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 2021-10-23 08:25 

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2 private hospitals in Taguig tapped to vaccinate minors with comorbidities...

Two private hospitals in Taguig will be vaccinating minors aged 12 to 17 with comorbidities. According to the city government's TRACE Taguig, the vaccination of minors with comorbidities, classified by the Department of Health (DOH) under Pediatric A3...

 2021-10-23 08:11 

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BREAKING! Aljur Abrenica on Kylie Padilla: 'She was the love of my life'...

Aljur Abrenica wants to put an end to the ongoing ruckus concerning his marital woes. This, of course, even if he was actually the one who triggered it in the first place, posting a barbed message aimed towards Kylie in Facebook. During the recent press c...

 2021-10-23 08:09 

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Antique province pledges support to Mayor Isko's 2022 presidential bid...

Antique province has pledged support to the presidential bid of Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso, believing that he has the "competence and right skills to lead the country". (Photo courtesy of IM Media / MANILA BULLETIN) Doma...

 2021-10-23 08:08 

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Ibaraki deals Thirdy's San-En third straight loss...

Photo from B.League Thirdy Ravena and the San-En Neophoenix suffered their third straight loss in the B.League after falling victim to the erstwhile winless Ibaraki Robots, 95-79, Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Kamisu Disaster Prevention Arena. Ravena finished ...

 2021-10-23 08:06 

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Navotas exceeds target MR-TD jabs for children...

The Navotas City government has exceeded the target number of vaccinations against measles, rubella, tetanus, and diphtheria (MR-TD) for children aged six to seven. (Photo courtesy of Navoteno Ako- Navotas PIO official Facebook Page / MANILA BULLETIN) ...

 2021-10-23 08:04 

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PH Red Cross continues to strengthen COVID-19 vaccination efforts...

Being one of the most efficient allies of the government in battling the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to strengthen its vaccination efforts. (Photo from Philippine Red Cross) "Patuloy kaming magigin...

 2021-10-23 07:56 

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Was there money involved in Kylie-Aljur split?...

Comedian-talent manager Ogie Diaz has revealed some little-known details concerning the marriage of Kylie Padilla and Aljur Abrenica. On his recent vlog, Ogie noted how the pandemic hit both hard financially. In fact, the last time he spoke with the two, ...

 2021-10-23 07:50 

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3 fishermen rescued in Benham Rise...

Three fishermen onboard a distressed motorboat in the vicinity waters of Benham Rise have been rescued by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the agency reported Saturday, Oct. 23. They were identified as Romeo Bernardo, 59, Freddie Lubiano, 54, and Glen Lo...

 2021-10-23 07:44 

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Juan GDL, Tokyo Z suffer seventh loss...

Photo from B.League Juan Gomez de Liano and Earthfriends Tokyo Z remained winless in the B.League second division after a 71-56 loss to the Toyotsu Fighting Eagles Nagoya Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Ota City General Gymnasium. Gomez de Liano finished with ei...

 2021-10-23 07:32 

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Carlos Yulo stumbles in floor exercise finals...

Carlos Yulo (AFP) Carlos Yulo fell short of defending his floor exercise title in the 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Kitakyushu General Gymnasium in Japan Saturday. Yulo scored 14.566 after falling out of bounds to get a 0.300 ded...

 2021-10-23 07:14 

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Leni, Kiko have high hopes; say 'more needs to be done'...

Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan, who will run as a tandem in 2022, thanked supporters and volunteers for a simultaneous nationwide motorcade on Saturday, October 23, but stressed that more needs to be done to get ...

 2021-10-23 07:11 

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No misrepresentation on Oxford education, Bongbong's camp insists...

The camp of presidential aspirant former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Saturday, Oct. 23 stood by its claim that he obtained a special diploma from the University of Oxford, one of the world's leading universities located in Engla...

 2021-10-23 06:58 

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PH VCO, lagundi, tawa-tawa clinical trials to benefit farmers, says DOST exec...

