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6 dead in fire in Philippine capital

MANILA, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Six people died in a blaze that ripped through a house in a residential area in the Philippine capital before dawn on Saturday, the Bureau of Fire Protection said. The bureau said the fire broke out before 2:00 a.m. local time in Quezon City suburb. Firefighters put out the fire around 3:20 a.m. The fatalities include a 79-year-old man, a 30-year-old woman, her children aged 12.....»»

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Unity or Continuity: Marcos Jr. on the Leila de Lima case

A "NEAR-DEATH experience" was how former Senator Leila de Lima described the harrowing hostage-taking she endured in the early hours of October 9, 2022 at the Custodial Center of the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters in Camp Crame. An inmate attempting to e.....»»

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Media s notes on Marcos first 100 days

DESPITE A hundred days in Malacanang - June 30 to October 8 - Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has yet to show that he has really taken over as Chief Executive, although he has visibly enjoyed the perks of the Presidency.So far, Marcos has retained some policies and practices of his predecessor Rodrigo Duterte: the continuation of red-tagging and the drug war, filling Cabinet positions with mostly political allie.....»»

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Philippines logs 2,367 new COVID-19 cases, 38 deaths

MANILA, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 2,367 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,980,629. The Department of Health (DOH) said the number of active cases dropped to 26,404, while 38 more patients died from COVID-19 complications, pushing the country's death toll to 63,477. Metro Manila, the capital region with over 13.....»»

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Magnitude-5.3 earthquake rattles southern Philippines

MANILA, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 rattled Surigao Del Sur province in southern Philippines late Saturday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. The institute said the quake, which occurred at 11:14 p.m. local time, hit at a depth of one km, about 68 km northeast of Marihatag town. The institute said the tectonic quake will trigger after.....»»

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Philippines logs 2,321 new COVID-19 cases, 33 more deaths

MANILA, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 2,321 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,982,965. The Department of Health said the number of active cases dropped to 26,003, while 33 more patients died from COVID-19 complications, pushing the country's death toll to 63,510. Metro Manila, the capital region with over 13 million.....»»

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Two Birds with One Stone: Marcos Jr s Policies on China and the US

WHEN CAMPAIGNING for the Presidency, Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. described Duterte's China policy of avoiding confrontation in the West Philippine Sea as the "right way to go." There are signs, however, that as President, Marcos Jr. has begun to review the forei.....»»

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This Week in Media (October 10 to 14, 2022)

CITIZENS DO not know much about the administration of justice and the criminal justice system over which the Department of Justice (DOJ) has authority. As the government's principal law agency, it deals with matters that are relatively distant from the ordinary person's daily affairs.Secretaries of Justice are thus relati.....»»

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Philippine remittances up 4.4 pct in August

MANILA, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Personal remittances from overseas Filipinos reached 3.02 billion U.S. dollars in August, an increase of 4.4 percent year-on-year, the Philippine central bank said on Monday. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the cumulative personal remittances from January to August rose by 3 percent to 23.34 billion U.S. dollars. The BSP said the United States, Saudi Arabia, Singapor.....»»

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Philippines logs 1,938 new COVID-19 cases, 37 more deaths

MANILA, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 1,938 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,984,815. The Department of Health (DOH) said the number of active cases dropped to 25,848, while 37 more patients died from COVID-19 complications, taking the death toll to 63,547. Metro Manila, the Philippine capital with over 13 mi.....»»

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Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Oct. 17

LONDON -- The United Kingdom government on Monday announced a reversal of the bulk of its September tax-cutting measures in yet another emergency action to ensure economic stability and provide confidence in its commitment to fiscal discipline. The basic rate of income tax is set to remain at 20 percent until economic conditions allow for it to be cut, Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt said in a statement......»»

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Philippines logs 1,196 new COVID-19 cases, 34 more deaths

MANILA, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 1,196 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,986,028. The Department of Health (DOH) said the number of active cases dropped to 25,039, while 34 more patients died from COVID-19 complications, pushing the country's death toll to 63,581. Metro Manila, the capital region with over 13.....»»

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Suspect in Murder of Philippine Journalist Surrenders

MANILA - A suspect who had allegedly gunned down a Philippine journalist surrendered to authorities, the interior secretary said Tuesday, calling it a 'major breakthrough' in a case that drew international concern.The archipelago nation is one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, and most of the killers often go unpunished.Radio personality Percival Mabasa, who went by the name 'Perc.....»»

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Indo-Russian JV BrahMos aiming at USD 5 billion export of supersonic cruise missile by 2025

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], October 18 (ANI): Already successful in selling the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to the Philippines, BrahMos Aerospace on Tuesday said that it was looking to bag orders worth USD 5 billion by the year 2025. Talking to ANI at the Defenceexpo-2022, BrahMos chief Atul Rane said that even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the entire defence sector in the country to achieve USD 5.....»»

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Russia-India arms venture sets export goal

BrahMos Aerospace has targeted $5 billion in overseas sales of its supersonic cruise missiles by 2025The BrahMos Aerospace joint venture between Russia and India aims to single-handedly meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of increasing the South Asian country's annual defense exports to $5 billion by 2025."We are hoping that BrahMos Aerospace alone should be able to achieve that figu.....»»

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Globe, partners bring subsea cable project to Cebu

Globe, partners bring subsea cable project to Cebu ABS-CBN News.....»»

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Navotas Mayor Tiangco cites peace and order programs in first 100 days Manila Bulletin

Navotas Mayor Tiangco cites peace and order programs in first 100 days Manila Bulletin.....»»

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Lao health ministry reports more dengue fever cases

VIENTIANE, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- The number of dengue fever cases keeps on growing in Laos and one new death was reported, the Lao Health Ministry said here on Wednesday. In the last 24 hours, the Lao Ministry of Health reported 128 new confirmed cases of dengue fever and one new death from the disease, according to a report issued by the Center of Information and Education for Health under the Lao Ministry of Hea.....»»

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Philippines logs 1,379 new COVID-19 cases, 44 more deaths

MANILA, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines reported 1,379 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, pushing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3,987,316. The Department of Health (DOH) said the number of active cases dropped to 23,347, while 44 more patients died from COVID-19 complications, pushing the country's death toll to 63,625. Metro Manila, the capital region with over 13.....»»

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US sends food packs, makeshift shelters to Karding-hit areas

MANILA - The United States has sent food packs and 3,000 shelter-grade tarpaulins to help families in the regions of Central Luzon and Calabarzon affected by the devastation brought by Typhoon Karding.US Ambassador to the Philippines MaryKay Carlson on Tuesday said the US Embassy in Manila w.....»»

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