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Netflix releases trailer for docuseries ‘Midnight Asia: Eat. Dance. Dream.’

Midnight Asia Trailer
  • Netflix Philippines released a trailer for the streaming platform’s upcoming “Midnight Asia” docuseries, which explores the vibrant underground nightlife of six “megacities”.
  • The six-episode series features the intimate stories of various city dwellers who highlight the unique subcultures spanning across the continent.
  • ‘Midnight Asia’ is slated for a Jan. 20, 2022 release date.

The trailer for Netflix’s upcoming docuseries ‘Midnight Asia: Eat. Dance. Dream.’ was released on Dec. 23, giving audiences a sneak peek at the rich nightlife of six major Asian metropolises.

The series was previously announced by the streaming platform on Dec. 14 in a statement written by Original Documentary Programming Manager Aloke Devichand. It aims to feature the cities’ different food, drink and music scenes, as well as the “night owls who shine in the dark,” on the basis that nighttime highlights the cities’ most “playful” sides.

Police Chief Fired After Mayor of Manila Steps in Human Poop

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has been making rounds in the Philippine capital since he took office a week ago and made an unpleasant discovery at the Bonifacio Monument. 

The newly-elected mayor, who has vowed to fulfill his vision of a clean, vibrant Manila, recently inspected the Bonifacio Monument, a shrine in Manila’s Ermita district to revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio. However, during the walk, he noticed a terrible stench in the area.

Meet Manila Killa, the Filipino DJ Taking EDM by Storm

Chris Gavino is a 25-year-old music producer based in Washington, D.C. who has taken the EDM world by storm under the name Manila Killa.

Last week, Gavino headlined McDonald’s “Rise N’ Rave” event at L.A.’s Globe Theatre, an early morning rave held to celebrate McDonald’s release of their new Triple Breakfast Stacks. Participants of the jam-packed breakfast dance party, organized in partnership with NextShark and ISA, witnessed the energy and soul the young artist brings to the dance floor.

I Spent the Lunar New Year in the World’s Oldest Chinatown

world's oldest chinatown

The long celebration for the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, has begun — and there’s no better place to celebrate the new year than to spend it in the world’s oldest Chinatown: Binondo, Manila.

world's oldest chinatown

Binondo, one of the districts located in the Philippine’s capital city of Manila, covers a landmass of 66 hectares (0.66 square kilometers). The district is also considered as the world’s oldest Chinatown.

Man Kept in ‘Horrific’ Jail Conditions in the Philippines After Girlfriend Alleges ‘Mistreatment’

Six years after leaving Scotland to pursue a Filipina he met online, 61-year-old Frank Bohlert has found himself loveless, penniless and inside a cramped prison cell in the Philippines. 

The divorced father-of-one initially found success in his newly adopted country, and was able to set up Twilights Rock Bistro, a business that he and his online sweetheart, Arlyn, managed for several years. 

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