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Mocha flaunts flat belly in workout video, dismisses pregnancy rumors

Inquirer Breaking News - 2 hours 55 min ago
  MANILA, Philippines --- In an attempt to put pregnancy rumors about her to rest, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) deputy administrator Mocha Uson on Friday showed off her flat belly while working out, as she dismissed news of her being linked to Robin Padilla. "BUNTIS DAW AKO KAY ROBIN? Wala pong katotohanan 'yang tsismis na 'yan. Napakabait po nung tao," Uson said in a Facebook post. (I am pregnant with Robin's child? There's no truth to that news. The man is a good person.) Uson also said the news was embarrassing for Padilla and his wife Mariel Rodriguez, adding: "Sigurado ako ang nagpapakalat niyan ay 'yung mga bitter sa ating gobyerno (I am very ...

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South Korean former Olympic skating coach jailed for 10 years over abuse

CNN Top Stories - 3 hours 3 min ago
A former Olympic speed skating coach has been jailed for 10 years by a South Korean court for sexual abuse.
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2 dead in Quezon shooting incidents

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 20 min ago
LUCENA CITY ---- Two persons were killed in separate shooting incidents in Sariaya and Candelaria towns in Quezon province on Thursday. The Quezon police reported on Friday that motorcycle-riding gunmen shot dead a teacher, Domingo Jaron, 56, while eating inside a roadside restaurant in Barangay Montecillo, Sariaya, at 9:40 a.m. on Jan. 21. The police said the motorcycle's pillion rider, armed with a caliber .45 pistol, entered the eatery and immediately fired at the victim. Jaron was able to run, but was shot again by the suspect, who escaped aboard the motorcycle driven by another man. The teacher suffered a fatal wound on his head and died on the spot, the police said. ...

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The US President said he would 'manage the hell' out of the pandemic. Now he has to deliver

CNN Top Stories - 3 hours 22 min ago
President Joe Biden is so far as good as his word to "manage the hell" out of the pandemic, driven by urgency to revive a sickened, struggling nation and the certainty that his entire presidency rests on eradicating Covid-19.
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Japan stands firm on Tokyo Olympics schedule, denies report of cancellation

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 26 min ago
TOKYO ---Japan doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports on Friday of a possible cancellation, in a move that is unlikely to temper public fears of holding the event during a global pandemic. Though much of Japan is under a state of emergency due to a third wave of COVID-19 infections, Tokyo organizers have consistently vowed to press ahead with the Games scheduled to open on July 23 after having been postponed in March last year. A Japanese government spokesman said there was "no truth" to a report in The Times that the government had privately concluded the Tokyo Olympics would have to be canceled because of the coronavirus ...

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Basilan lawmaker calls for review of BARMM transition period, infra projects

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 47 min ago
          MANILA, Philippines --- An exhaustive midterm review on the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) transition period must be carried out before discussing the possibility of an extension, a Mindanao lawmaker said Friday. Basilan Rep. Mujiv Hataman issued the call after the BARMM requested a special audit, saying this highlights the importance of a midterm review of both BARMM and ARMM. "Para malaman natin kung may problema nga ba sa ARMM and to identify the challenges and hurdles experienced by the transition leadership in project implementation and see where we can plug these holes and help," he said ...

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3 co-passengers of Filipino infected UK COVID-19 variant test negative

Inquirer Breaking News - 3 hours 50 min ago
BACOLOD CITY ---- At least three persons from this city, who were co-passengers of the 29-year-old Filipino real estate agent infected with the more infectious United Kingdom (UK) COVID-19 variant, tested negative for COVID-19. Dr. Chris Sorongon, Bacolod Emergency Operations Center medical deputy for data analysis and assessment, said all three tested negative for COVID-19 in Manila on Jan. 8, but were retested in Bacolod on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Results of the second test showed they were negative of the virus. "As soon as they finish their 14-day home quarantines along with their families, the sealing off of their houses will be lifted by their respective barangay officials aft...

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Fire destroys 10 houses Calbayog City

Inquirer Breaking News - 4 hours 7 sec ago
ORMOC CITY ---- Fire destroyed at least 10 houses at the boundaries of Barangays Matobato and Capoocan in Calbayog City around 1 p.m.. on Thursday. The fire started at the house of Arnel Sese, according to an initial investigation by the local fire bureau. Faulty electrical outlets was considered the cause of the fire. The City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council and the local fire bureau put out the fire at 2:20. Damage from the fire was pegged at P400, 000. The local government has distributed relief goods to the fire victims through the City Social Welfare and Development Office. LZB...

