France’s Macron defends decision not to order third lockdown as third wave spreads

      PARIS - President Emmanuel Macron defended his decision to hold off on a third lockdown on Saturday, telling the public he had faith in their ability to rein in COVID-19 with less severe curbs even as a third wave spreads and the vaccine rollout falters. From Sunday, France will close it borders to all but essential travel to and from countries outside the European Union, while arrivals from within the bloc will have to show a negative test. Large shopping malls will be shut and police patrols increased to enforce a 6 pm curfew. But Macron has stopped short of ordering a new daytime lockdown, saying he wants to see first if other measures will be e...

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At least 18 killed in Myanmar on bloodiest day of protests against coup
Myanmar police fired on protesters around the country on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup and at least 18 people were killed, the U.N. human rights office said. Police were out in force early and opened fire in different parts of the biggest city of Yangon after stun grenades, tear gas and shots in the air failed to break up crowds. Soldiers also reinforced police. Several wounded people were hauled away by fellow protesters, leaving bloody smears on pavements, media images showed. One man died after being brought to a hospital with a bullet in the chest, said a doctor who asked not to be identified. "Police and military forces h...Keep on reading: At least 18 killed in Myanmar on bloodiest day of protests against coup
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Deped dapat sabihin totoong kalagayan ng blended learning
Iginiit ng isang mambabatas na dapat magpakatotoo ang Department of Education (DepEd) at sabihin ang totoong kalagayan ng implementasyon ng blended learning system na ipinatupad ngayong may pandemya. The post Deped dapat sabihin totoong kalagayan ng blended learning first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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MGCQ tayo `pag naka-2M bakuna!
Nakahanda si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na ilagay sa modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) ang Metro Manila kapag umabot na sa dalawang milyong bakuna ang napasakamay ng gobyerno. The post MGCQ tayo `pag naka-2M bakuna! first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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AstraZeneca 1 linggo maatraso pagdeliber – Duque
Inihayag kahapon ni Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III na hindi matutuloy ang inaasahan nilang pagdating ng mahigit 500,000 dose ng bakuna kontra COVID-19 na gawa ng AstraZeneca matapos na magkaroon ng aberya sa suplay nito. The post AstraZeneca 1 linggo maatraso pagdeliber – Duque first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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8 killed in Myanmar crackdown’s bloodiest day
YANGON: Myanmar security forces opened fire on protestors Sunday, killing at least eight in the bloodiest action so far to smother opposition to the military coup four weeks ago. The junta is battling to contain a massive street movement demanding it yield power and release ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained […]
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Zarate: Meralco dikdikin pa sa `bill shock’
Nanawagan ang isang mambabatas sa liderato ng Kamara na ituloy ang imbestigasyon kaugnay ng umano’y overcharging na ginawa ng Meralco noong nakaraang taon. The post Zarate: Meralco dikdikin pa sa `bill shock’ first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Isabel Oli’s advice to those going through tough times: Read devotionals
Actress Isabel Oli believes that more often than not, people are easily discouraged when the going gets tough and the best way to deal with it is by reading a spiritual passage. "We often times get trapped with self-pity and the sense of feeling entitled. Especially when we are hurt, down, and going through tough times," she said in her Instagram page on Wednesday, Feb. 24. "This daily devo I read this morning was pretty timely. I haven't been well emotionally lately, and reading this today really lifted me. Surely, I have no one to thank, but my Father in heaven for His message, and instruction," she added. Oli shared that during hard times, she falls into the trap of overthink...Keep on reading: Isabel Oli’s advice to those going through tough times: Read devotionals
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Robina Farms-Gokongwei P544M nalusaw sa ASF
Sinara na ng Robina Farms ng mga Gokongwei ang dating pinakamalaking satellite farm nito sa Bustos, Bulacan kung saan pinalalaki ang hanggang 50,000 na mga biik bago katayin. The post Robina Farms-Gokongwei P544M nalusaw sa ASF first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Mga alkalde petiks kaya sumirit COVID – DOH
Itinuturong dahilan ng Department of Health (DOH) ang pagluwag ng mga protocol na ipinatutupad ng mga local government unit (LGU) kaya nagkaroon ng sunod-sunod na pagsirit ng kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa. The post Mga alkalde petiks kaya sumirit COVID – DOH first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Giyera sa droga sablay, marami pa rin adik – Ping
