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 2020-01-18 05:01 

Cebu Daily News

Duranos on truck burning issue: A 'political gimmick'...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Barug Alang sa Kauswagan ug Demokrasya (Bakud) party in Cebu's 5th district has accused Rep. Vincent Franco "Duke" Frasco of using the burning of a truck in Camotes Island as a "political gimmick." &#...

 2020-01-18 05:00 

Manila Bulletin

CamSur mayor dodges preventive suspension from Sandiganbayan...

Pili Mayor Tomas Bongalonta, Jr. of Camarines Sur and two of his co-accused have dodged a preventive suspension order before the Sandiganbayan Sixth Division because their case does not fall under the provisions of the law on preventive suspension....

 2020-01-18 04:44 

Manila Bulletin

Public called on to turn over wildlife species which fled Taal eruption-affected areas...

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) urged the public on Saturday to turn over to authorities any wildlife species that have fled after the Taal Volcano's eruption....

 2020-01-18 04:40 

Cebu Daily News

Fiesta Seor fluvial procession: A solemn and colorful display of devotion to the Child Jesus...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The annual Fiesta Seor Fluvial Procession traversing the Mactan Channel was shorter this year but not less colorful. The event remained solemn despite the hundreds of Santo Nio devotees who joined in the annual sea parade an...

 2020-01-18 04:40 

Manila Bulletin

Batangas gov't seeking assistance from China to help in rehab after Taal eruption...

BATANGAS CITY— The provincial government of Batangas is seeking assistance from China, through a grant or a soft loan, for the recovery and rehabilitation of the areas severely damaged by the eruption of Taal Volcano....

 2020-01-18 04:33 

Manila Bulletin

Sandiganbayan affirms conviction of Negros Occidental vice mayor...

The Sandiganbayan Fourth Division has affirmed its decision to convict Sipalay City, Negros Occidental Vice Mayor Oscar Montilla, Jr. of his graft charge due to his willful ignorance of the suspension of several local officials back in 2008....

 2020-01-18 04:26 

ABS-CBN

Mga nag-iwan ng alagang hayop sa Taal eruption may pananagutan ba sa batas?...

Para sa abogadong si Claire Castro, hindi naman ginusto ng mga residente na iwanan ang mga hayop lalo na't buhay rin nila ang nakasalalay sa paglikas....

 2020-01-18 04:25 

Manila Bulletin

Former child actor arrested for stabbing foe in Marikina...

Actor Jiro Manio was arrested Friday night by police after he stabbed a man during a scuffle in Marikina City....

 2020-01-18 04:21 

Manila Bulletin

Angara calls on DOLE to use funds in its 2020 budget to help workers displaced by Taal eruption...

Senator Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara on Saturday called on the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to use the funds under its 2020 budget to help the workers displaced by the eruption of the Taal Volcano last week....

 2020-01-18 04:19 

Philippine Star

Damayan's Taal fund drive reaches P5 million...

At The STAR offices in Port Area, Manila, relief goods including rice, food, blankets, hygiene kits, biscuits, water, toiletries now flood the lobby and corridors....

 2020-01-18 04:18 

Manila Bulletin

3 bogus NHA personnel arrested...

Three persons posing as personnel of the National Housing Authority (NHA) have been arrested after trying to dupe a construction contractor of P10 million....

 2020-01-18 04:16 

Manila Bulletin

Guevarra: NBI autopsy findings on Villavende to be sent to Kuwait...

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) autopsy findings on slain overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Jeanelyn Villavende will be sent to Kuwait to help prosecute her employers, said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra....

 2020-01-18 04:15 

Manila Bulletin

DA extends assistance to those affected by Taal Volcano eruption...

The Department of Agriculture (DA) extended on Saturday various forms of assistance to farmers, fishers, and other villagers who were adversely affected by the Taal Volcano eruption....

 2020-01-18 04:04 

Philippine Star

Grade 3 students write congratulatory letters to gymnast darling Carlos Yulo...

Llantada, who teaches third grade Filipino in Malitlit Elementary School in Santa Rosa, Laguna, asked his class to write congratulatory letters for Yulo as an exercise for writing....

 2020-01-18 03:56 

Manila Bulletin

No LPA, tropical cyclone in next 3 days that may affect PH — PAGASA...

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) does not see the formation of a low-pressure area or tropical cyclone that may affect the country in the next two to three days....

 2020-01-18 03:52 

Philippine Star

WATCH: American men let it all out at new support groups...

In a chalet in the Massachusetts countryside, tears run down Lucas Krump's cheeks as he pours his heart out at one of a new kind of support group growing in popularity among American men....

 2020-01-18 03:52 

Philippine Star

WATCH: American men let it all out at new support groups...

In a chalet in the Massachusetts countryside, tears run down Lucas Krump's cheeks as he pours his heart out at one of a new kind of support group growing in popularity among American men....

