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The lawyer and politician will reportedly step in as the Speaker of the House of Representatives starting October 14.
Here's everything you need to know about the 42-year-old Marinduque Representative who is expected to step in as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.Top Story: An Abridged History of Presidents Behaving BadlyBorn November 9, 1977, the 42-year-old Lord Allan Jay Velasco is the eldest ...
 
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Stats say there will be 88 million Filipinos on the platform by 2025.
Facebook is in local news after President Rodrigo Duterte called them out in his late-night address on Monday, September 28. The social-media giant recently made headlines after shutting down several accounts and pages—some of which supported the president while some backed the possible 2022 presidential bid of his ...
 
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Men are divinely ordained as the "head" of the family and faith.
U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court has close ties to a charismatic Christian religious group that holds men are divinely ordained as the "head" of the family and faith.Former members of the group, called People of Praise, say ...
 
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New quarantines are due to start Oct. 1
Metro Manila needs more "time to heal" and thus should be kept under GCQ or the second lowest quarantine, a think-tank advising the government's pandemnic response task force said Monday. The capital's mayors favor the same.Top story: These Famous Filipinos Have Harvard University CredentialsThe one-month long GCQ ...
 
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Trump received $3 million from his foreign operations in the Philippines during his first two years as president.
U.S. President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White House, according to a report in The New York Times.Top Story: These Famous Filipinos Have Harvard University CredentialsTrump, ...
 
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It's among the top for citations in medicine, dentistry, and other health subjects.
The University of the Philippines is among the top universities in the world when it comes to research citations in the health field.Top Story: Study Reveals the Two Pop Songs Most Enjoyed by PsychopathsThe top universities in the health field were the University ...
 
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His take on geopolitical tensions.
President Rodrigo Duterte played the diplomat in his first ever speech before the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, addressing geopolitical concerns, even his own war on drugs, while reminding world leaders that if they can't be friends, don't hate on each other too much.Top Story: Holocaust Survivors ...
 
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The General Assembly is the highest body in the UN.
President Rodrigo Duterte will address for the first time the UN General Assembly, the world body's highest-level meeting that is expected to tackle the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of his aides said Monday.Top story: Miriam Defensor-Santiago Is Not InsaneAll of the UN's ...
 
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Marcoleta & Co. are not yet done with the embattled network.
It’s been three months since the government denied ABS-CBN a congressional franchise, and it looks like the network’s ordeal is still not over.Top Story: How To Spot Fake Rich People, According to the Truly Rich LadyOn September 23, the House will begin ...
 
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'The penalty is so minimal. I feel pity for the parents and the young girls who get swayed by these sexual predators.'
Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri is pushing to amend the current age for statutory rape of 12 years old to 16 years old.In an interview with GMA News TV, Zubiri said: "At the moment, almost 500 teenagers are getting pregnant each day because ...
 
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Let go of the notion that the Philippines is an international pushover. 
For many decades up to now, many Filipinos still believe that the Philippines is a weak country. This is partly thanks to the long history of the Philippines as a colonial state. But why do many Filipinos think we are still a powerless ...
 
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Europe's three most powerful nations back the Philippines against China.
The United Kingdom, Germany, and France have expressed their support for the Philippines in its 2016 victory against China in the landmark ruling concerning the West Philippine Sea. The three countries also slammed China's claims of "historic rights" over the entirety of ...
 
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Sad Caldereta.
Looks like you'll have to find other ways to add flavor to your menudo and caldereta as a popular brand of liver spread, along with other food items and supplements, lacks the seal of approval from the Food and Drug Administration.Top story: What If The Philippines ...
 
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Some historians claim it's the fault of the British.
After nearly 60 years of sitting in the backburner, the Philippines’ claim over Sabah is once again alive. In the latest development surrounding the territorial dispute between Malaysia and the Philippines, foreign affairs secretary Teodoro Locsin reminded the world community that Sabah, the northern ...
 
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The warships are taking their lovely time sailing around the WPS.
American missile-guided destroyers are taking their lovely time sailing around the waters of the West Philippine Sea (WPS). In fact, they want to take as long as possible so they are zigzagging through the contested waters. Although the United States has made ...
 
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The raptor lives off lizards and snakes.
A Philippine Serpent Eagle was rescued in the southern city of Tacurong, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Tuesday, helping efforts to conserve the snake-eating raptors.The eagle is in good condition at the DENR-12 Wildlife Rescue Center in Lutayan municipality, said veterinarian Neil Velasco.According to the Department of ...
 
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Pemberton served half his sentence and was released on good conduct.
Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton from the U.S. Marines was deported back to his home country on Sunday after serving five years for the killing of transgender Filipina Jennifer Laude, the Bureau of Immigration said. He had secured "absolute pardon" from President ...
 
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A lawmaker has announced that the ABS-CBN frequencies are technically now open for application by other broadcast networks.
ABS-CBN Corporation's frequencies that have been returned to the state can now be given to other broadcast companies after Congress rejected the franchise application of the Kapamilya network.Top story: This Filipino Love Letter from 1946 Was Unearthed. It Made Us CryThis is according ...
 
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The U.S. told ASEAN to 'cut ties' with Chinese companies that build islands in the WPS.
Who is a better hegemon? The U.S. or China? That's what ASEAN countries are weighing these days. In a series of charm offensives, the United States has rallied Southeast Asia closer within its sphere of influence. U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo rallied members of ...
 
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Sometimes, cancel culture is difficult to tell apart from mob mentality.
The Twitterverse was set ablaze on September 8 when the hashtags #CancelKorea and #ApologizeToFilipinos became a trending topic on the social media site. It all started when Koreans called out Fil-Am influencer Bella Poarch for sporting a controversial tattoo.#CancelKorea is a fine ...
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