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How much stronger? Upgraded magnitudes of powerful Eastern Samar, Zambales quakes, explained
by Mikas Matsuzawa - April 25, 2019 - 6:59pm
Phivolcs upgraded the magnitude of the two powerful quakes that jolted the country this week. How much stronger were they?
Work out essentials when it’s hot — or not — outside
by Mikas Matsuzawa - April 19, 2019 - 11:56am
We’ve compiled some workout essentials that can help you out when temperatures soar — or even if it is not hot outside.
Sweat bees found living inside woman's eye
by Mikas Matsuzawa - April 11, 2019 - 11:41am
Ouch! That stings.
Red Cross crunches numbers to find worst war criminal in ‘Game of Thrones’
by Mikas Matsuzawa - April 9, 2019 - 1:58pm
The law experts took over six weeks to finish all episodes and then cross-referenced their findings for each character, fan-favorite or not.
'Drag Race' royalty Bianca del Rio swears by this unlikely product for skincare
by Mikas Matsuzawa - March 18, 2019 - 3:39pm
Bianca del Rio shared the unexpectedly simple product she uses to wash off a day's worth of gunk and makeup.
A pilgrim’s guide to the secret world of Japan’s ‘hidden Christians’
by Mikas Matsuzawa - November 10, 2018 - 3:25pm
Uncover the secret world of Japan’s “hidden Christians” through a pilgrimage to the 12 spots listed by UNESCO as World Heritage sites.
How the Philippines made the first papal visit to Japan possible
by Mikas Matsuzawa - November 6, 2018 - 2:42pm
The Philippines might have had a role in the historic visit of Pope John Paul II to Japan.
4 spooky places in Japan that will bring the chills amid the heat
by Mikas Matsuzawa - October 31, 2018 - 2:24pm
Here are four—an unlucky number as it sounds the same as their word for death—places in Japan that could give you the goosebumps.
4 days 3 nights in Japan: What to do, where to go in Nagasaki, Kumamoto and Fukuoka
by Mikas Matsuzawa - October 30, 2018 - 12:05pm
Here are some things you can do and places to visit as you immerse yourself in Kyushu’s remarkable history and pristine nature.
4 days 3 nights in Japan: What to do, where to go in Saga and Nagasaki
by Mikas Matsuzawa - October 30, 2018 - 11:45am
Here are some things you can do in Nagasaki City—named as one of the 10 best places to visit in Asia this year by Lonely Planet—with a stop at the nearby Saga prefecture whose hot spring town carries...
Why airport passengers are asked to remove shoes at security checks, explained
by Mikas Matsuzawa - October 1, 2018 - 7:41pm
A recent video showing Rep. Aniceto "John" Bertiz III scolding a screener at NAIA has raised questions on why airport security checks sometimes require passengers to take their shoes off.
New beetle species found in expedition with Ateneo scientists named after Leonardo DiCaprio
by Mikas Matsuzawa - May 1, 2018 - 1:56pm
A new water beetle species discovered in an expedition in Borneo that Ateneo de Manila University scientists helped arrange was named after Leonardo DiCaprio.
Japanese engineers build real-life 'Transformer' that turns into sports car
by Mikas Matsuzawa - April 25, 2018 - 12:58pm
Japanese engineers have created a 12-foot humanoid robot that can walk and transform into a sports car in around a minute.
Burning questions Filipinos Googled in 2017
by Mikas Matsuzawa - December 29, 2017 - 11:43am
Drawing is the top skill Filipinos wanted to learn this year, sleeping a major worry and spirituality a prominent concern if searches on Google the past year are any indication.
'Sense8' gives sneak peek of finale special
by Mikas Matsuzawa - December 10, 2017 - 2:01pm
"Spoiler alert: It’s incredible."
Fact check: Trump's 'additional' pledge of $14.3M for Marawi; $2M for drug war
by Mikas Matsuzawa - November 16, 2017 - 10:36am
US President Donald Trump committed an additional $14.3 million for Marawi and $2 million for programs to reduce drug demand in the Philippines. These weren't new pledges.
Scientist group airs concern over PNP 'sonic weapon'
by Mikas Matsuzawa - November 15, 2017 - 9:01am
A scientist activist group condemned the use of a "sonic weapon" to disperse protesters during a rally coinciding with the ASEAN summit.
Duterte calling media 'spies' gets chuckles from Trump
by Mikas Matsuzawa - November 13, 2017 - 8:45am
US President Donald Trump laughed as President Rodrigo Duterte referred to journalists as spies after American reporters raised questions on human rights.
Pew: 69% of Filipinos trust Trump, but more oppose his trade policy
by Mikas Matsuzawa - November 5, 2017 - 5:55am
A Pew survey showed that US President Donald Trump's greatest support comes from the Philippines but many in the country also disagree with the policy directions he embraced.
Internet freaks out over terrifying tentacled moth
by Mikas Matsuzawa - October 29, 2017 - 5:20am
A moth with hairy gray tentacles sprouting from its pulsating rear stunned the internet with many wondering what it is.
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