#WhatsNEWS

Nasunog na bagon ng MRT-3, nainspeksyon bago pinatakbo sa riles

MANILA -- Balik-normal na ang operasyon ng MRT-3 ngayon Lunes matapos masunog sa linya ang isa sa mga bagon nito noong Oktubre 9.

Read more...

Duterte 'never exposed' to COVID-stricken daughter: security chief

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte was "never exposed" to his daughter who caught COVID-19, the head of his security team said on Monday.

Read more...

Palace: Ressa's Nobel Peace Prize 'not a slap' on Duterte administration

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 11) — Malacañang on Monday congratulated veteran journalist Maria Ressa for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, but emphasized

Read more...

CHED seeks limited in-person classes for all degree programs in low-risk areas

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 11) — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) will ask the government to allow all degree programs of colleges and universities

Read more...

Palace sees eased COVID-19 restrictions in NCR after October 15

The Palace said Monday the government may likely ease quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila due to the lower number of COVID-19 cases in the country.

Read more...

Buhay na bagong silang na sanggol, nakita sa gilid ng kalsada

Isang bagong silang na sanggol ang nakita ng mga residente sa gilid ng kalsada sa Goa, Camarines Sur

Read more...

Palace mourns passing of CHR chairperson Gascon

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Monday condoled with the family and friends of the late Commission on Human Rights (CHR)

Read more...

Climate justice: Rich nations dodge finance pledge

PARIS — A hundred billion dollars every year –- that’s the aid promised more than a decade ago to help developing nations curb their carbon

Read more...

Bato Dela Rosa is running for president under PDP-Laban wing backed by Duterte

BREAKING: Sen. Bato Dela Rosa is running for president under the PDP-Laban wing backed

Read more...

'Can't please everyone': Palace denies vaccine hub inauguration used for campaigning

MANILA — Malacañang on Friday denied that the inauguration of a COVID-19 vaccination hub was used as a campaign sortie.

Read more...

Japan skipper Yoshida accuses Saudi fans of ‘discriminatory gestures’

Maya Yoshida confronted Saudi Arabia fans and later accused them of making “discriminatory gestures” after defeat left Japan in danger

Read more...

NTC asked to shut down internet provider accused of having no license

MANILA, Philippines—Former congressman Terry Ridon is asking the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to stop the operations of

Read more...

BSP chief hopes to exempt digital transactions below ₱500 from VAT

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 8) — The head of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Friday digital transactions below ₱500 must be spared from

Read more...

Hospitals can buy COVID-19 drug Ronapreve via special permit pending DOH recommendation

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 8) — Hospitals can procure COVID-19 drug Ronapreve on their own through compassionate special permit pending a recommendation

Read more...

Drug complaint vs Julian Ongpin submitted for resolution

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday submitted for resolution the drug complaint filed by the police against Julian Ongpin, the person of interest in the death of artist Bree Jonson.

Read more...

1 kandidato, naghain ng 3 COCs sa 3 posisyon na nais takbuhan sa Eleksyon 2022

Isang aspirante sa Eleksyon 2022 ang naghain ng kaniyang certificates of candidacy (COC)...pero hindi lang para sa isang posisyon kung hindi tatlo.

Read more...

DOJ lists possible sanctions vs. erring police officers in drug war deaths

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 5) — The Department of Justice on Tuesday identified possible sanctions for police officers involved

Read more...

Report: 'Pandora Papers' show Tugade excluded details of offshore investment from SALN; transport chief denies

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 5) — A report on a global investigation led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)

Read more...

'Squid Game' actor Heo Sung Tae has a funny reaction to reaching 1M Instagram followers

It looks like Heo Sung Tae still won in his own way. The "Squid Game" actor has reached one million followers on Instagram amid the

Read more...

Both sides of Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway’s cable-stayed bridge joined

Both sides of the multibillion-peso elevated toll road Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway’s (CCLEX) 390-meter central span cable-stayed bridge

Read more...

Fil-Am Joe Mateo's film 'Blush' a love letter to his late wife

Although it stars astronauts and is set in space, the epic love story behind Apple TV+ Original Films' first animated short 'Blush' is about Filipino

Read more...

Football: More Pinays will be headed to Japan's WE League, says coach

MANILA, Philippines -- Japan has become the new frontier for Filipino athletes and some of the country's female footballers are likely to head there next year,

Read more...

Lorenzana says he considered Senate run, but…

MANILA, Philippines—Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday said he thought of running for senator for the 2022 elections but eventually

Read more...

Drilon wants to challenge Duterte memo at SC

MANILA, Philippines — Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon wants to challenge before the Supreme Court President Rodrigo Duterte’s

Read more...

Japan’s restaurants, bars welcome back drinkers as COVID-19 controls ease

TOKYO — Typhoon winds and rain dampened what might have been a more celebratory mood in Tokyo on Friday,

Read more...

North Korea says it test fired ‘remarkable’ new anti-aircraft missile

SEOUL — North Korea fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile on Thursday, state media KCNA reported, the latest in a recent series of

Read more...

LGBT advocate, Cebu pride: Fast facts about Miss Universe PH 2021 Beatrice Gomez

MANILA — A new queen reigns as Beatrice Gomez of Cebu City is set to represent the Philippines in the Miss Universe pageant this December.

Read more...

Choco Mucho drops opener in Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship

Philippine team Choco Mucho suffered a straight-set loss at the hands of host Nakhon Ratchasima QminC, 25-11, 28-26, 25-17,

Read more...

COVID-19 test result no longer required of Cebu travelers —gov

Travelers going to the province of Cebu will no longer be required to present their negative RT-PCR or rapid antigen test result effective Friday

Read more...

TWICE drops music video for first English single 'The Feels'

TWICE has debuted their first ever English single, "The Feels"! The K-pop girl group premiered the fun and colorful music video for the song on Friday

Read more...

'Aladdin' Broadway show resumes a day after COVID-19 cases canceled performance

(CNN) — Disney's "Aladdin" on Broadway resumed Thursday night, one day after it was canceled because Covid-19 cases were detected within the

Read more...

Japan's Princess Mako will marry her commoner fiance this month

CNN) — Japan's Princess Mako and her commoner fiance Kei Komuro announced Friday they will be married on October 26,

Read more...

Acting Cebu City mayor defends eased rules on vaccinated persons

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 15) — Acting Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Wednesday defended his policy to allow establishments that offer personal

Read more...

Chile overcame the Delta variant. Now it's racing to vaccinate kids

(CNN) — Liliana Silva didn´t see it coming. When her brother traveled from Germany, where he lives, to visit his family in Chile, none of them felt vulnerable.

Read more...

Pinay na posibleng 'Oldest Living Person' sa mundo, nagdiwang ng kaniyang ika-124 na kaarawan

Nagdiwang ng kaniyang ika-124 na kaarawan nitong Sabado ang kinikilalang ‘oldest living person’ sa Pilipinas na naninirahan sa Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.

Read more...

PAGASA spots new LPA off Eastern Samar

State weather bureau PAGASA on Wednesday spotted a new low pressure area 375 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

Read more...

Traditional Philippine weaving, ipinakilala sa Portugal

LISBON - Pormal na ipinakilala sa Portugal ang tradisyunal na paraan ng paghahabi ng mga Pilipino.

Read more...

2 estudyante patay sa pamamaril sa loob ng MSU campus sa Marawi

MARAWI CITY — Patay ang 2 estudyante matapos barilin ng riding-in-tandem na suspek sa loob ng Mindanao State University sa Marawi City, Martes ng gabi, ayon sa pulisya.

Read more...

Shipyard workers hold rallies vs Consolacion reclamation project

CEBU CITY––At least 3,000 workers are rising to save six shipyards that will be affected by the proposed 238.5-hectare reclamation project in

Read more...

Don’t expose national ID on social media to avoid fraud, PSA tells public

MANILA, Philippines — The national identification cards issued by the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) are not

Read more...

DOH to look into PPE procurement in Aquino administration

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday it will look into the procurement of

Read more...

Police on heightened alert for ‘ber’ months

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Guillermo Eleazar has ordered police officers to be more visible

Read more...

DOH vows no more transfers of COVID-19 response funds to PS-DBM in 2022

MANILA— Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday assured the public that his agency would no longer transfer any COVID-19 response funds

Read more...

PH logs 16,621 new COVID-19 cases; active infections top 146,000

MANILA - The Philippines on Thursday reported 16,621 more COVID-19 infections, the 8th highest daily tally since the pandemic started, while

Read more...

Galvez: Philippines negotiating with 4 companies for possible COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

The Philippines is negotiating with four manufacturers that could supply COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr.

Read more...

5 ENHYPEN members test positive for COVID-19

Five of seven members of the K-pop group ENHYPEN have tested positive for COVID-19.

Read more...

Palace: No talks on lifting face shield policy, wait for WHO's opinion

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 2) — There's no discussion among the officials of the national inter-agency task force on easing the requirement

Read more...

EJ Obiena leaps to No. 5 in world pole vault rankings

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 2) — Filipino pole vaulter EJ Obiena soared to world number five following his second place finish at the 2021 Paris Diamond League.

Read more...

No violation in procurement process that awarded delivery deal to F2 Logistics —Comelec exec

A Commission on Elections (Comelec) official on Friday maintained that there are no violations found in the procurement process which resulted

Read more...

