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2,747 new infections, active cases now 63K: DOH

2,747 new infections, active cases now 63K: DOH By Marita Moaje   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday reported 2,747 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases, bringing the total tally of active cases in the country to 63,066. Of the newly reported cases, the National Capital Region (NCR) recorded the most number … Continue reading

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Palace thanks Carpio for praising President Duterte arbitral win assertion

Palace thanks Carpio for praising PRRD arbitral win assertion By Azer Parrocha   Retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Malacañang on Wednesday thanked retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio for praising President Rodrigo Duterte’s assertion of the Hague-based arbitral ruling that invalidates China’s vast claims over the South China Sea before … 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

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Duterte grateful for Abe’s push to boost PH-Japan ties

PRRD grateful for Abe’s push to boost PH-Japan ties By Azer Parrocha   BEST WISHES. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe pose for posterity prior to the start of their bilateral meeting at the Impact Exhibition and Convention Center in Nonthaburi, Thailand on November 4, 2019. Duterte conveyed his best wishes for … Continue reading

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Lone bettor bags P339-M lotto jackpot

Lone bettor bags P339-M lotto jackpot By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – A lone bettor from Quezon City is the second jackpot winner in the lotto games since the implementation of community quarantine measures in mid-March that affected the games’ operations, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said Monday. In an advisory, PCSO … Continue reading

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PH logs 2,839 new Covid-19 cases; recoveries rise by 23K

PH logs 2,839 new Covid-19 cases; recoveries rise by 23K By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday reported 2,839 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections, raising the overall tally to 237,365 with only 48,803 active cases. The DOH said the additional cases reported were based on the … Continue reading

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‘Kristine’ far from PH landmass, to leave Saturday night

‘Kristine’ far from PH landmass, to leave Saturday night By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz   TYPHOON KRISTINE. The track of Typhoon Kristine as of Friday (Sept. 4, 2020) evening. PAGASA said “Kristine” is unlikely to have a direct impact on the country’s weather and may leave the Philippine area of responsibility on Saturday evening. (Photo courtesy of PAGASA) … Continue reading

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Typhoon enters PAR; unlikely to affect PH

Typhoon enters PAR; unlikely to affect PH By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from PAGASA’s website) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Typhoon Haishen has entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) and was given the local name, “Kristine”, the weather bureau said Friday. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said “Kristine” is unlikely … Continue reading