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Indonesia’s Lion Air unrelated to ‘Lionair’ medevac plane that caught fire in NAIA

Lion Air, an Indonesian low-cost airline, on Monday issued a statement explaining that it is not connected to the plane that was involved in...
34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok

‘Where did the budget go?’ Duterte asked a week after he signed anti-COVID ‘Bayanihan’...

Questions were raised regarding the financial aid supposed to be provided to the health sector almost a week after the Bayanihan We Heal as One...

Olympics organizers in talks to hold opening ceremony on July 23, 2021 —Asahi TV

TOKYO— The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are in final-stage discussions to hold the opening ceremony for the rescheduled Games on July 23, 2021, Japan's Asahi TV...
Angel Locsin on Instagram

Poser alert: Angel Locsin, Vico Sotto ask public to report fake social media accounts

Actress Angel Locsin warned her followers of a fake Facebook account that uses her name to supposedly give cash assistance and relief goods to those...

Explainer: What we don’t yet know about the coronavirus

It has been only three months since reports first emerged from China of an unknown virus causing unusual cases of pneumonia, and scientists and...

New online technologies developed by Filipino researchers and students help monitor COVID-19 cases in...

A mobile app and an extensive information hub were recently developed by Filipino researchers and students as the country continues its fight against the novel...
Order of the Camillian in a hospital

‘Ministers to the sick’: Doctor-priest offers services to Pasig health facility amid COVID-19 crisis

A doctor-priest and some of his companions from a Catholic religious order offered their services to a health facility in Pasig City as the...

The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same

Gettyimages Ian Goldin, University of Oxford and Robert Muggah, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the...

This Filipina won Food Network’s ‘Chopped Sweets’ competition

While the global COVID-19 crisis is raging around the world, a Filipina chef brought good news to the Filipino-American community in the United States...
Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao wrong for insisting COVID-19 hasn’t reached Philippines during March 4 house party

Boxing champion turned senator Manny Pacquiao falsely remarked that the Philippines was not yet affected by COVID-19 when PDP-Laban held a party in his...

Amid COVID-19 crisis, Manila Bay discoloration is also a public health concern. Here’s why.

Aside from the improving air quality in Metro Manila sans public transportation, several online users also noticed that Manila Bay became cleaner during the...

DOH is offering a P500 daily allowance for ‘volunteer’ health workers and people are...

The Department of Health’s call for volunteer health care personnel was questioned online after it posted a daily commodity distribution report which was perceived...

British PM Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

LONDON— British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self isolating but will still lead the government's response to the outbreak. "Over the last...
Manila vendors during quarantine

How Filipino celebrities, musicians are helping vulnerable sectors affected by the Luzon-wide quarantine

Local personalities from the entertainment and music industry are using their star power to help and support vulnerable sectors such as the urban poor...

Displaced by COVID-19 pandemic: Tragic tales of discrimination against health workers and frontliners

The Department of Health recently warned the public against discriminating health workers after testimonies of doctors and nurses being kicked out of their residences...

Can’t sleep and feeling anxious about coronavirus? You’re not alone

Shutterstock Olivia Fisher, Queensland University of Technology This is a confusing and, frankly, scary time for a lot of us. There’s so much contradictory information, and...
Prince Charles

Prince Charles didn’t jump the queue for COVID-19 test, says Palace

LONDON — Britain on Thursday said heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who has coronavirus, did not jump the queue for a test because his symptoms and...
Person in laboratory

‘VIPs’ vs commoners: How fast do they get their COVID-19 test results?

While politicians and their kin get their results of COVID-19 infection in a timely manner, ordinary Filipinos including frontliners were reported to have passed...
Duterte signing GAA 2018

The ‘Bayanihan to Heal as One Act’ and what’s at stake in the law

President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the bill granting him special powers to address COVID-19 health crisis late Tuesday. The law called the Bayanihan to...
Checkpoint in Manila

Reports of harassment of women at checkpoints have reached the PNP

Some members of the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines will face investigation for reported abuses while they are securing certain...