Riding a jet ski to Spratlys? Duterte says he can’t even swim

… promised in his 2016 campaign, President Duterte said he would’ve … (if that is true),” the President said. For his presidential campaign … Philippines. In 2016, the Hague-based...

Filipino teacher in China seeks assistance after learning his employment was illegal

A Filipino teacher in China is asking … is a registered overseas Filipino worker with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration … their help),” Apad said. But Philippine Ambassador to...

A guide to growing Manila palm

… ), or Manila palm, is a palm tree native to the Philippines and … to tend to.  When growing Manila palm, preferred soils are clay … its base...

Can the opposition win the Senate?

… 2022: Senate President Tito Sotto, Senate Minority Leader Frank Drilon, and Senate President Pro Tempore … ? Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, who lost his first run for the...

Duterte admits PH ‘at a loss’ about COVID-19 vaccines, calls China’s Xi Jinping for help

… to end the pandemic, President Duterte admitted Monday that the … promising last year that the Philippines will have a better … public consumption already. I called President...

Duterte: Jet ski promise just a campaign joke, stupid

… /Screenshot from government TV MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte admitted on Monday … 2016 promise after calling the Philippines’ victory over China at the … never promised‘...

Celebrating youth in the Philippines (Part 2)

… during his tenure as Prime Minister in the  last century.  … increasing number of Overseas Filipino Workers who would be … strongest engine growth of the Philippine economy,...

Metro Manila, adjacent provinces to get bulk of AstraZeneca supply

… workers and personnel of the Philippine National Police receive their … on March 24. —NIÑO JESUSORBETA MANILA, Philippines — About half of the … of experts and the...

Fire hits Gaisano Mall of Davao’s Penong’s resto

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 May) – Shoppers of the Gaisano Mall of Davao were alarmed after a fire briefly broke out at 10:29 a.m. Monday at the Penong’s...

South Cotabato returns to MGCQ status despite COVID-19 spike

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 May) – South Cotabato province is going back to the less restrictive modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status despite the growing cases of...

HABAGATNONG HINAGAWHAW: Sila

Sila nga mga tigmatutô sa kaliwatan sa miagi, sa kasamtangan ug sa kahangtoran, kansang mga laylay, gakós, halók ug pag-antos mao ang nag-umol sa kapid-ang kasingkasing ug kalag, naghatag...

Mayor Sara: Davao City in ‘pre-surge’ COVID-19 level

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 May) – Mayor Sara Duterte claimed Monday that Davao City is now under a “pre-surge” level in the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic due to...

MinTVET appeals to Pres. Duterte:  review TESDA performance, replace Lapena

… said Dr. Bonifacio Valdez, President of VMC Asian  College Foundation … schools.” Lourdes Mission, President of EMAR Human and … Thomas Franco, MinTVET Vice President for Internal Affairs,...

Vaccination of Davao City’s senior citizens starts on May 11

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 May) —  The city government on Monday  announced that vaccination of senior citizens will start on Tuesday, May 11. The city government posted this...

Singapore’s success: Lessons for Manila

… ,” Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s Minister for Education and cochair of … a favorite pastime for many Filipinos. It is also a highly … of SAMVADA, a Singapore and...