Bagong kaso ng COVID 838 lang

Nakapagtala kahapon ang Department of Health (DOH) ng pinakamababang bilang ng mga bagong kaso ng COVID-19 sa buong bansa ngayong 2021.

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Rookie Cop Allegedly Drunk Shot Wife, Child to Death in Catanduanes
Wife and Child Died after Alleged Drunk Rookie Cop Shot to Death in Catanduanes A rookie cop who was allegedly intoxicated with alcohol shot his wife along with his child to death in their home in Catanduanes. In Virac, Catanduanes, a rookie cop shot and murdered his wife. He shot himself to death after murdering […] The post Rookie Cop Allegedly Drunk Shot Wife, Child to Death in Catanduanes appeared first on Philippine News.
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Comelec Reveals Presidential, VP Candidates who Remain in 2022 Election Ballot
Comelec Speaks on Candidates for Election 2022 COMELEC – The Commission on Elections named the presidential and vice-presidential candidates who remain in the Election 2022 ballot. The next national election is around four (4) months away from now and preparations are already ongoing most especially since the pandemic may still not be over during the […] The post Comelec Reveals Presidential, VP Candidates who Remain in 2022 Election Ballot appeared first on Philippine News.
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Philippines sees record 2021 rice output despite typhoon losses
MANILA — The Philippines’ paddy rice production in 2021 likely exceeded 20 million tonnes, marking a new record high for the annual harvest despite crop losses from a powerful typhoon last month, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said on Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country, one of the world’s biggest rice importers, has enough supply of the staple […] The post Philippines sees record 2021 rice output despite typhoon losses appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Sue Ramirez Shares Adjustments She Did For ‘The Broken Marriage Vow’
Sue Ramirez is playing the role of a mistress in her new series Kapamilya actress Sue Ramirez shared the adjustment that she did in order to portray her character well in the series The Broken Marriage Vow. Sue is happy to be part of this big project with Jodi Sta Maria and Zanjoe Marudo. She […] The post Sue Ramirez Shares Adjustments She Did For ‘The Broken Marriage Vow’ appeared first on Philippine News.
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Karlo Nograles Warns Public vs Scammers Using His Name for Solicitation
Karlo Nograles Warns Scammers Allegedly Using His Name for Solicitation Presidential Spokesperson Karlo Nograles has warned the public against scammers allegedly using his name for solicitation. Individuals utilizing the names of cabinet members to get illegitimate medical bonds/medical insurance to be utilized in applying for government positions have been warned by the Office of the […] The post Karlo Nograles Warns Public vs Scammers Using His Name for Solicitation appeared first on Philippine News.
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Oil Firms Impose Big-Time Pump Price Hike This Tuesday (January 18)
Oil Companies Implements Big-Time Pump Price Hike This Week OIL PRICE HIKE – Several oil firms in the country HAVE implemented another big-time pump price hike this week. Nowadays, the prices of petroleum products play a very important role to the country’s economy. Pump price adjustment usually causes significant impact on prices of products and services in […] The post Oil Firms Impose Big-Time Pump Price Hike This Tuesday (January 18) appeared first on Philippine News.
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Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte Stars In Parokya Ni Edgar’s Music Video ‘Rosas’
Loisa Andalio & Ronnie Alonte Stars Music Video for Parokya ni Edgar’s Comeback Single “Rosas” LOISA ANDALIO – Multi-award-winning Filipino band Parokya ni Edgar is back with an all-new music video, and it starred no other than reel and real-life partners Loisa Andalio and Ronnie Alonte. Ronnie Alonte and Loisa Andalio are among the most […] The post Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte Stars In Parokya Ni Edgar’s Music Video ‘Rosas’ appeared first on Philippine News.
