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Chinese army uniforms found in Porac POGO site

Authorities uncovered military uniforms that reportedly bore designs and accessories associated with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), the armed organization of the Chinese Communist...

Go hails Sara Duterte for her tenure at DepEd, assures her of continuing support

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go assured Vice President Sara Duterte of his continued support following...

Portraits of a National Hero: Actors who portrayed Jose Rizal on the big screen

Few characters are emblematic enough to the point of warranting multiple depictions just to...

Rizal’s legacy remains relevant—Imee

Senator Imee Marcos on Tuesday highlighted the enduring significance of Jose Rizal’s legacy in...

VP drops DepEd, quits Cabinet

Sara to lead opposition—Roque Vice President Sara Duterte tendered her resignation as a member of the Cabinet on Wednesday, a move that was immediately accepted by the President. “Uniteam has formally been dissolved and (VP Sara) has just become the leader of the opposition. The line has been drawn,” said former Duterte administration presidential spokesperson Harry Roque. “I hereby tender my irrevocable resignation as Secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd) and...

Go hails Sara Duterte for her tenure at DepEd, assures her of continuing support

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go assured Vice President Sara Duterte of his continued...

Portraits of a National Hero: Actors who portrayed Jose Rizal on the big screen

Few characters are emblematic enough to the point of warranting multiple depictions...

Rizal’s legacy remains relevant—Imee

Senator Imee Marcos on Tuesday highlighted the enduring significance of Jose Rizal’s...

TOP STORIES

AFP chief demands return of seized items, reparations

The Department of Foreign Affairs condemned the “illegal and aggressive” actions of Chinese vessels...

Beijing says forces acted with restraint

A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on Wednesday defended its actions against Philippine soldiers at...

People of money, influence fuel POGOs—Archbishop Lazo

A Catholic Archbishop said that powerful and influential people are behind the sudden rise...

Japan commits more jobs for Filipinos, says Speaker

Japan has opened its doors to more Filipino workers amid its growing crucial sector...

NEWS

NFA sells ‘aging but good’ rice at P29 per kilogram

The National Food Authority (NFA) is selling aging rice stocks to low-income Filipinos P29...

Sandigan seeking new presiding judge

The Judicial and Bar Council has announced the opening for applications or recommendations to...

Gabriela, Angkas team up on Pride Month

The Gabriela Women’s Party has joined the popular ride-hailing app Angkas and LGBTQ+ organization...

Online dating turns terrifying for Chinese teen in Taguig

A 19-year-old Chinese national fell victim to a kidnap-for-ransom gang in Taguig City after...

Solon seeks revival of garment,textile sector to boost PH exports

A legislator from the Bicol Region pushes the revival of the country’s garment and...

7 minors rescued from 2 pimps in Angeles City

A composite team of law enforcers has rescued seven minors from two alleged pimps...

OPINION

Are our workers getting a raw deal?

Is the Philippines one of the worst countries for working people? If we’re to believe...

Taking a long view on rice

"On a medium to long-term basis, can we not re-introduce other staples into the...

Traffic congestion fee

"In traffic studies, collect data first before anything else. Observation alone will not be...

Shunned by West, Russian army deserters live in fear

"Hundreds of deserters and draft dodgers have fled to neighboring ex-Soviet countries where they...

PRINT EDITION

COLUMNISTS

Total control of power sector in the horizon?

“Consumer and energy watchdog groups are saying the quicker the (franchise renewal) process is...

Quiboloy’s lawyers clash with law enforcement

“The eyes of the nation, and indeed the world, are watching how justice will...

Battle of Bessang Pass: Signal victory for Filipinos

“The Battle of Bessang Pass was won by Ilocanos and Igorots where no less...

The 10-second sip with Liza and Chiz

“If you must sip from someone else’s glass, do it with a smile and...

SMC’s Green Building and projects

“Another step towards sustainability is SMC’s Backyard Bukid initiative that began in 2021” MANY countries...

Taking a long view on rice

"The immutable law of supply and demand tells us that when supply is low,...

