MRT-3 Station Passenger Was Found In Possession Of Ammunition

A man entered the MRT-3, Taft Avenue Station, when an officer saw something suspicious from the X-ray machine.

PHLPost temporarily suspends operations within hazardous areas in Batangas

The Philippine Postal Corporation announced temporary suspension of operations due to Taal Volcano eruption.

The 'Duterte Legacy' Campaign

The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) officially launches the Duterte Legacy campaign— a campaign aiming to exhibit the “successes and sacrifices made by President Rodrigo Duterte and his administration” in bringing change and progress to the lives of Filipinos and the whole country.

Only 1% of horses rescued from Taal Volcano wrath

“Wala namang maasahan so kami na lang,” – said one horse owner to PAWS.

Polio cases surge to 16

The number of polio cases continues to rise since its reemergence in 2019.

VP Robredo debunks issues of giving away pandesal to evacuees in Batangas; slams Mocha Uson for sharing "fake news"

Vice President Leni Robredo once and for all clarified the issue that she gave away pandesal and a bottle of water when she visited evacuees in Batangas on Tuesday, January 14.

"The Kingmaker", an Imelda Marcos documentary to premiere at CCP

“As horror stories go, it's sometimes funny. As comedies go, it's pretty horrifying.” – Nigel Andrews, film critic

New coronavirus from China spreads to Thailand, Japan

WHO has advised other countries to be prepared as the spread of the virus is anticipated.

Martial law victims ask DepEd to review history books on martial law

“The CHR, together with national agencies and academic institutions, shall strengthen its efforts to integrate in our education curriculum the lessons from Martial Law and the actual events that transpired to remind the younger generations of the people's aspirations and struggles for freedom during the dark period of Marcos rule.” – Commission on Human Rights

PAGASA: Isolated rains and partly cloudy skies expected in areas near Taal Volcano

Amihan will bring isolated rains in places affected by Taal Volcano eruption, such as Batangas and Cavite. Cloudy skies with light rain to be experienced in Manila and Luzon.

Three Young Taal Heroes Got Into An Accident After Delivering Some Relief Goods

“Kung sino pa ang mabubuti, sila pa talaga ang kinukuha agad ni God” - Irene Batoy, Facebook.

Pres. Duterte Steps Foot In Batangas, Helps Distribute Relief Good to Evacuees

After days of citizens wondering and asking where our President is, well, he’s finally in Batangas.

Cavite declares state of calamity

Cavite second province to declare state of calamity.

Whale sharks are back in Camiguin; gov’t tells locals & tourists not to cause them harm

Camiguin Governor Jurdin Jesus Romualdo says he wants to give these gentle giants a safe and natural environment to thrive in.

Lawmaker proposes underground cable system for disaster preparation

"Underground cable systems can ensure uninterrupted supply of power, telecommunications during disasters.” - Rep. Bernadette Herrera

DOH, DTI warns public against low-quality N95 masks

"Buying low-quality N95 masks may not give enough protection from ashfall." -DOH and DTI warned.

LOOK: This woman had foreseen Taal eruption back in 2019

Mamu Cruz had allegedly predicted the recent Taal eruption.

Cavite Rep wants probe on alleged lack of warning from gov't agencies on Taal Volcano eruption

Cavite 4th District Representative Elpidio Barzaga Jr. drafted a resolution directing the House of Representatives to conduct an “investigation in aid of legislation into the recent Taal Volcano eruption.”

LIST: The Department of Health orders price freeze on medicines amidst Taal eruption

In a separate statement, the Department of Health announced that they are also “closely monitoring” the health of the families situated in the evacuation centers.

National roads in CALABARZON now passable

The Taal Volcano is still on Alert Level 4, thus a hazardous explosion is still expected in the next hours or days.

Taal's agricultural damage amounts to P577M

Over half a billion worth of agricultural resources were damaged in Taal's aftermath.

MMDA K-9 Corps calls out for volunteers needed in rescuing affected animals

Volunteers are highly appreciated at these times on need.

DOT: Tourism industry in the affected areas of Taal Volcano unrest has suffered a tremendous setback

The tourism industry in the affected areas, particularly in Tagaytay City, has suffered a tremendous setback, this is according to a statement released by the Department of Tourism on Tuesday, January 14.

PHIVOLCS: Cloud seeding may result to flooding and lahar

Senate President Tito Sotto suggested to perform cloud seeding to help reduce the effects of ash fall in the areas affected by the Taal Volcano eruption.

Free Face Masks For Everyone

They will be handing out free face masks for those affected by the Taal Volcano’s eruption.

DENR: Save the animals, don’t harm the endangered species escaping from Taal Volcano eruption

“We need to save our endangered species. They were taken care of for a long time so they don’t go extinct.” -DENR Undersecretary Benny Antiporda

Duterte to visit areas affected by Taal eruption

Duterte says he will visit affected areas and pledges financial assistance to Taal eruption victims.

The "Calamity Leave Law"

The Philippines is a country naturally prone to natural disasters.

Globe offers free internet, charging stations for Taal eruption victims

Globe’s free internet, free calls, and charging stations are available NAIA terminals and selected malls in Calabarzon area.

#WALANGPASOK: Class suspensions on January 14, 2020, Tuesday

These are the areas that has announced class suspensions due to the Taal Volcano eruption. Keep safe and stay vigilant in these times.

QUICK VOCABULARY: Scientific Terms You Need To Know When There's A Volcanic Eruption

Phreatic eruption? Seismic swarm? Here is a list of definitions of the words often used in reporting a volcanic eruption. Stay informed.

Overpriced surgical and N95 masks

Stores taking advantage of the calamity to increase prices of in demand masks

Ayala, Shell, Robinsons offer help to Taal eruption victims

Water, shelter, 24-hour gasoline stations, and free parking spaces are being offered by some private companies in response to the Taal Volcano eruption.

Here's how you could help Taal Volcano victims

Batangas and other areas affected by the Taal Volcano unrest need our help.

DOH to supply P1.5M worth of protection kits in CALABARZON

Affected residents to receive health kits from DOH.

PETA Asia on the move for animals left behind after Taal Volcano spews ash

Ongoing help for animals affected by the Taal Volcano’s eruption

Three Volcanic Eruptions From Three Different Countries Raises Concern About The Pacific Ring Of Fire

All three volcanoes that have erupted are included in the Pacific Ring Of Fire, but no reports say that they are connected.

#PrayForPhilippines: Celebrities offer prayers for those affected by Taal eruption


LOOK: Couple ties the knot amidst Taal Volcano eruption

Chino and Kat Vaflor tied the knot on Sunday, January 12, in Tagaytay City, as the nearby Taal Volcano erupted.

MMDA sends off rescue team to Batangas

The team is expected to be in Talisay, Batangas by 10 AM.

Taal Volcano spews lava; PHIVOLCS tells public to prepare for hazardous eruption

Residents within and nearby the danger zone of Taal Volcano prompted to evacuate.

"Mama Mary" on Taal Volcano smoke?

Netizens point out smoke formation coming out of Taal Volcano looks like a silhouette of "Mama Mary".

#WALANGPASOK: Class suspensions on January 13, 2020, Monday

These are the areas that has announced class suspensions due to the Taal Volcano eruption. Keep safe and stay vigilant in these times.

The ‘Batang Pinoy’ Games Will Finally Be Held In Manila

The Batang Pinoy 2020 games will finally be held in Metro Manila.

67 countries Filipinos can enter without visa

Filipinos can enter 67 countries with only their Philippine Passports.

Meghan, Harry wax figures removed from Madame Tussauds

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex exit the Madame Tussauds royalty collection.

Angkas may now deny heavy passengers

Angkas users are now required to input their weight range.

LPG Now Available In ‘Tingi’

This ‘tingi’ LPG in a canister is now available in markets and sari-sari stores.

Traslacion 2020: Devotees leave 330 tons of garbage on the streets of Manila

One of the largest religious feast in the country also brought huge amounts of trash.

Govt lifts mandatory repatriation of Pinoys in Iran, Lebanon

Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III called off the mandatory repatriation of Filipinos in Iran and Lebanon, Thursday, January 9.

GMA Reporter Jun Veneracion's phone snatched by police during the Traslacion 2020

GMA’s veteran reporter Jun Veneracion was recording a video of a commotion during the Traslacion 2020 when his phone was seized by a Southern Police District chief.

Duterte appoints the first Philippine Space Agency head

Newly formed PhilSA gets its first director.

WHO: Pneumonia outbreak in China caused by a new virus

A new strain of virus has been discovered to cause the pneumonia outbreak in China.

President Duterte Appoints Gaerlan As New Supreme Court Justice

Gaerlan will take over the position after Justice Diosdado Peralta’s promotion to Chief Justice.

Duterte signs law on salary hike for govt workers

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Salary Standardization Law (SSL), which seeks to raise the salary of government workers.

Indonesia deploys fighter jets, warships to South China Sea amid China dispute

In stand-off with China, Indonesia deployed 8 warships and 4 fighter jets to disputed waters.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle are "stepping back" as U.K. royals; Palace expresses "disappointment"

Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are officially stepping down as senior UK royals, the couple announced on Instagram on Wednesday night.

Traslacion 2020: No report of incidents so far

"No reported incidents yet" -Manila Mayor Isko Moreno

BSP’s 10,000-peso, 500-peso commemorative coins

Commemorative coins in honor of BSP’s 70 years of central banking and 25 years of service

4.9 magnitude hits Borazjan, Iran

4.9 magnitude quake strikes near Bushehr nuclear plant

Donald Trump responds to Iranian missile attack: ‘All is well!’

“So far, so good!” United States President Donald Trump tweeted in response to Iran’s missile attack on US troops in Iraq Wednesday, January 8.

PCOO's Official Instagram, hacked

As of 1 pm today, a new video has been posted by the account.

PH orders mandatory evacuation of Filipinos in Iraq

The Philippine government has raised crisis alert level to 4 which means evacuation is mandatory.

DOH, ready for Traslacion 2020; Health Secretary's advice to devotees joining the parade

One day before the Traslacion 2020, the Department of Health (DOH) is all set and ready for possible medical emergencies during the celebration of the Feast of the Black Nazarene.

LOOK: NASA finds an Earth-sized, potentially habitable planet

Welcome to planet TOI 700 d.

Tuguegarao City Is Ready For The 2020 National Schools Press Conference

This year's theme is "Empowering Communities through Campus Journalism."

Traffic Advisory: Traslacion 2020

Traffic advisory, official route and suspensions on Traslacion 2020

Meet The Newest Members Of The Canine Community, the Barbet and the Dogo Argentino!

The American Kennel Club welcomes two new loveable dog breeds, the Dogo Argentino and the Barbet.

Cebu’s Sinulog Festival preparation almost ready

Cebu City is all set for Sinulog Festival 2020

Son Goku Is Chosen As Ambassador for 2020 Tokyo Olympics!

Nope, it’s not a joke! Son Goku is really chosen by Japan as Ambassador of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics!

#WalangPasok: January 9, 2020

Mayor Isko Moreno announced suspension of classes days before Traslacion 2020

Siargao’s famous tourist spot closes for rehabilitation

Siargao is one of the tourist destinations being closely monitored by the government following the closure and rehabilitation of Boracay Island in Aklan.

Visa-free Entry for all to Dubai, approved by Cabinet

How would you like to travel to Dubai this year?

IT’S A NO: SC on same-sex marriage petition ‘with finality’

With finality Supreme Court decides to junk the same-sex marriage petition

DOH: Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio will proceed until April 2020

The Department of Health’s (DOH) Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio (SPKP) will continue in all regions of Mindanao and the National Capital Region until April 2020, the agency announced Monday, January 6.

