FACT CHECK: YouTube channel falsely claims Marcos Sr. declared Filipinos as co-owners and co-beneficiaries of his wealth

The late dictator entrusted all of his properties only to his wife and his children.

FACT-CHECK: Video falsely claims PH so rich during Marcos regime no one slept on streets

In a TikTok video, a man talks about the country’s economy during the Marcos Sr. regime, repeating the “golden age” claim that had already been debunked by fact-checking sites.

FACT CHECK: Duterte makes wrong claim on how confi, intel funds were spent

Former president Rodrigo Duterte falsely claimed in his TV program on SMNI that the Office of the Vice President (OVP) did not spend P125 million in confidential and intelligence funds (CIF).

FACT-CHECK: X user makes wrong claim on retired army general Jovito Palparan Jr.’s eligibility for parole

An X user made the false claim last Oct. 7, that retired army general Jovito Palparan, Jr. was not eligible for parole due to his “innocence” in several cases filed against him.


Advocates urge news media to shun sensationalized reporting on HIV

By Department of Health Assistant Secretary Dr. Beverly Ho (left) joins representatives from HIV advocacy groups UNAIDS Philippines, Achieve Inc., Network Plus, and TLF Share Collective, Inc. in the launch of the "Media Guide on HIV Reporting" booklet and the...

Coalition calls for political party reforms

By Comelec Chairman George Erwin Garcia, Comelec Political Finance and Affairs Department Director Efraim Bag-id, PARTICIPATE Chief of Party Dr. Julio Teehankee, and 11 political party representatives pose for a group photo. ADA MAY SACIL A pro-democracy coalition...

Like a house of cards

Here’s one probable, brief explanation of how we unraveled as a country. It began with Duterte’s undeniable charisma that catapulted him to power.

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PDIC to hold e-bidding of commercial and residential lots

PDIC to hold e-bidding of commercial and residential lots

The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation is set to bid-out 32 residential lots with improvements, 24 residential lots, two commercial lots with improvements, and a mixed residential/commercial lot with improvements through e-bidding starting July 26 until 27.

Marcos Jr. seals $1.3B in US investment pledges

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will be bringing to the Philippines more than $1.3 billion worth of investment pledges following his recent five-day official visit to the United States, the Palace said.

CFCI Recognizes Potential of Cold Chain Industry in the Philippines

Centro Nippon Fruehauf Cooltech Inc is focused towards the growing cold chain industry in the country through it’s brand Cooltech. The company has recognized the immense potential of this industry, which is seeing a significant increase in demand due to the rising need for temperature-controlled transport of perishable goods.

Advocates urge news media to shun sensationalized reporting on HIV

Advocates urge news media to shun sensationalized reporting on HIV

Advocacy groups and the Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday, Nov. 29, released a media guide to help Filipino journalists and news outlets to shift from sensationalized to a more “truthful, empowering, and human-rights based” approach in reporting about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Rappler founders name new leaders to key positions

MANILA, Philippines – Rappler’s founders announced on Friday, October 6, the appointment of Natashya Gutierrez as company president. Among the pioneers of Rappler, she was also former editor-in-chief of Vice News Asia-Pacific.