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They trialed and were promised the Pfizer jab.
Photographer Jerome Ascano was on the scene to capture the frustrations of Filipino frontliners with the government. Medical frontliners thronged the Philippine General Hospital Friday to protest a COVID-19 vaccine rollout using one made by China's Sinovac, saying they were promised a different ...
 
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Filipinos will be working on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
President Rodrigo Duterte amended list of holidays for 2021, making November 2 (All Souls' Day), December 24 (Christmas Eve), and December 31 (New Year's Eve) "Special (Working) Days."  The amendments were made through Proclamation No. 1107. According to the proclamation, the new Special Working ...
 
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Although the use of the father's surname is the first choice, according to the law, it is not the only choice.
In the Philippines, its standard to use the father's surname for a newborn child. And, even if the parents separate and the child grows up under the custody of the mother, the child's last name remains the same. Now, however, Filipino children can, legitimate ...
 
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Law enforcers refuse to be pitted against each other.
Two teams of undercover law enforcers looking to entrap drug suspects ended up shooting at each other on a busy Quezon City highway late Wednesday, leaving their bosses scrambling for answers and appealing for time to find out what went wrong.Gen. Debold Sinas, the Philippine National Police chief ...
 
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MP: master plan or Manny Pacquiao?
Senator Manny Pacquiao refused to say for certain whether he would run for President in 2022, and instead proposed "MP" to solve the country's many woes. The Philippines needs a "master plan," he said.Of course, MP is also Pacquiao's boxing initials that is emblazoned on sports ...
 
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Coming May 15.
After delaying policy changes, WhatsApp is finally implementing its big update that caused a mass exodus of users. The controversy of the privacy policy update revolves around its new data-sharing terms which will help businesses and customer service.WhatsApp, however, clarified that the update won't change ...
 
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The United States named 12 leaders who are winning the fight against corruption.
The United States recognized Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto as one of the world's best leaders who demonstrated effective anticorruption practices. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken launched the International Anticorruption Champions Award to recognize individuals who have demonstrated leadership, courage, and impact in preventing, exposing, ...
 
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Family has filed a wrongful death claim.
The family of a Filipino-American man in California is claiming that police officers responding to an emergency call knelt on the man’s neck for five minutes until he died. According to multiple news reports, police from the city of Antioch near San Francisco ...
 
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Could an 83-year-old mystery soon come to an end?
Scientists at Penn State University have a new plan to help unearth clues about Amelia Earhart’s doomed flight around the world—and it involves a nuclear reactor.On July 2, 1937, Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, were en route to Howland Island in the Pacific, ...
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