10 arrested in drug raid in Zamboanga Sibugay capital

PAGADIAN CITY -- Joint operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the local police arrested on Friday, Jan. 29, 10 persons suspected of maintaining a drug den where crystal meth is packed and sold in Ipil town, capital of Zamboanga Sibugay province. The authorities raided the den located in the village of Tenan in the course of a buy-bust operation. Arrested were Zoraine Abdulla, Jimaima Ascalon, Mansol Ascalon, Marie Piang, Alonto Sarahento, Heiren Hamid, Hajirin Mohammad, Muradz Marani, Mucsin Amputo alias "Bapa," Saddam Yunus and Ramse Abdulla. Seized were 23 heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to b...

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Police find improvised bomb near GenSan bus terminal
GENERAL SANTOS CITY ---- Police bomb experts today disarmed a bomb near the bus terminal in this city. Col. Gilberto Tuzon, city police director, said they were looking into who left the improvised explosive device and their motives. The improvised bomb was fashioned out of a grenade with a triggering device and placed in a biscuit can. Workers found the bomb outside the office of Husky Bus, a transport firm that plies between this city and Cotabato City via Maguindanao province. The discovery of the explosive came days after the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters attacked Datu Paglas town in Maguindanao on May 9. LZB...Keep on reading: Police find improvised bomb near GenSan bus terminal
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Furious Mom Slams Thief Who Stole Son’s Bike Used For Delivery Job
Heartbreaking Story of Furious Mom Criticizing Thief for Stealing Son’s Bike Used For Delivery Job Circulates Online A furious mom lambasted the unidentified thief who stole the bicycle of her son used for its delivery job. A Facebook user named Lhet DeLeon Bandonill has expressed her disappointment towards the culprit who stole her son’s bicycle. […] The post Furious Mom Slams Thief Who Stole Son’s Bike Used For Delivery Job appeared first on Philippine News.
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Indian Covid-19 variant found in 44 countries – WHO
GENEVA: The World Health Organization said on Wednesday that a variant of Covid-19 behind the acceleration of India’s explosive outbreak has been found in dozens of countries all over the world. The UN health agency said the B.1.617 variant of Covid-19, first found in India in October, had been detected in more than 4,500 samples […]
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SC: Psychological incapacity to nullify marriage is ‘legal norm not medical’
THE Supreme Court has ruled that psychological incapacity as basis for nullifying a marriage is not a “medical but a legal concept”. The high tribunal, in an en banc deliberation on Tuesday, modified the interpretation of the requirements of psychological incapacity as a ground for declaration of nullity of marriage found in Article 36 of […]
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Sunshine Cruz condemns lewd posts on daughters anew: ‘Walang ginagawang masama ang pamilya ko’
Sunshine Cruz has once again condemned the malicious comments and social media posts targeting her and her daughters. Cruz, who had slammed such perverted posts before, reiterated her appeal to netizens via Facebook yesterday, May 11, after a manipulated photo of her family surfaced. "I will never understand why people think making fun of other people is funny. No one has the right to humiliate others. What would you feel kung isa sa pamilya nyo ang gawing katatawanan?" the actress stressed. (What would you feel if one of your family members was made fun of?) https://www.facebook.com/sunshinebcruz/posts/10223823079060818?__cft__[0]=AZXwKq5Ti-XCeoYRNjUw-b9pxVoww-D0CR5D-ZDIucW...Keep on reading: Sunshine Cruz condemns lewd posts on daughters anew: ‘Walang ginagawang masama ang pamilya ko’
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Doctors sound alarm over 5-fold jump in kids swallowing magnets
PARIS --- Doctors from major hospitals in England sounded an alarm on Wednesday over a fivefold increase in the number of young children requiring medical treatment after swallowing magnets from toys. Nearly half of these kids aged four months and up required surgery to remove the magnets, often followed by complications, they reported in a research letter published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, a medical journal. From 2016 through 2020, four major hospitals in southeastern England admitted 251 children who had swallowed a foreign object. Coins accounted for 37 percent of the items ingested, ahead of magnets (21 percent) and button batteries (17 percent). Across al...Keep on reading: Doctors sound alarm over 5-fold jump in kids swallowing magnets
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Philippines to Start Exporting Fresh Okra to South Korea
Okra to Enter South Korea Market as the Philippines Starts Exporting The “okra” or ladyfingers will soon enter the market of South Korea the Philippines will start exporting local produce to the neighboring country. According to the Department of Agriculture, the Philippines will export okra to South Korea once the supply requirement is determined. According […] The post Philippines to Start Exporting Fresh Okra to South Korea appeared first on Philippine News.
