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 2021-09-26 08:16 

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DOH clears misinformation about COVID-19, vaccines...

MB/ FILE PHOTO The Department of Health (DOH) reminded the public that coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is real and that vaccines are safe and effective. The DOH said that several people have already contracted the viral illness and already claimed many liv...

 2021-09-26 08:13 

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QC teachers start distributing school supplies to indigent students...

By Aaron Dioquino The Quezon City Public School Teachers Association (QCPSTA) has started distributing school supplies to students in Barangay Roxas, Quezon City on Sunday, Sept. 26. According to DZBB, the distribution is QCPSTA's advanced way of cele...

 2021-09-26 08:05 

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Shiga Lakestars officially welcome Kiefer Ravena...

By REYNALD MAGALLON Shiga Lakestars officially welcomed NLEX guard Kiefer Ravena through its social media pages on Sunday following news confirming the release from the PBA of the Gilas Pilipinas stalwart. The Lakestars already updated Ravena's player...

 2021-09-26 07:53 

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Abueva holds slight edge over rookie Williams, Bolick in BPC race...

PBA Images15-3 Magnolia Pambansang Manok's Calvin Abueva took a slight edge over TNT rookie Mikey Williams and NorthPort rising star Robert Bolick in the race for the Best Player of the Conference in the PBA Philippine Cup. Abueva compiled 35.36 Stati...

 2021-09-26 07:52 

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Pacio grateful to Saruta for learning experience...

The fabled rivalry between Joshua Pacio and Yosuke Saruta may have been over, but their brotherhood remains the same. Joshua Pacio and Yosuke Saruta (Joshua Pacio's Facebook page) Team Lakay's Pacio defended his strawweight belt for the third stra...

 2021-09-26 07:50 

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PH Red Cross relief arrives in typhoon-hit Batanes...

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on Sunday, Sept. 26, said the shipment of relief supplies it sent to Batanes arrived over the weekend, a few days after the island was pummeled by typhoon "Kiko" recently. Philippine Red Cross According to the PRC, t...

 2021-09-26 07:42 

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Yuka Saso shoots bogey-free 65; Pagdanganan, Ardina make cut...

Yuka Saso (AFP) Tokyo Olympics veteran Yuka Saso displayed her old deadly form as she fired a bogey-free performance of six-under par 65 in the second round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Saturday (Sunday in Manila) at the Pinnacle Country Club i...

 2021-09-26 07:41 

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PH women's team eyes early US training camp for Asian Cup prep...

Photo from AFC National women's football team coach Marlon Maro is eyeing to once again hold camp in the United States as part of its preparations for the AFC Women's Asian Cup slated Jan. 2022 in India. The Philippines earned a place in the conti...

 2021-09-26 07:41 

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Prince Caperal repays Tim Cone's trust with big game vs Phoenix...

Photo from PBA Prince Caperal's refusal to be disheartened by his limited minutes after winning the Most Improved Player and readiness in every situation was rewarded with a vital performance that gave Barangay Ginebra San Miguel the final quarterfina...

 2021-09-26 07:37 

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1Sambayan says unity talks ongoing with a week to go before COC filing starts...

Despite the announcements of Senator Emmanuel 'Manny' Pacquiao and Manila Mayor Francisco 'Isko Moreno' Domagoso to run for president, opposition coalition 1Sambayan on Sunday, September 26, said it will continue to hold consultative meeti...

 2021-09-26 07:31 

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Phivolcs: 4.2-magnitude quake hits Bohol...

(PHIVOLCS) A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck parts of Bohol province on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 26, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs said the epicenter of the earthquake was traced at 3 kilometers (km) west ...

 2021-09-26 07:30 

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So trails Carlsen at the start of Champions Chess Tour Grand Finals...

Wesley So Grandmaster Wesley So blasted Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan, 3-1, to trail world champion Magnus Carlsen at the start of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour Grand Finals Saturday. So prevailed in the second and last of their four-game duel ...

