Why Duterte’s remark on frontliners’ deaths is perceived as ‘romanticization’

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte updates the nation on the government's efforts in addressing the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on...

Explainer: What we don’t yet know about the coronavirus

This is an illustration of ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). (Pixabay/Pete Linforth)It has been only three months since reports first...

‘Where did the budget go?’ Duterte asked a week after he signed anti-COVID ‘Bayanihan’...

President Rodrigo Duterte attends a plenary session during the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, June 22, 2019. (Reuters/Jorge Silva)Questions were raised regarding the...

DOH is offering a P500 daily allowance for ‘volunteer’ health workers and people are...

(Reuters)The Department of Health’s call for volunteer health care personnel was questioned online after it posted a daily commodity distribution report which was perceived...

Pacquiao wrong for insisting COVID-19 hasn’t reached Philippines during March 4 house party

Sen. Manny Pacquiao smiles in this photo uploaded on his Facebook page on July 25, 2019. (Manny Pacquiao/Released)Boxing champion turned senator Manny Pacquiao falsely...

The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same

People wearing face masks ride an escalator as they exit a subway station following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China...

The ‘Bayanihan to Heal as One Act’ and what’s at stake in the law

President Rodrigo Duterte in December 2017 file photo. SCREENSHOT FROM RTVMPresident Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the bill granting him special powers to address...

‘VIPs’ vs commoners: How fast do they get their COVID-19 test results?

Stock photo of a personnel in a laboratory. (Photo from user thisisengineering via Unsplash)While politicians and their kin get their results of COVID-19 infection...

British PM Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on during a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) news conference inside 10 Downing Street, London, Britain March 19, 2020. Leon...

Worsening spread of COVID-19: How should Metro Manila handle it?

A resident of Old Balara in Quezon City receives hygiene kit from personnel of Quezon City during their distribution last March 18, 2020. (The...

Is compassion for everyone? DOJ asked over inaction on Pimentel’s protocol breach

Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III wearing a surgical face mask as he attends a Senate hearing on the preparedness of the Philippine government on...

Reports of harassment of women at checkpoints have reached the PNP

Motorists pass through a disinfection gate installed at a checkpoint along Roxas Boulevard in Manila on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 midnight as a continued...

Can Pimentel be held liable for breaching quarantine rules?

Sen. Koko Pimentel delivered his remarks at the US-Philippines Society Breakfast Panel Presentation and Discussion held at The Peninsula Manila last Feb. 17, 2020....

Explainer: China’s symptom-free coronavirus carriers raise fears of new wave of infections

Passengers wearing face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are seen on a Shanghai Airlines aircraft at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport...

With a heavy heart, two more Metro Manila hospitals stop admission of COVID-19 patients...

Facade of De Los Santos Medical Center in Quezon City. (Photo from De Los Santos Medical Center's website)Two more private hospitals in Metro Manila...

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

LONDON— Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus but is in good health and is now self isolating in...

This is how Twitter fights disinformation and fake news amid COVID-19 outbreak

Stock photo of an individual signing up for Twitter. (Photo from User @freestocks via Unsplash)Microblogging platform Twitter is helping fight disinformation amid the COVID-19...

‘We will have nothing’: Lung Center of the Philippines pleas for PPE suits and...

Personnel from different barangays in Quezon City learn to wear personal protective equipment as part of city's preparedness against COVID-19 on March 05, 2020....

Duterte seeks powers over firms, supplies, funds to avert crisis

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures during his fourth State of the Nation Address at the Philippine Congress in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines July...

‘Thank you coronavirus’: Here’s why DOTr’s post on COVID-19 was frowned upon online

A soldier checks the body temperature of a health worker before entering a free shuttle service following the suspension of mass transportation to contain...

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