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‘Bikoy’ rushed to PNP hospital a day after reversing drug tale

Peter Joemel Advincula, known as “Bikoy”, was rushed to the hospital a day after retracting his claim that the Duterte family is involved in illegal drug trade. Advincula led a press briefing on Thursday morning at the Philippine National Police [...]

May 24, 2019 News
Grace Poe at Nancy Binay tumangging mag Duterte fist bump sign

Grace Poe at Nancy Binay tumangging mag Duterte fist bump sign

Senators Grace Poe and Nancy Binay did not follow suit with 10 of their fellow Senate race winners who posed for a photo doing President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature fist bump. As the incoming set of senators, dominated by Duterte allies, [...]

May 22, 2019 News
Mar Roxas

MESSAGE FROM SENATORIAL CANDIDATE MAR ROXAS

Hi all, it’s me again, Mar Roxas. Sorry for the silence. I felt it best and appropriate given the circumstances. Well, we didn’t make it. Disappointing and sad but ganyan talaga ang buhay. I want to thank you all, each [...]

May 22, 2019 News
Singapore clears entry of Philippines agri products

Singapore clears entry of Philippines agri products

Singapore is ready to accept agricultural exports coming from the Philippines after successful sanitary inspections of several poultry and hog farms. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said Singapore is now open to receiving the initial shipment of table eggs, chicken, pork [...]

May 21, 2019 News
First Philippine-born UK mayor proclaimed

First Philippine-born UK mayor proclaimed

Philippine-born UK mayor: A nurse by profession, Danilo Favor who was the first Filipino to hold elective office in the United Kingdom, made history anew after his proclamation as town mayor of East Grinstead in Sussex following the 2019 local [...]

May 21, 2019 News
Senate approves bill allowing shorter work week for employees

Senate approves bill allowing shorter work week for employees

Filipino workers may enjoy more flexible schedules after Senate approves bill relaxing employment arrangements cleared Congress. Voting 17-0, the Senate approved on Monday a bill filed by Sen. Joel Villanueva. It was among the measures tackled by the chamber on [...]

May 20, 2019 News
Bill declaring the Virgin Mary’s birthday a holiday approves by Congress

Bill declaring the Virgin Mary’s birthday a holiday approves by Congress

Congress has sought to declare the Virgin Mary’s birthday a holiday. Voting 19-0, the Senate passed a bill declaring September 8, which marks the Feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, a special non-working holiday. The House has passed [...]

May 20, 2019 News
LOOK! Potential Super Antibiotic Is From Iloilo

LOOK! Potential Super Antibiotic Is From Iloilo

Seventy years after its historic and global contribution, Iloilo is again poised to be the source of the next super antibiotic discovery. Dr. Doralyn S. Dalisay of the Center for Chemical Biology and Biotechnology (C2B2) at the University of San Agustin [...]

May 19, 2019 News
Filipinos block people online over political views – Survey

Filipinos block people online over political views – Survey

Filipinos may be “comfortable” with discussing politics on social media, but they have also blocked someone over political views, a new study by the Pew Research Center found. The Mobile Technology and Its Social Impact Survey 2018 showed the Philippines [...]

May 19, 2019 News
Pacquiao volunteers to teach 'Bato' about Senate work

Pacquiao volunteers to teach ‘Bato’ about Senate work

Sen. Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was willing willing to share his knowledge about Senate work with former police chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, who is poised to become a member of the upper chamber of Congress. At the [...]

May 18, 2019 News