MONTEREY PARK, United States — Asian Americans were reeling Tuesday after two mass shootings in California targeting members of their community left 18 people dead -- with the alleged gunmen in both cases being older men of Asian descent.
MONTEREY PARK, United States — Asian Americans were reeling Tuesday after two mass shootings in California targeting members of their community left 18 people dead -- with the alleged gunmen in both cases being older men of Asian descent.
WASHINGTON, United States — More than one third of the Amazon rainforest may have been degraded by human activity and drought, researchers said Thursday, and action is needed to protect the critically important ecosystem.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Social networking giant Meta announced Tuesday that it would soon reinstate former US president Donald Trump's accounts on Facebook and Instagram with "new guardrails," two years after he was banned over the 2021 assault on the Capitol.
UNITED NATIONS, United States — A pessimistic growth forecast for 2023 should not lead to "short-term thinking or knee-jerk fiscal austerity" that could worsen inequality or threaten development goals, the UN said Wednesday in a report.
WASHINGTON, United States — Vaccine skeptics blocking transfusions for life-saving surgeries, Facebook groups inciting violence against doctors and a global search for unvaccinated donors -- Covid-19 misinformation has bred a so-called "pure blood" movement.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has ordered a five-day lockdown in the capital over "respiratory illness", a report said Wednesday, in what appears to be the first citywide restrictions since the country declared victory over Covid-19 in August 2022.
MOSCOW, Russia — The Kremlin said Wednesday that if Western countries supply Ukraine with heavy tanks they will be destroyed on the battlefield, as Kyiv awaits a decision from Berlin on deliveries of Leopard 2 tanks.
BANGKOK, Thailand — A group of people from Myanmar have filed a criminal complaint in Germany accusing their country's military of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, a rights organization said Tuesday.
"Triangle of Sadness" starring Filipina actress Dolly de Leon was the big winner at the 58th Guldbagge Awards, the Swedish equivalent of the Academy Awards.
GENEVA, Switzerland — The World Health Organization on Monday appealed for $2.54 billion for its work in 2023 to help millions of people facing health emergencies around the world.
MONTEREY PARK, United States — Seven people were killed as two new shootings rocked California Monday, less than 48 hours after a 72-year-old man shot dead 11 people at a Lunar New Year celebration in a Los Angeles area dance hall.
R&B artist Ne-Yo arrived in the country on Friday for his "Live in Concert" tour tonight at the Araneta Coliseum.
For the first time in Philippine television history, long-time competitors, ABS-CBN and GMA-7, together with streaming platform Viu, will produce a new series called "Unbreak My Heart".
MONTEREY PARK, United States (Updated 12:35 p.m.) — The gunman believed to have killed 10 people during Lunar New Year celebrations in California shot himself dead as police moved in to arrest him, the local sheriff said Sunday.
WASHINGTON, United States — The fight for abortion rights "isn't over," US President Joe Biden said Sunday, 50 years after a landmark Supreme Court ruling had guaranteed that right, before the court reversed itself last June.
BEIJING, China — As Covid-19 rips through China's vast population, making millions sick and fuelling a shortage of drugs, many are turning to old-school traditional medicines to battle the aches and pains of the virus.
DALI, China — Armed with selfie sticks and freshly recovered from COVID, Chinese tourists ambled through bar streets in the country's backpacker haven of Dali, partying the stress of the past three years into oblivion.
WASHINGTON, United States — The owner of China-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitzlato was arrested in Miami on Wednesday, along with five associates in Europe, during an international operation against "darknet" markets.
World champion weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz-Naranjo will train in the United States and Japan this year ahead of the 2024 Paris Games.
Controversial actress Alex Gonzaga issued a statement regarding the viral video of her, smearing icing on a waiter's face.
MADRID, Spain — International tourist arrivals doubled in 2022 over the previous year, and should reach near pre-pandemic levels in 2023 thanks to the lifting of travel restrictions, especially in China, the UN's tourism body said Tuesday.
BERLIN, Germany — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was hauled away and briefly detained on Tuesday during a protest near a German village being razed to make way for a coal mine expansion, police said.
WASHINGTON, United States — A six-month-old baby and its teen mother were among six people killed early Monday when gunmen opened fire at a home in California, police officials said.
BEIJING, China — China's population shrank last year for the first time in more than six decades, official data showed Tuesday, as the world's most populous nation faces a looming demographic crisis.
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POKHARA, Nepal — Nepal observed a day of mourning on Monday for the victims of the nation's deadliest aviation disaster in three decades, with 67 people confirmed killed in the plane crash.
TOKYO, Japan — Space defense, US troop deployments and a "hugely significant" deal with Britain: Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is collecting more than souvenirs on his whirlwind diplomatic tour.
ECHO Philippines shuts down ONIC Esports, 3-1, in the upper bracket semifinals of the M4 World Championship Knockout Stages at the Indoor Stadium Senayan here.
TOKYO, Japan — Japanese prosecutors indicted the man accused of killing former prime minister Shinzo Abe on Friday, after a lengthy psychiatric review found him fit to stand trial, local media said.
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean police on Friday blamed negligence and planning failures for last year's Halloween crowd crush in Seoul that killed more than 150 people.
Celeste Cortesi wore the iconic Darna costume at the Miss Universe 2022 National Costume Show on Thursday (Manila time).
UNITED NATIONS, United States — An estimated five million children under the age of five died in 2021, the United Nations said Tuesday, urging health care investment in underserved communities around the globe to avoid this "immense, intolerable and mostly preventable loss of life."
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday expressed regret over mass human rights violations committed in the country's past, including a violent anti-communist purge in the 1960s and the disappearance of student protesters in the late 1990s.
LONDON, United Kingdom — The cost-of-living crisis will be the biggest global risk over the next two years, a survey by the World Economic Forum warned Wednesday ahead of its Davos meeting next week.
Angela Bassett won the 2023 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in Motion Picture, besting other high-caliber nominees including Filipina actress Dolly de Leon.
BANGKOK, Thailand — When Blackpink mega-star Lisa took to the stage in Bangkok Saturday, seeing the Thai-born K-pop sensation dance in the flesh would be a life-defining moment for many local superfans.
WASHINGTON, United States — Major hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, drought and a fierce winter storm caused more than $165 billion in damage in the United States last year with climate change "supercharging" some extreme weather, a government report said Tuesday.
NEW YORK, United States — Allen Weisselberg, a longtime executive at the Trump Organization, was sentenced on Tuesday to five months in prison on charges of fraud and tax evasion.
BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazilian security forces cleared protest camps Monday and arrested 1,500 people as President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva condemned "acts of terrorism" after a far-right mob stormed the seat of power, unleashing chaos on the capital.
The Philippine Consulate General in New York on Tuesday expressed support for the calls of Filipino-American nurses employed in two hospitals in New York who joined the strike for better wages and working conditions.
Dolly de Leon continues to earn recognition in the international stage.
Gerald Anderson has officially put an end to rumors that he and his girlfriend Julia Barretto are now married.
BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazilian security forces mounted a massive operation Sunday after hundreds of supporters of far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro stormed Congress, the presidential palace and the Supreme Court in what President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva condemned as a "fascist" attack.
EL PASO, United States — President Joe Biden went to the US-Mexico border on Sunday for the first time since taking office, visiting an El Paso, Texas entry point at the center of debates over illegal immigration and smuggling.
Scottish Fold Olivia Benson, the famous cat of award-winning singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, is among the richest pets in the world, according to data collected by the feline information website All About Cats.
BEIJING, China — China on Thursday insisted it had been transparent with the international community about its Covid data, as it hit back against World Health Organization criticism that its tally of virus deaths was understating the true scale of its outbreak.
TOKYO, Japan — In Tokyo's Asakusa tourist district, caricaturist Masashi Higashitani is dusting off his Chinese as he prepares for an influx of travellers after Beijing ends inbound quarantine rules.
HONG KONG, China — Asian markets rose Thursday, led by Hong Kong after the city's traders extended an impressive start to the year thanks to optimism over China's reopening and officials there making key policy changes to encourage investment.
The Miss Universe organization has introduced the hosts and backstage commentators for the upcoming coronation night.
VATICAN CITY, Holy See — Pope Francis will preside Thursday over the funeral of his predecessor Benedict XVI at the Vatican, an unprecedented event in modern times expected to draw tens of thousands of people.
HONG KONG, China — Hong Kong will resume hamster imports later this month, officials said Thursday, nearly a year after some 2,000 pet rodents were culled at the height of the city's coronavirus outbreak.
Social media superstar Donnalyn Bartolome received criticisms anew, this time after she posted on social media her sentiments about being sad about returning to work after the holiday season.
It's Showtime host Vhong Navarro celebrated his 46th birthday on January 4th. In an Instagram post, singer and Navarro's co-host Ogie Alcasid greeted him happy birthday.
NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar — Though it is a pariah on the world stage and battling fierce domestic opposition to its rule, Myanmar's junta has found grounds for optimism — the birth of a rare albino elephant.
WASHINGTON, United States — The new US Congress was plunged into disarray Tuesday as renegade right-wing Republicans blocked favorite Kevin McCarthy from becoming speaker of the House of Representatives in a series of humiliating votes seen as a rebuke to the party establishment.
BEIJING, China — China on Tuesday condemned fresh COVID test requirements by around a dozen countries on passengers traveling abroad from its territory, warning it could take "countermeasures" in response.
SEOUL, South Korea — Seoul and Washington are discussing joint planning and exercises involving US nuclear assets to counter growing threats from the North, South Korea's presidential office said Tuesday, after US President Joe Biden said there would be no such joint drills.
VATICAN CITY, Holy See — Tens of thousands of people paid their respects on Monday to former pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican, at the start of three days of lying-in-state in St Peter's Basilica before his funeral.
