4.8-magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Antique

August 13, 2022
(Eagle News)–A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Antique on Saturday, Aug. 13. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the quake hit at 12:25 p.m. The epicenter was 19 kilometers southwest of Anini-y. The following ...

Philippines Logs 4,661 New COVID-19 Cases

August 13, 2022
(Eagle News) — The Philippines logged over 4,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, Aug. 12. According to the Department of Health, the additional 4661 cases pushed the tally to 3823084. Of these, 40315 are active. Of the regions, Metro Manila logged ...

After Claiming A Historic TOC Title, Simeon Wilcher Is Ready To Win Big At North Carolina

August 13, 2022
 This story appears in SLAM 239. Get your copy here. There were levels to the crowning moment (so far) of Simeon Wilcher’s high school basketball career. Back in March, Wilcher led his Roselle Catholic squad to a 61-58 victory over Camden HS in the New Jersey Tournament of Champions final. That this was the last-ever […]
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SRP For School Supplies Out

August 13, 2022
Over 100 modified PUV routes to open • MMDA to man school areas The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) released Friday the revised suggested retail prices for basic school supplies in time for school opening on August 22. Trade secretary Alfredo Pascual said the SRP aims to provide guidance to consumers on the proper […]
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DA Exec Resigns Over Sugar Import Mess, Palace Expands Probe

August 13, 2022
An undersecretary in the Department of Agriculture who authorized the importation of 300,000 metric tons (MT) of sugar without the President’s approval has resigned, the Palace said late Friday evening. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said Leocadio Sebastian has resigned as DA undersecretary for operations and chief of staff to Marcos as the concurrent DA Secretary. […]
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Ebrahim Retains Lead Post In Reorganized BTA

August 13, 2022
Bangsamoro Transition Authority interim chief minister Murad Ebrahim has retained his position as President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. led the oath-taking of the new BTA members on Friday. Marcos pledged his full support to the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) as he recognized the important work that the interim government needs to complete in […]
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PH Still Low-risk For COVID Even If ICU Cases Rise

August 13, 2022
The Philippines is still at low risk for COVID-19 despite the slight increase in admissions in intensive care units (ICU) nationwide, the Department of Health (DOH) said Friday. This as the independent OCTA Research Group said COVID-19 infections in Metro Manila may have already peaked amid a slower growth rate. Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire, officer-in-charge […]
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Solidum Heads DOST, Ex-solon Envoy To Japan

August 13, 2022
Geologist Renato Solidum will head the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Malacañang announced on Friday. Solidum, who has worked with the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PhiVolcs) since 1984 and who has led it since 2003, was also DOST Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation before his new appointment. The […]
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Taal Volcano Acts Up Anew, Emits Significant ’vog’

August 13, 2022
Taal Volcano emitted plumes that rose up to 2,800 meters on Friday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. Five volcanic tremors and a low-level background tremor were also recorded in the past 24 hours, lasting for three to eight minutes. Alert Level 1 was maintained over the volcano, which means sudden steam-driven or […]
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Partnership Accord

August 13, 2022
Prime Asset Ventures, Inc. headed by PrimeWater Infrastructure Corp. president Maribeth Tolentino and chief finance officer Maryknoll Zamora forges a partnership agreement with Cathay United Bank represented by Joseph Chen, senior vice president and general manager for Manila branch, for future sustainability projects. Also present at the signing rite are PAVI chairman Cynthia Javerez and […]
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Job Fair

August 13, 2022

Jobseekers from Barangay 185 in Gagalangin, Tondo, Manila scour lists of job openings posted the Barangayan Job Fair spearheaded by the city government’s Public Employment Service Office (PESO).
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DepEd Eyes Hiring Of School Security

August 13, 2022
The Department of Education (DepEd) said Friday it is planning to have at least one security personnel per school to ensure safe spaces for learners, teachers, and other non-teaching personnel. The DepEd made the statement after an incident of sexual harassment against four elementary teachers in Ocampo, Camarines Sur. In a text message, DepEd spokesperson […]
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Aces Steal Top Playoff Spot After Win Over The Sky

August 12, 2022
The Las Vegas Aces won their third straight game to take over the top WNBA playoff spot after beating the Chicago Sky, 89-78. The Thursday night win also gave Vegas their franchise record 25th win over the season. Make that three in a row! Plum: 25 PTS // 5 AST // 4-5 3PM // 61% […]
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