High School Teacher & Nephews Arrested After Caught Using Illegal Drugs

Cops Arrest High School Teacher Together w/ Its Nephews For Using Illegal Drugs A high school teacher together with his two nephews have been arrested after caught using illegal drugs in Tacloban City. Nowadays, illegal drugs have been one of the major problems not only in the Philippines but also in different countries all around […]

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Ryan Agoncillo, Yohan Agoncillo’s Dance Video Goes Viral
Watch Ryan Agoncillo, Yohan Agoncillo’s Dance Video Here RYAN AGONCILLO – Eat Bulaga host Ryan Agoncillo and his daughter Yohan Agoncillo looked absolutely cute and adorable in the video. Filipino actor and tv host Ryan Agoncillo is the husband of Teleserye Queen Judy Ann Santos. He tied the knot with the actress on April 28, […] The post Ryan Agoncillo, Yohan Agoncillo’s Dance Video Goes Viral appeared first on Philippine News.
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French police battle party-goers at illegal rave
  REDON, France -- Five police officers were injured in western France as they broke up a 1,500-strong illegal rave, authorities said Saturday, with one party-goer losing a hand. Police fired teargas to disperse the crowd, who defied an 11:00 pm coronavirus curfew on Friday and stayed on into Saturday afternoon in the area around a race course near Redon in Brittany. There were "very violent clashes" when 400 police intervened, prefect Emmanuel Berthier said, adding the violence lasted more than seven hours through the night. "The rave party at Redon has ended," he announced after police had cleared the area. Police detained five men and opened an inquiry into vio...Keep on reading: French police battle party-goers at illegal rave
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Body of missing US woman found in Russia
  MOSCOW -- Russian investigators said Saturday they had detained a man on suspicion of murder after finding the body of a foreign woman identified by media as a missing American student. Russian news agencies identified the woman as 34-year-old US citizen Catherine Serou. Earlier this week, investigators said that a 34-year-old foreign woman who lived just outside Nizhny Novgorod, a city some 420 kilometers (260 miles) east of Moscow, had gone missing after getting into an unidentified car. They said she had moved to Russia in 2019 to enroll in a master's program in law at Nizhny Novgorod's Lobachevsky State University. On Saturday, the Investigative Committee, w...Keep on reading: Body of missing US woman found in Russia
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Rebel surrenders cache of firearms in Palawan town
CITY OF CALAPAN -- A member of the News People's Army (NPA) surrendered high powered firearms on Sunday morning at Brooke's Point in Palawan province, according to a report from Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan police office. Elmer Likbong, aka "Ka Jeboy," surrendered at about 7:50 a.m. a cache of firearms after series of debriefing following his surrender, said police. Likbong turned over an Armscor 12 gauge shotgun, two M16 Elisco rifles, an aluminum short magazine, and a plastic long magazine. The recovered firearms were initially kept and buried by Jose Maria Masong, aka "Ka Degret," sometime in 2014. The recovery was "made possible through a relentless intelligence ...Keep on reading: Rebel surrenders cache of firearms in Palawan town
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Davao City leads list of LGUs with most new cases of COVID — OCTA
  MANILA, Philippines --- COVID-19 cases in Mindanao and the Visayas continue to rise as Davao City leads the list of local government units (LGUs) with the most number of new infection cases from June 13 to June 19, according to the latest monitoring report of the OCTA research group on Sunday. According to OCTA research, Davao City recorded an average of 252 new cases per day -- higher than the previous week's recorded average of 177. Other LGUs on the list are Bacolod City with 131 average cases (149 the previous week); Iloilo City with 122 (113 the previous week); Cagayan de Oro City with 94 cases (106 the previous week) and Zamboanga City with 64 cases (60 the prev...Keep on reading: Davao City leads list of LGUs with most new cases of COVID — OCTA
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Julia Barretto, Gerald Anderson Get 1st Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine Together
Video of Gerald Anderson Holding Julia Barretto Hand As She Receives COVID-19 Jab JULIA BARRETTO – Watch the video of actor Gerald Anderson holding Julia Barretto’s hand as she received her COVID-19 jab. Filipinos can now protect themselves against the infectious disease. Many have already been vaccinated through their local government unit’s efforts. Local celebrities […] The post Julia Barretto, Gerald Anderson Get 1st Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine Together appeared first on Philippine News.
