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EXPLAINER: The whos and hows in the process of Covid vaccine approval

MANILA, Philippines — As our country tries to join other nations in combatting Covid-19 through inoculation programs, news about separate acquisition projects and agreements of the national and local government with vaccine manufacturers might confuse some Filipinos. Others might wonder who are the people or agencies in charge of the whole vaccine trials and procurements.  […] The post EXPLAINER: The whos and hows in the process of Covid vaccine approval appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Samsung chief jailed for 2.5 years over corruption scandal

SEOUL — The de facto chief of South Korea’s Samsung business empire was convicted Monday over a huge corruption scandal and jailed for two and a half years, in a ruling that deprives the tech giant of its top decision-maker. Lee Jae-yong, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, was found guilty […] The post Samsung chief jailed for 2.5 years over corruption scandal appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Two dead, 1 hurt in 2 motorcycle accidents in Balamban

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two men died and another one was injured in two separate motorcycle accidents in two days in Balamban town in western Cebu. The latest fatal accident involved a Yamaha Mio motorcycle that slammed into a Mitsubishi bus at 5 a.m. on January18.  The motorcycle rider, Jay Campaner Cago, 20, of Barangay […] The post Two dead, 1 hurt in 2 motorcycle accidents in Balamban appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties

MAMUJU, Indonesia — Medics battled exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they raced Monday to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island. At least 81 people were killed and thousands left homeless by the powerful 6.2-magnitude quake that struck early Friday, reducing buildings to a tangled mass of […] The post Indonesian medics overwhelmed by quake casualties appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Duterte to firms: No franchise until you settle your accounts with gov’t

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said he would not allow any company to benefit from its franchise unless it had settled its obligations with the government. “There will be no opening. I assure you, all franchises will not be implemented. I will not implement them until they settle their full accounts […] The post Duterte to firms: No franchise until you settle your accounts with gov’t appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Sto. Nino and the religiosity of Filipino seafarers

Viva Sto. Nino! The Sto. Niño is venerated all over the country with annual festivals celebrated every last two weekends of January through special masses, dances and processions attracting millions of devotees and tourists. The main religious festivals in honor of the child Jesus are Ati-Atihan  of Kalibo, Aklan, Sinulog of Cebu,   Dinagyang of Iloilo and […] The post Sto. Nino and the religiosity of Filipino seafarers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Mandaue City reports 17 new COVID-19 cases on Jan. 18

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Mandaue City continues to log double-digit figures in the number of new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). On Monday, January 18, the city logged 17 new cases increasing its total number of active cases to 124.  While it did not log any new recoveries on the same day, two […] The post Mandaue City reports 17 new COVID-19 cases on Jan. 18 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Economic crystal balling

I’ve heard it said that we must discount government economic managers’ economic growth projections by up to 2 percentage points, because their positions oblige them to be publicly optimistic “cheerleaders.” If one is to go by the official government GDP growth projection for 2021 of 6.5 to 7.5 percent, the more realistic outlook would then […] The post Economic crystal balling appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Gov’t allows more pork imports

The country’s agriculture chief has given the go-ahead to triple the country’s pork imports at lower tariffs as the available domestic pork supply continued to shrink. With the Visayas reporting its first confirmed case of African swine fever (ASF) last week, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking at all available measures to plug the […] The post Gov’t allows more pork imports appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Cebu Exchange bolsters reputation as country’s largest multi-certified sustainable office with WELL™ certification

With its approximately 11 hectares of gross floor area, Cebu Exchange strengthened its claim as the largest multi-certified sustainable office tower in the Philippines after being Pre-Certified under the International WELL Building Institute’s prestigious WELL Building Standard™ last December 2020. It currently stands as the largest Pre-Certified WELL™ building in the Philippines and the first […] The post Cebu Exchange bolsters reputation as country’s largest multi-certified sustainable office with WELL™ certification appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Dito kinasuhan dahil sa umano’y ilegal na pagatayo ng cell tower sa Malabon

Sinampahan ng kasong kriminal ng pamahalaang lokal ng Malabon ang Dito Telecommunity Corporation dahil sa umano’y ilegal na pagtatayo ng cell site sa lungsod. Walong inhenyero at trabahador ng Dito, ang ikatlong telco sa bansa, ang kinasuhan ng City Engineering Office sa Malabon City Prosecutor’s Office ng paglabag sa  Section 301 ng Presidential Decree 1096 […] The post Dito kinasuhan dahil sa umano’y ilegal na pagatayo ng cell tower sa Malabon appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Basher basag kay Geneva: Ayoko sa lahat ‘yung nagmamarunong pero walang laman ang ulo

BASAG na basag kay Geneva Cruz ang isang “nagmamarunong” na netizen na nagsabing tumigil na raw siyang kumanta dahil matanda na siya. Talagang niresbakan ng singer-actress ang basher at sinabihang huwag na itong magsalita dahil inilalagay lang niya sa matinding kahihiyan ang sarili. In fairness naman kay Geneva, 44 na siya pero mukha pa rin […] The post Basher basag kay Geneva: Ayoko sa lahat ‘yung nagmamarunong pero walang laman ang ulo appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Rica Peralejo umaming fake ang gamit na bag: It’s like a bayong na bagay sa all, at kasya all

  MARAMI ang humanga sa pagiging totoo at prangka ng hindi na gaanong aktibong aktres ngayon na si Rica Peralejo. Kung ang ibang celebrities kasi ay takot na takot gumamit ng mga peke o class A na (branded) bag, ibahin ninyo si Rica. Mismong siya pa ang nagbisto sa sarili niya na fake Louis Vuitton bag […] The post Rica Peralejo umaming fake ang gamit na bag: It’s like a bayong na bagay sa all, at kasya all appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Andi nagsilang ng healthy baby boy: We did it again, Papa!

