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DOH: PH now low-risk for COVID-19

  • October 25, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Following a surge in cases brought by the more transmissible Delta variant, the Philippines is now classified as “low-risk” for COVID-19, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday.

Cusi: Sara Duterte not running under PDP-Laban

  • October 21, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

It’s clear that Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio will not be running under the ruling party, PDP-Laban, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said, clearing speculations that she is the party’s substitute presidential candidate.

If elected president, Bato will protect Duterte, himself vs ICC investigation

  • October 19, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Should he win in the 2022 national elections, Presidential candidate Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said he will protect himself and President Rodrigo Duterte against the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation on the alleged abuses that happened during the administration’s drug war.

TUCP condemns ‘no vax, no pay’ scheme

  • October 18, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Labor group Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) slammed some employers for delaying the salary of their workers who are not yet vaccinated against COVID-19.

Maring death toll rises to 30

  • October 14, 2021
  • Bea Grace Pascual

At least 30 people were killed when Severe Tropical Storm Maring (Kompasu) battered Northern Luzon. 

NCR cemeteries to close from October 29 to November 2

  • October 13, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

All 17 mayors of the cities in Metro Manila agreed to close cemeteries, memorial parks, and columbaria in the region from October 29 to November 2, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) confirmed.

Mayor Sara Duterte remains firm on re-election bid

  • October 8, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Sara Duterte-Carpio is standing firm on her decision to seek re-election as Davao City mayor, disappointing her supporters who are appealing for her to run for president in the 2022 national elections.

Emergency alert system used for BBM campaign ad

  • October 6, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

As former senator Bongbong Marcos was filing his certificate of candidacy (COC) afternoon of Wednesday, October 6, mobile users at Sofitel Harbor Garden received an emergency alert warning containing a campaign ad for the president wannabe.

Duterte to prepare defense vs ICC probe

  • October 5, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

President Rodrigo Duterte said he will be preparing his defense for the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation on the human rights violations committed during his administration’s controversial war on drugs.

More Moderna, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive in PH

  • October 1, 2021
  • Ma. Angelica Demegillo

More vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer arrived in the country as part of the national government’s continuous efforts to reduce the risks of COVID surges, especially in the face of the more threatening Delta variant.

Kuya Kim is going Kapuso

  • September 29, 2021
  • Ma. Angelica Demegillo

Kapamilya no more? It seems like ABS-CBN’s weather anchor and host Kuya Kim is transferring networks.

Robredo still pursuing opposition unity for 2022 elections

  • September 27, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Vice President Leni Robredo is still hoping to unify the opposition for the 2022 national elections, noting she will decide on her electoral plans by October 8, the last day of filing of certificate of candidacy.

JV Ejercito announces senatorial bid

  • September 24, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Former senator JV Ejercito, during an online conference on Friday, September 24, confirmed his bid for the Senate in the upcoming 2022 elections.

How Workplace Security Makes a Difference in Business

  • September 24, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Next to home, the workplace is perhaps where we spend most of our time. It’s a place of growth, productivity, and relationship-building that’s why keeping it safe and secure should be a top priority for any company.

DILG wants vaccination cards to be worn like IDs

  • September 23, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

An official from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) suggested wearing vaccination cards like office or school IDs when leaving the house to easily identify vaccinated individuals.

Neri Colmenares to run for senator in 2022

  • September 23, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Former Bayan Muna party list representative Neri Colmenares confirmed on Thursday, September 23, his plans to vie for a seat in the Senate in the 2022 national elections.

Immigration on the lookout for Julian Ongpin

  • September 22, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Julian Ongpin, the last companion of late artist Bree Jonson who was found unconscious in a hostel in La Union, has been included in the Bureau of Immigration’s lookout bulletin.

Duterte at UNGA: UN needs to reform itself

  • September 22, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

In a pre-recorded speech at the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said the global organization has been “inadequate” and needs reformation.

