Bill seeking to protect delivery riders from bogus buyers filed at Senate

Inquirer.net 09/06/2022

MANILA, Philippines – A bill seeking to protect online sellers and delivery riders from scams has been filed by Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito. Ejercito on Monday said this bill comes amid reports of text spams, scams,…

CHEd lifts COVID-19 vax requirement for face-to-face classes

Inquirer.net 08/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines —  COVID-19 vaccination is no longer required for students and personnel attending face-to-face classes in colleges and universities this school year, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairman Prospero de Vera announced Monday. De Vera said…

Eye doc’s advice: With kids back on campus, cut their ‘screen time’

Inquirer.net 08/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Mabry, 7, has been spending about eight hours of screen time a day since the start of the pandemic lockdowns, a habit he acquired especially after schoolchildren like him were forced to stay home…

One bettor wins Grand Lotto jackpot of P401 million

Inquirer.net 07/10/2022

MANILA, Philippines — One bettor in the Grand Lotto 6/55 hit the jackpot prize of P401 million and another bettor in the Lotto 6/42 hit the jackpot prize of P5.94 million, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office announced…

DOT chief: Success of tourism industry rests in success of regions

Inquirer.net 07/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines – The success or failure of the tourism industry rests on the success or failure of the regions, Tourism Secretary Christina Frasco has said. Frasco made the remark as she encouraged Thursday regional offices of…

DOTr chief directs PPA to reduce shipping, travel costs

Inquirer.net 07/07/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista on Thursday directed the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to reduce shipping and travel costs to maintain convenient, safe, and secure travel. In a surprise visit to the PPA, Bautista revealed…

2022 NBA Draft: By The Numbers

Inquirer.net 06/23/2022

The annual NBA Rookie Draft is scheduled for June 24, Friday (Philippine time) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Here is a by-the-numbers look at the 2022 NBA Draft: History 3 – Duke and Kentucky have…

Johnny Depp celebrates defamation verdict, Amber Heard ‘heartbroken’

Inquirer.net 06/02/2022

FAIRFAX, United States – A jubilant Johnny Depp said Wednesday that a US jury “gave me my life back” by overwhelmingly taking his side in a bitter defamation battle with his ex-wife Amber Heard over mutual allegations…

El Shaddai endorses Legarda’s Senate bid

Inquirer.net 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The influential Catholic charismatic group El Shaddai has strongly endorsed the senatorial bid of former senator and current House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda. The endorsement came as Legarda took the top spot anew in…

Legarda leads senatorial race — Pulso survey

Inquirer.net 05/02/2022

Former senator and incumbent House Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda is on top of the heap of 64-senatorial candidates again based on the results of another senatorial poll survey released recently. The non-commissioned Pulso ng Pilipino survey conducted…

UniTeam woos Cebu voters in its ‘biggest rally yet’

Inquirer.net, Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – “Daog na. Daog na.”  This chant echoed repetitively in what was described as the UniTeam’s ‘biggest rally yet’ held here last Monday, April 18. At least 300,000 individuals trooped to the Filinvest Grounds…

WATCH: PiliPinas Debates 2022: The Turning Point – First Presidential Debate

Inquirer.net 03/19/2022

Watch the first round of the ‘PiliPinas Debates 2022: The Turning Point’ on March 19 and 20—live on INQUIRER.net’s YouTube and Facebook channels. Watch it on these times: March 19, 7pm – First Presidential Debate March 20,…

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