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 2021-01-21 15:30 

Manila Standard

Sandiganbayan denies Enrile's motion in case...

The Sandiganbayan has denied the motion of former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile to exclude a prosecution witness' judicial affidavit as evidence in the P172-million plunder case against him....

 2021-01-21 15:26 

ABS-CBN

COVID-positive contacts of PH's first UK coronavirus variant case rise to 14...

Another COVID-positive infection is identified from among the persons who had contact with the first Philippine case of the UK coronavirus variant....

 2021-01-21 15:20 

Manila Standard

Group questions delay in body camera project...

The Makabayan Bloc in the House of Representatives on Thursday sought a congressional inquiry into what it perceives as a delayed implementation of the Philippine National Police's P334-million body camera project....

 2021-01-21 15:14 

ABS-CBN

Magnitude 7.1 undersea quake felt in entire Mindanao island, Phivolcs scientist says...

MANILA - People in Mindanao quivered after a magnitude 7.1 undersea earthquake struck off Davao Occidental and rocked the whole island, prompting some residents to rush out of their homes....

 2021-01-21 15:14 

Philippine Star

Mariel Rodriguez laughs off rumor linking Robin Padilla, Mocha Uson...
 2021-01-21 15:10 

Manila Standard

Fund-starved Foreign Affairs stopping foreign travels...

The Department of Foreign Affairs is cutting off foreign travels as it looks for ways to replenish its already depleted passport revolving fund, reportedly "eaten up by travel allowances, insurance" and other expenses, Foreign Affairs Secretary Te...

 2021-01-21 15:05 

Manila Standard

Fix lights on the roads, agency asked...

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has asked the Department of Public Works and Highways to improve the lighting fixtures along the major thoroughfares, saying the problem is one of the causes of road accidents in the metropolis....

 2021-01-21 15:03 

ABS-CBN

Malaking bahagi ng Mindanao, niyanig ng magnitude 7.1 lindol...

Niyanig ng malakas na lindol ang malaking bahagi ng Mindanao alas-8:23 ng gabi ngayong Huwebes....

 2021-01-21 15:00 

Manila Standard

Utilities urged to extend policy on disconnection...

Senator Win Gatchalian on Thursday urged the Energy Regulatory Commission and distribution utilities, such as Meralco, to heed the call of the public to further extend the "no disconnection" policy for low-income consumers at least until the end o...

 2021-01-21 14:59 

Manila Bulletin

Kristoffer Martin reveals he has daughter...

For the first time, Kapuso actor Kristoffer Martin revealed that he has a daughter. On Instagram, Martin uploaded photos of her four-year-old daughter Pre. "Hi everyone! Meet my daughter, Pre," the actor wrote on caption. In an exclusive article b...

 2021-01-21 14:33 

Philippine Star

'Hair flip is life': 5 most iconic 'Flip-inas' in recent years...
 2021-01-21 14:27 

Philippine Star

SC tells Calida: 'People's Tribune' status not to be 'hoisted wantonly' in private suits...
 2021-01-21 14:25 

Manila Bulletin

House panel okays bills aiding persons with disabilities...

The House Special Committee on Persons with Disabilities approved Thursday bills proposing to further ensure accessibility of persons with disabilities, including one that requires public utility vehicles to be "PWD-friendly4; and safe. (MANILA BUL...

 2021-01-21 14:21 

Manila Bulletin

Unredeemed Shangri-La vouchers honored in other properties...

Following the announcement of the temporary closure of luxury hotel Makati Shangri-La Manila, unredeemed voucher bookings made during the September Online Sale (SOS) will be honored in other Shangri-La Group properties. Makati Shangri-La Manila In a lette...

 2021-01-21 14:17 

ABS-CBN

Bahagi ng Montalban Islamic Cemetery natabunan ng lupa mula sa landfill project...

Nabulaga ang ilang pamilya nang dumalaw sila sa Montalban Islamic Cemetery....

 2021-01-21 14:14 

Manila Bulletin

John Estrada: 'Wala akong ambisyon na pantayan si Tito Dolphy'...

The main cast of 'John En Ellen' Actor John Estrada is back in making comedy skits! This time, he will appear in a sitcom titled "John En Ellen" opposite Ellen Adarna who is making her showbiz comeback after three years. "Na-miss ko an...

 2021-01-21 14:08 

ABS-CBN

PNP to UP community: Open your minds to realities around you...

In a statement, the PNP Public Information Office said Barangay UP Campus is ranked 20th in the peace and order indicator of Quezon City, out of its 142 barangays....

