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 2021-12-03 09:03 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update...

The National Task Force (NTF) on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) hails the country's vaccination program, which has been hailed as having the fourth highest daily vaccination rate in the world. And it is perhaps this high vaccination rate that has led ...

 2021-12-03 08:59 

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Christmas outlook remains 'positive' despite threat of Omicron variant, says OCTA...

The Manila Hotel's Christmas Tree (NOEL PABALATE) Independent research group OCTA is still optimistic that the Philippines will have a "merry" Christmas this year even with the looming threat of the Omicron variant of coronavirus disease (COVI...

 2021-12-03 08:59 

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PH still sees below 1K COVID-19 cases for 10th straight day...

**media[50661]** The Philippines confirmed 544 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases on Friday, Dec. 3 the tenth day in a row that daily infections remain fewer than 1,000. The country's cumulative tally stood at 2,833,878 — with 0.5 percent ...

 2021-12-03 08:44 

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PSALM to rebid prime Pampanga property...

State-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM) will re-bid its prime property in Mexico, Pampanga by early next year. In a statement to the media, PSALM noted that the next round of auction will be slated on January 20 next y...

 2021-12-03 08:40 

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MTRCB named as 2021 FOI champion...

The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) emerged as this year's Freedom of Information (FOI) Champion", placing second runner-up in the agencies category. (MTRCB Facebook page) The Presidential Communications Operations Off...

 2021-12-03 08:36 

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Army identifies NPA rebels killed in Iloilo...

ILOILO CITY — Authorities have finally identified the alleged New People's Army (NPA) rebels killed in a clash in Miag-ao town, Iloilo province. In a release, the Philippine Army's 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) released the names of the allege...

 2021-12-03 08:35 

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Give Duterte time to decide on who to endorse in Palace raceNograles...

Give President Duterte time to decide on who to endorse among the remaining presidential aspirants in the May 2022 polls. President Rodrigo Duterte bows to his audience during a speaking engagement in Zamboanga City on Dec. 2, 2021 (Malacaang photo) Thus,...

 2021-12-03 08:32 

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Globe closes P15-B term loans...

Globe-Telecom_CNNPH (2) Globe Telecom Inc. signed a P15-billion term loan facility from Banco de Oro (BDO) and Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) for capital expenditures, re-financing debts and for general corporate requirements. The loans comprised...

 2021-12-03 08:24 

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YouTube unveils top trending, music videos in the Philippines in 2021...

YouTube revealed on Dec. 3 the top trending videos, music videos and creators that captured the hearts and engagements of netizens in the Philippines in 2021. In the 10 Top Music Videos on YouTube in the Philippines in 2021, Skusta Clee's "Lagi...

 2021-12-03 08:14 

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DOH: Authorities still locating 182 travelers from South Africa...

PIXABAY/ MANILA BULLETIN The Department of Health (DOH) said it is tracing at least 182 travelers from South Africa who arrived in the Philippines last Nov. 15 to 29. The DOH said that from Nov. 15 to 29, they have recorded a total of 253 arrivals from So...

 2021-12-03 08:13 

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Davao City to conduct anti-terror simex on Dec. 4...

DAVAO CITY — The Public Safety and Security Command Center (PSSCC), will conduct a Simulation Excercise (SIMEX) to strengthen the city's counter-terrorism strategy on Saturday, December 4 at the SM Lanang Premier. According to PSSCC head Angel S...

 2021-12-03 08:09 

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KKDAT, NYC to hold peace summit for youth leaders on Dec. 14...

The Kabataan Kontra Droga at Terorismo (KKDAT), in close partnership with the National Youth Commission (NYC), and other agencies organized the 2021 Regional Youth Leaders for Peace Summit. (File Photo / National Youth Commission) The summit will be held ...

 2021-12-03 08:07 

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Robredo says pandemic response must be next President's main focus...

Presidential aspirant Vice President Leni Robredo believes the government lacks focus in its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response, saying the country's economy could have been reopened much sooner if the administration had done its homework from th...

