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 2021-01-22 04:54 

Manila Bulletin

DoT vows to help Negros Occidental reopen to more domestic tourists...

After the successful reopening of some tourist destinations in the Visayas, the Department of Tourism (DoT) pledged to help Negros Occidental prepare for its reopening to more domestic tourists. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat met local executiv...

 2021-01-22 04:47 

Manila Bulletin

De Lima urges Senate to probe 'sugar dating'...

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima has called on the Senate to look into the rising number of young Filipino women who are signing up for a controversial dating website allegedly to help finance their needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Senator Leila de Lima (MA...

 2021-01-22 04:47 

Manila Bulletin

CBCP prays for success of US President Biden; wants him to be more compassionate to migrants...

An official of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said they are praying for the success of US President Joe Biden and for him to be compassionate to migrants. Bishop Ruperto Santos(CBCP / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) "May ...

 2021-01-22 04:47 

Manila Bulletin

CA denies firm's plea to exclude from CARP its lands in Guimaras...

The Court of Appeals (CA) has dismissed due to procedural "infirmities"; the petition of an agricultural firm to allow the exclusion of its 203.4 hectares of land in Guimaras from the coverage of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). (K...

 2021-01-22 04:44 

ABS-CBN

Violations of anti-terror law happening in UP, Parlade claims...

A top military official on Friday claimed that violations of the anti-terror law were happening in the University of the Philippines, all the more reason that the accord between the state university and defense ministry should be abrogated....

 2021-01-22 04:40 

ABS-CBN

Bangko sa Laguna tinangkang nakawan, suspek huli matapos magtago sa kisame...

Tinangkang nakawan ang branch ng Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) sa Sta. Rosa sa Laguna nitong Biyernes ng madaling araw, ayon sa mga awtoridad....

 2021-01-22 04:35 

ABS-CBN

Senators deny favoring any COVID-19 vaccine brand after Duterte remarks...

At least 2 senators on Friday denied that a legislative probe into the country's COVID-19 inoculation drive favors any vaccine brand, contrary to insinuations by President Rodrigo Duterte....

 2021-01-22 04:33 

Philippine Star

NBI help sought in locating two fellow passengers of Filipino with new COVID-19 variant...
 2021-01-22 04:29 

Manila Bulletin

Roxanne Barcelo is pregnant...

Roxanne Barcelo is already on the family way — only a few weeks after tying the knot with her non-showbiz husband. The sexy actress made the announcement via her most recent vlog. She said, "Mga badidap! I wanted to share with you all that I'...

 2021-01-22 04:23 

Manila Bulletin

Rainy weekend for Luzon due to LPA, tail-end of frontal system...

The low pressure area (LPA) near the southern part of Luzon and the tail-end of a frontal system will continue to bring rains across the country this weekend, the state weather bureau said. (PAGASA / MANILA BULLETIN) In its latest weather bulletin, the Ph...

 2021-01-22 04:20 

Philippine Star

Google threatens to block Australians over media law...
 2021-01-22 04:20 

Manila Bulletin

OCTA Research Team warns of alarming increase in COVID-19 cases outside NCR...

An expert from the OCTA Research Team warned of an "alarming" increase in COVID-19 cases in some areas outside the National Capital Region, particularly in the northern provinces. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) OCTA Research fellow Dr. Guido Da...

 2021-01-22 04:18 

Manila Bulletin

LOOK: Vickie Rushton wows in nat'l costume...

Vickie Rushton took to social media to reveal her national costume for Binibining Pilipinas 2020. In the photo she posted on Instagram, she is seen wearing the stunning ensemble made by Jomar Peralta, which is said to have been inspired by The Magellan Bi...

 2021-01-22 04:16 

Philippine Star

NBI hahagilapin 2 nawawalang close contacts ng Pinoy na may 'new COVID variant'...
 2021-01-22 04:13 

Manila Bulletin

DND-UP accord destined to be problematic CHED...

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) said Friday that the agreement between the Department of National Defense (DND) and the University of the Philippines (UP) prohibiting State forces from entering UP campuses was "destined to be problematic....

 2021-01-22 04:13 

Cebu Daily News

PNP says Barangay UP Campus a 'crime hotspot' in Quezon City...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Barangay UP Campus is a "crime hotspot" in Quezon City as it ranks 20th in the peace and order indicator in the city since 2016. In a statement released Friday, PNP spokesman Br...

 2021-01-22 04:11 

Philippine Star

Ronnie Magsanoc, 1986 UP Maroons to reminisce sole championship run...
 2021-01-22 04:10 

Manila Bulletin

Gloc-9, Michael Pacquiao, Flow G photo stirs collaboration rumors...

Fans believe seasoned musician Gloc-9 will be collaborating with young rappers Michael Pacquiao and Flow G after he posted a photo of them together. "Kahapon Bukas at Ngayon," Gloc-9 wrote as caption to the photo using the hashtag #makatasapinas. ...

