Winning OFW families grateful to OWWA for MOFYA, cite BDO for fostering culture of saving

OWWA Administrator Arnaldo “Arnell” Ignacio (far left) confers the 2023 MOFYA to Amir Hawari, a land-based OF from Zamboanga who was joined by his wife Armina and daughter Nizma. Also joining them onstage was Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Officer-in-Charge Hans Cacdac The winners of the Model OFW Family of the Year Awards (MOFYA) — […]

Empowering women to stand up against HPV and Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It is a preventable cancer and highly treatable if diagnosed early. In 2020, cervical cancer claimed the lives of over 300,000 women globally. In the Philippines, 11 women die of the disease each day. This stark reality […]

Is Puregold teasing the year’s panalo collab of the Philippines’ biggest music artists?

Social media has been on fire speculating about Puregold collaborating with the hottest names in the local music scene. Social media has been on fire speculating about Puregold collaborating with the hottest names in the local music scene. The buzz started after Puregold made two teaser posts on their social media this past April 12th […]

Is Puregold teasing the year’s panalo collab of the Philippines’ biggest music artists?

Social media has been on fire speculating about Puregold collaborating with the hottest names in the local music scene. Social media has been on fire speculating about Puregold collaborating with the hottest names in the local music scene. The buzz started after Puregold made two teaser posts on their social media this past April 12th […]

FBI says Chinese hackers preparing to attack US infrastructure

Nashville, Tennessee – Chinese government-linked hackers have burrowed into U.S. critical infrastructure and are waiting “for just the right moment to deal a devastating blow,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Thursday. An ongoing Chinese hacking campaign known as Volt Typhoon has successfully gained access to numerous American companies in telecommunications, energy, water and other […]

US labor market stays resilient

REUTERS WASHINGTON – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits was unchanged at a low level last week, pointing to continued labor market strength that is driving the economy. Labor market resilience, together with elevated inflation have led financial markets and some economists to expect that the Federal Reserve could delay cutting […]

Philippines, New Zealand eye forces deal, share concern over South China Sea

Philippines President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon meet in Malacañang, April 18. — PPA Pool MANILA – Philippines President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon agreed on Thursday to deepen defense cooperation and expressed serious concern over the South China Sea, where the Philippines […]

Outages linked to failure to expand power plants’ capacity

The main islands of Luzon and the Visayas on Thursday experienced red and yellow alerts for a third day in a row as the country suffered extreme heat. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MIGUEL DE GUZMAN By Sheldeen Joy Talavera, Reporter THE MAIN ISLANDS of Luzon and the Visayas on Thursday experienced red and yellow alerts for a […]

PHL education faces increasing challenges from climate change

Additional electric fans are placed inside a classroom as students cope with the hot summer weather. — PHILIPPINE STAR/EDD GUMBAN By Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, Reporter SINGAPORE — The Philippines should localize its approach to education challenges considering its archipelagic nature, a United Nations expert said, as climate change and other emerging risks disrupt classes nationwide […]