Forget Masks: Former Lipa bishop says God’s ‘love’ protects against COVID

Scientists and medical professionals are still the most reliable people to talk about the dangers of the coronavirus, but apparently, former Archbishop of Lipa Ramon Arguelles believes he’s also a pandemic expert. The prelate said some pretty alarming things during his Wednesday homily in Santo Tomas, Batangas which went viral yesterday, in which he advised ...

Facebook takes down 200 accounts linked to China, PH police for ‘inauthentic behavior’

Facebook takes down 200 accounts linked to China, PH police for ‘inauthentic behavior’

Facebook has taken down about 200 accounts linked to a Chinese entity and the Philippine authorities for engaging in what it said was “coordinated inauthentic...

PH police to arrest creators of chief Cascolan’s fake Facebook page

PH police to arrest creators of chief Cascolan’s fake Facebook page

The Philippine National Police (PNP) today warned the public about the fake Facebook account bearing the name of its chief Camilo Cascolan, which they said was created as part of...

Good Vibes Only: This Las Piñas grandma went to Manila Bay in her scarlet swimsuit

Good Vibes Only: This Las Piñas grandma went to Manila Bay in her scarlet swimsuit

Hundreds of Pinoys trooped to the Manila Bay over the weekend to see for themselves the faux white sand that Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said would improve their mental...

Group pushing for hydroxychloroquine treatment under probe, says Vergeire

Group pushing for hydroxychloroquine treatment under probe, says Vergeire

A group pushing for alternative means to treat COVID-19 may face possible sanctions for violating the quarantine, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said today. Doctors...

Gov’t denies link between fish kill and Manila Bay’s ‘white sand’ project

Gov’t denies link between fish kill and Manila Bay’s ‘white sand’ project

The government agency implementing the “beach nourishment” project in Manila Bay has denied that the large number of dead fish floating on Baseco’s seawall was...

Dead fish floating in Manila Bay raises questions on dolomite safety (VIDEO)

Dead fish floating in Manila Bay raises questions on dolomite safety (VIDEO)

Residents of the seaside village of Baseco in Manila alerted the public to dead fishes that apparently floated in Manila Bay this morning, sparking new fears over the safety of...

Birthday Bash Be Damned: Sinas ‘deserves promotion’ despite ‘mañanita,’ says police chief

Birthday Bash Be Damned: Sinas ‘deserves promotion’ despite ‘mañanita,’ says police chief

Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas deserves to be promoted despite that viral birthday bash, his boss Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Camilo Cascolan said today, despite...

Man caught for alleged burglary after forgetting slipper inside house

Man caught for alleged burglary after forgetting slipper inside house

Some people are just born unlucky. A man who allegedly attempted to steal a cellphone from a General Santos City home was caught after he forgot one of his slippers inside the...

‘You must be crazy’: Duterte slams Western firms for asking advance pay on COVID vax

‘You must be crazy’: Duterte slams Western firms for asking advance pay on COVID vax

Western drug manufacturers must be crazy if they’re expecting the Philippine government to pay for a vaccine even before having produced one, President Rodrigo Duterte said...


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