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Manila offers P5k financial assistance to contractual workers

City of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has recently approved and signed an ordinance giving P5,000 financial assistance to contractual workers of the city government amidst the current onslaught of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

PH reports 1,298 new Covid-19 infections

The Philippines coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tally increased to 432,925 after the Department of Health (DOH) announced on Tuesday 1,298 new infections, with 15 Covid-19 laboratories failing to submit their daily reports on time.

Senators nix proposal to waive testing of voting machines

Senators vowed to block any attempt that would give the Commission on Elections authority to waive requirements of machine testing and proven capacity for automated election systems that will be used in Philippine automated polls.

How close are we to midnight?

We remain locked down in our homes while the Executive and Congress run berserk to railroad all sorts of laws that deprive us of our basic rights and liberties, and our basic dignity as human beings. This goes against the natural order of things.

Nuclear power: Matching rhetoric with actions

Rodrigo Duterte has called on developed countries to take “deep and drastic cuts” in carbon emissions to avoid global warming, blaming wealthier states for the series of natural disasters that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines.

SHIT in the time of COVID

The following was forwarded to me, and instead of trashing it because of its title and its unknown origin (although its references are mostly Christian), I gave it a chance—and I am thankful I did.

Again, the issue on the Separation of Church and State

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) came out with A Pastoral Letter and A Call to Prayer on July 16 appealing to the Filipinos to pray for the country because of the threat of abuses to freedom due to the signing of the Anti-Terrorism Law on July 3.

House approves bill raising statutory rape age from 12 to 16 years old

With 207 affirmative votes against 3 negative votes, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a measure pushing to increase the age of statutory rape from the current 12 years old to 16 years old, regardless of the sexual orientation of the victims or the offenders.

Roque: ‘I’m looking forward to retirement’

“After what I’ve seen with the kind of media reporting and the kind of trolls that the opposition has, I’m looking forward to retirement from government service,” Roque told reporters.

Manila offers P5k financial assistance to contractual workers

City of Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has recently approved and signed an ordinance giving P5,000 financial assistance to contractual workers of the city government amidst the current onslaught of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

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Lost Sto. Niño image returns to Leyte

Lost Sto. Niño image returns to Leyte

Pictures courtesy of Diocese of Maasin  "Welcome home Sr. Sto. Nino de Malitbog!"After over three decades since it went missing, the image of Santo Niño de Malitbog of the Diocese of Maasin returned home, Saturday, Nov. 28.Devotees of the Child Jesus went to the...

Northern Samar to put up emergency ops center to stem virus surge

The provincial government of Northern Samar is set to establish an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to stem a surge of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the Eastern Visayas province.Retired major general Melquiades Feliciano, Inter-Agency Task Force Visayas...

Young Filipino advertising creatives bag international honors

PressONE.ph interviewed the AD Stars New Stars winners from the Philippines to ask them about their thoughts on winning the prestigious international competition and what tips they can share, especially to students of advertising, on how to make it in the industry.

‘BLACKPINK: Light Up The Sky’: When idols become humans

‘BLACKPINK: Light Up The Sky’: When idols become humans

There’s a heap of behind-the-scenes footage, including demo recordings, pre-debut performances and childhood videos which accompany each member’s introduction in the docu. The members, who hail from Thailand, New Zealand, Australia and Korea, talked about the tough decision they had to make before signing up as trainees. Suh’s emphasis on individuality in the film made it hit home.

Pro-Duterte YouTube channel attacks PhilStar.com reporter

A YouTube channel supportive of President Rodrigo Duterte has targeted the media, more particularly a Philstar.com reporter, over reporting of the president’s comment that there are 167 million drug users in the Philippines.

Aldin Ayo makes coaching return, this time in 3×3 basketball

Aldin Ayo makes coaching return, this time in 3×3 basketball

By Months after being banned indefinitely from coaching in the UAAP, Aldin Ayo was tapped to coach the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas team that will represent the Philippines in international FIBA 3x3 basketball tournaments."I'm very grateful because for me, this will bring...

Palace wary of ‘witch hunts’ in SEA Games probe

“The 30th SEA Games showcased not only our local athletes at their best but also demonstrated our successful hosting of a world-class sporting event. Let us, therefore, not dishonor the men and women who gave honor and glory to the country by engaging in political innuendos and witch hunts,” Palace spokesman Harry Roque said in a statement.