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Bad news about a country usually affects potential visitors’ travel plans, so it’s understandable that Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo is concerned about the spate of negative reports on the Philippines.


SOMETHING is wrong with us, it seems. We struggle to exalt the nation, but sink it with our disjointed discourse.

Patients with suspected Zika virus infection who have negative real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction test results are not automatically in the clear, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned in new guidelines on the interpretation of Zika virus antibody test results.

A provisional waiver can benefit certain people who are not eligible to adjust status in the US.

Despite China’s assurances that it will not build structures on Panatag Shoal, majority of Filipinos are deeply skeptical, judging from the emails we have been receiving.

We may be in for a trap by those against constitutional change without our knowing it.

I have always been a critic of irresponsible and” envelopmental” journalism. At the same time, I have always been a strong advocate of the freedom of the press and freedom of speech as essential building blocks for democracy.

If I were Jesus, I would have asked that question earlier in the story – just after the man who was born blind went to the Pool of Siloam, washed, and was able to see for the first time.