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‘75 under 75’: Mentoring program open for underperforming students
Silid-Aralan Inc. (SAI) is making a last-minute call for public school students with grades below 75 to become one of 75 learners that will join the nonprofit organization’s Ground Zero Program, which seeks to boost academic achievement. SAI launched the “75 Under 75,” a first-of-its-kind search for the most academically challenged public school students across […]
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Claudine Barretto files Motion for Reconsideration in case against Raymart Santiago
Claudine Barretto is not giving up in the legal battle against Raymart Santiago Optimum Star Claudine Barretto reportedly filed motion for reconsideration in her case against her estranged husband actor Raymart Santiago. To recall, late last year, Claudine filed economic abuse case against Raymart, as the latter is being accused of not supporting their children […] The post Claudine Barretto files Motion for Reconsideration in case against Raymart Santiago appeared first on Philippine News.
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Ilonggo nurse wins seat at Gloucester City Council in England
ILOILO CITY ---- An Ilonggo nurse made history Thursday after being elected the first Filipino councilor in the southwest region of England. Raymond Padilla, 49, was among the 39 councilors elected to the city council of Gloucester. He ranked second among three winning candidates from the 11 who contested the three seats for Matson and Robinswood ward. A ward is an electoral district of a city. The Conservative party swept the elections in the ward for the first time and retained control of the council after winning 26 seats. Padilla got 777 votes next to party-mate Alastair Chambers, who got 952 votes, followed by another Conservative candidate Sean O'Donnell, who gar...Keep on reading: Ilonggo nurse wins seat at Gloucester City Council in England
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Poor Man Cries As He Seeks Help to Give Deceased Dad a Decent Burial
Poor Man Bursts Into Tears While Seeking Help to Give Deceased Dad a Decent Burial The heartbreaking video of a poor man who seeks help to give his deceased dad a decent burial elicits comments online. A Facebook user named Pinky Ferreras No has shared the heartbreaking video footage of her sibling seeking help to […] The post Poor Man Cries As He Seeks Help to Give Deceased Dad a Decent Burial appeared first on Philippine News.
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Higher antibiotic doses may make bacteria ‘fitter’—study
PARIS --- Using higher doses of antibiotics in a bid to tackle the growing problem of drug resistance may end up strengthening certain bacteria, according to research released on Wednesday that highlights a previously unthought-of risk. Antimicrobial resistance has been labelled by the United Nations as "one of the greatest threats we face as a global community" and is predicted to cause 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Previous research has shown that inflicting higher antibiotic doses on bacteria can slow its ability to develop resistance, yet little attention has been paid to how those higher doses impact the overall health of microbes. A team of Britain- and Europe-based ...Keep on reading: Higher antibiotic doses may make bacteria ‘fitter’—study
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35 killed in Gaza, 5 in Israel, as violence escalates
  GAZA --- Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated overnight, with at least 35 killed in Gaza and five in Israel in the most intensive aerial exchanges for years. Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza into the early hours of Wednesday, as the Islamist group and other Palestinian militants fired multiple rocket barrages at Tel Aviv and Beersheba. One multi-story residential building in Gaza collapsed and another was heavily damaged after they were repeatedly hit by Israeli air strikes. Israel said its jets had targeted and killed several Hamas intelligence leaders early on Wednesday. Other strikes targeted what the military said were rocket launch ...Keep on reading: 35 killed in Gaza, 5 in Israel, as violence escalates
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Donnalyn Bartolome Cryptic Post Following Vlog Controversy
Is the cryptic post of Donnalyn Bartolome about what happened with Marco Gumabao and Super Tekla in her latest vlog? DONNALYN BARTOLOME – Singer and vlogger Donnalyn Bartolome wrote something cryptic online following the controversy of her latest vlog. In a previous report, actor Marco Gumabao and comedian Super Tekla seemingly got disappointed when they got […] The post Donnalyn Bartolome Cryptic Post Following Vlog Controversy appeared first on Philippine News.
