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PNP burns marijuana plants worth ₱21.5M in Kalinga

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 21) - Police burned a total of 107,500 marijuana plants worth ₱21.5 million during an anti-illegal drugs operation in three separate

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The long wait is over for Giannis Antetokounmpo

(CNN Philippines) — There will always be room for great stories in sports particularly in basketball.From overcoming career-ending injuries to achieving the ultimate

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SONA attendees should be fully vaccinated, tested negative for virus

MANILA, Philippines — Those physically attending President Rodrigo Duterte’s final State of the Nation Address (SONA)

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NDFP warns of more attacks against members, activists after ‘terrorist’ tag

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) warned Wednesday of more attacks against its members and other

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Missing Japan? Check out these free virtual tours of Tokyo Olympic venues

MANILA -- Airbnb has partnered with the Nippon Foundation Volunteer Support Center to give the public a closer look at the venues and cities

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Teachers’ rights advocates give Duterte administration a failing mark

Members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers - NCR picket in front of the Department of Education central office in Pasig City on Wednesday

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Horror on Line 5 as Chinese subway floods

BEIJING — A manicured hand touches the train carriage window as a brown swirl of floodwater squeezes up against the tunnel outside—

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PNP hails govt’s ‘wise move’ to tag NDF as terror group

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday said the designation of the National Democratic Front (NDF)

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Palace: Duterte claiming VP has lawsuit immunity a chance 'to provoke jurisprudence'

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19) — After fellow lawyers refuted President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that becoming vice president can help him evade lawsuits,

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Private hospitals' group flags shortage of nurses as threat of Delta variant looms

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19) — As the country braces for another possible surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the more transmissible Delta coronavirus variant,

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2-anyos na paslit, inihulog ng ina mula sa nasusunog na gusali

Wala nang nagawa ang isang ina sa Durban, South Africa kung hindi ang ihulog ang kaniyang anak na dalawang-taong-gulang at umasang masasalo ng mga tao

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OCTA: Reimpose NCR Plus bubble, ban on kids outdoors due to Delta variant

OCTA Research is urging the government to reimpose the bubble policy over Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal,

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Construction worker, patay matapos makuryente sa Iloilo

ILOILO — Patay ang isang construction worker matapos makuryente sa Barangay Gua-an, Leganes, Iloilo nitong Sabado ng gabi.

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Philippines needs more oxygen supply to brace for Delta surge: DOH

MANILA - The Philippines needs to beef up its oxygen supply in order to be better prepared in the event that there would be another surge due to the

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DOLE to inspect labor practices of Foodpanda

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will inspect the labor practices of food delivery service Foodpanda after

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Murder-accessory suspect arrested after commenting on Facebook post looking for her

A woman got herself arrested after commenting on the police’s Facebook post naming her a suspect involved in a murder committed

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Arevalo: C-130 in Sulu crash followed all protocols; AFP determined to know ‘what really happened’

The C-130 aircraft that crashed in Sulu which left 50 people dead followed all the protocols, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Major General Edgard

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Kris Bernal reports to NBI after she, Grab drivers fell victim to 23 fake food deliveries

Kris Bernal has reported to the National Bureau of Investigation after she and Grab drivers fell victim to 23 fake food deliveries on Saturday night.

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LRT-2 East extension now open and free for 2 weeks, but not all commuters are happy

Today, July 5, after six years and two groundbreaking ceremonies under two different administrations, the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) East Extension opened

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China is facing its worst power shortage in a decade. That's a problem for the whole world

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday demanded that the World Bank make a public apology following its report showing poor

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Philippine government's debt hits P11.071 trillion in May

MANILA – The Philippine government's total outstanding debt stood at P11.071 trillion at the end of May, the Bureau of Treasury said on Monday.

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Let LGUs decide on conduct of face-to-face classes: education advocates

MANILA — Local government units should be allowed to decide if in-person classes can resume in their areas, education advocates said Monday as they continued to push

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How a Filipino researcher helped develop the COVID-19 saliva test

Despite their best efforts at convincing the population of its safety, there is much discomfort and fear around the nasal swab test. Not only is repeated

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BIR collects nearly ₱1B from firms with Tax Code violations

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 5) – The Bureau of Internal Revenue announced on Monday its nearly ₱1-billion tax collection from commercial establishments

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Gatchalian suspends business permit of company who paid worker in coins

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 30) — Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian ordered the suspension of the business permit of the company that paid the wages of

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China is facing its worst power shortage in a decade. That's a problem for the whole world

(CNN) — China is in the middle of a huge power crunch as extreme weather, surging demand for energy and strict limits on coal usage deliver a triple blow to the nation's

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Shabu na ipapa-deliver, nabisto ng rider; tumanggap na Chinese, arestado

Dahil sa pagiging alisto ng isang rider ng isang delivery service app, nasakote ng mga pulis ang isang Chinese matapos niyang tanggapin ang ipina-deliver na paper bag

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Propesor na nagpapabayad daw sa estudyante para sa mataas na grado, arestado

Arestado ang isang propesor sa unibersidad sa Pangasinan matapos niyang singilin umano ng libo-libong pera ang kaniyang mga estudyante kapalit ng pasado nilang

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DOST: Lagundi helped patients recover from mild COVID-19 symptoms in trial

MANILA — Traditional herb lagundi helped COVID-19 sufferers recover faster from mild symptoms in a local clinical trial, the Department of Science and Technology

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Duque says ready to face Pacquiao on DOH corruption allegations

MANILA— Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Wednesday dismissed corruption allegations hurled by Senator Manny Pacquiao at his department and said

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Unused Bayanihan 2 funds a ‘serious indictment’ of gov’t ‘failure’ amid pandemic — Lagman

MANILA, Philippines — The billions-worth of unutilized funds in the Bayanihan to Recover as One or Bayanihan 2 is a “serious indictment” of the Duterte

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Carmelo Anthony wins social justice award named for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The NBA on Tuesday announced Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony as the inaugural winner of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award

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Filipino woman’s voice soon to air warning vs China, other PH EEZ intruders

MANILA, Philippines—Chinese and other intruders in Philippine waters will soon hear messages asserting peace and rules-based order with a female voice.

