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  • LeBron, Lakers back in NBA Finals after holding off Nuggets
    on September 27, 2020 at 3:48 am

    The Los Angeles Lakers, fueled by a triple-double from superstar LeBron James, beat the Denver Nuggets 117-107 on Saturday to reach the NBA Finals. With the win in the league’s quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida, the Lakers completed a 4-1 victory over the Nuggets in the best-of-seven Western […]

  • Judge set to rule on Trump TikTok download ban
    on September 27, 2020 at 3:44 am

    WASHINGTON, United States — A judge was set to rule Sunday on whether to allow a Trump administration ban on downloads of popular video-sharing app TikTok, which is seeking an injunction to prevent what it said could be a devastating blow. US District Judge Carl Nichols has promised to […]

  • BTS says earnest friendship, biz partnership behind successful teamwork
    on September 27, 2020 at 3:41 am

    SEOUL — Global K-pop act BTS has said the team’s great internal chemistry was driven by genuine friendship among members and the singers being fully aware they are committed to each other businesswise. “We’re all very good friends. We always talk and communicate with each other. And we know […]

  • LOOK: Jenine Desiderio celebrates birthday in UK with Janella, Markus
    on September 27, 2020 at 3:28 am

    Jenine Desiderio turned 50 with a surprise from daughter Janella Salvador and Salvador’s boyfriend Markus Paterson. The actress-singer spent her milestone birthday in the United Kingdom, where Paterson lives with his father. Desiderio shared pictures from her quarantine celebration, which […]

  • BTS’ new docu film tops S. Korean box office upon release
    on September 27, 2020 at 3:07 am

    SEOUL — K-pop superstar BTS’ new documentary film, “Break The Silence: The Movie,” topped the South Korean box office on its opening day, data showed Friday. “Break The Silence: The Movie,” the fourth film on the group, attracted 21,586 moviegoers on Thursday, the day of its release, outpacing […]

  • Five flights diverted from Incheon due to drone
    on September 27, 2020 at 3:04 am

    SEOUL — Five flights were diverted from Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, due to suspected drone activity on Saturday, the airport operator said. A passenger airplane of Russia’s S7 Airlines, two cargo flights of South Korea’s Asiana Airlines and two cargo flights of American […]

  • BTS video surpasses 400 m views on YouTube
    on September 27, 2020 at 3:01 am

    SEOUL — The music video of “Dynamite,” K-pop superstar BTS’ latest single, has surpassed 400 million views on YouTube, its agency said Saturday. The dance video reached the milestone Friday at 10:30 p.m., 35 days after it was posted on the video-sharing site, according to Big Hit […]

  • Job loss in New York led him to renew passion for photography, film-making
    on September 27, 2020 at 2:55 am

    SINGAPORE — He called New York home for six years. But that part of Mr Aaron Kho’s life came to an end whenthe Covid-19 pandemichit the United States earlier this year. The 27-year-old Singaporean was laid off in March. He had been a quality manager at a fashion-related e-commerce firm for […]

  • North Korea warns Seoul’s navy over search for dead official
    on September 27, 2020 at 2:53 am

    SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Sunday warned the South Korean navy to stop crossing into its territorial waters as ships search for the body of a Seoul official shot dead at sea by Pyongyang’s soldiers. State media said the North will begin its own search for the body and warned that the […]

  • ‘I just didn’t want to fight any more’: COVID-19 patient almost gave up but family’s plea kept him going
    on September 27, 2020 at 2:50 am

    MANILA, Philippines — He knew from the moment his doctor told him he would have to be intubated that death would be just a whisper away. “I told him that if you do that, I’d already have one foot in the grave,” Mr Judd de Leon, a recruitment specialist at talents firm Cielo, recalled. It […]

  • 317 Filipinos repatriated from Lebanon
    on September 27, 2020 at 2:40 am

                MANILA, Philippines — A total of 317 Filipinos from Lebanon have returned to the Philippines via a special chartered flight, Malacaang said.     The 317 […]

  • Knowing COVID-19 was at their door, family of 8 planned strategy to fight it
    on September 27, 2020 at 2:34 am

    BANGALORE — When Aman Gwjwn, 17, developed a persistent cough and cold in July whileon holiday at her grandmother’s home in Bangalore, her family of eight went to war, preparing themselves for Covid-19 to sweep through their home. Everyone from a 14-year-old eighth-grade student to a […]