 2021-01-22 04:09 

Inquirer.net

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Covid-19 vaccines from COVAX may arrive by Q1—DOH...

MANILA, Philippines — The first tranche of the Covid-19 vaccines from the World Health Organization-led COVAX facility may arrive within the first quarter of 2021, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. "They are looking at the first quarte...

 2021-01-22 04:09 

Manila Bulletin

4 young sibilings perish in Zamboanga town fire...

ZAMBOANGA CITY Four young siblings, aged four to nine years old, died when they were trapped inside their burning home in Mahayag town, Zamboanga del Sur, on Thursday night. (FLICKR / MANILA BULLETIN) Zamboanga Peninsula Police Region 9 (PRO-9) Director B...

 2021-01-22 04:07 

Manila Bulletin

Review: Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid Vehicle (HV)...

Cross my heart Text and photos by Eric Tipan As of late last year, the LTO said there are over 1.3 million private vehicles in the Philippines, and that's not even counting the ones that aren't registered yet, or weren't able to because of COV...

 2021-01-22 04:07 

Manila Bulletin

Epson EF-100: perfect for movie nights...

By Jaime Misalucha The perfect companion on a lazy rainy weekend while curled up in bed is a good movie or series to watch. Some may be content watching on their smartphones or laptops. Others use their smart TVs. But the ultimate 'Netflix and chill&#...

 2021-01-22 04:04 

Manila Bulletin

PH Red Cross urges Iloilo towns to step up blood donation drives...

ILOILO CITY —The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is urging towns in Iloilo to improve their respective blood donation drives to ensure that there would be enough blood supply in the province. Philippine Red Cross-Iloilo Chapter Administrator Gilbert Vald...

 2021-01-22 04:02 

Manila Bulletin

Fan question Angelica Panganiban on authenticity of her breasts...

Wether or not the netizen is trolling or simply asking, one thing is certain, her question caught the attention of Angelica Panganiban. The netizen asked: "Totoo ba na didib nyo yan? Why so big?" Angelica casually replied: "First time mo malam...

 2021-01-22 04:02 

Manila Bulletin

Fan questions Angelica Panganiban on authenticity of her breasts...

Wether or not the netizen is trolling or simply asking, one thing is certain, her question caught the attention of Angelica Panganiban. The netizen asked: "Totoo ba na didib nyo yan? Why so big?" Angelica casually replied: "First time mo malam...

 2021-01-22 04:02 

Manila Bulletin

Galvez says PH won't yield WPS claim over Sinovac vaccine...

Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. assured the Senate Friday that the Philippines would not set aside its victory over China in its territorial claim over the West Philippine Sea (WPS) because of apparent preference for Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine. Preside...

 2021-01-22 04:02 

Manila Bulletin

DoJ called 'Department of Injustice' for letting Koko off the hook over quarantine breach...

The Department of Justice (DoJ) should be called the "Department of Injustice," former University of Makati law dean Rico Quicho said, after his complaint against Sen. Aquilino Martin "Koko" Pimentel III for breaching quarantine protocols ...

 2021-01-22 04:00 

Manila Bulletin

Apo Island in Negros Oriental opened to diving enthusiasts...

A town in Negros Oriental that is noted for having one of the best diving sites in the world is now opening its doors to diving enthusiasts. Apo Island in Negros Oriental (DOT / MANILA BULLETIN) The coastal town of Dauin recently got an approval from the ...

 2021-01-22 04:00 

Manila Bulletin

Galvez to divulge purchase prices of COVID vaccines once supply deals are finalized...

Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. on Friday vowed to disclose the specific prices of COVID-19 vaccines and other details of their negotiations with pharmaceutical companies once the supply deals are finalized and signed. Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito G...

 2021-01-22 03:59 

Manila Bulletin

In photos: Melissa Gohing and Rocco Nacino's breathtaking wedding...

The "new normal" is here to stay and we're not going to let it rain on our parade. Couples are finally gathering the courage to get married the intimate way, which is much more special, actually. Melissa Gohing and Rocco Nacino is one of those...

 2021-01-22 03:56 

Manila Bulletin

Labor group seeks P100 across-the-board wage hike, more cash aid...

Labor group Partido Manggagawa (PM) on Friday called for wage hikes and a new round of cash assistance. (Taylor Weidman / Bloomberg / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Rene Magtubo, PM national chairperson, said the working poor and unemployed Filipinos need ...

 2021-01-22 03:55 

Manila Bulletin

Jomari Yllana wants custody of kids with Joy Reyes...

It seems that Jomari Yllana is eager to silence ex-partner Joy Reyes, threatening her with a court case. Joy made huge buzz on social media revealing Jomari had been remiss in sending her and their children financial support. To bolster her claim, she pub...