 2020-01-18 03:51 

Cebu Daily News

'Be the keepers of faith,' priest urges Santo Nio devotees...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Dark, gray clouds loomed above the Basilica Minore del Sto. Nio de Cebu on Saturday, January 18, as devotees and even several tourists witnessed history being reenacted. But faith coming from the mammoth crowd inside and around the ...

 2020-01-18 03:48 

Manila Bulletin

MinDa to ship halal food on PAL's inaugural Zamboanga-Kota Kinabalu flight in March...

DAVAO CITY - The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) will be shipping halal products in the reopening of Philippine Airlines route from Zamboanga to Kota Kinabalu in March....

 2020-01-18 03:45 

Manila Bulletin

Marawi liberator leads Army's 1st infantry division...

CAMP SANG-AN, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur Brigadier General Generoso Ponio assumed his post as the new division commander of the First Infantry (Tabak) division of the Philippine Army in a change of command ceremony held at Tabak Division grandstand Frida...

 2020-01-18 03:40 

Manila Bulletin

Mariculture parks add to economic growth in Caraga region...

BUTUAN CITY The establishment of more mariculture parks by building more fish cages in different areas is adding to the continuing economic growth in Northeastern Mindanao or Caraga region....

 2020-01-18 03:36 

Manila Bulletin

Leyte village residents benefit from P1.9-million farm-to-market road...

VILLABA, Leyte Residents of Barangay Inangatan in Tabango town in this province are now the beneficiaries of the newly completed 200-meter concrete farm-to-market road (FMR) constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways Leyte Third District E...

 2020-01-18 03:23 

Philippine Star

Poor health blamed for vaccinated boy's polio...

Despite being vaccinated against polio, a three-year-old boy from Quezon City had contracted the crippling disease because of "poor health," an official of the Department of Health said yesterday....

 2020-01-18 03:20 

ABS-CBN

Threat of Taal Volcano's hazardous eruption still high despite signs of easing activity...

Despite weak emissions and fewer tremors, the threat of the Taal Volcano's catastrophic eruption remains high, the state seismology agency said Saturday....

 2020-01-18 03:20 

Philippine Star

Deaf sues porn sites for lack of closed captions in US...

A deaf man in New York has filed a class action lawsuit against three pornographic websites on grounds he cannot enjoy their content fully without closed captions....

 2020-01-18 03:18 

Manila Bulletin

9 wanted persons arrested in Butuan City...

BUTUAN CITY - Nine fugitives were arrested this week as the Metro Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) stepped up its drive against wanted persons throughout the city....

 2020-01-18 03:14 

Manila Bulletin

Guatemalan president declares state of alert in two municipalities...

New Guatemalan president Alejandro Giammattei on Friday declared a state of alert in two municipalities on the fringe of Guatemala City that has been plagued by gang violence, underlining his pledge to get tough on crime....

 2020-01-18 03:12 

Manila Bulletin

After base shooting, Pentagon restricts foreign trainee access to guns...

The Pentagon announced on Friday new restrictions on international military students' access to guns on US bases, as well as other measures after a Saudi officer killed three US sailors at a Florida naval base last month....

 2020-01-18 03:07 

Manila Bulletin

Farmer fury and environmental anger in protest-hit Germany...

From grumpy bee-keepers dumping honey on politicians' doorsteps to furious farmers holding up traffic, increasing tensions between farmers and environmentalists have overshadowed the opening of the biggest show on Germany's agriculture calendar....

 2020-01-18 03:06 

Manila Bulletin

Lanao Sur town avails of solar-power water system to end reliance on river...

LANAO DEL SUR Officials of Taraka, one of the oldest among 39 towns in this province, are availing of the state-initiated solar-powered waterworks system to the end the age-old reliance of its populace on unsafe water supply from the river....

 2020-01-18 03:03 

Manila Bulletin

Australia's farmers count cost after bushfires wipe out livestock...

In the wake of ferocious bushfires that tore through Kangaroo Island, local farmer Rick Morris has endured the gruelling task of burying 400 sheep killed when most of his sprawling property went up in flames....

 2020-01-18 02:59 

ABS-CBN

Pag-unawa, hiling ng pulisya sa harap ng mahigpit na seguridad sa Taal...

MAYNILA - Humiling ng pag-unawa ang pulisya sa mga residente at mga grupong nais na makapag-likas ng mga hayop na naiwan sa mga lugar sa ilalim ng danger zone....

 2020-01-18 02:57 

Cebu Daily News

Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina...

MANILA, Philippines — Former child star Jiro Manio was arrested in Marikina City for allegedly stabbing a man, police said. Manio, 27, was taken into police custody Friday night after a concerned citizen alerted authorities of the incident on M.A Ro...

 2020-01-18 02:45 

ABS-CBN

Gusali tinupok ng apoy sa Zamboanga City...

