DFA to open 10,000 passport application slots daily

If you have been trying to get a new passport or renewing your old one, you might have had a hellish kind of experience. In the past, it has been extremely hard to book an appointment for passport application/renewal. I even heard of friends trying to book their appointments in far-flung provinces but still to no avail.

LOOK: This guy looked for real-life locations of ‘Kimi no na wa’ in Japan

It’s fun when we see our favorite shows come to life.
If you’re fond of animes, you’ve probably seen the Japanese romantic animated movie Kimi no nawa (Your Name). The story revolves around the life of a high school girl in rural Japan and a high school boy in Tokyo who swap bodies. Therefore, the movie featured many locations in Japan.
Yui Mendoza spent an entire day on a pilgrimage to see the real-life locations of this animated movie.

5 Truths We Learned From Sid & Aya (Not A Love Story)

Article by: Giorgia Ocampo Danga
“Hindi naman lahat ng may ‘I love you’ love story na”.
Begging to disagree, Dingdong. The newest Dingdong Dantes – Anne Curtis movie, Sid & Aya (Not A Love Story), actually is a love story; but it’s also so much more than that.
Sid & Aya (Not A Love Story) has been making a buzz even before its release because 1.) of its intriguing title 2.) it being the reunion project of two of the biggest actors (from rival networks) after 20 years.

LOOK: Here’s How You Can Have Cebu Lechon Delivered Straight To Your Doorstep!

At Pinoy celebrations, the lechon is undoubtedly the star of the buffet. And why wouldn’t it be? The tender and savory roasted meat attached to crispy pork skin are mouthwatering even with just the thought of it!

When History was Made in Singapore, The World Talked About the #TrumpKimSummit on Twitter

With more than 35 of the world’s media outlets live-streaming on Twitter as a sitting US President and a North Korean leader met for the first time in history, and nearly 4 million Tweets shared from June 1 when the Summit was confirmed to June  13the day after the event, the world watched and talked about the #TrumpKimS

Reuters Wins SOPA Award for Public Service Journalism for Story on the Rohingya Crisis

The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA), a Hong Kong-based not-for-profit organization, named Reuters as the winner of the SOPA Award for Public Service Journalism for its reporting on the Rohingya crisis. The announcement was made at the SOPA 2018 Awards Gala Dinner on Wednesday evening.

7 Games that are Worth Buying a Nintendo Switch For

Article by Denise Nicole Uy
From the moment I found out that the next Pokémon games would be on the new Nintendo Switch, I knew I just had to have it! As a devoted Pokémon fan, I’ve been playing the games for years. From my trusty GameBoy Advance to my Nintendo 3DS, I kept them all these years so I can revisit the world of Pokémon year after year. 

This Is How Your Business Can Attract More Consumers

Words by Jesh Orquina / Graphics by Jillian Bueno
Whether you’re just starting a business or already have one, it’s important to know the necessary steps to take in order to gain more consumers. Nowadays, social media plays a vital role in the success of brands and businesses. Because of this, the importance of hiring a good community manager is higher than ever.

What is KLIP and Why You Should Look Into It for Your Pets

Written by: Danelle Go / Photography by: Paolo Pareno / Graphics by: Clarence Abiera
In an impoverished area like the Philippines, homelessness is not only applicable to impoverished people, but also to neglected animals. These stray cats and dogs continue to suffer due to lack of food, nourishment, diseases, and other basic necessities, forcing them to endure much discomfort and pain. This serious animal welfare issue is exactly what fuelled the Kapon and Ligation Immediately, Please (KLIP) program of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Grooming Legends: The Art of the Modern Man

I need a haircut. Actually, I need a haircut every two and a half weeks to resemble a man that somewhat looks my age. I have already tried multiple styles in my lifetime: the 3×4, gupit binata or the famous barber’s cut, flattop, crew cut, and I have also grown my hair long.
There was actually a time in my life when I took really good care of my hair, only visiting salons when I grew it long; but nowadays, I’m happy paying 70 pesos (or 50 pesos and below, depending where you are from) whenever I visit my neighborhood barbershop.


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