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 2020-07-10 12:30 

Cebu Daily News

Guba cemetery project public hearing set on July 15...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Does the end justify the means? This was the question raised by Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera over the controversy surrounding the construction of a new public cemetery in Barangay Guba during the special session of the...

 2020-07-10 12:29 

ABS-CBN

Limitadong pagbubukas ng Baguio City hotels pinayagan na...

Pinayagan na ang mga hotel sa Baguio City na magbukas, pero para lamang ito sa mga residente at mga karatig na lugar....

 2020-07-10 12:26 

ABS-CBN

Binay tells ABS-CBN: 'What hurts you today will make you stronger tomorrow'...

"The die may have been cast, but it's never the end," Sen. Nancy Binay said after the House of Representatives denied ABS-CBN's application for a new franchise on Friday....

 2020-07-10 12:19 

ABS-CBN

'Malungkot na araw': Aragones napaluha sa pagbasura sa hiling na prangkisa ng ABS-CBN...

MAYNILA Hindi man naging matagumpay ang hiling na pagbibigay ng prangkisa sa ABS-CBN, nanindigan si Laguna 3rd District Rep. Sol Aragones na ginawa nila ang lahat para dito....

 2020-07-10 12:10 

ABS-CBN

Angara, some senators feel for ABS-CBN employees potentially losing jobs...

Sen. Sonny Angara believes that ABS-CBN losing its franchise bid, which coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic, will have broader consequences on the economy....

 2020-07-10 12:03 

ABS-CBN

Imahen ng Sto. Nio de Pandacan hinahanap matapos ang sunog sa simbahan...

Sa bilis ng pangyayari, kahit ang mga pari at empleyado ay wala nang nagawa kundi lumikas....

 2020-07-10 12:00 

ABS-CBN

ABS-CBN employees nabalot ng lungkot, pangamba sa 'pagpatay' sa prangkisa...

MAYNILA - Marami ang natulala at walang nasabi; ang iba, naluha na lamang. Sumunod dito ang takot, lalo na't ang ibig sabihin ng hatol sa ABS-CBN franchise para sa mga empleyado ay marami ang mawawalan ng trabaho sa panahon ng coronavirus disease 2019...

 2020-07-10 11:55 

Manila Standard

Biden unveils $700b recovery plan...

Joe Biden unveiled a $700 billion plan Thursday to create jobs and invest in new technologies in an aggressive challenge to President Donald Trump on economic policy, as the warring sides clashed in key election battleground Pennsylvania....

 2020-07-10 11:52 

ABS-CBN

MRT-3 may bagong protocols sa pagbabalik-operasyon...

Sa pagbabalik-operasyon ng MRT-3, ilang pagbabago sa protocol ang ipatutupad gaya ng pagkuha ng impormasyon ng mga sasakay na pasahero....

 2020-07-10 11:50 

Manila Standard

Seoul mayor takes own life after #MeToo...

The mayor of Seoul, a contender to be South Korea's next president and a former human rights lawyer, took his own life a day after he was accused of sexual harassment, authorities said Friday....

 2020-07-10 11:48 

ABS-CBN

'Parang may namatay,' says Ernie Lopez on denial of ABS-CBN's franchise bid...

Ernie Lopez admitted that the lawmakers' decision against ABS-CBN has caused pain to the family, but he hoped it would also serve as a lesson for them to "do better."...

 2020-07-10 11:45 

Manila Standard

Kim's sister says 'no need' for new US-Nokor summit...

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday there was "no need" for another summit with the United States unless Washington offered a "decisive change" in approach....

 2020-07-10 11:43 

Cebu Daily News

PCW on former commissioner: Epitome of an empowered woman...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As it moves forward with a new leader, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) honored its former chairperson, Dr. Rhodora Masilang-Bucoy, for leading the agency within a span of nearly four years. PCW, in a statement, hail...

 2020-07-10 11:43 

Philippine Star

WHO pair head to China for virus origin scoping mission...

An epidemiologist and an animal health specialist from the World Health Organization were flying to China on Friday to try and identify the animal source of the new coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-10 11:40 

Manila Standard

China to impose 'reciprocal' measures vs US...

China said Friday it will impose tit-for-tat measures on US institutions and individuals who "behave badly" on Xinjiang-related issues after Washington slapped sanctions on Chinese officials over a crackdown on Uighurs and other Turkic Muslims in ...

 2020-07-10 11:37 

Cebu Daily News

DILG-7 issues show cause order to 2 more brgy chiefs...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government in Central Visayas (DILG-7) has filed show cause orders to two more barangay chiefs in Cebu City. In a statement on July 10, 2020, DILG-7 said they issued the orders to Bul...

 2020-07-10 11:37 

Philippine Star

China bans some food imports after coronavirus detected on shrimp...

China temporarily banned food imports from three Ecuadorian companies after detecting coronavirus on packaging for frozen shrimp, following fresh scrutiny on refrigerated goods after a recent disease outbreak in Beijing....

