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 2021-09-19 10:03 

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Slaughter, NorthPort bounce back with OT win over Rain or Shine...

MANILA, Philippines---Greg Slaughter put together commendable efforts on both ends to will NorthPort past Rain or Shine in overtime, 91-88, Sunday and bounce back from a gut-wrenching loss to Magnolia just two nights ago.Left out in the final play in the ...

 2021-09-19 09:52 

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Ariel Vanguardia replaces Nash Racela as Blackwater coach...

MANILA, Philippines---Blackwater has appointed its alternate governor and veteran mentor Ariel Vanguardia as the club's interim coach, replacing Nash Racela.The development comes on the heels of the Bossing's winless campaign this tournament. The ...

 2021-09-19 09:09 

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Ex-Brazil midfielder Paulinho leaves Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli...

Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli have parted ways with former Brazil midfielder Paulinho by mutual consent due to emergency circumstances, the club said on Saturday, less than two months after the 33-year-old signed for the Jeddah-based team.Paulinho joined Al ...

 2021-09-19 08:54 

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Pimentel PDP-Laban faction declares Pacquiao as presidential bet for 2022...

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao is the presidential candidate for the 2022 national elections of the PDP-Laban wing which is led by him and Senator Koko Pimentel. Pacquiao was declared as the presidential candidate of PDP-Laban during t...

 2021-09-19 08:15 

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Jinkee Pacquiao reminisces days as a beauty queen...

GINATILAN, CEBU — Twenty-five years ago, socialite Jinkee Pacquiao was once a beauty queen. Jinkee wowed netizens as she shared, on her social media accounts, a throwback photo of her younger self joining the Miss GenSan 1996. In the old photo, Jink...

 2021-09-19 08:05 

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CPA: Free net access for seafarers aboard docked vessels at CIP...

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Seafarers on board vessels docking at Cebu International Port (CIP) will enjoy free and unlimited internet access. This was announced by the Cebu Port Authority as they celebrate the 22nd National Maritime Week starting...

 2021-09-19 07:46 

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Pimentel says Cusi wing 'hijacking' PDP-Laban, calls them 'greedy'...

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Kiko Pimentel did not mince words when he called the group of Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi within the ruling PDP-Laban party "greedy." In his opening remarks at the national assembly of his PDP-Laban faction, P...

 2021-09-19 07:23 

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Mandaue PIO: 50% of city's eligible population now fully vaccinated...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — At least half of Mandaue City's "eligible population" are now fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease. Because of this achievement, Mandaue becomes the first local government unit in Cebu, to have given comp...

 2021-09-19 06:43 

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Palace hails Carlo Biado for winning 2021 US Open Pool Championship...

MANILA, Philippines — Malacaang on Sunday hailed Carlo Biado for bringing "pride and honor" to the country by winning the 2021 US Open Pool Championship in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Biado's win ended a 27 -year drought for the Philippin...

 2021-09-19 06:42 

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BFAR-7 tells public: Properly dispose used face masks...

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu Face masks that are thrown just anywhere often end up in our seas. And personnel of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR -7) and their volunteers fished several face masks from the waters during their r...

 2021-09-19 06:38 

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Andi and Philmar share simple joys during family picnic...

CEBU CITY, Philppines—The Happy Islanders fam are showing how the simple joys of life is. Andi Eigenmann shares on her Instagram her family's quick picnic in the "buyodz." With a little blanket laid on the grass, Andi and Philmar and the...

 2021-09-19 06:34 

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Pacquiao's PDP-Laban faction holds national assembly...

MANILA, Philippines — Less than two weeks before the filing for candidacy, the infighting within the ruling PDP-Laban party remains unresolved—with the faction of Senator Manny Pacquiao continuing its fight to be the legitimate side of the par...

 2021-09-19 06:13 

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Aroha Land Corp. to break ground for flagship project, Alishia Residences, in Daanbantayan, Cebu...

Homegrown developer Aroha Land Corp. will be celebrating its first of many milestones as they break ground for their flagship project Alishia Residences on Sept. 20, 2021, in Daanbantayan, Cebu. The rising developer, Aroha Land Corp., aims to give Cebuano...

 2021-09-19 05:46 

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Rabiya Mateo marks last week as MUPh's reigning queen with goddess themed photo shoot...

Cebu City, Philippines— A new Miss Universe Philippines will be crowned on Sunday, September 25, and will reign supreme. But before she formally crowns her successor, Rabiya Mateo is again showing us why she was crowned queen in 2020. Dressed in a s...

 2021-09-19 05:09 

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SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew returns safely...

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida's coast on Saturday, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever sent into Earth orbit. Th...

 2021-09-19 04:56 

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Over 36,800 accosted during first three days of NCR granular lockdowns...

MANILA, Philippines — More than 36,800 individuals were accosted in Metro Manila during the first three days of the implementation of granular lockdowns in the region for violating minimum public health standards, the Philippine National Police (PNP...

