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The Nation

Palace congratulates Carlo Biado for ruling US Open

MANILA – Malacañang on Sunday congratulated Carlo Biado for winning the US Open Pool Championship after beating Singapore’s Aloysius Yapp, 13-8, at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Sunday (Philippine time). ...

Carlo Biado (Photo from Matchroom Pool)

PNA | 8 hours ago

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Robredo pays tribute to 'humble, compassionate' Dinky Soliman

Vice President Leni Robredo has mourned the passing of former Social Welfare Secretary, whom she described as "pure of heart, humble and compassionate." In a Facebook post, Robredo recalled how the former Cabinet Secreta ...

Photo courtesy of VP Leni Robredo FB PAGE

GDM | 9 hours ago

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Labor chief Bello pushes more protection for seafarers

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III is calling for the amendment to a 15-year-old maritime convention of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to provide global seafarers greater protection while in the high seas. In a virtu ...

GDM | 11 hours ago

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PNP orders probe into killing of delivery rider in Tondo

Philippine National Police chief General Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday ordered an investigation into the death of a delivery rider in Tondo, Manila that involves a cop in the capital. Eleazar issued the directive following the compl ...

GDM | 12 hours ago

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Bong Go supports limited conduct of face-to-face classes but says proper health protocols must be put in place and vaccination must be the priority

As the national government prepares for the conduct of pilot face-to-face classes in select low risk areas, Senator Christopher "Bong" Go called for proper and careful implementation, saying that students must not be put at risk especially since they are not yet vaccinated.  ...

GDM | 13 hours ago

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Anti-vaxxers urged to respect belief of majority of Filipinos

MANILA – Freedom of expression and public health should be tightly balanced in this time of the pandemic, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar on Sunday said as he warned some anti-vaccine individuals for defying the quarantine protocols by holding protest actions. ...

PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar (File photo)

PNA | 14 hours ago

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PH thanks Russia for delivery of 190K Sputnik V 2 jabs

MANILA – National Task Force Against Covid-19 (NTF) chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. thanked Russian Direct Investment Fund for fulfilling its promise to deliver the 190,000 doses of Sputnik V’s Component 2 vaccine against Covid-19. ...

COMPONENT 2. Personnel of the Bureau of Customs inspect the boxes containing the 190,000 doses of Component 2 of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine that arriv ...

PNA | 15 hours ago

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141st Malasakit Center launches in Iloilo City

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go virtually attended the opening of the Malasakit Center in West Visayas State University Medical Center in Jaro, Iloilo City on Thursday, September 16. As Chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography and principal author of the Malasakit Centers ...

GDM | 1 day ago

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Australia informs PHL of its acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana held his first bilateral engagement with his Australian counterpart Peter Dutton, where they discussed Australia's acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines. In a statement Friday,  the ...

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana

GDM | 2 days ago

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Bong Go vows to fight for welfare and protection of healthcare workers; 140th Malasakit Center opens in Santa Barbara, Iloilo

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go lauded the government’s continuing commitment of improving access to health care as the country’s 140th Malasakit Center was launched at the Western Visayas Sanitarium (WVS) in Santa Barbara, Iloilo on Thursday, September 16.  ...

GDM | 2 days ago