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Quiboloy admits going into hiding due to ‘death threats from US’

By Beting Laygo Dolor, Manila Editor MANILA  — Where in the world is Pastor Apollo Quiboloy?  He says he’s in hiding because the US is after him, while also saying that he has not left the country but is only cooling…

Special Report: The Jewish experience in the Philippines

(First of 2 parts) By the Philippine News Today,  Manila research team MANILA – On November 29, 1947, Jews worldwide were listening to their radios as the United Nations member states voted on whether or not to accept a proposed…

Consul General Badajos, TJ Manotoc rally FilAm journalists in LA

LOS ANGELES – Veteran broadcast journalist TJ Manotoc and Philippine Consul General Edgar Badajos warned against the inroad of AI (artificial intelligence) and fake news as they challenged journalists to continue to be truthful and responsible in their calling. Manotoc…

MINDANAO SECESSION BID GRIPS PHL, BACKED, NIXED; PNP warns of chaos; DND, DoJ vow to protect sovereignty

By ALFRED GABOT and CLAIRE MORALES TRUE  Editor in Chief and Managing Editor   MANILA/DAVAO CITY – A threat by former President Rodrigo Duterte to lead a secession of Mindanao from the rest of the Philippines has gripped the country  as…

Amid threats, PHL military gets P2 trillion for weapons, equipment

By Jeanne Michael Penaranda, Correspondent MANILA — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has approved the military’s revised modernization for new weaponry and equipment costing P 2 trillion to bolster the country’s defenses against threats in South China Sea and West Philippine…

Marcos clarifies no rift with VP Sara Duterte; Unity Team is still intact

By Jeanne Michael Penaranda, Correspondent MANILA – Vice President and Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Sara Duterte continues to enjoy the trust and confidence of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. despite the criticisms that the President is getting from her…

Hostilities break out between Marcos, Duterte camps

By Beting Laygo Dolor, Manila Editor MANILA – In the strongest sign yet that all is not well within the “Unity” government led by President Ferdinand Marcos Jr on one side and Vice President Sara Duterte, on the other, the…

Big project to revitalize Pasig launched

By Jennifer T. Santos MANILA – President Ferdinand Marcos  Jr. has launched the Pasig River Urban Development Project  as he recognized the river’s cultural and historical significance. Dubbed  the “Pasig Bigyan Buhay Muli” (PBBM), the big project, which is “people-centered…

Groups want Vilma Santos to run for governor in 2025; ex-town mayor announces bid

BATANGAS CITY – Is former Batangas governor Rosa Vilma Santos Recto running for governor again? Many supporters, fans and followers of the award-winning actress who had served as governor and mayor of Lipa City for three terms are rooting for…

Possible presence of ICC probers rattles overseer of Duterte drug war

By Beting Laygo Dolor, Manila Editor MANILA – The possible arrival of International Criminal Court (ICC) investigators to the Philippines has so rattled the mastermind of the deadly drug war of former president Rodrigo Duterte that he even questioned the…