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 2020-01-17 13:22 

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Wage commission: 'Triple pay' for workers on April 9 'double holiday'...

Employees who work on Araw ng Kagitingan on April 9 are entitled to triple pay, the National Wages and Productivity Commission said....

 2020-01-17 13:16 

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Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history...

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades.Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in overtime, upending Blake Bortles in a classic comeback, denying An...

 2020-01-17 13:12 

Manila Bulletin

Putin's, Xi's ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West...

MOSCOW — Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping have established themselves as the world's most powerful authoritarian leaders in decades. Now it looks like they want to hang on to those roles indefinitely....

 2020-01-17 13:10 

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Eugenie Bouchard's bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying...

MELBOURNE, Australia--- It was in the shadows of the main show courts at Melbourne Park, days before the first Grand Slam tournament of the season is set to begin in earnest, and Eugenie Bouchard's stay at the Australian Open was over in the last roun...

 2020-01-17 13:09 

Manila Bulletin

Russia's foreign minister slams 'aggressive' US policies...

MOSCOW — Russia's foreign policy chief on Friday blamed what he described as "aggressive" US policies for growing global tensions, noting Washington's reluctance to extend a key nuclear arms pact....

 2020-01-17 13:07 

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Water firms' civic foundations just a 'show off'...

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday lambasted anew the water concessionaires Manila Water and Maynilad, this time calling their civic foundations a mere "show off." "Ang pinakamayaman pa ang may mga foundation for t...

 2020-01-17 13:06 

Manila Bulletin

Protests against citizenship law continue unabated in India...

NEW DELHI — Hundreds of demonstrators perched themselves on the steps of an iconic mosque in the Indian capital on Friday to protest against a new citizenship law that excludes Muslim immigrants....

 2020-01-17 13:04 

Manila Bulletin

Locust outbreak, most serious in 25 years, hits East Africa...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The most serious outbreak of desert locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food security in some of the world's most vulnerable countries, authorities say. Unusual climat...

 2020-01-17 13:00 

Manila Bulletin

South Korea to decide fate of 1st transgender soldier...

SEOUL, South Korea — In the first such case in South Korea, military officials will determine next week whether to discharge a solider who recently undertook gender reassessment surgery, officials said Friday....

 2020-01-17 13:00 

ABS-CBN

2 pulis kulong matapos matakasan ng preso sa Bacolod...

Dalawang pulis ang kinulong ng mga awtoridad matapos matakasan sila ng isang preso sa loob mismo ng detention cell nito sa Police Station 9 sa lungsod na ito Biyernes....

 2020-01-17 12:58 

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Wolves, Hawks swap guards Teague, Crabbe on expiring deals...

MINNEAPOLIS--- With the Minnesota Timberwolves committed to a new style of play, Jeff Teague didn't fit the trend.The Timberwolves traded the 11th-year veteran point guard to his original team Thursday in a three-player swap of backups with the Atlant...

 2020-01-17 12:58 

Manila Bulletin

Iran's top leader strikes defiant tone amid month of turmoil...

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader lashed out at Western countries as he led Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years, dismissing "American clowns" who he said pretend to support the Iranian nation but want to stick t...

 2020-01-17 12:53 

Manila Bulletin

Myanmar president hails 'historic' visit as China's Xi arrives to fanfare...

YANGON - Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into Myanmar on Friday for two days of talks to shore up massive infrastructure projects in the Southeast Asian nation isolated by the West over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslim minority....

 2020-01-17 12:52 

ABS-CBN

Ilang taga-Cavite binuksan ang tahanan para sa Taal evacuees...

Tumutuloy ngayon sa mga kamag-anak o evacuation centers sa lalawigan ng Cavite ang higit 6,000 pamilyang naapektuhan ng pagsabog ng Bulkang Taal....

 2020-01-17 12:46 

Cebu Daily News

Pagasa: Clear skies, calm seas for Sinulog activities...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who will be out for the Sinulog activities over the weekend will have to keep a bottle of water close by. This is the state weather bureau's advice to the public as it warns that temperatures for Saturday, January ...

 2020-01-17 12:40 

Manila Bulletin

PNP sends 1,017 cops to help with disaster relief in Taal-hit areas...

The Philippine National Police (PNP) deployed on Friday at least 1,017 police personnel to Batangas and Cavite to help in the evacuation of affected residents amid the on-going unrest of Taal volcano....

 2020-01-17 12:34 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte names Gamboa new PNP Chief...

