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Juxtaposed: Duterte’s postponed nat’l addresses and Quirino’s 1950 SONA delivered from hospital

As President Rodrigo Duterte skipped this week's talk to the people twice, a former chief executive who delivered a national address from his hospital...

Nike ends lawsuit over Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes,’ which will be recalled

NEW YORK — Nike Inc said on Thursday a Brooklyn company that made "Satan Shoes" in collaboration with the rapper Lil Nas X has agreed to voluntarily...
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Mini-Pufts are out of the bag in ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ teaser

Columbia Pictures bared the first look of Mini-Pufts in the latest teaser for the upcoming adventure comedy “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.” The character-reveal teaser released Thursday evening...

U.S., Philippine top diplomats express concerns over Chinese militia boats

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, in a phone call on Thursday, expressed their shared concerns...

Eye candy: Getting high at California’s Sugar Rush theme park

Craving for candy without the calories? Feast your eyes on a whirl of giant lollipops, cupcakes and all things sweet at Sugar Rush, a pop-up theme park...

Reigning Mrs World released on bail over incident at Sri Lanka pageant

NEW DELHI — Reigning Mrs World Caroline Jurie was released on bail after being arrested earlier on Thursday after a fracas at the Mrs Sri Lanka pageant over...

Britain grants asylum to Hong Kong activist after China’s crackdown on dissent

HONG KONG — Britain has granted Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law political asylum after Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law on his...
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LeBron James teams up with Looney Tunes in ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ trailer

It’s Tunes versus Goons in the new trailer for “Space Jam: A new Legacy” unveiled last Saturday. The trailer showed how NBA champion and global...

Translated guidelines for COVID-19 home care treatment in Filipino, Bisaya released

Medical doctors released a set of infographics about home care for patients infected by the novel coronavirus in Filipino and Bisaya amid hospitals declaring...
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Twitter launches ‘Milk Tea Alliance’ emoji as movement grows

BANGKOK — Social media giant Twitter on Thursday launched an emoji for the Milk Tea Alliance, a global online pro-democracy movement that has united anti-Beijing campaigners in...

Novaliches diocese launches ‘E-Pray’ to reach out to COVID-19 patients

A Catholic diocese in Metro Manila has adopted an online platform to reach out to isolated COVID-19 patients and pray for them. “E-Pray“, is an...

This is how Metro Manila residents can register for free COVID-19 vaccine online

Online users encouraged residents of Metro Manila to register for free COVID-19 vaccination in their respective local government units amid the still raging novel...

Angara, Gatchalian hit for tweets on COVID-19 situation overseas

(UPDATED 6:57 p.m.) Some lawmakers tweeted about the worsening pandemic situation in other countries. Sen. Sonny Angara cited the surge in infections in Brazil and...

Philippines suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine for people under 60

MANILA (UPDATED 5:26 p.m.) —Philippine health authorities suspended on Thursday the use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for people below 60 years of age to...
Janella Salvador and Markus Paterson with son

‘Not a right to be rude’: Janella Salvador, Markus Paterson slam ‘haters’ of newborn...

Celebrity parents Janella Salvador and Markus Paterson addressed bashers who have been commenting against their newborn son's physical appearance on social media. The actress on...