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Killing of Percy Lapid in RP paints grim picture for media workers

Killing of Percy Lapid in RP paints grim picture for media workers

Jomay Amora-Dueck

Freedom of the press is guaranteed by the Philippines’ Constitution. Yet our country has become one of the most dangerous places in the world to exercise that right. It’s one thing to enshrine a

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Strictly no extensions for Mail-In Overseas Votes

Strictly no extensions for Mail-In Overseas Votes

Despite election paraphernalia arriving late in some Philippine foreign service posts, the Commission on Election said on Thursday that there will be no extension of the voting period for Filipinos abroad, staying firm that

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PH to become a Medical Tourism  Destination

PH to become a Medical Tourism Destination

The Department of Tourism (DOT ) is eyeing to transform the Philippines into an attractive medical tourism destination with its untapped potential in health and industry. “With world-class hospitals and facilities, skilled doctors and

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Duterte Declares Election Day as Special-Non Working Holiday

Duterte Declares Election Day as Special-Non Working Holiday

(Photo by Veejay Villafranca/Bloomberg) Malacanang announced on May 3rd that May 9, election day will be a special non-working holiday for the national and local elections. Proclamation 1357 was signed by Executive Secretary Salvador

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10 Filipinos who tested COVID-positive in Shanghai, now being monitored

10 Filipinos who tested COVID-positive in Shanghai, now being monitored

Photo REUTERS/Aly Song Ten Filipinos tested positive for COVID in the resurgence of cases in Shanghai, China. Josel Ignacio, Philippine Consul General in Shanghai, said that the Filipinos have reached out to them and

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Almost 2000 Pinoy abroad might miss to vote – COMELEC

Almost 2000 Pinoy abroad might miss to vote – COMELEC

Photo source: www.philstar.com Nearly 2000 registered Filipino voters abroad might not be able to vote this election, Commission on Election (COMELEC) said. COMELEC Office for Overseas Voting Director Sonia Bea Wee-Lozada said that this

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UniTeam Senatorial candidate Harry Roque to continue what Duterte has started

UniTeam Senatorial candidate Harry Roque to continue what Duterte has started

Photo from Harry Roque’s Facebook In a rally in Caloocan, UniTeam senatorial candidate Harry Roque assured the people that his team will continue the good programs that were started by outgoing president Rodrigo Duterte,

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Let’s Strengthen Programs for Out-Of-School Youth – BBM

Let’s Strengthen Programs for Out-Of-School Youth – BBM

Photo source: Philstar.com Last April 7, Presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos promised to strengthen the government’s program for out-of-school youth should he win the election in May. His education agenda, Marcos said in a press

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Rapid Antigen Test by a Health Professional, now accepted as entry requirement

Rapid Antigen Test by a Health Professional, now accepted as entry requirement

Photo source: Niño Jesus Orbeta Following a significant drop in the COVID cases, the country continues to ease protocols. The latest protocol, according to Malacañang, is that travelers may now present a rapid antigen

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Overseas Filipinos Cast Votes on April 10

Overseas Filipinos Cast Votes on April 10

Riyadhpe.dfa.gov.ph Overseas Filipinos will cast their votes on April 10 to May 9, ahead of the 65.7 million Filipinos set to vote on May 9. They will choose their national bets – president, vice

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