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President Rodrigo Duterte delivers another pre-recorded address to the nation. Duterte: We are facing an enemy that cannot be seen. We are facing an opponent where there is no sight at end. We are facing a turmoil not only in the Philippines but in the entire world. Duterte: This pandemic seems to be virulent and [...]

Tropical Storm “SURIGAE” slightly intensifies while almost stationary. The location of the center of Tropical Storm “SURIGAE” was estimated based on all available data at 1, 205 km East of Mindanao (Outside PAR) (08.2°N,137.3°E). The NDRRMC, through Memorandum 34 s. 2021, directed the Chairpersons of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Councils (RDRRMCs), OCD [...]

Vice President Leni Robredo slams USEC. Epimaco Densing III on “LUGAW” Issue. Recently, the Philippines Vice President releases statement to the “LUGAW” issue, “Marami akong kilala sa DILG na mga professional at napakahuhusay. Nalulungkot ako para sa kanila na nahaluan [sila] ng ganitong public official. Lesson ito sa ating mga nasa gobyerno na tayo ang [...]

Ted Failon tested positive for COVID-19

Veteran anchor Ted Failon has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, he announced in a statement released on March 30. Ted Failon in home isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. In a statement released by the former Kapamilya broadcaster, he said he was exposed to someone who contracted the disease so he had a test. [...]

Jake Ejercito turned to social media to ask for prayers after his father, former president Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada, was hospitalized due to COVID-19. Former senator Jinggoy Estrada also asked for prayers because his father has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “Sa aking mga kababayan, Nais ko pong ipaalam sa inyo na ang aking ama [...]

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte announces that she has tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has moved to quell possible coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreaks in residential and commercial establishments, including condominiums and subdivisions. The Mayor himself confirmed her status through his official statement shared on the social [...]

Government places Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal under enhanced community quarantine beginning March 29 to April 4, 2021. The country tallies 9,595 new COVID-19 cases as the total soars to 712,442. Active cases reach another all-time high of 118,122. The death toll is 13,159 with 10 new fatalities while 481 got better, raising [...]

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) confirms 23 colleges, universities have been “approved to re-open for limited face-to-face classes.” Ched also confirms six (6) HEIs have also partnered with their local government by “allowing their facilities to serve as vaccination centers during the first wave of vaccinations.” The following HEIs passed stringent retrofitting and health standards [...]

Shooting incident took place in the city of Victorias, Negros Occidental at around 11:50 in the morning, March 25, 2021 involving a certain Hernani Pimentel, 66-year-old who shoots by Police Master Sgt. Valentin Cerdeña. According to report Pimentel was attempting to stab the rescue team who were supposed to respond him because Pimentel reportedly wounded [...]

A man was shocked to find the blade of a knife left buried in his chest, based on the results of his x-ray on Tuesday at a hospital in Agusan del Sur. Kent Ryan Tomao, 25, is worried that the knife has been buried in his body for 14 months without knowing how long it [...]