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Moscow records pandemic high for COVID-19 cases for second day running
MOSCOW -- Russia's capital Moscow on Saturday reported a pandemic high for new coronavirus cases for the second straight day, while Saint Petersburg introduced fresh restrictions ahead of its Euro 2020 matches. Brazil's death toll from the pandemic meanwhile passed the half-million mark on Saturday. Moscow's hospitals were flooded with new patients due to the Delta variant, registering 9,120 new coronavirus infections in 24 hours, according to government figures. That made it a second consecutive high, topping the previous day's total of 9,056 cases. Those figures have ballooned from just 3,000 daily two weeks ago, with Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin saying the highly infectio...Keep on reading: Moscow records pandemic high for COVID-19 cases for second day running
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Inoue dominates Dasmariñas to retain bantamweight titles
Japan's Naoya Inoue knocked Michael Dasmarias down three times in three rounds to easily retain his WBA (Super) and IBF bantamweight belts on Saturday night. Inoue knocked the challenger down once in the second and then twice in the third, forcing the referee to halt the onslaught at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas. https://twitter.com/trboxing/status/1406471734404915205?s=20 https://twitter.com/trboxing/status/1406473084194869250?s=20 Inoue improved to 21-0, with 18 knockouts while Dasmarias of the Philippines dropped to 30-3-1, with 20 KOs. It was the first loss for Dasmarias since losing a split decision in 2014, but it was obvious he has never faced a fighter of the mag...Keep on reading: Inoue dominates Dasmariñas to retain bantamweight titles
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Israel’s president to visit the White House
  WASHINGTON -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will visit the White House June 28 to meet with his US counterpart Joe Biden, the latter's spokeswoman said Saturday. Rivlin, whose term ends July 5, will be the first senior Israeli official to meet with Biden since he took office in January. In Israel the post of president is largely ceremonial. Rivlin accepted an invitation in late May when Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Israel as part of a Middle East tour. The visit comes a month after more than a week of intense clashes between Israel and the Islamist movement Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip. The violence claimed the lives of 260 Palestinians an...Keep on reading: Israel’s president to visit the White House
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Belgium bans Britain travelers due to COVID-19 variant
  BRUSSELS -- Belgium will ban entry to non-EU travelers from Britain in order to limit the spread of a Covid-19 variant that has forced London to delay the lifting of its pandemic curbs. Britain is on a list of 27 nations that will also face the order which will take effect by June 27 at the latest, Jan Eyckmans, the spokesman for Health Minister Frank Vandenbroucke, told AFP on Saturday. Belgium is concerned about the Delta variant, which first emerged in India, that has caused a surge in Covid cases in Britain, and forced the UK government to jettison plans to ease curbs from June 21. With Belgium's restrictions, which already apply to South Africa, India and Braz...Keep on reading: Belgium bans Britain travelers due to COVID-19 variant
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Myanmar protesters wear flowers to mark Suu Kyi’s birthday
  YANGON -- Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar donned flowers in their hair Saturday to mark the birthday of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who remains under house arrest and is due to face court again next week. Suu Kyi's elected government was overthrown in a February 1 coup that sparked mass protests and renewed clashes between the military and ethnic rebel armies in border regions. Flowers tucked into a bun have long been a signature look of Suu Kyi, who turned 76 on Saturday. Many replicated the floral hairstyle and uploaded pictures onto social media across Myanmar for the occasion. Among them was Myanmar Miss Universe beauty queen Thuzar Wint Lwin, w...Keep on reading: Myanmar protesters wear flowers to mark Suu Kyi’s birthday
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Downtown Chicago emerges from pandemic — hobbled by crime wave
      CHICAGO -- Businesses in downtown Chicago that survived the pandemic-related economic slump and two spasms of looting last summer should be ecstatic with Monday's reopening of America's third-largest city. Yet, many are batting a new hardship -- a surge in crime that is keeping customers, and their money, away. "I've never felt more unsafe than I do now," said Steve Burrows, a 48-year-old attorney who has called Chicago home his entire life."I work downtown so I'm here every day during the day but I won't come down here at night or on the weekend." If people like Burrows, suburbanites and the millions of tourists who normally visit the lakefro...Keep on reading: Downtown Chicago emerges from pandemic — hobbled by crime wave
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PH seals deal for 40 M doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