US braces for more ISIS attacks after 85 killed in Kabul airport carnage

U.S. forces helping to evacuate Afghans desperate to flee Taliban rule braced for more attacks on Friday after an Islamic

Read more...

‘Extremely scary’: Neil Etheridge recounts life-threatening battle vs COVID-19

Professional football player Neil Etheridge recalled his ordeal fighting the coronavirus which put him in intensive care.

Read more...

COVID-19 cases sa Laguna triple ang itinaas nitong Agosto— health officer

Triple ang itinaas ng bilang ng active COVID-19 cases sa Laguna nitong Agosto, ayon sa local health office ng probinsiya.

Read more...

DOH eyes shorter quarantine for vaccinated health workers

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 27) — The Department of Health is looking at the possibility of allowing a shorter quarantine period for fully vaccinated

Read more...

DOH seeks more funds for special risk allowance of 17K health workers

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 27) — Days after the government released ₱311.79 million for the unpaid special risk allowance (SRA) of health

Read more...

Pagcor to look into ‘Battle of the Youtubers’ online betting games

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) will look into online

Read more...

LOOK: Sharifa Akeel weds Maguindanao Rep. Toto Mangudadatu

MANILA, Philippines — “No matter how much others wanted to fight it, fate wanted us to be together.”

Read more...

Probe delays in release of healthcare workers’ special risk allowance – lawmaker

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker is seeking an investigation on the supposed “institutional and administrative impediments”

Read more...

CHR probes kidnap-slay of Muslim online seller in Nueva Ecija

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has conducted an independent investigation into the kidnap-slay

Read more...

What to do when you find a limatik clinging on you

Blood leeches or limatik are a common sight — and a common problem — among hikers, especially during rainy season, when it's easier for them to move and well,

Read more...

More adolescents calling mental health hotline —DOH exec

More adolescents have been seeking consultation for mental health concerns through the hotline of the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH)

Read more...

Pamilya ng nabaril ng tanod sa Maynila, nananawagan ng tulong

MANILA – Nanawagan ng tulong ang pamilya ng lalaking may sakit sa pag-iisip na nabaril ng isang tanod sa Tondo, Maynila dahil sa umano’y paglabag sa curfew.

Read more...

Why confiscated ukay-ukay don't go directly to relief efforts

MANILA - It’s straight to the shredder for container-loads of imported second-hand clothes confiscated by the Bureau of Customs (BoC).

Read more...

As the Tokyo Olympics ends, all eyes are now on the Beijing Winter Games

(CNN) -- With the Olympic flame extinguished in Tokyo, all eyes are now on Beijing for the 2022 Winter Games less than six months away.

Read more...

34 Delta cases found in Bataan; construction worker suspected as source of infection

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 10) — Bataan province has 34 Delta variant cases, with the spread of infection traced to a worker

Read more...

Robredo trying to unite opposition by talking to other politicians — 1Sambayan’s Morales

Anti-administration coalition 1Sambayan on Wednesday welcomed Vice President Leni Robredo’s discussions with other politicians ahead

Read more...

Skateboarding star Margielyn Didal sets sights on Paris 2024

Skateboarding star Margielyn Didal is now setting her sights on the 2024 Paris Olympics after finishing seventh place in women's street in Tokyo.

Read more...

DOH official pushes for home vaccinations for seniors

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 3) — One of the best ways to boost the COVID-19 vaccination rates among senior citizens is by vaccinating them at

Read more...

House probe eyed on OCTA team, qualifications amid COVID surge

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 4) — Lawmakers want to look into the membership and qualifications of COVID-19 research watchdog OCTA.

Read more...

‘Hatid-sundo’ for APORs not allowed during ECQ — PNP

MANILA, Philippines — Fetching authorized persons outside of residence (APOR) to and from their workplaces will not be allowed during the two-week

Read more...

1K ayuda kulang, walang community pantry sa ECQ 3

Walang mga community pantry habang nasa ECQ (enhanced community quarantine) ang buong Metro Manila mula August 6-20. Maaaring ma-extend pa ang lockdown ng

Read more...

Banks announce shorter business hours in areas under ECQ

MANILA - Some banks have announced shorter business hours in areas under enhanced community quarantine.

Read more...

'Miracle baby': Sanggol sa Quirino nailigtas matapos pumanaw ang inang natuklaw ng ahas

Nailigtas ang isang sanggol sa Diffun, Quirino matapos na mamatay ang kaniyang ina na natuklaw ng ahas.

Read more...

14 bikers sa Davao City huli sa paglabag sa health protocols

Hinuli ng mga pulis ang 14 bikers sa Barangay Tamugan, Davao City nitong Linggo matapos maaktuhan umanong lumalabag sa mga health protocol kontra COVID-19.

Read more...

NCR to impose 8 pm to 4 am curfew hours starting August 6

MANILA - Metro Manila mayors have unanimously agreed on an 8 pm to 4 am curfew for the region starting August 6, an official said Monday.

Read more...

Kristina Knott rushed to medical station after crossing the 200m finish line

Kristina Knott was rushed to the medical station right after she crossed the finish line of the 200m-run event in the Tokyo Olympics earlier today.

Read more...

DOH: Death toll from Delta variant rises to 9

The death toll from the highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant has climbed to nine after the Department of Health (DOH) reported one additional fatality.

Read more...

Govt. receives AstraZeneca vaccines donated by UK

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 2) — Hundreds of thousands of AstraZeneca vaccines donated by the United Kingdom arrived in the country Monday, nearly

Read more...

Amid threat of Delta variant, DOH again encourages pregnant, breastfeeding women to get immunized vs. COVID-19

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 2) - The Department of Health on Monday reiterated its call for pregnant and breastfeeding women to get vaccinated against

Read more...

House OKs bill increasing indigent seniors’ social pension to P1K monthly

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives approved Monday a measure seeking to increase the social pension of indigent senior citizens to P1,000 per month.

Read more...

Only APORs allowed to leave, enter NCR Plus since Sunday — DILG

MANILA, Philippines — Only authorized persons outside residences (APORs) or those with official and essential businesses have been allowed to leave and enter

Read more...

PNP burns marijuana plants worth ₱21.5M in Kalinga

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 21) - Police burned a total of 107,500 marijuana plants worth ₱21.5 million during an anti-illegal drugs operation in three separate

Read more...

The long wait is over for Giannis Antetokounmpo

(CNN Philippines) — There will always be room for great stories in sports particularly in basketball.From overcoming career-ending injuries to achieving the ultimate

Read more...

SONA attendees should be fully vaccinated, tested negative for virus

MANILA, Philippines — Those physically attending President Rodrigo Duterte’s final State of the Nation Address (SONA)

Read more...

NDFP warns of more attacks against members, activists after ‘terrorist’ tag

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) warned Wednesday of more attacks against its members and other

Read more...

Missing Japan? Check out these free virtual tours of Tokyo Olympic venues

MANILA -- Airbnb has partnered with the Nippon Foundation Volunteer Support Center to give the public a closer look at the venues and cities

Read more...

Teachers’ rights advocates give Duterte administration a failing mark

Members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers - NCR picket in front of the Department of Education central office in Pasig City on Wednesday

Read more...

Horror on Line 5 as Chinese subway floods

BEIJING — A manicured hand touches the train carriage window as a brown swirl of floodwater squeezes up against the tunnel outside—

Read more...

PNP hails govt’s ‘wise move’ to tag NDF as terror group

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday said the designation of the National Democratic Front (NDF)

Read more...

Palace: Duterte claiming VP has lawsuit immunity a chance 'to provoke jurisprudence'

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19) — After fellow lawyers refuted President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that becoming vice president can help him evade lawsuits,

Read more...

Private hospitals' group flags shortage of nurses as threat of Delta variant looms

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19) — As the country braces for another possible surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the more transmissible Delta coronavirus variant,

Read more...

2-anyos na paslit, inihulog ng ina mula sa nasusunog na gusali

Wala nang nagawa ang isang ina sa Durban, South Africa kung hindi ang ihulog ang kaniyang anak na dalawang-taong-gulang at umasang masasalo ng mga tao

Read more...

OCTA: Reimpose NCR Plus bubble, ban on kids outdoors due to Delta variant

OCTA Research is urging the government to reimpose the bubble policy over Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal,

Read more...

Construction worker, patay matapos makuryente sa Iloilo

ILOILO — Patay ang isang construction worker matapos makuryente sa Barangay Gua-an, Leganes, Iloilo nitong Sabado ng gabi.

Read more...

Philippines needs more oxygen supply to brace for Delta surge: DOH

MANILA - The Philippines needs to beef up its oxygen supply in order to be better prepared in the event that there would be another surge due to the

Read more...

DOLE to inspect labor practices of Foodpanda

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will inspect the labor practices of food delivery service Foodpanda after

Read more...

Murder-accessory suspect arrested after commenting on Facebook post looking for her

A woman got herself arrested after commenting on the police’s Facebook post naming her a suspect involved in a murder committed

Read more...

Arevalo: C-130 in Sulu crash followed all protocols; AFP determined to know ‘what really happened’

The C-130 aircraft that crashed in Sulu which left 50 people dead followed all the protocols, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Major General Edgard

Read more...

