Fuel Price Rollback Updates (February 24-28, 2023)

Following multiple increases, motorists may get a respite in the next week as pump prices for gasoline products are expected to fall. An oil industry source informed GMA News Online that based on recent oil trade (February 20 to 23), the price of a liter of diesel might be reduced by P1.40 to P1.70. However, … Read more

LOOK: OFW in Dubai Wins P224-Million in the Emirates Draw

After winning P224 million in the Emirates Draw, an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Dubai becomes an instant millionaire. An OFW, Russel Tuazon, cried with joy after receiving the historic grand prize in the Emirates Draw on January 13. The storekeeper from the Philippines got AED 15,000,000, which is equivalent to 224 million. Russel made … Read more

Netizens React to BPI System Maintenance’s Duplication Issue

The Ayala Group’s Bank of the Philippine Islands said on Wednesday that it was working to resolve duplicate transactions “within the day” after customers complained about unauthorized withdrawals. BPI stated in an advisory that this had an impact on some of its automated teller machines (ATM), cash accept machines (CAM), and point of sale (POS) … Read more

Malacañang Announces Marcos’ Decision to Increase PhilHealth Contributions in 2023

Malacañang issued a memorandum containing President Bongbong Marcos’ decision to raise PhilHealth contributions in 2023. Many Filipinos are members of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, also known as PhilHealth. It is a state-run health insurance agency in which members pay a monthly contribution in exchange for assistance in medical emergencies and for health reasons. Members … Read more

Cynthia Villar Criticized for ‘Insúlting’ Farmers and Fishermen “don’t know anything”

The senator was criticized for purportedly disrespecting farmers and fishermen when she stated during a Senate hearing that they have little understanding of the topic of climate change. Based on the National Network of Agrarian Reform Advocates (NNARA)-Youth group, Villar’s statement that fishermen and farmers are uneducated about climate change is a disrespect to them. … Read more

Eureka Appliance Company Báshed for Choosing Toni Gonzaga as Endoser 

After selecting the “Ultimate Multimedia Star” as its endorser, the appliance brand Eureka faced criticism. As a result of her new position as an appliance endorser, Toni Gonzaga is once more being discussed on Twitter. Internet users came together to criticize Eureka Home Appliances for their selection of endorsers, especially the Marcos family’s opponents. Toni … Read more