P20M plantasyon ng marijuana sa Cebu nasilat

Umaabot sa mahigit P20 milyong halaga ng tanim na marijuana ang binunot ng pulisya matapos salakayin ang tatlong plantasyon sa bayan ng Balamban at Toledo City sa lalawigan ng Cebu, ayon sa ulat ng pulisya kahapon.

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Produktong May Sangkap Na Caffeine – Halimbawa At Iba Pa
Heto Ang Halimbawa Ng Mga Produktong May Sangkap Na Caffeine PRODUKTONG MAY CAFFEINE – Sa paksang ito, ating pag-aaralan ang mga halimbawa ng produktong na may sangkap ng caffeine. Sa ating pang araw-araw na buhay, maraming mga produkto ang may taglay na caffeine at hindi lamang kape. Natural naman na kapag kape ay may kasama […] The post Produktong May Sangkap Na Caffeine – Halimbawa At Iba Pa appeared first on Philippine News.
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Tecno Spark 3 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines
Here’s The Complete List of Specifications, Features, & Price of the Tecno Spark 3 The Tecno Spark 3 was released in April 2019. The budget phone is available in various colors like Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Aqua Blue, and Bordeaux Red. It is fueled with a non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery. Body & Display: The […] The post Tecno Spark 3 Full Specifications, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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3 Arrested for Operating Unregistered Money Changer in Makati City – NBI
NBI Arrest 3 Individuals Operating Unregistered Money Changer in Makati City The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) operatives arrested three (3) individuals for allegedly operating an unregistered money changer. According to the National Bureau of Investigation, the three persons were detected illegally operating a money changer business in Makati City without proper documentation. As a […] The post 3 Arrested for Operating Unregistered Money Changer in Makati City – NBI appeared first on Philippine News.
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Kahalagahan Ng Edukasyon Sa Pandemya – Halimbawa At Kahulugan
Heto Ang Kahalagahan Ng Edukasyon Sa Gitna Ng Pandemya KAHALAGAHAN NG EDUKASYON SA PANDEMYA – Sa paksang ito, ating pag-aaralan kung bakit nga ba mahalaga ang edukasyon sa panahon ng pandemya. Sa gitna ng pandemyang COVID-19, ang Pilipinas ay lumipat sa “distance at modular learning”. Ito’y dahil delekado ang pagpunta sa paaralan dahil sa posibilidad […] The post Kahalagahan Ng Edukasyon Sa Pandemya – Halimbawa At Kahulugan appeared first on Philippine News.
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Leni Robredo Reveals Why She Chose Kiko Pangilinan As Running Mate
Here is what Leni Robredo said about her running mate Vice President Leni Robredo revealed the reason why she chose Senator Kiko Pangilinan as her running mate in the 2022 elections. After Robredo announced her presidential candidacy and eventually filed her certificate of candidacy, there was a short moment of questioning if who will be […] The post Leni Robredo Reveals Why She Chose Kiko Pangilinan As Running Mate appeared first on Philippine News.
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‘Kleednapping’: The case of a stolen Genshin Impact standee at San Juan cafe
A cafe-restaurant in San Juan City said that it will keep a “closer eye” on all of its in-store decorations after a Genshin Impact fan brought home a standee of a video game character from an annual event dedicated to players. Moon Rabbit Cafe + Restaurant on Tuesday announced that the “#Kleednapping” incident has already been […] The post ‘Kleednapping’: The case of a stolen Genshin Impact standee at San Juan cafe appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Beatrice Gomez Wears Hand-Me-Down Outfits For “Sustainable Fashion”
Here’s Beatrice Gomez pulling off outfits of our previous beauty queens. BEATRICE GOMEZ – For sustainable fashion, Miss Universe PH 2021 Beatrice Gomez wears these hand-me-down outfits for the pageant. One of the highlights in every beauty queen’s journey is her OOTDs. Some beauty queens opt for their wardrobe’s theme to coincide with their advocacy […] The post Beatrice Gomez Wears Hand-Me-Down Outfits For “Sustainable Fashion” appeared first on Philippine News.
