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'13 Reasons Why' to end after season 4

Aug 02, 2019 - 11:30 AM

Netflix renews '13 Reasons Why' for a 4th and final season

Netflix removes suicide scene from '13 Reasons Why'

Jul 16, 2019 - 6:48 PM

"We believe this edit will mitigate any risk for especially vulnerable young viewers,' the show's producer says

Spike in U.S. teen suicides after Netflix release of '13 Reasons Why' – study

May 01, 2019 - 3:12 PM

According to the new study, researchers estimate there were an additional 195 suicide deaths – an increase of nearly 29% – among 10 to 17 year-olds in the 9 months after its release

A promotional image for the Netflix show '13 Reasons Why'. Image courtesy of Netflix

The mystery man behind Manila’s ‘Why’ graffiti

Jul 17, 2018 - 10:46 AM

Who is the person spray-painting 'why' all across Metro Manila, and why does he do it?

First look: '13 Reasons Why' season 2 photos

May 04, 2018 - 1:42 PM

Season two of '13 Reasons Why' is looking intense

13 Reasons Why

'13 Reasons Why' season 2 gets premiere date

May 01, 2018 - 9:17 AM

Will you be streaming this series?

SERIES RETURNS. Netflix announces its controversial but popular series will returned on May 18. Image from the '13 Reasons Why' Twitter account

La Luna Sangre, My Ex and Whys most tweeted Filipino show, movie of 2017

Dec 06, 2017 - 7:26 PM

Does your favorite teleserye and movie make it to the list?

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 5 Oktober 2017

Oct 05, 2017 - 5:06 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

#IAmHampasLupa: Promoting farming, mindful eating on social media

Sep 17, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Sustainable food production and consumption are crucial in reducing carbon footprint, thereby mitigating climate change

Why our nurses are leaving

Sep 02, 2017 - 10:04 PM

Around 19 000 nurses leave the Philippines to work abroad every year

Online 'suicide' searches spiked after Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' – study

Aug 01, 2017 - 7:15 AM

Overall suicide related queries were 19 higher than expected following the show researchers say

A promotional image for the Netflix show '13 Reasons Why'. Image courtesy Netflix

Berita selebriti hari ini: Senin, 8 Mei 2017

May 08, 2017 - 9:41 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

3 reasons '13 Reasons Why' can send the wrong message

Apr 22, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Other than the obvious feature of a graphic suicide scene the show could send another troubling message

'My Ex and Whys' Review: Stereotypical love

Feb 18, 2017 - 9:32 PM

The movie sadly doesn’t explore its possibly lofty themes beyond what is cute commercial and silly

Photo from ABS-CBN Star Cinema

5 things to know about the LizQuen movie 'My Ex and Whys'

Feb 17, 2017 - 12:37 PM

Thinking of seeing My Ex and Whys? Here s what you should know about Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil s reunion with Forevermore director Cathy Garcia Molina

WATCH: Liza Soberano, Enrique Gil in 'My Ex and Whys' trailer

Jan 22, 2017 - 1:57 PM

The LizQuen tandem is back with a movie directed by Cathy Garcia Molina

WATCH: Lea Salonga sings 'Why God Why' from 'Miss Saigon' at Miscast 2016

Apr 06, 2016 - 10:52 PM

Lea who played Kim in the West End and Broadway productions sings a Miss Saigon song by another character

MISCAST. Lea Salonga sings 'Why God Why' from Miss Saigon, which was originally sung by the character Chris. Screengrab from Theater Mania/MCC Theater

EDSA '86 up north: The day Baguio turned yellow

Feb 25, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Like other big cities Baguio had a simultaneous People Power Revolution in February 1986

MARCOS COUNTRY? Baguio City was known as Marcos country, but pro-democracy residents took to the streets at the same time as activists in Manila were staging the 1986 People Power Revolution. Photo courtesy of Art Tibaldo

The right way to manage your family's online life

Feb 19, 2016 - 8:34 AM

Just like any other technology the Internet’s impact on your life is determined by how you decide to use it

Benedict Anderson and the Philippines’ place in the world

Dec 19, 2015 - 3:56 PM

Ben was glad to have put the Philippines on the global academic map It was his way of giving back to the country he loved

The rise of INC: 'Stricter religions grow stronger'

Jul 26, 2014 - 10:25 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo stresses obedience even if it goes against your personal wishes – a strictness that a sociologist sees as part of the reason for its success

#AskMargie: What to do if someone lies to you?

Jul 12, 2014 - 4:02 PM

We will get lied to but what should we do about it?

#AskMargie: Why do people lie?

