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 2020-11-26 12:42 

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Duterte appoints DBM procurement director as Overall Deputy Ombudsman...

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Department of Budget and Management (DBM) procurement director Warren Rex Liong as the Overall Deputy Ombudsman, Malacaang said. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed Liong'...

 2020-11-26 12:27 

ABS-CBN

2 panukalang batas para sa 'Bayanihan 3' inihain sa Kamara...

Ayon sa mga mambabatas, mahalaga ito para sa pagbangon ng ekonomiya na nabugbog ng mga bagyo at pandemya....

 2020-11-26 12:18 

ABS-CBN

Cayetano says 2021 budget of Speaker Velasco's allies increased; Yap refutes claim...

Ousted Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday called for transparency as he claimed lawmakers who pushed for his ouster received huge increases in next year's spending plan....

 2020-11-26 12:13 

Philippine Star

Duterte supports extension of Bangsamoro transition...
 2020-11-26 12:07 

ABS-CBN

LGU may pagkukulang sa Boracay Halloween party: Tourism chief...

Nakitaan ng DOT ng paglabag sa coronavirus disease (COVID-19) health protocols ang malakihang Halloween party sa Boracay....

 2020-11-26 12:00 

ABS-CBN

MMDA nanindigang itutuloy ang EDSA busway project...

Ito ay sa kabila ng mga reklamong ito ang sanhi ng pagsasara ng U-turn sa EDSA, na nagdulot ng matinding traffic....

 2020-11-26 11:51 

Manila Bulletin

House of Representatives pays tribute to Del Mar...

Current and former members of the House of Representatives and some members of President Duterte's Cabinet paid their tribute to the late Cebu City 1st District Rep. Raul Veloso Del Mar, whom they described as a "venerable legislator", "an...

 2020-11-26 11:41 

Manila Bulletin

House lauds Senate for timely passage of national budget...

The House of Representatives on Friday lauded the Senate for its timely passage of the proposed P4.506-trillion national budget for 2021. Speaker Lord Allan Velasco said the House bicameral conference committee is prepared to sit with their Senate counter...

 2020-11-26 11:41 

Cebu Daily News

Mayor Cortes wants spaghetti wires fixed...

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines The Mandaue City government is having enough of unsightly dangling wires on its streets. According to lawyer John Eddu Ibaez, executive secretary of Mayor Jonas Cortes, the Mayor has ordered the utility, cable, and telecommunicat...

 2020-11-26 11:38 

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Gabriela solon says security of tenure bill 'pro-capitalist,' fails to address 'endo'...

A lawmaker from the Makabayan bloc slammed Thursday the passage on second reading of House Bill 7036 or the proposed security of tenure law, claiming the legislation failed to address exploitative labor contractualization such as endo....

 2020-11-26 11:38 

Manila Bulletin

House declares climate emergency; PH may now pursue int'l justice...

The House of Representatives unanimously adopted a resolution declaring a climate and environmental emergency, thus, giving government the justification to pursue climate justice from the United States, China, and the world's industrialized countries ...

 2020-11-26 11:32 

Manila Bulletin

New Digital Signage Displays for Manila City Hall...

To assist the City of Manila in relaying important information to its constituents while in City Hall, LG Philippines recently made a generous donation of two digital signage displays. Worth over PhP 800,000 the two 75UH5E-B displays will be used in Manil...

 2020-11-26 11:23 

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Session Road to close Nov. 30 to Dec. 1 for Baguio Christmas event...

The city government of Baguio will close both lanes of Session Road from Nov. 30 to Dec, 1 in connection with the Christmas in Baguio Celebrations....

 2020-11-26 11:22 

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Higit 2 milyong dose ng COVID-19 vaccine ikakasa...

Lalagdaan ang kasunduan para bumili ng milyon-milyong dose ng bakuna laban sa COVID-19....

 2020-11-26 11:18 

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Galvez: Mga kaso ng COVID-19 sa mga maituturing 'hotspots,' kontrolado...

Ayon kay Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr, chief implementer ng National Task Force Against COVID-19, di maaaring isisi ang pagtaas ng kaso sa pagluluwag ng turismo....

 2020-11-26 11:09 

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More than K-Pop: South Korea unveils new initiative to deepen relationship with ASEAN...

Experts are hoping that the Philippines will be able to take advantage of the fruits of the New Southern Policy Plus, Republic of Korea's President Moon Jae-in's initiative to deepen ROK's engagement with ASEAN and beyond, encompassing diploma...

