Palace says worst of Covid-19 is over

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Wednesday claimed that the worst of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis is over since the country has been able to improve its healthcare capacity significantly. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque responded to the...

Reno manufacturer failed to secure product registration certificate — FDA

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) –Amid backlash from its public warning against popular liver spread brand Reno, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday clarified that the product’s manufacturer failed to secure a certificate of registration. In a classificatory...

Janella Salvador, Markus Paterson go public with relationship

MANILA, Sept 17 (Mabuhay) — Kapamilya actress Janella Salvador and Filipino-British actor and model Markus Paterson finally revealed to the public their relationship through a kiss on Saturday. Paterson posted a video of him and Salvador intimately dancing on Instagram,...

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...

Duterte most likely to extend nat’l state of calamity — Palace

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will “most likely” extend the declaration of national state of calamity in the country due to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Malacañang said Monday. In a press briefing, Presidential...

Duterte appeals to Malaysia to help Filipinos ‘in your country’

MANILA, Sept 15 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night appealed to the Malaysian government to help Filipinos “in your country,” despite the “ticklish” issue of Sabah. According to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, 2,000 Filipinos had been repatriated from...