Rondina, Pons sweep way to BVR on Tour first leg crown

MANILA, Philippines --- Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons fittingly capped off their dominant campaign in the Beach Volleyball Republic on Tour with a championship on Monday in Sta. Ana, Cagayan. The pair, representing Creamline 1, claimed the first leg championship after a convincing 21-10, 21-16 win over Good Health-CDO's Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor. Rondina and Pons didn't drop a set on their way to sweeping all six games. The job, however, is far from done as the duo go for another crown in the second leg which begins on Thursday at the same venue The two, who are also part of the national team, are also set to compete in the Asian Seniors Beach Volleyball Champions...

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Tropa ni Sotto nakaungos
Sumampa na sa win column sa three games sa Australia's 44th National Basketball League (NBL) 2021-22 elims ang Adelaide 36ers na lalaruan ni Kai Zachary Sotto makaraang malusutan ang Tasmania JackJumpers, 83-80, Huwebes sa MyState Bank Arena. The post Tropa ni Sotto nakaungos first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Nasindak sa panaginip
Mga ka-Misteryo kayo ba ay nasindak sa nakita ninyo sa panaginip? ‘Yon bang akala mo totoong-Totoo na nangyayari in real life? The post Nasindak sa panaginip first appeared on Abante.
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Pinay photojourn kuminang sa Nobel Peace Prize
ISA si Filipina photojournalist Hannah Reyes Morales sa mga kinuha ng Nobel Peace Prize bilang kanilang photographer ngayong taon. The post Pinay photojourn kuminang sa Nobel Peace Prize first appeared on Abante.
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Magtropang BTS fan tumulong sa mga Aeta
Kinagiliwan ng mga bata at maski ng matatanda ang mga awitin na may makahulugang liriko mula sa kilalang South Korean boy band na BTS. Ang paghanga sa BTS ang nagsilbing pundasyon ng dalawang magkaibigan na tubong Bulacan upang masimulan ang kanilang layunin na tumulong sa kalikasan at komunidad sa Zambales. The post Magtropang BTS fan tumulong sa mga Aeta first appeared on Abante.
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2 Pinoy top immigrant sa Canada
Tumanggap ng para­ngal ang dalawang Pilipino na immigrant sa Canada sa ginanap na 13th Annual Canadian Immigrant Awards. The post 2 Pinoy top immigrant sa Canada first appeared on Abante.
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Pulubi ng 20 taon, admin staff na ngayon
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Patakaran sa Filipino Sign Language nilabas na
Makalipas ang tatlong taon, inaprubahan na ang Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) ng Filipino Sign Language Law na naisabatas noong 2018. The post Patakaran sa Filipino Sign Language nilabas na first appeared on Abante.
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Task force binuo sa itinumbang reporter
Bumuo ang Philippine National Police (PNP) sa Eastern Visayas ng task group na siyang magkokoordina sa lahat ng magiging imbestigasyon at paggalaw sa pagsusuri sa pagpatay sa beteranong mamamahayag na si Jesus ‘Jess’ Malabanan sa Calbayog City, Samar. The post Task force binuo sa itinumbang reporter first appeared on Abante.
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Lolo niratrat ng 3 sa haybol
Hindi na inalintana ng mga masasamang loob ang katandaan ng isang lolo matapos nila itong pagbabarilin at patayin sa loob mismo ng bahay nito sa General Nakar, Quezon Lunes ng hapon. The post Lolo niratrat ng 3 sa haybol first appeared on Abante.
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Christmas tree sinilaban, kelot dinamba
Dinakip ang isang lalaki matapos niya umanong sunugin ang isang higanteng Christmas tree sa Manhattan sa New York, Amerika. The post Christmas tree sinilaban, kelot dinamba first appeared on Abante.
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Chopper ng partido ni Ping nag-emergency landing
Hindi nakarating sa Cebu City ang helicopter na sinasakyan ng isa sa mga mataas na opisyal ng Partido Reporma matapos na magsagawa ng emergency landing sa isang bahagi ng Mindanao nitong Huwebes ng umaga. The post Chopper ng partido ni Ping nag-emergency landing first appeared on Abante.