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Indian COVID-19 variant found in 44 countries—WHO
GENEVA --- The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a variant of Covid-19 behind the acceleration of India's explosive outbreak has been found in dozens of countries all over the world. The UN health agency said the B.1.617 variant of Covid-19, first found in India in October, had been detected in more than 4,500 samples uploaded to an open-access database "from 44 countries in all six WHO regions". "And WHO has received reports of detections from five additional countries," it said in its weekly epidemiological update on the pandemic. Outside of India, it said that Britain had reported the largest number of Covid cases caused by the variant. Earlier this week, t...Keep on reading: Indian COVID-19 variant found in 44 countries—WHO
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Capiz gov dangles cash reward for tipsters in Pilar town administrator’s slay
ILOILO CITY ---- Capiz Gov. Esteban Evan Contreras has offered a P100,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the killers of former journalist and municipal administrator John Heredia. Contreras offered the bounty when he visited the wake of Heredia in Roxas City, the provincial capital. A lone gunman repeatedly shot Heredia on May 2 as the victim was about to board his vehicle in front of a hardware store in Barangay Lawa-an in Roxas City. The gunman fled on board a motorcycle driven by an accomplice. Both suspects were seen in security camera footage wearing a face mask and a hooded sweatshirt. Heredia, municipal administrator of Pilar town, died from multi...Keep on reading: Capiz gov dangles cash reward for tipsters in Pilar town administrator’s slay
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Bakit Mayroong Batas Moral? – Paliwanag At Halimbawa
Bakit Mayroong Batas Moral Na Dapat Nating Sundin? (Sagot) BATAS MORAL – Sa paksang ito, ating tatalakayin kung bakit nga ba mayroong batas moral na dapat sundin ng mga tao. Una sa lahat, atin munang alamin kung ano nga ba ang batas moral. Ayon sa legal-dictionary, ang batas moral ay: isang sistema ng mga alituntunin […] The post Bakit Mayroong Batas Moral? – Paliwanag At Halimbawa appeared first on Philippine News.
