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Investigation sought after alleged priority COVID-19 testing of Chinese workers

Investigations are called for over recent reports of Chinese workers allegedly given priority in targeted testing activities.  This week, Sen. Risa Hontiveros and local officials in Parañaque City received reports...

Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests

WASHINGTON — The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any reason, and...
Richard Gomez

‘Who said I don’t want to accept OFWs?’: Richard Gomez questions Duterte’s source on...

Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez on Friday questioned President Rodrigo Duterte's source after the latter claimed that the actor-politician was supposedly against the return of...

Japan reality show ‘Terrace House’ halts production after star’s death

TOKYO — Japanese reality TV show "Terrace House" has suspended its production for the 2019-2020 season after the sudden death of a 22-year-old cast...

Twitter attaches disclaimer to Trump’s Minneapolis tweet for ‘glorifying violence’

Twitter accused President Donald Trump on Friday of "glorifying violence", attaching a disclaimer to one of his tweets about unrest in Minneapolis that it said broke its...
Chinese clinic in Fontana

Roundup of illegal health facilities catering to Chinese nationals suspected with COVID-19

Illegal clinics reportedly catering to Chinese nationals suspected with COVID-19 recently alarmed Filipinos and lawmakers who expressed their concerns on its impacts to public...

A look at the recommendations the national gov’t ignored in its decision to lift...

The national government's decision to ease quarantine measures starting June overlooked the warning from local researchers against prematurely lifting them.  In a late-night televised briefing...

New Japanese anime movie from ‘Sailor Moon’ maker coming to Netflix

Streaming giant Netflix on Friday announced that a new Japanese animation film will launch on its platform next month. “A Whisker Away” an anime movie...

US Department of Justice says probe into George Floyd’s death ‘top priority’

The United States Department of Justice said in a statement on Thursday that it had made a federal investigation into the death of George...

‘Grease’ kicks off Madrid summer nights at socially distanced drive-in cinema

MADRID — The next best thing to sitting in a darkened movie theatre? A drive-in cinema in the Spanish capital launched its post-lockdown summer...

Duterte eases lockdown in Metro Manila from June 1 amid spike in COVID-19 cases

MANILA (UPDATED 1:03 a.m.) —  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte eased one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the...
Employee working with Universal Robots

Companies urged to integrate robots in manufacturing to improve productivity post-COVID

Denmark-based company Universal Robots recently urged the manufacturing industry of the Philippines to accelerate its adoption of robotic automation to remain efficient amid tough economic...

Local director Darryl Yap addresses ‘pedophile’ accusations

Local director Darryl Yap once again addressed those who are accusing him of sexual assault online following his threat of suing them earlier his week.  Yap had recently been...

PLDT holds probe after hackers defaced its Twitter support page

Major telecommunications company PLDT, Inc. on Thursday said that its cyber security team is already conducting an investigation into the incident of hacking of its...

Philippines confirms 539 new coronavirus cases, largest single-day increase

MANILA — The Philippines' health ministry on Thursday reported 17 more novel coronavirus deaths and 539 new infections, the largest number of cases reported in a...

Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

MINNEAPOLIS — Protesters clashed with riot police firing tear gas for a second night in Minneapolis on Wednesday in an outpouring of rage over...
Harry Roque in Wowowin

Why Harry Roque’s joke on ABS-CBN shutdown in ‘Wowowin’ guesting was deemed problematic

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque in a guest appearance at GMA Network's "Wowowin's" segment on Wednesday joked about ABS-CBN's shutdown. This, amid the looming jobs at stake...

Pia Cayetano accuses reporter of misquoting her. Here’s the video.

Sen. Pia Cayetano called out a news reporter for allegedly "twisting" her manifestation during a virtual Senate hearing, saying that he was "malicious and unethical" on...

Local scientist group contradicts Roque’s claim on reaching the 30,000-target testing capacity

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque's claim that the country reached a 30,000 per day testing capacity is merely theoretically, local scientists said, calling the figure "misleading."  In his virtual press...

Philippines’ IATF backs easing one of world’s toughest lockdowns

The Philippines' coronavirus task force has recommended President Rodrigo Duterte ease one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the...