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The anti-terror council or ATC designates as terrorists Joma Sison and 18 others, alleging them to be central committee members of the Communist Party of the Philippines.

The Commission on Elections or Comelec awards multinational corporation Smartmatic a P402-million contract to provide software for the automated election system in the 2022 presidential elections.

The Department of the Interior and Local Government on Thursday, May 13, refutes Benjamin Magalong’s remarks that contact tracing is the ‘weakest link” in the Philippine government’s pandemic response.

The Isla Reta Beach Resort in Davao del Norte is being criticized for refusing to accommodate transgender guests, claiming it lacks facilities for them.

Ellen DeGeneres reveals Wednesday, May 12 that she is ending her long-running talk show in 2022. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, she talks about the need to be challenged as a creative person. –