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8 areas under signal no. 2 as Urduja moves closer to land

15 December, 2017 | Hits:160

Satellite image as of December 16, 8 am. Image courtesy of NOAA  MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm Urduja headed for the Eastern Samar-Northern Samar area early Saturday morning, December 16, ahead of its expected landfall within the day.   In a bulletin issued 8 am on Saturday, PAGASA said Urduja is already 125 kilometers east northeast of Borongan, Eastern Samar, moving west at 10 kilometers per hour (km/h). This speed is still slow, but it is slightly faster now compared to when it...

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Rappler Talk: Janette Garin on the Dengvaxia controversy

15 December, 2017 | Hits:210

MANILA, Philippines – The spotlight is on former Department of Health chief Janette Garin, who launched the now-suspended dengue vaccination program.She faced multiple congressional probes into how the government allowed public school students in 3 regions to be vaccinated with Sanofi Pasteur’s risky Dengvaxia dengue vaccine.Garin maintains the immunization program went through the legal process and was implemented in good faith.Watch the full interview on Rappler. –   

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Tagle leads Simbang Gabi, hits discrimination vs Muslims

15 December, 2017 | Hits:121

SIMBANG GABI. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle delivers the homily on the first Simbang Gabi on December 16, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler                      Ads by        MANILA, Philippines – As Filipinos flocked to churches for the first Simbang Gabi this year, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged Catholics to end discrimination against people they consider "different," including Muslims. In his homily on Saturday, December 16, Tagle recognized the need for Filipinos to come together despite differences in belief, attitudes, and characteristics.   "Ang kailangan...

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Duterte eyes Efren Peñaflorida to lead PCUP

15 December, 2017 | Hits:154

EDUCATING THE POOR. CNN Hero awardee Efren Peñaflorida speaks to media after a Kariton Klasrum culminating activity. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler  DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is considering Efren Peñaflorida, the man recognized by CNN for his pushcart classrooms, to lead the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP). The PCUP was the government agency whose officials Duterte sacked because they supposedly have not met as a collegial body, and have joined "junkets" abroad.   "Ang una kong i-consider 'yung nagatulak bitaw ng...

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Unity for PBA fans

14 December, 2017 | Hits:229

The discord remains in the PBA as the Board of Governors continues to be split on how to deal with the tenure of commiss...

Dramatic turn of events spices up FIBA World Cup hosting

14 December, 2017 | Hits:169

The Philippine delegation that batted for the country's successful 2023 FIBA World Cup hosting bid.MANILA, Philippines &...

AMA to select 1st in 2017 PBA D-League Draft

10 December, 2017 | Hits:232

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netAlvin Pasaol, the super scorer out of University of the East, is tipped to be the t...

Ateneo honors its UAAP Season 80 champions with bonfire party

10 December, 2017 | Hits:217

ONE BIG FIGHT. The Ateneo community comes together to celebrate with their champion teams. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rap...

IOC 'confident' Tokyo 2020 venues will be ready on time

10 December, 2017 | Hits:230

TOKYO, Japan – Tokyo organizers are back on track and will complete their 2020 Olympic venues on schedule, the I...

Boels-Dolmans extend sponsorship of women's team to 2020

01 December, 2017 | Hits:407

The Boels-Dolmans team has secured deals with both of its title sponsors until the end of 2020. The Dolmans landscaping ...

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Todd Kohlhepp, South Carolina serial killer, says he has more victims

10 December, 2017 | Hits:309

Todd Kohlhepp enters the courtroom of Judge Jimmy Henson for a bond hearing at the Spartanburg Detention Facility...

Liberal Outsiders Pour Into Alabama Senate Race, Treading Lightly

10 December, 2017 | Hits:242

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey taking a photo with Doug Jones, center, the Democratic Senate candidate, in Montgomery...

At 230,000 acres, Thomas fire is now the fifth largest wildfire in modern California history

10 December, 2017 | Hits:197

Santa Barbara County was under siege from the Thomas fire Sunday as fire crews fought to keep the destructive blaze from...

Wildfire destroys mobile homes in California retirement park

07 December, 2017 | Hits:278

This aerial view from video provided by KABC-TV shows flames from a wildfire bearing down on homes on Faria Beach just o...

Republicans rewriting tax bill — and won’t vote tonight

30 November, 2017 | Hits:410

A Joint Committee on taxation analysis predicts the tax bill would increase the deficit by $1 trillion, which could be p...

Kate Steinle death: Garcia Zarate acquitted of homicide

30 November, 2017 | Hits:478

San Francisco (CNN)A jury on Thursday found an undocumented immigrant not guilty in the July 2015 death of Kate Steinl...


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