 2021-12-03 08:00 

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The Heist is up...

If you still don't associate the name "Professor" with an elaborate heist scheme or "Tokyo" with a fiery, unpredictable badass, then you're missing out on one adrenaline-packed show. Money Heist, a Netflix-produced Spanish series, ...

 2021-12-03 07:57 

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PH stocks continue recovery...

Stocks rose again but closed off the day's peak as investor sentiment was boosted by gains in US bourses. The main index gained 22.65 points or 0.32 percent to close at 7,055.19 as sub-indices were evenly mixed with the Property sector advancing the m...

 2021-12-03 07:57 

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Go for Gold-Air Force edges Global Remit, books finals in Champions League...

Photo from PNVF Go for Gold-Air Force Aguilas rose from an opening-set stumble and downed Global Remit, 26-28, 25-22, 25-18, 25-19, for a spot in the finals of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Champions League for Men at the Aquamarine...

 2021-12-03 07:55 

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Retaliatory attacks seen after DI leader, 4 others slain in clash...

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao Military forces in this province are bracing for possible retaliatory attacks from the Daulah Islamiya (DI) terrorist group following the death of the group's leader in Mamasapano town. Major Gen. Juvymax Uy, Army's 6th I...

 2021-12-03 07:44 

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5 cases of Omicron variant confirmed in New York state: governor...

New York, United States -The state of New York has confirmed five cases of the coronavirus Omicron variant, Governor Kathy Hochul said Thursday, bringing the total number of US detections of the new strain to eight. "New York State has confirmed five ...

 2021-12-03 07:44 

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Meralco rates to go up in December billing...

Customers of Manila Electric Company (Meralco) will need to allocate higher budget for their electric bills this December, as the utility firm already indicated upticks in rates in the current billing cycle. "The prevailing high coal prices in the wor...

 2021-12-03 07:37 

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Western Canada sees record-high winter temperature...

Montreal, Canada A region in western Canada has notched up a record-high winter temperature, just months after the country sweltered under a historic global heat dome in the summer, boosting global concern about climate change. Penticton, a city in centra...

 2021-12-03 07:33 

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'Great Reset' pushed for sustainable future...

Globe-Telecom_CNNPH (2) The pandemic gives businesses the opportunity to rebuild in a more environmentally sustainable way, via "The Great Reset". This was emphasized by Microsoft Corporation's Chief Environmental Officer Lucas Joppa at the 12...

 2021-12-03 07:33 

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Biden opens winter battle against Covid as US braces for Omicron...

Washington, United States US President Joe Biden announced Thursday a winter campaign against Covid-19, with new testing requirements for travelers and a surge in vaccination efforts as the new Omicron variant threatens to revive the pandemic. Biden has b...

 2021-12-03 07:31 

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China gives long-awaited approval to Boeing 737 MAX after crashes...

New York, United States Chinese authorities have approved the Boeing 737 MAX to resume service after making a series of safety adjustments, removing a major uncertainty surrounding the American aviation giant's comeback after a lengthy slump. A direct...

 2021-12-03 07:27 

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New 'emir' of Daulah Islamiya, 4 others die in Maguindanao clash — military...

The newly appointed emir or commander of the Islamic State (IS)-linked Daulah Islamiya (DI) group has been killed in an armed clash with the military in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, a ranking general revealed on Friday, Dec. 3. Asim Karinda alias Abu Azim, a ...

 2021-12-03 07:25 

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DOF flags GSIS, SSS, PhilHealth accounting method...

The Department of Finance (DOF) has directed three government social institutions (GSIs) to fully comply with the Philippine Financial Reporting Standards (PFRS) 4 in reporting their social benefit liabilities (SBLs). In a briefing, Finance Secretary Carl...

 2021-12-03 07:20 

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Omicron spreads in US, Australia...

Washington, United States The United States and Australia announced their first locally transmitted cases of the Omicron variant as authorities worldwide rushed Friday to stem the spread of the heavily mutated strain of Covid-19. The World Health Organiza...

