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 2021-09-20 06:54 

Manila Bulletin

Dagupan police station quarantines 11 infected cops, contacts...

DAGUPAN CITY Eleven members of the Dagupan City Police Station (DCPS) are currently isolated after contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) here. (Photo courtesy of Dagupan City Pulis Facebook) In a phone interview on Monday, DCPS chief Lt. Col. Lou...

 2021-09-20 06:52 

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'Kopyahan' goes online under distance learning...

As the country moves on its second week of school opening, a new challenge in the implementation of distance learning was exposed — online cheating. (Photo from Unsplash) A Facebook group called "Online Kopyahan" came to light over the weeke...

 2021-09-20 06:46 

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SSS extends July contribution deadline...

(MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) State-run Social Security System (SSS) has extended the payment deadline for July contributions of regular employers due to enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). In a statement, Aurora C. Ignacio, SSS president and chief execut...

 2021-09-20 06:42 

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BINI's timely new single 'Kapit Lang' brings motivation to netizens, hits 320K views on YouTube...

Breakout P-Pop girl group BINI continues to uplift listeners with their music and their latest single "Kapit Lang," whose vibrant, color-splashed music video reached over 320,000 views on YouTube. The upbeat track captured the attention of netizen...

 2021-09-20 06:41 

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COVID-19 vaccination of minors not yet allowed NTF adviser...

The vaccination of minors against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is not yet allowed, but local government units may now start their registration of possible candidates for the inoculation, a government health adviser said. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Dr....

 2021-09-20 06:39 

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Student group welcomes approval of limited face-to-face classes in 'low-risk' areas...

The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) welcomed on Monday, Sept. 20, the approval of the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes in areas that will be classified as low-risk for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). (ALI VICOY / MANILA BUL...

 2021-09-20 06:38 

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NTF-ELCAC: 99 percent of P16.44-B fund for BDP delivered to LGUs...

Around ninety-nine percent of the total P16.44 billion intended for the Barangay Development Program (BDP) had already been distributed to its recipients, the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) reported Monday, September...

 2021-09-20 06:34 

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Cavite LGUs urged to defy DENR's order...

Fisher's group Pamalakaya is urging four local government units (LGUs) in the province of Cavite to stand with their constituents who are bound to lose source of livelihood against the order of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR...

 2021-09-20 06:28 

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Smart launches prepaid offers to suit every lifestyle...

Every person uses his or her smartphone differently. Some spend most part of their day on their phone to binge-watch their favorite series or play popular mobile games, while others rely on their device to create content and share them online. Many rely o...

 2021-09-20 06:28 

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Pagdanganan finishes at joint 30th in Portland Classic...

Bianca Pagdanganan (AFP) Bianca Pagdanganan shot a final round one-over 73 to finish in joint 30th in the Cambia Portland Classic Sunday (Monday in Manila) at The Oregon Golf Club in West Linn, Oregon. Reduced to 54 holes because of heavy rain that starte...

 2021-09-20 06:27 

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Los Baos mayor contracts COVID-19, staff placed under quarantine...

LOS BAOS, Laguna Mayor Antonio L. Kalaw announced on Monday (September 20) that he tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Municipal Government of Los Banos / Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN In a statement posted on the municipal government's o...

 2021-09-20 06:23 

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Two illegal loggers arrested at Ipo Dam gate...

As part of its conservation efforts not only at the Ipo Dam area but in all the watershed areas in the mountain towns of Bulacan, authorities have arrested two illegal loggers in an operation they conducted on Sunday, September 19, at Ipo Dam Road in Bara...

 2021-09-20 06:18 

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WATCH: Daniel Craig bids emotional farewell to James Bond role...

His video thanking the staff and fellow cast of the film goes viral For an actor, parting with a character is always a bittersweet moment. That case can be seen on a video presenting actor Daniel Craig bidding farewell to the cast and crew behind the upco...

 2021-09-20 06:17 

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DepEd says conduct of face-to-face classes will be 'different' from how it used to be...

After repeated attempts, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday, Sept. 20, has finally received the approval of President to pilot limited face-to-face in basic education to be participated in 120 select public and private schools. (RIO DELUVIO / F...

 2021-09-20 06:14 

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ICYDK: There is a Filipino actor in Netflix series 'Squid Game'...

To many K-drama and -movies fans, seeing Chris Chan on the screen is not new What seems to be a harmless children's game to win money takes a different turn in the latest Netflix show, "Squid Game." Currently on the streaming platform's tr...

 2021-09-20 06:14 

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Nobody 'Dusit' better...

Our Alert Level 4 has thankfully led to restaurants reopening—but with 30 percent capacity for outdoor dining facilities, and a paltry 10 percent allowable seating capacity for indoor dining. Honestly, while it may be a start, it's not going to ...

 2021-09-20 06:12 

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First birth in China after ovarian tissue transplantation...

BEIJING — The first baby conceived through natural pregnancy after the mother underwent frozen-thawed ovarian tissue transplantation in China is in good health after birth. The mother surnamed Li had a part of her ovarian tissue frozen before underg...

