‘Gensan Punch’ and ‘Resbak’: One-two punch from prolific Brillante Ma Mendoza

(First of two parts) The pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the entertainment scene, leaving thousands of performers and production people jobless and idle. But this month alone, Cannes-winning Filipino auteur Brillante Ma Mendoza is fielding two productions to compete in prestigious film festivals in different corners of the globe: "Gensan Punch" at the 26th Busan International Film Festival beginning this week (Oct. 6 to Oct. 15) and "Resbak" at the 34th Tokyo International Film Festival (Oct. 30 to Nov. 8). Brillante's Center Stage Productions has also produced a third film, Daniel Palacio's "The Brokers," which will vie for the top plum in the Asian Future category in ...

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Taliban vows to work with Russia, regional players over IS threats
MOSCOW -- The Taliban agreed Wednesday to work with Russia, China, and Iran on regional security after the Kremlin warned of emerging Islamic State and drug-trafficking threats in the wake of the hardline group's takeover in Afghanistan. During talks in the Russian capital -- the Taliban's latest high-profile international appearance since they took power in August -- ten participating countries also called for "urgent" humanitarian aid for Afghans and said countries that recently withdrew troops from Afghanistan should fund reconstruction efforts. The talks came after Russian President Vladimir Putin warned IS fighters were massing in northern Afghanistan to spread religious a...Keep on reading: Taliban vows to work with Russia, regional players over IS threats
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A ‘more experimental’ Alden Richards wants ‘edgier roles’ and new Kapuso artists for leading ladies
If there's a love team that could instantly bring out the fanboy in Alden Richards, it would be that of Bea Alonzo and John Lloyd Cruz. And now that Bea is officially a GMA 7 star---with John Lloyd rumored to follow suit---Alden couldn't be more excited about the idea of being together in one project. "To be given an opportunity to work with them... aba po, let's go!" Alden said in a virtual conference, shortly after his contract renewal with the Kapuso network. "Mas game pa po sa game ... even if we have to quarantine the very next day, I will go!" he quipped. The 29-year-old actor was already a big fan of the John Lloyd-Bea tandem before he even entered show biz. So meeting th...Keep on reading: A ‘more experimental’ Alden Richards wants ‘edgier roles’ and new Kapuso artists for leading ladies
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DOH: Higit 3K lang bagong kaso ng COVID
Muling napagtala ang Department of Health (DOH) ng panibagong record low na 3,656 bagong kaso ng COVID-19 sa buong bansa hanggang alas-kuwatro kahapon ng hapon. The post DOH: Higit 3K lang bagong kaso ng COVID first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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`Pinuno’ maagang namudmod ng pamasko
Malayo-layo pa ang Kapaskuhan subalit nakatanggap na kaagad ng maagang regalo mula kay Senador Lito `Pinuno’ Lapid ang mga kababayan nitong senior citizen sa Porac, Pampanga. The post `Pinuno’ maagang namudmod ng pamasko first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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3D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021
3D LOTTO RESULT October 21, 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, October 20, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT […] The post 3D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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2D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021
2D LOTTO RESULT October 21, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is holding a draw for 2D Lotto today, October 21, 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, October 20, 2021 (updated every 2pm, […] The post 2D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Defensor nilampaso si Belmonte
Isusuka na ng mga taga-Quezon City si Mayor Joy Belmonte sa darating na halalan at papalitan ni Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Michael Defensor kung pagbabatayan ang pinakahuling survey sa local election sa naturang lungsod. The post Defensor nilampaso si Belmonte first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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‘PBB’ alum Andi Abaya’s 1st movie starrer targets MMFF
