World tops two million new daily Covid cases: AFP tally

The world recorded more than two million daily coronavirus cases on average between January 1 and 7 with figures doubling in 10 days, an AFP tally showed on Saturday. An average of 2,106,118 new daily infections were reported over the seven-day period, shortly after the one million case threshold was passed in the week of […]

Sri Lanka bows to Chinese pressure, pays $6.8M for substandard fertilizer

Sri Lanka paid a Chinese company $6.8 million despite rejecting its shipment of organic fertiliser as substandard, officials said Saturday, even though Colombo is in the throes of a foreign exchange crisis. The state-run People’s Bank of Sri Lanka said it paid Qingdao Seawin Biotech Group $6.87 million in connection with an out-of-court settlement over […]

Anti-graft agency probes China insurance tycoon Wang Bin

The chairman of China’s biggest insurer is under investigation by the Communist Party’s anti-corruption commission, the agency said Saturday, as the government pushes a campaign against graft and a clean-up of the country’s chaotic financial industry. Wang Bin is being investigated for suspected “serious violations of discipline and law”, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection […]

Quark Henares feels heartbroken that Marcos Jr still gets public support

Quark Henares was never one to shy away from sharing his thoughts in politics. He took to Twitter to air out his dismay over the support Ferdinand Marcos Jr continues to get from the voting population. The retweet Quark shared talked about Marcos Jr as being the beneficiary of the billions of money his father […]

Denice Sy looking forward to a better 2022

How’s 2022 going? Denice Sy is already looking forward to a better year with her family. She took to Instagram to share a photo with her husband and son, taken by the pool. They watched fireworks while hubby carried baby Jake Dean in his neck. Baby Jake was the cutest in his tiger hat. View […]

Ana Lorenzana de Ocampo celebrates New Year in Baguio

WildFlour owner Ana Lorenzana de Ocampo just had the best time in Baguio. The family chose to welcome the New Year in the City of Pines. They weren’t complete this time because her son Jaime de Ocampo was in Los Angeles. Even then, the family enjoyed a meal at 113 Wagner Cafe. View this post […]

Em Aglipay Villar continues to fight lupus without people noticing

“People usually say I do not look like I am sick at all,” Emmeline Aglipay Villar shared in her post. She goes on to share that she kind of understands what people mean when they say that. Emmeline chose to prove her point with a photo of herself, husband Mark Villar, and sister Ella taken […]