Pope, starting risky trip, urges Iraq to end violence

    BAGHDAD - Pope Francis began his most risky foreign trip on Friday, flying into Iraq amid the tightest security ever seen for a papal visit to appeal to the country's leaders and people to end militant violence and religious strife. The country has deployed thousands of security personnel to protect him during the visit, which comes after a spate of rocket and suicide bomb attacks and a spike in COVID-19 cases. Even before he landed, Francis told reporters on his plane that he felt duty-bound to make what he called an "emblematic" trip despite the difficulties because the country "has been martyred for so many years". At the official welcome in the presid...

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Bishop Pabillo: Unahin pandemya kesa Manila Bay dolomite
Umapela ang isang opisyal ng Simbahang Katolika na unahin ng gobyerno na tugunan ang mga pangangailangan ng mamamayan ngayong pandemya kaysa sa ginagawa nitong panibagong pagbuhos ng dolomite sa Manila Bay. The post Bishop Pabillo: Unahin pandemya kesa Manila Bay dolomite first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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DENR nababahala sa mga basurang galing ospital
Habang patuloy pa ang pagsirit ng mga kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa ay natatambakan naman tayo ng mga medical waste, ayon sa Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). The post DENR nababahala sa mga basurang galing ospital first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Mga mayor huwag ipitin ayuda!
Inatasan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang mga mayor na bilisan ang pamimigay ng ayuda sa kanilang mga residente na apektado ng enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The post Mga mayor huwag ipitin ayuda! first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Palasyo sa mga kritiko: Tumulong na lang kayo
Hinimok ng Malacañang lahat ng sektor na magkaisa at tulungan na lamang ang pamahalaan sa pagtugon sa pandemyang hatid ng COVID-19. The post Palasyo sa mga kritiko: Tumulong na lang kayo first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Pagsasara ng mga korte sa ECQ, MECQ pinalawig
Inanunsyo ng Supreme Court (SC) na pinalawig ang pansamantalang pagsasara ng mga korte sa lahat ng lugar na sakop ng enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) at modified ECQ hanggang Abril 30. The post Pagsasara ng mga korte sa ECQ, MECQ pinalawig first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Kape binawal sa tuturukan ng virus bakuna
Pinayuhan ng isang espesyalista ang mga nakalinyang maturukan ng COVID-19 vaccine na iwasan munang magkape sa mismong araw ng pagpapabakuna para hindi sila nerbiyusin. The post Kape binawal sa tuturukan ng virus bakuna first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Senado pipigain BOC sa baboy smuggling
Dahil sa pagkakaiba ng pork import figure ng Bureau of Customs (BOC) at ng Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) sa taong 2020, susubukan ng Senado na lutasin ang hinihinalang malawakang smuggling ng mga pork product gayundin ang African Swine Fever (ASF) na parehong nakaapekto sa mga magbababoy sa bansa. The post Senado pipigain BOC sa baboy smuggling first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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GAB warns VisMin Super Cup after bizarre game; PBA players react
MANILA, Philippines -- Games and Amusements Board chair Baham Mitra issued a stern warning to those involved in the bizarre turnout of the game between Lapu-Lapu City and Siquijor in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup on Wednesday at Civic Center in Cebu. As per the league in a press release, the game was stopped at halftime due to a "power interruption." But videos that have surfaced online showed players on both sides were intentionally missing free throws and wide-open layups. A player from Lapu-Lapu City even missed two free throws after shooting the first one with his left hand and the second with his right while a player from Siquijor purposely aimed for ...Keep on reading: GAB warns VisMin Super Cup after bizarre game; PBA players react
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Taguig binuksan 2 pang vaccination center
Dalawa pang vaccination center ang binuksan sa Taguig City upang mas mapadali ang pagbabakuna sa mga residente. The post Taguig binuksan 2 pang vaccination center first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Apela kay Galvez: Mga media worker isama sa A4
Hiniling ng Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) na isama ng gobyerno ang mga nagtatrabaho sa media sa A4 listahan ng mga prayoridad na bakunahan dahil may “essential role” din silang ginagampanan bilang frontliner sa paghahatid ng balita sa publiko ukol sa COVID-19. The post Apela kay Galvez: Mga media worker isama sa A4 first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Ex-NBI staff promotor ng pekeng COVID test kit
Sasampahan ng iba’t ibang kaso ng National Bureau of Investigation ang dati nilang kasapi sa security personnel dahil sa paggamit nito ng luma niyang mga tsapa at ID sa iligal na gawain partikular na sa bentahan ng pekeng COVID test kit, ayon na rin sa isang opisyal ng NBI. The post Ex-NBI staff promotor ng pekeng COVID test kit first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bangkay ng bebot bumulaga sa tower
Tumalon o aksidenteng nahulog? The post Bangkay ng bebot bumulaga sa tower first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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P57M halaga ng mga higanteng kabibe nasabat
Nasa 26 tonelada ng mga endangered giant clam shell ang nasabat kamakalawa sa Puron Borbon, Barangay Panacan, Narra, Palawan. The post P57M halaga ng mga higanteng kabibe nasabat first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Gulong ng kotse nabutas sa pustiso, viral!
