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Metro Manila LGUs waive amusement tax on Filipino movies for 3 years

The Metro Manila Council passed a resolution suspending the collection of amusement taxes for the screenings of local films in the National Capital Region...

Villar: Cha-cha ‘not important’

SENATOR Cynthia Villar on Friday virtually indicated that moves to rewrite certain economic provisions...

Cops in Jemboy slay also charged administratively

THE policeman cleared in the “mistaken identity” slaying of a teen-ager in Navotas City...

LTO drive vs. unregistered cars to go on

THERE will be no let-up in the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) campaign against unregistered...

Gov’t to boost Palawan via key works—Speaker

Congress to allocate at least P3b for crucial infra projects The government will pursue key projects in Palawan given its strategic importance to the country’s efforts in the West Philippine Sea, Speaker Martin Romualdez said Friday. Romualdez also led the distribution of P12 million worth of additional rice and cash aid to Puerto Princesa indigents and fire victims and P200,000 worth of rice and groceries to the Western Command of the...

Villar: Cha-cha ‘not important’

SENATOR Cynthia Villar on Friday virtually indicated that moves to rewrite certain...

Cops in Jemboy slay also charged administratively

THE policeman cleared in the “mistaken identity” slaying of a teen-ager in...

LTO drive vs. unregistered cars to go on

THERE will be no let-up in the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) campaign...

TOP STORIES

Australia seeks ‘new level of engagement’ with PH, Palace says

Australia is eyeing a “new level of engagement” with the Philippines in various areas...

El Niño’s worst‘ yet to come,’ mercury rising

The worst of El Niño has yet to come, state weather forecasters warned yesterday,...

‘Mix of human factors turns downpours into disasters’

Faulty warning systems, poverty and deforestation of mountains in the southern Philippines turned recent...

Mixed movement for fuel prices seen; Firms hiking LPG cost by P0.30 per kg

Consumers can expect mixed price movements for fuel prices next week, with gasoline prices...

NEWS

DOH: Incidents of dengue in PH on downtrend

INCIDENTS of dengue cases in the country are generally decreasing,  according to the Department...

PNP starts security preparations for 2025 midterm elections

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday said it has initiated preparations for the...

Airshow marks PH-South Korea Friendship Day

THE Philippine Air Force (PAF) and the Republic of Korea Air Force(ROKAF) are set...

AFP receives 4th Metrobank Foundation Award

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines was bestowed the 4th Metrobank Foundation Award for...

Solons: Act now on NAIA bug woes

Two lawmakers on Friday called on the government to act immediately on the pest...

DoTr asks NBI to probe entry of two Bugattis

The Department of Transportation has requested the National Bureau of Investigation to investigate the...

OPINION

Defending PH maritime territory

President Ferdinand Marcos has said rather clearly the Philippines will continue to defend its...

‘Transparency strategy’ unraveling

That agreement intrinsically implied Philippine acceptance of China’s control of the Second Thomas Shoal,...

War in God’s temple

Participating in Christ’s sacrifice during Lent signifies our association with the strength of his...

Beyond business

As biodiversity is essential in the stability of the ecosystem, all of us must...

PRINT EDITION

COLUMNISTS

The hunt for the ‘appointed son of god’

The United States Embassy reaffirms its commitment to bringing Quiboloy to justice, offering a...

US-China rivalry: An expert’s view

Bello says ‘The crisis of the US empire is real, but its trajectory of...

Evolution of narcissism as a character trait (Part 1)

According to Wilhelm Reich narcissists ‘possess an attitude of superiority, are confident, arrogant, provocative,...

Impressions of the Vice President

"There are three Cs that voters consider as metrics when they decide on their...

Changing mood

"It takes years before a trial could start and not all who are brought...

EDSA 1986 failure: Padre Damaso’s betrayal

"As we reflect on the legacy of EDSA, let us heed the lessons of...

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NATIONAL

P3.72b in smuggled vapes seized in 2 cities

Operatives from the Bureau of Customs (BOC) seized at least P3.72 billion worth of...

