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 2020-07-12 10:53 

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On 4th anniversary of arbitral win vs China, PH insists award 'non-negotiable'...

MANILA, Philippines — The unanimous award by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the South China Sea case rendered in favor of the Philippines is "non-negotiable." Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. said this on Sunday as ...

 2020-07-12 09:58 

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LPA off Cagayan to bring rain over Luzon; may turn into tropical depression in 48 hrs...

MANILA, Philippines — A low-pressure area (LPA) is expected to bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over parts of Luzon, the weather state bureau said Sunday afternoon. Public Weather Forecast Issued at 4:00 PM July 12, 2...

 2020-07-12 09:16 

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Gov't now discouraging home quarantine for COVID-19 patients...

MANILA, Philippines — The government is now discouraging home quarantine for mild COVID-19 patients, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said Sunday, citing the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus inside the same household. Instead, Nograles, who i...

 2020-07-12 09:11 

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Robredo sees 'pushback' from Filipinos over ABS-CBN franchise denial...

MANILA, Philippines — The denial by the House of Representatives of ABS-CBN's franchise application is far from over as Vice President Leni Robredo sees a "pushback" from Filipinos over the lawmakers' actions. "Hindi pa ito tapos...

 2020-07-12 09:09 

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'Rising despite lockdown'...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is one of nine countries that are seeing a rise in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases despite having the world's toughest lockdowns to stop coronavirus transmission, according to a groundbreaking Universit...

 2020-07-12 08:54 

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Gov't now discouraging home quarantine for COVID-19 patients...

MANILA, Philippines — The government is now discouraging home quarantine for mild COVID-19 patients, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said Sunday, citing the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus inside the same household. Instead, Nograles, who i...

 2020-07-12 08:53 

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Aloguinsan cops ready charges against 4 'tigbakay' men...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Aloguinsan Police are preparing charges to be filed against four men, who were identified to be involved in an organized "tigbakay" conducted in Barangay Kantabogon, Aloguinsan, a southwestern Cebu town, at aroun...

 2020-07-12 08:45 

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Fernandez nearly left for US to pursue nursing career before PBA coaching offer...

MANILA, Philippines --- Boyet Fernandez wasn't originally supposed to be a coach as the San Beda mentor had initially wanted to become a nurse especially in the landscape he grew up in.As a college student in Bacolod in the late 80s and early 90s, Fer...

 2020-07-12 08:36 

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200,000 container ship crew stranded at sea due to pandemic...

LONDON — More than a dozen countries, including the Philippines, have called for urgent action to solve a seafaring crisis that has left some 200,000 container ship crew stranded at sea due to the new coronavirus pandemic. In a joint statement after...

 2020-07-12 08:14 

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PJ: 'I cannot stand letting ABS-CBN resume operations'...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu third district Representative and Deputy Speaker Pablo John Garcia maintains that mass media giant, ABS-CBN, has committed violations prompting him to vote against the network's franchise renewal last Friday, July 1...

 2020-07-12 08:12 

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Dolphins, orcas reappear in Bohol waters...

TAGBILARAN CITY Pods of dolphins reappear in the waters off Garcia Hernandez town in Bohol three months after tourism activities were stopped because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Ruel Baguhin, 37, considers the presence of dolphins in t...

 2020-07-12 07:59 

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'Tindak Kahayag': Free reflective vests for bikers in Lapu-Lapu...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Friends, who are biking enthusiasts, are making it safe for the biking community by giving free reflective bike vests. Andrea Xayide Gaurana and Apol Lopa decided to make the same project that was spearheaded by Thumbie Remig...

 2020-07-12 07:24 

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Singapore secures top spot as international shipping center for 7th consecutive year...

SINGAPORE — Singapore retained its position as the world's most important shipping hub on the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Center Development (ISCD) Index. This is the seventh consecutive year Singapore is ranked first on the index, than...

 2020-07-12 07:12 

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Carmen, Bohol police chief negative of COVID-19...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The police chief of Carmen, Bohol, who died last July 3, 2020, was negative of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) virus. Police Colonel Joselito Clarito, Bohol Provincial Police Office (BPPO) chief, confirmed this Sunday, J...

 2020-07-12 07:03 

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Hamilton takes pole position at F1s rain-soaked Styrian GP...

SPIELBERG, Austria --- World champion Lewis Hamilton showed he's still the best driver in wet conditions, keeping his composure on a rain-drenched track to take pole position Saturday for the Styrian Grand Prix.It was the Mercedes driver's record-...

 2020-07-12 06:59 

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Charlize Theron's 'Old Guard' tapped Filipino martial arts for fight scenes...

Netflix's latest action film "The Old Guard" drew from multiple fighting styles to give credibility to its warrior characters who have been fighting for centuries. Among the combat sports used in the film were Filipino martial arts, particular...