Solon files bill declaring January as Visayan Heritage month

The Visayan festivals this January primarily celebrates the image of the Sto. Ñino, or the Child Jesus

Ph set to evacuate Filipinos in Iran, Iraq amidst unstable situation in the area

An aircraft and a ship are expected to use to evacuate thousands of Filipino workers in the two countries as violence are allegedly about to break out.

CSC opens search for 2020 Outstanding Government Workers

Civil Service Commission (CSC) opens the nomination for the 2020 Outstanding Government Workers until March 31, 2020.

DOH orders strict check on travelers amid mysterious disease

Steps were taken following the reports of an outbreak of a mysterious illness that has affected 44 individuals in China.

Celebs who pledged donation to Australia; Here's how you could help

Australia is currently experiencing one of its worst bushfire seasons in memory.

Magnitude 5.4 earthquake jolts Davao Oriental

The quake occurred at 2:58 AM which was located at 06.05°N, 126.31°E - 072 km S 21° east of Governor Generoso.

Here's this year's Traslacion of the Black Nazarene route

As per the recommendation of the Department of Public Works and Highways, the route for the 2020 Traslacion of the Black Nazarene will be different than the previous years.

Baby Emma has woken up from her nap and she made sure F.R.I.E.N.D.S. fans knew about it

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. may have ended 16 years ago but fans are loyal as ever, looking forward to the year 2020 for this one specific reference.

Koreans are top PH visitors

According to the Department of Tourism, 6,800,052 foreign tourists have visited the country in 2019.

Beep cards price hike

Effective on January 1, 2020, beep cards are at P30

Google Doodle Pays Tribute to Filipina Writer

Genoveva Matute greatly contributed to Filipino Literature through her famous Tagalog short stories.

Magnitude 5.9 quake jolts eastern Japan

It was around 3:24 am when it struck the Pacific Ocean off Chiba Prefecture with a focus about 30 kilometers below the surface.

Cebu Pacific Seat Sale This 2020!

For as low as P99 for Philippine destinations and P149 for international.

NDRRMC: Ursula damages 1.2 billion worth of infrastructure; leaves 600K families affected

Typhoon Ursula struck on Christmas Day in areas of Southwestern Luzon, Bicol, and the entire Visayas region.

After Martial Law, Mindanao remains under a ‘state of emergency’

“Martial law enabled the government to gain a ‘solid foothold on some influenced and threatened communities’ through military and police presence.” - PNP spokesperson Brig.Gen. Bernard Banac.

Star City fire due to faulty electrical wiring, not arson

The fire in Star City was not caused by arson but by electrical wiring failure

Holiday Rush: PITX adds trips to Surigao, Davao, Iloilo and many more

Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board allows more trips on Christmas season

MMDA Lifts Number-Coding for Christmas Week

MMDA announces number-coding has been lifted this holiday week

TIMELINE: A decade-long fight for Maguindanao Massacre victims

Justice is served!

Bong Revilla is back in ‘Agimat Ng Agila’

It is set to premiere in 2020

GUILTY: Maguindanao Massacre Verdict

The 2009 Maguindanao Massacre case verdict was made today.

US House impeaches Donald Trump for abuse of power

230-197-1 vote for abuse of power and 229-198-1 for obstruction of Congress.

LOOK: Holiday Commuters here are the Train Lines’ Holiday Schedules

Train companies has released their schedules for this Holiday season

PCC fines Grab with new P16M for violating commitments

It will be disbursed to passengers who availed from the period of May 11, to August 10, 2019 not later than February 10, 2020 through GrabPay wallet.

National Geographic's Documentary 'The Nightcrawlers' on Philippines' Drug War Is Shortlisted For Oscars 2020

“An unflinching exposé of Philippines President Duterte’s war on drugs in which some claim over 20,000 people have been killed.”

20 peso coins are real and here! Here's why BSP turned the orange banknote into a coin

Let’s talk about money. But only with this previously trending one where our twenty peso bill becomes a coin!

Filipinos can soon travel to South Korea Visa-free!

How would you like to travel to South Korea in 2020?

Sandiganbayan junks yet another ill-gotten wealth case against the Marcoses

The Marcoses are notorious for stealing taxpayers’ money during their administration.

PHIVOLCS: Expect quake aftershocks until next week

6.9 magnitude earthquake might bring aftershocks up until next week.

LOOK: Japan Unveils New Olympics-Ready National Stadium In Tokyo

The Tokyo 2020 National Stadium is now completed, and will host the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

5 missing due to Davao del Sur quake

Five individuals missing, presumed trapped inside collapsed grocery store

Lawmakers push for Media Workers' Welfare Bill

The bill would help protect the rights of the media in the country.

LRT2 early closing schedule on Dec. 24, 31

An early closing on the eve of Christmas and New Year for train personnel

Taguig Traffic Advisory for Upcoming MMFF Parade

Metro Manila Film Festival to hold parade in Taguig

Philippine Red Cross administers polio vaccine to 150,000 kids

The Philippine Red Cross partnered with the Department of Health in battling the polio outbreak in the country.

OFWs can now register for overseas absentee voting

In preparation for the May 2022 National Elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) resumes the overseas workers absentee voting registration today, December 16.

TPLEX Extension Officially Opened

TPLEX extension to save more time for travelers

OMG! Earth Gets A Visit From This Interstellar Comet!

Comet Borisov is the only second known interstellar object to enter the solar system!

Filipinos ranked 4th as being sleep deprived

Filipinos don’t get enough sleep.

Star Wars-Theme on Messenger

Facebook’s messenger application has released a Star Wars theme

Ifugao Rice Terraces in critical state

This pre-colonial heritage site is ‘deteriorating’.

Ph Athletes to receive cash incentives for their SEAG victory

An estimated total of P126.5 million will be given to the Philippine Team athletes who reigned on the recently concluded 30th Southeast Asian games.

Isko leads clearing of illegal barges and vessels along Pasig River

“They should go back to their appropriate spaces. They’re here at the expense of the public’s safety and the environment.” - Isko Moreno

DOT to partner with malls to launch nationwide sale next year

Time to prepare for 2020.

LOOK: Here's Pantone's color of the year 2020

Take note: It’s PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue

MEN ARE TRASH TRENDS: Here’s what people think

It’s a normal day on Twitter and people are talking about men being trash.

PHP10,727 monthly budget fit for a family of five?

Families below the poverty line earn less than the said budget.

LOOK! PhilPost releases Christmas-themed stamps

Filipino tradition now seen in print!

Angkas hoping for pilot run extension

Angkas requests for extension of service to the public

Michelle Dee secures a spot in the top 40 of the Miss World 2019


2019 SEA GAMES: After 42 years, PH With the Historic Silver Finish

For two decades or so of not placing in the top three, finally, a historic win for the Philippines.

English or mother tongue? DepEd seeks ways to improve education system

English as the medium of instruction in Philippine primary schools?

Catriona Gray's "Reflection" gown as explained by designer Mak Tumang

“This display of both might & humility is the call each of us heeds.”

Hazardous haze from Australian Bush Fire wraps Sydney

More than 11 times the considered “hazardous”

Supreme Court allows live coverage of Ampatuan massacre trial

After ten years, the Ampatuan massacre trial will have its final judgment.

‘Nakakatakot’, ‘Martial Law’ trend on Twitter after Makati kidnapping incident

The incidents of abduction raise people’s concern for safety.

Ombudsman commences probe on alleged SEA Games corruption

“We will fully support all investigations…” - PHISGOC Chairman and House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano

"Tanggal Libag": High-pressure cleaning done in Plaza Miranda

"Tanggal libag!"

Makati abduction

Gray van kidnapped a woman along Paseo de Roxas on Monday

New PNR train cars arrive from Indonesia

More train cars are added to the current train set of the Philippine National Railways.

Miko Palanca's death confirmed by family; sister posts heartfelt message

It was on Monday evening, December 9, 2019, when fans of Miko Palanca were awakened by a sad news. 

SC to decide on live coverage of Maguindanao massacre ruling

The final Maguindanao massacre ruling will happen on December 19.

Twitter thinks Ms. Thailand tried to copy Catriona Gray and they have proof!

Ms. Thailand raised some eyebrows from Filipinos on Twitter, saying she’s trying to imitate our very own Catriona Gray.

MERALCO: Expect higher electricity bill in December

Time to conserve energy.

Indonesian leader appreciates Pinoy hero surfer, Roger Casugay

“Humanity above all!”

After 55 years, Miss Universe Philippines leaves Bb. Pilipinas Charities

The recently concluded Miss Universe also coincides with the organization’s announcement that its Philippine franchise will face a revamp.

Netflix drops release date of Money Heist Season 4

Let the chaos begin!

Catriona Gray is the best Miss Universe

The new Miss Universe has been crowned and Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray had her final walk. 

Parts of SLEX to be Closed Starting December 9

Parts of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) to be closed starting December 9

GSIS to give ₱3 billion worth Christmas bonus to pensioners

Christmas came early to GSIS pensioners.

Cavite-Manila Ferry To Offer Free Trips For One Month

Free trips from Cavite-Manila and vice versa until next month

DOH expects increase in mental health disorders

With the new Mental Health Law, the demand for more mental health professionals is highly needed.

Man behind viral ‘Grand Taft Auto’ arrested for snatching

From ‘Grand Taft Auto’ to ‘Grand Theft Auto’

Fight! First-ever medal event ESport opened in the 30th SEA Games

“What is truly a historic moment this is.” Mian-Liang Tan, Razer.

PSA reports 5.9 million Filipinos are no longer poor

The number of poor Filipino families is declining.

This airport in the Philippines wins World Architecture Award

Mactan Cebu International Airport has been recognized at the recent 2019 World Architecture Festival.

House OKs bill adding Walingwaling and Balangay as national symbols

A new addition to the country’s official symbols.

PRC Releases NLE results; UST, SLU, La Salle Top

PRC Releases NLE results; UST, SLU, La Salle TopThe Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) has released the results of the November 2019 Nursing Licensure Exam (NLE) Thursday, December 5.

American Ride-Hailing App Arcade City To Reenter The Philippines

Arcade City is set to return to the PH, to compete with Grab and Angkas.

Studio Ghibli’s Film Library Will Soon Be Available for Digital Download

Studio Ghibli’s distributor, GKIDS recently announced that the Japanese animation studio’s film library will be available for digital purchase starting December 17.

People on Twitter are #YesToABSCBN Shutdown!

President Rodrigo Duterte has recently said that he will shut down the operations of ABS-CBN network.

Celebs, Personalities congratulate Golden Boy of Gymnastics, Carlos Yulo

Carlos “Caloy” Yulo has easily grabbed the attention of Filipino people for his exceptional talent in gymnastics.

LOOK: Christmas has arrived in the South as Filinvest City lights up yuletide decorations

Christmas decorations, fireworks display featuring weekend performances.

Leonardo DiCaprio, Joaquin Phoenix And More Fight Together Against Climate Change With New Initiative

“The idea is not to plunge in with something competitive that’s already out there but identify the best solutions … to amplify them and activate them by bringing together these different groups.” -TED President Chris Anderson

Netflix docu about Taylor Swift, "Miss Americana" is included in 2020 Sundance Film Fest

There’s no stopping the artist of the decade, Taylor Swift!

Greenpeace calls on Duterte to declare climate emergency

The group reiterates the devastating effects of climate change.

