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 2021-10-20 07:00 

Manila Bulletin

Health workers press for higher health budget, release of COVID-19 benefits...

Health workers from the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center (JRRMMC) staged a lunch break protest on Wednesday, Oct. 20, to press for a higher 2022 health budget and to demand the release of their unpaid COVID-19 benefits. Health workers from Jose Reyes Me...

 2021-10-20 06:54 

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E-Nutribun eyed in relief packs...

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Food, Nutrition and Research Institute (FNRI) enhanced nutribun (e-nutribun) that will soon be in food packs and relief items will not only address malnutrition but also help small bakers...

 2021-10-20 06:54 

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Senators hit DAR for P800-M unliquidated fund transfer to PS-DBM...

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has a long way to go before all land reform beneficiaries could have lands they can call their own. And DAR has to make an explanation why its regional directors have an unliquidated P800 million fund transfers to t...

 2021-10-20 06:43 

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DepEd to hold first-ever virtual skills demo contest to promote sports amidst the pandemic...

To provide an avenue for public school student-athletes to showcase their sports skills even amidst the ongoing pandemic, the Department of Education (DepEd) will conduct its first-ever virtual sports skills demonstration contest next month. (Photo from D...

 2021-10-20 06:39 

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NVOC: Pediatric vaccination to open in other hospitals, facilities...

A nurse prepares a syringe of the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre, in Garlan, western France, on May 31, 2021.Fred TANNEAU / AFP The government is set to expand the conduct of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pediatric vaccinati...

 2021-10-20 06:39 

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Husband of missing Pinay arrested in California...

The Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) arrested the husband of missing Filipina May "Maya" Millete in California on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Screenshot from Chula Vista Police Department/ MANILA BULLETIN The CVPD identified the suspect as Larry Millete...

 2021-10-20 06:24 

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COVID-19 pandemic response of PH Red Cross in full swing...

As it assists those who were severely affected by the recent typhoon that hit the country, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) continues to strengthen its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response. (Philippine Red Cross / MANILA BULLETIN) When it comes to testin...

 2021-10-20 06:22 

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Quezon Memorial Circle opens for minors ages 17 below...

The Quezon City government on Wednesday, Oct. 20, announced that minors aged 17 and below are now allowed to visit the Quezon Memorial Circle. This, after the Metro Manila Council (MMC) approved travel and outdoor activities for the said age group on Oct....

 2021-10-20 06:22 

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Gordon dares Pharmally execs, lawyer to prove case before Supreme Court...

Senator Richard Gordon on Wednesday, Oct. 20 dared the executives and the legal counsel of Pharmally Pharmaceutical Corporation to challenge the Senate blue ribbon committee's partial report before the Supreme Court. Gordon had earlier disclosed the p...

 2021-10-20 06:18 

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Solon cites Bello for successful implementation of TUPAD program...

The P10 billion additional budget that the House of Representatives granted the Department of Labor and Employment underscores the chamber's full trust and confidence in the ability of DOLE officials to effectively address the urgent needs of millions...

 2021-10-20 06:13 

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IMF chief economist Gopinath leaving post in January to return to Harvard...

WASHINGTON (AFP) IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath will leave her post and return to Harvard University 's economics department in January, the fund announced Tuesday. Harvard extended Gopinath's leave of absence by one year, which allowed her to ...

 2021-10-20 06:13 

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Funds for law schools in clinical legal education available from GOJUST...

GOJUST At least P1 million a year for two years will be granted to qualified law schools in their clinical legal education program (CLEP) by the Governance in Justice Programme (GOJUST), a European Union-assisted project in the Philippines. A statement is...

 2021-10-20 06:12 

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FEU students, alumni launch 'Tams for Leni'...

To express their support to the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Robredo, students and alumni launched "Tamaraws for Leni Robredo." (Photo from Tams for Leni / Facebook) "Hamon sa lahat na piliin ang tamang pamumuno — isang gobyer...

