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 2022-08-15 23:52 

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Ireland's Got Talent standout Shaniah Rollo releases own composition 'Just Stay' under RJA Productions...

Shaniah Rollo Forms of artistic expressions such as a painting, a poem or a song can be created when there is inspiration present. The age of a person rarely matters, for one is never too young or too old to pursue a creative passion up to its fruition wh...

 2022-08-15 23:51 

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Antipolo LGU offers free sports clinic...

Parents of children, six years old and above, may enroll their children in the free sports mentoring program of the city government. Mayor Casimiro "Jun" Ynares III, in a Facebook post, said the free sports club discipline clinic for various sport...

 2022-08-15 23:25 

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UK clears new Moderna vaccine targeting Omicron variant...

LONDON, United Kingdom The UK's drug regulator said Monday it had approved an updated Moderna vaccine against Covid-19 that targets the Omicron variant as well as the original form of the virus. The Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (...

 2022-08-15 23:23 

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'Great victory' as Taliban mark turbulent first year in power...

KABUL, Afghanistan Taliban fighters chanted victory slogans next to the US embassy in Kabul Monday as they marked the first anniversary of their return to power in Afghanistan following a turbulent year that saw women's rights crushed and a humanitari...

 2022-08-15 23:20 

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Spain fights fierce fire fanned by winds...

MADRID, Spain Firefighters were battling strong winds Monday as a huge forest fire burnt out of control in southeastern Spain while another blaze in the north was stabilised, officials said Saturday. Members of the Forest Fires Reinforcement Brigades (BRI...

 2022-08-15 23:18 

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Meet the characters of Star Cinema's 1996 award-winning hit 'Madrasta'...

Christopher de Leon and Sharon Cuneta in 'Madrasta' ABS-CBN Film Restoration brings today's viewers another classic hit from Star Cinema with the online showing of the 1996 award-winning family-drama film, "Madrasta," now streaming on ...

 2022-08-15 23:18 

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World 'must not forget' Afghan women and children: UN...

UNITED NATIONS, United States The United Nations on Monday implored the world to not forget the plight of Afghanistan's women and children despite other international crises, one year after the Taliban's return to power. Afghan burqa-clad women ca...

 2022-08-15 23:16 

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Deadly floods kill 50 in northern Nigeria...

KANO, Nigeria At least 50 people have died in floods caused by exceptionally heavy rains in northern Nigeria's Jigawa state since the start of the wet season in June, an official said Monday. Jigawa, similarly to other states in the agrarian region, r...

 2022-08-15 23:15 

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Through the windowpane...

Isobel Francisco looks at her life away from herself "I have been watching my life. It's right there. I keep scratching at it, trying to get into it. I can't." This quote form Mad Men Season 2 struck Isobel Francisco, making her realize th...

 2022-08-15 22:56 

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Mang Inasal supports Coco Martin's 'Pasasalamat Tour'...

Coco Martin on stage Mang Inasal sponsored the first leg of Coco Martin's Pasasalamat Tour for his blockbuster TV series "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano" which aired its finale recently. The "Pasasalamat"; event was held at the Vista Mall Ta...

 2022-08-15 22:56 

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'Delikado' honors the brave land defenders...

Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala shares the journey behind the production of this documentary One of the closing films, Delikado , at the 18th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival was produced by broadcast journalist Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala. Kara Magsanoc...

 2022-08-15 22:50 

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'Spider-Man' Tom Holland steps back from social media to focus on mental health...

Tom Holland (Instagram) By Carissa Alcantara "Spider-Man: No Way Home" star Tom Holland has revealed that he is taking a step back from social media which he found "overstimulating" and "overwhelming." Tom, 26, made the announcemen...

 2022-08-15 21:25 

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My addenda to the SONA...

(Part 3) After agricultural development, the President is right in identifying the tourism sector as not only an important development tool but a major contributor to the eradication of poverty, which is predominantly a rural phenomenon. Tourism accounts ...

 2022-08-15 21:20 

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Ethics and the digital economy...