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Google threatens to shut down search in Australia

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 1 min ago
Google says it will shut down its search engine in Australia if a controversial bill designed to benefit the news media becomes law.
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Top PH military official claims violations of anti-terror law going on in UP

Inquirer Breaking News - 4 hours 2 min ago
MANILA, Philippines --- A top-ranking Philippine military official alleged that there are violations of the anti-terror law taking place at campuses of the University of the Philippines (UP). Speaking to ABS CBN News Channel, Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr., spokesperson of National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict, said some members of the UP community have been helping to prepare "for some activities in the underground" like anniversaries of the New People's Army, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines. Without presenting evidence at hand, he said they are also aware that some UP community members have been providing materials for propaganda "to des...

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Antipolo City targets 15,000 Covid-19 vaccinations per day

Inquirer Breaking News - 4 hours 3 min ago
    MANILA, Philippines --- Antipolo City is targeting to vaccinate at least 15,000 residents a day once Covid-19 vaccines are available, Mayor Andrea Ynares said Friday. In a televised briefing, Ynares said the local government already identified 50 sites that will serve as vaccination centers where 300 vaccinators will be deployed. "Ready po kami, na-identify na po namin 'yung sites namin, 50 sites for vaccination centers and we have 300 vaccinators, tatlong vaccinators sa isang site po 'yun," Ynares said during the Laging Handa briefing. (We are ready. We already identified 50 sites for vaccination centers and we have 300 vaccinators. There will be three...

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Blaze at facility of world's biggest vaccine maker kills 5 people

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 5 min ago
A fire that broke out at a facility of the world's biggest vaccine maker that killed five people would not affect vaccine production, the head of the company said Thursday.
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Pompeo's Xinjiang 'genocide' declaration presents Biden with an early China challenge

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 6 min ago
As Joe Biden prepared to be sworn in as United States President on Wednesday, both the outgoing Trump administration and Beijing made a last-minute play to shape his future China policy -- and provide the first major foreign policy challenge of his term.
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Love, Your Way, with Discovery Suites

Inquirer Breaking News - 4 hours 7 min ago
Showing your love doesn't have to be just one way. Find different ways to express your love with your special someone this Valentine's Day, with the help of Discovery Suites. Everyone has their love language---acts of service, receiving gifts, words of affirmation, quality time, and touch. With the coming special day of love and hearts, shower the special someone, or friends and family, with love in more ways than one. Spend quality time by taking him or her to a fine dinner overlooking the Manila skyline. 22 Prime is bringing a special 4-course set menu to enjoy, priced at PHP 2,500 nett per person, on February 13 and 14. Indulge in Smoke Octopus, Sweet Corn Bisque, Sous Vide Wagy...

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Sri Lanka reopens borders to international travelers

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 10 min ago
The island nation of Sri Lanka is now open to tourists from all countries.
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UN, Pope hail launch of anti-nuclear treaty

Inquirer Breaking News - 4 hours 14 min ago
    UNITED NATIONS - The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons took effect Friday -- but the milestone is marred by the lack of signatures from the world's major nuclear powers. Despite the missing participants, the occasion was marked by praise from the United Nations and even Pope Francis. "The Treaty is an important step towards the goal of a world free of nuclear weapons and a strong demonstration of support for multilateral approaches to nuclear disarmament," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement. He praised "the first multilateral nuclear disarmament treaty in more than two decades," and called on "all States to work togethe...

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Girl, 5, dies after accidentally shooting self in Abra, say cops

Inquirer Breaking News - 4 hours 16 min ago
BAGUIO CITY ---- A 5-year-old girl died on the spot after accidentally firing off a "sumpak" (improvised shotgun) around 4 p.m. on Thursday in Pidigan, Abra, police said. Investigators said the victim, a resident of Sitio Cautit in Barangay Monggoc, accidentally squeezed the trigger of the loaded firearm as she swung it on her back. The bullet instantly killed the child. The girl, along with two other children, were supposed to fetch water but ended up playing with the firearm whose owner has not been identified. But the girl's family refused to believe there was no foul play in the death of the child and requested a deeper investigation. INQ LZB...

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Foreign fighters were meant to leave Libya this week. A huge trench being dug by Russian-backed mercenaries indicates they plan to stay

CNN Top Stories - 4 hours 23 min ago
Construction on an enormous trench across Libya, dug by Russian-backed mercenaries Wagner, is raising fears that foreign fighters will not withdraw from the country by Saturday, as a UN-brokered peace deal insists.
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Gabbi Garcia greets bf Khalil Ramos happy birthday: ‘One of the greatest blessings’

Inquirer Breaking News - 4 hours 30 min ago
Gabbi Garcia could not help but be thankful for and gush over her boyfriend, Khalil Ramos, as the latter celebrates his 24th birthday today, Jan. 22. "It's my love's birthday today! Happy happy birthday, Bub! I'm so happy to have you not only as my partner, but as my bestest friend ever," the young artist posted on Instagram. "Your laugh and smile will forever warm my heart (Even tho you have the silliest laugh, pls swipe left to verify HAHA)," she added.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Gabbi Garcia (@gabbi) Garcia's greeting came with several photos of her and Ramos, ...

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