President Duterte has named Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa the new chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), saying he has shown sincerity over the past three months he served as officer-in-charge (OIC) of the organization....

 2020-01-17 12:30 

Manila Bulletin

Solon loses claim for damages related to government expropriation of farmland...

The Commission on Audit (COA) has junked a money claim petition filed by a former congressman whose family lost a substantial portion of their farm land to give way to the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX)....

 2020-01-17 12:28 

Cebu Daily News

Balik Baroto Regatta gives youth a glimpse of the past...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sinulog is a time to remember the past. This was the statement of former Customs collector and the father of Sinulog, David Odilao Jr., on the opening activity of the Sinulog sa SRP (South Road Properties). Odilao said bring...

 2020-01-17 12:25 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki patay matapos barilin ng kainuman sa Leyte...

Tinutugis na ng mga awtoridad ang suspek....

 2020-01-17 12:21 

Manila Bulletin

NDRRMC chief notes 'massive devastation' on Taal island...

Houses collapsed under the unbearable weight of ash fall, withering vegetation, and dead animals -- these were just some of the sights observed by National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Executive Director Ricardo Jalad after offi...

 2020-01-17 12:18 

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Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won't be 'simple yes or no'...

MANILA, Philippines-- Tim Cone is keeping the door ajar as far as coaching the national team is concerned.But if the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas wants to continue utilizing the country's most decorated mentor as Gilas Pilipinas head coach, it woul...

 2020-01-17 12:11 

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'Duterte legacy:' Gov't boasts achievements so far...

MANILA, Philippines — "The real change we have all yearned for, for so long is now happening." This was the pronouncement of Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Friday during the Duterte Legacy Campaign at the Philippine International ...

 2020-01-17 12:09 

Manila Bulletin

Children's welfare organization sends help to eruption-displaced kids suffering trauma...

A cause-oriented group has estimated that about 124,000 children were forcibly displaced from their homes in the aftermath of the recent disastrous Taal Volcano eruption, with the numbers expected to increase in the coming days....

 2020-01-17 12:08 

ABS-CBN

Sunog sa Tondo na ikinamatay ng 6 tao sinadya: BFP-Manila:...

Anim ang namatay sa sunog, kabilang ang 5 kaanak ng suspek....

 2020-01-17 12:01 

ABS-CBN

Tourism council ng Tagaytay may kondisyon sa pagbubukas ng mga hotel, resto...

Ito'y sa kabila ng payo ng disaster office na iwasan muna ang mamasyal sa kanilang lugar ngayong weekend....

 2020-01-17 12:00 

Manila Bulletin

SM Foundation leads its first medical mission in areas hit by Taal eruption...

Immediate medical assistance is being delivered to displaced families through SM Foundation's first medical mission in communities affected by the recent Taal volcano eruption....

 2020-01-17 11:57 

ABS-CBN

Duterte says to appoint PNP officer-in-charge Gamboa as next chief...

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he will appoint Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa as the institution's next chief....

 2020-01-17 11:51 

Manila Bulletin

Lacson insists need to revisit national disaster council through oversight committee...

When Congress resumes regular session on Monday after a month-long Christmas break, Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson said Friday he would manifest on the Senate session hall for the Senate to coordinate with the House of Representatives to constitute a congressiona...

 2020-01-17 11:46 

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Duterte says he will appoint Gamboa as next PNP chief...

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he will appoint acting police chief Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa as the next Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Duterte made the announcement during his speech at the Eagles' Pasasala...

 2020-01-17 11:45 

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Teco ambassador: No Taiwanese national affected by Taal eruption...

MANILA, Philippines The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (Teco) in Manila has confirmed that no Taiwanese national was affected by the recent eruption of the Taal Volcano. According to Teco Ambassador Michael Peiyung Hsu on Friday, they are closely mon...

 2020-01-17 11:43 

Manila Bulletin

Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter says US voter suppression is alive and well...

ATLANTA - The center that honors slain US civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. will devote the holiday celebrating his legacy on Monday to voter education and registration, his youngest daughter said in a recent interview....

 2020-01-17 11:41 

Manila Bulletin

Panelo: Duterte to visit more eruption-affected areas next week...

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to visit the areas affected by Taal Volcano's activity this coming Monday....

 2020-01-17 11:39 

ABS-CBN

TINGNAN: Itsura ng bunganga ng Bulkang Taal mula sa himpapawid...

Matapos ilabas ng Bulkang Taal ang kanyang bagsik noong Linggo, nakitaan ito ng kaunting pananahimik....