“Kung sino man ang may-ari ng pustiso na nakabutas sa gulong ko, pm lang please para maisauli ko.” The post Gulong ng kotse nabutas sa pustiso, viral! first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bomba na inakalang lata sumabog, magtiyo nadale
Patay ang isang magsasaka habang sugatan ang pamangkin nito makaraang masabugan ng pinaniniwalaang Improvised Explosive Device (IED) na napulot nila sa sinasaka kamakalawa sa bayan ng Dimataling, Zamboanga del Sur. The post Bomba na inakalang lata sumabog, magtiyo nadale first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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11 talampakang buwaya nalambat
Isang 11 talampakang buwaya ang nahuli ng isang mangingisda sa Bislig City, Surigao del Sur nitong Lunes ng gabi, ayon ulat kahapon ng isang opisyal ng lungsod. The post 11 talampakang buwaya nalambat first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Residents rescue 11-ft crocodile trapped in Bislig City
  BUTUAN CITY---Residents of Bislig City in Surigao del Sur province on Tuesday (April 13) rescued an 11-foot long saltwater crocodile trapped in a net in Bislig River, which is not known to be the animal's natural habitat.   The saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) was trapped in a net in a fishpond in the small riverside community of Pamanlinan.   According to Nathaniel E. Racho, officer-in-charge of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) in Bislig, residents tipped his office off about the crocodile on Monday (April 12).   Racho said his office was still checking if this was the same crocodile sighted in other pa...Keep on reading: Residents rescue 11-ft crocodile trapped in Bislig City
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3 Koreanong lider ng big-time online scam bagsak
Dinampot ng mga operatiba ng Bureau of Immigration (BI) ang tatlong most wanted na pugante mula South Korea na sinasabing lider ng isang big-time syndicate na nagpapatakbo ng isang online scam at bumibiktima ng libu-libo nilang mga kababayan. The post 3 Koreanong lider ng big-time online scam bagsak first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bulkang Taal 383 beses yumanig
PATULOY ang monitoring na ginagawa ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) sa Taal Volcano sa Batangas na nakapagtala ng mataas na bilang ng volcanic earthquake sa nakalipas na 24 oras. The post Bulkang Taal 383 beses yumanig first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Higit 1K sa Tuguegarao nagpositibo
PUMALO kahapon sa 1,004 ang naitalang bilang ng nagpositibo sa kaso ng coronavirus didease-19 (COVID-19), ayon sa Tuguegarao City Health Office (TCHO). The post Higit 1K sa Tuguegarao nagpositibo first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Bagyong Bising hahagupit na bukas – PAGASA
Sa Biyernes ng gabi, Abril 16, inaasahang papasok sa bansa ang bagyong Bising na may international name na Surigae. The post Bagyong Bising hahagupit na bukas – PAGASA first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Courts in NCR Plus bubble, other MECQ areas to remain physically closed
MANILA, Philippines --- Courts in the so-called National Capital Region (NCR) Plus bubble and other areas that are also under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) will remain closed physically, Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo said on Wednesday. In Administrative Circular No. 22-2021, Gesmundo said that courts in areas under MECQ could operate through videoconferencing without seeking permission from the Office of the Court Administrator. Aside from NCR Plus --- which is composed of Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal --- the provinces of Abra and Quirino and Santiago City in Isabela are also under MECQ due to a high number of COVID-19 cases...Keep on reading: Courts in NCR Plus bubble, other MECQ areas to remain physically closed