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Kapitan tinuluyan ng tandem
Pinagbabaril ng mga hindi pa nakilalang riding-in-tandem ang barangay captain ng Brgy. Inspector, Santa Rosa, Nueva Ecija noong Miyerkoles ng gabi. The post Kapitan tinuluyan ng tandem first appeared on Abante.
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P10K ayuda sa mga OFW binitin
Pagpatak ng taong 2022, magpapatuloy ang pamamahagi ng tulong pinansiyal sa mga OFW na nawalan ng trabaho dahil sa pandemya. The post P10K ayuda sa mga OFW binitin first appeared on Abante.
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‘Pinas 8 lang patay sa COVID
Nasa 8 lamang ang namatay na naitala ng Department of Health (DOH) kahapon sa may 176 iniulat na nasawi sa sakit hanggang kahapon ng alas-4:00 ng hapon sa bansa. The post ‘Pinas 8 lang patay sa COVID first appeared on Abante.
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SIM card registration bentahe sa mga Pinoy
Malaking pakinabang ang SIM card registration sa mga Pinoy lalo na’t lumalaganap sa bansa ang e-commerce sapagkat nakatutulong ito para magtiwala ang customers sa kanilang mga binibilhan, ayon sa National Privacy Commission kahapon. The post SIM card registration bentahe sa mga Pinoy first appeared on Abante.
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Mga bus, jeep bawal pa punuan – LTFRB
Mananatili pa rin sa 70% ang kapasidad ng mga pasahero ng mga public utility vehicles (PUV) sa National Capital Region (NCR) ngayong Christmas season bagama’t patuloy ang pagbaba ng bilang ng hawaan sa COVID-19. The post Mga bus, jeep bawal pa punuan – LTFRB first appeared on Abante.
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SC may nasilip na unconstitutional sa ATL
Idineklara ng Supreme Court (SC) na unconstitutional ang dalawang bahagi ng kontrobersiyal na Anti-Terrorism Law. The post SC may nasilip na unconstitutional sa ATL first appeared on Abante.
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PH bokya sa Omicron, Delta 38 bagong kaso
Wala pang na-detect na Omicron variant sa huling batch ng samples na isinailalim sa whole genome sequencing. The post PH bokya sa Omicron, Delta 38 bagong kaso first appeared on Abante.
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NCR 100% bakunado na
Ipinagmalaki ni Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos na bakunado na ang 100% na target na populasyon sa National Capital Region (NCR). The post NCR 100% bakunado na first appeared on Abante.
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Wala pang turok target sa 2nd round ng Bakunahan, Bayanihan
Nais ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na mabakunahan sa ikalawang round ng National Vaccination Day ang lahat ng mga Pilipinong hindi pa nakatanggap ng COVID vaccine. The post Wala pang turok target sa 2nd round ng Bakunahan, Bayanihan first appeared on Abante.
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‘Jingle ninakaw sa kanta ko’ Marcos Jr ‘di ko bet na lider – Ka Freddie
Sinita ni OPM legend Freddie Aguilar ang mga supporter ni Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. na nagnakaw umano ng sinulat niyang kanta na “Ang Lider 2022’ na kabilang sa serye ng mga awit mula sa mga Pinoy music icon para sa YouTube channel na “We Need a Leader 2022”. The post ‘Jingle ninakaw sa kanta ko’ Marcos Jr ‘di ko bet na lider – Ka Freddie first appeared on Abante.