 2021-09-26 07:24 

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Bishop encourages public to ensure conduct of 2022 elections despite pandemic...

Bishop Pablo Virgilio David (Manila Bulletin File photo) Diocese of Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David encouraged the faithful to help ensure that the 2022 national and local elections will be conducted amid the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-...

 2021-09-26 07:17 

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2 soldiers hurt as Army, NPA clash in Capiz...

Two soldiers were injured after the Philippine Army (PA) figured in an armed encounter with suspected members of the New People's Army (NPA) in Tapaz, Capiz on Sunday morning, Sept. 26. Elements of the Army's 12th Infantry Battalion (12IB) clashed...

 2021-09-26 07:13 

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Comelec: COC forms available at website...

Comelec/MB Forms needed for the filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the May 2022 elections can be downloaded from the official website of the Commission on Elections (Comelec). The Comelec said that different forms needed for the filing of COC ...

 2021-09-26 07:04 

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PH Red Cross provides cash aid to families affected by pandemic...

As Filipinos struggle with the effects of the health crisis, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) provided cash assistance to families greatly affected by COVID-19 pandemic. Philippine Red Cross The humanitarian organization said it distributed a total of P81,0...

 2021-09-26 06:42 

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After Senate's protection offer, Pharmally exec who exposed DOH supply scam cannot be contacted...

Senator Richard Gordon on Sunday, Sept. 26, said senators could no longer contact an officer of Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corp. who admitted to tampering the expiration dates of COVID-19 supplies they delivered to the government. In his post on Twitter, Go...

 2021-09-26 06:31 

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Empowering women micro-entrepreneurs through 'effective' marketing...

Marketing is one of the most important things a business can do. The recently concluded two-day webinar hosted by the Department of Agriculture Region 2 through the GREAT Women Project 2 offered tips on how to effectively market their businesses. (Unsplas...

 2021-09-26 06:28 

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'How many more times does Robredo need to defeat Marcos?', asks her spokesman...

Seemingly poking fun at former Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos, Jr.'s camp, the spokesman of Vice President Leni Robredo asked, "How many more times does she need to defeat Marcos?" This question was posed after Marcos' camp re...

 2021-09-26 06:28 

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Mayor Belmonte signs Deed of Conditional Sale on acquisition of land in Barangay Payatas...

Around 1,500 families of Barangay Payatas in Quezon City can now acquire the land they have been living in for four decades. Mayor Joy Belmonte signed the Deed of Conditional Sale formally acquiring the 157 parcels of land previously owned by Landbank. Ra...

 2021-09-26 06:23 

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It's all about the feels in WeTV original series 'Pasabuy'...

Are you ready for all the nakakakilig and nakaka-in love feels? Then we've got just what you need the WeTV Original series Pasabuy! The romantic comedy series is now streaming for FREE exclusively on WeTV. New episodes drop every Friday, at 7 p.m. In ...

 2021-09-26 06:17 

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Eleazar orders review of PNP policies after death of cadet due to hazing...

National police chief Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar ordered on Sunday, Sept, 26, a review of the rules and regulations and the academic policies of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) in what he said as a move to strengthen discipline and moral...

 2021-09-26 06:16 

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Pangasinan political leaders join HPS, urge Mayor Sara to run for president...

Political leaders in Pangasinan have joined the call for Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for president in the 2022 national elections. 'Deputy Speaker and Abono Partylist Rep. Conrado Estrella III, Bayambang Mayor Cezar T. Quiambao; Binalonan ...

 2021-09-26 06:13 

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Bishop tells prelates: Take care of your mental health...

A Catholic bishop urged prelates to seek help if they are experiencing mental health problems. Diocese of Novaliches Bishop Roberto Gaa said that there are some instances where it is not enough to just pray. Diocese of Novaliches Bishop Roberto Gaa "I...

 2021-09-26 06:12 

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Man found dead in a sack in Quezon City...

By Aaron Dioquino A man was found dead inside a sack along Quirino highway in Barangay Greater Lagro, Quezon City. on Sunday, Sept. 26. According to DZBB Super Radyo, the body was found inside a sack and was left in a lot near the La Mesa Dam. Barangay Ch...

