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 2020-01-24 10:11 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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....

 2020-01-24 09:52 

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MPBL: Jai Reyes thrives in dual roles for Nueva Ecija...

MANILA, Philippines--Nueva Ecija star Jai Reyes is making sure he gets the job done on and off the court.Inheriting the operations of a team that won just twice in its first 14 games in the Chooks to Go MPBL Lakan Season, Reyes knew he would have his hand...

 2020-01-24 09:51 

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Locsin rejects blood money for OFW's death in Kuwait...

MANILA, Philippines — Blood for blood. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Friday said he would reject of any offer of blood money for the death of overseas Filipina worker (OFW) Jeanelyn Villavende, who was allegedly raped and beaten to...

 2020-01-24 09:50 

Manila Bulletin

Sotto, Pimentel agree that Duterte has authority to suspend VFA...

Two senators said President Duterte has all the authority to terminate the Philippines' Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, especially if the latter has been interfering in the country's internal affairs....

 2020-01-24 09:49 

Manila Bulletin

China seals off more cities as virus toll climbs...

China expanded an unprecedented quarantine effort against a contagious virus on Friday to corral more than 30 million people inside nine cities, as trapped residents voiced fear and the death toll climbed to 26....

 2020-01-24 09:49 

Manila Bulletin

China confirms second virus death outside of epicenter...

China on Friday confirmed a second death outside the epicenter of a SARS-like virus outbreak that has infected hundreds of people, raising the overall toll to 26 dead....

 2020-01-24 09:47 

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Solons, journalists among those to receive Rotary Golden Wheel Awards...

MANILA, Philippines — Personalities from various fields will be recognized in the 2019-2020 Rotary Golden Wheel Awards for their contributions in their respective fields. Among those to be feted are lawmakers, government officials, media personaliti...

 2020-01-24 09:46 

Manila Bulletin

China rushes to build new hospital for virus within 10 days...

China is rushing to build a new hospital in a staggering 10 days to treat patients at the epicenter of a deadly virus outbreak that has stricken hundreds of people, state media reported Friday....

 2020-01-24 09:45 

Philippine Star

PETA rescues 132 animals from Taal Volcano island...

PETA said Friday it has since rescued 132 animals from the ground zero of the disaster, which was buried by massive deposits of ash when Taal erupted to life more than a week ago....

 2020-01-24 09:44 

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'I'm better than that': Serena exits Australian Open in tough loss...

MELBOURNE, Australia --- Down to what sure felt like her last chance, Serena Williams came through with a cross-court forehand winner to close a 24-stroke point, then raised her arms, held that celebratory pose and looked over toward her guest box.Finally...

 2020-01-24 09:36 

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Duterte: China, Russia have respect for PH sovereignty...

MANILA, Philippines — The country's closer ties with China and Russia are because of their respect to the Philippines' sovereignty, unlike the United States which does not, President Rodrigo Duterte has said. "Nothing, except that you re...

 2020-01-24 09:27 

Cebu Daily News

Labella to reprimand man in Sinulog saliva video, decide on his persona non grata fate...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The penitential journey of the infamous man in the Sinulog saliva video is not over. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, who is fresh from his journey to visit the victims of the Taal volcano eruption, has not yet gotten over h...

 2020-01-24 09:27 

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Agri crisis, employment true gauge of economic growth — think tank...

MANILA, Philippines — The government should address the country's agricultural crisis and unemployment as these indicate the "real" economic growth, a research group said Friday. IBON Foundation executive director Sonny Africa said overl...

 2020-01-24 09:25 

Cebu Daily News

CTO to Council: Pass the tax amnesty ordinance...

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Keep the businesses in the city, pass the tax amnesty. This was the plea of Cebu City Treasurer's Office (CTO) after the Cebu City Council once again deferred, for the fifth time, the passing of the tax amnesty ordinance. ...

 2020-01-24 09:21 

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Chicharito seizes chance to be center of the Galaxy...

CARSON, California --- Javier Hernndez has been to the top of the soccer world. He spent the last 10 years in Europe's top leagues, winning trophies and representing some of the biggest clubs.Yet from Manchester United to Sevilla, the Mexican striker ...

 2020-01-24 09:21 

Manila Bulletin

WEATHER: Amihan to bring rain to Manila, parts of Luzon...

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Friday Bicol Region, Aurora, and Quezon provinces will have cloudy skies with scattered rains due to the northeast monsoon or amihan....

 2020-01-24 09:16 

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DOJ studying 'proper procedure to terminate' VFA...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has started studying how to correctly discontinue the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). "The DOJ has been tasked to study the proper procedure to terminate the VFA. We are doing it now," J...

 2020-01-24 09:16 

Cebu Daily News

Labella: No ban of tourists from China...

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants a more diplomatic approach in putting up precautionary measures against the spread of the feared novel coronavirus. The mayor said he will not yet be banning tourists from China because h...

 2020-01-24 09:15 

Manila Bulletin

DPWH to resume road repairs in Metro Manila this weekend...

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it will continue its road rehabilitation in Metro Manila starting at 11 p.m. Friday, January 24, 2020, until 5 a.m. Monday, January 27, 2020....

 2020-01-24 09:14 

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Antetokounmpo tells Zion Williamson: 'Don't rush the process'...

