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 2020-07-03 08:15 

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Converge ICT applies for P35.9B IPO...

Fiber internet and other digital service provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. filed at application at the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering (IPO) worth as much as P35.9 billion. The SEC announced on Friday that it had recei...

 2020-07-03 08:12 

Philippine Star

COVID-19 task force relaxes religious gathering restrictions in GCQ areas...

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said the government's inter-agency task force on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response approved Resolution No. 51, allowing 10% seating capacity in religious gatherings in GCQ areas....

 2020-07-03 08:10 

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Mostly from China: P244-M worth of smuggled PPEs, fake medicines seized during height of COVID-19 lockdown...

MANILA, Philippines — Despite the health crisis inflicted by COVID-19, some unscrupulous importers tried to take advantage and brought in over P244 million in smuggled or fake personal protective equipment (PPEs) and other medical supplies mostly fr...

 2020-07-03 07:48 

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Palace confident SC will junk petition for free mass testing for COVID-19...

MANILA, Philippines — Malacaang is confident that the Supreme Court will junk the petition calling for free mass testing for COVID-19, saying the government is already ramping up its testing program. "Ibabasura po iyan ng Korte Suprema, kasi sa ...

 2020-07-03 07:39 

ABS-CBN

SC urged to compel gov't to conduct free COVID-19 mass testing...

Eleven petitioners led by former Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo asked the Supreme Court on Friday to compel the Philippine government to conduct free coronavirus mass testing as the country continues to battle the pandemic....

 2020-07-03 07:28 

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Mangingisda sa Palawan sugatan sa sakmal ng 'nagambalang' buwaya...

Ayon sa Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD), breeding season o panahon ng pangingitlog ng mga buwaya at maaaring nagambala ng mangingisda ang teritoryo nito....

 2020-07-03 07:23 

Philippine Star

PBA, PFF welcome IATF decision to allow practices...

Announced by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Friday, the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) gave the green light for the two pro leagues to conduct controlled practices, per the recommendation of the Philippine Sports C...

 2020-07-03 07:20 

Cebu Daily News

3 Cebu City fire stations under lockdown; 9 firemen COVID-19 positive...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three Cebu City Fire sub-stations are under lockdown while there are nine active cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reported among the personnel in Cebu City Fire Department. Senior Fire Office 2 Wendell Villanueva...

 2020-07-03 07:16 

Philippine Star

SC asked: Compel government to conduct mass testing, release accurate COVID-19 data...

(Updated) Former Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo and ten others filed a Petition for Mandamus on Friday before the SC to direct the members of the Duterte cabinet to conduct mass testing, citing violations to the Filipino people's rights to he...

 2020-07-03 07:13 

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ALAMIN: Mga aktibidad na papayagan ngayong Hulyo batay sa bagong IATF resolution...

Papayagan na rin sa GCQ areas ang iba pang grooming services bukod sa pagpapagupit ng buhok....

 2020-07-03 07:04 

Cebu Daily News

IATF relaxes restriction on religious activities in GCQ areas...

MANILA, Philippines — Religious activities in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) will be allowed starting July 10, although venues will only be allowed to accommodate 10 percent of its capacity, Malacaang said Friday. Religious gathering...

 2020-07-03 07:04 

ABS-CBN

Go says Senate to probe police killing of 4 soldiers in Sulu...

MANILA - Sen. Christopher "Bong" Go on Thursday said the Senate committees on national defense, and public order and dangerous drugs would look into the police killing of 4 soldiers in Sulu....

 2020-07-03 07:01 

Philippine Star

NBI files charges vs condo management for confining nurses to their units...

The National Bureau of Investigation said it filed criminal complaints against officials of a condominium in Quezon City for allegedly confining three nurses to their unit despite being cleared from COVID-19....

 2020-07-03 07:00 

Philippine Star

Filipino makes history as first US NCAA Division 1 basketball coach...

Another Filipino has blazed a trail overseas as Mike Magpayo rose to the ranks as the newest head coach of University of California (UC) Riverside in the U.S NCAA....

 2020-07-03 07:00 

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SMC opens Mandaluyong COVID-19 testing hub...

Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. inaugurated on Friday a new coronavirus (COVID-19) testing laboratory in Mandaluyong with an initial capacity of 4,000 tests per day using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), deemed as the gold standard ...

 2020-07-03 06:54 

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LTFRB, DOTr 'napahiya' sa umano'y napurnadang QC code sa mga jeep: grupo...

Napahiya umano ang mga transport agencies sa kanilang pumalpak na pagpapatupad ng ilang patakaran sa pagbabalik ng tradisyunal na jeepney nitong Biyernes....

 2020-07-03 06:49 

Philippine Star

ONE twin titlist Aung La N Sang tests positive for COVID-19...