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Cool weather to persist over Luzon, Visayas; fair weather in Mindanao – Pagasa
MANILA, Philippines --- The prevailing cool weather in the past days will continue over Luzon and Visayas amid overcast skies and light rain on Friday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. In its latest forecast released Thursday afternoon, the state weather bureau also said that Mindanao's weather on Friday will be fair in general. Pagasa weather specialist Raymond Ordinario said the northeast monsoon, locally known as amihan, will bring cloudy skies and rain in Cagayan Valley, as well as scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in the Bicol Region. "The rest of Luzon including Metro Manila ay magkakaroon naman ng m...Keep on reading: Cool weather to persist over Luzon, Visayas; fair weather in Mindanao – Pagasa
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Sex sa kabit hindi kasalanan- Pope Francis
Mistulang nakatagpo ng kakampi ang mga lalaki at babaeng may kabit at nagtataksil sa kanilang mga asawa nang ihayag ngpinakamataas na lider ng Simbahang Katolika na si Pope Francis na hindi niya itinuturing na numero uno ang pagkamanyak sa sex sa hanay ng pitong pinakamatinding kasalanan sa mundo. The post Sex sa kabit hindi kasalanan- Pope Francis first appeared on Abante.
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Buhay Party List, ka-tropa ng mga kabataan
Itinuturing ng Buhay Party List ang mga kabataan bilang ka-tropa lalo na pagdating sa sining at kultura. The post Buhay Party List, ka-tropa ng mga kabataan first appeared on Abante.
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Niana, Catriona, Margielyn land on ‘Year On TikTok 2021’ top lists
Niana Guerrero, Catriona Gray and Margielyn Didal recently topped categories listed on TikTok’s year-end report for 2021. On December 6, the video-sharing service released its report called “Year on TikTok 2021” that listed popular songs, trends, dances and other works in its platform in the Philippines and around the world. The platform became the go-to place […] The post Niana, Catriona, Margielyn land on ‘Year On TikTok 2021’ top lists appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Mga natatanging Malabonian pinarangalan sa unang Gawad Tessie Aquino-Oreta
Pinagkalooban ng pamahalaang lungsod ng Malabon ng kauna-unahang Gawad Tessie Aquino-Oreta para sa Natatanging Malabonian ang iba’t ibang samahan, magulang, kabataan at lingkod-bayan na Malabonian para sa kanilang natatanging kontribusyon sa pagpapalaganap sa dignidad ng bawat pamilya sa lungsod. The post Mga natatanging Malabonian pinarangalan sa unang Gawad Tessie Aquino-Oreta first appeared on Abante.
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Fourth Ghislaine Maxwell accuser expected to testify at sex abuse trial
NEW YORK --- A fourth woman who said she was a teenager when Ghislaine Maxwell gave her an unsolicited massage and set her up for sex abuse by late financier Jeffrey Epstein is expected on Thursday to testify against Maxwell at the British socialite's criminal trial. The testimony by the woman, known as Minor Victim-2 in Maxwell's indictment, comes as the prosecution nears the end of its case. Jurors have heard eight days of testimony, including emotional, often explicit recollections from three women who said Maxwell encouraged them to give Epstein massages that escalated into sexual encounters. Prosecutors indicated on Wednesday that they could rest their case on Thursday ...Keep on reading: Fourth Ghislaine Maxwell accuser expected to testify at sex abuse trial
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Lawyer laments persistent flooding in a road in Parañaque
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkhlJdvTKmE MANILA, Philippines --- Flooding has been persistent along a road in Paraaque City for more than a year now, causing motorists to suffer the heavy flow of traffic in the area, lamented an election lawyer on Thursday. The affected road is located on Macapagal Avenue, right after an intersection of the Manila--Cavite Expressway (Cavitex) along the coastal road, and behind the Paraaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). "Halos isang taon na, na ang lugar na ito sa Macapagal Avenue pagpasok mula sa Coastal Road Paranaque ay laging may baha," said lawyer Romy Macalintal. (It's been almost a year since this area on Macapagal Avenue appr...Keep on reading: Lawyer laments persistent flooding in a road in Parañaque
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‘Best feeling ever’: Bienve Marañon relishes first game with PH Azkals
