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 2020-02-29 13:04 

Manila Bulletin

Iran calls on people to stay at home as death toll rises to 43...

Deaths in Iran from coronavirus have hit 43, the highest number outside China, and the total number of infected people has risen to 593, an Iranian health official said on Saturday....

 2020-02-29 12:55 

Manila Bulletin

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Feb. 29, 2020)...

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Feb. 29, 2020)...

 2020-02-29 12:45 

Manila Bulletin

Sotto: Senate to seek SC nod for chance to review VFA...

The Senate might make necessary amendments to the provisions of the country's Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States once the Supreme Court (SC) favors its authority to assert its power on the said pact before it officially ends....

 2020-02-29 12:44 

Manila Bulletin

'Our trees are bleeding': Quarry operations affect conservation efforts of Masungi Georeserve...

Masungi Georeserve, a conservation area in Baras, Rizal, reported on Feb. 27 that a portion of its reforestation site has been blocked by a quarry company's barbed wire....

 2020-02-29 12:39 

Manila Bulletin

Iloilo mountain road mishap kills 4 combat cops, injures 31...

Iloilo City — Four combat cops are dead while 31 other cops were injured after a police truck fell of a mountain road in Alimodian town, Iloilo province Saturday afternoon....

 2020-02-29 12:38 

ABS-CBN

Magnitude-4.9 quake strikes off Davao Occidental...

At least 15 "moderately strong" to "strong" earthquakes have jolted the region this month, according to Phivolcs data....

 2020-02-29 12:37 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo remembers her mother "Mommy Sally" at funeral rites...

NAGA CITY -- If there was one person who defended Vice President Leni Robredo from her bashers on social media, it was her own mother, whom she fondly called "Mommy Sally."...

 2020-02-29 12:27 

Manila Bulletin

House Visayan bloc declares support for Cayetano's leadership...

The 48-strong Visayan bloc of the House of Representatives continues to rally behind the leadership of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his position on national issues, including the franchise renewal of broadcast giant ABS-CBN, Cebu Rep. Vincent Franco &#...

 2020-02-29 12:25 

Manila Bulletin

DPWH: Construction of resettlement site as part of flood risk management project starts July...

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced on Saturday that it will start the construction of the San Rafael North Resettlement Site in Noveleta City, Cavite in July....

 2020-02-29 12:20 

ABS-CBN

Aabot sa 300 bahay sa Cebu, natupok; sunog nagsimula umano sa posporo...

Dahil magkakadikit ang mga bahay, nahirapan pumasok ang mga bombero at firetruck sa lugar sa Barangay Ibabao Estancia dahil sa makipot na daan...

 2020-02-29 12:16 

Manila Bulletin

Taal Volcano emissions weaken, but volcanic quakes still being recorded...

Emissions from Taal Volcano's Main Crater further weakened from Friday afternoon to Saturday morning, a day after it spewed a 300-meter tall smoke plume, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said....

 2020-02-29 12:14 

Manila Bulletin

PNP, Ateneo soon to announce results of leadership study on police force...

For years, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has been suffering image problems before the public despite its big accomplishments.On Monday, the 205,000-strong PNP will know the reason why....

 2020-02-29 12:11 

Inquirer.net

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Japan sporting events at empty stadiums amid virus outbreak...

TOKYO --- Japanese sporting events were held without spectators on Saturday in a move aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus.The Chiba Lotte Marines hosted the Rakuten Eagles with no spectators in the stands at Zozo Marine Stadium in Chiba Pre...

 2020-02-29 12:06 

Inquirer.net

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Arwind Santos continues to embrace being role player for San Miguel...

MANILA, Philippines---With June Mar Fajardo expected to miss the action this coming PBA season, expect the race for the MVP to be anyone's game.While five-time Fajardo is once again a strong contender for the plus for 2019, the San Miguel's 6-foot...

 2020-02-29 12:02 

ABS-CBN

Traffic enforcer patay sa pamamaril sa Cagayan de Oro...

Hinala ng kakilala ng biktima, posibleng may kinalaman sa trabaho ang pagpaslang sa biktima....

 2020-02-29 12:00 

Manila Bulletin

Turkey's Erdogan asks Russia's Putin to step aside in Syria...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that he had asked President Vladimir Putin for Russia to step aside in Syria and leave Turkey to deal with Syrian government forces alone, after 34 Turkish soldiers were killed this week....

 2020-02-29 11:58 

Manila Bulletin

Turkish strike in Syria kills nine Hezbollah members, wounds 30: source...

Turkish strikes on northwest Syria late on Friday killed nine members of Iran-backed Hezbollah and wounded 30 others, a commander in the regional alliance backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said....

 2020-02-29 11:55 

ABS-CBN

'Provisional permit susi para i-extend ang operasyon ng ABS-CBN'...

