The Philippine government racked up a total outstanding debt of P11.73 trillion ($230 billion) in 2021, growing 20% from 2020’s P9.8 trillion due to double-digit increases in domestic and external obligations, according to the Bureau of Treasury (BTr).
CEBU City reported under 7,000 active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases on February 1, 2022, the second straight day it did so. The City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) logged 6,606 active cases on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, a 5.42 decrease in active cases from the 6,985 active cases reported last January 31.
ICONIC The rehabilitation of the Grand Mosque of Marawi City was completed in October 2021 It is considered the country biggest Islamic worship site and can accommodate about 20000 Photo courtesy of TFBM CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – A group of civil and non-government organizations monitoring the welfare of the
Cagayan de Oro loses two popular big men as former San Beda player James Timonera and local standout Rex Armojallas succumb to illnesses CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines – Cagayan de Oro lost two big men in basketball with the passing of veteran center Julieto ‘Rex’ Armojallas and gentle giant James Timonera over the weekend.
OSCEOLA – Scoring balance helped Osceola edge Manila 77-71 Monday in 3A-3 conference senior boys’ basketball. Daylen Love and Anthony Harris scored 19 points each for Osceola (14-4, 8-2 conference), with Love grabbing seven rebounds and Harris six. Jerry Long added 17 points and Terrance Nimmers 15 for Osceola, with Long also contributing seven assists.
2022 Philippine Elections Outgoing Commission on Election (COMELEC) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon said that a senator is responsible for the delay of the Marcos disqualification case. Guanzon said in ABS-CBN News Network’s Headstart that the undisclosed senator’s wife is now aware of the situation.
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THE Police Regional Office (PRO)-Zamboanga Peninsula has promoted two senior police officers to the next higher rank. Promoted to the ranks of police colonel were Police Lieutenant Colonels Eduard Mallo and Alikhan Yusop, chief of the Regional Community Affairs and Development Division and Regional Information and Communications Technology Division, respectively.
CEBU CITY, Philippines-More access to COVID-19 vaccines are being made in Cebu City. The national government and city government on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, launched the city’s first drug store that will be administering Covid-19 shots to the public.
MANILA – Despite the easing of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) restrictions to Alert level 2 in the National Capital Region (NCR) starting Tuesday, the Quezon City government still limits the movement of unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals. The city’s shopping malls and other businesses will allow entry only to the fully vaccinated who must present […]
NAPANATILI ni District 2 Councilor Winnie Castelo ang pangunguna sa Quezon City vice mayoral race laban kay incumbent Gian Sotto base sa pinakabagong Pulso ng Pilipino survey. Sa isinagawang survey ng The Issues and Advocacy Center noong nakalipas na Enero 10 hanggang 16, lumabas na 48% ng respondents ang nais na maging vice mayor si Castelo, stalwart ng Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (CMD), habang 22% lamang kay Sotto.
The camp of Enchong Dee has clarified that the actor did not make any attempt to evade arrest amid the pending cyber libel lawsuit filed against him by party-list representative Claudine Bautista-Lim.
MANILA: Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) continues the rapid network expansion of Geely in the country with the inauguration of a new dealership in Las Piñas. KEY TAKEAWAYS Geely Las Piñas is owned and supervised by Premier Adventures, Incorporated.
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Series adds another milestone to its enduring collection of road running events as it hits the Manila roads on June 19, marking the first time that the series known for lining up race routes with live bands, cheer teams and themed water stations will be staged in Southeast Asia.
In zona piscina, Alessandro e Manila tornano a parlare di Soleil e del suo allontanamento dalla Miss. Dopo l’entrata nella Casa di Delia, Manila è stata molto vicina alla sofferenza di quest’ultima, scatenando in Soleil una delusione e, di conseguenza, un necessario distacco.
Army moves ‘skilled’ battalion to Eastern Visayas in all-out bid to crush insurgency in region | Rene Acosta
AN Army battalion from Davao has been redeployed in the Visayas region to boost the campaign against New People’s Army rebels in the central part of the country as the military races to end the communist-led insurgency before President Duterte leaves office this year. The 3rd Infantry Battalion (3rd IB),…
A year after filing the 10k Ayuda bill, former House Speaker and incumbent Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano challenged his fellow lawmakers to prioritize the passage of bills intended to support the livelihoods of Filipinos instead of promoting vices that do “more harm than good.”
THE National Bureau of Investigation has arrested an employee of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte for robbery extortion. Renan Hechanova y Alforque of the BIR’s Revenue District Office 91 was nabbed in an entrapment operation sprung by the NBI Dipolog District Office (NBI-DIPDO) last Jan.
THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) Port of Cebu has collected P3.3 billion in revenue for January 2022. This is 70.54 percent or P1.941 billion higher than its assigned target for the month at P1.37 billion. The BOC said on its Facebook page Wednesday, February 2, 2022, that last month’s top imports include petroleum products, electrical and non-electrical equipment, iron, steel, and rice.
Patrickroque01/Wikimedia Commons COA says Marcelo Abela ‘is entitled to compensation’ for serving as an Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative in the La Trinidad municipal council from October 2014 to December 2015 The Commission on Audit (COA) has granted the petition of a former indigenous people’s representative in the municipal council of La Trinidad, Benguet, for a money claim of over a million pesos in unpaid salaries and benefits when he served the town council.
PBA players and coaches are back in full scrimmages preparing for the resumption of the Governors’ Cup by Feb. 11. And all of them couldn’t be more ecstatic just being back and playing again after games were suspended for about a month following the recent spikes in COVID-19 cases.
MANILA – The Quezon City government has breached the 5 million mark of coronavirus vaccine doses administered, achieving a “major milestone” in the vaccination campaign.In a Facebook post Wednesday, the city government said a total of 5,021,207 Covid-19 vaccines, for first and second…
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Feb) – Protestant and evangelical churches in Cagayan de Oro and neighboring areas have joined in the fight against the newly opened gambling casino in a neighboring town in Misamis Oriental from resuming operations once the government downgrades the COVID-19 pandemic alert level in the province.
DAVAO CITY – Mayor Sara Z. Duterte took to social media Wednesday her gratitude to her supporters for the success of their “Mahalin Natin ang Pilipinas Ride” (MNPR) campaign caravan that kicked off Tuesday here.On her Facebook page, Duterte showed the various items she collected from her…
DAVAO CITY – Some 45 families and renters affected by a fire incident two weeks ago at SIR Phase 1 in Barangay 76-A Bucana near Bolton Bridge recently received relief and cash aid from the Office of the First Congressional District Rep. Paolo Duterte. Each of the recipients – 26 house owners (one absentee owner), […]
A TEENAGER who threatened to share nude photos of a woman online, after she refused to have sex with him, was apprehended in Cebu.
CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 42-year-old man from Borbon town in northern Cebu was arrested after he allegedly shot a neighbor and punched his 15-year-old son and his mother-in-law late night on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. The reason? Michael Casas, 42, got angry after he failed to locate his wife.
THE camp of Kapamilya actor Enchong Dee on Tuesday afternoon dismissed reports that he has been hiding from the authorities of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) following an arrest warrant issued to him last week as a result of the P1 billion cyber libel filed against him by a lawmaker.
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SENATE President Vicente “Tito” Sotto 3rd knows the fellow senator who allegedly tried to delay the resolution of the disqualification (DQ) case against presidential candidate Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr. He confirmed that Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon had disclosed to him the name of his colleague who allegedly influenced Comelec Commissioner Aimee Ferolino-Ampoloquio.
Downward trend of COVID-19 cases were seen in highly-urbanized cities in Visayas, but the areas remained at high to very high risk, the OCTA Research reported Wednesday. In a tweet, OCTA Research fellow Dr. Guido David said as of February 1, Bacolod, Cebu City, Iloilo City, and Mandaue remained at very high risk, while Lapu Lapu, Ormoc, and Tacloban were at high risk.
AFTER his voluntary surrender to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Quezon City, actor Enchong Dee was released on Monday night by authorities after posting P48,000 bail in connection with the P1 billion cyber libel filed against him by a lawmaker.
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FORMER government officials, including members of the late president Benigno Aquino 3rd’s Cabinet, support Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo’s presidential bid. “We are former Cabinet members, senior government officials, former chiefs of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, retired Ambassadors, and career civil servants who served under various administrations, most particularly that of President Benigno S.
MANILA, Philippines – Independent pandemic monitor OCTA Research observed downward trends in highly urbanized cities in the Visayas but said many areas are still under high risk. Bacolod, Cebu City, Iloilo City, and Mandaue are all at very high risk for COVID-19, while Lapu Lapu, Ormoc and Tacloban are at high risk.
Durante la puntata del lunedì sera su Canale 5, Alessandro Basciano ha sbottato proprio nei confronti della (ex?) moglie di Alex Belli. Foto: Ufficio Stampa Endemol Shine Italy Music:…
Umabot sa higit 200 ang bilang ng mga pasyenteng naka-admit sa Northern Mindanao Medical Center sa Cagayan de Oro dahil sa COVID-19.
CEBU CITY – At least 182 COVID-19 patients died in public and private hospitals in Cebu in the first 29 days of January 2022. About 75 percent of whom were unvaccinated against the coronavirus, according to Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, chief pathologist of the Department of Health (DOH) in Central Visayas.
