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 2021-01-18 06:13 

Manila Bulletin

Gun-for-hire, driver killed in Pampanga encounter...

The leader of a gun-for-hire group and his driver were killed in a shootout with the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group in Bacolor, Pampanga yesterday. PNP-HPG director Police Brig. Gen. Alexander Tagum identified the leader of the gun-for-hi...

 2021-01-18 06:07 

Inquirer.net

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IATF eyes shift to 'new normal' for areas without Covid-19 transmission...

MANILA, Philippines — Areas without Covid-19 transmission may soon transition to the "new normal" where remaining quarantine restrictions will be eased, Malacaang said Monday. According to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, the Inter-Age...

 2021-01-18 06:04 

Manila Bulletin

Andi Eigenmann gives birth to third child...

Newly engaged couple Andi Eigenmann and Philmar Alipayo recently welcomed a new addition to their family. The 30-year-old actress couldn't be more thankful that she had a safe delivery. Of course, she thanked her fiance for helping her go through it. ...

 2021-01-18 06:03 

Inquirer.net

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Office and Residential Property Markets in PH Set to Recover in 2021...

Lobien Realty Group believes that the worst is over with respect to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This belief is based on the existence of several high efficacy and safe vaccines that are now being rolled out in different countries and the Philippines has also s...

 2021-01-18 06:02 

Manila Bulletin

DENR-8 rescues PH long-tailed macaque...

TACLOBAN CITY The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Region 8 (DENR-8) has rescued a monkey that caused fear at a household here after it broke free from being held captive, a report from the agency said on Monday, January 18. The rescued ...

 2021-01-18 06:00 

Manila Standard

Most Asia stocks down after gains, China growth beats expectations...

Most markets fell Monday as investors took a breather following a recent rally, though Hong Kong and Shanghai enjoyed gains after data showed China's economy grew more than expected last year....

 2021-01-18 05:59 

ABS-CBN

'Nakakasakit ng damdamin': Galvez says he's honest, reminds Filipinos of good public servants...

Vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez on Monday said he is an honest man as he maintained that the deals he is overseeing are "fair and square."...

 2021-01-18 05:51 

Philippine Star

Philippines braces for 'demographic trap' with dividend debunked...
 2021-01-18 05:51 

Philippine Star

DOH in talks with cold storage providers for vaccination program...
 2021-01-18 05:51 

Manila Bulletin

Government's vaccine rollout seen last week of February...

The start of the government's vaccination program against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can be seen towards the third or fourth week of February, the country's testing czar said on Monday. (Photo by ERNESTO BENAVIDES / AFP / FILE PHOTO / MANI...

 2021-01-18 05:51 

ABS-CBN

6 na mangingisda nailigtas sa tumaob na bangka sa Northern Samar...

Nailigtas ng mga awtoridad Linggo ng hapon ang 6 na mangingisda matapos na tumaob ang sinasakyang bangka sa karagatan ng Laoang nitong lalawigan....

 2021-01-18 05:51 

ABS-CBN

Sanggol, patay matapos matuklaw ng cobra sa Davao del Norte...

Patay ang isang 7 buwang gulang na sanggol matapos matuklaw ng cobra sa bahay niya sa bayan ng San Isidro, Davao del Norte....

 2021-01-18 05:51 

Manila Bulletin

Hadjizy shines as Omega crushes Malaysia's Todak in world championship...

Smart Omega opened its M2 Mobile Legends World Championship campaign with a bang, crushing Malaysian powerhouse Todak, 2-0, in the opening match on Monday at the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore. Omega executed its rotation to perfection while leaning on KDA ma...

 2021-01-18 05:50 

ABS-CBN

Contact tracing app ng MRT magagamit na ng mga pasahero...

Magagamit simula ngayong Lunes ng mga pasahero ng MRT-3 ang web application na MRT-3 Trace....

 2021-01-18 05:50 

Inquirer.net

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NTC to internet providers: Explain failure to block child porn sites...

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has issued show-cause orders to internet service providers (ISPs) for failing to install technology that will block access to websites containing materials on child pornography. ...

 2021-01-18 05:48 

Cebu Daily News

Close to P50M worth of drainage projects due for implementation in Lapu-Lapu City...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu Close to P50 million worth of drainage projects are due for implementation in Lapu-Lapu City. Representative Paz Radaza of the lone district of Lapu-Lapu City led the ground breaking of a P27.5 million drainage and road improvement proj...

 2021-01-18 05:47 

ABS-CBN

MMA coach nahulihan ng P2.8-M halaga ng marijuana sa QC...

