China reports just 3 new virus cases, no new deaths

04/27/2020

BEIJING — China reported just three new coronavirus cases Monday, and no new deaths for the 12th day in a row. A total of 723 people remain hospitalized and just under 1,000 were being kept in isolation…

Duterte remark on choosing between US or China just ‘kantyaw’ – Palace

Krissy Aguilar 02/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Thursday downplayed as just another sarcastic teasing or “kantyaw” President Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks about choosing between being a territory of the United States or province of China. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo, when…

Bong Go says Duterte was just joking, no plans to run as president in 2022

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 02/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Bong Go has downplayed President Rodrigo Duterte’s statements about him planing to run as president in the 2022 elections, saying that Duterte was merely joking. Go clarified on Thursday that he does not…

NPA just can’t be trusted, AFP says after attacks

12/25/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The New People’s Army just cannot be trusted, the military said late Monday, after communist guerrillas attacked policemen and soldiers in Iloilo and Camarines Norte provinces hours after the government and the Communist Party…

INTRODUCING A SLEEK CREDIT CARD WITH NO NUMBERS, JUST YOUR NAME

Inquirer.net 03/26/2019

The Apple Card says plastic isn’t fantastic anymore Today’s Instagram scroll gives us a glimpse of how tech giant Apple goes forward into the finance world with Apple Card. “A new kind of credit card. Created by…

Is Duterte serious or just joking? Palace says ‘use your common sense’

Inquirer.net 12/04/2018

Use your common sense. That was the advice of Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Tuesday to the public to determine whether President Rodrigo Duterte is joking or not. Panelo issued the statement after Duterte on Monday said…

Sir Chief to critics: ‘I’m not just a celebrity’

Morexette B. Erram 10/17/2018

“I’m not (just) a celebrity. I’m also a businessman.” This was the response of Kapamilya actor Richard Yap to his critics, especially Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña. “There is more to us than being celebrities. I guess…

Doers, not just listeners

09/01/2018

We do talk a lot. Endlessly we discuss. Every now and then, if not always, we criticize. We make a lot of noise by and through our commentary gossips. We even offer unsolicited advice. Most of us…

More than just a breath of passing air

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 08/25/2018

While surfing the Web, I came across this little poem by the 19th-century English writer, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, entitled “The Power of Words:” ‘Tis a strange mystery, the power of words! Life is in them, and death.…

Mocha defends ‘Pepedederalismo’ jingle: We just want people to talk about federalism

Inquirer 08/06/2018

Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson said that her “Pepedederalismo” jingle video with pro-Duterte blogger Drew Olivar was only meant to get Filipinos to talk about federalism. Amid widespread backlash not only in social media but also…

Did Unique Salonga just sign a solo record deal?

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/27/2018

IS UNIQUE Salonga about to start his career as a solo artist? Speculations rose after a photo of the former lead vocalist of Filipino rock band IV of Spades at the Viva’s office last Tuesday was shared…

It’s a ‘basket of solutions,’ not just BRT, says Tugade

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/25/2018

TRANSPORTATION Secretary Arthur Tugade stressed the need to discipline users, drivers, and the public in Metro Cebu if only to solve once and for all the growing traffic problem in the area. The secretary of the Department…

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