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How Jollibee reacted after Eater names Chickenjoy as ‘best chained fried chicken in America’
A homegrown fast food chain responded to reports declaring its fried chicken as the “best chain fried chicken” in the United States, according to a food website. The staff of Eater, a food website under Vox Media, tried out 16 fried chicken brands and judged them according to four categories: Bones, No Bones, Sandwiched and […] The post How Jollibee reacted after Eater names Chickenjoy as ‘best chained fried chicken in America’ appeared first on Interaksyon.
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WHO vows nothing ‘ridiculous’ as public submits ideas to rename monkeypox
GENEVA/LONDON — Poxy McPoxface, TRUMP-22 or Mpox: these some of the ideas sent in by the public to the World Health Organization as it seeks a new name for monkeypox. Often disease names are chosen behind closed doors by a technical committee, but the WHO has this time decided to open up the process to the public. […] The post WHO vows nothing ‘ridiculous’ as public submits ideas to rename monkeypox appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Concerns as FDA tags face mask product ‘misbranded’
Some social media users aired questions and concerts after a regulatory body warned the public against buying a particular face mask. The Food and Drug Administration Philippines on August 10 released an advisory warning consumers about product “KF94 (IN FOREIGN CHARACTERS),” which it said is “misbranded.” It included an image of the item for the […] The post Concerns as FDA tags face mask product ‘misbranded’ appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Jolina Magdangal channels her inner Woo Young Woo
Momshie Jo to the Li to the Na? Actress Jolina Magdangal channeled her inner Woo Young Woo, the female lead in the hit Kdrama series “Extraordinary Attorney Woo,” in her recent Instagram post. Magdangal impersonated the popular character with bangs by wearing a violet blouse, a floral skirt and black chunky high-heeled loafers.   View […] The post Jolina Magdangal channels her inner Woo Young Woo appeared first on Interaksyon.
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‘Living Sculpture’ Daniel Lismore brings wearable art to London
LONDON — British artist Daniel Lismore’s monumental pieces of “wearable art” featuring everything from rubbish to elaborate headgear studded with jewels took center stage at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum on Friday. Guests were invited to closely inspect the nearly 2-meter (6-foot, 4-inch) tall pieces, one of which was worn by Lismore, who calls himself “a […] The post ‘Living Sculpture’ Daniel Lismore brings wearable art to London appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Tokyo diners nosh on Demogorgon pasta, Eleven’s waffles at ‘Stranger Things’ cafe
TOKYO — Japanese fans of the sci-fi hit “Stranger Things” can chow down on demonic pasta and rock out to retro 1980s tunes at a pop-up cafe inspired by the Netflix Inc NFLX.O horror drama. The shop, a partnership with local restaurant chain Pronto Corp, recently extended its run in the fashionable Shibuya district of Tokyo several months amid […] The post Tokyo diners nosh on Demogorgon pasta, Eleven’s waffles at ‘Stranger Things’ cafe appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Viewers rave about Iza Calzado’s performance as first Darna during premiere
Viewers praised the performance of Iza Calzado following the pilot episode of ABS-CBN’s “Darna.” The much-anticipated superhero series “Mars Ravelo’s Darna: The TV Series” or “Darna” finally premiered on the ABS-CBN Entertainment’s online channels, TV5, A2Z and streaming site iWantTFC on Monday night, August 15. Iza portrayed Leonor Custodio, the first keeper of the white […] The post Viewers rave about Iza Calzado’s performance as first Darna during premiere appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Instagram and Facebook are stalking you on websites accessed through their apps. What can you do about it?
Social media platforms have had some bad press in recent times, largely prompted by the vast extent of their data collection. Now Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has upped the ante. Not content with following every move you make on its apps, Meta has reportedly devised a way to also know everything […] The post Instagram and Facebook are stalking you on websites accessed through their apps. What can you do about it? appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Read up: Books on Philippine History on sale this National History Month
Books on Philippine History will be on sale this month as the country celebrates National History Month. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) on Tuesday announced that it will hold a book sale on August 21, Sunday at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani, Quezon Avenue in Quezon City. It is also an extension of the […] The post Read up: Books on Philippine History on sale this National History Month appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Jewelry maker Pandora goes big on lab-made diamonds with North American launch
COPENHAGEN — Pandora PNDORA.CO, the world’s largest jewelry maker, said on Tuesday it would move ahead with its bet on lab-made diamonds, following its announcement last year to stop selling mined diamonds. Copenhagen-based Pandora will launch a collection using unmined gems in North America this month, as it hopes to attract younger shoppers with cheaper and more sustainable stones guaranteed […] The post Jewelry maker Pandora goes big on lab-made diamonds with North American launch appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Meet Lola Aida: Philippines’ first female registered architect turns 100 years old
The country’s first registered female architect has reached 100 years old. In recognition of the moment, the Muntinlupa City government gave her a cash gift of P100,000, as mandated by law. “Happy 100th, Lola Aida!” Muntilupa City Mayor Ruffy Biazon said in a Facebook post. “Personal ko pong binisita si Gng. Aida Cruz-Del Rosario para […] The post Meet Lola Aida: Philippines’ first female registered architect turns 100 years old appeared first on Interaksyon.