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Duterte won’t reveal COVID-19 quarantine restrictions for July yet — Roque

President Rodrigo Duterte won't be announcing COVID-19 quarantine classifications for July tonight, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Monday.

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IATF to discuss removing swab test requirement for fully vaccinated tourists — DOT chief Puyat

The inter-agency task force for the management of emerging infectious diseases (IATF) is looking at the possibility of easing travel restrictions for those fully vaccinated

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P1.2M worth of marijuana seized; minor, 3 others arrested in Isabela —PNP

Around P1.2 million worth of marijuana were seized Sunday from four suspects, including a minor, in Quezon, Isabela, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on

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OCTA, mayor recommend extended GCQ for July

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) — The OCTA Research group favors an extension of the general community quarantine status in Metro Manila to July — a likely scenario, according to Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.

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Fil-Am trans woman wins Miss Nevada, heads to Miss USA pageant

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) — Filipino-American transgender woman Kataluna Enriquez will compete for the title of Miss USA 2021 after she was crowned

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Vico slams 'fixers' in Pasig City vaccination drive: 'Good luck na lang sa kanila'

MANILA - Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto on Monday said the local government has apprehended 2 "fixers" who have been illegally including people in the city's COVID-19

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Makati Mayor Binay apologizes over breach in COVID-19 vaccination protocol

Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay on Monday apologized over the viral video of a volunteer nurse failing to give a COVID-19 vaccine to a recipient, saying it was an

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Gun salutes ring out in military camps for Noynoy Aquino

MANILA, Philippines—Coordinated gun salutes simultaneously rang in several Philippine military camps on Friday (June 25) to honor former president Benigno

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Covaxin gets full EUA, can now be imported to PH – FDA

MANILA, Philippines — Covaxin, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by India’s Bharat Biotech, can now be imported to the Philippines after it was granted a full emergency

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Argosino, Robles, Sombero get reclusion perpetua over P50-million immigration bribery

The Sandiganbayan has sentenced former Immigration deputy commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles and retired police officer Wenceslao Sombero Jr. to

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Ex-Pres. Fidel Ramos now fully vaccinated vs. COVID-19

Former President Fidel Ramos is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 after receiving his second dose of Sinovac vaccine on Friday.

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DA targets additional palay production in 2021

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 25) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is targeting an additional 1.1 million metric tons of palay production amid the COVID-19

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This is what we know about those missing in the Miami condo collapse

(CNN) — At least 99 people were unaccounted for after part of a 12-story residential building in Surfside, Florida, collapsed early Thursday, authorities said.

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FDA: Sinovac, Moderna not yet ready to seek green light for children's use

China's Sinovac Biotech and American biotech firm Moderna are not yet ready to apply for a wider emergency use authorization to allow the use of their COVID-19 vaccines

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Duterte fully vaccinated against COVID-19 –PSG chief

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the head of his security team said on Friday.

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Eleazar: PNP not ignoring alleged lapses in police operations

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is not ignoring the alleged lapses and irregularities in anti-criminality operations,

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Driver in Florida pride parade crash was 77-year-old participant

The driver of a pickup truck that hit two pedestrians at the start of a gay pride parade in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was a 77-year-old participant in the event, police said on Sunday.

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SBP bares schedule for Gilas-China tuneup ahead of Belgrade OQT

Gilas Pilipinas will be facing another test before competing in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia in late June.

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The Juans singer Carl Guevarra opens up about alopecia, reveals recurring bald patches

Carl Guevarra, the vocalist of the Filipino band The Juans, has just taken to Twitter to open up about his alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder that results in

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Palace says face shields not required outdoors

MANILA — People in outdoor spaces are not required to wear face shields, Malacanang said Monday, as the inter-agency task force on COVID-19 no longer appealed against

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US Navy tests warship's metal with megablast

MIAMI - The US Navy has started a series of tests on its newest and most advanced aircraft carrier by detonating powerful explosions to determine whether the ship is ready for war.

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Kirstie Alora wins PH's lone medal in Asian taekwondo tilt

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 21) – 2016 Rio Olympian Kirstie Alora emerged as the lone Filipino medalist in the recently concluded 2021 Asian Taekwondo

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Traffic deaths jump for Black Americans who couldn't afford to stay home during COVID

(CNN) — Traffic deaths soared in 2020 despite Americans driving less due to the pandemic, and Black Americans bore a disproportionate share of the increase in fatalities.

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Carlos Yulo wins bronze in Japan ahead of Tokyo Olympics

MANILA, Philippines — Carlos Yulo’s buildup for the Tokyo Olympics got a timely boost after he bagged the bronze medal in the 2021 All-Japan Apparatus

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Vietnam to postpone SEA Games until next year

Vietnam plans to postpone this year’s Southeast Asian Games, state media said Wednesday, as the country grapples with a new virus outbreak.

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CA upholds Makati court’s decision not to arrest Trillanes over coup d'état case

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 9) — Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has scored another win against the government after the Court of Appeals affirmed a 2018

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Duterte: EDSA traffic no longer a problem

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 9) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said traffic jams along EDSA is no longer an issue as his administration has already

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K-pop group Red Velvet to make August comeback

Korean girl group Red Velvet is expected to release new music in August, K-pop news website Soompi reported on Wednesday.

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Witness claims slain Calbayog mayor’s rival behind drug links allegations

A witness claimed on Wednesday that slain Calbayog Mayor Ronaldo Aquino’s political rival, Raymundo Uy, coordinated with policemen

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Liquor ban takes effect in Boracay, rest of Aklan

BORACAY Island, Malay, Aklan - Authorities on Wednesday began strictly implementing the liquor ban in Boracay and the rest of Aklan.

