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  • Amid COVID-19 restrictions, COA looking to modernize auditing process
    by postie on November 27, 2020 at 4:32 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — As the COVID-19 pandemic shifted how the world operates — moving online to work, hold classes, and even law enforcement — questions rose as to how the Commission on Audit (COA) will do its job. Being a constitutional commission tasked to audit government spending and projects, COA does its work by moving The post Amid COVID-19 restrictions, COA looking to modernize auditing process appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • Metro Manila mayors reaffirm ban on Christmas parties, caroling
    by Emmanuel Tupas on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    The Metro Manila Council reiterated its plan to ban Christmas parties and outdoor caroling to prevent a spike in COVID-19 infections during the holidays.

  • UP moves opening of 2nd sem to March
    by Janvic Mateo on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Instead of the usual January schedule, the University of the Philippines has moved the start of its second semester to March due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the recent typhoons that affected some of its students.

  • PAGASA sees 1 or 2 more cyclones for 2020
    by Romina Cabrera on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    The state weather bureau said at least one or two more tropical cyclones could enter the country before the end of the year, with La Niña likely to persist until May 2021.

  • Philippines secures 2.6 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
    by Louella Desiderio on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    The government and the private sector have signed an agreement with British drug maker AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Philippines Inc. for the supply of 2.6 million doses of vaccine for COVID-19.

  • IATF allows balikbayans, foreign spouses to enter Philippines
    by Catherine Talavera on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    To allow more Filipino families to reunite with their loved ones this Christmas season, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has allowed the foreign spouses of Filipinos, their children and balikbayans to enter the country, with conditions, starting Dec. 7.

  • Realistic timeline for COVID-19 vaccination by Q2 2021
    by Ranier Allan Ronda on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    A realistic timeline for the Philippines to start small population vaccination against COVID-19 is by the second quarter of 2021 at the earliest, even if the Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration will issue any of the leading vaccine developers an emergency use authorization.

  • Lawmaker seeks National Artist award for Nora Aunor
    by Edu Punay on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Once again, actress Nora Aunor is being put forward for conferment of the National Artist award – this time, through a possible nomination by Congress.

  • DOH awaiting AstraZeneca explanation on trial results
    by Sheila Crisostomo on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    The Department of Health said yesterday that it is waiting for an explanation from AstraZeneca regarding the reported errors during the trials of its vaccines against COVID-19.

  • House passes bill regulating e-commerce
    by Edu Punay on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    The House of Representatives has passed the bill providing stronger regulation of the P350-billion e-commerce industry in the country.

  • DepEd eyes limited face-to-face classes
    by Janvic Mateo on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    The Department of Education has told a Senate committee that although face-to-face classes are not likely until yearend, a recommendation will be made to President Duterte to allow selected and limited classroom teaching with strict health protocols.

  • Reds cry foul over conviction of 2 peace consultants
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 3:44 pm

    Two consultants to Philippine communist peace negotiators are found guilty of abducting a soldier over three decades ago. The lawyers of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon are challenging the verdict which the Philippine communist party describes as political persecution.

  • PH deal with AstraZeneca raises eyebrows amid vaccine's efficacy concerns
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 3:42 pm

    The Philippines formalized its deal with AstraZeneca even as questions are raised about the efficacy of its vaccine. But despite the concerns the drug moved a step closer to a possible rollout in the United Kingdom.

  • Robredo warns netizens of fake account masquerading as her daughter
    by postie on November 27, 2020 at 3:18 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — A fake account of Vice President Leni Robredo’s daughter Tricia Robredo has been making its rounds on social media, which has been sending hate messages to various netizens. According to the Vice President, the fake Facebook account copied how Tricia’s profile looks like — similar profile pictures and cover photos.  Robredo told The post Robredo warns netizens of fake account masquerading as her daughter appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • Dambuhalang sun fish, nalambat sa Davao Oriental
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 3:10 pm

    MAYNILA - Isang dambuhalang sun fish ang natagpuan Biyernes ng umaga sa mababaw na bahagi ng dagat sa Barangay Maputi, sa bayan ng Banaybanay sa Davao Oriental.

  • Robredo quells claim liberals’ unkept promises gave rise to populist leaders
    by postie on November 27, 2020 at 2:37 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo has refuted assertions that it is the liberal and democratic worldview’s unfulfilled promises that gave rise to populist and even hardline right-wing leaderships today. Speaking during the 13th Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD) General Assembly held Friday, Robredo cited a narrative being spread that the failure The post Robredo quells claim liberals’ unkept promises gave rise to populist leaders appeared first on Inquirer […]

  • Cop gets a year suspension for hitting tricycle driver with gun
    by postie on November 27, 2020 at 2:28 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — A police officer in Quezon City was suspended for a year after he was found guilty of oppression and grave abuse of authority after he allegedly hit a tricycle driver using his firearm. The Quezon City’s People’s Law Enforcement Board (PLEB) said in its seven-page decision that Police Officer 2 or Police The post Cop gets a year suspension for hitting tricycle driver with gun appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • 'Super sabaw talaga ako in real life': Tiffany Uy matapos mag-top 5 sa PLE
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    Handang-handa nang sumabak bilang frontliners ang mga pumasa sa katatapos lang na physician licensure exams.   

  • Ilang negosyante problemado matapos isailalim sa MECQ ang Laoag City
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:34 pm

    Isinailalim sa modified enhanced community quarantine ang Laoag City dahil tumaas ang kaso ng COVID-19 doon. 

