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 2021-09-21 04:28 

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'Fight for justice by Martial Law victims not over yet' — CHR...

Commission on Human Rights (CHR) The fight for justice by the victims of Martial Law is not over yet despite the lapse of 49 years after the "painful and atrocious regime" was imposed by the late President Ferdinand E. Marcos in 1971. In a strongl...

 2021-09-21 04:27 

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Mark Wilson presents art of filigree in latest fine jewelry collection...

Apart from crafting a collection of beautiful parols that benefits the scholars of Steps Dance Studio , Mark Wilson also got his hands busy by creating delicate fine jewelry during the pandemic. After taking inspiration from basket-weaving for the "Co...

 2021-09-21 03:55 

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COVID-19 outbreak hits QC seminary; 24 positive cases, 1 death...

At least 25 priests and staff of Christ the King Mission Seminary in Quezon City tested positive for COVID-19 with one of them succumbing to the disease. According to the Quezon City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (QCESU), the seminary has 59 ...

 2021-09-21 03:52 

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Galvez: Zero critical COVID-19 patients awaiting admission in Cebu City private hospitals...

Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. recognized the COVID-19 response of Cebu City after private hospitals recorded no admission in their intensive care units (ICU) and emergency rooms (ER) in recent weeks. (File photo) During the weekly "Talk to the Peopl...

 2021-09-21 03:41 

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Davao City eyes face-to-face classes in at least 'one school per barangay'...

DAVAO CITY The Davao City Government and the Department of Education (Deped) 11 are conferring on the possibility of resuming face-to-face courses in certain schools in the city with low COVID-19 risk. Members of the COVID-19 Task Force discussed the resu...

 2021-09-21 03:26 

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How to benefit from the global recovery...

Solid Future Global Sometimes, it's easy to forget that things are not always going south, especially when you are in the middle of a pandemic. The reality is, there's reason to hope that things are turning around for the better. We just need to f...

 2021-09-21 03:26 

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TESDA: Limited face-to-face training, assessment in Metro Manila resume...

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) said the face-to-face training and competency assessment in the National Capital Region (NCR) have resumed. TESDA TESDA Secretary Isidro Lapea already issued a circular on Sept. 16 containin...

 2021-09-21 03:23 

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New respiratory therapists online oathtaking on Oct 8...

The new passers of the Licensure Examination for Respiratory Therapists will have their online oathtaking on Oct. 8, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) said Tuesday. PRC/MB The online oathtaking at 9 a.m. will be spearheaded by PRC Cagayan de Or...

 2021-09-21 03:18 

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Comelec to voter applicants: Expect long lines in last few days of registration...

Those who are planning to register for the May 2022 polls should expect long lines when they go to the local poll offices in the last few days of the voter registration, an official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said. Comelec/MB "The lines ...

 2021-09-21 03:02 

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Makati City shuts down another bar for protocol violations...

The Makati City local government has shut down another establishment on Tuesday for violating COVID-19 protocols. In a Facebook post, the local government unit (LGU) said that the Makati Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) has closed down PRVT Re...

 2021-09-21 02:53 

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BLACKPINK Lisa's 'Lalisa' debuts on Billboard Hot 100 chart...

K-pop girl group BLACKPINK member Lisa debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with her song "Lalisa." According to Billboard Charts on Twitter, Lisa's "Lalisa" entered at No. 84 for the first time on the Hot 100 for the Sept. 25-dated ...

 2021-09-21 02:46 

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PH receives 9.5 M COVID-19 vaccines in a week, highest since February...

Around 9.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines were delivered last week, marking the highest number of transported life-saving jabs to the country since February 2021 when the supplies started arriving. Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr. (File photo / Screenshot from...

 2021-09-21 02:40 

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With mixed authentic, exotic flavors, mooncakes give Filipinos a taste of China's Mid-Autumn Festival...

