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 2021-09-18 00:12 

Manila Bulletin

Senators question Pharmally's 33-M donations to gov't...

Senators raised suspicions Friday, September 17, over the donations made by Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corporation, the newly-registered firm given over 8.6 billion in contracts for the purchase of COVID-19 supplies, to the government in 2020. At the 7th he...

 2021-09-18 00:11 

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Michael Yang's business partner denies link to Duterte admin's pandemic purchases, illegal drug trade...

A business partner of former presidential adviser Michael Yang has denied her links to the foreign company which bagged over P8.6 billion of deals from the government for the purchase of COVID-19 supplies. Senator Risa Hontiveros (left) quizzes Rose Nono ...

 2021-09-17 23:50 

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Work-related accidents, illnesses kill nearly 2 M each year: UN...

Geneva, Switzerland — Work-related illnesses and injuries kill nearly two million people annually, largely due to long working hours, the UN said Friday, warning that the pandemic was likely to worsen the situation. The first-ever joint assessment b...

 2021-09-17 23:42 

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Lorenzana, Australian counterpart engage in first bilateral talk...

Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana held a telephone conversation with Australian Minister for Defence Peter Dutton on Friday, September 17 — the first time that the officials had a bilateral talk since the latter assumed...

 2021-09-17 23:38 

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Vaccine nasal sprays aim to 'shut door' on virus...

PARIS, France — Could delivering Covid-19 immunity directly to the nose — the area of the body via which it is most likely to be transmitted — help conquer the pandemic? The World Health Organization says clinical trials are underway to ...

 2021-09-17 23:38 

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World on 'catastrophic' path to 2.7C warming: UN chief...

PARIS, France — A failure to slash global emissions is setting the world on a "catastrophic4; path to 2.7 degrees Celsius heating, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Friday just weeks before crunch climate talks. His comments come as a United N...

 2021-09-17 23:35 

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Moderna COVID vaccine edges Pfizer in new US research...

WASHINGTON, United States — A new study released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday is the latest to suggest the Moderna Covid vaccine confers better long-term protection against hospitalization than Pfizer. CDC res...

 2021-09-17 23:32 

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Coughs and lethargy: Lions, tigers at Washington zoo catch COVID...

WASHINGTON, United States — Six lions and three tigers at the National Zoo in Washington have tested positive COVID-19 and are undergoing treatment after falling unwell, the zoo said Friday. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN "Last weekend, animal keepers obs...

 2021-09-17 23:30 

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MB Daily News Update...

The Department of Education (DepEd) declared that it was ready to implement pilot face-to-face classes, and was just awaiting the go-signal from President Duterte to do so. Meanwhile, there was some political activity at Vice President Leni Robredo's ...

 2021-09-17 23:26 

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Macron says 50 M vaccinated in France with at least one jab...

PARIS, France The number of people in France who have received at least one jab against COVID-19 has crossed the 50-million mark, President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday. Macron made the announcement in a video posted on social media in which he also sai...

 2021-09-17 23:26 

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Ukraine on verge of deadliest COVID wave: experts...

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine is on the brink of its most deadly period of the coronavirus pandemic, medical experts in the ex-Soviet country warned Friday, with vaccination rates struggling and infections on the rise. The country of 40 million people and...

 2021-09-17 23:22 

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Cha-Cha Caete levels up with latest song 'Agwat'...

Cha-Cha Caete Cha-Cha Caete trades her sweet image for a serious persona in her latest song "Agwat" under Star Music. " I guess her 'makulit' days are indeed behind her because Cha-Cha (Caete) is always laser-focused on the set, and th...

 2021-09-17 23:12 

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SpaceX tourists talk to Tom Cruise from orbit, provide update on flight...

WASHINGTON, United States — Four space tourists orbiting the Earth in a SpaceX capsule at 17,500 miles per hour (28,162 kph) talked to movie star Tom Cruise on Friday and provided a live update about life aboard the spacecraft. The first space touri...

 2021-09-17 23:12 

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UN chief calls for solidarity on Int'l Day of Peace...

UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for solidarity and unity on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, which falls on Sept. 21. This year's International Day of Peace comes at a time when humanity is ...

 2021-09-17 23:12 

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FDA panel backs COVID-19 booster dose for elderly, high...

WASHINGTON — An advisory panel for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) endorsed on Friday a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine six months after full vaccination in people 65 and older and for individuals at high risk for se...

 2021-09-17 22:37 

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Lovi Poe gets grand Kapamilya welcome live on 'ASAP' this Sunday...

"ASAP Natin 'To" rolls out a grand welcome celebration for new Kapamilya star Lovi Poe while paying tribute to our country's champion spirit with awe-inspiring world-class acts including a must-watch P-Pop collab from BINI and BGYO, Raffy ...

 2021-09-17 22:32 

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Mrs. Tourism World International 2021 Catherine Yogi hosts 'The Magic Touch' via Channel One Global...

Catherine Yogi Mrs. Tourism World International 2021 Catherine Yogi is now a certified digital host! This after Catherine launched her digital online program "The Magic Touch" via Channel One Global recently. "The Magic Touch" tackles the ...