Ito ay kung sina dating Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban at Reynato Puno ang tatanungin....

 2020-02-29 11:53 

Manila Bulletin

Qatar reports first case of coronavirus state news agency...

Qatar's health ministry reported on Saturday the first case of coronavirus infection in the country, the state-run Qatar News Agency said....

 2020-02-29 11:53 

Manila Bulletin

Qatar reports its first coronavirus in man who returned from Iran...

Qatar's health ministry reported on Saturday the first case of coronavirus infection in the country....

 2020-02-29 11:50 

ABS-CBN

PH broadcast industry mawawalan ng balanse kapag walang ABS-CBN: Grupo...

Malaki ang epekto sa industriya ng broadcasting kung magsara o mawala sa ere ang ABS-CBN, ayon sa isang grupo ng cable operator....

 2020-02-29 11:40 

ABS-CBN

Salvacion Gerona, VP Robredo's mother, laid to rest in Naga...

Robredo said she learned how to maintain her composure in the most difficult situations by watching Gerona raise her and her siblings....

 2020-02-29 11:39 

Inquirer.net

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Kath Bell, Petron blank Generika-Ayala in PSL opener...

MANILA, Philippines---Petron had a rousing start to its title defense after a sweep of Generika-Ayala, 25-22, 25-22, 25-21, in the opening match of the Philippine Super Liga Grand Prix Saturday at Filoil Flying V Center.The Blaze Spikers, who lost valuabl...

 2020-02-29 11:28 

ABS-CBN

Nationwide 'shopping festival' ng DOT kanselado dahil sa COVID-19...

Ipinagpaliban muna ng Department of Tourism ang pakulo nilang month-long nationwide sale sa mga mall na "2020 Philippine Shopping Festival" kasunod ng patuloy na paglobo ng mga kaso ng Coronavirus Disease 2019....

 2020-02-29 11:26 

ABS-CBN

Grade 6 student na 'dinukot, hinalay' nasagip sa Baguio City; suspek arestado...

Natagpuan ang bata sa inuupahang bahay ng suspek....

 2020-02-29 11:11 

Manila Bulletin

The temptation of Jesus...

MATTHEW 4:1-11 1 Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted for forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was hungry. The tempter approached and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command that these st...

 2020-02-29 11:10 

Inquirer.net

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Poy Erram arrival 'big lift' for TNT, says Dickel...

MANILA, Philippines --- A bit of sample size was enough for TNT consultant Mark Dickel to know just how valuable veteran center Poy Erram is on a team.Erram was part of the Dickel-coached Philippine team that whipped Indonesia, 100-70, in the 2021 Fiba As...

 2020-02-29 11:08 

Manila Bulletin

PDEA, PCGA arrest 6 drug suspects, seize P69-K worth of shabu in Binondo sting...

Joint operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) arrested six illegal drug personalities and seized more than P69,000 worth of shabu (crystal meth) in a twin buy-bust operation on Saturday in Binondo, ...

 2020-02-29 11:04 

ABS-CBN

Ilang residente sa Taguig halos 3 linggong walang kuryente...

Mabagal din umano ang aksyon ng Meralco....

 2020-02-29 11:01 

ABS-CBN

Higit 20 bahay naabo sa Cagayan de Oro; P1-M halaga ng ari-arian nasira...

Sa kabila ng mabilis na pagresponde ng mga bumbero, daling naabo ang mga bahay sa Barangay 18 dahil sa dikit-dikit at gawa sa light materials ang mga ito....

 2020-02-29 10:55 

ABS-CBN

Gordon: Chinese money launderers have 'connections' in PH gov't...

Gordon alleged that Chinese nationals had "money connections" in government, because they could supposedly bring large amounts of money into the country without being reported....

 2020-02-29 10:40 

Inquirer.net

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Mary Joy Baron named 2020 PSL ambassador...

MANILA, Philippines---F2 Logistics Mary Joy Baron was named the PSL ambassador at the start of the new season on Saturday.The comely middle blocker is the seventh player to hold the distinction following Rachel Anne Daquis, who is among the most recogniza...

 2020-02-29 10:28 

Cebu Daily News

Ibabao-Estancia sitios under state of calamity...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Barangay Ibabao-Estancia has declared two sitios affected by the fire under a state of calamity. Barangay Chairman Romulo Echavez of Ibabao-Estancia said that the council had convened this afternoon and declared Sit...

 2020-02-29 10:22 

Manila Bulletin

CA asked to stop MORE from taking over power distribution assets of rival...

The Court of Appeals (CA) has been asked to stop More Electric and Power Corporation (MORE) from taking over the power distribution assets of its rival Panay Electric Company (PECO)....

