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Free train rides for gov’t workers on Sept. 19

By Government workers are entitled to free rides at the MRT-3, LRT-2, and PNR on Sept. 19 in celebration of the month-long Philippine Civil Service Anniversary, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced on Saturday.The free rides will be part of the Civil...

Karding intensifies as it moves westward

Tropical Storm Karding slightly intensified as it moved westward at 15 kilometers per hour, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. 

Marcos Jr., Kishida pledge to address security, economic challenges

Marcos Jr., Kishida pledge to address security, economic challenges

By Photo from the Bongbong Marcos Facebook page President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida have vowed to work together to address security and economic issues in the Philippines and Japan, Malacañang said on Thursday. Marcos...

Mystery around Vic Rodriguez’s position

Hopefully, these issues will have clarity when Bongbong returns this weekend. It does not look good for the president if he allows the mystery around Vic’s position to persist. His own credibility and decisiveness is at stake.

Exposing the lie a Marcos has made again

For the record, the Marcoses returned to the Philippines in 1991. In fact, Imelda Marcos and Bongbong Marcos both ran in the elections of 1992, with the latter winning for the congressional seat of Ilocos Norte’s second district. They were already bodily present in the country when the tax case was heard in court.

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.

Back into each other’s arms

Back into each other’s arms

The symbolism was very important.Before Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr returned home from a week-long attendance at the United Nations General Assembly, he got what he really wanted — a meeting with US President Joe Biden in New York.Marcos was the third person the US...

FACT-CHECK: The MILF is not a terrorist organization

FACT-CHECK: The MILF is not a terrorist organization

Get Real Philippines made the false claim that the Moro Islamic Liberation Front is a terrorist organization CLAIM: The MILF is a terrorist organizationRATING: FALSEIn an April 2022 post, the Get Real Philippines blog wrongfully called the Moro Islamic Liberation...

FACT-CHECK: Three Marcoses hold public office

FACT-CHECK: Three Marcoses hold public office

 Other Marcos family members were elected to public office, not just President Marcos, his son Sandro, and his sister Imee CLAIM: Three members of the Marcos family are serving in elected postsRATING: FALSEFacebook page “BBM Sara Tv’s” post last Aug. 26 erroneously...

Free train rides for gov’t workers on Sept. 19

By Government workers are entitled to free rides at the MRT-3, LRT-2, and PNR on Sept. 19 in celebration of the month-long Philippine Civil Service Anniversary, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced on Saturday.The free rides will be part of the Civil...

Metro Manila’s Covid-19 positivity rate may hit new peak—OCTA

By The OCTA Research Team on Friday noted an increase in Covid-19 positivity rate in Metro Manila and hinted at the possibility of the region hitting a new peak.According to OCTA Research Team’s Dr. Guido David, Metro Manila's positivity rate rose from 12.7 percent as...

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PSA says inflation in July highest since Oct. 2018

PSA says inflation in July highest since Oct. 2018

By The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Friday reported an inflation rate of 6.4 percent for July 2022, the highest since October 2018.According to the PSA, the increase in the country’s inflation was mainly brought about by the higher annual increase in the...

BSP closes Rural Bank of Polomolok

Rural Bank of Polomolok (South Cotabato), Inc. is the eight rural bank to be closed by the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas this year.

COMCO SEA bags multiple nominations at MOVE: The 19th IABC Quill Awards

Trailblazing communications agency COMCO SEA reaped 30 nominations including four top award nominations in the 19th Philippine Quill Awards of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), which recognizes sterling communication-related projects all over the country.

Marcos Jr. replaces PCOO with Office of the Press Secretary

Marcos Jr. replaces PCOO with Office of the Press Secretary

By President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has ordered the reorganization and renaming of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).In Executive Order (EO) No. 2 released to the public on Thursday, Marcos said the PCOO would be replaced by the Office...

Rice sufficiency

President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr., sitting as the country’s farm secretary, wanted rice and corn production increased in the remaining months of the year to stave off a looming food crisis.The cost of rice per kilo–the main staple–is projected to rise by three...

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...