 2021-09-20 06:09 

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Kristen Stewart plays Princess Diana...

'I'm just more interested in films that reflect that inner life,' says the lead in the upcoming biopic 'Spencer' It was past midnight in Manila when we attended the live virtual event of Toronto International Film Festival's "I...

 2021-09-20 06:08 

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Fish-shaped nanorobotics developed to help deliver medicine in vivo...

SHANGHAI Chinese researchers have 3D-printed nanostructures using genetically engineering recombinant spider silk proteins at a sub-15 nm resolution, which are expected to be applied in bionic perception and nanorobots for drug delivery and the like in th...

 2021-09-20 05:55 

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Yulo eyes strong comeback in world championships next month...

MB File Photo Carlos Yulo is determined to move on from his Tokyo Olympics stint when he eyes to defend his title in this 50 th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on Oct. 18 to 24 in Kitakyushu, Japan. Based on recent social media posts of Yulo a...

 2021-09-20 05:54 

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Isabela cop arrested for extortion, drug case-fixing attempt...

A police sergeant is now facing dismissal after he was caught extorting money from the relatives of an arrested drug suspects in exchange for the dropping of the case. Police Master Sgt. Sherwin Gamit, assigned at the warrant section of the Cauayan City P...

 2021-09-20 05:51 

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'NANDITO NA AKO SA KAPAMILYA!' Raffy Tulfo performs on 'ASAP' stage...

In a rare instance, seasoned broadcast journalist Raffy Tulfo appeared on ABS-CBN's "Asap Natin To." Apparently, he's a "special" guest on the show due to the partnership of his network, TV5, and ABS-CBN. Recall that early this yea...

 2021-09-20 05:51 

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Galvez says PH 'will always treasure' US after Pfizer donations...

The Philippines "will always treasure" the long-standing relationship it has with the United States after it received the latter's donation of two million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX facility on Sunday night, September 1...

 2021-09-20 05:48 

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FEU Alabang opens vaccination site for employees, partners...

The Far Eastern University (FEU) Alabang has opened a vaccination site to implement an inoculation program for the FEU Group of Schools and its partner companies. (Photo from FEU) The site is open to FEU employers and faculty members and members of the en...

 2021-09-20 05:46 

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Olivia Rodrigo plays 'first show' ever...

"This is a really special day for me because this is sort of like my first show." With most of the tracks from her debut album on most of the playlists and charts that matter for the past year or so since it was first released, it's fascinatin...

 2021-09-20 05:44 

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Drilon urges COA to conduct 'fraud audit' on gov't deals with Pharmally...

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Monday, Sept. 20 urged the Commission on Audit (COA) to conduct a "fraud audit" on all the contracts entered into by the government through the Department of Budget and Management's Procurement Service...

 2021-09-20 05:43 

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Netflix dominates Emmys with 'Crown' sweep and 'Queen's Gambit' win...

"The Crown" swept the drama awards at the Emmys on Sunday to finally coronate Netflix with a top prize on television's biggest night, as the streaming giant also claimed best limited series honors for "The Queen's Gambit." Netflix ...

 2021-09-20 05:43 

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Eleazar orders creation of SITG to look into killing of former Abra mayoral bet...

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is now conducting a thorough investigation into the assassination of a former mayoralty candidate who was gunned down inside her house in Abra. Amor Trina Dait, a resident doctor of La Paz District Hospital, died after...

 2021-09-20 05:43 

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DA launches agribusiness mentoring with Go Negosyo, Landbank...

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with Go Negosyo and LandBank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) to jointly implement Kapatid Agri Mentor Me Program (KAMMP), a nationwide mentoring program that targets to develop an...

 2021-09-20 05:39 

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Effects of new alert level system will likely be seen after 2-3 weeks — DOH...

The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday, Sept. 20 said the effects of the implementation of the new alert level scheme in Metro Manila will likely be seen after two to three weeks. (ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) "We just started our impleme...

 2021-09-20 05:38 

Manila Bulletin

Gasoline, diesel, kerosene prices up...

For the third time this month, Filipino consumers will need to cough up heftier amounts when they fill-up their vehicles at petroleum pumps as prices start to go up starting today, Sept. 20. oil pumps photo Gasoline and diesel prices are being adjusted by...

 2021-09-20 05:30 

Manila Bulletin

How Banapple turned to GrabFood for safe and convenient deliveries...

With eagerness, hard work, and determination, pursuing one's passion can bring success, and fortunate are those who have found the perfect balance to marry their passions with their businesses. Banapple's story started with a couple's love of ...

 2021-09-20 05:29 

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ASEAN countries ramp up car production, sales...

The ASEAN automotive industry registered positive growths both in sales and production with all countries, except Myanmar, reporting higher sales as of July this year. Data from the ASEAN Automotive Federation showed the region's automotive sales went...

 2021-09-20 05:29 

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Magnitude 4.7 quake jolts Antique — Phivolcs...

