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OCTA: No significant Covid-19 spike since campaign, election periods

By The OCTA Research Team on Monday said there had not been an increase in Covid-19 cases since the start of the campaign period in February and until post-election day."Wala pa tayong nakikitang increase ng cases doon sa mga campaign rallies/sorties. February pa tayo...

‘Marcos campaign boosted by disinformation’—Tsek.Ph coordinator

‘Marcos campaign boosted by disinformation’—Tsek.Ph coordinator

By The campaign of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for the presidency was helped by an “effective use of disinformation,” the coordinator of the fact-checking collective Tsek.Ph said. “It was a very effective public relations campaign which was boosted...

Wanna Ver, Lorenzo Leviste, Robyn Remulla

If the son or daughter does the sins of the father or mother, the son or daughter also sins. That is the true meaning of the oft-quoted “sin of the father, sin of the son” reference lifted from the Bible.

A conflict-averse president?

The winners in the May 9 elections have not been officially proclaimed, but world leaders have already recognized former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. as the 17th president of the Philippines. US President Joe Biden is the first one to extend such recognition. China’s President Xi Jinping and others have followed.

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...

PPCRV receives 61.77% of election returns

The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) said it has already received over 60,000 or 61.77% out of 107,785 election returns for the parallel count on the May 9 national and local elections. 

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Palace condoles with victims of Bohol bridge collapse

By Malacañang on Thursday grieved over the victims of the fatal collapse of the old Loay-Clarin Bridge on April 27.“We express our condolences to the families of the victims who perished with the collapse of a bridge in Loay town in Bohol. We likewise pray for the...

Duterte signs law compensating victims of Marawi siege

By PIA photo President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure that will provide compensation to the victims of the Marawi Siege that broke out in 2017.The Marawi war broke out on May 23, 2017, and went on for five months before the government declared it...

Inflation accelerates to 3-year-high in April at 4.9%

Inflation accelerates to 3-year-high in April at 4.9%

By The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported an inflation rate of 4.9 percent for April 2022, a three-year high, as the country saw numerous spikes in food and energy prices amid the Russia-Ukraine war.The PSA said the April inflation rate was the highest...

Unemployment in PH slightly dips in Q4 of 2021—SWS

By Eleven million Filipinos were jobless in the last quarter of 2021, results of a Social Weather Stations (SWS) poll released on Thursday showed.The survey, conducted from Dec. 12-16, 2021, found adult joblessness at 24.7 percent of the adult labor force.The number...

Inflation accelerates to 4% in March amid oil price hikes

By The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported a higher inflation rate of 4 percent for March 2022, from February 2022's 3 percent, as the country saw oil prices skyrocket due the Russian invasion of Ukraine.The latest reading brought year-to-date (January to...

Panawagan sa Taong Bayan

Sana po, sa tulong ng Poong Maykapal, mabigyan tayo ng tamang kaisipan sa pagpili ng susunod na Pangulo ng Bayan.

K-pop group Aespa to debut new song at Coachella

By Photo from Aespa's Twitter Aespa, one of most notable fourth-generation K-pop groups, will become the first K-pop girl group to perform on the main stage of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California on April 23. The group, composed of Karina,...

‘Marcos campaign boosted by disinformation’—Tsek.Ph coordinator

‘Marcos campaign boosted by disinformation’—Tsek.Ph coordinator

By The campaign of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for the presidency was helped by an “effective use of disinformation,” the coordinator of the fact-checking collective Tsek.Ph said. “It was a very effective public relations campaign which was boosted...

Duterte declares Aug. 30 as National Press Freedom Day in PH

By President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a measure declaring Aug. 30 of every year as National Press Freedom Day.Acting Palace spokesman Martin Andanar said in a virtual presser that the date coincided with the birthday of Marcelo del Pilar, who is dubbed the...

Obiena defends SEA Games gold in record-setting performance

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...