Remark ‘made in jest’: LTO exec says after being criticized for ‘bigger cars’ suggestion

A Land Transportation Office executive on Monday suggested the use of bigger cars for their tall children in view of the Republic Act 11229 or Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act set to be implemented on Tuesday. In an interview with DZMM’s Teleradyo on Monday, LTO Director Clarence Guinto discussed the implementation of the new law that […]

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Malabon pinaaga curfew
Pinatupad ng lokal na pamahalaan ng Malabon ang bagong oras ng curfew bilang isa sa mga paraan para maiwasan ang paglabas ng mga tao sa lansangan at maiwasan ang hawaan ng COVID-19. The post Malabon pinaaga curfew first appeared on Abante.
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Navotas Centennial park kinandado
Pansamantalang isinara ng Navotas local government ang Centennial Park na siyang nakagawiang pasyalan ng publiko, dahil sa pagtaas ng kaso ng COVID-19 sa lungsod. The post Navotas Centennial park kinandado first appeared on Abante.
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20 NBI agent tutok sa PNP, PDEA investigation
May 20 ahente mula sa iba't ibang unit ng National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) ang nakatutok ngayon sa imbestigasyon sa naganap na misencounter sa pagitan ng Philippine National Police (PNP) at Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). The post 20 NBI agent tutok sa PNP, PDEA investigation first appeared on Abante.
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25 tumakas na preso utas sa Haiti
Todas ang 25 preso, kabilang na ang isa sa pinakamakapangyarihang lider ng gang sa Haiti, sa tinuturing na pinakamalaking prison break sa nasabing bansa. The post 25 tumakas na preso utas sa Haiti first appeared on Abante.
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300 babae sa Nigeria dinukot
Inatake ng mga armadong lalaki ang isang boarding school sa Nigeria at dinukot ang higit 300 kababaihan kamakalawa. The post 300 babae sa Nigeria dinukot first appeared on Abante.
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Cavite, Tarlac bida sa Mars crater
Bumida ang anim na bayan sa Pilipinas nang ipangalan dito ang ilang crater sa Mars. The post Cavite, Tarlac bida sa Mars crater first appeared on Abante.
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Globe, DITO lumagda sa mobile calls, SMS interconnection deal
SA LAYUNING mapaghusay ang customer experience at services, lumagda ang Philippine telecommunications players Globe at DITO Telecommunity Corp. sa isang interconnection deal na nagkokonekta sa mga subscriber ng dalawang telcos. The post Globe, DITO lumagda sa mobile calls, SMS interconnection deal first appeared on Abante.
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Mga health worker puwedeng mamili ng bakuna – Roque
HINDI mawawala ang prebilihiyo sa mga healthcare worker na mauna sa bakuna kahit umayaw sa Sinovac. The post Mga health worker puwedeng mamili ng bakuna – Roque first appeared on Abante.
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Victolero expects Abueva to fit in well with Magnolia system
MANILA, Philippines---Chito Victolero doesn't see any problems regarding Calvin Abueva's place in Magnolia's rotation. A man who's innovated guard play in the league, Victolero sees Abueva sliding into any position be it an off-ball forward, offensive focal point, or even an oversized 1. "Calvin is an all-around player. He can shoot, he can pass, he can rebound, and apart from that he brings so much energy and hustle," said Victolero in Filipino in a Zoom interview with Inquirer Friday. "I think he can be that big guard for us and he can be at the 2-guard position because we still have a complete lineup of guards. We'll just give Calvin a bit more of responsibility since, in the cas...Keep on reading: Victolero expects Abueva to fit in well with Magnolia system
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Mga bus paprobinsya obligadong dumaan sa integrated terminal exchange
OBLIGADO ang lahat ng mga bus sa Metro Manila na pauwi ng probinsya na gamitin ang integrated terminal exchange bilang central terminal hub. The post Mga bus paprobinsya obligadong dumaan sa integrated terminal exchange first appeared on Abante.
