‘ABS-CBN is not for sale’: Renewed calls to back TV network’s franchise amid Duterte’s latest threats

The hashtag #ABSCBNIsNotForSale trended on local Twitter as President Rodrigo Duterte suggested that owners of media giant ABS-CBN should just “sell” the network as the expiration of its legislative franchise looms. Certain people working in the network shared the hashtag, as well as Filipinos calling for the administration to renew its franchise in a bid […]

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Mystica Defends Protesters & Slams Government “Gutom sila, hindi niyo ba naiintindihan yun”
Viral Video of Mystica Defending Protesters & Criticizing Government Elicits Comments Online The Pinay actress Mystica defends the protesters and lambasted the Philippine government saying “Gutom sila, hindi niyo ba naiintindihan yun”. Mystica has been one of the most controversial actresses in the country for criticizing several high profile personalities including Raffy Tulfo. She is […] The post Mystica Defends Protesters & Slams Government “Gutom sila, hindi niyo ba naiintindihan yun” appeared first on Philippine News.
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‘Corona Car’ Toured Around India Amid Lockdown to Spread Awareness
‘Corona Car’ Toured Around India to Spread Awareness About the Pandemic A corona car is strolling around the street of southern India to encourage residents to follow the nationwide lockdown aimed at preventing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an article by Khaleej Times, the corona car is racking up the miles at the […] The post ‘Corona Car’ Toured Around India Amid Lockdown to Spread Awareness appeared first on Philippine News.
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Retrieve In Tagalog | English To Tagalog Translations
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Discrimination Against COVID-19 Frontliners, Patients Now Illegal In QC
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Manila Cop Allegedly Extorting Market Vendors Gets Arrested
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Baguio City Recognized as ‘Model City’ in Curbing COVID-19 Spread
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Ivana Alawi & DJ Loonyo’s Twitter Talk Catches Social Media Attention
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Lenten Season Movies: Inspiring Movies You Can Watch This Holy Week
Here are some suggestions of Lenten Season movies Lenten Season Movies – Here are some of the movie suggestions that you can watch this Holy Week with your loved ones at home. The world of movies features quite a lot of inspiring movies that are fit to be watch this season. Here are some that […] The post Lenten Season Movies: Inspiring Movies You Can Watch This Holy Week appeared first on Philippine News.
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CAVIT-19: Raging Wife Caught Husband & Mistress Kissing Inside Car
Controversial Video of Raging Wife Who Caught Her Husband & Mistress Kissing Inside Car Elicits Comments Online CAVIT-19 – The video footage of a raging wife who caught her beloved husband kissing its mistress inside the car goes viral online. Nowadays, third-party issue is one of the major problems among couples not only in the […] The post CAVIT-19: Raging Wife Caught Husband & Mistress Kissing Inside Car appeared first on Philippine News.
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Pinoy Nurse Dies Under Quarantine In London Due To COVID-19
Pinoy Nurse Dies Due To COVID-19 While Under Quarantine In London PINOY NURSE DIES UNDER QUARANTINE – A 51-year-old Filipino nurse in London had succumbed to the deadly virus. Donald “Dondee” Zuelto was working in Barts Health National Health Services (NHS) Trust in London. On March 24, he posted on his Facebook that one of […] The post Pinoy Nurse Dies Under Quarantine In London Due To COVID-19 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Digital art museum shows over 9k Filipino artworks, including Battle of Bataan
This Day of Valor, Filipinos can see relevant collections and online exhibits on Google Arts & Culture from various photos, paintings and even virtual tours. Currently, there are over 9,000 pieces of local art by Filipino art groups and individuals on the website. 
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Kat Tolentino bids final goodbye to Ateneo
With the UAAP season cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, Tolentino's final flight with the Lady Eagles has come to an abrupt end.
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What Are The Two Moons Of Mars? Moons Of The Red Planet
What Are The Two Moons Of Mars? Moons Of The Red Planet TWO MOONS OF MARS – In this topic, we are now going to learn and identify the following two moons of Mars, the red planet of the solar system. Mars is the fourth planet of the solar system. It is named after the […] The post What Are The Two Moons Of Mars? Moons Of The Red Planet appeared first on Philippine News.