(PHIVOLCS) A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck parts of Antique province early Monday morning, Sept. 20, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs said the epicenter of the earthquake was traced at 15 kilometers (km) n...

 2021-09-20 05:28 

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Duterte OKs pilot face-to-face classes in 'low-risk' areas...

President Duterte has approved the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes in areas that will be classified as low-risk for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Malacaang announced. Face-to-face classes were held before the COVID-19 pandemic. (ALI VIC...

 2021-09-20 05:11 

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Marikina LGU closes central post office due to COVID-19...

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) announced on Monday that operations of the Marikina City Central Post Office have been temporarily suspended after some of its staff contracted COVID-19. In its Facebook post, PHLPost said that the lockdown star...

 2021-09-20 05:11 

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Robredo, Isko Moreno cited as choices days before 1Sambayan endorses bets...

1Sambayan convenor Etta Rosales says it's "just a matter of days" before the opposition coalition reveals its endorsement for a presidential candidate in the May 2022 national elections. Vice President Leni Robredo and Manila Mayor Francisco &...

 2021-09-20 05:08 

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Ravens Jackson outduels Mahomes, Brady throws five TDs for Buccaneers...

Lamar Jackson of the Baltimore Ravens dives into the endzone past the tackle of Michael Danna of the Kansas City Chiefs during the fourth quarter at M&T Bank Stadium on September 19, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland. Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Rob Car...

 2021-09-20 04:59 

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Pele 'punching the air' and getting 'better every day'...

In this file photo taken on December 8, 2005 Brazilian football legend Pele is seen during a presentation in Leipzig on the eve of the final draw of the Fifa football World Cup 2006. (Photo by Franck FIFE / AFP) Brazilian football legend Pele said Sunday ...

 2021-09-20 04:58 

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Supporters still hopeful Mayor Sara will run for president...

DAVAO CITY Supporters of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte are urging her to reconsider her decision not to run as president in the 2022 elections. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio (PCOO) In the Facebook page of Hugpong Para kay Sara and Ituloy ang Pagbab...

 2021-09-20 04:54 

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DOH not recommending antigen test screening for COC filing...

The Department of Health (DOH) said it is not recommending antigen testing during the filing of Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) as what the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is planning to do. DOH/MB "We don't recommend the rapid antigen test kit...

 2021-09-20 04:52 

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PMFTC corners half of gov't sin tax haul...

PMFTC PMFTC Inc., the local affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI), remained the country's largest cigarette manufacturer in terms of sin tax contribution to government revenues, data from the Department of Finance (DOF) showed. Based on the D...

 2021-09-20 04:51 

Manila Bulletin

DepEd welcomes approval of limited face-to-face classes amid the pandemic...

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday, Sept. 20, welcomed the decision of President Duterte to finally approve the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes in low risk areas. Photo taken at Palma Gil Integrated School in Talaingod, Dav...

 2021-09-20 04:43 

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Calumpit District Hospital opens annex building to serve more patients...

The Calumpit District Hospital in Bulacan has opened its annex building to provide obstetric and pediatric health care. Governor Daniel R. Fernando with provincial health officials during the blessing and inauguration of the annex building of the District...

 2021-09-20 04:27 

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DOJ to start preliminary investigation of charges filed vs CPP's Sison, others...

Department of Justice The Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to start the preliminary investigation of the three criminal complaints filed by alleged rebel returnees against Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison and several oth...

 2021-09-20 04:24 

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FASHION PULIS: Unaffected self...

Involved Celebrity (IC) confided to a friend about her disinterest in intrigues that seemingly involve her. IC said that her happiness is far more important than spending time responding to intrigues, especially if any of her friends are mentioned as well...

 2021-09-20 04:23 

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Jinggoy Estrada shares thoughts on Toni Gonzaga's interview with Bongbong Marcos...

Jinggoy Estrada Former actor-politician Jinggoy Estrada has shared his two cents on Toni Gonzaga's interview with former Senator Bongbong Marcos Jr. On Facebook, Estrada said: "ATENISTA DIN PO AKO!! But I totally DISAGREE with the statements made ...

 2021-09-20 04:21 

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Virus-hit Fiji to reopen borders for tourists...

SUVA, Fiji — Fiji plans to reopen for international tourists by November, aiming to rebuild a pandemic-devastated economy while battling a Delta-variant coronavirus outbreak. "Our goal is to free our country and our economy from the rut of the p...

 2021-09-20 04:12 

Manila Bulletin

Manila LGU signs monthly allowance for District 1 senior citizens...

Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso, together with Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna, signed on Monday the monthly allowance of senior citizens living in the first district of the city. Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso "Para sa m...

 2021-09-20 04:02 

Manila Bulletin

1 dead, 3 hurt in a 3-motorcycle collision in Quezon City...

A man died while three others were injured after three motorcycles collided along Katipunan Avenue Barangay Pansol, Quezon City on Monday morning. According to a report by DZBB, Julius Balascopo, 28, died on the spot. According to barangay officials who r...

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