 2021-09-17 17:05 

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PROP UP: Blurring the lines of nature and design in premium residential architecture...

The comforts of home have been our solace for over a year now, trapped in the ongoing cycle of COVID-19. Our new reality has given us the opportunity to spend more time at home, due to the enduring quarantine restrictions that persist in the Philippines. ...

 2021-09-17 16:05 

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Who's afraid of the ICC?...

HOTSPOT Tonyo Cruz The International Criminal Court this week did something mind-boggling, even miraculous, for millions of Filipinos: It ordered a full investigation into the illegal drugs campaign-related killings during the Duterte administration. The ...

 2021-09-17 16:05 

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100: the countdown...

MEDIUM RARE Jullie Y. Daza For the first time in months, it didn't feel so stressful to sit in front of the TV watching bad news and more bad news. On the first day of an experiment called alert level systems 1-5, supposedly a less strict classificati...

 2021-09-17 16:05 

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A sower went out to sow his seed...

REFLECTIONS TODAY Reflections today The parable is meant to teach about farming or sowing. Jesus tells it to show that God's word (the seed) can only grow and bear fruit in the measure that our hearts (the soil) are ready or prepared to receive it. Th...

 2021-09-17 16:05 

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Blackwater tries to avoid total collapse; Alaska guns for second straight win...

Photo from PBA Blackwater looks to avoid setting a new record for consecutive losses and end a disappointing campaign on a winning note against Meralco in the PBA Philippine Cup Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Don Honorio Ventura State University in Bacolor, Pa...

 2021-09-17 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Thirty-one tales...

IT'S THE SMALL THINGS Alex M. Eduque I write this a week into turning 31. Since then, I have safely experienced and endured a 7.2 magnitude earthquake here in Mexico City, and I have also visited beautiful Monterrey. Such is life some days are better ...

 2021-09-17 16:05 

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The Ombudsman's gambit...

PAGBABAGO Dr. Florangel Rosario Braid Ombudsman Samuel Martires and retired Ombudsman Conchitina Carpio Morales have something in common. Both were former Associate Justices of the Supreme Court. But the similarity stops there. Carpio Morales was a gradua...

 2021-09-17 16:05 

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Is it the ripe time to vaccinate the minors?...

EDITORIAL As adults all over the country continue to be vaccinated, with some cities already achieving a certain level of herd protection, the government has announced that it may start vaccinating children and teens as early as October. The priority woul...

 2021-09-17 15:48 

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Pinay booters begin quest for Asian Cup berth...

The national women's football team starts its quest to qualify for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup against Nepal Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Jar Stadium in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Coach Marlon Maro's side has high hopes of claiming the maximum thre...

 2021-09-17 15:23 

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Ginebra on brink of PH Cup elimination, needs to win last game vs Meralco...

Photo from PBA Coach Tim Cone could hardly hide his disappointment after Barangay Ginebra San Miguel's struggles in the PBA Philippine Cup continued with an 89-75 loss to Alaska . The Gin Kings failed to replicate their comeback victory over the Phoen...

 2021-09-17 15:03 

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Alaska coach hails team's resilience after big win over Ginebra...

Photo from PBA Alaska coach Jeffrey Cariaso hailed his team's mental resolve that translated into a victory over Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in their first game back from COVID-19 protocols. Cariaso said the situation that saw the Aces being out of ac...

 2021-09-17 15:00 

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SMB star CJ Perez looking forward to first playoff appearance...

Photo from PBA CJ Perez is looking forward to his first playoff appearance after San Miguel Beer secured a place in the quarterfinals of the PBA Philippine Cup. Perez's conference-high of 24 points with five rebounds and four assists helped the Beerme...

 2021-09-17 14:50 

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Wise's near-perfect game powers Blacklist past RSG to stay unblemished...

Photo from Blacklist International's Facebook page Danerie "Wise" Del Rosario shone bright with his signature heroes to easily pull Blacklist International past RSG PH, 2-0, as the reigning champion stay unblemished through seven games in MPL ...

 2021-09-17 13:03 

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Teachers, personnel of DepEd equipped on home ownership essentials...

To equip teaching and non-teaching personnel with knowledge on home financing and ownership, the Department of Education (DepEd) organized a webinar on the essentials of home ownership. DepEd and Pag-IBIG teamed up to raise awareness on housing loan progr...

 2021-09-17 12:40 

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DITO supports ESKYUSI Mobile Legends Tournament...

DITO Telecommunity, is the official telco partner of the first-ever E-SPORTS KYUSI (ESKYUSI) Mobile Legends Tournament. Organized by the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation of Quezon City and Grey Black Visual Synthesis (GBVS), the tournament aims to dis...

 2021-09-17 12:38 

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PH Red Cross isolation facilities continues to accept asymptomatic COVID-19 patients...

Amid the surge in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to offer school facilities turned into isolation facilities to serve asymptomatic patients. PRC's isolation facility of in the University o...

 2021-09-17 12:36 

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realme GT Master Edition, realme Book to launch in the PH on September 23...

realme disrupts the local tech industry once again with the highly anticipated release of two of its latest products: its latest flagship smartphone, the realme GT Master Edition, and its first ever laptop, the realme Book. Launching officially in the Phi...

