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State of calamity declared in Ilocos Norte province due to Typhoon Neneng

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:51
LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte --- A state of calamity was declared in Ilocos Norte province on Monday due to the extent of damage to agriculture and infrastructure in the wake of Typhoon Neneng (international name: Nesat). The provincial board of Ilocos Norte approved a resolution for the declaration during its regular session, Vice Gov. Cecilia Araneta Marcos said in a statement. She said the move would allow the provincial government to tap its quick response fund for some 14,277 individuals from at least 10 areas in the province who were affected by severe flooding. READ: Neneng affected at least 27,500 in Northern Luzon -- NDRRMC The provincial disaster risk reduction and ...

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Bongbong Marcos urged to name NAPC execs: ‘Mag-onboard na po kayo, Sir’

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:40
MANILA, Philippines --- President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was urged Monday to immediately appoint a secretary and other officials to the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) According to former anti-poverty body director John Laa, Marcos' naming of NAPC executives will help the agency come up with the National Anti-Poverty Action Agenda to accomplish the Philippines' goal of being an upper-middle-class country by 2040. He emphasized that NAPC did not have a secretary until now. "Maawa po kayo mag-on board na po kayo, Sir, sa NAPC bilang Chairperson, ikaw po 'yung Chairperson ng NAPC, mag-appoint na po kayo, Sir, ng bagong secretary, mag-appoint na rin po kayo, Sirm ng mga unders...

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Feud? What feud? Hailey Bieber and Selena Gomez pose together at gala

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:36
After years of being pitted against each other by fans and the media, Hailey Bieber and Selena Gomez want the world to know there is no bad blood between them.
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With no monkeypox vaccine at home, frustrated Mexicans go abroad

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:18
MEXICO CITY --- As monkeypox continues to impact gay and bisexual men in dozens of countries around the world, at-risk Mexicans are going abroad for vaccines they say their government has not bothered to make available at home. Mexico ranks ninth globally in total cases, according to the World Health Organization, but officials have not announced plans to acquire vaccines even as other Latin American countries receive shipments. "It's been a long journey to find a vaccine," said Alberto Herbel, a communications professional and nightlife producer who flew from Mexico City to Los Angeles this month for a two-day stay to get vaccinated after failed attempts in France and Germany....

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UC Berkeley is repatriating cultural artifacts, including ancestral remains, to Indigenous tribes

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:13
The University of California, Berkeley is working on repatriating thousands of ancestral remains and sacred belongings to the Indigenous tribes they were taken from over a century ago.
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Winwyn Marquez considers daughter Luna her lucky charm

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:09
Actress Winwyn Marquez feels that her lucky charm is her daughter Luna,who she credits for various auspicious turns in her career. Marquez recently won Best Actress in a Feature Film for the movie "Nelia" during the 12th International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM). The award's night was held last October 13 at the Kalayaan Hall, Philippine Center, 556 5th Ave., in New York City. "Lucky charm ko ang anak ko, si Luna talaga kasi 'yung 'Nelia', noon in-announce na buntis ako noon, eh. I was six months pregnant and 'yung daughter ko will turn six months already. Tapos 'yung best actress award came. Tapos pagkapanganak ko, ang una kong movie is with Nora Aunor. So, feeling ko, siya...

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She asked a stranger for directions on vacation. Two weeks later they were engaged

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:06
Rachel Décoste landed in West Africa's Republic of Benin in August 2018, anticipating an important journey of self-discovery, but not predicting the extent to which the trip would change her life.
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Inflation impact: Meager June wage hike meaningless

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:02
MANILA, Philippines---Wage increases in most regions, including Metro Manila, finally took effect last June, but a local think tank said Filipino workers are still having a tough time keeping up. But why? As listed by the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC), the minimum wage in Metro Manila, which is the highest in the Philippines, is now P570, a P33 increase from the previous P537. The regions with the next highest minimum wage are Calabarzon (P470), Central Luzon (P460), Western Visayas (P450), Davao Region (P443), Central Visayas (P435), and Northern Mindanao (P405). Last June, Silvestre Bello III, who was still leading the Department of Labor and Employm...

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Tolentino to DOST: Why science fairs, contests for students not promoted well?

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:01
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has been questioned at the Senate as to why its programs for finding and developing young Filipino scientists through fairs and contests are not marketed well, given how important it is for the country. During the deliberations for the DOST's proposed 2023 budget before the Senate finance subcommittee on Monday, Senator Francis Tolentino asked DOST Secretary Renato Solidum Jr. whether the government has any programs like a science competition for the whole country, similar to the Palarong Pambansa --- a yearly sporting event for young athletes. In response, Solidum said they have such programs. "We have ...

