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Antique uses jingle to curb dengue rise

Sat, 2022-07-02 11:13

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique - Antique province is counting on a tune to hook its residents to clean their surroundings as part of its campaign against dengue fever.

The highlight of the start of the National Disaster Resilience Month in the province on Friday was a jingle played for more

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DepEd official optimistic about PBBM support for farm schools

Sat, 2022-07-02 10:06

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique - An official of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Antique has expressed hope that President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. would support the farm school in the province and other parts of the country as these serve as good training grounds for the new breed of

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Filipino creative players explore opportunities in Japan

Sat, 2022-07-02 09:22

MANILA - A delegation from the Philippines' creative industry is in Japan to explore opportunities with local players, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo said Friday.

The 36-member group, which is in Japan from June 24 to July, is the first Philippine business delegation to visit the Asian natio

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Filipino creative players explore opportunities in Japan

Sat, 2022-07-02 09:22

MANILA - A delegation from the Philippines' creative industry is in Japan to explore opportunities with local players, the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo said Friday.

The 36-member group, which is in Japan from June 24 to July, is the first Philippine business delegation to visit the Asian natio

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PBBM yet to appoint new Pagcor chief: Palace

Sat, 2022-07-02 08:50

MANILA - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has yet to name the new head of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor), Malacanang said on Friday.

The clarification was made following claims that lawyer George Erwin Garcia was tapped by Marcos to lead the Pagcor.

Press Se

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Employment rate in Ilocos Region rises to 94.1%

Sat, 2022-07-02 08:46

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan -The employment rate in the Ilocos Region has increased to 94.1 percent from 92.5 percent based on the data gathered by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in April this year.

In a forum on Friday, PSA Ilocos Regional Director Lawyer Sheila de Guzman said this is a

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UAE-Indonesia CEPA to launch new era of strategic cooperation: Ministers, officials

Sat, 2022-07-02 07:19

ABU DHABI, 1st July, 2022 (WAM) -- Emirati ministers and officials have agreed on the importance of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) signed between the UAE and Indonesia, stressing it will help the two nations usher in a new era of strategic cooperation.

The CEPA with Indonesia is t

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Medical services for residents as Taguig mayor begins term

Fri, 2022-07-01 20:57

MANILA - Taguig City residents benefited from free medical and dental services as Mayor Lani Cayetano returned to the post she held for nine consecutive years.

According to Cayetano's office on Friday, her administration's three priorities are health, economic development, and peace and order

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Medical services for residents as Taguig mayor begins term

Fri, 2022-07-01 20:57

MANILA - Taguig City residents benefited from free medical and dental services as Mayor Lani Cayetano returned to the post she held for nine consecutive years.

According to Cayetano's office on Friday, her administration's three priorities are health, economic development, and peace and order

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Some gov't posts in Executive branch declared vacant

Fri, 2022-07-01 20:51

MANILA - Malacanang has declared vacant some of the government posts and items under the Executive department.

Executive Secretary Victor Rodriguez, by authority of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., signed Memorandum Circular (MC) 1 on Thursday, declaring vacancy in certain positions in the dep

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UAAP stars banner PH team to Asian Women's volleyball tourney

Fri, 2022-07-01 20:49

MANILA - Players from the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) will comprise most of the team that will compete in the Asian Women's Volleyball Cup to be held in the Philippines on August 21 to 28.

National team coach Jorge De Brito named the 22-woman pool, 20 of which ar

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'Domeng' intensifies but not directly affecting PH

Fri, 2022-07-01 20:23

MANILA - Although Tropical Storm Domeng has intensified, it does not have a direct effect on the country, according to the weather bureau on Friday afternoon.

In an update sent before 6 p.m., the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Dome

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Incoming DBM chief extends condolences to Andaya family

Fri, 2022-07-01 20:22

MANILA - Incoming Budget and Management Secretary Amenah Pangandaman on Friday extended her condolences to the family of the late Budget Chief and Camarines Sur Representative Rolando Andaya Jr.

In a statement, she said Andaya, 53, was "dedicated to serving the Filipino people" and "is known

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Int'l group cites Iloilo City's urban housing dev't

Fri, 2022-07-01 20:21

ILOILO CITY - Iloilo City's participatory approach to addressing issues on urban housing is among the five finalists in the 2021-2022 World Resources Institute (WRI) Ross Center Prize for Cities from among the 260 applications from 155 cities in 65 countries.

Iloilo City joined four other fin

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Laguesma back at DOLE, seeks dialogues with labor groups

Fri, 2022-07-01 20:11

MANILA - Secretary Bienvenido Laguesma of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will conduct meetings with employers' groups in the coming days to discuss their concerns.

On Friday, he received the DOLE flag and the Labor and Employment Plan 2022-2028 from his predecessor, Silvestre B

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TNT clips Terrafirma to win 5th straight game

Fri, 2022-07-01 19:49

MANILA - TNT handed Terrafirma its second straight beating on Friday after scoring a 114-86 win in their Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup game at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.

TNT hinted at a blowout early on after a 31-14 lead at the end of the first quarter but Terrafirma resp

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Governor suspends quarrying in Albay

Fri, 2022-07-01 19:40

LEGAZPI CITY - Governor Noel E. Rosal on his first day in office on Friday signed Executive Order (EO) No. 1 for the temporary suspension of quarry operations in Albay Province.

Rosal in an interview said Section 138, Paragraph 2 of the Local Government Code of 1991 states "the permit to extr

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Sagada reopens natural caves for trekking

Fri, 2022-07-01 19:37

SAGADA, Mt. Province - "Revenge tourists" or travelers whose trips have been held back by lockdowns due to the pandemic can finally marvel anew at the splendor of Sagada's famous natural caves after the town swung open its doors.

Municipal tourism officer Maria Teresa Abad on Friday urged

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Free rides in Baguio extended until July 15

Fri, 2022-07-01 19:25

BAGUIO CITY - Commuters here will still be able to enjoy free rides in public utility vehicles after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) extended its "Libreng Sakay" program until July 15.

In an advisory on Friday, the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said t

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PBBM sees stronger, more effective Air Force under his watch

Fri, 2022-07-01 19:25

MANILA - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. guaranteed Friday his administration's resolve to make the Philippine Air Force (PAF) "stronger, bigger, and effective" under his watch.

Marcos gave the assurance at the celebration of the PAF's 75th founding anniversary at Clark Air Base in

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