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 2021-07-31 22:28 

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

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

 2021-07-31 17:39 

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

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

 2021-07-31 16:41 

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

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

 2021-07-31 16:22 

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THRILLMAKER: Remembering Arlene Sinsuat-De Castro...

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

 2021-07-31 16:22 

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More than a woman...

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

 2021-07-31 16:20 

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

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

 2021-07-31 16:12 

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Journalism gave us our first job at 19...

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

 2021-07-31 16:12 

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Hidilyn's success through diligence and prayer...

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

 2021-07-31 16:12 

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The bread of life discourse...

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

 2021-07-31 16:12 

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Easily pleased, easily disappointed...

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

 2021-07-31 16:09 

Manila Bulletin

Dealing with the Delta variant...

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

 2021-07-31 16:08 

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

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

 2021-07-31 16:06 

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Remembering Presidents Cory & Noynoy Aquino...

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

 2021-07-31 16:02 

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

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

 2021-07-31 15:59 

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

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

 2021-07-31 15:57 

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

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

 2021-07-31 15:57 

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

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

 2021-07-31 15:47 

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

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

 2021-07-31 15:39 

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

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

 2021-07-31 15:12 

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

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

 2021-07-31 13:51 

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

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

 2021-07-31 13:27 

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

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

 2021-07-31 13:19 

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

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

 2021-07-31 13:15 

Manila Bulletin

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

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

 2021-07-31 13:03 

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Jo In-sung, Cho Seung-woo, Song Ji-hyo, Park Seo-joon top movie star rankings in July...

(Clockwise from top left) Jo In-sung, Cho Seung-woo, Song Ji-hyo, Park Seo-joon, Jo Jung-suk, Song Joong-ki, Gong Yoo and Moon Chae-won (KOFIC, Instagram, Twitter) Jo In-sung, Cho Seung-woo, Song Ji-hyo, Park Seo-joon and Jo Jung-suk copped the first five...

 2021-07-31 12:09 

Manila Bulletin

Strict border control in NCR + areas to start midnight of August 1...

The Philippine National Police (PNP) will enforce border control measures starting midnight of August 1 at the boundaries of the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus areas in a bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) Delta varia...

 2021-07-31 12:08 

Manila Bulletin

DOST: WHO Solidarity Vaccine Trial, COVID-19 jab mix-and-match trial to push through amid ECQ...

The World Health Organization's (WHO) Solidarity Vaccine Trial (SVT) and the Philippines' study on the safety and efficacy of mixing and matching five coronavirus disease (COVID-19) jabs will push through amid Metro Manila's shift to the most ...

 2021-07-31 12:01 

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2 more cops die of COVID-19...

The death toll of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Philippine National Police (PNP) rose to 84 on Saturday, July 31, after two more policemen were confirmed to have died of health complications due to virus infection. Based on the data of the PNP...

 2021-07-31 11:18 

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With ECQ in place, Metro Manila's daily COVID-19 cases seen to reach below 2,500 OCTA fellow...

(MANILA BULLETIN / FILE PHOTO) A member of the OCTA Research group estimated that the imposition of the two-week enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila may control the increase in infections in the region amid the threat of the Delta variant....

 2021-07-31 11:16 

Manila Bulletin

Comelec open to ideas on how to conduct May 2022 polls amid COVID-19 pandemic...

Comelec/MB The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has expressed openness to the recommendations of Israeli experts on how to conduct next year's general elections amid the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). "At this stage, all suggestion...

 2021-07-31 10:50 

Manila Bulletin

Pinto, Pasaol shine as Meralco grabs 2nd straight win, solo third at the expense of Alaska...

Meralco's Nard Pinto fires a jumper against Alaska's Gab Banal (PBA) Meralco turned back Alaska, 89-80, for back-to-back victories and the solo third in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup on Saturday night, July 31 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig Cit...

 2021-07-31 10:25 

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AUDIO JUNKIE: Ben & Ben, Moira Dela Torre drop new collab, Marion Aunor returns, John Legend gets the ALOK treatment...

New music for a stressful week. Rains and news of rising cases of the 'Delta variant' is certainly putting a damper on all our 2021 plans. When '21 is starting to look more like '20, we go back to our default music listening mode to deflec...

 2021-07-31 10:21 

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New AFP Chief wants stronger military defense posture to protect PH territory...

Fortifying the Armed Forces of the Philippines' (AFP) defense posture will help the military to better defend the country's territory from internal and external threats, including its maritime interests in the hotly-contested West Philippine Sea (...

 2021-07-31 10:03 

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Pateros mayor says vaccination to continue under ECQ but no walk-ins...

Pateros Mayor Miguel "Ike" Ponce III said the vaccination program in the municipality will continue even under the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), which will be in effect from Aug. 6 to 20 in the National Capital Region (NCR). "Our walks-...

 2021-07-31 09:47 

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Does Ivana Alawi consider herself a 'bold star?'...

