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 2020-01-24 11:56 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte: U.S. sees PH as a vassal state...

President Duterte said he will not live by the foreign policy of the Americans as he slammed the United States for treating the Philippines as a vassal state and refusing to respect its sovereignty....

 2020-01-24 11:55 

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P24 milyong halaga ng shabu, nasabat mula sa isang Thai sa Makati...

Arestado ang isang babaeng Thai matapos makuhanan ng P24 milyong halaga ng hinihinalang shabu sa buy-bust operation sa Barangay Palanan sa Makati nitong Huwebes....

 2020-01-24 11:52 

Manila Bulletin

House bill seeks P3 billion in funding to equip Phivolcs with state-of-the-art instruments...

Deputy Speaker and 1Pacman party-list Rep. Michael L. Romero has sought P3 billion in funding to finance the Phivolcs Modernization Act of 2019 to equip the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) with the latest and most accurate st...

 2020-01-24 11:49 

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Staying online for more than 10 hours may lead to health risks...

MANILA, Philippines — In the age of social media, many find themselves in front of their computer or cellphone screens—checking their social media accounts or browsing the internet for whatever they need. Filipinos are arguably the most guilty...

 2020-01-24 11:49 

ABS-CBN

Pulis patay sa pamamaril sa Tacloban...

Patuloy naman ang isinasagawang imbestigasyon ng pulisya hinggil sa motibo ng pagpaslang sa pulis....

 2020-01-24 11:44 

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Tokyo Olympics reach 6-months-to-go mark with some fireworks...

TOKYO --- Tokyo put on a flashy fireworks display on Friday to mark the 6-months-to-go milestone for this year's Olympics.The show took place high above a barge stationed in Tokyo Bay that supports a massive replica of the five Olympic rings, a remind...

 2020-01-24 11:43 

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High-value target patay matapos umanong manlaban sa Laoag...

Ayon sa pulisya, nakatunog ang suspek na operatiba ang kanyang katransaksyon sa isa palang buy-bust operation na isinagawa ng mga awtoridad....

 2020-01-24 11:36 

Philippine Star

GSIS, SSS extend loans, assistance for Taal-hit members...

Almost 120,000 active members and old-age and disability pensioners are eligible to apply for the emergency loan worth P20,000....

 2020-01-24 11:36 

Philippine Star

New dad Baron Geisler on fake assault incident: 'Bless the soul who made it up'...

Actor Baron Geisler wishes well for the people who respectively claimed and reported that he had assaulted security guards in Cebu....

 2020-01-24 11:33 

Manila Bulletin

Chinese scientists studying possibility nCoV originated from snakes...

Chinese scientists are now looking into the possibility that snakes might have been the original source of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) that is now spreading fast, with a rising death toll....

 2020-01-24 11:30 

Manila Bulletin

Museum in Binondo dedicated to world's oldest Chinatown...

Binondo is the cradle of the world's oldest Chinatown. To have a museum nestled in the middle of the town serves as the perfect tribute to its rich cultural heritage and colorful history....

 2020-01-24 11:29 

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Mighty Sports fends off Fadi El-Khatib, UAE in Dubai opener...

Mighty Sports survived Fadi El Khatib and United Arab Emirates for an 88-82 win in the Dubai International Basketball Championship Thursday at Shabab Al Ahli Club.The Philippine representatives leaned on Fil-American guard Mike Williams down the stretch t...

 2020-01-24 11:25 

Manila Standard

Official: Trump 'should be removed'...

WashingtonLead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff called dramatically for the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office Thursday, saying the US leader cannot be trusted to put the country's interests ahead of his own....

 2020-01-24 11:20 

Manila Standard

Thousands of backers of Iran cleric join protest...

BaghdadThousands of supporters of volatile Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr gathered in Baghdad on Friday for a "million-strong" march to demand the ouster of US troops, putting the protest-hit capital on edge....

 2020-01-24 11:15 

Manila Standard

Hopes fade for five missing French tourists...

MontrealHopes faded Thursday for five French tourists who went missing after their snowmobiles fell through ice into a frozen lake while on an excursion in Quebec....

 2020-01-24 11:12 

Manila Bulletin

Meet Tala, an owlet rescued by Metro Manila cops in Batangas...

For the cops assigned to help in the Taal Volcano eruption relief and response, the police's motto 'To Serve and Protect' includes animals too....

 2020-01-24 11:10 

Manila Standard

Mexico detains 800 migrants...

Ciudad HildalgoMexican troops used tear gas to detain 800 migrants who surged into Mexico Thursday after wading across a river on the country's southern border with Guatemala....

