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Maine binawalang pumasok sa ‘Eat Bulaga’
Isa nga raw ang phenomenal star na si Maine Mendoza na may “K” as in, karapatan na magsabing #blessed dahil sa dami ng blessing na dumarating sa kanya kahit na pandemic. The post Maine binawalang pumasok sa ‘Eat Bulaga’ first appeared on Abante.
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Sino mas maganda, emotera, fashionista? Pia, Catriona nagkabugan sa South Africa
Nagpatalbugan ang dalawang Miss Universe ng Pilipinas na sina Pia Wurtzbach (2015), Catriona Gray (2018) sa South Africa, ha! Pareho nga silang nag-post ng kanilang mga OOTD (outfit of the day), OOTN (outfit of the night). The post Sino mas maganda, emotera, fashionista? Pia, Catriona nagkabugan sa South Africa first appeared on Abante.
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Libreng training sa 2022
Tatalakayin po natin ngayong Lunes ang panukalang budget ng TESDA para sa susunod na taon, 2022. Malaking bahagi po ng budget ng dati nating ahensya ay mapupunta sa iba’t ibang mga scholarship program tulad ng Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP) kung saan maglalaan ng ₱3.8 na bilyong piso. Ang TWSP ay para po matugunan […] The post Libreng training sa 2022 first appeared on Abante.
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Cindy pantasya ni Mark Anthony
Binago ni Mark Anthony Fernandez ang paniniwala ni Cindy Miranda sa paggawa ng love scene. The post Cindy pantasya ni Mark Anthony first appeared on Abante.
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Amuyan mahalaga – Wong
ITO ang paliwanag ni Premier Volleyball League campaigner Maria Deanna Izabella Wong makaraang mangamote sa 21st AVC Asian Women’s Volleyball Club Championship 2021 sa Thailand nitong Oct. 1-7. The post Amuyan mahalaga – Wong first appeared on Abante.
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James pikamalaki sahod
SI LeBron James pa rin ang may pinakamakapal na bulsa sa NBA, ngayong taon ay kikita ng hanggang $111.2M (P5.630M). The post James pikamalaki sahod first appeared on Abante.
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Ancajas vs Ioka niluluto
PINAPLANTSA ang gulpihan nina International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight world champion Jerwin Ancajas at counterpart World Boxing Organization (WBO) ruler Kazuto Ioka ng Japan sa Disyembre. The post Ancajas vs Ioka niluluto first appeared on Abante.
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Donaire: Pacman mahirap pantayan
ISA si Nonito Donaire Jr. na de-kalibreng propesyonal na boksingero ng Pilipinas sa kasalukuyan dahil sa pagreretiro ni legend Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Pacquiao. The post Donaire: Pacman mahirap pantayan first appeared on Abante.
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Bagunas, Oita tinaob Osaka
MAGING ispirasyon! The post Bagunas, Oita tinaob Osaka first appeared on Abante.
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Christmas Station ID 2021: GMA Releases Lyric Video Of Holiday Anthem
GMA Releases Lyric Video for Christmas Station ID 2021 Jingle “Love Together, Hope Together” CHRISTMAS STATION ID 2021 – Among the artists featured in GMA Chrismas Station ID 2021 lyric video are Julie Anne San Jose, Christian Bautista, Mark Bautista, and Lani Misalucha. It is known that Pinoys celebrate their Christmas early but the release […] The post Christmas Station ID 2021: GMA Releases Lyric Video Of Holiday Anthem appeared first on Philippine News.
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Diaz engagement ring base sa weightlifting
NAPA-WOW ang mga netizen sa weightlifting-inspired engagement ring ni 2020+1 Tokyo Olympics women’s 55-kilogram category gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz. The post Diaz engagement ring base sa weightlifting first appeared on Abante.
