commentary / philippines / politics

Mary Jane Veloso gets reprieve from execution, for now

Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina sentenced to death in Indonesia after getting caught possessing 2.6 kilos of heroin last 2010, has been spared from the firing squad at the last minute. According […]

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commentary / news / politics

Who to blame for Mary Jane Veloso’s Execution?

Mary Jane Veloso is a Filipina domestic worker who was sentenced to death by firing squad due to her arrest for smuggling 2.6 Kg of heroine found in her suitcase way back […]

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journalism / philippines / social networking sites

ADVISORY | Scam emails against ChinaBank clients

Getting phishing emails is a universal experience for all netizens. All of us receive them everyday in the spam folders of our email accounts. Yesterday, I got this supposed email from China Bank […]

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environment / journalism / philippines

European Union hails Philippines for efforts to combat illegal fishing

Citing the national government’s renewed efforts to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing around the country, the European Union (EU) revoked its “yellow card” warning against the Philippines. Originally issued last June 2014, the “yellow […]

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entertainment / journalism / philippines

WATCH IT HERE: Did Doris Bigornia just insult Lea Salonga?

As written about before, ABS-CBN news personality Doris Bigornia is currently facing backlash from netizens after allegedly displaying arrogant behavior during the concert of Irish pop-rock band The Script last April 17. This […]

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entertainment / news / philippines

Doris Bigornia defends actions during The Script concert

Broadcast journalist Doris Bigornia finally addressed the controversy over her and her children’s alleged misbehavior during the recent concert of Irish pop-rock band The Script at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. […]

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commentary / education / philippines

REVEALED: Full story behind the “Saan ka nag-aral? UP Diliman ako!” viral video

You have perhaps watched or read about that two-minute viral video where an angry customer can be seen berating a mall employee. At one point, the angry customer told the guy: “Saan ka […]

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entertainment / news / philippines

What’s in store for Salbakuta this 2015?

It will be impossible to talk about the Philippine music scene in the early years of the new millennium without mentioning the rap group Salbakuta. The group that once-featured the quartet of […]

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commentary / hodgepodge / philippines

No, we are not violating Christopher Sengseng’s right to privacy

Christopher Sengseng, branch manager of a KFC outlet along North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), became an overnight Internet sensation in recent days when a netizen uploaded a photo of him while refilling the gravy […]

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history / holiday announcements / philippines

KADAUGAN SA MACTAN | April 27 2015 declared a holiday in Lapu-Lapu City

Residents of Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu will have a three-day weekend just before April ends as the country marks the 494th anniversary of the Battle of Mactan this April 27, Monday. The […]

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I’m now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with SINOVAC’s Coronavac

Starting today, July 30, I am already classified as “fully vaccinated” against the coronavirus disease or COVID-19. According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), people are considered fully vaccinated […]

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#WalangPasok – August 19 2021 declared holiday in Quezon City

The Philippines will be making the 143rd birth anniversary of President Manuel L. Quezon this August 19, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in Quezon City as well as the […]

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#WalangPasok – August 10 2021 declared holiday in selected Mindanao provinces for Islamic New Year

Filipino Muslims will be joining their brothers and sisters around the world in observing Amun Jadid or the Islamic New Year this August 10, Tuesday. Amun Jadid marks the first day of the […]

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Tsunami warning raised across east Philippines after magnitude-8.2 quake in Alaska

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has issued a tsunami warning for residents of coastal communities in the eastern side of the Philippines after a massive earthquake hit the state […]

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