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 2020-07-10 08:56 

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Premier League title the standard for Man Utd Pogba...

Manchester United should see success as winning the Premier League, not just making the top four, said Paul Pogba after netting his first goal for over a year in another comfortable 3-0 win for the Red Devils at Aston Villa.United became the first side in...

 2020-07-10 08:56 

Cebu Daily News

DENR-7 to Cebu City: Explain cutting of trees in Guba...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7) has ordered a stop to the construction of a public cemetery in Barangay Guba, Cebu City until the city government has provided its plan to address the environme...

 2020-07-10 08:56 

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DOF warns of cybercrime surge as pandemic drives hike in online money transactions...

As more and more Filipinos go online for their financial transactions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, officials have warned of a surge in cybercrime as criminals also adjust to this "new normal." "With more commercial transactions going through cy...

 2020-07-10 08:47 

Philippine Star

Athletes slam Congress decision to shut ABS-CBN down...

Some sports personalities reacted to the news of the House of Representatives' denial of franchise renewal of ABS-CBN on Friday....

 2020-07-10 08:43 

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Banks do part in BSP's e-payment thrust, waive service fees...

Clients of some of the country's biggest banks will get for free the services of two major digital payment channels until the end of the third quarter as some financial institutions suspended charging of fees for these services for the entire 2020. Ba...

 2020-07-10 08:38 

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Palace 'neutral,' ABS-CBN's franchise solely in hands of Congress Roque...

MANILA, Philippines — Malacaang maintained on Friday its neutrality on ABS-CBN's franchise, saying that the decision lies solely in the hands of Congress. "The decision of the House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Franchises deny...

 2020-07-10 08:38 

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Cayetano: 'Read findings carefully' on denial of ABS-CBN franchise...

MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano urged the public on Friday to "read the findings carefully" as he sought understanding for the decision that denied the bid of media giant ABS-CBN' for a fresh 25-year franchise. Ca...

 2020-07-10 08:31 

Cebu Daily News

House panel denies ABS-CBN's franchise bid...

MANILA, Philippines — The franchise bid of media giant ABS-CBN was denied Friday by the House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Franchises after a series of hearings. With all eyes on the House panel waiting for the fate of the embattled n...

 2020-07-10 08:30 

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Nurses at San Lazaro Hospital seek relief from work overload...

MANILA — Nurses from San Lazaro Hospital, one of the government hospitals at the forefront of the Philippines' COVID-19 response, said they are on the verge of quitting because of "work overload."...

 2020-07-10 08:30 

Manila Standard

Kazakhstan denies China's claim of new deadly virus...

Kazakhstan on Friday denied a claim by China's embassy that a pneumonia outbreak more deadly than the novel coronavirus is rampaging through the Central Asian country....

 2020-07-10 08:28 

Philippine Star

Filipino journalists up in arms over Congress' killing of ABS-CBN franchise bid...

"Let us prove that it is not the 'will of Congress' but the WILL OF THE PEOPLE that ultimately prevails," NUJP vowed....

 2020-07-10 08:23 

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Kapasidad ng COVID-19 referral centers kailangan pang palawigin - health official...

MAYNILA - Dapat na palawakin pa ng mga coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) referral centers ang kanilang kapasidad para mas makatutok sakaling magkaroon ng pagtaas ng bilang ng mga pasyenteng mangangailangang maospital....

 2020-07-10 08:20 

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ABS-CBN's fate 'reminiscent of dark pages in history of PH press' — Drilon...

MANILA, Philippines — The junking of the new franchise bid of ABS-CBN by a panel of the House of Representatives on Friday is "reminiscent of the dark pages in the history of Philippine press in 1972." This was how Senate Minority Leader Fra...

 2020-07-10 08:19 

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READ: House panel's Findings and Recommendations denying ABS-CBN a new franchise...

Here's the Technical Working Group's findings and recommendations on ABS-CBN's franchise application. Marikina Rep. Stella Quimbo dissented while Rep. Pablo Garcia of Cebu City and Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo of Camiguin approved....

 2020-07-10 08:17 

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Smart celebrates Simplicity Day on July 12...

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. is celebrating Simplicity Day on July 12 as it embraces its commitment to provide Filipinos with simple solutions and amazing experiences to enrich their life a powerful message that it conveys in its &#...

 2020-07-10 08:14 

Cebu Daily News

Danao City records 4 more COVID-19 cases...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Danao City recorded four more cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Friday, July 10, its local government announced. Danao City government, in a post on Facebook said their City Health Services Office (CHSO) had been v...