SHANGHAI, China — A senior doctor at one of Shanghai's top hospitals has said 70% of the megacity's population may have been infected with COVID-19 during China's huge surge in cases, state media reported Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES – Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving scored 32 points apiece as the Brooklyn Nets pushed their NBA winning streak to nine games Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) with a 125-117 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine is planning to call for Russia to be removed as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council on Monday, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said.
LAWEUENG, Indonesia — Rohingya refugees received emergency medical treatment after a boat carrying nearly 200 people came ashore in Indonesia on Monday, authorities said, in the fourth such landing in the country in recent months.
BUFFALO, United States — Emergency crews in New York were scrambling Monday to rescue marooned residents from what authorities called the "blizzard of the century," a relentless storm that has left at least 25 dead in the state and is causing US Christmas travel chaos.
BURIRAM, Thailand — As the sun came up, 13 Thai Eastern Sarus cranes were released over a rippling reservoir in northeast Thailand, the latest effort to revive the almost-extinct species in the kingdom.
HONG KONG, China — Asian markets rose on Tuesday after China said it would end quarantine for arrivals, spurring hopes for the revival of the world's second-largest economy and boosting oil which continued its upward surge on fears of Russian production cuts.
The German's 6-3, 6-4 effort solidified a 35-27 victory for his squad over the Falcons Tuesday in Dubai.
Some 40 workers at Cebu City Hall have tested positive for illegal drugs after a series of surprise tests, the city's Office for Substance Abuse Prevention confirmed.
A gallery of Lionel Messi celebrating Argentina's World Cup win has become the most-liked Instagram post ever.
SAN FRANCISCO — Elon Musk said Tuesday he would resign as chief executive of Twitter once he finds a replacement, in an apparent response to a poll he launched that suggested users wanted him to step down.
The results of the Aeronautical Engineer Licensure Examination and Professional Electrical Engineers given in December is out!
Janelle Kirsten Ong Go, a graduate of the University of the Philippines (UP) Manila emerged as the top passer of the Nov. 22 Dentist Licensure Examination, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) said Tuesday.
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has Major General Stephen Parreño as the 39th commanding general of the Philippine Air Force, Tuesday.
Three Philippine National Police officers allegedly behind the kidnapping of "sabungeros" will be charged for kidnapping and robbery, Department of Justice said Monday.
LOS ANGELES, United States — The original animatronic model used to bring big-eyed alien E.T. to life in Steven Spielberg's classic sci-fi film sold this weekend for a whopping $2.6 million, according to auction organizers.
LUSAIL, Qatar — Argentina won its third World Cup in extraordinary style on Sunday, beating France 4-2 in a penalty shootout after Lionel Messi scored twice in a 3-3 draw that featured a hat-trick for Kylian Mbappe as the holders recovered from 2-0 down after 80 minutes.
JERUSALEM — The family of Palestinian activist Nizar Banat will submit a case Thursday to the International Criminal Court accusing top Palestinian officials over his death in custody, relatives told AFP.
YouTube has unveiled its list of top creators and top videos, the latter divided between curated or original content and music videos by performing artists.
WASHINGTON, United States — The Moderna and Merck drug makers on Tuesday announced positive results from a trial in which messenger RNA technology was used for the first time to make personalized vaccines for skin cancer patients.
KABUL — Armed men opened fire on Monday inside a hotel in central Kabul popular with Chinese nationals, two Taliban sources told Reuters, in the latest violence in Afghanistan as it tries to stabilize after the withdrawal of US-led foreign forces.
UNITED STATES — US President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law a bill granting federal protections to same-sex marriage, with a large crowd of guests gathered at the White House to celebrate the legislative milestone.
Sexy actress AJ Raval gave birth to her child with Aljur Abrenica, talent manager Ogie Diaz claimed.
Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte wants to replicate the free internet connectivity program of San Juan City to narrow the gaps among learners in a highly digitized learning environment.
Filipino actress Dolly de Leon is nominated for Best Supporting Actress in the Golden Globes Awards 2023.
SINGAPORE, Singapore — A Singaporean man has been jailed for selling nearly $1 million worth of strawberry milk and coffee to North Korea, following other sanctions-busting trades from the city-state that have included sending wine, whisky and perfume to Pyongyang.
FONTAINE-LE-COMTE, France — French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that condoms would be made available for free in pharmacies for 18- to 25-year-olds in a bid to reduce unwanted pregnancies among young people.
LIMA, Peru — Peru's new leader Dina Boluarte unveiled her cabinet Saturday as street protests ramped up on seeking new elections after Pedro Castillo's removal as president.
TOKYO, Japan — Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda said the European Union had given the green light to its dengue fever vaccine, making it the second jab preventing the disease to be approved by the bloc.
LIMA, Peru — Peru's leftist president Pedro Castillo was ousted by lawmakers and arrested Wednesday in a dizzying series of events in a country long prone to political upheaval.
NEW YORK, United States — Time magazine named President Volodymyr Zelensky as well as "the spirit of Ukraine" as its 2022 person of the year on Wednesday, for the resistance the country has shown in the face of Russia's invasion.
WASHINGTON, United States — TikTok was hit Wednesday with a pair of lawsuits from the US state of Indiana, which accused it of making false claims about the Chinese-owned app's safety for children.
BANDUNG, Indonesia — A suicide bomber killed a police officer and wounded 10 others in an attack on a police station in Indonesia's West Java province on Wednesday, police said.
This National Children’s Month, Meta launched new Instagram tools and resources in the Philippines to help keep young people safe and support their wellbeing online.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand authorities on Tuesday launched a battle for custody of an infant whose parents are blocking life-saving surgery because blood donors may have been vaccinated against Covid-19.
BANGKOK, Thailand — Three people died and four others were wounded after a bomb exploded on a roadside in Thailand's troubled deep south, police said Tuesday.
Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. has filed Senate Bill No. 1573 seeking to lower the qualifying age to be considered a senior citizen down to 56 from 60 years old.
BEIJING — Students have staged a protest against a coronavirus lockdown at a university in eastern China as authorities across the country take baby steps away from their hardline zero-COVID policy.
PARIS — From Florida governor Ron DeSantis to Tunisian tennis star Ons Jabeur and Britain's Prince Harry, here are 10 people who are expected to make headlines in 2023.
Fear and dread spread across Twitter Inc offices on Thursday as 7,500 employees from San Francisco to Singapore feared for job cuts that were planned to hit about half of the staff, according to current and former employees and message board posts shared with Reuters.
HOUSTON - This ain't no sweet child of mine.
DOHA—Japan staged its second stunning turnaround of the World Cup to beat 2010 champions Spain 2-1 on Thursday to surge into the last 16 along with its beaten opponents and dump Germany out in one of the greatest nights for the Samurai Blue.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development on Thursday announced that the third tranche of the government's cash aid program for the poor amounting to P5.2 billion will soon be released.
LONDON - New York and Singapore are jointly the world's most expensive cities after inflation soared this year, an annual survey showed Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter owner Elon Musk said he met with Apple chief Tim Cook on Wednesday and "resolved the misunderstanding" that prompted him to declare war on the iPhone maker's App Store.
WASHINGTON, United States - Former US president Bill Clinton said Wednesday he has tested positive for Covid-19 but that his symptoms were mild and he encouraged people to get vaccinated.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has set the voter registration for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE) from December 12, 2022 until January 31, 2023.
WASHINGTON –– SpaceX on Wednesday postponed by one day a mission to launch the first private -- and Japanese -- lander to the Moon.
LIMA, Peru - A group of Peruvian and international botanists has discovered two new species of plant that are endangered by mining activity in the Peruvian Andes, the University of San Marcos reported Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, United States - The US Senate passed a landmark bill Tuesday protecting same-sex marriage, as lawmakers from both parties moved to forestall the possibility of the conservative-led Supreme Court taking away this right as it did with abortion.
LOS ANGELES, United States - Fountains of lava up to 200 feet (60 meters) high have been fired into the air from Hawaii's Mauna Loa, geologists say, generating rivers of molten rock from the world's largest active volcano.
TOKYO –– Three death row prisoners filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government on Tuesday, arguing that execution by hanging is cruel and should be abolished, their lawyer said.
BEIJING—Beijing protesters have been interrogated by police via phone call after attending rare large-scale protests calling for an end to China's harsh zero-Covid controls, one told AFP on Monday.
SHANGHAI — Protesters pushed to the brink by China's strict COVID measures in Shanghai called for the removal of the country's all-powerful leader and clashed with police Sunday as crowds took to the streets in several cities in an astounding challenge to the government.
Actor-turned-politician Richard Gomez took to social media to proudly share his daughter Juliana's victory during the Air Force Open Fencing Championship in Bangkok, Thailand.
Charges have been filed against Police Corporal George Mervin Duran, the SWAT member who accidentally shot and killed his fellow policeman in Laguna on Thursday.
TOKYO - Emperor Naruhito was discharged from a hospital in Tokyo on Monday after undergoing a tissue examination for an enlarged prostate.
Protesters march along a street during a rally for the victims of a deadly fire as well as a protest against China's harsh COVID-19 restrictions in Beijing on Sunday.
HONG KONG –– A 90-year-old Hong Kong cardinal was among 6 dissidents convicted on Friday over their running of a multi-million-dollar defense fund for arrested anti-government protesters.
The European Space Agency (ESA) unveiled its newest recruits on Wednesday, with two women and three men and the world's first "parastronaut" making up the new class.
China has ordered six million people into lockdown in a city where violent protests broke out at an iPhone factory over Covid isolation policies and working conditions.
A six-year-old boy has been pulled from the rubble of a deadly Indonesia earthquake after spending two days trapped under debris without food or water, in a "miracle" rescue.
CHESAPEAK, United States A 31-year-old overnight manager at Walmart shot and killed six people at a store bustling with Thanksgiving holiday shoppers before turning the pistol on himself, authorities said Wednesday, in America's second mass shooting in four days.