  MANILA, Philippines---It may have ended in defeat but Bienve Maraon's first time playing for the Philippines was still a special moment for him. Maraon, who was born in El Puerto de Santa Maria in Spain, became a Filipino citizen in February 2021 and was finally able to play for the country in the 2022 AFF Suzuki Cup. The forward's first campaign, however, ended in a 2-1 defeat to Singapore in the group stages. https://twitter.com/Bienvecadiz86/status/1468813441917865988 "Emotional and special moment," wrote Maraon on Twitter. "When I was kid I just thought about to enjoy and have fun playing football, then this beautiful sport became my job and I still enjoy as the first...Keep on reading: ‘Best feeling ever’: Bienve Marañon relishes first game with PH Azkals
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Improvised bomb explodes in Sumisip, Basilan – Army
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Zamboanga del Sur --- An improvised bomb exploded near a construction site in Sumisip town, Basilan, on Thursday afternoon, the Army said. Brigadier General Domingo Gobway, commander of Joint Task Force Basilan, said the explosion happened near the national highway and the boundary of Limbo and Candis and Barangay Central at around 3 p.m. No casualty was reported even as children were reportedly playing near the construction site just before the explosion. Gobway said the explosion could be motivated by extortion. RELATED STORIES Improvised bomb found in Lamitan City, Basilan Army blames Abu Sayyaf for Basilan bombing Abu Sayyaf bomb maker killed in B...Keep on reading: Improvised bomb explodes in Sumisip, Basilan – Army
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WATCH: Awra Briguela gives Karen Davila a tour of his brand new, hard-earned house
Young comedian Awra Briguela welcomed broadcaster Karen Davila into his brand new house and gave her a tour of the whole property, which greatly impressed her. Briguela, it turns out, has just transferred to the new house with his entire family, and it has only been just two weeks at the time of Davila's visit, he stated in a video released by Davila in her YouTube channel last week. More popularly known as just Awra, he was greatly praised by Davila for achieving his goals, all from his hard work as a comedian-actor, and from making wise choices on how to use his savings for investment. He also recounted their poor living conditions in the past. "Super happy kasi nasa squatter ...Keep on reading: WATCH: Awra Briguela gives Karen Davila a tour of his brand new, hard-earned house
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Number of returning OFWs for Christmas nearly back to pre-pandemic level
MANILA, Philippines --- The number of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) returning home for the holidays is almost back to pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said Thursday. This is because the economies of other countries where Filipinos are coming from are recovering, enabling them to have stable jobs again and go home to the Philippines for vacation, according to OWWA Administrator Hans Cacdac. "Ang tantiya namin ay hindi ganoon kalaki ang kaibahan noong pre-pandemic sa uuwi ngayong Pasko. Kasi nga sabi ko ay hindi na rin unusual na may umuuwi na magbabakasyon lamang. Kasi nag-resume na ang economic life abroad," he said in a public...Keep on reading: Number of returning OFWs for Christmas nearly back to pre-pandemic level
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Kiss of death: When a president’s endorsement means losing
MANILA, Philippines---As Sen. Bong Go withdrew his bid to seek the presidency, who will get President Rodrigo Duterte's endorsement in the 2022 elections?   Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who currently serves as the President's spokesperson, said last Dec. 3 that Duterte still needs time to decide. "Let's wait for him," he said.   READ: Palace: Give Duterte time to decide on his choice as successor     However, Gerardo Eusebio, a political science professor of the De La Salle University, said a president's endorsement is like a "kiss of death".   "The endorsement of previous presidents does not warrant that the one endorsed will win,...Keep on reading: Kiss of death: When a president’s endorsement means losing
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How to vote for Miss Universe 2021 bets and meet finalists through e-commerce app
It’s that time of the year again. Pageant fans have the chance to vote for Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Beatrice Luigi Gomez after an e-commerce firm announced that it is returning as the country’s official voting platform. Filipinos can support Gomez from December 1 to 13 and get the chance to virtually meet the top […] The post How to vote for Miss Universe 2021 bets and meet finalists through e-commerce app appeared first on Interaksyon.
