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Boston Celtics game broadcast pulled in China after Enes Kanter's pro-Tibet posts

CNN Top Stories - 1 hour 20 min ago
The NBA is facing another incident involving China after Enes Kanter, center for the Boston Celtics, criticized the country's treatment of Tibet.
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305 pass nutritionist dietitian licensure exam – PRC

Inquirer Breaking News - 1 hour 51 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- A total of 305 out of 528 aspirants passed the October 2021 Nutritionist Dietitian Licensure Exam (NDLE), the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Thursday. Chino Kairo Ronquillo Serrano of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Sta. Mesa topped the list of passers with a score of 90.95 percent. In second place is Gabrielle Maeben Carriedo De Guzman, of the University of the Philippines (UP) Los Baos, with 90.55 percent. He is followed by Mark Anthony Nanza Arlante of the UP Diliman at third place with 90.15 percent. UP Los Baos, meanwhile, topped the exams in terms of school performance with a passing ra...

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Cardi B and Penn Badgley are the Twitter friendship we didn't know we needed

CNN Top Stories - 1 hour 56 min ago
What's the relationship status when you swap Twitter avis?
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Atienza tells Bongbong: You’re not a millennial to be ignorant of martial law atrocities

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 59 sec ago
MANILA, Philippines --- A lawmaker reminded former senator Bongbong Marcos that he is not a millennial --- or people belonging to a younger generation - so he knows what happened during his father's martial law regime. During the Pandesal forum on Thursday, Deputy Speaker and Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza said that Marcos is 64 years old, making him aware of the atrocities committed during the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos Sr. Atienza even noted that Marcos Jr., before they fled the country during the 1986 People Power Revolution, wore combat fatigues as if he was ready to fight his fellow Filipinos to ensure his father stayed in power. "Bongbong Marcos is not a millennial. He ...

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John Riel Casimero begins US training for title defense

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 5 min ago
MANILA, Philippines---John Riel Casimero has arrived in Los Angeles to start training ahead of his title defense against Paul Butler on December 11. The WBO bantamweight champion posted his arrival at Los Angeles International Airport on his Youtube channel Quadro Alas It's My Boy that showed him and his brother Jayson going through the various stages inside the terminal. "So guys here we are again, we're back at work. Let's go, December 11," said Casimero in Filipino. Casimero will be making his fourth defense of the strap which he won from Zolani Tete via third round technical knockout in November 2019. It was a messy road to Casimero's mandatory title defense over Butl...

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SBP reaches out to Fiba, Taiwan basketball on Heading contract

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 21 min ago
MANILA, Philippines---The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas on Thursday said it has reached out to Fiba informing the governing body of guard Jordan Heading's existing contract with Gilas Pilipinas. Heading's contract with the SBP is until March 2023. The SBP also reached out to the Chinese-Taipei Basketball Association after it was announced that Heading signed with T1 League club Taichung Suns on Wednesday. "We have formally written Fiba and the Chinese Taipei Basketball Association in connection with the reported playing in Taiwan for the Taichung Suns of Mr. Jordan Timothy Heading and have informed them that Mr. Heading has a 'live' legal contract with SBP until March 2023...

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National swimming selection meet kicks off Friday

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 28 min ago
MANILA, Philippines---Slots in the national team are at stake as Philippine Swimming's National Selection bubble begins on Friday at New Clark City Aquatics Center in Capas, Tarlac. Philippine swimmers vie for a spot in the national team with the tryouts set to take place at the same venue of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. "We hope that the event can show to the youth that we can rise again and recover from this pandemic. We hope to encourage current swimmers to train even more to reach their dreams," said PSI President Lani Velasco. "And what better dream than to have a chance to represent the country, and bring pride and honor to the flag." Swimming's international gov...

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Parents of 6-year-old girl killed on amusement park ride file wrongful death suit

CNN Top Stories - 2 hours 42 min ago
The parents of a 6-year-old who died on a free-fall ride at a Colorado amusement park in September have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the park, according to their attorney.
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Infant dies in vehicular accident in Northern Samar

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 45 min ago
  ORMOC CITY -- A one-month-old infant died in a vehicular accident along the national highway of Barangay Bugko, Mondragon town, Northern Samar on Wednesday, Oct. 20. The infant was with his parents on board a tricycle when the vehicle slammed into a cargo truck that was parked along the road at around 7:35 p.m. The baby was rushed to the Northern Samar Provincial Hospital but was declared dead on arrival by the attending physician. Police investigators said the tricycle rammed into a truck allegedly owned by a local construction firm. The driver of the tricycle as well as the infant's father and mother sustained injuries on their legs and other parts of the body...

