Gilas Women leave for Jordan ahead of Fiba Asia Cup
MANILA, Philippines---Gilas Pilipinas Women leave for Jordan late Tuesday ahead of the Fiba Women's Asia Cup. The 12-woman Philippine team, which will be handled by longtime mentor Pat Aquino, will be led by veterans Afril Bernardino and Janine Pontejos. Gilas is scheduled for an 11:30 p.m. flight to Dubai before heading to Jordan, as per Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) special assistant to the president Ryan Gregorio. Joining the two star guards are Andrea Tongo, Ria Nabalan, France Mae Cabinbin, Khate Castillo, Clare Castro and Mar Prado. Rounding out the squad are Ella Fajardo, Camille Clarin, Kristine Cayabyab and Karl Ann Pingol, who are all making their Gilas ...Keep on reading: Gilas Women leave for Jordan ahead of Fiba Asia Cup
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COVID-19 deaths top 37,000 with 140 more fatalities
MANILA, Philippines --- Another 140 COVID-19 patients in the country have died, according to the Department of Health, raising the death count to 37,074 as of Tuesday. The total deaths represent 1.54 percent of the 2.4 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country, according to DOH. In a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte on September 15, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said that the daily average of actual deaths due to coronavirus for the first two weeks ofSeptemberwas at 83. The DOH earlier said it logged 114 deaths per day in August, higher than the 97 average fatalities in July and 106 in June. The country now has 171,142 active COVID-19 cases, of which 1.4 pe...Keep on reading: COVID-19 deaths top 37,000 with 140 more fatalities
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Guce pang-18, may P105K
Dahil sa masamang panahon, napilitan ang organizers na gawing 36-hole ang 54 na butas na kompetisyon ng 16th Symetra Tour 2021 17th leg $175K (P8.7M ) 4th Guardian Championship sa Capitol Hill Golf Club Pratville sa Alabama na natapos na nitong Lunes (Marte sa Manila). The post Guce pang-18, may P105K first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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PH economy to emerge from pandemic stronger, Diokno says
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic with an economy better than the one it had entering it, thanks to a slew of reform measures being undertaken by the government, according to the central bank. Speaking to a group of central bankers, financial regulators and investors from around the world, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno shared how the country is striving to achieve a post-COVID economy that is also more technologically advanced, and more inclusive than before. "Looking ahead, we do not aim to simply regain the economic losses from the pandemic," he said at an online forum organized by London-based think tank ...Keep on reading: PH economy to emerge from pandemic stronger, Diokno says
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French firm announces first implant of its artificial heart in a woman
  PARIS -- French artificial heartmaker Carmat announced on Tuesday that it had carried out the first implant of its Aeson artificial heart in a woman. The company said the procedure had been performed at the UofL Health - Jewish Hospital by University of Louisville physicians in the United States. "This third implant in the U.S. was a landmark event not only because it allowed us to finalize the enrollment of the first cohort of patients of the EFS (early feasibility study), but very importantly because it is the first time ever that our device has helped a woman suffering from heart failure," Carmat CEO Stephane Piat said in a statement.    ...Keep on reading: French firm announces first implant of its artificial heart in a woman
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DOJ to issue lookout order vs magnate’s son upon request of Jonson’s mom
MANILA, Philippines --- Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Tuesday that he is set to issue an immigration lookout bulletin order (ILBO) against Julian Ongpin, the identified last companion of painter Bree Jonson, who was found unconscious and later declared dead in La Union. Guevarra said he would issue the ILBO after receiving a request from the victim's mother, Salome Jonson, to release a hold departure order against Ongpin over possible involvement in the death of her 30-year old daughter. Authorities have arrested Ongpin on drug charges but he was later released from custody as investigations were ongoing on the death of the young artist on Saturday, September 18. J...Keep on reading: DOJ to issue lookout order vs magnate’s son upon request of Jonson’s mom
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To mark Martial law, Filipino artists volt in vs tyranny through ‘Wakasan na!’ artworks
An organization of Filipino artists released templates for a cover artwork as the country marks the 49th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law. The Concerned Artists of the Philippines or CAP invited other artists to submit to them their protest artworks using the template of a graphic novel cover titled “Wakasan Na!” Pagdaan ng […] The post To mark Martial law, Filipino artists volt in vs tyranny through ‘Wakasan na!’ artworks appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Migrants on school buses? Texas town feels caught in the middle
