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    Dear Kababayans, I hope your February has been a great month! Now that we  are in the month of March and that days are getting longer along with the time change, I hope you guys take the time to enjoy the season! Warmer temperatures are right ahead and we are all thankful for it! Last month David [...]

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DOH calls for volunteers for COVID referral centers

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MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) is calling for volunteer healthcare workers who will help man the three hospitals that were named as referral centers for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients.
“We have already launched our volunteer programs wherein we are urging medical professionals to help respond to COVID-19 situations. We already posted on our [...]


MMDA general manager positive for COVID-19

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MANILA, Philippines — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority general manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia Jr. on Saturday confirmed that he has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
“I wish to inform everyone that I will have to work from home as I have been found positive for COVID-19,” he said in a statement.
“My work puts me [...]


124 Pinoys, Chinese residents arrive at NAIA from Xiamen

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MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine Airlines (PAL) special flight arrived yesterday afternoon at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 from Xiamen, China with 73 Filipino workers on board and 51 Chinese holders of permanent resident Philippine visas.
PAL spokesperson Cielo Villaluna said special flight PR 335 from Xiamen with six cabin crew and [...]


SolGen wants Supreme Court to forfeit ABS-CBN franchise

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 10) — Solicitor General Jose Calida filed a petition before the Supreme Court to revoke the existing franchise of ABS-CBN, saying the TV network has violated rules set by Congress.
The government’s lawyer ran to the high court with a “very urgent” motion requesting to cancel ABS-CBN’s legislative franchise weeks before [...]


Take it or leave it: Government offers new water deal

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MANILA, Philippines — Take it or leave it.
The government will take over Metro Manila’s water distribution services if the two largest water firms refuse to accept the terms of a new contract that will be offered to them, President Duterte said yesterday.
Answering questions from the media, Duterte said the government has finished a “draft contract” [...]


Filipino culture takes spotlight as 2019 SEA Games officially opens

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BOCAUE, Bulacan — A grandiose opening ceremony for the 30th Southeast Asian Games was promised in the lead up to the regional sports showcase.
Spectators weren’t left disappointed as they were treated to a show that featured some of the best Filipino talents showcasing the rich Filipino culture.
Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group as well as student performers [...]


Mayor Isko unveils newly painted, revamped Lawton underpass

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Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso has shared photos on Monday of the newly-painted and revamped Lawton underpass.
In a Facebook post, Domagoso shared photos of the newly-painted and cleaned Lawton underpass. He also expressed gratitude to the city engineering employees for the efforts of cleaning the underpass.
“Thank you Engr.. Andres and city engineering employees [...]


Poe to PH airlines: Follow 20% student fare discount

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SEN. Mary Grace Poe has appealed to local airline companies to comply with the law granting students a 20-percent discount on airfare.
The senator issued the reminder as she welcomed the implementing rules and regulations for Republic Act 11314, or the “Student Fare Discount Act,” which took effect on November 1.
“We call on airline companies to [...]


Benefits and Privileges of a Solo Parent in the Philippines

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If you are one of the 20 million single parents (or caregivers) in the Philippines, then you are responsible for raising the 60 million kids that make up the next generation of Filipinos. Today’s parents have driven the global statistics of single parenting up to an all-time high, and it has become acceptable to take [...]


Traffic becoming fatal? Give way to ambulances, say authorities

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MANILA — Traffic authorities urged motorists to yield to ambulances while President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman floated the idea of deploying military helicopters in response to a news report that patients have been dying in ambulances while caught in traffic jams.
Quoting ambulance drivers, the French news agency, Agence France-Presse, reported that some patients died while in [...]


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