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Face masks remain optional in NAIA amid FLiRT variant

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is collaborating with the Department of Health (DOH) through the Bureau of Quarantine (BoQ) to combat the spread...

Luxury influencers vanish from Chinese social media in wealth crackdown

Shanghai, China—Chinese social media censors have blocked multiple influencers known for showing off their...

Marcos names retired judge as new PCSO board chairperson

President Marcos has appointed retired Marikina Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Felix Reyes as...

Philippines deploys river rangers in battle against plastic

Manila, Philippines—Using a long-handled net, Ronnel Narvas scoops up discarded plastic soft drink bottles,...

BOQ on heightened alert over FLiRT

Stricter screening at ports of entry ordered The Department of Health – Bureau of Quarantine is now on a “heightened alert” for the new COVID-19 “FLiRT” variants. In a memorandum, Director Ferdinand Salcedo directed all BOQ stations and other concerned agencies to “conduct thorough screening at points of entry for arriving visitors originating from countries where COVID FliRT incidents have been detected.” “We are facing a new COVID-19 strain that has the...

Luxury influencers vanish from Chinese social media in wealth crackdown

Shanghai, China—Chinese social media censors have blocked multiple influencers known for showing...

Marcos names retired judge as new PCSO board chairperson

President Marcos has appointed retired Marikina Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Felix...

Philippines deploys river rangers in battle against plastic

Manila, Philippines—Using a long-handled net, Ronnel Narvas scoops up discarded plastic soft...

TOP STORIES

PH rejects China’s ‘illegal’ four-month SCS fishing ban

The Philippines on Monday rejected China’s imposition of a unilateral, four-month fishing moratorium in...

Marcos okays P1.2-m ‘Aghon’ emergency aid

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has released P1.2 million in humanitarian aid and additionally prepared...

National Flag Day: An emblem of the country’s courage

Behind the emblem of the country’s sovereignty and freedom lies a rich history of...

ERC halts power market as outages surge due to ‘Aghon’

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) ordered the temporary suspension of the Wholesale Electricity Spot...

NEWS

Comelec pushes forward with 2025 Election preparations despite challenges

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) announced that preparations are progressing rapidly for the 2025...

Laguindingan Airport temporarily closes for emergency drill

The Laguindingan Airport in Cagayan de Oro will temporarily halt its operations from 1...

NAIA Terminal 3 undergoes electrical upgrades to enhance passenger experience

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 experienced another scheduled power interruption on...

Marcos off to Brunei, Singapore to boost tourism, trade, defense cooperation

President Marcos is expected to sign a memorandum of agreement (MOU) on tourism cooperation...

MMDA crafts road safety action plan to cut crash fatalities by 35%

Metro Manila experiences over 92,500 road accidents annually, resulting in an average of 410...

BSP confirms ‘unprecedented’ irregularities involving 2 supervisors, 4 employees

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on Tuesday confirmed “unprecedented” irregularities involving two supervisors and...

OPINION

Deadly decline

ECOLOGISTS have raised the bulletin board that coral around the world is turning white...

Divorce Law will not happen

“The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines must now be considering how to get...

How the Divorce Bill liberates Filipino rights

“In approving the Divorce Bill, the House of Representatives has taken a courageous step...

Always expect the unexpected

"No Senate President had achieved Numero Uno since Ferdinand Marcos Sr. Those who tried,...

PRINT EDITION

COLUMNISTS

Romualdez’s legislative triumphs

"By removing financial barriers and addressing learning gaps, Romualdez is paving the way for...

The imperative of Nutrition in Patient Recovery

"A law enforcing the Nutrition Care Process would ensure all patients…will receive adequate nutrition...

The Holy Spirit, our defense lawyer

“During challenging moments, with challenged bodies, broken hearts, and unquiet minds, the Holy Spirit...

China’s SCS governance, PH’s devastation

“China is the only SCS coastal state that has imposed an annual five-months fishing...

What’s going on here?

"How can a company which is practically broke handle a project whose original budget...

Zubiri’s resignation and Escudero’s rise

"In this tale of power, betrayal, and political intrigue, the Senate remains a crucible...

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NATIONAL

NPC eyes Mayor Abby as one of its senatorial bets for the 2025 midterm polls

The Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) has announced it is considering Makati City Mayor Abigail...

Marcos orders intensified response, efforts to aid Aghon-hit Filipinos

President Marcos on Tuesday ordered a whole-of-government response to aid recovery efforts following Typhoon...

Marcos names retired judge as new PCSO board chairperson

President Marcos has appointed retired Marikina Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Felix Reyes as...

Philippines deploys river rangers in battle against plastic

Manila, Philippines—Using a long-handled net, Ronnel Narvas scoops up discarded plastic soft drink bottles,...