Nalulungkot si Senador Panfilo `Ping’ Lacson na hindi umano nagtagumpay ang giyera kontra iligal na droga ng gobyerno. The post Giyera sa droga sablay, marami pa rin adik – Ping first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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VP Leni tinukuran mga doktor sa Sinovac isyu
Sinang-ayunan ni Vice President Leni Robredo ang panawagan ng mga doktor ng Philippine General Hospital (PGH) na dapat dumaan pa sa masusing pag-aaral ng Health Technology Assessment Council (HTAC) ang bakuna laban sa COVID-19 na gawa ng Sinovac bago iturok sa mga Pilipinong health worker. The post VP Leni tinukuran mga doktor sa Sinovac isyu first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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VFA renewable kada 5 taon hirit ng mga cong
Pabor ang ilang lider ng Kamara sa panukala ng Senado na ipagpatuloy ang Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) ng Pilipinas at Amerika at gawing itong renewable kada limang taon. The post VFA renewable kada 5 taon hirit ng mga cong first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Virus case lampas 2K, bagong gumaling higit 9K
Higit 2,000 pa rin ang naitala na mga bagong kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa nitong araw ng Linggo, Pebrero, 28 subalit nag-ulat naman ang Department of Health (DOH) ng 9,418 bagong gumaling. The post Virus case lampas 2K, bagong gumaling higit 9K first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii
MILAN: Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several important discoveries made in the same area outside the park near Naples following an investigation into an illegal dig. The chariot, with its iron elements, bronze decorations and mineralized wooden remains, was found in […]
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Angara: Balik-eskuwela subukan sa 2 probinsya
Kailangang magkaroon muna ng dry run ng face-to-face classes bago tuluyang magbalik-eskuwela ang mga bata sa buong bansa, ayon kay Senador Sonny Angara. The post Angara: Balik-eskuwela subukan sa 2 probinsya first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Taguig couples tie knot in socially-distanced mass wedding
MANILA, Philippines --- Thirty couples in Taguig tied the knot last Friday in socially-distanced mass wedding officiated by Mayor Lino Cayetano. Photos posted on Facebook on Sunday by the city government show the couples getting wed at the Kasalang Bayan program held in Mercado Del Lago, Barangay Lower Bicutan. "The Kasalang Bayan is one of the happiest events which we await yearly, but it was cancelled several times because of the pandemic," Cayetano said in a statement. "Now we have a secure way to keep the tradition going and to wed couples in Taguig," he added. https://www.facebook.com/taguigcity/posts/4196231180409340 Wearing masks and face shields, the couples could ...Keep on reading: Taguig couples tie knot in socially-distanced mass wedding
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Higit 9K estudyante sa Maynila may 3-buwang allowance
Makakatanggap ng 3 buwang allowance ang may 9,100 estudyante sa Maynila. The post Higit 9K estudyante sa Maynila may 3-buwang allowance first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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4 lindol naitala sa Kanlaon
Muling nakapagtala ng panibagong apat na lindol sa Bulkang Kanlaon kahapon. The post 4 lindol naitala sa Kanlaon first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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1 pang tauhan ng politiko dinakma sa boga
Isa na namang sinasabing security personnel ni Rosario Mayor Voltaire Ricafrente ang inaresto. The post 1 pang tauhan ng politiko dinakma sa boga first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Sumemplang sa poste, totoy nakuryente
Pumanaw ang limang taong gulang na lalaki sa Culaba, Biliran matapos itong makuryente habang nagbibisikleta. The post Sumemplang sa poste, totoy nakuryente first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Travel authority, medical certificate sa bibiyahe ‘di na kailangan- IATF
Hindi na kailangan pang kumuha pa ng ang mga maglalakbay ng 'travel authority' mula sa Philippine National Police (PNP) at medical certificate sa health office ng mga local government unit’s (LGU) na kanilang destinasyon. The post Travel authority, medical certificate sa bibiyahe ‘di na kailangan- IATF first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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2 pa sa Lucena dedo sa virus
Pumalo na sa 64 ang bilang ng mga namatay sa Lungsod ng Lucena dahil sa COVID-19. The post 2 pa sa Lucena dedo sa virus first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Alkalde sa namaril na bodyguard: Isusuko namin siya
Ito ang malinaw na tugon ni Rosario Mayor Voltaire Ricafrente hinggil sa pinaghahanap na bodyguard nito, na suspek sa pagpatay kay Patrolman Jerome Carlo Pamaran ng Bacoor City Police Station (CPS) sa simpleng away at sumbong ng pamangkin ng una na nauwi sa madugong komprontasyon, Biyernes ng gabi. The post Alkalde sa namaril na bodyguard: Isusuko namin siya first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Dilaw na buwaya sa Rizal, agaw-eksena
