COVID-19 death toll in Batangas rises to 418

LUCENA CITY -- The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) death toll in Batangas province has jumped to 418, with at least nine of the deaths recorded this month, authorities said Saturday, March 6. The Batangas Provincial Public Information Office, citing the latest bulletin from the Provincial Health Office (PHO) on March 5 at 3 p.m., disclosed that two validated virus carriers died in Lipa City and Rosario town. On March 4, two more COVID-19 patients in Batangas City and Ibaan town also died. The day before, three confirmed virus carriers from Cuenca town and another from the municipality of San Juan also succumbed to COVID-19. On March 1, another COVID-19 patient from Lipa also p...

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DBM releases P3.51T of budget for 2021
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released P3.51 trillion of the 2021 budget in the first quarter, data showed on Wednesday. Data from the Budget department showed that allotment releases in January-March was already 78 percent of the P4.50-trillion programmed budget of the government. The latest figure was higher than the P3.21 trillion […]
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PSEi gains 1% to rally back to 6,500
Last-minute buying enabled the local bourse to snap its losing streak and rebounded a few points above the 6,500 territory on Wednesday. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) climbed 1.01 percent or 65.42 points to its intraday high of 6,523.21, while the broader All Shares gained 0.78 percent or 30.81 points to close at […]
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Jabs go full blast
Vaccination in Visayas, Mindanao gathers pace The government’s vaccination program is seen to pick up as more vaccines are distributed especially in the Visayas and Mindanao, where the resupply of 500,000 doses of the CoronaVac vaccine will be deployed, the Department of Health (DoH) said. The vaccines that arrived last Sunday will be given to […]
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Finland sees investment opportunities in PH
Finland has expressed its interest in expanding its economic cooperation with the Philippines, according to the Department of Finance (DoF). In a statement on Wednesday, the DoF said during a virtual meeting with Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd, Finnish Ambassador to Manila Juha Pyykkö said he sees numerous opportunities in the Philippines like participating in its […]
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Mobile hospital to rise in Rizal Park
A temporary mobile hospital and drive-through vaccination site will soon rise in Rizal Park after the Department of Tourism (DoT) gave its nod to the project. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat announced that the Board of Directors of the National Parks Development Committee approved the proposal of Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso to build a […]
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Udenna gets hold of Malampaya stake
The Department of Energy has approved the divestment of Chevron Malampaya LLC’s (now UC38 LLC) 45-percent share in the Malampaya gas field project to UC Malampaya Pte. Ltd. “Together with our partners, (we will) pursue extension of the production term in order to continue supplying gas and find then develop commercial volumes in the prospects within […]
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Metro Retail books loss in 2020
Listed Metro Retail Sales Group Inc. (MRSGI) incurred a net loss of P449.6 million last year as the pandemic slumped its full-year net sales by 15 percent to P31.3 billion from P36.8 billion year-on-year. In a filing to the exchange, the Cebu-based retailer said that while its food retail business inched up by 1.1 percent […]
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Megaworld income down 45% in 2020 due to pandemic
Listed Megaworld Corp. on Wednesday said it saw its net income drop 45 percent to P10.6 billion last year as the pandemic hampered its businesses. The Andrew Tan-led property firm also recorded 35-percent lower consolidated revenues of P43.5 billion last year. In a disclosure, Megaworld Chief Strategy Officer Kevin Tan said their office business segment […]
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US stops using J&J vaccine
WASHINGTON, D. C.: President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign hit a snag on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) when federal regulators recommended a “pause” in administering Johnson & Johnson shots. But the White House portrayed the action as important validation of his measured approach throughout the rollout. Biden declared that even with a temporary loss of […]
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Rejoining the business world after the pandemic
MOST of us gave up on believing that the coronavirus pandemic would ever end about six months ago, but it will eventually end. Well, it probably will end. We think so. Anyway, when it does, we will all have to relearn how to be a social species. Endless months of quarantine have given us skills […]
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Kate Winslet digs deep beneath the surface of gripping whodunit
  The seven-part series "Mare of Easttown" doesn't quite hit the ground running while it introduces viewers to the residents of the small Pennsylvania town it's set in. But there's something about lead star Kate Winslet's haunting portrayal that will keep viewers invested in her character and the story she wants to tell. The show, which launches on Monday at 10 a.m. on HBO and HBO Go, and boasts a 92-percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, is Winslet's first TV series since "Mildred Pierce," released by HBO 10 years ago. It is a noirish whodunit about small-town police detective Mare Sheehan (Kate) who's haunted by the grisly death of 16-year-old bullying victim Erin (...Keep on reading: Kate Winslet digs deep beneath the surface of gripping whodunit
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Europe’s vaccine rollout hit by doubts over J&J, AstraZeneca shots
