Australia reopens New Zealand ‘travel bubble’ after no new COVID-19 cases

SYDNEY --- Australia reopened its "travel bubble" with New Zealand on Sunday after the neighboring country reported no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, but added new screening measures as it marked its longest infection-free run since the outbreak began. The decision marks the resumption of the only international arrivals into Australia who do not require 14 days in hotel quarantine. Australia had paused quarantine exemptions for trans-Tasman arrivals six days earlier after New Zealand reported its first new case in months. Arrivals from New Zealand "are now judged to be sufficiently low risk, given New Zealand's strong public health response to COVID-19", acting Austral...

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Anjo Yllana Speaks About Janno Gibbs-Kitkat Feud
Here’s what Anjo Yllana said about his co-hosts Janno Gibbs and Kitkat Happy Time host Anjo Yllana has spoken about the feud between his co-hosts Janno Gibbs and Kitkat. The taping of the noontime show on Net 25 became controversial when reports surfaced that Janno cursed Kitkat after getting pissed during a game. However, the […] The post Anjo Yllana Speaks About Janno Gibbs-Kitkat Feud appeared first on Philippine News.
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Jake Cuenca Proposal Prank: Actor Replies To Negative Comments About It
Here’s the reply of Jake Cuenca to the negative comments over his fake proposal. JAKE CUENCA – Kapamilya actor Jake Cuenca has this reply to all the critical comments regarding his proposal prank to Kylie Verzosa. What has earned various reactions online is the proposal prank of Jake Cuenca to his girlfriend Kylie Verzosa. Some […] The post Jake Cuenca Proposal Prank: Actor Replies To Negative Comments About It appeared first on Philippine News.
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OCTA Research Says IATF Decision to Approve Uniform Travel Protocols for All LGUs “Concerning”
IATF’s Decision to Approve Uniform Travel Protocols for All LGUs “Concerning”, OCTA Research Says The OCTA Research group said that the Inter-Agency Task Force’s decision to approve uniform travel protocols for all LGUs. On Saturday (February 27, 2021), OCTA Research Team Dr. Guido David said that the decision of IATF for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases […] The post OCTA Research Says IATF Decision to Approve Uniform Travel Protocols for All LGUs “Concerning” appeared first on Philippine News.
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‘HAPI’ papatayo ng karerahan
LUMILINAW na ang plano ng HAPI ( Horse Aficionados of the Philippines, Inc.), group ng mga horseowner na magkaroon ng sariling race track. The post ‘HAPI’ papatayo ng karerahan first appeared on Abante.
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Pacquiao paasa – Garcia
SI Manny Pacquiao ang dahilan kaya hindi natuloy ang nilulutong laban kay WBC interim lightweight champion Ryan Garcia. The post Pacquiao paasa – Garcia first appeared on Abante.
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“Run Sara Run” Caravan Received Dirty Fingers from Anti-Gov’t Groups
Anti-Government Groups Give “Run Sara Run” Some Dirty Fingers on EDSA A group of anti-government people disrespects the “Run Sara Run” caravan during the EDSA People Power Revolution 35th anniversary. On Facebook, photos show a group of anti-government giving filthy actions when they met the participants of the ‘Run Sara Run’ caravan held on the […] The post “Run Sara Run” Caravan Received Dirty Fingers from Anti-Gov’t Groups appeared first on Philippine News.
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Arjo Atayde reveals he went through a transformation due to Maine Mendoza
This is how Arjo Atayde changed when Maine Mendoza entered his life Award-winning actor Arjo Atayde revealed that he went through a transformation because of his girlfriend Phenomenal star Maine Mendoza. Arjo and Maine have been together for two years now and their sweetness towards each other is evident. Talking with his friend Enchong Dee […] The post Arjo Atayde reveals he went through a transformation due to Maine Mendoza appeared first on Philippine News.
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Male Netizen Claims His Online Purchase Will Improve his Mental Health
Male Netizen Says Cactus Toy He Ordered Online Will Improve his Mental Health A male netizen has posted his online purchase and claimed that the item will surely improve his mental health. Nowadays, a lot of people love to purchase online to avoid the hassle of going outside and braving the massive traffic congestion. The […] The post Male Netizen Claims His Online Purchase Will Improve his Mental Health appeared first on Philippine News.