Kris Bernal reports to NBI after she, Grab drivers fell victim to 23 fake food deliveries

Kris Bernal has reported to the National Bureau of Investigation after she and Grab drivers fell victim to 23 fake food deliveries on Saturday night.

Read more...

LRT-2 East extension now open and free for 2 weeks, but not all commuters are happy

Today, July 5, after six years and two groundbreaking ceremonies under two different administrations, the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) East Extension opened

Read more...

China is facing its worst power shortage in a decade. That's a problem for the whole world

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday demanded that the World Bank make a public apology following its report showing poor

Read more...

Philippine government's debt hits P11.071 trillion in May

MANILA – The Philippine government's total outstanding debt stood at P11.071 trillion at the end of May, the Bureau of Treasury said on Monday.

Read more...

Let LGUs decide on conduct of face-to-face classes: education advocates

MANILA — Local government units should be allowed to decide if in-person classes can resume in their areas, education advocates said Monday as they continued to push

Read more...

How a Filipino researcher helped develop the COVID-19 saliva test

Despite their best efforts at convincing the population of its safety, there is much discomfort and fear around the nasal swab test. Not only is repeated

Read more...

BIR collects nearly ₱1B from firms with Tax Code violations

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 5) – The Bureau of Internal Revenue announced on Monday its nearly ₱1-billion tax collection from commercial establishments

Read more...

Gatchalian suspends business permit of company who paid worker in coins

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 30) — Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian ordered the suspension of the business permit of the company that paid the wages of

Read more...

China is facing its worst power shortage in a decade. That's a problem for the whole world

(CNN) — China is in the middle of a huge power crunch as extreme weather, surging demand for energy and strict limits on coal usage deliver a triple blow to the nation's

Read more...

Shabu na ipapa-deliver, nabisto ng rider; tumanggap na Chinese, arestado

Dahil sa pagiging alisto ng isang rider ng isang delivery service app, nasakote ng mga pulis ang isang Chinese matapos niyang tanggapin ang ipina-deliver na paper bag

Read more...

Propesor na nagpapabayad daw sa estudyante para sa mataas na grado, arestado

Arestado ang isang propesor sa unibersidad sa Pangasinan matapos niyang singilin umano ng libo-libong pera ang kaniyang mga estudyante kapalit ng pasado nilang

Read more...

DOST: Lagundi helped patients recover from mild COVID-19 symptoms in trial

MANILA — Traditional herb lagundi helped COVID-19 sufferers recover faster from mild symptoms in a local clinical trial, the Department of Science and Technology

Read more...

Duque says ready to face Pacquiao on DOH corruption allegations

MANILA— Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday dismissed corruption allegations hurled by Senator Manny Pacquiao at his department and said

Read more...

Unused Bayanihan 2 funds a ‘serious indictment’ of gov’t ‘failure’ amid pandemic — Lagman

MANILA, Philippines — The billions-worth of unutilized funds in the Bayanihan to Recover as One or Bayanihan 2 is a “serious indictment” of the Duterte

Read more...

Carmelo Anthony wins social justice award named for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The NBA on Tuesday announced Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony as the inaugural winner of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award

Read more...

Filipino woman’s voice soon to air warning vs China, other PH EEZ intruders

MANILA, Philippines—Chinese and other intruders in Philippine waters will soon hear messages asserting peace and rules-based order with a female voice.

Read more...

Duterte won’t reveal COVID-19 quarantine restrictions for July yet — Roque

President Rodrigo Duterte won't be announcing COVID-19 quarantine classifications for July tonight, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Monday.

Read more...

IATF to discuss removing swab test requirement for fully vaccinated tourists — DOT chief Puyat

The inter-agency task force for the management of emerging infectious diseases (IATF) is looking at the possibility of easing travel restrictions for those fully vaccinated

Read more...

P1.2M worth of marijuana seized; minor, 3 others arrested in Isabela —PNP

Around P1.2 million worth of marijuana were seized Sunday from four suspects, including a minor, in Quezon, Isabela, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on

Read more...

OCTA, mayor recommend extended GCQ for July

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) — The OCTA Research group favors an extension of the general community quarantine status in Metro Manila to July — a likely scenario, according to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.

Read more...

Fil-Am trans woman wins Miss Nevada, heads to Miss USA pageant

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) — Filipino-American transgender woman Kataluna Enriquez will compete for the title of Miss USA 2021 after she was crowned

Read more...

Vico slams 'fixers' in Pasig City vaccination drive: 'Good luck na lang sa kanila'

MANILA - Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto on Monday said the local government has apprehended 2 "fixers" who have been illegally including people in the city's COVID-19

Read more...

Makati Mayor Binay apologizes over breach in COVID-19 vaccination protocol

Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay on Monday apologized over the viral video of a volunteer nurse failing to give a COVID-19 vaccine to a recipient, saying it was an

Read more...

Gun salutes ring out in military camps for Noynoy Aquino

MANILA, Philippines—Coordinated gun salutes simultaneously rang in several Philippine military camps on Friday (June 25) to honor former president Benigno

Read more...

Covaxin gets full EUA, can now be imported to PH – FDA

MANILA, Philippines — Covaxin, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by India’s Bharat Biotech, can now be imported to the Philippines after it was granted a full emergency

Read more...

Argosino, Robles, Sombero get reclusion perpetua over P50-million immigration bribery

The Sandiganbayan has sentenced former Immigration deputy commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles and retired police officer Wenceslao Sombero Jr. to

Read more...

Ex-Pres. Fidel Ramos now fully vaccinated vs. COVID-19

Former President Fidel Ramos is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 after receiving his second dose of Sinovac vaccine on Friday.

Read more...

DA targets additional palay production in 2021

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 25) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is targeting an additional 1.1 million metric tons of palay production amid the COVID-19

Read more...

This is what we know about those missing in the Miami condo collapse

(CNN) — At least 99 people were unaccounted for after part of a 12-story residential building in Surfside, Florida, collapsed early Thursday, authorities said.

Read more...

FDA: Sinovac, Moderna not yet ready to seek green light for children's use

China's Sinovac Biotech and American biotech firm Moderna are not yet ready to apply for a wider emergency use authorization to allow the use of their COVID-19 vaccines

Read more...

Duterte fully vaccinated against COVID-19 –PSG chief

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the head of his security team said on Friday.

Read more...

Eleazar: PNP not ignoring alleged lapses in police operations

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is not ignoring the alleged lapses and irregularities in anti-criminality operations,

Read more...

Driver in Florida pride parade crash was 77-year-old participant

The driver of a pickup truck that hit two pedestrians at the start of a gay pride parade in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was a 77-year-old participant in the event, police said on Sunday.

Read more...

SBP bares schedule for Gilas-China tuneup ahead of Belgrade OQT

Gilas Pilipinas will be facing another test before competing in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia in late June.

Read more...

The Juans singer Carl Guevarra opens up about alopecia, reveals recurring bald patches

Carl Guevarra, the vocalist of the Filipino band The Juans, has just taken to Twitter to open up about his alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder that results in

Read more...

Palace says face shields not required outdoors

MANILA — People in outdoor spaces are not required to wear face shields, Malacanang said Monday, as the inter-agency task force on COVID-19 no longer appealed against

Read more...

US Navy tests warship's metal with megablast

MIAMI - The US Navy has started a series of tests on its newest and most advanced aircraft carrier by detonating powerful explosions to determine whether the ship is ready for war.

Read more...

Kirstie Alora wins PH's lone medal in Asian taekwondo tilt

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 21) – 2016 Rio Olympian Kirstie Alora emerged as the lone Filipino medalist in the recently concluded 2021 Asian Taekwondo

Read more...

Traffic deaths jump for Black Americans who couldn't afford to stay home during COVID

(CNN) — Traffic deaths soared in 2020 despite Americans driving less due to the pandemic, and Black Americans bore a disproportionate share of the increase in fatalities.

Read more...

Carlos Yulo wins bronze in Japan ahead of Tokyo Olympics

MANILA, Philippines — Carlos Yulo’s buildup for the Tokyo Olympics got a timely boost after he bagged the bronze medal in the 2021 All-Japan Apparatus

Read more...

Vietnam to postpone SEA Games until next year

Vietnam plans to postpone this year’s Southeast Asian Games, state media said Wednesday, as the country grapples with a new virus outbreak.

Read more...

CA upholds Makati court’s decision not to arrest Trillanes over coup d'état case

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 9) — Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has scored another win against the government after the Court of Appeals affirmed a 2018

Read more...

Duterte: EDSA traffic no longer a problem

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 9) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said traffic jams along EDSA is no longer an issue as his administration has already

Read more...

K-pop group Red Velvet to make August comeback

Korean girl group Red Velvet is expected to release new music in August, K-pop news website Soompi reported on Wednesday.

Read more...

Witness claims slain Calbayog mayor’s rival behind drug links allegations

A witness claimed on Wednesday that slain Calbayog Mayor Ronaldo Aquino’s political rival, Raymundo Uy, coordinated with policemen

Read more...

Liquor ban takes effect in Boracay, rest of Aklan

BORACAY Island, Malay, Aklan - Authorities on Wednesday began strictly implementing the liquor ban in Boracay and the rest of Aklan.

Read more...