The country's clinical trials on the use of virgin coconut oil (VCO), lagundi (Chinese chaste tree) and tawa-tawa (Euphorbia hirta) as adjunct therapy, herbal medicine, and adjunctive treatment against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may benefit the co...

 2021-10-23 06:52 

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Guevarra reiterates: Business owners can't refuse employment of unvaccinated persons...

Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra (2) Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Saturday, Oct. 23, reiterated that under the law, business owners cannot turn down job applicants simply because they are unvaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVI...

 2021-10-23 06:27 

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Thanya Dela Cruz picks up third gold in local swim meet...

Thanya Dela Cruz Thanya Dela Cruz picked up her third gold medal Saturday in the 2021 Philippine Swimming Inc.'s National Selection tournament at the New Clark City Aquatics Center in Capas, Tarlac. Dela Cruz continued making a splash by ruling the wo...

 2021-10-23 06:21 

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Bishop Villegas denounces alleged misuse of COVID-19 funds...

Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan (CBCP / MANILA BULLETIN) Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas denounced the alleged inappropriate use of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response funds. "We cannot but be appalled by credible re...

 2021-10-23 06:10 

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PhilSA invites hackers to join 2021 Galileo Hackathon...

(Photo from the Philippine Space Agency) The Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) is inviting Filipino hackers to join the Galileo Hackathon by GNSS.asia to be held virtually from Nov. 12 to 14. The ideation hackathon is open to all Filipinos of legal-age, th...

 2021-10-23 06:07 

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84 minors with comorbidities get COVID-19 jabs in Pasay City...

The Pasay City government inoculated a total of 84 children with comorbidities at the start of the city's "Vacc to the Future" vaccination program for minors aged 12 to 17 on Oct. 22. Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano (Pasay PIO / MANILA BULLETIN) May...

 2021-10-23 05:52 

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Davis, Howard clash as Lakers slump again, Nets down Sixers...

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton and Jae Crowder of the Phoenix Suns go for a loose ball against Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers on October 22, 2021 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. (AFP) Anthony Davis and Dwight Howa...

 2021-10-23 05:48 

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Typical of a Pinoy film 'loveteam', Sara and Bongbong continue to 'titillate' followers...

The two leading personalities in recent presidential surveys continue to 'titillate' their respective followers now that they are seen attending a private event in Cebu. Presidential aspirant Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr., who was down ...

 2021-10-23 05:48 

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BIR sues 5 individual, business taxpayers for P146-M tax debts...

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said it has filed separate tax evasion charges against three corporate and two individual taxpayers for allegedly ignoring notices to settle back accounts totalling to more than P146 million. Bureau of Internal Revenue...

 2021-10-23 05:48 

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PNP commanders urged to start preparing for pediatric vaccination vs COVID...

The Philippine National Police (PNP) tasked its unit commanders to start coordinating with their respective local government units (LGUs) in securing areas that would serve as vaccination sites for minors with comorbidities amid the government's decis...

 2021-10-23 05:44 

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Wushu team reaps six golds at Asian online meet...

The Philippine wushu team reaped six gold and six silver medals in the recent Asian Traditional Wushu Championships 2021 held online. Multiple Southeast Asian Games champion Agatha Wong and Thornton Quieney Lou Sayan bannered the crew by clinching two gol...

 2021-10-23 05:39 

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Robredo's 'kakampink' hold nationwide parade; #LeniKiko2022 trends on Twitter...

The hashtag #LeniKiko2022 topped Twitter's trending list in the country at 12 p.m. of Saturday, Oct. 23, the same day that various provinces and cities held a nationwide parade to show support for tje opposition tandem in the 2022 elections. A support...

 2021-10-23 05:37 

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Houston Astros defeat Boston Red Sox to reach World Series...

he Houston Astros celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Game Six of the American League Championship Series to advance to the World Series at Minute Maid Park on October 22, 2021 in Houston, Texas. (AFP) The Houston Astros booked their third...