WORLD NEWS

Japanese city recognizes same-sex couple in rare step

Tokyo, Japan—A Japanese city has registered a same-sex couple as partners under the same...

Luxury influencers vanish from Chinese social media in wealth crackdown

Shanghai, China—Chinese social media censors have blocked multiple influencers known for showing off their...

Israeli strikes leave dozens killed in UN refugee center near Rafah

RAFAH, Palestinian Territories – Gaza officials said Israeli strikes on a center for displaced...

US lawmakers affirm support for Taiwan vs. PRC ‘aggression’

TAIPEI – A senior US lawmaker affirmed on Monday Washington’s support for Taiwan against...
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BUSINESS

BSP confirms ‘unprecedented’ irregularities involving 2 supervisors, 4 employees

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on Tuesday confirmed “unprecedented” irregularities involving two supervisors and...

PH seen becoming 13th biggest market by 2030

The Philippines is seen becoming the world’s 13th biggest consumer market by 2030, fueled...

Indigenous Filipinos face challenges

A World Bank report underscores the urgent need to improve living standards for indigenous...

AboitizPower to establish smart plants

BANGKOK—Aboitiz Power Corp. (AboitizPower) teamed up with REPCO NEX Industrial Solutions of Thailand to...

ON THE ROAD

‘Legendary’ Ford models have arrived: All-new Mustang and Bronco roll out officially

Through a grand launch event held last May 23 at the Okada Manila Grand...

Fueling the Farmers

In a heartening display of corporate social responsibility, two businesses have joined forces to...

General Tire returns to PH market headed by a rugged overlanding lineup

In a move that’s sure to excite the growing overlanding community in the Philippines,...

Get to know Vinfast: The Vietnamese EV manufacturer launching soon in the PH

In a bold move to solidify its international presence, Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) maker...

SPORTS

Boston Celtics sweep Indiana Pacers to reach NBA finals

Washington, United States—The Boston Celtics clinched the Eastern Conference championship on Monday with a...

Tributes pour in for ex-NBA MVP Walton

Miami, United States—Bill Walton, the former NBA Most Valuable Player, two-time champion and popular...

Alas Pilipinas faces tough grind against Kazakhstan

MEETING Kazakhstan will be no easy task for Alas Pilipinas when they clash for...

Osaka, Alcaraz win French Open starts, Murray bids goodbye

PARIS—Naomi Osaka swept to her first victory at the French Open in three years...

ENTERTAINMENT

TikTok boyfriend: How Joshua Garcia won millions of hearts with feel-good vibes

Just like many other celebrities on Tiktok, actor Joshua Garcia fell in love with...

Gerald Santos returns to concert stage with ‘Grateful’

Singer-actor Gerald Santos is making a return to the live concert scene with his...

Lazy Cat, furious Furiosa heat up the tills

The Garfield Movie and Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga battled for the top spot...

Catch ‘em all: ‘Pokémon’ voice actor, OST singer to join Pokéverse expo in Manila

Voice actor Veronica Taylor, the original voice of Ash Ketchum, the protagonist in Pokémon,...

LIFESTYLE

Turn your home into a world of unparalleled style and comfort 

Your home is your safe space, a place to unwind and recharge. But it...

Top grocery chain celebrates 20th year of ‘sari-sari store’ convention

Grocery chain Puregold kicked off the first day of the country’s biggest sari-sari store...

Telco launches loyalty rewards program for prepaid users

Globe Prepaid customers can now enjoy an exclusive experience with the launch of the...

Elevating holiday experience for Filipino travelers

Singapore is setting sail for adventure with Ovation of the Seas. From October 2025...

SPOTLIGHT

Violinist John Lesaca goes public: ‘I have cancer’

“I have cancer.” With these three words, John Lesaca silenced the crowd at the 1st...

SM leads job creation with ‘Trabaho para sa Bayan: Job Opportunities Building Skills (J.O.B.S.)’

The quest for an empowered Filipino workforce accelerated as SM Supermalls, the Private Sector...

Gov’t pushing climate-resilient agriculture

The government is boosting efforts to promote sustainable and climate-resilient agriculture in the Philippines...

Mass rail transport critical to solving road congestion

Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito has raised alarms over the repercussions of an estimated...

LGUs

Bataan gov’t promotes tribes as tourism allure

THE Bataan provincial council has adopted an ordinance seeking to promote the province’s indigenous...

Roxas Blvd now exclusive to pedestrians on Sundays

Pedestrians and fitness buffs will have portions of Roxas Boulevard in Manila all to...

MMDA, DPWH join hands to mitigate La Niña impact in NCR

TWO government agencies are collaborating with local government units in Metro Manila to mitigate...

Bicol Region gears up for low pressure area, bad weather during the weekend

Bicol has been placed under blue alert status on orders of the Regional Disaster...

