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 2021-04-18 16:35 

Manila Bulletin

Tropical Cyclone Bising Tracker...

As of 11 p.m., April 18 Typhoon Bising has slightly weakened with maximum sustained winds of 195 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 240 kph. It also slowed down while moving west-northwestward. As of 10 p.m., PAGASA located t...

 2021-04-18 16:35 

Manila Bulletin

Food that endures for eternal life...

REFLECTIONS TODAY After the crowd had eaten of the bread that Jesus multiplied, the people thought, "This is truly the Prophet," recalling Moses who gave them manna and quail to eat. Though a miracle food, manna was perishable; it melted away the ...

 2021-04-18 16:33 

Manila Bulletin

Typhoon 'Bising' further weakens, moves slowly over PH Sea...

While the center of the eye of typhoon "Bising" (international name "Surigae") remained off shore, its outer rainbands could continue to bring moderate to heavy with at times intense rains over Bicol and Eastern Visayas in the next 24 hour...

 2021-04-18 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

New, hi-tech machine at GABMMC, city's gift to Manilans...

BATANG MAYNILA Manila Mayor Isko Moreno I am both happy and proud to announce that we in the city of Manila now have a new, high-tech CT scan machine that can identify, among many others, brain and lung conditions including COVID-related infections. The b...

 2021-04-18 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

Pandemic essentials: Breaking through bad money habits...

SPEAKING OUT Ignacio R. Bunye When the government first implemented the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from March 17 to the end of May 2020, a study released by AdSpark, Inc. — a portfolio company under Globe Telecom's 917 Ventures — ...

 2021-04-18 16:03 

Manila Bulletin

Time to address a serious learning crisis...

At a Senate hearing last year, the Department of Education (DepEd) reported that enrollment from kindergarten to senior high school for school year 2020-2021 was estimated at 23 million or 83 percent of the 27.7 million enrolled previously. When Senator N...

 2021-04-18 16:00 

Manila Bulletin

Trying it Out in the Cordilleras (Hiking Part II)...

Wala Lang Hi from your usual writer Jaime C. Laya This time Bambi Guevara goes into what we might classify as intermediate and advanced hiking. * * * * * * * * * * After a few one-day hikes to warm up, multi-day hikes raise the bar and will be immensely r...

 2021-04-18 15:36 

Manila Bulletin

13 dead as vehicle plunges into irrigation canal in Kalinga...

TABUK CITY,Kalinga — Thirteen people died, most of them children, while two others survived after a sports utility vehicle fell into an irrigation canal Sunday afternoon, April 18 in Barangay Bulo, Tabuk City, Kalinga. DEADLY CRASH. Authorities and ...

 2021-04-18 15:29 

Manila Bulletin

Solons urge FDA to cut red tape, expedite procedures for local drug manufacturers...

House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Sunday urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expedite the process for local drug manufacturers applying for permits for Certificate of Product Registration (CPR) and Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). (MANILA ...

 2021-04-18 15:16 

Manila Bulletin

Michael 'Kyaaah' Belaya, coach of history-maker NRX Jeremiah 29:11, passes away at 23...

Photo from Michael "Kyaaah" Belaya's Facebook page Michael "Kyaaah" Belaya, the beloved coach of the history-making Call of Duty Mobile team NRX Jeremiah 29:11, passed away on Sunday, April 18. He was 23 years old. NRX Esports announce...

 2021-04-18 14:35 

Manila Bulletin

Hidilyn Diaz formalizes fourth Olympics stint...

Hidilyn Diaz will be competing her fourth Olympics in Tokyo this year. (MB File Photo) Hidilyn Diaz formalized her entry to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics following her performance in the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan Sunday, April 18...

 2021-04-18 14:08 

Manila Bulletin

'Fake news': No transfer of voter registration for Robredo in Camarines Sur...

The Office of Vice President (OVP) slammed as "fake news" online posts claiming Vice President Leni Robredo applied for transfer of registration before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) regarding her supposed plan to run for Camarines Sur gove...

 2021-04-18 13:54 

Manila Bulletin

EU hints it might not order AstraZeneca jab again...