OPPO to Launch 5G Smartphones Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 and 765G Mobile Platforms

Another groundbreaking news broke out during the annual Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit held last December 3, 2019, as OPPO announced something exciting for 2020!

Lawmakers pledge salaries to SEA Games winners

Additional incentives to be given to SEA Games winners.

LOOK: Romantic Baboy will soon be available for delivery!

You can have the mouthwatering goodness of samgyupsal delivered to your doorstep, very soon!

MMDA’s ‘Oplan Tubig Para Sa Kinabukasan’ launch

MMDA’s ‘Oplan Tubig Para Sa Kinabukasan’ launched its campaign on Thursday

After winning 2 golds, Indonesian athlete finds out his father's death

A bittersweet moment for a winning athlete and a grieving son.

Media agencies urge open, live coverage of court ruling on Ampatuan massacre cases

Families of the victims of the Ampatuan massacre in 2009 may be able to know the result of the court ruling live as media agencies petition for live-stream and open coverage of the promulgation of judgment.

DOT launches tourism web page for SEAG visitors

There is now a dedicated tourism web page for Southeast Asian (SEA) Games visitors.

#TisoyPh weakens; forecast to leave PAR between tonight and tomorrow

"Tisoy" has weakened but still, don't forget to bring your umbrellas with you when you go out!

OCA impressed by SEAG 2019 Hosting; Urged Ph to bid for 2030 games

There is a huge possibility that the Philippines will be hosting the 2030 Asian Games as the Olympic Council of Asia was “very impressed” by the current hosting and urged the country to bid for it.

#TisoyPH: Tisoy Maintains Strength, Moves Westwards towards Bicol Peninsula

Occasional heavy rains will be felt over Bicol Region, Samar Provinces, and Biliran while intermittent heavy rains will prevail over Northern Cebu, Northern Negros Island, Dinagat Islands, Siargao Island, and the rest of Eastern Visayas as typhoon Tisoy moves west.

PRC Releases September 2019 LET Results; PNU, USM Grads Top

Congratulations to our new licensed teachers!

Largest SEA Games Ever Kicks Off In True Pinoy Fashion

Big boost for the Philippine delegation, who will vie for the overall title which they last won in 2005

Nearly 200 Vaping Shops In Metro Manila Closed

Two weeks after President Duterte's verbal mandate to crack down on vaping, NCRPO moved to close nearly 200 vaping shops in Metro Manila.

SEA Games 2019: Clearing the #SEAGamesFail Buzzes

The 2019 Southeast Asian Games is yet to officially start but it has already generated much buzz— beyond talks of medal projections and even louder than the cheers of the participating nations.

Six new PNR train cars to be delivered

This means additional PNR rides.

Senior citizen employment increases nationwide

Senior citizens are now being hired!

LOOK: The First-Ever Road In The Philippines Made Of Recyclable Plastics

"This is just the first step, but a significant one towards sustainable plastic management." - SMC

‘Comfort women’ sue Philippine government before UN

The victims of Japan’s sexual slavery during World War II demands accountability.

2 killed, 17 injured Misamis Oriental grenade explosion

Misamis Oriental faced bombing on Thursday causing 17 hurt and at least 2 killed

17 illegal Chinese vendors arrested in Manila

The foreign nationals are now under investigation.

DILG on #SEAGames2019: "Security and safety measures are in place"

It’s only a matter of days before the 2019 SEA Games officially commence and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has reassured foreign and local sports delegations and the public that "security and safety measures are in place."

Duterte dismayed over lapses in SEA Games, Cayetano ready to face investigation

Duterte shares displeasure on Philippines hosting SEA games, Cayetano prepared to face Senate and Ombudsman

House bill allocates ₱8.4 billion emergency fund for palay farmers

Proposed funding for Filipino farmers filed in the House of Representatives.

Senator pushes for lifetime validity of senior citizen passports

Lifetime validity for senior citizen passports.

#SEAGames2019: Here are Team PHL's Official Torchbearers and Flagbearers

The much-awaited 2019 SEA Games is right around the corner and the Philippines’ official Torchbearers and Flag Bearers have been introduced.

PCC: Refunds possible for Grab trips on June-August

PCC reviews on the possibility of refunds on Grab trips from June-August

#SEAGames2019: It's Chicken sausage! Hotel says they did not serve kikiam for breakfast to SEA Games Athletes

There were lots of trending issues about the 2019 SEA Games but one of the most talked-about is the one where the athletes were allegedly served Filipino street food for breakfast.

Negros Occidental orders permanent ban on Luzon pork

Pork that comes from Luzon or ASF-affected areas are barred from entering Negros Occidental

Airport Employees In Zamboanga Praised For Their Honesty

The personnel made no second thoughts in returning the tourists’ misplaced belongings.

Taiwanese-Canadian Supermodel Godfrey Gao Dead at 35

Taiwanese-Canadian Supermodel and Chinese cinema star Godfrey Gao has died after suffering from a heart attack, JetStar Entertainment confirmed in Weibo. He was 35.

Pinoy Filmmaker Wins in 2019 Int'l Emmys for his film inspired by Marawi Survivor

A young Pinoy filmmaker has raised the flag of the Filipino film industry in one of the world’s most prestigious award-giving bodies.

Marie Kondo’s online store sparks disagreement online

The tidying guru’s online shop failed to ‘spark joy’ for some people online.

Police recover ₱2.5B shabu in Makati City; arrests Chinese national

₱2.5 billion worth of shabu seized from a Chinese national.

PHL, Korea Strengthens Bond, Seals Tourism Cooperation Deal

The Philippines and the Republic of Korea have sealed and inked the Implementation Program on Tourism Cooperation on November 25, 2019, at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Busan.

Lawmaker pushes for localized state of emergency vs polio

The reemergence of polio to be considered as a health emergency.

Milk Chocolate Adobo, Moringa White Chocolate win at International Chocolate Awards

Auro Chocolate and Theo and Philo are among the Filipino chocolate brands that were recognized at the International Chocolate Awards.

DOLE launches mobile app

A new mobile app for Filipino workers.

Teacher Advices Netizen to Abstain if Raffy Tulfo in Action Contacts Them

Unless you are living under a rock, you’ve probably watched at least one Raffy Tulfo in Action videos on YouTube or heard it on the radio where it is a regular program.

Pia Wurtzbach will not be at this year’s Miss Universe pageant

In the comments section of one of her posts on Instagram, Miss Universe 2015, Pia Wurtzbach revealed that she cannot make it to this year’s pageant in Atlanta.

Metro Manila workers call for P213 pay increase

Pay hike for Metro Manila workers.

#SEAGames2019: Finally some good news! The court for the gymnastics at the Rizal Coliseum pleased Netizens

The beginning of what is expected to be the grandest SEA Games in history started off with controversies and for the past week, the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISCOG) has been subject to criticisms because of alleged incompetence and unpreparedness.

Blaze Hits Residential Area In Makati City

The fire started at around seven in the morning. Fire out was declared at 10 a.m.

Malaysia’s Sumatran rhino becomes extinct

An entire species extinct in Malaysia.

It's a wrap! Here are your winners for the DokyuBata 2019 Documentary Contest

It’s been a child-friendly and healthy journey for all the DokyuBata 2019 participants.

Resident From Bohol Dies After Getting Struck By Lightning

The resident of Bohol resort town was gathering shells when lightning strikes her in the head, taking her life.

PNP releases 243 vapers after finding no law to file cases

243 vapers freed by PNP.

Manileños to get free entrance to historical sites

Free entrance to Manila’s historical spots.

Visa-Free Entry To South Korea May Be Pushed Through, PH Gov’t Said

However, the number of illegal Filipino workers in South Korea need to be decreased.

2019 SEA Games: Century Park Hotel Speaks About the Accommodation Concerns of Thai and Cambodian Teams

The organizers of the 30th Southeast Asian Games have been subject to issues of incompetence and unpreparedness for the forthcoming SEA Games 2019 for the past week.

"Yellow Rose" Wins Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature in Hawaii Filmfest

Filipino-American film “Yellow Rose” has once again gained another international recognition after winning the Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature during the 39th annual Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF39), November 20.

Grab Philippines: Three million users who booked from February to May will acquire refunds

According to Grab Philippines’ President Brian Cu, there will be rebates ranging from P1 to more than P100 offered to the three million passengers who booked their rides from February to May.

Lawmaker seeks to require road safety subjects to elementary and high school students

Road safety subjects to be included in the K-12 curriculum?

Cavite-Metro Manila ferry routes to commence by December

A ferry boat ride to ease traffic.

"Aswang" is Ph's lone entry to International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)

Alyx Ayn Arumpac’s “Aswang” is Philippines official entry to the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)— a film fest regarded as the Cannes of documentary filmmaking.

Hitler house to be revamped as police station

Hitler’s birthplace to be turned into a police station.

MMDA: It’s All Systems Go for SEA Games

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) today asked the public to cooperate when stop-and-go schemes and other traffic adjustments are implemented for the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games from November 30 to December 11 at various areas of Luzon, including Metro Manila.

Nature and Adventure: Laresio Lakeside Resort & Spa

With only two months left before the year ends and the holiday season around the corner, it is the perfect time for getaways!

LTO to conduct one-time big-time operation against traffic violators

LTO conducts crackdown operation in Manila on Friday

Sesame Street to launch show in Arabic to help kid refugees

Sesame Street partnered with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to help refugee children.

Luxembourg Becomes First Country To Make Public Transport Free

The government puts the environment on top of its priorities.

Oxford Dictionaries Names ‘Climate Emergency’ As 2019 Word Of The Year

This is also a help to better spread the urgency of the environmental situation.

Manila Hosts International Conference on Indigenous Peoples

Different sectors for IPs meet from December 4 to 6

FEU Wins Bigtime in Golden Kubeta in the Philippines Award

How would you like to use an award-winning Kubeta?

MMDA Supports Duterte's Ban on Vaping

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) expressed its support to President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that he will ban the use of e-cigarettes in public places and the importation of vaping devices.

#SarahPh Intensifies to Severe Tropical Storm; Northeast Monsoon to bring gusty conditions over Northern Luzon

“Sarah” has intensified into a severe tropical storm as its forecast track changes and affects Cagayan.

SSS helps Mindanao earthquake victims through loan offers

Financial assistance for Mindanao earthquake victims.

Cordillera is one of the safest places in the country

The average monthly crime index rate of Cordillera has decreased, hitting an all-time low record, this is according to the report by the Police Regional Office - Cordillera Plans and Operations Division.

Korea Town To Flourish In Manila

According to the South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong-man, plans for the development of a Korea Town in Manila are already in process.

LOOK: This Starbucks outlet in Malaysia is run by deaf employees

Here’s to creating a more inclusive workplace.

DOH confirms that polio cases in the Philippines has risen to seven

Department of Health announces the increase of polio cases in the Philippines on Wednesday

Google Celebrates Aviation Trailblazer Maude Ross ‘Lores’ Bonney's Birthday with a Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the 122nd birthday of Australian aviator Maude "Lores" Bonney with a special commemorative Doodle.

#RamonPh Maintains Strength, TS Wind Signal Number 3 Raised in Northern Cagayan

Moderate with frequent heavy rains will be felt over Batanes, the northern portion of Cagayan including the Babuyan Islands, Apayao and the northern portion of Ilocos Norte tonight as Typhoon “Ramon” maintains its strength and remains stationary.

Nikko Pelaez X Vans: Pelaez Speaks on the Issue of Capitalism Over his 'Along With The Gods' Pairs

Artist Nikko Pelaez broke his silence and spoke about the issues of capitalism over his shoe design collaboration with international shoe and apparel brand, Vans.