  • Quezon island town records 1st COVID-19 case
    on September 27, 2020 at 2:33 am

    LUCENA CITY — Burdeos, a remote island town in Quezon province, recorded its first coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case on Saturday. The Burdeos COVID-19 Task Force revealed on its Facebook page that the patient, a 69-year-old woman from Barangay (village) Aluyon, came from Bian City, Laguna and […]

  • Drilon on P10-B SAP  ‘savings’: Leniency in cash aid distribution would’ve been more helpful 
    on September 27, 2020 at 2:11 am

              MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) should have been more “lenient” in distributing cash aid under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP), considering that many Filipinos lost their livelihoods due to the coronavirus […]

  • Proposed 2021 nat’l budget ‘unresponsive’ to pandemic needs — Drilon
    on September 27, 2020 at 1:53 am

            MANILA, Philippines — It appears that the proposed 2021 national budget was not tailored to address the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said Sunday.   Drilon criticized the absence of funds for the Department […]

  • Disinfect, sanitize to arrest COVID-19 spread, CDO folk urged
    on September 27, 2020 at 1:42 am

            CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Local health authorities are underscoring the importance of disinfection before entering one’s residence amid the lingering threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).   The reminder was issued after a registered nurse, several weeks […]

  • Casimero retains WBO title, blasts Micah in 3 rounds
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:54 am

    John Riel Casimero of the Philippines made a successful first defense of his WBO bantamweight crown on Sunday (Manila time), knocking out Ghana’s Duke Micah in the third round of their title fight in Connecticut. The 30-year-old from Leyte dominated Micah throughout with a series of punishing […]

  • Breonna Taylor protesters march anew: “No justice, No peace”
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:48 am

            LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A diverse crowd of hundreds marched through the streets of Louisville chanting “Black Lives Matter” on Saturday night, the fourth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. People in […]

  • 3 Bollywood stars questioned in drug investigation
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:44 am

            NEW DELHI — Three Bollywood actors, including top star Deepika Padukone, were questioned by India’s narcotics agency on Saturday as part of an investigation into the movie industry’s alleged links with drug peddlers and cartels, officials said. Padukone was the […]

  • Trump taps ’eminently qualified’ Barrett for Supreme Court
    on September 27, 2020 at 12:37 am

          WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort. […] – RSS Headlines Philippine News for the Filipino Global Community

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  • Success in service
    by Kristel Dacumos-Lagorza on September 26, 2020 at 4:20 pm

    Massive job losses and the economic slump due to Covid-19 led this manpower executive to seek a new opportunity for displaced workers. He found it in a new, food-centered delivery app that promotes homemade products and natural talent for whipping up meals “just like mom made it.” Bright ideas […]

  • Celtics control second half, top Heat to win Game 5 in East
    by Associated Press on September 26, 2020 at 4:20 pm

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida: Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics clearly are not ready to see the world that exists outside the NBA’s restart bubble. And a big second half extended their stay at Walt Disney World. Tatum had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Jaylen Brown added 28 points and the Celtics […]

  • Pacquiao to fight McGregor in 2021
    by Javier Joe Ismael on September 26, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    INTERNATIONAL boxing icon and lawmaker Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao is set to fight former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor next year. This was disclosed by Jayke Joson, a special assistant of Pacquiao. “For the sake of all the Filipino […]

  • Casimero takes on Micah today
    by Richiel S. Chavez on September 26, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    WORLD Boxing Organization bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero entered a near-empty venue in Connecticut on Saturday night wearing a mask for the official weigh-in for his fight against undefeated challenger Duke Micah of Ghana — a sight unfamiliar amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Casimero (29-4, […]

  • Swafford seizes PGA Puntacana Championship lead
    by Agence France-Presse on September 26, 2020 at 4:17 pm

    MIAMI: A little adversity did Hudson Swafford no harm on Friday (Saturday in Manila), as the American shook off a hornet sting at his second hole to card a five-under par 67 and take a two-shot lead in the PGA Tour Corales Puntacana Championship. Swafford, who started the day in a four-way tie for […]

  • Mickelson and late-night range session key for DeChambeau
    by Associated Press on September 26, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    MAMARONECK, New York: Two moments were key for Bryson DeChambeau winning the US Open. The first one was early in the week, when he played a practice round at Winged Foot with Phil Mickelson. By then, DeChambeau already was sold on his plan of hitting driver every chance he could because it would be […]