 2020-07-10 11:36 

ABS-CBN

'Hindi ito ang katapusan ng ABS-CBN,' says news chief after House panel denies franchise bid...

Denying ABS-CBN a fresh franchise is not the end of the road for the company, the network's news chief said Friday, after a House of Representatives panel junked its bid to resume broadcast operations....

 2020-07-10 11:35 

Manila Standard

Malaysia police probe journalists...

Malaysian police Friday questioned five Australian journalists from Al Jazeera over a documentary about the plight of migrants which authorities have denounced as inaccurate, as the broadcaster expressed shock at the probe....

 2020-07-10 11:33 

Inquirer.net

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Sports personalities in disbelief with Congress' denial of ABS-CBN franchise...

MANILA, Philippines---The House of Representatives' lopsided and controversial decision to deny the ABS-CBN of a franchise not only put the network's news and entertainment shows in limbo but also the airing of several sports leagues in the Philip...

 2020-07-10 11:30 

Cebu Daily News

Defend Your Health! Shop health essentials from home with Rose Pharmacy's Online Sale...

Shop for your health essentials from the safety of your own home with Rose Pharmacy's Defend Your Health Online Sale from July 15 to 24! Shoppers can enjoy discounts of up to 30% off on health and beauty products from partner brands when they visit ww...

 2020-07-10 11:28 

Philippine Star

Rights groups: Congress' refusal for ABS-CBN franchise signal darker days ahead...

"Not since the dictator Ferdinand Marcos shut down ABS-CBN and other media outlets in 1972 has a single government act caused so much damage to media freedom," Human Rights Watch Deputy Asia Director Phil Robertson said in a statement....

 2020-07-10 11:24 

Inquirer.net

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What's your plan now for ABS-CBN workers, Binay asks gov't...

MANILA, Philippines — After the House panel's denial of ABS-CBN's franchise bid, what is now the government's plan for the network's 11,000 workers? Senator Nancy Binay foisted this question Friday following the denial of the franchi...

 2020-07-10 11:23 

ABS-CBN

Lagman: ABS-CBN's slain franchise bid partisan victory; 'conscience vote' all pretend...

MANILA - The House panel's decision to deny ABS-CBN's fresh broadcast license bid was a partisan victory and an abuse of superiority by the administration-dominated chamber, Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said Friday....

 2020-07-10 11:14 

ABS-CBN

DOH suggests wearing face shields for those who want to exercise outdoors...

The Department of Health on Friday said that people "actively exercising" outdoors may choose to wear a face shield instead of a face mask....

 2020-07-10 11:10 

Cebu Daily News

ABS-CBN was 'slain' despite surviving 'grueling' legislative scrutiny — solon...

MANILA, Philippines — Despite surviving the "grueling" scrutiny of lawmakers, ABS-CBN was still "slain at the end of the show," Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said after the network's new franchise bid was denied in the House of Represe...

 2020-07-10 10:59 

Inquirer.net

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At P5,000 each, 5-yr retail treasury bonds for sale starting July 16 via app, online channels...

The Bureau of the Treasury will auction off an initial P30 billion in five-year retail treasury bonds (RTBs) on July 16 before making these available to small investors on a new app and more online channels. On top of selling to new investors, the Treasur...

 2020-07-10 10:59 

Philippine Star

With no law or resolution to assail, judicial remedy for ABS-CBN unclear — law professor...

"As there is no law or resolution that can be assailed or reviewed, [I'm] not sure what can be filed....

 2020-07-10 10:46 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Native Americans, Polynesians shared DNA 800 years ago, scientists say...

Native Americans and Polynesians bridged vast expanses of open ocean around the year 1200 and mingled, leaving incontrovertible proof of their encounter in the DNA of present-day populations, scientists revealed Wednesday.Whether peoples from what is toda...

 2020-07-10 10:43 

ABS-CBN

Posibilidad sa airborne transmission ng COVID-19 pinag-aaralan ng WHO...

Nananawagan ang ilang eksperto na ipagpatuloy ang pag-iingat kontra coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) matapos lumabas sa isang pag-aaral na maaaring airborne ang virus na nagdudulot ng COVID-19....

 2020-07-10 10:38 

Cebu Daily News

Why developing an 'attitude of gratitude' is a powerful tool to become happier...

What is gratitude? When you head over to google, there are over 182 million search results and related articles for the meaning of gratitude. Is it just simply an emotion to focus on what's positive in our life? Or is it an attitude of being aware of ...

 2020-07-10 10:37 

Inquirer.net

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Overharvesting threatens 'Himalayan Viagra' fungus — IUCN...

A parasitic fungus that grows inside the ghost moth caterpillar and then kills its host by bursting through its head is itself threatened with extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Thursday, as demand surges for Chines...

 2020-07-10 10:33 

Philippine Star

Cop, villager dead in Maguindanao roadside bombing...

A police master sergeant and a villager were killed while four others were hurt in a bomb attack Thursday night in Shariff Aguak town....

