Duterte team calls for revival of mining industry

Ben O. de Vera - Reporter 06/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines –Outgoing President Duterte’s economic team has pushed for the revival of the mining industry—sidelined these past few years by the lack of a fiscal regime as well as policy continuity—to generate more jobs and develop…

NTC to telcos: Warn subscribers vs spam texts, fake job offers

Beatrice Pinlac - @inquirerdotnet 05/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has directed telecommunications firms to warn their subscribers against the wave of spam text messages offering spurious job openings.  In a statement on Saturday, NTC urged DITO, Globe and Smart…

Makati court dismisses drug case vs Kerwin Espinosa, Peter Co, 2 others

Tetch Torres-Tupas - INQUIRER.net 12/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 64 has dismissed the drug trafficking case against Kerwin Espinosa, Wu Tuan Yuan a.k.a. Peter Co, and two others. In a 13-page order dated Dec. 17,…

Netizens urge Apple CEO to send ‘Odette’ donation through OVP

Christia Marie Ramos 12/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Netizens, including celebrity mom Pia Magalona, are urging Apple CEO Tim Cook to send the company’s contribution to the relief efforts for those affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) through…

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…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.