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 2020-07-03 16:00 

Philippine Star

COVID-19 cases in Philippines exceed 40,000 with 1,531 new infections...

The coronavirus pandemic has killed at least 517,000 out of the 10.81 million people infected globally since the pathogen first emerged in China late last year....

 2020-07-03 15:52 

ABS-CBN

Ilang bahagi ng CDO binaha...

Binaha nitong Biyernes ang Puerto Highway, Cagayan de Oro City dahil sa matinding pag-ulan....

 2020-07-03 15:50 

Manila Standard

MPTC invests P120b for new expressways...

Expressway builder and operator Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. has set aside a P120-billion investment to construct new expressways, delivering a clear and strong signal of support for President Duterte's aggressive infrastructure program....

 2020-07-03 15:46 

ABS-CBN

5 lalaki arestado sa ilegal na sabong sa Bacolod...

Limang lalaki, kabilang ang isang caretaker, ang nahuling nagsasabong sa isang chicken farm sa gitna ng pandemya sa Bacolod City, Negros Occidental nitong Biyernes ng hapon....

 2020-07-03 15:40 

Manila Standard

Media blocktime deal 'fraudulent'...

A leader of the House of Representatives has accused ABS-CBN Corp. of fraud when the media network claimed to be a mere "blocktimer" at Amcara Broadcasting Network, which appears to be a company owned by the media giant....

 2020-07-03 15:30 

Manila Standard

Search for missing fishers, gov't urged...

Senator Grace Poe on Friday urged government authorities to augment and mobilize resources to scour the waters for 14 Filipinos missing after their fishing boat collided with a Hong Kong-flagged cargo vessel off the coast of Mindoro....

 2020-07-03 15:22 

ABS-CBN

120 bahay isinailalim sa lockdown sa Murcia, Negros Occidental...

Nasa 120 na mga bahay sa isang purok ng Barangay Minoyan sa Murcia, Negros Occidental ang isinailalim sa lockdown ng mga awtoridad matapos magtala ng ilang kaso ng coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) sa lugar....

 2020-07-03 15:20 

Manila Standard

Villar launches 'farm directory'...

Senator Cynthia Villar on Friday announced the launching of the updated version of the directory which will guide farm enthusiasts, trainees and tourists about farm destinations and learning sites in the country....

 2020-07-03 15:10 

Manila Standard

NLEX Corp., DPWH open new interchange in Bocaue...

NLEX Corp. said it opened to the public a new interchange in Bocaue aimed at decongesting traffic in the province of Bulacan....

 2020-07-03 15:05 

Manila Standard

Solon files 'virtual' wedding rites bill...

Kabayan party-list Representative Ron Salo filed House Bill 7042 at the House of Representatives that aims to allow the conduct of "virtual" wedding rites using digital devices amidst coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic....

 2020-07-03 15:00 

Manila Standard

Cops arrest 2 big-time drug dealers in Taguig City...

Police arrested in Taguig City two suspected big-time drug dealers operating in southern Metro Manila....

 2020-07-03 14:55 

Manila Standard

BOC seizes smuggled cigarettes in Subic port...

The Bureau of Customs seized three container vans of smuggled cigarettes worth more than P93 million at the Port of Subic, in Zambales....

 2020-07-03 13:59 

ABS-CBN

'I'm not ready to condemn anybody,' says Duterte on cops' killing of soldiers in Sulu...

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday refused to take sides over the killing of four soldiers in the hands of police officers in Jolo, Sulu as he promised a full investigation into the incident....

 2020-07-03 13:58 

ABS-CBN

Higit 40,000 litro ng langis tumapon sa karagatan sa Iloilo City...

Higit 40,000 litro ng langis ang tumapon sa karagatan sa bisinidad ng Barangay Lapuz, Iloilo City matapos sumabog ang tangke ng isang power barge Biyernes ng hapon....

 2020-07-03 13:49 

Cebu Daily News

DILG issues show-cause order to Inayawan village chief, Calamba councilor...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) has issued a show-cause order to Inayawan Barangay Captain Kirk Bryan Repollo and Calamba Barangay Councilor Renante Bendol on July 2 over the publi...

 2020-07-03 13:47 

Inquirer.net

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DOLE: Return of OFWs' remains from Saudi to be 'delayed,' deadline moved to 'early next week'...

MANILA, Philippines — The scheduled return of the remains of deceased overseas Filipino workers from Saudi Arabia will be delayed, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said on Friday. In a statement, Bello said the delay was due to the "pending r...

 2020-07-03 13:32 

ABS-CBN

Kumakalat na video tungkol sa pamamaril sa 4 sundalo sa Sulu iniimbestigahan...

Iniimbestigahan ng National Bureau of Investigation ang mga kumakalat na video na may kinalaman sa pagpatay sa apat na sundalo sa Sulu....

