OPINION AND OPTION By ELINANDO B. CINCO Under this extraordinary time, housewives and retail buyers have become militant shoppers. They are now vigilant as to pricing of the commodities they buy and t
MEDIUM RARE By JULLIE Y. DAZA Half the year gone and clueless where we are today and what tomorrow will be like! New normal? It’s not anything like saying 60 is the new 40; betcha it’s more like 4
"Congratulations Philippines!” So declared by Malacañang after hailing the country’s achievement of "beating" the prediction of University of the Philippines (UP) researchers that the country
Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion announced Tuesday that the business community, through the initiative of “Go Negosyo Project ARK” and the Cebu Cham
The National Capital Region (NCR) remains the epicenter of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) said.
Two two-storey class rooms were built by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Marawi City in partnership with a television network foundation ahead of the scheduled return of learners to schoo
Parents have until July 15 to enroll their children in public schools for school year 2019-2020 after the government approved the extended enrollment period.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Tuesday, June 30, signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Lank Bank of the Philippines (LBP) and six financial service providers (FSP
Officials of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) face threats of being charged with graft from two fronts following an admission that the agency allowed ABS-CBN to continue airing its pro
New Zealand said Tuesday that next year's APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders will be held online, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern warning there is no guarantee the global coronavirus pandemic woul
Hundreds of thousands of people across Melbourne's north and west were ordered to stay at home Tuesday as Australia's second-biggest city struggled to contain a spike in coronavirus cases.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said that it did not issue an assessment that the Philippines had the "fastest rise" in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Western Pacific r
In stepping the drive to stem the coronavirus outbreak, the government is eyeing a P10-billion subsidy program for its expanded testing efforts and another P15 billion for cash-for-work program, possi
The government is not militarizing its approach to address the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation in Cebu City, an official related to the city's response efforts has disclosed.
The government is considering the imposition of more localized quarantine measures at the community level, strict enforcement of health protocols, and optimized use of public transportation, among oth
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu, who was directed by President Duterte sent to oversee the government's pandemic response in Cebu City, is eyeing the conversion of the Cebu Coli
A prelate said Quiapo priests and street dwellers seeking shelter inside the church all tested negative for COVID-19.
The Philippine Red Cross’ molecular laboratory is capable of testing not just for COVID-19 infection but for other infectious diseases as well.
Vice President Leni Robredo said the private donations for the coronavirus response are more than just numbers, but it’s an affirmation of her “faith in the goodness of Filipinos.”
Former Department of Transportation (DOTr) Assistant Secretary Mark Tolentino claims that he has been receiving death threats since being linked to Wirecard’s US$2.1 billion scandal.
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