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 2021-09-19 11:10 

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Baguio logs 411 COVID-19 cases in one day...

BAGUIO CITY The city logs the new high single-day of 411 cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) due the local transmission of Delta variant. Mayor Benjamin Magalong said the high tally was caused by "dumping of results" after swab test results ac...

 2021-09-19 11:09 

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CHALLENGE ACCEPTED: Korina Sanchez posts 'HowMuchHaveYouChanged' photos...

Popular broadcast journalist Korina Sanchez-Roxas has joined the "How Much Have You Changed" challenge. On Instagram, Korina uploaded her then and now photos. Korina said she shed some weight these days, thanks to keto diet, keto tracker app, dail...

 2021-09-19 11:06 

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Paul Lee waxes hot as Magnolia thumps SMB...

Photo from PBA Paul Lee fired 18 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter as Magnolia Pambansang Manok wrapped up its elimination round assignment with a 100-90 victory over San Miguel Beer in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Don Honorio Ventura State Universi...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

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SEC to put up OASIS for SMEs' capital needs...

The Securities and Exchange Commission is planning to establish the Office for the Advancement of Strategic Investments in SMEs (OASIS) as it fully supports the more IPO listings from the SME sector. "We would be more than happy to see more SMEs under...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

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SMC eyes Jan. 2023 Bulacan Water operation...

Listed diversified firm San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is targeting to operate the Stage 3 of the P24.4-billion Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP) by January 2023, following the government approval on the firm's updated business plan (UBP) for th...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

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Decline of sardines catch in Bicol, Samar at alarming rate...

The decline in sardines catch in Bicol and Samar is now at an alarming rate, prompting international organization Oceana to urge the Philippine government to prioritize and hasten the implementation of the National Sardine Management Plan. Oceana recently...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

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Delta variant poses 'serious challenges' to jobs—DOF...

The highly transmissible Delta variant is posing "serious challenges" to jobs, the Department of Finance (DOF) admitted. Finance Undersecretary Gil S. Beltran said the mutations in the new coronavirus caused more than 3.8 million people dropped ou...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

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Stocks to take cues from Fed, BSP meetings...

At the stock market this week, investors will be looking out for the result of the US Federal Reserve meeting on rate policy as well as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' own meeting. "The Fed is expected to convene and update watchers on its rate p...

 2021-09-19 11:00 

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First Jollibee in Spain to open this week...

**media[31718,31719]** Jollibee's first Spain restaurant has a dining capacity for 180 guests, and features the brand's store design reimagined for European customers. Unique to Jollibee Madrid is a double-height dining hall with a full-size palm ...

 2021-09-19 10:29 

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Jinkee Pacquiao shares bonding moments with Ruffa Gutierrez, Annabelle Rama...

From left: Ruffa Gutierrez, Jinkee Pacquiao and Annabelle Rama Ruffa Gutierrez and her mom Annabelle Rama visited Jinkee Pacquiao at her home over the weekend. "Thank you @iloveruffag and tita @annabelleramaig ," Jinkee wrote on Instagram on Sept....

 2021-09-19 10:20 

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Duterte to speak at UN General Assembly debate on Sept. 21...

For the second time since he took office in 2016, President Duterte is expected to address the United Nations (UN) and put forward the Philippines' stand on urgent issues such as coronavirus (COVID-19) response, and human rights concerns, among others...

 2021-09-19 10:10 

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Opposition solon fears 'railroaded' passage of 2022 national budget...

Unless Congress gets back the power of the purse, Filipinos may again expect lack of transparency and abbreviated deliberations resulting from the railroaded passage of the national budget. House of Representatives plenary House Deputy Minority Leader and...

 2021-09-19 10:00 

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Iwa Moto proud of Sen. Panfilo Lacson...

Iwa Moto Actress Iwa Moto said she is proud of Senator Panfilo Lacson Sr. as she shared a video of the presidential candidate on Instagram. "So proud of this man! @iampinglacson. Courage, integrity, and loyalty. #WeNeedALeader2022," Iwa wrote. Lac...

 2021-09-19 09:36 

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Rookie cop gives birth inside COVID isolation facility at Camp Crame...

A ray of hope and joy flickered inside an isolation facility at Camp Crame in Quezon City after a healthy baby boy was born from a policewoman who is being treated for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Thanks to the assistance of a police doctor and a c...

 2021-09-19 09:27 

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Former COA chief notes DOH role in overpriced supply purchases...

The Department of Health (DOH) played a major role in the procurement by government of allegedly overpriced face masks and face shields at the height of the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. DOH logo virus background Former Commission on Aud...

 2021-09-19 09:03 

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Greg Slaughter plays hero as NorthPort escapes Magnolia in OT...

