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 2020-06-03 10:12 

ABS-CBN

30 bahay nasunog sa Basilan; 3 sugatan...

Ayon sa Bureau of Fire Protection - Isabela City, umabot sa third alarm ang sunog at ilang oras muna ang lumagpas bago ito tuluyang naapula....

 2020-06-03 10:05 

Manila Standard

Cebu Pacific: Flight Advisory...

Cebu Pacific and Cebgo plan to mount the following flights from June 4-7, 2020:...

 2020-06-03 10:02 

Inquirer.net

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DepEd warns public vs learning materials sold online...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday warned the public against the illegal selling of learning modules and materials from the agency. DepEd Secretary Alain Pascua, in a statement over his Facebook page, said the pri...

 2020-06-03 10:00 

ABS-CBN

Alkaldeng doktor sa CamSur, nanguna sa pagpapatupad ng COVID-19 rapid tests...

SAN JOSE, Camarines Sur - Isa pang mahalagang papel ang ginagampanan ngayon ng alkalde ng bayang ito na si Marco Chavez, sa kabila ng patuloy na banta ng coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)....

 2020-06-03 09:58 

Cebu Daily News

Fish vendor on bike shot dead in Lapu-Lapu City...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Station 4 of the Lapu-Lapu City Police Office (LLCPO) is asking the public for help in solving the killing of a fish vendor in Barangay Agus on Wednesday morning, June 3, 2020. Police Captain Perceval Miasco, chief of Statio...

 2020-06-03 09:57 

ABS-CBN

Virgin coconut oil clinical trials for severe COVID-19 cases in PGH gets greenlight...

MANILA - Clinical trials on the efficacy of virgin coconut oil for severe COVID-19 cases were already approved for patients in the Philippine General Hospital in Manila, the Department of Science and Technology said Wednesday....

 2020-06-03 09:53 

ABS-CBN

Mga grupo nag-rally sa QC para kondenahin ang anti-terror bill...

Nagsagawa ng kilos protesta ang ilang grupo sa Quezon City para kondenahin ang panukalang batas na anti-terrorism bill....

 2020-06-03 09:47 

Philippine Star

DOJ: Gabby Lopez a Filipino citizen since birth...

Facts available to the Department of Justice bear out that ABS-CBN chairman emeritus Gabby Lopez has been a Filipino citizen from birth, an official said at a House hearing on Wednesday....

 2020-06-03 09:44 

Inquirer.net

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PhilHealth lowers cost of COVID-19 testing package after criticisms...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) announced Wednesday that it will roll out a more affordable rate for their coronavirus testing packages after an opposition senator earlier flagged its "overpriced...

 2020-06-03 09:42 

Philippine Star

ABS-CBN's Gabby Lopez: 'I am first and foremost a Filipino'...

"If it came down to conflict of interest, I will give up my US citizenship in a minute."...

 2020-06-03 09:42 

ABS-CBN

DOJ iginiit na Filipino citizen si Gabby Lopez...

Parte ang citizenship ni ABS-CBN chairman emeritus Eugenio "Gabby" Lopez III sa mga paksang tinatalakay sa Kamara kaugnay ng aplikasyon ng ABS-CBN sa bagong prangkisa....

 2020-06-03 09:41 

Philippine Star

Duterte saw 'untimely' abrogation of VFA with US during COVID-19 pandemic — Lorenzana...

(Update 1, 11:51 a.m.)...

 2020-06-03 09:39 

Inquirer.net

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Kings broadcaster resigns after 'All Lives Matter' tweet to Cousins...

SACRAMENTO, California--- Longtime Sacramento Kings TV broadcaster Grant Napear resigned Tuesday after he tweeted "ALL LIVES MATTER" when asked by DeMarcus Cousins for his opinion on the Black Lives Matter movement.The 60-year-old Napear also was ...

 2020-06-03 09:30 

Manila Standard

Venezuela's Maduro and Guaido agree to cooperate in virus fight...

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido have reached an agreement to cooperate to raise funds for the fight against the coronavirus, they said Tuesday....

 2020-06-03 09:27 

ABS-CBN

EXPLAINER: Alternative modes of learning as Philippines grapples with COVID-19...

Face-to-face learning, the traditional mode which involves physical interaction between students and teachers, is now greatly discouraged to lower the risk of the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19)....

 2020-06-03 09:20 

ABS-CBN

Robredo questions timing of anti-terror bill, urges lawmakers to focus on COVID-19...

Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday questioned the timing of the anti-terror bill, which President Rodrigo Duterte certified as urgent, and urged lawmakers to instead focus their attention to immediate efforts against the coronavirus disease (COVID-1...

 2020-06-03 09:17 

ABS-CBN

Mga tindahan sa Arranque, Binondo, Raon balik-operasyon...

Ngayong nakasailalim na sa general community quarantine ang Maynila, puwede na ulit puntahan ang mga palengke na dati'y dinarayo para sa mga partikular na pangangailangan....

 2020-06-03 09:06 

Inquirer.net

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BSP's liquidity cushion for PH against pandemic tops P1 trillion...

The central bank's efforts to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Philippine economy have led to a massive liquidity infusion into the local financial system topping a trillion pesos, so far. The central bank head told business leaders ...

 2020-06-03 09:02 

Philippine Star

WATCH: DJ Loonyo talks about relationship with Ivana Alawi...

Dancer DJ Loonyo admitted that Kapamilya actress Ivana Alawi is special for him....

 2020-06-03 09:00 

Manila Standard

Iranian scientist freed by US back in Iran: reports...

Iranian scientist Sirous Asgari has arrived back in Iran after being released from prison by its arch-foe the United States, Iranian media reported Wednesday....

 2020-06-03 08:55 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City urges neighboring cities to provide assistance to jeepney drivers...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is urging neighboring cities in Metro Cebu to help the jeepney drivers who have been suffering the past months, especially now that they have not been allowed to return to the streets just yet. City spokesperson Re...

 2020-06-03 08:52 

Philippine Star

Lorenzana: No militarization on Pag-asa Island...

Despite the presence of hundreds of Chinese ships in the area, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said there is no threat of attack on Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea....

 2020-06-03 08:51 

Philippine Star

Palace: Hiring jeepney drivers as contact tracers an option...

Roque said the government is also considering the complete reconfiguration of the jeepney to make it compliant with minimum health standards....

 2020-06-03 08:50 

ABS-CBN

751 additional COVID-19 cases recorded in PH; 70 pct 'late cases'...

MANILA — The Department of Health on Wednesday reported an additional 751 COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of coronavirus infections in the country to 19,748....

 2020-06-03 08:50 

Manila Standard

Globe supports Mandaluyong City during pandemic...

Globe is supporting the Mandaluyong City's campaign to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic by giving the local government unit funding, communication and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for its medical frontliners....

 2020-06-03 08:46 

Cebu Daily News

Santander officials donate May salary for COVID response...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Elected officials in Santander town, southern Cebu have raised close to P800,000 out of their May 2020 salaries in order to augment the town's funds for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response efforts. In a report of...

 2020-06-03 08:43 

ABS-CBN

COVID-19 recoveries of overseas Filipinos cross 2,200...

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday reported that 39 more Filipinos abroad have recovered from COVID-19, raising the toll to 2,205....

 2020-06-03 08:38 

ABS-CBN

Babala ng DTI: 'PM is key' ipinagbabawal...

Nagpaalala ang Department of Trade and Industry na dapat ilagay ang presyo sa kanilang ibinebenta....

 2020-06-03 08:36 

Inquirer.net

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'She had no right to be in Singapore': Youth pleads guilty to abusing Filipino maid...

SINGAPORE — A youth not only spat on his family's domestic helper and threw a metal mug at her face, leaving her with injuries, but also told her that she was "only a maid, was poor and had no right to be in Singapore". Ng Jia Sheng, 20,...

 2020-06-03 08:35 

Cebu Daily News

With few buses on the road, Cebu City needs jeepneys...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Workers in Cebu City who have returned to their respective workplaces after the city shifted to general community quarantine (GCQ) on June 1, 2020 still lack the public transport needed for their daily commute. Cebu City spo...

 2020-06-03 08:34 

ABS-CBN

Magnitude-4.3 quake hits waters off Davao Occidental...

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake hit the waters off Davao Occidental on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology....

 2020-06-03 08:30 

Inquirer.net

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Up to US to 'reinstate' or 'renew' my canceled visa Bato...

MANILA, Philippines— It has been six months since Senator Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa confirmed the United States government had canceled his visa. Until now, Dela Rosa said he had not applied yet for the renewal of his visa, saying he would jus...

 2020-06-03 08:30 

Manila Standard

Boeing to compensate German tour operator TUI over 737 MAX...