 2021-10-20 06:11 

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Gates Foundation invests $120 M for COVID pill access...

WASHINGTON (AFP) The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday announced an investment of up to $120 million in an effort to speed up low-income countries' access to a new anti-COVID drug. The treatment, a pill called molnupiravir developed by US...

 2021-10-20 06:00 

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Korean TV show '2 Days & 1 Night' removes Kim Seon-ho due to abortion scandal...

The Korean reality TV show "2 Day & 1 Night," which airs on channel KBS, has removed Korean actor Kim Seon-ho as a regular cast member after he admitted to forcing his former girlfriend to have an abortion last year. "We've decided to remo...

 2021-10-20 06:00 

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Mindanao Railway project management contract signed...

266929 Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade led the contract signing for the Project Management Consultant Contract of the P82 Billion Mindanao Railway Project, the Tagum-Davao-Digos (MRP-TDD) Segment, Oct. 20, 2021. The 100-kilomet...

 2021-10-20 05:59 

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'First Yaya' is now 'The First Lady'...

GM Network has released a photo teaser of the sequel to the successful rom-com "First Yaya" starring Sanya Lopez and Gabby Concepcion. Titled "The First Lady," the photo shows Sanya trading her maid's uniform for a stylish outfit. "...

 2021-10-20 05:56 

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EDSA traffic back to pre-pandemic level — MMDA...

The current volume of traffic along EDSA is already almost the same as the volume of traffic before the COVID-19 pandemic, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos said Wednesday, Oct. 20. According to Abalos, about 390,238 ...

 2021-10-20 05:55 

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Young artist creates illustrations to benefit farmers and survivors of Typhoon Maring...

For those who want to help, there is always a way While art is a medium that expresses beauty and change, it can also be a tool to help others in their time of need. And since the onset of the pandemic, where Filipinos faced great challenges, from employm...

 2021-10-20 05:52 

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DOST to inaugurate P5-M Biosafety Level 2+ Lab for VIP on Oct. 21...

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is set to inaugurate on Thursday, Oct. 21, the Biosafety Level 2+ Laboratory as an initial facility for the Virology and Vaccine Institute of the Philippines (VIP). (DOST-ITDI) "Tomorrow is the opening o...

 2021-10-20 05:50 

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Hunt on for killers of off-duty cop in Tacurong...

TACURONG CITY — The police here has launched a manhunt for two "persons of interest" who shot dead an off-duty police officer on Tuesday afternoon. Lt. Col. Joan Muyco Maganto, Tacurong Police chief, has condemned the murder of Police Execut...

 2021-10-20 05:47 

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Erich Gonzales makes out with Kit Thompson...

Lena and Miguel (Erich Gonzales and Kit Thompson) in 'La Vida Lena' Has Lena (Erich Gonzales) gone too far with her plans of revenge against her enemies in "La Vida Lena"? Her best friend Jordan (Carlo Aquino) believes so, as he lashed out...

 2021-10-20 05:46 

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Duterte welcomes FedEx's PH comeback: 'Good news'...

President Duterte has welcomed the return of FedEx Express to the Philippines after abandoning its regional hub in Subic Freeport for China over a decade ago. President Rodrigo Duterte (Malacaang photo) "For the good news, again, iyong FedEx is the la...

 2021-10-20 05:45 

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Korean Embassy, GGGI, partners urge sectors to address issues in PH agriculture...

The Korean Embassy in the Philippines and its partners urged the Philippine government, donor countries, private sectors and international organizations to address the pressing issues in the agriculture sector in the country in the run-up to the 26th Unit...

 2021-10-20 05:40 

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San Miguel Pale Pilsen releases Limited-Edition Larry Alcala X Rob Cham IconiCan...

San Miguel Pale Pilsen IconiCan Larry Alcala X Rob Cham San Miguel Pale Pilsen continues to serve delightful bonding moments and unforgettable memories with its time-tested brew. Through the years, this iconic Filipino beer has brought people from all wal...