US pharmacist jailed for three years for tampering with COVID-19 vaccines

A Wisconsin pharmacist who pleaded guilty to trying to spoil hundreds of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine because he was skeptical about them has been jailed for

Read more...

DOH reiterates ban on parties to stop possible COVID-19 superspreader events

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday urged local government units to enforce a national government policy banning parties

Read more...

NCR tourists dagsa muli sa Boracay matapos luwagan ang restrictions

BORACAY, Aklan — Dumagsa ang mga turista sa isla ng Boracay sa unang linggo ng Hunyo kasabay ng pagtanggal ng travel restriction

Read more...

At least 30 killed in Pakistan train crash

KARACHI - At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured Monday when a packed Pakistani inter-city train plowed into another express

Read more...

LPA spotted near Eastern Samar —PAGASA

State weather bureau PAGASA on Monday spotted a low pressure area (LPA) 350 kilometers east southeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar.

Read more...

Roque: Workers under A4 only need job ID for vaccination

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 7) -- Essential workers who make up priority group A4 would only need to present their job identification card to get

Read more...

Group warns of further blackouts amid short supply, calls for more renewable power sources

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 7) – Rotating blackouts will remain a perennial problem for Filipinos, especially Luzon residents, unless there's

Read more...

ING economist says cheaper pork coming soon as imports’ impact is felt

MANILA, Philippines—The pace of price increases of basic goods and services—which has plateaued over

Read more...

OCTA lists 9 LGUs of concern for COVID-19 in Visayas, Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines — OCTA Research has tagged nine local government units (LGUs), mostly in Visayas and Mindanao, as areas of concern for COVID-19 after

Read more...

China suspends all high-risk sports events after deadly mountain ultra-marathon

(CNN) -- China has indefinitely suspended all ultra-marathons and trail-running events in the wake of a mountain race that saw 21 runners die in

Read more...

Dante leaves 4 dead, infra, agri damage as it blows out of PH landmass

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 3) — The death toll in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Dante (international name: Choi-wan) rose to four on

Read more...

Face shields stay for now — DILG, DOH

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 2) — Both the Health and the Interior departments are bucking Manila Mayor Isko Moreno's suggestion to do away

Read more...

Margielyn Didal moves on the cusp of an Olympic seat

Margielyn Didal is one step closer to booking a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics.The Cebuana skateboarder barged into the semifinals of the 2021 Street Skateboarding

Read more...

1 dead, 3 hurt in Bilibid riot during Oplan Galugad

An inmate was killed while three others were injured in a riot that broke out while Bureau of Corrections officers were conducting

Read more...

Eleazar eyes regular neuro-psych tests for all PNP personnel

Amid growing reports about cops shooting civilians to death, PNP chief Police General Guillermo Eleazar is “seriously considering” regular neuropsychiatric tests for

Read more...

Bagong BIR policy sa mga pribadong paaralan, dapat bawiin: senador

MAYNILA - Dapat bawiin ng Bureau of Internal Revenue ang ipapataw nitong 25 porsyento na buwis sa mga pribadong paaralan, ayon sa

Read more...

Nahawa ng COVID-19 sa isang community pantry sa QC nasa 56 na

Nasa 56 na ang bilang ng kaso ng COVID-19 mula sa community pantry na inorganisa ni dating basketball player at ngayon ay District 3

Read more...

Boxing: Gabuco settles for bronze in Asian Elite tilt in Dubai

Filipina boxer Josie Gabuco settled for a bronze medal after losing to Gulasal Sultonalieva of Uzbekistan in their semifinal pairing in the ASBC

Read more...

Palace: No ‘defiance’ in Cebu govt's protocols for returning Filipinos, flight rerouting temporary

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) — Malacañang sees no ‘defiance’ on the end of Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia’s protocols for Filipinos arriving at her province amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more...

IATF allows staycation hotels to accept more guests

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) — The Inter-Agency Task Force on Friday allowed accredited staycation hotels to operate at full capacity.

Read more...

DOLE orders temporary OFW deployment ban to Saudi Arabia

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) — The Department of Labor and Employment has ordered the suspension of deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Saudi Arabia,

Read more...

Duterte signs law lowering height requirement for PNP, other uniformed personnel

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill that lowers the minimum height requirement for aspiring officers of the

Read more...

Palace denies playing favorites in COVID-19 vaccines deployment

Malacañang on Friday denied claims that it is favoring certain areas when it comes to deployment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines.

Read more...

Five NBA fans banned for ‘unacceptable’ behavior toward players, families

Five fans have been banned indefinitely from NBA arenas for “completely unacceptable” behavior towards players and their families in separate

Read more...

Mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines may generate mild, moderate adverse effects: expert

MANILA - Mixing and matching different COVID-19 vaccine brands in one person may produce mild to moderate adverse events, a vaccine expert said Friday.

Read more...

OCTA: Metro Manila showing 'good indicators' of gradual shift in quarantine

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 25) — The national government can now consider gradually easing quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila due to "good indicators"

Read more...

'I won't die a boring death, but I will make a big smash,' says 'The Butterfly Lady' of Paralympic table tennis

(CNN) — She wears dozens of butterfly clips in her hair — each unique in size and color. Her clothes and table tennis paddle case are decorated with vibrant butterfly

Read more...

Marvel Studios debuts teaser trailer for 'Eternals'

(CNN) — A new teaser trailer for "Eternals" has dropped. The Marvel Studios movie, directed by "Nomadland" director Chloé Zhao, gives fans a peek inside the potential

Read more...

US citizens warned not to travel to Japan as Tokyo Olympics near

(CNN) — The Tokyo Olympics, postponed in 2020 during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, are facing increasing hurdles in putting on a 2021 show.

Read more...

COVID-19 deaths in the Philippines surpass the 20,000-mark

MANILA, Philippines — COVID-19 deaths in the country breached the 20,000-mark on Tuesday with the demise of 36 more patients due to various complications

Read more...

BOC seizes more than 2,000 misdeclared ornamental plants

MANILA, Philippines — More than 2,000 misdeclared ornamental live plants were seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at a Parañaque City warehouse on Wednesday.

Read more...

5 NPA rebels slain, soldier hurt in Bohol village gunfight

TAGBILARAN CITY –– Five suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were killed, while a soldier was wounded in a gunfight Tuesday, May 25 in

Read more...

In-person graduation still banned as pandemic continues

MANILA — In-person graduation and other end-of-school-year (EOSY) rites in basic education are still banned due to the continued threat of COVID-19, the

Read more...

BPO personnel, Comelec frontliners now under A4 priority list in COVID-19 vaccine program

The government has placed business process outsourcing (BPO) sector personnel and Commission on Elections frontline employees under A4 priority category of the

Read more...

House appro panel OKs Bayanihan 3 bill worth P405.6B

The House committee on appropriations approved Friday the measure seeking for a third Bayanihan law, which outlines a range of interventions worth P405.6 billion to

Read more...

Microsoft announces retirement of Internet Explorer

Microsoft said it is retiring Internet Explorer, the browser it created more than 25 years and which is now largely abandoned as people instead use competitors like Google's

Read more...

Gov't okays prioritization of Olympians, SEAG delegates in COVID-19 vaccination program

The government has approved the prioritization of athletes, coaches, delegates and other sports officials participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in July and the Vietnam

Read more...

Jokic, Curry, Embiid named finalists for NBA MVP award; Clarkson Sixth Man candidate

(CNN Philippines, May 21) — The NBA announced Friday the finalists for the six awards that recognize the top performers for the 2020-21 regular season.

Read more...

QC has no problem with vaccine non-disclosure policy, says mayor

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 21) — Quezon City has had no issue with the non-disclosure policy on vaccine brands, noting that it would be impractical for a large

Read more...

PAGASA: Rainy season may start on 2nd half of June

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 21) — There are indicators the rainy season would start by the last half of June, a state weather bureau forecaster said Friday.

Read more...

Oceana: Dolomite used to beautify Manila Bay now in the sea

CEBU CITY—A waste of people’s money. This was how environmental lawyer Gloria Estenzo-Ramos described the government move to dump more crushed dolomite

Read more...

Steph Curry takes scoring crown, Warriors top Grizzlies for No. 8 seed

Stephen Curry scored a game-high 46 points en route to his second NBA scoring title and Jordan Poole stalled a Memphis rally with a late 3-pointer Sunday afternoon

Read more...

AP's top editor wants investigation into Israeli bombing of its Gaza office

WASHINGTON - The Associated Press' top editor wants an independent investigation into Israel's bombing of a building in Gaza that was home to her news organization as

Read more...

Lalaking nagbantang ikakalat ang maseselang video ng dating nobya, arestado

Arestado sa entrapment operation ang isa umanong cyber extortionist sa Southern Leyte, ayon sa ulat ng Unang Balita nitong Lunes.

Read more...

DOH: 4 seafarers with India variant intubated, receiving oxygen; but no proof of faster health decline

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 17) — Four Filipino seafarers detected with the B.1.617 variant first found in India are still receiving extra medical attention, but

Read more...

Velasco asks fellow legislators to enact more laws on women’s rights, gender equality

MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Lord Allan Velasco asked his colleagues Monday to pass more laws that would further promote women’s rights and gender equality.

Read more...

House resumes session; Bayanihan 3 among priority measures

MANILA, Philippines — After a nearly two-month break, the House of Representatives resumed its session on Monday, with the proposed third Bayanihan measure among its

Read more...

