Highlights: First-ever Ikea Festival treats Filipino fans to home tours, concerts across the globe

Swedish furniture brand Ikea last Thursday threw its first-ever festival that gave Filipinos a chance to take on a virtual home tour around the...

Investigators in Gabby Petito case search her fiance’s family home

Police and FBI agents investigating the disappearance of Gabby Petito searched the Florida home of her fiance's parents for computer files Monday, one day...

Pfizer/BioNTech say data show COVID-19 vaccine safe and protective in kids

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Monday their COVID-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response in 5 to 11 year olds, and they...

Duterte spokesperson corrects ‘misleading’ deck on Philippines’ COVID-19 world ranking

(Updated 12:13 p.m.) The Office of the Presidential Spokesperson corrected an error in a table about the Philippines' ranking among countries affected by the...
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Permission to Dance? BTS sing their way through United Nations

UNITED NATIONS — Fully vaccinated South Korean band BTS danced its way through the United Nations in a Monday broadcast, promoting global goals tackling poverty,...

Scientists in Singapore transform fruit leftovers into antibacterial bandages

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore are tackling food waste by turning discarded durian husks into antibacterial gel bandages. The process extracts cellulose...

Consideration to tag houses of COVID-19 patients raises discrimination, privacy violation concerns

A government official's remarks favoring marking houses of COVID-positive residents sparked worries about potential discrimination. Undersecretary Martin Diño of the Department of Interior and Local...

PNP issues warning vs anti-vaccine protesters violating health protocols

The Philippine National Police on Sunday said it would monitor other protesters who would defy COVID-19 health and safety protocols after a group protested...

Divers clear plastic waste from Batangas corals for World Cleanup Day

MANILA — Divers in the Philippines pulled plastic bags, drinks bottles and fishing nets from a coral reef on Saturday, joining an annual cleanup...

Philippines to launch pilot plan to resume face-to-face learning

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the resumption of face-to-face classes in areas deemed low risk for COVID-19, with up to 120 schools to...
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UP’s virtual commemoration of Martial Law busts myths on Marcos regime

The University of the Philippines is holding a week-long virtual commemoration to honor Filipinos' struggle under the Marcos regime as the country remembers the...
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Priest who documented DDS killings hails ICC probe into Duterte’s drug war

A Redemptorist priest has welcomed the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open a probe into the drug war killings under President...

‘Our lifesaver’: Robredo pays tribute to former Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman

Late former Social Welfare Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Soliman took care of Vice President Leni Robredo and her children after her husband died. Robredo recalled this...

Key winners for the 2021 Emmy Awards

Here is a list of winners in key categories at television's Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer...

Big wins for Olivia Colman, Kate Winslet at TV’s Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES — Olivia Colman and Josh O'Connor won the top television Emmy awards for drama actors on Sunday, on a banner night for British...