Aabot sa P2.8 milyong halaga ng high-grade marjiuana ang nasamsam sa buy-bust operation sa Quezon City, sabi ngayong Lunes ng mga awtoridad....

 2021-01-18 05:46 

Philippine Star

No long gown or high heels: Alex Gonzaga bares details of 'minimalist' wedding...
 2021-01-18 05:41 

Philippine Star

Villaroel-Legaspi family share their health hacks in the new normal...
 2021-01-18 05:41 

Manila Bulletin

Crazy Tech finds at #CES2021...

For the past weeks we heave ben delighted of the awesome and wonderful tech innovations that we saw at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2021). There are cool and great finds this year with products and technologies that focus more on the pan...

 2021-01-18 05:36 

Manila Bulletin

Diesel prices up by P1.05/liter; gasoline by P1.00/liter...

Consumers will need to shell out more for their fuel budgets this week as the price of diesel products will be higher by P1.05 per liter; while gasoline product costs will rise by P1.00 per liter, according to the pricing adjustment announcements of the o...

 2021-01-18 05:34 

Philippine Star

Ayala's The 30th sale proceeds to go to new malls, offices...
 2021-01-18 05:33 

Manila Bulletin

CHR laments slow justice in Fabel Pineda rape and murder case...

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) criticized the slow and elusive pursuit of justice in the case of 15-year-old Fabel Pineda, who was killed by police officers in Ilocos Sur six months ago. Pineda and her cousin, Bernadette Saniatan, attended a friend&...

 2021-01-18 05:33 

Manila Bulletin

Smart to make 'big announcement' today, says MVP...

Manny V. Pangilinan Smart is set to make a big announcement today, Jan. 18, at 5 p.m. Fans are raising their expectations that the popular K-Pop boy band BTS will be now part of the Smart family. But sources at Smart Communications refused to confirm the ...

 2021-01-18 05:31 

Manila Bulletin

Meat processors laud Duterte's decision to retain 5% tariff on MDM...

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered to retain the 5 percent tariff on mechanically deboned meat (MDM), a decision in favor of the local meat processors to the dismay of local raisers. President Duterte issued Executive Order (EO) 123 to keep the tariff ...

 2021-01-18 05:30 

Manila Standard

Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties...

Medics battled exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they raced Monday to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island....

 2021-01-18 05:27 

Manila Bulletin

Is Chris Evans suiting up anew as Captain America?...

There is huge buzzz on social media about Chris Evans playing Captain America once again. It all started with several online sites reporting the actor has signed up for another appearance as the Marvel superhero for one last time. Other reports, on the ot...

 2021-01-18 05:25 

Manila Bulletin

House panel asks DBP, Lopez Group to submit loan agreement docs on alleged condonation or write-off...

The House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability on Monday asked the Development Bank of the Philippines (DPB) and the Lopez Group of companies to submit within one month the copies of loan agreements and all relevant documents regarding t...

 2021-01-18 05:22 

Manila Bulletin

Bangsamoro flag raised with PH colors for first time...

DAVAO CITY The Bangsamoro government, on Monday, hoisted the Bangsamoro flag next to the Philippine colors for the first time in a symbolic ceremony to officially start the week-long celebration of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao's...

 2021-01-18 05:20 

Manila Bulletin

Proud Pinay Olivia Rodrigo makes mark on Spotify...

She is just 17, but Olivia Rodrigo owns the biggest hit on Spotify this year, the compelling "Drivers License." So far, the track has hit a 100 million streams on the aforementioned platform, hitting the milestone barely 10 days after it first dro...

 2021-01-18 05:19 

Cebu Daily News

Coffee dates are perfect for first dates...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Planning on going on that first date but don't know where you want to go? Fancy dinners are overrated but sweet, bars are not ideal, and picnic dates are just too extra. What about trying coffee dates? Coffee dates may no...

 2021-01-18 05:16 

Manila Bulletin

Manila LGU upgrades COVID-19 testing; launches free drive-thru swab test...

The Manila city government will stop its free coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) serology testing operations to boost its free swab testing efforts. (JANSEN ROMERO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) A drive-thru COVID-19 swab testing facility was launched a...

 2021-01-18 05:15 

ABS-CBN

China likely to benefit from Charter amendments, says '87 Constitution framer...

China will most likely benefit if the Philippines opens its doors to foreign direct investment by liberalizing the Charter's economic provisions, one of the framers of the 1987 Constitution said Monday....

 2021-01-18 05:14 

Manila Bulletin

PRC to conduct volume testing for new COVID variant...

As the country is facing the threat of the new coronavirus variant which is reported to be "more contagious," the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) confirmed its plans to conduct volume testing. (JANSEN ROMERO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) The Departme...