As much as she would like to be known both as an actress and a singer, "Pinoy Big Brother" (PBB) alumnus Andi Abaya said she would rather focus on acting in the meantime because she wanted to "explore more in terms of how different characters are portrayed on TV and the big screen." "I have always enjoyed acting when I was younger. I've always aspired to be an actress. I want to experience meeting different actors and directors, as well as being part of different productions," Andi told Inquirer Entertainment. For now, Andi is focused on being Elaine Cruz, her character in the upcoming teen flick "Caught in the Act," which is her first-ever project as a lead actress since she won ...Keep on reading: ‘PBB’ alum Andi Abaya’s 1st movie starrer targets MMFF
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LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021
LOTTO RESULT October 21, 2021 – Draws for 6/49  SuperLotto, 6/42 Lotto LOTTO RESULT October 21, 2021 – Here is the official result of the 6/42 Lotto and 6/49 Super Lotto draw for today, Thursday, October 21, 2021. The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or more commonly known as PCSO got five major lotto games – […] The post LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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6/49 LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021
Super Lotto – 6/49 LOTTO RESULT October 21, 2021 6/49 LOTTO RESULT October 21, 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, October 20, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, […] The post 6/49 LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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6/42 LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021
6/42 LOTTO RESULT October 21, 2021 6/42 LOTTO RESULT October 21, 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, October 20, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, Wednesday, October 20, […] The post 6/42 LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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6D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021
6D LOTTO RESULT October 21, 2021 6D LOTTO RESULT October 21, 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, October 20, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, Wednesday, October […] The post 6D LOTTO RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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SWERTRES RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021
SWERTRES RESULT October 21, 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, October 20, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES […] The post SWERTRES RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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EZ2 RESULT, Thursday, October 21, 2021
EZ2 RESULT October 21, 2021 EZ2 RESULT October 21, 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, October 20, 2021 (updated every […] The post EZ2 RESULT, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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STL PARES RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021
October 21, 2021 STL Pares Result STL PARES RESULT – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office released the official result of the STL Pares draw, October 21, 2021. 11am: Draw Suspended4pm: Draw Suspended9pm: Draw SuspendedSee UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, […] The post STL PARES RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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STL SWER3 RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021
October 21, 2021 STL Swer3 Result STL SWER3 RESULT – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office released the official result of the STL Swer3 draw, October 21, 2021. 11am: Draw Suspended4pm: Draw Suspended9pm: Draw SuspendedSee UPDATED results for the following draws: EZ2 RESULT, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 (updated every 2pm, 5pm and 9pm) SWERTRES RESULT Today, […] The post STL SWER3 RESULT Today, Thursday, October 21, 2021 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Mga health worker tuturukan ng 3rd dose vs virus
Inihayag ni vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. na plano ng pamahalaan na simulan ang pagtuturok ng third dose ng COVID-19 bakuna para sa mga health worker at iba pang `vulnerable sector’ sa Nobyembre o unang linggo ng Disyembre. The post Mga health worker tuturukan ng 3rd dose vs virus first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bebot niluray sa tren, mga pasahero nanood lang
Kawawa ang sinapit ng isang ba­bae sa loob ng tren sa Philadelphia, USA matapos siyang gahasain ng isang lalaki habang ang ibang mga pasahero ay nanood lang at kumuha pa ng video. The post Bebot niluray sa tren, mga pasahero nanood lang first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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1M COVID bakuna lumapag sa ‘Pinas