 2021-10-23 05:29 

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Cocopea says some private schools still charged 30% income tax...

The Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations (Cocopea) said that some regional offices of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) are still imposing a 30-percent income tax rate on proprietary education institutions despite the suspension of ...

 2021-10-23 05:23 

Manila Bulletin

Comelec conducts voting simulation in San Juan in preparation for 2022 elections...

Comelec/MB In preparation for the general elections next year, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) conducted a voting simulation at the San Juan Elementary School in San Juan City on Saturday, Oct. 23. The poll body streamed live on its official Faceboo...

 2021-10-23 05:18 

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Alsons Power-Hidilyn Diaz scholars triumph at world weightlifting youth tilt...

In this file photo, Hidilyn Diaz (center) poses with the second batch of Alsons Power Hidilyn Diaz Power Scholars including 2021 World Youth Weightlifting Bronze Medalist Jeaneth Hipolito (extreme right). Two weightlifting scholars of the Alsons Power Hid...

 2021-10-23 05:17 

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DOST backs establishment of waste-to-energy facility in Laguna...

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) threw all-out support to the establishment of a 25-kilowatt (kW) waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in Los Baos, Laguna, citing the "rapidly increasing" waste generation in the country. Waste-to-energy (...

 2021-10-23 05:15 

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Mayor Zamora elated over San Juan's hosting of mock elections...

San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora expressed his gratitude on Saturday to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for choosing the city as the host for its mock elections in preparation for the 2021 national polls. (Photo from Patrick Garcia) The mock elect...

 2021-10-23 05:00 

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PNP runs after Facebook accounts, pages offering passport appointment slot for a fee...

Payment to obtain appointment slot for the processing of passport from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is illegal and the Philippine National Police (PNP) said they will run after those who have been doing this, especially those who have been adve...

 2021-10-23 04:55 

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Ex-CJ Bersamin recommends COA Chairperson Aguinaldo to SC post...

Judicial_and_Bar_Council Retired Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin has recommended to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) the nomination of Commission on Audit (COA) Chairperson Michael G. Aguinaldo as associate justice of the Supreme Court (SC). Bersamin...

 2021-10-23 04:46 

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Presidential bets urged to heed people's demand...

Several organizations urged presidential bets to heed people's demand for land, aid, and justice. (Unsplash) In a joint statement, Amihan National Federation of Peasant Women, Southern Tagalog and Central Luzon Farmers, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipina...

 2021-10-23 04:38 

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Recruitment of 1,464 Ivermectin trial participants to start in November...

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Saturday, Oct. 23, said the recruitment of over 1,400 participants for the eight month-long clinical Ivermectin clinical trials is expected to start in November, and that the initial results of the stud...

 2021-10-23 04:23 

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Ospital ng Muntinlupa says medical certificate of minors needed for vaccination...

The city-run Ospital ng Muntinlupa (OsMun) in Alabang, Muntinlupa said all minors who will be vaccinated at the facility need to present medical certificates. OsMun will start vaccinating minors 12 to 17 years old with comorbidities on Monday, Oct. 25. It...

 2021-10-23 04:07 

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PSALM to seek ERC reconsideration on Malaya penalty...

State-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) will be filing a motion for reconsideration on the P980,400.00 penalty imposed by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) on forced outages violation of its newly privatized 650-m...

 2021-10-23 04:04 

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Iloilo town gets 619 housing units from Nograles-led Task Force Yolanda...

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles recently led the virtual turnover of 619 permanent housing units to family-beneficiaries in Batad, Iloilo as part of the housing commitment of Task Force Yolanda, which the official heads. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles ...

 2021-10-23 03:37 

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1 of 2 LPAs inside PH may intensify into a tropical depression within 48 hours — PAGASA...

(PIXABAY) One of the two low pressure areas (LPAs) inside the country's area of responsibility is likely to develop into a tropical depression within the next 48 hours, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administrat...

 2021-10-23 03:24 

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Villages freed from rebel influence will still get promised gov't assistanceAndanar...