  DEL RIO, Texas -- Many residents of the Texan border town of Del Rio have been saying for months that they feel abandoned by the federal government as border arrests hit 20-year highs. Now, with some 16,000 migrants sheltering in precarious conditions under the International Bridge connecting Del Rio and Mexico's Ciudad Acua, the resentment is getting worse. On Friday night, a local lawyer published a Facebook post saying that local school district buses were transferring migrants, mostly Haitians, to processing facilities. "THE SAME BUSES OUR CHILDREN WILL RIDE ON MONDAY!!!!" Jacques De La Mota wrote alongside pictures of a yellow school bus seemingly picking up m...Keep on reading: Migrants on school buses? Texas town feels caught in the middle
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Aiko Melendez Appeals to Public to Be Considerate to Delivery Riders
Aiko Melendez Defends Delivery Riders, Plea to Be Kind to Delivery Riders AIKO MELENDEZ – Veteran actress defended the delivery riders and appealed to the public to be considerate to them in times of dissatisfaction. Award-winning Kapuso actress has called on all Filipinos who love to use online delivery apps and order supplies online. Aiko […] The post Aiko Melendez Appeals to Public to Be Considerate to Delivery Riders appeared first on Philippine News.
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Prince Andrew is served sexual assault lawsuit in United States
    NEW YORK -- Britain's Prince Andrew has been served with a sexual assault lawsuit in the United States by lawyers for a woman who says she was forced to have sex with him at the London home of a friend of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, court papers show. In a filing with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, lawyers for Virginia Giuffre said they sent the civil lawsuit to the prince's Los Angeles-based lawyer Andrew Brettler by email and FedEx, and both copies had been received by Monday morning. Under federal rules, the Duke of York has 21 days to respond or could face a default judgment. Giuffre's lawyers previously said they also served Andrew, w...Keep on reading: Prince Andrew is served sexual assault lawsuit in United States
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Usyk more worried about son’s schooling than fighting Joshua
-- LONDON---Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk says he is more worried about his son's first days at school than stepping into the ring against world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in London on Saturday. Joshua will be putting his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts on the line in the fight at Tottenham Hotspur stadium. Both men won gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics, Joshua the champion in the super-heavyweight category and Usyk at heavyweight. "At the moment I don't think about Anthony Joshua,' The Sun newspaper quoted Usyk as saying. "I don't think about what he will do, what he will use or how he will box. "Right now I think more about how my son feels at school because he...Keep on reading: Usyk more worried about son’s schooling than fighting Joshua
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Driver ng kotse inantok, rider todas
Pumanaw ang isang rider nang salpukin ang kanyang motorsiklo ng isang kotse na minamaneho ng inantok na driver sa Alfonso, Cavite, Linggo ng umaga. The post Driver ng kotse inantok, rider todas first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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DOH records 16,361 new COVID-19 cases
  MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Health (DOH) logged 16,361 additional COVID-10 cases on Tuesday, bringing the country's current count of active coronavirus infections to 171,142. The low number of additional cases is attributed to the lower testing laboratory output on Sunday. The DOH said the active cases compose 7.1 percent of all the 2,401,916 confirmed cases of the disease in the country. Meanwhile, the DOH also reported 21,974 more recoveries, raising the total to 2,193,700, and 140 more deaths, taking the death toll to 37,074. Recoveries account for 91.3 percent while deaths make up 1.54 percent of all the confirmed cases. Some 27 percent of 48,2...Keep on reading: DOH records 16,361 new COVID-19 cases
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House Committee Approves Bill Seeking to Exempt Senior Citizens From Paying Income Tax
House Committee OKs House Bill Seeking to Exempt Employed Senior Citizens From Paying Income Tax The House Committee has finally approved the bill seeking to exempt the senior citizens from paying income taxes. Senior citizens or individuals aging 60 years old and above usually files retirement to enjoy the remaining years of their lives with […] The post House Committee Approves Bill Seeking to Exempt Senior Citizens From Paying Income Tax appeared first on Philippine News.