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‘Unnerving’: Instead of trips to journalists’ homes, cops told to think of other safeguards

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:00
MANILA, Philippines -- Senate bloc leaders Joel Villanueva and Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III said on Monday that the Philippine National Police (PNP) should rethink its actions after officers showed up at the houses of journalists unannounced. Senate Majority Leader Villanueva emphasized how "unnerving" it could be if the police suddenly showed up at the houses of journalists. READ: Cop's visit to journalist's home stirs media unease "Bagama't nag-apologize at itinigil na po ng PNP ang operasyon, panawagan po natin sa liderato ng PNP at sa DILG [Department of the Interior and Local Government] na pag-aralang mabuti at maigi ang iba pang alternatibong hakbang upang siguruhin ang k...

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With renewed finger pointing around January 6, was there a failure of intelligence or a political failure?

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 18:00
The documents the Secret Service provided to the congressional investigators that CNN has obtained exclusively tell us a lot about what law enforcement knew and when they knew it leading up to January 6.
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Wil Dasovich hailed as World Vlog Challenge winner in Nepal

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:50
  Wil Dasovich was ecstatic as he represented the Philippines and was hailed the champion in the recently-held World Vlog Challenge in Nepal. The Filipino-American vlogger announced the good news by showing parts of his acceptance speech during the awarding ceremony, via his Instagram page Sunday, Oct. 16. Dasovich competed with nine other content creators from different countries including India, Colombia. U.S., Thailand and Nepal in the competition. "I just want to make you all proud [and] it's moments like these where I get to represent an entire country that make me feel like I'm creating an impact," he said. Dasovich then spoke about his winning entry, describin...

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Why you are not a failure as a mother

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:46
Hollywood's version of childbirth bears little resemblance to my experience, or that of anyone else I know. On the screen, we almost always see soon-to-be-moms rushing to the hospital after a dramatic water breaking, a somewhat rare occurrence in real life, after which she howls and curses her way through a speedy labor and delivery. Then, poof, voilà!, her hair magically realigns itself, a healthy level of pigment returns to her cheeks, and she is in love, completely and irrevocably, with her baby.
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'It's our Mona Lisa': L.S. Lowry's 'Going to the Match' faces uncertain future ahead of $9 million auction

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:42
It's been described as "quite simply the finest football painting ever" and is estimated to fetch up to $9 million at auction later this month, but the sale of L.S. Lowry's "Going to the Match" could see the much-loved artwork disappear from public display.
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In pictures: Kyiv drone attacks

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:33
A wave of kamikaze drone attacks pummeled Kyiv early Monday, killing at least one person and setting off warning sirens across the Ukrainian capital as commuters headed to work.
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Degamo assumes Negros Oriental gov post

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:29
DUMAGUETE CITY --- The newly-proclaimed governor of Negros Oriental is back at the capitol. Gov. Roel Degamo on Monday, October 17, assumed his post after he was declared the winner in the May 2022 elections against unseated governor Pryde Henry Teves. Degamo met with the heads of the different offices at the capitol to discuss matters on his plans for the province. Last October 3, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) proclaimed Degamo as the new governor of Negros Oriental after the votes of nuisance candidate Grego Gaudia, who used the name "Ruel Degamo," was nullified in favor of the new governor. Teves, who served as governor of Negros Oriental for almost four months...

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China delays release of economic indicators including Q3 GDP

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:29
BEIJING - China will delay the release of economic indicators originally scheduled for publication this week, including the country's third-quarter gross domestic product due on Tuesday, according to an updated calendar on the statistics bureau's website. The data for third-quarter GDP - originally scheduled for release at 10:00 a.m. local time (0200 GMT) on Tuesday - had been highly anticipated after the world's second-largest economy grew just 0.4 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier. China's GDP was expected to have expanded 3.4 percent in July-September, according to a Reuters poll, as the economy started to feel the impact of a raft of government supportive po...

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PH signs Asean-EU air transport agreement

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:23
The Philippines is now a signatory to an aviation cooperation agreement among members countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and European Union, which opens greater opportunities to operate air transport services between the two regions amid the launching of serveral inititatives to achieve prepandemic level of prosperity. The Department of Transportation (DOTr), in a statement on Monday, announced that it had joined the Asean-EU Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (AE-CATA) during the 28th Asean Transport Ministers Meeting over the weekend. "As a key player in the transport affairs of the Southeast Asian region, the Republic of the Philippines is support...

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BBM-Sara to attend San Juanico Bridge lighting, sound switch-on, other Leyte events

Inquirer Breaking News - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:22
TACLOBAN CITY --- President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Vice President Sara Duterte will visit Leyte on Wednesday and Thursday for a series of events. The country's top executives were expected to attend the switch-on ceremony of the aesthetic lighting and sound project at the San Juanico Bridge that connects Leyte and Samar Islands on Wednesday, October 19. READ: Lights and sounds project to make San Juanico Bridge a night-time charm The main program will be held in Samar. The following day, October 20, the President will be the guest of honor and speaker for this year's 78th Leyte Gulf Landings anniversary, to be held at the MacArthur Landing National Park in Palo, Leyte. ...

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Tom Brady fumes at Tampa Bay Buccaneers teammates in defeat against Pittsburgh Steelers

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 10/17/2022 - 17:21
Tom Brady had some choice words for his offensive line during the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 20-18 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
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