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China thanks Filipinos for support amid COVID-19 crisis

China thanks Filipinos for support amid COVID-19 crisis

Chinese Ambassador to Manila Huang Xilian expressed thanks to the Philippines for extending goodwill, solidarity, and support in the face of the challenges posed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to his country. Huang

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Ph confirms third case of novel coronavirus

Ph confirms third case of novel coronavirus

The Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed on Wednesday the country’s third case of the novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo said in a briefing that the 60-year-old Chinese woman arrived in

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Kuwaiti couple charge with OFW death could be meted death by hanging

Kuwaiti couple charge with OFW death could be meted death by hanging

The Kuwaiti couple who were earlier charged with killing overseas Filipino worker Jeanelyn Villavende may be meted with death by hanging. The possibility was expressed by Presidential Adviser on OFW Abdullah Mama-o, citing similar

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House panel approves divorce bill

House panel approves divorce bill

A House of Representatives panel has approved a bill establishing divorce in the Philippines. The House committee on population and family relations on Wednesday approved House Bill No. 100 or the Absolute Divorce Bill

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Healing priest Fr. Fernando Suarez dies at 52

Healing priest Fr. Fernando Suarez dies at 52

Fr. Fernando Suarez died Tuesday, February 4, three days short of his 53rd birthday. Suarez, known among local Catholics as a healing priest, collapsed while playing a game of tennis at the Alabang Country

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US cancels Senator Bato dela Rosa’s visa

US cancels Senator Bato dela Rosa’s visa

The US visa of Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa had been canceled. This was disclosed by the senator himself in separate text messages to reporters. He also said the US government told him to

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House holds ‘symbolic’ session in Batangas

House holds ‘symbolic’ session in Batangas

The chamber of the House of Representatives opened its Wednesday’s session in the calamity-stricken Batangas province. Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said the session at the Batangas City Convention Center is a “symbolic gesture” as

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DOT-TWG, motorcycle taxis agree to increase bikers’ cap

DOT-TWG, motorcycle taxis agree to increase bikers’ cap

Rep. Edgar Sarmiento of Samar, chair of the House transportation committee, announced that the Department of Transportation’s technical working group (TWG) and motorcycle hailing apps have come to an agreement to increase the cap

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DOH on alert for family of Chinese man with novel virus

DOH on alert for family of Chinese man with novel virus

Secretary Francisco Duque III of the Department of Health (DOH) said the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) has no record of the arrival in Manila of the four family members of a Chinese man who

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Classes may resume this week in Batangas

Classes may resume this week in Batangas

Classes for college and universities in Batangas may resume this week despite the threat of hazardous eruption of the Taal Volcano which is still under Alert Level 4. This was according to Batangas Gov.

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