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Andrea malutong ang halakhak: Derek, Ellen umaming magdyowa
Ang daming humahanga sa Kapuso actress na si Andrea Torres. Isa raw sa magandang example si Andrea ng babaeng may class. The post Andrea malutong ang halakhak: Derek, Ellen umaming magdyowa first appeared on Abante.
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Isingit in English – Translate “Isingit” in English
Counterpart of Isingit in English & Sample Sentences ISINGIT IN ENGLISH – Here is a guide on the English counterpart of the word “isingit”. In this article, we will review the meaning of the word “isingit”. We will also discover its counterpart in the English language. What is “isingit”? Isingit is a Tagalog term that […] The post Isingit in English – Translate “Isingit” in English appeared first on Philippine News.
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Jazz sintunado kay Butler, Heat
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Arjo Atayde Shares Frustrations Behind Plan To Quit Showbiz Before
Here is the reason of actor Arjo Atayde on why he wanted to leave show business before. ARJO ATAYDE – Kapamilya actor Arjo Atayde admits having plans on leaving the show business industry before and here is the real reason why. Serious about quitting show business career and acting before, Kapamilya actor Arjo Atayde opened […] The post Arjo Atayde Shares Frustrations Behind Plan To Quit Showbiz Before appeared first on Philippine News.
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Bagay na modelo ng turismo: Ivana inakit mga boylet sa Bataan
Sa tingin ko, magandang kunin ni Department of Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat si Ivana Alawi. Ang bongga kasi ng YouTube channel ni Ivana, na parang travel vlog ang datingan ngayon. The post Bagay na modelo ng turismo: Ivana inakit mga boylet sa Bataan first appeared on Abante.
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Jeremy Lin cries foul over ‘coronavirus’ slur
SAN FRANCISCO: Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court. Golden State coach Steve Kerr said he will support Lin and denounced any discriminatory act that caused Lin to speak out about racism targeting Asian Americans. In a heartfelt social media post, Lin […]
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Miami Heat cool off red-hot Jazz, Celtics snap losing streak
  LOS ANGELES - Jimmy Butler scored a season high 33 points as the Miami Heat beat the NBA-leading Utah Jazz 124-116 on Friday to extend their winning streak to five games. Butler also added 10 rebounds and eight assists to lead giant-killers Miami, who have toppled the NBA's two most recent champions in the past week -- the Toronto Raptors and the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers. "I don't want to say that we're good yet," Butler said. "We've got so much more that we can be better at. Myself, anybody, I don't want us to get complacent and think that we're cool." Goran Dragic scored 26 points, centre Bam Adebayo had 19 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists in th...Keep on reading: Miami Heat cool off red-hot Jazz, Celtics snap losing streak
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Nov. 2, Dec. 24, Dec. 31 declared special working days
November 2 (All Soul’s Day), December 24 (Christmas Eve), and December 31 (Last Day of the Year) are now special working holidays Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation 1107 which amends Proclamation 986, previously declaring those days [Read More]
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AstraZeneca expect ‘next generation’ vaccine to tackle variants by autumn
LONDON -- AstraZeneca and Oxford University aim to produce the next generation of Covid-19 vaccines that will protect against variants as soon as the autumn before the Northern Hemisphere winter, an executive at the British drugmaker said on Wednesday. Asked when AstraZeneca could produce a next-generation vaccine to tackle new variants, AstraZeneca research chief Mene Pangalos said: "As rapidly as possible." "We're very much aiming to try and have something ready by the autumn, so this year," he said, adding that the timeline included lab work as well as clinical studies needed to test the new shots. The aim is to be prepared by the winter, he said in a briefing wit...Keep on reading: AstraZeneca expect ‘next generation’ vaccine to tackle variants by autumn
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‘Baby’ nina Kevin, Selina 7 taon na
ILANG buwan pa lang matapos ikasal sina NLEX Road Warriors guard Kevin Alas at PBA courtside reporter Selina Dagdag pero nagselebra na ito agad ng ikapitong kaarawan ng kanilang unang 'baby'. The post ‘Baby’ nina Kevin, Selina 7 taon na first appeared on Abante.
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Lea Salonga Admits She Can’t Win Against Her Mom, Here’s Why
Lea Salonga mentioned her mom in her recent Twitter post Award-winning theater actress Lea Salonga admitted that she can’t win against her mom Ligaya and here is the reason why she said this. Lea has been sharing her stories about starting her career and her mom is always one of the main characters. It is […] The post Lea Salonga Admits She Can’t Win Against Her Mom, Here’s Why appeared first on Philippine News.
