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NBI’s summons on Vico Sotto ‘pure harassment’ – lawyer

“...[w]hy single out Mayor Sotto? Is this because he is supported by the people? Or is it because his response (to the pandemic) affirms the incompetence of the national government?” The post NBI’s summons on Vico Sotto ‘pure harassment’ – lawyer appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Constitutionality of ‘fake news’ provision can be challenged — lawyer

&'160; “This (fake news provision) is very broad, and vague. At first glance, this provision is unconstitutional since it directly affects our freedom of expression.” By ALYSSA MAE CLARIN Bulatlat.com MANILA&'' Amid reports of ‘fake news’ investigation by authorities, a human rights lawyer said the constitutionality of the provision penalizing ‘fake news’ in Republic Act&' The post Constitutionality of ‘fake news’ provision can be challenged &'8212; lawyer appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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20 ‘poor’ towns in Cebu to pilot Bagsakan Centers next week

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Twenty towns belonging to the fourth and fifth class income classifications will be the first to roll out their Bagsakan Centers to retail affordable basic goods for their constituents during the enhanced community quarantine period. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said they have already identified the &'8220;poorest&'8221; towns to ensure that the constituents there [&'] The post 20 'poor' towns in Cebu to pilot Bagsakan Centers next week appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Labogon tanod pursuing armed man shot, wounded

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — A barangay tanod was shot and wounded after he and the police pursued an armed person at Sitio Lapyahan in Barangay Labogon, Mandaue City at past 7:00 this evening April 2, 2020. The victim was identified as Zosimo Callora, 30, residing at Barangay Labogon, Mandaue City. He was brought to [&'] The post Labogon tanod pursuing armed man shot, wounded appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Northern Mindanao economy bleeds due to COVID-19

CAGAYAN DE ORO- The local economy in Northern Mindanao has taken a nosedive just two weeks after transportation between its cities, towns and manufacturing firms came to a screeching halt amid strict quarantine measures. Mindanao has been dependent on agriculture, tourism, and trade. And the havoc brought about by the COVID-19 scare took a huge [&'] The post Northern Mindanao economy bleeds due to COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill construction worker

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental, Philippines  —  A 42-year-old construction worker was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen on board a scooter motorcycle in front of his house in Barangay Poblacion, Zamboanguita town in Negros Oriental tonight, April 2, 2020. Police Staff Sergeant Matt Ducar, police investigator, told CDN Digital in an interview that Christopher Entea [&'] The post Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill construction worker appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Capitol asks LGUs to ‘join hands in prayer’ against COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is asking local government units (LGUs) here to &'8220;join hands in prayer&'8221; that the cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection here will not spike amid intensified testings. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said the Capitol would be relaying a common prayer to its 44 towns and seven component cities to implore [&'] The post Capitol asks LGUs to 'join hands in prayer' against COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Drug pushers, users in Lapu-Lapu told: Despite ECQ, war on drugs continue

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Despite the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), Lapu-Lapu City police will continue to go after those involved in the illegal drug trade. Police Colonel Clarito Baja, Lapu-Lapu City Police Office director, said this after the arrest of five people and the rescue of a minor during two  separate buy-bust [&'] The post Drug pushers, users in Lapu-Lapu told: Despite ECQ, war on drugs continue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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DSWD says P100B ready for release; poorest first

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday said it had received the first P100 billion of the P200 billion worth of emergency subsidy or cash aid to about 18 million poor families affected by the Luzon quarantine due to the new coronavirus pandemic. Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista said the money received [&'] The post DSWD says P100B ready for release; poorest first appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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World Bank to roll out $160-billion emergency aid over 15 months

UNITED States — The World Bank on Thursday approved the first steps in a plan to roll out $160 billion in emergency aid over 15 months to help countries deal with the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic. The board of the Washington-based development lender approved the first set of fast-track crisis projects, with an [&'] The post World Bank to roll out $160-billion emergency aid over 15 months appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Africa faces an ‘existential threat’ as virus cases spread

JOHANNESBURG  — Some African countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, health officials projected Thursday, as the continent least equipped to treat serious infections has an “enormous gap” in the number of ventilators and other critical items. While cases across Africa are now above 6,000 at what has been [&'] The post Africa faces an ‘existential threat’ as virus cases spread appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Musical mood boosters: The Weekend, Finneas and Maroon 5

The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” single, about a man who’s going through a romantic withdrawal, is rumored to be about his ill-fated relationship with one of his famous exes, among them Selena Gomez, Bella Hadid and New York-based model Yovanna Ventura. “I can’t see clearly when you’re gone,” the 30-year-old Canadian recording artist sings in it. [&'] The post Musical mood boosters: The Weekend, Finneas and Maroon 5 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Athletes tweak Olympic training

Qualified athletes are guaranteed their slots in the Tokyo Games which have been rescheduled for July 23-Aug......»»

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Severino, Frayna emerge online chess champs

FIDE Master Sander Severino escaped with a draw versus Michael Silvederio in the seventh and final round to rule the second leg of the online Cesar Orbe Memorial Cup done Wednesday night......»»

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Varsity ballers throw support

More collegiate athletes have joined the fund-raising drive initiated by volley belles for the benefit of the frontliners amidst the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

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Betancourt says Remy will play in NBA

The former Charlotte Hornets foreign consultant/scout who attempted to bring Johnny Abarrientos to the NBA in 1997 said yesterday Fil-Am guard Remy Martin of Arizona State will make it to the majors and advised 7-1 center Kai Sotto to build his game like Kristaps Porzingis for the chance to play in the big league......»»

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Yulo, Didal make elite ‘forbes’ list

Olympics-bound gymnast Caloy Yulo and skateboard queen Margielyn Didal landed in Forbes Asia’s “30 under 30” for 2020, joining three other Filipinos in the list of the most influential youngsters across the continent......»»

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AboitizPower drops Vietnam wind farm

AboitizPower drops Vietnam wind farm.....»»

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Cinema One Originals film fest postponed due to COVID-19

Cinema One Originals film fest postponed due to COVID-19.....»»

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Gotianun firm maintains ‘stable’ power

THE POWER ARM of Gotianun-led Filinvest Development Corp. (FDC) maintained its operations to supply electricity in Mindanao while the country is placed under a state of public health emergency due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic......»»

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