  • US Covid cases breach 7M; 203,240 deaths
    by The Manila Times on September 26, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    NEW YORK: The total number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the United States surpassed 7 million on Friday (Saturday in Manila), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. Covid-19 cases count in the country rose to 7,005,746, […]

  • Govt allots P71B to PhilHealth – Sotto
    by Javier Joe Ismael on September 26, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    SENATE President Vicente Sotto 3rd on Saturday said the government would allot P71 billion in subsidy to the graft-ridden Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth). In a radio interview, Sotto said he talked to Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado about the state of affairs at PhilHealth and was […]

  • Philippines continuing rich legacy of helping refugees
    by The Manila Times on September 26, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    In his recent speech before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), President Rodrigo Duterte announced to a global community what he has been saying to a national audience — that the Philippines is ready to accept Rohingya refugees. Since 2012, the Rohingya have been the target of numerous […]

  • GAB slams ACC for GCQ tourney
    by Josef T. Ramos, TMT on September 26, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Abraham Mitra Jr. admonished the Alabang Country Club and Club 515 for organizing a tournament, an activity prohibited during the general community quarantine (GCQ). All non-professional sports tournaments are prohibited during GCQ, according to the […]

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  • Lockdown sa Davao City lugakan sa Mayo 8
    on May 5, 2020 at 11:12 am

    LUAGAN sa lokal nga panggamhanan sa siyudad sa Davao ang istriktong lockdown karong Biyernes, Mayo 8, aron nga tugotan ang mga pribadong behikulo makasundo sa mga natanggong mga kabanay sulod sa dakbayan

  • 2 VSMMC workers positive for Covid
    on April 30, 2020 at 8:40 am

    OFFICIALS of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) in Cebu City confirmed on Thursday, April 30, 2020, that two of their health workers tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).Dr.

  • Police, military help secure Cebu City Jail
    on April 23, 2020 at 7:58 am

    POLICE have been sent to help secure the Cebu City Jail (CCJ) in Barangay Kalunasan after several jail guards tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).City Councilor Dave Tumulak also

  • 18 new cases, 15 from Labangon
    on April 23, 2020 at 5:13 am

    CEBU CITY Mayor Edgardo Labella has announced 18 additional coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in the city bringing the total number of infections to 328 as of Thursday, April 23, 2020.Of the 18 new

  • Osmeña questions Labella’s P49-M budget for residents affected by Covid-19 crisis
    on April 16, 2020 at 9:45 am

    FORMER Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña questioned the P49 million budget of the Cebu City Government for the procurement of 60,000 food packs that will be distributed to residents affected by the coronavirus

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  • PNPA ipatutupad blended learning
    by Abante Tonite on September 27, 2020 at 3:38 am

    Ipatutupad ng Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) ang blended learning sa kanilang mga kadeta bilang pagtalima sa Commission on Higher Education. The post PNPA ipatutupad blended learning first appeared on Abante Tonite.

  • Tonite Front Page | Balita ngayong September 27, 2020
    by Abante Tonite on September 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Tonite Front Page | Balita ngayong September 27, 2020 The post Tonite Front Page | Balita ngayong September 27, 2020 first appeared on Abante Tonite.

  • P4.5T budget aprub sa komite ng Kamara
    by Abante Tonite on September 26, 2020 at 2:53 pm

    Lusot na sa House committee on appropriations ang panukalang P4.5 trilyong budget para sa 2021 at inaasahang isasalang na ito sa plenaryo sa susunod na linggo. The post P4.5T budget aprub sa komite ng Kamara first appeared on Abante Tonite.

  • DOH tinabla `no face shield’ sa trabaho
    by Abante Tonite on September 26, 2020 at 2:52 pm

    Hindi sang-ayon ang Department of Health (DOH) sa hirit ng ilang negosyante na payagan ang hindi pagsusuot ng face shiled para sa kanilang mga empleyado. The post DOH tinabla `no face shield’ sa trabaho first appeared on Abante Tonite.

  • Presyo ng swab test sinumite sa Palasyo
    by Abante Tonite on September 26, 2020 at 2:49 pm

    Maaaring ilabas na umano sa susunod na linggo ang executive order na magtatakda ng maximum price para sa RT–PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) o swab test. The post Presyo ng swab test sinumite sa Palasyo first appeared on Abante Tonite.

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