    MANILA, Philippines --- The national government on Sunday announced that it has sealed a deal for 40 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccines, and that a total of 8,050,711 doses of various brands have so far been administered nationwide. Vaccine czar Sec. Carlito Galvez Jr said the vaccines will be delivered "after eight weeks starting August" and will be distributed in bulk. "The vaccine demand has begun to ease up for many big and rich countries, as most of them have already acquired more than enough vaccines for their population and have vaccinated many of their citizens," Galvez said in a statement. "This has allowed the manufacturer to c...Keep on reading: PH seals deal for 40 M doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
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Donaire, Casimero set for unification fight in August
MANILA, Philippines --- Finesse fighter Nonito Donaire and bruiser John Riel Casimero go on a collision course in a world championship match-up that draws significant milestones for Philippine boxing. Aside from having the world bantamweight unification title on the line, the fight, scheduled for Aug. 14, finally broke the long-held belief against pitting Filipinos in title fights. Although it's not the first, the Donaire-Casimero fight is hands down the biggest all-Filipino match-up ever on account of the fighters' worldwide relevance: Two highly explosive fighters currently holding the WBC and WBO belts. Donaire, a four-division champ eager to finish his career in a blaze ...Keep on reading: Donaire, Casimero set for unification fight in August
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Surgeons to reconstruct face of boy, 9, after Zimbabwe hyena attack
  JOHANNESBURG -- Plastic surgeons in South Africa are preparing to reconstruct the face of a nine-year-old Zimbabwean boy mauled by a hyena in an attack last month. Rodwell Khomazana lost his nose, left eye, most of his upper lip, bits of his forehead and other parts of his face when he was attacked during a night-time church service outside Harare on May 2. Doctors in one of the city's main public hospitals did the best they could to patch him up and stabilize his condition, but lacked the resources to fully repair his ravaged face. Unable to afford specialized surgery only available abroad, his mother contacted medics in neighbouring South Africa, who agreed to op...Keep on reading: Surgeons to reconstruct face of boy, 9, after Zimbabwe hyena attack
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PNP: Reports on teen’s death in Laguna drug ops ‘hearsay’ until witnesses come forward
MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday said that until witnesses come forward to authorities, reports of the boy in Laguna being "handcuffed face down" as he was shot remain "hearsay." Eleazar said this after relatives of 16-year-old Johndy Maglinte and Antonio Castillo Dalit, who both died after an anti-drug operation in Laguna, claimed that Maglinte was shot as he was handcuffed and lying face down on the ground after he witnessed Dalit's death. "May sinasabi na nakadapa daw, may posas, wala naman tayong ebidensiyang ganun. 'Yun ay narinig lamang sa reporter. Ang reporter naman, 'di umano,' puro ganun naman tayo, puro h...Keep on reading: PNP: Reports on teen’s death in Laguna drug ops ‘hearsay’ until witnesses come forward
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Honor 50 5G Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
The Honor 50 5G was officially announced on June 16, 2021. The 5G-ready smartphone runs on the Android 11 + Magic UI 4.2 operating system. It is launched worldwide with Google apps and services. Honor 50 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G Octa-core processor while the graphics processing unit (GPU) is Adreno […] The post Honor 50 5G Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Women migrants reduced to sex slaves in Libya ‘hell’
MEDENINE, Tunisia -- For Aisha, sexual slavery was something you only heard about happening to others in television reports, until she found herself locked in a living "hell" in Libya. "I had left a nightmare only to fall into hell," said the migrant from Guinea, lured to the North African country that criminal gangs have turned into a den of racketeering. Aisha fled her home country after five miscarriages: for her in-laws and the neighborhood, she was either sterile or a witch. But the young woman was simply diabetic. "I just wanted to disappear from my country," said Aisha, a graduate in hotel management. She contacted a former classmate who appeared to have made a ...Keep on reading: Women migrants reduced to sex slaves in Libya ‘hell’
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Saudi seeks religious reset as clerical power wanes
  RIYADH -- Muezzins issuing high-decibel calls to prayer have long been part of Saudi identity, but a crackdown on mosque loudspeakers is among contentious reforms seeking to shake off the Muslim kingdom's austere image. Saudi Arabia, home to the holiest Muslim sites, has long been associated with a rigid strain of Islam known as Wahhabism that inspired generations of global extremists and left the oil-rich kingdom steeped in conservatism. But the role of religion faces the biggest reset in modern times as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, spurred by the need to diversify the oil-reliant economy, pursues a liberalization drive in parallel with a vigorous crackdown on d...Keep on reading: Saudi seeks religious reset as clerical power wanes
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Filipino violinist Chino Soberano gives back to Philippine music schools
