PHILIPPINE STAR/ KRIZJOHN ROSALESBy Alyssa Nicole O. Tan, ReporterROSE ANN SANTOS, 20, says ill-gotten wealth allegations against President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. and his family are just moonshine.“That is not true,” she said in an interview in Filipino on Thursday at the National Museum, where she came to hear him speak at his inauguration. “If it was, he would not ...

AN animatronic crocodile was brought around the streets of Metro Manila in a publicity stunt to promote the new TV show Lolong. — PHOTO FROM GMA PUBLIC AFFAIRS/TWITTERSOCIAL media users have been seeing an awful lot of crocodiles on their feeds lately. No, not politicians. Real ones. Sort of. First there were photos of picturesque waterside scenes with captions asking ...

By Luisa Maria Jacinta C. Jocson, ReporterSHARES in Balai Ni Fruitas, Inc. ended lower by 7.14% or five centavos to P0.65 on market debut on Thursday, with analysts blaming inflation and rising commodity prices for the stock’s fate.The firm listed 1.49 billion primary and secondary shares on the small, medium, and emerging (SME) board of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). ...

BW FILE PHOTOTHE PESO rebounded versus the dollar on Thursday, returning to the P54 level, on lower global oil prices and as the incoming Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) chief said they may consider a more aggressive rate hike at their August meeting to temper rising inflation.The local unit closed at P54.975 per dollar on Thursday, rising by 8.5 centavos ...

REUTERSSTOCKS declined further on Thursday as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said headline inflation could have reached an almost four-year high in June.The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) plunged by 147.76 points or 2.34% to close at 6,155.43 on Thursday, while the broader all shares index sank by 52.89 points or 1.56% to 3,336.23.“The market declined amid a ...

FERDINAND “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. took his oath of office as the 17th president of the Philippines before Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Manila on Thursday, June 30, 2022. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ KRIZJOHN ROSALESPHILIPPINE President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. administered on Thursday afternoon the mass oath-taking of the Cabinet members he has so far ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ WALTER BOLLOZOSBy Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior ReporterA TRANSPORT group said on Thursday that the increase in the minimum fare for traditional jeepneys is still insufficient for operators and drivers to cope with soaring fuel prices, and that the new administration should expect another fare hike appeal.“Pakunsuwelo de bobo na lang ito (This is just a band-aid solution),” Mar ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ WALTER BOLLOZOSBy Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior ReporterA TRANSPORT group said on Thursday that the increase in the minimum fare for traditional jeepneys is still insufficient for operators and drivers to cope with soaring fuel prices, and that the new administration should expect another fare hike appeal.“Pakunsuwelo de bobo na lang ito (This is just a band-aid solution),” Mar ...

PHILIPPINE STAR FILE PHOTOFORMER Camariñes Sur Rep. Rolando “Nonoy” G. Andaya, Jr. passed away on June 30, his family announced. He was 53.“With deep grief and sadness, we announce the untimely death of our father,” his children wrote in a Facebook post Thursday morning.“We request for your fervent prayers for his eternal repose, and to allow us, his family, to ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/ WALTER BOLLOZOSOUTGOING Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Jose Ma. “Joey” A. Concepcion III is recommending a halt to the government’s procurement of coronavirus vaccines, citing the low uptake for booster jabs.“The government has bought vaccines for our people. But as you can see, our citizens stopped taking the vaccines, then these just go to waste,” Mr. Concepcion said in ...