The Marcoses’ glory days

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: What has changed in requesting SALN from the Ombudsman?

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Who’s fit for PhilHealth chief?

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Malacañang does about-face on releasing convicted U.S. marine Pemberton

COVID-19 Watch


Duterte bats for equal access to vaccine vs COVID-19 at UNGA speech

President Rodrigo Duterte reminded global leaders in his first-ever appearance at the United Nations…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Roque cites wrong executive order on SALNs

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque cited the wrong executive order in connection with the new…

The Marcoses’ glory days

High noon of June 30, 1981, the sound of “And he shall reign forever and ever” from Handel’s Messiah…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Roque repeats false claim on COVID lockdown for the third time

For at least the third time, Palace Spokesperson Harry Roque claimed that the Philippines was the…


PWD Files

Accessibility, Sensitivity toward PWD commuters

Not a good day for many vulnerable voters

Evacuation centers, relief goods not PWD-inclusive

PWDs left behind in Marikina’s disaster preparedness efforts

Earth Files

No need for impact assessment for Manila Bay project, says EMB exec

Toxicologist: Dolomite particles may cause cancer, other diseases

Unsettling justifications for the ‘Boracay’ on Manila Bay project

Wildlife and COVID-19: What the public can do


Art@Home, Away from the White Cube

‘#Alive’ Review: Korean zombie movie captures quarantine woes amid the pandemic

Arthur Espiritu debuts in Romeo et Juliet

River of memories

Easing pandemic anxieties through music

Philippine deliciousness celebrated

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