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Music

A Rap Song Was Banned in the Philippines Because It Allegedly Glorifies Drug Use

The Philippine Drug Agency successfully called for the ban… even when it’s not their role to be a music critic.
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14 hours ago
News

The Strawberry Moon Is Upon Us And Astrology Says It’s a Good Thing

Watch the moon appear a delicious red tonight. And if astrology is any indication, that’s supposed to be a good thing.
Lex Celera
2 days ago
News

Authentic Content or Poor Taste? Vlogger Films Himself Moments After Father’s Death

Commenters share mixed reactions after a Filipino YouTuber posts an intimate and controversial video.
Lex Celera
2 days ago
News

Hong Kong’s Social Media Users Are Calling Google Out For A Major Mistranslation

What happens when the machine makes you say the opposite of what you meant?
Lex Celera
5 days ago
News

There’s a Waste Management Problem in Singapore

The tiny country may have a huge waste management system on its hands if it doesn’t change its strategy soon.
Lex Celera
5 days ago
Anime

‘One Punch Man’ is The Only Anime Subverting The Superhero Genre

Saitama might be the strongest man in his world, but he’s just like you when it comes to the problems of daily modern life.
Lex Celera
6.12.19
News

Filipino Electronic Artists Explore Identity In This Music Compilation

Just in time for Philippine Independence Day, electronic artists in Europe and the Philippines come together for an annual compilation of music.
Lex Celera
6.12.19
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Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Was A CIA Informant Before His Murder

Before his assassination in 2017, Kim Jong Nam met with CIA operatives on several occasions, allegedly providing information about North Korea.
Lex Celera
6.11.19
News

Parents in the Philippines Want to Stop School Projects That Are Graded On Facebook Likes

100 likes for 100 points? It seems that schools are taking their integration of social media in the academic system way too far.
Lex Celera
6.10.19
News

This Indian Minister Isn’t Sure if Married Women Can Be Sexually Abused

After being asked about the murder of a two-year-old girl, an Indian Minister went on a tangent to speak out about the “different nature” of rape if it involves a married woman.
Lex Celera
6.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This High School Is Unsure if Students Who Distributed Nude Photos Should Be Allowed To Graduate

Six graduating male students in the Philippines sent around lewd photos of their female schoolmates. Now the school’s board of trustees isn’t sure what to do.
Lex Celera
5.24.19
News

The Philippines' Anti-Drug Agency Wants to Ban a Rap Song it Thinks is About Weed

The agency is convinced the song is about marijuana… even when the rapper himself says it isn’t.
Lex Celera
5.24.19
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