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Your trash can buy cereal, soap, and more.
Quezon City on Tuesday launched a waste trading program that will soon allow residents to swap trash for groceries, as one of Metro Manila's largest cities moved to cut back on plastic waste.The Trash to Cashback program allows individuals to exchange recyclable ...
 
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They trialed and were promised the Pfizer jab.
Photographer Jerome Ascano was on the scene to capture the frustrations of Filipino frontliners with the government. Medical frontliners thronged the Philippine General Hospital Friday to protest a COVID-19 vaccine rollout using one made by China's Sinovac, saying they were promised a different ...
 
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Filipinos will be working on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
President Rodrigo Duterte amended list of holidays for 2021, making November 2 (All Souls' Day), December 24 (Christmas Eve), and December 31 (New Year's Eve) "Special (Working) Days."  The amendments were made through Proclamation No. 1107. According to the proclamation, the new Special Working ...
 
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The United States named 12 leaders who are winning the fight against corruption.
The United States recognized Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto as one of the world's best leaders who demonstrated effective anticorruption practices. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken launched the International Anticorruption Champions Award to recognize individuals who have demonstrated leadership, courage, and impact in preventing, exposing, ...
 
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It's a lesson in vaccine science.
Two Filipinos who returned to Cebu from abroad tested positive for COVID-19 despite getting vaccinated in their countries of origin, authorities said Thursday.The first case, a 43-year-old OFW from Dubai, got two full doses from China's Sinopharm. The second case, a 25-year-old woman, got just one of two doses ...
 
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Duterte says he 'will not allow' NTC to grant a permit to ABS-CBN unless the Lopezes pay 'taxes.'
President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he would not allow ABS-CBN to secure a new permit from the National Telecommunications Commission until the Lopez family pays all their "taxes."But in February 2020, the Bureau of Internal Revenue cleared the network of any outstanding obligations, saying ABS-CBN has been regularly paying ...
 
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One city had the most number of children involved in road accidents.
There were 265 road accidents involving children in Metro Manila in 2020, despite most of the year spent under quarantine, the MMDA said, as a law requiring child car seats takes full effect.Of the total, seven were fatal, the MMDA said. Still, ...
 
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Daang Katutubo cuts a path through the rolling hills of Pangasinan.
One of the most breathtaking roads in the Philippines is almost complete. Daang Katutubo cuts a path through the rolling hills of Pangasinan to connect the lands of ethnic groups Kankanaey, Bago, and Ibaloi in Barangay Mapita. “This road improvement will give a boost ...
 
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That would look awkward.
The Philippines will implement on Feb. 2 a law that requires motorists to install car seats for children, in an effort to make roads safer for minors, officials and safety advocates said.The law mandates that passengers 12 years old and below, 4'11" ...
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