Vilma and Piolo

‘Not cringing’: Lualhati Bautista’s take on online comparisons of Vilma and Piolo vs their...

Renowned novelist Lualhati Bautista pointed out that Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto (Sixth District, Batangas) and Kapamilya actor Piolo Pascual do not owe her anything in...
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Pucker up! Trailer of ‘The Kissing Booth 2’ is now out

Streaming giant Netflix on Tuesday released the official trailer of the sequel of "The Kissing Booth." "The Kissing Booth 2," based on the characters from...

Inflation quickens in June as COVID-19 lockdown eased

MANILA, July 7 (Reuters) - Philippine inflation picked up faster than expected in June as economic activity gradually resumed with the easing one of...

Russia cracks down on marmot hunting after bubonic plague alert

MOSCOW — Russia said on Monday it had stepped up patrols to stop people hunting marmots near its border China and Mongolia after the countries reported possible...
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Calls for justice for 15-year-old molestation victim who was later shot dead

The slay case of a teenager allegedly committed by cops in Ilocos Sur was the latest report of local police abuses during the quarantine. A...

The science of how you sound when you talk through a face mask

Roman Samborskyi/Shutterstock The great face mask debate has been had, and most people agree that it’s a good idea to wear one to prevent the...
Isko Moreno by PNA

‘Walang kotong’: Isko Moreno defends traffic enforcers in viral ‘magic’ stoplight video

Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso on Friday explained that the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau did not extort money or engage in "kotong" when...

A roundup of petitions challenging the Duterte-backed anti-terrorism law

Three petitions have been recently filed before the Supreme Court to challenge the constitutionality of the new anti-terrorism law, following its passage last Friday. President...
Joyce Bernal in file photo

Why Sagada rejected Joyce Bernal team’s SONA shoot

The provincial government of Sagada in the Mountain Province on Monday issued a statement explaining why it prohibited film director Joyce Bernal and her production...

What would Kanye West have to do to launch a late White House bid?

WASHINGTON — If Kanye West is serious about running for president, the American rapper and fashion designer will face major obstacles to mount a serious campaign less than...

City in China’s Inner Mongolia warns after suspected bubonic plague case

BEIJING — Authorities in a city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia issued a warning on Sunday, one day after a hospital reported a...
Isabela tarpaulin

‘May virus pa rin’: Isabela tarps gain traction for humorous, clear reminder on COVID-19...

Tarpaulins reportedly hung in various areas of the province of Isabela are gaining traction for its humorous and straightforward approach in reminding the public of...

ABS-CBN star-maker Mr. M pens open letter urging Remulla, Defensor to back franchise renewal

Veteran program director and talent manager Johnny Manahan, also known as Mr. M, urged lawmakers who earlier opposed the renewal of ABS-CBN franchise, to reconsider...

Hundreds of scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations – NYT

Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for the World Health Organization to...

Wirecard ex-COO Marsalek’s entry into Philippines was faked, DOJ said

MANILA — Immigration records showing Wirecard's former chief operating officer Jan Marsalek arrived in the Philippines on June 23 and departed for China the next day were...