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CHR: Mga preso iprayoridad sa bakuna
Hinikayat ng Commission on Human Rights (CHR) ang pamahalaan na isama sa 'priority list' ang mga preso sa vaccination program kontra COVID-19. The post CHR: Mga preso iprayoridad sa bakuna first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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10 nalason sa pansit, laing
Patay ang dalawa katao habang ginagamot sa ospital ang walo pa nilang kaanak matapos umanong malason sa ginataang laing at pansit na niluto sa kanilang family outing sa Barangay Bigaas, Calabanga, Camarines Sur, ayon sa ulat kahapon. The post 10 nalason sa pansit, laing first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Tsismosang hipag 59 ulit kinadyod ng ice pick
PINAGSASAKSAK ng 59 na beses ang isang ginang sa Sta. Catalina, Ilocos Sur nang dahil umano sa tsismis. The post Tsismosang hipag 59 ulit kinadyod ng ice pick first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Mercado makikipagsabayan pa
Kung mabibigyan pa ng oportunidad sa darating na 46th PBA 2021, tiniyak ni veteran free agent Sol Mercado na handa pa siyang makipagsabayan at magpasiklab. The post Mercado makikipagsabayan pa first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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France plans to allow cameras in court as part of justice reforms
PARIS ---France plans to allow cameras into courtrooms for the first time as part of reforms to the country's justice system, Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti said after a cabinet meeting. Dupond-Moretti, a lawyer who joined President Emmanuel Macron's cabinet last year, unveiled the draft bill that the government hopes will restore confidence in the courts. "French people no longer have confidence in the country's justice system," Dupond-Moretti told reporters. "The publicity of the hearing is a great democratic guarantee." He cited a survey from French research institute Cevipof that found only 48% of French people had confidence in their judiciary, compared with 69% i...Keep on reading: France plans to allow cameras in court as part of justice reforms
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Shaquille bumida sa Mandaue
Sa likod ng 17 points, 6 assists at 4 rebounds ni Shaquille Imperial, pinabagsak Miyerkoles ng Kcs Computer Specialist Mandaue City ang Tubigon Bohol Mariners, 97-71 sa 1st Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup 2021 elims sa Alcantara Civic Center sa Cebu. The post Shaquille bumida sa Mandaue first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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WHO pinatigil bentahan ng wild animal
Nanawagan ang World Health Organization (WHO) na ihinto na ang pagbebenta ng mga wild mammal upang maiwasan ang pag-usbong ng mga bagong sakit na nakakahawa, tulad ng COVID-19. The post WHO pinatigil bentahan ng wild animal first appeared on Abante.
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47 pulis dedo sa COVID
Isa pang pulis ang iniulat na nasawi sa COVID-19 dahilan upang umakyat na sa 47 ang pulis na namatay sa nasabing virus, ayon sa ulat ng Philippine National Police (PNP) Health Service. The post 47 pulis dedo sa COVID first appeared on Abante.
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‘Pinas ika-26 sa world COVID case
Mula sa 31 spot noong nakaraang linggo umakyat sa ika-26 na pwesto ang Pilipinas sa may pinakamaring kaso ng coronavirus są buong mundo. The post ‘Pinas ika-26 sa world COVID case first appeared on Abante.
