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Wake up, take control – WHO

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday (Saturday in Manila) urged countries hit by serious coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreaks to “wake up”...

Duterte signs anti-terror bill

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a highly controversial bill that seeks to strengthen the country’s anti-terrorism campaign. “We confirm that President Rodrigo Roa...

Govt charts new  Covid action plan

The government is preparing a new coronavirus response strategy that will allow freer movement of people and the gradual reopening of the economy, Defense...

Open economy – Dominguez

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd wants Metro Manila and Calabarzon Region placed under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) “as quickly as possible” to open...

ABS-CBN dealt another blow

NTC shuts down Sky Cable, TV Plus channels The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Tuesday dealt ABS-CBN Corp. another big blow when it issued cease...

‘Consumer spending to spur recovery’

The head of the country’s central bank said there must be a significant increase in consumer spending and bank lending if the Philippine economy...

Tijam dares Lopez: Drop US citizenship

A retired Supreme Court justice on Sunday challenged ABS-CBN Corp. Chairman Emeritus Eugenio Gabriel “Gabby” Lopez 3rd to renounce his United States citizenship to...

1M more testing kits boost Covid response

With the arrival of 1 million more testing kits for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Health (DoH) expects to push past...

Cebu City now a Covid ‘hotspot’

Cebu City is now considered a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) “hotspot” with 61 of its 80 barangay (villages) posting new cases in the past...

PMA execs, cadets face murder raps in Dormitorio hazing death

Government prosecutors recommended the filing of criminal charges against several officials and cadets of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) for the hazing death of...

Dela Rosa: I didn’t ask the President for help on my visa

SEN. Ronaldo "Bato" dela Rosa on Thursday did not seek President Rodrigo Duterte's help to have his United States visa renewed, which had been...

Seoul mayor reported missing, his phone off, search underway

SEOUL: The mayor of South Korean capital Seoul has been reported missing and police are searching for him on Thursday. Police officers said they are...

Seoul mayor reported missing, search underway

SEOUL: Police say the mayor of South Korean capital Seoul has been reported missing and search operations are underway. Police say officers are looking for...

Customs foils attempt to smuggle P32.7M cigarettes into Manila port

THE Bureau of Customs (BoC) authorities have foiled an attempt to sneak into the country some P32.7 million worth of smuggled cigarettes right at...

Cebu City Covid cases decreasing due to ECQ – DoH official

THERE has been a decrease in the number of individuals who tested positive for the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) since the enhanced community quarantine...

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