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SM Group raises $500 million from global bond market

SM Investments Corp. said Thursday it priced a $500-million drawdown from its $3-billion multi-issuer euro medium-term notes (EMTN) program established in May this year....

DepEd to create task force to boost PH’s PISA rating

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday intends to create a task force on...

Padilla is now PDP president, succeeds Alvarez

Senator Robinhood Padilla has formally assumed his post as president of the Partido Demokratiko...

Analysts say PH-US ties will remain strong

Bilateral relations between the Philippines and the United States will remain “central and significant”...

Heavy rains bring back traumatic Ondoy memories

The torrential rains and floods that displaced thousands of residents in Metro Manila and nearby provinces in Luzon due to Super Typhoon “Carina” and the southwest monsoon or “habagat” brought back traumatic memories of Tropical Storm Ondoy fifteen years ago. Marikina City residents in low-lying villages were forced to evacuate after the Marikina River reached the third and highest alarm at 20.5 meters amid heavy and nonstop rainfall as of...

DepEd to create task force to boost PH’s PISA rating

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday intends to create a task...

Padilla is now PDP president, succeeds Alvarez

Senator Robinhood Padilla has formally assumed his post as president of the...

Analysts say PH-US ties will remain strong

Bilateral relations between the Philippines and the United States will remain “central...

TOP STORIES

VP Sara’s foreign trip amid calamity upsets netizens

Filipinos vented their disappointment for Vice President Sara Duterte after images showing her and...

DOJ to give better tech tools to prosecutors vs. cybercrime

The Department of Justice on Wednesday said it is upgrading the technological tools available...

‘Carina’ evolves into super typhoon; classes, work remain suspended Thursday

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported on Wednesday that tropical...

‘Carina’ brings back memories of ‘Ondoy’ as floods engulf Metro Manila, parts of Luzon

Torrential rains prompted many local government units (LGUs) across Metro Manila and nearby Luzon...

NEWS

Revilla seeks review of Accessibility Law

Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. is seeking a review of the 40-year old Batas Pambansa...

POGO workers given 60 days to leave PH, says BI

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said foreign workers employed in Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators...

PAGCOR set to follow order on POGO ban by yearend

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) will abide by the order of President...

Bamban mayor will attend hearing if ordered to do so

The legal counsel of suspended Bamban, Tarlac Mayor Alice Guo said Guo will attend...

DAR gives 53k hectares to beneficiaries

Out of the 135,392 titles comprising of electronic land titles from Support to Parcelization...

Mandanas helps ‘Bagong Pilipinas’

The full implementation of the Mandanas ruling will speed up the achievement of ‘Bagong...

OPINION

Carina’s cruelty

Metro Manila and its surrounding provinces awoke Wednesday flustered by scenes of rampaging floodwaters...

Disagreement over an agreement

"It is perhaps timely to remind everyone how China misled the international community by...

A nation’s bold stand vs. crime, corruption

"The government must address the underlying issues that allowed POGOs to become a conduit...

SONA for the immediate audience

"For more than an hour, the SONA was filled with a recitation of achievements,...

PRINT EDITION

COLUMNISTS

A new dawn for BARMM

“Muslim Mindanao deserves good governance that will reduce poverty, facilitate the delivery of vital...

Congressman Tieng’s fight vs. financial scams

“Amidst this rising tide of digital deception, a bastion of defense emerges for the...

The continuing saga of a ‘war dog’: Col. Marantan

“Why is it that Marantan almost always gets the difficult or suicide mission, but...

Mindanao national heroes; Yamashita treasure a hoax

“BBM should urge Secretary Angara to move to  update Philippine history,  not only to...

Court of Tax Appeals clears Maria Ressa in last tax case

“The CTA’s decision to uphold the acquittal of Maria Ressa and Rappler Holdings Corp....

This giant of a woman

“Jenny accomplished things, not because of certain advantages, but despite every road block imaginable” My...

