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Combination image of TIME's Person of the Year 2018 covers

Maria Ressa is second Filipino named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is the second Filipino to be part of the prestigious “Person of the Year” roster of Time magazine after late...
Motorycle Interaksyon

Commuters voice concerns after SC halts Angkas operations

Commuters in congested Metro Manila are airing their concerns after the Supreme Court decided to lift the injuction on the Land Transportation Franchising and...
Momoland in Feria de Candonvideo

Momoland becomes ‘señoritas’ at Ilocos Sur’s ‘Feria de Candon’ festival

South Korean girl group Momoland joined Ilocos Sur's annual "Feria de Candon" or Candon's Fair while they were in the province for their free...
Anti martial law protests

Reasons why one-year martial law extension in Mindanao is being opposed

Protests against the extension of martial law in Mindanao continued after congress voted to grant President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial rule in...
Congress at Duterte's Third SONA

Reactions to House’s approval of federal charter on final reading

The draft federal charter was approved by the Congress on its third and final reading less than a week since its second passage despite...
Facebook headquarters Interaskyon

Bomb threat at Facebook’s Menlo Park HQ, buildings evacuated

Dec 11—Facebook Inc evacuated a few buildings at its headquarters campus in Menlo Park following a bomb threat, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. Everyone...
U.S. President Donald Trump sits for interview with Reuters at the White House in Washington

Trump says he could intervene in U.S. case against Huawei CFO

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would intervene in the Justice Department's case against a top executive at China's Huawei Technologies if...
Catriona Gray's national costume at Miss Universe 2018

How the stunning Miss Universe costume of Catriona Gray came to be

A collaboration of local artists was behind the standout national costume of Catriona Gray, the representative of the Philippines at Miss Universe 2018, during...
Paolo Duterte

Listing the inconsistencies in Paolo Duterte’s list of ‘destabilizers’

Paolo Duterte's photos of a controversial list of people and organizations involved in the "Oust Duterte Movement" is fraught with inaccuracies and mistakes that...

Aquaman stars dive into Manila as hype for premiere floods fans

"Aquaman" star Jason Momoa arrived in Manila on Tuesday ahead of the Philippine premiere of the much-awaited DC Films flick. Momoa, who plays the titular...
Daniel Padilla and Yeng Constantino

#ThisHappened: Twitter Philippines’ list of most followed accounts has a minor error

Twitter Philippines released the list of the most followed Filipino accounts that consisted of famous personalities in the showbiz industry but mistakenly interchanged the...

Colombia’s Gulf Clan crime gang declares holiday ceasefire

BOGOTA—The Gulf Clan crime gang, considered Colombia's largest criminal organization, has declared a month-long ceasefire for Christmas and New Year and invited other armed...
Spirit of MacArthur

Home after a century: The Balangiga Bells’ journey to the Philippines

The Balangiga Church Bells taken by American forces during the Philippine-American War are back the Philippines, much to the relief of Filipinos who long...
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

China’s Huawei executive seeks bail in U.S. extradition case

VANCOUVER — A Canadian provincial court on Monday weighed whether to grant bail to a top executive of one of the world's biggest telecommunications...
Paolo Duterte

Diocese says bishop on Paolo Duterte’s list old, weak for destab efforts

The Diocese of San Pablo in Laguna appealed to the public to be cautious in posting on social media after one of its former...
Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros

Fact check: Story about bill abolishing 13th month pay is from parody blog

A parody story published on Adobo Chronicles saying that opposition senators have filed a bill to abolish the annual Christmas bonus of employees is...
Avengers Endgame

Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame trailer breaks records, pumps fans

Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are bracing for the final stage in the story of the Avengers after Marvel released the trailer to...
Coke Studio Philippines

How much-awaited Coke Studio Homecoming concert ended up being cancelled

The free Coke Christmas Concert with nearly 15,000 attendees was suddenly canceled last Friday due to the rowdy crowd. Artists who were supposed to perform...
Extrajudicial killing

Why the Universal Declaration of Human Rights matters in the Philippines

Human rights groups and advocates are reflecting on the state of human rights in the Philippines and around the globe as the world celebrated...
Paolo Duterte during a Senate hearing

Paolo Duterte tagged 3 bishops as destabilizers, but one is non-existent

A priest slammed former Davao Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte's list of supposed destabilizers that included three bishops and noted that they are already retired,...