The Myanmar pride N Sang was the first fighter from the Asia's largest MMA promotion to have contracted the deadly virus while staying in US....

 2020-07-03 06:49 

Cebu Daily News

Gov't ready to sell assets to purchase COVID-19 vaccine, once available — Roque...

MANILA, Philippines — The government is ready to dispose some of its assets to fund the purchase coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines once it becomes available in the market, Malacaang said Friday. "Basta po meron nang gamot diyan sa COV...

 2020-07-03 06:48 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu Citizens Initiative calls for unity, solidarity amid COVID-19 pandemic...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Citizens' Initiative for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has launched a campaign calling on unity and solidarity amidst the pandemic. This civil society group is composed of the Cebu City Chamber of Comm...

 2020-07-03 06:46 

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Condo admin na 'nagkulong' sa 3 nurse dahil sa COVID-19 scare kinasuhan na...

MANILA - Kinasuhan na ng National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) ang mga opisyal at security personnel ng isang condominium building sa Quezon City na nagkulong sa tatlong nurse sa kanilang mga condo unit....

 2020-07-03 06:44 

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Professional divers maaaring gamitin sa paghanap ng 14 na sakay ng F/V Liberty V...

MAYNILA — Maaaring kumuha ng professional divers ang mga awtoridad para hanapin ang 14 kataong nakasakay ng lumubog na F/V Liberty V, ayon sa head ng provincial disaster risk reduction and management office ng Occidental Mindoro nitong Biyernes....

 2020-07-03 06:41 

Cebu Daily News

Citizen's arrest in Lapu-Lapu mulled...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Due to the continuing rise in the number of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Lapu-Lapu City, Mayor Junard "Ahong" Chan is mulling to allow "citizen's arrest" for individuals caught not wearing fac...

 2020-07-03 06:39 

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Villafuerte: House ready to convene special session to pass 'Bayanihan 2'...

MANILA, Philippines — Deputy Speaker Luis Raymund Villafuerte assured Friday that the House of Representative is ready to convene a special session to pass the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or Bayanihan 2 as the country continues to grapple with t...

 2020-07-03 06:32 

Cebu Daily News

CCPO: 356 nabbed for disobedience, curfew violation in June...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) reported on Friday, July 3, 2020, that 356 individuals were apprehended here for either disobedience of curfew violation for the month of June. Police Colonel Cydric Earl Tamayo, officer-in...

 2020-07-03 06:31 

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Anthony Davis: Lakers' title chances improved after break...

LOS ANGELES--- The sudden suspension of the NBA season was a double disappointment for Anthony Davis."It happened on my birthday, which is kind of a bummer because I couldn't do anything," the Los Angeles Lakers' seven-time All-Star big ma...

 2020-07-03 06:27 

Cebu Daily News

The simplest way to help PH survive a recession...

At this time when the economy has been shattered by the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and local businesses of all sizes are desperate for revenues to keep their enterprises going and their people employed, one of the most patriotic things to...

 2020-07-03 06:26 

Philippine Star

Josephine Medina could land 2020 Paralympics berth...

Medina, 50, recently received an invitation from the International Table Tennis Federation as an "alternate" through a bipartite agreement given by all international federations to member countries....

 2020-07-03 06:23 

Philippine Star

Nang-hostage ng doktor sa East Ave. Medical Center nagpositibo sa COVID-19...

Nagpositibo sa nakamamatay na coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ang security guard na nambihag ng isang doktor sa East Avenue Medical Center (EAMC) noong ika-1 ng Hulyo, ayon sa mga ulat ngayong Biyernes....

 2020-07-03 06:19 

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Vettel could walk away from F1 for good without right offer...

SPIELBERG, Austria --- Sebastian Vettel is prepared to walk away from Formula One for good if he doesn't get a convincing offer for next season.The four-time F1 champion will leave Ferrari at the end of the year after failing to get a new contract. He...

 2020-07-03 06:18 

Philippine Star

Heart Evangelista eyes K-Drama project, fingers crossed for 'CLOY' adaptation...

The socialite has earned comparisons with the character portrayed by South Korean actress Son Ye-Jin due to parallels like her wealth, style and similar appearance....

 2020-07-03 06:06 

Philippine Star

2 frontliners killed, 4 hurt in quarantine checkpoint attacks...

A militiaman and a police master sergeant were killed while other four frontliners were hurt in separate attacks on quarantine checkpoints in central Mindanao Thursday....

 2020-07-03 06:01 

ABS-CBN

Gov't eyes reopening El Nido, 2 other Palawan areas for domestic tourism...

