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Pananakot, pamamahiya sa mga may utang, nais ipagbawal sa panukalang batas

Sa paniningil ng utang, bawal dapat ang pananakot at pagpapahiya. Ito ang mungkahi ng isang panukalang batas ni Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian na layong ipagbawal ang mga abusadong paraan ng paniningil ng utang. Sa ilalim ng Senate Bill No. 1336 o [...]

February 29, 2020 News
Duterte

Duterte: ‘I am not Catholic, I am Islam’

President Rodrigo Duterte had praise for Allah for the progress of the passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), but he continued to lash out against members of the Catholic clergy. Speaking before a Muslim-dominated crowd in a peace assembly [...]

February 27, 2020 News
Pope Francis

Pope Francis, 83, cancels event as he’s taken ill amid Italy coronavirus crisis

POPE Francis cancelled a mass today after he was struck down with illness. The 83-year-year-old pontiff was not well enough to attend the church service, which comes as the coronavirus outbreak in Italy topped 500 cases. Pope Francis blows his nose during [...]

February 27, 2020 News
Duterte

If PH can’t be self-reliant, choose: Be a US territory or China’s province – Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said that if the Philippines could not stand on its own feet, it might as well choose between becoming a territory of the United States or a province of China. “Kasi ‘pag hindi natin kaya [...]

February 27, 2020 News
ABS-CBN renewal

Bong Go opens door to ABS-CBN renewal: I will appeal to Duterte for the sake of 11,000 employees

Senator Bong Go has given hope for the renewal of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp.’s franchise which will expire on March 2020. “I will appeal to the President, for the simple reason na ayaw ko na may mawalan ng trabaho,” said Go [...]

February 24, 2020 News

Honda, Nokia, Nissan, Wells Fargo aalis sa ‘Pinas

Nanganganib ang hanapbuhay ng ilang libong Pilipino matapos ideklara ng ilang malalaking kompanya na lilisan na ang mga ito sa bansa. Nasa 700 tauhan ang mawawalan ng trabaho gayong magsasara sa ang Nokia Technology Center Philippines sa Quezon City sa [...]

February 24, 2020 News

Pasyente nag-violin habang inooperahan sa utak

Kakaiba ang naging solusyon ng mga surgeon sa isang ospital sa UK para maiwasan ang mga bahagi ng utak na responsable sa hand movement ng violinist na si Dagmar Turner at hindi maapektuhan ang pagtugtog nito. Si Turner, musician para [...]

February 20, 2020 News
Wuhan hospital

Wuhan hospital president dies of novel coronavirus pneumonia

BEIJING — Liu Zhiming, president of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital in Hubei province, died of the novel coronavirus pneumonia at 10:30 am on Tuesday despite medical efforts, according to a report of China Central Television. The hospital, which is located on [...]

February 20, 2020 News
coronavirus

More Filipinos infected with coronavirus on cruise ship as PH plans for evacuation

The number of Filipinos who tested positive for the coronavirus on board a cruise ship has risen to a total of 27, the Foreign Affairs Department said on Monday. It said the 16 additional cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving [...]

February 17, 2020 News
Coca-Cola

Traders ban Pepsi, Coca-Cola to support local products

Traders in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have banned the sale of Coca-Cola and Pepsi in favour of local products. The ban, which was proposed by the state's top two associations of traders, came into effect on Wednesday. [...]

February 16, 2020 News