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WATCH: ‘The Batman’ trailer shows Robert Pattinson’s violent take on DC superhero
"The Batman" has dropped its official main trailer, giving fans a first look at a darker and more violent version of the Caped Crusader. The main trailer features Robert Pattinson's Batman in his vengeful war against crime in Gotham City, a seen on Warner Bros. Pictures' YouTube channel today, Oct. 17. Pattinson can be seen attacking enemies with unhinged brutality while ending up seemingly unharmed from his battles. Instead of taking the popular line "I'm Batman," Pattinson uses a different route in introducing his version of the superhero by declaring "I am vengeance." The trailer gives glimpses of Batman's relationship with Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz), and ...Keep on reading: WATCH: ‘The Batman’ trailer shows Robert Pattinson’s violent take on DC superhero
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Sudan protest calls for military coup as political crisis deepens
    KHARTOUM -- Thousands of demonstrators gathered in front of the presidential palace in Khartoum on Saturday calling for the military to seize power as Sudan grapples with the biggest political crisis in its two-year-old transition. The military and civilian groups have been sharing power in the east African country in an uneasy alliance since the toppling of long-standing President Omar al-Bashir in 2019. But following a failed coup attempt in September attributed to forces loyal to Bashir, military leaders have been demanding reforms to the Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC) coalition and the replacement of the cabinet. Civilian leaders, however, have ac...Keep on reading: Sudan protest calls for military coup as political crisis deepens
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Animam, Radnicki tilapon sa Kraljevo
MALA-HALIMAW man sa pangatlong sunod na pagkakataon ang nilaro ni Jack Daniellel Animam para sa Radnicki Kragujevac, hindi pa rin sumapat nang malugmok sa pangalawang ulit kontra ZKK Kraljevo, 63-86, sa 16th First Women's Basketball League of Serbia 2021-22 elims sa Kraljevo Sports Hall Linggo (Manila time). The post Animam, Radnicki tilapon sa Kraljevo first appeared on Abante.
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Osaka shuts down Bryan Bagunas, Oita Miyoshi in V.League
MANILA, Philippines---Osaka avenged its season-opening loss to Oita Miyoshi with a three-set sweep, 25-18, 25-18, 25-18, on Sunday in the 2021-22 V.League Division 1 Season at Nippon Steel Sakay Gymnasium. Bryan Bagunas, who had 22 points in the opening game, was limited to 10 points in the Weisse Adler's second game against the Sakai Blazers. Both teams are now tied at 1-1 in the standings behind leader Toray Arrows, who hold a 2-0 record. Takano Naoya had 17 points to lead Osaka while Vernon Evans added 14 points. Yamada Kota helped the Weisse Adler with 10 points while Emerson Rodriguez added nine points. RELATED STORIES V.League: Bagunas scores 22 as Oita Miyoshi ...Keep on reading: Osaka shuts down Bryan Bagunas, Oita Miyoshi in V.League
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Getting to know Josh Boutwood in 12 dishes
Helm is back in kitchen action, with chef Josh Boutwood releasing his most personal menu to date. The fine-dining restaurant started accepting reservations last week and serving customers last Sunday. As of writing, it is already fully booked until the end of the month. Not only was the clamor driven by anticipation to sample the thematic degustation of the Filipino-British Boutwood, named La Liste's Young Talent of the Year 2021 earlier this year, but also by curiosity over a dining experience worthy of the 50 Best Discovery List recognition handed out by the organizers of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants just last month. The 10-seater Bonifacio Global City joint was the only Ph...Keep on reading: Getting to know Josh Boutwood in 12 dishes
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Vice Ganda dinumog ng mga Pinoy sa California
Ang bongga lang, Dondon (my dear editor) dahil very successful ang two-night show ni Vice Ganda sa Pechanga Resort Casino sa Temecula, California noong Friday and Saturday. The post Vice Ganda dinumog ng mga Pinoy sa California first appeared on Abante.
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Angat ang ganda: Francine takot maging beauty queen
Maituturing na isa sa may pinakamagandang mukha sa showbiz ngayon si Francine Diaz. Sobrang sweet ng dating, na pangbida talaga ang rehistro ng kanyang kagandahan. The post Angat ang ganda: Francine takot maging beauty queen first appeared on Abante.
