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Filipino food truck in Utah vandalized with anti-Asian slurs

Filipino food truck in Utah vandalized with anti-Asian slurs

Vandals struck a popular Filipino food truck in Northern Utah over the last weekend, covering the vehicle with anti-Asian graffiti. No suspects have been identified. Part-owners Benjamin Pierce and Erin Cotter thanked the community for reaching out to them, saying [...]

June 9, 2021 News
Grade 11 student studying on a bridge

Grade 11 student in Naga City studying on a bridge

Maganda ang naging resulta ng pagiging viral ng mga larawan ng isang Grade 11 student na nag-aaral sa ilalim ng ilaw ng poste sa kalaliman ng gabi sa Naga City, Camarines Sur. Ang mga larawan ay ipinost sa Facebook ng [...]

June 9, 2021 Education
Philippine military chief visits island in disputed waters

Philippine military chief visits island in disputed waters

The head of the Philippine armed forces visited a coral-fringed island his country occupies in the South China Sea this week, a move that could stoke already heightened tensions between Manila and Beijing in disputed waters claimed by both countries.  [...]

June 9, 2021 News
Davao City not an ‘epicenter’ of COVID-19 in PH

Davao City not an ‘epicenter’ of COVID-19 in PH

The Department of Health (DOH) said it does not consider Davao City as an “epicenter” of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) amid the continuous spike of infections in the area. “Davao City is not an epicenter,” said DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire [...]

June 9, 2021 News
US lowers travel advisory on Philippines to Level 3

US lowers travel advisory on Philippines to Level 3

The United States of America downgraded its travel advisory to the Philippines to Level 3 from Level 4 — the highest of its four classifications — it imposed in April. “Reconsider travel to the Philippines due to COVID-19. Additionally, exercise [...]

June 9, 2021 News, Travel
Duterte appoints Bordado as next Philippine Navy chief

Duterte appoints Bordado as next Philippine Navy chief

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Philippine Navy vice commander Rear Admiral Adeluis Bordado as the Navy’s new Flag Officer in Command. Bordado, a member of the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1988, will succeed Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo, who [...]

June 8, 2021 News
2021 SEA Games could be in danger of postponement

2021 SEA Games could be in danger of postponement

The staging of the 2021 Southeast Asian Games could be in danger of being postponed due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in host Vietnam. But the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is not yet pressing the alarm button, taking a [...]

June 8, 2021 Sports
China to offer Covid-19 vaccine to children as young as three

China to offer Covid-19 vaccine to children as young as three

China has approved the emergency use of a Covid-19 vaccine for those as young as three, the drugmaker confirmed Tuesday, making it the first country to offer jabs to young children. Since the coronavirus first emerged in central China, Beijing [...]

June 8, 2021 News
Jobless rate jumps amid strict quarantine

Jobless rate jumps amid strict quarantine

The rate of jobless Filipinos rose last April due to reimposition of strict quarantine measures along with the increasing working-age population joining the local labor force, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Tuesday, June 8. The country’s unemployment rate [...]

June 8, 2021 Business
Manny Pangilinan quits as PLDT president, CEO

Manny Pangilinan quits as PLDT president, CEO

Tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan has officially stepped down as president and chief executive of telco giant PLDT Inc. By the end of Tuesday’s annual stockholders’ meeting, Pangilinan, 74, will be replaced by Al Panlilio, company chief revenue officer and president [...]

June 8, 2021 Business

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