Some of Taylor Swift’s fans want you to know three things: They’re not still 16, they have careers and resources and, right now, they’re angry. That’s a powerful political motivator, researchers say.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian paramedic who unknowingly treated her own daughter after a fatal vehicle crash brushed away tears as she remembered a beautiful girl who fought until the end.
The approval of more agencies is still ongoing.
DOHA — A U.S. journalist said he was briefly detained on Monday when he tried to enter a World Cup stadium in Qatar while wearing a rainbow shirt in support of the LGBTQ community in a country where same-sex relations are illegal.
HONG KONG — Six former executives of a now-defunct Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper on Tuesday pleaded guilty to a collusion charge under the National Security Law that has silenced and jailed most opposition voices in the southern Chinese territory.
Consumers are decrying the current price of red onion in Zamboanga.
SRINIGAR, INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR — Wildlife conservationists are heartened by a rare sighting of a snow leopard in what they say is the first member of the endangered species to be captured on camera in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Rescue workers are searching for survivors after a strong, shallow earthquake struck Indonesia's main island of Java on Monday, killing at least 162 people and injuring hundreds.
MANILA — The Chinese coast guard forcibly seized floating debris the Philippine navy was towing to its island in another confrontation in the disputed South China Sea, a Philippine military commander said Monday. The debris appeared to be from a Chinese rocket launch.
New Zealand lawmakers will take a vote on whether to lower the national voting age from 18 to 16, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday.
MANILA — U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will underscore America's commitment to defending treaty ally the Philippines with a visit that started Sunday and involves flying to an island province facing the disputed South China Sea, where Washington has accused China of bullying smaller claimant nations.
Filipina Marylin Serrano has been bestowed with the prestigious Vanuatu Presidential Medal.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — North Korea launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korea’s military reported Friday, a day after Pyongyang warned of more aggressive steps in response to increased military activity by the United States and its allies.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrived Thursday in Thailand, where she plans to affirm America's commitment to Southeast Asia and drive home the message that the region can count on the United States.
BANGKOK — Pro-democracy protesters scuffled with riot police Thursday in Bangkok a few hundred meters from the venue for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, where leaders from the U.S., China and 19 other Pacific Rim nations are meeting.
Twitter paused its recently announced $8 blue check subscription service Friday as fake accounts mushroomed and new owner Elon Musk brought back the "official" badge to some users of the social media platform.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris heads to Thailand this week to promote U.S. economic interests at a regional summit and discuss concerns over an ongoing military crackdown in Myanmar.
The SIM Card Registration Act is expected to take effect on December 27, Senator Grace Poe said Wednesday.
Seventeen more Chinese nationals linked to illegal online gambling operations were sent back to their homeland on Wednesday, November 16, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) confirmed.
Billy Crawford dominated other grand finalists and was declared champion of the "Dancing with the Stars" in France.
President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Wednesday said his government is close to achieving the aspiration of lowering the price of rice to P20 per kilo.
PALM BEACH, Florida - Donald Trump, who has mounted relentless attacks on the integrity of US voting since his 2020 election defeat, on Tuesday launched a bid to regain the presidency in 2024, aiming to pre-empt potential Republican rivals.
WASHINGTON/MANILA - US Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the Philippine islands of Palawan on the edge of the disputed South China Sea, a senior administration official said on Tuesday (US time), in a move that may be interpreted by Beijing as a rebuke.
Gilas Pilipinas dominated Saudi Arabia’s team in the recently concluded FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian qualifier. The match took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on November 13, 2022.
TOKYO — Nodding along to catchy music is not just a human habit, according to Japanese scientists who have discovered that rats also move to the beat of songs by stars like Lady Gaga.
To facilitate their integration into the formal economy, Senator Manuel “Lito” Lapid is now pushing for a measure seeking to provide support services for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in online spaces.
More Filipino children and adults have become obese or overweight during the Covid-19 pandemic, a study by the Department of Science and Technology – Food and Nutrition Research Institute shows.
Japanese yen boosted by hopes that Fed will slow rate increases.
Violence should have no place in the South China Sea, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said.
Bince Rafael Operiano, a nine-year-old boy from Oas in Albay, was hailed champion of the recently concluded international chess competition Eastern Asia Youth Championship Standard Rapid Blitz (U-10) held in Bangkok, Thailand.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia — Sitting in the dark, wearing a traditional Indonesian batik shirt and surrounded by candles, Elon Musk offered a vision for the future that includes aliens, deep tunnels and rocket tourism.
MANILA — Former vice president Leni Robredo on Friday said she would join former US president Barack Obama this month at a democracy forum hosted by the Obama Foundation.
Christopher Bacoto, the alleged middleman in the Percy Lapid killing case, on Friday showed up at the Department of Justice (DOJ) to refute the claims of self-confessed gunman Joel Escorial linking him to the killing of the radio commentator.
The administration of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. is showing multiple signs of strong economic growth, House ways and means panel chairperson Joey Salceda of Albay said Thursday.
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Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed Thursday that the country posted modest growth in the period at 7.6%, faster than the revised 7.5% in the second quarter.
Jose Rizal University (JRU) has suspended John Amores after he assaulted several members of the College of St. Benilde (CSB) squad during their match Tuesday, November 8.
President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday said he was hoping to discuss issues in the West Philippine Sea with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Cambodia.
Abra Governor Dominic Valera has declared a state of calamity in the province a day after the destructive 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday, July 27.
BLACKPINK uploads ‘Ready for Love’ music video today, July 29, showcasing the members’ 3D models in partnership with Player Unknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile.
Around 2.9 million Filipinos have registered to vote for the first time in the upcoming Sangguniang Kabataan and Barangay elections, according to a report from the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
Vanessa Sarno reigned by bagging three gold medals in the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships at Yunusobod Sports Complex in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on July 22, 2022.
K-pop group Girls’ Generation or SNSD revealed their newest album “FOREVER 1” set to be released this coming August 8, just in time for their 15th anniversary.
Senators officially elected Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri as the new Senate president during the opening of the 19th Congress on Monday, July 25.
Ernest John “EJ” Uy Obiena finishes a historic win as a bronze medalist in the 2022 World Athletics Championships pole vault category at Oregon, US on July 24 (July 25, PhST).
The Department of Health (DOH) had advised the public to continue applying COVID-19 health protocols to avoid contracting monkeypox virus if it enters the Philippines.
Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) deputy Asia director Phil Robertson tells President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. to “...get the Philippines on the right track by setting out clear priorities and policies to improve human rights in the country,” pertaining to the aftermath of the Duterte administration.
Former presidential adviser and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion says that there are about P1.3 billion of losses to private sectors if the near-expiry Covid-19 vaccines are left unused before the end of July.
Veteran film director Joel Lamangan in a press conference on Thursday, July 21 said he will watch Darryl Yap’s upcoming film “Maid in Malacañang.”
President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. guarantees to uplift government support for Filipino athletes as he commended Philippine Women’s National Football team ‘Filipinas’ at a courtesy call on Wednesday, July 20.
Due to the increasing COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, former Vice President Leni Robredo has decided to revive the free telemedicine channel Bayanihan e-Konsulta. She is calling for volunteers.
The Department of Health’s (DOH) ‘PinasLakas’ COVID-19 booster drive to be launched on July 26 targets to jab 50 percent of the eligible Filipino population or almost 24 million, according to officer-in-charge Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire in a media briefing on Wednesday, July 20.
Pinoy Pop group SB19 gets included in an article from Teen Vogue entitled ‘Our Favorite Bands of All Time’ alongside groups such as BTS, One Direction, Westlife, and The Beatles.
The Philippine passport is the 80th most powerful passport in the world, according to the Q3 2022 Henley Passport Index released Wednesday, July 20.
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will be going to his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2022 next week.
Source Music and HYBE label announced on Wednesday, July 20 the termination of Kim Garam’s exclusive contract as a member of K-pop girl group LE SSERAFIM.
In August 2022, Netflix will kick off its “add a home” feature that requires patrons to pay for account usage in a different household for some Latin American countries.
The Commission on Audit (COA) has flagged the Office of the Vice President (OVP) under former Vice President Leni Robredo for illegally hiring legal personnel.
Vice President and Education Chief Sara Duterte-Carpio announced on Monday that uniforms are not required in public schools for the upcoming school year.
Senator Robinhood Padilla wants Filipino translation of laws, court orders, among others.
Eighty-two percent of adult Filipinos trust the results of the May 2022 elections, a latest Pulse Asia survey showed.
The Filipinas’ win was the first victory the Philippines has won under the AFF banner.
Boracay Island has been named by TIME Magazine as one of the “World’s Greatest Places of 2022.”
With the discovery, there are now 36 known self-portraits of Van Gogh in the world.
Blackwater shooting guard Paul Desiderio took to social media to “vehemently deny” his ex-fiance Agatha Uvero’s domestic abuse accusations against him.
Cardinal Jose Advincula has been appointed by Pope Francis as a new member of the Vatican's Dicastery for Bishops, a CBCP News report said.
Jayvee Ayen, the Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges Batch 2022 Top 1 and Magna Cum Laude, said it was not his intention to plagiarize the "Lang?" speech of Mariyela Mari Hugo, a Far Eastern University graduate.
Dancer DJ Loonyo is not amused with Tawag ng Tanghalan Season 2 Grand Winner Janine Berdin’s new cover photo.
Filipina nurse May Parsons is among the health care workers who received a George Cross award from the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) in Windsor Castle, England, on July 12.
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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Monday told retailers and banks to accept folded banknotes, whether paper or polymer, for day-to-day payment transactions.
The photos went viral but for the wrong reason.