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COVID-19 test results from different test dates may vary — DOH
MANILA, Philippines --- COVID-19 test results on samples taken from a common patient in two different time points may vary, the Department of Health (DOH) said Tuesday after President Rodrigo Duterte claimed there were "false positive" results in tests made by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC). According to DOH Undersecretary and spokesperson Maria Rosario Vergeire, laboratory test results can be influenced by multiple factors. "The outcome of a laboratory test result is influenced by multiple factors, affecting all the phases of testing from pre-analytic, analytic to post-analytic (from specimen collection, specimen transport, specimen evaluation, nucleic acid extraction, testing, re...Keep on reading: COVID-19 test results from different test dates may vary — DOH
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2 illegal logger tiklo sa troso buy-bust
Dalawang illegal logger ang nadakip ng pinagsanib na puwersa ng Norzagaray Police, Anti-illegal Task Force Luzon at 2nd Bulacan Provincial Mobile Force Company sa ikinasang buy-bust operation ng trosong iligal na pinutol sa kagubatang sakop ng Brgy. San Mateo, Norzagaray, Bulacan kamakalawa ng gabi. The post 2 illegal logger tiklo sa troso buy-bust first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Pambobomba posibleng sanhi ng galit sa LGBT
Sinisilip ng mga imbestigador sa nangyaring pagpapasabog sa Maguindanao ang posibilidad na hate crime ito o dahil sa galit laban sa mga kasapi ng lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The post Pambobomba posibleng sanhi ng galit sa LGBT first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Marking sa bahay ng COVID positive sinita
Hindi pabor ang Commission on Human Rights (CHR) sa ginagawang hakbang ng lokal na pamahalaan sa paglalagay ng ‘yellow marking’ sa mga tahanan ng pamilyang nahahawaan ng COVID-19 dahil ito umano ay paglabag sa karapatang-pantao. The post Marking sa bahay ng COVID positive sinita first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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FDA nagbabala vs abortion pill
Nagbabala ang Food and Drug Administration (FDA) laban sa gamot na Cytotec ng Pfizer na ang generic name ay Misoprostol na 200mg. The post FDA nagbabala vs abortion pill first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Fetus sinilid sa plastic na garapon
Inilagay muna sa loob ng isang plastic canister ang isang fetus bago inilagay sa loob ng isang plastic bag at itinapon sa nakaparadang kariton na natagpuan ng mga naglalarong bata, kamakalawa ng gabi sa may JP Rizal St., Tondo, Maynila. The post Fetus sinilid sa plastic na garapon first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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“Pinupuri Niyo Dati Ang Red Cross”, Gordon Reminds Duque
Gordon To Duque “Pinupuri Niyo Dati Ang Red Cross” DUQUE VS GORDON – During the Senate blue ribbon committee hearing, Senator Richard “Dick Gordon” reminded Health Chief Duque “Pinupuri niyo dati ang Red Cross” In President Duterte’s latest public address, he tasked the Department of Health to probe the alleged false positive COVID-19 test results […] The post “Pinupuri Niyo Dati Ang Red Cross”, Gordon Reminds Duque appeared first on Philippine News.