US to open up for fully vaccinated visitors

  • September 21, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The United States announced its plans to welcome fully vaccinated individuals to enter the country beginning November, easing the travel restrictions placed since last year.

CHR chair to Bato: No death penalty in ICC

  • September 21, 2021
  • Bea Grace Pascual

Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chair Chito Gascon on Monday assured Sen. Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa that there is no death penalty in the International Criminal Courts (ICC).

Online Kopyahan: DepEd vows not to tolerate cheating

  • September 21, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The Department of Education (DepEd) has vowed to investigate the Online Kopyahan Facebook group where students share answer keys to modules and exams amid the blended and distance learning setup.

Duterte to address UN General Assembly 2021

  • September 20, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

President Rodrigo Duterte will speak at the High-Level General Debate in the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Malacañang confirmed Sunday.

PH places 4 countries on COVID-19 red list

  • September 17, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) updated the list of countries included in the Philippines’ COVID-19 Red List, adding Grenada, Papua New Guinea, Serbia, and Slovenia, Malacañang announced Friday.

UNICEF: Reopen schools as soon as possible

  • September 15, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

UNICEF has called to end the 18-month school closure as some 77 million students remain outside of the classroom at the beginning of another academic year.

Martial Law Museum to Toni G: Interview victims instead

  • September 16, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The Ateneo Martial Law Museum invited host and TV personality Toni Gonzaga to interview the victims and surviving families of the Martial Law regime, after her interview with former senator Bongbong Marcos received backlash from netizens.

Panelo to ICC: "Nilalabag nila ang ating karapatan"

  • September 16, 2021
  • Bea Grace Pascual

Chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo on Thursday, September 16 maintained that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction over the Philippines. Panelo cited  the country’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute, the treaty that established the ICC, in March 2019. 

Ilocos Norte: Marcos vs Fariñas in 2022?

  • September 15, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Sandro Marcos officially announced his bid for a congressional seat to represent Ilocos Norte’s first district and he is expected to go against incumbent Congresswoman Ria Fariñas.

UP Diliman execs oppose Roque’s ILC nomination

  • September 15, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman Executive Committee expressed its opposition to Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque’s nomination to a United Nations (UN) body.

Metro Manila under alert level 4 beginning Sept 16

  • September 14, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Metro Manila will be placed under general community quarantine (GCQ) alert level 4 starting Thursday, September 16, as the Philippines pilot tests its new COVID-19 lockdown scheme.

Enrollment open until September 30 — DepEd

  • September 13, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The Department of Education (DepEd) is opening school enrollment until September 30 to top the number of enrollees last school year, the agency announced on the first day of classes on Monday, September 30.

DOH reports 640 new Delta variant COVID-19 cases

  • September 13, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

On Monday, September 13, the Department of Health (DOH) logged 640 fresh cases of the more transmissible Delta COVID-19 variant, raising the total infections to 2,708.

11 doctors did not renew contract in PGH

  • September 10, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Eleven doctors hired by the Department of Health (DOH) decided not to renew their contracts in the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), the hospital’s spokesperson said.

Sara Duterte out of presidential race

  • September 9, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said she will not be running for president in the 2022 national elections after her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, accepted PDP-Laban’s nomination for vice president.

Philippines begins welcoming Afghan refugees

  • September 9, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., on Wednesday, September 8, said the Philippines began welcoming Afghan nationals who are seeking refuge after Taliban forces took over their country.

WHO urges suspension of booster shots until year-end

  • September 9, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The World Health Organization (WHO) reiterated its appeal for wealthy countries to delay distributing COVID-19 booster shots until the end of the year to ensure vaccine supply for developing nations.

Metro Manila remains under MECQ until Sept 15

  • September 8, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Metro Manila will still be under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until September 15, after the country’s pandemic task force recalled its decision to pilot test the implementation of granular lockdowns in the region.

