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June Mar Fajardo’s return to the San Miguel Beer active roster depends on how his injury heals. Calvin Abueva… Keep Reading

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Fasting

REFLECTIONS TODAY Published February 26, 2020, 12:56 AM Jesus fasts like an ordinary religious Jew, and he fasts for… Keep Reading

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Preparing for the future

Published February 26, 2020, 12:45 AM OF TREES AND FOREST By FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT MANNY VILLAR Former Senate PresidentManny… Keep Reading

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A rededication is needed

Published February 26, 2020, 12:29 AM GOVERNANCE MATTERSBy FORMER VICE PRESIDENT JEJOMAR C. BINAY Jejomar C. BinayFormer Vice President By… Keep Reading

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Let’s #PrayForChina, let’s pray for humanity
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EDITORIAL: Let’s #PrayForChina, let’s pray for humanity

Twitter’s trending topic #PrayForChina since the afternoon of January 31 just showed anew how compassionate and godly the Filipinos are. Yes, every Filipino is afraid of the novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD). Some called for a ban against Chinese nationals. Some even cursed and badmouthed the Chinese. Some even used the issue to…
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Does US Senate Resolution 142 carry weight?
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EDITORIAL: Does US Senate Resolution 142 carry weight?

Does Resolution 142 passed by the US Senate (or S.Res. 142) carry weight? In Washington, maybe; but in Manila, especially under a maverick Chief Executive like Rodrigo R. Duterte, nada. The world knows that the Philippines gained its complete independence from America in 1946 through the “Tydings–McDuffie Act”, or the Philippine Independence Act, signed by…
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As 30th SEA Games nears, let us put aside politics and ‘We Win As One’
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As 30th SEA Games nears, let us put aside politics and ‘We Win As One’

The Philippines, it seems, has already lost in the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) even before Filipino athletes could compete. With politics again rearing its ugly head just days before the opening ceremonies on November 30, the Philippines already earned a “zero” scorecard as far as the 2019 SEAG theme is concerned—We Win As One! Clearly,…
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Mubarak, the ‘Pharaoh’ toppled by the Arab Spring, dies at 91

Published February 25, 2020, 10:12 PM By Reuters CAIRO – Hosni Mubarak, who died on Tuesday, never expected to be president. But when a very public assassination thrust the former bomber pilot into the job, he made it his mission never to give it up. Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrives with his son Gamal…
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Italy probes ‘insane’ prices for coronavirus masks, sanitizers

Published February 25, 2020, 10:09 PM By Reuters MILAN – Italian authorities have opened a probe into skyrocketing online prices for hygienic masks and sanitizing gels following the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy, two senior magistrates said on Tuesday. A couple wearing protective masks look at a phone next to the Colosseum in Rome, Italy,…
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Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga to step down, insider Miebach tapped

Published February 25, 2020, 10:07 PM By Reuters Mastercard’s chief executive officer of 10 years, Ajay Banga, will step down at the start of the next year, the company said on Tuesday, and be replaced by Chief Product Officer Michael Miebach. Banga, who took charge of the company just after the 2008-09 financial crisis, has…
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Lawmen seize P1.1M worth of ‘shabu’ from 3 suspects in QC buy-bust

MANILA, Philippines — Police officers and drug enforcement agents arrested three suspects and seized from them more than P1 million worth of crystal meth in a buy-bust operation in Fairview, Quezon City on Tuesday night. The Quezon City Police District identified the suspects as Amad Arajil, 33, of Quezon City; Mico Jay Ferrer, 25, of…
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PNP slams ‘digital graffiti’ on wall of historic Camp Crame

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) laments the “digital graffiti” posted by the Concerned Artists of the Philippines (CAP) on a wall of Camp Crame, considered a historic site for standing witness to the 1986 People Power Revolution. Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, PNP spokesperson, on Tuesday tagged the actions of the CAP as…
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Red Cross seeks safe passage of civilians and access in Idlib, Syria

Published February 25, 2020, 9:54 PM By Reuters GENEVA – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called on the warring sides in Idlib, Syria, on Tuesday to allow safe passage for civilians to escape attacks and it reminded them that hospitals, markets and schools are protected by law. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces,…
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EU Commission advises staff not to go to Lombardy over virus