 2021-09-26 06:09 

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CIW has new superintendent...

A new superintendent for the Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City has been appointed, the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) said. Correctional Institution for Women (Photo from BuCor) In a statement issued last Sept. 25, BuCor said CTC...

 2021-09-26 06:05 

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UE to implement 2-day academic break...

The University of the East (UE) will implement a two-day academic break from Sept. 27 to 28. (Unsplash) According to a memorandum released by UE President Ester Garcia, only asynchronous classes must be held during the two-day academic break, but quizzes ...

 2021-09-26 05:54 

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PAGASA: Typhoon 'Mindulle' further intensifies, moves slowly over PH Sea...

The typhoon with the international name "Mindulle" further intensified while moving slowly over the Philippine Sea on Sunday, Sept. 26. In the 11 a.m. tropical cyclone advisory, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Adm...

 2021-09-26 05:53 

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P68-M worth of 'shabu' seized, 2 arrested in Las Pias drug busts...

Combined elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) seized some P68 million worth of shabu following the arrest of two alleged drug pushers during two separate raids in Las Pias City on Saturday, Sep...

 2021-09-26 05:51 

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Arms cache, 'shabu' seized from 2 travelers in Davao City...

Joint police and military operatives arrested two people after they yielded illegal drugs and 62 pieces of unlicensed firearms at a checkpoint in Davao City on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Philippine Army's 10th Infantry Division (10ID) identified the susp...

 2021-09-26 05:50 

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4 inmates killed, jail guard injured in Surigao del Sur escape try...

Four persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) , who were believed to be members of the New People's Army (NPA), were killed while a jail guard was injured in an escape attempt at the Liangga Jail District in Surigao del Sur on Sunday, Sept. 26. Chief Insp. ...

 2021-09-26 05:39 

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Church leader calls on faithful to live out temporal order...

Baguio Bishop Victor Bendico, chairman of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines liturgical commission, has called on the faithful "to live out his temporal order and be active members of society." Baguio Bishop Victor Bendico (Ph...

 2021-09-26 05:38 

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Three dead after US train derailment: rail operator...

Washington, United States At least three people were killed and multiple others injured when a US train derailed Saturday afternoon, rail operator Amtrak said, with rescuers rushing to safely evacuate all passengers and crew. Approximately 141 passengers ...

 2021-09-26 05:37 

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Feast of Saint Vincent de Paul...

Adamson University president Fr. Marcelo V. Manimtim will preside over the Eucharistic celebration at 5 p.m. Monday, September 27, at the Santuario de San Vicente de Paul Parish and Shrine of the Poor in Tandang Sora, Q.C. in solemn commemoration of the F...

 2021-09-26 05:35 

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Team Secret secures Upper Bracket QF spot in Wild Rift SEA Championship...

Photo from Team Secret FB page By REYNALD MAGALLON Team Secret advanced to the playoffs of the Wild Rift SEA Championship 2021 on Saturday, Sept. 24 after a solid showing in the group stage where they racked up three wins, two draws and without a loss to ...

 2021-09-26 05:35 

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New political party to back Sara's presidential bid...

DAVAO CITY A new political party will hold a national directorate convention in favor of City Mayor Sara Duterte's potential presidential bid in May 2022 if she decides to run. The national directorate is scheduled for September 28 Tuesday but the par...

 2021-09-26 05:33 

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New York mulls hiring Filipino nurses to replace unvaccinated health workers...

New York will be compelled to hire foreign nurses specifically from the Philippines and Ireland to replace unvaccinated health care workers who will continue to defy the state-mandated COVID-19 vaccination. NURSE/ MANILA BULLETIN Gov. Kathy Hochul bared t...

 2021-09-26 05:32 

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Belgica wants gov't agencies to improve social media complaints handling...

The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has called on government agencies to activate their social media accounts and use these to strengthen their online complaints handling. ARTA Director-General Jeremiah Belgica (FACEBOOK/MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) ARTA Di...

