Philippines

LTFRB Orders Wunder and Angkas To Cease Operations

In a series of tweets, the Land Transportation Franchising & Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered not one but two startups to cease operation. The two startups in question are...

Apple Philippines and Power Mac Center launches Battery Replacement Program For iPhone 6s

Apple Philippines in partnership with Power Mac Center, a premier Apple partner in the Philippines, announced on both their Facebook and Twitter account that the Battery...

Philippines’ TNC Pro Team is the World Electronic Sports Game 2016 Champion for Dota 2 games

Philippines' TNC Pro Team has bagged the World Electronic Sports Game 2016 in the Dota 2 championship held in China. ...

Wunder to launch its platform in Cebu

Wunder, the European car-pooling platform has announced that it will launch its service in Cebu this week, just in time for the Sinulog Festival. In a statement that was sent to...

Philippines among the Top users of Pornhub in 2016

I’m not sure if I’ll be proud or not but it sure it interesting that Filipino is one of the top user of Pornhub, a pornographic video sharing website. In their annual...

Smart and Globe to shut down service during the Black Nazarene Procession

Both Globe and Smart have issued a public advisory that they will shut down their mobile service in Quiapo, Manila and along the route of Black Nazarene Procession. This is in...

Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach dismisses rumors that she will settle down after her reign

In one simple tweet, Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach killed the rumors that she’s looking to settle down after her reign as Miss Universe, which will end on January 30, 2017,...

Mitsubishi PH releases Horiba Mira report on Alleged SUA Cases

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines statement via Top Gear Ph; A third-party investigating body tapped by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has released the results of its...

PaidUp helps Philippine SMEs crowdfund working capital from customers

Sainul Abudheen K, reporting for e27; Launched in January 2016, PaidUp is a mobile app that turns your phone into a prepaid digital wallet, enabling you to find, order and...

This tweet from VP Leni Robredo during President Duterte Live Interview is drawing a lot of attention

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is in the middle of live interview with ABS-CBN News, when Vice President Leni Robredo tweeted a line from one of Warsan Shire works. Warsan...

Photoshopped Php 30 peso bill of President Duterte going viral

A photoshopped Php 30 peso bill of President Duterte has gone viral. Created and posted on President Duterte Supporters facebook page with a caption “Mga ka-DDS payag ba...

Grab Philippines to cap its ride rates until January 30

In a move similar to Uber Philippines, Grab Philippines has announced that it will place a cap on its ride rates until January 30, 2017. This is also in response to LTFRB’s...

Uber Philippines to limit its price surge until January 15

In response to LTRFB’s warning regarding unreasonable price surge, Uber Philippines announced that it will temporarily implemented an artificial limit on their price surge...

Smart to offer free calls to areas affected by Typhoon Nina

Smart communications have announced that they will offer free calls and set up charging stations (Libreng Tawag and Libreng Charging) in areas that have been affected by Typhoon...