Filipinos in Myanmar urged to ‘remain calm,’ stay home after military takeover

MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine Embassy in Myanmar urged all Filipinos there to "remain calm" and stay inside their homes after Myanmar's military took over the country in an apparent coup. "The Embassy urges all Filipinos in Myanmar to remain calm and to stay at home. All Filipinos are encouraged to register with the Embassy. Please also make sure that you are included in the Embassy township coordination group," the embassy said in a Facebook post. Filipinos yet to be registered with the embassy, meanwhile, were advised to send a message to the embassy through its Facebook page so that they can be connected with the assigned coordinator for their respective township. ...

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EARTHQUAKE: 3.9 Magnitude Quake Recorded Batanes
Batanes Hit by Earthquake with 3.9 Magnitude EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 3.9 magnitude quake in Batanes, March 1, 2021. Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes. One of […] The post EARTHQUAKE: 3.9 Magnitude Quake Recorded Batanes appeared first on Philippine News.
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KUWTT: Vaccination drive faces big challenges | Mar 01, 2021
Good day. Here are the stories for The Manila Times for Monday, March 1, 2021. READ: Vaccination drive faces big challenges With the arrival of the first shipments of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine on Sunday, the government is expected to kick up efforts to achieve its target of inoculating 70 percent of the country’s […]
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Storm – free March possible, says Pagasa
  MANILA, Philippines ---A storm-free March is possible, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Monday. "For this year, March 2021, zero or one po ang ating inaasahan na bagyo. Ibig sabihin posibleng wala tayong bagyo for this month of March, or pwede ring magkaroon tayo ng at most isa," Pagasa weather specialist Benison Estareja said in a weather forecast issued at 4 a.m. (We are expecting zero to one storm. This means it is possible that we would not have any storm this month, or we could have at least one.) He also said that there is no low pressure area expected to enter Philippine area of ...Keep on reading: Storm – free March possible, says Pagasa
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Republican calls grow for US to boycott 2022 Winter Olympics in China
  WASHINGTON - The US should boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in China, former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley said Sunday, becoming the latest Republican to join a growing furor over the Games and Beijing's rights record. "We must boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in China," Haley, a one-time close ally of former president Donald Trump and herself a presidential hopeful, tweeted. "It would be a terrible loss for our athletes, but that must be weighed against the genocide occurring in China and the prospect that empowering China will lead to even greater horrors down the road." The Games are scheduled to begin on February 4 next year, just six months after the d...Keep on reading: Republican calls grow for US to boycott 2022 Winter Olympics in China
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More than 20 million in Britain get first COVID-19 vaccine dose
        LONDON - More than 20 million people across the United Kingdom have now received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, data showed on Sunday as the country made more progress with Europe's fastest vaccination programme. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the milestone represented "a huge national achievement and he paid testament to the country's health, workers, volunteers and armed forces. "I urge everyone to get the jab when called," Johnson said. "Every jab makes a difference in our battle against COVID." Britain has suffered the highest COVID-19 death toll in Europe - it currently stands at 122,849 - and the heaviest economic shock am...Keep on reading: More than 20 million in Britain get first COVID-19 vaccine dose
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U.S. administers 75.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 75,236,003 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in the country as of Sunday morning and it had distributed 96,402,490 doses. The tally is for both the Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech, vaccines as of 6 a.m. ET Sunday, the agency said. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines involve two doses. The CDC on Saturday had reported a tally of 72,806,180 vaccines doses administered and 96,402,290 doses distributed. The agency said that as of Sunday, 49,772,180 people had received at least one vaccine dose while 24,779,920 had received the two doses. A total of 7,112,537 vaccine doses have been admini...Keep on reading: U.S. administers 75.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC
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Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 shot gets CDC panel backing; vaccine near shipping
