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Newly elected NCCA head Nick Lizaso’s ties with Imelda Marcos was questioned online

The National Commission for the Culture and Arts (NCCA)’s newly elected chairman Nick Lizaso got a spotty record for his ties with Imelda Marcos. NCCA...
Erwin Tulfo

Lone Batangueño calls out Erwin Tulfo for harsh remarks against Taal horse owners

A viral video showed a Batangueño calling out radio personality Erwin Tulfo after he lambasted them for leaving the horses following the mandated evacuation...
Batangas evacuee

The ‘yorme’ of Bauan, Batangas: Evacuee turns heads with donated elegant suit

A certain evacuee in an elementary school-turned-evacuation center amused volunteers and his fellow Batangueños with his newly acquired suit that he got from clothing...

Indonesia and the Philippines are night and day when it comes to dealing with...

Following the recent standoff between China and Indonesia, some Filipinos raised comparisons on Indonesia’s stance compared to President Rodrigo Duterte’s leniency in asserting the...
Abby Binay

Abby Binay bares tactless personal messages over her skin color

The message that Makati City Mayor Abigal Binay received on Facebook referring to the skin color of the Binay family is the latest among...
Marvic Leonen

Reasons why the Supreme Court dismissed Falcis’ same-sex marriage case

The Supreme Court’s dismissal of the same-sex marriage case was mainly due to technicalities and procedural failures on the part of the petitioners who...
Horse

Residents of Taal Volcano isle race to rescue stranded horses

TALISAY, Philippines — At the crack of dawn on Thursday, Manolito Malaluan set out with a band of rescuers to ferry to safety two horses trapped...

Columnist Ramon Tulfo in hot water again after insulting Phivolcs amid Taal eruption

Columnist Ramon Tulfo got schooled online after he falsely accused the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) of not warning the public of...
Connect BTS Ayala Museum

Ayala Museum willing to join the large-scale art project of Korean boy group BTS

Ayala Museum expressed interest in the global art project of Korean boy group BTS which kicked off early this week. The initiative, called Connect, BTS,...
Leni Robredo's visit to eruption victims

Vice President Leni Robredo slams OWWA official Mocha Uson anew for spreading fake news

Vice President Leni Robredo again called out Mocha Uson, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) official and blogger, for sharing false information on the former’s visit...
Clouds gather but produce no rain as cracks are seen in the dried up municipal dam in drought-stricken Graaff-Reinet

Climate threats now dominate long-term risks, survey of global leaders finds

LONDON — Climate-change-related threats such as extreme weather, large-scale biodiversity losses and a failure of political leaders to slow planetary heating are now the...
Farmer Jack Imperial

Grey pineapples: Taal Volcano’s unrest devastates Tagaytay farm

TAGAYTAY — Farmer Jack Imperial woke to a picture of devastation after ash spewed from a volcano in the country—his verdant green pineapple field had been...
Eduardo Ano

Where is the calamity fund? Filipinos question Eduardo Año’s appeal for donations to the...

Issues of last year's calamity fund reduction surfaced after Interior Secretary Eduardo Año appealed for the public to donate essentials for Filipinos affected by...

Filipinos defend PHIVOLCS’ efforts in Taal Volcano monitoring amid pending investigation

A Cavite lawmaker still sought to probe the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology’s failure to inform the public even if the agency had...
Taal Volcano evacuees

Malasakit Kits vs Dignity Kits: Government’s distributed packs are not created equal

"Malasakit kits" distributed at airports for stranded passengers earlier this week did not go unnoticed on social media, earning criticisms for their perceived inadequate...
Quezon's Game movie

Brits can watch ‘Quezon’s Game’ about the Philippines’ rescue of Jews in World War...

Europeans will have the chance to watch "Quezon's Game," a critically-acclaimed movie produced by ABS-CBN Films Star Cinema with iWant and Kinetek, starting January...
Atty. Jude Sabio poses for a picture in Metro Manila

Sabio to withdraw ICC complaint against Duterte

Atty. Jude Sabio who filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of murder in a bloody anti-drugs crackdown...
Cows partly covered by ashes eat grass in a land nearby the erupting Taal Volcano in Talisay

Organizations, concerned citizens team up to save abandoned animals after Taal Volcano heightened unrest

Organizations for animals and other concerned Filipinos have been rescuing animals who were left in cages and houses when Taal Volcano erupted. The People for...
Taal Volcano at sunrise

Special day ‘no matter what’: Filipino couple weds under volcanic cloud

A couple getting married over the weekend witnessed a surprise guest at their wedding. In what has made for dramatic shots that have since gone...
Tito Sotto in press conference

Why Filipinos did not welcome Tito Sotto’s cloud seeding proposal to ashfall-stricken areas

The undersecretary of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology did not immediately agree with the suggestion of Sen. Tito Sotto III that cloud...