P188.4M lotto jackpot won by truck driver

MANILA, Philippines – A 47-year-old tricycle driver from the town of Guiguinto in Bulacan has won the P188.4 million jackpot prize of the Super Lotto 6/49 at the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) office in Mandaluyong City this Tuesday. PCSO general manager Melquiades Robles gave the check worth P188,471,378 to the winner who guessed the winning number combination 09-03-19-13-20-29 of Oct. 23, 2022 Super Lotto 6/49 draw. The claimant said

UST grad topped the nutritionist-dietitian licensure exam

MANILA, Philippines – 719 examiners out of 1,114 takers passed the October 2022 nutritionist-dietitian licensure examination, according to the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). Margaret Therese Romeo Laurel, who graduated from the University of Santo Tomas (UST), topped the exam with a rating of 90.10%. Yris Nika Lim Politico of Centro Escolar University – Manila grabbed second place with a rating of 90%, while Aizel Apolinario Mandalupe of Western Mindanao State

Stone in the new UNHRC report: 'Don't dictate to us

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said that the United Nations Human Rights Council must respect the country’s sovereignty and that it has no right to dictate the Philippine government’s anti-drug campaign. The UNHRC previously issued a report urging the Philippine government to change its “exclusively punitive approach” to the eradication of illegal drugs, noting that the proposal should be consistent with the International Covenant on Civil and

10-day service incentive leave passed the second reading in the House

MANILA, Philippines – The bill that will increase the annual service incentive leave (SIL) from the current five days at work in the private sector was approved in the second reading in the House. When House Bill 988 is enacted it will amend the Labor Code of the Philippines where it will be implemented to employees who have already served the company for one year. On the other hand, it


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2022 Bar exam is starting!

MANILA, Philippines – As many as 9,821 candidates are expected to take the 2022 Bar exams this November 9, Wednesday at 14 local testing centers nationwide, according to the Supreme Court. According to the Court, 253 applicants withdrew their petitions. The High Court said that out of 9,821, a total of 5,947 candidates will take the exam for the first time while 3,974 will take the exam for the second

2 Batangas school grads, top 1 in the customs broker licensure exam

MANILA, Philippines – Two graduates from Batangas schools tied for first place in the last customs broker licensure examination this month. The Professional Regulation Commission said, 873 out of 1,879 test takers passed the exam administered by the Board for Customs Brokers in Manila, Cebu and Davao. The topnotchers, both with scores of 91.50%, were Keith Ann Maramot Casa of Lyceum of the Philippines University – Batangas and John Ro

Additional P46B funds needed for P1K social pension of seniors-DBM

MANILA, Philippines – An additional P46 billion is needed to provide universal social pension for the 7.9 million senior citizens in the country, according to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). DBM official Nihal Abdulrauf presented this following the proposal to provide a P1,000 monthly social pension to all senior citizens, and not just to the indigent or those in dire need. Based on the 2015 census, 7.9 million

694 additional cases;  active cases of COVID dropped to 16,034

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health recorded 694 new cases of COVID-19 this Tuesday, after three consecutive days of more than 1,000 new cases a day, bringing the nationwide tally to 4,011,625. The number of active cases also fell to 16,034, the lowest total since July 13, when 14,862 active infections were recorded. Based on the past two weeks, the National Capital Region (NCR) had the most cases with

Motornaper in QC, fought;  beat!

MANILA, Philippines- One of the two unidentified alleged motornappers was killed in a shootout with operatives of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) District Anti-Carnapping Unit (DACU) in Brgy. Sta. Monica, Novaliches, Tuesday morning. QCPD Director, PBGEN Nicolas Torre III, described the suspect who was killed as 5”4′ tall, thin build, wearing a black hoody jacket, brown short pants and with tattoos of “Lito Gomez” on his right arm and