American plane builder Boeing will compensate giant German tour operator TUI over the grounding of its troubled 737 MAX aircraft, TUI said Wednesday....

 2020-06-03 08:28 

Philippine Star

Phoenix allows employees to work from home for rest of 2020...

Around 70% of the company's workforce will be affected by the new leeway....

 2020-06-03 08:24 

Philippine Star

DJ Loonyo apologizes for mass testing remarks...

Dancer DJ Loonyo apologized today for his viral statement on mass testing....

 2020-06-03 08:23 

Inquirer.net

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Smart launches new LTE-Advanced Pocket WiFi Plans starting at P699 per month...

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. has launched its new LTE-Advanced Pocket WiFi Plans under Smart Bro to make it simpler for customers to experience a much faster mobile connectivity whether at home or on the go. Two times faster than ol...

 2020-06-03 08:20 

ABS-CBN

301 village officials face criminal raps over anomalous cash aid distribution...

A total of 301 village officials are facing criminal charges over alleged anomalies in the distribution of the government's first tranche of cash aid, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Wednesday....

 2020-06-03 08:18 

Philippine Star

Anti-terror bill protest dinala sa kalsada ng mga grupo, 'di nagpatinag sa COVID-19...

Hindi napigilan ng banta ng coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at restriksyon sa...

 2020-06-03 08:17 

ABS-CBN

DepEd warns against illegal sale of free learning materials...

The Department of Education on Wednesday said it would take legal action against those illegally selling its free learning materials online....

 2020-06-03 08:14 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu eyes rebranding as PH's health and wellness hub...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province is looking at rebranding itself to become the "health and wellness" destination in the country as it moves towards further easing movement restrictions and reopening its tourism industry. While Cebu is ...

 2020-06-03 08:13 

ABS-CBN

SC orders Palace, DFA to comment on VFA withdrawal petition by senators...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday required the Office of the Executive Secretary and the Department of Foreign Affairs to comment on a petition filed by the Senate seeking to clarify its role in the cancellation of treaties, particularly, on the Visiting Force...

 2020-06-03 08:12 

Philippine Star

Smart launches new LTE-Advanced Pocket WiFi Plans starting at P699 per month...

Smart launches its new LTE-Advanced Pocket Wifi Plans under Smart Bro....

 2020-06-03 08:09 

Cebu Daily News

Here's how you can prolong the life of some of your appliances and gadgets...

Cebu City, PhilippinesBuying electronic gadgets and appliances can be a huge investment since they can be quite expensive. So what happens when they stop working? It's definitely a cause of a huge headache. While many of us blame the seemingly shorter...

 2020-06-03 08:08 

Cebu Daily News

Keeping your immunity strong amid a pandemic...

The COVID-19 pandemic has been called the "defining global health crisis of our time and the greatest challenge we have faced since World War Two" by the World Health Organization. The virus has traveled not just from person to person but has cros...

 2020-06-03 08:00 

Manila Standard

Mumbai shuts offices, tells people to stay home as cyclone nears...

Mumbai authorities ordered offices and factories to shut and people to stay home Wednesday, reversing a move to ease a coronavirus lockdown as the Indian megacity faced its first cyclone in more than 70 years....

 2020-06-03 07:58 

Inquirer.net

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Brands weigh in on protests over police brutality...

As protesters take to the streets in response to police killings of black people, companies are wading into the national conversation. The post Brands weigh in on protests over police brutality appeared first on Inquirer Business ....

 2020-06-03 07:54 

Inquirer.net

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Digital courses to help businesses thrive during crisis...

In the year 2020, the world changed. That is how our future selves will start our stories about all that happened in 2020. Education and training however, have not stopped. Even having been affected by the 2020 health situation, methods of learning have s...

 2020-06-03 07:54 

Philippine Star

Volunteer group: Improvised bike lane was decisive action to protect commuters...

MMDA is coordinating with the police to determine other possible charges to be filed against members of the Bikers United Marshalls....

 2020-06-03 07:54 

Philippine Star

Government files criminal raps vs 301 barangay execs over cash aid distribution anomalies...

As of June 2, there are 301 barangay officials brought to prosecution following the case build up of the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group....

 2020-06-03 07:47 

Philippine Star

Philippine football chief recalls days with UP Maroons...

Philippine Football Federation chief Araneta, who played for the UP Fighting Maroons in the 1970s, recalled his days in a basketball uniform....

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