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 2022-07-01 13:37 

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SSS further extends pensioners' proof-of-life compliance deadline to Oct. 31...

Manila, Philippines — The Social Security System (SSS), the state-run pension fund for private-sector workers, has further extended the deadline to comply with the proof-of-life scheme covering some pensioner-beneficiaries up to Oct. 31 of this year...

 2022-07-01 13:23 

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COVID-19 4th leading cause of PH deaths in Q1...

Manila, Philippines — The lingering COVID-19 virus ranked fourth among the leading causes of deaths in the country during the first quarter, the latest Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data showed. Based on data it collected as of April 30, the...

 2022-07-01 13:05 

ABS-CBN

Libreng sakay sa Edsa bus carousel palalawigin; free rides sa tren tuloy para sa mga estudyante...

Inaprubahan ni Pangulong Marcos ang pagpapalawig pa sa libreng sakay sa EDSA bus carousel hanggang sa katapusan ng taon....

 2022-07-01 13:01 

Manila Standard

New DTI Chief...

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez turns over the leadership of the Department of Trade and Industry to incoming Secretary Alfredo Pascual. The ceremony also commemorates the important milestones and achievements of the department under the leadership of Lopez a...

 2022-07-01 13:00 

Philippine Star

Mayor Aguilar and daughter-vice mayor take their oath for another term...
 2022-07-01 12:58 

Manila Standard

Financial assistance...

The Department of Social Welfare and Development and the United Nations Children's Fund tap Land Bank of the Philippines for the distribution of multi-purpose unconditional cash transfers in typhoon-prone communities in Catanduanes and Northern Samar ...

 2022-07-01 12:57 

ABS-CBN

'Angat Buhay' NGO ni dating VP Robredo, inilunsad...

Sa kaniyang unang araw bilang private citizen ay inilunsad ni dating bise presidente Leni Robredo ang "Angat Buhay" non-government organization....

 2022-07-01 12:53 

ABS-CBN

TINGNAN: Bibliya ni Marcos sa panunumpa ginamit din ng ama...

Ang Bibliya na ginamit ng kaniyang ama ang ginamit din sa inagurasyon ni Pangulong Ferdinand Marcos Jr....

 2022-07-01 12:50 

Manila Standard

DOTR to sustain 'Build, Build, Build'...

The newly-appointed secretary of the Department of Transportation vowed to continue the "Build, Build, Build" program of the Duterte administration and focus on moving passengers and goods. Secretary Jaime Bautista, former president of Philippine ...

 2022-07-01 12:46 

ABS-CBN

Pilipinas kabilang sa 'Top 10 worst countries' para sa mga manggagawa - pag-aaral...

Kabilang pa rin ang Pilipinas sa "10 worst countries" para sa mga manggagawa, ayon sa pag-aaral....

 2022-07-01 12:45 

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PIDS: Many Filipinos can't afford healthy food due to lack of agri infra...

Many Filipinos can't afford to buy and eat healthy food as these are expensive due to the lacking agricultural infrastructure in the country, the state-run think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) said. In a discussion paper titl...

 2022-07-01 12:45 

Manila Standard

Stocks close flat; Ayala issues, BDO top gainers...

The stock market closed nearly flat Friday as the rest of Asian equities struggled again Friday following another selloff on Wall Street fueled by recession fears, with warnings of a bleak outlook for the global economy as central banks slam on the brakes...

 2022-07-01 12:41 

Manila Bulletin

Assessment of damage after 6.1 magnitude hit Cagayan on-going...

CAGAYAN — The Aparri (MDRRMO )Municipal Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office said it is making all the necessary moves to assess the damage wrought by 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Cagayan province at 2:40 a.m. on Friday, July 1. Pho...

 2022-07-01 12:40 

ABS-CBN

Kawalan ng DOH chief sa pag-arangkada ng Marcos Jr. admin, may epekto ba?...

May epekto nga ba ang kawalan pa rin ng Health secretary ngayong may banta pa rin ng COVID-19?...

 2022-07-01 12:40 

Manila Standard

Peso depreciates to 17-year low of 55.09 to a dollar...

The peso fell again Friday to post a nearly 17-year low against the US dollar following signals from the US Federal Reserve of more and aggressive rate hikes in the coming months. The peso closed at 55.09 against the dollar, down from 54.975 on Thursday. ...

 2022-07-01 12:35 

Manila Standard

Linde's hydrogen plants in Batangas start production...

Linde Philippines announced Friday the commissioning of its nitrogen and hydrogen production plants at the manufacturing complex of JG Summit Olefins Corp. in Batangas City. The plants will supply the industrial gas requirements for JGSOC's naphtha cr...

 2022-07-01 12:30 

Manila Standard

Metro Pacific buying P16.2B stake in Jakarta's toll road firm...

Metro Pacific Investments Corp. said Friday an indirect subsidiary of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. is acquiring a 40-percent stake in a toll road concessionaire in Jakarta for P16.24 billion. Metro Pacific said in a disclosure to the stock exchange PT Mar...

