Japan Allows Some Passengers To Leave Quarantined Cruise Ship

Japan Cruise Ship

Japan on Friday started allowing passengers to leave a quarantined cruise ship off Japan’s coast in order to finish the isolation in government-designated quarters. This, as the first passengers, aged 80 and older, were tested negative for the 2019 novel coronavirus, named COVID-19. The Japanese government has given passengers a chance to move from the cruise … Read more

Former SC Chief Justice As The New GSIS Chief

Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte assigned former Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin as the new chief of Government Service Insurance System (GSIS). This, as Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said that former Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin sworn to President Rodrigo Duterte last week. Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin previously retired as the … Read more

DepEd Suspends Junior-Senior Promenade


The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday announced the suspension of Junior-Senior Promenade (JS Prom) in all public schools in order to prevent the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus, named COVID-19. This, as the Department of Education stated that the department’s top priority was the health and safety of the students. Under the DepEd … Read more

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