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Luis Manzano in quarantine

Have a food business? Luis Manzano‘s ‘LuckyMart’ seeks to help sellers generate income amid...

Television host and actor Luis Manzano encouraged Filipinos to "showcase" their food products in his newly-created online platform to help them boost their income...
Teddy Locsin in podium

Pretty stupid? Teddy Locsin explains tweet on youth engaging in governance after online backlash

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro "Teddy" Locsin Jr. on Wednesday offered clarification for his remarks on young people after being criticized online for saying that they...

‘Finally free’: Homebound OFWs cheer end to quarantine ordeal

MANILA — Hundreds of repatriated Filipino workers made their way to bus and airport terminals on Tuesday to return to families, the first among around...

‘Sana all’: Bato’s ‘Sarap ng Buhay’ sigh of relief called out amid COVID-19 crisis

Neophyte Sen. Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa made online buzz anew after news outlets reported his sigh of relief when the hybrid plenary session was suspended at an early...
Bb. Pilipinas candidates

Binibining Pilipinas bets urged to focus on advocacies as coronation night gets canceled

As Binibining Pilipinas postponed its coronation night indefinitely due to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Filipinos expressed hope that the candidates will...

Philippines tries transport test run to prepare for commuter chaos

MANILA — Police in the Philippine capital did a dry run on Tuesday of measures to enforce social distancing on public transport and control the...
Rodante Marcoleta

‘How about GMA?’: Arguments raised as solon hurls old accusations vs ABS-CBN in House...

Some of the recycled allegations of House Deputy Speaker Rep. Rodante Marcoleta (Sagip Party-list) against ABS-CBN's franchise renewal were juxtaposed with its main rival...

‘Digital Bayanihan’ initiative aims to help 10 million Filipinos bounce back from COVID-19 pandemic

An initiative founded by a Filipino business author sought to help train micro, small to medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs), who are severely affected by the...

Masks too dangerous for children under 2, Japan medical group says

TOKYO — Children under the age of two shouldn't wear masks because they can make breathing difficult and increase the risk of choking, a Japan medical group...

‘Let’s grooow’: James Reid’s role as ‘ambassador for food security,’ according to agri chief

Actor and singer-songwriter James Reid expressed his gratitude to the Department of Agriculture for choosing him to become a part of the team that will help...
Dick Gordon as PRC chair

‘Rude, unprofessional’: Twitterverse not pleased with Gordon’s conduct on televised interview

Sen. Richard "Dick" Gordon on Tuesday received negative criticisms after his live national television interview where his manner of answering queries was perceived to be "rude"...

‘When can OFWs return home?’: Duterte calls to prioritize COVID-19 test results of quarantined...

The national government finally heeded to the concerns of overseas Filipino workers stuck in quarantine facilities for two months despite them testing negative for...
Vico Sotto with children

Duterte rejects opening of classes while Vico Sotto bares initiatives for education sector

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto on Tuesday revealed his plans on how the city's youth can still pursue their education after President Rodrigo Duterte shared...

WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns

GENEVA — The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on...

New Zealand’s Ardern stays cool as earthquake strikes during live interview

WELLINGTON — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live TV...

In Philippine slums, heat, hunger take a toll under lockdown

MANILA, May 25 — One by one, Michelle Asinto's six children take the plate of rice doused in soy sauce and eat their share...
Moti Arceo

Facing raps, Pasay councilor says sorry for berating health workers

A Pasay city councilor, who recently came under fire online for cursing at health care workers, finally apologized for his actions following possible legal repercussions...

Coronavirus may be increasing risk of stroke – doctors on the frontline witness new...

Just as Arvind was heading home after a long day as the consultant on call, his phone began to ring. It was a patient...

A heartbreaking open letter to Debold Sinas and the president about complying with quarantine...

A local independent filmmaker shared how his family sent off their late relative while obeying quarantine rules in an open letter to the president...

Here’s how to stay safe from coronavirus while buying groceries

Wear a mask, but skip the gloves. Don’t sanitize the apples. And if you are older than 65, it’s probably best to still order...