Bida ngayon sa Rodriguez, Rizal ang isang 20-taong gulang na buwaya dahil sa pangbihirang kulay dilaw na balat nito. The post Dilaw na buwaya sa Rizal, agaw-eksena first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bagong bahay sa QC: Darla todo pasasalamat kay Rhea
Emosyonal si Darla Soler sa pagkakaroon ng bagong bahay at lupa sa QC. The post Bagong bahay sa QC: Darla todo pasasalamat kay Rhea first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Taal walang tigil sa pagyanig
Panibagong 14 pagyanig o volcanic tremor ang naitala ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) sa Bulkang Taal. The post Taal walang tigil sa pagyanig first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Nene todas sa nag-overheat na cellphone
Isang 7-anyos na babae ang naiulat na nasawi sa naganap na sunog sa isang residential area sa Lupon, Davao Oriental noong Biyernes. The post Nene todas sa nag-overheat na cellphone first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Arsobispo sa Pampanga dinapuan ng COVID
Nagpositibo sa COVID-19 ang pinuno ng Archdiocese ng San Fernando sa Pampanga. The post Arsobispo sa Pampanga dinapuan ng COVID first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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12 paslit nalason sa pa-juice ni Mayor
Hindi bababa sa 12 bata ang isinugod sa pagamutan matapos umanong malason sa ininom na juice na ipinamigay ng lokal na pamunuang bayan ng Taytay, Rizal nitong Huwebes. The post 12 paslit nalason sa pa-juice ni Mayor first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Awards Night sa March 27
SA unang pagkakataon sa kasaysayan, idaraos ng Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) ang Annual Awards Night 2021 via virtual dahil sa patuloy na Covid-19. The post Awards Night sa March 27 first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Duterte still won’t allow in-person classes despite delivery of COVID-19 vaccines
MANILA, Philippines --- Despite the delivery on Sunday of donated COVID-19 vaccines in the country, President Rodrigo Duterte still rejected the resumption of face-to-face classes in the country. "Not now. I cannot make that decision. It will place the children in jeopardy," he said in a press conference after the turnover ceremony of 600,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. "I am not ready to lose the lives of our young people, our children. No," he said when asked the issue. Duterte had earlier thumbed down a new proposal to resume in-person classes while the government's mass immunization program against Covid-19 remained pending. Senate Pr...Keep on reading: Duterte still won’t allow in-person classes despite delivery of COVID-19 vaccines
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May bakuna na
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Enchanted river pwede na puntahan
Matapos ang halos isang taon ng pansamantalang pagsasara dahil sab anta ng COVID-19, inanunsyo ng lokal na pamahalaan ng Hinatuan sa Surigao del Sur na magbubukas na ito para sa turista simula ngayong araw, Marso 1. The post Enchanted river pwede na puntahan first appeared on Abante.
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Duterte to those who refuse Covid-19 vaccination: ‘OK, that’s your choice’
MANILA, Philippines --- Filipinos have a choice between getting vaccinated against Covid-19 or not, President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday. "For those who do not want to be vaccinated, okay lang sa akin. Wala akong problema. Ayaw ninyong magpabakuna? Okay, that's your choice," he said in a press conference after the turnover ceremony for the Sinovac vaccines that arrived from China at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. According to a recent survey done by OCTA Research, a group of top academicians studying the coronavirus pandemic, only 19% of adult Filipinos are willing to get immunized against Covid-19 while 46% are unwilling even if an effective vaccine is available. Duterte...Keep on reading: Duterte to those who refuse Covid-19 vaccination: ‘OK, that’s your choice’
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Militar nag-donate ng allowance sa mga hinagupit ni ‘Auring’
Ipinaubaya na lamang ng mga sundalong miyembro ng 2nd Infantry Division (ID) na nakabase sa Tanay, Rizal ang kanilang meal allowance upang tulungan ang mga biktima ng bagyong Auring sa Caraga region. The post Militar nag-donate ng allowance sa mga hinagupit ni ‘Auring’ first appeared on Abante.
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Anak ng alkalde, 1 pa utas sa Batangas road mishap
Patay ang anak ng alkalde ng San Pascual, Batangas matapos mawalan ng kontrol ang minamaneho niyang sasakyan, Sabado ng hapon. The post Anak ng alkalde, 1 pa utas sa Batangas road mishap first appeared on Abante.
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13 illegal logger kalaboso sa Cagayan
Dinakip ang 13 katao matapos umanong mahuli habang nasa aktong pumuputol ng kahoy sa kagubatan, bahagi ng bayan ng Lal-lo at Gonzaga, Cagayan. The post 13 illegal logger kalaboso sa Cagayan first appeared on Abante.