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Lady Victim Loses P70k to ATM Switching Modus in Negros Oriental
Lady Victim Airs Dismay After Losing P70k to ATM Switching Modus A lady victim lost her P70, 000 from a female scammer using ATM switching modus in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. Nowadays, robbery has been one of the most common crimes not only in the Philippines but also in different countries all around the world. […] The post Lady Victim Loses P70k to ATM Switching Modus in Negros Oriental appeared first on Philippine News.
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In-Person Classes To Resume Next Year In Rural Areas, Says Gatchalian
Senator Gatchalian Says In-Person Classes In Rural Areas Expected To Resume Next Year IN-PERSON CLASSES – Face-to-face classes in rural areas of the Philippines are set to resume next. During an interview, chairman of the Senate Committee on basic education, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said: In the rural areas my own analysis (is) we can already […] The post In-Person Classes To Resume Next Year In Rural Areas, Says Gatchalian appeared first on Philippine News.
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Cherry Mobile Flare J1 Lite Full Specs, Features, Price In Philippines
Here’s The Complete List of Specifications, Features, & Price of the Cherry Mobile Flare J1 Lite The Cherry Mobile Flare J1 Lite was launched in January 2019. The budget-friendly smartphone is available in three colors: Blue, Red, and Black. It is powered by a 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery (removable). Body & Display: The dimension of […] The post Cherry Mobile Flare J1 Lite Full Specs, Features, Price In Philippines appeared first on Philippine News.
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Ahead of 2022 polls, Meta working to stop manipulative ‘coordinated campaigns’
  MANILA, Philippines --- Meta Platforms, Inc., which handles social media sites Facebook and Instagram, said Thursday it is working to stop "coordinated campaigns" that seek to "manipulate public debate" on its platforms as the 2022 national elections draw near. Meta head of politics and government outreach for Asia and the Pacific Roy Tan said that they are also continuously investigating "coordinated inauthentic behaviors" (CIB) in their platforms. "We're constantly working to find and stop coordinated campaigns that seek to manipulate public debate across our suite of apps," Tan said in a Senate hearing on the rise of social media platforms in the country. "And w...Keep on reading: Ahead of 2022 polls, Meta working to stop manipulative ‘coordinated campaigns’
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Pacquiao: Killing of journalist Malabanan is proof of ‘glaring impunity’ in PH
  MANILA, Philippines --- The killing of veteran Filipino journalist Jesus Malabanan is proof of the"glaring impunity" that continues to be felt in the Philippines, Senator Manny Pacquiao said Thursday. In condemning the killing, Pacquiao, who is seeking the presidency in next year's polls, also acknowledged that Malabanan's murder is proof of the harassment and violence media personnel still experience. "This cold-blooded murder is an undeniable proof of the glaring impunity that continues to pervade in our country," he said in a statement. "Nakakaawa po ang mga walang kalaban-laban na kagawad ng media na kung hindi iniipit sa pamamagitan ng mga harassment case ay g...Keep on reading: Pacquiao: Killing of journalist Malabanan is proof of ‘glaring impunity’ in PH
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Best Tablets for Kids
As the festive season draws closer, you have a limited time to get your younger kids the best Christmas gifts at affordable prices on Cyber Mondays and Black Fridays. Kiddies tablet is a perfect gift for children above the age of 3 years, and it keeps them busy while working on a project or preparing their meal in the kitchen. Sometimes, kids get tired of playing with the same non-interactive toys over and over again. A bored kid is mommy's or daddy's worst nightmare. When your kid gets tired of playing a particular game, all you need to do is download another one online. Simple as ABC! Your kid can access diverse, interesting games, books, audiobooks, or TV shows via the tablet. ...Keep on reading: Best Tablets for Kids
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Barretto Sisters: Ogie Diaz Reveals Who Is ‘Pinakamabait’
Ogie Diaz talked about one of the Barretto sisters Who is the “pinakamabait” among the Barretto sisters? Here’s what comedian-talent manager Ogie Diaz said in his recent vlog. Barretto is one of the popular clans in the Philippine entertainment industry. Gretchen, Marjorie, and Claudine were able to establish their names in showbiz. Now, the children […] The post Barretto Sisters: Ogie Diaz Reveals Who Is ‘Pinakamabait’ appeared first on Philippine News.