 2021-09-26 05:31 

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Celebs claim Slater Young is 'Squid Game' lead star's lookalike...

Slater Young (foreground) and Lee Jung-jae Can you see the resemblance? Netizens and some local stars think that Lee Jung-jae, lead actor of the South Korean survival drama "Squid Game," is a dead-ringer for Filipino celebrity Slater Young. On Twi...

 2021-09-26 05:26 

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Gonzales, Johnson capture Bucharest ATP doubles title...

Photo from Ruben Gonzales' Instagram account Ruben Gonzales and American Hunter Johnson survived their unseeded rivals to capture the Trofeul Tiriac-Nastase Challenger in Bucharest, Romania over the weekend. The third-seeded Gonzales and Johnson rose ...

 2021-09-26 05:26 

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ARTA to launch new digital platforms for public's complaints...

As the public continues to shift to more accessible digital channels, the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) is set to launch two digital platforms aimed at boosting the agency's capacity in complaints handling. In a statement, ARTA Director-General Jerem...

 2021-09-26 05:24 

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PCW lauds initiatives to pass laws amending rape by raising age of sexual consent, prohibiting child marriage...

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) lauded proposed legislative measures protecting women's and children's rights in both Houses of Congress, especially on raising the age of sexual consent in rape cases and prohibiting child, early, and forc...

 2021-09-26 05:22 

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Robredo gives herself until Oct. 8 to decide on presidential bid...

Vice President Leni Robredo is giving herself until Friday, Oct. 8, to decide whether to run as president or not, admitting that her only goal is to stop the Marcoses from reclaiming Malacaang, thereby enabling leaders of the current administration to rem...

 2021-09-26 05:19 

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Fire hits residential area in Makati...

By Lemuel Baruela A fire broke out at a residential area in Makati City on Sunday, September 26. According to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), the fire hit houses located on the J.P. RIzal Extension boundary of Pateros and Comembo. The first alarm was...

 2021-09-26 05:13 

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San Juan, Iloilo, Negros extend unbeaten streak in PCAP online tourney...

San Juan, Iloilo and Negros extended their respective unbeaten streaks to remain at the helm in the third conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online tournament over the weekend. The San Juan Predators squeaked past t...

 2021-09-26 05:09 

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Member of Vargas criminal group arrested in Pateros...

The Pateros police arrested a member of a criminal group responsible for illegal drugs and theft in the municipality. Southern Police District Director Brig. Gen. Jimili Macaraeg said Zaldy Salvador, 40, is a member of the Vargas criminal group involved i...

 2021-09-26 05:08 

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OCTA: Metro Manila still at 'high risk' for COVID-19 infections...

CTA Research fellow Dr. Guido David on Sunday, Sept. 26, said that Metro Manila remains at "high risk" for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread, based on the indicators used by Covid Act Now. (Photo from Dr. Guido David's Twitter/MANILA BULLE...

 2021-09-26 05:01 

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Robredo reminds Duterte: 'Don't use military to threaten people'...

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday, September 26, deplored that President Duterte is once again using the military to threaten and intimidate the people after the latter warned that he will utilize military force, if needed, to ensure peaceful, free, a...

 2021-09-26 04:57 

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Jodi Sta. Maria reunites with son Thirdy Lacson...

Jodi Sta. Maria and son Thirdy Lacson Kapamilya star Jodi Sta. Maria has reunited with his son Thirdy Lacson. "You make this life a beautiful garden, babe. Mama loves you soooo much!" wrote Jodi on Instagram on Sept. 26. Thirdy, 15, has been stayi...

 2021-09-26 04:56 

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Lacson vows to push more equitable national funding for LGU's...

Senator Panfilo "Ping" Lacson has renewed his push for local government units (LGUs) to get a more equitable share of the national budget so they can fund their own development programs. Sen. Panfilo Lacson (Joseph Vidal/ Senate PRIB/MANILA BULLET...

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