Liza Marcos slams Sara for laughing at ‘addict’ claim vs BBM

Julie Aurelio 04/19/2024

First Lady Liza Araneta Marcos felt upset for her husband when Vice President Sara Duterte was allegedly seen laughing while former President Rodrigo Duterte referred to President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as a drug addict during a rally…

Fuel pump prices to go up again this week

04/15/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Motorists can expect another increase in fuel prices this week because of various geopolitical events outside the Philippines. Unioil predicts diesel will go up by 80 centavos to P1 per liter and gasoline by…

SC mulls use of AI translators, podcasts about cases

Vincent Cabreza 04/14/2024

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — Imagine adaptive algorithms translating courtroom exchanges from English to major Filipino dialects in real time for the benefit of litigants, or podcasts that explain the scope and impact of landmark decisions to average…

Quiboloy: No US meddling—or catch me if you can

Jane Bautista 04/07/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Fugitive televangelist Apollo Quiboloy said on Saturday that he would not surrender unless the government made a written guarantee that American authorities would not meddle in the cases of child sexual abuse and trafficking filed…

PH-US-Japan agreement not aimed at China – DFA

Julie M. Aurelio 04/06/2024

The forthcoming summit between the Philippines, United States and Japan is “not directed at any country” but is aimed at deepening the existing and strong ties on economic cooperation, maritime security and climate change of the three…

Owl, pangolin rescued on Good Friday in Palawan

Geraldford Ticke 03/31/2024

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — A spotted wood owl (Strix seloputo) and a pangolin (Manis culionensis) were rescued in Palawan province on Good Friday, the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) said in a report issued Saturday, March…

PH sees decreased rice imports as local output rises

03/25/2024

Due to increased local production, the Philippines might buy less rice from abroad despite a slight rise in consumption caused by a weaker El Niño. According to a report by the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural…

WPS tension: Chinese vessel blocks PH research ship

Nestor Corrales 03/23/2024

A China Coast Guard (CCG) vessel again made “dangerous maneuvers” on Thursday and tried to block a Philippine fishery vessel carrying marine scientists conducting research in the West Philippine Sea or WPS. Commodore Jay Tarriela, Philippine Coast…

World’s rarest, most threatened migratory shore bird seen in PH

Lu-Ann Fuentes - Bajarias 03/17/2024

In a historic moment for Philippine avian biodiversity, the world’s rarest and most threatened migratory shorebird has been sighted for the very first time in the country. The spoon-billed sandpiper, with a global population estimated at around…

Another illegal structure at Chocolate Hills ordered probed

Leo Udtohan 03/16/2024

CARMEN, BOHOL — Another resort located near the Chocolate Hills in Bohol province is in hot water for alleged construction of illegal structures within the protected area. Aside from the controversial Captain’s Peak Garden and Resort in…

Apollo Quiboloy faces show-cause order, contempt as Dutertes show support

03/13/2024

Pastor Apollo Quiboloy, the self-appointed “son of God,” is now facing contempt charges before both chambers of Congress as he continues to snub the inquiries against him and his sect, the Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KOJC). On…

US presidential investment mission arrives in PH for the first time

03/11/2024

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s visit to Washington last year has resulted in the US government organizing its first Presidential Trade and Investment Mission to the Philippines. Led by US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, the mission includes…

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