 2021-10-20 05:38 

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Ateneans to hold 'feminist' community night...

Time's Up Ateneo (TUA) is set to host a 'feminist' community night on Saturday, Oct. 23 via Zoom. TUA CAP event TUA's Conspiring Against the Patriarchy aims to communicate how community building and reimagining a feminist can be fun. The g...

 2021-10-20 05:27 

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Smart & KT team up for 5G innovation use in PH...

**media[38510,38511]** Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Korea's largest telecommunications company, KT Corp., have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore and develop consumer 5G use cases for Filipinos. "In order to build a tr...

 2021-10-20 05:16 

Manila Bulletin

EU Ambassador visits development projects in Cordillera; will meet beneficiaries...

European Union (EU) Ambassador Luc Vron will visit the various EU-funded development projects in the Cordillera Administrative Region during his first regional outreach in the Philippines starting today, Oct. 20 until Friday, Oct. 22. EU Ambassador Luc Vr...

 2021-10-20 05:14 

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DOST-PCAARRD's ATBI program sets the Philippine agri-aqua business for success in modern times...

The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development, one of the sectoral councils of the Department of Science and Technology, continuously innovates on various technology transfer modalities for the benefit of ...

 2021-10-20 05:09 

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Coins.ph makes cash-in available in sari-sari stores with TrueMoney...

(From left) Joseph Ryan Co, president, TrueMoney; Rafael Rodriguez, head of PMO and corporate marketing, TrueMoney; Atty. Maria Monica Jimenez, head of legal, TrueMoney; Morgan Williams, head of strategic initiatives, Coins.ph; Nauman Mustafa, CEO, Coins....

 2021-10-20 04:58 

Manila Bulletin

Shopee glams the holidays...

Two months to go until Christmas! Are you ready to face a jam-packed holiday calendar? Even if we can't fully enjoy in-person get-togethers just yet, we can still take pleasure in our loved ones' company through virtual Christmas parties. To make ...

 2021-10-20 04:58 

Manila Bulletin

Sarangani fisherfolks get GPS fish finder devices from provincial Gov't...

KIAMBA, Sarangani — The provincial government has distributed Global Positioning System with fish finder devices and life vest worth P265,000 to local fisherfolks from the two villages of this municipality. Provincial Agriculturist Jonathan Duhaylun...

 2021-10-20 04:56 

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BFAR worries over continuing presence of foreign vessels in WPS...

The Department of Agriculture's (DA) Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has raised concern over the continued presence of foreign vessels conducting fishing operations in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). Among others, Chinese Maritime Mili...

 2021-10-20 04:55 

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Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts...

TOKYO, Japan — Japan's Mount Aso erupted Wednesday, spewing a giant column of ash thousands of metres into the sky as hikers rushed away from the popular tourist spot. AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN No injuries were immediately reported after the late-mor...

 2021-10-20 04:54 

Manila Bulletin

Public transport leaders: BBM is sector's 'best bet' for 2022 elections...

Big organizations representing sea, air and land-based transport sectors have declared support for the presidential candidacy of Partido Federal ng Pilipinas bet former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., als known as BBM. BBM transport secto...

 2021-10-20 04:44 

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AJ Raval's mom tells Aljur Abrenica: 'Salamat at hindi mo kami pinabayaan'...

Alyssa Alvarez Alyssa Alvarez, mother of sexy star AJ Raval, has opened up about meeting Aljur Abrenica as she reacted to his controversial "cheat" statement last Oct. 19. AJ is the rumored girlfriend of Aljur who broke up with his wife Kylie Padi...

 2021-10-20 04:43 

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DOJ calls on witnesses to help prosecute policemen 'involved in drug war deaths'...

Department of Justice The Department of Justice (DOJ) called on witnesses to help in the prosecution of 154 policemen who allegedly committed criminal acts in 52 anti-illegal drugs operations which resulted in deaths to 56 persons, most of them suspects. ...

 2021-10-20 04:42 

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CHED pushes for vaccination of all student-athletes before training, actual games resume...