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John Riel Casimero Insults Condition of Freddie Roach: “Parang Robot”
John Riel Casimero Says He Don’t Want Freddie Roach to Be His Coach and Insults His Condition Filipino boxer John Riel Casimero said he does not want a former boxer Freddie Roach to become his coach and insults his condition. The WBO bantamweight champion shocked the online community anew after insulting veteran boxing trainer Freddie […] The post John Riel Casimero Insults Condition of Freddie Roach: “Parang Robot” appeared first on Philippine News.
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Comelec notes DOH’s objection to antigen testing during COC filing
MANILA, Philippines --- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) noted on Tuesday the Department of Health (DOH)'s opposition to the use of a COVID-19 antigen test as a screening method during the filing of the certificate of candidacy (COC). READ: DOH opposes antigen testing during COC filing "The COMELEC notes the DOH's statement, but also notes that antigen tests are accepted by the House of Representatives as a requirement for entry into their premises," Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez told reporters in a message. Comelec earlier said that an antigen testing booth would be placed outside the venue of the COC filing for individuals who would fail to present a negative rev...Keep on reading: Comelec notes DOH’s objection to antigen testing during COC filing
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Doktor na pinaslang sa haybol, kakalkalin
Pinabubuo ni Phi­lippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar ang isang special task force na siyang sisiyasat sa nangyaring pagpatay sa isang doktor na tumakbo noong 2019 elections sa pagka-alkalde sa bayan ng Pilar, Abra. The post Doktor na pinaslang sa haybol, kakalkalin first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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House plenary debates on proposed P5.024 trillion 2022 nat’l budget kicks off
MANILA, Philippines --- The House of Representatives began Tuesday plenary debates on the proposed P5.024 trillion national budget for 2022. The first day of the plenary debates focuses on the general principles and provisions of House Bill No.10153 as well as the allocations for the Department of Finance and the National Economic and Development Authority. Speaker Lord Allan Velasco earlier assured the public that the lower chamber would intently and carefully check the proposed 2022 national budget, particularly because it contains the government's COVID-19 response roadmap. "We, in the House of Representatives, are all set to carry out our constitutional duty of carefully...Keep on reading: House plenary debates on proposed P5.024 trillion 2022 nat’l budget kicks off
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Estudyante binoga ng 4 bagets
Patay ang isang 18-an­yos na estudyante habang sugatan naman ang isang tricycle driver nang mabaril ng grupo ng kabataan, Linggo sa Tondo, Maynila. The post Estudyante binoga ng 4 bagets first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Mark Magsayo tapped as mandatory challenger vs champ Gary Russell Jr.
MANILA, Philippines --- After putting on a gutsy performance last August, undefeated Filipino Mark Magsayo earned his first shot at a world title. Magsayo has been tapped by the World Boxing Council (WBC) as mandatory challenger for the WBC featherweight belt currently held by Gary Russell Jr. The organization, one of four major sanctioning bodies for pro boxing, made the announcement on Tuesday. Magsayo had said his "dream fight" would be against Russell, who has held the WBC strap since March 2015. "I want the WBC title, of course," Magsayo told boxingscene.com. "If Gary Russell's not moving up, I want to fight him. If I have an opportunity to fight Gary Russell, then m...Keep on reading: Mark Magsayo tapped as mandatory challenger vs champ Gary Russell Jr.
