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 2020-07-08 14:23 

Philippine Star

Hospitals told to refer mild, asymptomatic COVID-19 patients to temporary facilities...

The country has been seeing a renewed spike in virus infections as the government further eased quarantine measures and allowed more industries to reopen....

 2020-07-08 13:40 

Manila Standard

Microsoft, Zoom pause data requests...

San Francisco---Microsoft and Zoom on Tuesday joined other major internet firms that have stopped considering requests by Hong Kong's government for information on users in the wake of China's imposition of a sweeping new security law....

 2020-07-08 13:38 

Manila Standard

PH tally soars over 50,000...

The Philippines' coronavirus case tally crashed the 50,000 barrier on Wednesday as the Department of Health reported 2,539 new confirmed cases, including 1,922 "fresh" ones....

 2020-07-08 13:35 

Manila Standard

Panic-buying returns to Melbourne shops...

Melbourne---Shoppers in Australia's second-biggest city stripped supermarket shelves Wednesday as millions in Melbourne prepared for a return to virus lockdown, with warnings the new restrictions could prompt a mental health crisis....

 2020-07-08 13:30 

Manila Standard

AirAsia future in 'significant' doubt; share price falls...

Kuala Lumpur---The future of top regional budget carrier AirAsia is in "significant doubt" due to the collapse in demand for air travel caused by coronavirus, its auditor warned, sending its share price tumbling 18 percent on Wednesday....

 2020-07-08 13:27 

Philippine Star

QC to conduct contact tracing, testing after Belmonte's positive COVID-19 test...

In a statement, Dr. Rolly Cruz, head of the QCESU, said the unit is...

 2020-07-08 13:11 

ABS-CBN

Lider ng human rights group pumalag sa tangkang pag-aresto...

Bukod pa sa aniya'y maling paraan ng paghain ng arrest warrant, matagal na siyang nakapagpiyansa para sa kasong iyon....

 2020-07-08 13:09 

ABS-CBN

OVP to launch free ferry service for health workers, frontliners in Cebu...

The ferry service, to be launched Thursday, will take passengers from Olango island to Lapu-Lapu Cit, and vice versa, with two trips in the morning and another two in the afternoon....

 2020-07-08 13:07 

ABS-CBN

It's 8-0 sweep in favor of ABS-CBN based on issues raised in franchise hearing: Lagman...

Albay 1st District Rep. Edcel Lagman said Wednesday ABS-CBN "rightly" deserves a fresh broadcast franchise, saying it passed every issue hurled against the media conglomerate....

 2020-07-08 12:59 

ABS-CBN

COVID-19 ward sa ilang pagamutan malapit na umanong mapuno...

Dahil sa pagdami ng mga pasyenteng nagpapaospital sa COVID-19, sinabi ng ilang pagamutan sa Metro Manila na puno o malapit nang mapuno ang kanilang mga COVID ward....

 2020-07-08 12:53 

ABS-CBN

'Pantawid ng Pag-ibig': Ilang jeepney drivers sa Bulacan hinatiran ng tulong...

Nanawagan ng ayuda ang mga jeepney driver na taga-Sapang Palay sa San Jose del Monte, Bulacan na hindi pa rin nakababalik sa pagpasada....

 2020-07-08 12:45 

Manila Standard

Fil-Am family suffers slurs from white CEO...

A Filipino-American family celebrating a birthday at a Southern California restaurant became the victim of a racist tirade by a white technology executive, who later apologized for his actions on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila)....

 2020-07-08 12:34 

ABS-CBN

Over 18,000 detainees released to decongest jails during pandemic - BJMP...

MANILA The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) on Wednesday said that 18,915 detainees have been released to decongest jail facilities during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic....

 2020-07-08 12:32 

ABS-CBN

17 bagong kaso ng COVID-19, naitala sa Negros Occidental...

Matapos ang tatlong araw na walang bagong kaso ng coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), nakapagtala ngayong Miyerkoles ng 17 karagdagang kaso ng naturang sakit ang lalawigan ng Negros Occidental, batay sa pinakahuling bulletin ng Department of Health Regio...

 2020-07-08 12:31 

Philippine Star

Baguio court issues warrant vs PMA cadets over Dormitorio fatal hazing case...

A Baguio court issued a warrants of arrest against Philippine Military Academy cadets over the fatal hazing of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio in 2019....

 2020-07-08 12:31 

Inquirer.net

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US FDA authorizes marketing of IQOS as a Modified Risk Tobacco Product...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the marketing of IQOS, Philip Morris International's (PMI) electrically heated tobacco system, as a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP). In doing so, the US FDA found that an IQOS exposure mo...

 2020-07-08 12:24 

ABS-CBN

To acquire COVID-19 vaccine, best for Philippines to participate in clinical trials...

