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Lawmakers back ‘quo warranto’ case vs Bamban Mayor Guo

Lawmakers from the House of Representatives welcomed the plan of the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) to file a quo warranto case against...

Marcos launches Tourism Rest Areas in Pagudpud

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday inaugurated Northern Luzon’s first “Tourist Rest Area” (TRA)...

Tax appeals court clears ex-CJ Sereno

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has found the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)...

Fuel prices mixed next week—DOE

Domestic pump prices are forecast to have a mixed price movement next week, the...

China warns arrest of trespassers in SCS

PCG spokesperson says it’s an empty threat China issued a regulation that authorizes the arrest of "foreigners" in the disputed maritime territories, including the South China Sea, beginning June. Philippine Coast Guard spokesperson for the WPS Commodore Jay Tarriela immediately denounced China's directive, calling it "illegal." "These are things that we can say are illegal actions again by China," Tarriela said. "The mere fact that they claim full sovereignty over our own exclusive...

Marcos launches Tourism Rest Areas in Pagudpud

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday inaugurated Northern Luzon’s first “Tourist Rest...

Tax appeals court clears ex-CJ Sereno

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has found the Bureau of Internal...

Fuel prices mixed next week—DOE

Domestic pump prices are forecast to have a mixed price movement next...

TOP STORIES

Beijing shrugs off wiretap probe, says leak ‘factual’

China has recently made light of any moves by the Department of Foreign Affairs...

Marcos: Troops must adapt to new ‘battlefield’

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. urged the troops to consider training in new forms of...

BSP takes action against ‘ghost’ fixers

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has begun disciplinary proceedings against the employees suspected to have...

Philippines signs agreement with Japan to acquire 5 more patrol ships

The Philippines and Japan have signed an agreement that would pave the way for...

NEWS

3-nation tie-up to curb teenage pregnancy in PH

Tacloban City—In a bid to curb teenage pregnancies in Eastern Visayas, the United Nations...

Home-grown Ilocos Norte designers reinvent the traditional kimona

The provincial government of Ilocos Norte has organized a fashion show featuring candidates in...

SM Foundation rolls out KSK in 2 Bataan towns

SM Foundation Inc., the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of the mall chain, presses...

25th PH academic book fair set at SM Megamall

THE 25th Philippine Academic Book Fair, presented by the Academic Booksellers Association of the...

Navy building new quarters in Kalayaan

The Philippine Navy on Thursday broke ground for a two-storey facility in Barangay Pag-asa,...

CHR: Pass Magna Carta for kids

The Commission on Human Rights urged lawmakers to pass House Bill No. 10159 or...

OPINION

Threat of sea level rise

WHILE the Philippines, an archipelagic country, lies at an altitude of 442 meters above...

‘Atin ito’s’ forays exploit poor fisherfolk

“ASEAN and China are working towards a collectively beneficial sharing of the South China...

Freedom of speech in our times

“The dialogue between freedom of expression and the sanctity of judicial proceedings will undoubtedly...

Enhancing energy infrastructure and governance

"We need to modernize our aging infrastructure to reduce transmission losses and enhance service...

PRINT EDITION

COLUMNISTS

Dela Rosa’s PDEA leaks probe is beyond a joke

"Lacson’s meticulous attention to procedural integrity and Trillanes’s fearless confrontation of political manipulation are...

Jeu de mots or pun for fun

"With Nick Joaquin as its foremost exponent, it can be said then ‘the pun...

Ideology, anyone?

"New coalitions, new alliances, new movements, new parties -- all flags of convenience camouflaging...

Ombudsman’s ruling exposes Duque and Lao’s corruption odyssey

"The guilty must be held to account, their crimes laid bare for all to...

Of patriots and traitors

"And since Cagayan governor Mamba believes China is so great, he should consider moving...

KWF calls for nominations, contest entries

“This is an ongoing project of KWF, so some languages are not yet documented...

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NATIONAL

DILG recommends preventive suspension against Bamban mayor

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has recommended to the Office...

Marcos launches Tourism Rest Areas in Pagudpud

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday inaugurated Northern Luzon’s first “Tourist Rest Area” (TRA)...

Tax appeals court clears ex-CJ Sereno

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has found the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR)...

Fuel prices mixed next week—DOE

Domestic pump prices are forecast to have a mixed price movement next week, the...

WORLD NEWS

Ukraine battles to hold back, ‘stabilize’ Russia advance

KHARKIV, Ukraine – Ukraine battled Thursday to “stabilize” the front line in the northeast...

Israel to respond to ‘genocide’ claims at UN court

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Israel is scheduled Friday to hit back in the United...