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‘Mass from home’: Here’s where you can virtually attend Holy Week mass celebrations
Several prominent Catholic churches in the Philippines posted schedules of the live broadcast of Holy Mass celebrations in observance of Holy Week. The Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine bans any type of public gatherings, including religious celebrations, until April 30 to reduce the transmissions of the COVID-19 in the country. This umbrella measure prompted the Roman […] The post ‘Mass from home’: Here’s where you can virtually attend Holy Week mass celebrations appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Netizen Exposed a 4Ps Beneficiary Who Pawned his Card to Gamble
Netizen Exposed a 4Ps Beneficiary Who Pawned his Card to Gamble Goes Viral A concerned netizen exposed a 4Ps beneficiary who pawned her card just to gamble and play ‘Tong-its”, earned various reactions online. President Rodrigo Duterte placed the entire Luzon under enhanced community quarantine same as other cities and provinces in Luzon and Mindanao […] The post Netizen Exposed a 4Ps Beneficiary Who Pawned his Card to Gamble appeared first on Philippine News.
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ABS-CBN It’s Showtime – April 9, 2020 Episode (Live Streaming)
Watch: Live Streaming of ABS-CBN It’s Showtime – April 9, 2020 (Thursday) Episode Watch and enjoy the live streaming of the popular Kapamilya noontime show ABS-CBN It’s Showtime for April 9, 2020 (Thursday) episode. ‘Its Showtime’ is one of the most popular television shows that hooked thousands of Filipino viewers in the Philippines and even […] The post ABS-CBN It’s Showtime – April 9, 2020 Episode (Live Streaming) appeared first on Philippine News.
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Kobe Bryant book to hit New York Times best seller list
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LIST: Inspiring movies to marathon for #HolyWeek2020
Since Holy Week coincides with the extension of the enhance community quarantine in Luzon, Philstar.com lists down inspiring movies for self reflection this Lenten period.
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Starbucks Philippines Opens Selected Drive-Thru Stores Starting April 9
Here are the selected drive-thru stores of Starbucks Philippines Starbucks Philippines announced the opening of selected drive-thru stores starting April 9 amid the enhanced community quarantine. As EQC was implemented almost a month ago, several establishments had to close temporarily, except the supermarkets and essential stores. This measure was done in order to prevent the […] The post Starbucks Philippines Opens Selected Drive-Thru Stores Starting April 9 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Coronavirus outbreak darkens business confidence in Q1 — BSP survey
Business confidence turned sour in the first three months of the year as fears over the economic damage from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak deepen just when businesses were recovering from the Taal volcano eruption last January, a central bank survey showed on Wednesday.
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Money Heist's New Gang Member Manila Is a Tribute to Filipino Fans
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China Influence On WHO Delayed Emergency Declarations Says Report
Does China Have A Strong Influence On WHO? WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION – Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak in China, it seemed like the country had a curious influence on WHO. WHO for the longest time, had been at the forefront of battles against devastating disease and illnesses. Most notably, WHO had been doing […] The post China Influence On WHO Delayed Emergency Declarations Says Report appeared first on Philippine News.
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Davao City Mayor Orders Crackdown Against Fake Food, Medicine Passes
Davao City Mayor Orders Crackdown Against Fake Food, Medicine Passes DAVAO CITY – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio recently tasked authorities to crack down those who duplicate and sell fake food and medicine passes. According to SunStar, Duterte-Carpio got reports that there ate individuals who made copies and sold the said fake passes, saying that […] The post Davao City Mayor Orders Crackdown Against Fake Food, Medicine Passes appeared first on Philippine News.
