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MANILA, Philippines – Senator Leila de Lima, who is currently detained at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center at Camp Crame in Quezon City since February 2017, has announced on Wednesday, July 21 that she will run for reelection in the 2022 national elections. Leila Delima stated that at the end of Duterte’s administration, [...]

Malacañang declared July 20, 2021 (Eid’l Adha) a holiday

Manila, Philippines – The Malacañang Palace declared July 20, 2021 as a regular holiday throughout the country in celebration of Eid’l Adha or “Feast of Sacrifice”. The announcement was issued through Proclamation No. 1189. To quote from the resolution, “The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos has recommended that 20 July 2021, Tuesday, be declared a [...]

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte and his daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio came out on top in the latest Pulse Asia poll on Filipinos’ presidential and vice-presidential picks for the 22 national elections. Davao Mayor Sara “Inday” Duterte, who has previously shown interest in running for president, received 28% of the vote, followed [...]

Manila, Philippines – The 249,600 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines procured by the Philippine government arrived in the country on Sunday, June 27, 2021. These vaccines were developed by the United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). The said shipment landed at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) [...]

Manila, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robledo launched Vaccine Express program through drive-thru bakuna service in on-the-go Toda and Pedicab drivers in City of Manila last June 22, 2021. The Vaccine Express launched by the Office of the Vice President with the partnership of City government of Manila, UBE Express, Seaoil, Smart Communications, and Cultural [...]

VP Leni on Vaccine Express program in on-the-go drivers

Manila, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robledo launched Vaccine Express program through drive-thru bakuna service in on-the-go Toda and Pedicab drivers in City of Manila last June 22, 2021. The Vaccine Express launched by the Office of the Vice President with the partnership of City government of Manila, UBE Express, Seaoil, Smart Communications, and Cultural [...]

Manila, Philippines – The Malacañang Palace has released their official statement and expressed condolences to the family of the late Ex-President Benigno ‘Noynoy” Aquino III who has passed away on Thursday morning June 24, 2021. “I express my deepest sympathies to his siblings, Ballsy, Pinky, Viel and Kris, as well as to all his loved [...]

Manila, Philippines – The 2 Million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines procured by the Philippine government arrived in the country on Thursday, June 24, 2021. These vaccines were developed by the Chinese drug-maker Sinovac Biotech. The said shipment landed at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 on Thursday around 7:26 am. Also present in [...]

MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno ‘Noynoy” Aquino III died on June 24, 2021 after being rushed at the Capitol Medical Center in Quezon City. Cause of death The Aquino family through a statement read by Pinky Aquino Abellada said that the former president died from a renal disease secondary to diabetes. She added that Noynoy [...]

Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino, Former Philippine President dies

This is a developing story. MANILA, Philippines – Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III or Pnoy, the former president of the Philippines has died earlier this morning June 24, 2021 after being rushed to Capitol Medical Center in Quezon City, according to reports. Noynoy Aquino is 61 years old. The member of the family who shared the [...]