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 2021-01-25 14:36 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte recalls order allowing kids aged 10-14 outside their homes...

President Duterte has recalled the order of the government's pandemic task force to allow children aged 10 to 14 years old to go outside their homes in areas under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) due to the new COVID-19 variant. Presi...

 2021-01-25 13:47 

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476,736 poor families receive cash aid under Bayanihan 2...

Over 476,700 poor families have benefited from the national government's implementation of the Emergency Subsidy Program (ESP) under Bayanihan 2, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) disclosed Monday. MANILA BULLETIN FILE The DSWD s...

 2021-01-25 13:36 

Manila Bulletin

COVID-19 vaccine supply from COVAX Facility to push through DOH...

The Philippines will continue to receive COVID-19 vaccine allocation for 20 percent of the population through the COVAX Facility, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. (photo from AFP) "We would like to clarify that we will continue to receive v...

 2021-01-25 13:13 

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Not our business to criticize China's laws Locsin...

To criticize China for passing a new law that allows its Coast Guard to shoot any foreign vessels operating within its so-called "jurisdictional waters" is "none of our business," Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said on Monday...

 2021-01-25 12:21 

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WATCH: 63rd Grammy Awards (Record of the Year Nominees)...

Airing Sunday, March 14, 2021, on CBS, the 63rd GRAMMY Awards recognize excellence in music released in late 2019 and 2020. Here are the nominees for Record of the Year in video! BLACK PARADE Beyonc Beyonc & Derek Dixie, producers; Stuart White, engineer/...

 2021-01-25 12:02 

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Reminiscing the Black Mamba: Tributes pour a year after Kobe Bryant's death...

Tenement photo from Tenement Visual Artists' Facebook page Several tributes poured on social media Monday as Filipino fans pay homage to the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant. The Tenement Visual Artists posted photos of their new mural at the Tenement in T...

 2021-01-25 11:57 

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Manila gov't turns over 6 high-end ambulances to district hospitals...

The Manila City government turned over six of its 12 new high-end ambulances to its district hospitals on Monday. (photo from Manila PIO) (photo from Manila PIO) The said hospitals include Sta. Ana Hospital, Gat Andres Bonifacio Memorial Medical Center, O...

 2021-01-25 11:50 

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DFA's COVID-19 tally among Filipinos abroad: 49 new cases, 8 recoveries...

The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday reported 49 new confirmed COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) cases, 8 new recoveries, and no new fatality among Filipinos abroad. MANILA BULLETIN FILE The latest figures bring the total number of confirmed COVI...

 2021-01-25 11:46 

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Filipina check: Here's one TikTok challenge raising heritage awareness...

It's time to flaunt your Filipino outfits online and join this ongoing TikTok challenge called #BussIt with a Pinoy twist. Filipinas on TikTok unite using @_gab.riella 's remix to the sound called "Buss It Island Woman." The Igorot singer ...

 2021-01-25 11:46 

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Mikee Romero graces PSA Forum...

House Deputy Speaker and NorthPort Batang Pier team owner Mikee Romero makes a rare appearance as special guest of the weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) webcast Forum on Tuesday. Romero, who represents the 1-Pacman party-list in the House ...

 2021-01-25 11:41 

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DepEd reiterates commitment to provide quality education...

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday assured that it will continue to prioritize the delivery of quality education to the Filipino students as it continues to address the challenges in the basic education sector. Education Secretary Leonor Brione...

 2021-01-25 11:36 

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Championing local textiles the right way means a lot to our indigenous communities...

ICYDK, January is Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month In the time when cultural appropriation is among the many issues being called out in the world, it is pretty inspiring to see that the Philippines is hitting the nail on the head in bringing the country&...

 2021-01-25 11:26 

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Ribo the 'GOAT'? Veteran sidelaner is the winningest ML player in the world...

Photo from Ribo's Facebook page Without a doubt, CJ "Ribo" Ribo is now the winningest Mobile Legends: Bang Bang professional player in the world. The veteran sidelaner of Bren Esports just added the M2 Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Champions...

 2021-01-25 11:24 

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Heart Evangelista dons Parisian style for her latest fashion series...

Trs magnifique ! Stills from Youtube Filipina actress and style icon Heart Evangelista channels her love for Parisian style in her newest fashion series dubbed Love Marie Lookbook. "If every outfit tells a story, then why not film all of your best one...

 2021-01-25 11:19 

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Mandaluyong LGU reminds business owners of deadline for renewal of permits, licenses...

The Mandaluyong City government has reminded business owners in the city that they only have until the end of the month to renew or process their business permits and licenses. The local government has earlier extended the deadline for business permits re...

 2021-01-25 11:18 

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Diet what? This farm-to-table restaurant is the best place to indulge...

The Fatted Calf and the fatted me The Fatted Calf at Silang, Cavite is one of those farm-to-table dining experiences where you throw the diet out the window, and happily indulge! The portions are for sharing; and you'll love how Chefs Jay Jay and Rhea...

 2021-01-25 11:00 

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Duterte remembers 44 gallant cops in Mamasapano...