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US pharmacist jailed for three years for tampering with COVID-19 vaccines

A Wisconsin pharmacist who pleaded guilty to trying to spoil hundreds of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine because he was skeptical about them has been jailed for

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DOH reiterates ban on parties to stop possible COVID-19 superspreader events

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday urged local government units to enforce a national government policy banning parties

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NCR tourists dagsa muli sa Boracay matapos luwagan ang restrictions

BORACAY, Aklan — Dumagsa ang mga turista sa isla ng Boracay sa unang linggo ng Hunyo kasabay ng pagtanggal ng travel restriction

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At least 30 killed in Pakistan train crash

KARACHI - At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured Monday when a packed Pakistani inter-city train plowed into another express

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LPA spotted near Eastern Samar —PAGASA

State weather bureau PAGASA on Monday spotted a low pressure area (LPA) 350 kilometers east southeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar.

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Roque: Workers under A4 only need job ID for vaccination

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 7) -- Essential workers who make up priority group A4 would only need to present their job identification card to get

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Group warns of further blackouts amid short supply, calls for more renewable power sources

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 7) – Rotating blackouts will remain a perennial problem for Filipinos, especially Luzon residents, unless there's

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ING economist says cheaper pork coming soon as imports’ impact is felt

MANILA, Philippines—The pace of price increases of basic goods and services—which has plateaued over

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OCTA lists 9 LGUs of concern for COVID-19 in Visayas, Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines — OCTA Research has tagged nine local government units (LGUs), mostly in Visayas and Mindanao, as areas of concern for COVID-19 after

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China suspends all high-risk sports events after deadly mountain ultra-marathon

(CNN) -- China has indefinitely suspended all ultra-marathons and trail-running events in the wake of a mountain race that saw 21 runners die in

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Dante leaves 4 dead, infra, agri damage as it blows out of PH landmass

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 3) — The death toll in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Dante (international name: Choi-wan) rose to four on

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Face shields stay for now — DILG, DOH

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 2) — Both the Health and the Interior departments are bucking Manila Mayor Isko Moreno's suggestion to do away

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Margielyn Didal moves on the cusp of an Olympic seat

Margielyn Didal is one step closer to booking a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics.The Cebuana skateboarder barged into the semifinals of the 2021 Street Skateboarding

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1 dead, 3 hurt in Bilibid riot during Oplan Galugad

An inmate was killed while three others were injured in a riot that broke out while Bureau of Corrections officers were conducting

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Eleazar eyes regular neuro-psych tests for all PNP personnel

Amid growing reports about cops shooting civilians to death, PNP chief Police General Guillermo Eleazar is “seriously considering” regular neuropsychiatric tests for

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Bagong BIR policy sa mga pribadong paaralan, dapat bawiin: senador

MAYNILA - Dapat bawiin ng Bureau of Internal Revenue ang ipapataw nitong 25 porsyento na buwis sa mga pribadong paaralan, ayon sa

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Nahawa ng COVID-19 sa isang community pantry sa QC nasa 56 na

Nasa 56 na ang bilang ng kaso ng COVID-19 mula sa community pantry na inorganisa ni dating basketball player at ngayon ay District 3

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Boxing: Gabuco settles for bronze in Asian Elite tilt in Dubai

Filipina boxer Josie Gabuco settled for a bronze medal after losing to Gulasal Sultonalieva of Uzbekistan in their semifinal pairing in the ASBC

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Palace: No ‘defiance’ in Cebu govt's protocols for returning Filipinos, flight rerouting temporary

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) — Malacañang sees no ‘defiance’ on the end of Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia’s protocols for Filipinos arriving at her province amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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IATF allows staycation hotels to accept more guests

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) — The Inter-Agency Task Force on Friday allowed accredited staycation hotels to operate at full capacity.

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DOLE orders temporary OFW deployment ban to Saudi Arabia

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) — The Department of Labor and Employment has ordered the suspension of deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Saudi Arabia,

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Duterte signs law lowering height requirement for PNP, other uniformed personnel

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill that lowers the minimum height requirement for aspiring officers of the

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Palace denies playing favorites in COVID-19 vaccines deployment

Malacañang on Friday denied claims that it is favoring certain areas when it comes to deployment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines.

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Five NBA fans banned for ‘unacceptable’ behavior toward players, families

Five fans have been banned indefinitely from NBA arenas for “completely unacceptable” behavior towards players and their families in separate

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Mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines may generate mild, moderate adverse effects: expert

MANILA - Mixing and matching different COVID-19 vaccine brands in one person may produce mild to moderate adverse events, a vaccine expert said Friday.

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OCTA: Metro Manila showing 'good indicators' of gradual shift in quarantine

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 25) — The national government can now consider gradually easing quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila due to "good indicators"

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'I won't die a boring death, but I will make a big smash,' says 'The Butterfly Lady' of Paralympic table tennis

(CNN) — She wears dozens of butterfly clips in her hair — each unique in size and color. Her clothes and table tennis paddle case are decorated with vibrant butterfly

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Marvel Studios debuts teaser trailer for 'Eternals'

(CNN) — A new teaser trailer for "Eternals" has dropped. The Marvel Studios movie, directed by "Nomadland" director Chloé Zhao, gives fans a peek inside the potential

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US citizens warned not to travel to Japan as Tokyo Olympics near

(CNN) — The Tokyo Olympics, postponed in 2020 during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, are facing increasing hurdles in putting on a 2021 show.

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COVID-19 deaths in the Philippines surpass the 20,000-mark

MANILA, Philippines — COVID-19 deaths in the country breached the 20,000-mark on Tuesday with the demise of 36 more patients due to various complications

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BOC seizes more than 2,000 misdeclared ornamental plants

MANILA, Philippines — More than 2,000 misdeclared ornamental live plants were seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at a Parañaque City warehouse on Wednesday.

