BFAR halts ban on imported fish sale while it reviews regulations The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Friday declared a moratorium on its crackdown on imported pink salmon, pompano, and other imported frozen fish products in wet markets effective immediately. The Department of Agriculture’s BFAR said it took into account the recommendations […]
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President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. called on newly appointed envoys to “look for opportunities” for business and partnerships for the Philippines. Mr. Marcos issued the challenge during a courtesy call of the newly appointed ambassadors on Thursday in Malacañang, where he discussed the different tasks of ambassadors in advancing the country’s interests, particularly as economies grapple […]
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Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla on Friday said government investigators see one group could be behind the disappearance of 34 cockfight enthusiasts or “sabungeros” last year. Remulla stopped short of saying a criminal syndicate was behind the missing cockfight enthusiasts and declined to speculate who might be the mastermind. “That’s not my province. That’s not […]
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The Department of Health (DOH) said Friday the number of wasted or expired COVID-19 vaccine doses bought by the government and the private sector had increased to 44 million doses, 24 million of which expired due to short shelf life. “Shelf life” is a food industry term, which, in health care, refers to the length […]
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Make Taiwan your next travel adventure as the Taiwan government extends its visa-free policy for Filipinos! Those with Philippine passports can stay for up to 14 days and visit all the incredible attractions and natural wonders that Taiwan has to offe...
In the trailer for the upcoming third season of “Emily in Paris,” the main character juggles two jobs, thinks about whether she should stay and work in Paris, and struggles with choosing who is the right guy for her.
On Sunday, ABS-CBN hosted a thanksgiving party for its talents, and it took the opportunity to honor five performers for their decades-long commitment to Star Magic. The event, called “Star Magical Christmas,” was held at the Sheraton Manila Hotel in Pasay City and featured both rising and established stars. Five Star Magic veterans were honored […] More
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Actor Aljur Abrenica has turned viral after sharing a funny photo of him with a female fan. On November 24, Abrenica uploaded a photo of him at an event to his official Facebook page. The picture shows him with a microphone being mobbed by his supporters. One of the fans got too close to Abrenica […] More
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Michael V’s parody of “Gusto Ko Nang Bumitaw” by Morissette Amon in a ‘Bubble Gang’ comedy skit was well received by many members of the LGBTQ+ community. Michael played the role of Morichette, a 50-year-old LGBT member who is afraid to come out of the closet. He sang a satirical rendition of the well-known ballad […] More
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Filipina pediatrician Bernadette Madrid led three other leaders from different parts of Asia who head transformative initiatives toward humanitarian and environmental advocacies in this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award, the region’s highest honor and version of the Nobel Prize. Madrid, who heads a multi sectoral, multidisciplinary effort in child protection, devoted her career to setting up […]
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South Korea’s Mina Sue Choi made history for her country after being crowned Miss Earth 2022, the first Korean to win a major international title since compatriot Kim So-yoon won the Miss Asia Pacific Quest in 2002. Choi, 24, who was born in Sydney, Australia, is a communications student the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Choi […]
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For Interior Secretary Benhur Abalos, the war on illegal drugs will not stop, it will be merely refocused. We know the previous administration took an unequivocal and consistent stand against the drug menace with its marching order for the police to “kill, kill, kill” drug traffickers, whether big-time or the street-level variety, even just drug […]
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“Both the DPP and the KMT will have to map out their strategy for 2024 very carefully, especially in choosing who to field for president” The result of last week’s elections in Taiwan places both major parties, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the opposition Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT), at the crossroads. Both hope […]
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“This issue of US military presence in the country has been a thorny issue for some time and that is understandable” By the looks of it, the three-day visit of United States Vice President Kamala Harris was a resounding success. This, in spite of the protests staged by the usual suspects of progressive politicians and […]
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“Bolstering its climate action initiatives, SMC subsidiary SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. planted over five million new trees and mangroves from 2019 to date, under its multi-year, nationwide forestation and carbon capture program” “Plant a tree and gain immortality. “ This saying behooves everyone to take heed in the face of the existentialist threat posed […]
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Gilas Pilipinas prospective player and Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) import Justin Donta Brownlee of Barangay Ginebra pays a courtesy call on Speaker Martin Romualdez at the House of Representatives Tuesday afternoon.