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Dutch to roll out rapid breath tests for Covid-19
AMSTERDAM -- The Netherlands is to introduce rapid Covid-19 breath tests to sites across the country to speed up the testing process and make it less intrusive. Testing facilities in Amsterdam were this week the first to start using the SpiroNose, a machine that requires a person to breathe into it to indicate a possible coronavirus infection within a minute. After months of trials, Dutch health authorities found the SpiroNose to be reliable in the case of negative test results, infectious disease expert Mariken van der Lubben of Amsterdam's municipal health services told Reuters. "If you are negatively tested, then it's a very reliable outcome and you can go," Van der L...Keep on reading: Dutch to roll out rapid breath tests for Covid-19
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Woods inilipat ng ospital
MATAPOS ang matagumpay na operasyon kay champion golfer Tiger Woods sa UCLA Medical Center, inilipat na ito sa Cedars Sinai Medical Center para patuloy na magpagaling. The post Woods inilipat ng ospital first appeared on Abante.
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House panel suspends PDEA-PNP shootout probe
THE House Committee on Dangerous Drugs will “temporarily suspend” its investigation into the shootout incident between the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), its Chairman Robert Ace Barbers said on Saturday. Barbers’ announcement came after President Rodrigo Duterte designated the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) as the sole agency to […]
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Jeremy tinawag na ‘coronavirus’
HINDI sapat ang resume ni one-time NBA champion Jeremy Lin sa mata ng mga Kano nang makaranas pa rin ito ng racial discrimination. The post Jeremy tinawag na ‘coronavirus’ first appeared on Abante.
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Kiefer, Gilas sasabak sa Olympic Qualifying
KINAKAHARAP ng Gilas Pili[inas ang pinakamahirap na situwasyon na talunin ang nagsisilbing tournament host Serbia at ang matatanggkad na Dominican Republic. The post Kiefer, Gilas sasabak sa Olympic Qualifying first appeared on Abante.
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WATCH: Patrick Garcia, wife Nikka Martinez reveal they’re expecting baby boy
Patrick Garcia and his wife, Nikka Martinez, are finally having a baby boy, they disclosed to the public via a vlog on their gender-reveal celebration. The two shared the good news on their YouTube channel, called Garcia Family, yesterday, Feb. 26. Being the parents of three daughters, the baby will be Garcia and Martinez's first son. In the video, the couple asks family and friends whether they are "Team Boy" or "Team Girl" before finally revealing the baby's sex. They also shared that Martinez had a Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) to identify their child's sex. However, they never read the results prior to the reveal as they wanted to be surprised at the same time with f...Keep on reading: WATCH: Patrick Garcia, wife Nikka Martinez reveal they’re expecting baby boy
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Iran ‘can’t act with impunity,’ Biden says after US airstrikes
  WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden said Iran cannot act with impunity and warned Iran to "be careful" when asked what message he was sending the country with the U.S. airstrikes in Syria. "You can't act with impunity. Be careful," Biden told reporters while traveling to survey the damage from a severe winter storm in Texas. The United States carried out airstrikes authorized by Biden against facilities belonging to Iranian-backed militia in eastern Syria on Thursday, in response to rocket attacks against U.S. targets in Iraq. /MUF...Keep on reading: Iran ‘can’t act with impunity,’ Biden says after US airstrikes
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Samantha palaban sa Bangkok beauty pageant
Kasalukuyang naka-mandatory 14-day quarantine sa Bangkok, Thailand ang representative natin sa Miss Grand International 2020 na si Samantha Bernardo. The post Samantha palaban sa Bangkok beauty pageant first appeared on Abante.
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Active Covid-19 cases in Quezon drops from 1,119 to 171 in 3 months
LUCENA CITY -- From the highest tally of 1,119 active Covid-19 cases daily more than three months ago, the present number of patients in Quezon province went down to 171 on Feb. 27. Records of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) show that the highest tally of 1,119 active cases in the twice-a-day count was recorded on Nov. 12 last year. It dropped to 343 on Feb. 1, even after the holiday season, and further fell to 164 on Feb. 25 which is the lowest recorded daily tally of active cases. In its 10 a.m. bulletin on Saturday (Feb. 27), the IPHO disclosed that the number of active virus carriers in Quezon is down to only 171. The IPHO continued to record a downward trend ...Keep on reading: Active Covid-19 cases in Quezon drops from 1,119 to 171 in 3 months
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Jao Mapa Gets Asked If He Regrets Leaving Showbiz, Here’s His Answer
Jao Mapa talked about his decision to leave the entertainment industry Former actor Jao Mapa was asked if he ever regretted his decision to leave his career in show business and here is what he said about this. Jao was one of the members of Gwapings with Anthony Fernandez, Eric Fructuoso, and Jomari Yllana. During […] The post Jao Mapa Gets Asked If He Regrets Leaving Showbiz, Here’s His Answer appeared first on Philippine News.
