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Volleyball Unity Cup to be served next year?

The two sides have actually met thrice as early as last year to discuss the proposed merger buoyed up by popular demand but the coronavirus pandemic disrupted all efforts to effect such unification. Both, however, agreed in principle to resume talks as soon as the community protocol is lifted......»»

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Sports officials want athlete exemptions for Olympic training purposes

Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino and Philippine Sports Commission officer-in-charge and commissioner Ramon Fernandez are both pushing for exemptions so as to jumpstart preparations this early for athletes who have already qualified and those with chances of making it to the quadrennial games......»»

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Cignal s Daquis spearheads morning exercise for Pasig COVID-19 patients

Daquis, who is also fitness coach, on Thursday brought her entire team to lead a morning exercise in front of patients at the Pasig City centralized quarantine facility in celebration of the city’s 447th foundation......»»

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Duterte to call Congress to special session as stimulus deadlock starts to resolve

President Duterte is now ready to ask Congress to hold a special session to tackle a much-needed economic stimulus bill as talks to break a deadlock with lawmakers over the rescue package make headway, Malacañang announced Thursday......»»

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UP team: COVID-19 trend not a game

The trend of COVID-19 cases in the country gives no reason for Filipinos to raise their fists in the air in exuberance, according to the University of the Philippines research team, whose projections Malacañang claimed the Philippines beat the other day......»»

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Robredo visits wake of slain soldiers in Jolo shooting

“All of them are young men who died in the service of the country. It was heartbreaking to hear their stories from their respective families.".....»»

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PNP coronavirus cases still rising, now at 754

According to the PNP Health Services latest tally, there are also 1,162 suspect cases within the organization to go with 677 probable ones. .....»»

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Hontiveros calls for extensive reform after police shoot 4 soldiers in Jolo

"The police gunned down unarmed plainclothes soldiers, who could easily have been innocent civilians. We also know that so many civilians have died at the hands of police. How many more need to die — whether civilian or soldier, in Manila or in Jolo — for this injustice to end?" She pressed in a mix of English and Filipino.  .....»»

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Zion Williamson named NBA 2K21 Next Gen cover athlete

After naming Portland's Damian Lillard as the cover for current gen systems, Williamson is set to star in the game's next gen editions......»»

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Mamba Out: Kobe Bryant documentary to air this July

The documentary will reportedly feature interviews from Bryant's teammates like Pau Gasol, Metta World Peace and Derek Fisher......»»

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CHR probes 55 alleged EJKs during virus lockdown

Gomez-Dumpit also said that the commission has monitored a total of 817 complaints related to virus lockdown......»»

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DILG: More than 15,000 detainees released since March 17

Majority of them are “elderly and those who committed light or bailable offenses,” it added......»»

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Anti-terrorism bill now on final review, a week before automatic enactment

The legal team of the Palace already has a recommendation for President Rodrigo Duterte's course of action on the anti-terrorism bill......»»

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Missing fishermen might be trapped under capsized boat — coast guard

On the fourth day of search and rescue operations, no body has been found yet in the vicinity of the collision between Hong Kong-flagged cargo vessel MV Vienna Wood and Philippine fishing boat FV Liberty 5......»»

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Overzealous enforcement : Binay calls on PNP to take steps in protecting people s rights, health

"For some reason, the police have become over-zealous in enforcing public health directions to the point that they have put to risk the health of people, and violated basic rights," she noted.....»»

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Sports progress under COVID-19: Pro leagues’ return plans get backing

The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) backed the PBA and other professional leagues' return plans on Wednesday and submitted a 56-page document to the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF)......»»

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WATCH: Patient takes doctor as hostage in a QC hospital

As seen in a viral video, a patient from East Avenue Medical Center took a doctor as hostage, claiming medical personnel did not tend to his injuries he sustained from a motorcycle crash......»»

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We top C-19 deaths per 1-M population

The Philippines was in the limelight this week after being described in a press report as having the fastest-growing number of COVID-19 infections among the countries and territories in the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization......»»

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EDITORIAL - ‘Misencounter’

Two days after the deaths of four Army intelligence officers in Jolo, capital town of Sulu, the Philippine National Police backpedaled and admitted the killing did not result from a “misencounter” between the soldiers and PNP members......»»

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ABS-CBN paid proper taxes — Exec

ABS-CBN has no tax liability with the government and has been properly paying taxes, according to an executive of the television network......»»

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