MANILA — The Mid-Autumn Festival has become one of the most celebrated occasions in the Philippines, a moment for family reunion and relaxation. A chef shows a tray of mooncakes to be baked at a Chinese restaurant in Chinatown in Manila, the Philipp...

 2021-09-21 02:37 

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Trillanes nudges Robredo to decide on poll plans in Facebook post; here's what he said...

Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV gave Vice President Leni Robredo a not-so-subtle nudge on Tuesday, Sept. 21, to finally decide on whether or not to run for president in the May 2022 national elections. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV (File photo/ MANILA ...

 2021-09-21 02:30 

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When we save trees, we save ourselves...

Trees are essential. We rely on them for food, fuel, medicine, raw materials, oxygen, as well as for their ability to absorb carbon dioxide. Trees protect us from storms and help prevent soil erosion. Trees also help humans find peace and inspiration in t...

 2021-09-21 02:29 

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Bulacan PHO logs 539 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths...

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) in Bulacan has recorded 539 new cases and 12 additional deaths on Monday, September 20. (Photo from Facebook live/ MANILA BULLETIN) The PHO said the confirmed COVID-19 cases in the province have reached 68,236 with 64,09...

 2021-09-21 02:13 

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Oxygen supply in NegOr hospitals dwindling amid COVID-19 surge...

DUMAGUETE CITY The head of the Negros Oriental Medical Society (NOMS) here on Monday said the supply of medical grade oxygen in the province's biggest hospitals is dwindling amid what he perceives as another surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19...

 2021-09-21 02:07 

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LOOK: JaMill opens new business...

Jayzam Manabat and Camille Trinidad Amid controversies, celebrity couple Jayzam Manabat and Camille Trinidad opened an auto services business. The couple described the new venture as a new blessing. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jayzam Lloy...

 2021-09-21 02:06 

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Public invited to free webinar on the prevention of suicide...

In observance of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month this September, the Saint Camillus Center for Humanization in Health will conduct a free internet forum on the prevention of suicide on Sept. 24 from 7 to 8 p.m. via zoom. St. Camillus (Facebook) The the...

 2021-09-21 02:00 

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Hundreds displaced in Cebu village fire...

CEBU CITY — A huge fire displaced hundreds of residents in Barangay Labangon here on Monday dawn. The fire broke out in Sitio Labsalex at 2:39 a.m. and was put out at 4:13 a.m. Property damage was pegged at P1.5 million as 80 houses were destroyed, ...

 2021-09-21 02:00 

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Batangas beekeeper who rents land for his apiary earns a sustainable income from offering products and training...

Space is a luxury that not everyone has. However, there is an option that one can take to temporarily use an area that's not theirs, and that's through rental. Wilfredo Obrador, 39, is a pastor and licensed teacher, who rents a 1000 sqm land in St...

 2021-09-21 01:58 

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Amid ongoing pandemic, PH ranks 51st in 2021 Global Innovation Index...

The Philippines' innovation ranking slipped to the 51st spot out of the 132 economies in this year's Global Innovation Index (GII). (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) But the country remained at the fourth spot among the 34 lower middle-income group eco...

 2021-09-21 01:50 

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Duterte gets DOJ report on 52 cases on deaths in illegal drugs operations...

Department of Justice President Duterte has received the report on the review conducted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on 52 cases of police anti-illegal drugs operations which resulted in deaths. Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra on Tuesday, Sept...

 2021-09-21 01:32 

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Mandaluyong LGU receives 2021 National Exemplar-People Program of the Year in Public Sector Award...

The Mandaluyong City local government was duly recognized on Monday by the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) for its efforts in helping indigent families and creating programs for the benefit of children with special needs by awardin...

 2021-09-21 01:28 

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New LPA forms, brings rains over S. Luzon, W. Visayas — PAGASA...

A new low pressure area (LPA) that is embedded within the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) was located off the waters of Dumaran, Palawan on Tuesday morning, Sept. 21, said the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administrat...