In case you missed it, actress Ella Cruz appeared in the latest Vincentiments video with Sen. Imee Marcos and elaborated her claim that “history is like tsismis.”
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been reportedly shot in the chest while delivering a speech for an election campaign in Nara City, Friday.
Kazuki Takahashi, the creator of the manga comic series ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ has passed away. He was 60.
Several European countries have issued health safety warnings on popular Filipino instant noodles brand Lucky Me! Pancit Canton ‘due to high levels of Ethylene Oxide’.
Broadcaster Ben Tulfo has been indicted for cyber libel.
Several fast-food restaurants in the country are unable to serve fried chicken to their customers due to supply chain problems and surge in prices of feeds.
Jerry Yee is named as the new head coach of Adamson University for the upcoming UAAP Season 85, the university revealed on Friday.
Gilas Pilipinas team captain Kiefer Ravena said that his brother Thirdy will join the Philippine men’s basketball squad for the FIBA Asia Cup to be held in Jakarta, Indonesia next week.
Amierkhan Pulalon Mangacop was just picking up his cousin at a bar in Davao City when he was shot seven times by Dr. Marvin Rey Andrew R. Pepino, a non-uniformed personnel of the Police Regional Office-Davao.
Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa pokes fun at netizens who guessed the price of his watch wrong.
Choco Mucho setter Deanna Wong will still play in the upcoming Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Invitationals next week amid having a shin injury that is yet to be fully healed.
The Cignal HD Spikers are eyeing to come back stronger in the upcoming Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Invitationals after failing to enter the championship in the Open Conference.
Another bill has been filed to rename the main international gateway to the Philippines.
Senator Imee Marcos defended her mother Imelda Marcos' 93rd birthday celebration held at Malacañang on Saturday.
Leyte Rep. Richard Gomez expressed support for the measure seeking to amend the 1987 Constitution.
State auditors have called out the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for failing to fully make use of its P4.038 billion Covid-19 budget for 2021.
Solenn Heussaff and Nico Bolzico are pregnant with their second baby.
Former first lady Imelda Marcos turned 93 on Saturday, July 2.
Actress Ella Cruz’s recent statement about history drew flak from historians and netizens over the weekend.
Newly formed Akari introduced Brazilian coach Jorge Edson Souza de Brito as the head coach for the Power Chargers in the upcoming Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Reinforced Conference.
Emmanuel “Jimuel” Pacquiao Jr. suffered his first amateur ring match loss in the United States last week.
Former Vice President Leni Robredo has officially turned her previous office’s flagship project, Angat Buhay program, into a non-government organization.
Several groups have condemned the arrest of three youth leaders on President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s inauguration day.
SEA Games bronze medalist Jovelyn Gonzaga hopes to be an inspiration among players who undergo certain injuries, as she comes back for the Black Mamba Army in the PVL Invitationals.
Dindin Santiago-Manabat and the rest of the Chery Tiggo Crossovers are determined to make a comeback in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Invitationals.
In light of the inauguration of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. as the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines, several local government units (LGU) in Metro Manila declared Thursday, June 30, as a special non-working holiday.
University of Santo Tomas head coach KungFu Reyes hopes top-gun Eya Laure will play for one more season in the UAAP to talk things out regarding their “unfinished business” in the league.
Filipino pole vault star Ej Obiena recorded a season-best in the pole vault competition as he took home the gold medal in the Taby Stavhoppsgala in Sweden on Tuesday.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered the shut down of online news organization Rappler, its CEO Maria Ressa announced Wednesday, June 29.
Former Senate president Juan Ponce Enrile announced on Monday, June 27 that he tested positive for Covid-19.
“Crash Landing On You” stars Son Ye Jin and Hyun Bin are expecting their first child, the actress announced on Instagram, Monday.
In case you missed it, explorers have recently discovered the deepest shipwreck ever found.
The Vatican has declared the National Shrine of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage in Antipolo City as an “international shrine”, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) News reported on Sunday, June 26.
Senator Grace Poe on Thursday, June 23 hits on the delayed printing and delivery of national IDs.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has called on government agencies and private companies to consider work-from-home (WH) arrangements to save on fuel and transportation costs.
UAAP Season 84 Rookie MVP Bella Belen looks forward to seeing her idol Ran Takahashi play in the currently ongoing Volleyball Nations League (VNL).
Jose Antonio Sanvicente, the SUV driver that intentionally hit and ran over a mall security guard in Mandaluyong, submitted on Thursday, June 23 his counter-affidavit on the frustrated murder complaint filed by the police.
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake— initially reported as magnitude 6.1— jolted a remote area of Afghanistan’s Paktika province on Wednesday.
According to the record, the SC’s June 5, 1997 ruling on the issue became "final and executory" on March 9, 1999.
Outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte has declined the offer of his successor President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to be the next drug czar, the Palace confirmed.
The exhibition match between the Philippines men’s volleyball team and Germany has been canceled due to a tight schedule of the still ongoing Volleyball Nations League (VNL).
A $20,000 reward is offered by authorities in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in exchange of information about the gunman in the shooting incident that killed a visiting Filipino lawyer.
The National University Lady Bulldogs have finally claimed their first UAAP Women’s Volleyball title in 65 long years, as they scraped past La Salle to win the season with a clean sweep.
Hong Kong’s Jumbo Floating Restaurant has sank in the South China Sea days after being towed away from the harbor, its parent company said on Monday.
Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov has auctioned his Nobel Peace Prize medal to aid children affected by the war in Ukraine.
Balipure and F2 Logistics have decided to skip the invitational conference of Premier Volleyball League (PVL), which will open on July 2, as per PVL.
This is not the first time a group of physicians filed a complaint against Badoy to have her medical license removed.
“A feat that inspired an entire country to dream big.”
President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has appointed himself as the new Department of Agriculture Secretary.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno remains the highest paid government official in 2021.
It was an emotional moment for Stephen Curry and the team before the 4th quarter of the Game 6 officially ended in a guarded score of 103-90 over Boston Celtics to finally claim the NBA title.
President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has named former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile as his presidential legal counsel, incoming press secretary Rose Beatrix "Trixie" Angeles announced Friday, June 17.
La Salle enters the finals of UAAP women’s volleyball after whipping Ateneo in three straight sets, 25-19, 25-20, 25-23, Thursday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
The Chinese Women’s Volleyball team took down Belgium in three straight sets, 25-19, 25-22, 25-14, in the second week of the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Carlos Yulo currently leads the men’s all-around competition of the 9th Senior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championships in Doha, Qatar.
The Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) announced Wednesday that Japan-Philippines’ men’s volleyball exhibition match is canceled due to health and safety protocols.
The Ateneo Lady Eagles were able to oust UST Golden Tigresses in the tournament, 25-23, 25-23, 25-20, Tuesday in their knockout semis duel at the Mall of Asia Arena.
The registered owner of the white SUV involved in the hit-and-run of a mall security guard surrendered to the Philippine National Police on Wednesday, June 15.
Jose Rizal University regained composure after a first set loss to outplay Letran, 13-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-17, to start in the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament.
Robin Padilla is 100 percent ready to take on his newest role— as Senator of the Republic of the Philippines.
The Golden State Warriors successfully won over Boston Celtics in the crucial Game No. 5 of the NBA Finals Monday at Chase Center.
Recently inducted Hall of Fame boxer Floyd Mayweather will fight Japanese mixed martial arts star Mikuru Asakura in an exhibition match this coming September in Japan.
The Department of Justice on Tuesday, June 14 heeded the call of Mandaluyong prosecutors to place the owner who ran over a security guard in Mandaluyong City on the Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order.
Mandaluyong prosecutors are seeking the issuance of an Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order against the owner of the SUV involved in the hit-and-run of a security guard in Mandaluyong last week.
A stricter Alert Level 2 could be reinstated in Metro Manila if cases of Covid-19 continue to increase, a health official said Monday.
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) revoked the license of the SUV driver involved in the hit-and-run of a security guard in Mandaluyong City last week.
Ateneo Lady Eagles are still in their journey to the final four after holding off University of the Philippines Thursday night at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Comedienne Ai-Ai delas Alas’ lawyer has condemned the Quezon City Council’s resolution declaring her a “persona non grata.”
Tots Carlos and Aduke Ogunsanya are now added in the Philippine women’s volleyball lineup to go against international friends Thailand and Japan this weekend at San Juan Arena.
University of the East finally earned its first victory, outplaying Far Eastern University, 25-22, 22-25, 25-21, 25-21, Thursday in the UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball at Mall of Asia Arena.
Stephen Loman is eyeing to fight Brazilian Bibiano Fernandes to continue his journey for the world title bid at ONE Championship.
The Quezon City council approved on Tuesday the resolution declaring comedienne Ai-Ai Delas Alas and movie director Darryl Yap “persona non grata” for disrespecting the city’s official seal in a campaign video.
The driver remains at large.
The Archdiocese in Manila on Tuesday announced that it has started the construction of Asia’s first-ever “center for exorcism”.
A two-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his father in Florida after his parents left a loaded gun unattended, local authority said.
President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. spent P623,230,176.68 million for his campaign in the 2022 elections, his Statement of Contributions and Expenditures (SOCE) showed.
The SUV, a Toyota RAV 4×2 with plate number NCO 3781, was registered under a Jose Antonio Balmonte San Vicente.
Less than a week after his defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard concluded, actor Johnny Depp has joined TikTok under the bio “Occasional Thespian”.
The Quezon City council approved on Tuesday the resolution declaring comedienne Ai-Ai Delas Alas and movie director Darryl Yap “persona non grata.”
Outgoing Quezon City District 4 Councilor Ivy Lagman has filed a resolution declaring three known personalities as persona non grata in the city.
The driver of the sports utility vehicle (SUV) in the hit-and-run incident involving a security guard rendering traffic management duty in Mandaluyong City may face charges, from reckless imprudence resulting in physical injuries as an initial charge to possible frustrated murder, authorities said.
