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 2020-01-17 20:37 

Cebu Daily News

Traslacion: 5K devotees welcome Santo Nio, Our Lady of Guadalupe in Lapu-Lapu...

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — At midnight of January 18, 2020, when most are supposedly asleep, the streets of the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu were filled with balloons, altars, and people with eager smiles on their faces. Devotees, young and ol...

 2020-01-17 19:55 

Philippine Star

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait...

A United States warship has sailed through the Taiwan Strait, Taipei's defense ministry said Friday, the first such passage since the island resoundingly re-elected its independence-leaning president....

 2020-01-17 19:49 

ABS-CBN

ICC verdict can be applied on current or former President: Capio...

This was the answer of retired Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpion when he was asked Friday by journalists about the extent of the crimes against humanity case filed against Duterte before the ICC....

 2020-01-17 19:30 

Inquirer.net

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Real estate experts to weigh in prospects in Inquirer forum...

How can you effectively tap the bright prospects and the potentially lucrative opportunities offered by a robust real estate industry? Two of the industry's most renowned experts are set to discuss and shed more light on the latest trends and factors ...

 2020-01-17 19:25 

Inquirer.net

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Desirable homes in the metro...

Starting out any endeavor brings a complex mix of emotions. Enthusiasm is sometimes coupled with anxiety; excitement comes with a bit of the nerves. But for those who truly rise to the challenge, the desire for success is always bigger than any uncertaint...

 2020-01-17 19:20 

Inquirer.net

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2020: The year of architecture...

In the field of architecture, there are several important milestones that we can look forward to this year. Here are some significant buildings and projects that are expected to be completed in 2020. Grand Egyptian Museum (Cairo) With an acronym like GEM,...

 2020-01-17 19:15 

Inquirer.net

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Philippine real estate companies recognized...

Three leading Philippine real estate companies recently received recognition at the Dot Property Southeast Asia Awards 2019 held at Park Hyatt Bangkok in Thailand. The Dot Property Southeast Asia Awards recognizes the best regional real estate companies, ...

 2020-01-17 19:10 

Inquirer.net

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Arthaland expands green footprint...

Boutique developer Arthaland Corp. is bringing to the local market an impressive development portfolio of "sustainable luxury projects" that will, without a doubt, create a new benchmark in upscale living. In a recent press briefing, Arthaland off...

 2020-01-17 19:05 

Inquirer.net

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Going nuts over the coconuts...

Cari, the overseer of a 1-hectare unregistered parcel of land in Quezon and co-owned by Andro, saw Eddie, Eras, Apol and Boni, along with seven others, cutting down the coconut trees on the said property. Later, the men turned the felled trees into coco l...

 2020-01-17 19:00 

Inquirer.net

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A grand experience for travelers...

Work and leisure are both reasons to travel for the younger set nowadays. Many yuppies and students today save up for their next big trip nonstop, scrimping on indulgences in exchange for scenic and exciting places. Most customarily block their long weeke...

 2020-01-17 18:47 

Cebu Daily News

Two HVTs nabbed, P10M shabu seized in Tawason buy-bust operation...

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two men, whom police considered as high value targets, were caught with at least 1.4 kilos or almost P10 million worth of suspected shabu during a buy-bust operation at past midnight or early morning of January 18, 2020 i...

 2020-01-17 18:12 

ABS-CBN

Dating child actor, timbog matapos umanong manaksak sa Marikina...

Iniimbestigahan pa ng mga awtoridad ang insidente....

 2020-01-17 18:08 

Inquirer.net

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Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown...

MANILA, Philippines--He's done it so many times but winning still never gets old for Ginebra head coach Tim Cone.And 22 championships later, including a third PBA Governors' Cup title for Gin Kings in four years, Cone is not yet done.The legendary...

 2020-01-17 17:53 

Inquirer.net

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Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title...

MANILA, Philippines---It';s been a long and bittersweet road for Allen Durham but his journey in the PBA may still be far from its end.Durham collected his third Best Import of the Conference award in the 2019 PBA Governors' Cup but the championshi...

 2020-01-17 17:38 

ABS-CBN

Inflatable 'park', itinayo para sa ilang mga bakwit na nasalanta ng Taal...

Iba't ibang pakulo ang naisip ng mga evacuee para malibang at maghatid ng saya sa mga kapwa nasalanta ng Bulkang Taal....

 2020-01-17 17:35 

Manila Standard

14 towns in risk zone lock down...

Authorities have expanded the lockdown in Batangas to 14 towns, up from just five three days ago, amid Taal Volcano's continued unrest, the province's top disaster official said Friday....

