Pasig River Ferry Service

‘Kakaibang Valentine’s date’: Couples can cruise along the Pasig River for free

Couples in Metro Manila can enjoy a unique date aboard Pasig River's ferry for free this coming Valentine's Day. Metro Manila Development Authority chair Danilo...
Filipinos from Wuhan

Explained: Interest in ‘force majeure’ up as novel coronavirus fails to ease

With the coronavirus outbreak that originated in Hubei province, China, showing no signs of abating any time soon, some companies that buy and sell...

Taiwan urges Philippines to lift travel ban on Taiwanese amid coronavirus fear

Taiwan urged the Philippines on Tuesday to lift a travel ban on its citizens after Philippine airlines cancelled flights to Taiwan following a government ban on...
Jose Calida

Quo warranto trick that ousted Sereno, now used against ABS-CBN

The Duterte administration is now using a legal measure to go after the country's top broadcasting network ABS-CBN Corp. instead of waiting for Congress...
Parasite crew

Filipinos are rejoicing: Oscars haul of ‘Parasite’ a victory for Asia, world cinema

The act of South Korean film "Parasite" sweeping trophies at the 92nd Academy Awards is considered a victory in the struggle for Asian representation...
PNP officers

Pangasinan police office posts rape prevention tips that also possibly blame victims

The police provincial office of Pangasinan recently released rape prevention tips on social media that, despite its apparent intention to help victims, could also...
Best Picture: Parasite

History is made: ‘Parasite’ is first non-English film to win Oscars Best Picture

South Korean social satire "Parasite" won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first film not in the English language...

‘Out of this Universe’: Sam Smith, Kelly Clarkson wowed by Filipino singer’s karaoke number

Personalities joined in chorus to praise a young Filipino singer for his rendition of Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes” after his video made rounds...
Jollibee wedding

Moira Dela Torre’s high school BBF gets married inside a homegrown fast-food chain

Just in time for the love month, the high school best friend of OPM singer-songwriter Moira Dela Torre made waves on social media as...
Brad Pitt at the Oscars 2020

Highlights: What to watch for at the Oscars 2020

LOS ANGELES — The 2020 Oscars ceremony takes place on Sunday in Los Angeles, the climax of Hollywood's awards season. Here's what to watch for...
92nd Academy Awards - Oscars Arrivals - Hollywood

Billie Eilish, Billy Porter help kick off rain-hit Oscar red carpet

LOS ANGELES — Heavy rain marred the start of the Oscars on Sunday, sending workers scurrying to hold off leaks on the red carpet...
Wuhan billboard

‘Pray for Wuhan’: LED billboard ad on EDSA amid nCoV stirs conversations

(Updated 9:33 p.m.) A huge LED billboard along EDSA with the message "Pray for Wuhan" against a backdrop of the color and elements of...

Revival of GMRC subject brewing in Congress. Is it necessary?

The House of Representatives recently passed the proposed legislation on February 4 with 225 votes in favor of House Bill 5829, which introduces the good morals...
Christina Koch

NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after record mission

WASHINGTON — American astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019, landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday after a record stay on the International Space...
Chinese doctor's lungs

Chinese doctor who raised early alarm over coronavirus dies; Beijing declares ‘people’s war’

SHANGHAI/BEIJING — One of the first Chinese doctors who tried to warn the world about a new coronavirus died on Friday from the illness, prompting an outpouring of...