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Mixing vaccines boosts immune response; Experimental saliva test nearly as accurate as PCR
The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review. Mixing vaccines boosts immune responses A mix-and-match approach to COVID-19 vaccines is safe and effective, and some combinations even improve upon immune responses, UK researchers […] The post Mixing vaccines boosts immune response; Experimental saliva test nearly as accurate as PCR appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Empire East partners with Tayo Tayo in ‘Christmas Pantry’
December 7, 2021, Quezon City -- The "Community Pantry sa New Manila" reopens at the Broadway Centrum where hundreds of beneficiaries, affected by the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, received gift packages from employee-volunteers of Empire East. This initiative was made possible through a fund-raising raffle event where proceeds were used to buy staple food products for the traditional Noche Buena, bringing hope and joy to deprived families amidst the lingering health crisis. "Salamat po sa Empire East at Tayo Tayo dahil may malaking tulong po itong ginagawa niya lalo ngayong Pasko," says Marie, a mother of five, who has been a patron of the community pantry for several months. ...Keep on reading: Empire East partners with Tayo Tayo in ‘Christmas Pantry’
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PNP: Too early to shift to Alert Level 1 despite drop in COVID-19 cases
      MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine National Police (PNP) has agreed with the Department of Health (DOH) and other groups who are against a downgrading of the current COVID-19 alert level as it is supposedly not yet the ripe time for that. In a statement, PNP chief Gen. Dionardo Carlos explained that the quarantine restrictions should not be eased especially during the holiday season, as the movement of people has gradually increased. "The time isn't ripe yet since it's the holiday season and we have observed more people becoming complacent to go outdoors, disregarding health protocol, and unmindful of the risks," Carlos explained on Wednesday....Keep on reading: PNP: Too early to shift to Alert Level 1 despite drop in COVID-19 cases
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Local government of Carmona partners with SMDC to develop world-class township project
The Municipality of Carmona and the country's leading residential real estate developer, SM Development Corporation (SMDC) Corporation unveiled a modern landmark for its future township development in Carmona, which is expected to transform the first-class municipality as Cavite's focal pointfor investments. The unveiling of the Landmark was spearheaded by Carmona Mayor Roy M. Loyola, and in attendance was SMDC President Jose Mari Banzon, last December 4, 2021, Saturday at the Town Plaza along Governors Drive. Besides turning Carmona into an epicenter for major enterprises, SMDC vows to make the Municipality an economic catalyst for the country, and a destination of foreign investm...Keep on reading: Local government of Carmona partners with SMDC to develop world-class township project
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LTFRB: PUV capacity in NCR remains at 70% for holiday season
MANILA, Philippines --- Passenger capacity of public utility vehicles (PUV) in the National Capital Region (NCR) will remain at 70 percent this Christmas season despite consistently low rates of COVID-19 infections. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Wednesday released a memorandum circular on the updated guidelines on passenger capacity of PUVs. It will be implemented from Dec. 9 to Jan. 4, 2022. The NCR is already at low-risk case classification for COVID-19 and the rest of the regions show decreasing average daily attack rates compared to previous weeks, the Department of Health said on Wednesday. PUVs like jeepneys, railways, buses, and U...Keep on reading: LTFRB: PUV capacity in NCR remains at 70% for holiday season
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Kitten Survives Semeru Eruption, Gets Overjoyed To See Human
Kitten Viral After It Survives Semeru Volcano Eruption KITTEN SURVIVES ERUPTION – Recently, Indonesia’s Semeru volcano erupted spreading ashfall throughout the surrounding area. The deadly blast caused massive damage after it spewed ash clouds 4km into the air. Along with this, there were also large volumes of volcanic mud that flowed into residential and farm […] The post Kitten Survives Semeru Eruption, Gets Overjoyed To See Human appeared first on Philippine News.