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NATIONAL

Rizal’s legacy remains relevant—Imee

Senator Imee Marcos on Tuesday highlighted the enduring significance of Jose Rizal’s legacy in...

NFA sells ‘aging but good’ rice at P29 per kilogram

The National Food Authority (NFA) is selling aging rice stocks to low-income Filipinos P29...

Sandigan seeking new presiding judge

The Judicial and Bar Council has announced the opening for applications or recommendations to...

Gabriela, Angkas team up on Pride Month

The Gabriela Women’s Party has joined the popular ride-hailing app Angkas and LGBTQ+ organization...

WORLD NEWS

Myanmar authorities arrest 22 for marking Suu Kyi’s birthday—media

Yangon, Myanmar—Myanmar authorities arrested 22 people for marking the birthday of imprisoned democracy figurehead...

Putin, Kim ink strategic alliance treaty

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed...

‘Salami-slicing plan’ by China raises tensions, say analysts

BEIJING – Ramming boats, building militarized islands and threatening perceived trespassers -- China is...

Israeli use of heavy bombs raise ‘concerns’ under laws of war: UN

GENEVA – Israel’s repeated use of heavy bombs in the densely-populated Gaza Strip indicates...
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BUSINESS

Tourism jobs reached record 6.2m in 2023

Jobs in the Philippine tourism industry hit over 6.2 million in 2023, nearly surpassing...

Coal to supply PH power needs beyond 2030

The Department of Energy (DOE) said Thursday around 6,300 megawatts (MW) of “young” coal...

Sojitz plans to venture into telecom tower business in PH

Japan’s leading trading company Sojitz Corp. expressed keen interest in investing in cell tower...

PH asks Japanese firms to hike investments

The Philippine economic team lead by Finance Secretary Ralph Recto asked Japanese businessmen  to...

ON THE ROAD

New City Hatchback unveiled, now with Honda SENSING

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) officially launched the New Honda City Hatchback last June...

Navigating the evolving automotive landscape

The Filipino car market is in a state of flux, with motorists and commuters...

NLEX road maintenance progress to further enhance motorist safety and convenience

NLEX Corporation’s annual road maintenance program is in full swing, focused on providing motorists...

High-Performance Hyundai N Models at Karrera

Hyundai Motor Philippines Inc. (HMPH) is opening its N Pop-up Store at the Karrera...

SPORTS

Caloocan stuns Batangas, S. Cotabato trips Mindoro

Caloocan leaned on Joel Lee Yu's back-to-back layups to stun Batangas, 73-72, on Wednesday...

Iran foils USA’s Manila debut in Volleyball Nations League

Iran spoiled the much-awaited Manila debut of crowd darling USA, pulling off a 26-28,...

1st batch of Pinoy Olympians leaves for France on Saturday

Preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics will step up by next week as members...

Grozer leads Germany’s upset of no. 7 France

Getting in shape for his coming stint in the Paris Olympics, opposite hitter Gyorgy...

ENTERTAINMENT

Who is Mr. Supranational Philippines 2016 AR Dela Serna and why is he trending?

Former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque has been a hot topic for almost a week...

BINI’s phenomenal rise brings international attention to OPM

Since BINI’s explosive debut and rise as one of the country’s most prominent P-pop...

MTRCB strengthens ‘Responsableng Paggabay’ program

Leading broadcast media company GMA Network and the Movie and Television Review Classification Board...

‘Sexy Back’ singer Justin Timberlake arrested in NYC for drunk driving

Pop star Justin Timberlake was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in a...

LIFESTYLE

Manila takes 103rd spot in QS Best Student Cities 2025 ranking

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released its QS Best Student Cities 2025 rankings, listing the...

NHCP hosts activities in celebration of Jose Rizal’s 163rd birth anniversary 

In celebration of Dr. Jose Rizal’s 163rd birth anniversary, the National Historical Commission of...

How Tito Mikee makes men’s grooming look cool

The digital space is increasingly saturated with content; thus, standing out requires more than...

UNICEF partners with luxury beauty brand to help millions of girls worldwide

Luxury beauty brand Clé de Peau Beauté and UNICEF have wrapped up a successful...