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5 NPA rebels slain, soldier hurt in Bohol village gunfight

TAGBILARAN CITY –– Five suspected members of the New People’s Army (NPA) were killed, while a soldier was wounded in a gunfight Tuesday, May 25 in

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In-person graduation still banned as pandemic continues

MANILA — In-person graduation and other end-of-school-year (EOSY) rites in basic education are still banned due to the continued threat of COVID-19, the

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BPO personnel, Comelec frontliners now under A4 priority list in COVID-19 vaccine program

The government has placed business process outsourcing (BPO) sector personnel and Commission on Elections frontline employees under A4 priority category of the

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House appro panel OKs Bayanihan 3 bill worth P405.6B

The House committee on appropriations approved Friday the measure seeking for a third Bayanihan law, which outlines a range of interventions worth P405.6 billion to

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Microsoft announces retirement of Internet Explorer

Microsoft said it is retiring Internet Explorer, the browser it created more than 25 years and which is now largely abandoned as people instead use competitors like Google's

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Gov't okays prioritization of Olympians, SEAG delegates in COVID-19 vaccination program

The government has approved the prioritization of athletes, coaches, delegates and other sports officials participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in July and the Vietnam

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Jokic, Curry, Embiid named finalists for NBA MVP award; Clarkson Sixth Man candidate

(CNN Philippines, May 21) — The NBA announced Friday the finalists for the six awards that recognize the top performers for the 2020-21 regular season.

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QC has no problem with vaccine non-disclosure policy, says mayor

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 21) — Quezon City has had no issue with the non-disclosure policy on vaccine brands, noting that it would be impractical for a large

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PAGASA: Rainy season may start on 2nd half of June

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 21) — There are indicators the rainy season would start by the last half of June, a state weather bureau forecaster said Friday.

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Oceana: Dolomite used to beautify Manila Bay now in the sea

CEBU CITY—A waste of people’s money. This was how environmental lawyer Gloria Estenzo-Ramos described the government move to dump more crushed dolomite

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Steph Curry takes scoring crown, Warriors top Grizzlies for No. 8 seed

Stephen Curry scored a game-high 46 points en route to his second NBA scoring title and Jordan Poole stalled a Memphis rally with a late 3-pointer Sunday afternoon

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AP's top editor wants investigation into Israeli bombing of its Gaza office

WASHINGTON - The Associated Press' top editor wants an independent investigation into Israel's bombing of a building in Gaza that was home to her news organization as

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Lalaking nagbantang ikakalat ang maseselang video ng dating nobya, arestado

Arestado sa entrapment operation ang isa umanong cyber extortionist sa Southern Leyte, ayon sa ulat ng Unang Balita nitong Lunes.

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DOH: 4 seafarers with India variant intubated, receiving oxygen; but no proof of faster health decline

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 17) — Four Filipino seafarers detected with the B.1.617 variant first found in India are still receiving extra medical attention, but

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Velasco asks fellow legislators to enact more laws on women’s rights, gender equality

MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Lord Allan Velasco asked his colleagues Monday to pass more laws that would further promote women’s rights and gender equality.

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House resumes session; Bayanihan 3 among priority measures

MANILA, Philippines — After a nearly two-month break, the House of Representatives resumed its session on Monday, with the proposed third Bayanihan measure among its

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DOH: 9 cases of COVID-19 UK variant detected in Cagayan

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday said it has detected 9 carriers of the B.1.1.7 variant - first found in the United Kingdom - in Cagayan Valley.

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Rabiya Mateo natapos ang laban sa Miss Universe sa Top 21

Natapos ang Miss Universe journey ni Rabiya Mateo, ang pambato ng Pilipinas, sa pagkakabilang niya sa Top 21.

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Israel pounds Gaza as deadly conflict intensifies

Israel bombarded Gaza with artillery and air strikes on Friday in response to a new barrage of rocket fire from the Hamas-run enclave, in an intensification of a conflict

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Sandara Park to leave YG Entertainment after 17 years

Sandara Park is reportedly leaving her agency, YG Entertainment, after 17 years.

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Border control points to stay in NCR Plus despite GCQ, Eleazar says

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Guillermo Eleazar on Friday said control points will remain in NCR Plus borders as non-essential travel in and out of the

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Comelec mulls modifying campaign rules for 2022 polls due to COVID-19

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is eyeing to modify the campaign rules and regulations for the 2022 national and local elections due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a

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DOH probes hospital that wrapped corpse in packaging tape

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 14) — The Health Department is looking into reports that a man who died due to a road incident in Nueva Vizcaya was wrapped in

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Record-high: Heat index in Dagupan City reaches 53 degrees Celsius

MANILA - The heat index in Dagupan City, Pangasinan reached another record high on Friday at 53 degrees Celsius, the local government said.

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Carpio launches online petition urging Duterte to retract statements on West PH Sea

MANILA - Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Friday launched a petition urging President Rodrigo Duterte to take back his statements that he

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Lightning strike may have killed 18 wild elephants in India, officials

A herd of eighteen wild Asiatic elephants were found dead in India’s eastern state of Assam, possibly because of a massive lightning strike, local officials said on Friday.

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‘Demon Slayer’ makes history, tops worldwide box office chart

“Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train” made history as the first non-Hollywood and non-United States film to top the worldwide box office chart.

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DOLE to stop accepting applications for P5,000 assistance for tourism workers

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will stop accepting applications for the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) for the tourism sector, as the

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Roque sets topic on proposed debate with Carpio, other critics over WPS issues

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday set the topic for his proposed debate with retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio and other critics of the

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Eleazar eyes surprise inspections to ensure clean police stations

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Guillermo Eleazar on Monday said he would conduct surprise inspections of police stations to ensure that their

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AFP: Logistics hub, high-res CCTVs eyed to improve WPS patrols

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 10) — The military is set to further improve its naval operations to improve their sovereignty patrols in the West Philippine Sea.

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Gal Gadot confirms Joss Whedon threatened her during ‘Justice League’

Gal Gadot revealed that director Joss Whedon indeed threatened her by saying he would make her career “miserable,” during reshoots for the 2017 film “Justice

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TV cameraman hurt after commotion in Caloocan resort, two men arrested

MANILA, Philippines — A cameraman from TV-5 was hurt after two men allegedly took turns punching him while taking videos of people loaded inside a jeepney on their way

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Mga mangingisdang Pinoy may karapatan sa Scarborough Shoal: BFAR

MAYNILA - Iginiit ng Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources na may karapatan ang mga Pinoy na mangisda sa Scarborough Shoal sa West Philippine Sea.

