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Time to celebrate modern-day heroes.
Despite restrictions and health risks, delivery riders and drivers move to bring food and essentials to our doorstep during quarantines that call for us to stay inside. A good rating and a quick thanks can go the distance, but on Nov. 29, Grab Philippines is taking the time to ...
 
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In St. Tiffany we trust.
Tiffany Grace Uy makes headlines for the third time.The 27-year-old University of the Philippines Diliman graduate has finally achieved her dream of becoming a doctor.According to the results released by the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) on November 26, 2020, Tiffany emerged in the Top 5, tied ...
 
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It's a tripartite deal.
The Philippines will sign a deal with British drugmaker AstraZeneca for the purchase of some 2 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, the country's immunization czar said, a step towards saving the population from the virus that has infected some 60 million people worldwide.COVID-19 Vaccine ...
 
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UP placed 69th, beating out over 600 other universities in Asia.
The University of the Philippines has done it again. The country’s top university was recognized in another university ranking list, this time by the 2021 Quzquarelli Symonds Asian University Rankings, which placed UP among the continent’s top 100 institutions.UP placed 69th, beating ...
 
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DOH placed a price cap on swab tests.
The Department of Health said Wednesday prices of swab or RT-PCR tests for COVID-19 will be capped immediately to help the public deal with the pandemic.For public hospitals, laboratories and health centers, the price of RT-PCR tests will be capped at P3,800. For private institutions, a price ...
 
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Contact +63 906 300 1009.
Atty. Ryan P. Oliva has been missing since the evening of Saturday, November 21. His family has raised the alarm, calling on all netizens to help in the search for their brother and son.Oliva is a lawyer, University of the Philippines law ...
 
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Down seven spots from 2019.
The Philippines is known worldwide for its bilingual population, many of whom are proficient in English. It’s the reason why the BPO industry gained a foothold in this country and why expats and tourists enjoy our corner of the world.Unfortunately, the Philippines ...
 
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Robredo replied swiftly on Twitter.
Vice President Leni Robredo said she did not ask "nasaan ang pangulo?", correcting President Rodrigo Duterte's statements in a presscon claiming that she criticized the president. VP Leni called out Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo for spreading "fake news.""Sa panahon ng matinding sakuna, ...
 
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It's a familiar dilemma for dam operators.
Days before Typhoon Ulysses arrived, the operators of Magat Dam in Isabela confronted their dilemma: whether or not to release water. Should they release water and flood riverside communities or risk the dam breaking which could lead to a catastrophe.An aerial survey before the storm ...
 
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When Earth is too much, look up.
After three typhoons and a 6.5-magnitude earthquake, Filipinos will have a momentary reprieve from the natural disasters hitting the country. Tomorrow night, the Leonids meteor shower will illuminate the Earth's night sky, visible to stargazers in the Philippines from Tuesday night to dawn ...
 
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Watch the interview.
In an interview with Christian Esguerra on ABS-CBN News Channel’s Matters of Fact, Isabela Governor Rodito Albano III lamented the lack of media covering Isabela and Cagayan in the early days following Typhoon Ulysses on November 11.The ANC anchor questioned the governor ...
 
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Almost 70 people have already died.
From Vatican City, Pope Francis sent Filipinos a message of compassion in a Tweet on Sunday night, Philippine time.He expressed his solidarity and offered his prayers for Filipinos who have suffered from the devastation wrought by Typhoon Rolly and Ulysses, which occurred ...
 
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This is everything we know so far.
As electricity is being steadily reconnected in Luzon following the devastating aftermath of Typhoon Ulysses, Filipinos are quickly catching up to the catastrophic state of Cagayan Valley (Region II), where thousands of Filipinos are still stranded days after Ulysses left the Philippine ...
 
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It’s a “database built by Bayanihan.”
Millennials, Gen-Zs—whatever you want to call them—are once again mobilizing online to help the thousands of victims left stranded, displaced, and disconnected by Typhoon Ulysses. Bayanihan has been ignited by the youth who have launched the closest thing to an organized relief ...
 
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Due to the lack of available flotation devices, the couple resorted to using their surfboards to help evacuate the residents.
The city of Marikina has been badly hit by the onslaught of typhoon Ulysses in the country. Many residents are currently in need of rescuing because of the heavy flooding. Some have fled to their second floors, while others have already resorted to staying ...
 
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The aftermath is devastating.
Typhoon Ulysses has reportedly left Luzon, but there is no denying the devastation in its wake. Cars have been submerged by the floods, some to the point of no return. Marikina River flooded beyond its record Typhoon Ondoy levels, causing it to ...
 
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Meralco is still working to steadily restore power in Luzon.
Around 2.5 million Filipinos in Luzon are still left without power, said Meralco in a press conference this morning, November 12. This number is as of 10 a.m. Early today at 5 a.m., the number was pegged at more than 3.8 million affected ...
 
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'Kukuha sana ako ng puno ng saging gagawin kong bangka para ililigtas ko yung pamilya ko... Natangay ako sa tubig.'
On Wednesday night, no one in Marikina slept. Howling winds and torrential rains battered almost every corner of Luzon, and in Marikina, the rain collected in the living rooms of thousands of residents. After an endless night of rising water levels in ...
 
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Her co-founders are stepping up.
News website Rappler's chief executive officer Maria Ressa said Wednesday that she was going on sabbatical, prompting co-founders of the platform to step up.Rappler co-founder and current managing editor Glenda Gloria will assume Ressa's post as executive editor, setting the website's editorial direction and policies. Ressa will remain ...
 
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Typhoon Ulysses is causing floods, calls for rescue, and flashbacks of Ondoy.
Nearly the entire Luzon was cloaked in rain clouds on Thursday as Typhoon Ulysses (Vamco) lashed the Philippines most populous island, triggering floods and evacuation calls.The rains are likely to persist the entire day Thursday, heavy until noon and moderate to heavy from noon to the evening, said PAGASA ...
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