Filipino violinist Ramon "Chino" Soberano is paying homage to his musical roots, and one way is through conducting free virtual masterclasses and lectures to future generations of violinists. In a recent series of virtual classes through the Philippine Research for Developing Individual Soloists (PREDIS), and another upcoming session through the University of the Philippines College of Music on June 23, Soberano is accomplishing this goal of reaching out to fellow Filipino violinists. Fellow musicians Kimwell del Rosario and Mary Grace del Rosario conduct the masterclasses with him. Another session through the St. Scholastica's College School of Music, also via Zoom as with the previo...Keep on reading: Filipino violinist Chino Soberano gives back to Philippine music schools
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West African regional bloc adopts new plan to launch single currency in 2027
ACCRA -- A group of fifteen West African countries have adopted a new road map to launch a single currency in 2027 after its previous plans were derailed by the coronavirus pandemic. The new road map was agreed by heads of state of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, president of the ECOWAS Commission, told a news conference after a summit of the leaders in Ghana on Saturday The countries hope a single currency will help to boost trade and economic growth "Due to the shock of the pandemic, the heads of state had decided to suspend the implementation of the convergence pact in 2020-2021" Brou said. "We have a new road map and a n...Keep on reading: West African regional bloc adopts new plan to launch single currency in 2027
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Heart Evangelista reveals plan to open her own beauty company
Heart Evangelista has been quite busy recently with a new business venture --- developing her own beauty company. The actress revealed her plans of launching her own beauty business through a question and answer session with her fans, via her Instagram Stories on Friday, June 18. "Do you also get tamad (lazy?) [Lazy] to do anything and gusto mo lang humilata (you just want to lie down) all day in bed?" a netizen asked her. "Oh [yes] but I just have so much on my plate that I can't afford to sit pretty. I am also developing a beauty company that has been taking much of my time," Evangelista replied. The actress stated that her mind is "always active," noting that she also ...Keep on reading: Heart Evangelista reveals plan to open her own beauty company
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Bucks advance, overcome Durant-led Nets in Game 7 thriller
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 40 points, including the tying basket in overtime and Khris Middleton hit the go-ahead shot with 40.7 seconds left as the Milwaukee Bucks pulled out a 115-111 victory over the host Brooklyn Nets Saturday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Bucks survived a 48-point performance by Kevin Durant, overcame losing the first two games, including a 39-point loss in Game 2 and advanced to the conference finals for the 10th time in team history and second time in three seasons. Antetkounmpo capped a 15-for-24 shooting performance by hitting a turnaround hook shot in the lane over Kevin Durant with 72 seconds left and the Bucks took the ...Keep on reading: Bucks advance, overcome Durant-led Nets in Game 7 thriller
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‘Cooped up’ Indians throng malls and markets weeks after Covid surge
NEW DELHI, India --- A few weeks ago, New Delhi's crematoriums were operating around the clock dealing with Covid-19 victims. Now the Indian capital's shopping malls and markets are buzzing again. But doctors are worried that India is letting its guard down again, just like in January and February before a devastating coronavirus surge that led to a near-collapse of the healthcare system. Clutching a bag of clothes as she shopped with her new husband at Delhi's busy Select City Walk mall, Surili Gupta said she was "fed up being cooped up inside". "I needed this break, for how long you can remain locked up?" the 26-year-old sales executive told AFP as she waited for a table a...Keep on reading: ‘Cooped up’ Indians throng malls and markets weeks after Covid surge
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Pampanga logs 110 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths
      MABALACAT CITY -- Pampanga registered 110 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths on Saturday, June 19. The provincial government's latest bulletin showed that the COVID-19 fatalities include two residents of Floridablanca town, two from Macabebe, a resident of City of San Fernando, and one each from the towns of Apalit, Arayat and Sta. Rita. Pampanga has so far logged a total of 20,068 COVID-19 cases, including 2,189 active infections, 16,917 recoveries and 953 deaths. The figures do not include the 20 new cases and single death in Angeles City, a highly urbanized city which is fiscally and politically independent from Pampanga. Angeles City has...Keep on reading: Pampanga logs 110 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths
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Report: Lakers part ways with head trainer after injury-riddled season
The Los Angeles Lakers will not bring back their head athletic trainer after an injury-riddled 2020-21 season and will revamp their strategies for player health, ESPN reported Saturday. The team did not renew the contract of Nina Hsieh, who took over as head trainer two summers ago. Hsieh had been with the organization for more than 10 years before assuming the top job in August 2019. When the Lakers won the 2019-20 NBA title, she became the first female head athletic trainer in professional sports history of a championship-winning team in the U.S. The Lakers finished the season with a 42-30 record and in seventh place in the Western Conference, forced to earn their way to t...Keep on reading: Report: Lakers part ways with head trainer after injury-riddled season
