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REPORT: Celtics Trade For Playmaking Point Guard Malcolm Brogdon

July 2, 2022
The Indiana Pacers have reportedly flipped Malcolm Brogdon to the Celtics for a 2023 first-round draft pick, Daniel Thesis, Aaron Nesmith, Nik Stauskas, Malik Fitts, and Juwan Morgan. The Celtics are sending Daniel Theis, Aaron Nesmith and a 2023 first-round pick, sources tell ESPN. https://t.co/etqmr9l0l7 — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2022 Brogden averaged 19.1 […]
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REPORT: Celtics Trade For Playmaking Point Guard Malcolm Brogdon

July 2, 2022
The Indiana Pacers have reportedly flipped Malcolm Brogdon to the Celtics for a 2023 first-round draft pick, Daniel Thesis, Aaron Nesmith, Nik Stauskas, Malik Fitts, and Juwan Morgan. The Celtics are sending Daniel Theis, Aaron Nesmith and a 2023 first-round pick, sources tell ESPN. https://t.co/etqmr9l0l7 — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2022 Brogden averaged 19.1 […]
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REPORT: Zach LaVine Agrees To Five-Year Max Contract

July 2, 2022
Zach LaVine has reportedly agreed to a five-year max contract that will make him a Chicago Bull for the foreseeable future. NBA All-Star Zach LaVine has agreed to a five-year, $215.2 million maximum contract to return to the Chicago Bulls, with a player option in Year 5, Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul told @TheAthletic @Stadium. […]
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REPORT: Zach LaVine Agrees To Five-Year Max Contract

July 2, 2022
Zach LaVine has reportedly agreed to a five-year max contract that will make him a Chicago Bull for the foreseeable future. NBA All-Star Zach LaVine has agreed to a five-year, $215.2 million maximum contract to return to the Chicago Bulls, with a player option in Year 5, Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul told @TheAthletic @Stadium. […]
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BBM Extends Free Bus Rides

July 2, 2022
On EDSA Carousel til yearend, free transit for students on trains President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday approved the memo presented by Transportation Secretary Jaime Bautista extending the free EDSA Carousel bus rides until December, as well as free rides for students who will be using the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3), Light Rail Transit-2 (LRT-2), […]
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SC Clears Way For OMB To Probe Bank Accounts Of Erap, Mistresses

July 2, 2022
The Supreme Court has paved the way for the Office of the Ombudsman to proceed with its investigation into the bank accounts of former President Joseph Estrada, his alleged mistresses, and several others with Allied Banking Corp., now Philippine National Bank. This is in line with the Ombudsman’s continuing investigation into the alleged irregularities that […]
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Palace Declares Vacant Duterte Filled Positions

July 2, 2022
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Friday declared vacant government positions appointed by the previous administration, including non-career and contractual workers effective July 1, 2022. Memorandum Circular No. 1 signed by Executive Secretary Victor Rodriguez said most of the officials appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte who held Cabinet, deputy Cabinet posts, and executive positions in government […]
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DBM Releases P6.2 Billion To Fund Ayuda To 6 Million Poor Beneficiaries

July 2, 2022
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released a total of P6.20 billion to bankroll the first tranche of the Targeted Cash Transfer (TCT) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The TCT will be distributed to six million beneficiaries from the poorest 50 percent of the country’s population, to help […]
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Government Wants To Ramp Up Trading Activities With US—Romualdez

July 2, 2022
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. wants more economic activities between the Philippines and the United States under his administration, Ambassador to the US Jose Manuel “Babes” Romualdez said Friday. “The President told me that he really would like to see more economic activities between the United States and the Philippines,” Romualdez said in a CNN Philippines […]
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DOH: All Regions Post Sharp Rise In COVID Cases, But Still Low-risk

July 2, 2022
All regions in the country continue to see an increase in COVID-19 infections, with 88% of provinces, highly urbanized cities, and independent charter cities showing positive growth rates, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. Based on its regular COVID-19 situationer, most areas are showing a sharp increase in cases, with the National Capital Region […]
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Enrique Manalo, PH Envoy To UN, Named DFA Chief

July 2, 2022
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Monday appointed a career diplomat, Enrique Manalo, as the secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, replacing Teodoro Locsin Jr. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles confirmed that Marcos swore in Manalo, the Philippines’ permanent representative to the United Nations under the Duterte administration, at Malacañang—verifying a story the Manila Standard ran […]
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NBI Files Raps For Deaths Of Inmates

July 2, 2022
Eight murder complaints have been filed against 22 members of the National Capital Region Police Office over the questionable deaths of some high-profile inmates during the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Bureau of Investigation said Friday. “We will follow the evidence and leave it to the prosecutors for their appreciation and to act accordingly,” said NBI […]
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Joint Oathtaking

July 2, 2022
Arjo Atayde formally takes his oath a Representative-elect of Quezon City, District 1 I during a joint inaugural of the city’s newly elected congressmen and city councilors, at Eraño G. Manalo Hall of EVM Convention Center Central in Diliman, Quezon City. Mayor Joy Belmonte and Vice Mayor Gian Sotto are also in attendance, along with […]
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BBM Hears Mass, Picks ‘Pangarap’ As Palace Home

July 2, 2022
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. spent part of his first working day marking the 75th founding anniversary of the Philippine Air Force at Haribon Hangar in Clark Air Base in Mabalacat City, Pampanga, emphasizing the importance of military preparedness. “We have a foreign policy to be friendly to all and an enemy to none, but we […]
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Senators Keen To Tackle ‘endo’ Measure Anew

July 2, 2022
Returning Senator Jinggoy Estrada has underscored the need to strike a balance between the employees and the employers in the proposed bill on “endo,” the practice by which some companies avoid regularizing their workers by dismissing them before they reach their sixth month, then rehire them. As chairman of the Senate labor committee in the […]
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Back To The Palace

July 2, 2022
The Romualdez family gathers round at a familiar place, Malacanang no less, after attending the inaugural of their cousin, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Thursday. Leading the group was matriarch and former First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos. Also in the group are Juliette Gomez-Romualdez, House Majority Leader Rep. Martin Romualdez, Tingog Rep. Yedda Romualdez, Philip […]
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