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Climax of next NBA season may clash with rescheduled Tokyo Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday the 2020-2021 season would probably not start until next year due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking during a panel discussion on CNN, Silver said the league hoped next season would see a full 82-game schedule with teams playing before fans inside their […].....»»

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Martial Law survivors now fighting Duterte’s tyranny

By Menchani Tilendo (Bulatlat.com) MANILA–Unlike the past years, September 21 #NeverAgain protests this year were anticipated with relatively less elderly participants due to the health risk brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, several of them showed up in the front lines of the contingent at UP Diliman, University Avenue. Occupying the first three layers of… The post Martial Law survivors now fighting Duterte’s tyranny appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Fuel Marking Program Revenue Tops P130B

Taxes collected by the government starting from the fuel marking program implementation up until mid-September amounted to P131.17 billion, according to data from the Department of Finance (DOF). The taxes are from the total of 12.71 billion liters of oil such as Diesel, Gasoline, and Kerosene. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) accounts for a large […].....»»

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Tacloban cases going down

TACLOBAN CITY — New cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are recorded daily here, but they are on the decline. Data from the City Epidemiology Surveillance Unit (CESU) showed that from a high of 339 active cases on 8 September, the number is down to 195 cases as of 21 September, a reduction of 42.5 […] The post Tacloban cases going down appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Cebu virus culprits found

The Cebu City Emergency Operation Center (EOC) has pinpointed household transmission as the top coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cause of infections in recent weeks. From 5 to 18 September, EOC data showed 96 new cases came from household transmission, 41 from public markets and supermarkets and 41 from authorized persons outside of residence, locally stranded […] The post Cebu virus culprits found appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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The STAR Cover (September 23, 2020)

The STAR Cover (September 23, 2020).....»»

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Marcos& rsquo; place in history

As Marcos haters remembered “the dark days of Martial Law,” on September 21, they went on the usual bashing spree, portraying Marcos as the devil-incarnate......»»

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Gov& rsquo;t asked to heed EU Parliament& rsquo;s call on tariff exemptions

The Management Association of the Philippines urged the government to heed the call of the European Parliament to revoke the country’s exports tariff exemptions seriously as it will result in dire consequences on the country’s economy......»»

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realme to launch PH& rsquo;s fastest-charging smartphone realme 7 Pro on Sept. 30

The lifestyle partner of the youth, realme Philippines, is launching the midrange supreme realme 7 Pro on September 30, 1pm. The new smartphone will be launched via livestream on realme Philippines’ official Facebook page and YouTube channel. Bearing a 65W SuperDart Charge, the realme 7 Pro is officially the Philippines’ fastest-charging smartphone to date. The device also has a 2nd Gen 64MP Sony IMX682 Quad-Camera rear set-up, a 32MP in-display selfie snapper and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G mobile processor......»»

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PROBE chief defends personnel caught in video apprehending ambulant fruit vendor

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Racquel Arce, the head of the Prevention Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) Team, defended the actions of her personnel who were caught in a video footage apprehending an ambulant fruit vendor outside the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT).  On Monday, September 21, 2020, a video went viral on social media […] The post PROBE chief defends personnel caught in video apprehending ambulant fruit vendor appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Boatmen, island hopping operators in Lapu test positive for COVID-19

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—A total of 22 individuals composed of boatmen and island hopping operators from Lapu-Lapu City tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiological and Surveillance Unit on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Among the 22, 19 are from Olango while three are from […] The post Boatmen, island hopping operators in Lapu test positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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PB OKs contract for CSBT automated ticketing

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) may soon implement an electronic ticketing system after the Cebu Provincial Board authorized the Capitol to engage with a tech company for the establishment of an automated ticketing system. In a resolution adopted on Monday, September 21, 2020, the Provincial Board authorized Governor Gwendolyn Garcia […] The post PB OKs contract for CSBT automated ticketing appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Fall equinox: Pagasa says longer nights are here

MANILA, Philippines—Nights would be longer after the autumnal equinox, which marks nearly equal lengths for light and dark, on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. An equinox happens only twice a year—autumnal and spring—when the Earth tilts on its axis while rotating around the sun. The autumnal equinox occurred at 9:31 p.m on Tuesday. According to the […] The post Fall equinox: Pagasa says longer nights are here appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Nurses in Cebu City private hospitals still waiting for financial assistance promised by gov’t

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nurses in private hospitals here are hoping to receive the financial assistance promised to them by the Cebu City government last July. “We would like unta to remind regarding sa promise of our Cebu City government, the promise of a financial assistance. Niabot naman gud og September and until karon wala […] The post Nurses in Cebu City private hospitals still waiting for financial assistance promised by gov’t appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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In Defense of the Philippines

April 6, 2020. There were 26 indigenous Tuwali people standing in the middle of a mining access road in Nueva Vizcaya province—socially distanced two meters apart, face masks on—the COVID-19 pandemic were already in the Philippines then. The barricaders from the Village of Didipio were the only ones standing in the way of some 100… The post In Defense of the Philippines appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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BI welcomes arrest of NBI exec involved in bribery

  BY JUN RAMIREZ     Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente has welcomed the arrest of a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) official for alleged bribery and extortion. “We welcome the entrapment of the NBI official who was allegedly fixing cases of those involved in the pastillas scheme. “This is a result of […].....»»

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LIST: Where to watch 2020 Emmy-winning shows

To save you the hassle of sifting through titles, here’s a list of this year’s Emmy-winning programs available to watch directly on popular digital streaming platforms......»»

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A new normal for teachers

We’re smack in the middle today of the 12th annual celebration of National Teachers’ Month, starting last September 5. It’s an ongoing project of our friends at the Metrobank Foundation, led by its president Aniceto Sobrepena......»»

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A more measured response

The response from the Palace to a call from the European Parliament to suspend the Philippines’ tax-free privileges in the European Union (EU) as a result of human rights concerns was predictably—and unnecessarily—prickly and pugnacious......»»

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Mayor Cortes orders closure of cemeteries, columbariums during Kalag-kalag

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Cemeteries both private and public including columbariums that are located in Mandaue City have been ordered closed during the All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day celebrations. In Executive Order No. 83-B which he signed on Monday, September 21, Mayor Jonas Cortes ordered the cemetery closure from October 29 to November 4. […] The post Mayor Cortes orders closure of cemeteries, columbariums during Kalag-kalag appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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