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State of calamity, idineklara ng lungsod ng Malabon sa Bgy. Catmon matapos ang maghapong sunog sa Sitio Sais

Ang Barangay Catmon sa Malabon City ay inilagay sa ilalim ng state of calamity matapos ang isang sunog kahapon nawalan ng hindi bababa sa 1,000 pamilya. Ito ay pinasiyahan ng konseho ng lunsod pagkatapos ng isang emergency meeting habang ang [...]

May 26, 2018 News

More senators join calls to suspend excise tax

Sen. Grace Poe and other senators on Friday joined labor organizations in calling for the suspension of the full implementation of the tax reform law amid growing complaints of soaring prices of basic commodities from consumers and transport groups. Poe, [...]

May 26, 2018 News

Message in a bottle washes ashore in Canada 18 years later

A message in a bottle that a woman tossed off the coast of Massachusetts has been found nearly two decades later in Nova Scotia. Eighty-year-old Rita Ganim tells the Gloucester Times she dropped the bottle into Ipswich Bay in August [...]

May 23, 2018 News

Villar property firm is behind levelling of Boracay mountain

A mountain on Boracay Island is being levelled without a permit for an integrated resort owned by the family of Senator Cynthia Villar, residents and a local government executive said Wednesday. Rowen Aguirre, Executive Assistant on Boracay Affairs of Malay [...]

May 17, 2018 News

Sim card registration bill aprubado na sa kamara

Sim card registration bill: Naaprubahan ang Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan sa ikatlong at huling pagbabasa ng isang panukalang-batas na nangangailangan ng pagpaparehistro ng lahat ng mga gumagamit ng mga SIM card. 167-6 na pagbuto nang walang abstention, ang kamara ay [...]

May 16, 2018 News

Residents ask why mountain is being leveled in Boracay village

If Boracay Island has been closed for six months to undergo environmental rehabilitation, why is a forested mountain being leveled using heavy equipment here? Residents of Barangay Yapak at the northern end of the 1,032-hectare island are raising this question [...]

May 16, 2018 News


Turmeric and ginger contain a vast wealth of medicinal benefits when you use them alone but when they are combined to make a ginger turmeric tea, you will get even more value from your products. The various phytochemicals contained in both ginger [...]

May 15, 2018 News

Nograles bill to make barangay officials gov’t employees

Reps. Karlo Alexei Nograles and Jericho Jonas Nograles have filed a bill proposing to make barangay officials regular government employees and entitle them to fixed salaries and benefits. House Bill No. 7393, or the Magna Carta for Barangays, seeks to [...]

May 15, 2018 News

3 poll watcher sa La Union nagkainitan dahil sa ‘bulungan’

Nagkainitan ang tatlong poll watcher sa isang presinto sa San Fernando, La Union sa kalagitnaan ng barangay at Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections nitong Lunes. Sa video na kuha ng ABS-CBN News, mapapanood ang mga babaeng nagkakataasan ng boses dahil umano [...]

May 14, 2018 News

Mysterious hairy sea creature dubbed ‘globster’ washes up on Philippines beach

A mysterious “globster” has washed ashore in the Philippines, prompting speculation that it is the carcass of a creature “from the deepest parts of the ocean”. Seemingly covered in hair, the six-metre-long object has baffled local residents, with some speculating it [...]

May 14, 2018 News