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 2021-08-01 03:03 

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Endangered pangolin found, rescued at IPPF...

Endangered Pangolin An endangered pangolin was found and rescued at the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) said. In a statement, BuCor said the pangolin was found by one of the persons d...

 2021-08-01 03:01 

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DOH assures COVID-19 vaccination to continue during ECQ in Metro Manila...

A Manila resident receives a coronavirus vaccine at the vaccination hub located at SM Manila on July 6, 2021. (Ali Vicoy/Manila Bulletin) The Department of Health (DOH) assured residents of Metro Manila that coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccinations wil...

 2021-08-01 02:59 

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Ex-Rep. Herminio S. Aquino, Aksyon Demokratiko chairman, dies...

The Aksyon ng Demokratiko on Sunday, July 31 announced the demise of its chairman, former Tarlac Rep. Herminio S. Aquino at age of 72. Rep. Herminio Aquino Aquino, granduncle of the late President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" C. Aquino III, was the run...

 2021-08-01 02:54 

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Julia Montes displays firing skills in latest video...

Julia Montes Actress Julia Montes has flaunted her firing prowess. On Instagram, Julia uploaded her video inside a firing range. "Never mess with the woman whose aim is better than her temper #JMtips," she wrote in the caption. View this post on I...

 2021-08-01 02:53 

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Nograles: 4M COVID shots for NCR, secured...

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said that the government's pandemic task force has already secured the 4 million doses of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines that Metro Manila mayors have requested following reports of a spike in the number of infections...

 2021-08-01 02:45 

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Muntinlupa police set up border control points; only APORs allowed to pass...

The Muntinlupa police have put up border quarantine control points and checkpoints in major areas in the city in compliance with the directive that only Authorized Persons Outside their Residences (APOR) will be "allowed to travel into and out of said...

 2021-08-01 02:44 

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Delta variant community transmission may be already happening in Metro Manila — OCTA...

(JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN / FILE PHOTO) An expert of the OCTA Research on Sunday, Aug. 1, said that community transmission of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Delta variant is likely already present in Metro Manila citing the increasing percentag...

 2021-08-01 02:09 

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595 inmates at QC female dormitory get COVID-19 vaccinations BJMP...

Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) A total of 595 inmates at the Quezon City Jail Female Dormitory received last July 29 their first dose of vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) s...

 2021-08-01 02:01 

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Manila gov't breaks daily vaccination record anew...

The Manila City government broke again its daily vaccination record with 44,570 vaccines administered on Saturday (July 31). (Manila Public Information Office photo / MANILA BULLETIN) The city government, through the Manila Health Department (MHD), admini...

 2021-08-01 01:59 

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Former EXO member Kris Wu detained by Chinese police for suspected rape...

Kris Wu (Instagram) Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu, former member of K-pop boy band EXO, has been detained by Chinese police over allegations of rape. The Beijing police's Chaoyang branch announced Kris Wu's detention Saturday night (July 31) o...

 2021-08-01 01:38 

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Celebrate World Friendship Day With These #FriendshipGoals on TikTok...

As a platform that brings creative communities together, TikTok has become a place where friendships are forged and strengthened, virtually connecting like-minded users from across the country, and the world. Groups of friends have also discovered that cr...

 2021-08-01 01:27 

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Teacher sells BTS merch to help build classroom...

A public teacher from Sagnay, Camarines Sur was able to build a classroom by selling BTS merchandise. (Photo from Kate Argones) Kate Argones, an elementary adviser from Quilomaon Elementary School, has started #HelpBuildAClassrom fundraiser in March to ra...

 2021-08-01 01:27 

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PinaSpeed opens a new path for online sellers...

Pinaspeed The growth of the online shopping industry in the Philippines for the past couple of years has been immense. The COVID-19 pandemic, for obvious reasons, increased the number of online buyers. But, less expected was that due to the unemployment c...

 2021-08-01 01:19 

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PayMaya recognized as one of BSP's Outstanding Partner in bringing digital financial services to Filipinos...

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas recognized PayMaya as an Outstanding Partner at the recently held 2021 Outstanding BSP Stakeholders' Appreciation Ceremony, themed " Pagpupugay at Pagkilala...sa Gitna ng Hamon ng Pandemya." PayMaya Founder and ...

 2021-08-01 00:49 

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PVL: Chery Tiggo seeks solo third vs PetroGazz...

Photo from PVL Media Bureau Chery Tiggo seeks to ride the crest of its emphatic victory over pre-season favorite Creamline as it clashes with a dangerous PetroGazz Saturday in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference on Sunday, August 1 at the PCV So...

 2021-08-01 00:36 

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Eumir guns for semis slot against fellow Roach student...

Philippines' Eumir Marcial reacts as he fights Algeria's Younes Nemouchi during their men's middle (69-75kg) preliminaries round of 16 boxing match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo on July 29, 2021. (Photo by...

 2021-08-01 00:19 

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Budget chief takes medical leave after COVID-19 bout...

Budget Secretary Wendel E. Avisado, who was recently hospitalized after contracting COVID-19, will take a 12-day medical leave, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced late Saturday, July 31.Budget Undersecretary Tina Rose Marie L. Canda w...