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‘Napaka-simple lang po’: Herlene Budol weighs up historian, ‘marites’
“Napaka-simple lang po.” A beauty queen’s answer to the much-discussed topic of historians and gossipmongers earned online buzz among Filipinos after she was asked about the issue by broadcast journalist Karen Davila. Binibining Pilipinas 2022 first runner-up Herlene Nicole Budol, also known as “Hipon Girl,” was the guest of the 62nd episode of the journalist’s […] The post ‘Napaka-simple lang po’: Herlene Budol weighs up historian, ‘marites’ appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Pinoy MCU? Hopes to have a ‘Mars Ravelo Cinematic Universe’ floated
Darna, Lastikman, Dyesebel , Captain Barbell, and other Filipino superheroes in one frame?  The return of local heroine Darna on television sparked the interest of Filipinos to have a “Mars Ravelo Cinematic Universe.” “High hopes for #Darna overall, it exceeded my expectation. Let this be the start of Mars Ravelo Cinematic Universe,” a Twitter user said.  […] The post Pinoy MCU? Hopes to have a ‘Mars Ravelo Cinematic Universe’ floated appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Ukraine calls on world to ‘show strength’ after shelling near nuclear plant
Zelenskiy seeks new sanctions on Russia’s nuclear sector Ukraine and Russia trade blame on shelling near plant IAEA has warned of disaster at the plant unless fighting stops KYIV — Ukraine called for new sanctions on Russia and highlighted the risks and consequences of a catastrophe at Europe’s biggest nuclear plant, where fresh shelling nearby has reignited […] The post Ukraine calls on world to ‘show strength’ after shelling near nuclear plant appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Group demands tighter security in schools after molestation of Camarines Sur teachers
A nontraditional teachers’ organization called for tighter security in schools following the reported molestation of four educators in Camarines Sur. An armed suspect allegedly molested four teachers after declaring a holdup in a school in Ocampo town in Camarines Sur last Monday, August 8. Based on reports, the Philippine National Police already identified the suspect […] The post Group demands tighter security in schools after molestation of Camarines Sur teachers appeared first on Interaksyon.
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BSP to hike by 50 bps on Thursday, catching up with peers
The Philippine central bank will follow its surprise July rate hike with a half-point point rise on Thursday and another quarter-point increase in September to catch up with its peers in containing soaring inflation, a Reuters poll forecast. Driven by higher transport and food prices, inflation in the Southeast Asian nation accelerated to 6.4% in […] The post BSP to hike by 50 bps on Thursday, catching up with peers appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Signal says attackers may have accessed phone numbers of 1,900 users
Encrypted messaging service Signal said the phone numbers of 1,900 users could have been revealed in a phishing attack on Twilio Inc TWLO.N, its verification services provider, earlier this month. The attacker could also have accessed the SMS verification code used to register with Signal, but message history, profile information and contact lists were not revealed, […] The post Signal says attackers may have accessed phone numbers of 1,900 users appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Kian Delos Santos’ body exhumed in fresh push for drug war justice
MANILA— The body of a teenager killed in a high-profile shooting during the Philippines’ war on drugs five years ago was exhumed for autopsy on Monday as his family seek to learn more about his death and hold others accountable. High school student Kian Delos Santos was 17 when police shot him in an act they […] The post Kian Delos Santos’ body exhumed in fresh push for drug war justice appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Colegio de San Lorenzo announces permanent closure on 1st day of classes
Students and employees of a college in Quezon City were shocked after the announcement of the school’s closure on the first day of classes, Monday, August 15.  In a letter, Colegio de San Lorenzo (CDSL) said the financial instability and lack of economic viability due to the pandemic and exacerbated by consistent low enrollment turnout […] The post Colegio de San Lorenzo announces permanent closure on 1st day of classes appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Pinay Miss Universe partner supports inclusion of mothers, married women in pageant
A partner of the Miss Universe pageant supported the idea of the international beauty competition accepting mothers and married women as candidates. Reports said Miss Universe will allow them to compete beginning next year. Filipina beauty specialist Olivia Quido-Co, whose skincare brand is the official beauty partner of Miss Universe, said that she is “okay” with the […] The post Pinay Miss Universe partner supports inclusion of mothers, married women in pageant appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Poverty porn? Donnalyn Bartolome’s ‘kanto birthday party’ vlog draws flak for theme
Donnalyn Bartolome made online buzz over the weekend after she uploaded a street-themed 28th birthday party. Filipino online users found the content creator’s celebration relatable with the roadside karaoke, monobloc chairs and tables, street foods, and guests wearing pambahay clothing. The party was star-studded as Bartolome was joined by her friends, influencers, and actors such as […] The post Poverty porn? Donnalyn Bartolome’s ‘kanto birthday party’ vlog draws flak for theme appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Pandemic pushed millions more into poverty in the Philippines —govt
MANILA — About 2.3 million people in the Philippines were pushed into poverty between 2018 and 2021, largely due to the economic downturn caused by the pandemic, the statistics agency said on Monday. The number of people living in poverty in 2021 rose to a total of almost 20 million or 18.1% of the population from 16.7% […] The post Pandemic pushed millions more into poverty in the Philippines —govt appeared first on Interaksyon.
