Poe to DA: Include galunggong in price freeze, punish profiteering

Inquirer.net 01/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Grace Poe on Monday urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to include galunggong (round scad) in its price freeze, as well as to identify and punish those manipulating prices. Poe issued the call…

Teen gets 45 years in prison after killing mom over grades

Inquirer.net 01/24/2021

A teenager from Florida, United States, who pleaded guilty to killing his mother has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. Gregory Ramos was 15 when he strangled his mother, Gail Cleavenger in 2018 after an argument over…

Ellen Adarna on how things changed with ex John Lloyd Cruz after tackling her mental health struggles

Inquirer.net 01/11/2021

Ellen Adarna has revealed that a mental health training program has not only transformed herself, it also changed her relationship with her ex-boyfriend John Lloyd Cruz. The actress has been open about what she went through in…

Margielyn Didal nominated for Asia Skater of the Year

Inquirer.net 01/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Olympic hopeful Margielyn Didal has been named one of the nominees for the Asia Skater of the Year in the 2020 Asia Skateboarding Awards. Didal, a gold medalist in both the Asian and Southeast Asian Games,…

After 24 years, Adobe Flash Player finally bids goodbye

Inquirer.net 01/02/2021

To end 2020, Adobe Flash Player has finally bid goodbye to internet users as its services will no longer be available from now on. Adobe has stopped distributing and updating the Flash Player plugin, which allowed generations…

Rights watchdog on Tarlac murder: Many PH cops ‘simply out of control’

Inquirer.net 12/22/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The murder of a mother and her son by a law enforcer proves that “many members” of the country’s police force are “simply out of control,” an official of the Human Rights Watch (HRW)…

Boy, 6, spends over $16,000 on video game using mom’s credit card

Inquirer.net 12/13/2020

One mom in the United States thought she was a victim of credit card fraud when she saw charges on her card that racked up to over $16,000 (about P770,000). However, it turned out that the culprit…

Kai Sotto wants to emulate Pau Gasol’s all-around game

Inquirer.net 12/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A quick glance at Kai Sotto and one may argue that the youngster can be compared to Dallas star Kristaps Porzingis. Both are insanely tall with Sotto listed at 7-foot-2 just an inch shorter…

‘Game of Thrones’ prequel cast will have Matt Smith as Targaryen

Inquirer.net 12/13/2020

“The Crown” star Matt Smith is among the leads cast in the “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” The series, created by George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal, revolves around the House Targaryen and is…

Jordan, Obama, Kaepernick jerseys set records at sports auction

Inquirer.net 12/05/2020

LOS ANGELES – Historic jerseys from the careers of Michael Jordan, Colin Kaepernick, and former U.S. President Barack Obama set sales records at an auction of sports memorabilia this week, Julien’s Auctions said on Friday. The official…

7 dead in Russia for drinking hand sanitizer after running out of liquor — reports

Inquirer.net 11/23/2020

Seven people died from methanol (wood alcohol) poisoning after drinking hand sanitizer at a party in Russia. Nine people, with ages ranging from 27 to 69 years old, were partying when they opted to drink hand sanitizer…

Mass exit of foreign nationals to impact tourism — BI

Inquirer.net 11/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Mass departures of foreigners due to the COVID-19 pandemic will continue until the end of the year and will have a major impact on the state of the country’s tourism, the Bureau of Immigration…

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