 2021-12-03 07:16 

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Ticket sold in Dasmarias, Cavite is Lotto 6/42 jackpot winner of P5.9 million...

(MANILA BULLETIN / FILE PHOTO) The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Friday, Dec. 3, announced that solo bettor from Cavite bagged the P5.9-million jackpot prize for Lotto 6/42. In a Facebook post, PCSO confirmed that the winning ticket was ...

 2021-12-03 07:14 

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Ilonggo artist and seafarer gives a glimpse of Filipinos' life at sea through his paintings...

Joar Songcuya pays homage to fellow maritime workers with ' Atlantiko, Pasipiko, Artiko ' exhibit The idea of a life at sea can be an invitation to adventure for many. Sailing on the high waves, feeling the cool salted breeze on your face, and the...

 2021-12-03 07:12 

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Marcos shares plans for MSMEs, economic growth under his presidency...

Presidential aspirant Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. shared his plans for Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) and economic growth under his presidency when he took his turn as the featured candidate on Go Negosyo's "Kandidat...

 2021-12-03 07:03 

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ABS-CBN music racks up 14 wins at the 34th Awit Awards...

34th Awit Awards ABS-CBN Music winners ABS-CBN Music has notched 14 recognitions from the 34th Awit Awards, including Song of the Year and Most Streamed Song for Moira Dela Torre's heartbreak anthem "Paubaya." Aside from her honors for "Pa...

 2021-12-03 07:02 

Manila Bulletin

20 R&D Centers seeking to boost agri, aquatic, natural resources sector featured in NICER summit...

The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) is committed to support the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of Zero Hunger, L...

 2021-12-03 07:00 

Manila Bulletin

Cebu multi-vehicle accident death toll rises to 5...

CEBU CITY — Five persons were killed while at least 15 others were injured when a wayward dump truck plowed several vehicles along a busy road in Talisay City, southern Cebu on Friday morning, Dec. 3. One of the fatalities was Benchin Udtohan, the d...

 2021-12-03 06:57 

Manila Bulletin

Rappler's Ressa allowed to travel to Norway to personally receive 2021 Nobel Peace Prize...

Maria A. Ressa The Court of Appeals (CA) on Friday, Dec. 3, allowed Rappler Chief Executive Officer Maria A. Ressa to travel to Oslo, Norway from Dec. 8 to 13 to personally receive her Nobel Peace Prize for 2021. It denied the opposition of the Office of ...

 2021-12-03 06:55 

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2 QC schools included in pilot run of face-to-face classes on Dec. 6...

Two schools in Quezon City are all set for the pilot run of limited face-to-face classes on Monday, Dec.6. "Ikinatutuwa ng pamahalaang lungsod na magiging bahagi ng pilot face-to-face classes ang dalawa sa ating mga pampublikong paaralan. Makatitiyak ...

 2021-12-03 06:52 

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Lacson to help modernize shipping fleets to keep Pinoys atop int'l seafaring industry...

The Philippines, the leader in international seafaring, should maintain this acknowledgement by making sure that its own local vessels are seaworthy and not outdated. Ang Lacson-Sotto presidential tandem Reporma presidential aspirant Senator Panfilo Lacso...

 2021-12-03 06:50 

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RLC's decluttering partner bags 3 CEO awards...

Humble Sustainability, the partner of Robinsons Land Corporation's RLC Residences in its condo decluttering project, has bagged three recognitions at the 12th Asia CEO Awards for their efforts to encourage people to do home clean-ups the eco-friendly ...

 2021-12-03 06:47 

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Dropify adds local books catalogue to enable Dropshippers to operate their own bookstore...

Dropify Local Books The Philippines' first cash-on-delivery dropshipping company, Dropify, just added local books to its catalog, effectively enabling dropshippers to operate their own bookstore. If you're unfamiliar with Dropify, they are the fir...

 2021-12-03 06:46 

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Jollibee Group wins in ASEAN Business Award...