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Donnalyn Bartolome received ‘sugar daddy applications,’ indecent proposal from prince
Donnalyn Bartolome reminded women that it is more fulfilling to provide for themselves, as she revealed that she received "sugar daddy applications" and an indecent proposal from a prince. "I've had indecent proposals. May nag-email talaga sa'kin. Parang babayaran ako nang isang gabi just to go on a date with someone," Bartolome said in a YouTube vlog on May 4. ([They] really emailed me. They [said they] would pay me for one night to go on a date with someone.) "This guy scouts for women who would go on a date for money. Meron din prince sa ibang bansa (There's also a prince from abroad)," she added. The vlogger also talked about a Facebook user named Jessie Mindosa who used...Keep on reading: Donnalyn Bartolome received ‘sugar daddy applications,’ indecent proposal from prince
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OCTA Research sees rise in Zamboanga City’s daily COVID-19 cases
  MANILA, Philippines --- Zamboanga City has emerged as the local government unit (LGU) with the highest number of new COVID-19 cases outside Metro Manila the past week, the OCTA Research team said Wednesday. In its latest report, OCTA Research said Zamboanga City recorded an average of 151 new cases daily from May 5 to May 11, a 47 percent increase compared to the previous week. Zamboanga City is already under stricter measures or a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until May 15. OCTA Research also flagged Puerto Princesa City in Palawan after it saw a 35 percent one-week growth to 60 new cases daily during the same period. Batangas City and Cagayan d...Keep on reading: OCTA Research sees rise in Zamboanga City’s daily COVID-19 cases
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ZTE Blade A5 2020 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
The ZTE Blade A5 2020 is available in three colors: Green, Blue, and Black. The dimension of the smartphone is 156.7 x 72.6 x 8.0 mm and weighs 155 grams. The smartphone comes in a 6.53 inches screen size and the display is IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that provides 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. It […] The post ZTE Blade A5 2020 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Sarangani, Gensan impose border controls as COVID-19 cases rise
GENERAL SANTOS CITY ---- Authorities in this city and Sarangani province have come up with stricter border control measures to stem the rise of COVID-19 infections. Both local governments want to limit travels in and out of their jurisdictions only for those with essential purposes. The restrictions started on May 8 and will last until May 31. As of May 11, Sarangani had 205 active cases while General Santos City had 254. Four weeks ago, Sarangani only had 36 patients while General Santos City had 76. General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera noted that the increase of cases in the city is due to virus transmission within households, prompting the local government to recalibrat...Keep on reading: Sarangani, Gensan impose border controls as COVID-19 cases rise
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House panels OK regulatory framework for use of electric vehicles
MANILA, Philippines --- Three committees in the House of Representatives approved Wednesday a measure creating a regulation framework for the use of electric vehicles and development of electric vehicles industry. During its joint meeting, the House committee on energy, committee on ecology, and committee on transportation approved the unnumbered substitute bill to 15 measures filed in the lower chamber concerning e-vehicles. Bataan 2nd District Rep. Joet Garcia, who headed the technical working group that consolidated the 15 proposed bills, said that measure seeks to create a Comprehensive Roadmap on Electric Vehicles (CREV) to serve as a national plan with an annual work plan...Keep on reading: House panels OK regulatory framework for use of electric vehicles
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Duque supports construction of Nayong Pilipino mega vaccination center
MANILA, Philippines --- Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Wednesday he supports the planned construction of a mega vaccination center on the grounds of the Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) property in Paraaque City. Duque stressed the need to set up huge vaccination sites to ramp up the COVID-19 vaccination rollout in the country. "I have already agreed in principle that this facility will be used temporarily as a huge vaccination center to speed up our vaccination coverage. We really need big areas to ramp up our coverage," he told ABS-CBN News Channel. "I said I will support the conversion of that area into a huge vaccination site," he added. Duque's remark echo...Keep on reading: Duque supports construction of Nayong Pilipino mega vaccination center
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Katapatan Sa Gawain – Mga Kasabihan, Salawikain Na Nagpapakita Nito
Halimbawa Ng Katapatan Sa Gawain, Kasabihan At Salawikain KATAPATAN – Sa paksang ito, ating tatalakayin ang mga halimbawa ng kasabihan at salawikain na nagpapakita ng katapatan sa gawain. Ang pagiging matapat sa gawain ay mahalaga dahil ito’y nagpapakita rin ng ating pagkatao. Bilang isang responsableng indibidwal, marami tayong mga responsibilidad sa ating sarili, pamilya, at […] The post Katapatan Sa Gawain – Mga Kasabihan, Salawikain Na Nagpapakita Nito appeared first on Philippine News.