 2020-01-24 11:06 

Manila Bulletin

Researchers discover preserved brains of fatalities in 79 AD Mt. Vesuvius eruption...

The brains of romans who resided in Pompeii, Herculanem and Oplontis in 79 A.D. were seemingly preserved in time capsules, researchers recently discovered....

 2020-01-24 11:05 

Manila Bulletin

"He's a nice person": Duterte praises Trump...

United States President Donald Trump is a "very nice person" and will unlikely wage war with another country, President Duterte recently declared....

 2020-01-24 11:05 

Manila Standard

Postman did not deliver the letters...

Tokyo—A former Japanese postman faces possible charges after police discovered he stockpiled a mountain of mail at his home, reportedly saying it was "too much bother" to deliver the items....

 2020-01-24 11:03 

Inquirer.net

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LeBron is 18 points away from passing Kobe for 3rd in NBA points...

LeBron James is on the verge of overtaking Kobe Bryant for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list, another massive achievement for the 35-year-old Los Angeles Lakers superstar forward.James, who now has 33,626 career points after Friday, is a three-...

 2020-01-24 11:02 

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Taal's latest emission won't affect Metro ManilaPagasa...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) clarified that Metro Manila was not affected by Taal Volcano's emission on Friday morning. Pagasa said that the ash column released b...

 2020-01-24 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Gordon proposes separate lanes in all ports for Chinese travelers amid coronavirus scare...

Following reports that the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is now in the Philippines, Senator Richard J. Gordon Friday proposed having a separate lane in all ports for travelers who are coming from China for them to be properly checked for any symptoms of the...

 2020-01-24 11:00 

Manila Standard

19-year jail term for Benghazi attack...

WashingtonA 47-year-old Libyan man who was captured by US special forces in Libya and brought to the United States for trial was sentenced to prison on Thursday for his role in the 2012 attack on the US mission in Benghazi....

 2020-01-24 10:56 

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Golden Bay Land Holdings disrupts as a boutique developer that can deliver...

Boutique developer Golden Bay Land Holdings is making waves in the real estate industry today. The company recently announced that its maiden project, the 11-storey Aspire Corporate Plaza in Pasay City, is on track to be turned over to clients by June 202...

 2020-01-24 10:55 

Manila Standard

Singapore sued over fake news law...

Kuala LumpurSingapore's interior minister was sued Friday by a Malaysian human rights group in a bid to prevent the city-state from enforcing its law against false information in Malaysia....

 2020-01-24 10:49 

Manila Bulletin

PH National Museum receives valuable Philippine artifact...

The National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) has added to its collection an ancient artifact once in the possession of H. Otley Beyer, an American anthropologist often referred to as the "Dean of Philippine Archaeology."...

 2020-01-24 10:48 

Manila Bulletin

Progressive solons agree with Duterte to scrap VFA, but 'for the right reasons'...

President Rodrigo Duterte should scrap the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) for the right reasons, and not to get back at the United States just because his pal was done wrong....

 2020-01-24 10:47 

Manila Bulletin

4 Chinese kidnappers arrested...

Four Chinese nationals were arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) for abducting their compatriots as a way to force them to pay their gambling debts....

 2020-01-24 10:43 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd pushes for resumption of classes in Taal-affected schools by February 3...

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday said that it is recommending the resumption of classes in Taal-affected schools - where suspension remains declared - by February 3....

 2020-01-24 10:42 

Manila Bulletin

Davao's economy expected to grow 9.5 to 10.5 percent in 2019...

DAVAO CITY The government has remained optimistic that the economic output of the Davao Region will grow between 9.5 percent and 10.5 percent for 2019 despite a series of major earthquakes last year that affected the property development sector, one of it...

 2020-01-24 10:38 

Manila Bulletin

New ASF cases reported in 2 Pangasinan towns, 418 hogs culled...

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan The African Swine Fever (ASF) Task Force in Pangasinan culled 202 hogs in Barangay San Isidro Sur, Binmaley, 173 hogs in Barangay Apaya and 43 in Barangay Polong both in Malasiqui town in its continuing effort to contain the spread of...

 2020-01-24 10:36 

Manila Bulletin

Suspected drug pusher abducted, killed in Bacolod...

BACOLOD CITY - A suspected drug pusher was found dead in a vacant lot in Barangay Mansilingan here early Thursday, eight hours after he was allegedly abducted by four unidentified armed men on board a pick-up truck at Barangay 3 here last Wednesday night....