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‘Why can’t we study?’ – Afghan girls still barred from school
        KABUL -- Afghan teenager Amena saw dozens of classmates killed when her girls' school was targeted by an Islamic State bomb attack in May, but she was determined to continue her education. Now, like most secondary school girls in the country, she is banned from lessons altogether after the Taliban's hardline government excluded them from returning to class one month ago. "I wanted to study, see my friends and have a bright future, but now I am not allowed," 16-year-old Amena told AFP at her home in western Kabul. "This situation makes me feel awful. Since the Taliban arrived, I am very sad and angry." On September 18, Afghanistan's ...Keep on reading: ‘Why can’t we study?’ – Afghan girls still barred from school
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A caterer’s guide to easy menu planning
Working from home and living on a reduced income have driven people to plan their meals seriously. It not only saves money and cuts down on food wastage; it also reduces the number of trips to the market or grocery. Culinary instructor and caterer Sari Reyes Jorge has observed this pattern when more homemakers, affluent women, bloggers and celebrities asked her for meal plans and recipes. "They were weary of what their helpers were serving. The family wanted variety in their meals," she says. Jorge is founder of 25 Mushrooms Kitchen, a culinary school and catering company whose name was derived from her address. Launched in 2009, the school offered basic classes on cooking, ...Keep on reading: A caterer’s guide to easy menu planning
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San-en, Thirdy Ravena fall anew to Hiroshima in B.League
MANILA, Philippines---Hiroshima doused a late run by San-En to win, 84-72, and maintain its seat atop the West Conference standings of the 2021-22 Japan B.League season Sunday at Hiroshima Sun Plaza Hall. The Dragonflies used a 17-2 run across the last two quarters to build a 70-55 lead midway through the fourth but the NeoPhoenix got to within five, 73-68, off a 13-3 counter that Elias Harris punctuated with two dunks at the 2:58 mark. Hiroshima shot back with a quick 8-0 run to take an 81-68 lead after Terashima Ryo's converted two from the free throw line with 1:44 to play. Tsuji Naoto finished with a game-high 28 points, on 5-of-9 shooting from deep to lead the Dragonfli...Keep on reading: San-en, Thirdy Ravena fall anew to Hiroshima in B.League
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A dish that lets you travel to two places at the same time
Cooking has been an integral part of my life. Food is one of the earliest memories I have. I remember when my mother would always cook spaghetti for me, since I was a very picky eater when I was a kid (and until now). I also remember when my parents would take us out to try different types of food. These experiences sparked my desire to cook at an early age. I have been cooking since I was 7 years old. I learned cooking from my parents. My mother taught me that if I learned how to cook, I will never be hungry for life. I started by cooking basic food, like pancakes, eggs, hot dogs and noodles. Then I moved on to pasta, steak, pizza, fried chicken and many more. The perks of ...Keep on reading: A dish that lets you travel to two places at the same time
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VIDEO: Pia Wurtzbach Shares Hilarious Yachting Experience In South Africa
Pia Wurtzbach Lost A Little Of Her Poise During ‘Buwis-Buhay’ Cruise in Cape Town PIA WURTZBACH – Miss Universe 2018 Pia Wurtzbach shared her hilarious yachting experience in South Africa with Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi and other queens. Filipina-German beauty queen, model, and actress Pia Wurtzbach was tapped to judge the Miss South Africa […] The post VIDEO: Pia Wurtzbach Shares Hilarious Yachting Experience In South Africa appeared first on Philippine News.
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PH scores back-to-back win in Mister Gay World contest
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines scored a back-to-back victory at the 2020 Mister Gay World pageant held virtually early morning on Oct. 17 (Manila time). Advertising executive Leonard Kodie Macayan captured the Mister Gay World title after Filipino Janjep Carlos won it in 2019, duplicating the feat accomplished by South Africa when Francois Nel bagged the title a year after compatriot Charl Van Den Berg took the crown in 2010. New Zealand also had two consecutive victories with Andreas Derleth in 2012 and Christopher Michael Olwage in 2013. With Macayan's victory in the global tilt, the Philippines now has a total of three titleholders and is the most successful countr...Keep on reading: PH scores back-to-back win in Mister Gay World contest
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French Vogue turns 100 in a world where ‘everyone’s a threat’
PARIS---French Vogue has been setting trends for a century, from the postwar "New Look" of Christian Dior through the sexual liberation of the 1960s to the dangling-cigarette waifs of the 2000s. But as a new exhibition in Paris marks the magazine's 100th birthday, times are troubled at the fabled magazine. Just last month, it was confirmed that its editor of 10 years, Emmanuelle Alt, was out and wouldn't be replaced. She was not alone. Looking to cut costs, owner Cond Nast International has axed editors across Europe over the past year, and put international Vogue editions under the direct control of global editorial director, Anna Wintour, in New York. Like much of th...Keep on reading: French Vogue turns 100 in a world where ‘everyone’s a threat’
