Proud Son Posts Photos of Dad’s Handwritten Engineering Thesis from the 1980s

Proud Son Posts Photos of Dad’s Handwritten Engineering Thesis from the 1980s

These days, we take computers for granted. While things like making a thesis and various documents are difficult in that you have to complete a lot of things, such are still easier – if you consider how students in the past had to make theirs by hand, literally! Randel Tablada posted on Twitter some photos of his dad’s handwritten engineering thesis from the 1980s. It amazed a lot of netizens that this was a handwritten piece, especially after checking the Table of Contents which showed that this paper had at…

This Pinoy Guy Makes Action Figures Using Discarded Slippers and Rubber Scraps

This Pinoy Guy Makes Action Figures Using Discarded Slippers and Rubber Scraps

“If there’s a will, there’s a way.” Such can be said about this creative Pinoy guy who used what was readily available to him to make action figures that look like the original! Elmer Padilla is a construction worker who hails from Catbalogan, Samar but has migrated to Imus, Cavite to try his luck there. But such work is not exactly a high-paying job and he must still find other ways to make ends meet. Thankfully, Padilla is an artist who knows how to use things that are available to…

Jollibee Throws Surprise Party for 76-Year-Old Woman Who’s Been Selling Kakanin Outside Their Branch in Pangasinan

Jollibee Throws Surprise Party for 76-Year-Old Woman Who’s Been Selling Kakanin Outside Their Branch in Pangasinan

A branch of Jollibee in Carmen, Pangasinan has earned praises from netizens for throwing a surprise party for a 76-year-old vendor who sells kakanin outside the branch. Rain or shine, ever since her husband died in 1978, Lola Belen has been selling kakanin in Carmen, Pangasinan – even before the Jollibee branch opened in the area. When the Jollibee Carmen store was opened, Lola Belen would become a regular face at the parking area, selling tupig, peanuts, and chicharon. It was through selling kakanin that Lola Belen was able to…

Pinoy Wins 1kg of Gold Worth Dh150,000 (Php2.1 Million) at Mall Raffle in Dubai

Pinoy Wins 1kg of Gold Worth Dh150,000 (Php2.1 Million) at Mall Raffle in Dubai

A Filipino working in Dubai has struck gold, literally, when he won a 1-kg gold bar from a mall raffle – and it’s worth Dh150,000 (Php2.1 Million)! Edmundo Catangay who hails from the Philippines won the grand prize in the annual Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS) extravaganza, Majid Al Futtaim’s shopping promotion. Shoppers at City Centre Deira saw the gold bar on display and were certainly enticed to shell out at least Dh200 (Php2,800) at any of the stores in the mall for a chance to win the grand prize. Those…

Modern Day Bayanihan: This Guy Gives Strangers a Free Ride After They Were Repeatedly Rejected by Taxis

Modern Day Bayanihan: This Guy Gives Strangers a Free Ride After They Were Repeatedly Rejected by Taxis

Bayanihan still exists in this modern world! When the LTFRB suspended the operations of Uber, a lot of people felt angry because based on their past experiences, it would be very challenging to commute in the urban jungle – they are afraid of getting robbed in jeeps and buses, and a lot of taxi drivers are not just picky, they are also rude and charge exorbitant fees if they could. Indeed, when the suspension was implemented, a lot of netizens took to social media to complain about their bad experiences…

Pinoy Farmer’s Son Gets Full Scholarship to Harvard

Pinoy Farmer’s Son Gets Full Scholarship to Harvard

A lad from a small municipality in Sierra Madre received full scholarship to study at Harvard University, one of the most prestigious schools in the world. This rare opportunity gives not only his family but his whole community a chance to completely change their lives. The seventh of the nine sons of a farmer, Romnick L. Blanco had to make a lot of sacrifices as a young boy to get basic education. For years, Romnick had to walk long hours, cross rivers, and endure the heat of the sun to…

Heartwarming Love Story of Real-Life “Tonyo” and “Lea” Wins Hearts of Netizens

Heartwarming Love Story of Real-Life “Tonyo” and “Lea” Wins Hearts of Netizens

Dubbed as the real-life “Tonyo” and “Lea”, RG and Jessel Sayson have a love story fit for the screen. Similar to the character of Lea in the blockbuster indie film “Kita Kita”, Jessel is visually impaired but was able to find and experience true love. Back in 2014, RG and Jessel had a chance encounter in the former’s office. Although they didn’t leave lasting impressions during their first meeting, the two soon found themselves attracted to each other. In his interview with Rated K, RG said: “Yung una kong impression…

Desperate Mom Requests Jollibee to Buy Paracetamol for Sick Baby, Expresses Joy after Medicine Arrives with Order

Desperate Mom Requests Jollibee to Buy Paracetamol for Sick Baby, Expresses Joy after Medicine Arrives with Order

One mother who was so desperate to get medicine for her baby took a rather unusual route by requesting it along with her food order – and she expressed joy when the medicine actually arrived with her order! Shishi Cruz De Leon shared the story of how Jollibee rider Aaron went out of his way to get her the medicine she desperately needed for her baby; and she hopes the story would reach Jollibee so he would receive commendation for going the extra mile to help a customer in need….

Former Janitor Who Became a Lawyer Takes New Role as Comelec Election Officer

Former Janitor Who Became a Lawyer Takes New Role as Comelec Election Officer

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them,” Walt Disney. The inspiring story of Atty. Ramil Comendador, a former Commission on Elections (Comelec) janitor who successfully hurdled the 2016 Bar exams, is one proof that Walt Disney’s famous quote is true. Just months after becoming a lawyer, Comendador has now been promoted as an Election Officer of Comelec. “We recognize his diligence and determination to reach his goals and we are pleased to see him accept the challenge. We look forward to working with…

Kindhearted Passengers Carry Extra Baggage of Soldiers Bound for Marawi

Kindhearted Passengers Carry Extra Baggage of Soldiers Bound for Marawi

We all know how hard life can be for soldiers in the Philippines. They willingly leave behind their families and risk their lives to serve our country and fight for peace. Sadly, most of us don’t acknowledge the sacrifices they do in order to make our lives more comfortable and peaceful. A passenger of AirAsia Philippines took to Facebook to share the incredible act of kindness of some passengers to Filipino soldiers bound for Mindanao. In her Facebook post that quickly went viral, a certain Inday Rakel revealed how kindhearted passengers…