Most of us if not all are into shopping online. If so, we may have experienced one time or another that we were short-change in our purchases. Prevalent nowadays is the proliferation of fake websites, fake products, goods not delivered or poor quality. In...

 2022-08-15 20:48 

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Premium green office development in ARCA South Taguig opens doors...

With more companies gradually adopting a return-to-office setup, now is the right time to consider moving to Arthaland's next-generation premium sustainable office building, Savya Financial Center. Built in partnership with Japan's Mitsubishi Esta...

 2022-08-15 16:05 

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Who then can be saved?...

REFLECTIONS TODAY In the prior episode leading to today's Gospel, a rich young man approaches Jesus and asks him, "Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?" (Mt 19:16). This is the same as asking, "What good must I do to enter th...

 2022-08-15 16:05 

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Shameless!...

MEDIUM RARE Jullie Y. Daza Da nerve, da nerve, da nerve, da nerve! Yes, repeated four times, once in behalf of each sector that was stabbed in the back by that patently illegal and treacherous order to import 300,000 metric tons of sugar, those targeted s...

 2022-08-15 16:05 

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Champagne and tub: A toast to 75 years of French-Philippine ties...

"The French-Philippine connection dates back much earlier through historic interactions among our nationals," said Michle Boccoz, French ambassador to the Philippines, at the launch of the yearlong celebration of the diamond jubilee of diplomatic ...

 2022-08-15 16:05 

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Mistaken identity—what is Filipino?...

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE Dr. Raymund W. Lo As a follow up to my previous column (Loco over local 8/9/22), I've been reflecting on what constitutes a national identity. As a nation having a long colonial history (as writer Carmen Guerrero Nakpil has said, ...

 2022-08-15 16:05 

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The heroism of Lydia de Vega...

FINDING ANSWERS Former Senator Atty. Joey Lina A grateful nation was overwhelmed with grief over the news that the legendary Lydia de Vega-Mercado passed away last Wednesday. With the outpouring of accolades and tributes that followed, it was obvious how ...

 2022-08-15 16:05 

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Artificial intelligence in the Philippines...

TECH4GOOD Monchito Ibrahim Last week, we talked about the emergence of artificial intelligence or AI, how it is beginning to play an important role in our lives and economy and how it is already having an impact on our world in many different ways. There ...

 2022-08-15 16:05 

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Fear factor...

Monkeypox, Centaurus, and the future of the pandemic CLINICAL MATTERS As an infectious diseases doctor, I know the names of hundreds of pathogens that can kill you in many horrible ways. From brain-eating amoeba to a virus that liquefies your internal org...

 2022-08-15 15:50 

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BLACKPINK to make debut performance at 2022 MTV VMAs with 'Pink Venom'...

K-pop girl group BLACKPINK will be rocking the stage at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), which will be held on Aug. 28 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The VMAs and BLACKPINK made the announcement on Aug. 15. BLACKPINK (Twitter) "...

 2022-08-15 15:44 

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Cheers and jeers as Donnalyn Bartolome celebrates her birthday in style...

Donnalyn Bartolome and friends (Photos from Facebook) Social media influencer Donnalyn Bartolome trended on social media after she released a video of her birthday celebration with a different concept. On Facebook, Donnalyn described her birthday party on...

 2022-08-15 15:27 

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'We're ready': Teachers vow to fulfill their duties once schools reopen on Aug. 22...

Even if the Department of Education (DepEd) rejected calls to move the school opening date to a later date , teachers assured that they "they will not miss on their responsibilities to the schoolchildren" once classes for School Year (SY) 2022-202...

 2022-08-15 14:53 

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Rikki Dela Pena wows in Filipiniana...

Rikki Dela Pena Miss Philippine Youth International 2019 Rikki Dela Pena showcased her beauty and elegance in Filipiniana during a photo shoot, in celebration of the 200 years of the historic Paco Park in Manila recently. Rikki wore stunning gowns created...

