Philippines surpasses 300,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

‘Honest housing’ at Manila’s northern gateway

… the “Northern Gateway from Manila” has put Bulacan in a … . Its proximity to Metro Manila is complemented by an extensive … Vermont The company believes that...

Dolomite beyond Manila Bay

… sparked the interest of many Filipinos. Earlier this month, the … as artificial beach sand in Manila Bay raised some eyebrows, this … determine for yourself if the...

Philippines: DepEd, partners launch RADaR app to ensure learning continuity after disasters

… partnership with Save the Children Philippines and Prudence Foundation, launched the … these schools. Save the Children Philippines Chief Executive Officer Atty. Alberto … , volcanic eruptions, and...

Call For Accountability Over IP Rights, Push For UNHRC Independent Probe in the Philippines

… under President Rodrigo Duterte. “The worsening human rights situation in the Philippines … of Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines. The joint statement delivered by … human rights violations...

Filipino podcasts you should listen to

… ” as a 20-something Filipino. Topics range from mental health … topics while keeping that colorful Filipino humor alive. Boiling Waters … part of Filipinos’ everyday lives. And...

Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Report #1 on the Flooding Incident in Brgy. Condes, Culasi, Antique as of 24 September 2020, 4PM

SUMMARY On 15 September 2020 in the evening, a flooding incident occurred in Brgy. Condes, Culasi, Antique due to heavy rainfall brought by Southwest Monsoon. Source: DSWD-FO VI I....

Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Report #1 on the Flashflood Incident in Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat as of 23 September 2020, 6PM

SUMMARY On 14 September 2020, a flashflood incident occurred in Brgy. Poblacion Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat due to heavy rainfall brought by LPA. Source: DSWD-FO XII I. Status of Affected...

Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Terminal Report on the Effects of Southwest Monsoon enhanced by Tropical Storm “LEON”, 23 September 2020, 4PM

… Low Pressure Area entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on 15 … rains over Central Luzon, Metro Manila, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, (including Kalayaan Islands …

Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Report #1 on the Social Disorganization in Matalam, North Cotabato as of 17 September 2020, 6PM

SUMMARY On 13 September 2020 at around 7 PM, families from Brgy. West Patadon, Matalam, North Cotabato were displaced due to conflict between the two unidentified armed groups. Source:...

Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Report #1 on the Social Disorganization in Brgy. Mindupok, Maitum, Saranggani Province as of 16 September 2020, 6PM

SUMMARY On 11 September 2020 at around 3 PM, a clash between the alleged group of Commander Pinda and group of certain “Bonde Binago” ensued in Purok Badol, Brgy....

EBC-NET 25 launches first-ever musical sitcom, “Kesayasaya!” as tribute to OFWs, Filipino families

… pays tribute to Filipino families and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), and … one of the pillars of Philippine music and has received international … the “Connie Francis of...

Philippine Public Payment Act bill filed

… No. 7714 or the proposed “Philippine Public Payment Act,” recognizing the … explained that under his proposed Philippine Public Payment System, all payments … that all citizens of...

Palace rejects anew UN rapporteurs’ bid to probe Philippine human rights situation

… resolution to revoke the Philippines’ Generalized Scheme of … they want to see Filipinos suffer even more during … Assembly on Wednesday (Philippine Time), President Duterte assured the...

Caritas Manila helps wounded Lebanon

The charity organisation of the Philippine Church has responded to the … of Beirut. Manila (AsiaNews) – Caritas Manila donated 242,000 Philippine pesos (US … of the Archdiocese of...

DFA: Arrangements being finalized for repatriation of 11 Filipino seafarers stranded on board vessel off Chinese waters

… Philippine Consulate in Xiamen was not doing anything to help the Filipinos … difficulty of their situation, the Philippine Consulate General immediately prepared  … repatriation of Filipinos stranded...

Soldiers over Scientists: Generals Lead Virus Fight in Indonesia, Philippines

… TAKE CHARGE IN PHILIPPINES Before the pandemic, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte had … so much on many Cabinet secretaries who are retired … prolonging the confinement in Manila...

Philippines Troll Patrol: The woman taking on trolls on their own turf

… a street in the capital Manila in their uniforms, chanting: … the Philippines. And it's not just used to support President … censure." And with more Filipinos expressing...

The death of a friend spurs Sr Patricia Fox onward in her campaign against oppression in the Philippines

… brutal killing of another Filipino rights activist is fresh … against oppression in the Philippines. Randall Echanis, 72, … ire of the Philippines’s authoritarian president Rodrigo Duterte because...

Philippine Cardinal Tagle: Coronavirus reminds us of our need for connection

MANILA, Philippines — After two weeks of quarantine … to the congress of the Philippines’ Catholic education association. Cardinal Tagle … before flying from Rome to Manila for the...