 2020-01-17 17:35 

ABS-CBN

Iba't-ibang grupo, nagbigay ayuda sa mga apektado ng pagsabog ng Taal...

Sa gitna ng matinding pagsubok bunsod ng pagputok ng Bulkang Taal, nagkakaisang tumugon ang ating mga kababayan sa kani-kanilang paraan ng pagpapakita ng kabayanihan....

 2020-01-17 17:32 

ABS-CBN

Ilang hayop sa Batangas, naiwang gutom at may sakit...

Matamlay at may sakit pero maswerteng nakaligtas ang ilang hayop na naiwan sa Batangas nang pumutok ang Bulkang Taal....

 2020-01-17 17:30 

Manila Standard

Calamity damage hits P3 billion, fisheries sector takes severe beating...

Damage to farm lands, crops, farm animals and agricultural infrastructure due to Taal Volcano eruption rose to P3.06 billion, almost six times higher than the P577.39 million reported earlier....

 2020-01-17 17:30 

ABS-CBN

Batang lalaki sa QC, unang kaso ng polio sa Metro Manila...

Kumpleto sa bakuna ang batang taga-Quezon City na unang kaso ng polio dito sa Metro Manila....

 2020-01-17 17:25 

Manila Standard

DOLE hires 6,000 interns for aid...

The Department of Labor and Employment has allocated P72.6 million to hire 6,000 interns to be deployed in 10 areas in Batangas to assist thousands of residents affected by Taal Volcano's eruption....

 2020-01-17 17:20 

Manila Standard

Rescuers race against time to save animals...

More animals are alive on Taal Volcano Island, but the lockdown imposed by authorities across Batangas province has hampered efforts to rescue them, animal rights workers said Friday....

 2020-01-17 17:18 

ABS-CBN

Carpio: Filipinos need leader who can address China issue...

MANILA - Retired Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Friday said Filipinos need a leader who can address the country's territorial issues with China....

 2020-01-17 17:17 

Inquirer.net

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Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum...

MANILA, Philippines--Japeth Aguilar had been a steady presence in Ginebra's scoring effort throughout the 2019 PBA Governors' Cup Finals.It was quite expected considering his sheer athleticism and size, butFriday night saw another version of the G...

 2020-01-17 17:15 

Manila Standard

Duterte wants in on Taal situation...

President Rodrigo Duterte will visit on Monday the victims of Taal Volcano's eruption to address the problems in the area, according to his spokesman Salvador Panelo....

 2020-01-17 17:10 

Manila Standard

SolGen cautioned on ABS-CBN case...

A senior lawmaker on Friday urged Solicitor General Jose Calida to file any complaint he has against broadcasting giant ABS-CBN with the House of Representatives....

 2020-01-17 17:05 

Manila Standard

Phoenix cuts pump prices by P1.70/liter...

Oil distributor Phoenix Petroleum Philippines will cut pump prices by as much a P1.70 per liter effective at 6 a.m. today, Saturday, to reflect the movement of prices in the world oil market....

 2020-01-17 17:00 

Manila Standard

'Choosy Rody' ends up with Archie as PNP chief...

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday appointed Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa the new head of the Philippine National Police, who served as officer-in-charge of the organization for more than two months....

 2020-01-17 16:59 

Inquirer.net

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After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk...

MANILA, Philippines---LA Tenorio kept his promise of delivering the PBA Governors' Cup title to the survivors of the Taal Volcano eruption, and now he's heading to Batangas to personally share joy to the victims.Ginebra's floor general said PB...

 2020-01-17 16:47 

Manila Bulletin

Two DA programs should boost rice production...

At the start of the new year, Secretary William Dar of the Department of Agriculture (DA) announced plans that are expected to boost the country's rice production . At the center of the program is the distribution of certified palay seeds as early as ...

 2020-01-17 16:45 

Cebu Daily News

Devotees urged: Let your devotion be the foundation of change...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Devotees of the Seor Santo Nio and the Virgin Mary filled the National Shrine of Saint Joseph on Friday evening, January 17, 2020. Inside the church, the seats, aisle and even the front floor were filled with devotees. Thousands...

 2020-01-17 16:40 

Manila Bulletin

Taal and the social volcano...

HOTSPOT By TONYO CRUZ To their credit, the people of Batangas did not project a sense of helplessness as their beloved Taal started exploding last Sunday. Taal's huge tower of ash that could be seen in space was dwarfed by the epic manner of Batanguen...

 2020-01-17 16:31 

Cebu Daily News

Rebels, gov't troops clash in Manjuyod; 1 soldier slightly wounded...