 2021-09-17 12:35 

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Cardinal Advincula tests positive for COVID-19...

Manila Archbishop Cardinal Jose F. Advincula (MANILA BULETIN FILE PHOTO) Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula has tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Archdiocese of Manila announced on Friday, Sept. 17. "His Eminence Jose F. C...

 2021-09-17 12:30 

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VP Leni still wants to meet with Isko, Manny at the same time...

Vice President Leni Robredo is still holding out hope that she could have a simultaneous meeting with fellow administration critics Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso and Senator Manny Pacquiao before Oct. 8. (From left) Vice President ...

 2021-09-17 12:16 

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Echo ends slump with dominant win over TNC...

Photo from ECHO's Facebook page ECHO put up a masterful performance over TNC Pro-team, taking a dominant 2-0 sweep to end their three-game slide in MPL Philippines Season 8 on Friday, Sept. 17. After dealing with COVID-19 effects, Christian "Raffl...

 2021-09-17 12:14 

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QC RTC acquits woman tagged by PNP as 'CPP-NPA officer'...

Quezon City Regional Trial Court A woman, who has been tagged by law enforcement authorities as a high-ranking officer of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA), was acquitted by the Quezon City regional trial court (RTC) o...

 2021-09-17 11:57 

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STREAMING REVIEWS: 'Pusit' to the limit...

Two new drops on Netflix do great jobs pushing the boundaries of their respective genres. Squid Game is a games-inspired Limited Series thriller from South Korea; while Nightbooks is Horror, but with children as the audience in mind. Squid Game (Netflix, ...

 2021-09-17 11:55 

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Alaska dismantles defending champ Ginebra...

Photo from PBA Alaska marked its return from a lengthy absence due to COVID-19 protocols by frustrating defending champion Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 89-75, in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Don Honorio Ventura State University in Bacolor, Pampanga. The ...

 2021-09-17 11:48 

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Bello to shed light on labor issue in 'Oh My Job'...

From left: Tuesday Niu, Arnell Ignacio, and Bea BInene Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III will clarify the issue surrounding the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers' (TUPAD) program's alleged irregularities, in this wee...

 2021-09-17 11:48 

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Prime Edge improves social media of NSAs...

Prime Edge owner Benny Benitez, right, talks to Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio and Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Ryan Gregorio. (SBP Photo) From the national sports associations (NSAs) of basketball, golf, badminton...

 2021-09-17 11:43 

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'Bakit ko naman itatago?': Robredo clarifies that she hasn't made big decision yet...

Vice President Leni Robredo has yet to make a decisioneven on a personal levelon what position she would run for, if at all, in the May 2022 national elections. Vice President Leni Robredo (OVP photo) Robredo made this clarification in a chance interview ...

 2021-09-17 11:38 

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Manila aquatic facilities receive water polo equipment...

Manila Sports Council (MASCO) chief Roel de Guzman, left, and Manila water polo head Dale Evangelista lead the distribution of equipment at the Vitas Aquatic Complex in Tondo, Manila. (Photo from Dale Evangelista) After months of waiting, swimming caps, b...

 2021-09-17 11:21 

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'Handa na kami': DepEd says only Duterte's go-signal needed to pilot face-to-face classes...

Amid the growing clamor for the gradual resumption of face-to-face classes, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday expressed readiness to implement the pilot of in-person classes once allowed by President Duterte. (RIO DELUVIO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA...

 2021-09-17 11:13 

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Comelec: Isolation polling places not for COVID-positive voters...

Comelec/MB The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Friday, Sept. 17, that the isolation polling places (IPPs) being prepared are only for voters who exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 upon their arrival in the polling centers and not for those who are alr...

 2021-09-17 10:48 

Manila Bulletin

The home entertainment setup needed to get the most of this year's Emmy-nominated shows...

HBO GO Emmy Nomination The Emmys, the biggest name in television entertainment awards, announced their nominees for 2021 earlier in the year, and in just a few days, the winning titles to take home the prestigious award will be announced. HBO and HBO Max ...

 2021-09-17 10:33 

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Adiwang ready to counter Hexigetu's 'tricky' fighting style...

Team Lakay strawweight contender Lito Adiwang said preparations are looking good for his fight against Chinese foe Hexigetu on Sept. 24 in ONE: Revolution at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Lito Adiwang (ONE Championship) "Medyo napahaba 'yong pag-p...

 2021-09-17 10:30 

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DBP extends P8.5-billion rehabilitation & recovery fund...

State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has released P8.5 billion to help rehabilitate public and private companies affected by the prolonged-pandemic. DBP-Bldg-news-1080714 In the first six months of the year, DBP said the lender has assist...

 2021-09-17 10:29 

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CEB starts on-site testing for HK-bound flyers...

Budget-airline Cebu Pacific (CEB) said that all Hong Kong-bound passengers need to undergo antigen testing at the airport before their scheduled flight. 0917 TBB for HKG According to CEB, the airline has began the Test Before Boarding (TBB) program for Ho...

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