LTFRB: School buses can resume operations if . . .

Dempsey Reyes 08/06/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After more than two years, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) allowed school transport services to resume operations this month along with the reopening of both private and public schools. In a…

How misinformation derails free speech

Adrian Monck - @inquirerdotnet 08/06/2022

Own nothing, be happy. You might have heard the phrase. It started life as a screenshot, culled from the internet by an anonymous antisemitic account on the image board 4chan. “Own nothing, be happy—The Jew World Order…

PBA: San Miguel crushes Meralco to gain early lead in semis

Jonas Terrado 08/04/2022

MANILA–San Miguel Beer showcased its class as the league’s top team and pummeled a worn down Meralco squad, 121-97, on Wednesday to take Game 1 of their 2022 PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series at the Smart Araneta…

‘Katips’ director hopes Famas buzz spells big audience

Marinel Cruz 08/03/2022

Two films that have stirred controversy for their contrasting views on the regime of Ferdinand Marcos Sr. open today in cinemas. Vincent Tañada’s film musical “Katips: Ang Mga Bagong Katipunero” attempts to portray the struggle of activists…

Bill requires parking space before vehicle registration

Jeanette Andrade 08/03/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco wants car buyers in the country’s urban hubs to have their own parking spaces before they can register their vehicles with the Land Transportation Office (LTO). In filing House Bill…

Oil firms cut LPG prices

Jordeene B. Lagare 08/02/2022

Local oil companies on Monday announced a hefty cut in the prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) products for August. In an advisory, Petron said it implemented a P2.05 per kilogram rollback in LPG prices effective Monday,…

Teachers decry veto of tax break for election service

Jane Bautista, Jeanatte Andrade 08/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Teachers who served as poll watchers in the May 9 general elections criticized the government as “hypocritical” and “insensitive” to their plight after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. vetoed last week the bill exempting from…

CA orders rape charges vs Vhong Navarro

Tina G. Santos 08/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Court of Appeals (CA) has directed the Taguig City Prosecutor to file charges of rape and acts of lasciviousness against TV host-comedian Ferdinand “Vhong” Navarro based on the complaint filed by model Deniece…

Ang-See: I can’t just watch historical distortion

Dempsey Reyes 07/31/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The film “Maid in Malacañang,” which supposedly depicts the last 72 hours of Ferdinand Marcos and his family in the presidential palace before they fled the country in disgrace in 1986 could be a…

Kids get spotlight ahead of Ironman 70.3

Musong Castillo 07/29/2022

A total of 168 kids ranging from six to 14 years old will have the stage to themselves on August 6, 2022 when the Ironkids event takes the lid off of triathlon weekend at Mactan Newtown in…

Are Filipinos prepared for the Big One?

Tony S. Bergonia 07/27/2022

[This is a report published by INQUIRER.net in May 2011. We are reposting it as a reminder of the need for vigilance and preparedness in light of the 7.3 quake in Abra that was felt in other…

3.3 millions students sign up on first day of enrollment

Jane Bautista 07/27/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte reported that 3.3 million students had enrolled for the next school year on Monday, the first day of registration, a huge increase from the 220,000 turnout on…

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