Today is the anniversary of the Palimbang Massacre, another event we must #NeverForget

In the pre-dawn hours of September 24, 1974, the people of Palimbang, a town in Sultan Kudarat, Mindanao, were awakened by the sound of bombs. That was only the beginning of a long ordeal for the thousands of people who lived in the villages of Palimbang. In the next weeks, in what would become one ...

This week in PH pandemic response: No face shields outdoors, vaccine cards on ID lanyards

This week in PH pandemic response: No face shields outdoors, vaccine cards on ID lanyards

No face shields—yay! Vaccine cards on ID lanyards—nay.

Meet Marayum: An online community dictionary that saves indigenous languages from dying

Meet Marayum: An online community dictionary that saves indigenous languages from dying

It supports local languages like Asi, Hiligaynon, and Cebuano, and plans to add more to the list

LOOK: PNR Clark phase 2 train will run from Malolos to Clark in 30 minutes

LOOK: PNR Clark phase 2 train will run from Malolos to Clark in 30 minutes

The renders are part of the North-South Commuter Railway project that will run from New Clark City to Laguna

So what was so bad about martial law?

So what was so bad about martial law?

A quick and timely refresher as we commemorate 49 years since Martial Law was declared

Recto Mercene, photographer behind Ninoy Aquino’s historic assassination photo, needs help

Recto Mercene, photographer behind Ninoy Aquino’s historic assassination photo, needs help

The 77-year-old photojournalist shot some of the most revealing photos of Ninoy Aquino's assassination.

Covid-infected cop gives birth in Camp Crame with the help of two other patients

Covid-infected cop gives birth in Camp Crame with the help of two other patients

Thank goodness for those two other PNP personnel who rushed to help her deliver the baby

DFA passport office at SM City Manila closed as 7 personnel test positive for Covid-19

DFA passport office at SM City Manila closed as 7 personnel test positive for Covid-19

Here's what to do if you've got a passport appointment on the affected dates

Is Toni Gonzaga becoming the Boy Abunda of presidentiables?

Is Toni Gonzaga becoming the Boy Abunda of presidentiables?

Bongbong Marcos and Manny Pacquiao are just two of the growing list of politicians that the actress has featured on her vlog

PCOO wants a P1.91-billion budget for 2022, and the Senate says ‘but why?’

PCOO wants a P1.91-billion budget for 2022, and the Senate says ‘but why?’

Senators want the proposed budget to go to the pandemic response instead


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