The EU's internal markets commissioner Thierry Breton hinted Sunday that the bloc might decide not to order AstraZeneca's coronavirus jab again following delays in delivering the first batches of the vaccine. "We're pragmatic. My priority,...

 2021-04-18 13:53 

Manila Bulletin

Iran hit by 5.9-magnitude quake, five injured...

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake Sunday hit Iran's southwestern Bushehr province, which houses a nuclear power plant, injuring five people but causing no major damage, state media said. The 10-kilometre (six mile) deep quake hit 27 kilometres northwest of t...

 2021-04-18 13:48 

Manila Bulletin

Masks come off as Israel vaunts virus victory...

Israelis stepped into the streets without masks on Sunday for the first time in a year, a key milestone as the country vaccinates its way out of a coronavirus nightmare. "It's very strange but it's very nice," said Eliana Gamulka, 26, afte...

 2021-04-18 13:31 

Manila Bulletin

ECQ worked, saved lives; herd immunity to take 2-3 years OCTA...

The OCTA Research Group said the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region and in the nearby provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal (NCR-plus) worked and saved lives. Commuters board a jeepney after ...

 2021-04-18 12:59 

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10 outrageous Miss Universe national costumes...

Miss Universe USA 2013 to the universe and beyond One of the most interesting segments of the Miss Universe competition is the National Costume Parade where the candidates highlight their rich culture and history. In some cases, however, these costumes ar...

 2021-04-18 12:58 

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PH Embassy in Iraq launches ID program for Filipinos to ensure their safety...

The Philippine Embassy in Baghdad has launched an ID Program for Filipinos in Iraq as part of its advocacy of documenting all nationals in Iraq. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs, the move aims to provide a sense of security and an alternate ...

 2021-04-18 12:40 

Manila Bulletin

2 hurt as wind-blown tricycle rolls over along San Juanico Bridge...

TACLOBAN CITY Two persons were hurt when a tricycle rolled over along San Juanico Bridge after being blown by strong winds brought by Typhoon 'Bising' Sunday, April 18. WINDSWEPT. Strong winds cause a rollover crash of a glass installer vehicle hu...

 2021-04-18 12:30 

Manila Bulletin

MMDA exec explains why traffic enforcers are 'vanishing'...

If you're a motorist and you've been noticing fewer traffic enforcers from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on roads, then your eyes aren't deceiving you. MMDA Assistant General Manager for Finance and Administration Romand...

 2021-04-18 12:23 

Manila Bulletin

Eight family members killed in Afghanistan mosque shooting...

Eight members of the same family were gunned down in an attack on a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday. The shooting happened on Saturday night in the city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province, and was believed to be over a land dispute, t...

 2021-04-18 12:17 

Manila Bulletin

E-Gilas regains FIBA Esports Open title with demolition of Indonesia...

Photo from Playbook Esports Team E-Gilas Pilipinas reclaimed the regional crown in the FIBA Esports Open III Southeast Asia conference after sweeping Indonesia, 2-0, in the finals on Sunday, April 18. MVP Aljon "Shintarou" Cruzin sustained his tou...

 2021-04-18 12:03 

Manila Bulletin

Karen Davila emotional as ANC Rockwell Studio is dismantled...

Karen Davila and production staff of ANC Rockwell Studio Broadcaster Karen Davila has said she was heartbroken after the ANC Rockwell Studio was dismantled recently. On Instagram, Davila said: "Heartbreaking to see it dismantled but I understand how d...

 2021-04-18 11:46 

Manila Bulletin

Scorching hot Aura PH destroys Smart Omega for 3rd straight win and group lead in MPL...

Photo from Aura Philippines Showing up with an aggressive playstyle, Aura PH hardly broke a sweat in sweeping Smart Omega, 2-0, to keep its winning streak going in the MPL Philippines Season 7 on Sunday night, April 18. Aura did not give Omega enough farm...

 2021-04-18 11:39 

Manila Bulletin

Two young girls launch bold try to became OFWs in Saudi Arabia; find out what happened...

Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers have separately intercepted at airports two young women who falsified details about themselves in a bold attempt to land work abroad as domestic helpers. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said members of the travel control ...

