Philippines News Today June 11, 2023

Here are the latest news and events that happened today, Sunday, June 11, 2023.

14 residente sa Pampanga, sinakmal ng asong may rabies

PAMPANGA — Hindi bababa sa 14 residente ng Barangay Calulut sa San Fernando City ang sunod-sunod na itinakbo sa ospital matapos makagat ng asong may rabies nitong Huwebes. Mga bata ang karamihan sa mga sinakmal, ayon sa mga awtoridad. Sa kuha ng CCTV camera sa isang talipapa sa nasabing barangay, kita ang pagpasok ng aso sa tindahan Huwebes ng hapon. See more...

Metro Manila streets flooded over long weekend

Several streets in Metro Manila were flooded over the weekend, following the continuous rains as Severe Tropical Storm Chedeng (international name: Guchol) continued to enhance the Southwest Monsoon. Among the roads that were flooded on Sunday were M.H. Del Pilar Street in Malabon, Barangay Arkong Bato in Valenzuela, and Araneta Avenue and E. Rodriguez Avenue in Quezon City. This comes See more...

Gray Sky Manila is a majestic debut for shoegaze band Monochrome

MANILA — Every now and then, there’s this debut album that comes out of nowhere that grabs your attention and becomes this pleasurable listening experience. One such is Monochrome’s debut album, Gray Sky Manila. Thirteen years in the making, I will go on a limb and declare that this is one of the year’s best new releases that isn’t a See more...

OPM artists of the '80s, '90s to serenade Philippine Air Force

Singers Randy Santiago, Raymond Lauchengco, Gino Padilla, Geneva Cruz and Roselle Nava have performed together in a number of concerts in the past, but this time, the OPM icons will be together again in one stage to sing for the men and women of the Philippine Air Force (PAF). The artists are all excited to sing for the gallant men See more...

Sarah Geronimo performs 'Cuore' on 'ASAP'

Pop superstar Sarah Geronimo took the "ASAP Natin 'To" stage on Sunday with an energetic performance of her romantic dance tune "Cuore." Geronimo showcased her signature dance moves to go with the love anthem. “Cuore,” the Italian word for heart, was co-written by Geronimo’s husband, Matteo Guidicelli, who is Filipino-Italian. Also credited as co-writers are Guidicelli’s father Gianluca, and the See more...

Garth Garcia joins Broadway’s ‘Here Lies Love’ as community investor

Los Angeles-based Filipino artist Garth Garcia will be part of the upcoming Broadway musical "Here Lies Love” as a community investor. Garcia said investing in “Here Lies Love” is one of the highlights of his career as the highly anticipated production is generating significant buzz given its all-Filipino cast. “I saw the potential kaya nag-invest ako. Ang ganda ng See more...

Taal Volcano emitted 900-meter tall plume in past 24 hours —PHIVOLCS

A moderate” 900-meter high plume drifting northeast was recorded in Taal Volcano in the past 24 hours, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) on Sunday. As of 5 a.m., PHIVOLCS said the plume emission “pronounced upwelling of hot volcanic fluids in the Main Crater Lake” of Taal Volcano in Batangas. Four volcanic earthquakes were also See more...

The Pride plays and why it’s important to amplify queer voices onstage

MANILA -- After regaining life from two years of inactivity due to the COVID19 pandemic, Philippine theater is now about to be more colorful as a twin-bill stage production goes live to present queer stories and characters this Pride Month. On June 10, Saturday, Barefoot Theatre Collaborative opened “Unica Hijas” and "Laro"- stories that celebrate and discuss queer issues on See more...

Why don't satellites fall from space? Kuya Kim explains

Humans have been launching artificial satellites to the earth's orbit since 1957. Over six decades later, have you ever wondered how many satellites are now in the outer space? According to Kuya Kim's report on "24 Oras Weekend," Sunday, there are around 7,800 operational artificial satellites in space. And they don't fall down to Earth for a reason: the balance See more...

Gunman tagged in murder of Oriental Mindoro broadcaster urged to surrender

MANILA - The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) urged the gunman tagged in the death of Oriental Mindoro radio blocktimer Cresenciano Aldevino "Cris" Bundoquin to surrender to authorities. Undersecretary Paul Gutierrez of PTFoMS also thanked fellow members of the media for providing information about Isabelo Lopez Bautista, the identified gunman behind the death of Bundoquin. "The PTFoMS would See more...

