REAL OR FAKE: Alleged Photos of Xander Ford Circulate Online

REAL OR FAKE: Alleged Photos of Xander Ford Circulate Online

Could Xander Ford, formerly known as Marlou Arizala, be the man in these photos? As soon as former Hasht5 member Arizala confirmed that he recently underwent a cosmetic procedure that will enhance his looks, several memes and manipulated photos of him circulated on social media sites. While most of these photos proved to be fake, a new set of photos that recently surfaced online is believed to be real and taken after Arizala’s surgery. The photos, which were posted on the Facebook page Ethel Booba’s Charotism, quickly made rounds online….

Young Girl Suddenly Dies of Japanese Encephalitis Within Day of Experiencing Symptoms

Young Girl Suddenly Dies of Japanese Encephalitis Within Day of Experiencing Symptoms

Amid the rising number of cases of Japanese encephalitis in the country, a netizen has decided to share the ordeal her three-year-old cousin went through after being struck with the deadly disease in order to warn netizens. In a lengthy post on Facebook, netizen Vallerie Ann Balagtas revealed the horrible experience of her young niece to inform the public about the dangers of Japanese encephalitis. Alexine T. Canda, a three-year-old girl from San Antonio, Mexico, Pampanga, passed away on Friday, September 1 due to Japanese encephalitis. The mosquitos-borne illness, which…

LOOK: Was this missing boy turned into a Maute child warrior?

LOOK: Was this missing boy turned into a Maute child warrior?

“Lukso ng dugo”, a Filipino term used to describe a feeling of strong connection with someone you just saw or met, was what Rowhanisa Abdul Jabar felt after seeing the photo of a child warrior of the Maute terror group. Jabar is seeking the help of netizens for information about a Maute child warrior who resembles her son, who had gone missing for the last 7 years. Her son Ram-ram Abdul Jabbar Cabugatan was only three years old when he suddenly disappeared from their home in Tondo, Manila on July…

WATCH: P8-Burger Promo Causes Stampede in Various Malls

WATCH: P8-Burger Promo Causes Stampede in Various Malls

We all know how sales, promos, and discounts drive Filipinos crazy. In fact, mall-wide sales in various places in the Philippines often cause traffic congestion as shoppers storm malls hoping to get the bargain they’ve been waiting for. Such is the case for a burger joint which offered P8- or 15 cents-burger for its first 80 customers on Monday, August 28. Several photos and videos of hundreds of hungry customers seizing malls have immediately gone viral on social media and even got featured on international websites. For its 8th anniversary,…

Soldier Who Survived War in Marawi City Allegedly Shot Dead by Police after Being Mistaken for Gunman

Soldier Who Survived War in Marawi City Allegedly Shot Dead by Police after Being Mistaken for Gunman

Armed Forces of the Philippines enlisted personnel Cpl. Rodilo Torres Bartolome, 33, was supposed to come home and reunite with his family but his life suddenly ended when two policemen shot him dead on Wednesday, August 23 at Crossing Monte Alegre, Aurora in Zamboanga del Sur. Bartolome of the 53rd Infantry Battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, who was wearing civilian clothes and packing a handgun on his waist at the time of the incident, was apparently standing in a nearby store when a civilian decided to report him to the…

Akyat Bahay’s Escape Plan Fails after Head Gets Stuck Between Metal Grills

Akyat Bahay’s Escape Plan Fails after Head Gets Stuck Between Metal Grills

A 16-year-old robber learned his lesson the hard way after getting his head stuck between the metal grills of the window of a house he entered in the early morning of Monday, August 21. A report by ABS-CBN News revealed that the minor was trying to rob a house in Barangay Tugos, Sorsogon. Unfortunately for him, he had to drop his plans and leave the house immediately as the kid of the owner caught him in the act. But instead of using the door of the house, the teenage boy…

Fact or Fiction: 1971 Piso Coin Now Reportedly Valued at P1 Million

Fact or Fiction: 1971 Piso Coin Now Reportedly Valued at P1 Million

Who would have thought a P1 coin, which can barely buy you a piece of candy nowadays, is now worth P1 million? Several old coin collectors claim that P1 coins produced in 1971 is now valued a million times more than its original worth because it is made of pure gold. They also believe that the coin is extremely rare since only 100 pieces of it were released to the public. Alias Roel, a buy and sell agent of old coins, told Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho that a buyer once…

WATCH: Racist LGBT Couple Tells Pinoy Who Burped in Public to Go Back to Filipinoville

WATCH: Racist LGBT Couple Tells Pinoy Who Burped in Public to Go Back to Filipinoville

Is burping in public a crime? Apparently, it is for a same-sex couple who caught a Filipino man burping inside a supermarket chain in Quail Lakes Drive in Stockton, California. Hearing the Pinoy burp in public actually triggered the white couple to yell bigoted insults at him. The incident was caught on camera and shared on Twitter by the victim himself, Angelo Cabuang. The short video clip showed the couple having an argument with Cabuang and his mom. According to Cabuang, he was walking down the aisle of the supermarket…

Former BPO Employee Reveals Unhealthy Habits of Call Center Agents that Can Lead to Chronic Kidney Disease

Former BPO Employee Reveals Unhealthy Habits of Call Center Agents that Can Lead to Chronic Kidney Disease

MANILA, Philippines- While working in the BPO industry guarantees employees a relatively higher and more stable income, the demands as well as the nature of the job can negatively affect its workers’ health. In fact, a call center agent has decided to come forward and reveal how certain habits of many agents can lead to chronic kidney disease (CKD), a condition in which the kidney gradually loses its function over time. Recently diagnosed with CKD, the call center agent learned from her doctor that BPO employees are more susceptible to the…

LOOK: Transwomen End Up With Botched Faces After Getting P500- Injectable Fillers

LOOK: Transwomen End Up With Botched Faces After Getting P500- Injectable Fillers

What’s the price of beauty? For three transwomen living in Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte, P500 was enough to enhance their looks. However, they ended up paying a big price after their faces got botched and damaged from a cheap beauty treatment. Since 2009, Alvina Bernardes, Maui Cababao, and Niña Lavadia had to endure condemnation from the public because of their life-changing decision. They’ve been called names, discriminated, and sometimes ostracized. Apparently, the three friends ended up having botched faces after getting a P500 cheek treatment from a certain Janet. Alvina,…