 2020-11-26 11:07 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte names ex-President GMA as Clark programs adviser...

President Duterte has named former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as his adviser on projects and programs in Clark, Pampanga, Malacaang confirmed. In a text message to reporters on Thursday afternoon, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said the Chi...

 2020-11-26 11:03 

Cebu Daily News

French shipbuilder to open Manila office in bid to supply submarines to PH Navy...

MANILA, Philippines—French shipbuilder Naval Group will open an office in Manila in early 2021 as it seeks to advance its serious interest in supplying the Philippine Navy's first ever submarines. The office opening would be the first step in fu...

 2020-11-26 11:03 

ABS-CBN

Pagkalat ng COVID-19 sa barko, sanhi ng pagkaantala sa pagsampa ng ilang seafarer...

Nakahinga na nang kaunti ang isang seafarer na higit isang buwan nang nakatengga sa isang hotel na ginawang quarantine facility matapos na mapaliwanagan kung bakit naantala ang pagsampa nila sa barko....

 2020-11-26 11:02 

Manila Bulletin

DFA reports 19 new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad...

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday recorded 19 new confirmed COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) cases and 4 new recoveries among Filipinos abroad. No new COVID-19 fatality was confirmed based on reports received from countries in Asia an...

 2020-11-26 11:01 

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PCG suspends search, rescue ops for 2 missing crew of sunken vessel off Palawan...

MANILA - The Philippine Coast Guard on Thursday suspended its search and rescue operations for the two remaining crew of landing craft Lady Athena that sank Wednesday in waters off Cambari Islands in Araceli, Palawan....

 2020-11-26 10:58 

Manila Bulletin

Senators assure 2021 budget responds to recovery from pandemic, calamities...

Senators assured on Thursday that the 2021 budget bill they passed on Thursday will address the country's needs to respond and recover from the COVID-19 crisis and other calamities that hit the country this year. "The budget we have approved is re...

 2020-11-26 10:57 

ABS-CBN

Missing UP Law prof last seen Sunday morning: NBI...

Missing lawyer Ryan Oliva was last seen Sunday morning, based on a CCTV footage obtained by the National Bureau of Investigation....

 2020-11-26 10:55 

ABS-CBN

Traditional Chinese medicine na ginagamit para sa symptoms ng COVID-19, kailangan ng reseta bago makabili...

Aprubado na ang paggamit ng Lianhua Qingwen capsule pero kailangan munang kumuha ng reseta para mabili ito....

 2020-11-26 10:54 

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Labor chief says 'inclined' to lift halt work order on Skyway after deadly accident...

Labor Secretary Silvestro Bello III said Thursday he was "inclined" to lift a work stoppage order over the ongoing Skyway project, following the collapse of a steel girder at the project site on East Service Road in Muntinlupa City....

 2020-11-26 10:53 

Manila Bulletin

NDRRMC eyes creation of committee to supervise water release in dams...

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is planning to create a new committee that will supervise the release of water in the dams amid reports that the alleged ill timing in the release of waters from Magat Dam resulted in th...

 2020-11-26 10:53 

Cebu Daily News

Labella defends P30M intelligence funds, Dizon opposes...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella defended the allocation of P30 million intelligence funds in the proposed 2021 annual budget. The mayor said that the Office of the Mayor's intelligence funds should not be more than 30 pe...

 2020-11-26 10:51 

Manila Bulletin

There is enough funds for NG needs, says Security Bank...

The cash-rich banking system has the available funding for National Government requirements such as continued anti-pandemic response, according to a bank official. Security Bank Corp. executive vice president and treasurer, Raul Martin Pedro, said the fin...

 2020-11-26 10:44 

Manila Bulletin

BETTER BE BOHOL: We found the safest hotels for your stay...

When the province reopened for leisure travel, the Department of Tourism and Bohol LGU also required hotels and resorts to ensure their guests' safety....

 2020-11-26 10:41 

Manila Bulletin

Palace lists hospitals where RT-PCR tests are cheapest...

The public can avail of coronavirus testing at cheaper rates in several hospitals and laboratories across the country, Malacaang announced Thursday. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque has shared anew the list of 15 medical facilities that offer reverse tr...

 2020-11-26 10:39 

ABS-CBN

Solons fume at PACC after corruption allegations: 'Name them or shut up'...

Several lawmakers on Thursday urged the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) to identify the 12 incumbent congressmen allegedly receiving kickbacks from the government's public works projects....

