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Philippine Olympic chief bares ticket for polls

Tolentino, who is seeking his second term after beating athletics’ Philip Ella Juico in last year’s special election, on Saturday bared his full slate that included baseball’s Chito Loyzaga and surfing’s Jose Raul Canlas......»»

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PSEi retreats on Wall St plunge

Another decline on Wall Street pushed the stock market to again close lower on Thursday. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) dipped by 0.8 percent or 46.92 points to finish at its intraday low of 5,845.80 while the broader All Shares slipped by 0.65 percent or 23.19 points to end at 3,521.95. Philstocks Financial […].....»»

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‘Suspend data privacy law, let jeeps run again’

Business groups have urged the government to suspend the Data Privacy Act to better trace coronavirus-positive individuals and encourage them to disclose their status, and increase public transport capacity by allowing jeepneys to resume operations. In an interview on Thursday, Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport) President Sergio Ortiz-Luis Jr. believed spending billions on contact-tracing efforts […].....»»

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Economy to decline nearly -10% in 2020

S&P Global Ratings again trimmed its Philippine economic growth forecast for this year on the continued impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic on domestic consumption. In a report on Thursday, the New York-headquartered credit rating agency announced it now projected the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) to shrink by 9.5 percent. The figure […].....»»

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Nur Misuari among 500 ‘most influential Muslims of 2020’

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Nur Misuari, chairman of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), is among the 500 “most influential Muslims” of 2020. Misuari was listed alongside religious scholars and heads of state in a 283-page book entitled “The Muslim 500 – World’s 500 most influential Muslims 2020”. In its introductory, “The Muslim 500 – World’s 500 […].....»»

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Shell Livewire launched to aid startups, businesses

From digital workflow management to contact tracing mobile apps, technology and innovation have been integral parts of overcoming the challenges presented by COVID-19. To proactively address unforeseen obstacles in the future of the pandemic, the Philippine government called upon innovators and startups to collaborate with them during the launch of Shell’s Livewire platform on September 25......»»

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19 sports associations in search of training venues

As many as 19 national sports associations will have to look for private venues and facilities that can serve as training facilities for national athletes......»»

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& lsquo;Casimero& rsquo;s foe won& rsquo;t go distance& rsquo;

Reigning World Boxing Organization bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero warns Duke Micah to be ready when they clash on Sunday (Philippine time) in a world title bout, organized by Showtime and Premier Boxing Champions at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut......»»

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Combined AFP-PNP operations recovers 3 firearms in Rizal

CAMP CAPINPIN, Tanay, Rizal, Sept 26 (PIA) -Combined elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) recovered three firearms following the serving of.....»»

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PIA chief: Stop fake news amid COVID-19 pandemic

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) - Fake news is as deadly as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.This was the statement of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Director-Gene.....»»

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Kalinga villagers stage rallies, condemn CPP-NPA-NDF

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, Sept. 25 (PIA) - - Saying "enough" of the lies and deception of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New Peoples Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF), villagers in thre.....»»

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Feed millers increase Isabela corn orders after a bumper harvest

The Philippine Association of Feed Millers Inc. said more members placed orders of corn from Isabela province as local harvest turned out to be better than anticipated......»»

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Drug war deaths worsened amid COVID-19 pandemic

MANILA, Philippines — At least 201 drug suspects were killed during the pandemic, data from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) showed. PDEA on Friday said that as of Aug. 31, 5,856 drug suspects were killed under President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war since July 1, 2016, but human rights groups claim that the death toll […] The post Drug war deaths worsened amid COVID-19 pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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Reopening the economy in safety

In a recent interview with DTI Secretary Mon Lopez, I had the chance to discuss with him the programs spearheaded by the agency in terms of reviving the Philippine economy despite the pandemic......»»

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Uphill

The best recovery forecast I have seen so far came from an international bank. It foresees the Philippine economy growing by 9 percent in 2021......»»

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COVID-19 cases in PNP surge anew

The number of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases in the Philippine National Police has increased again......»»

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Pasay to schedule cemetery visits

The Pasay City government will schedule visits to its cemeteries, crematoriums and columbarium following a move by the national government to close down cemeteries during this year’s All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days......»»

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Metro mayors agree on GCQ extension

The 17 mayors of Metro Manila who comprise the Metro Manila Council (MMC), the governing body of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), are not about to let the National Capital Region (NCR) be downgraded from its general community quarantine status by the end of September. Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez, MMC chairman, stressed the […] The post Metro mayors agree on GCQ extension appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Phl Red Cross records 1M tests

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) will cross the milestone of conducting more than one million coronavirus tests by next week, its chairman said on Friday. With over 893,229 tests conducted as of 25 September, PRC’s own molecular laboratories remain the facilities with the highest COVID-19 test rate nationwide. PRC holds 26 percent of overall tests […] The post Phl Red Cross records 1M tests appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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US legislators told: Be wise, not wild

An administration senator said Friday it would be wise for United States legislators to do their research first before they act on the new measure filed in the US  House of Representatives which seeks to stop American help to the Philippine military and police until reforms are made to address alleged human rights violations......»»

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