ISINILANG na ni Andi Eigenmann ang kanyang ikatlong anak via caesarian section sa St. Luke’s Medical Center, Global City sa Taguig. Sa pamamagitan ng kanyang Instagram account, ibinandera ng aktres ang pagdating ng baby boy nila ng kanyang fiancé na si Philmar Alipayo. Ipinost ni Andi sa IG ang litrato nila ni Philmar habang karga […] The post Andi nagsilang ng healthy baby boy: We did it again, Papa! appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Tanong ni Aiko kay Ogie: Sino ang mas may kredibilidad, si Boy Abunda o si Lolit Solis?

SINO ang mas may kredibilidad, si Boy Abunda o si Lolit Solis? Ito ang tanong ni Aiko Melendez kay Ogie Diaz sa “Truth or Dare” vlog ng aktres sa YouTube. Kapag ayaw nilang sagutin ng “truth” ang tanong ay may ipagagawa sa kanila at kung ayaw sundin, magbabayad ng P10,000. Ang sagot ni Ogie kung […] The post Tanong ni Aiko kay Ogie: Sino ang mas may kredibilidad, si Boy Abunda o si Lolit Solis? appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Hirit ni Drew sa b-day message ni Iya: Uy uy uy! Maliligo na ‘ko! Wohooooo!

BENTANG-BENTA na naman sa mga netizens ang pampa-good vibes na palitan ng mensahe ng Kapuso couple na sina Iya Villania at Drew Arellano. Binati kasi ni Iya sa pamamagitan ng Instagram ang pinakamamahal na asawa na nag-celebrate ng kanyang ika-41 kaarawan nitong nagdaang Sabado. Nag-post ang TV host-actress sa Instagram ng mga family photo nila […] The post Hirit ni Drew sa b-day message ni Iya: Uy uy uy! Maliligo na ‘ko! Wohooooo! appeared first on Bandera......»»

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BB Gandanghari umiiyak na namaalam kay Royette Padilla: Sana mapatawad mo ‘ko…

HUMINGI ng tawad si BB Gandanghari sa kapatid niyang si Royette Padilla na sumakabilang-buhay nitong nakaraang linggo matapos umanong atakihin sa puso. Pinagsisisihan ni BB na hindi niya itinuloy ang planong pagtawag sa kanyang kuya para personal itong makausap bago mag-Pasko. Muling gumawa ng vlog ang dating aktor (Rustom Padilla) bilang bahagi ng kanyang pagluluksa […] The post BB Gandanghari umiiyak na namaalam kay Royette Padilla: Sana mapatawad mo ‘ko… appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Crisha Uy sa pag-amin nina Joem at Meryll: Nagalit ako…sampal sa mukha na tama pala ‘yung hinala ko noon

“NAGALIT ako,” ang pag-amin ng vlogger na si Crisha Uy nang mabasa ang balita tungkol sa pagbabalikan ng ex-boyfriend niyang si Joem Bascon at ng aktres na si Meryll Soriano. Sa bago niyang vlog sa YouTube, sinabi ni Crisha na alam na niyang magkakaroon na ng baby ang celebrity couple bago pa nila ito ibandera […] The post Crisha Uy sa pag-amin nina Joem at Meryll: Nagalit ako…sampal sa mukha na tama pala ‘yung hinala ko noon appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Piolo balik-ABS matapos mamaalam ang show sa TV5; Maja pwede pa kayang maging Kapamilya?

HABANG sinusulat namin ang balitang ito ay nabanggit ng aming source na nakatakdang mag-promote si Piolo Pascual sa ABS-CBN ng music video niyang “Iiyak sa Ulan”. Noong Oktubre, 2020 pa na-release ang bagong single ng singer-actor pero ngayon lang siya makakapag-promote sa Kapamilya Network. Hindi kasi makapag-promote noon ang aktor sa ABS-CBN dahil nasa TV5 […] The post Piolo balik-ABS matapos mamaalam ang show sa TV5; Maja pwede pa kayang maging Kapamilya? appeared first on Bandera......»»

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Janine gaganap na Valentina sa ‘Darna’ ni Jane?

BUKOD sa mga magulang ni Janine Gutierrez na sina Lotlot de Leon at Ramon Christopher na masaya sa paglipat ng anak sa Kapamilya network, nagpakita rin ng suporta ang lola niyang si Ms. Pilita Corrales. Ayon kay Ms. Pilita sa panayam ng ABS-CBN, “I am very happy for her and I want to wish her […] The post Janine gaganap na Valentina sa ‘Darna’ ni Jane? appeared first on Bandera......»»

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