COVID-19 positivity rate up in Metro Manila, 9 other areas — OCTA

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 07/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 positivity rate from June 25 to June 29 in 10 areas in the country has increased, independent pandemic monitor OCTA Research said on Friday. Seven of the areas also breached the World Health…

Beauty queen Leren Mae Bautista wins as Los Baños first councilor

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 05/11/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Beauty queen Leren Mae Bautista took to her social media page to thank her supporters who voted for her in the recently held national and local elections.  Bautista won as the first councilor of Los Baños,…

Pacquiao favors use of floating nuclear plants, vows cheaper electricity

Angelic B. Jordan - Contributor / @inquirerdotnet 02/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — PROMDI presidential candidate Sen. Manny Pacquiao is getting more traction in his bid for the presidency as he went around four key cities in the vote-rich Laguna province to underscore his commitment to ensure…

Vic Saludar scores split decision win for WBA title

Glendale G. Rosal 02/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines- “Vicious” Vic Saludar emerged as the new World Boxing Association (WBA) world minimumweight champion. This after, Saludar beat Robert “Super Inggo” Paradero in an all-Filipino world title brawl in the main event of “Night…

Cases readied against gunman behind Wee’s killing

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Charges are now being readied against six suspects, including the gunman, behind the killing of Lawyer Joey Luis Wee. The gunman identified as Fausto Edgar Benigno Peralta was formally turned over to the…

Clear, trash-free floods rise in Pakil, Laguna after typhoon

Ves Garcia - @inquirerdotnet 11/14/2020

Floodwater filled a residential area in Pakil, Laguna on Friday, Nov. 13 — but what caught people’s attention was that the water was unusually clear. Barangay Burgos in Pakil town was left submerged in clean surface water,…

COVID-19 cases in PH surpass 200,000-mark with 5,277 new infections

Katrina Hallare 08/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases surpassed the 200,000-mark after 5,277 new infections were recorded on Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Based on the latest data provided by the Department of Health (DOH),…

Metro Manila, 4 provinces back to less restrictive GCQ starting Aug. 19

Darryl John Esguerra 08/18/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila will revert to the less restrictive general community quarantine (GCQ) from Aug. 19 to 31 after a two-week reimposition of a strict coronavirus lockdown. In a speech aired Monday night, President Rodrigo…

Life in the K9 Unit: The certified dog lovers team

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Does your eyes form into hearts and your voice turn high pitched whenever you see dogs? Do you like dogs too much that you are considering a career in dog keeping? Maybe you…

BREAKING: NCR, Laguna, Cebu City placed under modified ECQ until May 31

Darryl John Esguerra 05/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the proposal to place Metro Manila, Laguna province, and Cebu City under a modified enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) until May 31. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the announcement in a…

On PNP Chief Gamboa’s chopper crash

Attorney Ruphil Bañoc 03/06/2020

As of this writing, the medical bulletin of General Archie Gamboa, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, is improving after he and his companions survived a helicopter crash yesterday morning (March 5, 2020) in San Pedro, Laguna. In…

Honda union claims win

Maricar Cinco 03/01/2020

SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna, Philippines — A gamut of emotions ran through the halls of Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) in Sta. Rosa City, Laguna province, as its workers took their final exit from the company they…

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