McDonald’s famous Twister Fries are making a glorious comeback!

Coming through! The return of the iconic and long-awaited crowd favorite comfort snack is finally here! The McDonald’s Twister Fries is making its way back to the spotlight and we know you won’t be able to resist these delicious, perfectly seasoned, crispy and golden curly fries. With the Twister Fries making a comeback to McDonald’s stores, you’ll be able to …

Filipino-Americans Bruno Mars, Olivia Rodrigo lead MTV VMAs 2021 winners, highlights

Filipino-American singing sensation Olivia Rodrigo made a strong debut at the recent MTV Video Music Awards, bagging Moonmens from her five nominations. Her “Driver’s License” was named Song of the Year and Push Performance of the Year. It was the first song released from her debut album “Sour.” Olivia was also named Best New Artist. She was nominated for Best …

Travel from NCR to GCQ, MGCQ areas allowed starting Sept. 16: DOT

Leisure travel from Metro Manila to areas under general community quarantine and modified GCQ are allowed subject to local government guidelines until September 30, after the region was placed under Alert Level 4 in the pilot Covid-19 alert levels system. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said leisure travel may resume in these areas and only “if LGU allows” as she cited …

Construction spending declines during pandemic

The construction sector suffered a decline of 44 percent to 276 billion pesos last year as plans to put up new buildings and expand existing structures were held off by the lockdown. Based on the Philippine Statistics Authority, construction spending sank from 492 billion pesos in 2019 due to double-digit drops in every category. Some 123,000 building permits were issued …

Uber drivers in Netherlands entitled to more workers’ rights, court rules

Uber drivers in the Netherlands are employees and entitled to workers’ rights under national labor laws, a Dutch court ruled, landing another blow on the company’s operations in Europe. Another victory for European unions demanding better pay and benefits for workers in the gig economy, the ruling follows a court decision on Uber in the UK earlier this year. The …

CHR investigating death of student due to alleged hazing

The Commission on Human Rights has launched an inquiry into the death of a grade 10 student in San Enrique, Negros Occidental. Local police said it was investigating three fraternity members connected to the death of the 18-year-old student who died of hematoma on September 9 after undergoing alleged hazing. Lieutenant Sammy Gasataya, deputy chief of the San Enrique police, …

Food supply sa mga naka-granular lockdown, tiniyak

Tiniyak ng Malacañang na makakatanggap ng food supplies ang mga lugar na isasailalim sa granular lockdowns sa Metro Manila, pero wala na silang matatanggap na pera bilang ayuda. Ang suplay ng pagkain ay magkatuwang na responsibilidad ng mga local government units at Department of Social Welfare and Development. Sabi ni Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Benjamin Abalos Jr. na ang …

2 positive lang sa COVID-19, kalsada lockdown agad

Magiging sobrang higpit umano ng ipatutupad na ‘granular lockdown’ ng pamahalaan dahil agad na ipasasara ang isang kalsada sa oras na makatukoy ng dalawang positibong kaso ng COVID-19. Ayon kay Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez, pinuno ng Metro Manila Council, ipatutupad ang mga lockdowns sa mga kabahayan, gusali, kalsada, at subdibisyon na kakikitaan ng biglaang pagtaas ng mga kaso. Tatagal …

Public at private schools sa Quezon City, lalagyan na rin ng vaccination sites

Plano ng Quezon City government na maglagay ng vaccination sites sa mga pampubliko at pribadong paaralan sa lungsod. Ayon ito kay Joseph Juico, co-chair ng Vax To Normal Task Force ng QC government na nagsabing gagawin ito sa oras na payagan na ng pamahalaan ang pagbabakuna sa mga kabataan na may edad 12 hanggang 17-anyos. Magugunitang nauna ang hiniling ni …