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Pangilinan calls for people to ’come together’ in wake of SEC ruling on Rappler

Sen. Francis Pangilinan, president of Liberal Party (LP), called for solidarity on Monday following the Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) order to shut down online news outfit, Rappler. “Today, one of the most prominent voices for truth-telling and journalistic integrity [...]

January 15, 2018 News

Rappler tuloy pa rin sa pa pamamahayag: ‘We will hold the line’

Inihayag kanina ng Rappler na magtutuloy-tuloy pa rin sila sa paghahatid ng balita sa kabila ng rebokasyon ng kanilang registration ng Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). “We’ve been through a lot together, through good and bad — sharing stories, building [...]

January 15, 2018 News

SEC revokes Rappler’s registration

SEC revokes Rappler's registration: In a blow to press freedom in the Philippines, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoked the registration of news organization Rappler allegedly for violating the Constitution and the Anti-Dummy Law. SEC accused Rappler of violating [...]

January 15, 2018 News

Pinaglalamayang bangkay nasunog sa Baguio

Nasunog ang 10 bahay sa Baguio City ngayong Lunes, kabilang na ang tahanan kung saan pinaglalamayan ang isang bangkay. Kuwento ng nasunugan na si Faye Carreon sa Huwebes pa sana balak ilibing ng kanilang pamilya ang kaniyang asawa.   Charter [...]

January 15, 2018 News

Prices of McDonald’s drinks could go up due to tax reform

Diners at McDonald's Philippines might soon pay a little more to quench their thirst, after the government decided to raise taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages, including soda. Golden Arches Development Corporation (GADC), which holds the exclusive franchise to operate McDonald's in [...]

January 15, 2018 News

LOOK: Walang kupas! Duterte serenades Alvarez with ‘Ikaw’

Duterte serenades Alvarez with ‘Ikaw’: President Rodrigo Duterte rolled up his sleeves and let his vocal prowess show during the 60th birthday party of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Friday (January 12). Duterte was snapped belting a few lines from [...]

January 14, 2018 News

Eruptions expected as Phivolcs raises Mayon alert level

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology on Sunday raised Mayon Volcano’s status alert from Level 1 (abnormal) to alert Level 2 (increased unrest.) Phivolcs said it was prompted to raise the alert level after Mayon generated a steam-driven (phreatic) [...]

January 14, 2018 News

Chinese linked to P6.4-B smuggled shabu denies bribing BI to leave PH

Chinese businessman Richard Tan, the alleged forwarder of 604 kilos of shabu shipped from China, denied he had bribed a Bureau of Immigration (BI) official so he can leave the Philippines in 2017. “Richard Tan has not bribed any immigration [...]

January 13, 2018 News

Mayon Volcano spews ash, residents told to exercise caution

Mayon Volcano spewed ash in a “steam-driven eruption” on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said. The phreatic or steam-driven explosion started at 5:06 p.m. and was ongoing as of 6 p.m., PHIVOLCS Director Renato Solidum told [...]

January 13, 2018 News

Korina hindi na babalik sa TV Patrol; nagtayo ng cosmetic business

WALA na palang babalikang news broadcasting career si Korina Sanchez-Roxas. May nagchika sa aming nag-goodbye na siya nang tuluyan sa ABS-CBN. Ang tanging show na kanyang ginagawa ay ang Rated K. Nag-early retirement pala si Korina kaya naman pumasok na [...]

January 11, 2018 News

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