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Wil Dasovich On ‘Sinayang Serye’ Memes That Alodia Gosiengfia Started
Wil Dasovich the social media trend that Alodia Gosiengfiao started Fil-Am YouTuber Wil Dasovich shared his thoughts on the “sinaing serye” memes that netizens have joined because of the post of his ex-girlfriend cosplayer-gamer Alodia Gosiengfiao. Alodia shared a post on Facebook with the caption “Ako pala yung sinayang mo.” Her sister Ashley Gosiengfiao commented […] The post Wil Dasovich On ‘Sinayang Serye’ Memes That Alodia Gosiengfia Started appeared first on Philippine News.
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How these women train for a Marathon
If there's one thing the pandemic made many people realize, it's that the freedom to move around unhampered was one that was taken for granted. At the height of the lockdowns when exercising outdoors was limited to a small radius relative to one's home, runners like Angie Limbaco had to content themselves with sprinting up and down multiple flights of stairs in their condo. The public relations practitioner is also a long-distance runner who has joined and completed a number of international marathons. Pre-pandemic, her running coach, Ken Mendola (Instagram: ken_mendola), prepared her for the grueling task of completing a full, 42-km marathon. Once restrictions were loosened, L...Keep on reading: How these women train for a Marathon
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Over 1,700 train commuters with no proof of vax were denied rides—DOTr
MANILA, Philippines --- The Metro Manila public rail system banned more than 1,700 commuter train commuters from getting onto the trains after they failed to show proof of vaccination on the first day of the "no vaccination, no ride" policy on Monday, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced on Tuesday. DOTr Undersecretary for Railways TJ Batan said that a total of 1,749 commuters tried to board MRT, LRT-1 and 2, and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) without showing proof of their vaccination. Of the total number of violators, most were recorded at MRT-3 stations with 1,204; LRT-1 stations, 401; LRT-2 stations, 136; and eight other violators in PNR stations. "H...Keep on reading: Over 1,700 train commuters with no proof of vax were denied rides—DOTr
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Expert cites need to ‘reimmunize’ whenever there’s new concerning variant
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines may need to "reimmunize" the public every time there is a concerning variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, a vaccine expert said Tuesday. Dr. Mario Jiz, head of the Immunology Department at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine and a member of the country's Vaccine Expert Panel (VEP), noted that the current vaccines we have are those developed against the original SARS-CoV-2 variant that was discovered in Wuhan, China in late 2019. "What we have seen in these circulating human coronaviruses is that pwede tayong magkasipon ulit after one year or so kasi bumababa ang ating immunity to that, so if ganoon ang pattern ng...Keep on reading: Expert cites need to ‘reimmunize’ whenever there’s new concerning variant
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DepEd recommends 'progressive' expansion of limited face-to-face classes
The Department of Education (DepEd) has proposed the "progressive expansion" of limited face-to-face classes in areas placed under Alert Levels 1 and 2, but added that they will seek input from other agencies as well as from students' parents before allowing in-person classes in more schools.
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Philippine jobless figure seen returning to pre-crisis level only by 2023
In 2023, ILO see the number of jobless Filipinos easing to 1 million.
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Comelec: 10 presidential candidates, including Bongbong Marcos, in 2022 polls ballot
The official ballot for the 2022 national elections will contain 10 names of presidential candidates, including Partido Federal ng Pilipinas bet Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. whose bid faces a slew of legal challenges at the Commission on Elections.