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Birthday pinaulanan ng bala, 16-anyos tigok
Nasawi ang 16-anyos na lalaki na dumalo sa kaarawan ng anak-anakan ng kaibigan makaraang pasukin ng gunman at paulanan ng bala ng baril ang kanilang masayang inuman sa loob ng tahanan sa Brgy. Batasan Hills, Quezon City nitong Lunes ng hatinggabi. The post Birthday pinaulanan ng bala, 16-anyos tigok first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Palakasan
Nakakatuwang masaksihan at maramdaman na ang ating mga Filipino athlete ay patuloy na nagbibigay ng karangalan sa ating watawat at sa bansang Pilipinas. The post Palakasan first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Salceda: Recast proposed nat’l budget, instead of supplemental funds for health response
  MANILA, Philippines --- For Albay Rep. Joey Salceda, it would be better to just recast or realign the 2022 national budget than have a separate supplemental budget to increase funding for the country's health response against the coronavirus pandemic. In her interpellation on the first day of the plenary debates on the 2022 national budget, Marikina City Rep. Stella Luz Quimbo pointed out that the P48.841 billion funding for pandemic response is not enough. The lawmaker said the amount is merely 0.96 percent of the P5.01 trillion national budget for next year. Quimbo said that under the previous two Bayanihan measures which spanned for one year and two months, the ...Keep on reading: Salceda: Recast proposed nat’l budget, instead of supplemental funds for health response
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WATCH: David Archuleta serenades Filipino fans with cover of South Border’s ‘Rainbow’
David Archuleta must have sent his Filipino fans swooning today as he sang to them his own version of the South Border song "Rainbow." The "American Idol" alum gave his fans in the Philippines a shoutout after he apparently found the song on his karaoke while bonding with his friends, as seen on his Twitter page today, Sept. 21. The singer also showed a video of himself singing the hit OPM track while his friends clapped and cheered him on. "Karaoke with the amigos and saw this song. Shoutout to South Border and to my Filipinos!" he said. https://twitter.com/DavidArchie/status/1440097240861843456?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1440097240861843456%7Ct...Keep on reading: WATCH: David Archuleta serenades Filipino fans with cover of South Border’s ‘Rainbow’
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Martial law victims’ stories not fabricated – Bianca Gonzalez
MANILA, Philippines --- "Hindi gawa-gawa ang kwento ng mga Martial Law victims." (Martial law victims' stories are not fabricated.) Television host Bianca Gonzalez said this Tuesday as she shared a 2016 video of martial law victims sharing their experiences with millennials. "Para sa mga kabataan who want to know more, hindi gawa-gawa ang kwento ng mga Martial Law victims. Totoong tao sila, mga anak, kapatid, magulang, lolo't lola," Gonzalez posted on Twitter during the 49th anniversary of the martial law declaration by late former president Ferdinand Marcos. (To the youth who want to know more, stories of martial law victims are not made up. They are real people, childre...Keep on reading: Martial law victims’ stories not fabricated – Bianca Gonzalez
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Imbestigasyon ng Senado ‘wag pakialaman
Dapat ay hayaan lang ang Senate Blue ribbon committee sa pag iimbestiga na may kinalamang sa umano'y anomalya o katiwalian sa pagbili ng medical supplies kaugnay sa covid response ng gobyerno. The post Imbestigasyon ng Senado ‘wag pakialaman first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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PS-DBM’s liabilities increased by 88% despite more procurement
  MANILA, Philippines --- The liabilities of the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget and Management (PS-DBM) rose by 88 percent even if its procurements have increased, Senator Imee Marcos pointed out on Tuesday. During the hearing of the Senate committee on finance on the proposed 2022 budget of the DBM, Marcos said that the assets of the PS-DBM jumped from P25 billion in 2019 to P42.3 billion in 2020. "So malaki talaga ang dinagdag. Kaya lang pinagtatakahan ko kung bakit nagkaroon kayo ng malaking utang, 88 percent increase, from P19 billion, naging P36 billion. Can you explain this? Mas maraming kinikita pero sumobrang dami naman 'yung utang. Are these re...Keep on reading: PS-DBM’s liabilities increased by 88% despite more procurement
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After house arrest due to COVID, Pharmally exec to be detained in Senate
