The first US presidential debate was pure chaos. Here’s what our experts thought

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The first US presidential debate was pure chaos. Here’s what our experts thought

By Timothy J. Lynch, University of Melbourne; Jared Mondschein, University of Sydney, and Sarah John, Flinders...

No mail-in votes, proof of citizenship: the long history of preventing minorities from voting in the US

By Lloyd Cox, Macquarie University “We really are the only advanced democracy on Earth that systematically and purposely makes...

19 years after 9/11, Americans continue to fear foreign extremists and underplay the dangers of domestic terrorism

By Jeff Gruenewald, University of Arkansas; Joshua D. Freilich, City University of New York; Steven Chermak, Michigan State University, and William Parkin,...

Why do Filipinas marry foreigners

Because of the internet and social media, it is now easier for men and women to meet someone from the other side...

Palawan wins world’s best island title in T+L list

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora | PNA MANILA -- Palawan was cited as the world's best island in the Travel+Leisure (T+L)...

House okays ABS-CBN provisional franchise bill on second reading

By Filane Mikee Cervantes  | PNA MANILA – The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved on second reading a measure seeking...

Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte’s dictatorship sinks to new depths with closure of main broadcaster

By Tom Smith, University of Portsmouth After just four years in power, Rodrigo Duterte, the president of the Philippines,...

16.7K OFWs arrive in PH from April 1-20: DOJ

By Benjamin Pulta | PNA MANILA – A total of 16,744 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) arrived...

Duterte extends ECQ in NCR, other COVID-19 ‘high risk’ areas

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos | PNA MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has extended anew the enhanced...

Over 14K Filipinos return to PH since COVID-19 outbreak

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora | PNA MANILA – A total of 14,706 Filipinos abroad returned to the Philippines since...

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Why do Filipinas marry foreigners

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PNB waives fees for remittances from Filipinos overseas

By Joann Villanueva | PNA MANILA – Philippine National Bank (PNB) is allowing Filipinos overseas to send money to their...

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Filipino food is ‘bland’ and the ‘worst in the region’

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Creative hub for artists soon to rise in Intramuros

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Jennylyn Mercado renews exclusive contract with GMA Network

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Forget what you know about emotional support animals (ESA), because the ESA mythbusters are here, reporting for duty! It's been a...