 2020-07-03 13:31 

ABS-CBN

'Pantawid ng Pag-ibig': Pagkain hatid sa 400 pamilya sa barangay sa Rizal...

MAYNILA - Patong-patong na problema ang pinagdadaanan ngayon ng pamilya ng 61 anyos na si Lucy Bautista ngayong may banta ng coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)....

 2020-07-03 13:30 

ABS-CBN

14 more cops infected with coronavirus; total PNP cases rise to 815...

The Philippine National Police said Friday 14 more of its personnel caught COVID-19, raising the total tally of infection in the organization to 815....

 2020-07-03 13:13 

ABS-CBN

Duterte: Expect fair investigation, truth to come out in soldiers' killings in Sulu...

Duterte vowed on Friday a full investigation into the killing of four soldiers by police officers in Sulu, as he tried to ease tensions between the military and the police force....

 2020-07-03 13:11 

Inquirer.net

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Duterte to PNP, AFP: I'm pleading for calm, understanding over Sulu incident...

MANILA, Philippines — In an apparent attempt to pacify the brewing tension between the military and the police, President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday appealed for "calm" and "understanding" as he implored the nation's security forc...

 2020-07-03 13:11 

ABS-CBN

Mga spa therapist sa Metro Manila umapelang payagan silang magbalik-trabaho...

Umaapela ang mga therapist ng mga spa na hindi pa rin makapagtrabaho at walang natatanggap na ayuda na pakinggan ang kanilang panukalang health and safety protocols para payagan na silang makapagbalik-operasyon....

 2020-07-03 13:02 

ABS-CBN

Halos 300 stranded passengers nanuluyan muna sa Northport Passenger Terminal...

Pansamantalang nanuluyan sa loob ng Northport Passenger Terminal sa Maynila ang daan-daang stranded na pasahero matapos suspendihin nang dalawang linggo ang mga biyaheng pa-Visayas at Mindanao....

 2020-07-03 12:58 

ABS-CBN

Tulong hatid sa PWD, kinakasama na sinubukang magpadyak mula Caloocan hanggang Sorsogon...

Dahil sa kabutihang loob ng ating mga kababayan, ligtas na naihatid sa kanilang probinsya ang isang PWD at kanyang kinakasama. Pero bago yan, ilang araw din silang nagpadyak mula Caloocan....

 2020-07-03 12:52 

ABS-CBN

Gov't program para sa mga batang may special needs ngayong pandemya hiniling...

Hiling ng mga magulang ng mga batang may kapansanan na mabigyan ng akmang programa ng pamahalaan ang mga batang may special needs ngayong matinding hirap ang epekto ng COVID-19 quarantine sa mga bata....

 2020-07-03 12:49 

ABS-CBN

Mga labi ng 2 sundalong namatay sa Sulu, naiuwi na...

Naiuwi na sa kani-kanilang lalawigan ang mga labi nina Capt. Irwin Managuelod at Sgt. Jaime Velasco Jr....

 2020-07-03 12:49 

Cebu Daily News

Abellanosa on signing of ATB into law: It could have been imporoved...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Cebu City 2nd District Representative Rodrigo 'Bebot' Abellanosa said he believed that the anti-terror bill could have been improved if only there was more than two days given to the House of Representatives to deliberate ab...

 2020-07-03 12:42 

ABS-CBN

Gov't warns against 'middlemen' buying, selling plasma for COVID-19 patients in Central Visayas...

Government officials from Central Visayas warned the public against selling or buying blood or plasma used for the experimental treatment of COVID-19 patients....

 2020-07-03 12:25 

Inquirer.net

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Zion voices confidence in NBA as league confirms positive tests...

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson said Thursday he trusts the NBA to keep players safe when play resumes next month as the league announced 25 players have tested positive for coronavirus."I trust the NBA," Williamson said in a video con...

 2020-07-03 12:13 

ABS-CBN

4 huli nang makipag-inuman habang 'special concern lockdown' sa QC barangay...

Apat ang nahuling nag-inuman matapos magnegatibo sa rapid test sa isang barangay sa Quezon City....

 2020-07-03 12:10 

Philippine Star

Fight vs anti-terror law isn't over as critics vowed challenging it before court...

(Update 1, 8:28 p.m.) The fight against the contentious Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 does not end with its enactment into law, as critics vowed to exhaust all means to challenge this new legislation....

 2020-07-03 12:03 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City breaks 200-mark in COVID-19 deaths, records 18 deaths for July 3...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has breached the 200 mark for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) related deaths as the city recorded an additional 18 deaths on July 3, 2020. According to the data released by the Cebu City Health, the deaths were...

 2020-07-03 11:56 

ABS-CBN

Locsin warns China of 'severest response' if military drills encroaches into PH territory...