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Atom Araullo just bagged the first prize in the essay category at the 70th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature for "Letter from Tawi-Tawi" essay, which marked Araullo's first-ever Palanca Award.
A total of 59 writers, 28 of whom are first-time awardees, were acknowledged as this year's Palanca award recipients through a physical awarding ceremony held at the Marquis Events Place in Bonifacio Global City on Wednesday night.
Ginebra shored up its playoff bonus bid and ended its elimination round campaign on a high note after eking out a 115-96 mastery of Converge in the 2022 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Wednesday at the PhilSports Arena.
Ateneo de Manila University took the top spot in the Final Four of UAAP Season 85 after taking down Adamson University, 66-61, on Wednesday in the tournament's final elimination game at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
NLEX came back from an 18-point deficit to eliminate its sister team Meralco, 92-81, while keeping its own playoff chances alive in the 2022 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Wednesday at the PhilSports Arena.
Teddy Baguilat Jr., a former representative from Ifugao’s single district, felt compelled to issue an apology after tweeting out a false story regarding Rep. Sandro Marcos. Sandro Marcos is the son of President Bongbong Marcos. Baguilat, a staunch supporter of the Liberal Party (LP), openly called himself out for failing to check the material he […] More
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Seasoned Korean choreographer and mentor Bae Yoon-jung has become viral on social media for giving Pinoy idol hopefuls tough love in a recent episode of “Dream Maker.” Bae Yoon-jung is known as one of the original shapers of famous celebrities and products of the original format of the reality show Produce 101 including K-pop idol […] More
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Abdelhamid Sabiri scored from an audaciously tight angle and fellow substitute Zakaria Aboukhlal added a second in stoppage time as Morocco pulled off a shock 2-0 win over Belgium in World Cup Group F on Sunday.
Platinum Karaoke pulled off a 13-12 squeaker over Cavitex to claim its first-ever title in the Leg 4 finals of the second season's second conference of PBA 3x3 on Sunday at the Robinsons Place in Malabon.
Netizens were drawn to actor Romnick Sarmenta’s latest post, which was critical of someone. On November 7, the actor shared a photo of sentences written on a piece of paper on Twitter. The entry starts with Sarmenta referring to someone as a “clown.” The actor wrote, “When a clown enters a palace, he doesn’t become […] More
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A couple has gone viral after realizing that they had met way earlier than they originally thought. Newlywed couple Mr. & Mrs. Marlon and Ken Loyce Panaligan were surprised to find out that the first time they ever met wasn’t on Nov 4, 2017. This is a date that they treasure dearly. At their wedding […] More
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Cignal inched closer to its first-ever finals appearance after outlasting top seed Creamline in four sets, 23-25, 25-23, 28-26, 25-18, in the single round semifinals of the 2022 Reinforced Conference on Sunday.
(Eagle News)–A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Surigao del Sur on Sunday, Nov. 27. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the quake hit at 12:43 p.m. The epicenter was 35 kilometers northeast of Cortes. The depth of focus...
LeBron James scored a season-high 39 points -- 16 of them in a decisive stretch -- as the visiting Los Angeles Lakers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 143-138 on Saturday in the second game of a back-to-back between the teams.
(Eagle News)–The Philippines logged 1,874 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, Nov. 26. With the additional cases, the active tally rose to 18348. This is the third straight day of over 1,000 new COVID-19 infections reported. The Philippines has now l...
Rafael Nadal admitted that "a part of his life left" with Roger Federer when his great rival retired from tennis -- with both players left an emotional wreck on court after the Swiss played his last ever competitive match in September at the Laver Cup.
Taipei, Taiwan (AFP) Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has stepped down as head of her ruling party after it suffered defeat in Saturday’s local elections, while the Beijing-friendly main opposition held its ground. “The election results were n...
Washington, United States | AFP | Irene Cara, an Oscar-winning singer and actress who recorded the title tracks to the blockbuster 1980s movies “Fame” and “Flashdance,” has died at age 63, her publicist said Saturday. ...