TECH

Palawan Group champions ‘Bricktech’ Innovation in financial sector

For nearly four decades, the Palawan Group of Companies has built a good, solid...

Kaspersky: Over 36K web threats daily aimed at businesses in SEA 2023

From January to December 2023, Kaspersky has detected and blocked over 13 million web...

GFiber Prepaid offers unbeatable price-to-speed value; fast, reliable, and it’s fiber for as low as Php 33/day

Globe continues to disrupt the market with its most economical unlimited prepaid fiber internet...

Smart, UnionBank to offer up to P5,000 cashback and 0% installment with iPhone upgrades

Get the iPhone 15 from Smart for as low as P2,033 per month with...

CRAVINGS

CDO Funtastyk celebrates special day for moms

CDO Funtastyk showered mothers with love and pampering at the Funtastyk Mom's Day event...

Nikola Tesla to go with your sushi and steak

Step inside Electric Garden and forget that you are at the heart of the...

Freshly relaunched: Nestlé Homebakers Club whips up business success

In the same month as World Baking Day, Nestlé All Purpose Cream successfully relaunched...

Deer placenta: The untapped beauty secret to gobble up

Filipinos have harnessed an unlikely yet effective ingredient to supplement both one's health and...

HOME & DESIGN

Metro Manila emerges as solid property market

Metro Manila is solidifying its position as an attractive real estate market, topping a...

New 50-story landmark rising in Quezon City’s bustling center

A new landmark will rise in the bustling commercial and business district of Quezon...

Anchor school

Dr. Mary Joy Abaquin, founding director of Multiple Intelligence International School (MIIS), leads the...

Real estate sector sustains expansion

The Philippine real estate and housing sector sustained its growth in 2023 despite a...

ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY

Gov’t pushing climate-resilient agriculture

The government is boosting efforts to promote sustainable and climate-resilient agriculture in the Philippines...

Mass rail transport critical to solving road congestion

Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito has raised alarms over the repercussions of an estimated...

Co-op teaches Nasugbu farmers to make charcoal briquettes

Aga, Nasugbu, Batangas—The Aga Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative (AGFAMCO) in Nasugbu, Batangas held a seminar...

FAO cites promise of AI to transform agri-food systems

Rome — Artificial Intelligence and the ongoing digital revolution will inevitably transform the world...

AGRICULTURE

DA Cordillera conserves corn varieties for future generations

The Department of Agriculture- Regional Field Office Cordillera (DA-RFO CAR) said it is actively...

Taiwan experts show farmers how to grow their yield, income

There is a quiet revolution in Central Luzon. But unlike uprisings of the past, this...

Tilapia harvest at Pantabangan Park boosts Luzon fish production

The DA-BFAR Regional Fisheries Office III harvested over 400 kilos of tilapia from three...

OFW cultivates lush gardens through hydroponics

Farming can go beyond the premises of growing food for income. To some, it...

PETS

How Nutrition Affects 7 Common Canine Health Issues

Nutrition plays a crucial role in the overall health and well-being of dogs, influencing...

Preventing Heat Strokes in Pets

As the temperature rises, our pets are susceptible to a potentially life-threatening condition known...

Healthy dill for a healthy dog

Dill is put in tzatziki sauce, a Greek yogurt dip that is great with...

Weight loss and chronic diseases in cats

Feline companions, beloved for their playful nature and comforting presence, play a significant role...

POP LIFE, EVENTS, BYAHERO & GALLERY

Respite from the heat

A group of teenagers from San Juan Ilocos Sur enjoy the waters of Mogpog...

Flag Day prep

Workers from the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) place bunting at the...

Homeward bound

After being stranded for a few days due to typhoon Aghon, passengers bound for...

Ayuda payout

The offices of Speaker Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez and Tingog party-list Reps. Yedda Marie...

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

in PHP
  Australian Dollar35.7
  Swiss Franc62.8
  Euro59.7
  British Pound68.9
  Hong Kong Dollar7.26
  Japanese Yen0.38
  American Dollar56.8
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EXAM RESULT

2020-2021 Bar Exam results

List of successful examinees ABABA, Jayson R.ABAD, Elmer II H.ABAD, Joshua Quintin I.ABAD, Neldren J.ABALAYAN,...

Architect Licensure Examination Results (January 2022)

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 1,370 out of 2,205 passed the Architect Licensure Examination (ALE) given...

7 women in top 10 of Bar Exam: 2,103 new lawyers

by Supreme Court of the Philippines Manila, Philippines - Justice Perlas-Bernabe announced that a total...

December 2019 Dentist Licensure Examination results

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 540 out of 1,549  passed the December 2019 Dentist Licensure...

RESULTS: CPA board exam October 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 2,075 out of 14,492(14.32%) passed...