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air fares

Air fares to go down in March

Air fares will become cheaper starting next month as the applicable fuel surcharge level allowed to be imposed by airlines fell another notch on the continued decline of jet fuel prices. The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) said that passenger fuel [...]

February 16, 2019 News
Jinggoy nilaglag nga ba ni Duterte

Jinggoy nilaglag nga ba ni Duterte

Hindi kasama ang pangalan ng dating senador na si Jinggoy Estrada sa pinal na listahan ng PDP-Laban senatorial slate ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. Sa kanyang pahayag sa campaign rally ng PDP-Laban sa San Jose del Monte, Bulacan nitong Huwebes, ipinaliwanag [...]

February 15, 2019 News

Misis nagpaganda para sa Valentines date nila ng Mister patay

Patay ang isang misis dito sa lungsod, Huwebes, nang salpukin ng isang SUV ang parlor kung saan siya nagpapaayos para sa Valentine’s Day date nila ng mister. Pumasok ang puting SUV sa loob ng salon. Patay ang 30-anyos na biktimang [...]

February 15, 2019 News
BLUE BOTTLE JELLYFISH

BLUE BOTTLE JELLYFISH SPOTTED IN BORACAY

The Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) spotted Blue Bottle Jellyfish washed ashore the Eastern Coast of Boracay Island and along Puka Beach. Blue Bottle Jellyfish are venomous and can kill fishes, although rarely kills humans. However, their sting [...]

February 14, 2019 News
Maria Ressa

Rappler’s Maria Ressa arrested for cyber libel

Rappler chief Maria Ressa was arrested on Wednesday for cyber libel charges. Ressa was at her office when the National Bureau of Investigation agents served the arrest warrant. NBI agents, however, did not put her in handcuffs. The development came [...]

February 13, 2019 News
Maharlika

Duterte wants Philippines renamed Maharlika

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday expressed his agreement with the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos' supposed plan to change the country's name from the Philippines to Maharlika. The Philippines was named after the Spanish monarch Philip II. The archipelago was a [...]

February 12, 2019 News
Jiale Zhang said behind bars

Taho-Tossing Chinese commuter nag apologize, “I Really Love Filipinos”

The young Taho-Tossing Chinese woman arrested for splashing a police officer with taho at an MRT3 station on Saturday has apologized, saying that she had been in a bad mood that day. “I was in a bad mood and I [...]

February 12, 2019 News
COMELEC

Dela Rosa says he has no legal liability for cops’ mess during his term

Senatorial candidate Ronald dela Rosa said he has no legal liability for the irregularities committed by his men in implementing the anti-drug operation when he was the Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Dela Rosa said this on Saturday, February 9, [...]

February 12, 2019 News
Passport renewal

How to Renew Philippine Passport

Online Philippine passport renewal had been a complete trainwreck in the past few years. However, thanks to recent reforms in DFA, almost 20,000 passports are now processed every day. The improvement is made possible by the newly launched ePayment system [...]

February 11, 2019 News

How to Get Philippine Passport: An Ultimate Guide

Philippine passport is your ticket to the world. It’s inarguable the most important government-issued document you need whenever you want to study, work, take the civil service examination, or travel overseas. But getting it can be tricky. Rules change every [...]

February 11, 2019 News