 2022-07-01 12:27 

ABS-CBN

Batikang diplomat na si Enrique Manalo, itinalagang DFA secretary...

Isang career diplomat ang itinalaga ni Pangulong Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. bilang bagong Foreign Affairs secretary....

 2022-07-01 12:25 

Manila Standard

PSE expects publicly-listed companies to raise more than P200b in capital this year...

The Philippine Stock Exchange expects capital raising activities to reach the P200-billion mark this year, given the pipeline of public offerings in the second half. "The record fund raising in 2021 will be difficult to break because of the sizable am...

 2022-07-01 12:21 

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ALAMIN: Mga pinagkaabalahan ni Marcos sa unang araw bilang pangulo...

Pormal nang nagsimula ngayong Biyernes ang panunungkulan ni Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. bilang pangulo....

 2022-07-01 12:20 

Manila Standard

Supply crunch, inflation deflate Japan's biggest manufacturers...

Tokyo, Japan—Confidence among Japan's largest manufacturers sagged for a second quarter on rising costs and supply constraints, though the service sector was boosted by economic reopening, a key survey showed Friday. The Bank of Japan's clos...

 2022-07-01 12:20 

Manila Bulletin

Ginebra routs Converge sans Tim Cone...

Ginebra took care of business even without head coach Tim Cone as it routed Converge, 105-89, in the PBA Philippine Cup Friday night, July 1 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Scottie Thompson of Ginebra (PBA) Scottie Thompson led all scorers with 24 points o...

 2022-07-01 12:15 

Manila Standard

Hong Kong economy faces uncertain future 25 years after handover...

By Holmes Chan Hong Kong, China—When Hong Kong transitioned from British to Chinese rule, Edmond Hui was a floor trader at the bustling stock exchange, witnessing the roaring growth of a city at the crossroads of the West and Asia. Under a deal sign...

 2022-07-01 12:10 

Manila Standard

Gov't outstanding debt decreases to P12.50T...

The government's total outstanding debt as of end-May 2022 declined P267.41 billion or 2.1 percent to P12.50 trillion from the record P12.76 trillion in end-April 2022 due mainly to the repayment of provisional advances from the Bangko Sentral ng Pili...

 2022-07-01 12:05 

Manila Standard

Union Bank clarifies UnionDigital launch...

Union Bank of the Philippines clarified on Friday that its digital lending arm UnionDigital will be launched later this year and not this month, as earlier mentioned by one of its officials in an online briefing Tuesday. "This is in relation to the ar...

 2022-07-01 12:01 

ABS-CBN

Chinese VP urges better South China Sea approach with PH as Marcos takes reins...

Chinese vice-president Wang Qishan called on China and the Philippines to improve their relations by properly handling South China Sea disputes....

 2022-07-01 12:00 

Manila Standard

Citicore Energy REIT voted best company...

Citicore Energy REIT Corp., the country's first energy REIT, was voted the Philippines' Best Company in the recently concluded FinanceAsia's 22nd Best Companies in Asia Poll. The company also bagged seven country awards, which include Best Inv...

 2022-07-01 11:57 

ABS-CBN

All PH regions report rise in new COVID-19 cases: DOH...

Despite increasing COVID-19 infections, all regions remain under low-risk case classification....

 2022-07-01 11:52 

Manila Bulletin

Magalong files graft cases vs two Baguio City district engineers, five others...

BAGUIO CITY- Mayor Benjamin Magalong has filed with the City Prosecutors Office graft cases against officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways-Baguio City District Engineering Office (BCDEO) on Friday, July 1. GRAFT CHARGES Baguio City Benja...

 2022-07-01 11:50 

Manila Standard

Honda, Isuzu, Volkswagen, Kia under one roof: New Ayala auto hub rises in BGC...

AC Motors, one of the Philippines' largest multi-brand automotive and motorcycle groups, inaugurated on June 28, 2022 the AC Motors Centrale facility in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. AC Motors' automobile group president Antonio "Toti" Za...

 2022-07-01 11:47 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City Jail personnel mark BJMP day by planting 100 seedlings of trees...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory celebrated the 31st anniversary of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) by planting 100 seedlings in Osmea Shrine in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City today, July 1. So...

 2022-07-01 11:45 

ABS-CBN

SC affirms Ombudsman probe of Erap, alleged mistresses' bank accounts...

The Supreme Court has affirmed the Office of the Ombudsman's decision to subpoena the bank accounts of former President Joseph Estrada and his alleged mistresses....

 2022-07-01 11:40 

Manila Standard

Hino Motors turns over modern PUV to Lung Center...

Hino Motors Philippines, the country's exclusive manufacturer and distributor of Hino trucks and buses, officially turned over its modern PUV unit donation to the Lung Center of the Philippines in Quezon City recently. The donated unit was one of thre...

 2022-07-01 11:39 

ABS-CBN

Marcos admin declares positions of Duterte appointees vacant...

