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NBI conducting second autopsy on body of Bree Jonson

NBI conducting second autopsy on body of Bree Jonson

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 2:41 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation has finished conducting a second autopsy on the body of artist Bree Jonson, who was found unconscious in a hostel room in La Union last [...] » More

3,093 families affected by granular lockdowns in NCR-MMDA

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

More than 3,000 families have been affected by granular lockdowns across Metro Manila, the chair of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said. During [...] » More

FDA warns public against black market tocilizumab

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday warned the public against black markets selling the COVID-19 treatment drug tocilizumab, saying this could only worsen the [...] » More

Duterte says the Philippines will prosecute drug war crimes

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Laprensalatina | 5:02 AM

The president of the Philippines said on Wednesday (Manila time) that those who “have acted beyond bounds” during police operations shall be held accountable [...] » More

PLDT named Philippine’s Most Outstanding Telco by Asiamoney

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

PLDT Inc. has been hailed as the most outstanding telecommunications company in the country by financial magazine Asiamoney. PLDT bagged the Most Outstanding Company in the [...] » More

Philippines lower house approves VAT for big tech firms

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The Philippines’ lower house of Congress has approved a bill imposing taxes on tech giants like Facebook (FB.O), Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google and Youtube, and [...] » More

Philippines to pursue stronger, more resilient post-COVID-19 economy

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The Philippines is pursuing a stronger and more resilient post-COVID economy and not just to simply regain the losses caused by the pandemic, according to the Bangko Sentral [...] » More

ADB keeps growth outlook on Philippines, but recovery still ‘fragile’

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar-AFP | 5:02 AM

The Asian Development Bank maintained its economic outlook on the Philippines despite the recent tightening of pandemic lockdowns, saying the economy is healing but recovery [...] » More

Manila mayor declares Philippine presidential bid

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Manila mayor, Francisco Domagoso, said on Wednesday he will run for the Philippine presidency in the 2022 election. Francisco Domagoso, 47, better known by his celebrity [...] » More

Duterte says PH willing to aid Afghan, Rohingya refugees

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PNA | 5:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Wednesday that the Philippines is willing to extend assistance to Afghan and Rohingya refugees. While the Philippines has limited resources, [...] » More

Government urged to integrate different contact-tracing systems

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

A health expert is calling on the government to find ways to make different contact tracing systems work together and to also maximise their use. Dr Aileen Espina of [...] » More

Duterte asks rich nations to deliver on climate finance pledges

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte called on wealthy nations to fulfill their financial assistance to developing countries like the Philippines to help them bolster their defenses [...] » More

Peso may weaken to P51 to $1 next year

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research expects the peso to weaken further to 51 to $1 next year as the Philippines continues to struggle to contain the [...] » More

SSS job loss insurance payouts reach P2.62 billion

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The Social Security System (SSS) has released P2.62 billion in unemployment insurance benefits (UIB) to at least 196,000 members who lost their jobs during the pandemic. In a [...] » More

Philippines’ COVID-19 count up by 15,592 more cases

23-Sep-2021 Intellasia | PhilStar | 5:02 AM

The Philippines on Wednesday recorded 15,592 more coronavirus cases to bring its total count to 2,417,419. Figures today brought the active cases down by 8,562 from the [...] » More