The quintessential F. Sionil Jose

On January 6 this year, Francisco Sionil Jose, novelist, journalist, social and political critic, and Philippine national artist for literature, died at 97. His death has irreparably affected the nation’s literary, social, cultural and political scene.

Untested leader

Marcos Junior grew up not knowing poverty. About half of his life was spent in luxury, living like royalty. In exile for five years, he lived as someone fabulously rich and returned to his little kingdom in the north untouchable.

Bar exams rescheduled to Feb. 4 and 6

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday announced that the 2020/21 bar exams would be held at a later date, on Feb. 4 and 6, as several examinees had caught Covid-19.

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DILG wants barangays to identify unvaccinated residents

The Department of the Interior and Local Governments (DILG) has directed barangay officials to identify their residents who have yet to receive Covid-19 vaccines, amid new restrictions on unvaccinated individuals ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte.

Former Banco Filipino officials indicted by DOJ

Former Banco Filipino officials indicted by DOJ

In a statement, state deposit insurer Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) said the Department of Justice Task force issued a resolution on March 2021 indicting Banco Filipino officials for violations of certain provisions of Republic Act No. 3591, as amended, or the PDIC Charter.

Salcedo Auctions The Well Appointed Life 2021

By Dexter R. Matilla Blue Harbor by Jose Joya Oftentimes life comes at you bringing unexpected change that while seemingly scary, can actually be an opportunity to reinvent oneself. It is not lost on anyone that the current global situation has enabled most to assess...

BLACKPINK Lisa beats Covid-19

BLACKPINK’s main dancer and “maknae”, Lisa, has now recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), according to the group’s talent agency, YG Entertainment. 

CHR denounces killing of veteran journalist in Samar

By Jess Malabanan (Photo from Manny Mogato's Facebook) The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Thursday said it would launch a probe into the killing of Jesus "Jess" Malabanan, a Pampanga-based journalist, who was shot dead in Samar. "CHR condemns this another...

UP Communication Research Dep’t opens Day 1 of 7th nat’l conference

The Department of Communication Research of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication, together with the Philippines Communication Society (PCS), the Philippine Association of Communication Educators (PACE), and the Philippine Association for Communication and Media Research, Inc. (PACMRI),opened Day 1 of the two-day 7th National Communication Research Conference (NCRC) online today, 12 November 2021.

POC declares Patafa chief persona non grata

POC declares Patafa chief persona non grata

The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) on Tuesday declared Philip Ella Juico, president of the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa), persona non grata for “harassing” Olympic pole vaulter EJ Obiena.