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US-Russia: Nuclear war cannot be won, must never be fought

US-Russia: Nuclear war cannot be won, must never be fought

  Senior fellow Chris Kupchan of the US Council on Foreign Relations says in a DW report, the two leaders were “not coming in looking for a bromance like Trump and Putin,” but Biden “could…
MMDA covers field personnel's full respiratory treatment

MMDA covers field personnel's full respiratory treatment

  Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Benhur Abalos expresses deep gratitude to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for assisting Government agencies in promoting a healthy workforce. The MMDA chief says “we…
G7 summit leaders meet face-to-face

G7 summit leaders meet face-to-face

  The G7 or the Group of Seven (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States), an inter-governmental political forum that talks about the biggest issues of the time, is on…
Lawmakers call private school tax hike ridiculous

Lawmakers call private school tax hike ridiculous

  Five senators appeal to the Bureau of Internal Revenue to reconsider its implementing rules that increased the income tax of private schools from 10 percent to 25 percent. The lawmakers agree the move by…
Govt expects more vaccines to arrive starting today

Govt expects more vaccines to arrive starting today

  National Task Force for COVID-19 chief Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr is expecting the bulk of coronavirus vaccine supply to arrive starting today. About 3.2 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and Sinovac coronavirus vaccines are to…
Taxes levied on US tech firms conflict int'l tax laws

Taxes levied on US tech firms conflict int'l tax laws

  In January this year, the United States Trade Representative determined that the taxes adopted by Austria, Britain, India, Italy, Spain and Turkey discriminated against U.S. digital companies and were inconsistent with principles of international…

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12 days left to pick an associate justice

12 days left to pick an associate justice

  Nine applicants for the post of associate justice of the Supreme Court were nominated…
Pump prices jumped up anew

Pump prices jumped up anew

  A new wave of increase in pump prices hits the country as global oil…
Duterte: Leave pandemic management to experts

Duterte: Leave pandemic management to experts

  Two Cebu-based lawyers argue over the jurisdiction of the Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging…
Unobligated Bayanihan 2 funds eyed for ROF quarantine

Unobligated Bayanihan 2 funds eyed for ROF quarantine

    President Rodrigo Duterte says in a pre-recorded message that he recognizes the struggles…
Greenland ice sheets hold high concentrations of mercury

Greenland ice sheets hold high concentrations of mercury

  Scientists found dissolved mercury in rivers and fjords in Greenland just as much in…
Today the 'sun stood still' the longest

Today the 'sun stood still' the longest

  Today marks the Summer Solstice, says the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration…
Power outages are too costly—Campos

Power outages are too costly—Campos

  Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) prices soared to an average of ₱9.29 per kilowatt…
Villar has 5 more areas identified 'at risk'

Villar has 5 more areas identified 'at risk'

  The Philippines has declared under legislation 107 protected areas. These are areas rich in…
'Accountability is part of democracy'

'Accountability is part of democracy'

  International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, earlier, announced the conclusion of the…
Tokyo scraps public viewing as Games opening nears

Tokyo scraps public viewing as Games opening nears

  Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike scraps all public viewing events to reduce the risk of…
Vatican to hold climate summit prior COP26 in November

Vatican to hold climate summit prior COP26 in November

  The 04 October climate summit coincides with the Christian celebration of the Feast of…
Shorter quarantine period starts 22 June for inbound travelers

Shorter quarantine period starts 22 June for inbound travelers

  In consideration of the full rollout of the process of validation of vaccination certificates…
IATF policy on face shields continues

IATF policy on face shields continues

  The Government’s task force on pandemic response has not issued any resolution on easing…
Is the country ready for the 'next normal'?

Is the country ready for the 'next normal'?

  Presidential adviser for entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion says the time is…
DOLE gives away bikes and other freebies to get jabbed

DOLE gives away bikes and other freebies to get jabbed

  The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provides incentives to its employees who will…
Safety seal for establishments compliant with protocols

Safety seal for establishments compliant with protocols

  As of 14 June the DTI has issued Safety Seal Certifications to 133 establishments:…
52M doses for PH herd immunity possible

52M doses for PH herd immunity possible

  An expert urges the Government and the public to work together so that a…
ROFs should be spared spend on swab test requirements

ROFs should be spared spend on swab test requirements

  Returning overseas Filipino workers should be spared the burden of spending more when pandemic…
Finance managers count on continued lockdown easing

Finance managers count on continued lockdown easing

  Policymakers are expected to come up with processes in transitioning into reopening the economy…
Water hygiene part of dengue decline

Water hygiene part of dengue decline

  A significant decrease in the number of dengue cases and deaths in the Philippines…
US-PH cooperation finishes agri-program on pathogens

US-PH cooperation finishes agri-program on pathogens

  In recent developments, the Philippines and the United States have completed the ₱1.1 billion…

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NCR Plus 8 LGUs more than willing to extend assistance

NCR Plus 8 LGUs more than willing to extend assistance

  The local government units (LGUs) comprising the NCR Plus Eight—Metro Mania, Metro Cebu, Metro Davao, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Pampanga,…
Pump prices jumped up anew

Pump prices jumped up anew

  A new wave of increase in pump prices hits the country as global oil prices rose to multi-year highs…
Power outages are too costly—Campos

Power outages are too costly—Campos

  Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) prices soared to an average of ₱9.29 per kilowatt hour (kwh) when the Luzon…

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Greenland ice sheets hold high concentrations of mercury

Greenland ice sheets hold high concentrations of mercury

  Scientists found dissolved mercury in rivers and fjords in Greenland just as much in…
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GOMO: Data that never expires, fulfills Pinoys' digital needs

Nationwide  #1 selling SIM on Shopee   GOMO, the first fully digital telco brand in…
Why AstraZeneca vaccine received WHO backing

Why AstraZeneca vaccine received WHO backing

even as South Africa paused rollout Rob Reddick, The Conversation As vaccine programmes gather pace…
How lockdowns extinguish hope

How lockdowns extinguish hope

  In a study by the University of Basel, data reveals that one in five…