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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.

The fight between Uber and the Philippines is on

The fight between Uber and the Philippines is on Despite being slapped with a one-month suspension by the Philippines' land transport authority, Uber announced on Tuesday that it would be "resuming and continuing operations.The LTFRB ordered Uber to "cease and desist" its operations, which Uber had originally agreed to, according to a tweet sent out on early Tuesday morning.

The death of a 17-year-old boy has put a face on the drug war in the Philippines

The death of a 17-year-old boy has put a face on the drug war in the Philippines Kian Delos Santos, a 17-year-old high school student, was shot to death by police officers last week.He is just one of thousands that have fallen victim to the Philippines' president Rodrigo Duterte's harsh crackdown on drugs.

A burger place decided to run a 15-cent meal deal, and people went absolutely ballistic

A burger place decided to run a 15-cent meal deal, and people went absolutely ballistic It was a scene of complete and utter pandemonium as people shoved, pushed and screamed their way ahead — all for a 15 cent burger.Only the first 80 customers in line could get their hands on the deal — so naturally, people went absolutely ballistic.

Cosplayer nails the Night King's piercing eyes in his amazing homemade costume

Cosplayer nails the Night King's piercing eyes in his amazing homemade costume Imagine seeing this very realistic Night King coming down the hall your way.For his chilling homemade costume of the Game of Thrones villain, a Filipino cosplayer rightfully took Best Costume over the weekend, at the AsiaPOP Comicon 2017.

The Philippines places the value of human rights at $20

The Philippines places the value of human rights at $20 The value of human rights in the Philippines is now worth just $20, apparently.Philippine legislators have voted to reduce the annual budget for the country's Commission of Human Rights (CHR) to just 1,000 pesos ($20).

Restaurant right by a waterfall looks like the perfect getaway spot

Restaurant right by a waterfall looks like the perfect getaway spot This is one restaurant that definitely has a no-shoes policy.The Labassin Waterfall Restaurant in the Philippines, is as the name suggests, actually sits at the base of a waterfall.

This restaurant is literally in a waterfall

This restaurant is literally in a waterfall The Labassin Waterfall Restaurant is hosted by the Villa Escudero Resort located in Tiaong, Philippines.Guests can order a one-day package for $100 to dine at this waterfall restaurant.