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From COVID-19 to anti-terror bill: How Catriona Gray copes with crises left and right

“It is really difficult at this time because like a lot of people I try to stay informed and watch the news to know what's going on, but a lot of times it can be very heavy.".....»»

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Commentary: COVID-19 pandemic an opportunity to change environmental policies

As we reach for the economic reset button in the face of the continuing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, let’s take a step back and reimagine what the country would and should look like in the new normal......»»

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From face-to-face interactions to video calls, direct-selling goes digital under ‘new normal’

Direct selling is essentially a person-to-person selling, according to an officer of a multi-level marketing company. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, the direct selling business model pivoted to digital selling......»»

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First petition vs anti-terrorism law filed electronically at Supreme Court

(Update 1, 2:23 p.m.) The petitioners seek to nullify pertinent provisions of the said law and prohibit it from being enforced......»»

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No proof of Wirecard exec s entry into the Philippines in June — DOJ

Philippine authorities have so far found no evidence that Jan Marsalek, the former Wirecard AG executive who ran operations for the German fintech company before he disappeared, entered the country in June......»»

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BARRM braces for Filipino deportees from Malaysia

Officials are anticipating the possibility that some of the more than 5,000 Filipinos — among them Bangsamoro residents — Malaysia have started deporting could be afflicted with COVID-19......»»

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Coach Tim Cone is here to stay

Despite being American-born, Cone grew up in the Philippines and has long been a household name in the country's basketball scene and plans to stay that way......»»

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Mighty Sports reels as Jones Cup called off

Mighty Sports Philippines was set to defend its crown in this year's edition of the Cup while also gunning for their seventh overall title......»»

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Azkals Manager Palami on his bucket list and the legacy of 2010

There have been massive highs and some lows in this past decade, but the future is glittering. And the once seemingly impossible high point on Palami's "bucket list" could be checked. .....»»

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NBA s Heat close practice facility as second player contracts coronavirus

Before the Heat, other teams like the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Clippers also shut down their facilities after positive COVID-19 tests......»»

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Training soon to resume for Philippine Olympic hopefuls

Philippine Sports Commission officer-in-charge and commissioner Ramon Fernandez on Saturday said the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) had already given national athletes who already made the Olympic cut and with chances to qualify the green light to resume training in areas like the General Community Quarantine (GCQ)......»»

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Carlos Yulo seen as Philippines brightest hope for elusive Olympic gold

The 65-year-old Keon, who is currently Mayor of Laoag City, also sees a strong potential in ending that gold medal-drought in the quadrennial summer games in boxing as well as other martial arts sports and weightlifting......»»

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Pacers Oladipo opts out of NBA restart for health reasons

However, Oladipo will still travel to Orlando with the Pacers to support his team in the sidelines......»»

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Philippine volleyball makes case for IATF resumption nod

Equally eager to return like the said sports, volleyball also bats for return sooner than later according to the Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc., (LVPI)......»»

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Basilan soldier, paramilitary troops killed in ‘personal grudge’ shooting

"Per initial inquiry/investigation conducted by the troops in the area, the motive which led to the shooting incident is a personal grudge...".....»»

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US Independence Day: Foundational freedoms for the future

On this day, 244 years ago, America gained her independence after a hard-fought campaign to secure life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness......»»

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Riverrun redux

Iam continuing the Q and A that the international press has been asking me about my novel, Riverrun, which will be published by Penguin Books South East Asia this month......»»

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Frontliners no more

Reliance on local government units has been underscored throughout the length of government’s response to this pandemic......»»

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Anti-terrorism bill sorely needs rewriting

As a criminal statute, the Anti-Terrorism Act bill awaiting President Duterte’s action ought to be clearly and precisely written so that “it can give adequate guidance to those concerned,” but it is “hard to understand.”.....»»

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The pandemic threat to travel

I really wouldn’t do it unless you have a very good reason......»»

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