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Taiwan says will fight to the end if China attacks

On Wednesday, the foreign minister said that Taiwan will fight to the end if China attacks, adding that the United States saw a danger that this could happen amid mounting Chinese military pressure, including aircraft carrier drills, near the island. [...]

April 7, 2021 World
Sara Duterte confirms Singapore trip

Sara Duterte confirms Singapore trip

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Wednesday confirmed that she went to Singapore for “personal health management.” In a statement, the daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte said she is on leave from April 6 to 10, 2021. “I have a [...]

April 7, 2021 News
Nikola Jokic's 27 points leads Nuggets past Pistons

Nikola Jokic’s 27 points leads Nuggets past Pistons

Nikola Jokic scored 27 points in 27 minutes and the Denver Nuggets spoiled the return of Jerami Grant and Mason Plumlee with a 134-119 shellacking of the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. Jokic was glad to see Plumlee, his former [...]

April 7, 2021 Sports
Duterte open to dialogue with health frontliners

Duterte open to dialogue with health frontliners

Malacañang said on Tuesday, April 6 that President Duterte is open to holding dialogue with the country’s health care frontliners battling the coronavirus pandemic. According to Presidential spokesman Harry Roque, the President recognized the hard work and sacrifices of health [...]

April 7, 2021 Health
Erap still in stable condition

Erap still in stable condition

Former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada, who has been hospitalized for COVID-19 since March 28, remains in stable condition, his son said Wednesday. “His kidney function is improving and his requirement for oxygen support is also slowly getting better,” former Sen. Jinggoy Estrada [...]

April 7, 2021 Headlines
Free COVID-19 swab test for stranded passengers

Free COVID-19 swab test for stranded passengers

A lawmaker is appealing to the national government to provide free Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) or COVID-19 swab test to stranded passengers and public utility drivers using revenues from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) as well [...]

April 6, 2021 Health
China should pay for damage it caused in reefs

China should pay for damage it caused in reefs

On Tuesday, a lawmaker said that the Philippine government should demand compensation from China for the damage its vessels have supposedly caused in the reefs in the West Philippine Sea “We should also demand compensation from China for the damage [...]

April 6, 2021 Politics
Covid rule-breaker 'dies after exercise punishment'

Covid rule-breaker ‘dies after exercise punishment’

A Filipino man who was found breaking quarantine rules has died after being made to do 300 squat-like exercises by police as punishment, his family said. Darren Manaog Penaredondo was allegedly stopped by officers while buying water after 1800 local [...]

April 6, 2021 News
US NCAA stint a big boost for Catantan

US NCAA stint a big boost for Catantan

Filipino fencer Samantha Catantan said the experience she gained in the US NCAA Fencing Championship will help her in two important tournaments this month. First of these events is the 2021 World Juniors/Cadets Fencing Championship in Cairo, Egypt. “I’m no longer [...]

April 6, 2021 Sports
KMP says family of detained activist Canlas barred from visiting him

KMP-Family of detained activist Canlas barred from visiting

The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) said Tuesday that police have been barring the family of detained peasant leader Joseph Canlas from visiting him. Citing a statement from Alyansa ng Magbubukid sa Gitnang Luzon leader Lito Lumapaz, the group said [...]

April 6, 2021 News

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