"JOLINA" weakens; "KIKO" enters PAR

  • September 8, 2021
  • Bea Grace Pascual

Severe Tropical Storm “JOLINA” (CONSON) has further weakened as it moves over the Tayabas Bay-Verde  Island Passage Area. Typhoon “KIKO” (CHANTHU), on the other hand, continues to intensify as it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

Cuba first to vaccinate toddlers vs COVID-19

  • September 7, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Cuba, on Monday, began its campaign to vaccinate children as young as two years old against COVID-19, becoming the first in the world to inoculate toddlers.

Duterte wants Red Cross audited

  • September 3, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Accusing Senator Richard Gordon of using the Red Cross to fund his political campaign, President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants the non-government humanitarian organization to be audited.

Tips to make your room look bigger using paint

  • September 2, 2021
  • Bea Grace Pascual

Paints could either magically transform your boring walls into an aesthetic space or drastically alter the mood of the entire room. This is, of course, on top of its properties to protect your walls against damages from moisture.

Govt eyes multi-day elections for 2022

  • September 2, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The government is mulling the possibility of conducting the national elections in May 2022 for multiple days to prevent a superspreader event amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an official said Wednesday.

Hongkong bans PAL flights until Sept 11

  • August 31, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights will be barred from landing in Hongkong for two weeks after three passengers tested positive for COVID-19.

Are JaMill's mansion and car for sale?

  • August 27, 2021
  • Bea Grace Pascual

Less than a week after vlogger couple Jayzam Manabat and Camille Trinidad, more popularly known as JaMill, deleted their YouTube channel, photos of their mansion and car surfaced online, for sale. 

Delta variant found in all PH regions except BARMM — DOH

  • August 26, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The more transmissible Delta COVID-19 variant has been detected in all regions in the Philippines except for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), the Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday.

COVID-19 cases among fully vaccinated rise — US data

  • August 25, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

A report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that 23 percent of over 43,000 COVID-19 cases recorded in Los Angeles County from May to July 25 were fully vaccinated individuals.

US FDA grants full approval to Pfizer vaccine

  • August 24, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech, on Monday, became the first vaccine to receive full approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Pacquiao may not return to ring after unanimous loss

  • August 23, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

After making history for the Philippines and becoming a household name in the field of boxing, Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao might have faced his last foe in the ring, Yordenis Ugas, on Saturday.

Metro Manila, Laguna under MECQ until Aug 31

  • August 20, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The National Capital Region (NCR) and the province of Laguna will be placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) beginning August 21 until August 31, Malacanang confirmed on Thursday.

WHO: Booster shots not yet needed

  • August 19, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

Noting that vulnerable populations around the globe should be fully vaccinated first before rich countries begin administering extra COVID-19 shots, the World Health Organization (WHO) maintained that booster jabs are not needed for now. Noting that vulnerable populations around the globe should be fully vaccinated first before rich countries begin administering extra COVID-19 shots, the World Health Organization (WHO) maintained that booster jabs are not needed for now.

BARMM remains "low risk" area for COVID-19

  • August 18, 2021
  • Ma. Angelica Demegillo

Despite being a 'low risk' area, BARMM's Ministry of Health (MOH) minister Dr. Bashary Latiph continued to encourage the people not to be complacent, and to maintain the practice of minimum health measures.

Comelec: No voter registration period extension

  • August 18, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has decided against the extension of the voter registration period for the upcoming elections, its spokesperson said Wednesday, August 18.

Malacañang: Philippines open for Afghan refugees

  • August 17, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

In a briefing on Tuesday, August 17, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said that the Philippines is willing to welcome refugees and asylum seekers from the Taliban-seized Afghanistan.

Duterte to cabinet: Ignore COA reports

  • August 17, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

President Rodrigo Duterte told his cabinet to ignore the reports of the Commission on Audit (COA) after the agency flagged the P67 billion deficiencies in the health department’s COVID-19 funds.