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Student from Isabela made Miss Cameroon’s national costume for the Miss Universe pageant

A fashion design student from Isabela is set to showcase his masterpiece at the 69th Miss Universe pageant!

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Palace says Locsin apologized for spewing profanity at China

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has apologized to the Chinese government for spewing profanity in a tweet blasting the presence of

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Galvez sees herd immunity in NCR, nearby provinces by November

Vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said Tuesday the government expects to achieve its target of herd immunity in the National Capital Region

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Lessons from Israel's COVID-19 pandemic response

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 4) — Israel is among the countries currently leading in terms of pandemic response. What lessons can our

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Young Filipino women trafficked to Syria

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 4) — Three Filipino women from Mindanao told a Senate hearing on Tuesday that they were trafficked to Syria

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India’s vaccinations plummet as coronavirus infections soar

NEW DELHI — India’s daily COVID-19 shots have fallen sharply from an all-time high reached early last month as domestic compan

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Mexico City rail overpass collapses onto road, killing 20 people

MEXICO CITY — Twenty people were killed, including children, and 49 were hospitalized when a railway overpass collapsed onto a busy road in Mexico

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Duterte says aid being silently given to poor Filipinos

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 4) — President Rodrigo Duterte said the government has not stopped in giving aid to needy Filipinos during the

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WHO: India COVID-19 variant found in at least 17 countries

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that a variant of COVID-19 feared to be contributing to a surge in coronavirus cases in India has been

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SMC deploys own doctors, nurses to help vaccination rollout in LGUs

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 28) — San Miguel Corporation is reinforcing the government vaccination program by deploying its own

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COVID-19 vaccination allowed during Ramadan, doses allocated for Hajj pilgrims

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 28) — Muslims observing Ramadan can receive their COVID-19 vaccines even while they are fasting, a health official

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Returning Filipinos included in India travel ban; vaccine shipment faces delay

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DOH: Quarantined health workers should get full hazard pay

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Binay repeats call for Duque’s resignation: More pandemic solutions than distributing face masks, shields

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DOH studying link between South African variant, COVID-19 spike in Pasay

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CA decides in favor of Trillanes over revival of his rebellion case

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Gravesites of 4 OFWs killed by ISIS in Libya found 6 years later — PH embassy

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PhilHealth fund life only good until Feb 2028 with postponed premium hike – Treasury

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Pork prices up in NCR due to tight supply

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MANILA — There won’t be any changes on the emergency use authorization (EUA) of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for now while Philippine

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PH to test all COVID-positive travelers for new variant

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China's Huawei backtracks after filing for patent to identify Uyghur faces

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MPD maghihigpit sa pista ng Sto. Niño sa Tondo, Pandacan

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MANILA — The Philippines will get the bulk of its COVID-19 vaccines from British drugs group AstraZeneca in 2022, Malacañang said on Friday.

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PH Navy building new hangars as fleet grows

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China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

BEIJING — Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of Covid-19, authorities said Monday,

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Return to normalcy will likely happen in the Philippines by 2023, vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. said Monday.

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Sinas denies VIP treatment on Dacera case

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 11) — Libungan town, North Cotabato Mayor Christopher Cuan was shot dead, alongside his driver

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 11)— Former Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday said the revival of talks for constitutional

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PH logs over 2,000 COVID-19 cases for first time since holidays

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Department of Health reports 2,052 cases on Monday, January 11, pushing the Philippines' total infections to 489,736

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DOST calls for 15K participants in WHO Solidarity Trial for COVID-19 vaccines

The Department of Science and Technology on Friday said it is scouting for 15,000 participants for the World Health Organization's Solidarity Trial

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AFP: Reds staged over 500 attacks on civilian properties over last decade

A total of 532 incidents of attacks on civilian properties were perpetrated by communist groups since 2010, the Armed Forces of the Philippines

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Devotees urged not to visit Quiapo Church on Black Nazarene feast

MANILA, Philippines — Devotees are urged not to visit the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene or the Quiapo Church during the Black Nazarene

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Hotel denies violating IATF protocols as DOT, Makati City threaten to revoke business permit over Dacera's death

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 8) — City Garden Grand Hotel claimed it has no liability on the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera

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PH monitoring emerging COVID-19 variants

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 9) — Authorities and researchers are on the lookout for the presence of emerging COVID-19 variants,

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested Thursday over an alleged violation of the city's national security law, just a day after

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Hacker uses senator's credit card to buy P1M worth of food

MANILA - Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday said a hacker used his credit card to purchase P1 million worth of food.

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MMDA chairman Danilo Lim dies at 65

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PhilHealth heeds Duterte, suspends increase

MANILA, Philippines — As ordered by President Duterte, the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. suspended the implementation of the increase in

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Manny Pacquiao offers reward for capture of suspects in death of flight attendant

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Manny Pacquiao is offering a sizeable reward to aid the capture of the suspects in the alleged rape-slay of a young flight

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MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The passenger took Philippine Airlines flight PR300 from Manila to Hong Kong on December 22

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DOJ chief to discuss Christine Dacera case with NBI

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said he will discuss the case of the death of flight attendant Christine Dacera with the National Bureau of

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PNP: Autopsy report should be confidential

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday said the results of the autopsy they conducted on the body of Christine Dacera should be

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DOH: Saliva tests for COVID-19 need further study

Saliva tests for COVID-19 need further study, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire was

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Thousands of Chinese nationals received COVID-19 vaccine in Philippines —civic leader

Some 100,000 Chinese nationals living and working in the Philippines have already been vaccinated against COVID-19 despite the absence of

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PNP suspends issuance of permit to transport explosives

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has temporarily suspended the issuance of permits to transport explosives

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Village watchman enforcing quarantine protocols slain in Pampanga

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO –– A barangay tanod (village watchman) was shot dead while working at a quarantine control checkpoint in

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Palace questions Senate's planned probe on COVID-19 vaccination of Duterte's security

Malacañang questioned on Monday the Senate's probe on the Philippine inoculation plan against COVID-19, which may cover the use of

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DepEd continues preps for dry run of physical classes while awaiting go-signal

MANILA – The Department of Education (DepEd) said Monday that it would continue to prepare for the implementation of limited in-person

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DOJ orders probe on students' alleged 'online sex sale' to finance distance learning

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 4) - The Department of Justice has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to probe the alleged

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RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA - Hamilton Mourão, Brazil's vice president, has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Sunday,

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MANILA - The new COVID-19 variant will delay the Philippines' economic growth if it will reach the country, a business group said Monday.