MANILA, Philippines --- Pharmally Pharmaceuticals Corp. director Linconn Ong will now be detained in the Senate after being under house arrest for nearly two weeks. "Mr. Chairman, Mr. Linconn Ong is with the OSAA (Office of the Sergeant-At-Arms)already...He is already on the way here to the Senate," Senate President Vicente Sotto III told Senate blue ribbon committee chairman Senator Richard Gordon during Tuesday's hearing. The Senate earlier ordered Ong arrested last Sept. 10 after senators found his answers evasive. But since Ong tested positive for COVID-19, Gordon allowed that he be under house arrest for the meantime. Senators are investigating the government's trans...Keep on reading: After house arrest due to COVID, Pharmally exec to be detained in Senate
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Bree Jonson’s mom hints foul play in death of young artist
MANILA, Philippines --- For Bree Jonson's mother, her 30-year-old daughter did not die of suicide or drug overdose, as the marks found on her neck don't bear that out. "Kasi ang pinapalabas nila, ang nagci-circulate sa media, sa social media, is that, nag-OD ang anak ko or nag-suicide ang anak ko. Hindi eh," Sally Jonson insisted during an ANC interview on Tuesday. (They try to make it appear, what is circulating in media, and social media, is that my daughter overdosed or she committed suicide. I don't think so.) "I asked my sister to send a picture of my daughter. Kasi gusto kong makita. From that picture alone, makikita mo 'yung, may mark si Breana dito sa leeg na mahaba, dal...Keep on reading: Bree Jonson’s mom hints foul play in death of young artist
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Australia has lost one-third of its koalas in the past three years
    MELBOURNE -- Australia has lost about 30% of its koalas over the past three years, hit by drought, bushfires and developers cutting down trees, the Australian Koala Foundation said, urging the government to do more to protect the creature's habitat. The independent non-profit group estimated the koala population has dropped to less than 58,000 this year from more than 80,000 in 2018, with the worst decline in the state of New South Wales, where the numbers have dropped by 41%. "The declines are quite dramatic," said Australian Koala Foundation Chair Deborah Tabart on Tuesday. There were no upward trends anywhere in Australia. Only one area in the study wa...Keep on reading: Australia has lost one-third of its koalas in the past three years
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LJ Reyes Heartwarming Bonding Moments With Aki and Summer
Here are some of the adorable moments of LJ Reyes with her two children, Aki and Summer. LJ REYES – Kapuso actress LJ Reyes shares these heartwarming moments and bondings with her two children – son Akio and daughter Summer. A strong mother and an empowered woman, LJ Reyes surely know when to stop working […] The post LJ Reyes Heartwarming Bonding Moments With Aki and Summer appeared first on Philippine News.
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Kim Chiu cheating remark: Netizen wants her to be removed from Showtime
Kim Chiu is petitioned to be removed from ‘It’s Showtime’ A netizen wants Chinita Princess Kim Chiu to be removed from Kapamilya noontime show It’s Showtime because of her remarks about “cheating”. Previously, rumors surfaced that Kim will be removed from the show because viewers noticed that she was not doing her usual hosting spiels. […] The post Kim Chiu cheating remark: Netizen wants her to be removed from Showtime appeared first on Philippine News.
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Bree Jonson's Mother Wants Immigration Lookout Order Issued to Julian Ongpin
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Will Gov’t Cut Ties With Red Cross?, Roque Gives Statement
Roque Answers If Gov’t Will Cut Ties With Philippine Red Cross HARRY ROQUE – Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque recently clarified whether or not the gov’t would cut its ties with the Philippine Red Cross. Recently, PRC Chairman and blue ribbon committee head Senator Richard “Dick” Gordon” had heated exchanges with President Rodrigo Duterte. However, according […] The post Will Gov’t Cut Ties With Red Cross?, Roque Gives Statement appeared first on Philippine News.
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Parents-Teachers Association Backs Limited Face-to-Face Classes
Parents-Teachers Association Backs Limited Face-to-Face Classes The Parents-Teachers Association Federation has expressed its support towards the proposed limited face-to-face classes. Parents-Teachers Association Federation Secretary General Lito Senieto said that their members are supporting the pilot implementation of the limited physical classes. Senieto’s statement came after President Rodrigo Duterte approved the proposal. The limited physical classes […] The post Parents-Teachers Association Backs Limited Face-to-Face Classes appeared first on Philippine News.