 2020-07-10 08:10 

Philippine Star

Celebrities mourn Congress denial of ABS-CBN franchise...

Household names joined Filipinos in mourning the future of the network on which countless depended on as a source of livelihood as much as accessible information and entertainment....

 2020-07-10 08:08 

ABS-CBN

Who were the 11 congressmen who voted for the ABS-CBN franchise?...

The House legislative franchises committee on Wednesday rejected ABS-CBN Corp's application for a new franchise, permanently shutting down a major part of the country's largest media network and drawing fresh accusations that the authorities are c...

 2020-07-10 08:00 

Manila Standard

Mayor's case shows scale of South Korea sexism: activists...

The magnitude of South Korea's sexism problem has been illustrated by the case of a top politician and women's rights advocate who was accused of sexual harassment then took his own life, activists say....

 2020-07-10 07:59 

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Zobel: harness science, tech to create "better" normal...

As the world continues to battle the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Philippines can harness science and technology to create a "better" and "more resilient" normal, according to business tycoon Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala. T...

 2020-07-10 07:58 

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DOH says Chinese traditional medicine Lianhua Qingwen not registered with FDA...

MANILA — Following reports of the popularity of the traditional Chinese medicine Lianhua Qingwen as an alleged treatment of COVID-19, the Department of Health said it has yet to be registered or approved in the Philippines....

 2020-07-10 07:47 

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Congress declared itself 'enemy of democracy' in denying ABS-CBN franchise — NUJP...

MANILA, Philippines — The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Friday said the House of representatives has declared itself an "enemy of democracy" following the denial of a House panel of ABS-CBN's bid for a fresh ...

 2020-07-10 07:46 

ABS-CBN

READ: House committee resolution denying the franchise application of ABS-CBN...

A Technical Working Group recommended that the House legislative franchises committee deny the franchise application of ABS-CBN with the following result: 70 voted to deny; 11 voted to grant; 1 abstained; 2 inhibited....

 2020-07-10 07:36 

Philippine Star

Trade deficit narrows at slower pace in May as economy gradually reopens...

A persistent pullback in both exports and imports continued to shrink the Philippines' trade gap in May albeit at a slower pace than the previous month....

 2020-07-10 07:36 

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DOH: Over 5,000 health workers hired to augment COVID-19 response...

MANILA, Philippines — Over 5,000 health workers have been accepted in the emergency hiring of the Department of Health (DOH) to augment the medical workforce responding to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Health Undersecretary Maria...

 2020-07-10 07:36 

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House panel denies ABS-CBN's franchise bid, what's next?...

MANILA, Philippines — The members of the House committee on legislative franchises on Friday handed their decision on the fate of ABS-CBN: The network's bid for a 25-year franchise was rejected. Seventy affirmative votes were more than enough to...

 2020-07-10 07:33 

Philippine Star

Sports leagues left homeless as Congress terminates ABS-CBN franchise...

Many sports leagues across the country will need to find a new broadcast home following Congress' denial of the franchise renewal of broadcast company ABS-CBN....

 2020-07-10 07:30 

Philippine Star

Remains of 49 OFWs from Saudi Arabia finally home...

Twenty of them died due to the coronavirus disease while 29 died from natural causes....

 2020-07-10 07:30 

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Neda chief Chua: ECQ impact on economy 'more severe than expected'...

The Philippines is bracing for an even worse-than-expected drop in the gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter as the country's chief economist on Friday said the COVID-19 lockdown inflicted more pain into the economy than earlier projected...

 2020-07-10 07:24 

ABS-CBN

Kamara ibinasura ang aplikasyon ng ABS-CBN para sa bagong prangkisa...

MAYNILA — Ibinasura ng Kamara ang aplikasyon ng ABS-CBN para sa bagong prangkisa nitong Biyernes....

 2020-07-10 07:22 

Philippine Star

ABS-CBN bill authors: Network answered allegations, franchise should be granted...

Authors of bills seeking the grant of franchise to the embattled media giant asserted that questions and controversies lobbed against the network during the past hearings were answered and addressed....

 2020-07-10 07:22 

Philippine Star

LIVE updates: House panel votes on ABS-CBN franchise...

Get updates as we await the decision on one of the country's top broadcast networks, which sparked concern on press freedom....

 2020-07-10 07:18 

Philippine Star

List of lawmakers who voted for and against ABS-CBN franchise renewal...

A list of all the lawmakers who voted against denying ABS-CBN's franchise renewal....

