission ignored on halal food offer in SEA Games

SEA Games organizers ignored the advice of the Philippine Muslim commission to consider the dietary needs of Muslim delegates.The National Commission on...

Michael Jackson Hollywood movie reported in the works

A decade after his death, a movie about music icon Michael Jackson is reportedly in the works.The film will be brought to...

Duterte Fires Robredo From Anti-drug czar Post

Less than two weeks after her appointment as ICAD co-chair, Vice President Leni Robredo was sacked from her post.This came after Robredo...

Complaints Hound SEA Games 2019 Ahead of Competition

Courtesy of Thailand National Football Team (@changsuek) A week before the Philippines-hosted 2019 SEA Games starts, three visiting teams...

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The Groundbreaking Moments of the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

The 2019 Emmy Awards went underway and made memorable momentsIt was a night of political statements and...

The 2019 Emmy Awards: Complete List of Winners

The 2019 Emmy Awards proved to be a platform for both winners and the causes they believe...

9-year-old boy set to graduate from university

A nine-year-old boy is set to graduate from a university this year.Laurent Simons, an electrical engineering student...

Families of Colorado shooting victims are concerned about upcoming ‘Joker’ film

The much-anticipated ‘Joker’ origin story faces backlash even before it is released to the publicFive family members...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Has Release Date For New Series

American series Brooklyn Nine-Nine will return to our television screens on February 2020The much-loved show will air...

Philippines

Angkas offers free rush hour rides Tuesday to Thursday

Ride-hailing firm Angkas is offering free rides for commuters along the LRT-2 route during rush hours from Tuesday to Thursday.This comes amid...

Highest ranking PMA cadet resigns over Dormitorio tragedy

Cadet 1st Class Ram Michael Navarro, the class baron of PMA Masidlawan class of 2020 resigned his post over the death of...

UP Diliman bares death of Sigma Rho frat member after hazing exposé

A member of the Sigma Rho Fraternity has taken his life after getting involved in a hazing exposé last week.UP Diliman has...

Pacific Headlines

5 Unique Filipino Dishes You Need to Try

Food is an integral part of any travel experienceThe Philippines is home to some unique dishes for the foodie at heart!Planning to...

Amalia Fuentes, former Movie Queen of Philippine cinema, passes away at 79

Veteran actress Amalia Fuentes passes away at 79On Saturday, October 5, her relatives confirm the passing of the movie starShe succumbs to...

Street Artist Banksy’s “Devolved Parliament” Sells for Over $12 Million

Banksy’s controversial artwork sells for over $12 million“Devolved Parliament” depicts Britain’s parliament as primates, a perfect example of how “Life Imitates Art”The...

Angelina Jolie gets candid with Boy Abunda about love and loss

Maleficent star Angelina Jolie got candid with Boy Abunda about love and loss in an interview promoting her newest film “Maleficent: Mistress...

3 facts about teaching in the Philippines, why I didn’t become one

Full disclosure: The author of this article is a teacher’s son. Both parents teach at a Philippine public school.

1,000 hotel housekeeping jobs for Israel; POEA warns against illegal recruiters

POEA announces 1,000 hotel housekeeping jobs available for IsraelQualified applicants can expect a basic salary of around $1200POEA also warns applicants against...

Pacific Bio

A story of persistence: how a Filipino journalist made it through Columbia University

Photo from Dafna Ashkenazy Read the story of a Filipino journalist and author who made it through Columbia University to pursue his passion.While he was initially trained to be an economist, 34-year-old Caleb Galaraga...

How to know if he/she likes you too according to Science

The lifestyle editors of Pacific Standard know why you are on this article now.

Trending: A Cordilleran mom’s photo with her daughter in Montreal, Canada

Montreal, CANADA - Tears of joy don’t usually get someone to the papers but a mother’s love is a force that even...

A story of persistence: how a Filipino journalist made it through Columbia University

Photo from Dafna Ashkenazy Read the story of a Filipino journalist and author who made it through Columbia University...

Videos

The beautiful Naruron Falls, blockbuster ‘Sea of Clouds’ in Nueva Vizcaya

With a height as tall as the famous Burj Khalifa in Dubai UAE, Naruron falls stands as 2,634 ft. beauty in a...

The Panic Surrounding the Upcoming Film ‘Joker’

Joker is one of 2019’s most anticipated films, and even before it hits theatres the movie is already surrounded by controversyIs the...

Spider-Man to Stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Spider-Man is returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marvel Studios have reached an impasse over a new financing...

Complaints Hound SEA Games 2019 Ahead of Competition

Courtesy of Thailand National Football Team (@changsuek) A week before the Philippines-hosted 2019 SEA Games starts, three visiting teams...

The 2019 Emmy Awards: Complete List of Winners

The 2019 Emmy Awards proved to be a platform for both winners and the causes they believe in.Stars like Billy Porter to...

5 Reasons why you should date an Igorot woman

Truth be told, I never wanted to write this piece. Why? A woman is impossible to define.

Lifestyle

Instagram Has Officially Started Hiding Likes Globally

  Instagram has officially started hiding like counts to its users around the world.The platform’s head said the intent...

Philippines named as the world’s 8th favorite country

The Philippines landed on the 8th spot of Conde Nast Traveler’s top 20 favorite countries in the world.The country outranked popular countries such...

Iza Calzado Opens Up About Losing Her Mother

Iza Calzado opened up about the struggles of her mother as well as her true cause of death in a video by...

5 Unique Filipino Dishes You Need to Try

Food is an integral part of any travel experienceThe Philippines is home to some unique dishes for the foodie at heart!Planning to...

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10 crazy things about India’s Bollywood fans: number 9 is absolutely out of this world

Bollywood is the Indian film Industry based in Mumbai.  It is the largest film industry in the world in film production.  The...

House leader seeks to require Bible reading in public schools

House Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante, a pastor has filed a bill seeking to require public elementary and high school students to read...

House to OK 2 priority measures when session resumes

The House of Representatives will pass on Monday the joint resolutions extending the 2019 budget and the bill seeking to postpone the...

Brad Pitt Shares Why He Threatened Harvey Weinstein in the 90s

Brad Pitt explains why he threatened Harvey Weinstein back in the 90sThe Ad Astra star shares that he had made unwanted sexual...

Families of Colorado shooting victims are concerned about upcoming ‘Joker’ film

The much-anticipated ‘Joker’ origin story faces backlash even before it is released to the publicFive family members of the 2012 Colorado shooting...

Anne Curtis, Erwan Heussaff Expecting First Child

Anne Curtis and Erwan Heussaff announced on Sunday that they are expecting their first child together.Erwan hinted that his wife was five...

‘More than just a dare’: Panelo’s commute challenge should be a wake-up call to the Duterte admin to take action — Makabayan

Lawmakers of leftist groups reminded Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo to show sincerity in taking the “commute challenge” in light of the ongoing...

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How to know if he/she likes you too according to Science

The lifestyle editors of Pacific Standard know why you are on this article now.

5 Reasons why you should date an Igorot woman

Truth be told, I never wanted to write this piece. Why? A woman is impossible to define.

Instagram Has Officially Started Hiding Likes Globally

  Instagram has officially started hiding like counts to its users around the world.The platform’s head said the intent...

‘Onyok’ Now A Severe Tropical Storm, To Intensify Into A Typhoon—PAGASA

“Onyok” has intensified from a tropical storm to a severe tropical storm on Monday morning, weather bureau Pagasa announced.Signal No. 1 was...