In case you missed it, Nature’s Spring issued a statement over the viral video of a street vendor refilling their bottles with water from a styrofoam box.
Negros Occidental beauty Gwendolyne Fourniol has been crowned Miss World Philippines 2022 during the coronation night on Sunday, June 5.
Qatar, Cambodia, United Arab Emirates, and Rwanda were among the countries that topped the Index.
NU Lady Bulldogs remain at the top spot of the UAAP Women’s Volleyball tournament after getting its’ 11th win against AdU Lady Falcons Thursday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
NBN-ZTE deal whistleblower Rodolfo “Jun” Lozada voluntarily surrendered to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Thursday, following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold their conviction in a graft case.
Kapamilya actor Enchong Dee was spotted at the Hall of Justice in Digos City, Davao del Sur on Thursday, June 2.
After almost seven months of detention, Pharmally Pharmaceuticals Corporation director Linconn Ong and treasurer Mojit Dargani were released from Pasay City Jail on Thursday morning, June 2.
The Republic Biscuit Corporation (Rebisco) has opted to continue its’ support for the Philippine volleyball program, after the squad bagged two bronze medals in beach volleyball during the 31st SEAG.
A gunman in Tulsa, Oklahoma has killed at least 4 people Wednesday on the campus of St. Francis Hospital, local officials said in a news conference later that evening.
President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will take his oath as the 17th president of the Philippines at the National Museum of the Philippines on June 30, his camp announced.
San Juan Knights-Go for Gold assistant coach Yong Garcia is now facing a one month suspension after spitting at a player during an MPBL game on Monday night at the FilOil Flying V Centre.
Lawyer-vlogger Trixie Cruz-Angeles, the incoming Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) chief, is pushing for the accreditation of vloggers to cover Malacañang press briefings or conferences of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
Heads up, revenge travelers!
Singer-songwriter Moira Dela Torre and Jason Hernandez have decided to part ways after three years of being married.
Ateneo Lady Eagles end UST Golden Tigresses’ four-game winning streak with a 3-0 victory in the UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball tournament on Tuesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
An Egyptian emergency court has sentenced former presidential candidate Abdelmoneim Aboul Fotouh to 15 years in prison for "spreading false news" and "incitement against state institutions", Agence France-Presse and Reuters report.
Title-holder University of Santo Tomas, De La Salle University, and National University made their entries in the UAAP Season 84 men’s beach volleyball Final Four last Sunday at Sands by the Bay.
A recent study by the American luggage app Bounce claims that the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is the world's worst airport for business class travelers.
The Congress on Wednesday, May 25 officially proclaimed Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte-Carpio as duly elected president and vice president of the Philippines, respectively.
Natural-born Filipino Kai Sotto shows high chances of becoming the first Philippine-based NBA player as he gets to constantly train abroad.
University of Santo Thomas (UST) star player Eya Laure leads the scoreboard of the recently ended first round of UAAP Season 84 women’s volleyball competition.
The Palace congratulated duly elected president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and vice president Sara Duterte-Carpio who were proclaimed by the Congress on Wednesday, May 25.
It's President Bongbong and VP Sara.
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is admitting full responsibility over the loss of the men’s national basketball team in the gold medal match against Indonesia during the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam.
A gunman in Uvalde, Texas has killed 18 students and a teacher at Robb Elementary School, Texas, about 90 miles west of San Antonio, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
“Never underestimate anyone. Treat every person equally.”
The Commission on Elections is eyeing to resume voter registration by the first week of July in preparation for the upcoming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in December.
Pope Francis has been accredited to officially grant late Cebuano Archbishop Teofilo Bastide Camomot with a ‘venerable’ title.
The 31st Southeast Asian Games wrapped up with a historic ceremony at the Hanoi Indoor Games Gymnasium Monday evening, May 23.
The Bayanihan E-Konsulta program launched by Vice President Leni Robredo and the Office of the Vice President (OVP) is set to conclude its services on May 31, a few weeks before the outgoing VP steps down from office.
In gods, we trust.
Over a month before his term ends on June 30, President Rodrigo Duterte in a pre-recorded statement said he hopes the next administration would explore nuclear energy as an alternative energy source in the country.
Voting 21-0-0, the Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill seeking the permanent validity of birth, death and marriage certificates issued and certified by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the National Statistics Office (NSO).
Throne successfully defended!
A couple in England just won the biggest-ever UK lottery prize.
Presumptive Vice President Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio is eyeing to hold her inauguration in Davao City on June 19, days ahead of the traditional June 30 schedule.
Simultaneous with the celebration of the National Heritage Month, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) announced the Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) Inc’s petition to remove the Ramon Cojuangco Building as an Important Cultural Property (ICP).
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the bill seeking to strengthen and provide benefits for the Sangguniang Kabataan.
Gymnast Carlos Yulo just earned his 4th gold medal in the 31st Southeast Asian Games, leading the country’s gold medal haul.
The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting, a non-partisan, non-profit organization in the Philippines that works and strives for better elections, is looking into the alleged “68:32 magic” or the supposed consistent vote ratio in the partial, unofficial results of the 2022 presidential elections.
Like in the previous elections, several showbiz personalities took their chances and ran in the May 9, 2022 polls.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is investigating the alleged replacement of 200 teachers as poll workers in Cotabato City.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has named Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) as the dominant majority party in the May 9 elections.
Lorenzo Legarda Leviste disowns her own mother, Antique Rep. and senatorial be Loren Legarda after she joined the senatorial slate of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and presidential daughter Sara Duterte for the 2022 elections.
Let's hope it's final this time.
The health department has traced over 40 close contacts of the country’s first Covid-19 patient infected by the BA.2.12 sub lineage of omicron variant.
President Rodrigo Duterte once again reminded the public about the proper adherence to the health and safety protocols in the upcoming election 2022 to avoid a possible Covid-19 surge
The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) filed a petition by the Region 4-A Regional Wages and Productivity Board last Tuesday to push for a P428 wage increase for workers in the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon (collectively CALABARZON).
Comelec announced Thursday that COVID-19 positive voters can still vote.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed Republic Act No. 11696 or the Marawi Siege Compensation Act which will be the way to compensate the victims or those affected by the Marawi Siege in 2017, Presidential spokesperson Martin Andanar announced Thursday.
The La Niña phenomenon in the Philippines is likely to persist until June to August 2022, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) announced.
Kapuso actress Michelle Dee stands out and won 6 special awards at Miss Universe Philippines 2022 preliminary round.
The Imus City Health Office (CHO) will conduct house-to-house visits to vaccinate the youth in their city during the upcoming Chikiting Vaccination Days from April 28 to April 29, 2022.
Three hackers who claimed that they can destroy the Commission on Election (Comelec) system and manipulate the results of the 2022 elections were arrested in Cavite and Laguna, the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center (CICC) said on Tuesday.
The health department confirmed the detection of the first case of BA.2.12 sub-lineages of the omicron COVID-19 variant.
The Batangas State University has been declared as National Engineering University under the RA 11694 or the Revised Batangas State University Charter approved by Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.
The Lacson-Sotto tandem plans to visit some regulations or laws related to the policy of some financial institutions that are allegedly discriminatory against senior citizens.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) announced last Tuesday that 10 million pieces of the new P1,000 polymer banknotes made in Australia have been released to the public.
Atty. Vic Rodriguez, chief of staff and a spokesperson of presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos, on Tuesday said his Facebook page was suspended for 30 days for violating community standards.
Traders in the country now greatly fear the threat of re-enforcement of the stricter COVID-19 alert levels in various parts of the country due to the possible “surge” caused by the relaxation of restrictions.
Researchers in the Philippines warn of possible resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the country, due to the threat of the omicron variants.
The Department of Health (DOH) is now focusing on some vaccination sites in Metro Manila that allegedly injected a second coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine booster shot or 4th dose to some individuals who did not have a chronic illness.
Cordillerans insist #JillianIsWelcome
MOE in Singapore announced that the ASEAN Scholarship program is now open to youth from the Philippines and other Asian countries.
Is Filipina cosplayer and social media personality Alodia Gosiengfiao in a relationship with Christopher Quimbo?
Commissioner Rey Bulay clarifies his remarks about the poll body's critics being jailed.
The government has started the initial phase rollout of second booster shots to those aged 18 and above who are in the vulnerable sector or have doctor certified immunodeficiency.
Kane Tanaka, the Japanese woman certified the world's oldest person, has died at the age of 119.
Two weeks before the national polls, supporters of the Leni-Kiko tandem and the entire TRoPa flooded Macapagal Boulevard in Pasay City, Saturday.
IATF on Emerging Infectious Diseases : College students who will return to face-to-face sessions must register with PhilHealth.
An OCTA fellow urged the public to get the Covid-19 booster before the various sub-variants enter our country.
Presidential candidate Senator Manny Pacquiao has appealed to his fellow candidates to stop fighting each other and instead become example leaders.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has filed a complaint against a netizen who burned twenty pesos for his TikTok video content.
Presidential aspirant Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno has challenged Vice President Leni Robredo to refute the accusation that her camp allegedly encouraged other candidates to withdraw from the upcoming polls.
Some call it the “Battle of Diehard Supporters.”
Despite the international outcry, Singapore is scheduled to execute by hanging a mentally disabled man next week, his family confirmed to AFP.
More schools are expected to participate in the opening of face-to-face classes for the School Year 2022-2023 which is targeted to begin on August 22, according to the Department of Education.
Karina Bautista, an actress and former "Pinoy Big Brother" housemate, says she is open to participating in pageants in the future.
The much-awaited Miss Universe 2022 coronation night will be on April 30
The Kalinga police arrested two individuals for possessing more than P1M-worth of illegal drugs.
The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology reported that more than 1,000 inmates at the Manila City Jail have contracted pulmonary tuberculosis.
Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III announced that 14 areas in the country under Alert Level 1 have seen a slight increase in COVID-19 cases.
Veteran radio and television sports personality Boyet Sison visited his former college in Manila before he died.
Kapuso star Carmina Villaroel in a YouTube video revealed several of her bags
An epic birthday, it is.
Kapamilya actress Kim Chui took to social media to share a video greeting she received from presidential aspirant Vice President Leni Robredo.
Partido Lakas ng Masa (PLM) standard-bearer Leodegario “Ka Leody” de Guzman reiterated his call for peace in Mindanao and respect to Indigenous People and Bangsa Moro, following the shooting incident in Bukidnon.
Veteran actress Gloria Sevilla has passed away at the age of 90.
Cris Hemsworth posted a poster of his upcoming movie "Thor: Love and Thunder" on his Instagram account, claiming he personally drew it.
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray reveals on her recent vlog who she will vote for the VP and President in the May 9 polls.
Maja Salvador and her non-showbiz boyfriend Rambo Nuñez Ortega are now engaged!
Comelec has launched a campaign in which VCMs would be distributed in SM malls.
The Tugon ng Masa national survey was conducted last April 2-6 2022, with 1,200 respondents across the Philippines and a margin of error of 3 percent.
Here’s what transpired at the press conference of presidential aspirant Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso and other candidates on Easter Sunday.
Blackjacks let’s go!
Local authorities reported 40 fatalities in Eastern Visayas due to the Tropical Depression “Agaton,” which is now a Low Pressure Area.
Tropical Depression “Agaton” maintained its strength and is now in the vicinity of Marabut, Samar, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said in its latest bulletin.
Two weather disturbances are currently affecting the country— Tropical Depression “Agaton” and Severe Tropical Storm “Malakas.”
Actress Nadine Lustre took the stage during the campaign rally of presidential aspirant Vice President Leni Robredo and her running mate vice presidential bet Senator Kiko Pangilinan in Pampanga on Saturday, April 9.
“Agaton” (Megi) has weakened into a Tropical Depression but will still bring intense rains to several areas in the country while it continues to move slowly over Eastern Visayas.
Will the Creamline Cool Smashers end the current Premier Volleyball League season or could the Petro Gazz Angles bounce back to extend the championship games?
Up to P20 million worth of shabu was confiscated in a Chinese tea bag during a buy-bust operation in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija.
More Pinoys were unemployed in February 2022 compared to the previous month.
As election nears, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has tagged 105 towns and 15 cities as election “red” areas.
While passing through a Comelec checkpoint in Silang, Cavite, a man wanted for murder was arrested by police.
Creamline Cool Smashers dominated Petro Gazz Angels in the Game 1 of the Premier Volleyball League finals.
Twelve minors were rescued in an anti-human trafficking operation by the police in Taguig City on Tuesday.
Presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. maintains his lead in the latest Pulse Asia Presidential Preference Survey.
Presidential aspirant Vice President Leni Robredo’s supporters are ready to show off their support with the #Pinklawan rally this Wednesday.
The Philippines is donating its excess Covid-19 vaccines to Myanmar and Papua New Guinea, the Malacañang announced on Tuesday, April 5.
Presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. was seen during the 75th birthday celebration of former presidential Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Tuesday, April 5 in Quezon City.
Rain or shine, the campaign rally of presidential bet Vice President Leni Robredo in Rizal
Law Enforcers arrested one of the top persons identified on the watch list on personalities involved in illegal drugs and his two companions in a raid at Barangay R. Castillo Agdao, Davao City.
Best girls, Robredo sisters.
The Kabacan, Cotobato Police is currently investigating a suicide case of an engineering student from the University of Southern Mindanao.
The most awaited Championship Game 1 between Creamline Cool Smashers and Petro Gazz Angels is on the way!
Volunteer group Ikaw Muna Pilipinas (IM Pilipinas) Visayas chapter is shifting support, from presidential aspirant Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso to his opponent Vice President Leni Robredo.
Senatorial aspirant JV Ejercito condemns the removal of another candidates’ poster to be replaced with his own campaign materials.
A member of the Senate is eyeing a probe into the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s (BIR) reputed failure to collect the P203 billion estate tax liability of the Marcos family.
The Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Semi Finals Game 1 between Team Rebisco, Creamline and Choco Mucho, is all set! Tickets for the game have also been already sold out.
The Department of Education (DepEd) called out the camp of presidential aspirant Vice President Leni Robredo over the use of a song without the owners’ permission.
Chinita Princess Kim Chui tweets her excitement for the upcoming semi finals of Premier Volleyball League (PVL) today— only the games are set for tomorrow.
The Philippines has its fair share of weird road incidents caught on camera.
The Guinness World Record is “not here to waste anyone's time.”
According to the record, the SC’s June 5, 1997 ruling on the issue became "final and executory" on March 9, 1999.
In what is now known as one of the biggest cryptocurrency heists in history, hackers steal about $625 million worth of assets from Ronin Network, the blockchain service that supports the popular game Axie Infinity.
“Ang tunay na Solid North day ang Solid Northern Samar!”
Incumbent President Rodrigo Duterte in his Tuesday night address called out the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for a certain estate tax that remains uncollected.
On Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad signed into law a bill that stipulates a six-month prison penalty for citizens who spread disinformation that harms the country's reputation.
According to a study in rats, an experimental nasal spray demonstrated the potential to both help prevent infection and cure Covid-19, even in some variants of the coronavirus.
Aspirant Senatorial Greco Belgica said in an interview that honesty is very important to him and this is the character that the future leader of the country must have.
MANILA – Actor Guidicelli, who celebrated 32nd birthday over the weekend, expressed gratitude to his family and his wife Sarah Geronimo for their support.
The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Sunday stressed the importance of the incoming elections.
Actor Will Smith has issued a statement over the slapping incident at the Oscar ceremony.
Presidential aspirant Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao on Sunday vowed to jail Supreme Court-convicted individuals if he wins in the May 9 elections.
Presidential Adviser on Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion encourages those who have not yet received a booster shot to get inoculated as many vaccines currently in stock will expire in June.
Singapore will lift the restriction for all vaccinated travelers starting next week, as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong celebrated on Thursday a “major milestone” in the aviation hub’s efforts to live with the Covid-19.
Palace Spokesperson Martin Andanare reminds on Thursday that local candidates and their supporters follow pandemic health standards during sorties.
TV Host Bianca Gonzalez admitted that until now, she still can't believe that she is the main host of ABS-CBN's "Pinoy Big Brother."
Actress Julia Montes expressed her gratitude to her colleagues in the popular ABS-CBN series "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano."
Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner George Garcia reminded candidates that their certificate of nomination and acceptance (CONA) will stay even if affiliations changed after they filed their candidacy.
The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Wednesday changed the definition of “super typhoon," as well as meanings of tropical cyclone wind signals.
Fans of rumored couple Rayver Cruz and Julie Anne San Jose gush over the love team’s latest TikTok collaboration.
DOH is planning to conduct special vaccination days in areas with low immunization coverage like Cebu.
Presidential bet Sen. Panfilo "Ping" Lacson announced his resignation from the Partido Reporma party.
The Vaccine Expert Panel (VEP) is just waiting for results from the study to see if the second booster shot is still effective in senior citizens and immunocompromised individuals.
The Department of Health (DOH) has submitted an application for the amendment of COVID-19 vaccines emergency use authorization (EUA) to push a fourth dose for the senior citizens and for immunocompromised individuals.
Sarah Lahbati shared Tuesday a sweet gesture made by her husband Richard Gutierrez.
Troy Montero and his long-time partner Aubrey Miles are now engaged after being together for 18 years.
Presidential Adviser for Covid-19 Response Sec. Vince Dizon said the target vaccination of 70 million Filipinos is likely to be achieved by April.
Over 10,000 public and private schools have been approved to resume limited face-to-face classes, the Department of Education (DepEd) said Wednesday.
Presidential aspirant Vice President Robredo admitted she was scared to campaign in Nueva Ecija after suffering a huge loss in 2016.
American pop superstar Ariana Grande shared on her Instagram story a video from the Leni-Kiko Pasiglaban rally on Sunday.
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the bill amending the Public Service Act (PSA). With the newly signed law 100% foreign ownership of those in the telecommunications line, airlines and railways is now allowed.
The Department of Education has announced that the early registration for the next school year will take place from March 25 to April 30.
Andrea Brillantes now has her own in-game emote in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.
DDS has a new definition.
As the Philippines continue to loosen travel restrictions, up to 12,000 passengers per day are expected to arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Bureau of Immigration said on Monday.
A change.org petition is challenging the Bureau of Internal Revenue to file a criminal case against presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
Jake Ejercito was among the 137,000 “Kakampinks” present during the Leni-Kiko Pasiglaban rally on Sunday, March 20.
Organizers of presidential aspirant Bongbong Marcos' grand rally in Marikina have been called out after one of their performers performed a poem without permission from its writer.
No less than 137,000 individuals flood Emerald St., and adjoining streets, in Pasig City on Sunday to support the Leni-Kiko campaign rally.
Despite the controversial end of Aljur Abrenica and Kylie Padilla, the actress says she has no regrets over what happened.
Former Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach's acting gets a nod from Piolo Pascual and Pepe Herrera, her co-stars in ABS-CBN's latest sitcom "My Papa Pi."
Actor Jeric Gonzales and Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo just went Instagram official!
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) reminded candidates that they are not exempted from securing permits from local government units for their political events.
Actress Ruffa Gutierrez just dropped a big hint on the status of her relationship with Herbert Bautista.
Aika Robredo says her mom, VP Leni Robredo has already done a lot in the Office of the Vice President and fulfilled her duty despite limitations.