 2021-01-21 14:06 

Inquirer.net

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Malonzo, Muyang, Manzo submit PBA Draft applications...

MANILA, Philippines---A slew of talent on Thursday submitted their applications for the coming 2021 PBA Draft with prospective top pick Jamie Malonzo leading the charge.Malonzo, 24, spent just one year with De La Salle in the UAAP but had a significant im...

 2021-01-21 14:05 

Manila Standard

Biden unveils plan to roll out vaccines...

Joe Biden's administration unveiled a detailed Covid-19 roadmap Thursday to boost vaccinations and testing while centering scientific expertise, after the new US president warned during his inaugural speech the pandemic was entering its "deadliest...

 2021-01-21 14:00 

Manila Standard

United States leader gets cool response from Gulf countries...

Newspapers in Arab states of the Gulf on Thursday gave a cautious welcome to new US President Joe Biden, amid uncertainty over whether he will seek to re-engage with regional rival Iran....

 2021-01-21 13:56 

ABS-CBN

Ireland to vaccinate all citizens against COVID-19 by September: minister...

Ireland plans to vaccinate every citizen in the nation against the coronavirus by September, health minister Stephen Donnelly said Thursday....

 2021-01-21 13:55 

Philippine Star

7.0-magnitude quake strikes off Mindanao: USGS...
 2021-01-21 13:55 

Manila Standard

Africa struggling with second wave of Covid-19...

Health systems in Africa hobbled by shortages of oxygen and other resources are struggling with Covid's "second wave," pushing the fatality rate above the global average, the continent's health watchdog said Thursday....

 2021-01-21 13:53 

Inquirer.net

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ToonMe is making waves on Twitter — how wary should we be?...

A big hit on the social network Twitter, ToonMe can make us look like we're characters from a Pixar movie. The post ToonMe is making waves on Twitter — how wary should we be? appeared first on Inquirer Technology ....

 2021-01-21 13:52 

ABS-CBN

WATCH: Residents leave houses as magnitude 7.1 quake hits off Davao Occidental...

Residents of a subdivision in General Santos City rushed out of their houses as a magnitude 7.1 earthquake jolted Davao Occidental Thursday night....

 2021-01-21 13:50 

Manila Standard

Moscow announces 'significant' easing of restrictions...

The mayor of Russia's capital Moscow on Thursday announced a "significant"; easing of coronavirus restrictions citing the success of the vaccination campaign....

 2021-01-21 13:49 

Philippine Star

DFA: 9 more Filipinos abroad sick with COVID-19...
 2021-01-21 13:45 

Manila Standard

Shanghai neighborhood evacuated after discovery of 3 new infections...

Shanghai authorities began evacuating a residential neighborhood near the historic Bund riverfront after Chinese officials discovered at least three new coronavirus cases on Thursday....

 2021-01-21 13:40 

ABS-CBN

4 suspected terrorists nabbed in South Cotabato...

MANILA - Four alleged members of an Islamic State-linked group were arrested following an encounter with the military in T'Boli, South Cotabato Thursday morning....

 2021-01-21 13:40 

Manila Standard

Four die in powerful gas leak blast in Madrid...

The toll from a powerful explosion caused by a gas leak that gutted a building in a residential part of Madrid rose to four on Thursday after a priest died from his injuries....

 2021-01-21 13:39 

Inquirer.net

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Snapchat filter marks inauguration of Joe Biden...

Joe Biden's team has shown its social network savvy frequently during the presidential campaign. And inauguration day was no exception. The post Snapchat filter marks inauguration of Joe Biden appeared first on Inquirer Technology ....

 2021-01-21 13:37 

Inquirer.net

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'Virus-free' Turkmenistan to vaccinate foreign athletes...

Turkmenistan plans to vaccinate foreign athletes competing in the isolated Central Asian state, one of the few countries in the world yet to declare a coronavirus case, state media said Thursday.The ex-Soviet nation is set to hold qualifying events for te...

 2021-01-21 13:35 

Manila Standard

Rare twin suicide bombing attack kills 13...

A rare twin suicide bombing killed at least 13 people on a bustling commercial street in the heart of Baghdad on Thursday, the military said, rupturing months of relative calm....

 2021-01-21 13:34 

ABS-CBN

UP official: University willing to iron out issues, concerns with DND...

Officials of the University of the Philippines are willing to explain and iron out issues and concerns by the Department of National Defense, following its unilateral abrogation of the 1989 accord with the university....