 2020-11-26 10:32 

Manila Bulletin

Are your kids playing these adult-oriented games?...

What do Grand Theft Auto (GTA) V, Mobile Legends, and Roblox have in common? These are video games that your sweet and innocent six-year-old is probably playing right now. These are also games geared toward adults and/or teenagers, in case you didn't ...

 2020-11-26 10:29 

Manila Bulletin

Pandemic no excuse for not getting enough exercise WHO...

The UN health agency stressed that exercise was vital to physical and mental health, while sedentary behavior can have serious repercussions....

 2020-11-26 10:24 

Cebu Daily News

DOTr to Cebu City Council: BRT implementation to start on 2021...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has promised the Cebu City Council that the implementation of the the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the city will start on 2021. Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco, chairperson of th...

 2020-11-26 10:23 

Manila Bulletin

Job order, contract of service workers of Manila LGU to get P5k cash aid...

Job order and contract of service workers of the Manila city government will each receive a financial assistance of P5,000 following the signing of a city ordinance....

 2020-11-26 10:21 

ABS-CBN

19 more overseas Filipinos sick with COVID-19; total now at 11,592...

The number of Filipinos abroad who have contracted COVID-19 rose to 11,592 on Thursday as 19 new cases were recorded, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said....

 2020-11-26 10:21 

Philippine Star

Philippine gov't, private firms to sign deal for 2M doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine...
 2020-11-26 10:19 

ABS-CBN

Nurses' group makes fresh appeal on deployment cap hike...

A group of nurses on Thursday reiterated its appeal to the government to allow more medical workers to work abroad next year, if not to fully lift the overseas deployment ban, due to low wages and poor working conditions in the country....

 2020-11-26 10:12 

Philippine Star

Maps proving Philippines' ownership of contested island with China to be auctioned off...
 2020-11-26 10:11 

Philippine Star

Bagong sama ng panahon 'palapit sa Isabela-Cagayan area' — PAGASA...
 2020-11-26 10:08 

Philippine Star

New LPA spotted off Quezon, but PAGASA says unlikely to intensify...
 2020-11-26 10:01 

Manila Bulletin

Farm-to-market road in Zamboanga del Norte paved to support farmers' livelihood...

Farmers in Labason, Zamboanga del Norte now have a better way of transporting their agricultural goods to the market after a road connecting two villages in their place was recently paved....

 2020-11-26 10:00 

Philippine Star

'That's how he is': Palace defends Duterte's sexist jokes anew...
 2020-11-26 09:58 

Manila Bulletin

P300 M allocated for Quezon province as typhoon assistance...

The government has allocated around P300 million to help facilitate the rehabilitation of Quezon province following the devastation caused by recent typhoons....

 2020-11-26 09:58 

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French shipbuilder to open Manila office in bid to supply submarines to PH Navy...

MANILA, Philippines—French shipbuilder Naval Group will open an office in Manila in early 2021 as it seeks to advance its serious interest in supplying the Philippine Navy's first ever submarines. The office opening would be the first step in fu...

 2020-11-26 09:52 

Manila Bulletin

NDRRMC, OCD rectify figures on agriculture losses...

The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has rectified what it describes as a mix-up in reported figures in agriculture damage caused by typhoon 'Ulysses'....

 2020-11-26 09:48 

Cebu Daily News

Why Janine Berdin feels pressure singing in Bisaya for 11th Himig Handog...

Of the 12 interpreters in the 11th edition of Himig Handog, singer Janine Berdin is easily the most pressured, having to sing her piece in her native Visayan tongue. Berdin, "Tawag ng Tanghalan" season 2 champion, is interpreting "Bulalakaw,&#...

 2020-11-26 09:48 

ABS-CBN

Palace says to verify if China moon rocket flew over Luzon...

Malacaang said Thursday it would look into reports that Long March 5, China's biggest and most powerful rocket, passed over Luzon this week, which a scientist said might be a potential security threat....

 2020-11-26 09:47 

ABS-CBN

Online stores, mass: DOH may ligtas tips para sa Pasko habang pandemya...

Tuloy pa rin ang pagdiriwang ng Pasko, kahit pa man may pandemya....

 2020-11-26 09:44 

Manila Bulletin

Manila to hold coffee and plant fair on Nov. 27...

The Manila city government will be holding the first coffee and plant fair at the Kartilya ng Katipunan near the Manila City Hall on Friday....

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