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Kathryn Bernardo goes on sushi date with Daniel Padilla: ‘Favorite day with my favorite person’
Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla once again brought "kilig" to their fans, giving them a glimpse of their Sunday sushi date. "My favorite day with my favorite person at our favorite restaurant. Sundate well spent!" she said, showing a series of wacky photos and a video clip of her date with Padilla, via her Instagram page yesterday, Jan. 17. "My heart (and tummy) is full!" The actress' time-lapse video of their meal shows them enjoying their food in what appears to be a traditional Japanese restaurant. Padilla was also seen putting food on Bernardo's plate. Fellow celebrities including Joshua Garcia and Ruffa Gutierrez greeted the couple. Iza Calzado and Alyssa Valdez rec...Keep on reading: Kathryn Bernardo goes on sushi date with Daniel Padilla: ‘Favorite day with my favorite person’
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Peru says oil spill affects at least 2 kilometers of Pacific coast, beaches
LIMA --- At least two kilometers of Peru's central coast and two beaches were dirtied by oil spilled from a discharge ship rocked by waves caused by the eruption of a volcano in Tonga, Environment Minister Ruben Ramirez said on Monday. The ministry supervised cleaning of the area in the coastal district of Ventanilla, where the spill happened on Sunday during unloading of crude oil from the ship to supply the La Pampilla refinery, owned by the Spanish company Repsol. Earlier, the National Institute of Civil Defense (Indeci) and the emergency center of the Ministry of Energy and Mines said in a statement that high tides recorded in Ventanilla, as a result of the volcano's erupti...Keep on reading: Peru says oil spill affects at least 2 kilometers of Pacific coast, beaches
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China’s Tianjin reports fewer COVID-19 cases as its outbreak shows sign of easing
BEIJING --- The Chinese municipality of Tianjin reported fewer COVID-19 cases on Tuesday as its outbreak showed early signs of easing, while the daily case count in the city of Anyang hit a record. Tianjin, a key port in the northern China, reported 18 domestically transmitted cases with confirmed symptoms for Monday, the National Health Commission (NHC) data showed on Tuesday. That marks the lowest daily number in a week. NHC official He Qinghua said on Saturday the risk of the Tianjin outbreak spreading to other areas was gradually declining, as new cases in the past three days were mainly in people who had been quarantined. Assembly plants for Volkswagen and Toyota in Tia...Keep on reading: China’s Tianjin reports fewer COVID-19 cases as its outbreak shows sign of easing
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Spider-Man wears Prada: Tom Holland is fashion brand's new campaign hero
“Spider-Man: No Way Home” lead actor Tom Holland is the star of the Spring/Summer 2022 campaign of Italian fashion house Prada.
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‘Ziggy Stardust,’ ‘Transformer’: Classic rock albums turning 50 this 2022
There must have been something in the water in 1972. There almost certainly was for these guys. It was a year that spawned several instant Americana classics, and one that was seemingly beamed down from outer space, that came to define rock music and set the template for the sexy, seedy decade to come. 'Exile On Main St.' by The Rolling Stones For guitarist Keith Richards, it was the definitive Stones record. Fleeing the British tax authorities, the group settled into the rambling Nellcote villa on the Cote d'Azur in southern France, got high and knocked out arguably their last truly great album. It is notable for lacking any standout pop hits, instead serving as a lov...Keep on reading: ‘Ziggy Stardust,’ ‘Transformer’: Classic rock albums turning 50 this 2022
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Legarda says gov’t should learn from previous disasters
    MANILA, Philippines -- Former Sen. Loren Legarda has urged the government to learn from previous disasters to ensure quick natural disaster response. She cited the report of Germany-based global reinsurer Munich Re, which indicated that Typhoon Odette inflicted the second-biggest number of fatalities among the world's natural disasters in 2021. She said this calls for the immediate upgrade of the government disaster preparedness system. "As a country that is often visited by typhoons, which now bring heavier rains and stronger winds, disaster preparedness systems should now be in place and continuously upgraded to be able to protect our communities from e...Keep on reading: Legarda says gov’t should learn from previous disasters
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Mix ‘n Match with KFC’s ‘Your Combo. Your Zinger.’
What this still-raging pandemic has taught us well--- as we value our personal space, we also put a personal touch to everything that we do. We customize our lifestyle according to the needs of these challenging times-- from choosing what clothes to wear, designing our own rooms, and planning what our day would be like.   Wouldn't it be great if we can apply this same flexibility to our limited food choices, the way we want it, how we want it? So start your year with an extra zing with KFC's "Your Combo. Your Zinger." and customize your combo just as you like it. You can make your own unique combo with your choice of a regular side (fries, mashed potato, or butter...Keep on reading: Mix ‘n Match with KFC’s ‘Your Combo. Your Zinger.’