PARIS--- The NBA's reigning Most Valuable Player has simple advice for the player many are viewing as a future MVP after his show-stopping debut."Don't rush the process," was the message that Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo sent...

 2020-01-24 09:13 

Philippine Star

No qualms for India's hangman before first job of executing rapists...

Pawan Kumar feels zero sympathy for the four men he is due to hang next month for a 2012 gang rape and murder that appalled India....

 2020-01-24 09:09 

Philippine Star

Mondilla rules PGTA Pradera crown in playoff...

Clyde Mondilla beat four others in the most crowded playoff cast in both the three-year-old Philippine Golf Tour Asia and decade-long PGT circuits in the ICTSI Pradera Verde Classic in a rain-drenched finale....

 2020-01-24 09:03 

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Duterte meets with kin of OFW imprisoned in Bahrain...

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte met Thursday with the family of a Filipino migrant worker imprisoned in Bahrain, ahead of their "compassionate visit" on Saturday....

 2020-01-24 08:56 

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Ilang evacuation centers sa Batangas hinatiran ng tulong medikal...

Sa San Pascual, Batangas, may medical mission at psychological first aid para sa mga bata para mabawasan ang stress na nararanasan....

 2020-01-24 08:56 

Manila Bulletin

Manila Bay's water quality improving a year after rehab...

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said water quality of major outfalls directly draining to Manila Bay significantly improved, a year after the previously polluted watershed started to be rehabilitated....

 2020-01-24 08:54 

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Aklan town monitoring Chinese tourist arrivals in Boracay...

The local government of Malay in Aklan is monitoring the arrival of tourists, particularly those coming from China, visiting the famous Boracay Island....

 2020-01-24 08:53 

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Sundalo patay, 2 pulis sugatan sa engkuwentro sa Marikina...

Patay ang isang sundalo habang sugatan ang 2 pulis matapos magkaengkuwentro sa A. Bonifacio Ave., Marikina City Biyernes ng tanghali....

 2020-01-24 08:51 

Manila Bulletin

Fil-Chinese community welcomes year of the Metal Rat...

By Joseph Almer Pedrajas Red lanterns, lucky charms, round fruits, Chinese food, and other lucky holiday decorations filled the streets of Chinatown in Binondo, Manila as members of the Filipino-Chinese community welcome the Lunar New Year. Banners bearin...

 2020-01-24 08:49 

Cebu Daily News

Celebrate Chinese Spring Festival at Crimson Resort in Mactan...

The beginning of the Chinese Lunar calendar which coincides with the first sign in the 12-zodiac animal is going to be grand with Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan's Chinese Spring Festival celebration. Welcome the first day of the year of the rat, with a...

 2020-01-24 08:49 

ABS-CBN

Fog or haze in Metro Manila? Not connected to Taal Volcano but bad for health, says meteorologist...

MANILA - If you've noticed the foggy-like haze seen around Metro Manila, it's not fog or ash from Taal Volcano, a meteorologist said....

 2020-01-24 08:48 

Philippine Star

Red Cross calls for more Taal volunteers...

Officials of the Philippine Red Cross encouraged the Batangueos to join its pool of volunteers to augment in the ongoing operations for victims of the Taal Volcano eruption....

 2020-01-24 08:48 

Philippine Star

Passengers from Wuhan to be sent back, Civil Aeronautics Board say...

Passengers from Wuhan, China, where the new virus outbreak originated from, will be repatriated, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said Friday....

 2020-01-24 08:48 

Philippine Star

Immigration may deny Chinese nationals from Wuhan visas on arrival...

In his recommendation to Morente, Casibang cited the rising deaths due to the novel coronavirus (2019 nCoV) that originated from the central Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year....

 2020-01-24 08:46 

Philippine Star

Troops seize 500 drums of smuggled fuel from boat off Tawi-Tawi...

The troops intercepted the boat and found 500 drums of smuggled fuel during their board-and-search operation....

 2020-01-24 08:44 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte: Gov't to buy helicopters from Russia for military modernization...

The Philippine government still has limited funds but will guarantee "prompt" payment for the purchase of helicopters from Russia, President Duterte recently said....

 2020-01-24 08:44 

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Locsin rejects blood money for OFW's death in Kuwait...

MANILA, Philippines — Blood for blood. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Friday said he would reject of any offer of blood money for the death of overseas Filipina worker (OFW) Jeanelyn Villavende, who was allegedly raped and beaten to...

 2020-01-24 08:44 

Manila Bulletin

Trump to fire up base with anti-abortion rally speech...

With his eyes firmly on the November election, Donald Trump will Friday become the first US president to address in person the country's biggest annual gathering of anti-abortion campaigners....

 2020-01-24 08:41 

Manila Bulletin

13 Pasig traffic enforcers test positive for illegal drug use...

Thirteen "Blue Boys" or traffic enforcers of Pasig City on Friday tested positive for illegal drug use in a surprise drug test, Mayor Vico Sotto said....

 2020-01-24 08:39 

Manila Bulletin

2 Filipinos: Out of Wuhan in the nick of time...

Two Filipino women were able to leave Wuhan City hours before the transport lockdown to contain the 2019 novel Coronavirus....

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