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LIST: Items banned at Marcos Jr.’s inauguration

By Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. will be inaugurated as the 17th president of the Philippines on June 30 at the National Museum of the Philippines in Ermita, Manila.The National Museum also served as the inauguration site for presidents Manuel Quezon in 1935, Jose...

OCTA: Metro Manila positivity rate breaches WHO’s 5% benchmark

By Metro Manila's positivity rate has surpassed the five-percent benchmark set by the World Health Organization (WHO) for economy reopening, the OCTA Research Team said on Monday.In a tweet, OCTA fellow Dr. Guido David said the positivity rate in the region had soared...

Free market of ideas

The blocking of news websites of two alternative online media, which are being linked by the National Task Force to End Local Communist Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) to the communist rebel movement, is a clear attack on press freedom.

When the PNP chief parodies the law

It is not a coincidence that Vicente Danao presides over the PNP at the tail end of the Duterte reign. He is one of Duterte’s fair-haired boys, a Davao city creation like Bato dela Rosa who probably knows Duterte’s secrets of how the Philippine National Police was transformed as a monstrosity of lawbreakers and killers. 

We are one, despite our differences

In the name of God and country, we must allow the incoming administration, whatever we think of it, to perform or fail, according to its real merits. Accompanied by our religious, moral and political leaders, we must try to lift our society from any false need to judge one another unkindly because of our political or other human differences.

FACT CHECK: VP Leni used low quality materials is FALSE

FACT CHECK: VP Leni used low quality materials is FALSE

A Tiktok user claims that Vice President Leni Robredo’s housing projects used low cost quality materials..  CLAIM: Leni Robredo’s housing project used low quality materialsRATING: FalseA Tiktok video circulating on Facebook claims that Vice President Leni Robredo’s...

FACT-CHECK: Duterte did not endorse Leni Robredo for president

FACT-CHECK: Duterte did not endorse Leni Robredo for president

A video of a person speaking at a campaign rally who sounds like President Rodrigo Duterte endorses Vice President Leni Robredo for president. But that was not the president. CLAIM:  Duterte finally endorses Vice-President Leni Robredo!RATING: FALSEA 29-second video...

DILG: More than 600K tricycle drivers to receive fuel subsidy

DILG: More than 600K tricycle drivers to receive fuel subsidy

By The Department of the Interior and Local Government on Tuesday said 617,806 tricycle drivers nationwide would be given cash subsidies for fuel amid skyrocketing oil prices.In a statement, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said the subsidy would be disbursed under the...

LIST: Items banned at Marcos Jr.’s inauguration

LIST: Items banned at Marcos Jr.’s inauguration

By Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. will be inaugurated as the 17th president of the Philippines on June 30 at the National Museum of the Philippines in Ermita, Manila.The National Museum also served as the inauguration site for presidents Manuel Quezon in 1935, Jose...

OCTA: Metro Manila positivity rate breaches WHO’s 5% benchmark

By Metro Manila's positivity rate has surpassed the five-percent benchmark set by the World Health Organization (WHO) for economy reopening, the OCTA Research Team said on Monday.In a tweet, OCTA fellow Dr. Guido David said the positivity rate in the region had soared...

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Año tells LGUs: Ban tricycles from nat’l highways

Año tells LGUs: Ban tricycles from nat’l highways

By Interior Secretary Eduardo Año on Friday told local government units (LGUs) to prohibit tricycles from traversing national highways if possible, saying the move could help prevent road accidents.In a statement, Año said LGUs should continue road-clearing operations...

Marcos Jr. says no to suspension of excise tax on fuel

Marcos Jr. says no to suspension of excise tax on fuel

By Photo from Wiki President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Monday claimed reducing the excise taxes on fuel would not solve the country's skyrocketing oil prices. In a media briefing, Marcos Jr. said he preferred providing assistance to people whose...

April 2022 unemployment rate is lowest since Covid-19 pandemic

By The jobless rate in the Philippines in April 2022 fell to 5.7 percent, the lowest since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).The PSA said 2.76 million Filipinos aged 15 and above were unemployed, which was lower by...

BSP chief Diokno is Marcos Jr. admin’s finance chief

By Benjamin Diokno, governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), will head the Department of Finance under the administration of president-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.“It is an honor to serve the Filipino people in my current and any future capacity. I...

Women empowerment conference set on July 2

A celebration of the Lord’s favor to comfort women, to crown them with beauty, to give messages of joy and songs of praise… To empower, to stand up and to stand out—this is what the Jewels Conference is all about. When Jewels Conference was conceived, the heart of a...

Obiena defends SEA Games gold in record-setting performance

By Filipino pole vaulter EJ Obiena on Saturday bagged gold in the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) games after logging a record-setting leap.Obiena registered 5.46 meters to set a new SEA Games record, eclipsing his previous high of 5.45 meters.He attempted to vault 5.94...