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Comelec to release final list of 2022 election candidates by December
MANILA, Philippines --- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Sunday it will release the final list of candidates for the 2022 elections by December. Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez said the final list will be released after the polling body removes the names of all nuisance candidates. "Ine-expect natin ang final list mga around December. 'Yun ang final na. Ang pagsasala magagaganap ngayon hanggang that point, October, November," Jimenez toldDZBB. (We expect the final list around December. The screening will be conducted this October and November up to that point.) According toJimenez, 97 individuals have filed their COCs for presidency while 28 have filed candidacie...Keep on reading: Comelec to release final list of 2022 election candidates by December
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French beauty secrets to delight in
When it comes to beauty, the French hold all the aces. As the days get shorter and darker, my skin care adjusts and it usually includes choices from my favorite French brands. I reach for the Cl de Peau Beaut Concealer. It has SPF 25, so it provides added protection. The matte but seamless finish covers dark spots and other imperfections. It contains the Illuminating Complex EX with precious platinum golden silk and pearl elements to moisturize the skin, and super hyaluronic acid to keep the skin supple. Another Cl de Peau Beaut bestseller is the Le Crme. With our current weather situation, one might consider switching to this moisturizer. It's an investment with its CeraFer...Keep on reading: French beauty secrets to delight in
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Veteran Avery Bradley among six players cut by Warriors
The Golden State Warriors informed veteran guard Avery Bradley that he was placed on waivers. Bradley is one of the six players let go by the Warriors in a 15-hour time period. Golden State coach Steve Kerr told Bradley, forward Jordan Bell and guards Mychal Mulder and Gary Payton II that they didn't make the team after Friday night's 119-97 preseason victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. On Saturday, the Warriors waived swingman L.J. Figueroa and forward Axel Toupane. Bradley, 30, has played in 598 games (499 starts) with seven teams over 11 seasons and has averaged 11.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game. He split last season between the Miami Heat and Houston Rocke...Keep on reading: Veteran Avery Bradley among six players cut by Warriors
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The Filipino designer on the Hollywood red carpet
"The Filipino designers who have made it not only in the Philippines but also on the international fashion stage have unique artistry, distinct craftsmanship and creativity that are very Filipino," according to Hollywood correspondent Janet Susan R. Nepales. These qualities, plus their incredible attention to detail and the individuality of their creations, make these homegrown talents sought after here and abroad, the Filipino American journalist said. In her debut book, "Fashion. Filipino. Hollywood. The World.," Nepales, a fixture on the red carpet scene, archives the genius of Filipino designers whose works have been showcased on entertainment's biggest events. Household na...Keep on reading: The Filipino designer on the Hollywood red carpet
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‘Instead of lockdowns, tackle economic inequities’
Over 2.4 million Filipinos have had COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows how, over the past year, the daily number of new cases has skyrocketed year-over-year by nearly 1,000 percent from an approximate average of 2,000 cases per day in September 2020 to an approximate average of 20,000 by September 2021. Dr. Susana Quiaoit, the planning, development, education and research chief at the Quezon City General Hospital, points out how the rapid increase in cases was partly due to the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant last July. However, she believes that the proliferation of the Delta variant was simply a symp...Keep on reading: ‘Instead of lockdowns, tackle economic inequities’
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Befriending the birds outside my window
For years, my windows were shut, my curtains always drawn. And they're blackout curtains, so they really kept the outside world out. I had no idea what was going on outside those windows, or even what the view was from my third-floor room. Life was too busy, it just wasn't something I thought about. The first time I touched those curtains during the pandemic was to let a few inches of sunlight in to serve as extra lighting for Zoom meetings and webinars. Then, I forgot about my windows again. As the pandemic went on and on, I would end up spending 95 percent of my time in my room. It was no longer just my bedroom; it became my office, my playground, my prison, my world. And ...Keep on reading: Befriending the birds outside my window
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PHOTOS: Hidilyn Diaz’s Weightlifting-Inspired Engagement Ring
Hidilyn Diaz Shows Off Close Up Photo Of Weightlifting-Inspired Engagement Ring HIDILYN DIAZ- The Philippines’ first-ever Olympic Games gold medalist, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz showed off a close-up photo of her weightlifting-inspired engagement ring Filipina Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz continues to soar cloud nine after her win at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics last July. She […] The post PHOTOS: Hidilyn Diaz’s Weightlifting-Inspired Engagement Ring appeared first on Philippine News.