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Pangilinan asks gov’t to scrap ‘no vax, no ride’ rule; Lacson urges further study
MANILA, Philippines--- Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan on Tuesday asked the government to end its "no vaccination, no ride" policy supposedly intended to curb the spread of COVID-19. "Magiging source lang ng paninikil at pang-aabuso. Hindi solusyon sa COVID-19 ang panggigipit at pananakot," Pangilinan said in a text message as the government began implementing the policy this week. (It will only lead to oppression and abuse. COVID-19 cannot be solved through harassment and intimidation.) Instead of completely halting it, presidential aspirant Senator Panfilo Lacson urged the government to take a "second hard look" at this new policy. "Not stop but take a second hard loo...Keep on reading: Pangilinan asks gov’t to scrap ‘no vax, no ride’ rule; Lacson urges further study
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COVID-19 numbers understated, underreported, DOH admits
MANILA, Philippines --- Despite logging high number of coronavirus cases, the actual COVID-19 numbers remain to be understated, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday. Dr.AletheaDe Guzman, director of the Epidemiology Bureau of theDOH, said that current COVID-19 numbers reported are predominantly based on RT-PCR tests, and not antigen tests. Marikina Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo, who was also infected by COVID-19, said that in her household, six members contracted the disease. Of this number, only two were confirmed through RT-PCR test while the rest tested positive through antigen test. "Would you agree with me that the COVID numbers are really just understated?" Quimbo aske...Keep on reading: COVID-19 numbers understated, underreported, DOH admits
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'Money Heist' Korea releases title, teaser
Streaming platform Netflix released a teaser of the upcoming series "Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area," Korea's adaptation of the hit Spanish series "La Casa de Papel."
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North Korea confirms latest missile test
SEOUL --- North Korea said Tuesday it test-fired two tactical guided missiles a day earlier to verify the accuracy of that weapon system. Monday's firing -- South Korea called them short range ballistic missiles -- marked North Korea's fourth weapons test this month as Pyongyang flexes its military muscle while ignoring offers of talks from the United States. Despite biting international sanctions, Pyongyang has conducted a string of weapons tests this year, including of hypersonic missiles, as leader Kim Jong Un pursues his avowed goal of further strengthening the military. Reeling economically from a self-imposed coronavirus blockade, impoverished North Korea has not respo...Keep on reading: North Korea confirms latest missile test
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Blackview A20 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
Here’s The Complete List of Specifications, Features, & Price of the Blackview A20 The Blackview A20 was released in April 2018. The smartphone is fueled with a removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. It is offered in three colors – Black, Gold, and Blue. Body & Display: Blackview A20 a 5.5 inches screen size and the […] The post Blackview A20 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Romantic Guy Surprises Girlfriend w/ Grand Rooftop Proposal
Netizens Praise Romantic Guy For Surprising Girlfriend w/ Grand Rooftop Proposal A romantic guy goes viral online after surprising his beloved girlfriend of 12 years with a grand rooftop proposal. A netizen named Martin Vizconde has surprised his girlfriend Madeline Dela Cruz with a grand wedding proposal after 12 years of relationship. The guy proved […] The post Romantic Guy Surprises Girlfriend w/ Grand Rooftop Proposal appeared first on Philippine News.
