Facebook owner Meta may remove news from platform if U.S. Congress passes media bill

WASHINGTON— Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc META.O on Monday threatened to remove news from its platform if the U.S. Congress passes a proposal aimed at making it...

‘Lapid Fire’ returns: Roy Mabasa to take over slain broadcast journalist Percy Lapid’s show

The hard-hitting program "Lapid Fire" of the slain broadcast journalist Percy Lapid (Percival Mabasa) will make a comeback.  Veteran journalist Roy Mabasa announced that he will take over his brother’s...

Philippines’ Blu Boys finish 10th place at Men’s Softball World Cup 2022

Philippine men’s softball team Blu Boys placed 10th in the recently concluded World Baseball Softball Competition held in Auckland, New Zealand.  The Cebuana Lhuillier-backed team recorded six losses and...

‘We’re back!’: Chic-Boy invites long-time patrons to QC branch soft reopening

A well-loved fast-food chain announced a comeback in the local food scene in Quezon City after a hiatus during the height of the COVID-19...

Pageants alert: Miss Supranational PH, Miss Grand PH, Miss World PH to launch in...

Three international pageants are set to launch their next editions in the Philippines in 2023. These pageant titles are as follows: Miss Supranational Philippines in...
Market vendor

Calls to stop romanticizing resiliency mount amid rising commodity prices

"Filipinos should stop romanticizing poverty and settling for unhealthy foods." This was what several social media users discussed after a Twitter user shared a post...

Choco Mucho team management decries malicious posts vs volleyball players after alleged fans snub

The management of a local volleyball team denounced the circulation of malicious posts involving its members following an alleged "snubbing" incident in Boracay. The management...

‘How tall is Darren Espanto?’: Google search for singer’s height spikes after his interaction...

ENHYPEN’s interaction with Filipino singer Darren Espanto during the Kpop group's fan meet in Manila earned online buzz.  In a TikTok video, some of the group's youngest...

Pfizer, BioNTech countersue Moderna over COVID-19 vaccine patents

Pfizer Inc PFE.N and its German partner, BioNTech SE 22UAy.DE, fired back at Moderna Inc MRNA.O on Monday in a patent lawsuit over their rival COVID-19 vaccines, seeking dismissal of the lawsuit in...

Nike cuts ties with Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving

Nike Inc NKE.N said on Monday it has cut ties with Kyrie Irving, a month after suspending its relationship with the Brooklyn Nets star in the...

Man who shot Lady Gaga’s dog walker in pet theft sentenced to 21 years

LOS ANGELES— The man who shot and wounded Lady Gaga's dog walker during the theft of two of the singer's French bulldogs in Hollywood last...

Pinoys look forward to female OPM icons’ ‘Tanawin’ thanksgiving, listening party this month

Following their sold-out performance last month, Filipino singer-songwriters Barbie Almalbis, Acel Bisa, Hannah Romawac, Lougee Basabas, Aia de Leon, and Kitchie Nadal will hold another music event.  The OPM...
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

BSP ready for further monetary policy moves

MANILA— The Philippines' central bank stands ready to take further necessary monetary policy action to bring down inflation, which hit a 14-year high in November,...

Philippine inflation leaps to 14-year high in November

MANILA (Updated 9:27 a.m.)— Philippine consumer prices rose more than expected in November, taking the annual increase to a 14-year high of 8.0%, the statistics agency...

Rundown: Qualifications, schedules of voter registration for 2023 Barangay, SK, future polls

Voter registration is set to resume next Monday, December 12 in time for the 2023 village and youth elections. The registration period will run...