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WNBA team owner out after Black Lives Matter clash
Former US senator Kelly Loeffler's controversial stint as a WNBA team owner ended Friday as the women's league and NBA board of governors approved the sale of the Atlanta Dream. Larry Gottesdiener, chairman of the Massachusetts-based real estate private equity firm Northland Investment Corporation, heads the three-member investment group taking control of the team which also includes Northland president Suzanne Abair and former Dream star Renee Montgomery. Montgomery becomes the first former player to become both an owner and executive of a WNBA team. "With the unanimous WNBA and NBA votes, today marks a new beginning for the Atlanta Dream organization and we are very please...Keep on reading: WNBA team owner out after Black Lives Matter clash
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Metro Manila, 9 pang lugar pinako sa GCQ
WALANG magiging pagbabago sa general quarantine quarantine status ng Metro Manila, Baguio City at Davao City sa buong buwan ng Marso. The post Metro Manila, 9 pang lugar pinako sa GCQ first appeared on Abante.
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QC to begin issuing electronic business permits
MANILA, Philippines --- Quezon City government on Saturday said it will begin issuance of online business permits once the business owners' application for renewal or new permit is approved. "Business establishments can use the e-copy while their original or authenticated copy is yet to be released," said Margie Santos, chief of city Business Permits and Licensing Department (BPLD). Meanwhile, Santos said the BLPD is still rebooting its appointment schedules to release business permits on Feb. 28. This will cancel all pre-booked appointment slots. The schedule is being reformed after the city government flagged thousands of appointment slots by business owners without defini...Keep on reading: QC to begin issuing electronic business permits
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Abanse Negrense vs Sta. Lucia in PSL beach volley semis
THE Abanse Negrense and Sta. Lucia teams are set to clash in the semifinal round of the Philippine Superliga (PSL) Beach Volleyball Challenge Cup at the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority on Sunday, February 28. Facing Abanse Negrense A is Sta. Lucia B at 10:00 a.m while Abanse Negrense B takes on Sta. Lucia A in the other bracket of the […]
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Robin binara mister ni Megastar
“SIR Senator Kiko, ikaw ang dapat magmulat ng mata mo at gumising sa katotohanan na wala ka talagang nagawa bilang senador.” The post Robin binara mister ni Megastar first appeared on Abante.
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BPO, pabrika, construction hindi napabagsak ng pandemya
TATLONG sektor ang nananatiling matatag sa kabila ng pandemya, ayon sa Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The post BPO, pabrika, construction hindi napabagsak ng pandemya first appeared on Abante.
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South Korea vaccinates 18,000 to start ambitious Covid-19 campaign
SEOUL---South Korea said 18,489 people received their first doses of AstraZeneca PLC's vaccine by midnight on Friday as it launched an ambitious COVID-19 inoculation campaign, and will begin using Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines on Saturday. The first to receive the shots are healthcare workers, staffers at assisted care facilities and other high-risk people, with a goal of vaccinating 32 million to 36 million people - some 60% to 70% of the population - by September. The government hopes to reach herd immunity, defined as at least a 70% vaccine take-up, by November, as health authorities remain on alert for signs of sporadic infections. The first AstraZeneca vaccines are to be adm...Keep on reading: South Korea vaccinates 18,000 to start ambitious Covid-19 campaign
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Online learning pangmayaman lang – Sotto
PABOR si Senate President Vicente ‘Tito’ Sotto III na magkaroon ng face-to-face class sa mga lugar na walang problema ng coronavirus disease at maidedeklara ng school board na kakayanin na ito. The post Online learning pangmayaman lang – Sotto first appeared on Abante.
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SC kinampihan yosi adik sa GSIS death benefit
INATASAN ng Supreme Court (SC) ang Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) na ibigay ang death benefits ng isang chain smoker na empleyado ng gobyerno na nasawi dahil sa kumplikasyon sa paninigarilyo. The post SC kinampihan yosi adik sa GSIS death benefit first appeared on Abante.