      A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel voted unanimously on Sunday to recommend Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 shot for widespread use, a final clearance for the vaccine a day after it was authorized by U.S. regulators. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted 12-0 to recommend the vaccine from J&J as appropriate for Americans 18 and older. There was one abstention due to prior conflicts of interest. "We believe today's recommendation from the CDC to begin use of our vaccine as part of the U.S. national immunization program will add a critical tool in the fight against COVID-19," Paul Stoffels, J...Keep on reading: Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 shot gets CDC panel backing; vaccine near shipping
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Chadwick Boseman, Netflix up for honors at virtual Golden Globes
    LOS ANGELES - The Golden Globes will be handed out under pandemic conditions on Sunday on a night that could see big wins for streaming service Netflix, honors for late actor Chadwick Boseman, and a smattering of celebrities in pajamas. Netflix Inc goes into Sunday's virtual celebration of movies and television, hosted from New York and Los Angeles by comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, with a dominant 22 film nominations but still in search of its first best movie win. "Hopefully, it's going to be fun live TV because you're going to be watching us figuring out how to do it, and if we should be doing it, as it happens," Fey said of the unusual set-up. The...Keep on reading: Chadwick Boseman, Netflix up for honors at virtual Golden Globes
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Trump to proclaim himself the future of the Republican Party in speech
    WASHINGTON - Former President Donald Trump on Sunday will declare himself the dominant figure in the fractured Republican Party and attack President Joe Biden in his first major appearance since leaving the White House nearly six weeks ago. "I stand before you today to declare that the incredible journey we began together four years ago is far from over," Trump will tell the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, according to speech excerpts released by his team. "We are gathered this afternoon to talk about the future --the future of our movement, the future of our party, and the future of our beloved country," he will add. Trump's...Keep on reading: Trump to proclaim himself the future of the Republican Party in speech
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‘Kami po muna ang kukuha ng papaya, no?’ May-ari ng puno may nakaaaliw na ‘pakiusap’
Naglagay ng pakiusap ang may-ari ng puno ng papaya upang hindi ito pag-interesan ng iba bago pa man siya makatikim Ayon sa nakapaskil,  sila raw muna ang titikim dahil sila ang may-ari Nagbigay naman ito [Read More]
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Palace thumbs up Solar City
MANILA, Philippines--- With Malacaang's approval, the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has given the go-ahead for Manila Solar City, the 148-hectare Manila Bay reclamation project of Manila Goldcoast Development Corp. The PRA, which is overseen by the Office of the President, issued on Feb. 22 a notice to mobilize and a notice to commence actual reclamation works to the consortium of Manila Goldcoast and the City of Manila. In its board resolution No. 5265, the PRA said it issued the notices following the clearance from the Office of the President. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea Jr., in his Feb. 18 memorandum to PRA Chair Alberto Agra and General Manager Janilo Ru...Keep on reading: Palace thumbs up Solar City
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Negrense squads shoot for semis slots
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT---Abanse Negrense spikers dominated pool play to secure the top spots heading into the knockout quarterfinals of the 2021 Gatorade-Philippine SuperLiga (PSL) Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup on Saturday at the Subic Bay sand courts here. Alexa Polidario and Erjane Magdato powered Abanse Negrense to a three-game sweep of Pool A after making short work of Arianne Alarcon and Christina Canares of Kennedy Solar Energy-PetroGazz, 21-4, 21-7, even as Jennifer Cosas and Gelimae Villanueva of Abanse Negrense B also swept Pool B after taking down Jonah San Pedro and Javen Sabas of Toby's Sports, 21-11, 21-9.Abanse Negrense squads are fighting for semifinal slots at press time ...Keep on reading: Negrense squads shoot for semis slots
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PLDT aviation takes flight, rebrands amid increased demand
Pacific Global One Aviation (PG1), the aviation arm of PLDT Inc., embarks on a major rebranding as it expects the global air charter business to take off in the next three years as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic plateaus. “Pacific Global One Aviation is sending a clear message that the company is constantly evolving, […]
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New UN WFP PH Representative and Country Director reaffirms commitment to achieve ‘zero hunger’ by 2030
Newly appointed United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Representative and Country Director Brenda Barton (right) formally presented her letter of credentials to Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. during a courtesy call at the Department of Foreign Affairs on February 24. She reaffirmed WFP’s commitment to support the government’s programs to enhance food security and […]
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Whither are books on the virtualscape?