 2020-02-29 10:20 

Manila Standard

U.S. inks pullout deal with Taliban...

Doha, Qatar---Washington and the Taliban are set to sign a long-sought deal in Doha on Saturday that would see the two foes agree to the withdrawal of thousands of US troops from Afghanistan in return for insurgent guarantees....

 2020-02-29 10:15 

Manila Bulletin

Taguig City allots P700M for scholarship packages...

The local government unit (LGU) of Taguig City has allotted P700 million for its existing scholarship programs and its new scholarship packages for athletes, students in a select number of fields, and public servants and their dependents....

 2020-02-29 10:14 

Manila Bulletin

7-of-9 repatriated Filipinos from cruise ship show signs of respiratory illness 7 test negative 2 still pending...

Nine Filipinos repatriated from the M/V Diamond Princess cruise ship have shown symptoms of respiratory illness while in quarantine at the Athlete's Village in New Clark City (NCC) in Capas, Tarlac, an official of the Department of Health (DOH) bared ...

 2020-02-29 10:14 

Manila Bulletin

9 Filipino cruise ship repatriates show signs of respiratory illness; 7 test negative for COVID-19...

Nine Filipinos repatriated from the M/V Diamond Princess cruise ship have shown symptoms of respiratory illness while in quarantine at the Athlete's Village in New Clark City (NCC) in Capas, Tarlac, an official of the Department of Health (DOH) bared ...

 2020-02-29 10:10 

Manila Standard

Russia vows to de-escalate fights in Syria's idlib...

United Nations---Moscow is "ready to de-escalate with anyone" in the battleground Idlib region of northwestern Syria, Russian Ambassador to the UN Vassily Nebenzia told the Security Council on Friday....

 2020-02-29 10:08 

Manila Bulletin

TCM widely used in COVID-19 patient treatment, yielding good results...

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been widely used to treat COVID-19 patients, yielding good outcomes, said a medical expert Saturday....

 2020-02-29 10:07 

Philippine Star

US reports fourth coronavirus infection of unknown origin...

US health officials reported Friday a fourth case of novel coronavirus of unknown origin, indicating the disease was spreading in the country....

 2020-02-29 10:05 

Manila Bulletin

Andanar tells UN: Reassess baseless claims vs. Duterte admin...

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar called on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to exercise prudence in assessing allegations of human rights violations under President Duterte's watch....

 2020-02-29 10:05 

Philippine Star

Jake Zyrus' mom to Sarah Geronimo, Mommy Divine: Relate much...

Jake Zyrus' own "Mommie Dearest" weighed in on the issue....

 2020-02-29 10:05 

Cebu Daily News

DOH: 'Less than 10' Koreans from Daegu remain in Cebu...

CEBU CITY, Philippines The Department of Health (DOH) said most of the 26 South Koreans in Cebu who flew in from Daegu City last February 25 have returned to their country. DOH Assistant Secretary Maria Rosario Vergeire announced this in a live radio inte...

 2020-02-29 10:03 

Inquirer.net

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UST survives La Salle-Zobel to enter UAAP girls basketball finals...

MANILA, Philippines --- Erika Danganan lifted University of Santo Tomas over De La Salle Zobel, 50-48, to clinch the last slot in the UAAP Season 82 girls basketball Finals Saturday at Paco Arena.Danganan made the biggest plays on both ends of the floor, ...

 2020-02-29 10:01 

Manila Bulletin

Sotto: Senate won't rush decision on ABS-CBN, will stick to Constitutional legislative procedures...

Senate President Vicente Sotto III said on Saturday that the Upper Chamber will not rush the grant of an extended franchise to ABS-CBN or any other organizations....

 2020-02-29 10:01 

Manila Bulletin

Malaysia's Muhyiddin named PM in shock that sidelines old rivals...

Malaysia's king named former interior minister Muhyiddin Yassin as the new prime minister on Saturday in a shock decision that sidelined old rivals Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim after a week of political turmoil....

 2020-02-29 10:00 

Manila Standard

Biden counting on South Carolina...

Columbia—Joe Biden scrambled to salvage his flagging presidential hopes Friday on the eve of South Carolina's Democratic primary, where nothing less than a decisive victory can help him rebound and challenge frontrunner Bernie Sanders....

 2020-02-29 09:56 

Inquirer.net

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FIFA warns coronavirus could postpone international matches...

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has refused to rule out postponing international football matches in response to the escalating global threat of the coronavirus.This weekend's matches in the leading two divisions in Switzerland, where football's g...

 2020-02-29 09:52 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd highlights 'Pinay Power' at 2020 National Science and Technology Fair...

To help inspire learners, especially girls, to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), the Department of Education (DepEd) will feature successful Filipino women in the field of science at this year's National Scie...

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