COPENHAGEN --- Europe's choppy vaccine rollout hit more trouble on Wednesday after U.S. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson delayed its COVID-19 shot and Denmark said it would drop a similar vaccine from AstraZeneca over the risk of blood clotting. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said it expected to issue a recommendation on Johnson & Johnson's vaccine next week but that it continued to believe the benefits of the shot outweighed the risks of side effects. U.S. federal health agencies recommended pausing use of the vaccine for at least a few days after six women under age 50 developed rare blood clots after receiving the shot. Deliveries had already begun in some Europea...Keep on reading: Europe’s vaccine rollout hit by doubts over J&J, AstraZeneca shots
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3D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021
3D LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 – The 3D Lotto draws are held today by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) at 2PM, 5PM, and 9PM and here are the results: 2pm: 5pm: 9pm: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT […] The post 3D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Education think tank bats for law institutionalizing online learning
Academic Year 2020-2021 is consequential for Philippine online education. Prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic, education institutions in the country have resorted to online teaching to mitigate the impact of the crisis. Sensing an opportunity, the Educational Policy Research and Development Center (EPRDC) is pushing for legislation to institutionalize online or “blended” education, which, according to […]
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2D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021
2D LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is holding a draw for 2D Lotto today, April 15, 2021, and here are the results of the 2PM, 5PM, and 9PM draws. 2pm: 5pm: 9pm: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (updated every 2pm, […] The post 2D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Yam says costar Gerald ‘a gentleman,’ not a womanizer
  Actress Yam Concepcion, who is paired with Gerald Anderson in the drama series "Init sa Magdamag," said she has been reading social media comments and is aware of people telling her to be wary of working with the controversial actor. The comments were in reference to Gerald's being a playboy and to accusations of him cheating on actress Bea Alonzo with his "Between Maybes" costar Julia Barretto. He recently admitted that he is dating the latter. "I'll be honest. Yes, I am reading the memes," Yam told reporters during a recent Zoom meet. "Natatawa at natutuwa ako (I find it funny and I feel glad) seeing the reactions of people to the show's trailer and scene drop. They sai...Keep on reading: Yam says costar Gerald ‘a gentleman,’ not a womanizer
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DepEd learning materials reach kindergarten pupils through ‘Abutin Na10’
Accessing learning materials can be particularly challenging amid the pandemic that compelled schools to close and instead, adapt remote learning. But kindergarten pupils in the province of Batangas just found the help they needed. “Abutin Na10,” the ongoing fundraising initiative of World Vision Philippines in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) through its Office […]
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LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021
LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 – Draws for 6/49  SuperLotto, 6/42 Lotto LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 – Here is the official result of the 6/42 Lotto and 6/49 Super Lotto draw for today, Thursday, April 15, 2021. The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or more commonly known as PCSO got five major lotto games – […] The post LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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CHEd, Mapua equip HEIs with data science skills in post-pandemic scenario
The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) and Mapua University revealed on Tuesday that they are starting to equip the country’s 45 Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) with data science and analytics skills for the post-Covid-19 pandemic world, following the launching of the Data Analytics and Digital Transformation Training for Higher Education, an executive program delivered by […]
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Hideki goes from inspiration to champion
AUGUSTA: The idea was to create golfing heroes, not necessarily a Masters champion. Hideki Matsuyama is now both. “I owe a deep debt of gratitude to the members of Augusta National,” Matsuyama said on the night before he became Japan’s first Masters champion. “Because I wouldn’t be here today without them.” The seed was planted […]
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Microsoft goes tough vs hackers
PALM SPRINGS: Microsoft on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) moved to defend against a dangerous new threat to Exchange email servers while the fight continued against hackers taking advantage of a flaw patched last month. The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), part of the Department of Homeland Security, called on government departments to immediately install the latest software update […]
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US troops out of Afghanistan by Sept 11
KABUL: President Joe Biden will withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that were coordinated from that country, several US officials said on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). The decision defies a May 1 deadline for full withdrawal under a peace agreement the Trump administration […]
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Despite pandemic paranoia, time to focus attention on 2022 election for all the marbles
First word NOTWITHSTANDING the pandemic paranoia and confusion, I submit it is time for the nation to turn its undivided attention in preparation for the general election next year. The English idiom, “for all the marbles,” expresses my point vividly. It means “all possible prizes or rewards; or all the winnings, spoils, or rewards.” One […]
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Starbooks pens the Philippine Quill Award in its List of Achievements on Its 10th Year
