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ARTHURHIDDEN-FREEPIKTHE ONSET of lung injury among the Filipino youth is cause for alarm, health experts said, as vape and e-cigarettes become more freely available in the market.The Philippines is at risk of developing a lung injury epidemic in the near future due to the increase

PHILSTAR FILE PHOTOA PASIG City regional trial court has ordered the arrest of wanted televangelist Apollo C. Quiboloy and his alleged accomplices for qualified human trafficking, denying his legal team’s motion to suspend legal proceedings against him.In a three-page order dated April 11 and sent

KAYSHA-UNSPLASHPRIVATIZING the operations of state-owned casinos will reduce the government’s income sourced from the gambling industry and can be seen as “counterproductive” for the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), according a congressman who has been pushing for a separate regulatory gaming commission.Selling off state-run

THE METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is filing multiple charges against a relative of Interior and Local Government Secretary Benjamin C. Abalos, Jr. who explicitly used his name in a bid to get away with operating a “colorum” or illegal public transport vehicle. MMDA Assistant General

PALANAN, a coastal town in Isabela facing the Pacific Ocean, is now officially rebel-free.By virtue of the Joint Resolution Number 01-series 2024, the town has been formally declared “Insurgency-Free and in a State of Stable Internal Peace and Security” during rites at the Municipal Gymnasium