Some fans are eager to label Ivana Alawi a "bold star." All because she has been posting photos and videos of her almost naked self in social media. How does Ivana feel about it? Does she consider herself a "bold star?" According to the 24...

 2021-07-31 09:41 

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Advincula urges faithful to stay vigilant amid concerns on Delta variant...

Cardinal Advincula (Archdiocese of Manila photo) Manila Archbishop Jose Cardinal Advincula urged the faithful to stay vigilant amid the threat of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. "Mayroon tayong threat ngayon especially sa Delta variant, kailanga...

 2021-07-31 09:29 

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MB Daily News Update...

The public is strongly advised to take health precautions after authorities reported the Delta coronavirus variant could reportedly be as contagious as chickenpox and potentially drive Metro Manila's cases of infections up to 30,000 by September. The ...

 2021-07-31 09:22 

Manila Bulletin

Madonna, Elton John, Dua Lipa react to rapper DaBaby's homophobic comment...

DaBaby is doubling down on his homophobic comments. The rapper released a new video this week addressing comments he made during a performance at the Rolling Loud Festival in Miami, last week. Last Sunday during his performance, DaBaby said, "if you d...

 2021-07-31 09:17 

Manila Bulletin

Pia Wurtzbach is stranded in Dubai...

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is currently stuck in Dubai following the Philippines' travel ban being extended until Aug. 15. Recall that the country's borders will remain shut to travelers from the United Arab Emirates and nine other countries...

 2021-07-31 08:54 

Manila Bulletin

Tokyo Olympics: Pagunsan loses steam, drops to 55th in men's golf...

Philippines' Juvic Pagunsan watches his drive from the 2nd tee in round 3 of the men's golf individual stroke play during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kawagoe on July 31, 2021. (Photo by YOSHI IWAMOTO / AFP) Juv...

 2021-07-31 08:48 

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TNT stakes perfect record; RoS eyes to end skid...

Photo from PBA TNT puts its unblemished slate at stake against Phoenix while Rain or Shine seeks to end its skid at the expense Terrafirma as the PBA tweaked the schedule of the 2021 Philippine Cup on Sunday, August 1 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig C...

 2021-07-31 08:46 

Manila Bulletin

Arlene Sinsuat, Noli de Castro's wife, passes away...

Arlene Sinsuat-de Castro, wife of veteran news anchor Noli de Castro, died Saturday. This was confirmed by daughter Katherine in a Facebook post. Arlene with daughter Katherine (Facebook) "I feel so down. My head hurts and my tears never seem to stop,...

 2021-07-31 08:46 

Manila Bulletin

PWU alumna, Haydee Soriano Bacani, tops nursing board exams...

Haydee Soriano Bacani PWU (Philippine Women's University) graduate Haydee Soriano Bacani emerged as topnotcher in the recently concluded Nursing Board Examinations given by the Professional Regulation Commission, besting 5,007 board passers. Haydee So...

 2021-07-31 08:36 

Manila Bulletin

CSC: Gov't workers may still submit entries for online photo contest until August 13...

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has extended the deadline for government workers to submit their entries for this year's Online Photography Contest until August 13. (CSC Facebook page) The CSC had announced that they will accept entries until July ...

 2021-07-31 08:31 

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'Habagat' weakens but rains persist over some Luzon areas — PAGASA...

(PIXABAY) The effect of the southwest monsoon or "habagat" has weakened but may still bring scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over some parts of Luzon in the next 24 hours, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services A...

 2021-07-31 08:18 

Manila Bulletin

Cebu local chief executives agree to implement MECQ guidelines...

CEBU CITY Local chief executives in Cebu have agreed to implement the guidelines set under the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ). Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) Secretary Michael Dino led an emergency meeting Frida...

 2021-07-31 08:17 

Manila Bulletin

Sotto says LGUs can shoulder cash aid for ECQ; national gov't can pay later...

Local government units (LGU) in Metro Manila should take the initiative in providing cash and other forms of aid for their constituents who would be displaced by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to be imposed anew starting August 6. An officer of t...

 2021-07-31 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

Chery Tiggo stuns Creamline...

The Chery Tiggo Crossovers handed top-seeded Creamline Cool Smashers their first loss of the season after chalking up a nail-biting 25-18, 25-23, 23-25, 25-20 win in the 2021 PVL Open Conference at the PCV Socio-Civic & Cultural Center in Bacarra, Ilocos ...

 2021-07-31 08:03 

Manila Bulletin

More than 8K new COVID-19 cases detected by DOH...

DOH/MB The Department of Health (DOH) once again reported more than 8,000 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) nationwide for two straight days. On Saturday, July 31, the DOH reported 8,147 new cases, bringing the total COVID-19 infections in the c...

 2021-07-31 08:00 

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I'm very much alive, says Cebu City Mayor Labella...

CEBU CITY Amid the persistent rumors about his supposed passing, Mayor Edgardo Labella finally showed up on social media Saturday, July 31. Labella posted on his Facebook page a photo of himself reading the July 31, 2021 issue of a community newspaper her...

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