Philippine festivals looks’ video spreads good vibes online

… makeup series based on the Philippine Festivals, like Pintados, Masskara, … battling this pandemic. “As a Filipino myself, I am more than … extravagant our culture in the...

More jeepneys ply Metro Manila today

  The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has allowed more traditional jeepneys to operate in Metro Manila starting Monday. LTFRB Memorandum Circular 2020-046 authorized 1,159 traditional jeepneys to...

PhilHealth members urged to file refund of payment for COVID-19 swab tests

… urged Sunday members of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) who … workers, senior citizens, returning overseas Filipino workers, and even media workers …

Bayanihan 2 funds not enough to address pandemic — Leni

  Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday welcomed the newly signed Bayanihan to Recover as One law, but she said it is not enough to address the problems brought...

More health protocols vs COVID spread eyed  

  Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said the order to reduce physical distancing measures in public transportation is a calibrated move, saying the government will put additional health protocols to prevent...

Philippines deports U.S. Marine pardoned for murdering transgender woman

… long-standing alliance between the Philippines and its former colonizer, … Olongapo City, north of Manila, in October 2014 after … abbreviated to “Ganda,” a Filipino word that means...

Six Solomon Islands Students Studying in Philippines Test Positive for COVID-19

… Philippines have tested positive for COVID-19. Prime Minister … Minister said that Solomon Islands was fortunate in that the Philippines … various tertiary institutions in the Philippines. To...

DFA: 76 Filipinos from Thailand repatriated recently

… said the Filipinos checked in for their flight to Manila  at … Suvarnabhumi Airport  September 9. The Filipinos included … Thailand assisted by the Philippine government rises to...

US marine convicted of transgender killing deported from Philippines

… convicted of killing a Filipino transgender woman has been … “extremely grateful” to president Rodrigo Duterte for pardoning … lawyer Rowena Garcia-Flores. Philippine immigration officers and American …...

Philippines deports U.S. Marine convicted of killing transgender Filipino

… convicted of killing a Filipino transgender woman was deported Sunday … a motel northwest of Manila. During his five-year … military camp in metropolitan Manila to the airport,...

Civil society groups urge ADB: Decarbonize, jumpstart Asia’s energy transition

… , and Richard Kahulugan of the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice were …

Pemberton, US Marine in transgender murder, deported to US

… banned from re-entering the Philippines. According to the BI, … continued presence in the Philippines is not conducive “for … happiness, or good order of Philippine society.” “His...

Filipino LGBTQ advocate wins Miss Trans Global 2020 pageant

Filipino transgender woman Mela Franco … communication graduate of Ateneo de Manila University in 2008 (cum laude … Franco Habijan, Miss Trans Global Philippines, Eloquent Queen of The …...

Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Report #2 on the Bombing Incident in Barangay Walled City, Jolo, Sulu as of 08 September 2020, 4PM

SUMMARY On 24 August 2020, at around 11:53AM a bombing incident occurred near Paradise Food Plaza, Barangay Walled City, Jolo, Sulu, subsequently a second explosion occurred at around 01:30PM...

Philippines deports US Marine who killed transgender woman

Philippines deports U.S. Marine who killed transgender woman

Racist remarks on Filipinos stir anger on social media

… point, Koreans and Filipinos were indiscriminately throwing derogatory … when y’all attack Philippines and make fun of … #SorryToFilipinos, and some Filipino users responding with #SorryToKoreans … ....

Philippines deports US Marine in transgender killing

… , Sept. 11, 2020. The Philippine president recently pardoned Pemberton in a … , Sept. 11, 2020. The Philippine president recently pardoned … more Photo: Aaron … killing...

Solon files bill increasing economic relief allowance for teachers by P8,000

… family of five in the Philippines. “It has become necessary to …

DFA repatriates 9,671 overseas Filipinos this week

… almost 10,000 overseas Filipinos this week. The DFA … said the 9671 overseas Filipinos repatriated since the outbreak … percent were sea-based Filipinos, while 112,323 or … The...