Frozen Fish Still In Wet Markets

December 3, 2022
BFAR halts ban on imported fish sale while it reviews regulations The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Friday declared a moratorium on its crackdown on imported pink salmon, pompano, and other imported frozen fish products in wet markets effective immediately. The Department of Agriculture’s BFAR said it took into account the recommendations […]
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New Envoys Asked To Do More Than Diplomacy

December 3, 2022
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. called on newly appointed envoys to “look for opportunities” for business and partnerships for the Philippines. Mr. Marcos issued the challenge during a courtesy call of the newly appointed ambassadors on Thursday in Malacañang, where he discussed the different tasks of ambassadors in advancing the country’s interests, particularly as economies grapple […]
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One Group Eyed In Missing ‘sabungeros’

December 3, 2022
Justice Secretary Jesus Crispin Remulla on Friday said government investigators see one group could be behind the disappearance of 34 cockfight enthusiasts or “sabungeros” last year. Remulla stopped short of saying a criminal syndicate was behind the missing cockfight enthusiasts and declined to speculate who might be the mastermind. “That’s not my province. That’s not […]
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44 Million Doses Of COVID Vax Gone To Waste Due To Short Shelf Life

December 3, 2022
The Department of Health (DOH) said Friday the number of wasted or expired COVID-19 vaccine doses bought by the government and the private sector had increased to 44 million doses, 24 million of which expired due to short shelf life. “Shelf life” is a food industry term, which, in health care, refers to the length […]
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Star Magic Honors Artists For Staying With The Network For 25-plus Years

December 1, 2022
On Sunday, ABS-CBN hosted a thanksgiving party for its talents, and it took the opportunity to honor five performers for their decades-long commitment to Star Magic. The event, called “Star Magical Christmas,” was held at the Sheraton Manila Hotel in Pasay City and featured both rising and established stars. Five Star Magic veterans were honored […] More
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LOOK: Photo Of A Fan Kissing Aljur Abrenica’s Neck Goes Viral

December 1, 2022
Actor Aljur Abrenica has turned viral after sharing a funny photo of him with a female fan. On November 24, Abrenica uploaded a photo of him at an event to his official Facebook page. The picture shows him with a microphone being mobbed by his supporters. One of the fans got too close to Abrenica […] More
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Eva Le Queen, Agot Isidro, Netizens Praise Michael V’s LGBT Bubble Gang Skit

December 1, 2022
Michael V’s parody of “Gusto Ko Nang Bumitaw” by Morissette Amon in a ‘Bubble Gang’ comedy skit was well received by many members of the LGBTQ+ community. Michael played the role of Morichette, a 50-year-old LGBT member who is afraid to come out of the closet. He sang a satirical rendition of the well-known ballad […] More
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PH’s Madrid, 3 Others Receive Magsaysay Prize

December 1, 2022
Filipina pediatrician Bernadette Madrid led three other leaders from different parts of Asia who head transformative initiatives toward humanitarian and environmental advocacies in this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award, the region’s highest honor and version of the Nobel Prize. Madrid, who heads a multi sectoral, multidisciplinary effort in child protection, devoted her career to setting up […]
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Korean Crowned Miss Earth 2022, First In 20 Years

December 1, 2022
South Korea’s Mina Sue Choi made history for her country after being crowned Miss Earth 2022, the first Korean to win a major international title since compatriot Kim So-yoon won the Miss Asia Pacific Quest in 2002. Choi, 24, who was born in Sydney, Australia, is a communications student the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Choi […]
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Rubouts Are Out, Rehab Is In

December 1, 2022
For Interior Secretary Benhur Abalos, the war on illegal drugs will not stop, it will be merely refocused. We know the previous administration took an unequivocal and consistent stand against the drug menace with its marching order for the police to “kill, kill, kill” drug traffickers, whether big-time or the street-level variety, even just drug […]
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Taiwan Politics At Crossroads

December 1, 2022
“Both the DPP and the KMT will have to map out their strategy for 2024 very carefully, especially in choosing who to field for president” The result of last week’s elections in Taiwan places both major parties, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the opposition Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT), at the crossroads. Both hope […]
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VP Kamala Harris’ Visit

December 1, 2022
“This issue of US military presence in the country has been a thorny issue for some time and that is understandable” By the looks of it, the three-day visit of United States Vice President Kamala Harris was a resounding success. This, in spite of the protests staged by the usual suspects of progressive politicians and […]
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Foundation Urges Planting Of More Trees

December 1, 2022
“Bolstering its climate action initiatives, SMC subsidiary SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. planted over five million new trees and mangroves from 2019 to date, under its multi-year, nationwide forestation and carbon capture program” “Plant a tree and gain immortality. “ This saying behooves everyone to take heed in the face of the existentialist threat posed […]
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PBA Import Calls On The Speaker

November 30, 2022

Gilas Pilipinas prospective player and Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) import Justin Donta Brownlee of Barangay Ginebra pays a courtesy call on Speaker Martin Romualdez at the House of Representatives Tuesday afternoon.
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Former Rep. Teddy Baguilat Apologizes For Spreading False Information About Rep. Sandro Marcos

November 30, 2022
Teddy Baguilat Jr., a former representative from Ifugao’s single district, felt compelled to issue an apology after tweeting out a false story regarding Rep. Sandro Marcos. Sandro Marcos is the son of President Bongbong Marcos. Baguilat, a staunch supporter of the Liberal Party (LP), openly called himself out for failing to check the material he […] More
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Unimpressed Bae Yoon-jung Turns Viral For Her Harsh Criticism Of ‘Dream Maker’ Contestants

November 30, 2022
Seasoned Korean choreographer and mentor Bae Yoon-jung has become viral on social media for giving Pinoy idol hopefuls tough love in a recent episode of “Dream Maker.” Bae Yoon-jung is known as one of the original shapers of famous celebrities and products of the original format of the reality show Produce 101 including K-pop idol […] More
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Romnick Sarmenta Throws Shade At The “clown” Who Sits In The “palace”

November 27, 2022
Netizens were drawn to actor Romnick Sarmenta’s latest post, which was critical of someone. On November 7, the actor shared a photo of sentences written on a piece of paper on Twitter. The entry starts with Sarmenta referring to someone as a “clown.” The actor wrote, “When a clown enters a palace, he doesn’t become […] More
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Priest Reveals New Bride And Groom Met During Their Baptism, Surprising Newlyweds

November 27, 2022
A couple has gone viral after realizing that they had met way earlier than they originally thought. Newlywed couple Mr. & Mrs. Marlon and Ken Loyce Panaligan were surprised to find out that the first time they ever met wasn’t on Nov 4, 2017. This is a date that they treasure dearly. At their wedding […] More
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Philippines Logs 1,874 New COVID-19 Cases

November 27, 2022
(Eagle News)–The Philippines logged 1,874 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, Nov. 26. With the additional cases, the active tally rose to 18348. This is the third straight day of over 1,000 new COVID-19 infections reported. The Philippines has now l...