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NATIONAL

DA widens Kadiwa program, sets up more stores in Laguna, Cavite

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has expanded its P29-a kilo rice program by setting...

‘No need to seek China consent on resupply to WPS’

The Philippines will not agree to de-escalate the situation in the West Philippine Sea...

DepEd to create task force to boost PH’s PISA rating

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday intends to create a task force on...

Padilla is now PDP president, succeeds Alvarez

Senator Robinhood Padilla has formally assumed his post as president of the Partido Demokratiko...

WORLD NEWS

War, economic chaos defied bid to end hunger — UN

Conflict, economic turbulence and extreme weather defied efforts to curb hunger last year, with...

Biden to address US as clock ticks on presidency

WASHINGTON, DC – US President Joe Biden will give what could be his final...

Israel PM Netanyahu to rally US Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver a landmark speech to...

Taiwan braces for strong Gaemi to make landfall

YILAN – Taiwan closed schools, suspended the stock market, and declared a typhoon holiday...
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BUSINESS

DOTr ready to turn over NAIA to SMC on Sept. 14

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said Wednesday it is set to hand over the...

SteelAsia allots P82b to build 5 new steel mills in 4 years

SteelAsia, the Philippines’ largest steel maker, said it plans to invest P82 billion in...

Budget deficit climbed to P614b in first semester

The national government’s budget deficit fell in June from a year ago, on stronger...

BDO sells P55.7-b sustain ability bonds

BDO Unibank Inc., the country’s largest lender, said Wednesday it raised P55.7 billion from...

ON THE ROAD

A high speed spectacle to start 10th TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Philippine Cup season

The Clark International Speedway recently came alive with the roar of engines and the...

VinFast accelerates Philippine expansion with first three dealerships in Metro Manila

VinFast, the Vietnamese electric vehicle manufacturer, has officially launched its first three dealership showrooms...

JAC Motors Philippines gears up for strong growth

JAC Motors Philippines, a subsidiary of the Astara group, is kicking into high gear...

CAMPI: Get ready for the 9th Philippine International Motor Show

The 9th Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) is set to make a grand return...

SPORTS

IOC, Macron reject Israel boycott call at Olympics

PARIS—The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and French President Emmanuel Macron rejected...

Strike threat lingers over Olympics opening rites

PARIS—Negotiations to end a strike threat from several hundred dancers involved in the Paris...

Tolentino: Expect proud, strong Team PH in Paris opener

NESTHY Petecio and Carlo Paalam will be in the forefront as flag-bearers of a...

Hatch on coming Olympic stint: It gives me chills

FOR Jarrod Hatch, his goal to represent the Philippines in the  swimming meet of...

ENTERTAINMENT

Krishnah Gravidez thanks supporters, team behind her Miss World PH 2024 journey

Fresh from her win as the newly crowned Miss World Philippines 2024, Krishnah Gravidez...

Lav Diaz’s ‘Phantosmia’ starring Janine Gutierrez to premiere at La Biennale di Venezia in Venice

Actress Janine Gutierrez shared her excitement as her film “Phantosmia,” directed by Lav Diaz,...

SB19 Stell drops tracklist for upcoming EP

P-pop idol Stell of the boy group SB19 unveiled the tracklist for his upcoming...

Seventeen announces ‘17 Right Here’ world tour in October

K-pop sensation Seventeen has officially announced its highly anticipated world tour, “Seventeen Right Here”. Wrapping...

LIFESTYLE

Historical commission celebrates Apolinario Mabini’s 160th birth anniversary

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) celebrated the 160th birth anniversary of...

Louis Vuitton taps Blackpink’s Lisa as newest brand ambassador

After weeks of speculation, global K-pop star Lisa of Blackpink has been named the...

Jennylyn Mercado’s glow-up formula

Did you know that actress Jennylyn Mercado has been dealing with autoimmune conditions that...

Let’s drink two Blythe 

Andrea “Blythe” Brillantes has extended her collaboration with Dear Face for another two years,...

