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Strategic Northern Luzon

There is a tremendous opportunity for the Philippines to gain something to fortify its defenses. It has to play its cards well.

Deadly Dispatch: Ampatuan massacre 13 years after

As we remember the victims of the Ampatuan massacre today, let us also remember all the journalists who are still alive, and despite the threats on their lives and their families, remain honest and vigilant.

Fact-Check: Where did the word ‘undas’ come from?

Fact-Check: Where did the word ‘undas’ come from?

The lesson as we approach the long holiday: netizens should be careful in spreading content backed up by little or no research. CLAIM: Undas comes from the Spanish phrase ‘UNos Dias de las Almas y de los Santos’RATING: FALSE With All Saints and All Souls Days...

Binago daw ng mga Aquino ang Kasaysayan?

Binago daw ng mga Aquino ang Kasaysayan?

Noong nakaraang Mayo, nagpost ang YouTube Channel na Filipino Future sa community tab ng kanilang channel ng isang gawa-gawang fact check kung saan sinabi nila na pinasunog daw ni dating pangulong Cory Aquino ang mga history books na nilimbag noong panahon ng...

Hindi totoong pinamigay ni Cory Aquino ang Meralco nang libre

Hindi totoong pinamigay ni Cory Aquino ang Meralco nang libre

Naging parte na ng script ng mga nagpapakalat ng fake news at historical distortionism sa social media ang tsismis na pinamigay daw ni Cory Aquino ang Meralco sa pribadong sector na maging pangulo siya matapos and diktadurya ni Marcos.Ani ng mga nagpapakalat ng...

DOH to guide new PhilHealth chief

DOH to guide new PhilHealth chief

The Department of Health (DOH) said it will guide newly assigned acting Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) head Emmanuel Rufino Ledesma Jr. in terms of facilitating reforms in the agency.

Emmanuel Ledesma Jr. named acting PhilHealth chief

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has named Emmanuel Rufino Ledesma Jr. as the acting president and chief executive officer of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), the Palace announced on Thursday.

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Magnitude 4.9 quake rocks Ilocos Sur

Ilocos Sur was jolted by a magnitude 4.9 quake on early Thursday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. 

NEDA chief says PH ‘concerned’ over inflation

NEDA chief says PH ‘concerned’ over inflation

By National Economic and Development Authority Secretary Arsenio Balisacan (OPS photo) The Philippines cannot escape the effects of recent developments in the global economy even as its government attempts to address inflation, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and...

PH’s September inflation hits 4-year high—PSA

By The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Wednesday reported inflation of 6.9 percent for September 2022, a four-year high.According to the PSA, the September inflation was the highest recorded since October 2018.The September inflation was higher than the 6.3...

Palace says gov’t ‘closely monitoring’ skidding peso

By Malacañang on Tuesday said President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and his economic team were "closely monitoring" the situation of the peso as it continues to hit new lows.In a virtual presser, Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said the peso inflation was not...

16 PAREF Schools to Host JCL ‘Holy and Heroic’ International Conference

16 PAREF Schools to Host JCL ‘Holy and Heroic’ International Conference

The Parents for Education Foundation, Inc. (PAREF), a network of 16 schools based in the Philippines, in partnership with EWTN, Parousia Media, and Steubenville Conferences of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, is organizing the third Jesus-Centered Life (JCL) International Conference on December 8, 2022.

La Naval 2022 highlights call to synodality

The celebration of La Naval de Manila is set to kick off with the enthronement rites on Sept. 29 and the solemn feast on Oct. 9, 2022, at Sto. Domingo Church, Quezon City.

Sprint legend Lydia de Vega succumbs to cancer

Sprint legend Lydia de Vega succumbs to cancer

By Filipino sprint legend Lydia de Vega-Mercado died on Wednesday at 57 after her bout with cancer, her daughter has announced.De Vega's daughter Stephanie Mercado-de Koenigswarter said the 1980s sprint sensation died at the Makati Medical Center.“On behalf of our...

Bowling legend Bong Coo named PSC commissioner

By Olivia "Bong" Coo, a Filipino bowling legend, has been appointed commissioner of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. made the appointment on Tuesday, July 19.PSC Executive Director Guillermo Iroy Jr. welcomed Coo to her...