More Informative, Inspiring Content From GMA Public Affairs’ Online Shows

More Informative, Inspiring Content From GMA Public Affairs’ Online Shows


Transport Coop. Provides More Than 25k Free ‘Green Cards’ For Cashless Transactions

A transport cooperative operating in Las Piñas provides 25,735 passengers with the means to safely board and ride their solar electric jeepneys along the route of Alabang to Zapote.

The Importance Of Deepening Ties And Friendship On Online English Education

51Talk hosts the 2020 Sino-Philippines Educational Exchanges in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the founding of bilateral relations between the Philippines and China.

DBP Backs Public Transport Sector Recovery

DBP is working closely with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in finding financial solutions to aid the country's transportation sector due to the difficulties presented by the pandemic.

Already a digital powerhouse, GMA Public Affairs continues to produce various original, innovative content that not only inform but also bring hope and Serbisyong Totoo to netizens throughout these challenging times.

Available on various online platforms, these online shows include “Quarantined with Howie Severino”, “Stand for Truth”, “Fact or Fake with Joseph Morong”, “Sumbungan Ng Bayan Libreng Payo Online”, “Frontliners: A Brigada Special Online Series”, “RTx”, “Survivors”, and “ECQusina: Pinoy Kusina Stories Ngayong Quarantine”. Some of these original shows feature stories that highlight Filipinos’ strength and ingenuity, as well as offer public service that is a trademark of GMA News and Public Affairs.

GMA News pillar and a COVID-19 survivor himself Howie Severino hosts the online talk show “Quarantined with Howie Severino”. Here, Howie interviews newsmakers, experts, and celebrities using video call applications. Fresh episodes of Quarantined with Howie Severino are premiered every Tuesday at 5 p.m. on GMA News’ Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Meanwhile, keeping netizens abreast of the latest news is GMA News and Public Affairs’ pioneering mobile journalism newscast “Stand for Truth”. Anchored by award-winning broadcast journalist Atom Araullo with GMA resident political analyst Richard Heydarian, Stand for Truth focuses on data-driven reports for the millennial audience. It continues to gain traction since it premiered last April 2019 with its pool of millennial reporters Nico Waje, Manal Sugadol, Shai Lagarde, Izzy Lee, Eduard Faraon, Mj Geronimo, Bhea Docyogen, Jm Encinas, and Anthony Esguerra. Stand for Truth livestreams from Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 p.m., via its Facebook page and GMA News and Public Affairs’ YouTube channel.

Promoting discernment among netizens is “Fact or Fake with Joseph Morong”. Originally launched in 2018 as part of GMA ONE Online Exclusives, Fact or Fake with Joseph Morong aims to demystify fact-checking and help the public understand the importance of being discerning in the information age. Videos are premiered on GMA Public Affairs Facebook page and YouTube channel once or twice a week.

Relaunched last January, “Sumbungan ng Bayan Libreng Payo Online” offers free legal advice and consultation through an online platform. Last month, it began its Facebook Live session with host Oscar Oida addressing complaints with the help of a guest lawyer or government official. The online show is now available on GMA Public Affairs’ Facebook page and YouTube channel.

“Frontliners: A Brigada Special Online Series” features inspiring stories of the country’s frontliners here and abroad. It mirrors the challenging fight against COVID-19 and the resilience of the Filipino people, their sacrifices, and heroism in the face of the pandemic. Its first episode was made available last April 6 on GMA Public Affairs’ Facebook and YouTube channel.

Award-winning documentary brand Reel Time, on the other hand, produced “RTx” which shows the resilience and heroism of our OFWs despite the economic and social challenges brought about by the COVID-19 virus. “RTx” looks into the most pressing issues affecting our kababayans worldwide such as repatriation, unemployment, financial aids, rescue, and homecoming among others. Through RTx, OFWs also share their stories of hope and bayanihan. First aired last May 10, fresh episodes of RTx are uploaded weekly on GMA Public Affairs’ Facebook page and YouTube channel.

From the team behind TV program Tunay na Buhay comes “Survivors”, an online show that celebrates the inspiring stories of COVID-19 survivors. Each story paints a picture of hope, of faith, and of rising again. Each story tells netizens the experience of a fighter whose battle with the virus made him a stronger person. Available every Thursday at 5 p.m. on GMA Public Affairs’ Facebook page and YouTube channel, as well as Tunay na Buhay’s Facebook page, Survivors first aired online on May 12.

Last but not the least, “ECQusina: Pinoy Kusina Stories Ngayong Quarantine” is an online campaign of GMA News TV’s Pinas Sarap which began last May 14 via the show’s Facebook page. It underscores Pinoy creativity in showcasing dishes made from the most common food items during the ECQ. Every Thursday at 4 pm, host Kara David shares a recipe through Facebook Live while celebrities demonstrate their kitchen expertise every Friday. Netizens are also encouraged to send their ECQusina dishes to be featured on Pinas Sarap’s Facebook page and IGTV.

With more than 44 million followers across all its online platforms, GMA Public Affairs has been a primary innovator in social media promotions for TV programs in the Philippines. It continues to cement its digital presence as it produces more original online shows that inform and inspire Filipinos all over the world.

Leyte Students Cross Town Border To Get Phone Signal

For secondary learners of upland Mahagnao village in Leyte, communicating with their teachers means walking 4 km. to get to a neighboring town.

Roque: DepEd May Only Be Discouraging Minors From Joining Rallies

Pabor ka bang sumali sa peaceful assemblies ang kabataan?

Palace: Red Cross Halt Of PhilHealth-Funded Tests Won’t Affect OFWs

Malacañang assures that the swab testing of OFWs would not be affected by the decision of the Philippine National Red Cross to stop conducting tests that are being charged to the PhilHealth.

World War II Heroes Honored For Service 76 Years Ago

The 76th Leyte Gulf Landing commemoration highlights the valor of World War II heroes who fought for the liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese occupation.

VP Leni Visits the OVP Community Learning Hub in Barangay Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto accompanies Vice President Leni Robredo as they meet the volunteer tutors for the hub, as well as one of the parents and her children who have signed up for this assistance.

Inbound Commercial Flights To GenSan Airport Resume This Week

Inbound commercial flights to the city international airport will finally resume this week after a nearly two-month suspension due to the spike in cases in COVID-19.

SMC Rolls Out Bicycle Program For Employees, RSA Urges Motorists To Safely Share The Road

The bicycle program rolled out by San Miguel Corporation allows employees to purchase a unit for around P2,000 to P3,000 that they can then pay for with no interest for twelve months.

BOC-Clark To Donate Over 5K Seized Gadgets To DepEd

Over 5,000 electronic devices such as laptops and cellphones are set to be donated by the Port of Clark to the Department of Education.

Baguio Eyes Easing Tourist Restriction Rules

According to Mayor Benjamin Magalong, adjustment in the entry protocols of the tourism bubble, which initially allows residents from the provinces of Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Sur, and Ilocos Norte, is being finalized.

Gatchalian Sounds Alarm On Low Teacher Licensure Exam Results

Gatchalian sounds the alarm on the low passing rates of the Licensure Examination for Teachers as he reiterates the need to improve the quality of teacher education and training in the country.