AT a time when everything is pivoting toward the virtualscape, thanks to the world’s encompassing embrace of the ever more inclusive smartphone, the venerable paper-and-ink book finds itself at a crossroads. For what use is a book in hand when you can virtually have the world at your fingertips via the virtualscape? As it turns […]
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Vaccination drive faces big challenges
With the arrival of the first shipments of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine on Sunday, the government is expected to kick up efforts to achieve its target of inoculating 70 percent of the country’s more than 110 million population. But formidable challenges lie ahead, not the least of which is the reluctance of many Filipinos […]
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Local firm eyes PH vaccine plant
A Filipino pharmaceutical firm plans to build the country’s first vaccine plant to manufacture coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine. Glovax Biotech has informed the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Bureau of Investments of its desire to construct a vaccine plant in partnership with South Korea-based Eubiologics and LG Chem to produce EuCorVac-19 […]
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‘Mister Donut on Wheels’ now offered to franchisees
Mister Donut has launched an innovative franchising package, dubbed “Mister Donut on Wheels,” that will expand the doughnut chain’s reach to provincial areas where it has no existing stores yet. Cherryl Carino, franchise management head at Mister Donut, said entrepreneurs in Zambales, Ilocos Sur, Aurora Quezon, Cebu, Leyte and Zamboanga may now start a “Mister […]
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Sinovac vaccine arrives, AstraZeneca’s delayed
The shipment of the China-donated CoronaVac arrived on Sunday, the first vaccine for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-2019) to reach the Philippines. A second shipment, from AstraZeneca, due today, March 1, will be delayed because of a “global supply problem.” The 600,000 doses of CoronaVac arrived on a Chinese military transport plane at the Villamor […]
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New govt infrastructures to boost demand for Bria Homes Residences
ONE of the vital goals that the national government has deemed a priority is the completion of major infrastructure around the country. Key government agencies such as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Transportation (DoTr) and Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) have been collaborating on several of these projects that […]
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Ornate Roman chariot unearthed near Pompeii
An ornate Roman chariot has been discovered “almost intact” near Italy’s buried city of Pompeii, the archaeological park announced on Sunday, calling it a discovery with “no parallel” in the country. The four-wheeled processional carriage was found in the portico to stables where the remains of three horses were unearthed in 2018, including one still […]
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Concepcion’s research on Saliva-based RT-PCR Testing gets a green light
FOLLOWING the success of Go Negosyo’s Pooled Swab Testing that has catered to more than eight cities and municipalities around the country with around 16,000 total swabs done, as of the latest, Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion said the research on saliva-based reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing has […]
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Luka Doncic, Mavs snap Nets’ winning streak at 8
NEW YORK: Luka Doncic scored 27 points, Kristaps Porzingis added 18 in his return from injury and the Dallas Mavericks snapped the Brooklyn Nets’ eight-game winning streak with a 115-98 victory on Sat-urday (Sunday in Manila). James Harden had 29 points for the Nets, but only four after halftime while playing as Brooklyn’s solo superstar. […]
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Tulfo’s inoculation not illegal – Panelo
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo said there was nothing illegal with getting inoculated with unregulated vaccines. He made the comment in his show “Counterpoint” on Saturday amid arguments on former special envoy to China and columnist Ramon Tulfo’s disclosure that he was inoculated with China-made BBIBP-CorV vaccine along with other government officials whom he […]
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Inflation likely up anew in Feb
Philippine headline inflation likely further accelerated in February due to low base effects and higher prices of food, oil and electricity, analysts polled by The Manila Times said. Projections for the month ranged from 4.6 to 5.0 percent with a 4.8-percent average — higher than the 4.2-percent in January and year-earlier’s 2.6 percent. Official February […]
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3D LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021
3D LOTTO RESULT March 1, 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, Sunday, February 28, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT […] The post 3D LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Govt gross borrowings soar to P2.74T in 2020
The national government has redeemed over P306 billion in debt in December, dragging its full-year 2020 gross financing below the ceiling. Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) released over the weekend showed the actual P306.69 net debt redemption was a turnaround of the P41.88 billion gross borrowings in December 2019. A net redemption of debt means […]
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Cuarto mum on Taduran rematch
Rene Mark Cuarto is the new International Boxing Federation minimumweight champion. In an all-Filipino clash, Cuarto beat Pedro Taduran via unanimous decision, dethroning the latter at the Bula Gym in Gen. Santos City on Saturday. All three judges came up with identical 115-113 scorecards in favor of Cuarto. With the victory, the Zamboanga del Norte […]
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Evaluate CoronaVac – Robredo
Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo favors having Sinovac’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine evaluated by the Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC). The HTAC is an advisory body under the Department of Health created under Republic Act 11223 or the “Universal Health Care Act.” Speaking at her Sunday radio program, Robredo said she did not buy […]
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2D LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021
2D LOTTO RESULT March 1, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is holding a draw for 2D Lotto today, March 1, 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, Sunday, February 28, 2021 (updated every 2pm, […] The post 2D LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Peso seen testing 48.80:$1 level
The Philippine peso may touch the weaker P48.80 to a US dollar level this month on the account of international and local developments, according to bank analysts. Union Bank of the Philippines chief economist Ruben Carlo Asuncion told The Manila Times that the local currency’s exchange rate against the greenback may move from P48.50 to […]
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AstraZeneca jabs to boost morale – Go
SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go voiced hope that the arrival of the AstraZeneca vaccine would boost the morale of medical frontliners. He said the arrival of the vaccine would give medical workers a choice, being the first priority in the vaccine rollout. “‘Yung iba takot sila na wala kaming pagpipilian kung Sinovac lang (Some were […]
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LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021
LOTTO RESULT March 1, 2021 – Draws for 6/55 Grand Lotto, 6/45 Mega Lotto LOTTO RESULT March 1, 2021 – Here is the official result of the 6/55 Grand Lotto and the 6/45 Mega Lotto draw for today, Monday, March 1, 2021. The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or more commonly known as PCSO got five […] The post LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Pasay offers free swab tests amid virus spike
THE Pasay City government announced on Sunday that residents with close contact with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients could avail of free swab tests, as the city grapples with a ballooning infection rate. Those who want to be tested must present a valid ID and a Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) number. Residents without a […]
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De Lima in prison has spent P400M of taxpayers’ money
THIS is really quite amazing. The Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court in February 2017 ordered Sen. Leila de Lima arrested and detained on drug-trafficking charges, with several witnesses fingering her. Yet as a senator, de Lima has received her full salary and benefits, and spent everything allowed a fully functioning senator since 2017. But other than […]
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Questions and uncertainties surround vaccination program rollout
AFTER a brief period of anxious waiting, coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines have finally started trickling into the country with the delivery in quick succession of two vaccine types. First to arrive was a delivery late yesterday of 600,000 doses of the Sinovac vaccines from China. The vaccines are a donation from the Beijing government. […]
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6/55 LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021
Grand Lotto – 6/55 LOTTO RESULT March 1, 2021 6/55 LOTTO RESULT March 1, 2021– Here is the result of 6/55 Grand Lotto draw released by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). 6/55 Lotto Result: No Jackpot Winner(s)See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Sunday, February 28, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) […] The post 6/55 LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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6/45 LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021
Mega Lotto – 6/45 Lotto Result March 1, 2021 6/45 LOTTO RESULT March 1, 2021 – Here is the draw of 6/45 Mega Lotto Result of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). 6/45 Lotto Result: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Sunday, February 28, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT […] The post 6/45 LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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What name?
TIME was when it was an honor for the child to carry the father’s surname. It provided the child with a sense of belonging, at least when it was not yet a sin to consider the father the “head of the family” — which it apparently is now, if the some of the more querulous […]
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4D LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021
4D Lotto Result March 1, 2021 4D LOTTO RESULT March 1, 2021 – Here is the draw of 4D Lotto Result of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). 4D Lotto Result: See UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Sunday, February 28, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, Sunday, February […] The post 4D LOTTO RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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SWERTRES RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021
SWERTRES RESULT March 1, 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, Sunday, February 28, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES […] The post SWERTRES RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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EZ2 RESULT, Monday, March 1, 2021
EZ2 RESULT March 1, 2021 EZ2 RESULT March 1, 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, Sunday, February 28, 2021 (updated every […] The post EZ2 RESULT, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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STL PARES RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021
March 1, 2021 STL Pares Result STL PARES RESULT – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office released the official result of the STL Pares draw, March 1, 2021. 11am: Draw Suspended4pm: Draw Suspended9pm: Draw SuspendedSee UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Sunday, February 28, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, […] The post STL PARES RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Monsters in our midst
The horror drama anthology "Monsterland" (Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on FX) shows viewers how loss, loneliness, guilt and regret can bring out not just the monsters and fallen angels lurking in our midst, but also those that emanate from the deepest recesses of our minds. With each of the eight stories set in a different present-day American city, protagonists deliver cross-country chills as they grapple with the dark and, at times, starkly conflicting realities that exist inside their heads. That isn't a disclaimer for fantasy, however. In fact, each episode of the show, created for television by Mary Laws, engages viewers with tales that bring its themes and issues closer to home....Keep on reading: Monsters in our midst
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STL SWER3 RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021
March 1, 2021 STL Swer3 Result STL SWER3 RESULT – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office released the official result of the STL Swer3 draw, March 1, 2021. 11am: Draw Suspended4pm: Draw Suspended9pm: Draw SuspendedSee UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Sunday, February 28, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, […] The post STL SWER3 RESULT Today, Monday, March 1, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Ruffa mulls over coparenting kids with ex-husband after 13-year separation
Thirteen years after their separation, Ruffa Gutierrez and her ex-husband, Turkish businessman Yilmaz Bektas, are mulling over the possibility of coparenting their two children. "We talked recently, and he's realizing that time is so precious. We're getting old now and he wants to spend time with the kids. So I told Yilmaz, "Let's do this step by step first. Let's try coparenting," the actress told reporters in a recent virtual conference. Ruffa and Yilmaz have two daughters: Lorin, 17; and Venice, 16. "He said he wants to try to make things right with the children. But I was like, wait, not too fast. I told him to first follow through with his promise that he will fly to th...Keep on reading: Ruffa mulls over coparenting kids with ex-husband after 13-year separation
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