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Angeline Quinto Expecting First Child, Ogie Diaz Reveals Baby’s Gender
Boy or Girl? Ogie Diaz Reveals Gender of Angeline Quinto’s First Baby ANGELINE QUINTO- Filipino comedian and talent manager Ogie Diaz revealed the gender of Angeline Quinto’s first baby with non-showbiz boyfriend. Rumors about Kapamilya singer Angeline Quinto supposedly expecting her first child spread like wildfire on social media. The gossip ignited when she posted […] The post Angeline Quinto Expecting First Child, Ogie Diaz Reveals Baby’s Gender appeared first on Philippine News.
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Pacquiao on Life Achievements: “Hindi po namin ninakaw yan, pinaghirapan po namin”
Sen. Pacquiao Speaks on Issues Against Wife Jinkee PACQUIAO – Presidential aspirant and Senator Manny Pacquiao spoke on the issues against the social media posts of his wife, Jinkee. One of the presidential aspirants in the Election 2022 is Senator Manny Pacquiao. His running mate in the next election is former Manila Mayor Lito Atienza […] The post Pacquiao on Life Achievements: “Hindi po namin ninakaw yan, pinaghirapan po namin” appeared first on Philippine News.
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Japanese Fugitive Arrested for Arranging Fake Marriage Involving Filipina
BI Arrest a Japanese Fugitive Over Fake Marriage with Filipina Accomplice The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has arrested a Japanese fugitive for allegedly arranging a fake marriage for a compatriot and a Filipina. According to the report, the Japanese national was wanted by his government for allegedly arranging a fake marriage between a Japanese citizen […] The post Japanese Fugitive Arrested for Arranging Fake Marriage Involving Filipina appeared first on Philippine News.
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Marcos Duterte Tandem: Is Nacionalista Party Joining The UniTeam?
Nacionalista Party personalities spotted at the campaign sortie Marcos Duterte tandem Marcos Duterte Tandem – Prominent personalities from the Nacionalista Party were spotted during the campaign sortie of the UniTeam and this sparked assumption that they are joining the team of Bongbong Marcos and Sara Duterte. Previously, the former presidential son and the presidential daughter […] The post Marcos Duterte Tandem: Is Nacionalista Party Joining The UniTeam? appeared first on Philippine News.
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Miss Universe 2021 Judges Finally Announced, Meet Them Here
Here are the Miss Universe 2021 judges where one of them is Marian Rivera. MISS UNIVERSE 2021 JUDGES – Marian Rivera arrives in Israel to serve as a judge in Miss Universe 2021 and here are the others. The 70th Miss Universe pageant will be held at Eilat, Israel on December 12 at 7 p.m. […] The post Miss Universe 2021 Judges Finally Announced, Meet Them Here appeared first on Philippine News.
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Better.com CEO apologizes after laying off 900 employees via Zoom call
      The chief executive of Better.com apologized for his manner of handling layoffs at the mortgage company after a video of him firing 900 people last week via a Zoom call went viral on social media. Vishal Garg, who has come under intense criticism after the SoftBank-backed company laid off about 9% of its workforce through the video call, said he had "blundered the execution" of communicating the layoffs. "I realize that the way I communicated this news made a difficult situation worse," Garg said in a letter dated Tuesday. The CEO had cited the market, performance and productivity as reasons behind the decision to lay off employees in the United...Keep on reading: Better.com CEO apologizes after laying off 900 employees via Zoom call
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#WalangPasok: Class & Work Suspensions Declared in These Areas
Several LGUs Declare Class & Work Suspensions Due to Shear Line WALANG PASOK – Several local government units have declared class and work suspensions due to the shear line. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration reported that the shear line will continue to bring an inclement weather condition over some parts of the country. The shear […] The post #WalangPasok: Class & Work Suspensions Declared in These Areas appeared first on Philippine News.