The Duterte administration will continue to carry out projects for conflict-affected areas and areas that were identified to have been freed from the influence of leftist groups. PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar (Photo from PCOO Facebook) Presidential Commun...

 2021-10-23 03:07 

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LOOK: Vin Diesel walks Paul Walker's daughter Meadow down the aisle...

Hollywood actor Vin Diesel made sure to show his support to Meadow, the daughter of his late friend, actor Paul Walker, accompanying her as she walked down the aisle recently. Meadow, 22 years old, shared behind-the-scenes photos and videos from the cerem...

 2021-10-23 03:03 

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Metro Manila's 7-day average COVID-19 cases fall below 1,000; lowest since late July — OCTA...

(DR. GUIDO DAVID / TWITTER) The seven-day average of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Metro Manila decreased to less than 1,000 for the first time since the July 22-28 monitoring period, OCTA Research fellow Dr. Guido David said on Saturday, Oct. 2...

 2021-10-23 03:02 

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Lorenzana meets with Malaysian defense chief. Here's what they talked about....

Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana met with Hon. Dato' Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, who has returned as the Senior Minister of Defense of Malaysia, in a recently held video teleconference call. Department of National Def...

 2021-10-23 03:01 

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Gateway, Ali Mall Cinemas in QC to reopen on Nov. 10...

Good news! Gateway and Ali Mall Cinemas in Quezon City are set to reopen on Nov. 10, 2021. The full statement from Irene Jose, COO of Uniprom Inc. regarding the cinema reopening: "I know everyone is excited to watch a movie after 19 months of being cl...

 2021-10-23 02:43 

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Duterte, not only 'Bato,' must be 'nervous' about ICC drug war probe—Trillanes...

Both President Duterte and his former police chief, Senator Ronald Dela Rosa, should both be nervous of the International Criminal Court (ICC) case that will look into the spate of extrajudicial killings they perpetrated in the name of the government'...

 2021-10-23 02:41 

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Fil-Am techpreneurs shine in Silicon Slopes Summit in Utah...

Tech entrepreneurs (techpreneurs) of Filipino heritage made waves in the Silicon Slopes Summit held on October 14 to 15, 2021, in Utah. Philippines-based cofounder of Yield Guild Games Gabby Dizon presents the business model in gaming "Play to Earn,&#...

 2021-10-23 02:38 

Manila Bulletin

Locsin swears to 'nail asses' of passport appointment fixers to the wall...

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. did not mince his words after learning that there are still fixers of passport appointments, saying he will nail their asses to the wall regardless of who their protectors are. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro...

 2021-10-23 02:35 

Manila Bulletin

Simmons says not 'mentally ready' for Sixers return...

Ben Simmons (AFP) Ben Simmons has told the Philadelphia 76ers he is not ready to resume playing for the team, multiple US media reports said on Friday in the latest twist to the saga surrounding the Australian star. Simmons, who was suspended for the Sixe...

 2021-10-23 02:22 

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Verstappen blasts 'stupid idiot' Hamilton in US Grand Prix practice...

Max Verstappen (AFP) Road rage bubbled as the track temperature rose in the second practice session for United States Grand Prix on Friday as Max Verstappen called title rival Lewis Hamilton a "stupid idiot". World champion Hamilton angered Versta...

 2021-10-23 02:21 

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Pharma exec says anti-COVID pill Molnupiravir works against variants, reduces hospitalization...

Experimental oral coronavirus disease (COVID-19) antiviral drug, M olnupiravir, is said to be effective against known variants of the virus, including the highly transmissible Delta variant, and reduce the risk of hospitalization for patients. Molnupiravi...

 2021-10-23 02:17 

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7 lying-in clinics, health centers in Metro Manila to receive RxBoxes — DOST...

Seven lying-in clinics and health centers in the National Capital Region (NCR) are expected to receive RxBox telehealth devices from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). RxBoxes (DOST/MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) DOST Secretary Fortunato "B...

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