In a move that would surely infuriate the other claimant countries, China has allowed the first group of tourists to visit its man-made island in the Spratly’s. According to Sina News, Hainan Airlines flew in the first batch of civilian tourists to the disputed Fiery Cross Reef or Yongshu Island on Friday. “The tourists are wives and children of the soldiers stationed in the man-made island,” the post reads. A series of pictures were posted on the news site Sina News, showing the jubilant families of soldiers reuniting with their loved ones garrisoned in the island. Last week, China tested

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For the messing with the wrong victim, a lone robber ended up dead when his victim pulled up a gun and shot him at point blank range. The robbery incident occurred in the midst of people lining up to withdraw money from the ATM booths. The victim was waiting for his turn when the armed robber approached the victim and declared the robbery. The quick-thinking victim dropped his money to the ground, apparently to throw off the robber from his focus. When the robber bent over to pick up the money, the victim took the opportunity to pull out a

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Three piglets were found dead in Cagayan de Oro allegedly attacked by an “aswang” before midnight Monday. The three dead piglets were discovered on Tuesday morning by the owner of the domesticated animals in a vacant lot, a few meters away from their house. One of the dead piglets was obviously eaten by the attacker, leaving only the head and the bones of the dead animal. The two other piglets were killed and bore several wounds on different parts of the body but not eaten by the attacker. What makes the incident very scary to the residents was the absence

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A viral photo of the sunrise forming a glowing a cross in Michigan one Wednesday morning has been making the rounds online. The photo was originally uploaded by Mechaele Loraff of Buchanan, Michihan. The photo has been shared 4,000 times but for unknown reason, she took the photo down. But fortunately, it resurfaced again in Fox News for the whole world to see. Since Fox News re-uploaded the photo, it has been shared more than 87,838 times as of Friday morning. “I had to pull over this morning on my way to work to take this picture of an amazing

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A netizen shares an Open Letter addressed to the hardworking people in the Bureau of Customs for making it easy to open her balikbayan box since it was already opened when her family received it. The letter said the balikbayan box left California in December before Christmas, just after the series of controversies that rocked the Customs Office. The balikbayan box arrived recently. Their joy was quickly replaced with sadness and anger upon closer inspection of the balikbayan box. “This is the box was sent to us as you can see the box is actually opened already and the tape

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How the woman from local market vendors in Tarlac City made Peter Tiu Lavina of Team Duterte teary-eyed is indeed very touching! Peter Tiu Lavina wrote this morning on his timeline how the text from the head of the Luzon Campaign for Team Duterte made him very emotionally-charged while reading it. “I was teary-eyed in joy when I read this text message from Rolly Macasaet, Head of the Luzon Campaign of ‪#‎TeamDuterte‬ and acting Convenor of our Messaging Group.” The text from Rolly Macasaet said a woman representing the local market vendors approached him during a meeting in Tarlac City

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The photo of the bloodied faces of two suspected members of the “Akyat Bahay” Gang beside the former Hagibis member Sonny Parsons is doing the rounds online. In a Facebook post shared more than 300 times since it was posted Wednesday before midnight, a netizen broke the news to the Marikina FB Group. According to Sr Superintendent Vincent Calanago, a concerned citizen who happened to pass by the house of Sonny Parsons at 5 AM Wednesday saw the two suspects trying to break-in the main door of the house of the former actor and singer. The witness immediately asked help

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The news of the proclamation of Mar Roxas as Datu recently by the Lanao Sultanate was met with howl of protests from netizens particularly from our Muslim brothers. The loudest voice of protest came from Norodin Lucman Alonto, a Islamic scholar, peacekeeper and member of an influential family who spent years as among the prime movers in the quest for peace in Mindanao who wrote: This is the height of impropriety! I am a member of major Sultanates of Mindanao and Sulu and I am sworn to protect its dignity and honor. I will never grant that title to a

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A video showing netizens that a broken washing machine can be converted into a pedal-powered stuff is making the rounds online. In a Facebook post shared more than 241 times and viewed 12,000 times as of Wednesday, the netizen gave us a glimpse that with some creativity and hard work, we can create something out from a broken thing. The idea is nothing new though. In YouTube, you can find tutorials on how to go about the conversion of your machine into pedal-powered toy cum exercise bike. The question is, “Do you have the dedication and the brain power to

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The UP student council leader who questioned the validity of Mayor Duterte’s candidacy has been given a dose of his own medicine by a pretty lady who questioned his motives behind the DQ move. The netizen made the pointed comment in response to the video wherein the UP student leader, John Paul Delas Nieves‬ complained of harassment and bullying in the social media from the ranks of the Duterte supporters. Please refer to the video below. UP student na naghain ng kaso vs. Duterte, nakatatanggap umano ng mga pagbabantaIpinahayag ni John Paulo Delas Nieves na desidido siyang ituloy ang kaso

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