Patients evacuated as fire hits PGH

Inquirer.net 05/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Fire hit part of the Philippine General Hospital  (PGH) on Taft Avenue in Manila sometime past midnight on Sunday, according to an alert posted by TXT Fire on Facebook. The fire was on the…

‘Will we encounter some NPA?’

DLS Pineda - @inquirerdotnet 02/17/2021

When I moved from Manila to Agusan del Norte in 2014, I began hosting tours for friends flying over. One of my objectives was to dispel the notion of Mindanao as the barren and war-torn wasteland the…

PH named 2nd most ‘Instagrammable’ place in the world

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 01/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines was hailed as the second most “Instagrammable” — or very appealing to photographed and shared on the social media site Instagram—place in the world in 2021, by a global travel website. In…

Hong Kong detects new coronavirus variant in passenger from PH

Daphne Galvez 01/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Hong Kong has detected the presence of the new COVID-19 variant, believed to be more infectious, in a passenger who returned from the Philippines on Dec. 22. Hong Kong health officials said Tuesday that…

Metro Manila mayors to consult experts before allowing minors out

Consuelo Marquez 12/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila mayors will consult medical experts first before deciding whether to allow minors to leave home during the general community quarantine, San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora said Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Zamora said…

DOTr hit for delayed transpo projects

Marlon Ramos 10/03/2020

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has wasted P21.5 billion in foreign loans after it failed to complete major mass transportation projects in Cebu and Metro Manila, two of the country’s most populous areas, Sen. Nancy Binay disclosed…

 LSIs from Manila, Cebu test positive of COVID-19 in Bohol

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four locally stranded individuals (LSIs), who recently arrived in Bohol province from Metro Manila and Cebu, have tested positive of COVID-19. Bohol Governor Arthur Yap, on Sunday, June 14, 2020, said two of…

Beko Pilipinas teams up with orgs, LGUs for frontliners, communities aid

PR 05/18/2020

Manila, Philippines — While hundreds of lives had already been claimed by COVID-19—not only in the Philippines but around the world—our frontliners still go out and risk their own lives on the line to serve others. Everyday,…

SC approves conduct of 2020 Bar exam in Manila and Cebu

04/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court has announced that the 2020 Bar examination will be held in two venues–Manila and Cebu City. “Acting on the Bar Chairperson’s [referring to Associate Justice Marvic Leonen, chairman of the 2020…

Barangay uses ‘grim’ tactic to keep people at home

Nikka Valenzuela - Philippine Daily Inquirer 04/18/2020

A black hooded figure carrying what looks like a sickle, a severed head and a warning comes out exactly at 8 p.m. in a barangay in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Barangay 344 officials have used the symbol of…

Know some Filipino characters on the international screen

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 04/09/2020

As we are encouraged to stay indoors, a lot of us are probably spending a lot of time watching television or staying online. For those who are updated with the latest TV shows, you are all probably…

Cebu Pacific advisory: Manila operations during community quarantine period

PR 03/17/2020

Cebu Pacific Advisory March 16, 2020 (as of 4:00 pm) Manila operations during community quarantine period ALL Cebu Pacific DOMESTIC flights to and from Manila remain CANCELLED until April 14 (Tuesday), in line with the Philippine government…

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