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Lacson calls out Duterte for no vaccines, no VFA remark

Senator Panfilo Lacson says 'there could be a more diplomatic or at least a better way of asking a longtime ally

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The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday, December 28, said it would recommend expanding travel restrictions

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Japan will ban foreign nationals from entering the country from Monday through the end of January after several cases of the new Covid-19 variant

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Gordon Hayward scored 28 points as the host Charlotte Hornets nearly blew a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter and held on for a 106-104 victory

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 28) — Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday confirmed that several troops have been inoculated with coronavirus vaccines

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MANILA (UPDATE) – Prosecutors in Tarlac on Monday found probable cause to charge Police Senior Master Sgt. Jonel Nuezca – who brutally shot to death an unarmed mother and her son in Paniqui, Tarlac

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Raffy Tulfo, nangakong tututok sa kaso ng mag-inang pinaslang ng pulis sa viral video

Nakarating na sa programa ni Raffy Tulfo ang viral video ng aktwal na pamamaslang ng isang pulis sa nakaalitang mag-ina sa Paniqui, Tarlac

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#StopTheKillingsPH: Celebrities react to mother, son slay in Tarlac

MANILA -- The hashtag #StopTheKillingsPH topped the trending topics in the Philippines on Monday morning as netizens, including celebrities,

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‘KULANG NG PAG-AARUGA’ | Grieving husband in Tarlac shooting asks public to stop bashing cop’s child

(December 22, 2020) – The bereaved husband who lost his wife and son after a cop shot both of them dead in Paniqui, Tarlac appealed on Tuesday

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Sinas discourages public from taking videos, photos during crime incidents: Very tricky 'yun

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Debold Sinas on Monday said he would not suggest taking photos or videos during crime incidents,

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In the second part of their Happy Island Fam Holiday Getaway vlog which premiered on Sunday,

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New COVID-19 strain 'out of control'; countries begin ban on British travelers

Countries around the world have begun banning flights and travellers from Britain as London said the spread of a more-infectious new coronavirus strain was "out of control."

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8. Philippines eyes 30 million doses of Novavax vaccine

Philippine vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr is optimistic about negotiations to secure 30 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by American firm Novavax.

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Senate summons DOTr, TRB execs to RFID probe

MANILA, Philippines — Officials from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) are among those summoned to

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A South Korean study shows how a student became infected with COVID-19 after 5 minutes of exposure from 20 feet away

A South Korean study has shown that the six feet "social distancing" may not be enough safety to avoid contracting COVID-19 after a high school

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Petrolyo may taas-presyo simula Disyembre 15

MAYNILA — Nag-abiso ang mga kompanya ng langis na magpapatupad sila ng pagtaas sa presyo ng kanilang mga produkto simula Martes,

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COVID study shows an arthritis drug may help patients recover

Adding an arthritis drug called baricitinib to COVID treatment regimens that include antiviral drug remdesivir might shave a day or more off

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Cancer control program gets P620-M budget

The House has allotted P620 million in the P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 for the government’s cancer control program, according to Speaker

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Valenzuela gov’t to lift business permit suspension if NLEx removes barriers in toll plazas

MANILA, Philippines — The Valenzuela City government will lift the suspension on the business permit of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx)

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ADB approves $123-million loan for EDSA elevated walkways

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The EDSA Greenways Project would have walkways connected to 4 mass transit stations along EDSA, particularly the

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Health facility asked to explain overpriced COVID-19 tests

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 14) — The Department of Health has found one testing facility violating the mandated price cap on

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DOH: Face mask, face shield won’t protect a person from COVID-19 in a crowded place

Wearing a face mask and face shield will not be enough to protect a person from COVID-19 in a crowded place,

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DOH warns vs use, selling of unauthorized COVID-19 vaccines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 23) — The Department of Health warned the public and manufacturers on Monday against selling unregistered drugs that have not been cleared as safe and effective

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US expects to begin COVID vaccinations in early December

WASHINGTON - The United States hopes to begin a sweeping program of Covid vaccinations in early December,

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PBA: Ginebra on verge of PH Cup Finals after holding off Meralco

MANILA (UPDATED) - Barangay Ginebra is one win away from the Finals of the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup after holding off the Meralco Bolts, 91-84,

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DOLE temporarily stops work in Skyway project after mishap

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Monday issued a work stoppage order on the Skyway Extension Project

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US President-elect Joe Biden to announce Cabinet picks Tuesday

(CNN) – President-elect Joe Biden will announce his first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, two key members of his transition team said on Sunday,

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Taylor Swift voted artist of year for 6th time at American Music Awards

LOS ANGELES -- Taylor Swift was named artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday and won two other trophies

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Will Duterte run for VP as daughter's running mate in 2022?

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte is unlikely to run for vice president in 2022 alongside his daughter should the latter seek to replace him,

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Pope Francis’s IG under investigation by Vatican after liking model’s photo—report

The pope’s official Instagram account is being probed after it was caught liking a photo of a model baring her posterior.

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IATF lifts required aircraft isolation area in domestic flights

MANILA, Philippines — The Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) has removed the requirement

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DICT’s National Broadband Program now has P5.9B proposed budget for 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The National Broadband Program (NBP) of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)

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Duterte places hometown Davao City under GCQ as COVID-19 infections rise

under General Community Quarantine due to a spike in COVID-19 infections in the city, his spokesman said Friday.