  • Lopezes donating P5.5-M worth of lab machines, equipment to Iloilo City’s COVID-19 lab
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:32 pm

    MANILA — The mayor of Iloilo City on Friday thanked the Lopez family and the Lopez Group of Companies for its proposed P5.5-million worth of medical donations for the Uswag Molecular Laboratory in Molo district, as the city boosts its efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19. 

  • When the circus can’t leave town: French family show stranded in Belgian carpark
    by kadraneda on November 27, 2020 at 1:21 pm

    GEMBLOUX, Belgium — The exotic animals are confined to small paddocks, the acrobats have been grounded, and the clowns aren’t able to make an audience laugh anymore. The coronavirus has brought the curtain down on the Zavatelli Circus, at least for the time being. Unable to travel or perform across Europe, the French family-run operation The post When the circus can’t leave town: French family show stranded in Belgian carpark appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • Trial results of virgin coconut oil as COVID-19 treatment to be released next month — DOST
    by Kristine Sabillo, ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    MANILA — The Department of Science and Technology on Friday said it will release the results of the community arm of its virgin coconut oil (VCO) study in Laguna.   

  • PGH workers emosyonal sa paggiit ng karapatan sa hazard pay
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:04 pm

    Panawagan nila, ibigay na ang hazard pay at special risk allowance na pandagdag sana sa maliit nilang sahod.

  • 'Political persecution' sa Tiamzon couple verdict inalmahan ng mga tagasuporta
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Tinawag itong political persecution ng mga tagasuporta ng mga Tiamzon. 

  • Online quake drill drew 163,900 participants, says OCD
    by tbergonia on November 27, 2020 at 12:56 pm

    MANILA, Philippines—The government’s major earthquake drill on Friday drew thousands of participants online. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) streamed the drill live on Facebook, generating an online audience of 163,900, according to the Office of Civil Defense (OCD). The drill, forced to go online by the COVID-19 pandemic, encouraged people to The post Online quake drill drew 163,900 participants, says OCD appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • LOOK: Skies turn pink over Metro Manila, parts of Luzon
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 12:54 pm

    The unusual pink hue caught the attention of the many, with some describing it as one of the things that made them feel good following the storms that inundated some parts of Luzon and the capital region in recent weeks.   

  • Ex-NDFP peace consultant arrested at work in Misamis Oriental
    by tbergonia on November 27, 2020 at 12:38 pm

    CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—A former peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) in Northern Mindanao was arrested by police in his workplace in Tagoloan town, Misamis Oriental province on Friday (Nov. 27). Alfredo Mapano, aka Ka Paris, an alleged leader of New People’s Army (NPA), was arrested past 7 a.m. at The post Ex-NDFP peace consultant arrested at work in Misamis Oriental appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • ‘Basic necessity’: Law eyed to give each learner laptop, internet access
    by postie on November 27, 2020 at 12:32 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is eyeing a law that would provide every learner in the country with a laptop and access to the internet. “I think there’s no question that they (learners) should have a laptop and access to the internet now. Not 10 years from now, not 15 years from now, but The post ‘Basic necessity’: Law eyed to give each learner laptop, internet access appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • Pagdami ng leptospirosis patients sa NKTI inaasahan sa mga susunod na linggo
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    Malaking hamon para sa NKTI ang pagsabay ng pagdami ng kaso ng leptospirosis sa pandemya.

  • Pamimigay ng emergency housing assistance ng NHA, planong simulan sa Disyembre
    by ABS-CBN News on November 27, 2020 at 12:24 pm

    MAYNILA - Plano nang simulan ng National Housing Authority (NHA) ang pamamahagi nito ng financial assistance sa mga nasalanta ng bagyo sa buwan ng Disyembre.

  • Tiamzon couple’s lawyers claim trial not fair as witnesses were harassed, threatened
    by postie on November 27, 2020 at 12:18 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Spouses Benito and Wilma Tiamzon, who are members of the peace negotiating panel on the communist side, were deprived of a fair trial after witnesses who could have presented evidence in their favor were harassed, according to their lawyers. In a statement on Friday after the couple was found guilty for kidnapping The post Tiamzon couple’s lawyers claim trial not fair as witnesses were harassed, threatened appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • DepEd data: Damage to learning materials from typhoons hit P567M
    by postie on November 27, 2020 at 12:11 pm

    MANILA, Philippines — Damage wrought by recent typhoons to learning materials amounted to over P560 million, according to data from the Department of Education (DepEd). During a Senate hearing on Friday, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian showed figures DepEd had sent to his office on the cost of damage caused by typhoons that hit the country from The post DepEd data: Damage to learning materials from typhoons hit P567M appeared first on Inquirer News.

  • 2 Chinese arrested, gadgets seized in OMB raid in Bulacan
    by tbergonia on November 27, 2020 at 12:10 pm

    GUIGUINTO, Bulacan–Two Chinese nationals were arrested while refurbishing used personal computers and other gadgets worth P100 million in a warehouse in this town on Thursday (Nov. 26). Lawyer Christian Natividad, Optical Media Board (OMB) chair, withheld the Chinese’s names pending filing of charges for counterfeiting and violation of intellectual property. The suspects were inside Ecom The post 2 Chinese arrested, gadgets seized in OMB raid in Bulacan appeared first on Inquirer News.

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