BRUSSELS – The European Commission has advised its staff not to travel to the northern Italian region of Lombardy over coronavirus concerns and told officials who went to the most affected areas in northern Italy to stay at home for two weeks. A crowd of Italians wearing protective masks wait outside a closed supermarket in…
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Sarah Geronimo, Matteo Guidicelli return to public eye after controversial wedding

MANILA, Philippines — A photo of celebrity newlyweds Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Guidicelli together surfaced online days after their controversial wedding. The two were spotted in an intimate dinner with Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo, as shared in an Instagram post by a certain Bianca Rufino. View this post on Instagram Celebrating life ❤️…
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Scotland to approve free sanitary products for all women

Published February 25, 2020, 9:45 PM By Reuters LONDON – The Scottish parliament on Tuesday is due to approve plans to make sanitary products freely available to all women – the first nation in the world to do so. Feminine hygiene products are seen in a pharmacy in London, Britain March 18, 2016. Prime Minister…
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Turkey says 132 on flight from Iran to be quarantined

Published February 25, 2020, 9:43 PM By Reuters ANKARA/ISTANBUL – All 132 passengers and crew on a Turkish Airlines plane from Tehran will be quarantined for 14 days and tested for possible coronavirus infection at a hospital in Ankara, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Tuesday. (REUTERS) The flight from Tehran was carrying Turkish…
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Italy reports coronavirus case in Sicily, first south of Rome

Published February 25, 2020, 9:40 PM By Reuters PALERMO/ROME – Italian authorities on Tuesday reported a woman had tested positive for coronavirus in Sicily, the first case south of Rome, as the country struggles to prevent the outbreak spreading from its origin in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto. (REUTERS) Sicily’s regional governor Nello…
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DND: People Power showed resolve to fight for freedom, democracy

MANILA, Philippines — The 1986 People Power Revolution, the bloodless uprising that toppled more than 20 years of the Marcos dictatorship, represented the Filipino people’s resolve to fight for freedom and democracy, according to defense and military leaders.   “This historic event we are remembering today symbolizes the Filipino people’s resolve to stand up and…
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Fire destroys 106K trees, saplings at Mount Pulag

WOUNDED LAND. A tree shows of its scar as a result of an eight- day forest fire from Feb. 11 to 18 at Mount Pulag in Kabayan, Benguet. The fire damaged more than 160,000 trees and saplings. (PNA photo by BFP-Kabayan Fire Station) LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – An eight-day forest fire at the “playground of the…
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Pastor shot, killed as he rode tricycle in Sipalay City

BACOLOD CITY – A pastor was gunned down by four unidentified assailants in front of his wife in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental on Tuesday (Feb. 25).   Lonie Lahao-lahao, 54, and pastor of the Church of the Living God, was on his way home on board a tricycle with his wife when they were waylaid…
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LP launches yellow ribbon campaign on 34th Edsa anniversary

MANILA, Philippines — The Liberal Party (LP) has rolled out its campaign to put out yellow ribbons to celebrate the 34th anniversary of the revolution that restored democracy and ousted late dictator and former president Ferdinand Marcos. In a statement on Tuesday, LP said the 95 chapters of the opposition party with 10,000 members nationwide…
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COVID-19 could be contained – WHO

World body, however, warns of pandemic risk as infections rise outside China Published February 25, 2020, 8:52 PM By AFP, Xinhua, and Bloomberg GENEVA – World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has insisted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) could still be contained, but warned that it could still grow into a pandemic as infections…
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Iran official running anti-coronavirus task force has virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The head of Iran’s counter-coronavirus task force has tested positive for the virus himself, authorities announced Tuesday, showing the challenges facing the Islamic Republic amid concerns the outbreak may be far wider than officially acknowledged. The announcement regarding Iraj Harirchi came after he gave a news conference with journalists in…
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Over 400 Filipinos from virus-hit cruise ship en route to PH

MANILA, Philippines — Over 400 Filipinos who were evacuated from the coronavirus-hit MV Diamond Princess have finally boarded a flight going to the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday. In a tweet, DFA Undersecretary Brigido Dulay said 309 Filipinos, the first batch of Filipino repatriates, boarded a Philippine Airlines flight that took…
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Over 400 Filipino repatriates from virus-hit cruise ship en route to PH — DFA

MANILA, Philippines — Over 400 Filipinos who were evacuated from the coronavirus-hit MV Diamond Princess has finally boarded a flight going to the Philippines, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday. In a tweet, DFA Undersecretary Brigido Dulay said 309 Filipinos, the first batch of Filipino repatriates, boarded a Philippine Airlines flight that took…
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Davao City to put up invention, promotion center