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Exam material body-shaming Angel Locsin is 'abuse of authority,' Cayetano says

MANILA - The teacher from Occidental Mindoro who cited actress Angel Locsin as an "obese person" in a derided exam item committed abuse of

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Filipino wins global prize for invention that makes renewable energy from spoiled crops

Meet James Dyson Award’s first ever Sustainability winner, electrical engineering student Carvey Ehren Maigue from MAPUA University

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FDA eyes use of home test kit for COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines — The test kit for coronavirus disease 2019 that can be used at home may soon be available in the country, the Food and Drug

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Duque admits some past DOH deals were corrupt as Gordon threatens to block budget

MANILA, Philippines — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III acknowledged on Wednesday that there was “corruption” in some of the previous dealings

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Duterte declares entire Luzon under state of calamity

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the entire Luzon under a state of calamity,

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Palace rejects calls for academic break

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang yesterday supported the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)’s move to reject calls for a nationwide or Luzon-wide academic freeze

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Duterte melts down and the internet is not having it

President Rodrigo Duterte’s meltdown in his late-night address on Tuesday, November 17, sparked the hashtags #DuterteMeltdown and #NasiraanAngPangulo

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Pfizer 'very close' to applying for US emergency approval, says CEO

Pfizer is "very close" to applying for an emergency use approval for its COVID-19 vaccine after collecting safety data to submit to US regulators,

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NBA reveals format tweak for 2020-2021 campaign

The NBA will use a play-in tournament to determine the 7th and 8th seeds in the 2020-2021 postseason,

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Irrigation chief says protocol followed in Magat Dam; ready to face probe over Cagayan deluge

MANILA — The head of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said Wednesday he was "okay" with calls for his resignation and ready to face investigations

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Robredo on Duterte's claim she's useless, weak: People know the truth

Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday brushed off the scathing comments from President Rodrigo Duterte that she did nothing for the government’s post-Typhoon Ulysses response,

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Duterte designates New Clark City as ‘back-up’ gov’t center

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the establishment of an alternate national government center in New Clark City in Tarlac,

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‘The Crown’ Season 4 makes mention of Imelda Marcos’ shells/shoes collection

A lot of Filipinos are hooked on the Netflix drama series “The Crown”

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Big time price hikes implemented by oil firms

Consumers’ pockets will be ripped off this week with the massive increases in pump prices at the scale of P1.50 to P1.55 per liter

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Hontiveros: Senate panels’ SEA Games probe should not be preempted

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday said the heads of the Senate committees who were tasked to probe the alleged funding irregularities

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45,000 families in Bulacan affected by flood reaching 8 ft

CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan – Thousands of residents in the town of Calumpit have abandoned their homes after flood spawned by Typhoon Ulysses

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Angel Locsin breaks silence on body-shaming, wants teacher to apologize for the mistake

Kapamilya star Angel Locsin has broken her silence on the issue that she was allegedly body-shamed in a learning module

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New virus outbreak hits Australia after containment success

SYDNEY - A sudden coronavirus cluster emerged Monday in an Australian city that had gone seven months without a significant outbreak,

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Over 83,000 people rescued in Cagayan, Isabela floods - NDRRMC

MANILA – Over 83,000 people have been rescued, transferred and assisted in Cagayan and Isabela, following severe flooding brought by successive storms

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NDRRMC recommends state of calamity over entire Luzon

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Monday agreed to recommend the declaration of state of calamity over the entire Luzon

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Wading through floods? DOH warns vs leptospirosis, tetanus

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday urged the public to immediately seek medical treatment

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76 emergency alerts sent to public ahead of Typhoon Ulysses — NDRRMC

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 76 emergency alerts had been publicly issued by the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council

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Palace denies Duterte ‘trivializing’ plight of Ulysses victims

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is not trivializing the plight of victims of Typhoon Ulysses

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Robredo slams circulation of old photo amid Ulysses relief ops

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Friday cried “fake news” after a photo of her supposedly having too many security personnel

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39 dead, 22 missing due to Typhoon Ulysses —military

The military has recorded 39 fatalities as a result of Typhoon Ulysses, which brought strong winds and heavy rain on Wednesday night

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DSWD gets P600M more for quick response fund

The Department of Social Welfare and Development has received an additional P600 million for its quick response fund (QRF)

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Dogs found buried in mud after flood; PAWS urges public to unchain pets during disasters

Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) has urged the public to unchain their pets or unlock their cages if they can’t be evacuated

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Cloud hat resembling 'salakot' spotted at the peak of Mayon Volcano

A rare cloud hat resembling a "salakot" was spotted at the peak of Mayon Volcano on Thursday afternoon.

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'Lockdown' is Collins Dictionary Word of the Year

Collins Dictionary registers more than a quarter of a million usages of 'lockdown' in 2020,

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Vaccine 'milestone' hailed as global COVID cases soar

An effective vaccine is seen as the best hope to break the cycle of deadly virus surges followed by severe restrictions

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Joe Biden defeats Donald Trump for president in bitter and historic election

After nearly 50 years in public life and three tries for the White House, former Vice President Joe Biden is the apparent winner of the presidency,

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine 90% effective in Phase 3 trial

Protection in patients was achieved 7 days after the second of two doses, and 28 days after the first,

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Duterte appoints Sinas as next PNP Chief

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 9) — Metro Manila police chief Major General Debold Sinas has been named as the new head of the Philippine National Police,

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Bush congratulates Biden, says election was 'fundamentally fair' and 'its outcome is clear'

(CNN)Former President George W. Bush congratulated President-elect Joe Biden in a phone call Sunday and said that,

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Why can't Trump accept his defeat?