SPOTLIGHT

GNPD named as one of BOC-Limay’s Top Importers of 2023

GNPower Dinginin Ltd. Co. (GNPD) has been recognized as one of the Top 5...

Cancer Advocates Commit to Reform Ecosystem for  Early Lung Cancer Intervention in the Philippines 

AstraZeneca, AC Health,Cancer Coalition Philippines, British Embassy Manila, and Embassy of Sweden Manila pledge...

How Rep. Emigdio P. Tanjuatco III leads his district to holistic progress

Rizal’s second congressional district has a rich history dating back to the pre-colonial era....

Revving up Rizal: Heritage and Innovation of the 2nd District

KKNOWN as the “Cradle of Philippine Art,” Rizal Province is a haven of rich...

LGUs

Western Visayas begins minimum wage review amid calls for national pay increase

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) in Western Visayas started its review...

Taguig removes store signs promoting smoking

The Taguig City government has removed signage endorsing cigarettes in local convenience stores and...

Treñas nominates Defensor as new RDC-6 chairperson after Bacolod City exits Western Visayas

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas has nominated Governor Arthur Defensor, Jr. as the new...

318 applicants hired thru Caloocan job fair

AT least 318 applicants were hired on the spot at the Kalayaan Job Fair...

TECH

Global call for proposals for “Go Green with Taiwan” campaign launched

TAIPEI -- With the success of its “Sharing is Caring” campaign more than three...

DigiPlus joins DICT ‘Bayang Digital, Bagong Pilipinas’ NICT Month Celebration

DigiPlus Interactive Corp., through its social development arm BingoPlus Foundation, supports the Department of...

Level Infinite and Tencent’s Global Partner Studios celebrate gaming with multiple announcements

Following an exciting weekend, Level Infinite and Tencent’s global partner studios have released news...

OPPO A60 is made for all seasons

Sunny days can turn gloomy in just a second but the OPPO A60 is...

CRAVINGS

McDo PH celebrates Chicken Flavor Fest with new flavors, exclusive drink

McDonald's Philippines has unveiled a range of new menu options available only for a...

Kanin na, ulam pa? South Korean professor aims to change global protein

In a small laboratory in Seoul, a team of South Korean scientists are injecting...

XPRESSO By UCC promises a shot of happiness to coffee-loving Pinoys

Coffee enthusiasts who are looking for a quick stopover to enjoy a good brew...

MAGGI, Nestlé Cream Food Creators Network launches interactive culinary experiences

The launch of the MAGGI and Nestlé Cream Food Creators Network drew culinary enthusiasts...

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

PH on track to meet plastics waste target

The Philippines is on track to reach its target of recovering and diverting 80...

Coca-Cola, MMDA team up to boost PET bottle recycling

A waste recovery and recycling campaign kicked off across the country’s capital region as...

Gov’t assists Damugu ‘sudsud’ weavers in Talakag, Bukidnon

The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office X made strides in its mission...

A cup of tea… or cha? Celebrating tea as part of our heritage and history

Three of four Parts In addition to the 100 varieties of tea trees that are...

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

Missy Sunshine: From abandoned dog to ring bearer

On a beautiful day in June, 2014, Virgilio Cabanag, a kind-hearted resident of Casimiro...

Pawsbook

We have been encountering posts on dogs, cats, and other animals on Facebook that...

Dog Sleeping Positions

Canine sleeping positions, similar to humans, display different physical and emotional states that can...

Snake bites on pets: Recognizing, responding and recovering

As the weather becomes warmer and nature begins to thrive, it is important to...

POP LIFE, EVENTS, BYAHERO & GALLERY

Spaghetti wires

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) recently approved a resolution urging local government units (LGUs)...

LGBTQ+ supporter

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte leads the launching of ‘TiboQC,’ a federation of lesbians...

Remembering Rizal’s birthday.

A group of avid followers of the national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, celebrates...

Assistance for uniformed personnel.

The office of Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez represented by Deputy Secretary General Sofonias Gabonada...

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

Physical Therapists Licensure Examination Results

Roll of successful examinees in the Physical Therapists Licensure Examination held on June 5...

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...