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EU should check own glasshouses before throwing stones at PH

EU should check own glasshouses before throwing stones at PH By Gigie Arcilla   University of the Philippines Professor Clarita R. Carlos (Photo from Prof. Carlos FB page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – A political analyst took to social media her stand on the recent recommendation of European Union (EU) lawmakers to impose economic sanctions on Philippine … Continue reading

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‘Bayanihan’ gives birth to radio station for distance learning

‘Bayanihan’ gives birth to radio station for distance learning By Villamor Visaya, Jr.   DISTANCE LEARNING. The “Radyo Edukalidad” of the Cauayan City Science and Technology High School now airs educational programs and lesson simulations by its teachers from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Starting Oct. 5, 2020 up to June 30, 2021, radio programs will … Continue reading

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Emirates, Qatar Airways resume flights in Clark

Emirates, Qatar Airways resume flights in Clark By Marna Dagumboy Del Rosario   CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga (Philippines News Agency) – The Clark International Airport (CRK) confirmed on Wednesday the resumption of operations of Emirates and Qatar Airways, increasing the number of flights currently being operated by these two international air carriers. Emirates started daily operations of Dubai-Clark-Dubai … Continue reading

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Task Force PhilHealth submits 177-page report to Duterte

Task Force PhilHealth submits 177-page report to Duterte By Benjamin Pulta   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The inter-agency task force investigating irregularities in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) on Monday submitted its 177-page initial report to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. “As the task force awaits any further directives from the President, its composite team will pursue … Continue reading

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Overseas Pinoys with Covid-19 now 10,314; recoveries rise by 121

Overseas Pinoys with Covid-19 now 10,314; recoveries rise by 121 By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday reported 133 more Filipinos abroad contracting the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), pushing the total tally to 10,314. In its latest case bulletin, the DFA also reported 121 new recoveries … Continue reading

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DepEd, US embassy launch virtual series on digital learning

DepEd, US embassy launch virtual series on digital learning By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA – The Department of Education (DepEd) and the US Embassy on Monday launched a nine-day virtual series for teachers and educators in support of the country’s transition to digital learning amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. DepEd Undersecretary for Curriculum and … Continue reading

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AFP says Pemberton case ‘isolated’

AFP says Pemberton case ‘isolated’ By Priam Nepomuceno    US Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton (BI photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Armed Forces of Philippines (AFP) on Sunday said the case of US Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, who was convicted of killing transgender Jennifer Laude in 2014, is an isolated case. “That … Continue reading

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‘No appearance’ voter registration eyed for passport holders

‘No appearance’ voter registration eyed for passport holders By Ferdinand Patinio  Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is eyeing at adopting a “no personal appearance” for voter registrants with passports. According to Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon, they are planning to let Filipinos abroad and in the country to register online, in … Continue reading

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DOH reports 4.9K new Covid-19 infections, active cases at 66K

DOH reports 4.9K new Covid-19 infections, active cases at 66K By Marita Moaje   PH COVID-19 BULLETIN. The daily Covid-19 bulletin of the Department of Health reported 4,935 new cases on Saturday (Sept. 12, 2020). This brings the total tally of active cases in the country to 66,455. (Photo courtesy of DOH) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Department of … Continue reading