 2020-01-17 11:38 

Manila Bulletin

France's Bocuse restaurant loses third Michelin star after chef's death...

PARIS - The flagship restaurant of celebrated French chef Paul Bocuse, who died nearly two years ago, has lost its coveted Michelin three-star rating for the first time in over five decades....

 2020-01-17 11:35 

Manila Bulletin

DOH sets another round of polio vaccination after more cases emerge...

After new polio cases were reported in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) has reminded parents to bring their children to its upcoming polio vaccination campaign....

 2020-01-17 11:35 

ABS-CBN

Carpio blasts China Coast Guard goodwill visit as another ship loiters Ayungin...

Retired Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Friday slammed China after one of its ships was spotted patroling Ayungin Shoal on the day China Coast Guard arrived in Manila for a goodwill visit....

 2020-01-17 11:31 

ABS-CBN

Pamilya binuksan ang kanilang tahanan para sa higit 100 evacuees...

Mistulang ghost town pa rin ang ilang bayan sa Batangas dahil sa pagputok ng Bulkang Taal....

 2020-01-17 11:24 

ABS-CBN

Grupo ng LGBT nagbigay ng libreng gupit, masahe sa Taal evacuees...

Bumubuhos na ngayon ang tulong na natatanggap ng mga biktima ng pagputok ng Bulkang Taal....

 2020-01-17 11:21 

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Duterte supports total deployment ban of OFWs in Kuwait...

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is supportive of the total deployment ban in Kuwait imposed by labor officials following the death of an overseas household worker there, Malacaang said Friday. "The Palace wishes to inform the pub...

 2020-01-17 11:20 

ABS-CBN

Taal evacuees ng Agoncillo binigyan ng 'window hours' para masalba ang hayop, gamit...

Pero may mga umalma sa napakaiksing oras na itinakda....

 2020-01-17 11:15 

ABS-CBN

Journalists hold 'Black Friday protest' in support of ABS-CBN...

Journalists on Friday rallied behind ABS-CBN urging Congress to "repudiate" President Rodrigo Duterte's "vindictive assault" and extend the media company's franchise, which is set to expire at the end of March this year....

 2020-01-17 11:12 

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PH Blu Girls rise to 11th in world softball rankings...

MANILA, Philippines---A fruitful 2019 elevated the Philippines in the World Baseball Softball Confederation rankings.The Blu Girls climbed two spots in the women's softball world rankings from no. 13 to no. 11 after amassing 2,110 points, four points ...

 2020-01-17 11:06 

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PH-Taiwan relations will be stronger with Tsai's re-election, says Teco exec...

MANILA, Philippines Ties between Taiwan and the Philippines would even become stronger with the re-election of Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen, an official from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (Teco) in Manila said. Ambassador Michael Peiyung Hsu...

 2020-01-17 11:03 

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DILG orders Catanduanes gov to vacate post due to illegal reinstatement...

MANILA, Philippines — Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao on Friday ordered suspended Catanduanes Gov. Joseph Cua to vacate his post after reinstating himself in government office without an official order from the Department of the Interior and Local Gov...

 2020-01-17 11:03 

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Conor McGregor finds structure in life rolling into UFC 246...

LAS VEGAS --- Conor McGregor used to train whenever he felt like it, and he stayed up late every night. He would sleep deep into the daylight hours, and he perpetually showed up late for almost any commitment required of a rising mixed martial arts star.M...

 2020-01-17 11:01 

Manila Bulletin

Metro Manila cops to donate P3.5 milion in combat pay to Taal victims...

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) announced on Friday that some policemen expressed their intent to donate their combat pay to help the victims of the Taal volcano eruption....

 2020-01-17 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

State auditors demand results in probe of Akmad murder...

State auditors and examiners in the country want results in the police investigation into the murder of Auditor Guiaria Bagundang Akmad, supervising auditor of Maguindanao Province in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao....

 2020-01-17 10:55 

Manila Standard

Davos faces up to global challenges...

ParisGlobal decision-makers gather in Davos starting Tuesday for their annual meeting, with challenges facing the planetfrom climate change to conflict in the Middle Eastas imposing as the Alps that surround the Swiss resort....

 2020-01-17 10:50 

Manila Standard

Rain brings joy to firemen in Australia...

SydneyDrought-breaking storms dumped desperately needed rain on some bushfire-ravaged parts of eastern Australia on Friday, while giving joy to many farmers who have faced losing precious livestock and crops....

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