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A kick to the chest was her ‘divine intervention’
Nikoy de Guzman calls it a "divine intervention" when her infant son accidentally kicked her breast back in 2002. She felt pain from the kick and decided to get tested. The 28-year-old single mother was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer, the third generation in her family. She survived the illness and became even more aware and vigilant with examining her physical health. In 2015, De Guzman was diagnosed again with breast cancer, this time in the other breast. It has been more than five years since De Guzman survived her second bout of cancer. Since her diagnosis in 2002, she has joined ICanServe Foundation Inc., an advocacy group aimed at early detection of breast cancer, b...Keep on reading: A kick to the chest was her ‘divine intervention’
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10 Must-Watch One-Location Movies, Ranked by How Much You'll Need to Press Pause
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Turnout in Iraq’s election reached 43%–electoral commission
  Turnout in Iraq's parliamentary election earlier this month reached 43%, the electoral commission said late on Saturday, a small increase from preliminary results but lower than that in the last election in 2018. More than 9.6 million people cast their ballots in the Oct. 10 vote, the commission said. Populist Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said his movement secured the biggest number of seats in the parliament adding that he would not challenge the results. "We will seek to form (a) non-sectarian and non-ethnic national coalition under the umbrella of reform," al-Sadr, who opposes all foreign interference and whose main rivals are Iran-allied Shi'ite groups, said ...Keep on reading: Turnout in Iraq’s election reached 43%–electoral commission
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5 Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla films are getting Bollywood remakes
Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla's fans in India are about to be treated to local remakes of the love team's hit films, as ABS-CBN signed a deal for the movies to be adapted for Bollywood. The films that will be remade for an Indian audience are "She's Dating The Gangster,""Crazy Beautiful You,""Barcelona: A Love Untold," "Can't Help Falling In Love" and "The Hows of Us," as per a release by Star Magic on its Instagram page last Friday, Oct. 15. The adaptations are part of ABS-CBN Film Productions' agreement with India's Global One Studios. All movies are expected to introduce "new and talented Indian love teams to Bollywood." This is the first time that Filipino films wi...Keep on reading: 5 Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla films are getting Bollywood remakes
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15 US missionaries and family kidnapped in Haiti–security source
PORT-AU-PRINCE -- About 15 American missionaries and family members were kidnapped on Saturday by a gang outside the Haitian capital, a local security source told AFP. The group of between 15 and 17 people, including children, were being held by an armed gang which for months has been engaged in theft and kidnappings in the area between Port-au-Prince and the border with the Dominican Republic, the source said. A spokesman for the US government declined to provide any information. "The welfare and safety of US citizens abroad is one of the highest priorities of the Department of State," the official said. "We are aware of these reports and have nothing additional to offer at...Keep on reading: 15 US missionaries and family kidnapped in Haiti–security source
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Spotlight on Jannah Bocatiya
It is often said that a thousand miles begins with a single step. That is how I would like to describe the long journey to stardom of 19-year-old artist-singer-performer Jannah Bocatiya --- a journey that has not always been "bump-free" --- but one she has patiently and tediously trekked ever since she was a little girl. She has managed magnificently to hurdle challenges and trials. This being the case, Jannah Bocatiya has caught the attention of numerous icons and popular OPM artists with her vocal prowess, old-fashioned work ethic, and exceptional display of good moral character. She certainly possesses the attributes needed to go far in her chosen profession. I have to say t...Keep on reading: Spotlight on Jannah Bocatiya
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Metro Manila granular lockdown areas down to 82
MANILA, Philippines --- The number of areas under granular lockdown in Metro Manila has decreasedto 82 as the region sees a decrease in the number of new COVID-19 cases, data from the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday showed. According to PNP data as of Saturday, three areas are covered by the Northern Police District, 13 under the Eastern Police District, 25 under the Manila Police District, 11 under the Southern Police District, and 30 under the Quezon City Police District. The PNP has yet to provide a list of the 82 areas under lockdown. A total of 242 PNP personnel and 234 force multipliers were deployed in the said lockdown areas. As ...Keep on reading: Metro Manila granular lockdown areas down to 82
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Norrie to face Basilashvili in Indian Wells final
    Cameron Norrie produced a dominant performance to beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-2 6-4 on Saturday to advance to the final at Indian Wells, where he will face Nikoloz Basilashvili after the Georgian edged Taylor Fritz 7-6(5) 6-3. Sunday's match will be Norrie's sixth showpiece match of the year and first at a Masters 1000 event as the Briton's breakout season continues. Norrie raced out to a 4-0 lead and wrapped up the first set in just 31 minutes with a service winner. Dimitrov attempted to mount a comeback in the second set but after notching impressive come-from-behind victories over Hubert Hurkacz and Daniil Medvedev in his previous two matches, the Bulgarian...Keep on reading: Norrie to face Basilashvili in Indian Wells final
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Samsung Galaxy A51 5G Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
Here’s The Complete List of Specifications, Features, & Price of the Samsung Galaxy A51 5G The Samsung Galaxy A51 5G was announced on April 8, 2020, and released on April 29, 2020. The 5G-ready smartphone is available in three colors: Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube White, and Prism Cube Pink. It is fueled with a […] The post Samsung Galaxy A51 5G Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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What It's Really Like to Stay in an LGU Quarantine Facility
A COVID-19 survivor shares her experience at the Manila COVID-19 Field Hospital.