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) underscored the need to get all student-athletes vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) first before they are allowed to resume training and participate in the actual games. Ceremonial vaccination o...

 2021-10-20 04:41 

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Sara Duterte firm she's not running under PDP-Laban—Cusi...

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has been clear that she would not run under the Partido ng Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban (PDP-Laban), Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said on Wednesday. Cusi, who leads one faction of the PDP-Laban party, said that while ...

 2021-10-20 04:33 

Manila Bulletin

Posthumous medal for slain cop in Antique...

ILOILO CITY — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is going to posthumously award a medal for a cop killed while responding to a shooting incident in Bugasong town, Antique province. Police Staff Sergeant Elvin Agting will be awarded the Medalya ng ...

 2021-10-20 04:31 

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Pisay students bag 3 gold, 2 silver awards in world invention competition...

Students of the Philippine Science High School-Main Campus won three gold and two silver awards in this year's World Invention Competition and Exhibition (WICE). PSHS-Main Campus facade (Photo courtesy of PSHS) The PSHS System congratulated the studen...

 2021-10-20 04:30 

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BOI approves health tracking system project...

Pivotal Peak Digital Health Solutions Inc (PPDHSI) has been approved for tax incentives as new developer of software under Innovation Drivers (Commercialization of New and Emerging Technologies) Community Health Information Tracking System (CHITS) Platfor...

 2021-10-20 04:27 

Manila Bulletin

Dominguez taps youth vs climate change...

Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III has called on young innovators to contribute their skills and ideas in the fight against climate change, and spearhead efforts to educate and motivate the country's youth to take action in protecting the plane...

 2021-10-20 04:26 

Manila Bulletin

Angelina Jolie looks divine at 'Eternal' premiere wearing chin cuff...

Simply stunning! It is always a moment whenever Angelina Jolie attends a premiere of a new movie or a red carpet of an award show. Who could forget her in that custom Versace piece at the Academy Awards in 2012 and her dramatic leg reveal? Iconic, right? ...

 2021-10-20 04:25 

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Olympic flame arrives in Beijing after activists ramp up boycott calls...

Communist Party Secretary of Beijing, Cai Qi, lights the cauldron during the Olympic flame welcoming ceremony ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, in the lobby of the Olympic Tower in Beijing on October 20, 2021. (AFP) The Olympic flame arrived in C...

 2021-10-20 04:23 

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What it's like to shop online? Small Laude shares her experience...

The Filipina socialite tries SM's Call to Deliver service Safe, fast, and convenient are the words to describe today's malling experience with shopping destinations going digital. Due to the pandemic, retail therapy can now be done while sitting o...

 2021-10-20 04:20 

Manila Bulletin

Metro Manila, 8 other areas register 'low' COVID-19 reproduction number...

(DR. GUIDO DAVID / TWITTER) The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reproduction numbers in Metro Manila and eight key areas, known as the NCR (National Capital Region) Plus 8, are currently less than 0.55, based on the latest monitoring of independent researc...

 2021-10-20 04:20 

Manila Bulletin

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks in Nets blowout...

Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks against the Brooklyn Nets during the first half of the season opener at the Fiserv Forum on October 19, 2021 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (AFP) Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks la...

 2021-10-20 04:18 

Manila Bulletin

IN PHOTOS: Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez's prenup photos...

We're in love! "It's always about finding that sweet spot (photography-wise) that's appropriate for my couples. From shooting on a mountain with a dark editorial, high-contrast look. This time, a much lighter mood with Tom and Carla for th...

 2021-10-20 04:12 

Manila Bulletin

Manila police seize P354,000 worth of marijuana hidden in speakers...

Police seized from a man some P354,000 worth of marijuana hidden inside speakers in Tondo, Manila on Tuesday, Oct. 19. (Photo courtesy of MPD-PIO / MANILA BULLETIN) Police identified the suspect as Judem Aleck Macam Padilla, 27, a resident of Tondo. Padil...

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