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The former chief justice also says government should be careful not to repress the human spirit that must always find a way to express itself
Postponed due to the coronavirus lockdown, judgment day for Ressa and former researcher-writer Rey Santos will take place in a court under quarantine restrictions
'What if your favorite performing artist showed up in your house through some abracadabra of digital technology? How will that change the quality of your day?'
'If you lost your job because of the pandemic, did you lose your passion too?'
'We have not and will never forget the heroism displayed by our soldiers during the 2017 Marawi Siege,' says 103rd Infantry Brigade commander Colonel Jose Maria Cuerpo II who led wreathlaying ceremony to honor the fallen soldiers
Laboratories are already 'choking' and existing resources are very limited, says Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire
'Time can run out on us but what it cannot do is fill it for us. What if we intentionally live out wisdom in the wait so that we can have an even better normal?'
What do you do when dining out isn't an option anymore? Innovate.
As the first typhoon hits the Philippines amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials say families should stay at least one meter apart from other families at evacuation centers
Maria Sharapova immediately adjusts to life after tennis amid the coronavirus pandemic
Party-list representative Jorge Bustos says he will file charges against the couple for presenting falsified documents to authorities in Cebu checkpoints
Moalboal town police say Maria Gigante and her boyfriend got past checkpoints because they claimed they were going to Alegria to distribute relief goods
(UPDATED) Following public backlash, the PCOO takes down the posts and says it's taking measures to 'uphold accountability' over the incident
'The only reason we can think of why a government entity tasked to combat the communist insurgency would wage a propaganda offensive against media persons and outfits is if government now considers us the enemy'
'[We have to] help young people realize that the screen is their slave – a tool – and not their master'
The country reports a 10% positivity rate, a WHO benchmark, even as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to grow
'Your life depends now literally on the information that you are receiving…. The people need to act like their lives depend on the information they are getting,' says Steve Herman of Voice of America
Taylor Fritz earns $1 million for hungry children in the US in a star-studded online tennis tournament
Maria Ressa, Ging Reyes, and Sheila Coronel talk about journalism in the age of pandemic – and the opportunities a crisis brings
'Why Lighthouse? Because journalists shine the light, and a lighthouse is a beacon showing travelers the way to safe harbor.'
'The next normal is not a magical tomorrow that is independent of our actions today or in the past'
Rappler's Maria Ressa and ANCx's Ces Drilon talk to fellow TOWNS awardees about how the foundation was able to raise P60 million to purchase PPE sets for COVID-19 frontliners in hospitals all over the country
However, Governor Jose Maria Zubiri says checkpoints in all regional and provincial borders will remain
To jumpstart the province’s stalled economy, Governor Jose Maria Zubiri allows the gradual opening of establishments, offices, and other activities. However, non-residents are still barred from entering the province.
'Our human nature will not banish our sense of touch despite what we have experienced during the pandemic. We will find new ways to feel each other.'
Doctors have been held at checkpoints because their government licensure IDs show the word ‘physician’
The coronavirus can be a 'traitor,' and Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reminds everyone to continue practicing physical distancing and stringent personal hygiene
Maria Ressa, Branko Brkic, and Ritu Kapur talk to ICFJ about the challenges and opportunities of running digital newsrooms in the time of COVID-19
There are currently 1,263 ventilators in hospitals across the country
'Our lives are too small, our minds so closed, our interests so shallow, our existing social and political ideologies too narrow, to recognize that we invited this non-living thing into our lives, into our normal'
Department of the Interior and Local Government spokesperson Jonathan Malaya says Governor Jose Maria Zubiri is now cooperating. 'We see no more reason to proceed with a case,' he says.
The department's estimation is based on studies of scientists and mathematicians, says Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire
'There is only one quarantine pass per household, and only the [person named on the pass can] go out to secure food and other essentials,' says Governor Zubiri
This virus is new, and science is doing a parallel course of getting to know it while fighting it. Which is a very tricky thing.
Maria Elena Ferral, a correspondent for the Diario del Xalapa daily newspaper, is shot while getting into her car in Papantla
As Women's Month closes, we put the spotlight on RITM's Dr Celia Carlos, DOH's Maria Rosario Vergeire, Xavier University's Dr Analyn Asok, and PGH COVID nurse Kathlyn Valdez
(UPDATED) Chinese doctors and public health experts will form part of an advisory group expected to share insights on addressing the novel coronavirus outbreak
Here is a curated list of actions that could prevent, solve, or manage those inner crises or conflicts that can arise because you cannot go anywhere
(UPDATED) Other provinces in Mindanao – Tawi-Tawi, Davao Oriental, North Cotabato – are also preparing for the heavy demand for rice due to the lockdowns across the country
The Department of Health, however, says that the patient will be put under a 14-day home quarantine after release
In celebration of women’s month, Rappler highlights 7 Filipinas whose stories should be remembered
(UPDATED) The coronavirus death toll in the Philippines climbs to 35
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire says such tests don't always produce accurate findings
(UPDATED) The Department of Health reports 82 new coronavirus cases and 8 additional deaths on Monday, March 23
'You do not need a PhD to understand what the scientists are saying and also what they are NOT saying'
(UPDATED) The total is now at 380, as of Saturday night, March 21, from the 307 announced earlier that day
(UPDATED) The Department of Health also announced that 5 more people –including elderly patients – have recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 13
Bukidnon Governor Joe Zubiri's closure order disregards an offer for unified Northern Mindanao checkpoints
(UPDATED) The total number of recoveries stays at 8 as of 12 pm Friday, March 20