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Tokyo Olympics should have fans in stands–president
The Tokyo Olympics should take place before a live audience, Japan's new Olympics chief has said, despite concerns about hosting the Games during a global pandemic. Seiko Hashimoto, who became the Tokyo 2020 president last week, told Japanese media the Games should have spectators just like other major sports hosting events before fans, although in limited numbers. Any final decision will depend on the coronavirus pandemic, she said in an interview conducted Friday and published a day later. "When we think about the possibility of holding the Olympics without fans in the stands, athletes will definitely wonder why there are no fans just for the Olympics and Paralympics when ...Keep on reading: Tokyo Olympics should have fans in stands–president
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PNP, PDEA boss pinagharap sa Malacañang: Duterte inawat Kamara sa Mcdo drug bust
HUMIRIT si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa Kamara na huwag munang ituloy ang imbestigasyon sa naganap na shootout sa parking area ng fast food chain na McDonald’s sa Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City na kinasangkutan ng mga operatiba ng Philippine National Police (PNP) at Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). The post PNP, PDEA boss pinagharap sa Malacañang: Duterte inawat Kamara sa Mcdo drug bust first appeared on Abante.
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Ferrari’s F1 chief hopes team does better in 2021 but urges ‘realism’
The 2021 Formula One campaign will be a rebuilding year for Ferrari following a disastrous 2020 season, boss Mattia Binotto said on Friday at the team launch. Ferrari will unveil its 2021 cars next month, but they will largely be based on the 2020 version which delivered the team's worst results in 40 years. "In 2021, we will focus on developing the car of 2022," Binotto told a virtual press conference. "This will be the main objective and therefore we won't spend much time on the 2021 car during the season." Binotto pointed out that facing changes in technical rules, a spending cap and the coronavirus crisis, Ferrari has frozen development as a cost-saving measure and is...Keep on reading: Ferrari’s F1 chief hopes team does better in 2021 but urges ‘realism’
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IATF: COVID test, quarantine ‘di na puwersahan ! Biyahe niluwagan na
INAPRUBAHAN na ng Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) ang uniform travel protocols para sa lahat ng local government units. The post IATF: COVID test, quarantine ‘di na puwersahan ! Biyahe niluwagan na first appeared on Abante.
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Mga motorista palayain sa depektibong polisiya ng DOTr – Poe
Malulungkot lamang ang mga Pilipinong motorista laban sa mapang-api na Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers (PMVICs) kung maingat na lilinisin ng Department of Transportation (DOTr) ang lahat ng mga isyu na nakakubkob sa patakaran nito, sinabi ni Senador Grace Poe. The post Mga motorista palayain sa depektibong polisiya ng DOTr – Poe first appeared on Abante.
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Victolero relishes chance to coach a player like Abueva
MANILA, Philippines---It may have come off as a shock, but the trade that sent Calvin Abueva to Magnolia was actually a well-churned-out process mixed with a moment of serendipity. Hotshots head coach Chito Victolero said that he and Phoenix counterpart Topex Robinson were already talking about a transaction that would improve the two teams' rosters but never was Abueva mentioned in their earlier talks. It was until the Magnolia management gave Victolero a call that a trade for Abueva could happen and the team would give what's needed to get the polarizing forward. "Coach Topex and I have been exploring scenarios for our teams but sometimes I'd propose something but it wouldn't be p...Keep on reading: Victolero relishes chance to coach a player like Abueva
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Road trip pantanggal bagot
Nagkaroon ako ng pagkakataon na makapagroad trip sa Southern Tagalog nitong nakaraang linggo at hindi naman ako nagsisi pagkatapos dahil kahit paano ay nawala ang pagkabagot na dulot ng patuloy sa paghaba at tila mas mahaba pang epekto ng pandemya na naging dahilan malimitahan ang ating mga galaw na unti-unti nang napupuno sa katawan ko. The post Road trip pantanggal bagot first appeared on Abante.