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Gun-for-hire patay sa engkuwentro
Patay ang isang miyembro ng gun for hire group at number one most wanted ng bayan ng Dinas sa Zamboanga del Sur matapos umanong makipagpalitan ng putok sa aarestong pulisya Sabado ng hapon. The post Gun-for-hire patay sa engkuwentro first appeared on Abante.
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Ginang binoga sa sariling bahay
Mismong sa loob ng kanyang bahay napaslang ang 60-anyos na ginang nang pagbabarilin ng hindi pa kilalang suspek sa Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur. The post Ginang binoga sa sariling bahay first appeared on Abante.
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2 killer ng Zambo bise alkalde tinutugis
Nilunsad ng mga awtoridad ang malawakang pagtugis sa dalawang suspek na sangkot sa pamamaslang kina Mabuhay, Zamboanga Sibugay Vice Mayor Restituto Calogne at Engineer Edgar Pampanga nitong Biyernes ng hapon. The post 2 killer ng Zambo bise alkalde tinutugis first appeared on Abante.
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Isabela vice gov gumaling sa COVID
Ipinaalaam ni Isabela Governor Rodolfo ‘Rodito’ Albano III na nagpositibo sa coronavirus disease (COVID-19) si Vice Governor Faustino ‘Bojie’ Dy III at gumaling na kontra sa karamdaman. The post Isabela vice gov gumaling sa COVID first appeared on Abante.
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‘No strings attached’ on China Covid-19 vaccine donation — Duterte
  MANILA, Philippines --- China's donation of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines arrived in the country with no "strings attached," President Rodrigo Duterte assured on Sunday. He said the Chinese government did not ask for anything in return for its donation of 600,000 doses of the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines. "China never asked for anything. China has been giving us everything but never asked anything from us actually," he said in a press conference after the turnover ceremony of the Sinovac vaccines at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. He, however, assured China that he will not allow the United States (U.S.) to store and maintain nuclear weapons in the Philippines. "That'...Keep on reading: ‘No strings attached’ on China Covid-19 vaccine donation — Duterte
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10 na-trap sa nasunog na Annapolis Tower sinagip
Nailigtas ng mga bomber ang 10 katao, kabilang ang mga senior citizen, bata, at sanggol, sa sunog na nagap sa isang high-rise building sa Greenhills, San Juan nitong Linggo ng umaga. The post 10 na-trap sa nasunog na Annapolis Tower sinagip first appeared on Abante.
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Cebu prelates now home from hospital after contracting Covid-19
CEBU CITY --- Two prelates who tested positive for Covid-19 over a week ago have returned home. Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma and retired Bishop Antonio Raola were discharged from the hospital at 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, and have gone back to the Archbishop's Residence in this city. In a message, Palma thanked those who prayed for their speedy recovery. "It's nice to be home (so we could) resume our duties and ministries. We know thousands have been affected and many have perished. For us who were given another opportunity to continue our ministry, we say praise God!," said the 70-year-old archbishop. "We take this occasion to sincerely thank the hospital administration, t...Keep on reading: Cebu prelates now home from hospital after contracting Covid-19
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PH may be back to normal by 2023, says Duterte
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippines may have to wait until the first or second quarter of 2023 before it can return to normalcy or a pre-pandemic condition, President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday. Duterte made the remark after the country received its first shipment of 600,000 doses of Sinovac Biotech Covid-19 vaccines donated by the Chinese government. He said the government will expedite its Covid-19 immunization program. "In about maybe early year 2023, not 2022. Ito ngayon hanggang katapusan ng buwan, paspasan tayo," he said in a press conference after the turnover ceremony of the Sinovac vaccines at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City. "Early in the first, maybe the f...Keep on reading: PH may be back to normal by 2023, says Duterte
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38 estudyante na dinukot sa Nigeria sinagip
Nasa 38 na dinukot sa isang eskwelahan sa Nigeria ang nailigtas, ayon sa pamahalaan. The post 38 estudyante na dinukot sa Nigeria sinagip first appeared on Abante.
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Pope Francis handang mamatay sa Rome
"I will not go back to Argentina." The post Pope Francis handang mamatay sa Rome first appeared on Abante.
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Pinakamataas na puso sculpture gawang Pinoy
Nakatakdang itayo ng isang Filipino-American artist ang pinakamataas na heart sculpture sa buong mundo sa Florida, United States of America. The post Pinakamataas na puso sculpture gawang Pinoy first appeared on Abante.
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