Monday, April 6, 2020

House approves lowering retirement age of gov’t workers from 60 years old to 56

House approves House Bill No. 5509 lowering the optional retirement age of gov’t workers from 60 years old to 56.

JUST IN: The Philippines grabs Gold in Mobile Legends at 2019 SEA Games

Congratulations, Team Philippines. These 'legendary' Filipino e-athletes have slayed their rivals in Mobile Legends on Sunday at the 2019 SEA Games.

Filipino teachers earn $40,900 (Php 2.1 mil) annually in Las Vegas

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MABUHAY! Philippines seizes 2019 SEA Games overall championship

New Clark City, PH — With 88 golds early Sunday, the Philippines is the overall champion ahead of the last three full...

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Meet Narwhal, the ‘unicorn puppy’

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A story of persistence: how a Filipino journalist made it through Columbia University

Photo from Dafna Ashkenazy Read the story of a Filipino journalist and author who made it through Columbia University...

Duterte mum on China’s incursions in West Philippine Sea during Asean-China Summit

President Rodrigo Duterte did not raise China’s incursions in the West Philippine Sea during the Asean-China Summit in Thailand on Sunday.Palace also...

House approves lowering retirement age of gov’t workers from 60 years old to 56

House approves House Bill No. 5509 lowering the optional retirement age of gov’t workers from 60 years old to 56.

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Filipino surfer saves Indonesian competitor in SEA Games, loses the Gold but wins hearts

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PH Muslim commission ignored on halal food offer in SEA Games

SEA Games organizers ignored the advice of the Philippine Muslim commission to consider the dietary needs of Muslim delegates.The National Commission on...

Michael Jackson Hollywood movie reported in the works

A decade after his death, a movie about music icon Michael Jackson is reportedly in the works.The film will be brought to...

Duterte Fires Robredo From Anti-drug czar Post

Less than two weeks after her appointment as ICAD co-chair, Vice President Leni Robredo was sacked from her post.This came after Robredo...

Complaints Hound SEA Games 2019 Ahead of Competition

Courtesy of Thailand National Football Team (@changsuek) A week before the Philippines-hosted 2019 SEA Games starts, three visiting teams...

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The implicit influence of China on major corporations

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The 2019 Emmy Awards: Complete List of Winners

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9-year-old boy set to graduate from university

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President Trump says ISIS leader Baghdadi is dead

US President Donald Trump has announced that ISIS chief Abu Bakr-al Baghdadi was dead in a special...

Philippines

PH lawmaker wants to put R-18 tag on tabloids with pornographic content

A lawmaker wants to put an R-18 tag on tabloids containing sexual content “to protect the moral integrity of children.Quezon City Rep....

‘Sea of Clouds’ in Nueva Vizcaya trends, gathers crowds of tourists

Nueva Vizcaya, PH – As European and East Asian countries welcome autumn, the folks of a small town...

House leader seeks to require Bible reading in public schools

House Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante, a pastor has filed a bill seeking to require public elementary and high school students to read...

Pacific Headlines

On China’s Social Credit System

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Claudine Baretto hospitalized after alleged fight with sister Marjorie Baretto at their father’s wake

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Watch: Future doctors roar wild in Baguio, trends in social media

Baguio, PH - The class of 2023 of Saint Louis University's School of Medicine drowned a whole stadium of audience into...

5 Unique Filipino Dishes You Need to Try

Food is an integral part of any travel experienceThe Philippines is home to some unique dishes for the foodie at heart!Planning to...

How to know if he/she likes you too according to Science

The lifestyle editors of Pacific Standard know why you are on this article now.

Robredo meets with UN officials, anti-drug advocates in re-branded drug campaign

Vice President Leni Robredo met with UN representatives and anti-drug advocates, almost a week after she accepted to lead the country’s anti-drug...

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A story of persistence: how a Filipino journalist made it through Columbia University

Photo from Dafna Ashkenazy Read the story of a Filipino journalist and author who made it through Columbia University to pursue his passion.While he was initially trained to be an economist, 34-year-old Caleb Galaraga...

How to know if he/she likes you too according to Science

The lifestyle editors of Pacific Standard know why you are on this article now.

Trending: A Cordilleran mom’s photo with her daughter in Montreal, Canada

Montreal, CANADA - Tears of joy don’t usually get someone to the papers but a mother’s love is a force that even...

A story of persistence: how a Filipino journalist made it through Columbia University

Photo from Dafna Ashkenazy Read the story of a Filipino journalist and author who made it through Columbia University...

Videos

Louis Vuittion sends flowers to Regine Velasquiez after she shared she was discriminated by them

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‘More than just a dare’: Panelo’s commute challenge should be a wake-up call to the Duterte admin to take action — Makabayan

Lawmakers of leftist groups reminded Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo to show sincerity in taking the “commute challenge” in light of the ongoing...

On China’s Social Credit System

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3 facts about teaching in the Philippines, why I didn’t become one

Full disclosure: The author of this article is a teacher’s son. Both parents teach at a Philippine public school.

A story of persistence: how a Filipino journalist made it through Columbia University

Photo from Dafna Ashkenazy Read the story of a Filipino journalist and author who made it through Columbia University...

Goo Hara, 28, is found dead following a suicide attempt

KPop star, Goo Hara was found dead at her home in Seoul, South Korea. She is 28. Investigations are still ongoing about...

Lifestyle

Instagram Has Officially Started Hiding Likes Globally

  Instagram has officially started hiding like counts to its users around the world.The platform’s head said the intent...

Philippines named as the world’s 8th favorite country

The Philippines landed on the 8th spot of Conde Nast Traveler’s top 20 favorite countries in the world.The country outranked popular countries such...

Iza Calzado Opens Up About Losing Her Mother

Iza Calzado opened up about the struggles of her mother as well as her true cause of death in a video by...

5 Unique Filipino Dishes You Need to Try

Food is an integral part of any travel experienceThe Philippines is home to some unique dishes for the foodie at heart!Planning to...

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Meet PH’s first trans women flight attendants

An airline under company Cebu Pacific has hired its very first transgender women flight attendants.Mikee Vitug and Jess Labares expressed their enthusiasm...

3 facts about teaching in the Philippines, why I didn’t become one

Full disclosure: The author of this article is a teacher’s son. Both parents teach at a Philippine public school.

Complaints Hound SEA Games 2019 Ahead of Competition

Courtesy of Thailand National Football Team (@changsuek) A week before the Philippines-hosted 2019 SEA Games starts, three visiting teams...

Meet Narwhal, the ‘unicorn puppy’

A 10-week-old puppy with a tail on its forehead was rescued by an animal welfare group this week.The puppy donned a nickname...

Robredo meets with UN officials, anti-drug advocates in re-branded drug campaign

Vice President Leni Robredo met with UN representatives and anti-drug advocates, almost a week after she accepted to lead the country’s anti-drug...

A story of persistence: how a Filipino journalist made it through Columbia University

Photo from Dafna Ashkenazy Read the story of a Filipino journalist and author who made it through Columbia University...

How to know if he/she likes you too according to Science

The lifestyle editors of Pacific Standard know why you are on this article now.

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