WASHINGTON - With his defeat in the US presidential election, Donald Trump finds himself fighting against being tagged with a label he frequently applies to rivals

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Ulysses threatens southern Luzon, Metro Manila; more areas under signal no.1

MANILA - (2nd UPDATE) More areas were placed under signal number 1 early Tuesday as tropical storm Ulysses slowed down while approaching Quezon,

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Recto to vaccine czar Galvez: Assemble your ‘Justice League’

MANILA, Philippines — Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto advised the government’s vaccine

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Storm surge victims in Albay appeal for help after Rolly destroyed homes

ALBAY, PHILIPPINES - Residents are seeking donations of clothes, roof materials, food and water, school

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Global stocks surge, dollar slumps as Americans head to polls

NEW YORK, USA - Asian, European, and US equities rally on Tuesday, November 3, as traders put their

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Philippines among safest countries in the world —Gallup poll

The Philippines is considered as among the safest countries in the world where citizens feel safe and

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Duterte: Many corrupt officials to lose jobs

MANILA, Philippines — Expect a wave of dismissals, suspensions and even prosecutions to swamp the

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No major change in PH-US relations: Duterte seen to establish warm ties with whoever wins presidency

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 4)— The Philippine government is not expecting major

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After an antenna repair on Earth, NASA is now able to command Voyager 2 again

(CNN) — Election Day may have us tied up in anxious knots today. But we can also take solace in the fact

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PhilHealth on the Dialysis Issue

PhilHealth’s new management transition team is urgently working on the appropriate policy that will

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Wesley So surges ahead in US Chess meet

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Cavite-born Wesley So picks up 3 straight victories in the 2020 US Chess

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James delos Santos records world's highest online kata score

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - James delos Santos bags a record-setting 17th international gold in online kata

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Moon richer in water than once thought

PARIS, FRANCE - If this water could be extracted, it could give astronauts traveling to the Moon and

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Group sees 14% increase in child COVID-19 cases with close to 800,000 US kids infected

Children account for 11% of all COVID-19 cases in the US, a 14% increase over the past two weeks,

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GCQ extended in Metro Manila for another month

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 26) — The country’s capital region, which has been under

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12,000 cops deployed for Undas —Eleazar

Joint Task Force COVID Shield Police chief Lieutenant General Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday said more or less 12,000

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Here's why Rabiya Mateo wants to travel to Thailand after the pandemic

Before she was crowned Miss Universe Philippines, Rabiya Mateo sat down with GMA News Online over Zoom and in

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Guevarra: Investigating corruption in entire gov’t ‘toughest’ task from Duterte

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Tuesday said President Rodrigo Duterte's order for him to investigate corruption

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Tighten PH security measures to stop Chinese ‘soft invasion’ – Pangilinan

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Francis Pangilinan on Wednesday urged the country’s defense sector

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Peru unveils 2000-year-old giant cat etching at famous Nazca site

LIMA, PERU - The geoglyph is around 120 feet long and was recently discovered by a drone on a hillside

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Clippers hire Tyronn Lue as new head coach

LOS ANGELES, USA - ‘The pieces we need are in place,’ says new Clippers coach Tyronn Lue

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DOT: Hotels allowed to operate at full capacity in GCQ, MGCQ areas

MANILA, Philippines — Hotels in general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified GCQ areas

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Christmas parties banned in Metro Manila

MANILA, Philippines — Christmas parties will not be allowed this year in Metro Manila where a surge in COVID-19 cases

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‘Pepito’ spawns flooding in Luzon

MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Depression “Pepito” intensified into a tropical storm on Tuesday

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Japan, Vietnam boost defense ties as South China Sea tensions mount

HANOI, VIETNAM - The pact would allow Japan to export equipment, likely including patrol planes and radar, to Vietnam

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UN stockpiling 1 billion syringes for COVID-19 vaccine

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND- UNICEF says it is also buying 5 million safety boxes for used syringes

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Lakers' Anthony Davis listed as probable for Game 6 of NBA Finals after re-aggravating heel injury

The Los Angeles Lakers lost Game 5 of the NBA Finals to the Miami Heat on Friday, but nearly lost far more.

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Trump says he is ‘medication-free,’ describes COVID-19 battle

WASHINGTON, D.C. – US President Donald Trump said he was “medication free” and revealed more details of his fight with Covid-19

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Lockdown tests faith in virus-hit Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – After months of livestreaming mass to millions of faithful from behind closed doors,

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Velasco allies move to oust Cayetano as Speaker: manifesto

MANILA - Allies of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco said Monday they would move to oust House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano by declaring the position vacant.

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187 solons call to assemble and elect Velasco as Speaker on Monday

Allies of Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco are set to gather on Monday and elect him as Speaker of the House of Representatives

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LPA off northern Luzon now tropical depression Nika: PAGASA

MANLA -- A low pressure area off northern Luzon intensified into tropical depression Nika on Sunday night,

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Another LPA expected to intensity as tropical depression moves away

Tropical Depression Nika is seen to leave the Philippines today, but it will still be a rainy Monday as state weather forecasters monitor

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'Pinaghahandaan na': DepEd still wants in-person classes in no-COVID areas

MANILA – The Department of Education (DepEd) is not closing its doors to conduct limited in-person classes in areas without COVID-19 cases,

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Japeth Aguilar enters PBA bubble just in time for Ginebra debut vs NLEX

CLARK FREEPORT – Everybody’s on board for Barangay Ginebra as Japeth Aguilar arrived in the PBA

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Abueva done with drug test, moves on cusp of finishing GAB requirements

CLARK FREEPORT – A delay in schedule kept Calvin Abueva from completing his webinar with the Games

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‘Akala 'nyo 'di ko nakikita’: Roque responds to viral Boracay memes

MANILA, PHILIPPINES- Memes of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque dominate social media after he

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KZ Tandingan and TJ Monterde are married!

KZ Tandingan and TJ Monterde are married! The two musicians have revealed that they already tied the

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The CDC has finally acknowledged that the coronavirus can be airborne

The evidence that the virus can be spread by tiny particles lingering in the air has been mounting for months.

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New study reveals COVID-19 virus can stay active on skin for nine hours, flu for 1.8 hours

For the study, the researchers applied 5 µL aliquots of either the flu virus or SARS-CoV-2 on various

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Pandemic leaves 6,000 jobless in Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philippines — The seven-month quarantine has left more than 6,000 workers in

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LRT-2 suspends operations after fire hits Santolan Station

MANILA, Philippines — The Light Rail Transit 2 (LRT-2) temporarily suspended operations after a fire struck its Santolan Station on Thursday morning.

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Duterte to Tugade: Make beep cards free

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday ordered government agencies implementing the cashless payment

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9 out of 10 Filipinos approve of Duterte’s performance amid pandemic — Pulse Asia

MANILA, Philippines — Nine out of 10 Filipinos approve of President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance amid the country’s fight

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