Prititeats: How you can bring Sinulog revelries at home in January

The annual key events for Cebu’s Sinulog or the Fiesta Señor have been canceled this year amid the still prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. While Cebuanos were...

How to stay safe with a new fast-spreading coronavirus variant on the loose

A fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has been found in at least 10 states, and people are wondering: How do I...

Duterte says Filipinos can use Pfizer vaccine, but touts Sinovac deal

MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday he would not stop Filipinos from getting shots of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and...

China’s surveillance capability could shed light on reported illegal COVID-19 vaccines black market, Hontiveros...

Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Monday urged the Chinese authorities to shed light on the black market of illegal COVID-19 vaccines in the country. Hontiveros was reacting...
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Punk band Converge gains new fans after addressing rants on internet service

American hardcore punk band Converge gained new fans from the Philippines after it issued a statement addressing the complaints it received from Filipinos who...

Whose project was Skyway 3? Credit grabbing, mistaken timeline over infra launch

(Updated 11:15 p.m.) Filipino online users are correcting fellow netizens who are claiming that the newly inaugurated Skyway was a project that began and ended...
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Diokno takes leave after medical procedure

MANILA — Philippine central bank governor Benjamin Diokno has taken medical leave to recover from a medical procedure to address a blood clot caused by...
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TikTok-sourced Facebook post falsely claims Philippines ‘richest country’ under Marcos presidency

"Is TikTok the new Wikipedia?" An alleged Facebook post recently cited the video-sharing platform TikTok as its source for an information about the country's state...

Sinovac’s jab over P3K per dose? Gov’t denies as transparency concerns hound varying vaccine...

(Updated 11:39 p.m.) Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday continued to defend the government's purchase of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine and claimed it is not more expensive...

Samsung’s Lee receives 30-month prison term in bribery trial

SEOUL — A South Korean court sentenced Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to two and a half years in prison, the court said on Monday,...

Tech woes greet MRT-3 commuters during soft launch of new contact tracing app

Some commuters of the Metro Rail Transit resorted to manually filling out contact tracing forms on Monday as the soft launching of its MRT-3...

Bridgerton offers clever relationship advice — why friendship is the foundation of happy romantic...

This story contains spoilers for Bridgerton The first season of Bridgerton, Netflix’s new hit show based on Julia Quinn’s novels, premiered on December 25 last...

Timeline: Wuhan, one year after coronavirus lockdown

China locked down the central city of Wuhan a year ago at the start of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest holiday, as it battled...

Philippines, China vow cooperation for post-pandemic recovery

MANILA — China promised on Saturday to donate 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Philippines as the two countries signed infrastructure deals aimed at...

Digital 2021: Philippines seen to embrace e-governance solutions; innovations for financial transactions, remote work

Several firms were prompted to get digitized in 2020 to help them cope with the challenges brought by the novel coronavirus pandemic which started...