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Christian San Jose

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These cute laptop stands printed with native flowering trees are a WFH need

Artist Cynthia Bauzon-Arre’s flora illustrations are now on these multi-purpose acrylic risers that might just be what your workspace needs

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Martial law misinformation is everywhere. Scholars and human rights activists want to correct that

The University of the Philippines’s week-long virtual commemoration “Days of Remembrance” will dispel myths like Marcos’s alleged heroism and the “economic golden age” under martial law through discussions and conversations

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LOOK: Historic Manila sites digitally reimagined in their pre-war glory

Artists heritage advocacy group Renacimiento Manila has been able to “digitally reconstruct” Plaza Moraga and is planning to complete a reimagining of Escolta before World War II

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Filipino restaurant Jeepney that popularized kamayan in NYC to close down

The shutdown doesn’t mean the end of Jeepney. Restaurateur Nicole Ponseca said she wants to expand to other cities with a “fast-fancy” iteration

How to make binutong, a Bicolano rice delicacy wrapped in a banana leaf

Photographer Aya Cabauatan makes binutong using regular malagkit rice and black sticky rice and a generous amount of coconut milk and cream

What is and what’s not allowed during NCR’s GCQ Alert Level 4?

ICYMI: Metro Manila will be under a general community quarantine Alert Level 4 starting Sept. 16 to 30. Here’s what that means

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LOOK: Pasig opens bike boxes at Kapitolyo intersections to make roads safer for cyclists

Intersections are notoriously difficult for cyclists. But with the newly unveiled designated priority areas at Kapitolyo, Pasig aims to make them a little less stressful for two-wheeled commuters

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Manila is apparently the 2nd best city in the world for sleeping. Seriously? How?

As if this “study” can get any more dubious, it’s based on tweets. As if we Filipinos tweet about stressful nights as religiously as we do about earthquakes

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How the Met Theater’s restorers recreated its original wall finish

Arch Lico design consultancy is basing it on the historic layers of paint scrapings the Metropolitan Theater accumulated through time

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World’s hottest pepper Carolina Reaper grows in Cotabato. Bloggers can get half a kilo for free

A local farm employing T’Boli farmers grows Carolina Reaper, the undisputed king of peppers. Want to try it?