Memorandum Circular No. 1, signed on the first working day of the Marcos administration declares certain executive department positions vacant, including coterminus Duterte appointees....

 2022-07-01 11:34 

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Customers' perception of telcos improves with entry of third competitor — Ookla...

MANILA, Philippines — The perception of customers towards telecommunication companies' performance and services improved with the entry of a third company that broke the duopoly in the country, network speed analyst Ookla said on Friday. In an a...

 2022-07-01 11:32 

Manila Bulletin

UP College of Mass Communication calls Rappler's shutdown order a threat to press freedom...

The University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UPCMC) released a statement on Thursday, June 30, expressing its concern over the recent actions done by the government to "restrict the operations" of legitimate media institutions....

 2022-07-01 11:30 

Manila Standard

Pilipinas Shell, Northern Star ink deal...

Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. (Pilipinas Shell) and Northern Star Energy Corp. (Northern Star) have inked a deal to transform Northern Star's existing sites in Region 1 into Shell-branded Mobility stations. "This partnership will allow us to rea...

 2022-07-01 11:28 

Cebu Daily News

Del Mar files 13 bills, Rama files one bill on first day of 19th Congress...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City District Representatives filed a total of 14 bills between the two districts on the first day of the 19th Congress. Congresswoman Rachel Del Mar for the North District filed a total of 13 bills while Congressma...

 2022-07-01 11:21 

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Bongbong Marcos eyes 'stronger, bigger' air force to defend PH...

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said his administration is eyeing having a "stronger, bigger, and more effective" Philippine Air Force (PAF) capable of defending the country's sovereignty amid its ...

 2022-07-01 11:20 

Manila Standard

Motolite to highlight product superiority, tech advancements at Overland challenge...

Eager to showcase the durability, performance, and technological advancements of its automotive batteries, Motolite has accepted the challenge to partner with Mototesto and Petron to stage the Philippine Overland Expedition Challenge: Pacific Coast Stage,...

 2022-07-01 11:19 

Manila Bulletin

Marcos admin clears certain positions in Executive Branch...

Malacaang, under the leadership of the new Marcos Administration, issued on Friday Memorandum Circular No. 1, declaring certain positions in the Executive Department vacant. Malacaang issues Memorandum Circular No. 1, declaring certain positions in the Ex...

 2022-07-01 11:15 

Cebu Daily News

LOOK: Toni Gonzaga stuns in Mark Bumgarner's gowns at President Bongbong Marcos' inauguration...

CEBU, Philippines — TV host-actress Toni Gonzaga, shared some stunning photos of her with husband Paul Soriano during the inauguration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., where she sang the Philippine national anthem. She simply captioned her Instagr...

 2022-07-01 11:15 

Manila Standard

LG takes flight with new line of monitors...

LG Philippines unveiled its new lineup of monitors and showcased its newest, powerful, and most technologically advanced monitors yet, in a Top Gun-themed event hosted by Andrei "Dreister" Felix. According to Sungjae "Airboss" Kim, managin...

 2022-07-01 11:10 

Manila Standard

Coming soon: Infinix unveils 180W Thunder Charge tech...

Infinix has unveiled the seriously fast 180W Thunder Charge Technology, which will debut on selected Infinix flagship phones that will be announced in the second half of the year. The breakthrough new technology will enable users to achieve the time for a...

 2022-07-01 11:05 

Manila Standard

Maxeon Solar Technologies, SM Foundation ink pact for Sinag Schools program...

SM Foundation and Maxeon Solar Technologies recently powered its partnership for Sinag Schools program, which intends to provide clean and renewable energy to schools in grassroot communities. This social good collaboration will bring and install Maxeon&#...

 2022-07-01 11:04 

ABS-CBN

Ex-AFP chief Faustino formally takes over top DND post...

Former military chief Jose Faustino formally took over the helm of the defense ministry in a hybrid transition ceremony, the DND said....

 2022-07-01 11:03 

Manila Bulletin

Free tricycle franchise fee, scholarship for 5,000 students assured in Dagupan City...

DAGUPAN CITY Tricycle drivers and operators no longer have to spend a single peso to secure permit to operate, regulatory and franchise fee here. Photo courtesy of Liezle Basa Inigo That's just one of the campaign promises that Mayor Belen Fernandez l...

 2022-07-01 11:00 

Manila Standard

Converge makes dreams possible, supports young football players from underprivileged communities...

Every child deserves the liberty to dream, to play, to enjoy their youth, and to have access to opportunities that will safeguard their future. There is no greater vocation than to serve and care for the next generation, and Converge ICT Solutions Inc. is...

 2022-07-01 11:00 

Manila Standard

Xiaomi reaffirms commitment to data security, privacy...

Xiaomi, the world's leading consumer electronics and smart manufacturing company, recommitted itself to protecting customer data during its annual Security and Privacy Awareness Month completed today. It held employee training events and expert semina...

 2022-07-01 10:59 

Philippine Star

DBM releases P6.2B 'ayuda' for poor households...

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