COVID-19 infections in the Philippines breach 363,000, deaths now at 6,783

COVID-19 infections in the Philippines breach 363,000, deaths now at 6,783 Bella Perez-Rubio (Philstar.com) - October 22, 2020 - 4:06pm MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health confirmed 1,664 mores cases of novel coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the national caseload to 363,888. Of these cases, 44,772 are active. Recovered patients are at…

Palace: With Pope’s backing, no more reason for Catholic solons to oppose same-sex civil unions

Palace: With Pope's backing, no more reason for Catholic solons to oppose same-sex civil unions MANILA, Philippines — Following Pope Francis' landmark endorsement, Malacañang on Thursday reiterated President Rodrigo Duterte's support for same-sex civil unions but said it was up to Congress to pass a law allowing the same.  "The…

‘This is how SLAPSHOCK disbanded’: Bassist bares alleged years of ‘friction,’ embezzlement

'This is how SLAPSHOCK disbanded': Bassist bares alleged years of 'friction,' embezzlement MANILA, Philippines — Slapshock bassist Lee Nadela encouraged other band members to voice out their own statements regarding the rock group's disbandment. In the band's Facebook group page, Lee posted an article from The Daily Tribune regarding his statement confirming…

Munzon, Pasaol gun for 2nd straight Chooks-to-Go 3×3 President’s Cup crown

Munzon, Pasaol gun for 2nd straight Chooks-to-Go 3x3 President’s Cup crown Joey Villar (Philstar.com) - October 22, 2020 - 2:02pm MANILA, Philippines — Joshua Munzon, Alvin Pasaol and their Zamboanga-Family’s Brand Sardines team seek a second straight title as the second leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 President’s Cup unfurls Friday…