The country's economic manager earlier proposed a P200 cash aid to poor households in the country, amid the continued increase in the prices of fuel products and other commodities.
Chinita Princess Kim Chui gets noticed by Yuna of K-pop group ITZY!
The highly anticipated third season of "The Umbrella Academy" has finally been given a release date by Netflix— June 22nd.
The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has approved the shift in the policy of classifying 47 and other areas to Alert Level 1 starting March 16-31.
Actress Alexa Ilacad proves he's beauty with brains!
Finally, two years after the Philippines was placed under a series of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, students are going back to school.
Carla Abella and Tom Rodriguez were first teamed up for their first ever project "My Husband's Lover" in 2013. A year later, the two announced that they're dating. After 7 years of being together, the two tied the knot in October 2021.
Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the world must act to prevent a "hurricane of hunger and a meltdown of the global food system."
The results of the latest licensure examination for primary and secondary teachers are out!
Two pickpockets were apprehended by Las Piñas police during a campaign rally in the area on Sunday, March 13.
General Trias Cavite Mayor Ony Ferrer signed the ordinance exempting sari-sari store owners from paying business permit fees for the entire 2022.
Cavite Gov. Jonvic Remulla led the distribution of 75 new service vehicles to Dasmariñas City barangays, Monday.
Only 18,000 people, and not 500,000, joined the UniTeam rally in Las Piñas on March 13, the city’s top cop clarified.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday listed characteristics that his successor should possess.
Megastar Sharon Cuneta is not amused with Senatorial candidate Salvador Panelo’s performance of her song during a UniTeam meet-and-greet on Thursday, March 10 in Quezon City.
Bahagyang magiging maulap at maulan ngayong araw sa ilang lugar sa Pilipinas, ayon sa weather forecast mula sa PAGASA.
Presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s wife, Atty. Liza, recalled in an interview how her husband decided to run for president.
SALAMAT, PETRO GAZZ!
Several individuals who attended the campaign rally of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and his running mate Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte in Bulacan lost their valuable items.
Today, the world celebrates women’s incredible achievements and raises awareness on gender equality.
In case you missed it, the Commission of Elections (Comelec) has released ballot face templates for the May 2022 elections.
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law Republic Act No. 116481, raising the minimum age of sexual consent from 12 years old to 16 years old.
The AIBC Akon Investor’s Breakfast will take place on the 22nd of March during the Dubai expo.
Senatorial candidate Atty. Luke Espiritu trends Wednesday night over his now-viral statements chastising fellow senatorial hopefuls Atty. Larry Gadon and Harry Roque.
President Rodrigo Duterte in a speech Tuesday said he hopes the next president will continue his campaign against illegal drugs in the country.
Filipinos are carving their names into the NFT scene.
Darryl Yap is officially the most controversial film director in the country today.
The national capital region (NCR) has passed the metrics to deescalate into Alert Level 1, health secretary Francisco Duque said in the Laging Handa briefing on Thursday.
The camp of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and his running mate vice presidential aspirant Mayor Sara Duterte clarified that the tandem’s campaign rally in Antique was not canceled, but just reset to another date.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is eyeing the expansion of the number coding scheme as the capital region prepares to shift to a less strict alert level.
Two talented Filipino artists are among the five big winners in the “Morbius” – Talenthouse fan art global competition.
Kapamilya actress Maymay Entrata is fed up with the fake news online calling her boyfriend, Aaron, a scammer.
For the second time in just nine months, "Pilipinas Got Talent” finalist Mark Joven “Vape Lord” Olvido was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation in Laguna, Friday.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) is investigating its personnel who were seen removing election campaign materials posted in private properties in Isabela.
Starting next month, fully inoculated Filipinos will be allowed entry to Singapore, its government announced on Thursday.
If he wins the upcoming national elections in May, presidential aspirant Senator Manny Pacquiao said he will appoint CIBAC party-list chair and religious leader Bishop Eddie Villanueva as corruption czar.
Vice presidential aspirant Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte on Wednesday evening introduced senatorial aspirant actor Robin Padilla as the last candidate to complete their senatorial slate.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is eyeing to review the existing campaign rules in line with the possible shift to lower alert levels across the country.
More people are getting COVID-19 vaccine as they fear the Omicron variant and hope to return to normalcy.
Members of the Cathlic church, an institution discouraged from endorsing a political candidate, expressed their support for Vice President Leni Robredo and running mate sen. Kiko Pangilinan in the upcoming polls.
Senator Manny Pacquiao’s cyber libel case against Kingdom of Jesus Christ church leader Pastor Apollo Quiboloy has been junked by the Makati City Prosecutor’s Office.
The South Korean government donated 34 refrigerated trucks and four service vehicles to the Philippines, boosting the country’s Covid-19 vaccination drive.
Presidential aspirant former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is willing to release his Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) in public if he wins in the May 2022 poll.
Despite repeated calls to resign from his post, Health Secretary Francisco Duque received a thumbs up from President Rodrigo Duterte for leading the Philippines’ Covid-19 response.
Presidential hopeful Vice President Leni Robredo’s camp said they are taking full responsibility for the breach in health protocols during the “Pink Sunday” rally held in Quezon City on February 13.
If the election happened in late January 2022, presidential aspirant former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and his running mate vice presidential aspirant Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio would have won the race, the results of the latest survey by Pulse Asia show.
Director Paul Soriano, Toni Gonzaga’s husband, had been called out for allegedly posting a photo without asking for permission or paying for rights to use it.
The Commission on Election (Comelec) First Division on Thursday junked three petitions to disqualify presidential hopeful Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos from the national elections this May.
Severino Reyes, also called 'Don Binoy,' was a famous Filipino author, playwright, and director of plays.
Former Miss Earth runner-up is the new National Director of Miss Bikini Philippines.
The National Capital Region (NCR) is now at low risk classification for Covid-19 transmission, independent research group OCTA reports.
Heart Evangelista will star in a Netflix series! Complete details have yet to be unveiled.
Senatorial candidates Sherwin Gatchalian and Herbert Bautista are no longer in the Lacson-Sotto senatorial slate, presidential bet Ping Lacson confirmed on Thursday, February 10.
Shinzou wo sasageyo! “Attack on Titan The Final Season” Part has been hailed as the Anime of the Year. Eren Jaeger also won the Best Antagonist award.
Albay Rep. Joey Salceda endorsed the presidential candidacy of fellow Bicolano Vice President Leni Robredo in the May 2022 polls.
It’s a childhood dream for Filipino artist Christian Oliver Talampas to be like his idol Michael Jordan— the “greatest basketball player of all time”.
Want to send your special someone a special surprise for Valentine’s Day? The Philippine Post Office has got you covered with “Express Pada-LOVE!”
Conti's Bakeshop launches luscious Chocolate Blush Cake- a choco strawberry cheesecake for Valentine's Day!
Sumuko na ang TikTok user sa likod ng diumano ay assassination plot kay presidential aspirant at dating senador Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
Investigative journalist and book author Raissa Robles has filed multiple criminal complaints against suspended lawyer Lorenzo “Larry” Gadon over his viral video in December where he verbally assaulted her.
According to a group of pediatricians, the COVID vaccination of kids aged 5 to 11 would help ease the burden of COVID-19 in the age group.
According to Presidential adviser Vince Dizon, the government is working together to develop a strategic roadmap to the new normal.
President Rodrigo Duterte said that at this time, he is not supporting any of the presidential candidates in the upcoming national elections.
The official campaign period for national post aspirants begins today, February 8, 2022. It will run for three months, until May 7.
GMA Network on Sunday, Feb. 6 confirmed that TV show host Willie Revillame is leaving the network.
Sony is reportedly working on a new Marvel comic book-based movie ‘Madame Web’ and Dakota Johnson has been tapped to play the lead role.
The Philippines on Monday, Feb. 7 began vaccinating children aged 5-11 against Covid-19.
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos tendered his resignation on Monday, February 7, to serve as the national campaign manager of presidential bet Bongbong Marcos.
Vice President Leni Robredo suspended her office’s COVID-19 programs while waiting for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to allow the initiatives to continue during the campaign period.
Jollibee and friends transform into Jollibots, and the rest of us couldn't get enough!
Presidential aspirant Senator Manny Pacquiao said he will stop distributing cash handouts once the campaign period for the national elections kicks off this February 8.
Presidential aspirant Vice President Leni Robredo took to social media to apologize for the bad connectivity during the KBP Presidential forum aired earlier.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) warned that distributing money in the form of ‘ayuda’ is vote-buying and will be banned when the campaign period for the national elections starts this February.
A Commission on Elections official on Thursday said the absence of candidates in the 2022 polls from debates could be a “red flag” for voters.
Different from conventional theme parks, Studio Ghibli theme park promises pure nostalgia and beautiful experience for Ghibli film lovers.
Presidential bet Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. declined to take part in the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Presidential Candidates Forum set this Friday.
She’s been named Henny Penny.
The Philippines will begin to shift from a pandemic to an endemic approach to COVID-19 once the cases decline, an official said on Wednesday, February 2.
The first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses manufactured by American vaccine maker Pfizer-BioNTech for 5 to 11 years old kids will arrive in the country on February 3.
“BBM is Richard ‘Goma’ Gomez and Lucy’s choice and they are BBM’s choice," Ormoc City Councilor Lalaine Marcos said in a post.
The United States Centers for Diesease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned travelers against flying to the Philippines due to the high number of COVID-19 cases in the country.
Rustica Carpio, known for her role in Brillante Mendoza’s 2009 film, ‘Lola,’ has reportedly passed away on February 1, 2022
Ninety-five former government officials, military chiefs, and top diplomats expressed their support for Vice President Leni Robredo’s presidential campaign.
Fully vaccinated travelers who wish to enter Aklan and visit the world-famous island of Boracay are no longer required to present a negative RT-PCR test result.