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‘Sarah…Ang Munting Prinsesa’ stars Camille Prats, Angelica Panganiban reunite in ‘potato peeling’ vlog
Sequel to the iconic “Sarah… Ang Munting Prinsesa?” This was among the remarks of some social media users after former ’90s child actresses Camille Prats and Angelica Panganiban reunited in a vlog where they peeled potatoes. Some ’90s kids got the reference of Angelica, who commented that the video will become “trending” since it features them once […] The post ‘Sarah…Ang Munting Prinsesa’ stars Camille Prats, Angelica Panganiban reunite in ‘potato peeling’ vlog appeared first on Interaksyon.
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PPCRV nixes another postponement of village, SK polls
The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting is opposing another postponement of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections set for December this year. The poll watchdog in a statement said rescheduling the elections for the fourth time is already a “dangerous precedent”. It “undermines” the barangay’s important role and significance in the dissemination of […] The post PPCRV nixes another postponement of village, SK polls appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Netlfix ‘The Sandman’: How representations of dreams and nightmares have changed over time
As Netflix’s new series, The Sandman, notes, we spend a third of our lives in sleep and dream. In popular culture, The Sandman is a folkloric being who helps us drift off to the land of nod where he controls whether we have nightmares or dreams. He is also the center of Neil Gaiman’s popular […] The post Netlfix ‘The Sandman’: How representations of dreams and nightmares have changed over time appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Salman Rushdie off ventilator and ‘road to recovery has begun,’ agent says
Salman Rushdie, the acclaimed author who was stabbed repeatedly at a public appearance in New York state on Friday, 33 years after Iran’s then-supreme leader called for him to be killed, is off a ventilator and his health is improving, his agent and a son said on Sunday. RELATED: Salman Rushdie, novelist who drew death threats, […] The post Salman Rushdie off ventilator and ‘road to recovery has begun,’ agent says appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Lipa archdiocese appeals for N95 masks as Taal Volcano spews toxic gas anew
The Catholic Church in Batangas province on Friday has again appealed for N-95 masks after the Taal Volcano showed an increased emission of the harmful sulfur dioxide. The Lipa Archdiocesan Social Action Center (LASAC) said the face masks are intended primarily for residents near the volcano. “There is still a need for N95 (masks) especially […] The post Lipa archdiocese appeals for N95 masks as Taal Volcano spews toxic gas anew appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Philippines in talks to buy U.S. helicopters after dropping Russia deal
MANILA — The Philippines is looking to buy heavy-lift Chinook helicopters from the United States, after scrapping a deal with Russia worth 12.7 billion pesos ($227.35 million) in order to avoid sanctions, Manila’s ambassador to Washington said on Monday. In June, days before President Rodrigo Duterte ended his six-year term, the Philippines scrapped a deal to buy […] The post Philippines in talks to buy U.S. helicopters after dropping Russia deal appeared first on Interaksyon.
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‘Napakalaking parte sa success’: Julia Montes lauds Coco Martin’s work for ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsiyano’
“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” co-star Julia Montes praised her fellow actor and lead star for directing parts of the longest-running primetime teleserye which saw its conclusion last week. The 27-year-old actress, who played Mara in the television adaptation of Fernando Poe Jr‘s action film, dedicated an Instagram post to Coco Martin after the show aired its […] The post ‘Napakalaking parte sa success’: Julia Montes lauds Coco Martin’s work for ‘FPJ’s Ang Probinsiyano’ appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Arctic is warming nearly four times faster than the rest of the world —new research
The Earth is approximately 1.1℃ warmer than it was at the start of the industrial revolution. That warming has not been uniform, with some regions warming at a far greater pace. One such region is the Arctic. A new study shows that the Arctic has warmed nearly four times faster than the rest of the […] The post Arctic is warming nearly four times faster than the rest of the world —new research appeared first on Interaksyon.
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