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NCR, QC had most new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday –OCTA
  MANILA, Philippines --- Metro Manila still had the most number of new COVID-19 cases among all regions / provinces nationwide on Wednesday, while Quezon City topped the list among all cities and municipalities, OCTA Research said Thursday, citing data from the Department of Health (DOH). Based on the list shared by OCTA Research fellow Guido David on Twitter, Quezon City recorded 27 new cases on Wednesday, followed by Puerto Princesa, Bacolod, and Zamboanga City that each had 12 new cases. Meanwhile, Navotas City, Taguig City, and General Santos City had eight new cases each, according to the data.   https://twitter.com/iam...Keep on reading: NCR, QC had most new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday –OCTA
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‘Symbol of transition’: Pantone’s color of 2022 is Very Peri
Pantone on Thursday (Philippine time) unveiled PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri as the color of 2022. In a Facebook post, Pantone introduced the new color of the upcoming year as “a dynamic periwinkle blue hue with a vivifying violet red undertone blends the faithfulness and constancy of blue with the energy and excitement of red.” Pantone […] The post ‘Symbol of transition’: Pantone’s color of 2022 is Very Peri appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Philippines Temporarily Bans Travelers from France
Updates on Philippines Existing Temporary Travel Ban PHILIPPINES – The Philippine government added France to the temporary travel ban amid the threat of the Omicron variant. Currently, countries are on a more tightened tone over travelers from other nations amid the threat of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. It was identified as a heavily mutated […] The post Philippines Temporarily Bans Travelers from France appeared first on Philippine News.
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Lacson to ‘respect, graciously accept’ Supreme Court decision on anti-terror law
    MANILA, Philippines --- Presidential aspirant Senator Panfilo Lacson, who authored the Anti-Terrorism Act, on Thursday said he will "respect and graciously accept" the Supreme Court's decision on petitions questioning the constitutionality of the controversial measure. Lacson made the remark after the Supreme Court's Public Information Office (PIO) disclosed that the high courthas deliberated and voted on the cases against Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act. The ruling, however, has not been released. "The fate of the Anti Terrorism Act rests on the collective wisdom of the magistrates of the Supreme Court," Lacson said on soci...Keep on reading: Lacson to ‘respect, graciously accept’ Supreme Court decision on anti-terror law
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Angeline Quinto 5-Months Pregnant W/ Non-Showbiz Boyfriend – Ogie Diaz
Ogie Diaz Confirmed Angeline Quinto 5-Months Pregnant, Expecting First Baby w/ Non-Showbiz Boyfriend ANGELINE QUINTO – Talent manager Ogie Diaz has confirmed that Angeline Quinto and her non-showbiz boyfriend are going to be parents. Filipina singer-actress Angeline Quinto rose to fame when she won the reality talent show ‘Star Power.’ The tv show was set […] The post Angeline Quinto 5-Months Pregnant W/ Non-Showbiz Boyfriend – Ogie Diaz appeared first on Philippine News.
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47th People’s Choice Awards: Here’s The Full & Complete List Of Winners
Here’s the full list of winners of the 47th People’s Choice Awards. Check it out below! 47TH PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS – The winners of this year’s People’s Choice Awards are finally announced and here’s the complete list. The live ceremony of the 47th edition of People’s Choice Awards was held at the Barker Hangar in […] The post 47th People’s Choice Awards: Here’s The Full & Complete List Of Winners appeared first on Philippine News.
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Diego Loyzaga, Barbie Imperial Talk About Their “The One”
Diego Loyzaga and Barbie Imperial shared this aspect of their relationship Celebrity couple Diego Loyzaga and Barbie Imperial expressed how happy they are with each other despite the intrigues that they recently faced. Diego and Barbie are celebrating their first year anniversary this month of December. They revealed to the public the real score between […] The post Diego Loyzaga, Barbie Imperial Talk About Their “The One” appeared first on Philippine News.
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PAGASA Releases Latest Weather Update for Thursday (December 9)
PAGASA Says Shear Line to Affect PH Weather Condition The state weather bureau PAGASA reported that the shear Line would bring cloudy to rainy condition over parts of Visayas and Mindanao. On Thursday (December 9, 2021), the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released the latest weather update. The shear line will affect the country’s […] The post PAGASA Releases Latest Weather Update for Thursday (December 9) appeared first on Philippine News.