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LIST: Amid COVID-19, Metro churches hold online Masses for Holy Week 2020
MANILA, Philippines --- Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, some churches will still celebrate Masses, to be broadcasted via Facebook live or Youtube, in observance of Holy Week. Below are the schedules of online Masses to be celebrated at the following churches: Quiapo Church https://www.facebook.com/quiapochurch/posts/3545218062172819 April 9, Maundy Thursday --- 5 p.m. April 10, Good Friday --- 7 a.m.; 12 p.m. (Huling Pitong Wika or Seven Last Words); 3 p.m. April 11, Black Saturday --- 8 a.m. (Panalangin sa umaga); 7 p.m. (Bihilya ng Muling Pagkabuhay or Easter Saturday Vigil) April 12, Easter Sunday --- 5 a.m., 6 p.m., 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. Mani...Keep on reading: LIST: Amid COVID-19, Metro churches hold online Masses for Holy Week 2020
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‘Fallen COVID-19 health frontliners deserve Libingan ng mga Bayani resting place’
    MANILA, Philippines --- Filipino health frontliners who died while fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) menace deserve to be laid to rest at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, a lawmaker proposed Thursday.   AKO BICOL party-list Rep. Alfredo Garbin made the call as more frontliners---such as health workers---succumbto the disease which has infected over 3,800 people in the country.   "Every Filipino frontliner who dies in this COVID-19 war deserves to be laid to rest at theLibingan ng Mga Bayanibecause of their supreme sacrifice for love of country, loyalty to the people, and devotion to their profession," Garbin said in a statem...Keep on reading: ‘Fallen COVID-19 health frontliners deserve Libingan ng mga Bayani resting place’
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HOLY WEEK 2020: Online Mass Schedules for Lenten Season in PH
Online Mass Schedules for Holy Week 2020 HOLY WEEK 2020 – Here are the online mass schedules for the anticipated Lenten season in the Philippines that you can watch. Last month, Pope Francis temporarily suspend the masses have been suspended due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease, which affects thousands of people in […] The post HOLY WEEK 2020: Online Mass Schedules for Lenten Season in PH appeared first on Philippine News.
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Ellen Adarna Says: “Love can’t stand alone”, This Ignites Speculations
Kapamilya actress Ellen Adarna describes what she wants in a man. ELLEN ADARNA – Controversial Kapamilya actress Ellen Adarna answers questions about love and what she wants in a man she’s going to be in a relationship with next. Kapamilya artists John Lloyd Cruz and Ellen Adarna were among the most controversial couple. Up until […] The post Ellen Adarna Says: “Love can’t stand alone”, This Ignites Speculations appeared first on Philippine News.
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Holy Week 2020: Virtual Visita Iglesia While On COVID-19 Quarantine
Holy Week 2020: Visit Churches While On COVID-19 Quarantine HOLY WEEK 2020 – Here are videos of prominent churches in Luzon that enables you to observe Visita Iglesia Since the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), church leaders were forced to do masses online to avoid further contagion. The virus from China has infected […] The post Holy Week 2020: Virtual Visita Iglesia While On COVID-19 Quarantine appeared first on Philippine News.
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World’s richest not immune to COVID-19 fallout
The global market turbulence caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has trimmed the tribe of people on the planet with fortune reaching least $1 billion, but 15 of them - led by the "brown taipan" Manuel Villar - are left standing in the Philippines in this challenging year. Forbes Magazine, which has been listing billionaires for the last 34 years, counted 2,095 billionaires out of 7.8 billion people on Earth this 2020. This is 58 fewer than its listing last year and 226 less than in early March, before various governments locked down key cities to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Philippines, the roster of billionaires is led for the second straight year by Villar, with an e...Keep on reading: World’s richest not immune to COVID-19 fallout
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'90s Kids, These Quirky Bracelets Will Remind You of Your Childhood
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Cebu Pacific Cancel Flights Till End Of April Due To Extended Lockdown
Cebu Pacific Cancel Flights Till End Of April Due To Extended Lockdown CEBU PACIFIC – Cebu Pacific also joined with Philippine Airlines and AirAsia Philippines in cancelling lfights until the end of April due to Luzon extended lockdown. According to Inquirer, Charo Logarta-Lagamon, CebuPac spokesperson announced that all affected guests can have the option of […] The post Cebu Pacific Cancel Flights Till End Of April Due To Extended Lockdown appeared first on Philippine News.