 2021-04-18 11:37 

Manila Bulletin

2 more cops die of COVID-19...

Two police sergeants died of health complications due to the coronavirus, the recent coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-related deaths in the Philippine National Police (PNP). Police Lt. Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar, commander of the Administrative Support ...

 2021-04-18 11:31 

Manila Bulletin

Call of duty: How an off-duty Coast Guard officer saved 61 passengers from a sinking ship...

It happened more than a year ago but the sight of helpless children and terrified elders praying for mercy while being battered by big waves for hours at sea is still fresh from the memory of Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Probationary Ensign Ralph Barajan....

 2021-04-18 10:58 

Manila Bulletin

How to prepare for severe weather events...

Every time a storm enters the country, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has been reminding the public to take necessary precautionary measures so as to minimize, if not prevent casualties and damage...

 2021-04-18 10:18 

Manila Bulletin

NXP survives Cignal's feeding Diggie strategy to finally end its drought in MPL-PH...

Photo from Nexplay Esports Setsuna "Dogie" Ignacio and Nexplay Esports finally snapped out of their slump as they fended off Cignal Ultra, 2-1, in the MPL Philippines Season 7 on Sunday, April 18. NXP overcame a rocky start caused by Cignal's ...

 2021-04-18 10:06 

Manila Bulletin

DSWD: ECQ 'ayuda' payout rate in NCR+ at 29.3%; over 6.71 million beneficiaries already served...

More than P6.71 billion worth of financial assistance has been distributed to over 6.71 million beneficiaries in the National Capital Region (NCR)-plus, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Sunday, April 18. (ALI VICOY / FILE PH...

 2021-04-18 09:44 

Manila Bulletin

Andanar denies Duterte is losing military's support...

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said there was no truth behind the rumors that the military is withdrawing its support for President Duterte over the issue of alleged Chinese incursions into the West Philippine Sea. Presidential Communications Sec...

 2021-04-18 09:39 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update...

'Bising' intensified further into a record-breaking super typhoon, and it was fortunate that its center was situated out in open sea, with only its outer band affecting the country, according to a CNN report. Nevertheless, it spawned heavy rains a...

 2021-04-18 09:38 

Manila Bulletin

Palace assures readiness to respond to 'Bising'...

Malacaang said that it was continuously monitoring Typhoon Bising as it dumped rains in several parts of the country over the weekend. In a statement, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque assured the public that the government is on top of the situation and...

 2021-04-18 09:34 

Manila Bulletin

'Bising' slightly weakens, decelerates...

Typhoon "Bising" has slightly weakened and decelerated while churning over the Philippine Sea east of Catanduanes, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Sunday, April 18. (PAGASA / MANILA BU...

 2021-04-18 09:06 

Manila Bulletin

Ravena, Neophoenix games vs Brave Warriors postponed due to COVID-19 issues...

Thirdy Ravena (Photo from San-En Neophoenix) Thirdy Ravena and the San-En Neophoenix saw the postponement of their two road games against the Shinshu Brave Warriors in Japan's B.League due to COVID-19 issues affecting the host squad. San-En was suppos...

 2021-04-18 08:58 

Manila Bulletin

Record high: 72K more individuals recover from COVID-19...

More than 72,000 individuals have recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Department of Health reported on Sunday, April 18. (Keith Bacongco / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) The case bulletin of the DOH showed 72,607 new recoveries, a n...

 2021-04-18 08:41 

Manila Bulletin

Fish shortage looms if Chinese presence remains in WPS—Pangilinan...

A looming fish shortage in the country is inevitable if the presence of Chinese militia remains in the traditional fishing grounds in the West Philippine Sea, Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan said on Sunday. Senator Francis Pangilinan (Senate of ...

 2021-04-18 08:40 

Manila Bulletin

Rice tariffication law starting to pay off? DA says yes...

The implementation of the much-maligned rice tariffication law (RTL) is beginning to pay off, the Department of Agriculture (DA) claimed Sunday, April 18. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) In year number two of Republic Act (RA) 11203 or the RTL, the DA said t...

 2021-04-18 08:18 

Manila Bulletin

San Roque Cathedral opens community pantry in Caloocan City...