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Maricel bibinyagan si Ricky Gumera
ROMMEL PLACENTE:Nakakatuwang malaman na sa kabila ng pandemic ay tuloy- tuloy ang paggawa ng pelikula ng Godfather Productions ni Joed Serrano.After Anak Ng Macho Dancer na initial offerring ng kanyang produksyon,heto't nasundan na agad ito ng Kontrabida. The post Maricel bibinyagan si Ricky Gumera first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Satellite tech bill inaprub ng ICT House committee
Pasado na sa Information and Communication Technology (ICT) komite ng Kamara ang panukalang House Bill 70812 na naglalayong pasulungin ang ‘satellite technology’ at ang malawakang gamit nito sa umuusbong na ‘digital economy’ kahit sa mga liblib na sulok ng bansa. The post Satellite tech bill inaprub ng ICT House committee first appeared on Abante.
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Tiger Woods recovering, in ‘good spirits’ after follow-up procedures
Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods is recovering and in "good spirits" after he received successful follow-up procedures on injuries sustained this week in a car accident, according to a statement posted to his Twitter account on Friday. Woods, considered one of the greatest golfers of his generation, was being treated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles following the crash on Tuesday, which left him with a fractured right leg and shattered ankle. "Tiger and his family want to thank you all for the wonderful support and messages they have received over the past few days," the statement read. "We will not have any further updates at this time." https://twitter.co...Keep on reading: Tiger Woods recovering, in ‘good spirits’ after follow-up procedures
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OCTA Research raises concern on uniformed travel protocols for LGUs
MANILA, Philippines --- The OCTA Research group on Saturday raised its concern about the government's decision to implement uniform travel protocols for all local government units (LGUs). "That is a bit concerning because some areas are doing well pero some areas are not doing well," Dr. Guido David of the OCTA Research group said during the Laging Handa press briefing. "We have to be careful about yung mga border controls natin kasi kaya tayo nagkakaroon ng second wave, nagkakaroon tayo ng another increase is hindi tayo masyadong strict sa border controls," he added. (We have to be careful about our border controls because this is why we are having a second wave. We are having ...Keep on reading: OCTA Research raises concern on uniformed travel protocols for LGUs
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700 LGUs still have no ordinances vs health violators — DILG exec
MANILA, Philippines --- At least 700 local government units (LGUs) nationwide have failed to pass ordinances that will impose penalties against violators of minimum health protocols that are being enforced to contain the spread of Covid-19, an official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Saturday. In a text message to INQUIRER.net, DILG Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III said 700 LGUs, composed of provinces, cities, and municipalities, have no local laws to penalize the "non-wearing of face masks." Meanwhile, Densing noted that 878 other local governments have existing ordinances that penalize residents that will fail to follow basic health rules. ...Keep on reading: 700 LGUs still have no ordinances vs health violators — DILG exec
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Pilot reports UFO sighting over New Mexico; gov’t didn’t detect it on radar
An American Airlines (AAL) pilot on a flight from Cincinnati to Phoenix in the United States has reported being accompanied by a large cylindrical flying object that was not detected on radar. Earlier this week, aviation blogger Steve Douglass intercepted a radio transmission from the pilot of AALFlight 2292, he wrote on his Deep Black Horizon website. "Do you have any targets up here? We just had something go right over the top of us. I hate to say this but it looked like a long cylindrical object that almost looked like a cruise missile type of thing moving really fast right over the top of us," said the pilot at 1:19 p.m. CST on Feb 21. The blogger also shared via his blo...Keep on reading: Pilot reports UFO sighting over New Mexico; gov’t didn’t detect it on radar
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Palawan LGUs unsure about scrapping Covid-19 requirements for travelers
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY---Local government units (LGUs) in Palawan will still study whether to adopt in full the new guidelines released by the national Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) that scrapped the mandatory reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a requirement for domestic travel. Lawyer Arnel Pedrosa, Puerto Princesa City administrator, and Winston Arzaga, Palawan information officer, in separate statements to the Inquirer, said the local officers will study first the new policy set by the national government. Pedrosa added that the City IATF will take the matter next week, and add...Keep on reading: Palawan LGUs unsure about scrapping Covid-19 requirements for travelers
