ABS-CBN’s media personalities unbent by Calida’s new gag order

Solicitor General Jose Calida with suspended lawyer Eligio Mallari and Volunteers against Crime and Corruption president Dante Jimenez on March 5, 2018Several media personalities...

‘Trillanes Explains:’ Former senator is now a vlogger… to fight corruption

Screengrab of former senator Antonio Trillanes IV in the first episode of his vlog "Trillanes Explains." (Screengrab from YouTube/Sonny Trillanes)Former Sen. Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV...

Bureau of Immigration accused of being ‘traitors’ over ‘Pastillas’ racket

Philstar file photo of the facade of the Bureau of Immigration office in ManilaThe Bureau of Immigration drew outrage from the public after a...

On endorsements and politics: The case of product placements on Isko Moreno’s office table

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno in a press conference in this picture uploaded by the Manila Public Information Office on Feb. 17, 2020. (Photo...

Japan targets HIV drug trials to combat coronavirus; Diamond Princes evacuations continue

Foreign passengers are being evacuated from the cruise ship Diamond Princess. The ship is seen here through a fence at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal...

Death squad disrupters: Filipina patrols help keep drug killings at bay

Lea Reyes Cabrera, 51, a member of a volunteer group of women patrollers, is photographed while on duty in Pateros, Metro Manila, Philippines, on...

From virus slapping to staying united: Duterte’s change of tone in addressing COVID-19

President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a video message to Filipinos about the 2019 novel coronavirus. (Screengrab from Radio Television Malacañang via Facebook)President Rodrigo Duterte’s video...

Fast-food companies in China step up ‘contactless’ pickup, delivery as coronavirus rages

A customer waits to pick up her order outside a KFC restaurant where a table is set up at the entrance for contactless pickup...

Youth of ‘Tacloban 5’ are Mocha Uson’s latest target in another red-tagging spree

Five human rights defenders, tagged as supposed communists, were arrested in Tacloban over alleged possession of firearms and amnnunition. (Photo from Kabataan party-list via...

ABS-CBN insists it has no unpaid taxes amid shutdown concerns

A woman walks outside the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center, the office of the country's top broadcast network, following a move by the Philippine government to...

‘Everyone is guessing’ about coronavirus economic impacts, say experts

A woman wearing a protective mask passes empty shelves of instant noodles and canned food, as people stock up on food supplies after Singapore...

Quo warranto trick that ousted Sereno, now used against ABS-CBN

Solicitor General Jose Calida attends the oral arguments to defend President Rodrigo Duterte's unilateral decision to withdraw the Philippines' membership to the International Criminal...

Taiwan urges Philippines to lift travel ban on Taiwanese amid coronavirus fear

Taiwan Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Joanne Ou speaks at a news conference in Taipei, Taiwan, February 11, 2020. (Reuters/Ben Blanchard)Taiwan urged the Philippines on Tuesday to lift...

It’s the beginning of the end for the 1998 Visiting Forces Agreement

President of the United States of America and President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte during the 31st ASEAN GALA Dinner Photo by Russell...

Pangasinan police office posts rape prevention tips that also possibly blame victims

File photo of members of the Philippine National Police in march. (The STAR/Michael Varcas)The police provincial office of Pangasinan recently released rape prevention tips...

Pangasinan police office posts rape prevention tips that also possibly blame victims

File photo of members of the Philippine National Police in march. (The STAR/Michael Varcas)The police provincial office of Pangasinan recently released rape prevention tips...

‘Pray for Wuhan’: LED billboard ad on EDSA amid nCoV stirs conversations

(Updated 9:33 p.m.) A huge LED billboard along EDSA with the message “Pray for Wuhan” against a backdrop of the color and elements of...

Should we thank China for face mask donation when Filipinos donated first?

A boy wears a protective face mask with a character design inside a jeepney, following two confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country, in...

Chinese doctor who raised early alarm over coronavirus dies; Beijing declares ‘people’s war’

SHANGHAI/BEIJING — One of the first Chinese doctors who tried to warn the world about a new coronavirus died on Friday from the illness, prompting an outpouring of...

What we don’t know about the novel coronavirus situation in the Philippines

A long queue is formed outside a medical supply store that sells face masks, a day after the Philippine government confirmed the first novel...

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