Senate approves P8.2 billion budget of the President

The Office of the President’s 2020 budget is worth P8.2 billion.

Cebu City included in UNESCO’s ‘Creative City’

Cebu City enters UNESCO’s Network of Creative Cities

Lawmaker wants to ban vaping in public places

Following the first case of vape-related injury, lawmaker files bill that would prohibit vaping.

Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor Wat in 2020

By 2020, tourists can no longer ride elephants in Angkor Wat temples.

CebuPac Hires 1st Transwoman Cabin Crew

Mactan, Cebu-based airline Cebu Pacific Air or CebuPac has made a big leap after hiring one of the countries first transwomen cabin crews.

#RAMONPH slows down and continues to threaten Babuyan Islands

Ramon to landfall over Babuyan Islands this Tuesday

CLSU Grad Tops Agriculturist Licensure Exam; UPLB is Top Performing School

Congratulations to our new licensed agriculturists!

Manila is Asia’s 38th ‘most innovative’ city

The country’s capital is in 38th place out of 108 cities.

#RamonPH Intensified to Severe Tropical Storm, Expected to Make Landfall Over Northern Cagayan Tonight

On the latest weather bulletin from PAGASA—DOST as of 5 pm today, “Ramon” continues to intensify as it affects Northern Cagayan, including the Babuyan Islands, Batanes, the northern portion of Isabela, Ilocos Norte and Apayao.

A New Plastic-Like Material Made From Algae And Fish Skin Won The James Dyson Award

The material called MarinaTex could potentially end single-use plastic waste!

NUJP's Statement on Alleged Breaking in UP Kule's Office

Hands off the UP Collegian, hands off the campus press! —NUJP

P50-milllion ‘kaldero’ for SEA Games questioned by Drilon

SEA Games to use a P50 million ‘kaldero’ for torch lighting ceremony

Divisoria vendors hold protest; asks Mayor Isko Moreno for a dialogue

Vendors take on a strike.

Constitutional amendments up for approval by January

Will charter change push through?

Iloilo-Guimaras bridge to be constructed in 2021

No more boat rides.

#RAMONPH: Cagayan remains on Signal No. 2 with 3 other provinces

Isabela, Apayao and Kalinga under the Signal No. 2 tropical cyclone warning on Monday morning together with Cagayan

Grand Taft Auto: Video of Commotion in a Moving Jeepney Went Viral

The streets of Taft Avenue, like any other streets in Metro Manila, see a lot of actions from thousands of vehicles every day— but not as intense as this recent one which went viral on Twitter. 

Lawmaker files bill barring kids to use social media

Proposed bill disallows children to use social media.

Tropical Storm "Ramon" Continues to Intensify; TWCS No. 1 Raised in Some Areas in Luzon

Tropical Storm "Ramon" continues to intensify as it moves northward to East Northeast of Casiguran, Aurora.

Duterte Scraps Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission

Executive Order 93 formalized the abolition of the Pasig River rehab body

MMDA Shares Filipinos' Bayanihan Spirit In Crisis Management Conference

"By working together, a proactive plan can be formulated for future disaster management activities among cities and countries," MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said.

Topnotch German University Launches Filipino Language Course For The First Time

Organizers said that the Filipino language will be offered as a full module for the first time at the institute.

Netflix's New Animated Series is About The Mayan Civilization

Streaming giant Netflix’s in-house animation facility in Hollywood has a lot of projects in the works and one of the most exciting and promising is a Mesoamerican fantasy epic called Maya and the Three. 

MMDA To Hold Traffic Dry Run for SEA Games Today

Expect heavy traffic today in Metro Manila, November 14.

Preparations Underway for 500th Anniversary of Christianity in the PHL

The countdown to April 14, 2021 starts this month

Tropical Storm "Ramon" Slows Down; Continues to Move West-Northwestward

Bicol Region and the eastern portions of Isabela and Cagayan will be experiencing light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains today as Tropical Storm Ramon slightly slows down. 

House allows usage of 4Ps fund to buy palay from local farmers

Philippine government to buy palay from local farmers.

Malacañang certifies “sin” taxes bill as urgent

Increased cigarette and alcohol prices with new taxation bill.

Brillante Mendoza's "Mindanao", Graded A by Cinema Evaluation Board

The Cinema Evaluation Board has graded director Brillante Mendoza’s “Mindanao” Grade A. The film stars award-winning actress Judy Ann Santos and Allen Dizon.

Moreno Expels Divisoria Vendors Anew

Moreno discovers loads of trash in Divisoria in surpise inspection

Davao Businessman Acquires Wendy’s Philippines Franchise

Dennis Uy now owns 51 Wendy's restaurants in the country

PH Goes to Portugal for the Cinemateca Portuguesa Film Festival

Cinemateca Portuguesa Film Festival: Lights, camera, action!

"An Enchanting Baguio Christmas": A 3-month Christmas Celebration in the Summer Capital

It’s the happiest time of the year and we are about to witness the longest and most magical Christmas in the Summer Capital of the Philippines.

Firefly LED and Jose Mari Chan Joined Force for a Safer and Brighter Christmas

The Christmas season is probably the favorite season of Filipinos. It begins as early as September and ends after the epiphany in January.

Senators encouraged to be open to Cha-Cha

Is the Senate ready for Cha-cha?

Dumaguete City’s ‘Ocean 6’ Recognized with WWF Environmental Heroes Award

WWF honored ‘Ocean 6’ women swimmers for their remarkable and attention-catching advocacy.

MMDA Workers Enjoy Free Accident Insurance for the Third Year

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Pru Life UK have renewed partnerships to provide employees with insurance support in case of an accident while in the line of duty.

House committee panel approves the return of GMRC subject for kinder to Grade 3

GMRC to return in classrooms.

Suspects, Nabbed for Dumaguete Broadcaster's Murder

Two suspects have been nabbed while one remains at large for the murder of Dumaguete Radio Broadcaster Dindo Generoso on Thursday, November 7. 

Radio Broadcaster Gunned Down in Dumaguete, Palace Orders Investigation

Dumaguete Radio Broadcaster Dindo Generoso was shot dead in Barangay Piapi, Dumaguete City, on Thursday morning, November 7. 

Kayesha Chua of Albay is Miss Asia 2019

Albay has produced another beauty queen after Miss Universe 2019 Catriona Gray.

A New Major Ride-Hailing App To Start Operating in Manila in 2020

Heads up, commuters! A new alternative is coming your way.

DPWH awards DMCI with NLEX Connector contract

A new road construction to defeat traffic congestion.

Polio vaccine free, certificates with fees at quarantine bureau

Bureau of Quarantine offer free polio vaccines but the certification comes with a price

Pangasinense Beauty Crowned Miss Cosmo World 2019 2nd Runner Up

Another Filipina has raised our flag and proved to the world that Pinay beauties are world-class!

Wesley So defeats No.1 Carlsen, cops world chess title

Cavite-born, So upsets top-ranked Magnus Carlsen to steal the first World Fischer Random Chess Championship.

Pinoy Films "Verdict", "Ode to Nothing" Included in Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival 'Revival'

The Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival 'Revival' has recently announced its full list of competition titles and it includes two Filipino-made films.

Congress seeks to pass bill on centralized water department and 2020 budget

21 session days left for the Senate and the House of Representatives.

MMDA- Lesser trash on #Undas2019

MMDA announced lesser collection of garbage after Undas 2019

Ph Bet Crowned 2nd Runner Up in Miss Asia Global 2019

Ilongga Jeanyfer Garvilles Ozbot has been crowned the 2019 Miss Asia Global 2nd runner up during the coronation night in Kochi, India, November 1. 

Floods can’t stop Negros Occidental couple’s wedding

Unstoppable love, indeed!

Trick or Treat! Amazon Sells Duterte Halloween Masks

The Duterte mask is being sold at for $32.99.

Cavite-Laguna Expressway welcomes motorists in time for 'Undas'

DPWH provides an alternative route for motorists.

DOH supports impose of tax in salty foods

‘Salt tax’ bill presented in 17th Congress

3 dead, 9 injured in costume party shooting in Long Beach, California

3 dead, 9 hurt in a shooting incident

Angat Dam still fails to reach target level

As Angat Dam water level is still low, water supply may not be enough for next year.

Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes again in Cotabato

Tulunan, Cotabato hit by a Magnitude 6.5 earthquake on Thursday

Forever 21 closes 200 stores amidst bankruptcy; PH branches unaffected

Forever 21 closes numerous stores.

3 dead in Cotabato quake

Pregnant woman and child among casualties in Cotabato quake

Game of Thrones Prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ is coming to HBO

House of the Dragon will recount the history of House Targaryen.

Boracay Pirates Champ in 2019 Xiamen International Beach Open

The Boracay Pirates ruled the 2019 Xiamen International Beach Open as they secured major awards including championship trophy! The event was held in Xiamen, Fujian on October 26-28.

Philippines, Cup-winning in Pencak Silat, Weightlifting, Fencing World Tourneys

In two months before the year ends, Philippine athletes are proving to the world that we can also do other sports aside from basketball and boxing.

Pilipinas Sharks, Victorious in 2019 Asian Dodgeball Championships

The Philippine National Dodgeball team closed their 2019 Asian Dodgeball Championships journey as they competed until quarter-finals, held in Hong Kong from October 26-27.

Aftershock strikes Magnitude 6.1 on Tulunan

Cotabato hit by a 6.1-Ms aftershock following a 6.6-Ms quake

Government agencies lead signing of IRR for "Bawal Bastos" Law

Implementing rules for Safe Spaces Act, signed.

Woman, Infant Die After Alleged Hospital Negligence; DOH Orders Investigation

Yet again, another case of maternal mortality caused by alleged hospital negligence.

Hotel Del Luna Is Coming To Philippines Netflix This November

Hotel Del Luna is your Halloween treat!

Duterte challenges Robredo to take over law enforcement for 6 months

Duterte passes power over law enforcement to Robredo for 6 months

Death of ISIL Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Confirmed By Trump

"He died like a dog. He died like a coward." -Trump

MMDA Suportado ang Pagpapatupad ng Anti- Bastos Law

Suporta mula sa MMDA ay maaasahan sa pagpatupad ng Republic Act 11313 o mas kilala bilang Anti Bastos Law

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits Cotabato

Cotabato hit by a Magnitude 6.6 earthquake on Tuesday

MMDA, I-ACT inspect bus terminals for Undas 2019

Inspection routine for bus terminals by MMDA and I-ACT

3 Dead In A Shuttle Bus Accident After Driver Abandoned The Mishap

The bus driver abandoned the bus after the mishap crashes into a tricycle, killing three people.

All You Need to Know About Polio

The Philippines has been declared polio-free since October 2000. Yet again, on September 19, 2019, the Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed the re-emergence of the disease in the country after a confirmed case of a 3-year-old girl in Lanao del Sur. As of this writing, the 4th case has been confirmed. 

MMDA Supports Safe Spaces Act

Safe Spaces Act supported by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

HOLIDAY UPDATE: Here Are McDonald's Newest Sweet Treats!

Time to spoil your sweet tooth with these latest McDo desserts.