 2022-08-15 14:48 

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81 wanted persons arrested in Tarlac inside weeklong operation...

CAMP FRANCISCO S MACABULOS, Tarlac City — A total of 81 lawbreakers were arrested by Tarlac police in their continuous conduct of anti-criminality operations inside seven days from August 8 to August 14. Out of 81 arrested, 25 have standing warrants...

 2022-08-15 14:03 

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Simultaneous anti-criminality campaign in Pangasinan leads to arrest of 51 wanted persons...

PANGASINAN — The Pangasinan police's simultaneous anti-criminality law enforcement operations (SACLEO) resulted in the arrest of 51 wanted persons, and seizure of 22 loose firearms and 32 firearms on Monday, August 15. The operations netted fewe...

 2022-08-15 13:59 

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Elderly man stabs drunken brother to death in Negros...

BACOLOD CITY A heated argument led an elderly man to kill his younger brother on Sunday, August 14, at Purok Kalubihan in Barangay Bacong, Bago City, Negros Occidental. A police officer talks to an elderly man after stabbing his younger brother in Baranga...

 2022-08-15 12:30 

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Bangladesh activists brief UN rights chief on 'police state'...

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladeshi activists said Monday they briefed the visiting UN human rights chief on gross violations including extrajudicial killings and disappearances under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Armed Police Battalion personnel stand ...

 2022-08-15 12:23 

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DOT Region 1's exploration team observes 150 types of bird species in various sites in Pangasinan...

PANGASINAN The Department of Tourism Region 1 said that about 150 types of bird species were seen and heard in various sites visited in the province during its Birdwatching Exploration Tour. Spotted in Bangrin Marine Protected Area, Bani, Pangasinan. (Pho...

 2022-08-15 12:14 

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Myanmar junta court jails Suu Kyi for six years for corruption...

YANGON, Myanmar — A Myanmar junta court jailed Aung San Suu Kyi for six years for corruption on Monday, a source close to the case said, taking the ousted leader's prison time to 17 years. In this file handout photo taken on May 24, 2021 and rel...

 2022-08-15 12:02 

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'Clean as you go' to become way of life soon in Baguio City...

BAGUIO CITY Customers will soon be required to practice cleaning their dining areas in restaurants, eateries, coffee shops and any other food outlets here before they leave. It's because the Sangguniang Panglungsod has approved in the first reading an...

 2022-08-15 11:53 

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House adopts resolutions honoring late 'sprint queen'...

The House of Representatives has consolidated and adopted seven resolutions conveying the solons' condolences to the family of the late Asian track and field legend Lydia de Vega-Mercado, who went by the monikers "the fastest woman of Asia", a...

 2022-08-15 10:33 

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LOOK: Kathryn Bernardo shares then and now photos with Marian Rivera, Kyline Alcantara...

Kapamilya star Kathryn Bernardo was recently reunited with Kapuso actresses Marian Rivera and Kyline Alcantara. It happened during Marian's recent 38th birthday party. Recall that Kathryn once worked with Marian via GMA's "Endless Love" in...

 2022-08-15 10:25 

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OVP partners with Ayala Foundation for education...

Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte met with Ayala Foundation Chairman Jaime Zobel de Ayala to talk about partnerships for the country's education sector. Meeting of Vice President Sara Duterte with Ayala Foundation Chairman Jaime Zobe...

 2022-08-15 10:20 

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DOJ files criminal cases vs 16 persons'for funding CPP-NPA terrorist group'...

DOJ (2) Sixteen persons, including members of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP), were charged in court on Monday, Aug. 15, for alleged involvement in the funding of the terrorist organization Communist Party of the Philippines-New People'...

 2022-08-15 10:15 

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Dietary habits that harm your eyes...

Reminders for Sight Saving Month It is common knowledge that eye health deteriorates as we age. There are many factors, however, that cause your vision to decline prematurely and unnecessarily. Our modern lifestyle, specifically the dependence on digital ...

 2022-08-15 10:11 

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Director admits plagiarizing Tokyo DisneySea's emblem for Girls' Generation's music video...