 2020-07-12 06:48 

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LeBron won't wear social justice message on Lakers jersey...

LeBron James says his thoughts on social justice can't be contained on the back of a basketball jersey. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar won't wear one of the NBA-approved social justice messages on the back of his jersey when the NBA resumes comp...

 2020-07-12 06:34 

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Usman keeps UFC welterweight title, beats Masvidal...

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates --- Kamaru Usman retained his welterweight title with a smothering victory over short-notice challenger Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 Sunday on Yas Island, the UAE tourist destination turned into a secure bubble dubbed "Fig...

 2020-07-12 06:04 

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Petr Yan stops Aldo, claims vacant UFC bantam belt...

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates --- Alexander Volkanovski retained his featherweight title with a narrow split decision over Max Holloway at UFC 251 on Sunday.Petr Yan won the vacant UFC bantamweight championship with a fifth-round stoppage victory over J...

 2020-07-12 05:18 

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US Navy welcomes 1st Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot...

KINGSVILLE, Texas — The U.S. Navy has welcomed its first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot. "MAKING HISTORY!" the U.S. Navy tweeted Thursday in response to a post that Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle had completed naval flight school and would l...

 2020-07-12 05:12 

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28-meter crack found on provincial road in Bogo City...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The City Engineering Office of Bogo in northern Cebu is set to submit a comprehensive report to the Provincial Engineering Office after cracks stretching up to 28 meters long were found on a provincial road there. In a repor...

 2020-07-12 05:06 

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2 port workers nabbed for possession of 5 sachets of 'shabu'...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Two port workers landed at the detention facility of the Cebu Port Authority (CPA) in Cebu City after they were arrested for the possession of suspected shabu late night on Saturday, July 11, 2020. Port Police Inspector Alyse Rosale...

 2020-07-12 04:40 

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International passengers arriving at MCIA told to register online...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Commercial international flights at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) remain suspended as of July 12 but airport authorities have laid down additional policies as part of its precautionary measures against the coronavirus...

 2020-07-12 04:01 

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Pistons' onetime home, the Palace of Auburn Hills, torn down...

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. --- One of Michigan's most beloved sports and entertainment venues was turned into rubble on Saturday with a series of controlled explosions.The shell and roof of the Palace of Auburn Hills, which was home to three championship Det...

 2020-07-12 03:58 

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In a week, Cebu City records 83 COVID-19-related deaths...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Cebu City recorded a new high in the number of deaths related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Data from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH 7) showed that the city logged a total of 83 COVID-19-related death...

 2020-07-12 03:58 

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Harden, Westbrook don't travel with Rockets in Orlando...

Houston Rockets stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook did not travel with the team to Orlando and did not participate in the team's first practice.Coach Mike D'Antoni didn't provide a reason for their absence but said he expects both player...

 2020-07-12 03:39 

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Popovich keeping eye on Japan, and Olympic hopes...

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, the U.S. men's basketball coach, says he is watching how Japan --- the site of the next Olympics --- is handling the coronavirus."They seem to be doing a pretty good job," Popovich said. He said he hopes the T...

 2020-07-12 03:20 

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Going to Mass? Make reservations...

MANILA, Philippines — Catholic churches in Metro Manila resumed religious services on Saturday but took special care to implement measures that will help ensure the health and safety of the faithful. For instance, San Roque Cathedral, the diocesan s...

 2020-07-12 03:10 

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Mandaue DRRMO has unfilled positions, underutilized funds — COA...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) told the Mandaue City government to fill in mandatory positions in its Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (LDRRMO) after its 2019 audit shows that two out of four of the require...

 2020-07-12 02:32 

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Ferro orders probe on 'Peryahan ng Bayan' operations in Bohol province...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), has ordered an investigation on the alleged Peryahan ng Bayan operations in Bohol province. If proven true, Ferro said th...

 2020-07-12 01:58 

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Santo Nio de Pandacan still missing...

MANILA, Philippines — Fire investigators are still clueless about what happened to the venerated icon of the Child Jesus, locally called the Santo Nio, which has been missing since Friday when the Santo. Nio de Pandacan Parish church in Manila was r...

 2020-07-12 01:40 

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Liloan logs 1 death, 3 new COVID cases on July 11...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu A 55-year-old resident of Barangay San Roque was the latest fatality of the coronavirus disease in Liloan town. The patient, who was exposed to relatives and neighbors who were working in the cities of Lapu-Lapu and Cebu, was also hyper...

 2020-07-12 00:44 

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In Lapu-Lapu City, 23 COVID recoveries released from isolation...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan on Saturday welcomed 23 individuals who were already released from isolation. The 23, which included three girls, were the newest addition to the city's COVID-19 recoveries. "Bag-ong paglaum ang ...