 2021-09-21 01:24 

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Joshua promises dream bout with Fury will happen...

File photo/AFP Anthony Joshua says the mouthwatering heavyweight boxing bout with fellow Briton Tyson Fury will happen preferably in Britain before he hangs up his gloves. Between them, the two boxers currently hold all the major versions of the heavyweig...

 2021-09-21 00:58 

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Pinoys must not keep silent on dark truth of Marcos's martial lawRobredo...

Vice President Leni Robredo highlighted the high cost of silence among Filipinos on the 49th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by the late strongman President Ferdinand Marcos. Screenshot_20210903-155656_Chrome For those who lived through it, ...

 2021-09-21 00:50 

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Most wanted person in Agusan del Sur arrested in Bulacan...

The most wanted murder suspect in Agusan del Sur was arrested by authorities in Bulacan on Sunday, Sept. 19. Photo courtesy of PR03 Brig. Gen. Valeriano T. De Leon, Central Luzon regional police director, identified the arrested suspect as Ma. Lorena Simo...

 2021-09-21 00:45 

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2 cities, 19 towns in Ilocos Sur back to ECQ...

LAOAG CITY At least two cities and 19 towns of Ilocos Sur province will be placed under the strictest enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) for two weeks starting September 22 due to continuing surge of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. In a six-pa...

 2021-09-21 00:40 

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Mandaue City is first Cebu LGU to jab half of its population...

CEBU CITY — The city of Mandaue became the first local government unit (LGU) in Metro Cebu to fully vaccinate 50 percent of its eligible population. In the September 17 data released by the Visayas Vaccination Operations Center (VVOC), Mandaue has a...

 2021-09-21 00:37 

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Caring for patients with Alzheimer's disease...

Always treat them with dignity She appeared to be strong and physically healthy at the age 58 yet the forgetfulness became more pronounced as the days and weeks went by. Then came the inability to recall recent events in her life. She would ask the same q...

 2021-09-21 00:28 

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BFAR-7 appeals to public on proper disposal of face masks...

CEBU CITY — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-Central Visayas (BFAR 7) appealed to the public to dispose of used face masks properly. BFAR 7 issued the appeal when it celebrated the International Coastal Cleanup Day last Sunday, Septembe...

 2021-09-21 00:17 

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New PRC Molecular Lab opens in Cotabato City...

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) opened its 14th PRC molecular laboratory in Cotabato City Saturday, September 18, to further boost PRC testing capacity for COVID-19. The molecular laboratory is equipped with two polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machines and...

 2021-09-21 00:06 

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NBI to probe lawyer's killing in Cotabato...

National Bureau of Investigation The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has been tasked to probe the killing of human rights lawyer Juan Macabadbad in front of his house in Surallah, South Cotabato last Sept. 15. The directive to the NBI was issued by...

 2021-09-21 00:00 

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Yes, Botox can!...

More uses for this super injectable B FOR BOTOX AND FOR BENEFITS Because Botox has a lot of off-label uses, it is still one of the top five nonsurgical procedures employed worldwide According to The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAP...

 2021-09-20 23:45 

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Health Exec: Surging COVID-19 cases in Pangasinan may be caused by Delta variant...

DAGUPAN CITY — If the rapid transmission of COVID-19 in Pangasinan will be looked into, the higher infection rate of the virus being felt might be attributed to the spread of Delta variant in the community. This was bared by Region 1 Medical Center ...

 2021-09-20 23:30 

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MB Daily News Update...

Political activity is revving up with Senator Manny Pacquiao finally announcing his retirement from boxing to focus on the biggest fight of his life an electoral slugfest for the Presidency in May 2022. President Duterte launched another round of tirades ...

 2021-09-20 23:28 

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DICT quizzed for lending facilities to third telco 'for free'...

Senator Imee Marcos has questioned the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) for allegedly allowing the Dito Telecommunity use its facilities for free. DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II attends a Senate hearing on the alleged irr...

