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Marcial tries hand in growing veggies, making ‘tuyo’

BY NICK GIONGCO     To keep ultra-active athletes like him pre-occupied and always on-the-go, Filipino  boxer Eumir Felix Marcial is going into growing vegetables like eggplant, bitter gourd (ampalaya) and bottle gourd (upo) in his third-floor home that is undergoing renovation in Imus, Cavite. Macial, who has earned a spot in the Tokyo Olympics […].....»»

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Stranded in Malaysia, Diaz still looking to raise funds for frontliners, poor

  By WAYLON GALVEZ       Rio Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz is doing her own part to raise funds in her effort to provide food to the poor as well as to frontliners fighting the deadly Covid-19 pandemic. Diaz, through her Instagram account, posted Tuesday an online weightlifting seminar – from techniques, experience […].....»»

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Players, fans saddened by UAAP volleyball cancellation

BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA         Players and their fans expressed their disappointment over the cancellation of the UAAP Season 82 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as it affected the semester’s centerpiece sport, volleyball. “UAAP” trended on Twitter on Tuesday night moments after the league’s announcement, saying that “the conditions for the resumption… […].....»»

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Joy, relief as exodus from Wuhan begins

Voicing joy and excitement from behind face masks, tens of thousands of people fled Wuhan on Wednesday after a 76-day travel ban was lifted on the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic first emerged. Previously quiet train and bus stations bustled as an exodus began from the city of 11 million, with some passengers wearing […].....»»

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Virus may spark ‘devastating’ global condom shortage

A global condom shortage is looming as the coronavirus pandemic shutters factories and disrupts supply chains, the world’s top maker of the contraceptives said, with the United Nations warning of “devastating” consequences. Over half of humanity has been confined to their homes as the highly contagious virus marches round the planet, while governments worldwide have […].....»»

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Pampered Kuwaitis quibble in five-star quarantine

The meat is too fatty and the staff are slow to clean up coffee stains — some Kuwaitis quarantined in five-star hotels due to the coronavirus outbreak have a litany of complaints. Authorities in the oil-rich country have forced citizens returning from abroad to isolate for 14 days in luxury properties before they are permitted […].....»»

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‘Visita Iglesia’ online

  BY LESLIE AQUINO   *   FILIPINO Catholics can observe the traditional “Visita Iglesia” this Holy Week even if they are under home quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic through the Internet. Through the online Visita Iglesia of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, the faithful will have the opportunity to virtually visit […].....»»

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Judas, his betrayer

  Gospel • Mt 26:14-25 * ONE of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him 30 pieces of silver, and from that time on he looked for an opportunity to hand […].....»»

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Editorial Cartoon (April 8, 2020)

Editorial Cartoon (April 8, 2020).....»»

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Adopting a ‘psychology of war’

  WAR footing was the terminology I first used in a previous column in properly addressing the pandemic coronavirus. Part of the solution is cascading to the general public the necessity for adopting a “psychology of war” in order they be in the proper frame of mind in terms of comprehending the seriousness of the […].....»»

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No basis for fear of a rice shortage

    OUR rice supply in the Philippines is a perennial source of worry because rice is the basic part of any Filipino meal. We import hundreds of thousands of tons of rice every year, mostly from Vietnam and Thailand, because, despite their best efforts, Filipino farmers cannot raise as much rice at the same […].....»»

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Don’t want sex this Holy Week

  Hi Ms. Rica, Sabi ko po ngayong Holy Week ay mag-aabstain po muna ako sa sex. Ano po ba ang mga pwede kong gawin para hindi po ako ma-tempt? Thank you po. No no no   Hello No no no, Ipapadala ko sa iyo itong sagot ko sa dati nang nagtanong niyan. Thank you […].....»»

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P5 B for COVID aid programs OK’d

The government is planning to spend P5 billion for the social amelioration programs for the formal workers sector affected by the coronavirus lockdown. The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging infectious Diseases has endorsed the budget request made by the Department of Labor and Employment to defray the costs for assistance programs for […].....»»

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Editorial Cartoon (April 7, 2020)

Editorial Cartoon (April 7, 2020).....»»

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PSC to athletes: Observe ECQ guidelines

By WAYLON GALVEZ     The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) on Tuesday reminded national team athletes and coaches to strictly observe the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) guidelines to avoid being infected by the deadly Covid-19. In its letter to different national sports associations (NSAs), the PSC said it is mandatory to observe the ECQ guidelines […].....»»

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PBA coaches are one in saying ‘healthy body, healthy mind’

By Waylon Galvez       For the past three weeks, PBA players have used their social media pages as platform to encourage people to stay safe and healthy as the country continues to deal with Covid-19. Their posts include calls to support the frontliners and the people in need of assistance especially food, appeal […].....»»

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One of you will betray me

  Gospel: Jn13:21-33, 36-38 * RECLINING at table with his disciples, Jesus was deeply troubled and testified, “Amen, amen, I say to you, one of you will betray me.” One of his disciples, the one whom Jesus loved, was reclining at Jesus’ side. So Simon Peter nodded to him to find out whom he meant. […].....»»

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Faith in this Holy week

  THE Christian world is now in the middle of Holy Week. It should have begun, as in the past, with festive palm-waving crowds in churches all over the country, in commemoration of the welcome the people of Jerusalem gave Jesus on that first Palm Sunday. But all that festivity which we reenact in this […].....»»

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Village councilwoman slain after quarantine duty

  BINAN CITY, Laguna – A barangay councilwoman was shot dead Sunday morning by a gunman while riding her motorcycle on her way home from duty at their village checkpoint in Barangay De La Paz in this city. Melody Quijano, 39, a barangay kagawad of Dela Paz was declared dead on arrival at a hospital […].....»»

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Dagupan City reports first virus death

  DAGUPAN CITY — This city has recorded its first Covid-19 death, authorities announced Sunday night. Mayor Brian Lim received a report from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) informing him that a patient under investigation (PUI), who died three days ago, had tested positive for Covid-19. An 80-year-old male from Barangay Pogo Chico, is […].....»»

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