Duterte will not allow Duque to resign

  • August 17, 2021
  • Hannah Angelique Bacani

As the Department of Health (DOH) is embroiled in controversy for its mismanagement of funds, President Rodrigo Duterte said that he will reject any plans of Health Secretary Francisco Duque to resign from his post.

PH COVID-19 cases total top 1.7 million

  • August 13, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Amid the spike in coronavirus cases, 69 percent of the country's COVID-19 intensive care unit beds are now in use, while 57 percent of isolation beds are occupied

Is work from home internship effective?

  • August 13, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Due to the rising cases of CoVID-19 and its new variant, students that are in need to fulfill their internship hours are prohibited and limited to work on site for their safety. Therefore, parents may be wondering, what will the students learn if they won’t experience actual work in their field?

PA-WOKE: Smart-shaming in the society

  • August 12, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Smart-shaming is rampant, especially on the internet. In political articles, you can see how normal it is to call out people who have enough knowledge of injustices and unfairness happening in our society. People call them woke.

Crying is a sign of strength

  • August 12, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Cry if you are sad, cry if you can't handle things, cry if you want to cry. Crying doesn't make you less of a human, crying is your strength for embracing your emotions.

How to get away with obscenity? Call it "art"

  • August 12, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

In any form of art一be it literature, film, painting, or sculpture一strong languages or nudity can be found, but what are the limits of art until it can be called obscenity? Why do ‘artists’ can get away with it even after being called out to claim that obscenity is the same with art?

How risky is it to cheat in an online class?

  • August 11, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

The truth is, our future is crucially dependent on our knowledge today. Just imagine how hard our future might get if we easily fabricated our learnings in order to be compliant in the set up of online classes.

COVID-infected cops rise to 31,694 people

  • August 11, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

In a statement, the Philippine National Police (PNP) announced that there are 206 new cases of COVID-19 among its personnel, bringing the overall number of cases to 31,694

Cebu City on its worst Covid surge

  • August 11, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Cebu City is facing its worst COVID-19 surge, as figures surpass the peak number of cases recorded during the surge in February this year.

Canada eases travel protocols for vaccinated US tourists

  • August 11, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

On Monday, August 9, a group of Americans crossed the Canada-US boundary, celebrating the reopening of the world's longest land border 17 months after it was closed and prohibited all non-essential flights to limit the spread of the coronavirus

PH govt plans vaccinating kids, teens by September

  • August 9, 2021
  • Eryn Jersey Cadapan

Pfizer is still the only vaccine to receive regulatory approval to be used on 12 to 15 years old. The Food and Drug Administration is still looking into the application of Sinovac to administer the vaccines on ages 3 to 17.

DOLE to give emergency jobs in ECQ areas

  • August 9, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Metro Manila and other areas have been placed under the most restrictive Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) to mitigate the threat of the Delta Variant, thus affecting the majority of workers.

COMELEC suspends voter registration in ECQ, MECQ areas

  • August 9, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Due to the tight quarantine restrictions, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) temporarily suspended voters’ registration and issuance of voters’ certificates in areas under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) and Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from August 6 to 15.

PH COVID-19 death toll hits 29,000

  • August 9, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

According to the Department of Health most recent update on the outbreak, one out of every five patients tested positive for COVID-19

Moving out of home at a young age is not a rebellion

  • August 6, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Filipino parents, especially moms, are overprotective when it comes to their children. Unlike in some Western cultures wherein when a child surpasses the age of 18, they are allowed or more likely obliged to move out of their parents' house, moving out of Filipino household is now an act of bravery.

The beauty standard of Filipinos: Mestiza

  • August 6, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Being a morena in a country where fair skin incorporates the cleanliness of a person, you’re most likely to get bullied by your own motherland’s skin color. Why? Because the western cultures have done so much with how we view things including our beauty standards.

Dixie fire razes California town

  • August 6, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

The historic town in Northern California is largely ravaged to the ground on the evening of August 5, after getting consumed by a massive wildfire. Meanwhile, there is also a new threat not far away there.

