Biden called Marcos to congratulate him on presidential election

LOS ANGELES— U.S. President Joe Biden called Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to congratulate him on his presidential victory in the Philippines and said he looked forward...

No quiet retirement for Duterte when Marcos Jr. takes over presidency

MANILA— A quiet retirement for Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is unlikely when he makes way for successor Ferdinand Marcos Jr., but efforts to put him...

U.S. welcomes Marcos victory in Philippines —Blinken

WASHINGTON — The United States welcomed Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s presidential victory in the Philippines and looked forward to working with his administration, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said...

SVT Jeonghan or NCT Mark? Masked PPCRV volunteer goes viral for Kpop look

A poll watcher gained some buzz on Facebook after users perceived he looked like two popular Korean artists. The poll watcher is among the volunteers...

Troll farm workers speak out, bare system, earnings as part of campaign ops

An anonymous radio show phoner made allegations about the presence of troll farms for leading May 9 candidates supposedly for political campaigns. In a live...

Spotted: Senate’s LinkedIn page posts ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ quote after 2022...

The LinkedIn page of the Senate of the Philippines gained attention after it posted a quote from a young adult novel a day after the...
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‘Grief sows unproductive anger’: Tricia Robredo says in message to mom’s supporters

"Hindi dapat ikahiya ang pusong pagod at sugatan." Physician Tricia Robredo, the second eldest daughter of Vice President Leni Robredo, shared a message to her...

‘Wag idamay ang bata’: Bianca Gonzales tells netizens amid poll-related comentaries

Bianca Gonzales and other Filipinos called on others to spare children from their criticisms amid the turnout of the 2022 elections. Bianca, a vocal supporter...

Fall and rise: Marcos family back in power in the Philippines

MANILA — Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. was 28 years old when a helicopter whisked his family from the Philippines' presidential palace as millions of protesters...
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Historian says ‘contigency plans’ drafted as calls to preserve Martial Law references mount

A historian said that contingency plans are in place as concerns are raised about sources and references related to the Martial Law era. This comes...

Explainer: How Sri Lanka spiralled into crisis

NEW DELHI — Sri Lanka's economic crisis has turned into deadly violence. Eight people died and over 200 were injured on Monday, the country's powerful prime...

Elon Musk says he would reverse Twitter ban on Donald Trump

Billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday he would reverse Twitter's ban on former U.S. President Donald Trump when he buys the social media platform, the clearest signal yet of Musk's intention to cut moderation of...

Explainer: What will a Marcos presidency in the Philippines look like?

Ferdinand Marcos Jr has swept an election in the Philippines and will begin a six-year term as president at the end of June, capping...
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Donna Tamayo takes video of people flocking to local bet’s HQ after elections

A day after the elections, actress Donna Tamayo posted a video of Filipinos flocking to what appeared to be a headquarters of a city...

Sri Lanka prime minister resigns, curfew imposed after clashes

PM resigns after day of violence Ruling party lawmaker killed in clashes Pro-govt supporters attack protesters Nationwide curfew imposed COLOMBO— Sri Lanka's prime minister resigned...