DOH: 9 cases of COVID-19 UK variant detected in Cagayan

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday said it has detected 9 carriers of the B.1.1.7 variant - first found in the United Kingdom - in Cagayan Valley.

Read more...

Rabiya Mateo natapos ang laban sa Miss Universe sa Top 21

Natapos ang Miss Universe journey ni Rabiya Mateo, ang pambato ng Pilipinas, sa pagkakabilang niya sa Top 21.

Read more...

Israel pounds Gaza as deadly conflict intensifies

Israel bombarded Gaza with artillery and air strikes on Friday in response to a new barrage of rocket fire from the Hamas-run enclave, in an intensification of a conflict

Read more...

Sandara Park to leave YG Entertainment after 17 years

Sandara Park is reportedly leaving her agency, YG Entertainment, after 17 years.

Read more...

Border control points to stay in NCR Plus despite GCQ, Eleazar says

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Guillermo Eleazar on Friday said control points will remain in NCR Plus borders as non-essential travel in and out of the

Read more...

Comelec mulls modifying campaign rules for 2022 polls due to COVID-19

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is eyeing to modify the campaign rules and regulations for the 2022 national and local elections due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a

Read more...

DOH probes hospital that wrapped corpse in packaging tape

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 14) — The Health Department is looking into reports that a man who died due to a road incident in Nueva Vizcaya was wrapped in

Read more...

Record-high: Heat index in Dagupan City reaches 53 degrees Celsius

MANILA - The heat index in Dagupan City, Pangasinan reached another record high on Friday at 53 degrees Celsius, the local government said.

Read more...

Carpio launches online petition urging Duterte to retract statements on West PH Sea

MANILA - Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Friday launched a petition urging President Rodrigo Duterte to take back his statements that he

Read more...

Lightning strike may have killed 18 wild elephants in India, officials

A herd of eighteen wild Asiatic elephants were found dead in India’s eastern state of Assam, possibly because of a massive lightning strike, local officials said on Friday.

Read more...

‘Demon Slayer’ makes history, tops worldwide box office chart

“Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train” made history as the first non-Hollywood and non-United States film to top the worldwide box office chart.

Read more...

DOLE to stop accepting applications for P5,000 assistance for tourism workers

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will stop accepting applications for the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) for the tourism sector, as the

Read more...

Roque sets topic on proposed debate with Carpio, other critics over WPS issues

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday set the topic for his proposed debate with retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio and other critics of the

Read more...

Eleazar eyes surprise inspections to ensure clean police stations

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Guillermo Eleazar on Monday said he would conduct surprise inspections of police stations to ensure that their

Read more...

AFP: Logistics hub, high-res CCTVs eyed to improve WPS patrols

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 10) — The military is set to further improve its naval operations to improve their sovereignty patrols in the West Philippine Sea.

Read more...

Gal Gadot confirms Joss Whedon threatened her during ‘Justice League’

Gal Gadot revealed that director Joss Whedon indeed threatened her by saying he would make her career “miserable,” during reshoots for the 2017 film “Justice

Read more...

TV cameraman hurt after commotion in Caloocan resort, two men arrested

MANILA, Philippines — A cameraman from TV-5 was hurt after two men allegedly took turns punching him while taking videos of people loaded inside a jeepney on their way

Read more...

Mga mangingisdang Pinoy may karapatan sa Scarborough Shoal: BFAR

MAYNILA - Iginiit ng Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources na may karapatan ang mga Pinoy na mangisda sa Scarborough Shoal sa West Philippine Sea.

Read more...

Student from Isabela made Miss Cameroon’s national costume for the Miss Universe pageant

A fashion design student from Isabela is set to showcase his masterpiece at the 69th Miss Universe pageant!

Read more...

Palace says Locsin apologized for spewing profanity at China

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has apologized to the Chinese government for spewing profanity in a tweet blasting the presence of

Read more...

Galvez sees herd immunity in NCR, nearby provinces by November

Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said Tuesday the government expects to achieve its target of herd immunity in the National Capital Region

Read more...

Lessons from Israel's COVID-19 pandemic response

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 4) — Israel is among the countries currently leading in terms of pandemic response. What lessons can our

Read more...

Young Filipino women trafficked to Syria

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 4) — Three Filipino women from Mindanao told a Senate hearing on Tuesday that they were trafficked to Syria

Read more...

India’s vaccinations plummet as coronavirus infections soar

NEW DELHI — India’s daily COVID-19 shots have fallen sharply from an all-time high reached early last month as domestic compan

Read more...

Mexico City rail overpass collapses onto road, killing 20 people

MEXICO CITY — Twenty people were killed, including children, and 49 were hospitalized when a railway overpass collapsed onto a busy road in Mexico

Read more...

Duterte says aid being silently given to poor Filipinos

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 4) — President Rodrigo Duterte said the government has not stopped in giving aid to needy Filipinos during the

Read more...

WHO: India COVID-19 variant found in at least 17 countries

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that a variant of COVID-19 feared to be contributing to a surge in coronavirus cases in India has been

Read more...

SMC deploys own doctors, nurses to help vaccination rollout in LGUs

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 28) — San Miguel Corporation is reinforcing the government vaccination program by deploying its own

Read more...

COVID-19 vaccination allowed during Ramadan, doses allocated for Hajj pilgrims

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 28) — Muslims observing Ramadan can receive their COVID-19 vaccines even while they are fasting, a health official

Read more...

Returning Filipinos included in India travel ban; vaccine shipment faces delay

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 28) — Filipinos hoping to return home from India will be also be barred from entering the Philippines during

Read more...

‘It’s China who should leave’: Senators hit Beijing’s remarks vs PH drills in WPS

MANILA, Philippines — Several senators on Wednesday slammed China for urging the Philippines to stop its activities in the West Philippine Sea in order

Read more...

DOH: Quarantined health workers should get full hazard pay

MANILA, Philippines — Healthcare workers who had to undergo quarantine should still receive their hazard pay in full, the Department of Health (DOH)

Read more...

Presyo ng petrolyo tataas sa Abril 27

MAYNILA — Magkakaroon ng pagtaas sa presyo ng produktong petrolyo sa Martes, Abril 27, ayon sa abiso ng mga kompanya ng langis.

Read more...

52-year-old viral taho vendor successfully retrieves YouTube channel after phone was stolen

A 52-year-old vendor who went viral last year after giving free taho has successfully retrieved his YouTube account

Read more...

Duque favors MECQ extension in Metro Manila, nearby provinces

MANILA (UPDATE) - Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is favoring an extension of the modified enhanced community quarantine in the National Capital Region Plus bubble,

Read more...

Erap to be discharged from hospital Monday – family

MANILA - Former Philippine president Joseph "Erap" Estrada will be discharged from the hospital Monday after a nearly 1-month bout with COVID-19,

Read more...

PH envoy: 30M vaccines to arrive from India in Sept, 8M next month

MANILA, Philippines — Thirty million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from NovaVax is set to arrive in the country in September,

Read more...

Philippines must take lead in sea dispute vs China, US will support: envoy

MANILA - The Philippines must take the lead in protecting the West Philippine Sea from China and the US will support it,

Read more...

'Gag order' on Parlade not the appropriate response, says Lacson

As far as Senator Panfilo Lacson is concerned, a gag order is not the appropriate response for Southern Luzon Command chief Lieutenant General Antonio Parlade Jr.

Read more...

Hong Kong, Singapore to start travel bubble next month

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE - A long delayed travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore will begin on May 26, the two cities said on Monday,

Read more...

Community pantries pop up in NCR cities, other regions amid COVID-19 crisis

Social media feeds have been filled lately with snaps of makeshift "community pantries" — where residents can donate basic goods

Read more...

Families reunite as Australia-New Zealand 'travel bubble' begins

SYDNEY - Hundreds of passengers from Australia began arriving in New Zealand airports on Monday after authorities reopened borders,

Read more...

RSA puts Pacquiao ‘endorsement’ to rest

MANILA, Philippines — Business tycoon Ramon Ang, the newly appointed chief executive officer of San Miguel Corp., recently clarified a statement

Read more...

FDA warns public vs unregistered drug ‘Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang’ with Chinese characters

MANILA — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public against the selling of unregistered drug product Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang with Chinese characters.

Read more...

Typhoon Bising maintains strength as it turns north-northwest

MANILA (2nd UPDATE) - Typhoon Bising maintained its strength as it slowly moved north-northwest on Monday morning, the state weather bureau said.

Read more...

Vaccination of persons under A4 category seen by mid-May to June — Nograles

MANILA, Philippines — The vaccination of individuals in the A4 sector / group of the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program may start between the middle of May to June,

Read more...

Senators 'willing to negotiate' with Duterte for recall of EO on imported pork

MANILA - Senate Minority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Monday said the Senate is "willing to negotiate" with Malacañang to convince President Rodrigo Duterte to recall his order

Read more...

After early success, India’s daily COVID-19 infections have surpassed the US and Brazil. Why?

India is in the grip of a massive second wave of COVID-19 infections, surpassing even the United States and Brazil in terms of new daily infections.

Read more...

