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QC Mayor Belmonte orders Hall of Justice main building, annex closed due to Covid-19 cases

THE Quezon City’s Hall of Justice (HoJ) building and its annex were ordered closed by the local government for a week after four court officers and employees tested positive for the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Working from home after being tested positive for the disease herself, Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte formally informed through a letter […].....»»

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ABS-CBN franchise vote up before House panel

THE House of Representatives’ Committee on Legislative Franchises is set to hold a hearing at 1 p.m. today, Friday to tackle recommendations of the technical working group on the franchise application of ABS-CBN. “Our expectation is voting will be made this afternoon when the Committee on Legislative Franchises would convene,” Deputy Minority Leader and Bayan […].....»»

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WHO: Indoor airborne spread of coronavirus possible

LONDON: The World Health Organization is acknowledging the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certain conditions — after more than 200 scientists urged the agency to do so. In an open letter published this week in a journal, two scientists from Australia and the US wrote that studies have shown “beyond […].....»»

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Fire hits Sto Nino Church in Manila

FIRE hit the Sto. Nino de Pandacan Parish in Manila on Friday. The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) raised a third alarm at 1:19 p.m. No other details are available as of posting time......»»

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The latest on Naya Rivera, Johnny Depp, Rolling Stones and Meghan Markle

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera believed drowned in California lake LOS ANGELES: Authorities believe that “Glee” star Naya Rivera drowned in a Southern California lake. Sheriff’s Sgt. Kevin Donoghue said the effort shifted from an attempt to rescue the actress to an attempt to recover her body. Her son — found asleep and wearing a life […].....»»

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Palace: Govt adopts stricter screening, surveillance in ports amid pandemic

THE government adopted stricter screening and surveillance activities in the country’s ports of entry to help curb the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), Malacañang said on Friday. In a statement, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Infectious Diseases (IATF) approved the recommendations of National Task Force […].....»»

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ABS-CBN franchise renewal denied

THE House of Representatives’ Committee on Legislative Franchises on Friday denied the application for a franchise of media giant ABS-CBN Corp. The decision was made with a majority of 70 affirmative votes in favor of the “Resolution Denying the Franchise Application of ABS-CBN Corporation to Construct, Install, Establish, Operate, and Maintain Radio and Broadcasting Stations […].....»»

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PNPA cadet dies of heat stroke

A cadet of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) died of heat stroke, the PNP reported. The victim was Fourth Class Kenneth Ross Alvarado who collapsed while participating in an evening mess formation at 5:30 p.m. on July 8. Based on the investigation of the PNPA administration, Alvarado’s co-cadet brought him to the Academy Health […].....»»

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Kapamilya stars join ABS-CBN rally outside Batasang Pambansa

TOP Kapamilya stars went to the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City on Friday to call on Congress to vote “yes” on the ABS-CBN franchise renewal. The stars, with face masks and face shields, joined other supporters of the media giant. Actress and activist Angel Locsin carried a sign that read “give us a chance […].....»»

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Caloocan village under lockdown for 6 days, Navotas street for 13 days due to rising Covid-19 cases

A barangay in Caloocan City will be placed under lockdown for six days starting on July 12 while a street and its surrounding areas in Navotas City will also be under a similar status for 13 days due to the rising cases of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Caloocan Mayor Oscar “Oca” Malapitan imposed a […].....»»

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Malabon KKC finds ways to address kid hunger amid pandemic

Children under three and lactating moms need the most help with correct nutrition, most especially for proper brain development during a child’s first 1,000 days. At this time of the Covid-19 pandemic, however, LGUs and groups must immediately implement a nutrition program that has a proven record of success, showing the largest and most compelling […].....»»

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Rep. Villar urges Filipinos to buy local; support MSMEs

Las Piñas Lone District Representative Camille Villar called on Filipino consumers to buy local and support small businesses as she urged the government to simplify loan procedures aimed at helping micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) at this time of the Covid-19 health crisis. In the virtual meeting of the House Committee on MSME Development […].....»»

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Toyota launches emotorsports program

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has officially launched its first emotorsports program, the GR Supra GT Cup Asia-Philippines, which starts this month. Organized under Toyota’s global Gazoo Racing brand, the virtual racing tournament aims to find the country’s top esports racers, who will represent the country in the Asian Regional Round in the last quarter of […].....»»

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RFM Corporation Notice of Annual Stockholders’ Meeting

RFM Corporation Notice of Annual Stockholders’ Meeting.....»»

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A ‘scoop’ off the old block

This 26-year-old marketing management graduate is carrying on the legacy of the artisanal ice cream business established by his father, and he is content with this chosen career path. Not only is he lending an invaluable helping hand, but he’s also bringing the business to the next level by venturing into e-commerce. “It’s a bit […].....»»

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Duterte: NPA, Abu Sayyaf are the real enemies

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has urged soldiers not to lose sight of the “real enemy”  as he appealed to government forces to remain calm amid an ongoing investigation into a shooting incident involving police officers that led to the killing of four Army intelligence personnel in Jolo, Sulu early this week. In his speech during his […].....»»

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Repatriation of 301 dead OFWs delayed

THE repatriation of the remains of 301 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who died in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has been postponed until next week, pending compliance with the required documentation for their transport, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE). Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd said on Saturday that the three Philippine Overseas Labor Offices handling the repatriation of the dead OFWs would have to abide by the strict guidelines of […].....»»

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NAIA Terminal 3 to resume international flight operations on July 8

THE Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 will resume operations for international flights on July 8 after it was closed in late March because of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. “As global aviation endeavors to return to normalcy, Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) gears up by resuming international flight operations in NAIA Terminal […].....»»

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Eight ranking BoC officials reshuffled

BUREAU of Customs (BoC) Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero has implemented his first major reshuffle for the year to further enhance the bureau’s services and collection efforts. In two separate Customs Personnel Orders (CPOs), Guerrero caused the transfer of eight ranking customs officials to various customs ports in the Luzon area with the approval of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd. Guerrero said the move was “in the […].....»»

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LOOK: A burst of sunshine

Bikers passing along the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City on July 4, 2020 are treated to a view of sunflowers in full bloom, prompting some to stop, enjoy the burst of yellow and green and take selfies, forgetting for a moment the Covid pandemic that has taken away much of the color […].....»»

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