‘Chedeng’ weakens into severe tropical storm; to exit PAR Sunday night

MANILA - Typhoon Chedeng has weakened into a severe tropical storm as it moves further away from the Philippine area of responsibility, the state weather bureau said Sunday afternoon. In its 5 p.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA said Chedeng was last located 1,210 kilometers east northeast of extreme Northern Luzon, packing maximum sustained winds of 110 kilometers per hour near the See more...

Chedeng accelerates, may leave PAR Sunday or Monday; Habagat to bring rains

Typhoon Chedeng (international name: Guchol) accelerated as it moved away from the Philippine landmass on Sunday as the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) continues to bring rains, PAGASA said in its bulletin. Chedeng was estimated to be located at 4 a.m. at 990 km east of Extreme Northern Luzon. It continued to weaken, having maximum sustained winds of 130 kmh near the See more...

Meralco: NAIA T3 power outage caused by unattended electrical equipment

MANILA -- Meralco has confirmed Sunday that the power outage last June 9 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 was caused by unattended electrical equipment. MServ, a subsidiary of Meralco, was conducting testing activities in the presence of Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) at NAIA Terminal 3's electrical facilities, according to a statement by Meralco. "According to See more...

Donny Pangilinan surprises Belle Mariano in 'ASAP' birthday celebration

MANILA — Actor Donny Pangilinan made a surprise appearance after Belle Mariano's birthday performance on the "ASAP Natin 'To" stage on Sunday. After Mariano performed her songs "Tanging Dahilan" and "Sigurado," Pangilinan shared how proud he is of his screen partner's achievements. "It's just a flashback of everything that's happened. It's so nice to see you here right now celebrating See more...

Manny Pacquiao top senatorial bet in commissioned SWS survey

Former Senator Manny Pacquiao ranked first in a recently commissioned survey taken by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) on the preferred lawmakers of Filipino voters. The commissioned survey, which was conducted from April 15-18, 2023, had Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. placing second, while former Senate President Vicente Sotto III ranked third. Those who were in the fourth to fifth See more...

Juan Luna's 'holy grail' masterpiece found after century-long disappearance

MANILA — Juan Luna's iconic painting, "Hymen, oh Hymeenèe," has been rediscovered in Europe after more than a century of being lost to the public. Regarded as the "Holy Grail of Philippine Art," the painting was awarded the bronze medal in the 1889 Paris World Fair, and features a Roman wedding from Luna's perspective. The masterpiece had not been seen See more...

Pokwang to star with Fernando Carrillo in upcoming project

Pokwang is set to work with "Rosalinda" star Fernando Carrillo in an upcoming project! The Kapuso comedienne announced the news on Instagram, Sunday, posting a photo of her and Fernando together. In another photo, they were together with Pokwang's daughter Malia. "[A]yun na nga! [N]ew project with [M]r. @ferrcarrillo waaaa cant wait!" she said, adding the hashtag #FerPok. Fernando, See more...

DOH allocates P1.8 million to Mayon Volcano victims contingency fund

The Department of Health (DOH) earmarked P1.8 million for a contingency fund that would aid those affected by Mayon Volcano’s intensified unrest, Health Secretary Ted Herbosa said Sunday. In a virtual press conference, the newly appointed DOH chief said P303,000 in logistics was mobilized in local government units affected by Mayon Volcano’s recent activities. “A total of P1.8 million ang See more...

Commute no more: US employees embrace working from home

WASHINGTON, United States — Commuting to and from the office five times a week? "It's just not what I want for my life," said Claire, a consultant in her thirties living in Washington. Like Claire, millions of employees across the United States have grown fond of telework since the Covid-19 lockdown and now companies are struggling to bring them back See more...

Chedeng continues to weaken, outside PAR by Monday: PAGASA

MANILA — Typhoon Chedeng is veering away from the Philippine landmass as it continued to weaken, PAGASA said Sunday. In its latest bulletin issued 5 a.m., the state weather bureau said Chedeng may leave the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Sunday evening or early Monday morning. Chedeng will continue to weaken in the coming days and may be downgraded See more...

SB19 goes sultry with 'I Want You' MV

MANILA — P-pop boy group SB19 has dropped the music video for "I Want You," the second single from their just-released extended play "Pagtatag." SB19 took the sultry route with the track that describes what sexy is, and the music video that shows the members drenched and underwater. The boy band made their music comeback last month with "Gento," which See more...