 2020-07-10 10:32 

Cebu Daily News

Basak Pardo execs not liable for 'hantak' incident — CLO...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) found no fault on the Basak Pardo barangay officials over the public gathering of residents in Sitio Ulap in the barangay on July 3, 2020. Cebu City Legal Officer Rey Gealon said the barangay...

 2020-07-10 10:26 

Philippine Star

Marcoleta: No chance for ABS-CBN to get new franchise, not even in 2022...

There is no chance for ABS-CBN Corp. to secure a fresh 25-year license even if the company files a new franchise bill in 2022, as the government will likely give the network's revoked frequencies to a...

 2020-07-10 10:24 

ABS-CBN

Robredo: Denial of ABS-CBN franchise has 'chilling effect,' shows how ruling majority tags 'enemies'...

MANILA - A House panel's denial of ABS-CBN's bid for a new broadcast franchise has a chilling effect that might influence media reporting, Vice President Leni Robredo said Friday, as she reminded the public to choose leaders who uphold their ideal...

 2020-07-10 10:18 

Philippine Star

Killing ABS-CBN franchise bid signals weakening of democracy, deprives thousands of work — Drilon...

Drilon said that while the ABS-CBN as an institution can survive this difficult trial, its workers are the "real casualties of this unfortunate and politically-charged event."...

 2020-07-10 10:13 

Inquirer.net

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Solon hits ABS-CBN franchise denial: Conscience vote? We pray for them to live with that day and night...

MANILA, Philippines — "They say this was a conscience vote. We respect that, and pray for them to live with that day and night." Magdalo Rep. Manuel Cabochan III said this Friday as he blasted the decision of the members of the House committ...

 2020-07-10 10:08 

Inquirer.net

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Chilling effect on media? Roque says ABS-CBN's business is not news, but entertainment...

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Friday he does not believe that ABS-CBN losing its bid for a new franchise sends a "chilling effect" on other media organizations. In an interview over dzBB, Roque reasoned tha...

 2020-07-10 09:55 

Philippine Star

PNP calls on private security to back 'intensified enforcement' of quarantine rules...

A unit of the Philippine National Police on Wednesday issued a memorandum calling on private security to aid the PNP's effort to...

 2020-07-10 09:53 

ABS-CBN

'Maniningil ang kasaysayan': Ilang eksperto, politiko binatikos ang pagbabasura sa ABS-CBN franchise application...

MAYNILA - Binatikos ng ilang eksperto at politiko ang pagbabasura ng Kamara sa aplikasyon ng ABS-CBN para sa bagong prangkisa nitong Biyernes....

 2020-07-10 09:51 

Inquirer.net

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Trillanes laments collapse of another pillar of fragile democracy...

MANILA, Philippines — "Another pillar of our fragile democracy has fallen." This was how former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV decried the death of ABS-CBN's franchise application at the House of Representatives. According to Trillanes, th...

 2020-07-10 09:48 

ABS-CBN

Drilon: ABS-CBN franchise denied for 'stepping on some powerful political toes'...

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Friday said ABS-CBN did not secure a franchise because it "stepped on some powerful political toes."...

 2020-07-10 09:45 

Inquirer.net

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Collaboration: Business Growth in the New Normal...

The economic downturn brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic can never be overstated. In the wake of the disease and the quarantines implemented to control it countless businesses have been forced to cease operations, and ultimately, close shop. Of course...

 2020-07-10 09:43 

ABS-CBN

'Outrageous act of political persecution': Hontiveros decries ABS-CBN franchise denial...

"The political persecution of ABS-CBN sends a chilling message to Filipino media practitioners and journalists: toe the line or get shut down," opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros said on Friday....

 2020-07-10 09:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Premier League admits VAR blunders...

The Premier League has admitted that VAR got penalty decisions wrong in all three matches on Thursday, as frustration mounts over the use of the technology in the English top-flight.Manchester United were given a controversial helping hand by the video as...

 2020-07-10 09:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

2nd week of July declared 'National Infection Prevention and Control Week'...

MANILA, Philippines — To promote health consciousness amid the COVID-19 pandemic, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the second week of July as the "National Infection Prevention and Control Week." "The State recognizes infection as ...

 2020-07-10 09:30 

Manila Standard

Slovenia backs mandatory virus tracing app...

Slovenians infected with the novel coronavirus or undergoing quarantine will soon be obliged to use a mobile phone contact tracing app, after parliament backed the measure late on Thursday....

 2020-07-10 09:28 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

READ: House TWG's report on denial of ABS-CBN's franchise bid...

MANILA, Philippines — The members of the House committee on legislative franchises on Friday handed their decision on the fate of ABS-CBN: A resounding "yes" to reject the network's bid for another 25-year franchise. Seventy affirmative ...

 2020-07-10 09:26 

ABS-CBN

COVID-19 cases in PH surge to 52,914; more deaths from Cebu reported...

The Department of Health on Friday announced 1,233 additional coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, and reported more deaths mostly from Cebu, which emerged as a new virus hotspot....

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