 2021-01-22 03:53 

Manila Bulletin

COVID UPDATE: Panasonic Air Conditioners with nanoe X Confirmed to Inhibit the Novel Coronavirus...

Panasonic Manufacturing Philippines Corporation (PMPC) announced today a new breakthrough confirming that the inhibitory effect on the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) by the Panasonic Air Conditioner with nanoe X Technology was certified by Texcell* 1 , a ...

 2021-01-22 03:50 

Philippine Star

COVID-19 frontliner paces Zamboanga Sultans in PCAP tiff...
 2021-01-22 03:48 

Manila Bulletin

PRC announces licensure examinations set this year...

Licensure examinations for professionals will be scheduled this January to March 2021 with observance of health protocols based on a decision of the government pandemic task force. (MANILA BULLETIN) The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Emerging Infectious ...

 2021-01-22 03:47 

Manila Bulletin

BIR starts reshuffling of key field officials...

Commissioner Caesar Dulay of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has reshuffled key field officials in Mindanao and the Visayas signaling the start of President Duterte's instructions to remove "misfits" in the service. (MANILA BULLETIN) The ...

 2021-01-22 03:45 

Manila Bulletin

Mr. M reveals power struggle in ABS-CBN concerning talents...

Johnny Manahan recently talked about his exit from ABS-CBN, the company he worked for almost four decades of his life. The seasoned star builder and director related in an article published on PEP.Ph that among reasons why he left is the problem between S...

 2021-01-22 03:44 

Cebu Daily News

First UK Covid-19 variant patient tests negative in latest swab — QC gov't...

MANILA, Philippines — The first case of B.1.1.7. SARS-CoV-2 variant (Covid-19 UK variant) in the country who is a Quezon City resident, has tested negative in his latest swab test but will still remain at the quarantine center, the Quezon City gover...

 2021-01-22 03:42 

Manila Bulletin

New delivery service on the block...

The Siy Cha Group of Companies from Sultan Kudarat, which have been in the motorcycle retail business for over 30 years, now wants a piece of the P37 billion delivery market for online merchants and their customers. The group will launch Amigo, an on-dema...

 2021-01-22 03:38 

Manila Bulletin

Aboitiz group pledges to continue supporting gov't...

The Aboitiz Group has pledged to continue supporting the Philippine government in terms of addressing hunger and malnutrition as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts. In a statement, Aboitiz Group said it believes collaborating with t...

 2021-01-22 03:35 

Manila Bulletin

Davao City to receive Pfizer vaccines next month...

DAVAO CITY The local government of Davao will receive the initial doses of the Pfizer-BionTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines from the national government late next month, In this file illustration photo taken on November 17, 2020, are pictured v...

 2021-01-22 03:31 

Manila Bulletin

4 members of local terror group slain in South Cotabato...

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato Four suspected members of an Islamic State(IS)-inspired local terror group were killed after they shot it out with security forces who were conducting law enforcement operations in Tboli, South Cotabato on Thursday, January ...

 2021-01-22 03:31 

Cebu Daily News

Mandaue mayor eyes mid-rise socialized housing project for Tipolo fire victims...

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A plan to build four mid-rise socialized housing buildings in Barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City is in the works. The proposed socialized housing project is for victims, who lost their homes to a 2019 fire in Sitio Maharlika, ...

 2021-01-22 03:30 

Inquirer.net

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Asian markets take a step back after Biden-fuelled rally...

HONG KONG Asian markets fell Friday as investors took a breather following a strong week for global equities as Joe Biden took up residence in the White House, though there are concerns about the outlook for his new stimulus proposal. The new president sp...

 2021-01-22 03:29 

Philippine Star

Japan PM brushes off cancellation report, 'determined' to hold Olympics...
 2021-01-22 03:22 

Philippine Star

LeBron, Lakers survive Bucks, stay unscathed on the road...
 2021-01-22 03:20 

Philippine Star

3 caught in Cotabato City buy-bust...
 2021-01-22 03:19 

Cebu Daily News

DOJ: Pimentel didn't break quarantine...

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Prosecutor General (OPG) under the (DOJ) has dismissed for lack of probable cause the complaint against Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III accusing him of violating quarantine protocols when he accompan...

 2021-01-22 03:13 

Manila Bulletin

Davao City records 170 new cases of COVID-19...

DAVAO CITY Davao City recorded 170 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Thursday, Jan. 21, the Department of Health (DOH) Davao Center for Health Development reported. (MANILA BULLETIN) The new cases in the city were among the 240 fresh infecti...

 2021-01-22 03:11 

Manila Bulletin

ASG bandit turned drug dealer killed in Tawi-Tawi buy-bust operation...

ZAMBOANGA CITY A former member of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), who has shifted his illegal activities to dealing in illegal drugs, was shot dead by police and military authorities in a buy-bust operation in Sapa-Sapa, Tawi-Tawi on Thursday, January 21. (Ju...

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