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DOH rationalizes AstraZeneca vaccine doses as expiry date nears
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Health on Wednesday is rationalizing the two million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine provided by the COVAX Facility, considering that the jabs are expected to reach their expiry by June and July. According to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III,1.5 million doses from the COVAX's AstraZeneca allocation will be used as first doses, while over 500,000 will be administered as second doses to those already vaccinated with the product in March and April. "The 1.5 million will all be used as first dose. That's how we are going to implement it, and having said, that we will be able to use all of these earlier than the expiry date," he sa...Keep on reading: DOH rationalizes AstraZeneca vaccine doses as expiry date nears
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Property demand calls for safe property search at home
Visit Lamudi’s online housing fair THE interest across all price segments fuelled Lamudi’s decision to bring its much-anticipated housing fair online this May. As property buyers revive their confidence in investing in real estate, the free event will help them get the best value for their money through special deals and exclusive offers from featured […]
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Makakabawi na ang local hog industry
Magandang balita sa ating mga kababayang mga magbaboy. Nagdeklara ng nation State of Calamity si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte dahil sa African Swine Fever (ASF) na labis na nakaapekto sa local hog industry ng bansa. The post Makakabawi na ang local hog industry first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Authorities Seized P15.7M Worth of Ecstasy at NAIA, Arrested 2 Claimants
2 Claimants Arrested at NAIA Yields P15.7M Worth of Ecstasy Government agency joined force seized P15.7 million worth of ecstasy at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and arrested two (2) claimants. Two claimants of three packages containing 9,243 ecstasy tablets worth over P15.7 million were detained by the Bureau of Customs-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (BOC-NAIA), […] The post Authorities Seized P15.7M Worth of Ecstasy at NAIA, Arrested 2 Claimants appeared first on Philippine News.
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2 ‘drug dens’ busted in Angeles City; 10 suspects held
ANGELES CITY ---- Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Region III (PDEA-3) on Tuesday raided two alleged drug dens and arrested 10 suspects here. Glenn Guillermo, PDEA-3 information officer, said the anti-narcotics operations were conducted in Barangay Balibago on A. Santos Street, which resulted in the confiscation of "shabu" (crystal meth) and drug paraphernalia. In the first drug den, operatives arrested Reynan Ombal, 31; Adonis Gregorio, 21; Catherine Valdivia, 39; Patricia Samper, 25; and Raymund Del Rosario, 25. Seized from the suspects were 15 grams of shabu worth P102,000 in the street market. In the second drug den, PDEA-3 agents seized some 20 grams ...Keep on reading: 2 ‘drug dens’ busted in Angeles City; 10 suspects held
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Donnalyn Bartolome 1M Game Vlog, Marco Gumabao & Tekla “Napikon”?
Netizens react to the viral and trending Php-1M game vlog of Donnalyn Bartolome that sparked a controversy. DONNALY BARTOLOME – Famous vlogger Donnalyn Bartolome did a game with wild animals and her friends and this is what happened. One of the most followed Youtubers in the country is Donnalyn Bartolome. However, in her recent upload, […] The post Donnalyn Bartolome 1M Game Vlog, Marco Gumabao & Tekla “Napikon”? appeared first on Philippine News.
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemns Israeli attacks
THE Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned Israel and reiterated support for Palestinians, as fatal unrest escalates. The OIC “condemns in the strongest terms the repeated attacks by the Israeli occupation authorities against the Palestinian people”, the pan-Islamic body based in the Saudi city of Jeddah said in a statement on Tuesday after an […]
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Black Man Disguises As White Guy To Commit 30 Burglaries
Black Man Disguises Himself As White Guy, Commits To Crime Spree BLACK MAN DISGUISES AS WHITE GUY – A man from Los Angeles wore a “white guy” mask to do crime. Like a scene straight out of “White Chicks”, a man successfully committed 30 burglaries before getting arrested by police. The secret to his success? […] The post Black Man Disguises As White Guy To Commit 30 Burglaries appeared first on Philippine News.