Mahigit sa isang milyong COVID-19 vaccines ang dumating sa Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) nitong Mi­yerkoles. The post 1M COVID bakuna lumapag sa ‘Pinas first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Nagipit sa pera, kelot nagpakamatay
Dahil umano sa prob­lemang pinansyal kaya winakasan ng isang lala­ki ang kanyang buhay sa Dasmariñas City, Cavite, Martes ng umaga. The post Nagipit sa pera, kelot nagpakamatay first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Matapos ang mister: City hall employee binoga ng tandem
Patay ang isang ginang na empleyado ng San Carlos City, Negros Occidental local government unit (LGU) matapos barilin sa ulo ng hindi pa kilalang riding-in-tandem habang lulan ng tri­cycle, Lunes sa nabatid na lungsod. The post Matapos ang mister: City hall employee binoga ng tandem first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Piraso ng Korean rocket babagsak, mangingisda pinag-iingat
Pinag-iingat ng Bu­reau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) ang mga mangingisdang papalaot mula Oktubre 22 hanggang 28 sapagkat maaaring may mga malaglag na parte ng space rocket Nuri ng Korea Aerospace Re­search Institute. The post Piraso ng Korean rocket babagsak, mangingisda pinag-iingat first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bong Go brings gov’t health services closer to Marinduque with 144th Malasakit Center
  MANILA, Philippines -- Senator Christopher "Bong" Go congratulated the people of Marinduque on the launch of the country's 144th Malasakit Center at the Marinduque Provincial Hospital in the capital town of Boac on Tuesday, October 19.   The center is the first in the province and part of a wider effort by the Duterte Administration to bring public health services, particularly medical assistance, closer to the people, especially in rural and underserved areas.   "Ipinangako ko ito sa inyo nung huli akong pumunta dito. Sabi natin kung qualified naman ay maglalagay tayo ng Malasakit Center dito sa Marinduque para makatulong sa mga kababayan natin para '...Keep on reading: Bong Go brings gov’t health services closer to Marinduque with 144th Malasakit Center
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Pekeng bombero kalaboso sa pangingikil
Dinakma ng mga aw­toridad ang lalaking nag­pakilalang bombero at kasabwat nito matapos na mangikil sa mga negosyante para sa pekeng fire safety inspection certifi­cate sa Quezon City. The post Pekeng bombero kalaboso sa pangingikil first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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3 mag-uutol absuwelto sa drug case
Pinawalang-sala ng Supreme Court (SC) ang tatlong magka­kapatid na inaresto sa Pasig City dahil sa iligal na droga may 15 taon na ang nakalilipas. The post 3 mag-uutol absuwelto sa drug case first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Turista modus buking ng BI
Binalaan ni Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente ang mga naghahangad maging overseas Filipino worker (OFW) laban sa mga illegal recruiter na nagbibigay ng pe­keng dokumento. The post Turista modus buking ng BI first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Puganteng drug lord tsupi sa PH
Matapos ang ilang ta­ong pagtatago sa Pilipi­nas ay ite-turnover na sa mga awtoridad sa Aus­tralia si Yaacov Amsa­lem, isang French-Israeli national, na tinuturing na ‘high-value interna­tional drug lord and fu­gitive,’ ayon sa National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). The post Puganteng drug lord tsupi sa PH first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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DOLE inks agreement with UK to protect rights of Filipino health workers
  MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) of the Philippines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Kingdom (UK) to further protect the rights of migrant Filipino health workers. According to Labor Sec. Silvestre Bello III, the agreement will further enhance the protection mechanisms for Filipino healthcare professionals in the areas of recruitment, policy development, and education and training, while the British government extends to Filipino workers in the UK the same employment rights and benefits as UK nationals. "The signing of this Memorandum of Understanding on the Recruitment of Filipino Healthcare Professio...Keep on reading: DOLE inks agreement with UK to protect rights of Filipino health workers
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DAR nasilipan sa lampas P1B lipat-budget
