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 2021-03-05 03:03 

Manila Bulletin

Poor can no longer afford poor man's fish fishers' group...

A fisherfolk group urged the government Friday, March 5, to provide support to small fishers, as it lamented the skyrocketing market prices of mackerel scad, or more popularly known as galunggong. (USAID PH FACEBOOK / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Fishers...

 2021-03-05 03:01 

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Exhibit featured Paraaque dolls and the 'sunduan' tradition...

Capturing an age-old romantic custom Tradition and heritage are among the vital things that makes a place, a society unique. Unlike natural resources, the two are lived by the people, creating a social personality that identifies a specific area. For Para...

 2021-03-05 02:59 

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Israel, Denmark, Austria agree deal for vaccine development...

JERUSALEM, Israel (AFP) Leaders from Israel, Austria and Denmark announced Thursday in Jerusalem an alliance for the development and production of future generation coronavirus vaccines, a deal that has already sparked criticism in Europe. Pharmacist Anto...

 2021-03-05 02:56 

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California earmarks 40% vaccines for poorest as inequality concern grows...

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) California will set aside nearly half of its next batch of vaccines for people living in its most disadvantaged zip codes, as concern grows over a yawning gap in the pandemic's impact on rich and poor, Governor Gavin N...

 2021-03-05 02:53 

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Go: Jab gov't officials with COVID-19 vaccines after essential sectors...

Senator Christopher "Bong" Go on Friday, March 5, expressed his support to suggestions to inoculate government officials in public in a bid to allay fears and boost public confidence on the safety and efficacy of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vac...

 2021-03-05 02:45 

Manila Bulletin

No tsunami threat in PH after 8.0-magnitude quake off New Zealand...

There is no threat of a tsunami hitting the Philippines after a strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake in Kermadec Islands early Friday, March 5 (Philippine time). The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the quake occurred at 3:28 ...

 2021-03-05 02:45 

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XTREME launches new air fryer...

XTREME Appliances has launched their brand new kitchen appliance, the 3.5L XTREME Home Air Fryer. Using this appliance, Filipino consumers can now enjoy a healthier way of cooking their frozen and fresh food. "We saw the demand for air fryers. We chec...

 2021-03-05 02:42 

Manila Bulletin

Volcanic earthquakes persist in Taal, Pinatubo...

Taal and Pinatubo volcanoes continued to show low level of unrest during the 24-hour observation of the active volcanoes from 8 a.m., March 4 (Thursday) to 8 a.m., March 5 (Friday). In its volcano bulletin issued on Friday, the Philippine Institute of Vol...

 2021-03-05 02:39 

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Giannis top pick for LeBron All-Star squad...

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks goes to the basket against Brandon Clarke #15 of the Memphis Grizzlies during the first half at FedExForum on March 04, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Justin Ford / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty...

 2021-03-05 02:35 

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Seafarer artist draws Mayor Sotto using choco syrup, toothpicks...

After being hailed as an anti-corruption champion by the US State Department last February 24, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto's unique leadership and resolute desire in fighting corruption and poor governance did not just inspire the world but also 22-ye...

 2021-03-05 02:31 

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NorthPort sends Standhardinger to Ginebra for Slaughter...

Photos from PBA Barangay Ginebra San Miguel acquired the services of Christian Standhardinger from NorthPort in exchange for Greg Slaughter, the PBA announced Friday, March 5, 2021. The PBA said the deal was approved the other day, paving the way for Stan...

 2021-03-05 02:30 

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Puerto Princesa ready to welcome more local tourists; find out travel requirements here...

The capital city of Puerto Princesa in Palawanknown for its Underground River, a UNESCO World Heritage sitehas reopened its borders to welcome more domestic tourists but with strict health protocols still in place. Puerto Princesa City Mayor Lucilo R. Bay...

 2021-03-05 02:22 

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Mayor Isko sounds alarm over 715 active COVID-19 cases in Manila...

Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso called on residents to continue practicing minimum health and safety protocols as the number of active COVID-19 cases in the city rose to 715 on Thursday, March 4. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno (JANSEN ROME...

