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What is a ‘Filipinx’ tapsilog, Bon Appétit?

We have so many questions, chief among them, who eats tapsilog with that little sinangag?

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Dexter Doria is tired of seeing martial law misinformation online so she made this series

The actress wants to debunk historical revisionism while making complex theories digestible for everyone through her educational series “Didiserye”

a motorist presenting his vaccination card to a police officer at a checkpoint
COVID vaccination cards are badly designed. Here’s how to care for it anyway

This flimsy paper is your gate pass to everywhere nowadays, you will certainly want to keep it intact. But how?

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Besides Poblacion Girl’s hotel, others apparently have pay-to-skip-quarantine schemes, too. Now what?

DOT confirms something we’ve suspected all along: Hotels are accepting bribes to allow travelers to skip quarantine. And it’s not just that Makati hotel where the Poblacion “patient zero” stayed

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2021 in 10 stories: A botched church, $3 isaw, and best store-bought butter

These are the stories that we wrote this year that you liked best—or were most intrigued enough by to read and share

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Ship your Typhoon Odette donations to Cebu and Surigao for free through these initiatives

To help facilitate the sending of relief goods to those affected by Typhoon Odette, Gothong Southern Shipping Lines is offering to ship free of charge from Manila to Cebu, pier to pier

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Is the P1,000 bill redesign a front for historical erasure?

The three war heroes will be replaced by the Philippine eagle, prompting critics to ask if it is an attempt at collective forgetting of war atrocities

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Supreme Court just declared a contentious part of Anti-Terror Law unconstitutional. Here’s what that means

The caveat under Section 4, which considers protest a crime if it had an intent to cause harm, is tagged as “overbroad and violative of freedom of expression”

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Smishing: What happens when you click on that ‘job offer’ text message

Don’t fall for this new text scam. Cybercrime experts have found links in said messages that involve a digital money scam

Newly discovered tree species related to makopa, guava can only be found on Dinagat Island

Researchers from UPLB and the Australian Institute of Botanical Science have discovered a new species of Tristaniopsis in the Myrtaceae family