President Duterte paid tribute to the brave 44 policemen killed in Mamasapano in 2015, saying the "heartbreaking" incident showed the quest for peace comes with a price. Pres. Rodrigo Duterte In a message on the sixth anniversary of the Mamasapano...

 2021-01-25 10:58 

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Experience the country's first-ever digital mall through this amazing app...

Whether in the mall or at home, experience an elevated Ayala Mall shopping experience thru the Zing app. Ayala malls launches Zing, the ultimate digital mall companion and loyalty app. From fashion to dining, Zing assists the consumers with all shopping n...

 2021-01-25 10:49 

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Leftist solons vent their ire on CHED's De Vera...

Opposition Rep. France Castro of ACT Teachers Partylist on Monday called on Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero De Vera to help protect the academic freedom of learning institutions instead of issuing declarations that tend to back the "b...

 2021-01-25 10:45 

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Summer 2021 fashion campaigns: Here are our top picks...

Summer 2021 is right around the corner. We're taking a step back to refresh and appreciate the campaigns that have been released so far for the bronzed season. So far, it seems like prints, patterns, patchwork, and Polaroids are the biggest themes on ...

 2021-01-25 10:40 

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DFA begins probe of embassy staff in Damascus for possible abuse...

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday announced it has "administratively investigated" certain personnel of the Philippine Embassy in Damascus following a Washington Post article detailing the abuse, rape, and imprisonment of Filipina ...

 2021-01-25 10:37 

Manila Bulletin

2 House officials fight over Ozamis City demolition...

Two House deputy speakers went at each other's throats Monday as they took sides in a Ozamis City demolition operation about which they exchange charges of corruption. MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO In a privilege speech, Deputy Speaker Henry Oaminal (NUP...

 2021-01-25 10:29 

Manila Bulletin

Russian envoy assures supply of Sputnik vaccines for PH...

Russian Ambassador Marat Pavlov has assured Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana that Moscow is ready to deliver Sputnik V, their brand of COVID-9 vaccine, to the Philippines as a proof of warming ties between the two countries. Russian Federation Ambassado...

 2021-01-25 10:25 

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Save the Children Philippines partners with BARMM to protect children's rights...

To ensure the fulfillment of children's rights during situations of armed conflict, calamities and emergencies, a child rights group has partnered with the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). (FACEBOOK/MANILA BULLETIN) Save the Ch...

 2021-01-25 10:23 

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PH Red Cross backs Iloilo's immunization programs for kids...

Despite the challenges posed by coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) will continue to back the immunization program for young children this year in Iloilo province. PRC-Iloilo Chapter Administrator Gilbert Paul Valderrama said th...

 2021-01-25 10:17 

Manila Bulletin

Relaxed but dangerous: Expect more of this from Adiwang...

Photo from ONE Championship Expect a different version of Lito Adiwang in the Circle. This after the Team Lakay strawweight contender knocked out Japanese opponent Namiki Kawahara in ONE: Unbreakable last Friday at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Adiwang sh...

 2021-01-25 10:13 

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Sharon Cuneta backtracks on retirement, to return as judge on 'YFSF'...

Sharon Cuneta will be soon on TV and soon. Despite her having declared several times that she's now "semi-retired," whatever that means, she is to repriseg her role as resident judge on the new season of "Your Face Sounds Familiar." Sh...

 2021-01-25 10:06 

Manila Bulletin

NUJP sounds alarm over red-tagging of journalists...

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) sounded the alarm over the inclusion of two journalists in the list of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as alleged University of the Philippines (UP) students who became rebels. In a sta...

 2021-01-25 09:41 

Manila Bulletin

Feuds, land-related conflicts hamper Bangsamoro's transition to peace...

DAVAO CITY The latest comprehensive report of Conflict Alert showed that an increasing number of clan feuding and land related conflicts in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is threatening the region's momentum to achieving p...

 2021-01-25 09:35 

Manila Bulletin

DOST launches digital storytelling platform on science...

"I hope you will not get boxed in a particular way." This was the message of Dr. Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem, Ph.D., a political science professor at the University of the Philippines (UP) to young researchers during the first webisode of iShare. ...

 2021-01-25 09:34 

Manila Bulletin

Proposed Mindanao superhighway a big boon to region — solon...

Cagayan de Oro 2nd district Rep. Rufus Rodriguez hailed on Monday afternoon the passage of a measure that would lead to the construction of a 240-kilometer trans-Mindanao superhighway. Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez (FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN F...

 2021-01-25 09:32 

Manila Bulletin

Monsoon, easterlies convergence may bring rains over Luzon...

The tail-end of frontal system or "shear line" where the cold northeast monsoon and the warm easterlies meet, may bring scattered rains over the eastern section of Northern and Central Luzon within 24 hours. (PAGASA / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)...

 2021-01-25 09:31 

Manila Bulletin

Waiting on Yen Santos...

Where is Yen Santos? This is the questions asked by many of her fans who, obviously, have been missing the 28-year-old hottie. Badly. The last time Yen was seen on the boob tube was two years ago via "Halik." She showed great promise there, with a...