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BARMM gov’t aids Auring victims in Tandag City
COTABATO CITY---- Moro residents of Tandag City in Surigao del Sur affected by Typhoon Auring have started receiving food and non-food items which were sent as relief goods by the Bangsamoro government, officials said Saturday. Huge cargo trucks loaded with 5,500 relief packs left Cotabato City Friday morning after send-off ceremonies headed by Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod "Al Haj Murad" Ebrahim, Interior and Local Governments Minister Naguib G. Sinarimbo, and Social Services and Development Minister Raissa H. Jajurie. Speaking to reporters, Sinarimbo said the regional government will continuously help the Bangsamoro people affected by calamities, even those outside the regio...Keep on reading: BARMM gov’t aids Auring victims in Tandag City
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Andrea, ginanahan kay Dennis
Sabi ni kayumangging-kaligatan bathaluman Andrea Torres ang pagkakasunod-sunod ng mga prayoridad sa kanyang buhay ngayon ay karera, pamilya at mga kaibigan. The post Andrea, ginanahan kay Dennis first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Fire hits restaurant in SM City Cebu
CEBU CITY ---- Fire damaged a portion of the SM City Cebu in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City past 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 27. According to the Cebu City Fire Department (CCFD), at 1:16 p.m., they received the alarm about a fire that broke out at a restaurant on the mall's third floor. Fire Officer 2 Fulbert Navarro said the fire was put under control at 2:09 p.m. and was completely put out at 2:15 p.m. No one was injured. "We have yet to determine the cause of the fire. The investigation continues," Navarro said in an interview. Damage caused by the fire was pegged at P400,000. /MUF    ...Keep on reading: Fire hits restaurant in SM City Cebu
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3×3 ‘bubuhay’ sa ibang player
Malaking oprtunidad para sa hindi nagagamit na player, free agent pati sa mga hindi na-draft sa pagsasagawa sa unang pagkakataon ng liga na 3x3 sa pagbubukas ng ika-46 taon ng PBA. The post 3×3 ‘bubuhay’ sa ibang player first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Marcial, PBA tutulong sa Gilas
Bukas ang PBA sakaling humiram ang Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas ng player na isasahog sa Gilas para habulin ang huling tiket sa Tokyo Olympics. The post Marcial, PBA tutulong sa Gilas first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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OCTA: NCR could have 2,500 new Covid-19 cases daily by the end of March
  MANILA, Philippines --- The OCTA Research team on Saturday said it is possible that Metro Manila could have 2,500 new Covid-19 cases daily by the end of March if the trend in rising cases will not be arrested. During the Laging Handa online press briefing, Dr. Guido David of the OCTA Research team said there was a "genuine" increase in Covid-19 cases in Metro Manila, adding that this is not connected to the past Christmas and Valentine's season. "It's a genuine increase and yung rate of increase niya, yung trajectory, similar sa nakita natin sa Cebu and sa northern provinces, sa Mountain Province and sa Benguet," he said. (It's a genuine increase and the rate of in...Keep on reading: OCTA: NCR could have 2,500 new Covid-19 cases daily by the end of March
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Philippines aims to send ‘best team possible’ for Olympic qualifiers
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines has committed to participate in the Fiba Olympic qualifying tournament in Serbia following New Zealand's pullout from the competition. The world's basketball governing body announced Friday that Gilas Pilipinas will be headed to the OQT for being the next best ranking team in the Asia-Oceana region after New Zealand decided against participating due to rising costs of sending a team abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic. "This is truly a welcome development and we're very happy that Gilas Pilipinas Men will be given a chance to compete for a spot in the Olympics," said Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas President Al S. Panlilio in a statement....Keep on reading: Philippines aims to send ‘best team possible’ for Olympic qualifiers
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Arjo napaiyak kay Maine