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Biden says policing is as hard as ever, vows reform
      WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Joe Biden on Saturday vowed to move forward with policing reform, telling a gathering honoring slain officers that their profession is called on to do too much. "We expect you to be everything," Biden said in a speech in front of the U.S. Capitol, mourning 491 law enforcement officers who died at work in 2019 and 2020. "We expect everything of you. "And it's beyond the capacity of anyone to meet the total expectations," he said. "Being a cop today is one hell of a lot harder than it's ever been." Biden's own drafting of his remarks came as he learned of a shooting earlier on Saturday in Houston, which left one deputy...Keep on reading: Biden says policing is as hard as ever, vows reform
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Mexico finds nearly 2,000 irregular migrants in one day
    MEXICO CITY -- Mexico identified in one day nearly 2,000 migrants in the country irregularly, the government said on Saturday. Control operations by the National Migration Institute (INM)on Friday turned up 1,957 migrants from different countries, the government statement said. The majority, 532 migrants, were identified in the state of Oaxaca, with 134 reported in Puebla and 86 in Veracruz. The rest were found in other areas of the country. The statement did not specify whether the migrants were detained or where they were sent. Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard warned this week that the United States needs to invest more heavily in Central Ame...Keep on reading: Mexico finds nearly 2,000 irregular migrants in one day
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Melbourne to ease world’s longest COVID-19 lockdowns as vaccinations rise
    MELBOURNE -- Melbourne, which has spent more time under COVID-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its stay-at-home orders this week, officials said on Sunday. By Friday, when some curbs will be lifted, the Australian city of 5 million people will have been under six lockdowns totaling 262 days, or nearly nine months, since March 2020. Australian and other media say this is the longest in the world, exceeding a 234-day lockdown in Buenos Aires. While coronavirus cases keep rising in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital, the state's double-vaccination rate is set to reach 70% this week, allowing for the ease in restric...Keep on reading: Melbourne to ease world’s longest COVID-19 lockdowns as vaccinations rise
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Golden Globes still on despite NBC dropping the awards show
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which organizes the annual Golden Globes, said on Friday it will present the awards for television and film in January despite the NBC television network deciding in May to no longer air the show. The association has drawn criticism over ethics issues and a lack of racial diversity in its membership, prompting NBC to drop televising the Golden Globes that the group hosts. The group's members also were accused of making sexist and racist remarks and soliciting favors from celebrities and studios. The association said in a news release that nominations would be announced on Dec. 13 and that it would host the 79th annual Golden Globes cerem...Keep on reading: Golden Globes still on despite NBC dropping the awards show
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6 Manila cops arrested for alleged extortion
MANILA, Philippines --- Officers of the Manila Police District (MPD) have arrested six of their colleagues for alleged extortion. According to a report from MPD, the six police officers were arrested inside the P. Algue Police Community Precinct (PCP) in Jose Abad Santos, Tondo on Thursday. They were identified as Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Mejia, Cpl. Jigie Azores, Cpl. Johndee Toledo, Cpl. Kevin John Villanueva, Pat. Danny Rangaig, and Pat. Kenneth Cordova, who are all stationed at the said PCP. The arrest stemmed from the complaint of Jericho Laniog, SK chairman of Barangay 313, Zone 31 in District 3 who, along with his two companions, was arrested by the said police offi...Keep on reading: 6 Manila cops arrested for alleged extortion
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UN says Taliban to announce plans for girls’ education ‘soon’
      UNITED NATIONS -- The Taliban will announce a framework that allows girls to attend school in Afghanistan "soon," a senior United Nations official said, after four weeks in which Afghan boys have been allowed a secondary education but girls have not. "The de facto minister of education told us that they are working on a framework, which they will announce soon, that will allow all girls to go to secondary school, and we are expecting that to happen very soon," Unicef deputy executive director Omar Abdi said at the United Nations in New York on Friday. For weeks now the Taliban have been saying that they will allow girls to return to school as soon ...Keep on reading: UN says Taliban to announce plans for girls’ education ‘soon’
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