 2021-03-05 02:18 

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Non-medical frontliners, vulnerable sectors are priorities in Manila's AstraZeneca vaccine supply — Mayor Isko...

Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso said non-medical frontline workers and members of the vulnerable sectors will be prioritized in the city government's vaccination drive using the COVID-19 vaccine from British-Swedish bio-pharmaceu...

 2021-03-05 02:17 

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Over 1,000 Manila health workers vaccinated...

Three days after the Manila city government rolled out its COVID-19 vaccination drive, over a thousand health workers have already been vaccinated, the city mayor said. Manila City Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso(Manila PIO / FILE PHOTO / M...

 2021-03-05 02:11 

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realme 7 retail price slashed...

Coming at the heels of the well-received launch of digital lifestyle experience realme TechLife and the recent cutback on the realme 7 Pro selling price, the leading smart technology company reinforces its aim of making interconnectivity attainable for ev...

 2021-03-05 02:07 

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FDA warns use of these pregnancy test kits...

With pregnancy rates going higher this pandemic, parents and soon-to-be parents are stocking up on pregnancy test kits. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning on two unregistered pregnancy kits: Fertility series HCG colloidal gold rapid s...

 2021-03-05 02:00 

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Dawn Zulueta grateful at 52...

Dawn Zulueta She doesn't seem to age as Dawn Zulueta is truly glowing! In her recent Instagram post, the veteran actress wrote: "A year ago today, I had no idea that in just a matter of days the world would turn itself inside out due to the #covid...

 2021-03-05 02:00 

Manila Bulletin

EU commits to provide affordable, fair access to COVID-19 vaccines for Filipinos...

The European Union (EU) has reiterated its commitment to ensuring equitable access to vaccines, tests, and treatments following the arrival of the first 487,200 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in Manila, Thursday night. This file illustration photo...

 2021-03-05 01:57 

Manila Bulletin

Quota reached! TPB suspends subsidized swab tests for travelers at PCMC...

The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) has suspended applications for its subsidized reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) at the Philippine Children's Medical Center (PCMC) for travelers due to the overwhelming number of registrants. &...

 2021-03-05 01:55 

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Glaiza de Castro calls out bank for 'hacked' credit card...

Glaiza de Castro Glaiza de Castro couldn't help but express disappointment over the "stress" that her "hacked" credit card has been given her. The newly-engaged star even called out the said bank on her Twitter account. "Una, na ha...

 2021-03-05 01:54 

Manila Bulletin

OFWs in Iraq urged to watch apostolic visit of Pope Francis...

An official of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines Episcopal Commission on Migrants and Itinerant People has asked overseas Filipino workers in Iraq to watch the "historic" visit of Pope Francis there. Bishop Ruperto Santos(CBC...

 2021-03-05 01:53 

Manila Bulletin

2020 piracy exceeds 2013-19 total due to pandemic IPOPHL...

The coronavirus pandemic has also triggered a spike in reports related to piracy and intellectual property rights in 2020 — even exceeding the total cases recorded by the government from 2013 to 2019. At a House hearing Thursday, March 4, Intellectu...

 2021-03-05 01:50 

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PH eyes evacuation of more Filipinos from Myanmar as turmoil escalates...

Following the deadly clashes in Myanmar that resulted in the death of 38 anti-coup protesters on Wednesday, the Philippines is poised to issue an advisory to all Filipino nationals to leave that country while it is still possible to do so. Foreign Affairs...

 2021-03-05 01:47 

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China's parliament opens with focus on Hong Kong democracy...

BEIJING, China (AFP) China's rubber-stamp parliament opened Friday with eliminating Hong Kong's political opposition on the agenda, a day after dozens of democracy campaigners in the city were jailed. Journalists arrive at the Great Hall of the Pe...

 2021-03-05 01:47 

Manila Bulletin

Philips Gaming Monitors launches the Vanguard Cup 2021...