The Jollibee Group recently won the 2021 ASEAN Business Award for Priority Integration Sector for the Food & Beverage category. In a statement, Jolllibee said the Priority Integration Sector Award Category recognizes outstanding performance by large ASEAN...

 2021-12-03 06:45 

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Angel Locsin lectures those accusing Kris Aquino of supposedly 'stealing' Marcos jewels...

Angel Locsin has come out to defend Kris Aquino. This, after several bashers posted about Kris supposedly using stolen Marcos jewels. On Instagram, Angel reiterated that Kris "can afford to buy her own jewelry with her hard-earned money." Note tha...

 2021-12-03 06:43 

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The realme GT 2 Pro will be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1...

realme recently announced it will be one of the first manufacturers to launch a smartphone powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile platform at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital 2021. realme GT 2 Pro is powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 The p...

 2021-12-03 06:42 

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Bienvenido Maraon vows to give best effort in Azkals debut...

Bienvenido Maraon (Photo from AFC) Naturalized player Bienvenido Maraon vowed to give a maximum effort as he makes his debut for the Philippine Azkals in the pandemic-delayed AFF Suzuki Cup 2020. Maraon said the new challenge of trying to give the Azkals ...

 2021-12-03 06:42 

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Teachers, stakeholders recognized for making DepEd the 'most trusted' nat'l gov't agency...

Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Friday, Dec. 3, expressed gratitude to stakeholders, particularly to teachers, for their efforts which helped the Department of Education (DepEd) become the "most trusted national government agency" based on t...

 2021-12-03 06:42 

Manila Bulletin

BTS grabs No. 1 spot on 9 Billboard year-end charts in 2021...

K-pop superstars and Grammy nominees BTS emerged as the No. 1 artist in nine year-end charts for 2021 on Billboard. "Billboard's year-end music recaps represent aggregated metrics for each artist, title, label and music contributor on the weekly c...

 2021-12-03 06:34 

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67 countries reach 'historic' WTO deal on trade in services...

GENEVA (AFP) A group of 67 countries, including the United States, China and EU members, reached a deal at the World Trade Organization Thursday on facilitating trade in services. wto The countries, which account for just over a third of all WTO members b...

 2021-12-03 06:33 

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ARTSPEAK: Why does the art market continue to thrive? Thank 'The Monuments Men'!...

On the lookout for the rare and beautiful, and the beautifully rare There is a cloak of mystery that envelops the fascinating world of art, where objects made out of paint, canvas, wood, paper or sometimes even scraps of metal or found objects are transfo...

 2021-12-03 06:32 

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IMF urges G20 creditors to extend debt relief...

WASHINGTON (AFP) The IMF on Thursday urged advanced economies in the G20 to extend and improve their debt relief initiative, warning that many countries face a dire crisis without the help. (FILES) In this file photo an exterior view of the building of th...

 2021-12-03 06:28 

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SM's Savemore rolls out smaller store format...

Savemore, a grocery chain owned by SM Retail through SM Markets, has branched out to a new format called Savemore Express as it applies valuable lessons learned about how new local community needs will continue on even after the pandemic. While a regular ...

 2021-12-03 06:24 

Manila Bulletin

BDO explores financing option for coal plants' phaseout...

The Sy-led BDO Capital & Investment Corporation is opening its doors to financing scheme that will align its project funding portfolio with the proposed energy transition mechanism (ETM) towards the phaseout of coal-fired power plants in the country withi...

 2021-12-03 06:24 

Manila Bulletin

Panasonic says nanoe X technology makes parents feel protected in Taguig City's main vaccination site...

Panasonic says nanoe X technology makes parents feel protected in Taguig City's main vaccination site Panasonic recently partnered with the local government of Taguig City through the provision of nanoe X air purifiers and nanoe X portable generators ...

 2021-12-03 06:20 

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LeBron James clears NBA COVID protocols with negative tests...

LeBron James (AFP) Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has cleared the NBA's Covid-19 safety protocols with two negative tests, the league said Thursday. "Following two negative PCR tests conducted more than 24 hours apart, Los Angeles Laker...

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