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Marcial: COVID-19 scare inside bubble wake-up call for PBA

Though possibly a false positive, the referee's close encounter with the virus provided a stark reminder for the league: be vigilant and safe......»»

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Stan Van Gundy inks deal to coach Pelicans

First reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Van Gundy becomes the franchise's seventh coach after giving Alvin Gentry the boot in August......»»

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After breakout NLEX game, Guiao lauds Alas toughness in recovery

The 28-year-old guard from Letran has not yet let his health deter him so far, still continuing to compete in the hard court......»»

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Stupid miscalculation leads to war

A few days ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the Chinese Armed Forces to prepare for war with all their minds and energy......»»

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Weeding out corruption

A besieged Public Works Secretary Mark Villar has made it clear that he continues to enjoy the trust and confidence of President Duterte even after the Chief Executive raised the problem of corruption in the agency......»»

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Corruption is corruption, be it in DPWH or BIR

I read in The STAR that President Duterte has vowed not to forgive officials involved in corruption and has urged the public to report irregularities so that the government could act on them......»»

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Protracted

Who could have thought this would happen in our lifetime: Christmas parties are now officially banned by the IATF......»»

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Nothing to hide? Open Du30 SALNs!

The logic is compelling. If President Duterte is not corrupt and has no unexplained wealth to hide, he should make public his Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth for 2018 and 2019 as required by law, decency and normal practice......»»

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EDITORIAL - No quarter vs corruption

It’s good to hear President Duterte declaring he will give no quarter when it comes to public officials involved in corruption......»»

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Go gives aid to Pasay PUJ operators, drivers

During an aid distribution event in Pasay City on Tuesday, Sen. Bong Go engaged with jeepney operators and drivers to listen to their concerns and help find solutions to the challenges they are currently facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

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‘Gloria Macapagal Arroyo helped solve speakership row’

Former president and speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo might have retired from politics, but apparently she still wields influence over the country’s political affairs......»»

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Sinopharma drops Phase 3 vaccine trial in Philippines

Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinopharma will not pursue an earlier plan to conduct Phase 3 clinical trials of the candidate COVID-19 vaccine it is developing in the Philippines......»»

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P3.9 billion housing budget, P9.6 billion intelligence fund hit

With billions of pesos for housing dispersed among several agencies and a small budget allocated for the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), it is no surprise that the government has yet to make a dent in the country’s 6.5-million shelter backlog and rehabilitate areas hit by manmade and natural disasters, senators lamented yesterday......»»

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Age of foreign retirees in Philippines to be reassessed

The Philippine Retirement Authority, an attached agency of the Department of Tourism, is set to re-assess the age requirement for foreigners seeking retirement in the country after senators raised job sufficiency and national security issues last Tuesday......»»

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Let China hire own workers for projects – Palace

China should have the flexibility to hire personnel for the projects it is financing, Malacañang said yesterday, after some senators questioned the high percentage of Chinese workers involved in the construction of some bridges in Metro Manila......»»

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Palace eyes independent DPWH probe

Malacañang prefers an independent body to probe the alleged anomalies in the Department of Public Works and Highways and wants the agency to have a mechanism that will promote accountability among its officials......»»

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SC prodded on terror law petitions

With the implementing rules and regulations or IRR of the anti-terrorism law already in place, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) national president Domingo Cayosa hopes there will be no more reason for the Supreme Court to delay the hearing on the 37 petitions filed against the ATL......»»

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All hotels can operate 100%

Hotels in areas classified under general community quarantine and modified GCQ may now be allowed to operate at full capacity, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat announced yesterday......»»

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Immigration submits report on own pastillas fact-finding probe, lifestyle checks

The Bureau of Immigration has submitted a report on its review of wealth declaration documents of those accused of involvement in the “pastillas” scheme to the Department of Justice......»»

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Lower dairy imports seen

The Philippines is expected to reduce its imports of dairy products this year due to a slowdown in demand amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the United States Department of Agriculture......»»

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