Philips Gaming Monitors officially announces their first Valorant tournament. The Philips Gaming Monitor Vanguard Cup is a tournament geared to bring out the best in the current line up of teams in the country. The tournament is open to all Valorant teams...

 2021-03-05 01:45 

Manila Bulletin

New Zealand lifts tsunami evacuation orders after Pacific quakes...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AFP) New Zealand lifted tsunami evacuation orders covering large swathes of its coastline Friday, declaring "the largest waves have now passed" after a swarm of powerful offshore earthquakes. A deserted beach is pictured f...

 2021-03-05 01:43 

Manila Bulletin

New evidence shows COVID-19 antibodies, vaccines less effective against variants...

CHICAGO, United States (Xinhua) — A research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that three new, fast-spreading variants of the virus that cause COVID-19 can evade antibodies that work against the original form of the ...

 2021-03-05 01:42 

Manila Bulletin

Wence Trajano: Photographing the Malolos of his time...

FYA! This 25-year-old artist from Bulacan understands how being at the right place to capture the right moment is crucial in snapping beautiful photos There is no shortage of young, up-and-coming talent in the local art scene. Most of the time, what many ...

 2021-03-05 01:41 

Manila Bulletin

COVID-19 pandemic causes unprecedented poverty rise in LatAm in 2020 — UN...

SANTIAGO, Chile (Xinhua) — Latin America reached unprecedented levels of poverty and extreme poverty in 2020 not seen in recent years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) sa...

 2021-03-05 01:38 

Manila Bulletin

More US states drop mask mandates amid increasing variant infections...

WASHINGTON, United States (Xinhua) — More US states have announced plans to drop mask mandates amid still high baseline levels of new COVID-19 cases nationwide and increasing variant infections, drawing criticism from health experts. A woman looks a...

 2021-03-05 01:21 

Manila Bulletin

Inflation picks up at 4.7% in Feb....

A vegetable seller tends to a client at Paco Market. (ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The rate of increase in consumer prices accelerated further last month to its highest level since January 2019 due to higher costs of meat, fish and rice, the Ph...

 2021-03-05 01:00 

Manila Bulletin

Live and on-demand access to NBA games from PLDT Home Fibr...

As the 2020-21 NBA season continues to excite hardcore basketball fans, PLDT Home Fibr enhances the entertainment experience at home with NBA League Pass, the league's premium live game subscription service, which delivers the most comprehensive live ...

 2021-03-05 01:00 

Manila Bulletin

PVDA lauds settlement of industry regulation under BAI...

Livestock and poultry raisers expressed relief after the resolute of the long-drawn uncertainty of which agency and standards will regulate the registration and use of veterinary drugs and biologics. Last February 17, the DA issued Memorandum Circular No....

 2021-03-05 00:47 

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The Cap is out of the bag! Smart's Hollywood A-Lister revealed...

The cat is out of the bag! Or should we say, the 'Cap' is out and now everyone knows who the mystery man was on the first teaser ad that Smart showed in the last coupled of days in the @LiveSmart Twitter account. Hollywood A-Lister and "lead s...

 2021-03-05 00:39 

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Agot Isidro reacts to local telco firm having Chris Evans as endorser...

Agot Isidro Singer-actress Agot Isidro has called out a local telecommunications company which recently introduced Hollywood star Chris Evans as its newest ambassador. "Hindi ko na naiintindihan, Smart. (women facepalming emoji)," Agot wrote on Tw...

 2021-03-05 00:33 

Manila Bulletin

Course Belt promise faster Upskilling of unemployed Filipinos...

The economic recession brought about by the ongoing pandemic has led to around 10.9 million unemployed Filipinos according to the International Labor Organization (ILO). With the decline in the economy and decrease in labor opportunities, 24-year old entr...

 2021-03-05 00:32 

Manila Bulletin

Solenn Heussaff deletes 'poverty porn' photo, says sorry...

Solenn Heussaff After receiving backlash for the promotional photo she used for her upcoming art exhibit, Solenn Heussaff has deleted the controversial photo and apologized. READ MORE: https://mb.com.ph/2021/03/04/solenn-heussaff-no-poverty-porn-in-upcomi...