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Philippines supports Australia nuclear sub pact to counter China
MANILA — The Philippines is backing a new defense partnership between the United States, Britain and Australia, hoping it can maintain the balance of power in the Indo-Pacific region, a view that contrasts sharply with some of its neighbors. Known as AUKUS, the alliance will see Australia get technology to deploy nuclear-powered submarines as part of the […] The post Philippines supports Australia nuclear sub pact to counter China appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Lao laments ‘hostile’ Senate probes but veterans recall worse scenarios
  MANILA, Philippines --- Christopher Lao, former head of the Procurement Service of the Department of Budget and Management (PS-DBM), on Tuesday claimed the atmosphere in Senate investigations turns "hostile" when answers of resource persons do not satisfy the senators. But several veteran senators said questioning during Senate probes today are already "very mild" compared to what the situation was in previous Congresses. "I believe the situation in Senate investigations is hostile when the answers propounded are not satisfactory," Lao said during the hearing of the Senate blue ribbon committee. Lao is among the officials being grilled by the panel, which is invest...Keep on reading: Lao laments ‘hostile’ Senate probes but veterans recall worse scenarios
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Gordon to admin execs: Why let Duterte use you to destroy PH Red Cross?
MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Richard Gordon on Tuesday hit administration officials for allegedly allowing themselves to be used by President Rodrigo Duterte in destroying the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) despite all the help the humanitarian organization extended the government since the pandemic started last year. During the hearing of the Senate blue ribbon committee which Gordon chairs, the senator asked Health Secretary Francisco Duque III if PRC was of any help at all in the government's COVID-19 response, enumerating certain instances when the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) officials were all praises to it. Gordon concu...Keep on reading: Gordon to admin execs: Why let Duterte use you to destroy PH Red Cross?
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Ethical Communication Examples – Importance Of Communication Ethics
Here Are The Top 5 Examples On Why Ethical Communication Is Important COMMUNICATION ETHICS – Good morals, integrity, and respect, are all examples of good ethical standards. Much like Newtown’s Third Law, every action has an equal and opposite reaction. As such, exuding good ethical communication means this would be reciprocated back toward you. In […] The post Ethical Communication Examples – Importance Of Communication Ethics appeared first on Philippine News.
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Worst is behind me, says Roger Federer
Roger Federer said his injury comeback was not yet in sight but insisted he was over the worst as the 40-year-old tennis great targets a return to the courts. Federer had been out for more than a year with two surgeries on his right knee before getting back onto the tour this year. But he played only 13 matches, and underwent a third operation following his quarterfinal defeat at Wimbledon in July. "I'm doing very well; the rehab is progressing step by step," the Swiss star said at an event in Zurich with sponsors Mercedes-Benz. "The worst is behind me. I'm looking forward to everything that happens to me to come. "When you come back from an injury, every day is a bett...Keep on reading: Worst is behind me, says Roger Federer
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Pharmally exec applied to be Yang’s aide, senators learn
MANILA, Philippines --- An executive of Pharmally Pharmaceuticals Corp. on Tuesday admitted he applied to work for former presidential economic adviser Michael Yang but did not secure the job, which he said he mistakenly put up on his LinkedIn account. During the Senate blue ribbon committee's investigation, Pharmally corporate secretary and treasurer Mohit Dargani was asked if he ever worked for the government. Dargani was quick to deny this but Senator Risa Hontiveros, flashed a screenshot of the former's LinkedIn account showing hedescribed himself as a "Special Assistant to the Office of the Presidential Economic Adviser." Dargani explained that he did try to apply for Y...Keep on reading: Pharmally exec applied to be Yang’s aide, senators learn
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