DUMAGUETE CITY,Negros Oriental — A soldier was slightly wounded in an encounter with suspected members of the New People's Army (NPA) in Sitio Mangasaha, Barangay Candabong, Manjuyod this province at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020. Lieutena...

 2020-01-17 16:27 

Manila Bulletin

Lessons from Taal; some policy recommendations...

THINKING PINOY By RJ NIETO The Taal Volcano eruption will not be the last calamity to hit this country. While I commend our authorities for minimizing the number of casualties after Taal erupted, I can't deny the fact that there's still much to be...

 2020-01-17 16:27 

Philippine Star

MVP Group continues relief efforts for Taal victims...

The Tulong Kapatid consortium of companies under businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan continues its relief efforts for residents affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano....

 2020-01-17 16:27 

Cebu Daily News

Borongan City's lead dancer is Sinulog Festival Queen 2020...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Monika Afable, a 17-year-old senior high school student from Borongan City, Eastern Samar, was crowned Sinulog Festival Queen 2020. For winning the crown, Afable who is the lead dancer of Tribu Rayhak, won P150,000 in cash a...

 2020-01-17 16:26 

Manila Bulletin

Wingless angels...

MEDIUM RARE By JULLIE Y. DAZA Give until it hurts, was St. Mother Teresa's advice. There's another way, give because it gives your heart a lift. Most people give anonymously, but we also need to see famous people like Derek Ramsay and Piolo Pascua...

 2020-01-17 16:24 

Manila Bulletin

On trusting a greater power...

IT'S THE SMALL THINGS By ALEX M. EDUQUE There are moments in your life that undoubtedly alter your perspective more than others. Moments that humble you, and make you realize that in the greater scheme of things, you are only but a fragment. I write t...

 2020-01-17 16:21 

ABS-CBN

Animals rescued in areas affected by Taal eruption suffer eye, skin irritation...

Some animals rescued from areas affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano are suffering from irritated eyes, skin, and colds due to the ash being spewed by the volcano since Sunday....

 2020-01-17 16:20 

ABS-CBN

Resumption of classes in areas affected by Taal eruption still unsure...

Taal's volcano's eruption is also affecting classes in several areas as some classrooms had to be used as temporary shelters....

 2020-01-17 16:15 

Philippine Star

Fissures widen around Taal...

Ground fissures caused by the recent Taal Volcano explosion have widened in four towns in Batangas, while a new one has appeared on a trail on the volcano island regularly used by tourists, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs)...

 2020-01-17 16:11 

Philippine Star

De Lima behind ICC case vs Duterte — Sabio...

After recanting his complaint for mass murder against President Duterte, lawyer Jude Sabio yesterday implicated detained Sen. Leila de Lima in what he claimed were politically motivated cases against the Chief Executive....

 2020-01-17 16:10 

Philippine Star

Gamboa named permanent PNP chief...

President Duterte has appointed Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa as chief of the 190,000-strong Philippine National Police about three months after he was appointed PNP officer-in-charge following the terminal leave of his predecessor Oscar Albayalde....

 2020-01-17 16:10 

Philippine Star

Duterte vows to expose former officials behind water deals...

President Duterte yesterday vowed to expose the former government officials behind the water concession deals he described as disadvantageous to the public. ?...

 2020-01-17 16:10 

Philippine Star

Palace: OFW deployment ban to Kuwait stays...

The total deployment ban to Kuwait stays until the Gulf state implements the inclusion of greater labor protection provisions in the contracts of Filipino workers, Malacaang said....

 2020-01-17 16:10 

Philippine Star

Albayalde welcomes chance to clear name...

Retired Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde has welcomed the filing of graft charges against him in connection with the case of the "ninja cops," which led to his stepping down from the helm of the force last year....

 2020-01-17 16:06 

Philippine Star

Chinese firm in Sangley airport project helped build South China Sea artificial islands...

The Chinese state-owned firm that will handle the development of Sangley airport in Cavite is the same company that helped build Beijing's artificial islands in the South China Sea....

 2020-01-17 16:06 

Philippine Star

Five 'discrete weak explosions' observed in Taal Thursday...

In its 5 p.m. update, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said five "discrete weak explosions" were recorded by the Taal Volcano network....

 2020-01-17 16:06 

Philippine Star

Drilon tells 'ninja cops' their days are 'numbered' after Albayalde indictment...
 2020-01-17 16:03 

Philippine Star

Tagaytay Ridge not a high-risk area in 14-km radius but danger still lurks...

Businesses were allowed to open on Tagaytay Ridge, an elevated commercial and residential area overlooking the lake filling up the caldera of the Taal Volcano. It does not mean that the move involves no risks following a violent explosion....

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