Kinuwestiyon ng mga senador ang Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) kaugnay ng mga unliquidated fund transfer sa ibang ahensiya ng gobyerno at mga non-government organization (NGO) na nagkakahalaga ng P1.63 bilyon. The post DAR nasilipan sa lampas P1B lipat-budget first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Lacson flags ‘overpriced’ items for DOH-bought ambulances; Duque vows probe
  MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday flagged the purchase of equipment like mobile phones and dashboard cameras for ambulances by the Department of Health, which he said were overpriced by 70-percent. During the DOH's budget hearing, Lacson bared details of the "overpriced" equipment for ambulances in Region 4A and reminded the agency to spend public funds more judiciously. Among the alleged overpriced equipment procured by the DOH includes a set of two mobile phones with SIM cards for ambulances with a bidding price of P30,000. But Lacson noted that local government units (LGUs) bought the two phones with similar specifications for only a to...Keep on reading: Lacson flags ‘overpriced’ items for DOH-bought ambulances; Duque vows probe
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Dick ipaparalisa mo gobyerno, abuso ka na – Digong
Binanatan uli ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte si Senador Dick Gordon sa banta umano nito na babawasan ang budget ng mga ahensiya ng pamahalaan dahil sa kanyang memorandum na nagbabawal sa mga miyembro ng gabinete na humarap sa imbestigasyon ng Blue Ribbon Committee. The post Dick ipaparalisa mo gobyerno, abuso ka na – Digong first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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PNP: 36,758 violated quarantine rules since NCR placed on Alert Level 3
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday reported that some 36,758 individuals have violated quarantine protocols in Metro Manila since the region was placed under COVID Alert Level 3 on October 16. According to the PNP data, quarantine violations averaged 9,190 daily since Saturday, and that the number of quarantine violators was only as of Monday, October 19. The PNP said 26,664 violated minimum public health standards, 240 were non-APORs (authorized persons outside residences), and 9,854 breached the curfew. It also said the majority or 57 percent (21,051) of the accosted violators were warned, 35 percent (12,685) fined, and 8 percent (3,0...Keep on reading: PNP: 36,758 violated quarantine rules since NCR placed on Alert Level 3
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Tokhang tinalupan ng DOJ, 150 pulis sabit
Inilabas na ng Department of Justice(DOJ) ang impormasyon sa inisyal na batch ng 52 kaso na isinailalim sa pagrebisa nito bilang bahagi ng polisya ng gobyerno na magkaroon ng transparency sa kampanya laban sa iligal na droga. The post Tokhang tinalupan ng DOJ, 150 pulis sabit first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Kim Seon Ho tsugi sa 9 endorsement
Halos kasabay ng finale episode ng k-drama na “Hometown Cha-cha-cha” lumabas naman ang "scandal" kay Kim Seon Ho mula sa isang anonymous netizen. The post Kim Seon Ho tsugi sa 9 endorsement first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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After Nonito Donaire, Donnie Nietes also signs with Probellum
MANILA, Philippines --- Filipino boxing champion Donnie Nietes has signed with Probellum. Nietes, a four-division titlist, is the second Filipino to join the boxing promotions after Nonito Donaire. The newly-launched agency, headed by former Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, announced the signing of Nietes on Wednesday. "It's such a great pleasure to get this promotional contract with Probellum," said Nietes. "I am so proud to be part of it, and I am looking forward to fighting again soon so that I can continue to show my boxing abilities and technique." Nietes is still going strong at 39 years old. He is coming off a dominant win over Colombia's Pablo Carillo l...Keep on reading: After Nonito Donaire, Donnie Nietes also signs with Probellum
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Pagbagsak ng NPA sa Calabarzon binida ni Duterte
SA pagbisita ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa Regin 4-A o CALABARZON, ibinida ng pamahalaan na may tatlo na lang natitirang grupo ng New People’s Army o guerilla front sa rehiyon na ito. The post Pagbagsak ng NPA sa Calabarzon binida ni Duterte first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Out for redemption, Carlos Yulo on track for three golds at world championships
