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Philippine president's daughter gives birth and everyone joked about the poor kid's name

Philippine president's daughter gives birth and everyone joked about the poor kid's name This kid's name kind of rocks.President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has a new grandson: Marko "Stonefish" Digong Carpio.

People are furious that 'Madam Secretary' will feature a lecherous Filipino president

People are furious that 'Madam Secretary' will feature a lecherous Filipino president This weekend, an episode of CBS political drama Madam Secretary will feature a lecherous Filipino president getting punched in the face.The episode's plot will feature the fictional president Datu Andrada (played by Joel de la Fuente), making sexual advances toward the protagonist, U.

Looks like Manny Pacquiao won't fight Amir Khan after all because of a scam

Looks like Manny Pacquiao won't fight Amir Khan after all because of a scam It turns out that the Philippines' Manny Pacquiao will not be fighting British pro Amir Khan, after all.The two headlining boxers had initially agreed to a $38 million offer to fight in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April.

You could pick up a move or two from this amazing kid dancing to Ed Sheeran

You could pick up a move or two from this amazing kid dancing to Ed Sheeran This kid has really got the moves.Eight-year-old John Philip Bughaw, better known as Balang, is a viral dancing sensation from the Philippines.

Girl goes viral for makeup tutorial while riding on the roof of a moving vehicle

Girl goes viral for makeup tutorial while riding on the roof of a moving vehicle Your car makeup tutorial is nothing compared to this.Her make-up tutorial is a follow-up to a previous one she did while riding in a jeepney, or a local mini-bus.

Filipino President Duterte says he 'doesn't discriminate' but condemns same-sex marriage

Filipino President Duterte says he 'doesn't discriminate' but condemns same-sex marriage On Sunday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said "you have to stick to where God placed you," reported Rappler.Speaking during a visit to Myanmar, he said same-sex marriage is a Western concept.

Campus security guard graduates with distinction from the college he was working at

Campus security guard graduates with distinction from the college he was working at For the last 17 years, this security guard has worked from dusk to dawn in a college in the Philippines.Over the weekend, Erwin Macua also proudly graduated from the school he was working at, St.

The Philippines' favourite fast food chain is opening in Europe

The Philippines' favourite fast food chain is opening in Europe The company announced its plans, saying Italy's 200,000 Filipinos — the biggest Filipino expat group in Europe — presented a great first step for the company into the region.we will follow where the Pinoys (slang for Filipinos) are", said Jose Minana Jr, president of the Jollibee group, in an interview last year.

Watch this boy transform into the spitting image of Nicki Minaj

Watch this boy transform into the spitting image of Nicki Minaj You'd be forgiven for doing a double-take, but that's not Nicki Minaj.It's 14-year-old Awra Briguela from the Philippines, a contestant on TV show Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids.

Armani model and math teacher gets blasted for racist stereotypes in 'workout video'

Armani model and math teacher gets blasted for racist stereotypes in 'workout video' You may recognise Armani model Pietro Boselli as "the world's hottest math teacher," which made headlines last year.But more recently, he's gotten in a bit of hot soup after posting a "workout video" of him lifting a Filipino man.

Scientists discover a giant black worm monster in the Philippines

Scientists discover a giant black worm monster in the Philippines The discovery, they said, is akin to finding the "unicorn" of mollusks.Unlike its shipworm cousins, which burrow into rotting wood, this giant shipworm, K.

This true story of a guy running into his crush on UberPool is too cute

This true story of a guy running into his crush on UberPool is too cute [but I went on] a Twitter spree and constantly messaged my friends to devise a plan so I could converse with him.I ended up just feeling happy [and] giddy that I got to ride with him.

KFC brought fried chicken by hovercraft to a woman in a flooded Filipino village

KFC brought fried chicken by hovercraft to a woman in a flooded Filipino village Nanay Cora hasn't had a birthday celebration since she was eight.So for her 69th birthday, KFC decided to throw her a party, complete with some good old fashioned fried chicken.

Anthony Bourdain has anointed this Filipino street food dish as 'the one'

Anthony Bourdain has anointed this Filipino street food dish as 'the one' Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has eaten his way around the world, and is convinced he's found The One.That dish is sisig from the Philippines, a local street food dish made from chopped parts of a pig.

This iPhone photo has made it onto billboards across the world

This iPhone photo has made it onto billboards across the world You know what they say — it's not about the camera you have, it's what you do with it.When Filipino Instagrammer Francis Olarte snapped a photo of his niece, he wasn't expecting it to be seen by million across the world.

Listen to the 'Game of Thrones' theme on traditional Southeast Asian folk instruments

Listen to the 'Game of Thrones' theme on traditional Southeast Asian folk instruments Here's something to tide you over till the next episode of Game of Thrones.Kontra-GaPi (Kontemporaryong Gamelan Pilipino) of the Philippines used traditional folk instruments from Southeast Asia to make a cool rendition of the Game of Thrones theme.

Filipinos are confused about Ivanka Trump's party snack choice

Filipinos are confused about Ivanka Trump's party snack choice Ivanka Trump may know a little more about Filipino food traditions than the average American, going by the dish she served up this week.On Tuesday, Trump threw her daughter, Arabella, a birthday party where she served hot dog franks on skewers, topped with melted marshmallows.

Philippines freezes peace talks with communist rebels

Philippines freezes peace talks with communist rebels The Philippine government has frozen efforts to resume stalled peace talks with communist rebels following a series of attacks, officials said.Three government troops were killed, and six soldiers who were part of the president's security group were wounded in the separate attacks, DPA news agency said.

Philippine president admits he used an army of social media trolls while campaigning

Philippine president admits he used an army of social media trolls while campaigning Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has admitted he paid an army of social media trolls to defend him while he was on the campaign trail last year.The outspoken and at times controversial politician was defending himself after a University of Oxford study was published, finding that Duterte uses both automated and human trolls on social media.