DOH, discovers 3rd polio case in Maguindanao

3rd Polio case found in Maguindanao

Miss Earth 2019: Why Miss Puerto Rico Is Deserving Of The Crown

Nellys Pimentel proves a genuine heart is the real queen

New water crisis approaches Metro Manila and other provinces

Water levels in Angat Dam continues to drop, consumers told to prepare

Antonella Berthe Racasa Champs Chess Club Open in Thailand

The Philippines’ youngest female FIDE master Antonella Berthe Racasa ruled the Girls' Under 12 tilt of the 2019 Pattaya Chess Club Open held in Pattaya, Thailand, October 19-23.

Philippines Is Traveler's 8th Favorite Country

There are definitely 7, 641 reasons and ways to visit, enjoy, and love the Philippines.

WHO'S NEXT: Miss Earth 2019 is Miss Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Nellys Pimentel hailed as Miss Earth 2019

Vendors, temporary banned in Manila South Cemetery

Manila South Cemetery prepares for Undas 2019, vendors temporary banned in the vicinity

MMDA To Deploy 2,300 Personnel for ‘Undas’

MMDA to deploy 2,300 employees for upcoming Undas

LOOK! Catriona Gray Is A Total Stunner At The Latin American Music Awards

Miss Gray slays in the red carpet with her effortlessly glamorous look.

PSA: Folding umbrellas is now allowed in hand-carry bags

Bringing of folding umbrellas on flights is now allowed by OTS

BREAKING NEWS: Clarin, Misamis Occidental Mayor David Navarro shot to death

Mayor David Navarro of Clarin, Misamis Occidental shot to death along M. Velez Street Cebu City on Friday after their convoy was ambushed by armed men.

Sandiganbayan scraps one more wealth civil case against Marcos

A ₱267.37 million civil case against Marcos and his cronies was dismissed by Sandiganbayan due to lack of evidence.

Fan Art Contest Coincides With The Release Of Times Three: Dash Mobile Game App

Attention to all artists!

Philippine National Wushu Team Brings Home Medals from 2019 World Wushu Championships

The Philippine National Wushu — Sanda Team brought home four medals from the 15th World Wushu Championships in China, October 19 to October 23.

Demon Slayer Stage Play Release Date Revealed

Koyoharu Gotōge original Manga series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba will be having its own stage play as revealed on Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine’s 47th issue.

LRT-1 extends working hours for the upcoming holiday season

LRT-1 prepares for holiday rush, adjusts operating hours

BREAKING NEWS: DA confirms ASF on processed meat

DA on virus infected pork

3 Pinoy Basketball Legends Included in ABL All-time Top 10 Players

Basketball remains to be the most popular sport in the Philippines. 

ONE DAY ONLY: Explore Intramuros' Museums For Free!

Don’t miss this chance to celebrate Museum and Galleries Month before October ends!

You Can Now Directly Book Your Local Trips With This Government Website

There’s now a one-stop platform for travelers wanting to tour the country!

Pinoy Teen Boxer Eljay Pamisa Bags Silver in Asian Junior Boxing Championships

Eljay Pamisa follows the victories of Pinoy boxers Eumir Marcial and Nesthy Petecio who also recently won big time on the international boxing competitions in Russia.

MMDA’s traffic contingency plan for Christmas season

Spearheaded by MMDA, shopping mall owners, water, electric and telecommunications utility together with DPWH plan on prevention of Carmageddon on holiday season

MMDA: Malls to open at 11 am starting November 11 to January 2020

Mall owners banned to conduct weekday sales and requested to adjust mall hours

Pinay Crowned Miss Tourism Beauty of the World 1st Runner Up

A set of new queen tourism advocates were hailed and one of them is a Filipina.

PRC Releases CPALE Results, UST Grad Tops

Congratulations to our new licensed accountants!

Blaze In Sta. Cruz, Manila Guts Houses, Hurts 2 Volunteers

The reasons for the fire are yet to be determined by the officials.

NDRRMC warns public of circulating hoax messages

Ignore the hoax messages and avoid passing to others

Mikhail Red’s “Dead Kids” Is The First Filipino Original Film On Netflix

Another milestone for Mikhail Red and Philippine Cinema as they bring Filipino films to a global audience.

PLANNER ALERT: Sneak Peek Of Starbucks 2020 Planners

Time to collect those stickers once more.

World’s Oldest Known Pearl Found In Abu Dhabi

Authorities say that it existed as far back as the Neolithic period

Hongkongers Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

When the people of Hong Kong began to march in June, they only wanted one thing: the dropping of the infamous extradition bill which when passed, poses an imminent threat to their democracy.

MMDA To Revamp Pasig River Ferry System

Here’s a possible detour to avoid the heavy traffic!

FIRE ALERT: 1 killed, hundred houses razed in Navotas City fire

1 dead in the Navotas City Fire

Check Out Apo Whang Od's Streetwear Line

Apo Whang-Od now has a streetwear line in collaboration with sports, street, and lifestyle culture clothing brand New Era. 

Gov’t allots financial assistance to farmers hit by low sales

Low price rice, DA helps rice farmers

Senate bill filed seeks to legalize the use of motorcycle taxis

Senate bill proposing the legalization of motorcycle taxis in the Philippines

Jamie Lim Bags Gold, Leads Nat'l Team's 8-Medal Haul in Karate Championship

If last week was for gymnastics, this time it’s Karate. Filipino athletes continue to raise the country’s flag and morale into the international scene.

Caught On CCTV: A Pair Of Trespassers Steals From A School

"Ang tindi, wala pang 8pm may nakakapag nakaw na sa village namin", Netizen's caption

QC Mayor Belmonte seek confirmation on DA’s financial help to hog raisers

Mayor Joy Belmonte confirming DA’s financial assistance to hog raisers

Heads Up, Orionids Meteor Shower is Happening this October

Tip: it is best to catch the Orionid shower just before dawn.

5 dead, 17 injured as strong quake hits Mindanao

Mindanao casualties after strong quake

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Davao Occidental

Phivolcs reports earthquake in Davao Occidental

Attention: Starting October 24 Motorists Required To Pay in Cavitex-C5 Link

Toll fees are now required in Cavitex-C5 Link Expressway

Metro Manila Film Festival Names The “Magic Eight”

Are you excited for MMFF 2019? Here’s the official entries you can catch on December!

Low Pressure Area Turns Into Tropical Depression “Perla”

Perla is the 16th tropical cyclone for this year

Maynilad warns of possible daily rotational water service interruption

Decrease in water levels due to infrequent rain showers

Animated Movie Pulled Out Of Vietnam Cinemas, PH Gov Thoughts On The Controversial Scene

A photo circulated the internet, a screenshot of the scene with the map clearly including the nine-dash line.

Car Crash in Clark Kills 4

The victims of the crash are yet to be identified.

ASF-Free For 3 QC Barangays

The end is near for ASF infection in QC

Ph, DOT Brings Home Major Awards at 2019 World Travel Awards

There are absolutely more than 7, 107 reasons to visit the Philippines and experience its beauty first-hand. 

TBA Studios Earmarks P500 M To Take PH Cinema Into A Whole New Level

More quality films are about to come. Mabuhay ang Pelikulang Pilipino!

“Ulan” Enters the San Diego Asian Film Festival

Two and a half months before the year ends, Filipino films are still unstoppable in achieving breakthroughs for the country.

T'boli Film K’na, the Dreamweaver is Gala Film on 2019 Native Spirit Film Festival UK

If there’s one right thing that is happening in the world today, it’s that the indigenous cultures are being more appreciated and recognized via different events, such as the UK's Native Spirit Film Festival. 

DOH Starts Follow-Up Polio Vaccination In NCR, Mindanao

Polio vaccination in Metro Manila and Mindanao from October 14-27

DA Distributes Farm Machineries To Region 5 Farmers

Inputs for the livelihood of Filipino farmers

Cebu Provincial Board declares traffic crisis

Citing the heavy congestion on major roads in Cebu, the Provincial Board passed a resolution declaring traffic crisis in the province.

MRT-3 Deploys First Dalian Train Set

First Dalian train set to hit the tracks of MRT-3

PRC Releases Results for 2019 Chemist and Chemical Technician Licensure Exams

The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) released the results of the Chemist Licensure Examination and Chemical Technician Licensure Examination given by the Board of Chemistry in Manila, Cagayan De Oro and Cebu this October 2019.

Magnitude 4.6 Quake Strikes Off North Cotabato

PHIVOLCS declared a 4.6 magnitude near Tulunan Town

Typhoon Hagibis Exits Japan; Rescue Efforts Commenced

Typhoon Hagibis has put Japan in another trying situation as it after it brought the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years.

Albayalde Steps Down, Gamboa Takes Over

“Let’s continue to work which is to serve and to protect our people.” – Lt. Gen. Gamboa

Carlos Yulo Captures Ph and Southeast Asia's 1st World Gymnastics Gold

In a nation dominated by ball games such as basketball and volleyball, Carlos Yulo raised the flag of gymnastics. 

Magnitude 4.1 Quake Hits Zamboanga Del Sur

PHIVOLCS announced a 4.1 magnitude in Tabina town

Taiwanese Woman Fined After Wearing Micro Bikini In Boracay

Boracay is once again on the headlines of different news agencies because of a tourist.

Isetann Reopens After Paying P2 Million Tax

The mall will now strictly implement the anti-fencing law

BFAR Warns Citizens Over Dead Fish Floating Near Las Piñas, Parañaque Coastlines

Tubs of dead fish recovered in Manila Bay under investigation

DOH: As Young As 11 Years Old Contracts With STD

Facing risks for their survival

Dr. Lisa Dacanay Of ISEA Is First Asian Social Innovation Thought Leader

Dr. Marie Lisa Dacanay, President of the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA), has been recognized as one of the Social Innovation Thought Leaders by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. She is the first-ever Asian to win the prestigious award. 

MTRCB Request Streaming Platforms To Use Their Rating System

For a safer, more supervised streaming experience

ManilART 2019 Celebrating 11 Years Of Filipino Artistic Excellence

Filipino artists have been painting their own identity into the local and national art scene and their works are open for everyone to appreciate via events like the ManilART 2019.

Revamping Of Metropolitan Theater Almost Finished

The MET is almost ready to bring back the golden days of local theater

Baguio City Public Market Eyed To Become One Of The Most Modernized Markets In Southeast Asia

There will be more reasons to love Baguio by both tourists and locals. 

New Clark City Sports Complex All Set For SEA Games 2019

The country is ready to welcome delegates from 11 participating nations of the 2019 SEA Games.

Victory Liner To Offer Bus Rides For LRT-2 Commuters

Service starts at 4:30 AM and ends at 10:00 PM

Meet Sunil Kandola, A Fil-Brit Cyclist Who Pedaled From England To China To Raise Funds For Children

If there is anything the world collectively believes in, it’s that children are our nation’s future. 

DISCOVER PHILIPPINES: DOT Launches PH’s Official Tourism Website and Booking System

Planning to travel to the Philippines has never been this easy!

DICT Launches Nationwide Free Wi-Fi For All

A program to intensify connection with people

Fil-Canadian Artists' Works Featured In Ottawa Exhibit

The Philippines is truly a home for world-class talents and artists!

Cavite Dance Troupes Champ In World Folklore Competition

All hail Filipino talents who showcases the Philippines in the international scene!

Taal Volcano Now On Alert Level 1 According To PHIVOLCS

A record of 82 volcanic earthquakes during the 24-hour observation period.

Marikina Approves Scholarship Grant To Aspiring Doctors

Aspiring doctors who cannot afford to get into medical schools can now fulfill their dreams through Marikina City’s scholarship grant.

Ebe Dancel Drops The Details of Sugarfree 20th Anniversary Show

“The band is gone, but 20 years later, the music lives on.”