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Martin Luther King’s family joins call for US voting reform
WASHINGTON --- Members of Martin Luther King Jr's family joined marchers Monday in Washington urging Congress to pass voting rights reform as the United States marked the holiday commemorating the slain civil rights leader. King's son Martin Luther King III spoke at the march, warning that many states "have passed laws that make it harder to vote" more than half a century after the activism of his father. The march's message was aimed at boosting support for the Freedom to Vote Act currently before the Senate, and which passed in the House of Representatives last week. But the bill faces an uphill battle as President Joe Biden negotiates with two holdout senators in his own ...Keep on reading: Martin Luther King’s family joins call for US voting reform
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In Italy, music lovers are reconnecting with local sounds
Italian music has conquered the world's airwaves only on rare occasions. The country's artists found relative success internationally in the eras of italo-disco and eurodance, but didn't really win over their compatriots. Now, those days are over, it seems. According to the Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI), all the records in the top 10 of the most listened to albums in the country are sung in Italian. Among them are "Taxi Driver" by Rkomi, "Sangiovanni" by the artist of the same name and "Teatro d'ira - Vol. I" by Mneskin. The same goes for the ranking of the country's most popular songs in 2021. It is dominated by local talents like Blanco and Madame. And the ph...Keep on reading: In Italy, music lovers are reconnecting with local sounds
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Pressed on mythical 'Tallano Gold', Marcos spokesperson says he knows nothing
The spokesperson of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said he has no idea about the mythical 'Tallano gold' long attached to the family of the late dictator.
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First death in Tonga volcano blast as nation remains cut off
SYDNEY --- The first death from a massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island nation of Tonga has been confirmed, as the extent of the damage remained unknown Monday. Tonga remained virtually cut off from the rest of the world, after the eruption crippled communications and stalled emergency relief efforts. It is two days since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano exploded, cloaking Tonga in a film of ash, triggering a Pacific-wide tsunami and releasing shock waves that wrapped around the entire Earth. But with phone lines still down and an undersea internet cable cut -- and not expected to be repaired for weeks -- the true toll of the dual eruption-tsunami di...Keep on reading: First death in Tonga volcano blast as nation remains cut off
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Slater Young & Kryz React On CCTV Records Of Skypod During Typhoon
CCTV recordings of how Skypod got almost wrecked by Odette. Slater Young & Kryz Uy make a reaction video. SLATER YOUNG – Famous couple Slater Young and Kryz Uy react to the CCTV footages that captured their house during the onslaught of Typhoon Odette. Typhoon Odette has totally wiped out Siargao leaving houses and establishments […] The post Slater Young & Kryz React On CCTV Records Of Skypod During Typhoon appeared first on Philippine News.
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Develop comprehensive mental health package, make meds more accessible — Go
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Christopher "Bong" Go on Tuesday called on the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) and the Department of Health (DOH) to develop a more comprehensive mental health package and to make medicines more accessible. "I urge PhilHealth to develop as soon as possible a more comprehensive mental health package that will also include consultation and other outpatient services. For as long as it is viable on the part of PhilHealth, coverage should include a much wider range of mental and behavioral conditions," Go, Senate committee on health and demography chair, said in a statement. "I also appeal to DOH to make its existing Medicine Access Pro...Keep on reading: Develop comprehensive mental health package, make meds more accessible — Go
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UN agency finishes report on flight diverted to Belarus
MONTREAL --- The report about the investigation into a Ryanair flight that was diverted to Belarus last year is complete, the International Civil Aviation Organization said Monday, adding that next steps will be set in late January. All 193 members of the ICAO, including the 36 states currently serving on the organization's council, were given access to the report Monday, the United Nations agency said in a statement. The report details the circumstances around the May 23, 2021 incident in which Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko drew international outrage by sending fighter jets to intercept a Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius. The plane was forced to land in Min...Keep on reading: UN agency finishes report on flight diverted to Belarus
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Decade after Norway massacre, Breivik seeks parole
OSLO --- Just 10 years after carrying out the deadliest peacetime attack in Norway, right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik will on Tuesday ask a court for parole, a request widely expected to be denied. But the families of his victims, who fear he will use the hearing as a stage to air his political views, are calling for him to be deprived of the attention he is seeking. For security reasons, the district court in the southern region of Telemark will hear Breivik's request for conditional release in the gymnasium of Skien prison, where he is incarcerated. In 2012 Breivik, who killed 77 people during the massacre, got 21 years in prison, which can be extended indefinite...Keep on reading: Decade after Norway massacre, Breivik seeks parole
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Kim Kardashian to rebrand KKW to SKKN
Reality TV star-turned-entrepreneur Kim Kardashian is rebranding her KKW beauty brand, with a new name called SKKN.
