TXT to release ‘The Chaos Chapter: Fight or Escape’ in August

Korean boy band TOMORROW X TOGETHER (TXT) is set to drop its first repackage album “The Chaos Chapter: Fight or Escape” on August 17,...
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‘Class of 2021’: In Pasig, vaccinee roll call turns into… a ‘graduation march’

It seems like the city government of Pasig is fond of graduations. Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto on Wednesday reposted Instagram Stories of some of...

YouTube says it pulled Bolsonaro videos for COVID-19 misinformation

RIO DE JANEIRO — YouTube said on Wednesday it had removed videos from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's channel for spreading misinformation about the coronavirus outbreak, becoming the...

Sneak peek of ‘protest barongs’ to be worn by two lawmakers during SONA 2021

Two lawmakers are set to wear "protest barongs" during the State of the Nation Address on July 26. A “protest barong” is the traditional barong adorned or painted...

‘Isang malaking kakiligan’: Spring Films thanks Robredo for support to ‘My Amanda’

Netflix's film "My Amanda" earned a new fan from the national government. Spring Films, an independent film company, thanked Vice President Leni Robredo on Facebook for...

Olympics director fired over Holocaust comments on eve of opening ceremony

Former PM Abe was a strong advocate for Tokyo 2020 Opening ceremony director criticized for Holocaust comments Friday's opening ceremony to be subdued,...

China orders immediate review of subway flood controls as rains continue

BEIJING —The Chinese government ordered local authorities immediately improve urban transit flood controls and emergency responses on Thursday after a dozen people were killed...

Two doses of Pfizer, AstraZeneca shots effective against Delta variant, study finds

LONDON — Two doses of Pfizer or AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine are nearly as effective against the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant as they are against the previously...
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Sinopharm’s COVID-19 shot induces weaker antibody responses to Delta -study

BEIJING,— Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine elicited weaker antibody responses against the Delta variant, based on the first published study of its effect against the more contagious...

WHO head Tedros backs Tokyo Games amid pandemic

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics should go ahead to demonstrate to the world what can be achieved with the right plan and measures amid the...
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You have the chance to decide whether Intramuros’ General Luna Street will be pedestrians-only...

Have you been to the General Luna Street or Heneral Luna in Intramuros? The Intramuros Administration (IA) is seeking residents' and visitors' opinions about turning...

Rundown: New anime shows on streaming app iQiyi

After gaining more than 400 million views in Southeast Asia for its anime content, the streaming app iQiyi rolls out more anime shows. 'The Detective...
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Miss World Philippines 2021 bets parade swimwear amid rainy weather

Despite the rainy weather, the candidates of Miss World Philippines 2021 were seen confidently showcasing two-piece swimwear during the Beach Beauty competition held in...

COVID-19 vaccination pushes through in Manila amid flooding due to ‘Fabian.’ habagat

The city government of Manila said that vaccination pushed through despite the heavy downpour and flood spawned by Typhoon "Fabian" and southwest monsoon or...

Photojournalist Jilson Tiu quits as Canon Philippines brand ambassador amid flak over inclusivity

A Filipino photojournalist dropped his ambassadorship with a popular camera maker following heavy scrutiny over its male-dominated list of representatives this year. Photojournalist Jilson Tiu...