STARBOOKS was honored for garnering the Excellence in Government Communication Programs award in the 18th Philippine Quill Awards, marking another achievement for being one of the knowledge products of the Department of Science and Technoloty -Science and Technology Information Institute (DoST-STII). Starbooks stands for Science and Technology Academic- and Research-Based Openly-Operated KioskS, the country’s first […]
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DoST-SEI opens ERDT scholarship
The Department of Science and Technology Science Education Institute (DoST-SEI) has announced the deadline of submission of application for the Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) local graduate scholarship for Academic Year 2021-2022, first semester. The deadline of submission for each consortium-member university are as follows: April 30, 2021 for the Ateneo De Manila […]
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PAL warns vs use of fake Covid-19 test results
Philippine Airlines (PAL) has warned the public against using fraudulent Covid-19 test results, saying that holders of such will be barred from boarding their flight. “We wish to alert the public to secure authentic Covid-19 results only from legitimate medical providers,” PAL said in a statement, adding that “airlines and authorities are vigilant in not […]
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6/49 LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021
Super Lotto – 6/49 LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 6/49 LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 – Here is the result of 6/49 Super Lotto draw released by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). 6/49 Lotto Result: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, […] The post 6/49 LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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6/42 LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021
6/42 LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 6/42 LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 – Here is the result of 6/42 Lotto draw released by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). 6/42 Lotto Result: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, Wednesday, April 14, […] The post 6/42 LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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6D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021
6D LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 6D LOTTO RESULT April 15, 2021 – Here is the result of 6D Lotto draw released by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). 6D Lotto Result: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, Wednesday, April […] The post 6D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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SWERTRES RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021
SWERTRES RESULT April 15, 2021 – Here is the result of Suertres lotto draw by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Updates of the Swertres result is refreshed every 2PM, 5PM and 9PM. 2pm: 5pm: 9pm: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES […] The post SWERTRES RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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EZ2 RESULT, Thursday, April 15, 2021
EZ2 RESULT April 15, 2021 EZ2 RESULT April 15, 2021 – Here is the result of EZ2 Lotto draw of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Updates of the EZ2 result is refreshed every 2PM, 5PM and 9PM. 2pm: 5pm: 9pm: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (updated every […] The post EZ2 RESULT, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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STL PARES RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021
April 15, 2021 STL Pares Result STL PARES RESULT – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office released the official result of the STL Pares draw, April 15, 2021. 11am: Draw Suspended4pm: Draw Suspended9pm: Draw SuspendedSee UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, […] The post STL PARES RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Sweden pauses plans for J&J COVID-19 vaccinations, awaits review
STOCKHOLM --- Sweden's Health Agency said on Wednesday it would pause plans to start vaccinations using Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine following reports of rare blood clots similar to those reported for the AstraZeneca shot. The Health Agency said in a statement it would not start the vaccinations and await the findings of a review by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The vaccine has not yet been used in Sweden though a first batch of 31,000 doses has arrived in the country. U.S. federal health agencies have recommended pausing the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine after six recipients developed a rare disorder involving blood clots. Follo...Keep on reading: Sweden pauses plans for J&J COVID-19 vaccinations, awaits review
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STL SWER3 RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021
April 15, 2021 STL Swer3 Result STL SWER3 RESULT – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office released the official result of the STL Swer3 draw, April 15, 2021. 11am: Draw Suspended4pm: Draw Suspended9pm: Draw SuspendedSee UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, […] The post STL SWER3 RESULT Today, Thursday, April 15, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Bishop Pabillo: Unahin pandemya kesa Manila Bay dolomite
Umapela ang isang opisyal ng Simbahang Katolika na unahin ng gobyerno na tugunan ang mga pangangailangan ng mamamayan ngayong pandemya kaysa sa ginagawa nitong panibagong pagbuhos ng dolomite sa Manila Bay. The post Bishop Pabillo: Unahin pandemya kesa Manila Bay dolomite first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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DENR nababahala sa mga basurang galing ospital
Habang patuloy pa ang pagsirit ng mga kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa ay natatambakan naman tayo ng mga medical waste, ayon sa Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The post DENR nababahala sa mga basurang galing ospital first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Mga mayor huwag ipitin ayuda!