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Pacquiao Announces Plans If He Loses Presidential Race In 2022
Senator Pacquiao Announces Plans If He Loses In 2022 Presidential Elections PACQUIAO ANNOUNCES PLANS – If he loses in the 2022 national elections, will Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao return to boxing? As the 2022 elections creep in, candidates such as Bongbong Marcos and Leni Robredo already made waves across the country. Meanwhile, other candidates have […] The post Pacquiao Announces Plans If He Loses Presidential Race In 2022 appeared first on Philippine News.
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Journalist Correspondent of Reuters, Bandera Shot in Samar
Death of Journalist in Samar Calls for Justice JOURNALIST – Jesus Malabanan, a correspondent of Reuters, Manila Standard Today, Reuters, and Bandera was shot in Samar. The media companies, newspapers, and news websites have correspondents in different areas in the Philippines. They are these individuals who do a part-time job reporting a certain event in […] The post Journalist Correspondent of Reuters, Bandera Shot in Samar appeared first on Philippine News.
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JUST IN: 4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Davao Occidental
Davao Occidental Hit by Earthquake with 4.1 Magnitude EARTHQUAKE – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded a 4.1 magnitude quake in Davao Occidental, December 9, 2021. Most of the time, quakes hit with no prior signs. Recently, several places in and out of the Philippines were shaken by quakes of different magnitudes. […] The post JUST IN: 4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Davao Occidental appeared first on Philippine News.
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Japanese billionaire arrives at International Space Station
  BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan - A Japanese billionaire arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking Russia's return to space tourism after a decade-long pause that saw the rise of competition from the United States. Online fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa and his assistant Yozo Hirano blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan earlier on Wednesday. They docked with the Poisk module of the Russian segment of the ISS at 1340 GMT, the Russian space agency said. A Roscosmos livefeed showed the hatch of the Soyuz MS-20 capsule open at 1611 GMT, showing Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin entering the ISS, followed by Maezawa and Hirano. Their jou...Keep on reading: Japanese billionaire arrives at International Space Station
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BARMM official lauds appointment of Brawner as Army chief
    MARAWI CITY - President Duterte's choice of Maj. Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. as the next Philippine Army chief was welcomed and lauded by Zia Alonto-Adiong, deputy speaker of the Bangsamoro parliament, who said that Brawner brings to the office the values of dialogue and inclusivity. Brawner was appointed to the post on Tuesday, succeeding Lt. Gen. Andres Centino who was named Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff. A member of the Philippine Military Academy "Makatao" Class of 1989, Brawner is currently commander of the Army's 4th Infantry Division (4ID) based in Cagayan de Oro City. "We worked together during the Marawi siege, and he has helped...Keep on reading: BARMM official lauds appointment of Brawner as Army chief
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‘West Side Story,’ ‘Dune’ among AFI’s top 10 movies of 2021
    LOS ANGELES - Musical "West Side Story," sci-fi epic "Dune," and "King Richard," the biopic about the father of tennis champions Serena and Venus Williams, were among the top 10 movies of 2021 as chosen on Wednesday by the American Film Institute (AFI). The list, which is not ranked, gives an early glimpse into likely frontrunners for the annual Oscars next year. The films were chosen for their cultural and artistic significance. It also includes global warming satire "Don't Look Up," coming-of-age tale "Licorice Pizza," musical "Tick, tick...Boom!," deaf community film "CODA," Shakespearean drama "The Tragedy of Macbeth," thriller "Nightmare Alley" and dram...Keep on reading: ‘West Side Story,’ ‘Dune’ among AFI’s top 10 movies of 2021
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Leonardo DiCaprio calls ‘Don’t Look Up’ a ‘unique gift’ to climate change fight
    LOS ANGELES - Leonardo DiCaprio calls his new movie "Don't Look Up" a gift. Not because he got to work with a cast that includes Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Timothee Chalamet and Jonah Hill, to name just a few, but because the film captures the perils of climate change, while also making people laugh. "I think we all looked at this as an incredibly unique gift," said DiCaprio, one of Hollywood's most vocal campaigners on the environment. "We'd been wanting to get the message out there about the climate crisis, and Adam (McKay) really cracked the code with creating this narrative," he said. Released in movie theaters on Friday and o...Keep on reading: Leonardo DiCaprio calls ‘Don’t Look Up’ a ‘unique gift’ to climate change fight