Kim’s sister denies N. Korea exporting weapons to Russia

SEOUL – The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday...

Indonesia evacuates hundreds near volcano

JAKARTA – Hundreds of people living near an erupting volcano in eastern Indonesia have...
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BUSINESS

PBCOM- Notice of the Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Please take notice that the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the PHILIPPINE BANK OF...

PHILIPPINE BANK OF COMMUNICATIONS: NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS

Please take notice that the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the PHILIPPINE BANK OF...

Ayala sells another P14.5-b MWC stake to Prime Infra

Conglomerate Ayala Corp. said Friday it is selling its remaining 23.6-percent stake in Manila...

Pag-IBIG Fund’s housing loans hit P28.09b in Q1

Pag-IBIG Fund’s home loan releases in the first quarter of 2024 reached P28.09B—the highest...

ON THE ROAD

Ford PH introduces the Territory Sport: Elevating the small SUV experience

Ford Philippines has expanded its Territory lineup with the introduction of the New Ford...

Powering the future of urban mobility: TVS iQube electric scooter debuts at Makina MotoShow

In a move to drive sustainable transportation solutions, TVS Motor Company showcased its premium...

Motolite supercharges battery performance with shift to Punched Grid technology

Motolite has taken a significant step forward in enhancing the performance and reliability of...

Philippines emerges as fastest growing market for GAC Motor

In a remarkable display of growth, GAC Motor Philippines has firmly established itself as...

SPORTS

Nueva Ecija shares MPBL lead, Sarangani moves up

Nueva Ecija dumped Bulacan, 105-66, on Friday to share the lead in the MPBL...

Malacañang throws full support to PH’s hosting of 5 world meets

MALACAÑANG has thrown its full support behind five major international volleyball competitions the country...

Altas spikers seek 4-peat, 14th overall volley crown

THE Perpetual Help Altas Spikers begin their title-retention bid in Game 1 of their...

Serdenia, Lee dominate Junior PH Golf Tour Splendido

LAUREL, Batangas—In a remarkable display of resilience, skill and poise, Charles Serdenia emerged victorious...

ENTERTAINMENT

Vivamax makes big bet on new talents

Nearly one in ten Filipinos are now subscribed to Vivamax, marking a significant jump...

Box Office Entertainment Awards names Bong Revilla Comedy Actor of the Year

Actor and Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr., known for his roles in action movies,...

This generation’s hitmakers headline KFC music fest

Local rock icon Parokya ni Edgar shares the stage with Zack Tabudlo, Juan Karlos,...

Kylie Verzosa stuns at Cannes Film Festival 2024

Filipina beauty queen turned actress, Kylie Verzosa, made a dazzling return to the red...

LIFESTYLE

Kathryn Bernardo’s guide to crushing fitness, overall wellness goals 

Actress Kathryn Bernardo dazzled attendees at the Century Tuna Superbods 2024 VIP Night earlier...

Driving economic growth, empowering communities

Global Dominion Financing, Inc. (Global Dominion) booked P6.8 billion of loans in 2023. This...

A sweet family legacy

In cities across Nueva Ecija and Pampanga, Edna’s Cakeland is a delightful spot. Here,...

Cebuano lawyer Oliver Moeller’s breakout moment

Courtroom hottie Cebuano lawyer Oliver Moeller, 32, has made an unexpected leap into showbiz following...

SPOTLIGHT

RCBC recognized for Sustainability and Eco-Friendliness by premier global awards

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) received ‘Best Sustainability Framework’ and ‘Eco-Friendly Financial Services’ recognitions...

New city check-in facility at SM City Clark to enhance passenger experience

Passengers flying out of Clark International Airport (CRK) will soon enjoy the convenience of...

Ice-Skate Your Way to a Perfect Summer at SM Skating

Escape the summer heat and enjoy the cool vibes at SM Skating! Whether you're...

Don’t let busy days ruin your vibe: Perk up your days with fun activities

Doing schoolwork can get overwhelming at times, so it’s important to recharge whenever you...

LGUs

Bicol welcomes European cruise ship passengers

At least 230 German-speaking tourists from Europe explored Legazpi City and nearby towns of...

Quezon City student competition awards P725,000 in cash prizes

The Quezon City government has awarded a total of P725,000 in cash prizes to...

Bicolanos welcome European international cruise ship passengers

At least 230 German-speaking tourists from Europe explored Legazpi City and nearby towns of...

Drought-hit residents in Northern Mindanao receive government aid

President Marcos visited Iligan City on Thursday as part of his ongoing nationwide tour...