The Philippines on Friday warned China against letting its military exercises in the South China Sea spill over into Philippine territory....

 2020-07-03 11:48 

ABS-CBN

Opposition lawmakers say ready to question Anti-Terror Law before Supreme Court...

MANILA - Opposition Sen. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan and House Assistant Minority Leader France Castro on Friday said they were ready to question the constitutionality of the newly-signed Anti-Terror Law before the Supreme Court....

 2020-07-03 11:41 

ABS-CBN

'Draconian': Groups condemn anti-terror law signing, vow to challenge measure...

An international rights group on Friday warned human rights situation in the Philippines could significantly worsen following the signing of anti-terror bill into law....

 2020-07-03 11:33 

Cebu Daily News

Talisay police, soldiers, jail guards' joint patrol nets 27 violators...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The joint patrol and recorrida of personnel from Talisay City Police together with the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology around the barangays in Talisay City, led to the apprehens...

 2020-07-03 11:28 

Inquirer.net

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Hamilton fastest in the 1st practice for Austrian Grand Prix...

SPIELBERG, Austria --- Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time on Friday in the first practice for the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix.The British driver was .356 seconds ahead of his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas on the 4...

 2020-07-03 11:19 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Locsin warns China of 'severest' response if military exercises reach Philippine territory...

In a taped statement Friday, the country's top diplomat said the Philippines views "with interest and some concerns" reports about Chinese military exercises around Paracel Islands from July 1 to 5....

 2020-07-03 11:15 

ABS-CBN

'Pakitang-tao lang': Jeepney operators pinuna ang kahandaan ng LTFRB sa balik-pasada...

MAYNILA - Hindi naitago ng mga jeepney operator ang kanilang inis sa umano'y magulo at malabong patakaran ng transport authorities kaugnay ng pagbabalik-pasada ng mga jeep....

 2020-07-03 11:11 

Inquirer.net

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PBA to ramp up COVID-19 measures as IATF gives green light for training...

MANILA, Philippines---The PBA welcomed the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases' decision to resume basketball practices Friday but the league will take a step further in introducing measures that would protect the teams better agai...

 2020-07-03 11:08 

Philippine Star

BDO raises P36 billion through fixed rate bonds sale...

BDO Unibank Inc. on Friday said it raised P36 billion through the issuance of fixed rate peso-denominated bonds, proceeds from which will be used to finance loans to clients....

 2020-07-03 11:06 

Inquirer.net

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Water remains our saving grace right now...

Since its discovery in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected entire nations across the world, destabilizing economies and threatening human lives on a massive scale. In just six months, the virus has infected more than 10 mill...

 2020-07-03 11:00 

Philippine Star

DILG: Nothing wrong with Roque's swim with dolphins...

Roque made waves on social media when photos of him swimming with dolphins were posted on the Facebook page of Ocean Adventure in Subic, Zambales. The photos have since been taken down....

 2020-07-03 10:57 

ABS-CBN

Several senators laud 'timely, historic' approval of Anti-Terror Act...

Several senators on Friday lauded the "timely" and "historic" approval of the Anti-Terror Bill, saying the measure is needed to support the country's "economic rejuvenation" during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandem...

 2020-07-03 10:54 

ABS-CBN

READ: The Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020...

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday signed into law the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 despite heavy opposition over fears that it could be used to silence critics....

 2020-07-03 10:47 

Philippine Star

Broadband firm Converge ICT sets record IPO amid pandemic...

The company appears to be capitalizing on a surge in broadband network connections amid work-from-home arrangements during the outbreak....

 2020-07-03 10:43 

Inquirer.net

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BIR eases tax rules for Pogos to pay, resume operations...

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has eased some of the tax requirements for Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogos) to resume operations under a less restrictive COVID-19 community quarantine. Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar R. Dulay issued ...

 2020-07-03 10:41 

ABS-CBN

Anti-terror bill pirmado na ni Duterte sa kabila ng sari-saring pagbatikos...

MAYNILA - Pirmado na ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ngayong Biyernes ang kontrobersiyal na Anti-Terror Bill - na layong mabigyan ngipin ang kasalukuyang batas pagdating sa pagpapanagot sa mga sangkot sa terorismo, sa kabila ng panawagang ibasura ito sa pang...

 2020-07-03 10:39 

Philippine Star

Miss Philippines Earth 2020 candidate misses pre-competition to serve as COVID-19 frontliner...

A Miss Philippines Earth candidate missed a pre-pageant contest to serve as frontliner in the country's battle against the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)....

 2020-07-03 10:38 

ABS-CBN

The new normal for school year 2020-2021: Education in the time of coronavirus...

Parents have expressed doubts over the effectiveness of distance education, one of the alternatives to in-person classes that schools will be implementing in the coming school year as the country continues to face the threat of COVID-19....

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