 2021-09-20 23:27 

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P680,000 worth of 'shabu' seized in Bacolod...

BACOLOD CITY About 100 grams of suspected shabu worth P680,000 were seized in a buy-bust operation at Barangay 31 here on Sunday. Police identified the subject as Rolly Asumbre of Barangay 14 here, and his alleged taxi-driver companion Inocentes Posadas o...

 2021-09-20 23:22 

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W. Visayas eyes production of 1.2 million metric tons of rice...

ILOILO CITY — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is targeting to make farmers in Western Visayas region produce 1.2 million metric tons for this year's wet season. Elmer Cabusas, DA-6 rice program coordinator, said that it is eyeing a 39-percent...

 2021-09-20 23:07 

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Iloilo power utility: Consumers shouldn't be burdened by damaged NGCP cables...

ILOILO CITY — The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is being urged by a power utility to intervene and ease the negative impact to consumers after a submarine cable transmitting power in the Visayas has been damaged by a government-related project....

 2021-09-20 23:01 

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Mayor Sara Duterte to take medical leave anew...

DAVAO CITY Mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio announced on Monday, September 20, that she would be momentarily leaving the country soon. Mayor Sara said during her program over Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR 87.5) that she would be taking some days' leave ...

 2021-09-20 22:52 

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Pangasinan provincial government distributes largest loan assistance yet to livelihood groups...

DAGUPAN CITY — The Pangasinan provincial government, under the leadership of Governor Amado I. Espino III, turned over PHP 10.9 million worth of loan assistance to 64 livelihood groups and one micro,small,medium enterprise (MSME) on Friday, Septembe...

 2021-09-20 22:51 

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Trial of multi-variant COVID-19 booster vaccine starts in UK...

LONDON — A trial of what has been described as the world's first multi-variant vaccine booster against COVID-19 kicked off in the British city of Manchester on Monday. A married couple, both in their 60s, became the first participants in the tri...

 2021-09-20 22:51 

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US COVID-19 fatalities surpass 1918 flu estimates...

WASHINGTON,United States U.S. COVID-19 deaths on Monday surpassed 675,000, the estimated U.S. fatalities from the 1918 influenza pandemic. White flags are seen on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Sept. 17, 2021. More than 660,0...

 2021-09-20 22:51 

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UN chief urges rich states to deliver promised 100 bln USD for climate action in developing countries...

UNITED NATIONS, United States — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged rich countries to deliver the promised 100 billion U.S. dollars a year for climate action in developing countries. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterre...

 2021-09-20 22:42 

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Unvaccinated Bolsonaro eats pizza on New York sidewalk...

UNITED NATIONS, United States — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ate pizza on the sidewalk in New York ahead of the UN General Assembly, likely because he doesn't meet the city's COVID-19 vaccine requirements for indoor dining. Brazilian P...

 2021-09-20 22:42 

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Lava engulfs 100 homes as Canary Islands volcano erupts...

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Spain — A surge of lava destroyed around 100 homes on Spain's Canary Islands a day after a volcano erupted, forcing 5,500 people to leave the area, local authorities said on Monday. Lava flows approach houses as the Mount ...

 2021-09-20 22:35 

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ABS-CBN Foundation delivers food packs, hot meals to Filipinos hit by typhoon and pandemic...

Despite the rains and the community quarantine, ABS-CBN Foundation's "Pantawid ng Pag-ibig: Pilipino Para sa Pilipino" continues to be there for Filipinos in need through the support of its donors and partners. This September alone, over 2,000...

 2021-09-20 22:31 

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GOSSIP GIRL: Piolo Pascual to son Iigo on reaching his Hollywood dreams: 'I am so proud of him'...

Piolo Pascual (right) and son Iigo Our cast of "Nia Nio," a teleserye airing weekdays on TV5, was surprised when we were visited by our producer, premiere actor Piolo Pascual fondly called by the whole Philippines as Papa P. Twelve years ago, the ...

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