Hindi inaasahan ni Arjo Atayde na may video greetings sa kanya ang girlfriend na si Maine Mendoza sa pagre-renew niya ng kontrata sa ABS-CBN last Friday. The post Arjo napaiyak kay Maine first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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525,600 AstraZeneca shots to arrive in PH by March, gov’t says
  MANILA, Philippines --- More than 500,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine made by British-Swede pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca are expected to be delivered in the Philippines by Monday, March 1, two government officials have confirmed Saturday. In a radio interview, Senator Bong Go said 525,600 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility will be sent to the country for the mass inoculation of healthcare workers. "So ngayon, ang importante may darating na bakuna mula sa COVAX sa darating na Lunes at magkakaroon ng pagpipilian ang mga frontliners natin," Go said over DWIZ. (What's important is that vaccines from COVAX wil...Keep on reading: 525,600 AstraZeneca shots to arrive in PH by March, gov’t says
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Chua hari ng butata
Puwersa ng Phoenix Super LPG si Justin Chua sa nakaraang PBA Philippine Cup, binigay sa 6-foot-6 slotman ang pagkilala ng PBA Press Corps bilang Top Bubble D-Fender sa Clark bubble. The post Chua hari ng butata first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Mom of 3 says her kids got expelled from school over her OnlyFans account
A mother of three has spoken up after her sons got expelled from a Catholic school in the United States when the institution found out about her account on adult social platform OnlyFans. Crystal Jackson, 44, stressed that she was outraged by how the Sacred Heart Parish School in Sacramento, California, reacted to her OnlyFans page by expelling her sons, as per Peopleon Feb. 23. "My kids are really good and all this is doing is hurting them. Take me down, that's fine, but leave my kids out of this," she was quoted as saying. Jackson said the school found out about her OnlyFans account after parents of other students showed the school her photos from the platform. A father...Keep on reading: Mom of 3 says her kids got expelled from school over her OnlyFans account
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Samantha maumbok
Nakagigigil ang makikitang kaseksihan ni Samantha Bernardo sa kanyang Instagram post. The post Samantha maumbok first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Lady Gaga’s two abducted bulldogs returned unharmed to police
  LOS ANGELES -- Lady Gaga's two stolen bulldogs, snatched in a violent abduction that left the pets' caretaker shot in the chest this week in Hollywood, were turned over to police on Friday and have been reunited with the pop singer's representatives, police said. The safe return of Koji and Gustav came hours after Gaga, who was filming a movie in Rome when her pets were taken on Wednesday night, issued a plea on social media for "an act of kindness" to bring them home. A woman who authorities have not publicly identified brought the dogs to an LAPD station unharmed, and they were turned over to the musician's representatives, according to a Los Angeles Police Depa...Keep on reading: Lady Gaga’s two abducted bulldogs returned unharmed to police
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G League probes ‘coronavirus’ claim by Jeremy Lin
The NBA's G League has launched an investigation after Jeremy Lin said he was called "coronavirus" on the court, U.S. media said on Friday. Taiwanese-American Lin, who is part of the Golden State Warriors' G League affiliate, Santa Cruz Warriors, made the claim in a Facebook post on Thursday but did not specify when or where the incident occurred. "Being an Asian American doesn't mean we don't experience poverty and racism," the former New York Knicks guard said. "Being a nine-year NBA veteran doesn't protect me from being called 'coronavirus' on the court." A league spokesman confirmed to the New York Times that an investigation had been opened. https://www.facebook.com/...Keep on reading: G League probes ‘coronavirus’ claim by Jeremy Lin
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University of Liverpool offering master’s degree on The Beatles
The University of Liverpool has begun accepting applications for the first-ever master's program on The Beatles' impact on music and heritage. Aspiring students will be able to study the said course starting September 2021, the University of Liverpool said in a release on Feb. 24. "The only qualification of its type in the world, the MA in The Beatles: Music Industry and Heritage will appeal to those currently working -- or considering pursuing a career in -- the music and creative industries; as well as those employed in museums and galleries, the arts, and across the tourism and leisure sectors," the university said. The MA program leader and The Beatles expert Dr. Holly T...Keep on reading: University of Liverpool offering master’s degree on The Beatles
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