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Ulefone Armor 8 Pro Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
The Ulefone Armor 8 Pro was officially announced on April 28, 2021. The rugged phone measures 166 x 81.8 x 15 mm and weighs 282 grams. It is built with front glass, aluminum back with rubber, and aluminum frame. Ulefone Armor 8 Pro comes with a screen size of 6.1” IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display resolution of […] The post Ulefone Armor 8 Pro Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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‘Duck, cover, hold’ reminder issued anew after magnitude 5.8 tremor felt in Metro Manila, nearby provinces
A youth-oriented science organization reminded Filipinos of the basic safety protocols during tremors as a magnitude 5.8 earthquake was felt in Metro Manila and some parts of the Southern Tagalog Region. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology at 9:09 a.m. recorded a quake of tectonic origin near Abra de Ilog in Occidental Mindoro. It has […] The post ‘Duck, cover, hold’ reminder issued anew after magnitude 5.8 tremor felt in Metro Manila, nearby provinces appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Crazy Guy Romeh Nalipad Goes Viral After Stating “Normalize Private Moment w/ Bestfriend”
Crazy Guy Romeh Nalipad Earns Online Criticisms After Stating “Normalize Private Moment w/ Bestfriend” A crazy guy named Romeh D. Nalipad goes viral online due to his controversial statement “Normalize private moment w/ bestfriend”. A Facebook user named Mark Emata has shared the screenshots of Romeh Nalipad’s post who stated that having an intimate moment […] The post Crazy Guy Romeh Nalipad Goes Viral After Stating “Normalize Private Moment w/ Bestfriend” appeared first on Philippine News.
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Patungo in English – Translate “Patungo” in English
Counterpart of Patungo in English & Sample Sentences PATUNGO IN ENGLISH – Here is a guide on the English counterpart of the word “patungo”. Undeniably, a lot of people are doubtful when it comes to the translations of certain Tagalog words in English. In this article, we will review the meaning of the word “patungo”. […] The post Patungo in English – Translate “Patungo” in English appeared first on Philippine News.
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FDA looking into alleged delays in drug applications
MANILA, Philippines --- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now looking into thealleged inaction of one of its offices on more than 600 drug applications of various pharmaceutical companies. FDA Director General Eric Domingo made the remark Wednesday after the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) issued a show-cause order against FDA Center for Drug Regulation and Research (CDRR) Director IV Jesusa Joyce Cirunay asking her to explain why no administrative or criminal case should be filed against her over the alleged delays in processing the applications. "'Yung aming legal service namin ngayon ay tumutulong na rin na i-trace itong mga applications na ito para malaman kung may p...Keep on reading: FDA looking into alleged delays in drug applications
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Stricter Border Control For Travelers From Middle East – Duque
Duque Wants Stricter Border Control For Travelers Arriving From Middle East STRICTER BORDER CONTROL – Following the surge in COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, Health Chief Francisco Duque III wanted stricter measures for travelers from the Middle East. Recently, the Philippines had confirmed its first cases of the new COVID-19 variant from India. During an […] The post Stricter Border Control For Travelers From Middle East – Duque appeared first on Philippine News.
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Continue voting: How to help Rabiya Mateo enter Miss Universe Top 21
Supporters of Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo urged other Filipinos to continue voting for her into the top 21 candidates as the international pageant nears. The voting for the top 21 delegates started last April 27 and will end on May 15. The much-awaited coronation night, meanwhile, will be aired on May 17 (Philippine time) […] The post Continue voting: How to help Rabiya Mateo enter Miss Universe Top 21 appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Israel, Hamas escalate fighting with no end in sight
JERUSALEM: Israel on Tuesday stepped up its attacks on the Gaza Strip, flattening a high-rise building used by the Hamas militant group and killing at least three militants in their hideouts as Palestinian rockets rained down almost nonstop on parts of Israel. It was the heaviest fighting between the two bitter enemies since 2014, and […]
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Online Pista
Sa kultura at tradisyong Pilipino, tuwing Mayo kadalasang ipinagdiriwang ang maraming kapistahan sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng bansa. Paggunita ito sa kaarawan ng mga patron. Karaniwan nang magarbo, makulay at maingay ang selebrasyon lalo na kung may karakul kung saan inililibot ang santo. Kung minsan nga, may fluvial parade pa. Sa isang barangay sa Tanza, […] The post Online Pista first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Maja Salvador African fans show support after issue w/ Gerald Anderson
Fans of Maja Salvador in Africa showed support for her Actress Maja Salvador received support from her African fans after her revelations about her past relationship with actor Gerald Anderson. Ina recent interview, Maja admitted that being in a relationship with Gerald in the past was a bad decision that she made. The actress revealed […] The post Maja Salvador African fans show support after issue w/ Gerald Anderson appeared first on Philippine News.
