Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam visits Bangkok

Hong Kong protesters call for weekend rallies, police quit campus battleground

HONG KONG — Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong stirred support for more rallies over the weekend, as police withdrew on Friday from a university...
ASEAN foreign ministers meet Chinese delegation led by FM Wang Yi in Bangkok

Sen. Risa Hontiveros urges probe into Chinese ‘threat’ to power grid

Sen. Risa Hontiveros urged lawmakers on Tuesday to investigate China's access to its power grid, warning of a security threat and possible sabotage due...
SEA games countdown

The role of the Cayetano-led Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee, explained

The overall functions of the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) in the regional meet were being questioned given that it is a private...
New Clark City Stadium

SEA Games venue observations: Hype for New Clark City and invalidation of reports on...

Some Filipinos might have praised the facilities of New Clark City, but it led to criticisms and even invalidation of news reports on other...
Alan Cayetano

Cayetano responds to speculations on Sara Duterte’s cryptic Instagram post

House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano responded to speculations that he is the one being pertained to by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio in a...
Rizal memorial stadium

Philippine Sports Commission tries to discredit ‘two toilets, one cubicle’ video

A video clip shared by a local reporter showing a cubicle with two toilets at a women’s bathroom in one of the venues of...
Rue Bourbon Ortigas

Restobar is offering SEA Games athletes free beer. Here’s why national teams may not...

A restobar announced that it will offer free beer to athletes, coaching staff and officials of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in light of...
Philippine flag

Was the Philippine flag really used as table cloth at SEA Games?

Photos of the Philippine flag allegedly being used as a table skirt in one of the venues related to the 30th Southeast Asian Games...
FilOil Arena

Artist’s logo proposal used in welcome banner for SEA Games in Philippines

A Filipino artist's logo pitch for the 30th Southeast Asian Games he made last year after the government released what has been called the...
SLEX traffic

Commuters from Metro Manila’s south resort to memes to cope with worsened SLEX traffic

The heavy traffic along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) due to the Skyway extension project provoked affected Filipino commuters to share witty memes and...
Let Dimzon

A list: More snafus as SEA Games events start in Philippines

The hosting of the Southeast Asian Games 2019 had been rife with problems from logistic issues, sudden removal of local athletes to errors in...
Child reading

Because Facebook shouldn’t be the one ‘book’ Filipino children are reading

(Sponsored post.) National Children's Month is an occasion to call for upholding children's right to grow up in environments that support their holistic development. One of...
Jones Bridge

Fully restored Jones Bridge in Manila cost only P20 million

The newly restored Jones Bridge which cost around P20 million to complete was a refreshing piece of news after reports of alleged overspending for...
Staff members of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong university siege winds down as hunt for protesters comes up empty

HONG KONG — As the final searches for any pro-democracy protesters still hiding in Hong Kong's Polytechnic University came up empty on Wednesday, academic authorities prepared for the...
World Trade Center for SEA Games

Reporter receives hateful comments for covering unfinished SEA Games venue

Facebook users berated a GMA senior news correspondent when she uploaded a live video coverage of a venue to be used for the 30th...