Laguna, Iloilo City, CDO now placed under ECQ

  • August 6, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Due to the rising cases of Covid-19 infections in Laguna will now be placed under Enhance Community Quarantine (ECQ). Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque confirmed the new quarantine protocols and qualifications.

DOH: Vaccine not required to get ECQ assistance

  • August 6, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

DOH warned the public against believing in fake news that those who have not been vaccinated will not receive financial aid or will not be allowed to go to work while NCR is under ECQ.

Why should resiliency not be romanticized?

  • August 5, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

One of the most overrated traits of the Filipinos: being resilient especially during calamities. We have been neglected by the government for so long we learned resiliency the hard way because that’s the only thing left to us at times.

VP Robredo shares suggestions as NCR returns to ECQ

  • August 5, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

In order to achieve the last-lockdown as wished by the government, Vice President Leni Robredo gave some suggestions in regards to the lockdown in NCR, which will take effect on Friday, August 6.

DOH logs 7,342 new COVID-19 cases

  • August 5, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

According to the Department of Health, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country has reached 1,619,824. Which includes the 7,285 new patients, 1,528,422 have recovered

DILG: ECQ aid distribution may begin on August 6

  • August 5, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

On Wednesday, August 4, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said that the distribution of financial assistance to qualified recipients in Metro Manila might begin on August 6, the first day of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the region

Govt mulls putting CALABARZON under ECQ

  • August 5, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

The government is still considering whether to place Region 4A under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) amid the rise in Delta variant COVID-19 cases.

Filipinos are superstitious and religious at the same time

  • August 4, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Because we had been colonized by different countries back then一their shared cultures and beliefs are dwelling with us now for so many years. For instance, the Spaniards introduced us to catholicism, while the Chinese gave us the beliefs in bad lucks and good lucks or superstitions.

DOH reminds LGU to avoid walk-in vaccination

  • August 3, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Amidst the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health (DOH) reminded Local Government Units (LGU’s) to avoid walk-in vaccinations which can lead to overcrowding.

'Four Sisters and a Welding' trends #1 on YouTube

  • August 3, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

YouTube vlogger and artists Alex Gonzaga-Morada, Donnalyn Bartolome, Michelle Dy, and Zeinab Harake made millions of people laugh after releasing their parody ‘Four Sisters in a Welding’ of the original Filipino movie ‘Four Sisters in a Wedding’ on Alex Gonzaga’s Official youtube channel.

PRC to continue vaccination during ECQ

  • August 3, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Even during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from August 6 to 20, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) will continue its vaccination program

Durant leads Team USA to the knockout stage in the Olympics

  • August 2, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

During the men's preliminary round group A basketball match between the United States and the Czech Republic at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Kevin Wayne Durant dribbles the ball past Czech Republic's Jaromir Bohacik.

Five Ways to Improve Security in Your Workplace

  • August 2, 2021
  • Ma. Angelica Demegillo

Keeping your workplace safe and secure plays a part in pushing your business towards success. It also improves the efficiency, trust, and morale of your employees, as well as your clients.

PH records 8,735 new COVID-19 cases

  • August 2, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

As of the most recent information from the John Hopkins University COVID-19 tracker, the Philippines has the second highest coronavirus tally in Southeast Asia

5 Life Lessons from "Miss Granny"

  • August 2, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

"Miss Granny" remains to be one of my favorites films. Aside from the charismatic portrayal of the casts, it also has various life lessons embedded to it.

DFA to welcome more OFWs on July 31

  • July 30, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

OFWs all across the world lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the government and the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) repatriation mission, other distressed Filipino workers will be sent back home on July 31.

Modern day heroes: The medical frontliners during Covid-19 pandemic

  • August 1, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

The recent events in the country gave birth to numerous “modern day heroes” who demonstrated exceptional sacrifices for the people 一 be it the OFWs and the athletes who represent our country with their skills. It’s finally time we divert our attention to the medical frontliners.

Vatican’s Cardinal on trial for $412M fraud

  • July 30, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

The trial began at the Vatican on July 28 of a Roman Catholic who used to be a close ally of Pope Francis. Cardinal Angelo Becciu faced accusations including the use of church money to buy a multi-million-dollar property in London. However, he denies any wrongdoing.

DILG provides cash assistance to ECQ communities

  • July 29, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Several areas under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) will receive financial assistance through the collaborative effort of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

The stigma of reaching out for help in the Philippines

  • July 29, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Seeing a Psychologist is a privilege considering how lavish it could be at times and the fact that it might not be prioritized due to financial problems一but in the Philippines it is rather embarrassing to attend to a therapy.

Choice and Timing: Victory is not one size fits all

  • July 28, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

In a recent triumph of Hidilyn Diaz, many netizens shared their thoughts and opinions towards her winning moment and the incentives she received. But all of a sudden, people are mad at the fact that Diaz is now a millionaire.

Why Should You Invest in Cruelty-Free Makeup?

  • July 28, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Non-cruelty makeup products will not only cause harm to your skin, but it can also cause death to many helpless animals being tested by many harmful products. However, you can make a change by switching to cruelty-free products!

MRT-7 nears completion

  • July 23, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

To offer passengers a comfortable trip, the the Department of Transportation reported that the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) has been continuously under progress despite the pandemic.

U.S troops to leave Iraq

  • July 28, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

U.S President Joe Biden, together with Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, announced on July 26 the end of the combat mission in Iraq.

Manila to open third dialysis center

  • July 28, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

According to Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, this is part of the city government's effort to modernize district hospitals so that residents can access free specialized medical treatments

DOTr lists accomplishments in the last five years

  • July 27, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

"Five years after we took the helm of the Department of Transportation, we can say that we have successfully initiated a TRANSFORMATION,” Department of Transportation Secretary Art P. Tugade stated.

Communism, drugs highlighted on Duterte’s last SONA

  • July 27, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

President Rodrigo Duterte, in his last state of the nation address (SONA), discussed many of the country’s prominent issues, but the nearly three-hour speech revolved mostly around communism and drugs.

Moving Forward: Promoting a Healthier Workplace

  • July 27, 2021
  • Ma. Angelica Demegillo

Keeping a healthy environment in a workplace plays an important role in keeping the employees motivated and confident in fulfilling their roles. It also keeps their health in check, especially during these times of a pandemic crisis.

BSP commands Lyka to suspend payment operations

  • July 26, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Friday has ordered the Lyka app to suspend operations as an "Operator of the System of Payments (OPS)." It was also instructed to register with the regulator.

PH confirms 55 new Delta variant cases

  • July 26, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

On Sunday, the Department of Health (DOH) announced the detection of 55 new COVID-19 Delta variant cases amid the country's present struggles to contain the spread of the highly contagious variant.

Love differs from grooming

  • July 25, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

If you think establishing a bond between two people in their legal ages is enough, to some people it isn’t. Instead of falling in love with someone their age, groomers will commit a crime to fetishize the younger ones and call it “love."

It’s too late, apologists

  • July 23, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

In the recent allegations of rape case against Kris Wu, a former member of KPop boy group EXO, many fans and non-fans have shared their sentiments towards the issue, but only one group of people prevails: the apologists.

Why are Filipinos brave during a disaster?

  • July 24, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

We, Filipinos, are innately courageous and joyful. It is our nature to smile the tragedy away, not because we have to but because we want to. It is one way to motivate one another during trying times like this.

PNP to deploy 15,000 cops for SONA 2021

  • July 23, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

The Philippine National Police will deploy 15,000 police officers on July 26 to secure the last State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte, PNP chief General Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar said on Friday, July 23.

2 planes collide at Dubai International Airport

  • July 23, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Two passenger jets from low-cost carrier Gulf Air (Bahrain-based) and FlyDubai collided with each other on the taxiway at Dubai International Airport early Thursday morning. No injuries were reported.

