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A number of Filipinos seem to contract HIV this year as 38 new infections are being recorded daily, the Department of Health (DOH) stated over the weekend. Data prepared by the DOH’s Epidemiology Bureau for the HIV/AIDS Registry reveal the number of new infections being reported daily rose to 38 this year from 32 in 2018. In 2014, the DOH was documenting 16 cases every day. Data cites that in

Department Of Health

Department of Health (DOH) admonished Filipinos who tested positive for HIV to avail free treatment, care, and support services in time for the annual International AIDS Candlelight Memorial. A Friday statement notes the DOH encourages the public to get tested. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said, “One of the highlights of the amended Philippine HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS Policy Act is the lowering of the age of a

Ryan Cayabyab

Cultural Center of the Philippines is generous to offer a tribute to seven outstanding individuals who were bequeathed the title National Artist in 2018. An event is scheduled at 6 pm on Thursday, May 16 at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo of the Cultural Center of the Philippines and is open to the public. Individuals to be honored are Larry Alcala, Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio, Ryan Cayabyab, Kidlat Tahimik, Francisco Mañosa, Resil


Judy Ann Santos’ restaurant Angrydobo is a hit as dishes sold out during its soft opening in Malate, Manila on Tuesday, May 14. Situated along Taft Avenue, Angrydobo is Santos’ labor of love as she fashioned the menu herself, stating in a video posted on her official Facebook page on Wednesday, May 15. The Filipina actress wore a red shirt and a black apron as uniform with her hair tied


The 58th Venice Biennale international art exhibition held at The Venice Giardini parkland in Italy. The exhibition, also known as Art Biennale, opened its doors May 11, 2019 and Filipino artist, Mark Justiniani, a Bacolod-born contemporary artist, is gaining the attention of international media for his work. The art exhibit’s theme this year is called, “May you live in interesting times,” an expression spoken ironically to mean living in chaos


City of Dreams Manila amps up sustainability efforts with a holistic initiative on coffee and coffee making, further enhancing its eco-efficient operations. Not only does its source coffee beans from local farmers, it also repurposes the used coffee grounds as organic fertilizers, and recycles the coffee capsules used in its guest rooms. “As a socially and environmentally-responsible business, we are always looking for ways on how we can strengthen our


When Shake Shack finally opens its doors to the public, expected long queues apparent at Central Square in Bonifacio Global City come May 10th. “Did ya hear? We’re opening on May 10 at Central Square BGC!” read a post on the Shake Shack Philippines Facebook page on Monday. The famous American burger joint was brought to the country by the luxury retailer SSI Group. As the first Philippine branch of

Nadine Lustre

Mico Suayan, one of the illustrators behind Marvel’s first Filipino superhero, Wave, declared that Filipino actress Nadine Lustre was the inspiration behind the new comic book character. Suayan on Thursday posted a photo on social media of Nadine alongside Wave in his Facebook account. The caption read: “A little trivia. I based my rendition of Wave to Nadine Lustre.” Prior to Nadine, Wave’s Filipino co-creator and designer, Leinil Francis Yu,

PH's Toyo Eatery among 50 best restaurants in Asia

According to an annual list that takes in votes from hundreds of food experts across Asia, a restaurant in Makati City now holds the distinction of being considered as the best place to eat in the Philippines. Jordy Navarra’s Toyo Eatery is the lone Filipino restaurant to have made it in the prestigious list of the 50 Best Restaurants in Asia, it was announced at a ceremony in Macau this

Miss Universe Catriona Gray is ‘Ambassador for Knowledge’

Filipina beauty queen and Miss Universe 2019 Catriona Gray advocates for education earned her a new-fangled title; she became the “Ambassador for Knowledge” for Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc. (KCFI). The announcement was made during Catriona’s recent appearance at television. KCFI president and head of the education division of ABS-CBN Integrated Public Service, Rina Lopez Bautista, awarded Gray the citation for the latter’s “exceptional dedication in advocating for inclusive quality education