The San Roque Cathedral, in partnership with Caloocan Young Leaders Initiative(CYLI), launched the "San Roque Community Pantry" on Sunday, April 18 to help residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The community pantry, which is located at A. M...

 2021-04-18 08:15 

Manila Bulletin

Blacklist's 'healing galing' meta outwits Work's 'nice one baby' to stay hottest in MPL PH...

Screenshot from MPL Philippines Blacklist International banked on its "healing galing" meta with Estes and Rafaela to outlast Work Auster Force, 2-1, and remain undefeated in the MPL Philippines Season 7 on Sunday, April 18. With Johnmar "OhMy...

 2021-04-18 08:02 

Manila Bulletin

Ramon Ang denies endorsing Pacquiao as probable presidential candidate in 2022...

San Miguel Corporation President and Chief Operating Officer Ramon Ang has denied reports he was endorsing Senator Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao's presidential bid in the upcoming May 2022 national elections. Ramon S. Ang, president and CEO of the...

 2021-04-18 08:00 

Manila Bulletin

Community pantries a sign of people's desperation amid COVID-19 pandemic—Lacson...

The makeshift community pantries that have sprouted in parts of Metro Manila amid the continuing pandemic should be considered a sign of desperation, Senator Panfilo "Ping" Lacson said on Sunday. Sen. Panfilo Lacson(Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB) While...

 2021-04-18 07:57 

Manila Bulletin

Lacson: Corruption in DA threatening not only food, but PH's national security as well...

Senator Panfilo Lacson on Sunday said those behind the corruption in the Department of Agriculture (DA) were threatening, not just the country's food security, but its national security, as well. Senator Panfilo M. Lacson (CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETI...

 2021-04-18 07:56 

Manila Bulletin

LOOK: Former Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez wows as queen of diamond silver in this outfit...

Ariadna Gutierrez (Instagram) Former Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez was screaming hot as she wowed her fans with sexy snaps taken during the Latin American Music Awards held in Miami, Florida recently. On Instagram, Gutierrez wore a full custom Usama Ish...

 2021-04-18 07:56 

Manila Bulletin

LOOK: Former Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez wows as queen of diamond silver in this 'hot' outfit...

Ariadna Gutierrez (Instagram) Former Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez was screaming hot as she wowed her fans with sexy snaps taken during the Latin American Music Awards held in Miami, Florida recently. On Instagram, Gutierrez wore a full custom Usama Ish...

 2021-04-18 07:56 

Manila Bulletin

Pacquiao, Poirier join forces to help homeless Ugandan folks...

UFC lightweight star Dustin Poirier (left) and Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao (right) have joined forces to donate in Justin Wren's Fight for the Forgotten initiative for the homeless Batwa Pygmies in Uganda. (Photos from Manny Pacquiao's I...

 2021-04-18 07:50 

Manila Bulletin

Community pantries triggered by government's absence —Binay...

"When the government is absent, we can look after each other." This, according to former vice president Jejomar "Jojo" Binay, is the message behind the rise of community pantries. Former Vice President Jejomar Binay Sr.(FACEBOOK / FILE PHO...

 2021-04-18 07:46 

Manila Bulletin

Baguio jabs 16,066 residents...

BAGUIO CITY A total of 12,266 residents here have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 3,800 have already received both doses or equivalent to 96.45 percent of the 16,685 allocated doses as of April 15. City Risk Communication Management ...

 2021-04-18 07:43 

Manila Bulletin

Mayor Isko fumes over DSWD's 'divisive' statements on 'ayuda' lists...

Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso blasted officials from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for their "divisive" statements on the one-time cash assistance list in the National Capital Region (NCR). Manila ...

 2021-04-18 07:41 

Manila Bulletin

NDRRMC: Over 1,800 passengers stranded, 500 displaced as 'Bising' dumps rains over E. Visayas, Bicol...

More than 1,800 passengers were stranded while nearly 500 individuals were forced to flee their homes due to the effects of typhoon "Bising" (international name: Surigae) in Eastern Visayas (Region 8) and in Bicol, officials said on Sunday, April ...

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