Villar: Cha-cha ‘not important’

SENATOR Cynthia Villar on Friday virtually indicated that moves to rewrite certain economic provisions...

Cops in Jemboy slay also charged administratively

THE policeman cleared in the “mistaken identity” slaying of a teen-ager in Navotas City...

LTO drive vs. unregistered cars to go on

THERE will be no let-up in the Land Transportation Office’s (LTO) campaign against unregistered...

WORLD NEWS

Over 100 deaths at aid delivery site in Gaza draw condemnation

PARIS – Israeli troops in the northern Gaza Strip opened fire on Palestinians scrambling...

S. Korean president urges unification efforts after threats

SEOUL – South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol called Friday for the international community...

Safety lapses blamed for Bangladesh fire as toll rises to 45, blaze made worse by gas cylinders

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Bangladesh firefighters said Friday that glaring safety lapses were responsible for...

Erdogan seeks Ukraine peace breakthrough

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Russia Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov headed Friday to Turkey which has...

BUSINESS

Hot money posted $76-m net outflow in January, says BSP

The Philippines registered $76 million in net outflows of foreign portfolio investments or hot...

Upper Wawa Dam to ease water supply fears amid El Niño

The Upper Wawa Dam flagship project of the national government is emerging as the...

Gov’t debt increased by 1.19% to P14.79 trillion in January—BTr

The national government (NG) ended January 2024 with a total outstanding debt of P14.79...

SMC opens new NAIAx access ramp to ease congestion

San Miguel Corp. said Friday it opened a new access ramp of the NAIA...
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ON THE ROAD

The ONE has arrived: MG Philippines unveils newest, most tech-infused subcompact crossover

MG recently introduced its latest innovation —the MG ONE, at the Glorietta Activity Center...

China’s leading pickup truck brand JMC ready to take on PH market

JMC (Jiangling Motors Corporation), a dominant player in China’s pickup truck market, is set...

FORD opens reservations for Bronco, 7th-gen Mustang

The All-New Ford Bronco, a legendary SUV with a rich heritage, can be reserved...

Introducing the UnionBank Shell Power Credit Card

Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) and Shell Pilipinas Corporation (Shell) have partnered to...

SPORTS

Perpetual outduels Letran, nails semis seat, top spot

The Perpetual Junior Altas showed the stuff they are made of when they beat...

Flying Titans, Crossovers dispute lead

Chery Tiggo gets the chance to test its true mettle against a fancied team...

Eala climbs to career-best WTA rating of 176

Filipino tennis phenom Alex Eala continued to move up in the world rankings and...

Del Monte storms into 5-point lead

Cagayan de Oro City—Del Monte opened a five-point lead over Eastridge in the 75th...

ENTERTAINMENT

#ANONGBALITA Proudly single! Lahbati confirms Gutierrez breakup

Sarah Lahbati finally broke her silence amid split rumors with husband and actor Richard...

Ariana Grande teases fans with snaps from upcoming music video

Singer and actress Ariana Grande has sent her fans into a frenzy with a...

‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ directors to release new film in 2026

Directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, better known collectively as Daniels, will release their...

BTS V, Jackie Chan appear together in newest ad

Legendary martial arts actor Jackie Chan and Korean idol V of global supergroup BTS...

LIFESTYLE

The Filipino Design Studio 

Experience the richness of local artistry and support Filipino creativity and social entrepreneurship Kultura’s Filipino...

What is the essence of being a woman?

Entering the Women’s Month with a reflection. At 39 and navigating through life as a...

Rihanna unveils new shirt film for beauty brands

Global music icon and businesswoman Rihanna has announced the release of an upcoming short...

A day in the life of a condo dweller in an urban oasis

There are a few things some of us need to live a happy life....

SPOTLIGHT

New service vehicles ease life for Zambales villagers

IBA, Zambales—Zambales barangay officials thanked the provincial government for providing a new service vehicle...

Eastern Visayas Land Realty, Inc. partners with EFCO to complete housing project in Tacloban

Eastern Visayas Land Realty, Inc. (EVLRI), the real estate developer behind The Montview Residences...

