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 2021-01-22 05:32 

Manila Bulletin

Japan PM 'determined' to hold Olympics despite cancellation report...

Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks during a press conference at the his official residence in Tokyo on January 13, 2021. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin / POOL / AFP) Japan's prime minister said he was "determined" to hold the Toky...

 2021-01-22 05:32 

Cebu Daily News

James Bond movie 'No Time to Die' delayed again amid pandemic...

LOS ANGELES The global release of the James Bond movie "No Time to Die" was postponed to October from April, its producers said on Thursday, another setback for movie theaters trying to rebuild a business crushed by the coronavirus pandemic. The m...

 2021-01-22 05:27 

Manila Bulletin

Militant groups march to mark 34th anniversary of 'Mendiola Massacre'...

Several militant groups on Friday marched from Espaa Boulevard to Mendiola, Manila to mark the 34th anniversary of the 1987 Mendiola Massacre, where 13 farmers were killed. (Photo from Pamalakaya, Amihan/ MANILA BULLETIN) The protesters brought placards a...

 2021-01-22 05:25 

Philippine Star

Fine Guard virtual half-marathon set next month...
 2021-01-22 05:23 

Manila Bulletin

VIRAL: Sitti's hilarious response to her song used as a background music in buffets...

'Para sa kain .' Sitti Navarro (Still from Youtube) Good music, unlimited food, and great company—these are some of the things we miss from attending live events. These days, we do our cheers for newly weds, debutants, and other celebrators ...

 2021-01-22 05:22 

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ADP's Philippines office celebrates their 10 years of service...

2020 marked a significant milestone for ADP's Philippines office as it commemorated its 10th anniversary in December. The team celebrated its extraordinary journey with a virtual party and dedicated the event to their nearly 2,200 associates who have ...

 2021-01-22 05:21 

Manila Bulletin

Actor Rocco Nacino, volleyball player Melissa Gohing tie the knot...

Photo by Nice Print Photography via Melissa Gohing's Instagram account Former De La Salle volleyball player Melissa Gohing surprised fans by tying to knot with actor Rocco Nacino in an intimate wedding ceremony. The couple made the announcement on Ins...

 2021-01-22 05:19 

Manila Bulletin

CHR calls for genuine agrarian reform on 34th anniversary of Mendiola massacre...

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) called for genuine agrarian reform as well as an end to the killings and culture of impunity in the country as it observed the 34th anniversary commemoration of the Mendiola Massacre Friday. Commission on Human Rights ...

 2021-01-22 05:13 

ABS-CBN

TINGNAN: Cold storage facility sa Legazpi handa na para sa bakuna kontra COVID-19...

May nakahanda nang cold storage facility ang lokal na pamahalaan ng Legazpi para sa mga bakunang bibilin nito laban sa COVID-19....

 2021-01-22 05:12 

Manila Bulletin

New eco-adventure park in Sorsogon opens...

PRIETO DIAZ, Sorsogon A remote village in Prieto Diaz town in Sorsogon province is offering a new tourism activity for adventure and nature lovers. Tourists cross the 750-meters long bamboo bridge in Bigaho Eco-Park in Brgy Talisayan, Prieto Diaz town. Th...

 2021-01-22 05:09 

Manila Bulletin

First PH case of UK COVID variant tests negative in swab test...

The Department of Health (DoH) said Friday that the man who had the country's first case of the B.1.1.7. SARS-CoV-2 or the UK variant of COVID-19 has already tested negative for the virus in his latest swab test. Health Assistant Secretary Maria Rosar...

 2021-01-22 05:08 

Manila Bulletin

Love will continue to be in the air on Valentine's Day in Davao City despite pandemic...

DAVAO CITY The city government here will not cancel the Valentine's Day celebrations on February 14, despite seeing record-setting numbers of daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases due to the post-holiday surge, according to Davao City COVID-19 Fo...

 2021-01-22 05:08 

Manila Bulletin

James scores 34 as Lakers win eighth straight on the road...

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots the ball during the game against the Milwaukee Bucks on January 21, 2021 at the Fiserv Forum Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images/AFP. LeBron James scored a season-high 34 points a...

 2021-01-22 05:07 

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LIST: Target trial sites in PH for Janssen, Clover, Sinovac vaccines...

MANILA, Philippines — Three Covid-19 vaccines have been cleared so far by regulators to be tested in the Philippines through Phase 3 clinical trials— the vaccines developed by Belgium-based Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Chinese firms Clover Biop...

 2021-01-22 05:06 

ABS-CBN

PH 'won't compromise stake' in West Philippine sea over China COVID-19 shots: Galvez...

An official leading the country's inoculation drive against COVID-19 said on Friday he "would not compromise" the national stake in the West Philippine Sea, despite vaccines from China....

 2021-01-22 05:05 

Cebu Daily News

DOH asks NBI help in tracing 2 unlocated contacts of UK variant patient...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) is seeking the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to find the two still unlocated co-passengers of the Filipino infected with the UK Covid-19 variant. As of Friday, all but t...

 2021-01-22 05:04 

Manila Bulletin

BARMM to go on construction binge in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur this year...

MARAWI CITY — Eight municipal halls in Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur, as well as public markets and legislative buildings, will be constructed within the year as the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) launched a construction cam...

 2021-01-22 04:59 

Manila Bulletin

'Daesang' winner iKON finalizing to join 'Kingdom' K-pop boy band competition...

iKON (Twitter) iKON, which won the "daesang" (grand prize) for the song "Love Scenario," is in the final stages of negotiation to join "Kingdom," a competition between K-pop boy bands. Korean media reported that iKON, if finally co...

 2021-01-22 04:56 

Cebu Daily News

IATF OKs licensure exams scheduled from January to March 2021...

MANILA, Philippines — The government has allowed the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to conduct licensure examinations scheduled from January to March 2021, Malacaang said Friday. "[T]he request of the Professional Regulation Commission...

 2021-01-22 04:54 

Manila Bulletin

Vaccine czar Galvez apologizes to senators...

National Task Force Against COVID-19 chief implementer and vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. apologized to senators Friday for his recent remarks about the Senate's inquiry on the government's vaccination program. Presidential Peace Adviser Carlito ...

 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 

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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...

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