It’s final: President Duterte files COC for senator

Daniza Fernandez 11/15/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Beating the deadline for substitution, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday filed his certificate of candidacy to join the senatorial race in the 2022 elections. After his repeated claims that he has gone tired of…

Raffy Tulfo files candidacy for senator

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 10/02/2021

  MANILA, Philippines — Riding high on the result of a recent public opinion survey that showed him at the top of the senatorial race, broadcast journalist Raffy Tulfo filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator…

QC convent has 114 COVID-19 cases – 64 nuns and 50 workers

Zacarian Sarao 09/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM) convent in Cubao, Quezon City, has 114 individuals — 64 nuns and 50 staff members — who have contracted COVID-19, according to a post on Wednesday on…

ICC pre-trial chamber authorizes start of probe into Duterte’s drug war

Zacarian Sarao 09/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has approved the start of the probe into the crimes against humanity cases filed against President Rodrigo Duterte in connection with the drug war…

INQUIRER.net is No. 1 Filipino website in PH; Bandera tops FB leaderboard

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter 07/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — INQUIRER.net is the fourth top site in the country next to Google, Youtube and Facebook, the latest ranking by Alexa on Monday showed, as its sister entertainment website Bandera also saw high ratings in…

Revilla hails Sandiganbayan decision: ‘I can move forward free of this nuisance’

Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net 07/05/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla on Monday praised the decision of the Sandiganbayan, which cleared him of graft in relation to the so-called pork barrel scam, and said he can now move on “free of…

Facebook users warn: Link to supposed sex video may prompt malware download

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 04/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Several Facebook users reported being tagged in comments to a post and, then, once they click on the notification, being redirected to a community page urging them to click a link to what appears…

EXPLAINER: Legitimate children can use their mom’s surname — SC

Cristina Eloisa Baclig 02/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Legitimate children are now allowed to use the surname of their mother as their surname, according to a Supreme Court (SC) ruling. The 15-page decision released on Wednesday was penned by Associate Justice Marvic…

IATF OKs licensure exams scheduled from January to March 2021

Krissy Aguilar 01/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The government has allowed the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to conduct licensure examinations scheduled from January to March 2021, Malacañang said Friday. “[T]he request of the Professional Regulation Commission to conduct and administer the…

Date is set: House resuming Cha-cha debates on Jan. 13

Neil Arwin Mercado 01/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives will resume its debates on charter change (Cha-cha) on January 13, but lawmakers assured that discussions will only be on proposed amendments in the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution.…

Palace shrugs off as rumor Duterte term extension talks amid renewed Cha-cha push

Darryl John Esguerra 01/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has branded as “tsismis” or rumor claims that the latest push for Charter change (Cha-cha) is meant to extend the term of officials, including President Rodrigo Duterte. “Wala pong katuturan iyang mga tsismis…

Xander Ford nabbed over violence against women case

Consuelo Marquez 12/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Internet celebrity Xander Ford was arrested in Pasay on Tuesday night over a violence against women complaint filed by his former girlfriend, police said Wednesday. Lt. Col. Magno Gallora, Jr., chief of Moriones police,…

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