 2020-07-12 00:30 

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Media and politics...

If there is anything that the 12 hearings conducted by two powerful congressional committees on the ABS-CBN franchise clearly showed, it is the gross misunderstanding and simplification by our lawmakers of how the mass media system operates in a modern so...

 2020-07-12 00:08 

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2 BFP personnel, public servant, gov't employee among 7 new COVID cases in Toledo City...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu Two personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), a public servant who is also a businessman, and a government employee were among the seven new cases of the coronavirus disease in Toledo City. In an advisory that was posted late ni...

 2020-07-12 00:00 

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FACES OF CEBU: Eddie Abapo, 36, tanod...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) seriously threatening the lives of many in the country, everyone has been forced to step up, even down to the barangay (village) level. Since every individual is at risk of the co...

 2020-07-12 00:00 

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Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation Annual Stockholders' Meeting (2 of 2)...

Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation announces annual meeting of stockholders. See details below: ADVT. The post Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation Annual Stockholders' Meeting (2 of 2) appeared first on Inquirer Business ....

 2020-07-11 23:21 

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'Strong evidence' mothers can transmit virus to newborns...

There is "strong evidence" that COVID-19- positive mothers can pass the virus on to their unborn infants, scientists said Thursday, in findings that could affect how pregnant women are shielded during the pandemic. While there have been isolated c...

 2020-07-11 23:07 

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LeBron won't wear social justice message on Lakers jersey...

LeBron James says his thoughts on social justice can't be contained on the back of a basketball jersey. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar won't wear one of the NBA-approved social justice messages on the back of his jersey when the NBA resumes comp...

 2020-07-11 22:50 

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High blood sugar elevates COVID-19 mortality risk—study...

Patients with abnormally high blood sugar levels are more than twice as likely to die from COVID-19, researchers in China said Saturday. It is the first time scientists have been able to confirm that patients with hyperglycemia, but not diagnosed with dia...

 2020-07-11 22:40 

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Popovich had reservations, but Spurs coach ready for restart...

Gregg Popovich fondly remembers his freshman year at the United States Air Force Academy, even though as a first-year cadet he was extremely limited in where he could go and what activities were allowed. Lockdown at Walt Disney World, he said, reminded hi...

 2020-07-11 21:34 

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Rage grows over 'painful stab at press freedom' with ABS-CBN franchise denial...

MANILA, Philippines — The outrage against the rejection of a new 25-year franchise for ABS-CBN grew louder on Saturday as more groups added their voices of protest against the House committee vote that finally closed all the network's free-to-ai...

 2020-07-11 21:32 

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Roque: No chilling effect as ABS-CBN's full-time business is entertainment...

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday said the House committee vote to kill the franchise application of ABS-CBN should not be a cause for concern to other media entities. "I do not believe in the chilling effec...

 2020-07-11 21:30 

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Calida hails House for doing 'job well' on ABS-CBN franchise bid...

MANILA, Philippines — Hailing the House committee that voted to kill the franchise application of ABS-CBN, Solicitor General Jose Calida on Saturday paraphrased the opening line of one of Frank Sinatra's most popular songs, telling the network: ...

 2020-07-11 21:26 

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Recto: Why put up barrier on bike if ride ends in goodbye kiss?...

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto is asking officials involved in the government's pandemic response to conduct "test runs" and review the necessity of having plastic barriers installed on motorcycles as a su...

 2020-07-11 21:24 

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DOH probes claims plasma being sold to virus patients...

CEBU CITY, Cebu, Philipines — The Department of Health (DOH) in Central Visayas (Region 7) is looking into claims on social media that some recovered new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients are making money by selling their convalescent plasma t...

 2020-07-11 21:22 

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New anti-terrorism law flawed but needed, analyst says...

MANILA, Philippines — The new anti-terrorism law is "flawed" and the Supreme Court should strike down objectionable provisions but the Philippines still needs a law to intensify its fight against terrorism, an analyst said in an online forum...

 2020-07-11 21:18 

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Going to Mass? Make reservations...

Catholic churches in Metro Manila resumed religious services on Saturday but took special care to implement measures that will help ensure the health and safety of the faithful. For instance, San Roque Cathedral, the diocesan seat of the See of Caloocan, ...

 2020-07-11 21:16 

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Sto. Nio de Pandacan still missing...

Fire investigators are still clueless on what happened to the venerated icon of the Child Jesus, locally called the Sto. Nio, which has been missing since Friday when the Sto. Nio de Pandacan Parish church in Manila was razed by a fire that reached the th...

 2020-07-11 21:12 

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Hotels hosting front-liners in Manila get tax breaks...

Hotels, motels and other establishments in Manila, which provided free accommodation to front-liners during the public health crisis will be granted P100,000 in tax credits. Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso signed Ordinance No. 8646, ...

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