 2021-01-25 09:30 

Manila Bulletin

Sinas: Justice has been served to 'SAF 44'...

Philippine National Police chief Police Gen. Debold Sinas said Monday that justice has already been served to the 44 commandos of the PNP-Special Action Force (SAF) who died in the operation to get a Malaysian bomb expert who had been training local terro...

 2021-01-25 09:28 

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Include galunggong in price freeze list — Sen.Poe...

The price of galunggong has been extremely high. Senator Grace Poe on Monday thus asked the Department of Agriculture (DA) to include galunggong in the goods it wants to subject to a price freeze as she asked the DA to identify the calamity or emergency t...

 2021-01-25 09:24 

Manila Bulletin

Let's build credible defense posture — Del Rosario...

Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario on Monday urged the administration of President Duterte to build a credible defense posture and strengthen its alliances with other countries in the light of China's newly passed law that allows its ...

 2021-01-25 09:21 

Manila Bulletin

Borders tightened as coronavirus curfew fury spills over...

Border restrictions were being tightened around the world Monday in the face of an unrelenting coronavirus threat, after a weekend in which anger at social distancing rules bubbled over into fiery clashes in the Netherlands. A pictured taken on January 23...

 2021-01-25 09:14 

Manila Bulletin

Go urges IATF to review eased age restrictions...

Sen. Christopher "Bong" Go urged the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to review and reconsider its decision to relax age restrictions in areas still under the modified general community quarantine or MGCQ. Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong"...

 2021-01-25 09:14 

Manila Bulletin

Leaders set for online climate adaptation summit...

World leaders are set to appear online on Monday at the first summit dedicated to making the planet more resilient to the effects of climate change. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says his country, a third of which lies below sea-level, has centuries of ...

 2021-01-25 09:11 

Manila Bulletin

PH bucks trend, FDI rose 29% in 2020 UNCTAD...

Foreign direct investments (FDI) in the Philippines rose by 29 percent to $6.4 billion 2020, bucking the overall hefty contraction in southeast Asian countries, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). In its 38th Glob...

 2021-01-25 09:10 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd vows not to tolerate fraud, ethical infringement of research...

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday assured that "fraud or any form of ethical infringement of research" within the department will not be tolerated and will be dealt with accordingly. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) DepEd issued the statem...

 2021-01-25 09:10 

Manila Bulletin

Trump impeachment article to be sent to Senate, triggering trial...

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to send the Senate a single article of impeachment Monday accusing Donald Trump of inciting the Capitol riot, formally triggering the first-ever impeachment trial of a former president. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA...

 2021-01-25 09:09 

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House panel's TWG to flesh out crisis assistance bill...

The House Committee on Social Services formed Monday a technical working group that would flesh out the provisions of the draft substitute bill seeking to institutionalize the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program of the Department ...

 2021-01-25 09:07 

Manila Bulletin

New Zealand says new Covid-19 case is South African variant...

New Zealand's first case of coronavirus in the community for more than two months has been identified as the more contagious South African variant, prompting Australia to suspend quarantine-free travel from the neighbouring country for at least 72 hou...

 2021-01-25 09:06 

Manila Bulletin

Strawweight champion Pacio: No plan to leave my division...

ONE strawweight champion Joshua Pacio (Photo from ONE Championship) Reigning ONE strawweight champion Joshua Pacio bared his future plans Sunday with the intent to defend the belt as many times as possible in 2021 and for the years to come. Speaking to th...

 2021-01-25 09:04 

Manila Bulletin

Senators read bible, anchor selves on faith...

Boxing icon Senator Emmanuel Pacquiao on Monday said he reads the Bible twice a day to help him wade through daily tribulations, particularly during the current coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Senator Manny Pacquiao (EPA / JOSEPH VIDAL / PRIB / M...

 2021-01-25 09:03 

Manila Bulletin

Indian and Chinese troops in new border brawl...

Indian and Chinese troops have fought a new brawl on their contested Himalayan border, leaving injuries on both sides, military officials said Monday. Map locating the area on a remote Himalayan region that was at the centre of border standoff between Chi...

 2021-01-25 08:59 

Manila Bulletin

VACC, CAMPI seek probe of private motor vehicle inspection centers...

Transport officials have been urged to probe possible corruption in private motor vehicle inspection centers (PMVICs) that are allegedly "milking" vehicle owners by imposing inspection fees that did not undergo public consultation. (JANSEN ROMERO ...

 2021-01-25 08:58 

Manila Bulletin

Hong Kong lifts first virus lockdown after mass testing...

Hong Kong lifted its first neighborhood coronavirus lockdown on Monday morning after testing some 7,000 people and finding just a handful of cases as debate swirled over the efficacy of the move. Police stand at the barrier of a blocked street as authorit...

 2021-01-25 08:57 

Manila Bulletin

BoC-PDEA interdiction exercise held at Mactan-Cebu Airport...

The Bureau of Customs-Subport of Mactan and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 7 (Central Visayas) recently conducted a joint BoC-PDEA drug interdiction simulation exercise at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Terminal 2. (MANILA BUL...

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