Christina Mendez
Christina Mendez
  • Articles
  • Authors
Duterte on cops selling AKs: Shoot them dead
by Christina Mendez - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has brought to light anew past cases against former members of the Philippine National Police, whom he accused of smuggling AK-47 machine guns that were sold to enemies of the state and killed many...
Buddy Gomez, ex-press secretary, 86
by Christina Mendez - July 25, 2021 - 12:00am
The family of former press secretary Tomas “Buddy” Gomez III announced yesterday his death while he was on a pilgrimage in Galicia, Spain.
House to prioritize 5 bills in Duterte agenda
by Christina Mendez - July 24, 2021 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives will prioritize the five remaining bills in the legislative agenda of the Duterte administration when sessions resume next week, after the President delivers his last State of the Nation...
IATF reviewing call for outdoor ban on minors
by Christina Mendez - July 22, 2021 - 12:00am
With the threat of the Delta variant, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases will be reviewing the appeal of Metro Manila mayors to reinstate the restrictions covering children...
Duterte greets Muslims on Eid’l Adha feast
by Christina Mendez - July 21, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte and Palace officials yesterday joined the Muslim community in the observation of Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice.
No help from China in 2016 polls – Duterte
by Christina Mendez - July 21, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has denied owing his election victory in 2016 to China as ranking Beijing officials had reportedly bragged, saying he didn’t need help from a foreign country to get 16 million votes.
Duterte to APEC: Non-discriminatory vaccination certificates needed
by Christina Mendez - July 18, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has urged the 21 member-economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation to work on the use of internationally recognized digital vaccination cards that will boost travel globally while countries...
Duterte: VP run for immunity amid threats
by Christina Mendez - July 18, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte said yesterday that he has considered running for vice president next year to get immunity from lawsuits, after his critics and the political opposition threatened to bring him to court.
Iloilo, 3 cities under ECQ until July 31
by Christina Mendez - July 17, 2021 - 12:00am
Iloilo province and the cities of Iloilo, Gingoog and Cagayan de Oro have been placed under the strictest enhanced community quarantine to contain the spread of COVID-19 amid concerns over the Delta variant.
July 20 a holiday for Eid’l Adha
by Christina Mendez - July 16, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has declared Tuesday (July 20) a regular holiday in observance of the Eid’l Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice observed by the Muslim community.
‘Duterte recognizes PDP-Laban belongs to Pimentels’
by Christina Mendez - July 16, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte recognizes that the Pimentels virtually own the PDP-Laban, which is now divided over the issue on who should be its standard bearer in next year’s general elections, presidential spokesman...
Duterte to preside over PDP-Laban meeting
by Christina Mendez - July 15, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte is set to preside over the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan national assembly on July 17 in Clark, Pampanga, amid the feud between the factions of acting party president Sen. Manny Pacquiao...
Duterte accepts apology from World Bank
by Christina Mendez - July 14, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has accepted the apology of the World Bank over reports indicating the poor performance of Filipino students.
Palace downplays Philippines safety ranking
by Christina Mendez - July 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Malacañang downplayed yesterday the Global Finance Magazine report that put the Philippines at the bottom of its list of the world’s safest countries in 2021.
IATF: LGUs can still require RT-PCR test for travel
by Christina Mendez - July 10, 2021 - 12:00am
While the government has relaxed travel restrictions, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases gave local government units the discretion to ask for negative RT-PCR test results,...
Duterte thanks Japan for 1.1 million vaccine donation
by Christina Mendez - July 9, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday thanked Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for the donation of 1.124 million doses of Astra Zeneca vaccine that will boost the Philippines’ target of herd immunity.
Philippine population hits 109 million
by Christina Mendez - July 8, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine population has reached 109 million based on the 2020 Census of Population and Housing gathered by the Philippine Statistics Authority, Malacañang said in a proclamation yesterday.
Duterte mulling another brand for 2nd dose after Sinopharm?
by Christina Mendez - July 8, 2021 - 12:00am
President Duterte has expressed concern over the possible adverse effects of getting inoculated with a second dose of a brand different from the first.
607 houses turned over to Cebu Yolanda victims
by Christina Mendez - July 4, 2021 - 12:00am
A total of 607 housing units have been turned over to victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Cebu province.
Follow IATF protocols, Palace insists
by Christina Mendez - July 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Malacañang reiterated yesterday its call for local government units to follow the quarantine protocols set by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases or IATF.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | ... | 112 | 113 | 114 | 115 | 116
Are you sure you want to log out?

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

Get Updated:

Signup for the News Round now

or sign in with