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Most Pinoys attracted to ‘brains’ than body: SWS

The survey, conducted from December 13 to 16, bared that 81 percent of adult Filipinos prefer brains over the body, while only 19 percent think otherwise.

SSS releases P25.2B for December and 13th month pensions

In a press statement, the SSS said its release was in partnership with the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), other participating banks and other checkless disbursements channels to be credited to pensioners’ bank accounts starting December 1 but not later than December 4, 2020.

P300-M allotted for displaced teachers under Bayanihan 2

"Sa mga gurong nagtatanong, mayroon pong ayuda na nakalaan sa inyo. Ito po ay P300 million na subsidies at allowances," he said during a virtual presser.

Dar orders stricter biosecurity measures vs. ASF

In the latest bulletin on ASF, Dar has called on all local government unit (LGU) officials and swine industry stakeholders to “continuously sustain efforts to manage, contain and control ASF, and strictly enforce the 1-7-10 protocol and biosecurity and quarantine measures.”

Año says community quarantine extension ‘not advisable’

Año said the government will be able to address the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis in the remaining two weeks if everyone will cooperate and strictly follow the enhanced community quarantine.

Taiwan condoles with kin of Pinoys killed in bridge collapse

MANILA -- Taiwan on Thursday expressed its sympathies to the families of three Filipino fishermen who died after a 21-year old bridge in Yilan County caved in on Tuesday.
Umindak sina lolo at lola sa tugtog na boogie habang ipinagdiriwang ang Elderly Week na may temang 'Healthy and Productive Age starts with me' sa Calapan City Plaza Pavilion noong Oktubre 17. (Larawan ni Dennis Nebrejo/PIA-OrMin)

Elderly Week ipinagdiwang ng mga senior citizens sa Calapan

Pinangunahan ni Imelda Dacillo, pangulo ng pederasyon ng Senior Citizens at Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) Head Genaro Cleofe ang paghahatid ng mga magagandang balita para sa kanilang mga kasapi.

DOE assures PH sovereignty ‘intact’ in oil, gas deal with China

MANILA-- Manila's resolve in achieving a joint exploration deal with China without compromising Philippine sovereignty is "unshakeable", a ranking Energy official said Thursday as the two nations continue to move forward from a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed in 2018.

Safety barriers deadline in motorcycles extended to July 31

Joint Task Force Covid Shield commander, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said Friday the 5-day grace period is suffficient time for all motorcycle riders to comply.

With limited kits, Covid-19 testing strategy important: WHO

"This is the challenge not only for the Philippines, even for developed countries which don't have sufficient kits to test everybody," WHO Western Pacific Region Covid-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Socorro Escalante said during a virtual media briefing on Tuesday morning (Manila time).

PH to host ASEAN meetings on peatlands conservation end of June

The Philippines will host the 6th Meeting of the ASEAN Task Force on Peatlands (ATFP) and the 3rd Program Steering Committee Meetings of ASEAN...

Top cop says death penalty crucial to fight against illegal drugs

“The PNP believes that with this kind of imposition, there would be a deterrence on crime and then we if we compare it with other countries, especially when we apprehend foreigners, the first question is why do they do it here, because they are in a way convenient in the absence of a death penalty,” Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, Gen. Archie Gamboa, told reporters in Camp Crame, on the sidelines of the destruction of 800 kilograms of shabu confiscated in Bulacan.