Philippines’ COVID-19 cases top 272,000 with 3,550 new infections

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tally soared to 272,934 after the Department of Health (DOH) announced 3,550 new infections on Wednesday, the ninth straight day in which more than 3,000 new cases were reported. Metro Manila...

PNP eyes using antigen test to detect COVID-19

MANILA, Sept 16 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is eyeing to use the antigen test to detect COVID-19, according to PNP chief Police General Camilo Pancratius Cascolan on Wednesday. In a television interview, Cascolan said he already directed the PNP Health...

Carpio joins Del Rosario, Morales in ICC case vs. China

MANILA, Sept 16 (Mabuhay) — Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario on Tuesday said the case filed against Chinese President Xi Jinping and other officials before the International Criminal Court will proceed after submitting new evidence that could compel the...

Angelica Panganiban teases new Star Cinema project

MANILA, Sept 16 (Mabuhay) — Actress Angelica Panganiban is all set to star in a new project under Star Cinema. On Tuesday night, Star Cinema posted a teaser of Panganiban’s upcoming project, with the hashtag #IlabasMoYanMamee. “Ayon na nga naubos na ang siyam na...

Foreign direct investments yield $481M net inflow in June, up 7.1% — BSP

MANILA, Sept 16 (Mabuhay) — Foreign direct investments (FDI)—investments made by foreign companies or individuals in the Philippines— saw further improvement in June amid the easing of lockdown restrictions during the period, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported...