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 2021-10-23 23:47 

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Vietnam to open Phu Quoc island to vaccinated tourists in November...

Vietnam plans to reopen the resort island of Phu Quoc to vaccinated foreign visitors in late November, authorities said, as the country looks to reboot its tourism industry after almost two years of closure. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN Phu Quoc, which lies aroun...

 2021-10-23 23:43 

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Film producer Joed Serrano to push for LGBTQ community's rights...

Joed Serrano Movie and television producer Joed Serrano has vowed to push for the rights of the LGBTQ community and prevent discrimination as he filed his certificate of candidacy for senator in the May 2022 elections. "Nandito po ako para bigyan ng p...

 2021-10-23 23:30 

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MB Daily News Update...

The Department of Health (DOH) says families may hold their own parties, especially on Halloween and Christmas, as long as they keep these exclusively for family members, or those within the so-called "family bubble". This, as the Department of Sc...

 2021-10-23 23:27 

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Korean drama 'Jirisan' starring Jun Ji-hyun, Ju Ji-hoon premieres at No. 1...

"Jirisan," the iQiyi Original Korean drama starring Jun Ji-hyun and Ju Ji-hoon, made its premiere on Oct. 23. In South Korea, the drama's first episode on Oct. 23 garnered nationwide Nielsen Korea rating of 9.097 percent (with a peak rating of...

 2021-10-23 23:20 

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Top-notch GMA Public Affairs shows now on earlier time slot via 'GTV Reality'...

Top-notch GMA Public Affairs shows now on earlier time slot via 'GTV Reality' GMA Public Affairs brings its world-class branding of Serbisyong Totoo closer to both the young and young-at-heart with its latest programming strip "GTV Reality"...

 2021-10-23 23:20 

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COVID-19 hospitalizations hover in record territory in US Alaska...

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. state of Alaska reported six deaths and 877 new COVID-19 cases Friday as COVID-19-related hospitalizations hovered in record territory. People walk in snow in Anchorage, Alaska, the United States, on March 15, 2021. (Xinhua/...

 2021-10-23 23:20 

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Majority of countries oppose interference in China's internal affairs in name of human rights...

UNITED NATIONS More than 80 countries opposed the interference in China's internal affairs under the pretext of human rights at the Third Committee of the 76th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on Thursday. Zhang Jun, China's per...

 2021-10-23 23:20 

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Russia reports record COVID deaths and cases...

MOSCOW, Russia — Russia on Saturday reported a record 1,075 COVID deaths in 24 hours as Europe's hardest hit country with dramatically low vaccination rates braces for nationwide curbs from next week. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN Despite multiple pleas ...

 2021-10-23 23:00 

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No phaseout of coal power plants in Mindanao Cusi...

The Department of Energy (DoE) has categorically countered the planned buy-out and phaseout or retirement of coal-fired power plants in Mindanao, specifying that this is not part of a scenario set in the Philippine Energy Plan (PEP) in the next two decade...

 2021-10-23 23:00 

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THRILLMAKER: True confessions of MUPH queens...

40936 It's almost been a month since we've seen the five of them being awarded their crowns and sashes during the conclusion of this year's Miss Universe Philippines pageant in Bohol. We've been amazed with their group photos which showed ...

 2021-10-23 18:27 

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McDonalds, Leo Burnett Group, KFC, Propel Manila Top 2021 Boomerang Awards...

The Boomerang Awards returned in a big way following a two-year absence, with Leo Burnett Group and McDonald's Philippines claiming top honors as Agency and Advertiser of the Year, respectively, for their work on campaigns such as their Best in Show-w...

 2021-10-23 18:21 

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Blessings for a senior citizen on lockdown...

These months and months of COVID variants, infections, and surges have brought about so much fear, stress, panic, anxiety, and frustration for all of us. When will it all end? We ask ourselves every day while hoping that the virus will soon be vanquished ...

 2021-10-23 16:13 

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General Colin Powell; our brother Oscar de Venecia, Pioneer in oil exploration...

PEACE-MAKER Jose de Venecia Jr. Former Speaker of the House We join the American people in mourning the passing of a distinguished soldier and remarkable statesman, General Colin Powell. General Powell served as national security adviser during the presid...

 2021-10-23 16:12 

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More companies are carving pathways to sustainable business...

An ASEAN Sustainability Summit (E-Summit) was convened on 21-22 October to tackle important issues on environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles as these provide the guideposts for enterprise action in response to the challenges posed by the co...

 2021-10-23 16:12 

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A new dawn for Marawi City...

BETTER DAYS Senator Sonny Angara This Oct. 23 marks the 4 th year since Marawi City was freed from the lawless elements who sought to turn the locality into a wilayat or an "administrative division" of the ISIS caliphate. On that day, Defense Secr...

 2021-10-23 16:12 

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Jesus and the blind Bartimaeus...

REFLECTIONS TODAY MARK 10:46-52 As Jesus was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a sizable crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind man, the son of Timaeus, sat by the roadside begging. On hearing that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, "Jesu...

 2021-10-23 16:12 

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Ka Eduardo's Inspiring Leadership Brand...

THE VIEW FROM RIZAL Dr. Jun Ynares This coming Saturday, October 31st, Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) Executive Minister Eduardo V. Manalo will mark his 66th birthday. On this coming special occasion, we join the INC and our countrymen in wishing Ka Eduardo well...

 2021-10-23 16:12 

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Recognize our deepest desire...

THROUGH UNTRUE Fr. Rolando V. dela Rosa, O.P. I once read a story about cancer patients in a hospital who were sharing with one another what they wanted most in life. One wished for clean bedsheets and better food. Another said she longed to be visited by...

 2021-10-23 16:08 

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Every Christian is a missionary...

WORD ALIVE FR. BEL SAN LUIS, SVD One Sunday morning after saying Mass at the Sacred Heart Church in Kamuning, Quezon City run by our SVD confreres, a couple approached me with their baby, cuddled by the wife. "Father, we're from this parish," ...

 2021-10-23 14:42 

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Aljur Abrenica's son Alas comforts mom Kylie Padilla...

Kylie Padilla and son Alas (Instagram) There's no bond on earth that is as selfless and beautiful as a mother and her child. Take the case of Kylie Padilla and her son, Alas. On Instagram Oct. 23, it seems like Alas comforted his mom Kylie, who is now...

 2021-10-23 13:47 

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Dwight Ramos finds groove but Toyama falls to Ryukyu...

Dwight Ramos' best game went for naught as Toyama Grouses fell to Ryukyu Golden Kings, 95-88, in B.League at the Toyama Prefectural West Sports Center on Saturday, October 23. Photo from B.League Ramos finally found his groove as he unloaded a season-...

 2021-10-23 13:44 

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Cebu port exec reveals Sara, Imee and BBM meet behind closed doors...

CEBU CITY Presidential aspirant Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio had a meeting that lasted for more than two hours on Saturday afternoon, October 23. The closed-door meeting took place in a hotel in Cebu Cit...

 2021-10-23 13:28 

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Hand grenade explodes near Mangudadatu's convoy along highway in Maguindanao...

An explosion happened at an Army checkpoint where Maguindanao Representative Esmael "Toto" Mangudadatu and his group were about to pass through Saturday evening along the national highway Saturday evening, October 23 in Brgy Macasampen, Guindulung...

 2021-10-23 13:24 

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This mobile lab in Antique provides 'authentic learning' to students amidst the pandemic...

Recognizing the importance of providing first-hand experience to learners, the Department of Education (DepEd) schools division office of Antique decided to roll out its mobile laboratory even amidst the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. (Photo fro...

 2021-10-23 13:12 

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GMA Afternoon Prime showcases family and sisterhood in newest series 'Las Hermanas'...

From left: Yasmien Kurdi, Thea Tolentino, and Faith Da Silva An intriguing new tale of family and sisterhood awaits Kapuso viewers this coming Oct. 25 as GMA Entertainment Group proudly presents the much-awaited series, Las Hermanas . Three powerful and u...

