Senate Approves Motorcycles-for-Hire Act

Senate of the Philippines

The Congress on Thursday, February 13, officially signed and approved Senate Bill No. 1341 or The Motorcycles-for-Hire Act. This after Committee Report No. 46 of Senate Bill No. 1341 was signed by 16 senators of the 18th Congress. In a press release on Thursday, Senator Grace Poe said that by approving the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act, the … Read more

Another 44 On Japan Cruise Ship Have COVID-19, Says Minister

Japan Cruise Ship

Forty-four more people on Japan cruise ship have COVID-19, according to a Japanese health minister. Another 44 people onboard a Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan’s coast have tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus, according to a Japanese health minister. This, as the confirmed cases of 2019 novel coronavirus, named COVID-19, now have 218 people on … Read more

Senator Poe Calls For Hearing On ABS-CBN Franchise

Senator Poe

Senator Grace Poe on Thursday, February 13, called for a legislative hearing on the compliance of ABS-CBN with its franchise. This, after the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) questioned ABS-CBN’s franchise before the Supreme Court. Senator Grace Poe, the chairperson of the Senate Committee on Public Services, called for a legislative hearing following Solicitor … Read more

Gov’t Not To Tolerate Abuse Of Broadcast Privilege, Says Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, February 12, said that the government will not tolerate any abuse of broadcast privilege. This, as President Rodrigo Duterte issued a statement before Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP)’s new officers and board of trustees in the Palace, following the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG)’s quo warranto petition … Read more

World’s Biggest Phone Show Canceled Due To COVID-19 Concerns


Mobile World Congress, the world’s biggest phone show, has been canceled because of global concerns regarding COVID-19, according to a chief executive of GSMA. This, as GSMA CEO John Hoffman on Wednesday (Thursday in the Philippines) released a statement, announcing the cancellation of this year’s Mobile World Congress due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In a … Read more

Cruise Ship Carrying 2000+ People Rejected by 5 Countries

Cruise Ship

5 Countries Did Not Allow Cruise Ship Carrying 2000+ Passengers & Crew To Dock CRUISE SHIP – Five (5) countries rejected the docking of a vessel carrying more than 2,000 passengers and crew members. Amid the coronavirus scare, a lot of countries are tightly guarding the point of entries to their place. It is in … Read more

BREAKING NEWS: Coronavirus Patient in China Confirmed To Have Visited Bali, Indonesia

Coronavirus Patient in China

Authorities Confirm that Coronavirus Patient in China Went To Bali, Indonesia CORONAVIRUS PATIENT IN CHINA – The Chinese authorities confirmed that a coronavirus patient has visited Bali, Indonesia. China is the epicenter of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus or now called as COVID-19. It was initially recorded in Wuhan City which is now under … Read more

PHIVOLCS: Taal Volcano Generates 101 Volcanic Earthquakes (Feb 12)

Taal Volcano

Taal Volcano Generates 101 Volcanic Earthquakes, Phivocls Says TAAL VOLCANO UPDATE – The state seismology agency PHIVOLCS reported that Taal Volcano generates 101 volcanic earthquakes. On Wednesday (February 12, 2020), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology releases the latest updates about Taal Volcano. The agency reported that the volcanic earthquakes in Taal slightly increased. … Read more

Pasig City To Give ‘Cash Gifts’ To Honor Students

Pasig City

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto on Wednesday announced that the city government will give cash gifts to public elementary and high school graduating students with honors. This, after Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto posted a photo of himself holding a signed contract on his Twitter account, thanking the Sangguniang Panlungsod for approving the resolution. #justsigned. … Read more

SC Has ‘No Jurisdiction’ Over OSG’s Quo Warranto Plea, Says CDO Rep.

quo warranto

President Duterte’s ally on Wednesday said that the Office of the Solicitor General’s quo warranto plea against ABS-CBN’s franchise didn’t have Supreme Court’s jurisdiction. This as Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez said that Solicitor General Jose Calida should have filed his quo warranto complaint against ABS-CBN before the House of Representatives. In an interview … Read more