PNP nabs 9 suspects in illegal sale of test kits, diagnostic tools

The Philippine National Police on Tuesday arrested nine persons allegedly involved in illegal sale of COVID-19 test kits and confiscated P30 million

Read more...

DOH clarifies Galvez’ midyear surge warning, says gov’t always preparing for possible COVID-19 case spikes

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 14)— The Health Department on Wednesday clarified vaccine czar Carlito Galvez’ earlier pronouncement

Read more...

DOH to ensure health workers get regular COVID-19 tests

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 14) — The Department of Health is ready to assist hospitals in ensuring compliance with their order on

Read more...

ANALYSIS: The J&J vaccine pause in US, explained

(CNN) — So many Americans have been so focused for so long on getting vaccinated, reaching herd immunity and moving beyond the Covid-19

Read more...

BI nabs three South Korean syndicate bosses

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has arrested three of South Korea’s most wanted criminals, who are tagged as leaders of an

Read more...

QC vaccination online booking already ‘full’ — Belmonte

MANILA, Philippines — Online booking for slots in Quezon City government’s COVID-19 vaccination program until April 17 is already “full,”

Read more...

‘Immunized’ Muslim pilgrims in Mecca as Ramadan begins

MECCA — Pilgrims immunized against Covid-19 circled Islam’s holiest site in Saudi Arabia’s Mecca city Tuesday as they performed the year-round

Read more...

Robredo: LGUs, private sector may offer mobile labs to help decongest hospitals

MANILA, Philippines — To help decongest hospitals in Metro Manila, Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday urged local government units (LGUs)

Read more...

Mga scientist sa Iceland, nag-ihaw ng hotdogs gamit ang lava ng bulkan

Kakaiba ang naging gastronomic experience ng ilang scientists matapos silang kumain ng ng hotdogs na inihaw nila gamit ang lava ng pumutok na

Read more...

What legitimate children must know if they want to use their mother's surname

In February 2021, The Supreme Court (SC) ruled that legitimate Filipino children could legally use their mother’s surname.

Read more...

Olympic fencer Ryo Miyake takes up food delivery job amid pandemic

Olympic fencer Rio Miyake, who won a silver medal for Japan at the 2012 London Olympics, has taken up a food delivery job to earn money and stay

Read more...

Solon on Chinese vessels in Julian Felipe Reef: Did we barter marine resources for vaccines?

Deputy Speaker and Cagayan de Oro City Representative Rufus Rodriguez on Wednesday raised questions and concern over the presence of hundreds

Read more...

EXPLAINER: What you need to know about the NCR Plus bubble

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal are placed under a stricter general community quarantine

Read more...

Binay repeats call for Duque’s resignation: More pandemic solutions than distributing face masks, shields

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 24)— Senator Nancy Binay on Wednesday repeated the call for Health Secretary Francisco Duque III to

Read more...

Show cause orders issued vs 5 mayors who jumped COVID-19 vaccine line

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 24) — Five local chief executives were issued a show cause order for jumping the queue to get their coronavirus vaccine shots.

Read more...

Proposed P335B stimulus package for pandemic recovery filed in Senate

MANILA, Philippines — A bill seeking a P335-billion expanded stimulus package to aid in pandemic recovery has been filed in the Senate.

Read more...

DOH studying link between South African variant, COVID-19 spike in Pasay

The Department of Health (DOH) is analyzing the link between the more transmissible South African coronavirus variant and the spike in COVID-19

Read more...

Resumption of SC oral arguments on petitions vs. anti-terror law

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday resumed the oral arguments on the petitions seeking to nullify the anti-terror law after a one-week break.

Read more...

Cebu Pacific permanently removes rebooking fees

Budget carrier Cebu Pacific is permanently removing its change fees, allowing passengers to as many times as they need without incurring any

Read more...

Fossils of oldest member of huge dinosaur group found in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES — Scientists have unearthed in Argentina's Patagonian wilderness fossils of what may be the oldest-known member of the

Read more...

CA decides in favor of Trillanes over revival of his rebellion case

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 2) — The Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV after reversing a

Read more...

Indians are telling their 18 million-strong diaspora to keep out of their affairs

(CNN) — When American author Meena Harris tweeted criticism of the Indian state's clampdown on farmers protesting agricultural reforms,

Read more...

Gravesites of 4 OFWs killed by ISIS in Libya found 6 years later — PH embassy

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 2) — The remains of four Filipino oil workers in Libya, who were abducted and later executed by Islamic State

Read more...

PhilHealth fund life only good until Feb 2028 with postponed premium hike – Treasury

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 2) — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation would bleed dry in the next seven years unless

Read more...

Mag-asawang senior citizen, patay sa pananaga sa Masbate

Patay sa pananaga ang mag-asawang senior citizens sa Aroroy, Masbate, ayon sa ulat ng Unang Balita nitong Biyernes.

Read more...

Legitimate children, puwede nang gamitin ang apelyido ng ina

Karaniwang apelyido ng ama ang dinadala ng mga legitimate children o anak ng legal na mag-asawa. Pero sa isang desisyon ng Korte Suprema

Read more...

COVID-19 sparking ‘oxygen emergency’ —UN

GENEVA, Switzerland — The COVID-19 pandemic has left an already strained medical oxygen supply gasping for breath, with the UN and its

Read more...

Phivolcs records 113 tremors in Taal Volcano in past 24 hours

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 26) — State seismologists have recorded an increasing number of volcanic tremor episodes in Taal this week.

Read more...

Fil-Ams advised to be very cautious as anti-Asian hate crimes in US spike

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 26) — The Philippine Embassy in Washington urged Filipinos in the United States to use extreme caution as

Read more...

Imbestigasyon ng NBI sa PNP-PDEA 'misencounter' nagsimula na

MAYNILA - Sinimulan na ng National Bureau of Investigation ang kanilang parallel investigation sa umano'y misencounter sa pagitan ng Philippine

Read more...

Philippines' second missile-capable warship arrives

MANILA - The Philippines' second missile-capable warship was welcomed Tuesday by the country's Navy, days after its maiden journey from South

Read more...

South Korea kicks off COVID-19 vaccination campaign

SEOUL (UPDATE) - South Korea launched its COVID-19 inoculation campaign on Friday, with shots to be administered in some 200 nursing

Read more...

United flight suffers engine failure, scatters debris over US city

DENVER, Colorado — A United Airlines flight suffered a fiery engine failure Saturday shortly after taking off from Denver on its way to Hawaii,

Read more...

Visa-issuing agencies mandated to provide BI list of foreign nationals — Morente

Government agencies should provide the Bureau of Immigration (BI) a list of foreign nationals to whom they issued visas, Immigration Commissioner

Read more...

Duterte rejects proposed resumption of face-to-face classes — Palace

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 22) — President Rodrigo Duterte has thumbed down proposed trials of face-to-face classes as he doesn’t

Read more...

Mga tindero sa ilang pamilihan nag-pork at chicken holiday ulit

MAYNILA – Nag-holiday ulit o tumigil sa pagbebenta ang mga pork at chicken vendor sa ilang pamilihan sa Metro Manila ngayong Lunes

Read more...

Myanmar junta warns protesters could die as thousands continue to rally

YANGON — The Myanmar junta warned anti-coup protesters they could die but thousands of people took to the streets again on Monday, with

Read more...

Give China 3 days to deliver donated Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine – Palace

MANILA, Philippines — The Chinese government needs three days before delivering some 600,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines it is donating to the

Read more...

Vaccine giant SII says it was told to prioritize India

NEW DELHI, India — The world's biggest vaccine maker, India's Serum Institute, has urged other countries to be "patient" about it supplying

Read more...

Floods, landslides, dead livestock reported amid Auring onslaught

Tropical Depression Auring caused floods, landslides, and the deaths of some farm animals in Surigao del Sur, officials said on Monday.

Read more...

Agoncillo, Batangas ready for evacuation in case Taal Volcano activity escalates

The municipality of Agoncillo, Batangas is ready for possible evacuation should Taal Volcano show signs of increased activity, Mayor Daniel Reyes

Read more...

Severe COVID-19 infection may also be linked to eye damage, study suggests

(CNN) - A new study suggests that COVID-19 may cause damage to the eyes in critically ill patients.

Read more...

Netflix announces 'DOTA: Dragon's Blood' anime series based on DOTA 2 video game

Good news, gamers! An anime series based on DOTA 2 is headed your way!

Read more...

Church goers follow health protocols during observance of Ash Wednesday

More than 1,200 people flocked to the Baclaran Church in Paranaque City to attend mass in observance of Ash Wednesday and were seen following

Read more...

Russian scientists probe prehistoric viruses dug from permafrost

MOSCOW - Russian state laboratory Vektor on Tuesday announced it was launching research into prehistoric viruses by analyzing the remains of

Read more...

2,000 hogs from South Cotabato arrive in Manila to boost supply

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Wednesday announced that some 2,000 hogs from South Cotabato have arrived in Metro Manila in order to

Read more...

Lapid seeks moratorium on kids aging out of foster care during pandemic

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill that seeks a moratorium for children to age out of foster care during the state of public

Read more...

SEC warns public vs illegal crowdfunding schemes

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against individuals and groups hawking illegal crowdfunding activities or

Read more...

Heartbreak and anger as China discourages travel for Lunar New Year

(CNN) -- Normally at this time of year, hundreds of millions of Chinese people would be packing highways, trains and planes on homebound trips

Read more...

