Bato wants probe of Facebook takedown of accounts linked to cops, soldiers

MANILA, Oct 2 (Mabuhay) — Sen. Ronald Dela Rosa has filed a resolution urging the Senate to investigate the removal of some pro-government and anti-communist pages on Facebook, saying the move may be violating Filipinos’ right to free speech. The social media giant...

US military pilots must not use PH aircraft codes — Esperon

MANILA, Oct 2 (Mabuhay) — American military pilots should be cautioned against using hex codes belonging to Philippine aircraft while conducting their surveillance missions, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said Thursday. Esperon’s remarks came...

PH Covid-19 recoveries climb to 254,223; active cases now 54,294

MANILA, Oct 2 (Mabuhay) — Some 771 new recoveries from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) were reported Thursday, pushing the total number of recoveries nationwide to 254,223. In its latest case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) also noted 2,415 new Covid-19...

PRRD ‘most hopeful’ about potential China-made vaccine

MANILA, Oct 2 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte is “most hopeful” about the potential coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine being developed by China, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte prefers a China-made vaccine even...