Unvaccinated individuals will be allowed to ride public transportation once Metro Manila shifts to alert level 2 on February 1, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) confirmed.
The king of savory and sour, Sinigang na Baboy goes international as top 1 in the list of '10 Best Rated Soups in the World.'
The Department of Justice (DOJ) ordered the investigation on the alleged plot to assassinate presidential aspirant FerdInand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
The Philippines will no longer allow the entry of foreigners unvaccinated from COVID-19 beginning February 16, Malacañang announced on Friday, January 28.
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon revealed that she voted to disqualify presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. from the 2022 national elections.
K-pop fever is real!
Acknowledged as the pioneer for other Pinoy imports in the Japan B. League, Thirdy Ravena is, without a doubt, a basketball superstar in the hardcourt, both locally and internationally.
According to Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, the vaccination sites to be established aim to make it easier for parents and guardians to bring their children for vaccination.
More digital television frequencies previously owned by ABS-CBN have been transferred to other media companies, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) confirmed.
Children aged 5 to 11 are set to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with Pfizer’s pediatric formulation starting next week.
The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) urged the government to conduct a national COVID-19 vaccination day for children aged five to 11 to ramp up the country’s inoculation efforts.
The wait is over, demigods! Finally, Percy Jackson is soon landing on Disney Plus!
Indonesian student Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali became an instant millionaire after selling his selfies.
Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa during his 60th birthday celebration in the Senate on Monday, January 24 wished for the victory of Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson and Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto in the 2022 polls.
Regardless of employment status, the Department of Labor and Employment assured that employees affected by the implementation of Alert Level 3 status are eligible for cash aid.
Metro Manila and the entirety of the Philippines have been reclassified from “critical” to “high risk” for COVID-19, health secretary Francisco Duque announced on Monday, January 25.
Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso in a Facebook live on Tuesday, January 25 announced the cancellation of all Chinese New Year activities in Binondo.
For Presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., media is biased if it is 'anti-Marcos'.
Quiboloy maintained that the interview will only be biased as it had been paid to destroy Marcos Jr.
At 73, Senator Ping Lacson, who is seeking the chief executive post in the upcoming 2022 elections, said he is still physically healthy to handle the pressures of the presidency.
The web-slinger film is indeed a record-breaking film, surpassing “Jurassic World” and “The Lion King” as one of the highest growing films in history.
Malacañang announced on Friday, January 21, that the government will soon make COVID-19 vaccination available in transport hubs.
A Social Weather Station (SWS) survey released on Thursday, Jan. 20 showed that fewer adult Filipinos were unwilling to get vaccinated against Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Printing of the official ballots for the 2022 national and local elections have started on Thursday, January 20, COMELEC announced.
The general public may expect rotational brownout this upcoming summer season, including the day of the elections.
‘Moon Knight’ trailer introduces Oscar Isaac as Marvel’s newest superhero.
Have you ever wondered how Polyjuice tasted like?
Woozi is the latest member of SEVENTEEN to make a solo debut, following members Jun, Hoshi, THE8, and the pair Wonwoo and Mingyu.
The Philippines recorded 28,707 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, January 9, logging its highest daily increase since the pandemic began.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus emphasized that while the Omicron variant may appear to be less severe, it should not be categorized as mild.
The country is eyeing to vaccinate kids aged 5 to 11 against COVID-19 by the second or third week of January.
Enchanted Kingdom voluntarily suspends its operations for the meantime as COVID-19 infections in the country continue to increase.
As the number of COVID infections rise again after the Christmas holidays, mass testing in Metro Manila is included in the top priorities of the authorities.
On the verge of a fifth wave of COVID-19 infections, Hong Kong is banning incoming flights from eight countries, including the Philippines, for two weeks beginning January 8.
The COVID-19 cases in the Philippines may increase by 10,000 daily by next week, an OCTA Research fellow said on Wednesday, January 5.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) suspended the accreditation of and fined Berjaya Makati Hotel for its lapses in the breach in quarantine protocol involving its guest who left the hotel’s facility and skipped the mandatory quarantine.
The Department of Health (DOH) projects that the current wave of COVID-19 cases will peak by the end of the month and may exceed the previous surge caused by the Delta variant.
The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) administrative committee on Tuesday recommended filing of legal complaint against pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena.
Nine individuals, including Gwyneth Chua who has been dubbed as ‘Poblacion Girl’, will be facing charges filed by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) for violating quarantine protocols.
The Tourism Department is investigating another Filipina traveler from the United States who allegedly skipped quarantine after arriving in the country.
It was on Oct. 24 when Aquino surprised fans and followers with an announcement of her engagement to the former politician whom she met through her late brother, former President Ninoy Aquino
Effective January 5, the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, and Rizal will be under Alert Level 3 due to the sharp increase of COVID-19 cases, Malacañang announced on Tuesday.
Most of the times, my bus rides on the way home give a lot of things to think about.
The provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, and Rizal will be placed under Alert Level 3 beginning Wednesday, January 5, due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in the areas, Malacañang announced.
Here are some of the top stories that made the year 2021 for the Philippines.
Very cute and very practical!
All seven members of BTS recently launched their personal Instagram accounts, each having more than 20 million followers, respectively.
The 2022 BRIT Awards will be held in London on February 8.
The film is currently the third-best opening of all time, just behind two other Marvel films, namely Avengers: Endgame and Avengers: Infinity War.
PSA hits target of 50 million for the registration of Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in 2021.
PAGASA reports severe tropical storm #OdettePH has slightly intensified and is expected to make landfall tomorrow.
The Department of Health announced on Tuesday that all regions in the country are now at ‘minimal risk’ for COVID-19.
Miss Nigeria’s spotlight-stealing national costume was proudly made and designed by a young Filipino designer from Isabela.
The three-day national vaccination drive set this week may be postponed in areas that will be hit by storm Odette, Health Secretary Francisco Duque announced on Monday.
The first trailer for the third Fantastic Beasts film sees a quick flip-through of the Harry Potter series.
Both Grey’s Anatomy and Modern Family will be removed on Netflix after December 31, 2021.
Kai is a member of the popular K-pop boy group EXO. He is also a part of a K-pop boy group called SuperM.
Cowboy Bebop follows the trio of space bounty hunters Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, and Faye Valentine, played by John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, and Daniella Pineda respectively, in the year 2071.
Vaccine manufacturer Pfizer requested the emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine for children five to 11 years old, the Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced.
The Malacañang praised Beatrice Luigi Gomez who represented the Philippines in the Miss Universe 2021 pageant.
The universe has gained a new queen! Congratulations to Miss India Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu for taking home the most coveted crown in the universe!
The Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads faster and can weaken the efficacy of vaccines against the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday.
Ateneo de Manila University will be conducting face-to-face classes beginning January of next year, the university announced on Friday.
More vaccines arrive in the country.
Those who have yet to claim their passports that were scheduled for release before December 2020 can claim them before January 7, 2022.
Amid the rising concerns on the risks posed by the omicron variant, the US FDA has expanded its EUA on Pfizer’s COVID booster shot for minors aged 16 and 17.
Google on Thursday, Dec. 9 revealed the Top Search Queries in the Philippines in 2021.
Pantone on Thursday, Dec. 9 finally announced the Color of the Year for 2022.
The Philippines is targeting to distribute seven million COVID-19 vaccine doses in the second round of the government’s mass vaccination drive set for next week.
The Philippines bounced from 103rd to 57th in an international COVID-19 recovery rankings by Nikkei Asia.
The United States will not be sending official delegations to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, the White House announced, citing the human rights abuses in the host country’s Xinjiang region.
Presidential bet and concurrent Manila Mayor Isko Moreno praised President Rodrigo Duterte for his accomplishments. including the 3-day National Vaccination Day program, saying the chief executive is capable.
Rather than a question of if the Omicron variant is here, PGC Executive Director Dr. Cynthia Saloma said it’s a question of when.
Hold on to your seats, the sequel to the coolest superhero flick is swinging by and Miles Morales is about to meet another Spidey!
Can you feel the Christmas chill?
It’s definitely a bright Christmas!
Quiapo Church retains its policy that only individuals vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed inside the church.
Unvaccinated workers who work on-site are required to undergo and shoulder their own RT-PCR tests, as per new IATF guidelines.
Welcome to Instagram, Gong Yoo!
The Eternals is set to hit Philippine theatres on December 1, with its early premiere set for November 29 and November 30.
The Grammy award ceremony is set to be held in Los Angeles on January 31.
According to CHED Chair J. Prospero de Vero III, the country has so far vaccinated a total of 45.91 percent of the tertiary student population which has reached 4,007,795 as of November 25.
‘Red Notice’ is now in its third week as Netflix’s Top 1 most viewed film in its Global Film Chart, taking over 'Bird Box.'
A provincial Inter-Agency Task Force official reported on Monday that three returning Filipinos from South Africa have been placed in isolation.
For the second year, the ‘Traslacion’ in Manila in the upcoming year of 2022 has been canceled.
With the threat of the new Omicon COVID-19 variant, the Philippine government is looking into possibly reimposing the face shield policy which was lifted in low-risk areas in November.
As part of the country’s efforts to augment its immunization program against COVID, the Philippines will be observing a nationwide National Vaccination Day for three days from November 29 to December 1.
The Philippines expanded its flight restrictions to seven more countries amid concerns over the new Omicron COVID-19 variant.
According to the World Health Organization, vaccines reduce the transmission of the Delta variant of COVID-19 by 40 percent.
Political parties of prominent government officials have formed an alliance to support the bid of Bongbong Marcos and Sara Duterte as president and vice president in the 2022 national elections.
The DOTr has requested tech giant Google to include bike lane routes in the dashboard of its navigation app Google Maps.
A North Korean man who smuggled and sold copies of Netflix’s hit series “Squid Game” in the country was sentenced to death by firing squad.