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Israel says COVID-19 vaccines rejected by Palestinians were safe
  JERUSALEM -- COVID-19 vaccines delivered by Israel and then rejected by the Palestinian Authority (PA) over their expiration date were fine, the Israeli health ministry said on Saturday. Israel and the PA on Friday announced a vaccine swap deal that would have seen Israel send up to 1.4 million doses of the vaccine made jointly by Pfizer (PFE.N) and BioNTech (22UAy.DE) to the PA in exchange for receiving a reciprocal number of doses later this year. But soon after the announcement, the PA cancelled the deal and said it had sent an initial shipment of around 90,000 doses back to Israel. The PA's Health Minister Mai Alkaila said the delivery showed a June expiration dat...Keep on reading: Israel says COVID-19 vaccines rejected by Palestinians were safe
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3 drug suspects yield P610K shabu in Quezon buy-busts
LUCENA CITY -- Police arrested three suspected drug pushers and seized over P610,000 worth of shabu (crystal meth) in buy-bust operations in Lucena City, Tayabas City, and Sariaya town in Quezon province on Saturday and Sunday. Police Colonel Joel Villanueva, Quezon police chief, said Cristino Albindo was arrested after he sold a pack of shabu to an undercover police officer in a transaction in Barangay (village) Gibanga in Sariaya at 1 a.m. Sunday. Seized were eight plastic sachets of shabu weighing 40 grams with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) value of P272,000. On Saturday, policemen also nabbed Radel Calatrava in another sting operation in Barangay Wakas in Tayabas Cit...Keep on reading: 3 drug suspects yield P610K shabu in Quezon buy-busts
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‘I made it,’ says South Sudanese who fled to Uganda
  KAMPALA -- After civil war forced Samuel Dhol Ayeun to flee South Sudan as a teenager to neighboring Uganda in 2013, memories of watching friends die of preventable diseases due to inadequate medical care inspired his goal of becoming a doctor. Now 27, Ayeun has graduated from medical school and is busy attending to COVID-19 and other patients at the prestigious Mulago National Referral Hospital in the Ugandan capital Kampala. "I made it," he told Reuters this week during his shift. "Being a refugee, it's not a punishment," he said. "It is an opportunity to continue with your dreams outside your country." Ayeun and his family are among an estimated one million S...Keep on reading: ‘I made it,’ says South Sudanese who fled to Uganda
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Mexico City shuts down classes again, enters higher COVID-19 risk tier
  MEXICO CITY -- Mexico City schools that had just gone back to in-person classes will be closed again starting Monday as the sprawling capital climbs into a higher tier of coronavirus risk, education authorities said on Saturday. Mexico City officials had loosened restrictions on gatherings in schools, hotels, stores and restaurants just two weeks ago as the dense urban zone moved into the lowest risk tier of the government's four-level "traffic light" model. But the federal Health Ministry on Friday evening put Mexico City, home to more than 9 million people, a step higher on the scale for June 21 to July 4. Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said the city's Epide...Keep on reading: Mexico City shuts down classes again, enters higher COVID-19 risk tier
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Julia Barretto, Gerald Anderson receive their COVID-19 vaccines together
Julia Barretto and Gerald Anderson are now among the actors who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, as they have received their shots together. The couple can be seen holding their vaccination cards as they posed with one @johanndoomlao, as shown on the netizen's Instagram page on Friday, June 18. The netizen tagged the photo's location to Marikina City, supposedly indicating that the couple received their vaccines there.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Johann Sebastian Luna Dumlao (@johanndoomlao) Videos of Barretto and Anderson getting their COVID-19 jabs also circula...Keep on reading: Julia Barretto, Gerald Anderson receive their COVID-19 vaccines together
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Cheers and quiet reflection from US crowds marking Juneteenth
    ATLANTA/CHICAGO -- Marching bands sparked loud cheers and quieter reflections about racial justice from crowds gathered on Saturday to mark Juneteenth as a new U.S. federal holiday commemorating the end of the legal enslavement of Black Americans. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday signed a bill making Juneteenth the eleventh federally recognized holiday, just over a year after the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis ignited nationwide protests for racial justice and for ending police brutality. Juneteenth, or June 19th, marks the day in 1865 when a Union general informed a group of enslaved people in Texas that they had been ...Keep on reading: Cheers and quiet reflection from US crowds marking Juneteenth