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Comelec reschedules party-list raffle to December 14
  MANILA, Philippines --- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has rescheduled to December 14, from the original date of December 10, the raffle of party-list groups to determine the order of their listing in the official ballot for the 2022 elections. "In order for the party-list groups, organizations, and coalitions with pending incidents to have the opportunity to secure a status quo ante order from the Supreme Court, the conduct of party-list raffle to determine the order of their listing on the official ballot for purposes of the 2022 national and local elections has been rescheduled," the Comelec said in an advisory on Thursday. The raffle will be conducted at 10...Keep on reading: Comelec reschedules party-list raffle to December 14
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NCR vaccinates 100% of target population vs COVID-19, says MMDA chair
MANILA, Philippines --- The National Capital Region (NCR) or Metro Manila has vaccinated 100 percent of its target population, or about 9.8 million individuals, against COVID-19, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced Thursday. MMDA chairman Benhur Abalos said in a speech at an event in Mandaluyong City:"100% na ang Metro Manila sa bakuna. Talagang natapos natin ito." (100% na ang Metro Manila sa bakuna. We really finished this.) Interior Secretary Eduardo Ao earlier said 23 highly urbanized cities, most of which are in Metro Manila, have achieved herd immunity. This means the areas were able to vaccinate at least 70% of their population. For he...Keep on reading: NCR vaccinates 100% of target population vs COVID-19, says MMDA chair
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Abangan kay Boy Abunda: Pagbubuntis ni Angeline aprub sa mga fan
Sa huling chikahan naming ni Kuya Boy Abunda, naibalita niya na may isang aktres/singer siyang na-interview, na nagpunta mismo sa bahay niya, para magkuwento ng katotohanan. The post Abangan kay Boy Abunda: Pagbubuntis ni Angeline aprub sa mga fan first appeared on Abante.
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Angeline 5 buwan buntis
Limang buwang buntis si Angeline Quinto. Ito naman ang kinumpirma ni Ogie Diaz sa kanyang YouTube channel. The post Angeline 5 buwan buntis first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Drug war death toll as of Oct. 2021 at 6,215; Over 315,000 arrested — PDEA
MANILA, Philippines --- The number of drug suspects who were killed in the government's war against illegal drugs has reached 6,215 as of October 31, 2021, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said in its data from the Real Numbers PH. According to PDEA, 315,635 individuals were also arrested across 218,665 legitimate anti-drug operations since July 1, 2016, or when President Rodrigo Duterte took office. Of the number of arrested individuals, 13,821 are considered high-value targets, broken down into the following: 349 foreign nationals 393 elected officials 124 uniformed personnel 509 government employees 3,785 targets listed 795 drug group leaders...Keep on reading: Drug war death toll as of Oct. 2021 at 6,215; Over 315,000 arrested — PDEA
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Karen sa Rise Up Shape up
Pangungunahan nina MAC’s Cranklt Tennis Acedemy-Australia coach Patricia Puzon at Pilipinas Sepak Takraw Federation Inc. president at Philippine Olympic Committee deputy secretary general Karen Tanchanco-Caballero ang mga tagapagsalita sa obstacle course racing. The post Karen sa Rise Up Shape up first appeared on Abante Tonite.