 2021-09-19 04:54 

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Talisay residents told: Always be careful when crossing roads...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Always be very careful when crossing the road and always use the designated pedestrian lane. This was the reminder of Jonathan Tumulak, chief of the City of Talisay Traffic Operations Development Authority (CT-TODA), to pede...

 2021-09-19 04:32 

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UFC: Anthony Smith stops Ryan Spann in 1st round...

Anthony Smith defeated Ryan Spann by submission in the first round of their light heavyweight main event bout Saturday night at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.Smith used a rear-naked choke to end the fight at 3:47. It was Smith's fifth first-round finis...

 2021-09-19 03:59 

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Loon church rises from the rubble...

LOON, Bohol, Philippines — For more than three decades, Mary Grace Ramada has seen a lot of changes in this town. Only one, however, remains constant: The pealing of bells at the Nuestra Seora de la Luz (Our Lady of Light Parish Church), known by ma...

 2021-09-19 03:55 

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'Go na go ako dun,' says Robredo on Marcos' one-on-one challenge in 2022 polls...

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo is more than ready for a one-on-one face-off with former senator Bongbong Marcos in the 2022 presidential elections. Robredo has defeated Marcos in the 2016 vice presidential elections, but the rival...

 2021-09-19 03:29 

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Robredo calls on Comelec to extend voter registration to October...

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo has joined calls for the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend voter registration for the 2022 national polls by one more month. In her weekly radio show, Robredo said that while she understand...

 2021-09-19 03:08 

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Facebook says WSJ allegations are 'mischaracterizations,' confer 'false motives'...

Facebook Inc on Saturday slammed a Wall Street Journal series of articles about the social media company's platform as containing "deliberate mischaracterizations" and said the articles "conferred egregiously false motives to Facebook'...

 2021-09-19 02:59 

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4 tons of garbage collected from Mahiga Creek...

CEBU CITY, Philippines Around three to four tons of garbage were collected from portions of the Mahiga Creek on Saturday, September 18, when the entire country conducted a nationwide clean-up efforts. In a post on social media, the Mines and Geosciences B...

 2021-09-19 02:13 

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Kisses sa pagrampa sa Miss Universe PH 2021: I think I deserve the crown!...

NANINIWALA ang young actress at dating "Pinoy Big Brother" housemate na si Kisses Delavin na may karapatan siyang manalo bilang Miss Universe Philippines 2021. Ayon kay Kisses, handang-handa na siya sa mga magiging "duties and responsibilities...

 2021-09-19 01:30 

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FACES OF CEBU: Pierre Lindsey, 25, Cebu-based drag queen...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— This week's Faces of Cebu category: Drag Queen! Meet Pierre Lindsey Anthonee S. Villarente, who also goes by her drag name, Kat Phischeur. This 25-year-old drag queen from Barangay Guadalupe is helping drag be known in th...

 2021-09-19 01:00 

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Road accidents: An endless phenomena in Cebu City...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City, the commercial center of Cebu, has one of the largest networks of roads on the island from the urban areas to the hinterlands. With this comes the daily struggles of motorists, trucks, loaders, and public transpor...

 2021-09-19 00:52 

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Carlo Biado rallies to win US Open 9-Ball title...

MANILA, Philippines---Carlo Biado mounted a big rally to beat Singapore's Aloysius Yapp, 13-8, and win the US Open Pool Championship Sunday (Manila time) at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City in New Jersey.Down, 3-8, Biado won 10 straight racks to clai...

 2021-09-19 00:50 

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Nadine naghahanda na para sa bagong pelikula ng Viva; makakasama sina Diego at Epy...

MUKHANG mapapasabak sa aktingan si Nadine Lustre kapag natuloy na ang pelikulang gagawin niya sa Viva Films mula sa direksyon ni Yam Laranas. Ito'y base na rin sa pahayag noon ni Boss Vincent del Rosario nakapanayam siya ng media para sa Vivamaxxed la...

 2021-09-19 00:30 

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Never forget the Conjugal Dictatorship...

It is only eight months before the next national elections, and we now see the perennial politicians reminding us of their presence via TV ads and media interviews. One of them is former vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos, son of the late dictato...

 2021-09-19 00:00 

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Two faces of despotism...

When Ferdinand Marcos proclaimed martial law on Sept. 21, 1972 (the actual date of implementation was Sept. 23), he had only about a year left before the end of his second and final term. But by declaring a state of emergency, he was able to extend his st...

 2021-09-18 23:22 

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Man shoots 12-year-old girl for interrupted TV watching in Cavite...

MANILA, Philippines — A 12-year-old girl in Imus City, Cavite is now in a hospital after she was shot by a man whose online television watching was interrupted on Friday night. A police report said suspect Reynaldo Managan, 55, was watching online o...

 2021-09-18 23:01 

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SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew heads for splashdown...

The quartet of citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission began their descent from space en route to a splashdown in the Atlantic on Saturday to complete a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched into Earth orbit. ...

 2021-09-18 21:46 

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Makabayan bloc: Anti-communist task force targeting unions...