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From Taal eruption to COVID-19 pandemic: PETA continues animal rescue ops amid Luzon-wide quarantine
An animal welfare organization said there is no stopping its team from from helping animals as it continues its rescue operations amid the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine.
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Araw ng Kagitingan: MacArthur's paratrooper recalls WWII experience in the Philippines
In time for the observance of Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) today, Richard Adams, an American paratrooper who served under the command of General Douglas MacArthur, recalled their assault in Corregidor on February 16, 1942.
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5G Apple iPhones Delayed To December Or Further
5G Apple iPhones Delayed, Possible Launch In December Due To Coronavirus 5G APPLE iPHONES DELAYED – Under normal circumstances, Apple should release their latest models around September. However, major assembly lines in China were left shuttering due to the coronavirus pandemic. As such, the production of 2020 iPhones may not start until July. Moreover, Apple […] The post 5G Apple iPhones Delayed To December Or Further appeared first on Philippine News.
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PAGASA – Latest Weather Update This April 9, 2020
PAGASA – Latest Weather Update This April 9, 2020 PAGASA – Here are the latest updates from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration this April 9, 2020. The state weather bureau’s early morning forecast states that the easterlies or warm winds from the east will affect the eastern part of the country. According […] The post PAGASA – Latest Weather Update This April 9, 2020 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Let’s set differences aside, learn from COVID-9 crisis, says Gatchalian, Pangilinan
    MANILA, Philippines --- With the observance of Holy Week, two senators reflected on the challenges posed by the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).   In his Holy Week message, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has called on fellow politicians to "rise above political differences" as the country grapples crisis brought about by COVID-19.   "This is an opportune time for everyone to reflect on what has been happening around the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people with dread and fear, especially the poor communities who have not much to feed their families and those who grieve because they lost their lov...Keep on reading: Let’s set differences aside, learn from COVID-9 crisis, says Gatchalian, Pangilinan
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These Nifty Sneaker Cleaners Will Help You Keep Your Kicks Pristine
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‘Virtual Visita Iglesia’ made possible via a decade-old website of CBCP
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has a website that offers an interactive view of some of the churches in the Philippines so that the Filipino Catholics can still practice Visita Iglesia this Holy Week while at home. Under the enhanced community quarantine rules, all types of social gatherings, including religious activities, are […] The post ‘Virtual Visita Iglesia’ made possible via a decade-old website of CBCP appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Pharmaceutical Group Asks Public To Avoid Stockpiling Vitamins & Medicines
Avoid Stockpiling Vitamins & Medicines During Quarantine Period, Pharmaceutical Group Says A pharmaceutical group asked the public to avoid stockpiling vitamins and medicines and just buy enough supplies during the lockdown. Over the past few months, the Filipino people are already in fear and panic due to the rampant spread of the coronavirus disease. The […] The post Pharmaceutical Group Asks Public To Avoid Stockpiling Vitamins & Medicines appeared first on Philippine News.
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DOT secures over 11,500 hotel rooms for returning OFWs' quarantine
The Department of Tourism said it has secured at least 209 hotels or a total of 11,549 rooms for the accommodation of homebound overseas Filipino workers who will undergo a 14-day quarantine once they arrive in the country.
