Duterte says ABS-CBN franchise renewal bid ‘piece of garbage’

MANILA, Mar 6 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said it is useless to give local media giant ABS-CBN Corp. a new 25-year legislative franchise. During the joint meeting of national and regional task forces to end local communist armed conflict (ELCAC) in...

Dingdong Dantes, Angel Locsin named Cinemadvocates at Film Ambassadors Night 2021

MANILA, Mar 6  (Mabuhay) — Dingdong Dantes and Angel Locsin were named Cinemadvocates at the 5th Film Ambassadors’ Night (FAN). Dingdong was recognized for building the League of Filipino Actors (AKTOR), which has criticized the passing of the Anti-Terrorism Bill, the...

Philippines reports 3,045 new COVID-19 cases, highest count in 2021

MANILA, Mar 6 (Mabuhay) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported a record-high 3,045 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections, bringing the total to 587,704, as five laboratories failed to submit data on time. This is the highest reported daily case...