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Support fund for hog industry proposed in Senate

As the African swine fever (ASF) continues to cost the local industry billions of pesos in lost livelihoods, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan wants to...

Filipinos cope with COVID-19, as financial and mental health worries persist – Manulife survey

Mental health issues are on the rise, particularly among Filipino women. Seven in ten Filipinos surveyed think COVID-19 has lasted longer than expected, however a...

A holistic approach to addressing IUU fishing

For the longest time, regulators and enforcers have measured their efforts based on the number of violators apprehended, the number of required patrol boats, equipment, training, and other resources they need. 

Rep. Acosta explains vote to reject ABS-CBN franchise

Overall, he said that he considered the issues raised against the network on their merits and at the end concluded that the network committed violations on its franchise.

Yahoo Year in Review: Philippines’ top searches in 2021

Local female celebrities remained dominant but the hallyu wave nabbed spots from local male celebritiesPolitics, sports, tragedies and natural disasters on the minds of...

Philippines to continue to explore for oil and gas in WPS

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the country will continue to pursue the discovery of indigenous resources like oil and gas in...

PCSO to transfer P420-M to PhilHealth for Covid-19 efforts

PCSO General Manager Royina Marzan-Garma said the agency allotted funds for Covid-19 response as early as February as a proactive measure to aid the government in its fight against the pandemic.

Japan embassy confirms receipt of terror attack warning in PH, 5 others

The Japanese Embassy in Manila on Tuesday confirmed that Tokyo has received an intelligence report about a possible terror attack in six countries, including...

Cancellation of BSKE 2020 hurdles House

On Monday, the law makers approved House Bill No. 4933 with a total of 194 legislators voted for yes while six for no.

LTFRB to require use of contact tracing app in PUVs

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) is set to require the use of the contact tracing mobile application in public utility...

GCash limits use of minors, unverified persons

Mobile wallet and banking service provider GCash said minors and other persons unable to complete its verification process will have limited access to its...

DOH tightens screening amid ‘mysterious’ virus outbreak in China

Duque said an outbreak of a mysterious illness has affected 44 individuals in China.