 2020-01-24 10:33 

Manila Bulletin

Hospitals in China's virus epicentre launch public appeals for supplies...

BEIJING - Hospitals in the central Chinese city at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak are calling on public support for protective supplies such as masks and suits, as supplies run low and the number of cases grows daily....

 2020-01-24 10:27 

Manila Bulletin

BARMM marks plebiscite anniversary with P2-M relief aids for Taal victims...

COTABATO CITY The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) marked the first year anniversary on Tuesday of the BARMM's enabling plebiscite by sending P2-million worth of relief packages to victims of the Taal volcano eruption....

 2020-01-24 10:25 

Philippine Star

'Oldest survivors of Taal:' Centenarians outlast volcanic eruptions...

Two centenarians who live in Batangas province were dubbed the "oldest survivors" of Taal Volcano eruption....

 2020-01-24 10:19 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte: Let time deal with China-West Philippine Sea issue...

Going to war with China over the West Philippines dispute will be "reckless" and "dangerous" since the Philippines will likely end up getting annihilated, President Duterte said....

 2020-01-24 10:17 

Manila Bulletin

SM continues to send relief assistance to remote towns in Batangas...

The SM Group, led by SM Supermalls chief operating officer Steven Tan, joined relief operations for Taal Volcano eruption victims at the Calaca Central School evacuation center in Batangas last Jan. 22, together with its partners and affiliates as well as...

 2020-01-24 10:11 

ABS-CBN

Paano gawing 'child-friendly' ang mga evacuation center?...

Sa taya ng grupong Save The Children-Philippines, aabot sa 120,000 bata ang na-displace dahil sa pag-aalboroto ng Taal....

 2020-01-24 10:11 

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Coco Gauff upsets '19 champ Naomi Osaka at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia --- Playing nothing like what her age or her ranking would suggest, Coco Gauff steadily made her way to her latest Grand Slam upset, eliminating defending champion Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open's third round 6-3, 6-4 on Frida...

 2020-01-24 10:08 

Manila Bulletin

Pag-IBIG Fund calamity loan ready for members affected by Taal unrest...

Top executives of Pag-IBIG Fund announced on Thursday (Jan.16) that they have allocated calamity loan funds for 2020 to help members affected by calamities, including the Taal Volcano eruption....

 2020-01-24 10:07 

ABS-CBN

Vloggers na mangangahas pumunta sa Bulkang Taal binalaan...

Nag-viral kamakailan ang video ng isang lalaking nakatsinelas lang na naglalakad sa volcano island....

 2020-01-24 10:07 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte: De Lima wanted to be president...

Sen. Leila de Lima is supposedly eyeing to become the country's president someday, President Duterte said on Thursday....

 2020-01-24 10:04 

ABS-CBN

Batang nalunod sa creek sa QC, natagpuan na...

Matapos ang halos isang araw na paghahagilap, natagpuan na nitong Biyernes ang batang lalaki nalunod sa creek sa Barangay Obrero sa Quezon City....

 2020-01-24 10:04 

Philippine Star

Competition watchdog says it's ready to help motorcycle taxi pilot run...

The Philippine Competition Commission said Friday it supports the ongoing pilot study on the safety of using motorcycles as a mode of public transport, adding it stands ready to help formulate policies....

 2020-01-24 10:04 

Manila Bulletin

Three more Taal eruption evacuees die...

BATANGAS CITY -- Three more evacuees died as authorities continue to clear the 14-kilometer danger zone due to the continuing threat posed by Taal Volcano....

 2020-01-24 10:00 

Manila Bulletin

Pangilinan: Gov't should focus on Taal, coronavirus, not Bato's US visa...

The government should focus on addressing the needs of the families displaced by the Taal Volcano eruption, as well as the threat of the novel coronavirus to the country, instead of dwelling on the cancellation of Sen. Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa'...

 2020-01-24 09:59 

ABS-CBN

2 patay sa pamamaril sa Iligan...

Patuloy ang imbestigasyon ng pulisya sa insidente para makilala at mapanagot ang mga suspek, na agad nakatakas matapos ang pamamaril....

 2020-01-24 09:55 

Manila Bulletin

South Korea confirms second coronavirus case...

South Korea on Friday confirmed its second case of the SARS-like virus that has killed at least 25 in China, as concerns mount about a wider outbreak....

 2020-01-24 09:55 

Manila Bulletin

DAR Eastern Visayas surpasses 2019 target by over 60 percent...

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Eastern Visayas has surpassed its target in 2019 by 60 percent as far as land distribution is concerned....

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