TECH

Turning travel goals into reality

Metrobank recently wrapped up its successful travel fair where families, solo travelers and adventure...

Carrier Cool Spot now BGC’s newest, coolest landmark

The Carrier Cool Spot, the country’s first air conditioned bus stop, is now Bonifacio...

New Honda City Hatchback pre-order with waived reservation fee available now

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) is happy to announce that the New City Hatchback...

Tips for winning an all-expense paid getaway with Maya and the gang!

Stack up your raffle entries to win tickets to paradise Summer vibes are in full...

CRAVINGS

Discover Quezon City’s authentic Italian hideaway

Pizzeria Bosso is originally a restaurant that sits nearby Ichihara Lakeside Museum in Chiba,...

Greenwich and Blacklist International reunite with back-to-back surprises for fans

Following the successful launch of Greenwich’s newest campaign, Sarap to Feel G, the country’s...

Clash of Kawali 2024 elevates budget meals inspired by Mother’s Day

Manila Standard's highly anticipated cooking showdown, Clash of Kawali, has culminated in the second...

Celebrate culinary heritage the Kapampangan way

Pampanga isn’t known as the “Culinary Capital of the Philippines” for nothing, with its...

HOME & DESIGN

Metro Manila emerges as solid property market

Metro Manila is solidifying its position as an attractive real estate market, topping a...

New 50-story landmark rising in Quezon City’s bustling center

A new landmark will rise in the bustling commercial and business district of Quezon...

Anchor school

Dr. Mary Joy Abaquin, founding director of Multiple Intelligence International School (MIIS), leads the...

Real estate sector sustains expansion

The Philippine real estate and housing sector sustained its growth in 2023 despite a...

ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY

SM Group set to attain clean energy targets

SM Supermalls of SM Prime Holdings Inc. has unveiled the company’s largest self-used rooftop...

Landfill closure puts Central Luzon in garbage crisis

The government’s plan to close the largest waste disposal facilities in Central and Northern...

Water, power companies respond to El Niño fallout

Water and power companies started implementing their contingency plans to ensure water security in...

PH, Canada to coordinate climate plans

The Philippines and Canada unveiled a new climate change adaptation program that leverages nature...

AGRICULTURE

DA Cordillera conserves corn varieties for future generations

The Department of Agriculture- Regional Field Office Cordillera (DA-RFO CAR) said it is actively...

Taiwan experts show farmers how to grow their yield, income

There is a quiet revolution in Central Luzon. But unlike uprisings of the past, this...

Tilapia harvest at Pantabangan Park boosts Luzon fish production

The DA-BFAR Regional Fisheries Office III harvested over 400 kilos of tilapia from three...

OFW cultivates lush gardens through hydroponics

Farming can go beyond the premises of growing food for income. To some, it...

PETS

Can Dogs Eat Fruits?

Dogs are not just our pets; they are cherished members of our families. As...

Understanding Spondylosis Deformans in Dogs

Spondylosis deformans, a common degenerative disorder affecting the spinal column of dogs, is prevalent...

How to transition your cat to new food

Cats are known for being selective about their food choices, which might lead pet...

Controlling your dog’s eating behavior

Controlling the eating behavior of your pet is not only about establishing order and...

POP LIFE, EVENTS, BYAHERO & GALLERY

Safety guide

A pedestrian caught by a sudden downpour in Quezon City holds on to a...

Break time

President Marcos Jr. chats with Speaker Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez during a break in...

SM City Caloocan now open

SM Prime Holdings’ 86th SM mall and the third in Caloocan City opens today....

Army recruits

Exactly 900 Army recruits begin their four-month basic military training in Camp O’Donnell, Capas,...

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

in PHP
  Australian Dollar35.7
  Swiss Franc62.8
  Euro59.7
  British Pound68.9
  Hong Kong Dollar7.26
  Japanese Yen0.38
  American Dollar56.8
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EXAM RESULT

2020-2021 Bar Exam results

List of successful examinees ABABA, Jayson R.ABAD, Elmer II H.ABAD, Joshua Quintin I.ABAD, Neldren J.ABALAYAN,...

Architect Licensure Examination Results (January 2022)

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 1,370 out of 2,205 passed the Architect Licensure Examination (ALE) given...

7 women in top 10 of Bar Exam: 2,103 new lawyers

by Supreme Court of the Philippines Manila, Philippines - Justice Perlas-Bernabe announced that a total...

December 2019 Dentist Licensure Examination results

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 540 out of 1,549  passed the December 2019 Dentist Licensure...

RESULTS: CPA board exam October 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 2,075 out of 14,492(14.32%) passed...