 2021-08-01 00:16 

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Thailand records all-time high daily COVID-19 cases...

BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand's daily COVID-19 cases and deaths both set records again on Saturday, as the country fights its worst surge in infections driven by the highly contagious Delta variant. A Thai Buddhist receives a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine...

 2021-08-01 00:13 

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UK urges pregnant women to get vaccinated given variant risks...

LONDON, United Kingdom — British health authorities have urged more pregnant women to get coronavirus jabs after a national study found the Delta variant appeared to increase their risk of severe symptoms. Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, chief midwifery of...

 2021-08-01 00:00 

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Referral group generates P1.8B revenues despite lockdown...

One unit of an international business referral organization announced it has generated significant revenues for its members since the start of 2020 to June 2021, despite the Covid-19 pandemic's adverse effects on the Philippine economy. BNI Taguig, a ...

 2021-07-31 23:58 

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Niger floods claim 35 lives, leave over 26,000 homeless...

NIAMEY, Niger — Heavy rains lashing arid Niger since June have killed 35 people and made more than 26,500 homeless, the civil protection agency said Saturday. Twenty people died in house collapses, 15 drowned and 24 were injured, a statement said. A...

 2021-07-31 23:58 

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China, Australia ramp up COVID curbs as Delta variant spreads...

BEIJING, China — China and Australia ramped up COVID-19 curbs Saturday as Delta variant cases surged and tens of thousands rallied in France against restrictions designed to stop the pandemic. A man stands at the entrance to a residential area after...

 2021-07-31 23:50 

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Kris Aquino marks Cory's 12th death anniversary, says loss still painful...

Kris Aquino After more than one month, Kris Aquino made her presence felt on social media as she marked the 12th death anniversary of her mom, former President Corazon Aquino. On Instagram, Kris said that she is thankful for having a mom like Cory, althou...

 2021-07-31 23:40 

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Israelis protest as rising COVID cases trigger new rules...

TEL AVIV, Israel — Several hundred Israelis demonstrated Saturday in Tel Aviv against new coronavirus restrictions and vaccines as positive cases and hospitalisations rose to levels not seen in months. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN The health ministry report...

 2021-07-31 23:40 

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Heatwave causes massive melt of Greenland ice sheet...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Greenland's ice sheet has experienced a "massive melting event" during a heatwave that has seen temperatures more than 10 degrees above seasonal norms, according to Danish researchers. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN Since Wed...

 2021-07-31 23:40 

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Dozen homes destroyed, five hospitalized in Greece forest fire...

ATHENS, Greece — Around a dozen homes were destroyed and five people were hospitalised with breathing problems Saturday in a forest fire near Patras, Greece's third largest city, authorities said. 000_9HV4WWFirefighters work on a fire, in Labiri...

 2021-07-31 22:28 

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This rainy season, take advantage of Beko's technologies to help improve your well-being...

Beko's world-class refrigerators are the perfect fit for our "new normal" lifestyle. Europe's No. 1 Appliance Brand believes that making products equipped with the latest technologies help improve the wellbeing of today's consumers. As...

 2021-07-31 17:39 

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It's sunny-safe at Solaire!...

While the COVID situation is slowly improving, health safety is still a major concern for all of us. So, it's good to know that integrated resorts such as Solaire have made their establishments havens of health and safety protocols giving us the best ...

 2021-07-31 16:41 

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PH boxers continue rampage; EJ Obiena in finals...

Winner Philippines' Nesthy Petecio (red) and Italy's Irma Testa shake hands after their women's feather (54-57kg) semi-final boxing match during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo on July 31, 2021. (Photo by Luis ROBA...

 2021-07-31 16:22 

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THRILLMAKER: Remembering Arlene Sinsuat-De Castro...

Kat de Castro (right) and Arlene Sinsuat-De Castro This has got to be the very first time that I am writing my weekly column with a heavy heart. While this is not going to be my first obituary piece, this one actually strikes closest to home. The subject ...

 2021-07-31 16:22 

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More than a woman...

HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRIPEVINE OUR NEW ABNORMAL On July 4th, this column talked about my pipe dream that one day we'd send an all-female contingent to the Olympics. At the risk of being branded a traitor to my gender, I observed how these Filipina ath...

 2021-07-31 16:20 

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Norman Black: It's pleasure to have Alvin Pasaol...

Meralco coach Norman Black gave rookie Alvin Pasaol a chance to deliver in Saturday's 89-80 win against Alaska in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Alvin Pasaol of Meralco gets in corner three-point position in the ...

 2021-07-31 16:12 

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Journalism gave us our first job at 19...

PEACE-MAKER Jose de Venecia Jr. Former Speaker of the House Perhaps not too many people know that before we became a pioneering businessman in the Middle East and North Africa in the 1970s until the early 1980s and then, with God's blessing, a five-ti...

 2021-07-31 16:12 

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Hidilyn's success through diligence and prayer...

WORD ALIVE FR. BEL SAN LUIS, SVD When Hidilyn Diaz received the gold medal, she held it on her right hand and the Miraculous Medal on her left. Very inspiring! She wanted to tell the whole world that her success did not come from her talent, diligence and...