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VisMin Super Cup: Mandaue routs Bohol, power interruption halts first game
  MANILA, Philippines --- A power interruption halted the game between ARQ Builders-Lapu-Lapu City and Siquijor in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup on Wednesday at Civic Center in Alcantara, Cebu. Lapu-Lapu City, which is eyeing its third win in as many stints, took a 27-13 halftime lead when the power went out. "We had a power interruption here in Alcantara. Though we have a generator, it could not sustain our internet which has forced us to postpone the game," said Chief Operating Officer Rocky Chan. The game, which will be restarted on the final day of the elimination round, had already been stopped once after the power cut off at the midway point of t...Keep on reading: VisMin Super Cup: Mandaue routs Bohol, power interruption halts first game
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Nayong Pilipino gagamitin sa pagbabakuna
Upang mapabilis ang pagbakuna sa mga Pinoy, gagamitin ng gobyerno bilang COVID-19 vaccination center ang isa sa ari-arian ng Nayong Pilipino Foundation. The post Nayong Pilipino gagamitin sa pagbabakuna first appeared on Abante.
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P210M shabu nasamsam, 2 tulak tigok sa Las Piñas
Patay ang dalawang big-time drug pusher habang tinatayang nasa 31 kilo ng shabu na nagkakahalaga ng P210 milyon ang nasamsam sa mga ito, matapos ang buy-bust operation ng Philippine National Police-Drug Enforcement Group (PDEG) sa Las Pinas City, Martes ng gabi. The post P210M shabu nasamsam, 2 tulak tigok sa Las Piñas first appeared on Abante.
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Woman hurt in crossfire as crime group, gov’t team clash in Zamboanga Sibugay
ZAMBOANGA CITY---A woman was wounded while a group of crime suspects escaped after a brief clash with policemen and soldiers in the town of Malangas, Zamboanga Sibugay province on Wednesday (April 14).   Brig. Gen. Ronaldo Ylagan, Zamboanga Peninsula police chief, said Rosario Capa Matito, 58, was hit by a stray bullet in the arm as the suspects traded shots with the law enforcers at the village of Maulom past 8 a.m.   The law enforcement team, from two police units and one Army battalion, was in Maulom to arrest a certain Uya Daman Monagen.   As the government forces reached the village, however, at least 10 men opened fire, leading to the 10-minute clas...Keep on reading: Woman hurt in crossfire as crime group, gov’t team clash in Zamboanga Sibugay
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PVL targets June or July opening date, eyes Subic as venue
MANILA, Philippines--With time not on its side, the Premier Volleyball League has decided to push back the start of its 2021 Open Conference to June at the earliest. According to PVL president Ricky Palou, all 12 teams agreed to postpone the league's return to play anew due to the lack of preparation time. Team training was stalled after the National Capital Region Plus was placed under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) from April 1 to 11 before shifting to modified ECQ starting April 12 until the end of the month. "We have agreed to move the PVL opening to either last week of June or the first week of July," said Palou. "We decided to do this to give ample time for the tea...Keep on reading: PVL targets June or July opening date, eyes Subic as venue
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Babaeng 2 linggo nawala, bangkay na natagpuan
Matapos ang dalawang linggong paghahanap, natagpuan ang mga labi ng isang babae sa Sitio Matiko, Morong, Bataan. The post Babaeng 2 linggo nawala, bangkay na natagpuan first appeared on Abante.
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SK president tinodas sa Laguna
Pinagbabaril hanggang sa mapatay ang Sagguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation president ng bayan ng Lumban, Laguna sa loob mismo ng kanyang bahay, Martes ng hapon. The post SK president tinodas sa Laguna first appeared on Abante.
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DOH notes increase of COVID-19 in 5 regions aside from NCR
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Health (DOH) has noted an increase of COVID-19 cases in five regions aside from Metro Manila. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire identified these regions as Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). "Noong nag-umpisa ang NCR Plus bubble, nakita na rin natin na medyo tumataas na doon sa ibang lugar, and as of yesterday nakita natin, meron tayong mga rehiyon katulad ng Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, 4A and CAR na meron na talagang pagtaas ng kaso sa kani-kanilang lugar," she said in an online press briefing. (When the NCR Plus bubble started, we also saw an increasing num...Keep on reading: DOH notes increase of COVID-19 in 5 regions aside from NCR
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Minahan ng ginto kinandado sa CamSur
Ipinasara ng pinagsanib na puwersa ng mga sundalo at pulis ang isang iligal na minahan ng ginto sa Lagonoy, Camarines Sur. The post Minahan ng ginto kinandado sa CamSur first appeared on Abante.