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Jeremiah Lisbo explains why he looks up to his directors John Leo Garcia, Cathy Garcia-Molina
Newcomer actor Jeremiah Lisbo sure does feel the pressure to offer something new in every project he does. Hebelieves that there should be something to look forward to each time he portrays someone on screen. "Ang sa akin naman po, bilang actor ay dapat talaga wala kaming default na parang kapag nakita nila ang ibang projects namin, 'ah, palagi ito ang acting niya? Ito palagi ang emosyon na ipinapakita niya,'" he said during the online press conference for the movie "Love Is Color Blind," last Friday, Dec. 3. (As for me, as an actor, we should not have a default [performance] like if they see our projects, [they would say,] "Ah, he acts like this all the time? This is always the em...Keep on reading: Jeremiah Lisbo explains why he looks up to his directors John Leo Garcia, Cathy Garcia-Molina
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China grants emergency approval for its first COVID drug
Beijing,China --- China's drug authority has granted emergency approval for the country's first specialized treatment against COVID-19, found in clinical trials to significantly reduce hospitalizations and deaths among high-risk patients. The move comes as regulators around the world give the green light to treatments -- particularly for high-risk groups -- amid worries over the new Omicron variant. China is also grappling with a growing number of studies that show its vaccines have lower efficacy rates than many of those made overseas. In an official notice published Wednesday, China's National Medical Products Administration said it has granted "emergency approval" for a monoc...Keep on reading: China grants emergency approval for its first COVID drug
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Meet NOVEL, the organization by and for women with visual impairment
Last October, we published the essay"Angkop na Mundo Para sa May Kapansanan sa Paningin"by Fermin Yap, a 21-year-old student who dreams of becoming a teacher one day. It was the winning piece from Nationwide Organization of Visually Impaired Empowered Ladies (NOVEL)'sessay competitionfor people with visual impairment. Full disclosure: I was one of the judges on the panel. It was my first introduction to the organization, and I was deeply honored to be a part of it. To give you a peek behind the curtains and give you more information about what they do, I talked to NOVEL, the other judges, and the participants about the event. What is NOVEL? What does it do? Maria Victoria Luc...Keep on reading: Meet NOVEL, the organization by and for women with visual impairment
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CHR starts own probe into the killing of Pampanga-based journalist
MANILA, Philippines --- The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Thursday launched its own independent investigation into the killing of Pampanga-based journalist, Jesus "Jess" Malabanan. "CHR condemns this another incident of attack against a member of the media," said CHR spokesperson Atty. Jacqueline Ann de Guia in a statement. "Without bringing the perpetrators to account, this episode of violence further worsens the climate of impunity and affects the freedom of the press to conduct their work without fear" she added. Malabanan, 58, worked as a correspondent for the Manila Standard, Bandera and Reuters before being shot dead inside their store in Calbayog, Western Samar ...Keep on reading: CHR starts own probe into the killing of Pampanga-based journalist
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Harris nagliyab sa Fuel Masters
NAGTULONG sina RJ Jazul at import Paul Harris upang iahon ang Phoenix Fuel Masters tungo sa 103-100 panalo kontra Terrafirma Dyio sa ikalawang araw ng import reinforced conference na 2021 PBA Governors Cup na sa Ynares Sports Center sa Pasig City kagabi. The post Harris nagliyab sa Fuel Masters first appeared on Abante.
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UP joins US-funded consortium to ‘save lives before disasters strike’
MANILA, Philippines---The University of the Philippines (UP) has joined a consortium of universities across the globe which would try to prevent lives from being lost to natural calamities, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) said.   In a Dec. 8 statement, USAID said it set aside a $3-million funding support for its partnership with seven universities which will "build the evidence base for early actions that save lives before disaster strikes."   "This consortium of universities will encourage innovations that help humanitarian organizations and communities act early to respond to emergencies," USAID said.   The consortium will...Keep on reading: UP joins US-funded consortium to ‘save lives before disasters strike’
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South Korea parents unions protest over student vaccine pass mandate
SEOUL — Several parents associations in South Korea held protests on Thursday against a vaccine pass mandate for children aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 among teenagers. The government has said that from February, anyone aged 12 years or older will have to show a vaccine pass to enter public spaces, including private tuition centers, libraries and study […] The post South Korea parents unions protest over student vaccine pass mandate appeared first on Interaksyon.
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South Korea parents protest over student vaccine pass mandate
SEOUL --- Several parents associations in South Korea held protests on Thursday against a vaccine pass mandate for children aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19 among teenagers. From February, those aged 12 or older will have to show a vaccine pass to enter public spaces, including private tuition centers, libraries, and study cafes. The exemption age is currently 17 years. The mandate, however, has sparked uproar among some parents who refuse to vaccinate their children, citing potential side effects and reports of vaccine breakthrough infections. At least 70 members of parents associations gathered in front of the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency building ...Keep on reading: South Korea parents protest over student vaccine pass mandate
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