 2020-07-10 07:15 

Cebu Daily News

A dog's life: Scientists find new formula for canine age...

WASHINGTON, United States A well-known "rule of paw" holds that you can tell how old your pooch is in human terms by multiplying its age in years by seven. But in fact, the real ratio changes over time, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) s...

 2020-07-10 07:15 

Manila Standard

House committee junks ABS-CBN's franchise renewal in 70-11 vote...

An overwhelming majority of the House committee on legislative franchises ruled against the renewal of ABS-CBN's franchise renewal....

 2020-07-10 07:14 

ABS-CBN

House committee denies ABS-CBN a new franchise...

MANILA—Congressmen on Friday voted to reject a new broadcast franchise for ABS-CBN Corp., permanently shutting down a major part of the country's largest media network, in what is seen as part of a worsening crackdown on press freedom under Pres...

 2020-07-10 07:12 

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House panel denies ABS-CBN's 25-year franchise renewal bid...

MANILA, Philippines — The franchise renewal bid of media giant ABS-CBN was denied Friday by the House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Franchises after a series of hearings. The vote came after the House legislative franchise and good gov...

 2020-07-10 07:10 

Philippine Star

DOH: Defect of UP-made COVID-19 test kits resolved...

DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the test kits have already secured a special certification from the Food and Drug Administration....

 2020-07-10 07:10 

Philippine Star

House panel kills ABS-CBN franchise, denies thousands of jobs...

(Updated) An overwhelming 70 legislators at the House of Representatives followed through President Rodrigo Duterte's threats to shut down ABS-CBN on Friday, voting to deny the network a new franchise and its 11,000 workers stable jobs amid the pandem...

 2020-07-10 07:07 

ABS-CBN

Duterte declares pandemic-hit 2020 as Year of Filipino Health Workers...

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared 2020 as the "Year of Filipino Health Workers" in honor of their work as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-10 07:06 

Philippine Star

House panel denies ABS-CBN franchise...

(Updated) An overwhelming 70 legislators at the House of Representatives followed through President Rodrigo Duterte's threats to shut down ABS-CBN on Friday, voting to deny the network a new franchise and its 11,000 workers stable jobs amid the pandem...

 2020-07-10 07:05 

Cebu Daily News

Motorbike barrier for pillion riding not a safety concern DILG...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local (DILG) on Friday allayed fears that the physical barrier for 'backriding' or pillion riding will pose safety concerns, noting this was approved by experts and even the Land Trans...

 2020-07-10 07:02 

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House panel TWG recommends rejection of ABS-CBN's franchise...

MANILA, Philippines — Media giant ABS-CBN should not be granted a 25-year franchise, a technical working group recommended to the House Committee on Legislative Franchises on Friday. "The TWG determined that the likely consensus among Members of...

 2020-07-10 07:00 

Philippine Star

Unlock possibilities in the new normal with Smart Bro...

Smart is making it simpler for Filipinos to connect online and unlock possibilities by slashing the price of the Smart Bro Prepaid LTE Pocket WiFi from P1,295 to only P999....

 2020-07-10 07:00 

Manila Standard

Hong Kong to shut all schools after virus cases spike...

Hong Kong will close all schools after the territory reported a spike in locally transmitted coronavirus infections, the city's education minister said Friday....

 2020-07-10 06:56 

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Duterte declares 2020 as year of Filipino health workers...

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared 2020 as the "Year of Filipino Health Workers." In Proclamation No. 976 signed July 6, Duterte highlighted the contributions made by medical workers to the country as it faces a pan...

 2020-07-10 06:55 

Manila Standard

House committee TWG recommends denial of ABS-CBN franchise renewal...

The technical working group of the House committee on legislative franchises has recommended the denial of ABS-CBN's franchise application....

 2020-07-10 06:54 

Philippine Star

Alfred Vargas begs off from voting on ABS-CBN's franchise renewal...

Kapuso star Alfred Vargas excused himself from voting on ABS-CBN's franchise renewal in Congress to avoid conflict of interest....

 2020-07-10 06:45 

Philippine Star

Hidilyn Diaz smashes personal record in back squat...

The 2016 Olympic silver medalist Diaz broke a personal record of 161 kilograms in back squat to prove her seriousness in staying in fine form amid the games uncertainty and lockdown measures around the world due to the pandemic....

 2020-07-10 06:44 

ABS-CBN

House drafting group recommends rejection of ABS-CBN franchise...

ABS-CBN should not be granted a new broadcast franchise, a technical working group recommended to the House Committee on Legislative Franchises on Friday....

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