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DOH: Omicron now predominant variant in NCR; 15 of 17 areas with local cases
MANILA, Philippines --- The COVID-19 variant called Omicron has become predominant in the National Capital Region (NCR), with 15 of its 17 cities and municipalities with confirmed local cases, the Department of Health (DOH) reported Tuesday. Dr. Alethea De Guzman, director of the Epidemiology Bureau of the DOH, shared the information in a House briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the country. "Our latest whole-genome sequencing showed that the Omicron variant is now the predominant variant in the NCR... In the NCR, 15 of its 17 areas already have local Omicron cases," De Guzman said. Nationally, De Guzman said that the Omicron variant primarily drives the increase in COVID...Keep on reading: DOH: Omicron now predominant variant in NCR; 15 of 17 areas with local cases
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Soldier Arrested After Caught in Illegal ‘Sabong’, Election Gun Ban
Soldier Jailed After Caught Violating Election Gun Ban, Illegal Sabong Police authorities arrested a soldier who was allegedly caught involved in an illegal cockfight (sabong) and violating the election gun ban. After being captured in an illegal cockfight in Taguig, fifteen people were detained, including a soldier.  30-year-old soldier Francisco Serdan was detained. Serdan’s sling […] The post Soldier Arrested After Caught in Illegal ‘Sabong’, Election Gun Ban appeared first on Philippine News.
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Frustrated Biden enters second year of presidency looking to fight
WASHINGTON --- Joe Biden 1.0 was a calming, grandfatherly figure, a low-key veteran coming out of retirement in 2020 to heal a nation deeply divided by Donald Trump. A year later, meet Biden 2.0 -- the frustrated, angry fighter. "I'm tired of being quiet," he said last week in a blistering speech. Biden was referring specifically to his many fruitless "quiet conversations" behind the scenes with senators in a doomed effort to get his signature legislation on voting rights passed. He could just as well have been summing up the exasperation of his first 12 months in the Oval Office. And if 2021 saw mild Biden, 2022 looks set to feature a louder, more pugnacious version -- a pr...Keep on reading: Frustrated Biden enters second year of presidency looking to fight
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2 drug suspects shot dead in Calamba City, Antipolo City
LUCENA CITY--Two drug suspects were killed in two incidents Monday and Tuesday in Calamba City and Antipolo City. The Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) police reported that Aaron Andaya, 36, was shot dead around 3 a.m. by Cedric Jular, who was accompanied by two others, in Barangay Dos in Calamba City. A report said the victim heard a knock on his door and opened it, after which, and without apparent reason, he was shot by the suspect using a still unknown firearm. The suspect and his unidentified companions escaped after the shooting. The report tagged the victim as a "drug personality/surrenderee and a known thief in the area." In Antipolo City, Angel...Keep on reading: 2 drug suspects shot dead in Calamba City, Antipolo City
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First look at Korean adaptation of ‘Money Heist’
Streaming giant Netflix on Tuesday dropped the teaser for the Korean adaptation of global hit “La Casa de Papel” or “Money Heist. It also announced that the Korean version’s official title is “Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area” translated with the Korean context. Directed by Kim Hong-sun and written by Ryu Yong-jae, Kim Hwan-chae […] The post First look at Korean adaptation of ‘Money Heist’ appeared first on Interaksyon.