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Govt scraps mandatory Covid-19 testing for travelers
MALACANANG on Saturday announced that it was no longer mandatory for travelers to undergo coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) testing and quarantine. This, after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) approved on Friday the uniform travel protocols for land, air, and sea that need to be observed by all local […]
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House defers probe on PNP-PDEA shootout
      MANILA, Philippines --- The House of Representatives' investigation on the shootout involving operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Philippine National Police (PNP) scheduled on Monday,March 1 has been suspended, Surigao del Sur 2nd District Rep. Robert Ace Barbers announced Saturday. In a message to reporters, Barbers, chairman of the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs, said the suspension was in light of President Rodrigo Duterte's order that the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will be the sole agency to probe the clash. "Please be advised that in light of [President Duterte's] instruction to the NBI...Keep on reading: House defers probe on PNP-PDEA shootout
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Harry, Meghan tahimik buhay sa L.A.
Nagsalita na si Prince Harry sa one-on-one interview sa talkshow na The Late, Late Show with James Corden kung bakit tinalikuran na nila ng tuluyan ng misis niyang si Meghan Markle ang kanilang royal duties bilang members ng Royal Family. The post Harry, Meghan tahimik buhay sa L.A. first appeared on Abante.
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Pangalusian Island posibleng masilat
TIYAK na mapapalaban si reigning Presidential Gold Cup champion Pangalusian Island paglarga ng 4-Year-Old & Above Local/Imported Challenge Race ngayong araw sa San Lazaro Leisure Park sa Carmona, Cavite. The post Pangalusian Island posibleng masilat first appeared on Abante.
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Lea tiklop sa katarayan ng ina
Kahit hindi na mabilang ang international acting at singing recognition ni Lea Salonga, at kahit 50-years old na siya, wala pa rin siyang panama sa angas ng kanyang ina, si Mommy Ligaya Salonga. The post Lea tiklop sa katarayan ng ina first appeared on Abante.
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Batangas Covid-19 death toll hits 407
  LUCENA CITY -- The Covid-19 death toll in Batangas province has soared to 407, authorities said Friday (Feb. 26). The Batangas Provincial Public Information Office, citing the latest bulletin from the Provincial Health Office (PHO) on Feb. 26 at 3 p.m., disclosed that two validated virus carriers in Batangas City and Rosario town have died. The day before, a Covid-19 patient in Laurel town also died. On Feb. 22, the PHO also reported the deaths of three Covid-19 patients in Santo Tomas City and the towns of Malvar and Rosario. No details on the latest fatalities were given. The PHO report said a total of 43 virus carriers had succumbed to the illness since the start...Keep on reading: Batangas Covid-19 death toll hits 407
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Duterte signs law creating coco levy trust fund
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill creating a trust fund for the country’s coconut farmers. Duterte signed on February 26 Republic Act (RA) 11524 or the Coconut Farmer and Industry Act, which mandates the maintenance of the Trust Fund for 50 years under the Coconut Farmers in Industry Development Plan that will […]
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Duterte makes Nov. 2, Dec. 24 and 31 ‘special working holidays’
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has amended the list of holidays for 2021, declaring three special working days as part of efforts to minimize work disruption and boost economic activity while the country deals with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. Under Proclamation 1107, Duterte declared All Souls’ Day, (November 2, Tuesday), Christmas Eve (December 24, Friday), […]
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Global stocks slump despite drop in bond yields
    NEW YORK - Stocks slumped worldwide on Friday despite a drop in bond yields, as rattled investors did not step in to pick up bargains. The dollar rose against its main rivals in anticipation of the US Congress later Friday voting later Friday on President Joe Biden's enormous $1.9-trillion economic rescue package. Oil prices fell after striking 13-month peaks Thursday on keen demand. Vaccine rollouts, slowing Covid-19 infection rates, and Biden's stimulus package have sent stocks up in recent weeks. But that good news is proving to be a double-edged sword for traders as they weigh the much-needed return to pre-pandemic life against the prospect that pri...Keep on reading: Global stocks slump despite drop in bond yields
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Ellen Adarna, Derek Ramsay confirm relationship
After weeks of stirring romance rumors, Ellen Adarna and Derek Ramsay have finally confirmed that they are indeed dating. The two admitted to being a couple in an exclusive interview with the Philippine Entertainment Portal yesterday, Feb. 26. "It's not a normal relationship. Hindi siya yung may parang ligawan (It is not like we went through courtship)," Ramsay was quoted as saying. The actor, who is neighbors with Adarna, added that they just got closer as they often have dinner with each other every day, as well as work out together. He also clarified that he was the one who always asked Adarna out to join him for such activities, not the other way around. Ramsay als...Keep on reading: Ellen Adarna, Derek Ramsay confirm relationship
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KARERA TIPS NI JP GONZALES San Lazaro Leisure Park – Carmona Cavite February 28 2021
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Where to Get a Saliva-Based Test for COVID-19 in Metro Manila
There are 16 saliva collection sites in the Metro as of writing.