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Negros Occidental seeing reduced power rates

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 47 min ago
BACOLOD CITY -- The northern and southern Negros Occidental power rates have dropped by P2.8376 and P3.8983, respectively, in October. The Northern Negros Electric Cooperative (NONECO) announced on Wednesday, October 20, that its power rate for October is P11.1328 per kWh or a decrease of P2.8376 from last month. The decrease is attributed to the low cost of electricity purchased from the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) with an average price of P3.5585 per kWh, and the deferment in the collection of congestion cost and line rental until the restoration of the damaged National Grid Corporation of the Philippines Cebu-Negros submarine cable, a NONECO advisory said. "I...

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Negros Occidental named as one of Galing Pook awardees

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 50 min ago
  BACOLOD CITY -- Negros Occidental was named one of the 10 2021 Galing Pook Awardees for its Network Alliances for Coastal Wetlands Conservation during a virtual awarding ceremony on Wednesday afternoon, October 20. The network is composed of 10 local government units, 52 coastal barangays, people's organizations, fisheries and aquatic resources management councils, and hundreds of community-based environmental law enforcers. Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson thanked the award giving body for the recognition given to Negros Occidental. It is significant that Wednesday also marked the fifth year of the declaration of the Negros Occidental Coastal Wetlands Conservation area as...

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Tacloban City opens mega vaccination center

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 55 min ago
  TACLOBAN CITY -- Officials of this city on Wednesday opened its "mega vaccination center" at the Tacloban Convention Center which can accommodate at least 5,000 individuals daily. Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez expressed hopes that this center will help hasten the vaccination campaign to achieve herd immunity, which happens when a large part of the population of an area is immune to a specific disease. The city government is offering P100 as transportation fare for those who will visit the Tacloban Convention Center. Aside from the convention center, the city government also has two other vaccination sites located in the shopping malls. With the opening of...

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377,318 Negros Occidental folk receive vaccination from provincial gov’t

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 56 min ago
BACOLOD CITY -- The Negros Occidental provincial government has vaccinated 377,318 individuals or 21 percent of its target population of 1.8 million to reach herd immunity against COVID-19, according to Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz. Silay City has vaccinated the most number of residents at 34,698, followed by Sagay City at 28,017; Talisay City -- 25, 383; Bago City -- 24,759; Cadiz City -- 23,794; Victorias City -- 23,104; and La Carlota City - 20,016. Diaz said they do not yet have the target number of minors aged 12 to 17 years old to be vaccinated. He urged local governments to continue the vaccination drives on Saturdays and Sundays when more people are off fr...

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WeWork is finally going public. A lot has changed

CNN Top Stories - 3 hours 3 min ago
When WeWork's plans for a blockbuster initial public offering imploded in 2019, the company became a poster child for the excesses of venture capital and startup culture in the post-2008 era.
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Students not mandated to be vaccinated to attend physical classes

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 4 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) chairperson Prospero De Vera III on Thursday clarified that COVID-19 vaccination is not required for students attending limited face-to-face classes. "I did not push for mandatory vaccination. In fact, the limited face-to-face classes in medicine and allied health sciences, there is no mandatory vaccination required, the next batch of limited face-to-face classes, there is no mandatory vaccination required," De Vera told senators during the CHEd's budget hearing in the Senate. The clarification came after Senator Francis Tolentino sought an explanation from De Vera after the CHEd official was quoted in a news article...

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Facebook kept its own oversight board in the dark on program for VIP users

CNN Top Stories - 3 hours 7 min ago
Facebook failed to provide crucial details about its "Cross-Check" program that reportedly shielded millions of VIP users from the social media platform's normal content moderation rules, according to the company's oversight board.
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Newcastle asks fans not to wear Arab-style clothing after Saudi takeover

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 21 min ago
Newcastle has asked fans celebrating the club's Saudi-backed takeover not to wear Arab-style clothing to matches in case it causes offense. Some supporters wore traditional robes and others donned headdresses for Sunday's Premier League clash with Tottenham, the Magpies' first game under their new owners. The 305 million ($420 million) Newcastle takeover was rubber-stamped by the Premier League earlier this month. "Newcastle United is kindly asking supporters to refrain from wearing traditional Arabic clothing or Middle East-inspired head coverings at matches if they would not ordinarily wear such attire," said a club statement on Wednesday. "A number of supporters have r...

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Sisi Rondina eager for learning experience in BVR return

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 27 min ago
MANILA, Philippines---Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons are set to compete in the first tournament of the Beach Volleyball Republic on Tour after two years but the two are also looking ahead at another international competition. The Filipino bets will represent the country in the Asian Seniors Beach Volleyball Championship on November 23 in Phuket, Thailand and the BVR on Tour in Sta. Ana, Cagayan serves as the perfect springboard for the continental tournament. "We're still focused, that hasn't changed, and we need to really show how we play," said Rondina, who is playing under Creamline, in Filipino. "This tournament is all about the learning experience. We're happy that BVR is...

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