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January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Marijuana patch eases pain for Arroyo

Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo suffers from multiple cervical spondylosis which causes pain on her spine How does Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo help ease pain on her cervical spine? She uses marijuana – well, at least in countries that have legalized it. The Pampanga 2nd District congresswoman admitted she uses cannabis patches to help ease pain whenever 201

January 15, 2019 4:01 AM Stephen King steps in to save Maine paper's book reviews

NEW YORK, USA – When Stephen King's local newspaper, under financial pressure, announced it would cut regional book reviews, the horror author swooped in – and managed to save the section with just a few tweets. The story began on Friday, January 11 when King shared that The Portland Press Herald, a prominent newspaper in his home state of Maine, would 146

January 14, 2019 4:23 AM Nancy wants OSG to review contracts of data mgmt providers dealing with PH govt

In light of the passport data breach, and to further protect the privacy of individuals, Sen. Nancy Binay today called on the solicitor general to review the contracts of government's data management providers. Binay wants the Office of the Solicitor General to review all contracts of government agencies with third-party software and data management 86

January 14, 2019 2:17 AM Maroon 5 announced as Super Bowl 2019 half-time performers

The group is set to perform with Atlanta native Big Boi and Grammy-nominated rapper Travis Scott during the half-time of the NFL championship NEW YORK, USA – Three-time Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5 was named Sunday, January 12 as the headline act of next month's Super Bowl 53 half-time show, a performance that has aroused controversy and protest 94

January 13, 2019 2:32 AM Legarda: Senate Will Prioritize Passage of 2019 Budget

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance, today said that the Senate will prioritize the passage of the proposed 2019 national budget when session resumes on Monday, January 14. Legarda said that the Senate will continue to hold marathon sessions to ensure immediate approval of the 2019 budget. Upon resumption of session, the budget 79

January 11, 2019 10:20 AM FALSE: These are not pictures of the 'clean' hometown of President Duterte

No, these pictures do not show the ‘clean’ hometown of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte A post that has been shared more than 1,500 times on Facebook contains photos claiming to show Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s home city of Davao as “clean.” A reverse search and a check of Google maps reveals that the photos, however, show another city. The two images 94

January 9, 2019 1:35 PM Our faith, tenacity make us overcome life’s hurdles, realize our dreams, reach our goals: Kiko

This occasion bears witness to the Filipinos’ fervent devotion to the Black Nazarene and the deep faith that guides their everyday living. As we join the Traslacion or the procession of the image, let’s whisper a simple prayer for peace, unity, and less hardship for the Filipino people. It is our faith and tenacity that make us overcome life’s hurdles 106

January 9, 2019 6:40 AM Low prices leave Benguet vegetables rotting

Long lines of vegetable trucks wait to unload their produce – only to be told that the prices are too low BAGUIO, Philippines – At this time of the year, the agriculture story in Benguet would be about frost nipping at cabbage and other vegetables. Instead, the untold stories are more chilling. At the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (BAPTC) and the La Trinidad 107

January 8, 2019 7:29 AM Hyundai shows off walking car project at CES 2019

Hyundai's Elevate project is billed as an unprecedented 'Ultimate Mobility Vehicle' that combines technology from electric cars with robotics LAS VEGAS, USA – South Korean car maker Hyundai on Monday, January 7, gave a look at work it is doing on a vehicle with robotic legs to let it walk or crawl over treacherous terrain. Hyundai showed off its Elevate 106

January 8, 2019 6:04 AM Philippine Airlines launches more flights to Cambodia, Vietnam

The Philippine flag carrier will launch flights from Manila to Phnom Penh in Cambodia and Hanoi in Vietnam this summer MANILA, Philippines – Flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) launched new routes in Southeast Asia from Manila, set to be operational starting March 31. In a media briefing Tuesday, January 8, PAL President Jaime Bautista announced that the airline 102