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Sharon

Disente ang tatay niya at hindi ako sinaktan tulad ng mga guwapo riyan – Sharon sa nanglait kay Frankie!

“BAKIT n’yo ginagawa ito sa mga anak ko!” – Sharon Yan ang lumuluhang tanong ni Megastar Sharon Cuneta sa mga bashers at trolls na nambabastos at nambu-bully kina KC Concepcion at Frankie Pangilinan. Humarap si Mega sa kanyang fans and [...]

July 2, 2020 News
J&T Express

Duterte orders probe J & T local courier involved in mishandling parcels

J&T Express courier firm is ready to cooperate with the government in its investigation against the company after a viral video on social media triggered the probe, an official said on Wednesday. “We will cooperate with the government in any investigation that it [...]

July 2, 2020 News
Iloilo

Iloilo borders closed anew

Residents of other provinces in Western Visayas cannot enter Iloilo in the meantime, as Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr. confirmed on Wednesday that he will once again order the closure of travel between Iloilo and its neighbors in the region [...]

July 1, 2020 News
Luneta Park

Luneta Park sets restrictions for partial re-opening facebook sharing button

Starting today, July 1, Luneta Park will now be partially open for a limited time but only for exercise activities. In its Facebook page, National Park Development Committee posted the map of the park, citing that only the Promenade area [...]

July 1, 2020 News
Harry Roque

Roque defends by controversial ‘congratulations’ remark, says he will make them every month

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Wednesday defended his controversial remarks about “beating” the University of the Philippines' COVID-19 case forecast for the month of June. “I don't care about the critics. I'll keep doing it every month because people should [...]

July 1, 2020 News
Robredo

VP Leni Robredo calls for volunteers for Cebu project

Vice President Leni Robredo is taking her operations to help Cebu, which is an emerging hotspot for COVID 19. In a Facebook post, Robredo called for volunteers for her Bayanihan Sugbuanon project, which will address COVID 19. She said a [...]

July 1, 2020 News
localized lockdowns

WHO recommends localized lockdowns instead of MECQ in Metro Manila

The World Health Organization said it preferred localized lockdowns instead of a reversal to enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila to stem the spread of COVID-19. Speaking at a televised briefing on Tuesday World Health Organization Representative to the Philippines [...]

June 30, 2020 News
Quiapo Church

Quiapo Church on lockdown after visiting priest tests positive for COVID-19

The Quiapo Church in Manila was placed on lockdown effective June 19 after a visiting priest tested positive for COVID-19. Quiapo Church Parochial Vicar Fr. Douglas Badong said the visiting priest got his positive COVID-19 result when he took rapid [...]

June 30, 2020 News
COVID-19

Go urges gov’t to tackle mental health concerns

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Tuesday appealed to the Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to bolster efforts to extend psychosocial assistance to individuals struggling with mental health issues, such as anxiety, depression [...]

June 30, 2020 News
jolo

NBI to oversee probe of Jolo ‘misencounter’

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) decided to let the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) formally investigate the apparent misencounter between military and police personnel in Jolo, Sulu on Monday which led to [...]

June 30, 2020 News