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ABS-CBN franchise vote up before House panel

THE House of Representatives’ Committee on Legislative Franchises is set to hold a hearing at 1 p.m. today, Friday to tackle recommendations of the technical working group on the franchise application of ABS-CBN. “Our expectation is voting will be made this afternoon when the Committee on Legislative Franchises would convene,” Deputy Minority Leader and Bayan […].....»»

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DOH-2 confirms 8 new COVID-19 positive, total cases now at 148

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 10 (PIA) - - The Department of Health (DOH) region 2 confirmed eight new cases of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) today, bringing the total number of positive ca.....»»

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Jhvi man stranded in Philippines misses flight from Amsterdam to Tallinn - ERR

Jhvi man stranded in Philippines misses flight from Amsterdam to Tallinn ERR News.....»»

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Remains of 44 OFWs who died in Saudi set to arrive Friday

CALOOCAN CITY, July 9 (PIA) -- The remains of 44 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who died in Saudi Arabia are set to arrive on Friday, July 10, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III today announced......»»

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Funds for hiring additional contact tracers not yet released — DILG

DILG Undersecretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya during today's Laging Handa Briefing confirmed that they have not yet received funds from the Department of Budget and Management for the additional hires......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News9 hr. 29 min. ago Related News

Pillion riding only for married couples

“Riding in tandem” or pillion riding---with face masks, helmets, and proper speed limit---will now be allowed in roads of Metro Manila starting today (Friday), but only to couples or man and wife, according to a Malacañang official......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: News13 hr. 29 min. ago Related News

Construction starts on P8.8 billion CAVITEX C5 Link

Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. will begin today construction of two new segments of the CAVITEX C5 Link Expressway worth P8.8 billion......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Finance15 hr. 46 min. ago Related News

Bolick missing good quality basketball between San Beda and LPU

Lyceum of the Philippines University was the biggest thorn of San Beda University during Robert Bolick's time playing for the latter. The Pirates and the Red Lions went at it in the Finals for back-to-back years - back-to-back years that coincided with Bolick's last years in red and white. Of course, San Beda won out both times. Still, the Red Lions were, most definitely, given a good run for their money. Not only that, most, if not all, of those games were neck-and-neck - and Bolick only has fond memories of all of them. "Yung pinakagusto ko sa games namin ng Lyceum, yung pinakahindi ko makakalimutan, yung laro namin, hindi dumi eh. Never kami nagsisikuhan, never kaming naggugulangan," he shared in his appearance on The Prospects Pod with LPU's CJ Perez. He then continued, "Pagalingan lang ng depensa, pagalingan lang kung paano mag-opensa." Indeed, the head-to-head record of the two teams was 5-3 in favor of San Beda. In the three games that went the Pirates' way, they won by an average of 4.7 points. For their part, the Red Lions' average winning margin was 10.4 points. In those eight games, the biggest win was 15 points by the red and white. All of them, apparently, remain must-see TV for Bolick even today. "Palagi ko nga pa ring inuulit sa YouTube. Sabi ko lagi, ang ganda talaga," he said. Up to now, "Big Shot Bolick" is in awe at how San Beda and LPU just tried to outdo each other without ever going overboard. As he put it, "Walang hawakan, dikdikan lang talaga. Good quality basketball talaga." He then continued, "Ang bilis nila tapos kami bagal-bagal yung laro. Ang sarap talaga." --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 9th, 2020Related News

House votes on ABS-CBN today

The joint panel in the House of Representatives deliberating on the ABS-CBN franchise bill is expected to decide today (Thursday) on giving or denying a fresh 25-year franchise for the media giant......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2020Related News

AirAsia reacts to foreigner trapped 110 days in NAIA, lifting of non-essential travel ban

The carrier said that it covered costs for his accommodation and meals three times a day while his exit flight was arranged in coordination with the Estonian Consulate General in Manila......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 9th, 2020Related News

WATCH: Here’s the Trailer for Netflix Original ‘The Kissing Booth 2’!

Netflix debuts the trailer to The Kissing Booth 2 today. The anticipated film is the sequel to The Kissing Booth, released in 2018. Joey King, Jacob Elordi, Joel Courtney, and Molly Ringwald are all back together in this new film with some new faces. Joining them are Maisie Richardson-Sellers and Taylor Perez. Elle Evans (Joey […].....»»

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Mark& rsquo;s eulogy to ECJ

Today, I devote my column space to the eulogy delivered by Mark Cojuangco, the eldest child and eldest son of Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. who died at 10 p.m. on June 16, 2020 from an apparent heart attack......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 7th, 2020Related News

ARISE from the virus

“We have to face the new reality. The reality today is that the virus is not going to go away and we will have to live with it for a long period of time….....»»

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Test center temporarily stops accepting new samples

PALO, Leyte — The government-run Eastern Visayas Regional COVID-19 Testing Center (EVRCTC) has stopped in accepting new swab samples since Monday until today, Wednesday, to allow pending test specimen, some of which are over a week old, to catch up. On Monday, the laboratory released 622 results — 10 tested positive including nine new cases and one reswab — the […] The post Test center temporarily stops accepting new samples appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJul 7th, 2020Related News

‘Peace and love across the universe’: NASA astronauts mark Ringo Starr’s 80th birthday

NASA astronauts in the International Space Station greeted the former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr a happy birthday from 260 miles above Earth. The musician turns 80 years old today, July 7. Chris Cassidy, commander of the ISS, also had a short yet meaningful message for Starr on behalf of his crew. The station posted the […] The post ‘Peace and love across the universe’: NASA astronauts mark Ringo Starr’s 80th birthday appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 7th, 2020Related News

CNN Philippines to go off-air after staff tests positive for COVID-19

CNN Philippines announced that it will temporarily stop broadcasting starting today after a staff tested positive for novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 7th, 2020Related News

Shopee 7.7 sale offers free nationwide delivery on discounted vivo smartphones

vivo is giving as much as P2,500 in discounts and free nationwide delivery service for its best-selling smartphones that are participating in the Shopee 7.7 Free Shipping Fiesta Sale, today (July 7, 2020)......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: TechJul 7th, 2020Related News

Boost your design, creative needs with Canon& rsquo;s image PROGRAF TA Series, PosterArtist Lite

With a longstanding vision to boost business productivity, Canon today announced the newest addition to their fleet of Large Format Printers, the Canon imagePROGRAF TA-5200 and 5300 Series that comes with a free Canon PosterArist Lite. Perfectly suited for CAD, design and creative businesses, the printers produce high quality posters, artworks, production supplies and advertising materials that are also perfectly suitable to cater to a variety of enterprises outside of the creative space. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: TechJul 7th, 2020Related News

HMD Global sets up new Centre of Excellence in Finland for R& D

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces it is acquiring assets of Valona Labs and launching a brand-new Centre of Excellence in Tampere, Finland. Combining HMD Global’s commitment to delivering secure, reliable and dependable mobile experiences with Valona Labs’ expertise in mobile, enterprise and cybersecurity software, the acquisition of assets will further build upon the company’s reputation as a global leader in smartphone software updates and security1......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: TechJul 7th, 2020Related News

ONE Championship, Microsoft partner to further accelerate, reinvent the digital fan experience

Singapore -- The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), and Microsoft Corp. (Microsoft) today announced a strategic partnership to harness the Microsoft cloud, including Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365, to transform digital fan experiences and enhance collaboration for employees. Microsoft is now ONE’s preferred cloud and data services provider, powering its digital transformation and accelerating innovation across all touchpoints......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 7th, 2020Related News