Courtesy of Tito Mora More religious leaders sign a position paper calling on their members to work together to stop the operations of the Grand Imperial Casino in Misamis Oriental CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – One of the largest Protestant churches in Cagayan de Oro, the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), and several evangelical groups have joined a united front of religious organizations to prevent a newly established casino in a neighboring Misamis Oriental town from resuming operations the moment the government downgrades the COVID-19 pandemic alert level in the province.
DAVAO City Water District (DCWD) advised the public of low water pressure to no water on February 6, 2022 from 12:01 a.m. to 8 a.m., affecting some areas served by Dumoy Water Supply System (WSS) in Buhangin and Cabantian. Affected are some Buhangin areas, specifically portions of Robinsons Highlands Subd.
MANILA – After adapting to the pandemic, many businesses now seek a clearer plan from the government as the country transitions to a world where COVID-19 has become just another part of the normal health landscape. In Quezon City, a bakery revamped itself because of the pandemic.
CMFR 2nd February 2022, 06:13 GMT+11 JEERS TO GMA-7 for running a report on the false claims of a mayoral candidate. The January 26 edition of 24 Oras took up accusations by Mike Defensor, Party-List Representative for Anakalusugan, against the Quezon City government, only to establish in the same report that Defensor’s claims were false.
As befitting a TV personality, vice-presidential candidate and Senate President Tito Sotto launched his campaign alongside Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson in September last year via a 30-minute program that aired on major news channels and social media platforms. The taped program was filmed in a studio reminiscent of variety programs, complete with flashing LED lights, a live band and also an audience.
Umabot na sa 567 ang naaresto ng Philippine National Police (PNP) na lumabag sa election gun ban. Batay sa PNP, 21 firearms ang kanilang nakumpiska, 71 ammunition, at siyam na deadly weapons. Ang mga nahuling lumabag ay mula sa Quezon City, Manila City, Davao City, Bataan, Cagayan, Muntinlupa City, Navotas City, Las Piñas City, Pasig […]
A total of 756 examinees as well as 350 personnel and volunteers at the 2020/2021 Bar exams will undergo COVID-19 tests to be supervised by the Quezon City government. According to the local government unit on Tuesday, the Supreme Court had agreed to provide the test kits while the city’s Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (QCESU) will conduct and oversee the rapid antigen testing of the individuals involved.
SOME people only dream about what they can achieve. But for youth and civic organizations leader Mark Jacinto, it isn’t enough to just attain your goal, because you must strive to do more and make a lasting impact on others’ lives. The 25-year old lad from Quezon City who has…
MANILA – The Quezon City government will conduct Covid-19 rapid antigen tests on Bar examinees, staff, and volunteers to ensure that the examination, set February 4 and 6, will not be a super spreader event.A 20-man team will conduct the antigen test at the University of the Philippines…
Lunar New Year, also called Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival, is marked by more than 1 billion people in Asia and across the globe. This year, it begins on Tuesday, Feb. 1, with celebrations including the hanging of decorative lanterns, the giving of cash gifts in red envelopes, and large street parades featuring dancing dragons and lions.
By MANILA—13-time Philippine Open Champion Grandmaster Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. (Elo rapid 2426) is eyeing another chess title. GM Antonio banners FIDE rated rapid over the board chess tourney Marlon Bernardino PhilBoxing.com Antonio, 59, will lead the six-player cast in the two-day Fide rated rapid over the board chess tournament scheduled on Feb.
Four cities in the National Capital Region are not automatically lifting restrictions against unvaccinated people, even though the NCR has already shifted to COVID-19 Alert Level 2, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairperson Benhur Abalos said on Tuesday.
The coronavirus pandemic has once again impacted the way people will be celebrating Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in the Chinese zodiac calendar.
To reduce plastic waste leakage, LGUs and port authorities should agree on plastic bans – BusinessWorld Online
Local governments and port authorities should align on plastic bans to reduce the amount of plastic leaking into the ocean, according to a solid waste management study by World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines.
THE City Health Office reported on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, that Cagayan de Oro logged 189 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19). The increase in the number of new cases recorded in the city in the past few days brought the number of active infections to 2,381, of which 474 were admitted to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) and other hospitals in the city, 1,844 were outpatients, and 63 were returning overseas Filipinos/locally stranded individuals (ROFs/LSIs).
THE “worst” of the Omicron-induced surge is possibly over in most of Luzon and the Visayas and parts of Mindanao regions as cases of the Covid-19 continue to decrease, OCTA Research said.
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The local government here has received additional 141 isolation beds for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases from different private and public hospitals in this city.Dr. Ted Yu Jr., medical officer of the city health office (CHO), said in an online briefer Tuesday…
Richmond Mercurio – The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines – The growth in domestic travel remained unaffected by the threat of the Omicron variant last month (January), low-cost carrier AirAsia Philippines said. AirAsia Philippines said its data showed that the increase in COVID cases in January did not affect domestic travel as the company recouped 42 percent of its pre-COVID flight frequency during the month.
Winnipeg man wanted in Philippines for allegedly paying to watch child sex abuse: search warrant | CBC News
Marshall Ruskin, 63, a former civilian webmaster for the Department of National Defence in Winnipeg, is alleged to have wired thousands of dollars to dark web operators in the Philippines responsible for the creation of “heinous child sexual abuse videos,” including the series “Daisy’s Destruction.”
Nella Casa del Grande Fratello Vip 6 i misteri si infittiscono e ancora una volta riguardano presunti “copioni” o istruzioni da seguire. Dopo che alcune concorrenti avevano ipotizzato che Delia Duran nascondesse un copione nel suo armadio e che di tanto in tanto andasse a leggerselo, ecco che Manila Nazzaro, sorpresa, ha trovato un foglio un cucina.
Retiring Election Commissioner Rowena Guanzon has told two persons the identity of a senator supposedly meddling and delaying the release of the poll body’s judgment on the consolidated disqualification cases of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. – the senator’s wife and Senate President Vicente Sotto III.
THE Senate blue ribbon committee recommended the filing of plunder and graft charges against Health Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd and officials of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) for their involvement in the overpriced purchase of medical supplies from Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. Sen.
MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila’s new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday dropped to 1,477, significantly lower than the 4,040 additional infections recorded on Sunday, according to independent analytics group OCTA Research. OCTA Research fellow Guido David, citing data from the Department of Health (DOH), told INQUIRER.net that the 1,477 new cases was the lowest since December […]
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon on Tuesday said that the wife of a senator from Davao already knows that her husband is behind the delay in the release of the resolution of presidential contender Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s disqualification cases.
Patay ang isang miyembro ng LGBTQ community matapos siyang pagsasaksakin ng dalawang menor de edad sa Zamboanga City. Ang bagong biling motorsiklo ng biktima, tinangay ng mga salarin. Sa ulat ni James Paolo Yap sa GMA Regional TV News nitong Martes, sinabing nakita ang duguang katawan ng biktimang si Arnel Fabian sa loob ng kaniyang kuwarto sa Zampen urban poor community noong madaling araw ng Enero 30.
MANILA, Philippines – Police seized almost ₱6 million worth of shabu and arrested seven suspects in a buy-bust operation Monday night in Barangay San Antonio, Parañaque City, the Southern Police District (SPD) reported on Tuesday. Authorities identified the arrested suspects as Bablyn Cabueñas, 35; Edwin John Gonzales, 39; Ebrahim Karim, 29; Ronnie Bayao, 35; Omera Guimad, 30; Amira Carel, 21 and Datu Rajabuyan, 19.
CEBU CITY – The Visayas Command (Viscom) on Tuesday said an additional Army battalion will be deployed to Samar as part of the move of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to end local communist terrorism in the province. In a statement, Viscom said the move was in accordance…
Entrepreneurs get rich peddling information and calendars and almanacs built around Chinese astrology, offering all kinds of predictions and advice. From a social scientist’s perspective, astrology – whatever culture it comes from – uses familiar metaphors like animals to prepare people for a new year, dealing with the uncertainties of life, and the many crises […].
CEBU City has seen a steady decline in active coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the last four days, with the figure falling to 6,985 on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022, from the record-high 7,663 on Jan. 27, data from the City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) show.
CEBU Cordova Link Expressway Corp. (CCLEC), the private company behind the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX), said it recently resumed its installation of radio-frequency identification (RFID) stickers for vehicles, weeks after Typhoon Odette battered Cebu. The construction progress of the P30-billion bridge project, which is expected to open this quarter, is now at 90%, CCLEC said in a statement posted on its website.
ALL unvaccinated returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) arriving in Cebu will now have to pay for the two RT-PCR (reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction) tests that they are required to take when they get to the island province. Gov.
Gubernatorial aspirant Ace Durano said he’s “confident” that his tandem with Vice Governor Hilario Davide III will make Cebu rise and give progress for Cebuanos. “All I can say is I am more confident than ever that together, we can do this,” said Durano during the blessing of Ace Durano-JunJun Davide Headquarters in Basak, Mandaue City.
Tra Miriana e Manila , nel corso di questa esperienza, si è instaurata una bellissima e sincera amicizia. Le due infatti, a prescindere dai legami con gli altri coinquilini, sono sempre state molto unite. Nel corso della Nomination di ieri, infatti, eentrambe hanno deciso di votarsi a vicenda dimostrandosi reciprocamente la stima e l’affetto provato.