 2021-01-18 05:12 

Inquirer.net

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Duterte retains 5% tariff on deboned poultry meat until Dec. 2022...

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an order retaining the 5% tariff on imported mechanically deboned chicken and turkey meat until 2022. In his Executive Order 123 signed on Jan. 15, Duterte cited the "urgent need" to...

 2021-01-18 05:12 

Manila Bulletin

Fewer Pinoys barred from leaving PH due to COVID...

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said it stopped from leaving the country last year close to 12,000 Filipino travelers as a result of the agency's continued drive against illegal recruitment and human trafficking. (JANSEN ROMERO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BU...

 2021-01-18 05:12 

Philippine Star

Philippines getting all vaccines that China can spare...
 2021-01-18 05:10 

Cebu Daily News

NBA postpones virus-hit Sixers at Thunder game...

NEW YORK Sunday's scheduled NBA game between the Philadelphia 76ers and Oklahoma City Thunder was postponed by the league hours before tip-off due to COVID-19 safety protocol issues. The visiting Sixers did not have the minimum eight players available...

 2021-01-18 05:03 

Manila Bulletin

Iya Villania's sweet b-day message to husband Drew Arellano: 'Lucky to have you'...

Drew Arellano celebrated his 41st birthday on Jan. 16 and his wife Iya Villania was only too quick to express her love and appreciation for him. Posting several pictures of their family she wrote: "Lucky to have you, just not so lucky when you have a ...

 2021-01-18 05:02 

Manila Bulletin

'American Idol' Season 9 contestant John Park tests positive for COVID-19...

John Park Korean-American singer and "American Idol" Season 9 contestant John Park has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Park's Korean agency Music Farm made the announcement on Jan. 18 and said he was confirmed to have COVID-19 on Jan. 15. It sai...

 2021-01-18 05:01 

Cebu Daily News

Despite rise in new cases, no lockdown in Cebu City...

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Local officials here assured the public that no lockdown will be reimposed amid the increasing number of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The city's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Monday, January 18, 2021, de...

 2021-01-18 05:01 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't maintains 5% tariff on imported mechanically deboned chicken...

The tariff rate on imported mechanically deboned or separated meat from poultry will stay at five percent for 2021 and 2022 based on the latest order of President Duterte in a bid to keep prices low in the market amid the pandemic. (DA WEBSITE / FILE PHOT...

 2021-01-18 05:00 

Manila Standard

Escaping coronavirus lockdowns, tourists flock to Dubai...

As much of the world tightens lockdowns to stem coronavirus, Dubai has flung its doors open, branding itself as a sunny, quarantine-free escape -- despite a sharp rise in cases....

 2021-01-18 04:58 

Manila Bulletin

GMA Regional TV to broadcast Dinagyang Digital 2021...

GMA Regional TV and Iloilo Festivals Foundation, Inc together with the Iloilo City Government officially signed the Memorandum of Agreement for the Dinagyang Digital 2021. Present at the MOA signing are (from left) IFFI's President Atty. Joebert Peafl...

 2021-01-18 04:58 

Manila Bulletin

Maja Salvador after cancellation of 'SNL' : 'Magkikita pa tayong muli'...

"Sunday Noon-Time Live" (SNL) might be signing off but Maja Salvador assures fans she and the rest of the show hosts will return. Taking to social media, the singer actress expressed gratitude to all those who supported the show throughout its sho...

 2021-01-18 04:57 

Philippine Star

ARMY, is this what you're waiting for? MVP teases 'partnership of the year'...
 2021-01-18 04:53 

Inquirer.net

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Cornet apologizes for 'tactless' remarks on Australian quarantine protocols...

Alize Cornet apologized on Monday after many social media users hit out at the Frenchwoman for criticizing the country's strict COVID-19 quarantine protocols ahead of next month's Australian Open.Seventy-two players and their entourages have to is...

 2021-01-18 04:52 

Manila Bulletin

Go cites huge impact of EO 123 in keeping tariffs low...

President Duterte's signing of Executive Order 123 has a huge impact on keeping prices low by keeping the tariffs low and preventing any inflationary effect, according to Senator Christopher "Bong" Go. Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong...

 2021-01-18 04:51 

Philippine Star

Hontiveros calls to lower electricity charges following Jomari Yllana P100k electric bill...
 2021-01-18 04:50 

Inquirer.net

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World Bank sees more countries in 'deep debt distress' this year...

WASHINGTON — Chad and several other countries are already in deep debt distress and more will join their ranks this year, given the severity of the global recession triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, World Bank Group President David Malpass said. T...

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