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China orders overseas mail disinfection over Omicron fears
BEIJING --- China's postal service has ordered workers to disinfect international deliveries and urged the public to reduce orders from overseas after authorities claimed mail could be the source of recent coronavirus outbreaks. China, where the virus first emerged in late 2019, has stuck to a strict policy of targeting zero Covid cases even as the rest of the world has reopened. But the country is now battling multiple small outbreaks, including one in Beijing as the capital prepares to host the Winter Olympics. In recent days, Chinese officials have suggested that some people could have been infected by packages from abroad, including a woman in Beijing whom authorities sa...Keep on reading: China orders overseas mail disinfection over Omicron fears
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Duterte wants Lapulapu statue in Cebu ‘bigger and higher’ than Magellan’s
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte wanted a bigger and higher statue of Filipino hero Lapulapu in Cebu than the statue of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan who the native chieftain defeated in the Battle of Mactan. Magellan famously ended his voyage when he was killed following a clash withLapulapu. However, only a shrine and not a statue was built in honor of Magellan for bringing Christianity to Philippine shores in 1519. The statue of Lapulapu and Magellan shrine were situated a short distance from each other at the Mactan Shrine, where the historic Battle of Mactan was believed to have taken place in 1521. Also called Liberty Shrine, the Mactan Shrine wa...Keep on reading: Duterte wants Lapulapu statue in Cebu ‘bigger and higher’ than Magellan’s
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No matter what, 2022 elections will be a big turnout—Comelec spox
MANILA, Philippines --- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) expects a big turnout in the 2022 elections even with the COVID-19 pandemic, spokesperson James Jimenez said on Tuesday. "No, in fact, we are expecting a high turnout," Jimenez said over ABS-CBN News Channel when asked if the poll body is expecting a low voter turnout. He also used the example of the Palawan plebiscite to illustrate his point. "In Palawan last March, we expected that there would be low turnout because of COVID. It turned out that the voters came in droves: from 40 percent projections, we actually had a 61 percent voter turnout," he pointed out. The Comelec said that 65,745,529 Filipinos at leas...Keep on reading: No matter what, 2022 elections will be a big turnout—Comelec spox
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Cubot J3 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
Here’s The Complete List of Specifications, Features, & Price of the Cubot J3 The Cubot J3 was released in May 2018. The budget smartphone has the lightest Android software and basic hardware that works well enough. It is powered by a 2000 mAh Li-Po battery (removable). It was launched in Gray, Blue, and Black colors. […] The post Cubot J3 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Lotlot de Leon to adopted children like her: ‘Never be ashamed of where you came from’
Lotlot de Leon has spoken up about the rights of adopted children, stressing that adopted children like her are human beings as well and not commodities. De Leon proudly talked about being an adoptee, while showing a photo with the statement "Adoptee rights are human rights," on her Instagram page yesterday, Jan. 17. "So let's just put this out here already! Yes I am adopted and yes I am also human! I am not a commodity, I am my own person who have feelings too," she said. The actress expressed her gratitude for the life she has been given, adding that she accepts all the good and the bad things that she has been through. De Leon stressed that she will keep on owning her lif...Keep on reading: Lotlot de Leon to adopted children like her: ‘Never be ashamed of where you came from’
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Hong Kong police arrest two ex-flight attendants over COVID-19 rule breach
HONG KONG --- Hong Kong police said they have arrested and charged two former flight attendants over allegations they broke the city's coronavirus rules. The statement, which was published late on Monday, did not name the airline but the announcement comes after Cathay Pacific said in January it had fired two aircrew who were suspected of breaching COVID-19 protocols. Police said the two had returned to Hong Kong from the United States on Dec. 24 and 25 where they had "conducted unnecessary activities" during their home isolation period. They both later tested positive for the fast-spreading Omicron strain. If convicted, they could face up to six months in prison and a fine ...Keep on reading: Hong Kong police arrest two ex-flight attendants over COVID-19 rule breach
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Mexican journalist shot dead outside home in border city of Tijuana
MEXICO CITY --- A Mexican photojournalist died after being shot in the head outside his home in the northern border city of Tijuana, officials said on Monday. Margarito Martinez, 49, worked for more than a decade in Tijuana for several national and international news outlets covering the gang crime and violence that has scarred the city, which sits on U.S.-Mexico border opposite San Diego. The Attorney General's office in the Tijuana's home state of Baja California said officials who responded to a 911 call around midday found Martinez's body outside his home with a head injury caused by firearm. A fellow journalist from Baja California said Martinez had been included in a s...Keep on reading: Mexican journalist shot dead outside home in border city of Tijuana
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