2 lalaki, arestado dahil sa umano'y pangingikil gamit ang maseselang larawan ng 10-anyos na biktima

Dalawang lalaki ang arestado sa Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija matapos mangikil umano kapalit ng hindi nila pagpapakalat ng maseselang

Read more...

DOH 7: Liloan resident who has UK variant got tested in Manila, not Cebu

The Department of Health (DOH) Region 7 clarified that the 35-year-old Liloan resident who was found to have the UK variant of the new

Read more...

Philippines, US to tackle fate of suspended VFA this month — Locsin

The Philippines and the United States will meet later this month to discuss the fate of the two allies' Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), which was

Read more...

PNP has crucial role in national vaccination program, says Eleazar

LUCENA CITY –– A top official of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday stressed the important role of every policeman in the

Read more...

House panel OKs bill on tax-free COVID-19 vaccines, medical supplies

MANILA - A bill granting tax exemptions to COVID-19 vaccines, drugs and medical supplies in the country's fight against the illness has been

Read more...

Taasan ang price cap, hiling ng mga magbababoy

MAYNILA - Nakikiusap ngayong Lunes ang isang grupo ng mga magbababoy na taasan ang price cap sa karneng baboy para hindi rin sila

Read more...

At least 15 injured in Davao del Sur quake — NDRRMC

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 8) — At least 15 people were injured after a 6.1 magnitude quake hit Davao del Sur on Sunday, the

Read more...

North, south areas see post-holiday COVID-19 surge –Octa Research

The OCTA Research Team said Friday that it had seen a surge in new COVID-19 cases in northern and southern provinces after the holiday

Read more...

One year after lockdown, Wuhan clubbers hit the dancefloor

Glow-in-the-dark rabbit ears, pulsating beats, and a flexible attitude to masks: nightlife in China's Wuhan is back with a vengeance almost a year

Read more...

Duque to try his best in convincing Duterte to get publicly vaccinated

MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said he would try his best to persuade President Rodrigo Duterte into receiving the

Read more...

MMDA to transform isolation facility into nat’l vaccination center

MANILA, Philippines — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will convert its staff isolation facility into a national vaccination

Read more...

Nobita and Shizuka get married in 'Stand By Me Doraemon 2'

This is not a drill! Nobita and Shizuka from the classic anime "Doraemon" are finally getting married!

Read more...

Tennis: Victoria govt confirms new COVID-19 case in Australian Open quarantine

MELBOURNE - The Victoria state government on Friday confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in the group of people in quarantine in Melbourne

Read more...

First PH patient with new COVID-19 variant recovers, to undergo monitoring

MANILA - The man confirmed to be the country's first case of the new COVID-19 variant has tested negative for the coronavirus, the Quezon City

Read more...

Junking of quarantine breach case vs. Pimentel sends 'wrong signal,' says complainant

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 21)— The lawyer who filed the complaint against Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III for alleged

Read more...

Pork prices up in NCR due to tight supply

Prices of pork in Metro Manila markets have gone up due to the African swine fever (ASF). According to Bernadette Reyes’ report on Balitanghali

Read more...

Senators file bill cementing UP-DND accord to uphold academic freedom

Senator Joel Villanueva on Wednesday led the filing of a bill seeking to institutionalize the essence of the agreement between the University of

Read more...

Duterte puzzled by senators’ ‘war-like’ demeanor in COVID-19 vaccine probe — Palace

President Rodrigo Duterte wondered why senators had a “war-like” demeanor when they quizzed government officials in charge of the

Read more...

Senate ratifies final version of bill fortifying AMLA

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate on Wednesday ratified the final version of a bill seeking to strengthen the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA).

Read more...

Skyway 3 extends free toll to medical frontliners

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 20) — Medical frontliners will be allowed to use Skyway 3 for free until further announcement, San Miguel

Read more...

Comelec wary of 2 to 3-day elections, eyes longer voting hours instead

MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is more inclined to extending voting hours during next year's election day, than holding the

Read more...

10 domestic helpers arrested in Hong Kong over bank accounts linked to money laundering and online scams

Ten domestic helpers and a Hong Kong resident have been arrested for receiving payment in return for opening bank accounts that were used to

Read more...

Court issues arrest warrant vs 'Bikoy' over perjury

MANILA - A Manila court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against Peter Joemel “Bikoy” Advincula over a perjury charge filed by opposition

Read more...

Philippines mulls increasing pork imports

The Philippines is mulling a hike in the volume of pork imports to ensure a stable supply in the country, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said

Read more...

Ombudsman junks raps vs Acosta, Erfe over Dengvaxia issue

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed the criminal and administrative complaints filed against Public Attorney’s

Read more...

Philippines to get 20M doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna — Galvez

The Philippines is set to acquire 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from American biotechnology company Moderna, vaccine czar Secretary

Read more...

Sinovac exec confident on safety profile of CoronaVac

There had been no reported serious adverse reactions to CoronaVac so far, Chinese firm Sinovac Biotech's general manager Helen Yang said Monday.

Read more...

Meet the Bidens: America's new 'first family'

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill will become the new White House residents when he takes office on Wednesday.

Read more...

Pfizer vaccine's EUA in PH stays, but FDA to ask for report on elderly deaths in Norway

MANILA — There won’t be any changes on the emergency use authorization (EUA) of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for now while Philippine

Read more...

Up to Duterte if he wants to get first jab of Covid-19 vaccine in PH — Palace

MANILA, Philippines — After making a turnabout last week, Palace said on Monday that the decision on whether President Rodrigo Duterte will agree

Read more...

Raising rabbits for food

LAKE SEBU, South Cotabato, Philippines — A couple living on a secluded hill in the village of Lamlahak here have been enjoying their retirement

Read more...

FDA warns public against purchase, use of 'unnotified' AiDeLai face mask

The Food and Drug Administration has warned healthcare professionals and the public on the purchase and use of AiDeLai disposable face masks,

Read more...

GMA-7 drops new trailer of live action remake 'Voltes V Legacy,' teases appearance of one character

Who's ready to Volt In? GMA-7 just dropped a new trailer of the live action remake of the "Voltes V Legacy."

Read more...

At least 34 killed as quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA – A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely

Read more...

92% of COVID-19 variant patient’s co-passengers already contacted — DOH

MANILA, Philippines — Authorities have already traced and contacted 92 percent of passengers who arrived in the Philippines via Emirates flight EK

Read more...

PH to test all COVID-positive travelers for new variant

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 15) — Instead of conducting random sampling, the specimen of all incoming travelers who will test

Read more...

China's Huawei backtracks after filing for patent to identify Uyghur faces

(CNN) — Chinese technology company Huawei is backtracking on a patent application it filed for a facial recognition system intended to identify

Read more...

MPD maghihigpit sa pista ng Sto. Niño sa Tondo, Pandacan

MAYNILA - Maghihigpit ang kapulisan sa kapistahan ng Sto. Niño sa Tondo at Pandacan sa Maynila na gaganapin ngayong Sabado at Linggo.

Read more...

Philippines to get bulk of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 jabs in 2022

MANILA — The Philippines will get the bulk of its COVID-19 vaccines from British drugs group AstraZeneca in 2022, Malacañang said on Friday.

Read more...

PH Navy building new hangars as fleet grows

CAVITE CITY—The Philippine Navy’s Naval Air Wing is set to build new hangars in its headquarters in the coming months as it continues to

Read more...

Further study needed to ensure safety of COVID-19 vaccines for individuals below 16 yrs. old — WHO exec

Further research is needed to ascertain if COVID-19 vaccines are safe for individuals below 16 years old, the World Health Organization (WHO)

Read more...

China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

BEIJING — Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said Monday,

Read more...

Galvez hopes to restore normalcy in the lives of Filipinos by 2023

Return to normalcy will likely happen in the Philippines by 2023, vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said Monday.

Read more...

Sinas denies VIP treatment on Dacera case

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Debold Sinas on Monday denied that the case of Christine Dacera was given special

Read more...

North Cotabato town mayor, driver shot dead

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 11) — Libungan town, North Cotabato Mayor Christopher Cuan was shot dead, alongside his driver

Read more...

Cha-cha talks figure at tail end of several presidencies as officials seek ‘survival’ — ex-VP Binay

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 11)— Former Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday said the revival of talks for constitutional

Read more...

PH logs over 2,000 COVID-19 cases for first time since holidays

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Department of Health reports 2,052 cases on Monday, January 11, pushing the Philippines' total infections to 489,736

Read more...

Slam Dunk with a comeback: ‘There will be a movie,’ says creator

SLAM DUNK creator Takehiko Inoue has momentous news. “There will be a movie!” he said on Twitter in Japanese, while posting a video of an

Read more...

Respondents explain kissing, carrying Christine Dacera in CCTV footage

Two respondents who appeared in CCTV footage along with flight attendant Christine Dacera, who was found dead in a Makati hotel room

Read more...

DOST calls for 15K participants in WHO Solidarity Trial for COVID-19 vaccines

The Department of Science and Technology on Friday said it is scouting for 15,000 participants for the World Health Organization's Solidarity Trial

Read more...

AFP: Reds staged over 500 attacks on civilian properties over last decade

A total of 532 incidents of attacks on civilian properties were perpetrated by communist groups since 2010, the Armed Forces of the Philippines

Read more...