TINGNAN: Ugnayang Pilipinas at Russia, mas palalakasin

MOSCOW - Mas lalo pang palalakasin ng Pilipinas at Russia ang kanilang ugnayan. Ito ang sinuguro ni Ambassador Igor Bailen at mga kinatawan ng Russian government sa katatapos na diplomatic reception ng Philippine Embassy sa Moscow nitong June 6 bilang maagang paggunita sa 125th Philippine Independence Day. Dumalo sa diplomatic reception ang mga diplomat mula Africa, Asya, Europa at See more...

PHIVOLCS logs 1 volcanic quake, 177 rockfall events in Mayon Volcano

One volcanic earthquake and 177 rockfall events were recorded in Mayon Volcano over the past 24 hours as it remained under Alert Level 3, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said Sunday. In its 8 a.m. bulletin, PHIVOLCS said Mayon Volcano continued to have “intensified unrest” or magmatic unrest since its alert level status was raised from 2 See more...

Manny Pacquiao tops April 2023 SWS senatorial survey

MANILA - Former senator Manny Pacquiao topped the April 2023 voter preferences for senators survey done by the Social Weather Stations. The national survey results showed Pacquiao ranking first on the list, followed by Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., Vicente Sotto III, Christopher “Bong” Go and Manny Villar. Completing the 12 spots are Lito Lapid, Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa, Imee Marcos, See more...

Valeen Montenegro marks 33rd birthday with a goofy selfie

Valeen Montenegro just turned 33, and she commemorated her birthday with a goofy selfie! On Instagram, Sunday, the comedienne posted a wacky selfie with "Good Morning" text written across her nose. Aside from her funny selfie, she also shared photos taken during her birthday celebration last Saturday, including images of her fiancé Riel Manuel, their dog, and her friends Dasuri See more...

'Iron Heart' cast dinumog ng fans sa Dubai

DUBAI - Dinumog ng mga fans ang cast ng Iron Heart na pinangunahan ni Richard Gutierrez, kasama sina Sue Ramirez at Sofia Andres sa Diera City Center sa Dubai. Isang araw mula nang dumating ang mga kapamiya artists, humarap sila sa ilang local press at social media influencers. Nagmistulang fans day at puno ng good vibes ang dapat sana ay See more...

SILIPIN: ‘Iron Heart’ stars nagpasiklab sa Dubai

DUBAI - Dinumog ng fans ang pagtatanghal ng ‘Iron Heart’ stars na sina Richard Gutierrez, Sue Ramirez at Sofia Andres kagabi, June 10 sa Saeed Hall 1, Dubai World Trade Center para sa Kapamilya Kalayaan Karavan. Humataw sa kanilang song and dance performances nina Richard, Sofia at Sue na todong nagpasaya sa mga dumalo. Ang pagtatanghal ay kasabay ng pagdiriwang See more...

Lalaki umamin sa 'chop-chop' ng kinakasama sa Antipolo

MANILA — Hawak na ng mga awtoridad ang isang lalaki sa Antipolo City matapos itong umamin na siya ang nasa likod ng pagpaslang ng kanyang live-in partner na nakitang putol-putol na ang bangkay nitong Biyernes. Unang itinurong primary person of interest ang naturang lalaki dahil siya ang pinakahuling nakasama ng biktima noong Miyerkules, dalawang araw bago ito matagpuang patay. See more...

Mga nagde-deliver ng gulay sa Metro Manila, dismayado sa taas-singil sa NLEX toll

Dismayado ang mga nagde-deliver ng gulay sa Metro Manila dahil sa nalalapit na pagtaas ng singil sa toll sa North Luzon Expressway (NLEX). Simula Hunyo 15, madadagdagan nang hindi bababa sa P7 ang toll fee ng mga sasakyang dumadaan sa open system ng NLEX o mula Metro Manila hanggang Marilao, Bulacan. Nasa P33 naman ang dagdag para sa mga Class See more...

SB19 fires up 'ASAP' stage with 'I Want You' performance

MANILA — P-pop boy group SB19 fired up the "ASAP Natin 'To" stage as they debuted their new track "I Want You" on the variety show Sunday. The hashtag #SB19IWANTYOUonASAP was the top trending top on Twitter with more than 60,000 tweets, as of writing. "Ang smooth ng steps. Literal na mapapasigaw ka ng I WANT YOU MAHALIMA," See more...