mWell: Philippines’ first fully integrated health and wellness app

07/27/2021

Technology plays a big role in bringing in the latest advancements to help us with our day to day activities as we live in a new normal today and are to forced to make adjustments for it.…

Gov’t should not be pressured by China’s donation of COVID-19 vaccine, says Pangilinan

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 01/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — China’s donation of 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines should not pressure the Philippine government to approve its use, Senator Francis Pangilinan said Sunday. Pangilinan made the remark after China State Councilor and Foreign Minister…

Senators back ABS-CBN franchise revival

Maila Ager - Reporter / @MAgerINQ 01/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines— Several senators rallied behind a bill reviving the franchise of ABS-CBN with the head of the committee on public services promising to give “utmost priority” once it is referred to the panel. No less than…

Angara, Pangilinan call for suspension of online transaction fees amid pandemic

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 10/01/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senators Sonny Angara and Francis Pangilinan want the collection of online transaction fees suspended amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In separate statements, Angara and Pangilinan called for the extension of the waiver on…

Bullet Dumas, fellow musicians protest Marcos Day in Ilocos Norte: ‘We don’t honor dictators’

Ian Biong 09/03/2020

Several musicians have joined other individuals and groups in protesting the proposal to declare Sept. 11 a special non-working holiday in Ilocos Norte to commemorate the birth anniversary of former President Ferdinand Marcos. Singer-songwriter Bullet Dumas, a…

Pangilinan on Sona 2020: Why no mention of Duque, Philhealth officials?

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 07/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The removal from office of Health Secretary Franciso Duque and alleged corrupt officials of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) should have been announced during the President’s fifth State of the Nation Address amid…

Artist Pangilinan shares his journey to float-making success in Sinulog, other festivals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Artists, like their arts, fade away with their eyes wide open — starving to death. So was Ernesto Pangilinan told when he began painting Christmas cards back in sixth grade in the 1960s.…

6K Cebuanos join Cebu leg of SEA Games Torch Run at South Coastal Road

Mars G. Alison 11/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — About 6,000 Cebuanos registered for the second leg of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Torch Run to show their support for the Filipino athletes who will be competing in the biennial meet.  Cebuanos…

Raise nurses’ entry level pay to keep them from leaving – Pangilinan

07/24/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Francis Pangilinan is pushing for the increase in the entry-level salary of government nurses to P30,531 to prevent them from seeking greener pastures overseas. In a statement on Wednesday, Pangilinan said his Senate…

Kiko to LP House members: Let’s rally behind Leni

07/19/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Opposition Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Friday urged Liberal Party (LP) House members to rally behind Vice President Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo who was sued over her alleged link to the “Ang Totoong Narcolist” (The…

LP, Trillanes not destabilizing gov’t – Pangilinan

Inquirer.net 09/09/2018

Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Sunday slammed President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that his arch-critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV had joined forces with the “yellows,” apparently referring to the opposition Liberal Party (LP), in a plot to remove…

Anti-death penalty senator: We do not have the numbers

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/17/2017

As he echoed calls for legislators not to revive the death penalty, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan also said that he was not optimistic about the chances of the anti-death penalty advocates from preventing the administration in bringing…

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