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Boost your chances in winning lifetime free gas
SEAOIL Lifetime Free Gas is now in its 5th Year. That's good news for people who want to experience freedom from "gas-tos" by winning this promo. The question is, how do you increase the probability of winning this life-changing prize when there are thousands who join every year? Here are 5 tips we've gathered from past winners. Join Early - The promo started on November 8, 2021, and will end on February 7, 2022. This means you have about 3 months to fuel up at any SEAOIL station to get as many raffle coupons as you possibly can. Don't Throw Away SEAOIL Receipts - Even if you don't exactly fill up 500 pesos worth of fuel, you can collect your receipts and exchange them la...Keep on reading: Boost your chances in winning lifetime free gas
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UK, Canada join diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games
    OTTAWA/BEIJING - Canada joined Australia, Britain and the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing on Wednesday, with China calling the boycotts "political posturing" and a smear campaign. The United States was the first to announce the boycott this week, saying on Monday that its government officials would not attend February's Beijing Olympics because of China's human rights "atrocities", weeks after talks aimed at easing tense relations between the world's two largest economies. China on Tuesday said the United States would "pay a price" for its decision and warned of countermeasures but gave no details. The International Ol...Keep on reading: UK, Canada join diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games
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Wall Street closes higher as vaccine update feeds optimism
    NEW YORK - Wall Street closed slightly higher on Wednesday with the three major indexes managing their third straight day of gains after test data showed the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech offered some protection against the new Omicron variant. Pfizer and BioNTech said their three-shot course of the vaccine was able to neutralize the Omicron variant in a laboratory test and they could deliver an upgraded vaccine in March 2022 if needed. Investors reacted by piling into travel related stocks. The S&P 1500 Airlines index closed up 1.96%. Its session high was the highest since Nov. 24, which was just before news of the variant emerged. Market...Keep on reading: Wall Street closes higher as vaccine update feeds optimism
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Scholz takes over as German chancellor, ending Merkel era
    BERLIN - Social Democrat Olaf Scholz became Germany's chancellor on Wednesday, ending 16 years of conservative rule under Angela Merkel and launching his three-way coalition that has pledged to boost green investment and strengthen European integration. Scholz, 63, who over the past four years served as vice chancellor and finance minister in coalition with Merkel, won a majority of 395 votes from lawmakers in the lower house of parliament, Bundestag President Baerbel Bas said. Wearing a black face mask, Scholz waved as he received a standing ovation from lawmakers and accepted bouquets of flowers and a basket of apples from leading members of parliament. ...Keep on reading: Scholz takes over as German chancellor, ending Merkel era
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Canada’s Omicron travel ban disrupts residents heading home
    TORONTO - Canada's ban on travelers from southern African countries and its refusal to recognize these countries' PCR tests, aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus Omicron variant, is an obstacle for Canadians heading home and increasing international pressure to reverse the measures. Canada, the United States, the U.K. and other countries have enacted Africa-specific travel bans even as Omicron is detected in more than 50 countries around the world. Few countries have imposed Omicron restrictions similar to Canada's requirement that travelers from 10 southern African countries get PCR tests in a third country before coming to Canada. In the fa...Keep on reading: Canada’s Omicron travel ban disrupts residents heading home
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Pope Francis appoints first Filipino bishop in Japan
MANILA, Philippines --- Pope Francis appointed on Wednesday a Filipino priest as bishop in the Diocese of Sendai in Japan, according to the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP). "Fr. Edgar Gacutan's nomination makes him the first Filipino to be named bishop in Japan," the CBCP said in a post on its website. "The bishop-elect is not new to Sendai. From 2014 to 2017, he was assigned to the area and worked for the victims of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami," the CBCP added. Upon his appointment, Gacutan, 57, was serving as parish priest of Matsubara Catholic Church in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo. Gacutan was born in Enrile town in Cagayan province...Keep on reading: Pope Francis appoints first Filipino bishop in Japan
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