Photo from PBA Greg Slaughter blocked Gabe Norwood's game-tying three in the final seconds to secure NorthPort's 91-88 overtime victory over Rain or Shine on Saturday, Sept. 19 in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Don Honorio Ventura State University ...

 2021-09-19 09:03 

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PDP-Laban faction endorses Manny Pacquiao as presidential bet for May 2022 polls...

The Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban (PDP-Laban) led by Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Sunday, Sept. 18 officially endorsed the presidential bid of Philippine boxing icon and Senator Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao for the May 20...

 2021-09-19 08:59 

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Gretchen Barretto shows off skills in catching chicken...

Gretchen Barretto Actress-socialite Gretchen Barretto maintained her gracefulness as she showed off her skills in catching a chicken. This could be seen in the video she recently uploaded on Instagram. Gretchen even used the hashtag "#pitmasters"; ...

 2021-09-19 08:44 

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LPA, ITCZ may continue to bring rain showers over parts of Luzon, W. Visayas — PAGASA...

(PIXABAY) Scattered rain showers due to the combined effects of the low pressure area (LPA) and intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) may prevail over parts of Luzon and Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administra...

 2021-09-19 08:38 

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Tabuena takes solo lead in Idaho...

Miguel Tabuena Former Philippine Open champion Miguel Tabuena produced a remarkable performance as he fired nine birdies on his way to a nine-under par 63 effort in the second round of the Idaho Open Saturday (Sunday in Manila) at the Quail Hollow Golf Cl...

 2021-09-19 08:24 

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DSWD mourns death of 'social change champion' Dinky Soliman...

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) mourned on Sunday, Sept. 19, the death of "social change champion" Corazon "Dinky" Soliman. Dinky Soliman (From Dinky Soliman's Facebook) Soliman headed DSWD under the administrat...

 2021-09-19 08:18 

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DOH detects 19,271 new COVID-19 cases...

DOH The Department of Health (DOH) reported 19,271 more coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases on Sunday, Sept. 19. The country's total case count stood at 2,366,749. Of the total, 7.5 percent or 178,196 are active infections. Ninety-two percent of the ...

 2021-09-19 07:44 

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Notre-Dame de Paris finally ready for restoration...

Paris, France France's Notre-Dame cathedral is finally ready to undergo restoration work more than two years after a blaze ravaged the heritage landmark, and remains on course to reopen in 2024, authorities said Saturday, following months of painstaki...

 2021-09-19 07:42 

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Ayala Alabang officials decry raid in posh village to arrest Korean fugitive...

Officials of the Ayala Alabang Village and barangay in Muntinlupa are protesting the raid conducted by Philippine immigration and police, and the Korean Embassy inside the exclusive subdivision Saturday night. In a statement issued on Sept. 19, the Ayala ...

 2021-09-19 07:41 

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Pinoy US Open billiards champ Carlo Biado lauded by Palace...

Malacaang is beaming with pride after Filipino billiards champ Carlo Biado ruled the 2021 US Open Pool Championship in Atlantic City, Sunday, September 19 (Manila time). Carlo Biado after winning the 2021 US Open Pool Championship title (Matchroom Pool) I...

 2021-09-19 07:40 

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Three blasts kill at least two in Afghanistan's Jalalabad...

Kabul, Afghanistan Two people were killed when three blasts struck the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Saturday, at least one of which targeted a Taliban vehicle, in the country's first deadly attack since the United States withdrew. The hardline Islamist...

 2021-09-19 07:35 

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UK identifies case of 'mad cow' disease...

London, United Kingdom British officials have identified a single case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease. The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) said this week that the dead animal had been removed from a farm...

 2021-09-19 07:35 

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Pulido-Tan cites reasons for COA fraud audit into PS-DBM 'overpricing'...

The Commission on Audit may still conduct a fraud audit of the reported overpricing of billions of pesos worth of face masks and face shields if sought by citizens or requested by any agency. 4C066E0A-F172-4FC2-A79E-EBEC6BE79E53_4_5005_c Former Commission...

 2021-09-19 07:23 

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Johannesburg mayor killed in car accident...

Johannesburg, South Africa The mayor of Johannesburg was killed in a car accident as he returned from campaigning with South Africa's president on Saturday, just over a month after being elected, his office said in a statement. Jolidee Matongo, 46, wa...

 2021-09-19 07:20 

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Israel recaptures last two prison-break fugitives...

Jerusalem All six Palestinian fugitives who escaped a high-security Israeli jail through a tunnel dug under a sink are back in custody after the Israeli army said Sunday it had recaptured the last two. The inmates, who were being held for attacks against ...

 2021-09-19 07:13 

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US to step up deportation flights for migrants stranded at Texas bridge...

Del Rio, United States -The United States said Saturday it would ramp up deportation flights for thousands of migrants who flooded into the Texas border city of Del Rio, as authorities scramble to alleviate a burgeoning crisis for President Joe Biden'...