Devotees urged not to visit Quiapo Church on Black Nazarene feast

MANILA, Philippines — Devotees are urged not to visit the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene or the Quiapo Church during the Black Nazarene

Read more...

Hotel denies violating IATF protocols as DOT, Makati City threaten to revoke business permit over Dacera's death

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 8) — City Garden Grand Hotel claimed it has no liability on the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera

Read more...

PH monitoring emerging COVID-19 variants

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 9) — Authorities and researchers are on the lookout for the presence of emerging COVID-19 variants,

Read more...

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong arrested under national security law

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested Thursday over an alleged violation of the city's national security law, just a day after

Read more...

World Bank working with countries to resolve vaccine legal hurdles

WASHINGTON, USA- The World Bank also appeals to advanced economies to release reservations of vaccines that exceeded their current distribution

Read more...

Hacker uses senator's credit card to buy P1M worth of food

MANILA - Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday said a hacker used his credit card to purchase P1 million worth of food.

Read more...

MMDA chairman Danilo Lim dies at 65

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Danilo "Danny" Lim has passed away, Malacañang announced on Wednesday.

Read more...

PhilHealth heeds Duterte, suspends increase

MANILA, Philippines — As ordered by President Duterte, the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. suspended the implementation of the increase in

Read more...

Manny Pacquiao offers reward for capture of suspects in death of flight attendant

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Manny Pacquiao is offering a sizeable reward to aid the capture of the suspects in the alleged rape-slay of a young flight

Read more...

Passenger with new COVID-19 variant gave negative test result before HK flight – PAL

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The passenger took Philippine Airlines flight PR300 from Manila to Hong Kong on December 22

Read more...

DOJ chief to discuss Christine Dacera case with NBI

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said he will discuss the case of the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera with the National Bureau of

Read more...

PNP: Autopsy report should be confidential

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday said the results of the autopsy they conducted on the body of Christine Dacera should be

Read more...

DOH: Saliva tests for COVID-19 need further study

Saliva tests for COVID-19 need further study, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire was

Read more...

Thousands of Chinese nationals received COVID-19 vaccine in Philippines —civic leader

Some 100,000 Chinese nationals living and working in the Philippines have already been vaccinated against COVID-19 despite the absence of

Read more...

PNP suspends issuance of permit to transport explosives

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has temporarily suspended the issuance of permits to transport explosives

Read more...

Village watchman enforcing quarantine protocols slain in Pampanga

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO –– A barangay tanod (village watchman) was shot dead while working at a quarantine control checkpoint in

Read more...

Palace questions Senate's planned probe on COVID-19 vaccination of Duterte's security

Malacañang questioned on Monday the Senate's probe on the Philippine inoculation plan against COVID-19, which may cover the use of

Read more...

DepEd continues preps for dry run of physical classes while awaiting go-signal

MANILA – The Department of Education (DepEd) said Monday that it would continue to prepare for the implementation of limited in-person

Read more...

DOJ orders probe on students' alleged 'online sex sale' to finance distance learning

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 4) - The Department of Justice has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to probe the alleged

Read more...

Japan poised for state of emergency as COVID-19 cases soar

(CNN) — Japan may enter a state of emergency this week as the country grapples with soaring coronavirus cases, a number of which have been

Read more...

Brazil vice president tests positive for coronavirus; 344 new deaths recorded

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA - Hamilton Mourão, Brazil's vice president, has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Sunday,

Read more...

New COVID-19 variant may delay economic recovery: PCCI

MANILA - The new COVID-19 variant will delay the Philippines' economic growth if it will reach the country, a business group said Monday.

Read more...

Lacson calls out Duterte for no vaccines, no VFA remark

Senator Panfilo Lacson says 'there could be a more diplomatic or at least a better way of asking a longtime ally

Read more...

DOH to recommend travel restrictions on countries with new COVID-19 variant

The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday, December 28, said it would recommend expanding travel restrictions

Read more...

Japan will ban entry to foreign nationals after Covid-19 variant detected in country

Japan will ban foreign nationals from entering the country from Monday through the end of January after several cases of the new Covid-19 variant

Read more...

South Korea reports first variant of coronavirus found in the UK

SEOUL - South Korea reported the first variant of coronavirus linked to the rapid rise in infections in Britain in three people who had entered South Korea from London on Dec. 22,

Read more...

NBA: Hornets hold off late Nets rally, earn first victory

Gordon Hayward scored 28 points as the host Charlotte Hornets nearly blew a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter and held on for a 106-104 victory

Read more...

Palace defends military’s use of unregistered COVID-19 vaccines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 28) — Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday confirmed that several troops have been inoculated with coronavirus vaccines

Read more...

Policeman in viral slay video indicted for 2 counts of murder

MANILA (UPDATE) – Prosecutors in Tarlac on Monday found probable cause to charge Police Senior Master Sgt. Jonel Nuezca – who brutally shot to death an unarmed mother and her son in Paniqui, Tarlac

Read more...

Raffy Tulfo, nangakong tututok sa kaso ng mag-inang pinaslang ng pulis sa viral video

Nakarating na sa programa ni Raffy Tulfo ang viral video ng aktwal na pamamaslang ng isang pulis sa nakaalitang mag-ina sa Paniqui, Tarlac

Read more...

#StopTheKillingsPH: Celebrities react to mother, son slay in Tarlac

MANILA -- The hashtag #StopTheKillingsPH topped the trending topics in the Philippines on Monday morning as netizens, including celebrities,

Read more...

‘KULANG NG PAG-AARUGA’ | Grieving husband in Tarlac shooting asks public to stop bashing cop’s child

(December 22, 2020) – The bereaved husband who lost his wife and son after a cop shot both of them dead in Paniqui, Tarlac appealed on Tuesday

Read more...

Sinas discourages public from taking videos, photos during crime incidents: Very tricky 'yun

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Debold Sinas on Monday said he would not suggest taking photos or videos during crime incidents,

Read more...

Andi Eigenmann and Philmar Alipayo are engaged!

In the second part of their Happy Island Fam Holiday Getaway vlog which premiered on Sunday,

Read more...

New COVID-19 strain 'out of control'; countries begin ban on British travelers

Countries around the world have begun banning flights and travellers from Britain as London said the spread of a more-infectious new coronavirus strain was "out of control."

Read more...

8. Philippines eyes 30 million doses of Novavax vaccine

Philippine vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr is optimistic about negotiations to secure 30 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by American firm Novavax.

Read more...

Senate summons DOTr, TRB execs to RFID probe

MANILA, Philippines — Officials from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) are among those summoned to

Read more...

A South Korean study shows how a student became infected with COVID-19 after 5 minutes of exposure from 20 feet away

A South Korean study has shown that the six feet "social distancing" may not be enough safety to avoid contracting COVID-19 after a high school

Read more...

Petrolyo may taas-presyo simula Disyembre 15

MAYNILA — Nag-abiso ang mga kompanya ng langis na magpapatupad sila ng pagtaas sa presyo ng kanilang mga produkto simula Martes,

Read more...

COVID study shows an arthritis drug may help patients recover

Adding an arthritis drug called baricitinib to COVID treatment regimens that include antiviral drug remdesivir might shave a day or more off

Read more...

Cancer control program gets P620-M budget

The House has allotted P620 million in the P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 for the government’s cancer control program, according to Speaker

Read more...

Valenzuela gov’t to lift business permit suspension if NLEx removes barriers in toll plazas

MANILA, Philippines — The Valenzuela City government will lift the suspension on the business permit of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx)

Read more...

ADB approves $123-million loan for EDSA elevated walkways

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The EDSA Greenways Project would have walkways connected to 4 mass transit stations along EDSA, particularly the

Read more...

Health facility asked to explain overpriced COVID-19 tests

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 14) — The Department of Health has found one testing facility violating the mandated price cap on

Read more...

DOH: Face mask, face shield won’t protect a person from COVID-19 in a crowded place

Wearing a face mask and face shield will not be enough to protect a person from COVID-19 in a crowded place,

Read more...

DOH warns vs use, selling of unauthorized COVID-19 vaccines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 23) — The Department of Health warned the public and manufacturers on Monday against selling unregistered drugs that have not been cleared as safe and effective

Read more...

US expects to begin COVID vaccinations in early December

WASHINGTON - The United States hopes to begin a sweeping program of Covid vaccinations in early December,

Read more...

PBA: Ginebra on verge of PH Cup Finals after holding off Meralco

MANILA (UPDATED) - Barangay Ginebra is one win away from the Finals of the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup after holding off the Meralco Bolts, 91-84,

Read more...

DOLE temporarily stops work in Skyway project after mishap

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Monday issued a work stoppage order on the Skyway Extension Project

Read more...

US President-elect Joe Biden to announce Cabinet picks Tuesday

(CNN) – President-elect Joe Biden will announce his first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, two key members of his transition team said on Sunday,

Read more...

Taylor Swift voted artist of year for 6th time at American Music Awards

LOS ANGELES -- Taylor Swift was named artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday and won two other trophies

Read more...

Will Duterte run for VP as daughter's running mate in 2022?

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte is unlikely to run for vice president in 2022 alongside his daughter should the latter seek to replace him,

Read more...