Kitty Duterte Contracts Dengue

“I have to go see Kitty. She has dengue. But she is already on the safe level.” – Pres. Duterte

MERALCO Rates To Slightly Increase In October

Raising to P4.48 centavos per kilowatt-hour

LRT 2 Resumes Partial Operation From Cubao To Recto And Back

LRT 2 now ready to serve the riding public again.

Netizens Laud Angkas For Offering Free Rides For LRT-2 Commuters

Available from Tuesday to Thursday, from 8 AM to 10 AM and from 5 PM to 7 PM

CAAP Helps Repatriate 158 Distressed OFWs

CAAP hosted the arrival of afflicted OFWs.

Bela Padilla’s Film, “Mañanita” Nominated In 32nd Tokyo Int’l Film Festival

A film that highlights the less-told story of a woman is part of the official selection of a prestigious film festival.

'Juan Disiplinado': Breaking Pinoy Juan Tamad Stereotype

Admit it or not, we were all a “Juan Tamad” at least once in our lives.

Jollibee To Bring Famous Panda Express To PH

US-Based Chinese Food Chain Panda Express is coming soon to Manila

ONE DAY ONLY: Hop on the 19th-Century Tranvia For Free!

Tour around Intramuros in a fancy 19th-century tranvia!

The Hype For The Heist Continues: Money Heist Season 4 Release Date

The most popular Spanish language TV sequence on the streaming stage is back for its much-awaited 4th season.

No Christmas Weekday Mall Sales Per MMDA

Mall operations start at 11 o’clock in the morning

Baguio Gov't, DOTr Eyes Cable Car System As Alternative Transport Option

A project to ease the traffic in the city

LRT 2 Temporarily Halts Train Operations

Fire broke out at LRT 2 due to reported explosion.

Mapua Cancels Classes Due To Bomb Threat

Bomb scare rocks Mapua University this morning.

BFP Declares Fire Out In Star City

After raging on for almost 14 hours

Arson, Possible Cause Of Star City Fire, Says BFP

BFP eyed arson as the root of Star City blaze.

Mrs. Universe New Zealand 2019 Is A Pinay

New Zealand has a new queen and she’s a Pinay!

Voting Is On For Vans Custom Culture!

You can now vote for your favorite shoe designs!

Catch ‘Van Gogh Alive’ In Manila!

Gear up, culture vultures! ‘Van Gogh Alive’ is finally set to happen in Manila!

DepEd Anchors 2019 World Rabies Day Celebration

DepEd joins the call to raise awareness about rabies prevention.

Dar Assures Public Pork Safe To Eat—Takes “Pork Challenge” With Isko Moreno

Pork products are safe to eat, Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno proved in a “pork challenge” boodle fight.

Philippines's Bet Crowned MTG Eco Tourism 2019

Another Filipino male pageant titleholder has been added to the list of those who brought pride to the Philippines this year.

Mocha Uson Appointed OWWA Deputy Administrator

Mocha Uson is back in the government.

Transportation Strike: The Commuters’ Perspective

"Maraming kaagaw na pasahero pero kaunti lang ang sasakyan," said one Sagisag Employee.

Have You Heard About The New UP Cheer Composed By Alumnus Ryan Cayabyab?

"Fight, UP!"

Nationwide Transport Strike Pushes Through, Gov’t Not Intimidated

Transport groups hold an action protest against the public utility vehicle modernization program but the government said it’s long overdue.

Traffic Welcomes Public, LGUs, Gov’t Agencies Offer Free Ride Amid Strike

Free rides in several parts of Metro Manila

Where The World Meets The Bay: Ayala Malls Manila Bay Is Officially Open

Ayala Malls Manila Bay is the developer's biggest mall to date.

UNICEF: 10 Million Children At Risk Due To Indonesia Wild Forest Fires

Severe and growing challenge for Indonesia

Mrs. Globe International Queen 2019 Is Mrs. Emilia Encabo-Hann Of Cebu

Filipina beauty doesn’t fade.

PRRD Signs Law Imposing Life Imprisonment on Bank Hackers, ATM Skimmers

Bank hackers and skimmers may now face life imprisonment under new law.

All The Nominations And Awards Won By Game Of Thrones

Valar Morghulis

Lamitan Levels Up Reuse Of Plastic, Opens Tulip Garden

Initiative made to help eliminate the use of single-use plastics

Dragon Boat Capsizes Off Boracay, 7 Members Dead

14 members survived and were brought to the Saint Gabriel Hospital

PMA Top Officials Quit Post Amidst Hazing Case

The two tendered their resignations “by virtue of command responsibility.”

“How dare you!”: Greta Thunberg Alongside 15 Fellow Young Climate Activists Sues Five Countries, Gives Wake-Up Call

"Because if you really understood the situation and still kept on failing to act, then you would be evil. And that I refuse to believe." — Greta Thunberg.

Singapore’s Iconic Sentosa Merlion To Be Demolished

Visit it until October 20, 2019

Hidilyn Diaz Brings Home 2 Bronze Medals From World Weightlifting Championships In Thailand

Hidilyn Diaz has won the Philippines another 2 bronze medals.

Manila Veterinary Inspection Board Says Pork Safe To Eat Amid ASF Outbreak

Meat products in Manila are safe from ASF, Manila VIB assured.

DENR Urges Public To Stop Littering In Waterways

Cleanup is good but proper disposal is better

Lapid Targets Creation Of Student Dorms Registry

A registry that would ensure the safety of students

PH, US Hold First Combined Airborne Exercise

500 PH-US paratroopers deployed in joint airborne operation.

Outstanding Women In The Philippines Dubbed "Woman of Style and Substance" By PeopleAsia

Who run the world? GIRLS!

You Can Now Tour Around Intramuros In E-Scooters For Free

Touring Intramuros now made more fun by boarding an E-scooter! For free!

DOH Confirms 2nd Polio Case

"The latest confirmed case was reported to be from an immuno-compromised child, who is suffering from multiple pediatric diseases," said Health Secretary Francisco Duque III

Gardenia Delivery Man Steals Slices of Bread From Unopened Loaf Packages 

This is a violation of the "Food Safety Act of 2013".

"Verdict" Is Philippines' Official Entry To Oscars 2020

The Film Academy of the Philippines has made it official!

Indonesia Haze Unsafe For Metro Cebu, EMB-DENR says

EMB-DENR Region VII encourages the public to stay at home and keep windows and doors closed

1st Polio Case In 19 Years Recorded In The Philippines

The Philippines has been declared polio-free since October 2000. 

PRRD Certifies Proposed 2020 Budget As Urgent

Duterte wants to avoid another budget delay.

Scarlet Snow Belo Named As Youngest and Newest PH Tourism Ambassador

Scarlet is excited to begin her work as tourism ambassador!

I.K.O.N.— Istorya Ng Kultura At Ng Mga Obra Natin: A Celebration Of Arts, Native Products, Talents, And People

I.K.O.N 2019 was a celebration of arts, culture, native products, talents, and people in the heart of the South.

Isko Inks Deal With Paymaya, Citizen Benefits Card To Be Distributed

Providing citizen benefits card for senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PWDs), and solo parents

PH, Japan Towards ‘More Efficient And Environmentally Sustainable’ Mining

Strengthening cooperation in the mining industries between the Philippines and Japan

FDCP Launches Search For Next Gen Of PH Filmmakers

Begin your creative journey now!

Duterte Wants Release Of Senior Inmates 70 Years Old And Up

Duterte considers parole for inmates aged 70 and up

Bayanihan Wins In 15th Int'l Dance Fest in Brazil

The National Folk Dance Company of the Philippines bagged another championship trophy for the country.

Chelsea Logistics' Ms. Cherylyn C. Uy Is PeopleAsia’s “Woman of Style and Substance”

A well-deserved award for a well-driven woman!

Filipino Stroke Survivor Rejoins With Family After 8 Years In Bahrain

“I am happy to be given the chance to be with my family again in the Philippines” – De Jesus

Catriona Gray Is First-Ever Filipino Waze Voice

Imagine Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray guiding your way through the city. BDO has just made that possible.

Filipino Film 'Verdict' Wins At 76th Venice Film Fest

“Verdict” was listed under the Horizons Awards.

DICT Allots P1.2B For Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

Funds will come from the allotted DICT budget in the proposed P4.1 trillion national budget

Award-Winning Student Film “Ophelia” To Join 1st Korea Pinoy Int’l Film Fest

Another chance for the Filipino films to be recognized.

122 Year-Old Grandma From NegOcc Could Be World’s Oldest Person

Francisca Susano just celebrated her 122nd birthday. She could be the world’s oldest person.

PHLPost Issues Sandaan Stamp To Commemorate 100 Years Of PH Cinema

Sandaan stamp is stylized a la movie ticket

Marikina To File Case Against Culprits Behind Floating Dead Pigs

The people behind the incident should be held liable, Mayor asserts

DA Commences 'Kadiwa Ni Ani At Kita'

A project for local farmers and fishers

PAGASA—DOST: Southwest Monsoon Affects Central And Southern Luzon, Western Visayas

Monsoon rains will be felt over the country today.

Melanie Marquez's Daughter Michelle Dee Is Miss World Philippines 2019

Her majesty Michelle Marquez Dee is our country’s newest queen. 

Twins Top Engineering, Nursing Board Exams

Twin blessings for their parents!

Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Shocks Quezon

Be alert for aftershocks!

Angara Files Plastic Straw Bill, Charges P2 Per Straw

Changing habits for environmental protection

Manny Pacquiao Is The First Celebrity To Have Cryptocurrency

He's another why he's the ultimate #PinoyPride

HIBLA HEMP Movement Marches For The Legalization Of Cannabis In The Philippines

What's your stand on marijuana's decriminalization/legalization in the Philippines?

Tropical Depression "Marilyn", Southwest Monsoon To Bring Heavy Rains Over The Weekend

Don't forget to bring your umbrellas and raincoats!

Mactan Airport Pushes For A Plastic-Free Runway

Steps are taken to make the runway greener

Duterte Clarifies Stance On SOGIE Bill, Anti-Discrimination Law

"Duterte wanted a law for all," Panelo said.

Duterte Vows To Certify SOGIE Equality Bill As Urgent

President shows support for controversial bill

Janet Lim Napoles, Included In GCTA List, Case Listed As Rape

Janet Lim Napoles listed among convicts freed due to good conduct.

PAGASA—DOST: Tropical Depression "Marilyn" Enters PAR, To Cause Rains Over The Country

Bed weather it is.

Rare date phenomenon? It’s Palindrome Week!

Enjoy the only 'Palindrome Week' this century!

Filipino Helper Found Dead In Hong Kong

The third overseas Filipino domestic worker to die in Hong Kong.

Duterte-Yacob Bilateral Meeting Inks 8 Deals

Deal aims stronger ties between two countries

Rice Not Cash for 4P Beneficiaries, DA Tips

Department of Agriculture wants rice for 4PS beneficiaries

Remote No More: Quezon Acquires First Sea Ambulance

Better help is on its way.

School Bans 'Harry Potter,' Pastor Claims 'Spells Are Real'

This looks like something Dolores Umbridge would do.

PAGASA—DOST: Monsoon Rains Felt In Luzon Provinces

Don't forget to bring your umbrellas and raincoats!

Hong Kong: Pro-Democracy Rallies Continue Even After Bill Cancellation

Hong Kong was a former British colony until 1997 and they still have 22 years to enjoy their freedom and until China takes over them.

DA Confirms Swine Fever Has Hit The PH

DA confirms that local hogs are now affected by Swine Fever.

