Philippines

Arrest travelers presenting fake Covid-19 tests: Duterte

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   FAKE COVID-19 TESTS. President Rodrigo R. Duterte warns travelers with fake Covid-19 test results will be arrested, during his talk to the people at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang Park, Manila on Monday night (June 14, 2021). Duterte directed the Philippine National Police, Department of Tourism, and all local government units to … Continue reading

Philippines

Spare Davao Covid-19 cases from politicking, Sara tells Leni

By Che Palicte   Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte (Photo courtesy of City Information Office)  DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency)– Mayor Sara Z. Duterte lashed out at Vice President Leni Robredo as she urged her to avoid involving the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) surge in Davao City in her attempt at politicking. The mayor’s remarks came after Robredo … Continue reading

Philippines / Sports

Absalon cousins laid to rest as calls for justice pour in

By Connie Calipay   LEGAZPI CITY (Philippines News Agency) – Far Eastern University (FEU) football player Kieth Absalon and his cousin, Nolven, were laid to rest on Sunday, exactly a week after they were killed by an anti-personnel mines (APMs) explosion planted by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Masbate City. Thousands of Masbateños, together with the … Continue reading

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Locsin hails Pinoy workers for ‘selfless service’ abroad

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Saturday hailed all Filipino workers who continue to provide “selfless service and gentle nurture” abroad as the country celebrated its 123rd Independence Day. From medical professionals to seafarers, Locsin said overseas Filipino workers have contributed a lot to the world … Continue reading

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Stay united, strong vs. pandemic: Davao mayor

By Prexx Marnie Kate Trozo   Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte (Photo courtesy of Davao-CIO) DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency)– In time for the celebration of the 123rd Philippine Independence on Saturday, Davaoeños were reminded they can emerge victorious from the Covid-19 pandemic through adherence to safety protocols. Mayor Sara Duterte, in a statement, told her constituents “it … Continue reading

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Front-liners’ sacrifices sustain battle vs. Covid-19

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   HERO WORSHIP. President Rodrigo Duterte (right) attends an Independence Day celebration in Malolos City, Bulacan on Saturday (June 12, 2021). He said all Filipinos, especially front-liners, battling the Covid-19 pandemic are heroes. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Bong Go) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday honored as “modern heroes” the … Continue reading

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Pialago dares Elago: Tell Sison, NPA rebels to surrender

NO TO COMMUNISTS. Anti-Red groups condemn the continuous coddling of Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Maria Sison by the Netherlands during a rally outside the Dutch embassy in Makati on Thursday (June 10, 2021). Assistant Secretary Celine Pialago, one of the spokespersons of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict, said … Continue reading

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Task force assures Marawi infra works done by December

By Lade Jean Kabagani   TAKING SHAPE. The Marawi Grand Mosque is under rehabilitation in this photo released Sunday (June 6, 2021) by Task Force Bangon Marawi. Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario said all ongoing infrastructure projects will be finished by December and rehabilitation works within the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. (Photo courtesy of TFBM Facebook) MANILA (Philippines … Continue reading

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PH Covid-19 recovered cases reach 1,188,243

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The nation’s total number of recovered coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases has reached 1,188,243 after 7,372 more recoveries were reported on Sunday. In its latest case bulletin, the Department of Health (DOH) noted that recoveries account for 93.6 percent of the total case Covid-19 count which … Continue reading