If the Philippines wants to be among the first to access vaccines for COVID-19, it would help if it participates in clinical trials, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said on Wednesday....

 2020-07-08 12:13 

ABS-CBN

Unang batch ng mga labi ng OFWs na nasawi sa Saudi darating sa Biyernes: DOLE...

Kung maayos ang mga papeles, posibleng dumating sa bansa ang ikalawang batch ng mga labi sa Linggo o Lunes....

 2020-07-08 12:09 

Manila Standard

Coronavirus world toll at 1100 GMT Wednesday(7 PM Philippine time)...

Paris, France | The novel coronavirus has killed at least 544,311 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Wednesday(7 PM Philippine time)....

 2020-07-08 12:07 

Inquirer.net

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Opt for cremation, Bello urges kin of OFWs who died of non-COVID-19 causes...

MANILA, Philippines — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Wednesday advised families of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who died due to causes unrelated to COVID-19 to opt for the cremation of their remains, which are set to return home from Sau...

 2020-07-08 12:02 

ABS-CBN

Cayetano: No intimidation ahead of ABS-CBN franchise vote...

House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday denied reports alleging that groups are "threatening and intimidating" lawmakers before they are scheduled to vote whether to reject or approve ABS-CBN's fresh 25-year franchise bid....

 2020-07-08 12:00 

ABS-CBN

Daan-daang lumabag sa mga ordinansa hinuli sa Quezon City...

Aabot sa daan-daang residente sa Quezon City ang pinagdadampot ng mga pulis at barangay official dahil sa paglabag sa ordinansa ng lungsod....

 2020-07-08 11:57 

Inquirer.net

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Cayetano denies 'rumors of threats' from certain groups, House leaders on ABS-CBN franchise vote...

MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano denied on Wednesday rumors that certain religious groups and leaders in the House of Representatives are using "threat and intimidation" to influence the votes of other lawmakers on granting ...

 2020-07-08 11:55 

ABS-CBN

2 bagong petisyon vs Anti-Terrorism Act inihain sa Korte Suprema...

Dalawang bagong petisyon ang inihain laban sa Anti-Terrorism Act ngayong Miyerkoles....

 2020-07-08 11:49 

ABS-CBN

Imbestigasyon sa pananambang sa Manila prosecutor sinimulan na...

Sinimulan na ng National Bureau of Investigation at Manila police ang imbestigasyon sa pananambang sa chief inquest prosecutor ng Maynila na si Jovencio Senados....

 2020-07-08 11:49 

Philippine Star

Infrastructure deals may be tweaked on a case to case basis — Dominguez...

With the pandemic making some projects not viable anymore, the finance chief said the government is ready to sit down and talk to some firms....

 2020-07-08 11:48 

ABS-CBN

Most new COVID-19 cases due to 'community transmission,' lax implementation of health standards...

The Department of Health on Wednesday said that the spike in additional COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila is mostly due to local transmission of the virus because of the shift to a general community quarantine....

 2020-07-08 11:43 

ABS-CBN

Robredo says no plans yet for 2022, focused on service...

Vice President Leni Robredo said she has no plans yet for the 2022 elections, amid calls for her to run for higher office....

 2020-07-08 11:36 

Cebu Daily News

Fourth of July delight...

The Fourth of July celebrations in the United States may have already wrapped up days ago, but here at the city's finest hotel, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, the blowout continues with a special treat from Executive Pastry Chef Francis "Arj...

 2020-07-08 11:26 

ABS-CBN

Love triangle? Babae timbog sa brutal na pagpatay sa driver sa Laguna...

Hawak na ng pulisya noong Martes ang isa sa mga suspek sa brutal na pagpatay sa isang lady driver sa Calamba, Laguna noong Hunyo 28....

 2020-07-08 11:24 

ABS-CBN

Contact tracing, testing dahilan ng pagbaba ng COVID-19 cases sa Marikina: mayor...

Contact tracing at testing pa rin ang nakikitang dahilan kung bakit bumaba ang kaso ng COVID-19 sa Marikina City, sabi ng alkalde ng lungsod....

 2020-07-08 11:13 

ABS-CBN

De Lima urges Senate to probe PhilHealth's unreleased insurance claims...

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima has filed a resolution urging the Senate to investigate the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation's (PhilHealth) alleged failure to release the insurance claims of several hospitals....

 2020-07-08 11:00 

ABS-CBN

Ilang Cebu City frontliners naisip mag-resign dahil sa pagod, 'kulang' na suweldo...

Aminado ang isang nurse sa Cebu na naisip na niyang mag-resign sa trabaho dahil bukod sa pagod sa kanilang pagseserbisyo sa laban kontra COVID-19, hindi umano sapat ang kaniyang suweldong nasa P15,000....

