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Group asks SC to cite DENR in contempt over Manila Bay white sand project

Progressive group Akbayan on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to cite the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in contempt over the controversial dumping of artificial white sand along the shoreline off Manila Bay......»»

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Good job, seryoso? : Celebrities share mixed reactions over Manila Bay Sands

“Wala nang COVID guys! Mabuhay!” actor Jason Abalos wrote......»»

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Business chamber bats for 80% public transport capacity

“Transportation is crucial to effectively revitalize businesses and help them recover,” PCCI president said......»»

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Filipina nanny delivers Emmy Award acceptance speech despite not winning

"The vid we made in case we won. We lost to Cheer! I loved Cheer!" she captioned the video......»»

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Philippines adds 2,180 new COVID-19 cases; total now at 296,755

To date, COVID-19 has afflicted 296,755 individuals in the Philippines, of which 59,700 or 20% were active cases, the Department of Health reported......»»

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Malacañang confident Trump won’t cut security aid over anti-terror law

"The chances of this proposed measure turning into law are very small. So let's just let it be. That is the personal opinion of Congresswoman Wild," Roque said in Filipino, referring to a US bill seeking to cut American funding to Philippine military and police until they makes certain reforms......»»

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Climate body calls for action on finalization of Philippines climate plans

The Climate Change Commission made the call Thursday following President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement at the United Nations General Assembly urging countries to honor their climate commitments and fight the climate crisis with the same urgency as COVID-19......»»

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BSP to request some banks to extend free cash transfers

“Actually, it’s still up to the banks. But maybe we can persuade some of them through bilateral engagement,” BSP Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier said......»»

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Police told to enforce smoking ban due to added pandemic risk

“In this time of pandemic when the coronavirus targets the respiratory system, smoking is really dangerous not only to the smokers but also to non-smokers,” said Eleazar......»»

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Palace: No exodus , just fewer POGOs around

Roque said "many" POGOs have failed to pay their franchise tax, a development that he said would please those who are against the operations of the gaming firms......»»

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Boracay to accept tourists from GCQ areas

Boracay will accept tourists from areas under general community quarantine or GCQ starting Oct. 1......»»

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Strong evidence vs Mindanao Development Authority executive — Sandigan

The Sandiganbayan has affirmed its ruling finding sufficient evidence against an official of the Mindanao Development Authority who was charged with graft for bringing her husband to a seminar exclusive for officials and employees of MinDA......»»

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More aftershocks jolt Masbate

Six more aftershocks of the magnitude 6.6 earthquake that hit Masbate on Aug. 18 hit the province since midnight yesterday......»»

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Quakes jolt Masbate, Davao Sur

More aftershocks of the magnitude 6.6 earthquake that hit Masbate on Aug. 18 struck the province since midnight yesterday......»»

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Ex-US Navy official arrested in Pampanga

A former US Navy official wanted for various crimes was arrested in Angeles City, Pampanga on Tuesday......»»

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La Niña to bring ‘excessive rain’ in 2021

La Niña is expected to bring excessive rain over most parts of the country in the first quarter of next year, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration warned the public yesterday......»»

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9 family members catch COVID-19 from partygoers

Nine members of a family are the latest coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases in Tuguegarao City in Cagayan, the infection of which was traced to a party hosted by a village official two weeks ago......»»

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House logs 79th COVID-19 case

The House of Representatives recorded yesterday its 79th case of coronavirus disease 2019 after another employee tested positive for COVID-19......»»

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Drug sting yields P13.6 million shabu

Around two kilos of shabu valued at P13.6 million were confiscated from two alleged drug pushers in Quezon City on Tuesday......»»

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GCQ or MGCQ? Mayors to decide on Sunday

Metro Manila mayors will decide on Sunday whether to maintain the general community quarantine or downgrade the status to modified GCQ, Parañaque Mayor Edwin Olivarez announced yesterday......»»

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