 2021-03-05 00:30 

Manila Bulletin

McIlroy has five-birdie run to share PGA lead at Bay Hill...

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays a second shot on the 12th hole during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge on March 04, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by SAM GREENWOOD / GETTY IM...

 2021-03-05 00:30 

Manila Bulletin

Light Up Our Shared Future by Paving the Way to Recovery...

— Opening Remarks by Ambassador Huang Xilian at the first Manila Forum for Philippines-China Relations Hon. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former President of the Republic of the Philippines and Chairman Emeritus of Association for Philippines-China Under...

 2021-03-05 00:04 

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'She Would Never Know' stars discuss filming K-drama ahead of March 9 finale on iQiyi...

'She Would Never Know' stars Ro Woon (left) and Won Jin-ah (iQiyi) K-drama "She Would Never Know," an An iQiyi Original and Exclusive, will be wrapping up and ahead of its final episode on March 9 on iQ.com, its stars shared their personal...

 2021-03-05 00:01 

Manila Bulletin

OPPO announces global partnership to bring flash charging to everyone, everywhere...

Smart device company OPPO marks a new era in mobile charging technology, as it launches its flash charging project: The Flash Initiative. Based around OPPO's pioneering VOOC flash charging, it sees visionary organizations license the OPPO technology t...

 2021-03-05 00:00 

Manila Bulletin

Landbank funds expansion of Cebu-based Virginia Farms...

State-run Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) has financed the expansion of Virginia Farms Inc. (VFI), a move that now helps the Cebu-based company sustain its production of hogs that are safe and free from African Swine Fever (ASF). A statement relea...

 2021-03-05 00:00 

Manila Bulletin

WHO'S THE FAIREST? Meet TEAM ASIA of 69th Miss Universe beauty pageant...

More than 60 candidates will vie for the title of 2020 Miss Universe which will be held at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida on May 16, 2021. Meet the 12 candidates from Asia. Will an Asian capture the coveted title once again? Sar...

 2021-03-04 23:52 

Manila Bulletin

Mass evacuations as large quakes spark Pacific-wide tsunami alert...

Tens of thousands of coastal residents in New Zealand, New Caledonia and Vanuatu fled for higher ground Friday as a cluster of powerful earthquakes sparked a Pacific-wide tsunami alert. Warning sirens sounded across Noumea as authorities ordered evacuatio...

 2021-03-04 23:48 

Manila Bulletin

Pacific-wide tsunami alert after 8.1-magnitude quake...

A Pacific-wide tsunami alert was issued Friday after a 8.1-magnitude earthquake struck near New Zealand's remote Kermadec islands, following on from two powerful quakes earlier. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN) New Zealand ordered coastal evacuations as the Pa...

 2021-03-04 23:30 

Manila Bulletin

446,858 MT of rice imports enters PH so far as of February...

As much as 446,858 metric tons (MT) of cheaper, imported rice had so far entered the country this year, data from the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) showed. Based on the latest data from BPI, as many as 372 Sanitary and phytosanitary import clearance (SPS...

 2021-03-04 23:30 

Manila Bulletin

MB Daily News Update...

The Philippine vaccination program just got its own version of a "booster" with the arrival Thursday night of more than 480,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine as part of the World Health Organization's (WHO) COVAX Facility. This ensures that...

 2021-03-04 23:05 

Manila Bulletin

BTS named 2020 Global Recording Artist of the Year, first Korean artist to win the award...

K-pop superstars and Grammy nominee BTS won the 2020 Global Recording Artist of the Year Award given by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), making another history in their career. According to IFPI, "the voice of the reco...

 2021-03-04 23:00 

Manila Bulletin

Kelvin Miranda becomes a victim of mistaken identity in 'Wish Ko Lang!'...

Kelvin Miranda and Mikee Quintos What if after being away for a few years, you come home to your own burial? Mistaken identity and love going against all oddsthese are the elements in the uncanny yet funny episode of Wish Ko Lang! this Saturday (March 6),...

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