A Korean director admitted to plagiarizing an emblem by Tokyo DisneySea for K-pop group Girls' Generation's new music video. Girls' Generation celebrated their 15th anniversary since their debut by releasing the "Forever 1" album. The ...

 2022-08-15 10:08 

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Nartatez takes over helm of PRO 4-A...

CAMP GEN. VICENTE LIM, Calamba City, Laguna Police Brig. Gen. Jose Melencio C. Nartatez Jr. assumed his post as Police Regional Office-4 A director at the Bigkis-Lahi Event Center here Monday, August 15. NARTATEZ (FB) The turnover ceremony between Nartate...

 2022-08-15 10:06 

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Tabaco City jail inmates turn used tarps into fashionable bags, aprons...

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay Instead of throwing used tarpaulins into garbage, inmates have created them into fashionable and reusable handbags and aprons, thereby becoming their livelihood while detained at the Tabaco City District Jail in Tabaco City in this pro...

 2022-08-15 09:52 

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BSKE postponement won't lead to wastage, says Garcia...

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman George Garcia has assured the public that no funds will be wasted should the December 2022 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls is postponed. Comelec/MB "The people have nothing to worry. No public funds s...

 2022-08-15 09:47 

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Former barangay chairman, worker killed in North Cotabato ambush...

MATALAM, North Cotabato (PNA) A police manhunt is under way against a group behind the ambush-slay of a former barangay chairman and his worker in Barangay Kidama here Sunday, August 14. Police Lt. Col. Jingle Parallag, town police chief, identified Monda...

 2022-08-15 09:43 

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Police seize 635 grams of shabu worth P4.3 M from high value suspect nabbed in Bacolod buy-bust...

BACOLOD CITY A high-value drug pusher whose name has been in police watch list since last year yielded 635 grams of shabu worth P4,318,000 as police arrested him during a buy-bust in Purok Masinadyahon, Barangay Pahanocoy in this city on Sunday, August 14...

 2022-08-15 09:43 

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Palace names Nelson Celis as new Comelec commissioner...

Malacaang has confirmed the nomination of Nelson Java Celis as Commission on Elections (Comelec) commissioner. Comelec/MB "Malacaang confirms the nomination of Mr. Nelson Celis to Comelec as a Commissioner," Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles sai...

 2022-08-15 09:41 

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DOH reports 28,008 new Covid-19 cases in the past week...

The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded 28,008 new Covid-19 cases in the past week, it said on Monday, Aug. 15. (DOH/MB) According to the agency's weekly case bulletin, average daily cases is 3 percent higher than cases from Aug. 1 to Aug. 7 at 4,...

 2022-08-15 09:38 

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DTI prompts businesses to translate promotional materials in English, Filipino...

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has reminded businesses that signages, billboards, advertisements, brochures, fliers, notices, advisories, labels, price tags/price lists, menus, receipts and other business/marketing materials in foreign languag...

 2022-08-15 09:38 

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NPA rebel killed, cohort nabbed in Sarangani clash...

GENERAL SANTOS CITY Security forces killed a New People's Army (NPA) rebel and arrested his 18-year-old companion in an encounter in Maitum, Sarangani last Friday, August 12. Major Gen. Roy Galido, 6th Infantry Division commander, said Army soldiers b...

 2022-08-15 09:35 

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Ristorante di Verona brings a piece of Italy to the Philippines...

The Pampanga-based restaurant is serving nothing but the best of Italian cuisine and fine dining service Whenever the word Verona enters a conversation, one quickly thinks of the setting of the most famous love story in the world—William Shakespeare...

 2022-08-15 09:34 

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A Singaporean food concept comes to Manila— Tung Lok Signatures...

The latest "baby" of Eric and Emelda Teng is Tung Lok Signatures at the second floor of the City of Dreams. It's Chinese cuisine that has a Singapore provenance, and it's a more than worthy addition to the restaurant brands that Eric has b...

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