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Finance chief sees zero to negative economic growth in 2020 as COVID-19 hits PH hard
https://youtu.be/PPf6XCGVjYQ MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines' economy was hit by the coronavirus crisis "in a very hard way" that it could suffer contraction or a zero growth output this year.   Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez made the forecast this Thursday in a televised press briefing with President Duterte and other members of the Cabinet, noting that their estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth this year would be as low as 0 to -1 percent.   He also reported that unemployment is estimated at 1.2 million workers.   "Ngayon, itong COVID-19 has hit us in a very hard way. Ang katotohanan lang, ang estimate natin our GDP growth will...Keep on reading: Finance chief sees zero to negative economic growth in 2020 as COVID-19 hits PH hard
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Quezon City bans discrimination against COVID-19 patients, frontliners
MANILA, Philippines --- The local government of Quezon City has passed an ordinance prohibiting acts of discrimination against confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients, as well as health and emergency workers on the frontline of the battle against the pandemic. In a statement on Wednesday, Mayor Joy Belmonte signed Executive Order No. 26, Series of 2020 on April 6, which aims to protect COVID-19 positive patients, as well as those suspected of carrying the disease, from any kind of discrimination. Discriminatory acts against the families of health and emergency workers are prohibited as well, Belmonte added. The local law was enacted after the Department of Inte...Keep on reading: Quezon City bans discrimination against COVID-19 patients, frontliners
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QC COVID-19 watch: 16 more patients succumb; Death toll rises to 50, total cases up to 670
      MANILA, Philippines -- The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has claimed the lives of 16 more persons of Quezon City, raising the death toll to 50, while the total number of cases rose to 670 with 45 new cases confirmed , the local government unit said early Thursday morning.   One more patient was able to recover from the respiratory disease, bringing the total to 27. Meanwhile, 625 confirmed COVID-19 cases have complete addresses in the city, and the local government was able to validate 557 cases. A total of 480 cases are considered active COVID-19 cases. Majority of the cases were reported at the city's fifth district, with 15...Keep on reading: QC COVID-19 watch: 16 more patients succumb; Death toll rises to 50, total cases up to 670
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Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Exceed 1.5 Million Count
Update on the Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Amid Global Pandemic WORLDWIDE CORONAVIRUS CASES – The total confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the globe is exceeds 1.5 million now. One of the biggest concern of the different nations in the world now is the 2019 coronavirus or COVID-19. It is already a pandemic, its impact is far […] The post Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Exceed 1.5 Million Count appeared first on Philippine News.
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10 Introspective Reads to Inspire Mini Galaxy Brain Moments
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‘Wala pa ‘yang pera na ‘yan’: Duterte says govt yet to collect COVID-19 response funds
    MANILA, Philippines --- The P275-billion COVID-19 response funds have yet to be collected by the government, President Rodrigo Duterte pointed out as he hit back at critics of the administration's management of the budget to respond to the health crisis.   In his pre-taped public address aired early Thursday, Duterte lambasted a lawmaker whom he did not name for questioning the government on the COVID-19 crisis budget.     A visibly irked Duterte explained that the P275 billion is not yet on hand since it is yet to be collected in the second, third, and fourth quarters of the year.   "'Yung pinagdadald...Keep on reading: ‘Wala pa ‘yang pera na ‘yan’: Duterte says govt yet to collect COVID-19 response funds
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Pagasa: Hot, humid Maundy Thursday
    MANILA, Philippines --- It will be a hot and humid Maundy Thursday nationwide due to the easterlies, the state weather bureau said.   "Sa kasalukuyan, easterlies pa rin po ang prevailing weather system natin, kaya't tuluyan po tayong makakaranas ng mainit at maalinsagang panahon," weather specialist Ezra Bulquerin said in the 4 a.m. live weather update of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).   (As of now, the Easterlies is still the prevailing weather system, that is why we will still experience hot and humid weather.)   Due to the easterlies, Bulquerin added that partly cloudy to c...Keep on reading: Pagasa: Hot, humid Maundy Thursday
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Kobe Bryant’s latest book to debut atop best-seller list
Kobe Bryant is back atop the best-seller lists, days after the late Los Angeles Lakers superstar was selected to the Hall of Fame.     The latest release from Bryant's Granity Studios, "The Wizenard Series: Season One" will debut at No. 1 on The New York Times' middle-grade hardcover list that will be published April 19. Earlier this week, it had already hit No. 1 on Amazon's bestseller list for children's basketball books. Bryant and daughter Gianna were among nine who died in a helicopter crash in late January. Season One, the latest installment of Bryant's Wizenard story line that follows the progress of a young basketball player dealing with various trial...Keep on reading: Kobe Bryant’s latest book to debut atop best-seller list
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