Filipino Teacher Named Best Actor By UK Indie Film Charts

Geraldo Jumawan, a Senior High School teacher of Lagro High School, was named as July’s best actor by the United Kingdom Indie Film Charts, August 14.

Job For All: McDonald’s To Employ Senior Citizens, PWDs In Manila Stores

Limitless job opportunities.

Here Are Your Nominees For The 2019 E! People's Choice Awards

The nominees for the 2019 E! The People's Choice Awards has been completed and voting officially begins today, September 5.

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Withdraws Extradition Bill

Hong Kong Updates:

The Third DokyuBata Video Documentary Contest Is On

DokyuBata: Isang Pagdiriwang ng Dokumentaryong Pantelebisyon Para sa Batang Pilipino!

DOH Launches Botika Ng Bayan, Cavite Gets Free Medicine

Free and accessible medicines.

Sandiganbayan Junks Napoles Appeal To Dismiss Plunder Suits

Sandiganbayan rejected the plea to dismiss plunder case against the "pork barrel queen"

QC Official Seeks To Rename La Mesa Eco Park After Gina Lopez

A resolution in honor of the late environmentalist.

SC Junks Plea Allowing Same-Sex Marriage In The PH

SC junks same-sex marriage petition.

DOT, WWF Teams Up For Sustainable Diner Project

Moving forward to sustainable consumption.

No Holiday Pay On September 3

"MAY PASOK" - Do not expect for extra pay if you report to work on September 3.

9 Fatalities Recorded As Light Aircraft Crashed In A Resort In Calamba, Laguna

A small private plane crashed in a resort in Calamba Laguna, killed 9 people.

Baguio City Celebrates 110th Charter Founding Anniversary

Agbiag iti umili ti Baguio!

Buses Showing Pirated Films Caught By Authorities


Hong Kong: Fresh Chinese Military Troops Arrived For Normal Annual Rotation

It was on June when Hong Kong started to speak out loud for their democracy.

Nicole Borromeo, Dethroned As ‘Reyna Ng Aliwan’, Replaced By Roi Neeve Comanda

Give way to the new Reyna ng Aliwan 2019, Roi Neeve Comanda.

6 Agreements Signed During Duterte’s Beijing Visit; China Maintains Position On West Philippine Sea

For the benefit of both countries.

DOH Denied Appeal On Dengvaxia

Sanofi’s appeal to reverse ruling of FDA was denied.

Boracay’s Ati Tribe Wins Land Case

SC affirms Ati Tribe's ownership of 2-hectare land in Boracay.

Duterte Signs Law Developing Advanced Energy And Green Building Technologies Curriculum

For the advancement of future builders.

PAL's Ultimate Seat Sale Is Here!

Pack your things, jet-setters! Philippine Airlines' Ultimate Seat Sale is finally here!

Filipino Independent Film 'Dagsin' Made It To Oscars’ International Film Category Shortlist

It's a great day for the Filipino movie industry!

DOT and Grab PH Inked Deal That Promotes Sustainable Tourism

The Department of Tourism and Grab Philippines partnered in promoting sustainable national tourism by disseminating “GrabWheels” on Intramuros.

Okada Manila Chefs Champ In The 10th Philippine Culinary Cup

It was a perfect recipe for success!

DPWH Completes Las Piñas River Control Project

A way to prevent flooding and smoothen river water flow.

Apple To Donate For Amazon Rainforest

An aid for the preservation of beauty and biodiversity.

"Jenny" Maintains Strength, To Make A Landfall In Aurora Province Tonight

Tropical Storm "Jenny" is forecasted to make landfall in Aurora between 9:00 PM tonight and 1:00 AM tomorrow.

Tropical Depression "Jenny" Heads To Aurora Province; Signal No. 1 Raised In Luzon Provinces

Make sure to bring your umbrellas and raincoats today!

Dar Promotes Balanced Fertilization To Attain Food Security

“To attain food security, we must adapt a balanced fertilization strategy.” – DA Secretary

Team Pisay EVC Robotics, Victorious On Lego Robotics Fest In Romania

Philippine Science High School Tacloban Eastern Visayas Campus' very own EVC Robotics team has brought home another victory for the Philippines.

Bangkulasi River Cleanup Deadline Is Until December – DENR

An order to clean our bodies of water.

Duterte Receives Invitation To Malawi During Presentation Of Credentials

Welcoming the support and contribution of other countries.

TNC Predator Eliminated In Dota 2 Contest, Takes Home P35M

The TNC Predators are out of the tournament.

Remembering The 1993 Sarmenta-Gomez Rape Slay: The Context To Fill You In

This is what happened on the night of June 28, 1993.

STL Games Continue As Duterte Lifts Suspension

The games continue.

Sitti Navarro To Represent The Philippines On The 2019 Kuching Waterfront Jazz Festival In Malaysia

Sitti is ready to bring the chills to town!

Cacao Produce By A Filipino Is Finalist In 2019 International Cocoa Awards In Paris

This is another sweet victory for the Philippines!

Here Are Your Winners For “Mutya Pilipinas 2019"

Katangi-tangi ang mga Mutya ng Pilipinas!

516 Examinees Passed The 2019 Veterinary Medicine Licensure Exam; UPLB Tops

The results are out!

Ph Embassy In Israel Issued An Advisory To Prompt Filipinos To Be Vigilant Due To Security Situation In The Country

The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Israel has issued an advisory addressed to all Filipinos in Israel following the issues of security in the country, August 15.

Hong Kong: 1.7M Protesters March On HK Streets Amid Police Ban And Bad Weather

The cry for democracy by the young people of Hong Kong continues, this time louder as more and more people are engaging. 

Baguio City: Here's How The First Partial Closure Of Session Road Looked Like

It's more fun in Baguio!

PHL Inbound Tourism Revenue Increased On The First Half Of 2019

Our guests truly find it more fun in the Philippines.

Former DENR Secretary Gina Lopez dies at 65

Making the impossible possible for the nature. Her love for the environment and for the people will never be forgotten.

Boracay Steps Up Info Drive Following The Pooping Incident

Stricter rules for better Boracay.

People Wants To #BoycottMulan After Actress Expressed Support To HK Police Amidst Issues Of Police Brutality

Mulan is known to be a protector of women.

Philippine Delegates Bagged 390 Awards From WCOPA 2019 In California

Team Philippines, FTW!

Paralytic Shellfish Poison Still Positive In Some Areas In The Philippines

Shellfishes found to be positive for paralytic shellfish poison.

Tugade Led A Meeting With MARINA To Discuss Plans After Guimaras Strait Tragedy

After the death toll in Iloilo sea tragedy hits 31, DOT and MARINA are working together to uphold maritime safety nationwide.

DENR Closed Boracay Beachfront Due To Viral "Pooping" Video

Part of Boracay closed for cleanup following the viral video of foreign nationals.

Protesters Gathered In Front Of Sham Shui Po Police Station

The moment the team stepped out onto Sham Shui Po station, there is already tension in the air. People wearing white are demonstrating, some commuters are cautiously walking. A group of people wearing black are seen going in the direction of the protest.

Araneta Center Apologizes To Gretchen Diez After Harrassment Incident

The mall released the statement at 3 pm today, August 14.

International Tourists Rises, DOT Says More To Come


DOT Launches TourISM WoRCS To Fight Children and Women’s Abuse

Various government agencies pledged their commitment in ensuring a tourism industry that is conducive to children and women as they joined a momentous covenant signing on Tuesday, August 13.

Hong Kong: Protesters Sent Out Letters Of Apology To Affected Travelers

Hong Kong continues the fight for their democracy.

SAGISAG Sends A Team To Hong Kong

Hong Kong Updates:

Baguio City: Muslims Pledge To Guard Churches For Catholics

This is the kind of headline the world needs.

DOTr Ordered The Contractors To Fast-Track Antique Airport Development Project

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has instructed Verzonal Construction to hasten the development project of the Antique airport to enhance its operations.

DA And DOF Agreed To Help Farmers Affected By R.A 11203

The Department of Finance and Department of Agriculture agreed over the weekend to implement an assistance program to help the farmers affected by Republic Act No. 11203 or Rice Tariffication Law (RTL).

Cordillera Native Returned 2.7M Left At A Fast Food Restaurant In Laoag

Faith in humanity: restored!

e-Magsasaka: Connecting Local Farmers To Direct Consumers

"The secret to quality harvesting begins with careful sowing."

Marikina To Hold Special Satellite Voters Registration For Women

This is in preparation for the 2020 Philippine Elections.

PAGASA—DOST: Typhoon "Hanna" Exits PAR, Southwest Moonsoon To Cause Rains Over The Weekend

It seems that we're gonna be experiencing a rainy long weekend.

Travel For Free? Just Join And Plant Trees

Have you heard about the 8 Billion Trees organization? Start searching about them, and maybe you’ll stumble across a free vacation.

A Move To A Greener City: Moreno To Expand Arroceros Park

Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno plans to expand Arroceros Park, the so-called last lung of Manila.

Construction of PNR Clark Phase 1, Going On Full Steam Ahead!

Construction of PNR Clark Phase 1, ongoing

First-ever Girls' Basketball Tournament As A Demo Sport This UAAP Season 82

One thing’s for sure, it’s better late than never. It’s about time for the UAAP to include a Girls' basketball tournament

Marikina To Fund A 60M School For Shoemaking


Philippine Team Bags 31 Medals On The 2019 South Africa International Mathematics Competition

It seems that they took it as easy as 1-2-3.

“We Have To Unite For A Good Secure Philippines,” Says The New DA Secretary, William Dar

“We have to ensure food security with prosperous farmers and fisherfolk,” Dar said.

Typhoon Hanna Maintains Speed And Direction, Will Cause Moderate To Heavy Rains In Luzon And Visayas — PAGASA-DOST

Make sure to bring your umbrellas and raincoats today!

Hong Kong: Laser Protest Rally Held After Arrest Of A Student Leader

It was a majestic view until you realize why it is happening in the first place.

FOOD PANDA Partners With SAGISAG For Its August 10 Grand Launch

Facts only: food is life! Even the tiniest bar of chocolate could give us a bunch of joy.

Philippine Islands New Total Count: It’s Not 7,107 Anymore

For so long, over 500 little and large pockets of islands are discovered as part of our country.

New York: Motorcycle Backfire Cause Panic In Time Square

It's the least thing passersby would want to experience.

PAGASA-DOST: Typhoon Hannah Intensifies As It Approaches Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands

PAGASA: “Hannah continues to intensify as it moves towards the direction of Southern Ryukyu Islands.”

Hong Kong: OFWs' Day-Off Compromised By Protest Rallies, DOLE Considers Temporary Deployment Ban

Sundays are rest days for Filipinos, inside or outside the Philippines. 

AFP Orders To Heighten Intelligence Monitoring Amid Threat Of Terror Attack In Northern Luzon

AFP received reports of possible attacks in provinces within Northern Luzon

Filipino, Arrested In Hong Kong After Wearing A Black Shirt Amid Protests

Hong Kong continues to march for their democracy.

Comelec Cancels Cardema’s Duterte Youth Nomination

The Commission on Election cancels the nomination of the former National Youth Commission Chairman Ronald Cardema as first-time nominee of Duterte Youth in the 18th Congress.

DENR, El Nido Rehab Continues

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will continue rehabilitation of the El Nido beach in Palawan, but it will be open to tourists.

Chinese Investors Target Three Philippine Isles

Chinese Investors are targeting three Philippine isles to transform into an economic and tourism zones.