SPOTLIGHT

Rep. Ma. Victoria Co-Pilar: The voice of QC’s 6th District

When a community leader actively champions growth across various sectors, a ripple effect of...

The Heritage and modern marvels of Quezon City’s 6th District

Quezon City’s 6th District, represented by Rep. Marivic Co-Pilar, is a remarkable blend of...

TV8 Media bags nominations in the 2024 Contentasia Awards

TV8 Media Production goes big time with its nominations in this year’s ContentAsia Awards. This...

Marrying nature and urban living: GDC Zadia launches newest tower in Sta. Rosa Laguna

Greenfield Development Corporation (GDC) recently announced the milestone launching of Zadia Tower 4 through its wholly-owned subsidiary,...

LGUs

Taguig to close roads due to river festival

The Taguig City government will implement road closures on Wednesday and Thursday in connection...

Lower crime rate reported in Western Visayas

ILOILO CITY--Western Visayas has reported a significant drop in crime rates in the first...

GPRA to maximize tech to improve government procurement — Atayde

Laws must keep up with the times and must adopt the new technologies to...

Comelec sets plebiscite on Brgy. Bagong Silang

THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) will hold a plebiscite in Caloocan City next month...

TECH

Xiaomi donates smart devices and school supplies, joins Brigada Eskwela drive

As part of preparations for the upcoming academic year and its longstanding partnership in...

AI Portrait Master HONOR 200 Shines with the stars of the GMA Gala 2024

You can still get a FREE JBL Soundgear Frames worth Php 9,499 when you...

Hurry! Pre-order HONOR 200 now to get FREE JBL Soundgear Frames, only until July 26

The launch of the AI Portrait Master HONOR 200 in the Philippines was a...

PUMA intros tech-infused Deviate  NITRO 3, destined to deliver your personal best

PUMA has launched the Deviate NITRO 3 designed to help you break PBs and achieve...

CRAVINGS

An explosion of Indian flavors

I am an unapologetic meat lover. It would take a lot for me to...

McCormick’s 2024 Flavor Forecast: Sour Power, Thoughtfully Borrowed and Indulgence Redefined

Continuing the tradition of gathering the best in the industry, McCormick Culinary’s Together, We...

10 years strong: Month-long celebration at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, the Philippines’ first sky hotel, is marking its 10th anniversary...

Mang Inasal launches newly-improved, juicier pork BBQ

For Filipinos, there's something magical about BBQ— the aroma, the sound of sizzling meat,...

HOME & DESIGN

ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY

CEOs heed call for clean air and waste reduction

The country’s top business executives are supporting the government campaign for clean air and...

EDC obtains 3 awards, cited for sustainability leadership

Energy Development Corp. (EDC), a unit of First Gen Corp., earned three recognitions at...

Climate risks to affect fish biomass around the world’s ocean—FAO report

ROME—New estimates highlight the potential climate risks to exploitable fish biomass for nearly all...

PH wins bid to host loss and damage fund board

The Board of the Fund for responding to Loss and Damage selected the Philippines...

AGRICULTURE

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...

DA chief vows support for local dairy industry

National Dairy Authority (NDA) officials recently met with Agriculture Secretary Francisco P. Tiu Laurel,...

PETS

The loyalty of dogs

Dogs are widely recognized for their strong bond and loyalty to their human companions,...

Pawsbook

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

Can Dogs Eat Pan de Sal?

Pan de sal, a beloved Filipino bread roll, holds a special place in many...

How to know if your cat truly loves you

Last of two parts Meowing and Vocalizations Cats use meowing primarily to communicate with humans, and...

POP LIFE, EVENTS, BYAHERO & GALLERY

Swollen river

Worried residents look at the swollen Marikina River brought about by incessant rains due...

Keeping her feet dry

A woman with umbrella avoids the knee-deep flood water along Taft Ave. in Manila...

Fog?

A thick layer of fog seems to cover buildings in Eastwood, Brgy. Libis, Quezon...

Rescuing a mother and child

Members of the Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office urban search and...

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

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  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...