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Cate Blanchett sees pandemic as chance for reflection on plight of refugees
LONDON --- This year's World Refugee Day offers a chance to reflect on the uncertainty faced by those forced to flee their homes, Oscar winner Cate Blanchett says as the world grapples with the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian actor, a goodwill ambassador for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the U.N. refugee agency, said the annual June 20 event came during a time of "challenge and reflection." "We've been forced to confront what uncertainty feels like and of course that is the situation that the majority of refugees live with, year in, year out," Blanchett told Reuters in an interview. "There's a kind of an opportunity ... to t...Keep on reading: Cate Blanchett sees pandemic as chance for reflection on plight of refugees
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Herbert Bautista Has Advice For Celebrities W/ Political Ambitions
Here’s Herbert Bautista Advice for Celebrities Who Consider Career in Politics HERBERT BAUTISTA – Pinoy actor and politician Herbert Bautista has advice for celebrities who consider a career in politics. Actor and comedian Herbert Bautista served as the mayor of Quezon City from 2010 to 2019. He has been in politics for a couple of […] The post Herbert Bautista Has Advice For Celebrities W/ Political Ambitions appeared first on Philippine News.
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One killed as truck hits crowd at Florida Pride parade
WASHINGTON, United States --- The driver of a pickup truck slammed into a crowd gathering for a Pride parade Saturday in south Florida, killing at least one man, US media reports said. It was not immediately clear if this was a deliberate assault. The incident happened at the start of the LGBTQ parade in the town of Wilton Manors near Ft. Lauderdale. The driver was later taken into custody. The truck was lined up with floats for the parade but hit the gas and ran into people, Local 10 News said. At least two men were hit and one died, Ft. Lauderdale mayor Dean Trantalis, who was at the parade, told the broadcaster. He said the truck had actually targeted the car of a D...Keep on reading: One killed as truck hits crowd at Florida Pride parade
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UAE to suspend entry from three countries, Dubai updates travel protocols
  CAIRO -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will suspend travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Namibia from entering the country on national and foreign flights, effective 23:59 p.m. on Monday, June 21, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday, citing a statement by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). The GCAA said the restrictions would also include transit passengers, with the exception of transit flights traveling to the UAE and bound for those countries. Cargo flights between those countries and the UAE will continue, as usual, the statement added. It said the restrictions were being introduced to limit the spread of COVID-19. The GCAA added that e...Keep on reading: UAE to suspend entry from three countries, Dubai updates travel protocols
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Brazilians protest Bolsonaro’s role in half a million COVID-19 deaths
    BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO -- Thousands took to the streets across Brazil on Saturday to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro's pandemic response, blasting the leader for not acquiring vaccines fast enough and for questioning the need for mask-wearing. Brazil surpassed 500,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, according to the Health Ministry, the world's highest death toll after the United States. The government faces fierce criticism for passing up early opportunities to buy vaccines. Pharmaceutical maker Pfizer said it got no response to offers to sell vaccines to the government between August and November last year. "We are protesting against the gen...Keep on reading: Brazilians protest Bolsonaro’s role in half a million COVID-19 deaths
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Airlines, holiday companies ramp up pressure on Britain to ease travel rules
  LONDON -- Britain's airlines and holiday companies are planning a "day of action" on Wednesday to ramp up pressure on the government to ease travel restrictions, with just weeks to go before the start of the peak summer season. Travel companies, whose finances have been stretched to breaking point during the pandemic, are desperate to avoid another summer lost to COVID-19. But with Britain's strict quarantine requirements still in place that now looks likely.   READ: UK PM voices 'serious concern' over Delta variant in hint at delay to lockdown end As the clock ticks down to July, Europe's biggest airline Ryanair and Manchester Airports Group on Thursday la...Keep on reading: Airlines, holiday companies ramp up pressure on Britain to ease travel rules
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Pokwang Turns Off Instagram Comment Section After GMA Transfer
Pokwang did this to avoid negative reactions Actress-comedienne Pokwang turned off the comment section of her Instagram account after it was announced that she signed a contract with GMA Artist Center. Pokie has been under the management of ABS-CBN for several years. However, in a recent interview, she said that she already asked the permission […] The post Pokwang Turns Off Instagram Comment Section After GMA Transfer appeared first on Philippine News.
