A woman from Norway visited the Philippines and took a stray puppy to her resort to wash and play with it. Upon getting back home, she fell ill and died of rabies.
Animals May 11, 2019
Strange new humans have been discovered in the islands of the Philippines, exhibiting traits from both ancient ape-like species and modern humans. This groundbreaking discovery challenges many widely held notions about human evolution.
Ancient April 11, 2019
Scientists have found that a small island in the Philippines was able to host four different species of mice that developed over time. It is the smallest space ever documented to have evolved new mammals.
Animals May 16, 2018
Scientists recently discovered the fossilized skeleton of a rhinoceros in the Philippines from 700,000 years ago. It is likely that early humans were on the island at that time.
Ancient May 2, 2018
The Department of Health of the Philippines allegedly ignored experts' recommendations on the rollout of the controversial Dengvaxia immunization program. Instead of the vaccine protecting children against the dengue virus, the recipients now carry greater risk.
Public Health December 11, 2017
The giant shipworm (Kuphus polythalamia), pictured here without its shell, is the world’s biggest and rarest bivalve mollusk. Dubbed the "unicorn" of marine biology, the mysterious creature owes its massive size to a symbiotic relationship with sulfur-eating bacteria.
Animals April 18, 2017
The Nokia 6 was recently spotted in a white color option in the Philippines, suggesting it's ready for a wider release and a new avatar. As it turns out, no white avatar is available, the retailer is not an authorized seller and the Nokia 6 global release is just a dream.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 28, 2017
A fisherman from Palawan, Philippines kept what could possibly be the biggest natural pearl from a giant clam in his home for 10 years without realizing its value. The gem would possibly be valued at about $100 million.
Earth/Environment August 24, 2016
The largest island of the Philippines hosts the world's greatest concentration of unique mammals. More than 90 percent of non-flying mammals in Luzon are found nowhere else in the world.
Animals July 18, 2016
Ubisoft is opening up more locations internationally, and its next studio is set to be located in the Philippines. Taking advantage of its talented and cheaper workforce, Ubisoft Philippines will be the second studio for the company in the Southeast Asia region after its Singapore office.
Business March 30, 2016
This brings being fully immersed to an entirely different level.
December 28, 2015
Following Mexico's approval, Philippines' Department of Health has confirmed the use of Dengvaxia, a vaccine that can prevent all forms of the disease particularly dengue hemorrhagic fever which strikes hundreds of millions each year. India is also expected to approve the Dengvaxia vaccine soon.
Life December 28, 2015
After going down for around 12 hours on Monday, Skype is now back again. The outage was caused by continuous loading and service errors, said Microsoft.
Apps/Software September 23, 2015
Google Maps published new 360-degree panoramic views of the Philippines Wednesday. The Street View images feature 37 cities and historic locations in the country.
Internet September 16, 2015
The second case of MERS in the Philippines had been confirmed by the country's health authorities. The patient is currently admitted for quarantine and contact tracing had been started.
Life July 6, 2015
Pakistan's Federal Minister for Climate Change, Sen. Mushahid Ullah Khan, urged developing countries to stand united in making wealthy polluting countries take responsibility for causing global warming and for damaging the environment.
Earth/Environment May 7, 2015
AT&T cuts ties with overseas call centers where employees accessed sensitive customer information and sold off the data to a phone theft ring.
Legal April 9, 2015
The virus strain in 30 measles patients in California was found to be the same one that caused a recent outbreak in the Philippines raising the possibility that the current measles outbreak in California may have originated from the Asian country where the disease remains prevalent.
Life February 19, 2015
Pope Francis ended his trip to the Philippines on Monday where he was sent off by the country’s president, church leaders, cabinet members and a legion of Filipinos who lined up the streets to catch a final glimpse.
Society January 19, 2015
All the comforts, and more, of home at this public gas station toilet in the Philippines.
Internet Culture January 6, 2015
Filipino noontime variety show host and comedian uses the power of make up to transform himself into different Hollywood Celebrities.
Internet Culture October 13, 2014
The looming eruption of Mayon Volcano in Albay, Philippines has prompted PHIVOLCS to raise the alert status to 3. Thousands of families living in danger zones are forcibly evacuated.
Animals September 18, 2014
Mount Mayon in the Philippines may be about to experience a major eruption. The looming danger has forced the government in the province of Albay to evacuate 50,000 people.
Animals September 17, 2014
The Philippines reaches a new milestone as it hit the 100 million population mark. The birth of 100 children designated as “100,000,000th baby” was both a cause for celebration and a challenge for the poverty stricken Southeast Asian country.
Society July 29, 2014
A bizarre plant life thriving in the Philippines need nickel for a living too, and it could be key to a more effective "green technology."
Earth/Environment May 12, 2014
A nickel-eating plant has been discovered in the Philippines. This is how it may be used by humans to help improve the environment.
Animals May 12, 2014
Manny Pacquiao demolished the younger Brandon Rios to prove critics wrong. The Pacman is back.
Sports November 25, 2013
Tech giants Samsung, Apple, Google, LG and Facebook have rushed to the aid of typhoon Yolanda victims.
Society November 16, 2013
Help from the international community and local groups are starting to arrive in the affected areas of Philippines wiped out by super typhoon Haiyan.
Society November 14, 2013