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Twitter is testing tweets to have 280 characters

Micro-blogging platform Twitter is currently testing to extend its iconic 140 characters to 280 characters per tweets, in order to “give users more characters to express...

Access to social media accounts could be a requirement to get a US Visa

In the wake of Trump’s travel ban, Homeland Security is looking for a more rigid and tougher visa screening procedures before a foreigner can enter the United States, and...

Purported Kim Store Warehouse raided by Bureau of Customs

Looks like customers of Kim Store would need to wait before they can get their orders, since Bureau of Customs (BOC) just raided a warehouse purportedly owned or used by Kim Store...

Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60

Andrew Liptak, reporting for The Verge; Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars, has died at age 60. Fisher suffered a heart attack on a flight...

George Michael dies at the age of 53

George Michael, the eccentric half of the duo Wham! and solo artist has died at the age of 53, in his UK home. This publicist and family confirmed the report and are asking for...

LTO to release driver’s license card on December 19

LTO will be releasing the long delayed driver’s license card on Monday, December 19, 2016....

Starting December 25, Balikbayanbox will be duty and tax-free

Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Department of Finance (DOF) just signed Customs Administrative Order (CAO) 05-2016, that will make balikbayan boxes duty and tax-free, starting...

House Justice committee approves death penalty bill

DJ Yap, reporting for Philippine Daily Inquirer; The bill restoring the death penalty passed a major hurdle in the House of Representatives with its approval on Wednesday at the...

Donald Trump is next U.S. president

Rappler.com; In a result that shocked the world, Donald Trump, real estate magnate and reality television star, wins the tightly-contested US presidential elections held Tuesday,...

Cubs beat Indians in Game 7, win first World Series in 108 years

Rappler; The Chicago Cubs ended America’s longest sports title drought in dramatic fashion Thursday morning, November 3, defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in a 10-inning...

Facebook suspends account of anti-Mocha Uson petitioner

Rappler.com; MANILA, Philippines – The creator of a petition on Change.org calling for the blog of celebrity Mocha Uson to be suspended on Facebook has received reprisals...

Gilas Pilipinas names cadets that will join special PBA draft

GMA News; Top Philippine basketball officials on Wednesday named the top amateur players that will be part of a special PBA draft for players under Gilas Pilipinas. Included in...

Mark Caguioa proposes to longtime girlfriend after Ginebra championship

GMA News; Aside from helping Barangay Ginebra San Miguel win the Governors’ Cup, the Gin Kings leader also took the opportunity to pop the question to longtime girlfriend...

Justin Brownlee ends Ginebra’s eight-year title drought with buzzer-beating three-pointer

InterAksyon.com; The Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings finally ended a long eight-year wait after import Justin Brownlee beat the buzzer on a miracle three-pointer that clinched a...

PNP on anti-US protesters: Hindi naman sila sinagasaan

Amita Legaspi, reporting for GMA News; Chief Supt. Oscar Albayalde, National Capital Region Police Office director, said the driver of the police van did not intend to run over...