 2021-01-21 13:29 

Philippine Star

Lotto Results for January 21, 2021...
 2021-01-21 13:28 

Manila Bulletin

Ellen Adarna to suitors: 'Give your best shot!'...

Ellen Adarna After three years, actress Ellen Adarna is making a comeback via the TV5 sitcom "John En Ellen" which begins airing on Sunday, Jan. 24. "I'm kinda nervous. When I met them, it doesn't feel like work at all kasi masaya,"...

 2021-01-21 13:06 

ABS-CBN

Supreme Court chides SolGen for intervening in Marcos' private election protest...

In a resolution denying Marcos' bid to have SC Associate Justice Marvic Leonen inhibit from the case, the PET said the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) could not just invoke its mandate as the "people's tribune" to justify involvement...

 2021-01-21 13:06 

Manila Standard

Sinovac clinical trials will yield satisfactory results local biotech firm...

Local firm IP Biotech Inc. is confident the clinical trials will confirm the safety and more than satisfactory results of the SARS CoV-2 vaccine CoronaVac, developed by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech Ltd....

 2021-01-21 12:57 

Philippine Star

Princess Punzalan evolves from villain to victim in new international film...
 2021-01-21 12:54 

ABS-CBN

Magnitude 7.1 quake hits Jose Abad Santos town in Davao Occ. - PHIVOLCS...

A magnitude 7.1 quake rocked the town of Jose Abad Santos in the southern Philippine province of Davao Occidental on Thursday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said....

 2021-01-21 12:49 

Manila Bulletin

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Davao Occidental...

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Davao Occidental Thursday night, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). The earthquake, which occurred at 8:23 p.m., was tectonic in origin and was traced 231 kilometers southeast of ...

 2021-01-21 12:49 

Cebu Daily News

Delivery truck drivers reminded to secure their cargoes to avoid accidents...

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- All delivery truck drivers who would pass through Mandaue City are advised to properly secure their cargoes to avoid untoward incidents. This after, about five boxes of nails fell off from a delivery truck carrying construction ...

 2021-01-21 12:45 

Inquirer.net

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New approach to cultivated meat promises 'more natural' texture, flavor...

Canadian researchers have developed a new form of cultured meat that offers a taste and texture similar to that of traditional meat. The post New approach to cultivated meat promises 'more natural' texture, flavor appeared first on Inquirer Techno...

 2021-01-21 12:44 

Inquirer.net

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Rain or Shine acquires Bradwyn Guinto...

MANILA, Philippines---Rain or Shine beefed up its frontcourt when it acquired the services of big man Bradwyn Guinto from NorthPort.In exchange, the Elasto Painters dealt away wings Clint Doliguez and Sidney Onwubere, as per reports.Already boasting of a ...

 2021-01-21 12:39 

Inquirer.net

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Olympics chief Bach says no 'Plan B' for Tokyo Games...

TOKYO ---There is "no Plan B" for the Tokyo Games, says International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who reaffirmed his commitment to holding the showpiece event this year in an interview with Kyodo News on Thursday.After the Games were ...

 2021-01-21 12:37 

Philippine Star

Malonzo, Muyang add further depth to PBA draft...
 2021-01-21 12:33 

Inquirer.net

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Duterte promises continued support for Bangsamoro as it marks 2nd year...

MANILA, Philippines — As the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) marked its second anniversary, President Rodrigo Duterte pledged to give them full support by advancing social welfare amidst challenges brought by the pandemic. &#...

 2021-01-21 12:25 

Manila Bulletin

Pasig conducts tabletop simulation of COVID-19 vaccination...

The Pasig City government together with the Department of Health conducted a tabletop simulation exercise on COVID-19 vaccination on Wednesday. (photo from Pasig PIO) In a Facebook post of Pasig PIO, the local government's COVID-19 vaccination plan wa...

 2021-01-21 12:20 

ABS-CBN

Rep. Belmonte files bill seeking to declare all SUCs as 'freedom spaces'...

Following the unilateral abrogation of the accord between the University of the Philippines and the Department of National Defense, Quezon City 6th District Rep. Jose Christopher Belmonte filed a bill seeking to institutionalize all state universities and...

 2021-01-21 12:16 

Manila Bulletin

Malonzo, Muyang apply for PBA draft...

Jamie Malonzo of Marinerong Pilipino (PBA Images) Jamie Malonzo and Larry Muyang were among the latest group of players to apply for the PBA Rookie Draft set March 14. Malonzo and Muyang were joined by James Laput, Jun Munzo, David Murrell and Jay Javelos...

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