MANILA - The Department of Tourism on Friday said it is eyeing to restore domestic tourism in three areas in Palawan, months after the sector was brought to a standstill due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic....

 2020-07-03 05:53 

Philippine Star

Philippine 3x3 squad also allowed to practice...

The Philippine 3x3 basketball team can now start its preparation as it eyes a berth to the Tokyo Olympics next year....

 2020-07-03 05:48 

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UCPB OIC named...

A career official at state-owned Land Bank of the Philippines has been appointed officer-in-charge (OIC) of United Coconut Planters Bank. Veteran banker Liduvino Geron assumed the position of UCPB OIC effective July 2. The appointment came about a year af...

 2020-07-03 05:43 

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WHO says 'worrying phenomenon' as COVID-19 cases rise in PH regions...

The World Health Organization on Friday described as "worrying phenomenon" the increase in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in several regions in the Philippines....

 2020-07-03 05:41 

Philippine Star

Vlogger Buknoy slammed for 'walang mararating' remark vs tricycle driver...

Buknoy trended for all the wrong reasons after netizens called out his...

 2020-07-03 05:41 

ABS-CBN

IATF OKs expansion of COVID-19 testing to include asymptomatic patients...

The government's inter-agency task force on pandemic response has approved the expansion of the country's coronavirus testing program to include those without symptoms of COVID-19, Malacaang said Friday....

 2020-07-03 05:38 

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BDO raises P36B from new bond float...

The country's largest lender, BDO Unibank, has raised P36 billion from another large local bond offering that was warmly received by the cash-awash local financial market. The bonds have a tenor of 1.75 years and a coupon rate of 3.125 per cent per an...

 2020-07-03 05:30 

Philippine Star

Here's how Filipinos can win 130 million from EuroMillions Superdraw today!...

The Euromillions Superdraw is coming to the Philippines this Friday with a jackpot prize of 130 million!...

 2020-07-03 05:29 

Philippine Star

Sharon Cuneta opens up about 'hundreds of millions' debt, shares look of future home...

After making headlines for over a week of social media turmoil and legal battles, "Megastar" Sharon Cuneta shared some good news today: Her family is rebuilding a new home....

 2020-07-03 05:24 

Philippine Star

Pentagon: China military exercises will 'further destabilize' South China Sea...

The Pentagon said Thursday it was...

 2020-07-03 05:18 

Philippine Star

Singapore sportswriter pays tribute to 2010 Azkals, Younghusbands...

Then writing for the Singapore Straits Times, Chen was witness to the Philippines' breakout tournament where the latter nicked off its first point against the writer's home country, and taking all three points from ten defending champion, Vietnam....

 2020-07-03 05:17 

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Gov't ready to sell assets to purchase COVID-19 vaccine, once available Roque...

MANILA, Philippines — The government is ready to dispose some of its assets to fund the purchase coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines once it becomes available in the market, Malacaang said Friday. "Basta po meron nang gamot diyan sa COV...

 2020-07-03 05:14 

ABS-CBN

Army major slain by police in Sulu flown home to Kalinga...

MANILA - The body of one of the four soldiers slain by police in Jolo, Sulu was brought back to his hometown in Kalinga, Apayao to an emotional hero's welcome on Friday....

 2020-07-03 05:08 

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P93 milyong halaga ng umano'y smuggled na sigarilyo, nasabat sa Port of Subic...

Tatlong 40-footer na container van na naglalaman ng mga smuggled na sigarilyo ang nasabat ng mga tauhan ng Bureau of Customs sa Port of Subic sa Zambales....

 2020-07-03 05:05 

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Basketball, football teams may now resume training sessions...

MANILA, Philippines --- The government has allowed the resumption of training sessions for basketball and football teams.In a televised press briefing Friday, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announced that Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infecti...

 2020-07-03 05:03 

ABS-CBN

Nothing wrong with Roque's 'sidetrip' to marine park: DILG...

There was nothing wrong with Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque's "sidetrip" to a marine park in Subic, Zambales earlier this week, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Friday after the government official drew cr...

 2020-07-03 04:58 

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Palace: Travel agencies in GCQ areas OK to reopen; other personal care services to follow...

MANILA, Philippines — Travel agencies in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) have been allowed to resume operations by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF), Malacaang announced Friday. Trav...

 2020-07-03 04:55 

ABS-CBN

Bahagi ng Muntinlupa isasailalim sa 24 hour lockdown mula Hulyo 4-17...

MAYNILA - Isasailalim sa 24 hour lockdown ang Southville 3 sa Barangay Poblacion, Muntinlupa nang dalawang linggo kasunod ng pagtaas ng kaso ng coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) sa lugar....

 2020-07-03 04:53 

Manila Standard

Hong Kongers scrub social media history in face of security law...

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