INNOVATION CENTER. Davao Inventors Association president Virgilio Sangutan looks forward to the establishment of the Invention, Innovation, and Promotion Center of Davao City. In an interview on Monday, he says a proposed measure creating the center has already hurdled committee hearings and is expected to be passed by the end of next month. (PNA photo…
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Davao City anti-drug op nets 2 suspects,100K worth of shabu

SEIZED EVIDENCE. Authorities seized 6.5 grams of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of PHP104,000 from two drug suspects during an operation in Davao City on Monday evening (February 24). Police identified the suspects as Kathy Mortillano, 34, and Jhonson Mangin, 28, both Davao City residents. (Photo courtesy of the Talomo Police Station) DAVAO…
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‘NPA finance officer’ nabbed in Surigao Norte

NABBED AT CHECKPOINT. Government forces arrest Joselyn Fortuna Curiba, 42, an alleged finance officer of a communist New People’s Army’s guerrilla front at a checkpoint in Barangay Sico-sico, Gigaquit, Surigao del Norte, on Monday, February 24. Authorities say she has a pending warrant of arrest for kidnapping and serious illegal detention. (Photo courtesy of PRO-13…
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Edsa Revolution proves Pinoys ready to defend freedom, democracy

PEOPLE POWER. Joey Concepcion (5th from right), Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Vice-Chairman of the Edsa People Power Commission, leads the wreath-laying rites for the observance of the 34th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution at the People Power Monument on Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2020). The occasion commemorates the peaceful revolution which restored democracy…
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'Most beautiful bays' declaration seen to boost Mati tourism

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. Ben Jason Tesiorna, Mati City Information Office head, says the inclusion of the Pujada, Mayo and Balete bays in Davao Oriental into the ‘Most Beautiful Bays in the World’ is seen to boost the city and the province’s tourism sector. During a press briefing on Monday (February 24) in Davao City, Tesiorna says…
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Davao Oriental endorses big-ticket projects to RDC-11

BIG-TICKET PROJECTS. Governor Nelson Dayanghirang (center), also Davao Oriental Provincial Development Council chairperson, and the members of the PDC executive committee, unanimously approve the resolutions endorsing big-ticket projects to the Regional Development Council during a meeting on Monday (Feb. 24, 2020).  Dayanghirang says the projects range from infrastructure to tourism development initiatives. (Photo courtesy of…
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'Run for Jesus' event canceled due to Covid-19 threat

COVID THREAT. Government, health, and disaster officials agreed on Tuesday (Feb. 25, 2020) to cancel the permit issued to the “Run for Jesus” event expected to gather 20,000 people. The cancellation is meant to protect this city from the spread of the coronavirus disease. (Photo courtesy of Joseph Paul Tarrosa) ILOILO CITY — The permit for the…
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Desperate to stop spread of COVID-19, countries limit travel

SEOUL, South Korea — Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, governments issued travel warnings and more flights were suspended Tuesday as officials desperately sought to stop the seemingly inevitable spread of a new virus. Clusters of the illness continued to balloon outside mainland China, fueling apprehension across the globe that was reflected in sagging financial…
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Groups repeat call for justice, press freedom 34 years after People Power revolt

MANILA, Philippines — Several leftist groups marked the 34th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution on Tuesday by calling for justice and the upholding of press freedom in the face of what they viewed as authoritarian policies of President Rodrigo Duterte. Members of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) staged protests from Espaa Boulevard up…
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PSG will sacrifice ‘life and limb’ to protect PRRD, says new commander

Published February 25, 2020, 8:31 PM By Genalyn Kabiling The President Security Group (PSG) should “leave no room for mistakes” in providing security for President Duterte and his family amid the threats from criminal and rebel groups, the opposition, and oligarchs, new group commander Col. Jesus Durante III said. Col. Jesus Durante III (PSG photo)…
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Abu Sayyaf demanding P30M for 5 Indonesian fishermen

ZAMBOANGA CITY — The homegrown terror group Abu Sayyaf is demanding P30 million in ransom for five Indonesian fishermen being held captive by the group for more than a month now.   Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, Western Mindanao Command chief, said government troops in Sulu have intercepted this information about the ransom demand.   Sobejana…
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