Universal Music Latin Entertainment says Despacito, in its original and remixed versions, has reached 4.6 billion streams across platforms including YouTube and Spotify
Snakes are cooked and served as meals, incorporated in traditional dances, and used for a unique massage experience
You might just get obsessed with this snack – like an entire nation did
Anyone with internet access can now tour the Presidential Museum and Library and see its precious memorabilia on Philippine presidents
The genre so scorned by the elites has suddenly found a massive new market with the global success of Luis Fonsi's song 'Despacito'
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What projects excite internationally-renowned poet Gemino 'Jimmy' Abad? Find out in this episode of 'Akdang-Buhay.'
Akdang-Buhay: Cirilo Bautista talks about coming full circle from his humble beginnings to giving back to the less fortunate but talented writers
Akdang-Buhay: Rio Alma talks about the factors that shaped his poetry
Akdang-Buhay: F. Sionil Jose talks about literature, colonialism, and class struggles
The measure aims to preserve the schoolhouses designed by American architect William Parsons and funded through Act Number 1801 by ex-Philippine Assembly member Isauro Gabaldon
On Good Friday, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says, 'Masindak tayo at malungkot, huwag po nating hayaan na ang kultura ay kumalat'
Students will be able to watch the performances of poets Lourd Ernest de Veyra, Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera Jr, Joel Toledo, and Cerrine Cecilia Tuason
Millions of Japanese celebrate the explosion of white and pink flowers heralding the change of season
Visual artists from the Panday Pira group render images of Janina, 21, who was diagnosed HIV-positive during a prenatal check-up in November 2016
(UPDATED) Chuck Berry became a sensation in the years after World War II as he brought together rhythm and blues, country guitar and a consummate stage showmanship
A family-friendly cinema opens in the Afghan capital, creating a rare venue in Afghanistan's war-torn capital where women, usually confined to the home, can spend time in public with their husbands and children
Toshiba's latest problems may be due to 'misplaced' company loyalty, observers say
Lanao del Norte police say Dr Dreyfuss Perlas' 'closeness' with a Maranao woman might have cost him his life
Masyadong tumutok sa 'tangible' at 'built heritage' ang Pilipinas, ayon kay NCCA Chairman Virgilio Almario, samantalang 'makikita ng mga Pilipino ang kanilang matandang sarili sa mga panitikang bayan, salawikain, at wika
'Buwisit na buwisit ako doon eh,' National Artist Virgilio Almario says of the Philippine candidate's refusal to tap an interpreter during the Miss Universe 2016 pageant
Idaraos sa Pilipinas ang pandaigdigang kumperensiya sa pagsasalin sa Setyembre, sa pangunguna ng Filipinas Institute of Translation, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, at Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino
The ride-hailing company scrambles to regain control after a string of mishaps
How does one call people appropriately these days? When is 'dear' acceptable? Or, for that matter, 'bok'?
A woman recounts past experiences in a Facebook post in the hope that she can help others speak out against sexual harassment and rape culture
'He will always be my father. He never wasn't, and he never will not be,' says the 18-year-old model
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The UN's cultural agency has reacted with outrage, calling the fresh destruction a 'war crime' and 'cultural cleansing'
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Singer-songwriter Freddie Aguilar, who campaigned for President Duterte, has lobbied for the post, but National Commission for Culture and the Arts board members elect Almario
Lasco: 'This intimacy with different lands should not only place us at the heart of the world; it should also should give us a heart for the world'
By opting for shawls rather than ponchos, Peru may have been seeking to avoid the mockery that accompanied its hosting of the 2008 APEC summit
'Marcos is no hero! He should not be presented as one,' the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines says
'Today, what does ‘unity in diversity’ mean in a country with a population of 260 million, rich with culture, traditions, and beliefs? Discrimination and intolerance exists because it is being allowed to exist.'
'We are just asking for a small quota based on science, and of particular species in particular water. That's it,' Japanese official Joji Morishita tells the International Whaling Commission
Award watchers suggest this year's honors could go to a controversial writer
Lasco: 'Colonialism changed the way we looked at our faces, and noses'
Pinili ng mga eksperto na salita ng taon ang 'fotobam,' pandiwa na ang ibig sabihin ay sirain ang eksena sa pamamagitan ng pagsingit sa kuwadro ng kamera habang may kinukunan ng retrato
Gadgets and Internet usage are now entrenched in our culture, and the 18-34 bracket apparently possess some habits that leave some older peers baffled
'Wala akong alam na departamento na binawasan ng ganitong kalaking halaga,' Buhay Representative Lito Atienza says of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts' proposed budget
'African American history is not somehow separate from our larger American story... It is central to the American story,' says US President Barack Obama
The National Institute of Population and Social Security Research quizzes more than 5,000 singletons aged 18 to 34 about their lives between the sheets
Find Pinoy dishes with curious but tasty twists at 7107 Cuisine + Culture: binagoonan with chocolate, bibingka pancakes, tonkatsu Bicol Express, and more
'These sound symbolic patterns show up again and again across the world, independent of the geographical dispersal of humans and independent of language lineage'
EU flags join Union Jacks usually brandished by audiences at British classical music's biggest night