Canceling the cancel culture

  • July 22, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Cancel culture happens when somebody, mostly prominent people on social media, commits a mistake, because Filipino netizens thought that if you are famous you might as well know everything in this world. Rooms for mistakes don’t exist.

Aid will be given to affected residents in ECQ areas

  • July 22, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

According to the Interagency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF), the president will not allow areas to be placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) without providing assistance to those who are unable to work

The talking stage vs. the Gen Z people

  • July 21, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Nowadays, before you can even enter into a successful relationship, first you have to go through numerous failed talking stages with at least 20 people who are either from long term relationships, those who believe in astrological signs, or those who collect and select.

Olongapo RTC junks terror raps against 2 Aeta

  • July 21, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

The Olongapo Regional Trial Court dismissed the cases against the two Aetas allegedly charged under the Anti-Terror Law on July 19. Reports say it was due to mistaken identities.

De Lima announces reelection bid

  • July 21, 2021
  • Bea Grace Pascual

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima on Wednesday, July 21 has officially confirmed that she would seek reelection in the 2022 national elections.

Online learning: For the privileged only

  • July 21, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Money does not only limit the meaning of privilege. It could also be mental stability, the ability to learn in this set up, and the will to get up everyday for online learning.

DPWH to complete the widening of bridges in Region 8

  • July 19, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

In compliance with the nationwide road expansion projects under Calendar Year (CY) 2021, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) aims to complete its widening projects on 31 bridges around Region 8.

DFA repatriates 359 more OFWs from UAE

  • July 19, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

A total of 359 Overseas Filipino Workers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have returned home to the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported.

Taguig City detects Delta variant infection

  • July 19, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Taguig’s City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (CEDSU) reports the presence of one infection with the dreaded Delta variant of Covid-19 in the city.

OPINION: Real change is coming—or not

  • July 19, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) possibly accept Sarah Duterte as its standard-bearer for Election 2022 would President Rodrigo Duterte candidate vice president and choose her to be running mate, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said on July 13.

5 Ways to Make Your Family Happy

  • July 16, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Spend quality time with your family No matter how busy we are, we should strive to spend more time with our family; strengthen our bond with them. While our work and errands are important, we should always grab the opportunity to be with them.

Witwiw: The Bawal Bastos Law vs. the catcallers

  • July 16, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Because creepy men and even women do not know how to keep their noses to themselves, they would call you in the most traumatizing and degrading ways — be it a whistle or giving unsolicited sexual comments, also known as catcalling.

2021 PVL releases season health protocols

  • July 16, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

As per PVL director Ricky Palou and League Commissioner Tony Boy Liao, season protocols strictly restricted physical contact, court changes, and showers after the match.

Vaccine rollout in Palawan resumes

  • July 15, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Recipient of the second dose of Gamaleya Sputnik V and Sinovac will get inoculated on July 15 at the Mega Vaccination Site, Puerto Princesa City Coliseum, Palawan.

Galaxy A22 5G: Dimension 700, screen 90Hz, battery with 5000mAh

  • July 15, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

The potential of 5G fast speeds on the next-generation mobile data network transforms how you experience and share content, from super-smooth gaming and streaming to ultra-quick sharing and downloading. Upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G for a faster smartphone experience.

Fisherman dares Roque to go to Panatag

  • July 15, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

Fisherman Bobby Roldan, the Vice-Chair for Luzon National fisherfolk group, Pamalakaya, dared Spokesman Harry Roque to join in Scarborough Shoal to witness how Filipino fishermen would be harassed by the Chinese Coast guard when entering their traditional fishing ground.

41 arrested for cybersex crime

  • July 14, 2021
  • SAGISAG Interns

About 41 individuals reputedly associated with cybersex operations were captured by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Anti-Cybercrime Group (ACG) during a joint operation in three locations in Valenzuela City and Batangas on July 13.