Energy security key to sustaining rapid developments in Cebu

Cebu retained its status as the country's richest province for the 9th consecutive year in...

Pag-IBIG earns record-high P48.7B dividends in 2023

President Marcos lauded Pag-IBIG Fund anew as the agency declared P48.76 billion in dividends...

LGUs

Taguig LGU men hit for trespassing

The Makati City government on Friday accused a group of Taguig City traffic management...

Mambajao adopts first DOST-funded disaster command vehicle in Mindanao

The local government of Mambajao in the province of Camiguin adopted the first Department...

LGUs have big role to play this Fire Prevention Month—BFP

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said on Friday that local government units (LGUs)...

Justice for the hound! Angeles City court convicts 3 for killing dog and eating it

The Angeles City municipal trial court found three men guilty for slaughtering and eating...

TECH

HONOR X8b wows with its display quality, battery life, storage, design

WITH looks alone, the HONOR X8b deserves your attention, what with the way the...

InfoSec experts shortage: Almost half of companies struggle with understaffing

A RECENT Kaspersky study revealed that more than 40% of companies worldwide are facing...

Opensignal: Smart leads with PH’s best 5G coverage, availability

PLDT mobile services arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) delivers the best 5G Coverage and...

PLDT, Smart unveil TechnoLab capabilities with NU Fairview

Leading integrated telco network PLDT Inc (PLDT)'s wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc (Smart) welcomed graduating...

CRAVINGS

Chickenjoyers celebrate love for the Philippines’ iconic fried chicken

For the first time in Chickenjoy history, Jollibee brought together enthusiasts of its well-loved...

Welcome spring with Starbucks Philippines’ new offers, returning favorites

This spring, Starbucks is bringing the flavor starting with its new LTO (limited-time offer)...

Alam mo Yum! Jollibee Yumburger is the beefiest

Life's full of little joys, such as when you catch a whiff of something...

Have some Valentine Red Velvet cakes because Love Month is still in full swing

Declaring your love is always special, and there is no better time to do...

HOME & DESIGN

For the scenery-obsessed, adventure-inclined traveler: Soto Grande Baguio offers sophisticated charm in the city of pines

Baguio City —Once upon a time, Filipino and international travelers flocked to the same...

Condo renting in style

RLC Residences believes condo living can contribute to achieving personal and professional goals, paving...

Cool companion this summer

Beko is a great cooling buddy this summer season. Durable, stylish, and cost-efficient, Beko air...

Wise investment in Alabang

Choosing the right property means considering essential factors, the most important of which is...

ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY

Warning systems to avert disasters — DENR

The Philippines called on local government units (LGUs) to take advantage of available hazard...

Warmest January on record as temperatures rose globally

In the battle to slow global warming, January was the hottest month on record...

New body aims to limit deadly toll of pollution, waste

Dirty air alone is responsible for 6.7 million deaths globally every year, while conservative...

UN, FAO recognize seven ‘World Restoration Flagships’

The UN Environment Program (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN...

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

Healthy food for your dog’s heart

Have you ever thought about how crucial your dog's heart is for their overall...

Animal welfare and ethical boundaries in social media

First of two parts In a recent TikTok video by user Jaymarkdestor, a concerning instance...

A furry ball of love: The benefits of having a dog

Throughout history, dogs have been humans' closest companions. Playful, lively, and sometimes comical, they...

Unlocking the potential of probiotics for canine and feline well-being

The realm of veterinary science has begun to uncover the potential benefits of probiotics...

POP LIFE, EVENTS, BYAHERO & GALLERY

Opensignal recognizes Smart for PH best 5G

Independent analytics firm Opensignal officially awards Smart Communications, Inc. for delivering the Philippines’ best...

Justice remains elusive for Gerry Ortega

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Free Press Unlimited (FPU) and Reporters Without Borders...

Guinness Record

Sonia Ushirogochi, Guinness Book of World Records Official Adjudicator (fifth from right) turns over...

Cash aid from Makati

Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay (front row, third from right) leads the distribution of...

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...