 2021-10-23 13:00 

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Ilonggo lawyers, doctors back Robredo's presidency...

ILOILO CITY Lawyers and doctors in the city and province of Iloilo have publicly supported the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Roberdo. "With her decision to run for the highest office, we are renewed with hope that our country can become a be...

 2021-10-23 12:48 

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LPA, ITCZ to bring rains, cloudy skies over parts of PH — PAGASA...

(SCREENGRAB FROM PAGASA FACEBOOK) Several parts of the country may continue to experience cloudy skies with scattered rain showers due to a low pressure area (LPA) and intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astr...

 2021-10-23 12:47 

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DOH targeting to administer 800K COVID-19 jabs daily by November...

Coronavirus vaccines have been prepared for distribution at a vaccination site in Manila on May 18, 2021. (Ali Vicoy/Manila Bulletin) The country is aiming to vaccinate at least 800,000 people daily against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by next month...

 2021-10-23 12:15 

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ManilArt 2021 and the unspoken frustrations—and hopes—of artists...

Is this year's first major physically-held art show a hint at a return to normalcy? Images Noel Pabalate EGG-CITING INSTALLMENT Danny Rayos Del Sol and his ostrich egg art on wooden ship sculpture If the previous year was one of disruption and attempt...

 2021-10-23 12:06 

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Kagawa edges Aomori as Cario scoreless in debut...

The Kagawa Five Arrows pulled off a comeback 88-83 win over the Aomori Wat's in Division II of the Japan B.League at the Zentsuji Civic Gymnasium Saturday, Oct. 23. Kemark Cario makes his Japan B.League debut in Division II with the Aomori Wat's (...

 2021-10-23 12:02 

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Casting of ballots should be done quickly, orderly amid COVID-19 pandemic—-DOH...

(Photo: UNSPLASH) The Department of Health (DOH) said that every voter should be able to quickly cast their ballots during the national and local elections next year—- given the ongoing threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. DOH Unde...

 2021-10-23 11:43 

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Onic punches ticket to M3, MPL PH Grand Finals with emphatic win over Omega...

Onic Philippines punched the first ticket to both the MPL Philippines Season 8 Grand Finals and the M3 World Championships following an emphatic 3-0 victory over Omega Esports in the upper bracket finals on Saturday, October 23. Photo from MPL Philippines...

 2021-10-23 11:30 

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The shape of water...

In celebration of a technological breakthrough that energizes water, Rajo Laurel presents an ode to biomorphic forms in his 2021 holiday collection Fluid is Rajo Laurel's 2021 holiday collection, fluid like water that flows. Each piece is shaped as if...

 2021-10-23 10:57 

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IN PICTURES: Kapuso stars Tom Rodriguez and Carla Abellana get married...

Carla Abellana (Pat Dy Instagram) Kapuso stars Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez tied the knot today, Oct. 23. On Instagram, photographer Pat Dy shared a photo of Carla as she walked down a flower-lined aisle. Carla and Tom got engaged in October 2020. How...

 2021-10-23 10:54 

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Rizal solon urges LGU's to step up COVID-19 vaccination campaign...

Local government units were called upon to further intensify their COVID-19 vaccination drive amid the admission by the national government that the country's vaccination rate has slowed down. Vaccine certificate Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles...

 2021-10-23 10:41 

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NPC launches trainers' training program to upskill privacy experts...

The National Privacy Commission (NPC) has launched its Training the Trainers Program (T3) to develop more data privacy experts and nurture a culture of privacy across the country. National Privacy Commission Under the program, the NPC accredits trainers t...

 2021-10-23 10:31 

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Diokno, Hontiveros make it in Senate 'Magic 12', survey shows...

Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno and reelectionist Senator Risa Hontiveros were among the opposition senatorial candidates who made it into the so-called "Magic 12" in the latest survey conducted by PUBLiCUS Asia Inc. Senator Risa Hontiveros and hu...

 2021-10-23 09:43 

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AUDIO JUNKIE: New Pinoy pop singles alert...

