OWWA Administrator Arnaldo "Arnell" Ignacio (far left) confers the 2023 MOFYA to Amir Hawari, a land-based OF from Zamboanga who was joined by his wife Armina and daughter Nizma. Also joining them onstage was Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Officer-in-Charge Hans CacdacThe winners of the Model OFW Family of the Year Awards (MOFYA) — who won the annual search for ...

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It is a preventable cancer and highly treatable if diagnosed early. In 2020, cervical cancer claimed the lives of over 300,000 women globally. In the Philippines, 11 women die of the disease each day. This stark reality is a wake-up call for ...

Social media has been on fire speculating about Puregold collaborating with the hottest names in the local music scene.Social media has been on fire speculating about Puregold collaborating with the hottest names in the local music scene. The buzz started after Puregold made two teaser posts on their social media this past April 12th that seemed to hint at an ...

Social media has been on fire speculating about Puregold collaborating with the hottest names in the local music scene.Social media has been on fire speculating about Puregold collaborating with the hottest names in the local music scene. The buzz started after Puregold made two teaser posts on their social media this past April 12th that seemed to hint at an ...

Nashville, Tennessee – Chinese government-linked hackers have burrowed into U.S. critical infrastructure and are waiting “for just the right moment to deal a devastating blow,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Thursday.An ongoing Chinese hacking campaign known as Volt Typhoon has successfully gained access to numerous American companies in telecommunications, energy, water and other critical sectors, with 23 pipeline operators ...

REUTERSWASHINGTON – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits was unchanged at a low level last week, pointing to continued labor market strength that is driving the economy.Labor market resilience, together with elevated inflation have led financial markets and some economists to expect that the Federal Reserve could delay cutting interest rates until September. A few economists ...

Philippines President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon meet in Malacañang, April 18. -- PPA PoolMANILA – Philippines President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. and New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon agreed on Thursday to deepen defense cooperation and expressed serious concern over the South China Sea, where the Philippines and China have had maritime run-ins.China ...

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas stood pat for a fourth straight meeting in April, keeping its benchmark rate at a near 17-year high of 6.5%. — CRAGBy Luisa Maria Jacinta C. Jocson, ReporterHIGHER FOR LONGER interest rates will keep inflation at bay but at the cost of slower economic growth, analysts said.Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Eli M. Remolona, ...

The main islands of Luzon and the Visayas on Thursday experienced red and yellow alerts for a third day in a row as the country suffered extreme heat. — PHILIPPINE STAR/MIGUEL DE GUZMANBy Sheldeen Joy Talavera, ReporterTHE MAIN ISLANDS of Luzon and the Visayas on Thursday experienced red and yellow alerts for a third day in a row as the ...

Additional electric fans are placed inside a classroom as students cope with the hot summer weather. — PHILIPPINE STAR/EDD GUMBANBy Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza, ReporterSINGAPORE — The Philippines should localize its approach to education challenges considering its archipelagic nature, a United Nations expert said, as climate change and other emerging risks disrupt classes nationwide and delay the country’s learning recovery efforts ...