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China sweeps all 13 diving golds at FINA World Championships

Mon, 2022-07-04 13:13

BUDAPEST - China completed a clean sweep of 13 diving gold medals at the FINA World Championships after Yang Jian defended the men's 10m platform title in a roller-coaster final here on Sunday.

The 28-year-old came back from two poor dives in the second and third rounds, after which he ranked

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Better PH's educ, livelihood system among Legarda's 1st 10 bills

Mon, 2022-07-04 13:09

MANILA - The improvement of the country's education and livelihood systems was among the first 10 legislative measures filed by Senator Loren Legarda in the 19th Congress.

Having served as a senator for 18 years, she was the first to file among the 24 incumbent and newly-elected senators in a

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Better education, livelihood among Legarda's first bills

Mon, 2022-07-04 13:09

MANILA - The improvement of the country's education and livelihood systems was among the first 10 legislative measures filed by Senator Loren Legarda in the 19th Congress.

Having served as a senator for 18 years, she was the first to file among the 24 incumbent and newly-elected senators in a

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VP Sara opens satellite offices

Mon, 2022-07-04 12:40

MANILA - The Office of Vice President Sara Duterte has opened satellite offices all over the country to help people outside Metro Manila, particularly those living in remote areas, get easier access to social services.

Vice Presidential Spokesperson and lawyer Reynold Munsayac said the OVP sa

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PNP in the thick of preparations for first Marcos SONA

Mon, 2022-07-04 10:31

MANILA - The Philippine National Police (PNP) has started laying out security preparations for the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City this month.

PNP director for operations Maj. Gen. Valeriano de Leon

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Navy test-fires fast-attack craft missiles weapon in Israel

Mon, 2022-07-04 10:24

MANILA - The Philippine Navy's first two fast-attack craft missiles (FAIC-Ms) test-fired their weapon systems last week in Israel.

Two FAIC-Ms -- Typhoon 30mm automatic cannon and Mini-Typhoon machine gun system -- were fired in these exercises.

"The inspection held from 27 to 30 June 2

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Fair weather to prevail across PH Monday

Mon, 2022-07-04 10:22

MANILA - Fair weather with isolated rain showers will prevail over most parts of the country Monday, the weather bureau said.

"No weather disturbance is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility in the next three days," Aldczar Aurelio of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical

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PH, US militaries eye scaling up training exercises in 2023

Mon, 2022-07-04 10:21

MANILA - The Philippine Army (PA) and the US Army Pacific (USARPAC) are eyeing a bigger version of the "Salaknib" training exercises next year.

In a statement Sunday, Army spokesperson Xerxes Trinidad said both the PA and USARPAC planning delegations reviewed the updated mission statement and

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This Week in Media (June 27 to July 1, 2022)

Mon, 2022-07-04 02:13

FINALLY OFFICIAL: Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. assumed his post as the 17th president of the Philippines. On June 28, the Supreme Court ruled to dismiss with finality motions questioning Marcos Jr.'s candidacy. No surprise as the restoration of Marcos' family continues to trouble those who fought against Martial Law and a

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Philippines logs 1,323 new COVID-19 cases

Mon, 2022-07-04 00:05

MANILA, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,323 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, the highest tally since Feb. 25, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,708,271.

The DOH said that 14 more people died from COVID-19 complications, bringing the death toll to 60,592.

The DOH said that Metro Manila recorded 5,520 new cases in the

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Hyundai Motor's labor union votes for strike

Sun, 2022-07-03 20:29

SEOUL - Unionized workers at Hyundai Motor Co. have voted in favor of a strike, setting the stage for another walkout that may cut the carmaker's vehicle output amid declining sales.

The labor union said 71.8 percent of the 40,958 members, who cast their ballots on Friday, turned out to be in

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Jaishankar greets Belarusian counterpart Makei on occasion of its independence day

Sun, 2022-07-03 19:55
New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday congratulated Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makei and the people of the country for their Independence Day. "Congratulations to FM Vladimir Makei and the Government and people of Belarus on their Independence Day," the foreign Minister tweeted today. India's relations with Belarus have been traditionally warm and cordial. India wasone of t
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Palestine hands bullet that killed journo to US for examination

Sun, 2022-07-03 19:41

RAMALLAH, Palestine - The Palestinian Authority has said it handed the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to US officials to conduct a forensic examination.

"We have agreed to allow the American side to conduct a forensic examination of the bullet that killed Abu Akleh

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Bulacan Airport construction not affected by veto: Palace

Sun, 2022-07-03 19:06

MANILA - The construction of a 2,500-hectare international airport in Bulakan, Bulacan will proceed even after President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. vetoed a measure establishing an adjacent special economic zone and freeport.

Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles explained in a statement o

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2 Chinese nationals yield P1.8-B shabu in separate ops

Sun, 2022-07-03 18:46

MANILA - Anti-narcotics operatives seized PHP1.768 billion worth of shabu from two Chinese nationals in separate buy-bust operations in Quezon City and Cavite on Sunday.

Derrick Carreon, spokesperson of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), said in a statement that Cai Jia Zhu (alias

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Nadal into 4th round at Wimbledon; Tsitsipas eliminated

Sun, 2022-07-03 18:39

ANKARA - The World No. 2 men's tennis player, Rafael Nadal advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon on Saturday but fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece was eliminated.

Nadal, who has 22 Grand Slam championships, beat Italian Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4, to reach t

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Post Office, Customs seal online payment system deal

Sun, 2022-07-03 18:20

MANILA - The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) recently inked a landmark memorandum of agreement to provide clients a more efficient, secure, hassle-free and reliable online payment system of customs duties and taxes.

The online payment system through the

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Biden invites PBBM to Washington

Sun, 2022-07-03 17:42

MANILA - President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has been invited to Washington by United States President Joe Biden.

Jose Manuel Romualdez, the Philippine Ambassador to the United States, said US Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff handed Marcos the personal letter from Biden.

Emhoff, husband of US

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2 Cebu town public schools 'blessed' with new buildings

Sun, 2022-07-03 17:27

SAN REMIGIO, Cebu - Come the resumption of face-to-face classes in August after more than two years, Dapdap Elementary School and Mano Integrated School in San Remigio, Cebu will have a new three-story building each.

Juvelyn Cabatana, a fifth-grade teacher in Dapdap, said the new building is

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Palace mum on Imelda birthday celebration

Sun, 2022-07-03 16:53

MANILA - The Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) on Sunday distanced itself from commenting on the supposed birthday party of Imelda Marcos, the mother of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., held at Malacanang Palace.

Mrs. Marcos turned 93 on Saturday, two days after her son took oath as the coun

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