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ADB, IMF see Philippines growing 6% in 2024

Both the Asian Development Bank and the International Monetary Fund expect the Philippine economy to grow 6 percent year-on-year in 2024, following the revised...

MMDA starts improving controversial EDSA ramp

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has started making improvements to the controversial ramp...

Marcos signs laws on new government procurement, anti-financial account scamming  

Ahead of his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22, President Ferdinand...

Marcos swears in Sonny Angara as new DepEd Secretary

resident Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday evening administered the oath of office to newly...

Massive global IT outage hits airlines, banks, media

Several PH companies report service disruptions Airlines, banks, TV channels and other businesses across the globe were scrambling to deal with one of the biggest IT crashes in recent years on Friday, apparently caused by an update to an antivirus program. The disruption, which was linked to Microsoft's Windows, appeared to be related to an issue with cybersecurity software from CrowdStrike. From Amsterdam to Zurich, across all continents, airports were reporting...

MMDA starts improving controversial EDSA ramp

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has started making improvements to the...

Marcos signs laws on new government procurement, anti-financial account scamming  

Ahead of his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July...

Marcos swears in Sonny Angara as new DepEd Secretary

resident Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday evening administered the oath of office...

TOP STORIES

Incredible victory ahead, says Trump

Donald Trump predicted an "incredible victory" in accepting the Republican presidential nomination from a...

Biden nears crunch point amid quit calls

US President Joe Biden was reportedly coming closer to dropping out of the White...

Marcos says fine-tuning draft SONA

The stage is set for President Marcos’s third State of the Nation address on...

Faulty update leads to worldwide outages of computer systems

A global blackout on IT services protected by American cybersecurity provider CrowdStrike and its...

NEWS

48 flights canceled in Philippines over global IT outage — MIAA

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has announced the suspension of at least 17...

Trump says spoke with Zelensky, pledges to ‘end the war’

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Friday he had spoken by telephone with...

PBBM cool over Sara’s Cabinet snub

President Marcos said he respects Vice President Sara Duterte's decision to not accept another...

China spurns continental shelf submissions of PH, Vietnam

China accused the Philippines and Vietnam of escalating tensions and exacerbating "differences" in the...

More Pinoys rate themselves poor —SWS

Some 58 percent of Filipino families rated themselves as poor while 30 percent claimed...

DOE sees mixed movement in oil prices next week

Oil prices are expected to have a mixed movement next week based on the...

OPINION

Sad scenario: Reefs in decline

OVER EXPLOITATION with dynamite fishing, climate change as well as sediment and nutrient pollution...

De-escalation 2.0. to last?

“The unrenewed Philippine-China coast guard hotline MoU is now being replaced by a new...

Marcos’ vision for affordable rice

“The road to affordable rice has been long and arduous, but it stands as...

NICA: Soaring high @ 75

“Although NICA has undergone changes since, its contributions in maintaining peace and stability cannot...

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COLUMNISTS

PH economy: Nowhere to go but up

"Standard and Poor’s Global Intelligence believes the Philippines is on track to become a...

Remulla’s bold vision

"It is a clarion call for a new era where justice is not just...

The EU’s women-led top team

"The first woman president of the bloc’s executive arm was a relative unknown outside...

What if we had fewer elected officials?

“Lesser elected officials will mean better governance at less expense to the taxpayers” UNLESS Rep....

Learning from history

“Imposing one’s will thru the barrel of a gun is not the way to...

Trump faithful see God’s hand in assassination escape

"Trump casting himself as America’s sole savior is nothing new -- but escaping the...

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NATIONAL

Nancy Binay on getting Abigail’s support for Makati mayor bid: ‘Maybe, but nothing’s compulsory’

Sen. Nancy Binay has said her sister, outgoing Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay-Campos, could...

NCRPO finalizes SONA 2024 security preparation

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) said it has finalized security measures in...

MMDA starts improving controversial EDSA ramp

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has started making improvements to the controversial ramp...

Marcos signs laws on new government procurement, anti-financial account scamming  

Ahead of his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22, President Ferdinand...

WORLD NEWS

Russia jails US reporter Gershkovich for 16 years

Yekaterinburg, Russia — US reporter Evan Gershkovich was sentenced by a Russian court on...

Trump says spoke with Zelensky, pledges to ‘end the war’

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Friday he had spoken by telephone with...