MANILA, Philippines --- Carlos Yulo's redemption tour is underway. Just two months removed from his underwhelming Tokyo Olympics campaign, Yulo redeemed himself with a dazzling display in the qualification phase of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on Wednesday at Kitakyushu City General Gymnasium in Japan. Yulo advanced to the final of all the three events he participated in including floor exercise where he is the reigning world champion. "I wanted to step up my game," Yulo said after his qualification stint, as per the international gymnastics federation. "I didn't want to make the same mistakes." https://twitter.com/gymnastics/status/1450791892665389056...Keep on reading: Out for redemption, Carlos Yulo on track for three golds at world championships
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James, Durant kapwa olats
Inalat sa opening day ng 76th National Basketball Association 2021-22 si James Lebron at Los Angeles Lakers, at si Kevin Durant at Brooklyn Nets sa Tate Martes (Miyerkoles sa Manila). The post James, Durant kapwa olats first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Kelly Williams hurts back in TNT Game 1 win
MANILA, Philippines---TNT big man Kelly Williams suffered a strained back and had to be stretchered out the playing court in Game 1 of the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup finals Wednesday at DHVSU Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga. Williams exited the game at the 5:21 mark of the third, a few seconds after he botched a dunk, and wasn't able to finish the Tropang Giga's 88-70 win over Magnolia. TNT head coach Chot Reyes kept his hopes high but he also knew the severity of Williams' back spasms. "[It happened] when he tried to go up for the dunk, he can hardly walk," said Reyes. "I hope he gets better but it doesn't look to good now." https://twitter.com/pbaconnect/status/145080695319037953...Keep on reading: Kelly Williams hurts back in TNT Game 1 win
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Bakit hindi tumakbo si Grace Poe?
Natapos na ang panahon ng paghahain ng certificate of candidacy (COC) sa Commission on Elections (Comelec) noong Oktubre 8 para sa lahat ng tatakbo sa 2022 national at local elections. Pero ang kapuna-puna, bakit hindi naghain ng kandidatura si Senador Grace Poe. The post Bakit hindi tumakbo si Grace Poe? first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bakuna sa student-athlete
Sinimulan na ng pamahalaan ang COVID-19 vaccination para sa mga student-athletes sa bansa at kabilang sa mga unang nabakunahan ang ilang estudyante mula sa member schools ng University Athletic Association of the Philippines Miyerkoles. The post Bakuna sa student-athlete first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Lacson inaalagaan karapatang pantao
Kung karapatang pantao din lang naman ang pag-uusapan, malinaw na malinaw na mayroong magandang rekord si Partido Reporma standard bearer Panfilo Lacson. The post Lacson inaalagaan karapatang pantao first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Paigtingin pa rin ang pagbabakuna kontra COVID
Natutuwa ako dahil nitong mga nagdaan araw, patuloy ang pagbaba ng kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa, hindi tulad na dati na laging lagpas 10,000 kada araw na talaga naman nagbibigay ng pangamba at takot sa ating lahat. The post Paigtingin pa rin ang pagbabakuna kontra COVID first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Williams, TNT buwena-mano
Bugbog ang inabot ng Magnolia Pambansang Manok sa Game 1 ng PBA Philippine Cup Finals sa Don Honorio Ventura State University gym nitong Miyerkoles ng gabi. The post Williams, TNT buwena-mano first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Joshua pumiyok kay Ivana
Inurirat si Joshua Garcia tungkol sa pasabog ni Ivana Alawi sa vlog ni Ogie Diaz. Kinuha ang reaksyon nito na crush siya ng seksing aktres. The post Joshua pumiyok kay Ivana first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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7 vehicles covered in mud after landslide in Zamboanga del Sur town
PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur---Continuous heavy rains spawned a landslide on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 20) in Lakewood town, Zamboanga del Sur. Lt. Elvin Rosales, Lakewood police chief, said the rains softened a portion of the hill in Barangay Gatub, taking a host of motorists by surprise as the mud swept down towards the national highway. Rosales added that four passenger vans, a sports utility vehicle, a pedicab, and a motorbike were covered by mud while others were either stuck or washed away from the road. Four van drivers were trapped in their vehicles but were later rescued by Gatub residents, and one, identified only as Jack, was rushed to a nearby hospital to be ...Keep on reading: 7 vehicles covered in mud after landslide in Zamboanga del Sur town
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