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Low-level of unrest recorded in Bulusan volcano, alert level 1 up
ALERT Level 1 was raised on Wednesday at the Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon province after it started exhibiting low-level unrest over the past three days, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). Phivolcs chief Renato Solidum told The Manila Times that they decided to raise the alert level of the volcano after […]
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Lame duck
Dahil sa tahasang pagtakda sa ating Saligang Batas ng 1987 na may iisang anim-na-taong termino ang Pangulo ng Republika, nakagawiang ituring ang Punong Ehekutibo, sa huling hati ng kanyang panunungkulan, laluna sa huling taon nito, bilang isang "lame duck" ("lumpong pato"), isang opisyal na may naglalahong poder sapagkat tiyak na may hahalili nang kapalit sa Malacanang. The post Lame duck first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Magnitude 5.8 quake rocks Occidental Mindoro, tremor felt in parts of Metro Manila
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook Occidental Mindoro on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Tectonic in origin, the quake’s epicenter at 9:09 a.m. was 11 kilometers northeast of the municipality of Abra de Ilog. Phivolcs chief Renato Solidum told The Manila Times that it had a depth of 110kms. Instrumental intensities were recorded in […]
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Frontliners express gratitude for McDonald’s Kindness Kitchen; mission goes on
Manila, Philippines---It all started with McDonald's Philippines' commitment in March 2020, at the height of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The intent was to serve McDonald's meals to the nation's frontliners and underprivileged communities, through McDonald's Kindness Kitchen, an initiative of Ronald McDonald House Charities Philippines (RMHC), McDonald's charity of choice. Select McDonald's branches comprise the venues, manned by managers, staff, and volunteers alike, in line with the brand's commitment to spreading kindness and customer delight, especially amidst challenging times. Malasakit, when it counts the most "Guided by our core value of malasakit, giving ...Keep on reading: Frontliners express gratitude for McDonald’s Kindness Kitchen; mission goes on
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Metro Manila LGUs commit to vaccinate 120,000 persons per day, says Duque
  MANILA, Philippines --- Local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila have committed to vaccinating 120,000 persons per day as part of efforts to make sure that the 2 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines will be used up before its expiration date in June and July. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Wednesday that Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos made this promise to him to ensure that all vaccine doses delivered from the COVAX Facility will be dispensed. "Chairman Abalos has already committed. We are going to put the lion's share of the AZ (AstraZeneca) here in the epicenter, the NCR (National Capital Region). They said t...Keep on reading: Metro Manila LGUs commit to vaccinate 120,000 persons per day, says Duque
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WATCH: INQside Look with Senator Panfilo Lacson
https://youtu.be/Nn-Z31N34u4   Senator Panfilo Lacson says President Rodrigo Duterte's recent remarks on the West Philippine Sea issue are "confusing" and are even benefiting Beijing as Chinese incursions continue in the area. Join us in this episode of INQside Look, where Lacson, who heads the Senate defense committee, explains how the Philippines can assert its 2016 arbitral win against China and delves into the implications of the NTF-ELCAC's decision to keep a controversial military official as its spokesperson....Keep on reading: WATCH: INQside Look with Senator Panfilo Lacson
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