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Fossil fuels vs. renewables

On May 8, my wife and I pulled into a local gas station and filled the family car’s tank......»»

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Maytime and Nick Joaquin

One of the most pleasant surprises of my visit to the British Museum in 2019 was to see Nick Joaquin’s The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic (Penguin Books) on display in its bookstore......»»

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'TheFutureIsCreative

Today, I yield my space to the gentleman from the 4th District of Pangasinan, Congressman Christopher Vera-Perez de Venecia, and his initiative of a shared advocacy on the creative industries:.....»»

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The way out

The UK says that from Monday we’re going to be allowed to hug each other again......»»

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How will the SC rule on the anti-terror law?

Last Wednesday the Supreme Court wound down the oral arguments, which began in February, on the 37 petitions opposing the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 for being unconstitutional......»»

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EDITORIAL - Infection during vaccination

Local government executives in the National Capital Region have reported increased interest in getting COVID shots following the arrival of the vaccine developed by US company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech......»»

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War

The good news is that an early and comprehensive vaccination program has brought Israel close to, or at, herd immunity......»»

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More than 300 vials of COVID-19 vaccine wasted after freezer left unplugged

The 348 vials of Chinese-made anti-COVID-19 vaccines were supposed to be for senior citizens in the local communities......»»

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Cops block Rappler reporter from covering release of Bakwit School teacher

Police denied entry to a Rappler reporter into their headquarters Friday where she was supposed to cover the release of one of seven people arrested during a raid in February on a makeshift school for Lumad children......»»

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Foreign debt entry boosts reserves stock anew in April

Buffer funds still below the historic high of $110 billion, but are forecast to breach that level nonetheless by yearend......»»

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Shell posts first profit as full-fledged oil importer

Mobility prohibitions continued to hamper company operations, but there were gains in asphalt and grease for construction......»»

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Meralco enters Memorandum of Understanding with DILG, PNP and BFP

Powered by the common mission of ensuring public safety and the continuous conveyance of electricity, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Meralco, DILG, PNP and BFP......»»

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Fees emerge as revenue source as banks book lower profits

Security Bank and RCBC profits went down, while that of PNB went up in the first quarter......»»

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DOJ: People the ATC designates as terrorists may ask council for basis, delisting

People that the Anti-Terrorism Council designates as terrorists may question their designation before the same body, Justice Undersecretary Adrian Sugay, also spokesperson for the council, said Friday......»»

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Data sharing platform can help communities locate, map flooded areas during disasters

Aiming to empower citizens to report hazards at their fingertips, Indonesia-based Yayasan Peta Bencana (Disaster Map Foundation) developed Mapakalamidad.ph, a free web-based platform that provides crowd-sourced and up-to-date flood information using the power of digital maps and social media. .....»»

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DOH says no to vaccine passes for special access to indoor activities, services

In a briefing Friday, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire stressed there was scant evidence suggesting fully-vaccinated individuals will no longer get sick or transmit COVID-19 to other people......»»

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Philippines to sign term sheet for 40M Pfizer vaccines on Friday

The Philippines on Friday will sign a term sheet with Pfizer for the procurement of 40 million doses of the coronavirus shot it developed with BioNTech, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said......»»

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COVID-19 cases in the Philippines hit 1,131,467

Health authorities on Friday recorded 6,784 additional coronavirus infections, bringing the national caseload to 1,131,467......»»

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CHR told to look into ‘mass surrender’ of Bayan Muna, Kadamay members

Bayan Muna party-list is asking the Commission on Human Rights to look into the alleged “mass surrender” of its and Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap’s members in exchange for aid from the government......»»

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Work with poor leaves activists on ATC list few assets to freeze — kin

Peace consultants have worked for and with the poor and marginalized, but with the government designating them as terrorists, what little they have may now be subject to a freeze order, their families said......»»

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