Inatasan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang mga mayor na bilisan ang pamimigay ng ayuda sa kanilang mga residente na apektado ng enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The post Mga mayor huwag ipitin ayuda! first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Palasyo sa mga kritiko: Tumulong na lang kayo
Hinimok ng Malacañang lahat ng sektor na magkaisa at tulungan na lamang ang pamahalaan sa pagtugon sa pandemyang hatid ng COVID-19. The post Palasyo sa mga kritiko: Tumulong na lang kayo first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Pagsasara ng mga korte sa ECQ, MECQ pinalawig
Inanunsyo ng Supreme Court (SC) na pinalawig ang pansamantalang pagsasara ng mga korte sa lahat ng lugar na sakop ng enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) at modified ECQ hanggang Abril 30. The post Pagsasara ng mga korte sa ECQ, MECQ pinalawig first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Kape binawal sa tuturukan ng virus bakuna
Pinayuhan ng isang espesyalista ang mga nakalinyang maturukan ng COVID-19 vaccine na iwasan munang magkape sa mismong araw ng pagpapabakuna para hindi sila nerbiyusin. The post Kape binawal sa tuturukan ng virus bakuna first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Senado pipigain BOC sa baboy smuggling
Dahil sa pagkakaiba ng pork import figure ng Bureau of Customs (BOC) at ng Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) sa taong 2020, susubukan ng Senado na lutasin ang hinihinalang malawakang smuggling ng mga pork product gayundin ang African Swine Fever (ASF) na parehong nakaapekto sa mga magbababoy sa bansa. The post Senado pipigain BOC sa baboy smuggling first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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GAB warns VisMin Super Cup after bizarre game; PBA players react
MANILA, Philippines -- Games and Amusements Board chair Baham Mitra issued a stern warning to those involved in the bizarre turnout of the game between Lapu-Lapu City and Siquijor in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup on Wednesday at Civic Center in Cebu. As per the league in a press release, the game was stopped at halftime due to a "power interruption." But videos that have surfaced online showed players on both sides were intentionally missing free throws and wide-open layups. A player from Lapu-Lapu City even missed two free throws after shooting the first one with his left hand and the second with his right while a player from Siquijor purposely aimed for ...Keep on reading: GAB warns VisMin Super Cup after bizarre game; PBA players react
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Taguig binuksan 2 pang vaccination center
Dalawa pang vaccination center ang binuksan sa Taguig City upang mas mapadali ang pagbabakuna sa mga residente. The post Taguig binuksan 2 pang vaccination center first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Apela kay Galvez: Mga media worker isama sa A4
Hiniling ng Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) na isama ng gobyerno ang mga nagtatrabaho sa media sa A4 listahan ng mga prayoridad na bakunahan dahil may “essential role” din silang ginagampanan bilang frontliner sa paghahatid ng balita sa publiko ukol sa COVID-19. The post Apela kay Galvez: Mga media worker isama sa A4 first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Ex-NBI staff promotor ng pekeng COVID test kit
Sasampahan ng iba’t ibang kaso ng National Bureau of Investigation ang dati nilang kasapi sa security personnel dahil sa paggamit nito ng luma niyang mga tsapa at ID sa iligal na gawain partikular na sa bentahan ng pekeng COVID test kit, ayon na rin sa isang opisyal ng NBI. The post Ex-NBI staff promotor ng pekeng COVID test kit first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bangkay ng bebot bumulaga sa tower
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P57M halaga ng mga higanteng kabibe nasabat
Nasa 26 tonelada ng mga endangered giant clam shell ang nasabat kamakalawa sa Puron Borbon, Barangay Panacan, Narra, Palawan. The post P57M halaga ng mga higanteng kabibe nasabat first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Gulong ng kotse nabutas sa pustiso, viral!
“Kung sino man ang may-ari ng pustiso na nakabutas sa gulong ko, pm lang please para maisauli ko.” The post Gulong ng kotse nabutas sa pustiso, viral! first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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