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Cuba encouraged by early efficacy results of homegrown COVID-19 vaccine
  HAVANA -- Cuba's Soberana 2 vaccine candidate has shown 62% efficacy with just two of its three doses, state-run biopharmaceutical corporation BioCubaFarma said on Saturday, citing preliminary data from late phase trials. Cuba, whose biotech sector has exported vaccines for decades, has five vaccine candidates in clinical trials, of which two - Soberana 2 and Abdala - are in late phase trials. "In a few weeks we should have the results for the efficacy with three doses which we expect will be superior," said Vicente Vrez, director of the state-run Finlay Vaccine Institute, which developed Soberana 2. The news comes as the Caribbean's largest island is facing its wo...Keep on reading: Cuba encouraged by early efficacy results of homegrown COVID-19 vaccine
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‘Forces for good will prevail’ – Taiwan welcomes massive US vaccine aid
  TAIPEI -- Taiwan reacted with an outpouring of thanks to the United States for shipping 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the major semiconductor-producing island, more than doubling its arsenal as it deals with a rise in domestic infections. Washington, competing with Beijing to deepen geopolitical clout through "vaccine diplomacy," initially had promised to donate 750,000 doses but increased that number as President Joe Biden's administration advances its pledge to send 80 million U.S.-made shots around the world. "What a sight! What a gesture!" Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu tweeted in thanks late on Saturday, linking to pictures of the vaccines being loaded...Keep on reading: ‘Forces for good will prevail’ – Taiwan welcomes massive US vaccine aid
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Blackview BV5500 Plus Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
The Blackview BV5500 Plus was officially announced in May 2020. The rugged smartphone is built with a glass front/titanium polycarbonate rubber. It measures 152.2 x 75.5 x 14 mm and weighs 250 grams. Blackview BV5500 Plus comes with a screen size of 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, […] The post Blackview BV5500 Plus Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Maureen Wroblewitz Earns Bashing After Star Magic Contract Signing
Netizens bashed Maureen Wroblewitz due to this Former Eat Bulaga host Maureen Wroblewitz recently signed a contract with ABS-CBN’s talent management firm Star Magic and she received bashing because of this. Maureen rose to fame after winning in the Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 5. From that, she earned a hosting stint on the longest-running […] The post Maureen Wroblewitz Earns Bashing After Star Magic Contract Signing appeared first on Philippine News.
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Father’s Day without dad: Frontline medical worker’s family sees who he was for those he helped
MANILA, Philippines---He wore many hats---as a government worker, professor, dentist, church lector and medical frontline worker. But to his daughters, the most important hat that Dr. Raymond V. Reyes wore was as a father. Marymon, the youngest of Dr. Raymond's two daughters, would remember this Sunday (June 20) as the family's First Father's Day without her father. Dr. Raymond was public dentist at Earnshaw Health Center in Manila, professor at National University's (NU) College of Dentistry, dentist at his private clinic and lector and commentator at the Archdiocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Loreto Parish. When the pandemic struck, Dr. Raymond wore another hat---that of a medical...Keep on reading: Father’s Day without dad: Frontline medical worker’s family sees who he was for those he helped
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