The last quarter of 2021 means a late surge of music releases from all over. Starting with these varied acts. Prolific rap artist Because (BJ Castillano) broke his three-year full-album release streak (2018-2020) for 2021. Not because the well is drying u...

 2021-10-23 09:32 

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Shinshu survives Osaka's late scare as Aquino remains on bench...

The Shinshu Brave Warriors survived the Osaka Evessa's late-game scare and got away with an 85-82 win as Filipino forward Matthew Aquino remained on the bench in his debut in Division I of the Japan B.League at the Ookini Arena Maishima Saturday, Oct....

 2021-10-23 09:21 

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Playing coy? Sara Duterte camp insists no politics in Cebu visit...

CEBU CITY The camp of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is still apparently "playing coy" regarding their political plans for the upcoming 2022 elections. Duterte-Carpio, technically speaking, can still run for president via the substitution ro...

 2021-10-23 09:21 

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PH turns over Israeli to Australia over a drug case...

An Israeli reportedly wanted in Australia for a drug case was turned over to the Australian Federal Police at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. photo: Ariel Fernandez It was the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) through Agent Sixto E...

 2021-10-23 09:17 

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MB Daily News Update October 23...

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio continues to sow intrigue in the national political scene despite her supposed decision not to run for a national post in the upcoming May 2022 elections. Duterte-Carpio, daughter of President Duterte, took to Facebook...

 2021-10-23 09:10 

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Robredo thanks supporters after 'volunteer-driven' caravan; 'Tuloy lang tayo'...

Despite the lack of resources and machinery, Vice President Leni Robredo thanked her supporters for the success of a "volunteer-driven" nationwide motorcade for hers and running mate Senator Kiko Pangilinan's candidacies as president and vice ...

 2021-10-23 09:04 

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PH talks with foreign developers, local firms on 'fill-and-finish' vaccine manufacturing now 'expanding' —DOST...

The foreign vaccine developers that will be assisting local pharmaceutical companies in setting up a "fill and finish" facility for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines may be known soon, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Sat...

 2021-10-23 09:01 

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Blacklist displays poise, disposes NXPE to reach lower bracket finals...

Blacklist International displayed its championship poise as the Season 7 kings quickly disposed Nexplay Evos with a 3-0 sweep to stay alive in the lower bracket of the MPL Philippines Season 8 playoffs on Saturday, October 23. Photo from MPL Philippines B...

 2021-10-23 09:00 

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Healthcare company's e-Pharmacy makes essential healthcare products more accessible...

During the pandemic, self-care has become even more important with patients increasingly taking control of their own health. When common ailments such as sore throat, allergies, or diarrhea occur, it is useful to have over-the-counter products within reac...

 2021-10-23 08:56 

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Bongbong-Sara encounter in Cebu: All speculations, nothing changed?...

Nothing has changed in the political bids of presidential aspirant former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and Davao City re-electionist Mayor Sara Duterte in the wake of the many speculations that pervaded the political atmosphere followin...

 2021-10-23 08:54 

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BB Gandanghari's advice to Kylie, Aljur: 'Keep your dirty linens in the washroom'...

She admitted she is not aware of the issue involving her niece Kylie Padilla and her husband Aljur Abrenica. Nevertheless, BB Gandanghari made effort to address it with a fan taking to Instagram asking her to share her advice for the two. She was actually...

 2021-10-23 08:29 

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Ray Parks scores 22 as Nagoya dumps Kiefer's Shiga...

Photo from B.League Ray Parks Jr. turned an expected competitive battle with Kiefer Ravena into a one-sided affair after the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins ripped the Shiga Lakestars, 107-68, in the highly-anticipated B.League match Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Aich...

 2021-10-23 08:27 

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DOH reports 5,807 new COVID-19 cases; Delta AY.4.2 sublineage not yet detected...

DOH The country recorded 5,807 more cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Health said on Saturday, Oct. 23. The new figures pushed the nationwide running tally to 2,751,667, of which, 2.3 percent or 63,051 remained as active cases. Of...

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