Poop-Catcher Bonanza: 13 million diapers sold on Lazada PH during 11.11 sale

Well, the Philippines officially went totally bonkers for Nov. 11 — aka 11.11, aka Singles’ Day — the now-international online shopping holiday that originated in China. How bonkers, you ask? Bonkers enough to buy no fewer than 13 million diapers from e-commerce giant Lazada in a single day. (Oh, shit.) An infographic posted on the ...

Duterte abolishes Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission months after saying water was ‘uncleanable’

Duterte abolishes Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission months after saying water was ‘uncleanable’

The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC), a government agency mandated with cleaning up the notoriously dirty body of water, has been abolished on the orders of President...

Oh no you don’t! : Senator Drilon slams plan to grant Duterte additional powers to complete projects

Oh no you don’t! : Senator Drilon slams plan to grant Duterte additional powers to complete projects

The government should focus on completing its infrastructure projects through the usual means rather than granting President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers supposedly intended...

Arrest those vandals, Interior Department says after Lagusnilad smeared with red paint

Arrest those vandals, Interior Department says after Lagusnilad smeared with red paint

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) instructed local governments all over the Philippines today to prosecute vandals after an activist youth group smeared...

5-month-old baby girl allegedly kidnapped by newly-hired nanny in Taguig City

5-month-old baby girl allegedly kidnapped by newly-hired nanny in Taguig City

A 5-month-old baby girl named Taylor Hayley Victoriano was allegedly abducted by her newly hired nanny yesterday in the village of Bambang in Taguig City. Taylor’s mother,...

Going Green: San Miguel Corporation to switch to biodegradable plastic packaging

Going Green: San Miguel Corporation to switch to biodegradable plastic packaging

One of the country’s biggest manufacturers, San Miguel Corporation (SMC), announced yesterday that it will start using biodegradable plastic in the grocery bags, food bags,...

1 inmate dies each day inside New Bilibid Prisons, says hospital chief

1 inmate dies each day inside New Bilibid Prisons, says hospital chief

At least one prisoner in Muntinlupa City’s New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) dies every day due to a shortage of doctors and poor medical facilities, the NBP’s new Hospital Chief...

Robredo could reshape Philippines’ drug war for the better, says Human Rights Watch

Robredo could reshape Philippines’ drug war for the better, says Human Rights Watch

Vice President Leni Robredo, the country’s newly-appointed drug czar, could actually make the Philippines’ drug war work, the New York-based NGO Human Rights Watch...

1 dead, 21 injured in jeepney accident in Rizal

1 dead, 21 injured in jeepney accident in Rizal

One person died and 21 were injured after their jeepney slammed into a truck last night in the town of Rodriguez in Rizal province. Authorities said that the driver of the jeepney...

Duterte’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ program a ‘dismal failure,’ Senator Drilon says

Duterte’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ program a ‘dismal failure,’ Senator Drilon says

Upon learning that after two years, only nine of the Duterte administration’s 75 flagship infrastructure projects have started construction, Senate Minority Leader Franklin...


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