CrowdStrike: Cybersecurity giant behind global outage

Washington, United States—CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity company behind a massive global IT outage, is a...

Adidas drops Bella Hadid from campaign over Gaza controversy

Berlin, Germany—Adidas said Friday it had dropped vocal pro-Palestinian model Bella Hadid from an...
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BUSINESS

BOP posted $1.4b in first half; GIR surpassed $105b

The Philippines posted a balance of payment (BOP) surplus of $1.44 billion in the...

Taiheyo opens P12.8-b cement plant in Cebu

Taiheiyo Cement Philippines Inc. (TCPI) inaugurated its P12.8-billion production line in San Fernando, Cebu. The...

Lotilla denies favoring coal over RE sources

Energy Secretary Raphael Lotilla on Friday denied that the Department of Energy (DOE) is...

Savings banks’ assets expanded 7.3% to exceed P1t in 2023

The combined assets of savings banks in the Philippines topped the P1-trillion market for...

ON THE ROAD

Ford Ranger and Everest Drive Ford Philippines’ robust first-half performance

Ford Philippines has reported a solid retail performance in the first six months of...

Honda’s e:HEV tech explained

Honda Cars Philippines has introduced its groundbreaking e:HEV hybrid system to the local market...

Jeep unleashes unlimited freedom on the Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon

Jeep Philippines has announced a remarkable limited-time offer on the iconic Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon....

Industry giants converging

An unconventional gathering of top players in auto sales converged at the grand ballroom...

SPORTS

PBA explores tie-up with HK group

Preliminary talks started on a positive note over lunch at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel...

Empowering youth sports: DITO’S next-gen tech powers Palarong Pambansa

CEBU CITY—Dedicated to championing Filipino talents and empowering youth athletes, DITO Telecommunity proudly supported...

Lascuña overcomes obstacles to win PGT title

Laurel, Batangas—In yet another impressive show of lasting talent and resolve, Tony Lascuña has...

Crossovers, Chameleons clash for Pool A PVL lead

Chery Tiggo and Nxled aim for their second straight wins as they clash for...

ENTERTAINMENT

Donny Pangilinan, CongTV join Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman for an interview 

Following their recent basketball match during the Star Magic All-Star Games, Donny Pangilinan and...

BTS Jimin drops sophomore album ‘MUSE’, music for track ‘WHO’

Global group BTS member Jimin has unveiled on Friday, July 19, his highly anticipated...

Comedy icon Bob Newhart passes away at 94

American stand-up comedy actor Bob Newhart had passed away on Thursday, July 18, at...

A decade of ‘Makata pop’

With the rise of various bands and artists in the local music scene, Original...

LIFESTYLE

Oceana launches coastal greenbelts photo exhibition in National Museum of Natural History

Ocean conservation organization Oceana has launched a photo exhibition at the National Museum of...

Experience global hair artistry at TONI&GUY’s inaugural hair show

TONI&GUY has a long-standing reputation for excellence in hairdressing, known throughout the world for...

Conrad Manila unveils exclusive mooncake collection for Mid-Autumn Festival

Conrad Manila is celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with its exclusive mooncake collection, “Moonlit Opulence,”...

NCCA brings back national dance competition 

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts’s (NCCA) National Committee on Dance (NCD)...

SPOTLIGHT

Rotary Club of Cubao marks 55th handover, induction ceremonies

The Rotary Club of Cubao (District 3780) shall hold its 55th handover and induction...

Exploring the Dynamic Light Feature of the vivo Y28

In the ever-changing world of smartphones, finding a device that perfectly balances functionality and...

PhilHealth digitalization on track

In a bid to make services truly accessible and within reach by as many...

Blancas Golden Knights: Mindanao’s Basketball Championship Team

Blancas Golden knights is an all Mindanaon basketball team,who aims to showcase real and...

LGUs

Repair of damaged Navotas watergate being hastened

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH),...

BARMM launches 3-yr madrasah plan

The Bangsamoro local government launched on Thursday a three-year plan to enhance madrasah education...

Taguig promotes urban farming

The Taguig City government is actively promoting an urban farming project to encourage a...

Solon opens Kabataan Center in Las Piñas

A staunch advocate of education, Rep. Camille Villar provides the youth of Las Piñas...

TECH

Coursera celebrates AI Appreciation Day with new initiatives to meet demand for GenAI

On AI Appreciation Day, Coursera (NYSE: COUR), a leading online learning platform, has announced...

