‘Asian hate’ strikes anew: PH diplomat verbally harassed in New York subway

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 06/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine Consulate General diplomat  became the latest victim of racism and “Asian hate” after she was verbally harassed and assaulted in New York City subway train on Friday. “On Friday, one of our…

CHR tells Reds: Yield rebels in killing of Absalon cousins

Frances Mangosing - Reporter / @FMangosingINQ 06/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Friday (June 11) demanded the turnover by communist guerrilla leaders of rebels involved in the landmine explosion in Masbate that killed a college football player and his cousin. In…

Vaccinated seniors allowed out told to still wear face masks, follow health protocols

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 06/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Fully vaccinated senior citizens in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ (MGCQ) who are now allowed to go out should still observe minimum public health protocols such as wearing face masks…

Duterte not yet saying ‘no’ to VP bid in 2022, Roque explains

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 06/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is not saying no to running for the vice presidency in the 2022 national elections, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque is reacting to the President’s recent remark that he…

AFP to CPP-NPA: Surrender those involved in Masbate landmine attack

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 06/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) should surrender their troops who were responsible for the landmine attack in Masbate province which killed two, including Kieth Absalon, a football…

South Korea building collapse kills nine

Agence France Presse 06/10/2021

SEOUL — At least nine people were killed when a five-story building being demolished in South Korea suddenly collapsed, crushing a bus, officials said. Dramatic television footage showed the bus being buried in debris and smothered by…

No such thing as ‘no jab, no work’ policy amid A4 vaccination — DOLE

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 06/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The government still does not “recognize” the no vaccine, no work policy even as the country kicked off the vaccination of economic frontliners, an official of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) clarified…

Voters to reject Duterte-Duterte tandem? ‘See you on e-day’ — Palace

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 06/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — “See you on election day.” This was presidential spokesperson Harry Roque’s response to the opposition’s claim that Filipinos will reject a Duterte-Duterte tandem in the 2022 national elections. “See you on election day. Taumbayan…

4 men indicted for killing Cebuano lawyer

Ador Vincent Mayol - Senior Reporter / @inquirervisayas 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY –– Four men who took part in the murder of a lawyer in Cebu last November are now facing trial in court. The Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office found sufficient basis to indict John Raymond Suarez,…

OCTA: More data, work needed to decide whether or not to drop face shield policy

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 06/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — More data and more work are still needed whether or not the government can already do away with the mandatory face shield policy, the Octa research group said Friday, saying they still have no…

Fully vaccinated individuals entering PH to undergo 7-day quarantine

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 06/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has set a seven-day facility-based quarantine period for inbound travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Malacañang said Friday. “All inbound fully vaccinated individuals shall be required to undergo a 7-day facility-based…

Duterte names choices to endorse as next president: Sara, Isko, Pacquiao, Bongbong, Go – Palace

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 06/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has already named his options on who to endorse as next top leader of the country, which includes his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, his longtime aide and now Senator…

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.