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How could the ocean's most accomplished deep-sea diver wind up with nitrogen bubbles poisoning its veins? Short answer: beaked whales – especially one species known as Cuvier's – get really, really scared.
The procession marks the start of the 9-day novena mass for the feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019
The Petron Blaze Spikers deliver another masterclass as they defeat the F2 Logistics Cargo Movers
Highlights of the Chinese President's November 20 to 21 visit to Manila include a state banquet hosted by President Rodrigo Duterte and courtesy calls by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Senate President Vicente Sotto III
Lorent Saleh is the president of NGO Operation Freedom, which works to promote human rights, democracy, and civil liberties in Venezuela and the rest of Latin America
''Yung pagsasalita naman kasi per se, hindi naman bawal eh, that's part of our freedom,' says PNP chief Oscar Albayalde
The military claims the Communist Party of the Philippines is recruiting students through martial law film screenings on campus
(3rd UPDATE) Several activities are lined up for Friday, September 21, in Metro Manila and the regions to commemorate the declaration of Proclamation 1081
(UPDATED) The Philippine National Police says another 1,000 police are to remain on standby at the PNP headquarters should assistance be needed
An idle Android smartphone with its Chrome browser open sends data communications to Google's servers as often as 14 times an hour, according to the study
Colleagues say the leftist politician was killed because she had angered police and underground paramilitary groups known as militias
The Global Witness reports that Brazil was the most dangerous country for land activists in 2017 with 57 killed, while the Philippines accounted for 48
Using fake papers, over a hundred containers are released from the Mindanao International Container Terminal in the past 6 months
Here are ways to keep yourself entertained if you’re chilling at home
The game, 'Active Shooter,' is taken down from the Steam platform, with the developer and publisher also axed from the service
Militant activists hold their own version of the annual Catholic tradition
When the hot lava flow hits the water it produces acid fumes known as 'laze' – lava and haze
Bring some quality Mommy-and-Me bonding time instead of a present this year!
Several protests and activities are lined up on Tuesday, May 1, to celebrate Labor Day
The number of daily active users has also grown, with an increase of 48 million users from 1.401 billion to 1.449 billion in total
The village and youth council polls will be on Monday, May 14
The Department of health will hold supplemental measles vaccination drives for children 4 years old and below in Metro Manila and parts of Mindanao from April to June
It's been a month since the military arrested Myles Albasin and 5 other young people in Negros Oriental. They allegedly fired at the soldiers, but have tested negative for gunpowder.
The Vigan Conservation Complex has a booth for ‘pasyon’ sing-along, except it’s open only on request. Still, the city continues with its century-old Holy Week traditions.
Let us never allow ourselves to be motivated by anger or hatred, resentment, revenge, or the instinct to retaliate or return evil for evil
For those who are Bicol-bound this Holy Week, here are tourist destinations that also serve as venue for Stations of the Cross and other traditions
'Retrospektib' focuses on the story of 3 male activists who try to escape the atrocities of the Narkos regime
Promoting agriculture, students from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) bag the 2018 Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Award
The 10th annual Kroll Global Fraud Risk Report outlines the risks industries and organizations now have to face
Philvocs however warns that in 1984, Mayon also slowed down a week before it had a major eruption
The status alert change comes after a steam-driven eruption that caused ash falls in areas of Albay
Cybersecurity firm F-Secure says an issue within Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), 'which is commonly found in most corporate laptops, allows an attacker to take complete control over a user's device in a matter of seconds'
This New Year, make a conscious effort to spend more time with the ones who matter most
(UPDATED) Hundreds are injured but quickly assisted by government agencies and volunteers
(UPDATED) The image of the Black Nazarene reaches Quiapo Church at around 3:05 am Wednesday, January 10
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Isinama ng mga magulang na deboto ang kanilang mga anak sa Pista ng Nazareno
Education Secretary Leonor Briones lifts the moratorium on off-campus activities, which the DepEd had imposed following the Tanay road crash that killed 15 students
ICYMI: The 'Impossible' magic show is here until January 3rd
The official Facebook Page of the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene releases the list of activities for the upcoming Traslacion
Wu Gan was convicted guilty of 'subverting state power'
Shake up your Christmas by starting a new holiday tradition: giving back
Film screenings, a bike ride, and a human rights concert, all in one week
Don’t want your kids to be idle during the break? Here are some fun and educational places you can take them to
'Moving Pictures: Artists for Human Dignity' showcases the reality of human dignity in the country amid abuses against social justice through art. The exhibit runs from November 22 to December 10.
PRESS RELEASE: The UP Diliman Office of the Chancellor announces the 2017 year-end program with the theme 'UP Diliman: Paaralan, Palaruan'
ASEAN evades reference to China's militarization of the South China Sea, as it hails the 'positive momentum' in Southeast Asia's ties with China
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raises the alert level after it recorded 279 volcanic earthquakes in the past 24 hours