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Oscars predicted by pro-China critics to flop as Hollywood, politics collide
The Oscars are the glitziest night of the year in Hollywood and millions across the globe tune in, but they threaten to be a dud in China after the nomination of a Hong Kong protest documentary. Beijing-born filmmaker Chloe Zhao, who is touted to win big for her acclaimed American road movie "Nomadland," has also faced criticism back home after some questioned her loyalty to China. The country has spent years "pining for Hollywood accolades," according to entertainment magazine Variety, and state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) has shown the awards live or on a delayed telecast since 2003. Online platforms in China, the world's fastest-growing movie market, have ...Keep on reading: Oscars predicted by pro-China critics to flop as Hollywood, politics collide
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ASG member tiklo sa Sulu
Arestado ng pinagsanib na puwersa ng militar at Philippine National Police ang isang miyembro ng Abu Sayyaf Group sa Sulu. The post ASG member tiklo sa Sulu first appeared on Abante.
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Dating kapitan timbuwang sa crime operation
Todas ang dating kapitan ng barangay na lider ng isang criminal group, habang nakatakas naman ang dalawang pang kasamahan nito matapos umanong makipagpalitan ng putok sa isinagawang operasyon ng Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) sa Datu Salibo, Maguindanao. The post Dating kapitan timbuwang sa crime operation first appeared on Abante.
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Diplomatic protests vs China no longer enough to push ships out of West PH Sea – Bayan Muna
  MANILA, Philippines --- Neither diplomatic protests nor forms of discussion may be enough to compel China to pull its Chinese marine militia fleet out of the West Philippine Sea, Bayan Muna party-list group said on Wednesday. Bayan Muna made the statement after Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. revealed earlier that the country sent off another diplomatic protest a day after the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) reported that around 240 Chinese militia vessels are still inside the territorial waters of the country. "Filing of diplomatic protests or demarche, or, even summoning China's ambassador to explain its continued incursions and oc...Keep on reading: Diplomatic protests vs China no longer enough to push ships out of West PH Sea – Bayan Muna
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Pagudpud tinanghal na world best beach
Muling kinilala ang ganda ng Pilipinas nang tanghalin bilang isa sa mga pinakamagandang beach sa buong mundo ang Pagudpud sa Ilocos Norte. The post Pagudpud tinanghal na world best beach first appeared on Abante.
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Pagpanaw ni Roxas
Abril 15, 1948 nang pumanaw si President Manuel Roxas dahil sa heart attack, matapos ang kanyang talumpati sa Kelly Theater ng Clark Air Force Base sa Pampanga. Sumunod sa kanyang pamumuno ang noo’y Vice President Elpidio Quirino, nanumpa siya bilang pangulo ng Pilipinas noong Abril 17 ng parehong taon, isa sa una niyang proklamasyon ang national mourning na tumagal ng isang buwan. The post Pagpanaw ni Roxas first appeared on Abante.
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‘Big catch’: P6.8M in meth seized from couple arrested in Marawi City
  COTABATO CITY---Anti-drug agents on Wednesday (April 14) arrested a couple allegedly selling shabu, or crystal meth, in Marawi City.   Juvenal Azurin, director of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in the Bangsmaoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), identified the suspects as Ating Pundogar and his wife Norhata.   Both agreed to sell a kilo of meth to a PDEA undercover agent with the turnover on the national highway at the village of Matampay.   "We have been tailing them for sometime. This is a big catch," Azurin told reporters.   He acknowledged the participation of other law enforcement units in Marawi, i...Keep on reading: ‘Big catch’: P6.8M in meth seized from couple arrested in Marawi City
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Masustansyang pagkain hinain ng community kitchen
Upang makatulong sa mga apektadong pamilya at nawalan ng trabaho, nagsagawa ng feeding program ang community kitchen ng ‘Kusinang Bayan’ sa Metro Manila at mga kalapit na lalawigan na sinailalim sa mahigpit na community quarantine dulot ng pandemya. The post Masustansyang pagkain hinain ng community kitchen first appeared on Abante.
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