 2020-07-08 10:58 

Inquirer.net

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Tugade: Other investors ready to take place of Naia Consortium in airport upgrade plan...

Other investors are ready to step in as the Naia Consortium drops its P102 billion offer to modernize and operate Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said on Wednesday (July 8). Tugade confirmed t...

 2020-07-08 10:58 

ABS-CBN

NAIA Terminal 3 bukas na sa 9 na international flights...

Binuksan na ang Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 para sa international flights....

 2020-07-08 10:53 

Philippine Star

'Linked' to Duterte, ABS-CBN franchise woes hurt investor sentiment — Fitch unit...

The...

 2020-07-08 10:52 

ABS-CBN

'Fallen hero': 1 sa 4 sundalong napatay ng mga pulis sa Jolo inilibing na sa Kalinga...

Naihatid na sa kaniyang huling hantungan si Maj. Marvin Indammog nitong Miyerkoles....

 2020-07-08 10:51 

ABS-CBN

Kalituhan umano sa ilang pagbabago sa EDSA bus lanes pinuna...

Pinuna ng ilang pasahero at dispatcher ng bus ang umano'y kalituhan na inabot ng mga bagong loading at unloading areas sa EDSA....

 2020-07-08 10:48 

Cebu Daily News

Visayas blood center in need of blood — DOH-7...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Subnational Blood Center for the Visayas (SNBCV), the lead blood service facility in the Visayas region, is running out of blood supply. With the prevailing community quarantine and the public's fear of the coronavir...

 2020-07-08 10:39 

Philippine Star

LGUs urged to pass ordinance punishing quarantine violators with imprisonment...

The interior department has urged local governments to pass resolutions punishing quarantine violators with imprisonment as it reminded the public to comply with health protocols to arrest the further spread of the pandemic....

 2020-07-08 10:34 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City Hall closed for disinfection on July 9-10...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Hall will be closed from July 9 to 10, 2020 for disinfection after some of its employees contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). City Administrator Floro Casas, Jr., said that Mayor Edgardo Labella ...

 2020-07-08 10:22 

ABS-CBN

Senate Tourism panel chair urges Filipinos travelers to prioritize local destinations...

Sen. Nancy Binay on Wednesday urged Filipino travelers to prioritize visiting local tourist destinations after the government lifted the ban on non-essential travel....

 2020-07-08 10:20 

ABS-CBN

Mga suspek sa hazing, pagpatay sa kadeteng si Darwin Dormitorio pinaaaresto...

Sa pahayag ng Armed Forces of the Philippines, sinabi nitong handa itong makipagtulungan sa imbestigasyon para makamit ang hustisya sa pagkamatay ni Dormitorio....

 2020-07-08 10:00 

Inquirer.net

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Establishment of drive-thru services in supermarkets amid pandemic proposed...

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker is proposing the establishment of drive-thru services in all supermarket chains as the country continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. ACT-CIS Partlylist Rep. Nia Taduran on Wednesday said that even thoug...

 2020-07-08 09:54 

Cebu Daily News

A fur-parent's guide to minimize infection carried by pets...

Mandaue City, CebuIt's no secret that pet ownership can have health, emotional, and social benefits. However, our household pets can be carriers of infection that is transmittable to us humans. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a zoono...

 2020-07-08 09:39 

ABS-CBN

Sunog sumiklab sa DTRI building sa UP Los Baos...

Sumiklab ang sunog sa Dairy Training Research Institute Building, University of the Philippines Los Baos sa Laguna ngayong Miyerkoles ng hapon....

 2020-07-08 09:39 

Cebu Daily News

Magalong reports 'very favorable' results in contact tracing training...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— So far, the training for contact tracers here is going well, Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong said during an online presser on Wednesday afternoon, July 8, 2020. "Very very favorable ang development. Very effective yun...

 2020-07-08 09:37 

ABS-CBN

1987 Constitution framers, Ateneo file 6th petition vs new anti-terror law...

Two of the framers of the 1987 Constitution are among the 6th batch of petitioners who filed Wednesday a plea seeking to nullify and stop the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020....

 2020-07-08 09:34 

Inquirer.net

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Ban on monkey-picked coconut products in UK won't hurt—Thai shippers' council...

BANGKOK — The Thai National Shippers' Council appears to be unfazed by the so-called ban on Thai coconut products in the West, saying getting monkeys to pick the fruit is a tradition in Southeast Asian countries. Visit Limlurcha, the council'...

 2020-07-08 09:33 

ABS-CBN

Anti-terror law di dapat katakutan kung hindi terorista: Duterte...

Sa isang public address nitong Miyerkoles ng madaling araw, sinabi mismo ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na ang mga masunurin sa batas na Pilipino ay walang dapat ipangamba sa anti-terror law....

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