Durant among 4 Brooklyn Nets players diagnosed with Covid-19

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 01:16:25 +0000

NEW YORK: Kevin Durant is reportedly among four Brooklyn Nets players who have tested positive for the new coronavirus and are in isolation. The injured Durant, who has yet to play for the Nets since signing for the club last year, confirmed to The Athletic website he had tested positive for the virus. “Everyone be careful, take care of […]

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Sarah’s bodyguard drops case, accepts P200k settlement from Viva

Credit to Author: Nika Roque| Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:36:59 +0000

AFTER an intense few weeks of news bits surrounding Sarah Geronimo and actor-athlete Matteo Guidicelli’s secret wedding, at least one of the controversies connected to the controversy has just been settled. Geronimo’s bodyguard, Jerry Tamara, accused Guidicelli of punching and accusing him of tipping off his wife’s now infamous mom, Divine, for gatecrashing their wedding. […]

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Sara Duterte party finds ally’s removal from key House post ‘grossly unacceptable’

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 01:49:31 +0000

DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio-led regional party on Tuesday denounced the “grossly unacceptable” removal of its ally, Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab, from his post as chairman of the powerful House of Representatives committee on appropriations. During a session on Monday, the House majority moved to replace Ungab with ACT-CIS party-list Rep. Eric Yap amid […]

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Shoppers evacuated from San Juan mall amid hostage-taking

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 04:59:35 +0000

Shoppers at the Greenhills Shopping Center in San Juan were evacuated after heard gunshots were heard from inside one of the shops on Monday. A consultancy firm reported that 27 mall employees were “being held by a former security guard” who was laid off from his job. Police were called to the scene, as well […]

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5.5 quake shakes Leyte

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 01:19:37 +0000

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake jolted Leyte on Monday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The epicenter was located 8 kilometers southeast of Leyte town. The tectonic quake had a depth of 9 kms from the surface. Intensity 5 was felt in Leyte, Kananga, Capoocan, and Pastrana, in Leyte; Tacloban City and […]

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Filipino sailor among 13 missing in Japan

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2020 04:39:25 +0000

TOKYO: A Filipino and 12 other crew members onboard a Belize-flagged cargo ship are missing after the vessel collided with a fishing boat off Japan’s northeastern prefecture of Aomori late Saturday, the Chinese consulate general in Sapporo said Sunday. Guo Xing 1, the 1,989-ton cargo ship with 14 crew onboard, informed the Japanese about the […]

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US, Taliban sign historic deal

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 14:52:32 +0000

DOHA: The United States signed a landmark deal with the Taliban on Saturday, laying out a timetable for a full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan within 14 months as it seeks an exit from its longest-ever war. The agreement is expected to lead to a dialogue between the Taliban and the Kabul government that, if successful, […]

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Palace: Quo warranto case vs ABS-CBN to continue despite apology

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Sat, 29 Feb 2020 05:15:38 +0000

THE Office of the Solicitor General’s petition to nullify ABS-CBN Corporation’s franchise will push through even after President Rodrigo Duterte accepted its apology over a critical campaign commercial, a Palace official said. In a media interview, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo reiterated that Duterte’s displeasure with ABS-CBN has nothing to do with the franchise issues hounding […]

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Cayetano insists ouster plot ‘verified’ despite Velasco’s denial

Credit to Author: Divina Nova Joy Dela Cruz| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 07:30:58 +0000

DESPITE a denial from Marinduque Rep. Lord Alan Velasco, Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano claimed he has verified information on a move to oust him from his post. “Up to this day, I continue to honor the term-sharing agreement brokered by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte when the 18th Congress convened in July 2019. From the […]

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Duterte accepts ABS- CBN apology but can’t tell SolGen off

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 13:03:46 +0000

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has accepted the apology of television network ABS-CBN for airing a smear advertisement against him during the 2016 presidential campaign. Speaking to reporters in Malacañang on Wednesday, Duterte said he was accepting the apology of ABS-CBN, but would leave its franchise issue to Congress. “Yes…I accept the apology… Tao lang rin ako so.. […]

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