 2021-07-31 16:12 

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The bread of life discourse...

REFLECTIONS TODAY JOHN 6:24-35 When the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor his disciples were there, they themselves got into boats and came to Capernaum looking for Jesus. And when they found him across the sea they said to him, "Rabbi, when did you ge...

 2021-07-31 16:12 

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Easily pleased, easily disappointed...

THROUGH UNTRUE Fr. Rolando V. dela Rosa, O.P. We are creatures of desire. From the moment we wake up until we sleep, we are consumed with desire. Desire fuels our enthusiasm to live, dream, and achieve. Sadly, the flipside of desire is disappointment beca...

 2021-07-31 16:09 

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Dealing with the Delta variant...

BETTER DAYS Senator Sonny Angara As of the time this article was written, Philippine health authorities have detected no less than 114 infections of the COVID-19 Delta variant in the country. This particular strain, first detected in India last October 20...

 2021-07-31 16:08 

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87-year-old former weightlifter relates to Hidilyn's hardships: It's really hard to get sponsors...

Photo from Shana Rocamora Ramirez's Facebook account The granddaughter of the only Filipino weightlifter who competed in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics took to social media to honor his past accomplishments, especially after Hidilyn Diaz won the country'...

 2021-07-31 16:06 

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Remembering Presidents Cory & Noynoy Aquino...

On the morning of August 1, 2009, then Senator Benigno S. Aquino III, announced to reporters that his mother, former President Corazon C. Aquino, had died after a bout with cancer. She was buried at the Manila Memorial Park on August 5, 2009, beside the g...

 2021-07-31 16:02 

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Fashion designer Alson Asuncion thinks Binibini Patrizia Garcia is his lucky charm...

Alson Asuncion and Binibini Patrizia Garcia Fashion designer Alson Asuncion of North Cotabato is convinced that Binibining Pilipinas 2021 semi-finalist Patrizia Garcia is his lucky charm! Since he dressed up the Patrizia, many people got interested in his...

 2021-07-31 15:59 

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LINGAP: 'Community pantry' of DOST's S&T products for Filipino communities...

The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) has launched a "bayanihan" initiative wherein the products of science and technology (S&T) pr...

 2021-07-31 15:57 

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Slaughter has good future with NorthPort, says Cone...

Ginebra coach Tim Cone sees a good future for his former player Greg Slaughter with the NorthPort Batang Pier. NorthPort's Greg Slaughter fires a jumper against former teammate Scottie Thompson in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena...

 2021-07-31 15:57 

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Whiteleg shrimp, tilapia aquaculture facility launched in Oriental Mindoro...

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has announced the launch of new community multi-species shed Whiteleg shrimp and tilapia aquaculture facility in Roxas, Oriental Mindoro. (DOST-Mimaropa Facebook page) DOST Secretary Fortunato "Boy" ...

 2021-07-31 15:47 

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PH vaccine, health experts studying all variants of COVID-19 virus — DOST...

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) assured the public Saturday, July 31, that its Vaccine Expert Panel (VEP) and other experts group are keenly monitoring and conducting research on all the variants of the COVID-19 virus in the country. COVID...

 2021-07-31 15:39 

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Special treats! Business establishments to offer discounts to gov't workers in September...

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced Saturday, July 31, that its partners from private sectors will be extending special promos and discounts to all government workers for the whole month of September. (CSC Facebook page) The CSC said Anthony Audi...

 2021-07-31 15:12 

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Victolero lauds Barroca for stepping up sans injured star Paul Lee...

Magnolia coach Chito Victolero cited that the veteran experience of Mark Barroca is an instrumental factor for the team's 105-83 win against the TerraFirma Dyip in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City Friday, July 30. M...

 2021-07-31 13:51 

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Celebs endorse new app that will bring health care closer to people...

Metro Pacific Health Tech Corporation Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan Celebrities endorsed mWell, an all-in-one app meticulously created for the Filipino's holistic well-being, providing professional consultations, wellness programs, products and deliver...

 2021-07-31 13:27 

Manila Bulletin

Promising singer Fana debuts with gritty single 'Tawa-Tawa'...

"Idol Philippines" finalist FANA fully displays her edgy musicality in her debut single "Tawa-Tawa," a spirited clapback aimed at those who repeatedly lie and cheat in relationships. The song, released under Star Music, lyrically captures ...

 2021-07-31 13:19 

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Julie Anne San Jose can't wait for fans to watch 'Limitless' musical trilogy...

Asia's Pop Diva Julie Anne San Jose has said that she cannot wait for her fans to watch an extraordinary musical journey dubbed "LIMITLESS, A Musical Trilogy," set to premiere on Sept. 17 with tickets already available. "When I learned abo...

 2021-07-31 13:15 

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Robredo cheers on Petecio, Paalam, Obiena in Olympic medal quest...

Vice President Leni Robredo is one big fan of the Filipino athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics. Filipino Olympians Nesthy Petecio, EJ Obiena, and Carlo Paalam (Manila Bulletin/AFP photos) Robredo first sent her congratulations to Filipina boxer N...

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