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Facebook purges accounts rallying Sara Duterte’s presidential bid, red-tagging of gov’t critics

Facebook removed more than 100 accounts related to the West Philippine Sea row and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio's possible bid for the 2022 national...

Why anti-graft chief Samuel Martires’ recent initiatives go against the Ombudsman’s mandate

Ombudsman Samuel Martires' decision to restrict access to public officials' wealth declaration documents and suspending lifestyle checks go against the mission of his office as...

UN experts, activists seek probe of Philippines drug war killings

GENEVA — U.N. rights experts and activists called on Tuesday for launching an international investigation into unlawful killings in the so-called war on drugs in...

Condo vs culture: Building project brings back calls to save Manila’s San Sebastian Church

Calls to preserve the San Sebastian Basilica, considered the last standing neo-gothic structure in the Philippines, were once again launched by conservation groups online...

Teen pregnancy surge proves RH law ineffective, says priest

A Catholic priest said that the teenage pregnancy surge only proves what they have been saying all along about the "reproductive health" law: it's...

‘Never forget’ speech from ‘Alone/Together’ film goes viral on Martial Law anniversary

A scene from Antoinette Jadaone's film "Alone/Together" resurfaced on social media on the same day that the nation observed the 48th year of Martial...
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The latest on House leadership shake-up and how it started

Rep. Paolo Duterte (Davao City, 1st district) entered the discord in the House of Representatives leadership due to disagreements among lawmakers over their budget...
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From slapping ‘veerus’ to spraying pesticide: How Duterte’s remarks against COVID-19 have evolved

Some Filipinos scored President Rodrigo Duterte for sarcastically quipping that the country be sprayed with "pesticide" amid the coronavirus pandemic as he slammed Vice...

Military-style Marshall Plan needed to combat climate change, says Prince Charles

LONDON — Climate change poses such a severe threat that the world's only option is to adopt a military-style response reminiscent of the U.S. Marshall...
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‘Get ’em’: Celebrities back Julia Barretto after she quashed pregnancy rumors as ‘fake news’

Fellow celebrities rallied behind Julia Barretto after she debunked pregnancy rumors with a picture of her toned abs and a caption saying it was "fake...

Robredo on Duterte’s pest spray suggestion: Pesticide won’t solve pandemic

Vice President Leni Robredo countered President Rodrigo Duterte's suggestion for her to spray pesticide as supposed cure to the health crisis during his national address...

Taiwan plant hunters race to collect rare species before they’re gone

TAITUNG, Taiwan — In the forests and on remote offshore islands of Taiwan, a group of conservationists are racing to collect as many rare plant species as they...

How to land a job when companies have shifted to virtual hiring

“I’m applying to internships right now and pretty much every employer makes me do a HireVue interview. I usually do fine at in-person interviews...

First look at Filipino animation film ‘Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story’

One of the major streaming entertainment service Netflix on Monday released the first look at images for the Filipino animation film "Hayop Ka! The...

NUJP launches ‘Masked Media’ movement to raise defense fund for Filipino journalists

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines on Monday launched an online fundraising drive to help defend journalists and press freedom in the country. The...