 2021-09-19 07:13 

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San Carlos bishop tests positive for COVID-19...

Bishop Gerardo Alminaza, chairperson of Church People-Workers Solidarity. (Photo from the Diocese of San Carlos/CBCP News) San Carlos, Negros Occidental Bishop Gerardo Alminaza has tested positive again for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Diocese of S...

 2021-09-19 07:11 

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Authorities eye work-related motive in the killing of human rights lawyer in South Cotabato...

KORONADAL CITY, SOUTH COTABATO- Authorities are eyeing a work-related angle as a possible motive in the killing of a human rights lawyer in Surallah, South Cotabato last September 15. Surallah Mayor Antonio Bendita said police authorities are collating pi...

 2021-09-19 07:09 

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Venezuela's Maduro sees legitimacy challenged in rare trip abroad...

Mexico City, Mexico -Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hit back Saturday at challenges to his legitimacy as he attended a regional summit in his first trip abroad since the United States accused him of drug trafficking. Maduro showed up at the last minu...

 2021-09-19 06:56 

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IED blast at volleyball game in Maguindanao kills 1, injures 7 — military...

An improvised explosive device (IED) was detonated in the middle of a volleyball game at a court in Datu Piang, Maguindanao on Saturday afternoon, September 18, killing a spectator and injuring seven others. POST-BLAST SCENARIO. Army and police bomb exper...

 2021-09-19 06:56 

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11,000 applicants, so far, for 2020-2021 bar examinations...

Bar examinations results More than 11,000 law graduates have so far applied for the 2020-2021 online bar examinations to be conducted by the Supreme Court (SC) in four Sundays this November. The tremendous increase in the number of examinees was attribute...

 2021-09-19 06:53 

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Bishop opposes casinos in Boracay...

Tourists and locals enjoy the white-sand beach of Boracay Island as travel restrictions have been eased due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Tara Yap / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Kalibo Bishop Jose Corazon Tala-oc expressed his objection to the decision of t...

 2021-09-19 06:46 

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Adapt shorter quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers from North America — Concepcion...

It's about time for the government to consider implementing shorter quarantine period for fully vaccinated travelers from North America to encourage them to spend the Christmas season with their respective families in the Philippines, Presidential Adv...

 2021-09-19 06:44 

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WATCH: Civil wedding of Mark Herras and Nicole Donesa...
 2021-09-19 06:35 

Manila Bulletin

Dhruv drops music video of smash hit 'Double Take'...

Dhruv Viral sensation DHRUV released the official music video of his smash runaway hit "Double Take" last Sept. 17. It's his first-ever music video. Not every aspiring artist can catch lightning in a bottle and run away with it, especially in ...

 2021-09-19 06:30 

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PH Red Cross opens 21st 'Bakuna Center' in Ilocos Norte...

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) now has 21 vaccination centers across the country after it established a new "Bakuna Center" in Ilocos Norte recently to vaccinate more people against coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Photo from Philippine Red Cross T...

 2021-09-19 06:25 

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De Lima to AMLC: Freeze assets of Pharmally execs now...

The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) should now act to freeze the assets of Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp.'s executives following revelations in the ongoing Senate investigation into the P11.5-billion worth of questionable contracts with the Duter...

 2021-09-19 06:25 

Manila Bulletin

Drilon to COA, Ombudsman: Probe DBM-PS deals with Pharmally...

The Commission on Audit (COA) and the Office of the Ombudsman should start conducting its own investigation into the multi-billion deals between the Department of Budget and Management's Procurement Service (DBM-PS) and Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. ...

 2021-09-19 06:17 

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'KMJS' shares teaser of JaMill's exclusive interview...

Jayzam Manabat and Camille Trinidad Prior to the airing of an exclusive interview with controversial couple Jayzam Manabat and Camille Trinidad, collectively known as JaMill, the weekly news magazine show "Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho" shared excerpts ...

 2021-09-19 06:17 

Manila Bulletin

PH Navy Chief honored at global symposium in US...

Vice Admiral Adeluis Bordado, Flag Officer in Command of the Philippine Navy (PN), was recently recognized in an international symposium held in Newport, Rhode Island in the United States. (First row, second from right) Vice Admiral Adeluis Bordado poses ...

 2021-09-19 06:08 

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Ex-DSWD secretary Dinky Soliman dies...

Former Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Soliman died on Sunday, Sept. 19. She was 68. Dinky Soliman (From Dinky Soliman's Facebook) This was confirmed by former Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima. Pur...

 2021-09-19 05:58 

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Eleazar warns anti-vaxxers for openly defying public health protocols...

Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo T Eleazar warned a group of anti-vaxxers for holding protest action in Manila purposely to defy the public health safety protocol being implemented by the national government to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-1...

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