Cisco, Mapúa unveil PH’s 1st digital classrooms

MAPUA University, one of the top engineering and technological schools in the Philippines, unveiled...

Next-level entertainment: Up to P4,000 off on Xiaomi TV A Pro

Xiaomi, a global leader in technology and innovation, revolutionizes home entertainment with their Xiaomi...

HONOR unlocks AI Portrait Master HONOR 200, starting at P24,999 only

Global technology brand HONOR Philippines today announced the launch of the new HONOR 200...

CRAVINGS

10 years strong: Month-long celebration at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, the Philippines’ first sky hotel, is marking its 10th anniversary...

Mang Inasal launches newly-improved, juicier pork BBQ

For Filipinos, there's something magical about BBQ— the aroma, the sound of sizzling meat,...

Giant Eng Bee Tin hopia at SM MOA teases sweet surprises

Filipinos are celebrating the country’s first-ever National Hopia Day. And Eng Bee Tin has...

Fresh, high-quality shrimp made accessible for everyone

Shrimp is a popular seafood choice and for a good reason – the premium...

HOME & DESIGN

ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY

‘Resiliency to disasters should be a PH culture’

Science and Technology Secretary Renato U. Solidum Jr. stressed the advantage of transforming the...

Holcim cited for zero waste, championing environment

Leading building solutions provider Holcim Philippines Inc. continues to gain momentum in advancing sustainability,...

Aboitiz Group units plant over 2,500 seedlings

The West Cebu Estate (WCE) team of Aboitiz InfraCapital of the Aboitiz Group and...

UNESCO adds Apayao and 10 new biosphere reserves to its global list

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) last week designated 11 new biosphere...

AGRICULTURE

Taiwan experts show farmers how to grow their yield, income

There is a quiet revolution in Central Luzon. But unlike uprisings of the past, this...

Tilapia harvest at Pantabangan Park boosts Luzon fish production

The DA-BFAR Regional Fisheries Office III harvested over 400 kilos of tilapia from three...

OFW cultivates lush gardens through hydroponics

Farming can go beyond the premises of growing food for income. To some, it...

DA chief vows support for local dairy industry

National Dairy Authority (NDA) officials recently met with Agriculture Secretary Francisco P. Tiu Laurel,...

PETS

Can Dogs Eat Pan de Sal?

Pan de sal, a beloved Filipino bread roll, holds a special place in many...

How to know if your cat truly loves you

Last of two parts Meowing and Vocalizations Cats use meowing primarily to communicate with humans, and...

How to Know If Your Cat Truly Loves You

Felines have traditionally been perceived as aloof and independent creatures, leading their caregivers to...

The Yulin Dog Meat Festival and The Philippine Connection

“If it has feelings, why hurt it, kill or eat it? Why not just...

POP LIFE, EVENTS, BYAHERO & GALLERY

Empowering farmers

President Marcos checks the quality of rice from the newly inaugurated Rice Processing System...

MB member

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Eli Remolona Jr. (left) welcomes Walter Wassmer as...

Scholarship program

Security Bank Foundation Inc. (SBFI) and Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) renew their...

Digital upskilling

Persons with disabilities in San Miguel, Bulacan reap the benefits of PLDT Inc.’s and...

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

in PHP
  Australian Dollar35.7
  Swiss Franc62.8
  Euro59.7
  British Pound68.9
  Hong Kong Dollar7.26
  Japanese Yen0.38
  American Dollar56.8
15 Oct 23 

WEATHER FORECAST

EXAM RESULT

Physical Therapists Licensure Examination Results

Roll of successful examinees in the Physical Therapists Licensure Examination held on June 5...

2020-2021 Bar Exam results

List of successful examinees ABABA, Jayson R.ABAD, Elmer II H.ABAD, Joshua Quintin I.ABAD, Neldren J.ABALAYAN,...

Architect Licensure Examination Results (January 2022)

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 1,370 out of 2,205 passed the Architect Licensure Examination (ALE) given...

7 women in top 10 of Bar Exam: 2,103 new lawyers

by Supreme Court of the Philippines Manila, Philippines - Justice Perlas-Bernabe announced that a total...

December 2019 Dentist Licensure Examination results

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 540 out of 1,549  passed the December 2019 Dentist Licensure...