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5 PBA players called up to Gilas pool

Tue, 2022-08-16 09:32

MANILA - Five Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) stars have been called up for Gilas Pilipinas in the fourth window of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers.

Three of them, namely NLEX's Calvin Oftana and Kevin Alas and NorthPort's Jamie Malonzo, even attended Gilas' first practice session on Mo

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Red Sox visit Pirates in break from AL East-heavy schedule

Tue, 2022-08-16 00:55
A rare break from playing an American League East Division opponent is on tap for the Boston Red Sox this week. After clinching a three-game series against the rival New York Yankees with Sunday's 3-0 shutout win at Fenway Park, the Red Sox will hit the road to start a set with the Pittsburgh Pirates beginning Tuesday night. Boston's weekend series started a season-ending stretch during which 34 of its final 49 games ar
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PH stocks up after US rally, peso slips

Mon, 2022-08-15 21:10
MANILA - The main equities index finished the week's first trading day higher on hopes for continued deceleration of US inflation rate but the peso weakened against the US dollar.The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose by 0.57 percent, or 38.18 points, to 6,737.84 po
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PBBM, food manufacturers discuss solutions to PH sugar woes

Mon, 2022-08-15 21:08

MANILA - President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. met with members of the Philippine Chamber of Food Manufacturers, Inc. (PCFMI) on Monday to discuss possible solutions to the country's sugar supply shortage.

"Tayo ay nakipagtalakayan sa mga miyembro ng Philippine Chamber of Food Ma

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Pangasinan town opens drug reformation center

Mon, 2022-08-15 21:06
ASINGAN, Pangasinan - The municipal government here has opened its own Balay Silangan drug reformation facility, the fifth in the province of Pangasinan.In a speech during the inauguration on Monday, municipal local government operations officer Catherine Velasquez said the
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Safe learning spaces launched via Oplan Balik Eskwela

Mon, 2022-08-15 21:04

MANILA - The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday launched Oplan Balik Eskwela (OBE) to ensure the safe reopening of classes through a whole-of-government approach with the cooperation of private stakeholders.

In a press briefing, DepEd Spokesperson Michael Poa said government and privat

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WHO joins 9th ISPAH Congress in Abu Dhabi as co-sponsor

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:58

ABU DHABI - The Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC) and the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) on Monday announced that the World Health Organization (WHO) has become the official co-sponsor of the 9th ISPAH Congress taking place in Abu Dhabi on Oct. 23-26, 2022.

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T-bill rates up ahead of BSP meeting

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:58
MANILA - The rates of Treasury bills (T-bills) rose on Monday ahead of the rate-setting meeting of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' (BSP) policy-making Monetary Board (MB).The average rate of the 91-day paper increased to 1.874 percent, the 182-day to 3.226 percent, and the
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WHO joins 9th ISPAH Congress in Abu Dhabi as co-sponsor

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:58

ABU DHABI - The Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC) and the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) on Monday announced that the World Health Organization (WHO) has become the official co-sponsor of the 9th ISPAH Congress taking place in Abu Dhabi on Oct. 23-26, 2022.

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Clark zone locators mull recovery aid for Abra quake victims

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:52
BAGUIO CITY - The organization of companies operating within the Clark Freeport Zone is looking at possible recovery aid for the victims of the major earthquake in Abra la
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Bataan road improvement to ensure motorists' safety

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:49

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga - The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed two road improvement projects in Morong town in Bataan province to ensure the safety and convenience of motorists and commuters.

Implemented by the Bataan 1st District Engineering Office, the new

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Bataan residents urged to get Covid vax, booster shots

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:43

BALANGA CITY, Bataan - The "PinasLakas" mass vaccination drive against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) kicked off in this province on Monday in an effort to boost the government's vaccination program.

Part 2 of the provincial government's campaign dubbed "Bakunahan, Bayanihan sa Barangay:

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No money will go to waste in case BSKE is reset: Comelec

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:31

MANILA - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday assured taxpayers' money will not go to waste in case the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) will be postponed anew.

Comelec chairperson George Garcia said the printing of ballots has yet to start amid calls to reset the

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No money wasted in case of BSKE reset: Comelec

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:31

MANILA - The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday assured taxpayers' money will not go to waste in case the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections (BSKE) will be postponed anew.

Comelec chairperson George Garcia said the printing of ballots has yet to start amid calls to reset the

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VP Sara wants COA's 'fraud audit' to probe P2.4-B laptops

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:25

MANILA - The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday requested a fraud audit from the Commission on Audit (COA), as ordered by Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte, to look into the alleged overpriced and outdated laptops purchased for teachers.

In a press briefing, DepEd Und

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VP Sara wants COA 'fraud audit' to probe P2.4-B laptop deal

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:25

MANILA - The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday requested a fraud audit from the Commission on Audit (COA), as ordered by Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte, to look into the alleged overpriced and outdated laptops purchased for teachers.

In a press briefing, DepEd Und

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PBBM sugar import plan to protect consumers, farmers: Concepcion

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:08
MANILA - Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion supports the plan of President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. to import up to 150,000 metric tons (MT) of sugar only if the supply is depleted by October.Concepcion also backed the President's decision to block the 300,000 MT suga
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1K narra trees planted at Northern Negros Natural Park

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:05
BACOLOD CITY - Stakeholders from various sectors have planted 1,000 narra trees at the Gawahon EcoPark in Victorias City, Negros Occidental as part of the events marking the 17th year of the Northern Negros Natural Park (NNNP)."We would like to thank our partners for making
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1K narra trees planted at Northern Negros Natural Park

Mon, 2022-08-15 20:05
BACOLOD CITY - Stakeholders from various sectors have planted 1,000 narra trees at the Gawahon EcoPark in Victorias City, Negros Occidental as one of the events marking the 17th year of the Northern Negros Natural Park (NNNP)."We would like to thank our partners for making t
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Bulakenyos urged to relearn province's cultural history

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:49

CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan - Governor Daniel Fernando called on residents to look back on the province's rich cultural history as they celebrated the 444th Bulacan Foundation Day on Monday.

During the simple celebration held at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium here, Fernando asked his constituents

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