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Isang commercial establishment ang natupok ng apoy sa Barangay Cabaluay, Sabado ng madaling araw....

 2020-01-18 02:32 

Cebu Daily News

Quest Hotel & Conference Center Cebu Celebrates Sinulog...

14 January 2020 As the Philippines' grandest festival draws nearer, Quest Hotel & Conference Center Cebu launches a weeklong series of colorful displays, enriching heritage activities, and gastronomic dining offers to celebrate Cebu's very own Sin...

 2020-01-18 02:26 

Cebu Daily News

SM wins at the World Branding Awards in London...

SM Supermalls was honored the prestigious Brand of the Year Award under the 'National Tier Shopping Centre / Mall' category 2019 to 2020, during the recently concluded World Branding Awards ceremonies, held at the iconic Kensington Palace in Londo...

 2020-01-18 02:21 

Manila Bulletin

Go asks Senate colleagues to hasten passage of bill creating department of disaster resilience...

DAVAO CITY - Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go is urging his colleagues in the Senate to hasten the passage of the bill creating the Department of Disaster Resilience....

 2020-01-18 02:13 

Manila Bulletin

JBC starts accepting applications for SC seat...

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has begun accepting applications for a seat at the Supreme Court (SC) which will become vacant upon the retirement of Associate Justice Andres Reyes Jr. this May....

 2020-01-18 02:09 

ABS-CBN

1 patay, 1 sugatan sa pagsalpok ng motorsiklo sa poste...

MAYNILA - Patay ang isang rider at sugatan ang angkas nito matapos mabangga ang kanilang motorsiklo sa isang poste sa Pasay City, Sabado ng madaling araw....

 2020-01-18 02:09 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte to check LRT contract next...

President Duterte said that he will look into the contract of the Manila Light Rail Transit (LRT) with the government next as he expressed anew his frustration over the onerous contract between the government and two water distribution companies in Metro ...

 2020-01-18 02:04 

Manila Bulletin

Feast of the Santo Nino: Devotion to Child Jesus must inspire us to help others bishop...

"Devotion to the Santo Nino as a small fragile child must inspire us to care and help those who are in need," a Catholic Church leader said as thousands of devotees around the country celebrate the Feast of the Santo Nino Sunday, January 19....

 2020-01-18 02:02 

Manila Bulletin

Solons urge DepEd to develop course on World War II in PH for SHS curriculum...

Wanting to inculcate in the hearts and minds of the youth the values of patriotism and nationalism, lawmakers are calling on the Department of Education (DepEd) to develop a course on "Readings in Philippine History II: World War II in the Philippines...

 2020-01-18 02:01 

Manila Bulletin

More than 600 volcanic quakes plotted in Taal since Sunday...

A total of 666 volcanic earthquakes has been plotted at Taal Volcano since its eruption last Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Saturday....

 2020-01-18 02:00 

Cebu Daily News

The gift of a new song for the Child Jesus...

"Salamat Santo Nio" Words and Music by Carmen "Meng" G. Angbetic Santo Nio, Hari sa langit; Pagdaygon ang Imong Ngalan. Dangpanan sa makakasala, Sa sakit ug kalisdanan. Kabus ug adonahan, Imo silang gitabangan. Wala'y sukod ang gracia,...

 2020-01-18 01:59 

Manila Bulletin

'Hundreds' likely affected by Chinese virus: researchers...

The number of people infected by a mystery SARS-like virus that has killed two people in China is likely hundreds more than officially reported, researchers have said....

 2020-01-18 01:50 

Manila Bulletin

Solons bat for passage of bill declaring May as "Marine Turtle Awareness Month"...

Lawmakers have batted for the passage of a bill declaring the month of May every year as the "Marine Turtle Awareness Month" in a bid to conserve country's wildlife resources, particularly marine turtles....

 2020-01-18 01:47 

Manila Bulletin

Filipinos dispose of more than 17.5 billion of plastics every year report...

Filipinos throw away a daunting figure of more than 17.5 billion of plastics every year, mostly of which end up in the ocean....

 2020-01-18 01:39 

Manila Bulletin

DILG stresses Albayalde innocent until proven otherwise...

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Friday said retired Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde remains not guilty until proven otherwise even after being indicted for graft for his alleged involvement in the 2013 ...

 2020-01-18 01:33 

Manila Bulletin

BJMP assures PDLs in Taal eruption-affected jail facilities evacuated to safe areas...

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has assured the families of the persons deprived of liberty (PDL) in the Taal Volcano eruption-affected jail facilities under its care are safe....

 2020-01-18 01:24 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo lashes at Uson for lying about her relief efforts for Taal eruption victims...

Vice President Leni Robredo dared Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Deputy Administrator Mocha Uson to go to Batangas and see for herself the relief goods that her office has given to evacuees as the latter continued her tirade against her....

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