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10 Classic Fragrances With Fresh Powdery Scents
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Phivolcs Records 130 Volcanic Tremor Episodes at Taal Volcano
Phivolcs Releases Latest Updates About Taal Volcano The seismology agency Phivolcs has recorded 28 volcanic earthquake and 130 volcanic tremor episodes at Taal Volcano. On Saturday (February 27, 2021), the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology released the latest updates regarding the current condition of Taal Volcano during the past 24 hours. Phivolcs observed 28 […] The post Phivolcs Records 130 Volcanic Tremor Episodes at Taal Volcano appeared first on Philippine News.
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19-year-old Man Arrested for Maltreating 7-year-old Boy in Naga City
Teen Man Arrested after Maltreating 7-year-old Boy in Naga City Police arrested a teen man in Naga City after he was reportedly maltreating and bullying a 7-year-old boy in their village. Based on the report of Cebu Daily News, the suspect was identified as Daniel Y. Echavez, 19. Echavez reportedly punched, choked, lifted, and pinned […] The post 19-year-old Man Arrested for Maltreating 7-year-old Boy in Naga City appeared first on Philippine News.
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Maymay may pangmalakasang hamon kay Edward
Isa nga sa pumirma ulit ng kontrata sa ABS-CBN ay si Maymay Entrata. The post Maymay may pangmalakasang hamon kay Edward first appeared on Abante.
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Cops nab 2 drug suspects in Lucena City
    LUCENA CITY -- Police arrested two drug suspects in separate buy-bust operations here on Friday and Saturday. Lieutenant Colonel Romulo Albacea, Lucena City police chief, identified the suspects as Fritch Bryan Onan, 21, and Reynaldo Cuarto, 51. Ona was collared after he sold a pack of shabu (crystal meth) to undercover agents in Barangay (village) 4 at around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Authorities seized five sachets of shabu with an estimated street value of P15,200. Cuarto was busted in another drug sting in Barangay Isabang around 5 p.m. Friday. He yielded five sachets of shabu worth P7,140 in the street market. Both suspects were detained at the city...Keep on reading: Cops nab 2 drug suspects in Lucena City
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Ang ama ng pakikibaka para sa karapatang pantao
Nitong nakaraang Biyernes, 26 Pebrero, ay ipinagdiwang ang ika-99 na guning taong kapanganakan ni Senador Jose Wright Diokno na isinilang noong 1922. The post Ang ama ng pakikibaka para sa karapatang pantao first appeared on Abante.
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Labor group asks SC to reverse lower court ruling vs trade union organizer
  MANILA, Philippines - A labor group has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's ruling that dismisses a habeas corpus case of a trade union organizer arrested on Human Rights Day last year. Trade union organizer for Defend Jobs Philippines, Dennise Velasco was arrested on Dec. 10, 2020, after members of the Quezon City Police District found a bag of ammunition and explosives inside his house during the implementation of a search warrant. Upon his arrest, the police informed his partner Diane Zapata that Velasco will be taken to the FEU Medical Center to undergo an RT-PCR test or Swab test for Covid-19.     Zapata, howeve...Keep on reading: Labor group asks SC to reverse lower court ruling vs trade union organizer
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