Lawmakers belonging to the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives have called for an inquiry into alleged violations of workers' rights by the government's anticommunist insurgency task force. The six-member group on Friday filed House Res...

 2021-09-18 21:44 

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P10-B fund to help poor towns do tasks delegated by gov't...

The government's economic managers will lay down the guidelines on how low-income municipalities can access the P10-billion Growth Equity Fund (GEF), a new feature of the proposed 2022 national budget, according to an official of the Department of Bud...

 2021-09-18 21:40 

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AMLC urged: Freeze assets of Pharmally execs...

The government should now act to freeze the assets of the executives of Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. after the revelations in the ongoing Senate probe of P11.5 billion worth of questionable contracts with the Duterte administration. Detained Sen. Leila ...

 2021-09-18 21:36 

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DOH: Cases still rising, no peak yet...

While most Filipinos hope for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health (DOH) remained cautious in saying new cases in Metro Manila continued to rise and there was no evidence to suggest a downward trend. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosari...

 2021-09-18 21:34 

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Gov't jabs 40 million vs COVID-19, but fully vaccinated still at 16%...

MANILA, Philippines — The government has already administered more than 40 million doses as of Sept. 16, two weeks ahead of schedule, National Task Force Against COVID-19 (NTF) chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. reported on Saturday. ...

 2021-09-18 21:32 

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Concepcion pushes for higher restaurant capacity...

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential adviser for entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion is hoping more vaccinated customers will soon be allowed in dine-in restaurants and indoor personal care establishments if the initial implementation of the alert level ...

 2021-09-18 21:30 

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Don't use lockdowns as an excuse to stop elections Comelec spokesperson...

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will not push voters with COVID-19 to participate in the May 2022 polls, James Jimenez, the spokesperson for the poll body, said in a cryptic Twitter post on Friday night. But he added: ...

 2021-09-18 21:20 

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Meralco tightens hold on No. 2 spot...

Meralco continued climbing its way to a protected spot in the playoffs by dumping Blackwater into the cesspool of history.The Bolts handed the Bossing a 104-97 defeat in the PBA Philippine Cup on Saturday, sending Blackwater to the record books with a 19t...

 2021-09-18 21:16 

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Napolcom cites Smart for community service...

Smart Communications Inc. received the Community Service Award from the National Police Commission (Napolcom) for its contribution to nation-building through communications support during the pandemic. The citation is part of Napolcom's 55th anniversa...

 2021-09-18 21:15 

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Hard route back to old glory...

Philippine women's volleyball has drawn a road map---and a lot of flak---for its return to glory. But it is willing to take the hard path to success.The sport is hinging its future on a 23-strong pool that is heavy on young, untested players who will ...

 2021-09-18 21:14 

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CEOs pay tribute to banking icon...

He was a cigarette vendor and bank messenger who had risen from the ranks to be a well-esteemed banking leader and mentor to many. He had been at the helm of many banks, some big and one built from scratch, and helped the industry deal with challenges as ...

 2021-09-18 21:14 

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QC court frees NDFP peace consultant...

A Quezon City court has dismissed the illegal possession of firearms and explosives charges filed against National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultant Esterlita Suaybaguio, who was arrested on Aug. 26, 2019, in a police raid in her...

 2021-09-18 21:12 

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Gene in mutant rice identified...

A Filipino scientist at the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), along with a team of researchers from Nagoya University in Japan, has discovered a gene in mutant rice that could help crops survive drought. In a statement, PhilRice said Nonawin ...

 2021-09-18 21:12 

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SM widens COVID-19 vax program...

The SM Group has vaccinated 94 percent of its eligible employees against COVID-19, while supporting the government's vaccination efforts. "Our goal is to support broad vaccination efforts and not just to focus on our own people or those connected ...

 2021-09-18 21:10 

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Bicolano dishes on fire...

Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Peafrancia. A big, loud happy fiesta to all Bicolanos and devotees! Technically, we can travel to Naga, which is currently under general community quarantine (GCQ). Leisure travel from Metro Manila to areas under GCQ and ...

 2021-09-18 20:14 

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Man shot dead in Caloocan...

MANILA, Philippines — A man was shot dead in Barangay Bagong Silang, Caloocan City at midnight on Sunday, according to the Northern Police District (NPD). The incident was reported at around 12:20 a.m., according to Cpl. Francis Bryan Sagmaquen of t...

 2021-09-18 14:02 

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WBA orders Ugas to defend title vs Stanionis in 'Box-Off'...

MANILA, Philippines---A potential rematch between Manny Pacquiao and World Boxing Association (Super) champion Yordenis Ugas won't be happening anytime soon.In a resolution by the WBA, Ugas will defend his title against mandatory challenger Eimantas S...

 2021-09-18 13:59 

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Riddle believes he ranks behind Brock in list of WWE Superstars from UFC...

MANILA, Philippines---The WWE and the UFC have always had a shared history together with some of the biggest names in MMA finding their footing in the spectrum of sports entertainment.Names like Brock Lesnar, Ken Shamrock, and Dan Severn have made their m...

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