Jul 06, 2014 - 12:18 AM

Dr Margie Holmes continues the discussion on lying this time asking why people lie and what can be done to prevent it

The invisible matchmaker

Jun 06, 2014 - 8:15 AM

[Science Solitaire] What makes us marry a certain person? The answer may lie in our genes

US poet Maya Angelou dies at 86: US media

May 28, 2014 - 9:55 PM

UPDATED The celebrated African American author poet and human rights activist is found dead by her caretaker

#GenderProud: Filipina model Geena Rocero LIVE on Rappler

Apr 10, 2014 - 10:10 AM

Geena joined Rappler s BalikBayan for a live interview via Google Hangout from New York City to talk about her story and issues in the transgender community

10 reasons to drink (lots of) water

Apr 20, 2013 - 10:58 AM

Here are 10 reasons why water is your best friend especially this summer

WATER GUZZLER. Water helps us stay healthy and hydrated this summer. Photo from the Summit Water Facebook page

John Paul II mulled resigning, too

Feb 26, 2013 - 3:35 PM

Like Benedict XVI no less than John Paul II the most beloved pope in recent history also contemplated resigning from office Paterno Esmaquel reports

John Paul to Ratzinger: Should I resign?

Feb 26, 2013 - 6:49 AM

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger now Benedict XVI deals with papal resignation two decades before he steps down from the Vatican

The perfect date is furry

Feb 17, 2013 - 11:08 AM

Dogs don’t gossip They wag their tails rather than their tongues writes Nancy Furstinger in her book Why I’d Rather Date my Dog

SUPERNATURAL LOVE. The gift of love is a date with a fave canine companion. Book cover image from www.barnesandnoble.com

Haven't bought gifts? Give your loved ones Pinoy books

Dec 23, 2012 - 1:29 PM

Shopping for Christmas gifts at the super duper last minute? Filipino written books may just be what you are looking for

PINOY AUTHORS TO THE RESCUE. Not enough time to get quality Christmas gifts for your loved ones? Head to the Filipiniana section of your favorite bookstore. Photo by Jerald Uy

A must holiday reading for leaders and candidates

Dec 12, 2012 - 8:08 AM

What to do to sustain economic growth? Focus on institutions including political parties

Will PH economy benefit from return to martial law?

Dec 08, 2012 - 11:30 AM

World renowned economist James Robinson says the Philippines is not suited to a developmental dictatorship and that countries that don t foster inclusive political institutions like China will have trouble sustaining growth

INCLUSIVE INSTITUTIONS. World renowned economist James Robinson stresses that the Philippines must build stronger institutions. Photo by Franz Lopez.

#TalkThursday: Groups with vested interests keep many in PH poor

Dec 05, 2012 - 8:25 PM

Members of the traditional elite with vested interests have kept the Philippines from truly experiencing inclusive growth in the post Marcos era according to a renowned economist

#TalkThursday with 'Why Nations Fail' co-author James Robinson

Dec 05, 2012 - 6:04 PM

TalkThursday with James Robinson economist and author of the book Why Nations Fail

PH, others have stake in US fiscal cliff pact - economist

Dec 03, 2012 - 5:39 PM

Middle income countries like the Philippines not the poorest of the poor will likely be affected if both Democrats and Republicans do not reach an agreement on US President Obama s fiscal cliff offer

FISCAL CLIFF. Economist James Robinson says trade links between the US and middle income countries, including the Philippines, make the fiscal cliff an issue beyond US politics. Photo by Zak Yuson

‘Why Nations Fail’ author coming to PH

Nov 25, 2012 - 5:08 PM

Harvard economist and political scientist Dr James Robinson will give a talk in Manila

MANILA TALK. Harvard economist and political scientist Dr James Robinson will visit the Philippines to talk about his book 'Why Nations Fail.' Photo by the Harvard News Office

Why Erin Tañada didn't make it to PNoy's slate

Oct 03, 2012 - 7:21 PM

Up to the very end Tañada entertained the possibility that he would be included in the slate

'Philippine electricity prices to stay high'

Aug 18, 2012 - 2:08 PM

A study shows that at the beginning of 2012 the Philippines had the 2nd highest electricity rates in the region and the 9th highest out of 44 international markets

Photo courtesy of Meralco.

De Lima did not have the votes. Period.

Aug 14, 2012 - 2:39 PM

The position of JBC members on the suspension of its own rules indicates that Justice Secretary Leila De Lima did not have the necessary 5 votes to make it to the shortlist

EO: No new mining contracts

Jul 09, 2012 - 12:19 PM

The mining EO imposes a moratorium on new contracts as the government works to legislate revenue sharing scheme

Cool comebacks

Apr 13, 2012 - 2:28 PM

Two artists of the 1990s prove they’re still relevant in the new century

LIKE FRESH FRUIT. 1990's band The Cranberries are back to capture old and new fans alike.