FDA Expands Pork Importation Ban Over Swine Fever

Four more nations are included in the importation ban list in the Philippines given suspected cases of the African Swine Fever.

Philippine Team Bags 6 Medals At The International Math Olympiad In United Kingdom

Padayon, Philippine IMO team!

Advent Euphonic Chorale (AEC) Reaps Two Championship Titles On The 12th International Choral Festival Orientale Concentus In Singapore

Pagpupugay para sa mga Pilipinong nagbigay ng karangalan sa bansa!

Meet Sean Patrick Villanueva, The Filipino Kid Who Sets World Records In Solving A Rubik’s Cube

What world record could you set in 6 seconds?

Hong Kong: The Context You Need To Know About The Current Happenings, PH’s Move Towards OFW’s Welfare

Hong Kong has been a silent region until the issues of democratic development sparked and disrupted the order.

We Almost Died And We Had No Idea: An Asteroid Barely Missed Earth!

Small enough to pass by undetected but big enough to cause disaster on Earth-- presenting, the sneaky little rock, 2019 OK.

Gov’t Grants Former NPA Rebels Free Hong Kong Trip

Eighty-eight surrenderees of the New People’s Army (NPA) flew to Hong Kong for an all-expense paid trip sponsored by the Philippine Government.

More Than 270,000 Examinees To Take Civil Service Exam On Sunday

Civil Service Commission (CSC) on their press release: A total of 276,819 examinees nationwide will take the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) on Sunday, 4 August 2019.

National Artist Ryan Cayabyab Is One Of This Year's Ramon Magsaysay Awardee

Congratulations, Mr. C!

Malacañang, Open To Reconsider Dengvaxia Vaccine

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo implied that Malacañang Palace is open for the reconsideration of dengvaxia vaccine to fight the increasing rate of dengue cases in the Philippines.

‘Buwan Ng Wika’ 2019: Highlights The Importance of Preserving Indigenous Languages

Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) will be spearheading this year’s month-long celebration of the ‘Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa’ with the theme: “Wikang Katutubo: Tungo Sa Isang Bansang Filipino.”

DOST, Developing A Possible Herbal Medicine To Combat Dengue

The increasing dengue cases require innovative solutions from the science and technology agency in our country.

LTO and LTFRB Officials To Undergo Lifestyle Check

In line with President Duterte's anti-corruption drive, LTO and LTFRB officials are ordered to undergo lifestyle check.

DILG, to Help in Metro Manila Rehabilitation

DILG will enjoin to exercise their power essential to reclaim public places.

DJ Jasmin Of MOR 101.9 Dies From Chronic Kidney Disease At The Age Of 35

DJ Jasmin also known as Baby Girl Jasmin of MOR 101.9 dies at the age of 35.

Farmers need assistance in the Value of Chain says DA Secretary Manny F. Piñol

On the recent reports, the price of fresh palay particularly in the provinces of Luzon has dropped

Lea Salonga Is Honored To Be Part Of A Children's Book About Broadway Stars

Lea Salonga is going to be part of a children's book about Broadway stars.

Here's What You Need To Know About The First Subway Project In Makati City

I love Makati City!

Cordillera Choral Group Brings Home Championship Medal From The 8th Bali Int’l Choir Fest

The sound from the mountains of the Northern Philippines resonated all-over the world!

Philippine Autocon 2019: The Biggest Car Convention In The Philippines

There’s no way around it, the Philippine auto industry is continuously speeding up towards making its name in the worldwide scene.

Establishment of National Commission of Senior Citizens, Draws Good Feedback From The Elderly

The approval for National Commission of Senior Citizens to be established was indeed a piece of good news for the elderly.

Aicelle Santos Hails 2nd Place In ASEAN+3 Song Contest In Vietnam

All hail Filipino talents!

The Department Of Agriculture Implements Measures To Prevent The Entry of African Swine Fever (ASF)

Department of Agriculture Regional Executive Director Arnel de Mesa said on Monday, July 22, That the DA Regional Quick Response Team for ASF together with the help of Local Government Units (LGUs) was created to protect the hogs and swine from African Swine Fever (ASF) particularly in Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon (Calabarzon) region

It Is Now Possible For Trans Women To Get Pregnant

Trans women could now get pregnant, carry a child, and give birth. 

PCSO Suspends Services As Per President Duterte's Order

No lotto and other PCSO games for now.

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso Gets Compliments For Implementing Monthly Allowance For Grade-12 Students, Senior Citizen, PWDs and Single Parent Residing in Manila

Manila “YORME” Isko Moreno Domagoso receives good and positive comments after signing Ordinances Nos. 8564 and 8565 which grants P500 monthly allowance for Grade 12 students who are enrolled in public schools in manila, and a P500 monthly financial assistance for senior citizens, PWDs, and solo parents on Thursday, July 25.

“Goin’ Bulilit” Is Going Off-Air After 14 Years

Goin' Bulilit is down to its last two weeks and will air its final episode on August 4.

OLYMPIC UPDATES: Japan Made Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals From Recycled Electronics

Japan did it again. It made our jaws drop with their amazing and practical innovations, this time with the Tokyo 2020 medals.

DILG Challenge City Mayors To Clear The Roads For 45 Days

“SILG (DILG Secretary) wants you (city mayors) to clear roads within 45 days. Submit your operations plan to DILG” –DILG, Undersecretary Epimaco Densing.

32-Year Old Filipina Faces Death Penalty in Malaysia

Malacañang ordered legal assistance on Thursday, July 24 to a Filipina who got arrested in Malaysia for alleged possession of 5.9 kilo of crystal meth (shabu).

Korean Star Cha Eun Woo To Hold First-Ever Fan Meet In Manila

Get ready Manila! Korean actor Cha Eun Woo will have his first-ever fan meeting this October!

Joey De Leon Draws Flak On Social Media

Eat Bulaga TV Host Joey De Leon placed number 1 on the trending list on twitter regarding the malicious comment he said on national TV to Pia Guanio.

A Rundown On What Happened On The Street During SONA

Thousands of people have gathered along Batasan to show their support or opposition to the current administration and here's an overview.

UPLB Choral Ensemble Hailed The First Asia Choral Grand Prix Champion

U-nibersidad! ng Pilipinas!

CineSAGISAG: Short Film Competition of Sagisag PH

"CineSAGISAG aims to empower and highlight Filipino Youth's passion and creativity in storytelling"

Pinoy Driver Receives An Honorary British Empire Medal From Queen Elizabeth II

All hail loyal Filipino staffs!

Marikina Sends 20 Teachers To Japan To Teach English

Olympic Updates:

Filipina Beauty Queen Crowned Miss Fashion World 2019 in Malaysia

Another Filipina beauty queen has brought home a crown for the Philippines!

DLSU-CSB's Sinulid: The Future Of Philippine Fashion

The Philippine fashion scene is threading its name in the worldwide arena. 

Pinoy Pride: Filipino Pole Vaulter Bags Gold Medal In The 30th Summer Universiade 2019

Pinoy athletes continue to dominate the world!

Duterte’s Speech, Expected To Be Short

President Rodrigo Duterte said that his 4th State of the Nation Address will be short.

Paper Bag Versus Plastic: What You Choose May Not Be The Better Option

Climate change has become the biggest environmental issue of our time. Gone are the days when we are only worried about the ozone layer getting damaged or having the rivers biologically dead.

Pinay Nurse Recognized By Prince Charles After Aid In Terror Attack

“I cannot express enough how grateful I am,”--- Joy Ongcachuy.

DOTr Orders LTFRB To Allow Hatchbacks To Operate As TNVS Units

DOTr ordered to allow hatchbacks and sub-compact vehicles to operate as TNVS units.

1-year-old Baby Boy Allegedly Raped, Found Dead In An Abandoned Building In Makati

A 1-year-old baby boy, allegedly raped was found dead inside an abandoned building in Barangay San Antonio, Makati City, Wednesday morning.

Angel Locsin, Netizens Congratulate New Darna Jane De Leon

Jane De Leon will be flying soon as the most iconic Philippine television and cinema heroine, Darna. 

Tropical Storm “Falcon” Flood Boracay

Continuous heavy rainfall brought by tropical storm Falcon triggered flash floods in Boracay.

Apple Reveals New Emojis On World Emoji Day

In honor of the World Emoji Day, Apple has revealed 20 out of 59 of the new emojis which they will be releasing this fall. 

Inauguration Of Country’s Largest Passenger Port Terminal

The country’s largest passenger port terminal in Cagayan de Oro was inaugurated on July 15, 2019, by the Department of Transportation.

Government Documents Free For First-time Jobseekers Starting August

First-time jobseekers can avail government documents for free starting August

Healthway Medical Supports Sagisag's Grand Launch This August 10

A well-informed individual is a healthy individual.

All-Filipino Dance Crew 'Upeepz' and 'Vpeepz' Wins On Body Rock Dance 2019

Filipino talents have again proved that Pinoys are world-class!

Mayor Vico Sotto Appealed To Zagu Management To Respect The Workers’ Right To Picket

Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto appealed to Zagu Management to respect the rights of the workers who went on a strike against contractualization and union-busting.

"Block Z": The First Zombie Movie Of The Philippines

Hail the first Philippine zombie movie in the direction of Mikhail Red in partnership with Star Cinema that you will surely look forward to

“Bawal ang Epal": Isko Moreno Ordered the Removal of Politicians’ Names from Manila Schools

"Walang epal sa mga pader ng eskwelahan, walang epal sa mga basketball courts at gymnasium na ipinagawa sa loob ng eskwelahan."

Bb. Joyce Bernal to Direct the #SONA2019 Again

Director Joyce Bernal was tapped again to direct the 4th State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte on July 22.

Lea Salonga Is Mrs Lovett Of Sweeney Todd Musical

Lea Salonga ventures to a whole new world after playing sweet musical characters

Salary Increase For Teachers To Be A Priority In 18th Congress

The most sought-after answer of public school teachers to their appeal in salary increase for about 10,000 pesos has now been reassured by Senate Majority Leader Miguel Zubiri.

Liwanag Forum Enlightens Muslim and Non-Muslim Communities

Islam is a way of living, not just a religion says Kim Edres of Liwanag Forum.

Meralco Announces an Electricity Rate Decrease for the Month of July

Meralco announces that electricity rate will go down for the month of July because of an agreement with Solar Philippines Tarlac Farm.

Water Level in Angat Dam Increases

After days of continuous monsoon rain, Angat Dam’s water level rose to 161.86 on Thursday morning.

G20 Summit 2019: US Trade Ban against Huawei on Momentary Timeout

It is strategically better for them to continue doing business with each other as Global Economic Growth is slowing down.

Capital Punishment, Revived in Sri Lanka - Inspired by the Philippines

After a 43-year moratorium, capital punishment has been revived as Sri Lanka president signed the death warrant for four drug offenders.

Get To Know More About Bobby Rubio, The Filipino Pixar Animator Who Works On The Toy Story 4

The fourth installment for our favorite Pixar movie, ‘Toy Story,’ has been finally released after 9 years!

Darren Espanto And Morissette Amon Are The New Voices Of "A Whole New World"

Darren Espanto and Morissette Amon brings Filipino pride to Disney after Lea Salonga

Enchong Dee, Aqua Planet Break Guinness World Record for Largest Swimming Lesson

Enchong Dee took part in a successful attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest swimming lesson in a single venue last Thursday, June 20.

Veteran Beauty Queen April Love Jordan Dies of Liver Cancer

Our country has lost another pride today as April Love dies of liver cancer.