A solo bettor won the over PHP 401 million jackpot prize in the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw

A solo bettor won the over PHP 401 million jackpot prize in the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw

Following Saturday night’s draw of the Grand Lotto 6/55, a single bettor instantly became a millionaire after taking home the over P401 million jackpot prize. The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said that the bettor picked the winning numbers 02-18-49-07-19-47 correctly, earning them a total of P401,186,804.80. Moreover, a lone winner also bagged the P5,940,000 […]

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President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has been invited to Washington by United States President Joe Biden.

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has been invited to Washington by United States President Joe Biden.

Jose Manuel Romualdez, the Philippine Ambassador to the United States, said US Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff handed Marcos the personal letter from Biden. Emhoff attended the inauguration of Marcos at National Museum Manila on Thursday and met in Malacañang along with officials of the US Embassy in Manila. “In that letter of course, he [Biden] […]

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Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos sworn in and  now officially the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines

Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos sworn in and  now officially the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines

Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. was formally inaugurated in a solemn and customary ceremony. On June 30, 2022, Marcos, Jr. takes the oath of office as the 17th President of the Philippines at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Manila. The Supreme Court Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo administers the oath of office before visitors and participants […]

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New human trafficking law prohibits hiring Filipinos under the age of 24 for jobs abroad.

New human trafficking law prohibits hiring Filipinos under the age of 24 for jobs abroad.

As part of the government’s effort to protect Filipinos from further forms of human trafficking, President Duterte has approved a law making it illegal for people under 24 to be deployed to work domestically abroad. Republic Act (RA) No. 11862, which amended several provisions of RA 9208, now prohibits the recruitment, transportation, obtainment, transfer, harboring, […]

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Incoming Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Susan Ople aims to speed up the process of deploying Filipino workers abroad.

Incoming Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Susan Ople aims to speed up the process of deploying Filipino workers abroad.

A labor official stated on Monday that incoming Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Susan Ople intends to speed up the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). “That is one of her marching orders. We look at the efficiency of the delivery of services to OFWs. So the ease of doing business is our current […]

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China is ready to support the Philippine incoming administration addressing shortage and increasing price of agricultural products.

China is ready to support the Philippine incoming administration addressing shortage and increasing price of agricultural products.

Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian said on Friday that China is ready to support the next administration in addressing the lack and rising price of agricultural products. Days earlier,  presdident elect -Ferdinand Marcos Jr. declared he would temporarily lead the Department of Agriculture (DA) to solve the “serious” food shortages in the nation. “China is willing […]

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Nigeria is ready to help PH with oil and natural gas, according to the envoy

Nigeria is ready to help PH with oil and natural gas, according to the envoy

Nigeria’s ambassador to the Philippines, Folakemi Ibidunni Akileye, said Friday that the country is prepared to assist the Philippines with oil and natural gas resources as fuel prices rise. Agriculture, technology, and natural gas were among the topics discussed during Akileye’s courtesy call on President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., according to Akileye. According to Akileye, […]

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Hungary wants to hire more Filipinos in the hospitality and electronic industries, according to the envoy.

Hungary wants to hire more Filipinos in the hospitality and electronic industries, according to the envoy.

Hungary’s ambassador, Titanilla Toth to the Philippines, said on Wednesday that her country is exploring recruiting more Filipinos in the hospitality and technological industries. During Toth’s courtesy call on President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., this was discussed. She stated that there are already around 800 Filipinos working in Hungary, and that the country is “glad […]

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Russia will help and collaborate with Philippines on oil, energy supply

Russia will help and collaborate with Philippines on oil, energy supply

Following a courtesy call on President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Russian Ambassador Marat Pavlov stated that Russia is “ready to cooperate” with the Philippines on fuel sourcing. They also briefly discussed the Russia-Ukraine conflict, according to Pavlov, but the president-elect intends to maintain an autonomous foreign policy and “cooperate” with the Russian Federation. The Duterte administration […]

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