13 January 2022, Thursday News

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Bipolar Omicron

OMICRON is causing very real concern and more in Metro Manila Plus as it is in many other Asian cities like Hong Kong. In the latter, restrictions are back to what they were at the...

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KUWTT: Ex-Cabinet execs back Robredo | Jan. 14, 2022

KUWTT: Ex-Cabinet execs back Robredo | Jan. 14, 2022

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VOTT: Playing the anti-vaccination game | Jan. 14, 2022

VOTT: Playing the anti-vaccination game | Jan. 14, 2022

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Take-Two to buy 'FarmVille' maker Zynga for $11 billion in largest gaming deal

The deal will create a gaming powerhouse with a market cap of nearly $30 billion. Including debt, the Zynga acquisition is worth $12.7 billion.

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Doctor stresses efficacy of lagundi tablet, syrup for mild symptoms of COVID-19

A doctor refuted social media users who cast doubt on the efficacy of the lagundi plant as a treatment for some mild symptoms of COVID-19. In a Facebook

13/01/2022 10:00:00 PM

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Commuters give suggestions amid 'no vax, no ride' policy in NCR

Are you in favor of the 'no vaccine, no ride' policy that will take effect in NCR next week?

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Lee Jung-jae says he didn’t put effort to look nice for one year for ‘Squid Game’ role

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Alodia captions sexy photo with ‘Hi. Ako nga pala yung sinayang mo,’ Wil reacts

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Nagawa na kasi lahat ni Will ang gusto nyang gawin sa kanya.
Hindi lang naman katawan at ganda ng mukha ang hinahanap sa isang tao

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Europe at greatest risk of war in 30 years, Poland warns

VIENNA — Europe is nearer war than it has been in 30 years, Poland&039;s foreign minister warned during the third round of diplomacy this week aimed at defusing tensions over Russia&039;s

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Life insurers adapt pandemic risk models after claims jump

LONDON — A coronavirus pandemic which lasts five years, another pandemic in a decade, and ever more transmissible variants are among the scenarios life insurers are predicting after COVID-19

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Saudi Arabia calls for flexibility in energy transition

'We should not forfeit energy security for the sake of a publicity stunt,' says Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman al-Saud, energy minister of Saudi Arabia

13/01/2022 9:56:00 PM

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Taiwan to launch $1-billion Lithuania credit fund amid Beijing pressure

Taiwan will launch a $1-billion credit program to help fund joint projects between Lithuanian and Taiwanese companies in six business categories.

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Go Negosyo to link MSMEs with molnupiravir suppliers

Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion, the founder of Go Negosyo, says molnupiravir costs P1,991 to P5,200 per bottle, depending on the volume of orders and supplier.

'Merck’s covid antiviral drug molnupiravir and the opioid entrepreneurs the Sackler family were among those dishonoured in this year’s “Shkreli Awards,”1 which single out the worst excesses of greed and duplicity seen in US healthcare over the past 12 months.'
Negosyo pa more!!! Kawawa naman poor juan dela cruz..

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Reduced isolation period amid spike of infections is a ‘counterintuitive move’ --- expert

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AllHome opens 2 more branches

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Claudine Barretto on 'reconciliation' with sister Marjorie

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Over 800K worth of shabu seized in QC drug busts

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DOH defends policy shift in contact tracing efforts

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PATAFA agrees to PSC mediation - BusinessWorld Online

THE Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) will pull out all the stops to resolve its discord with Olympian pole-vaulter Ernest John “EJ” Obiena.

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Taxi driver, sinabing 'di nagpahatid sa quarantine facility ang balikbayan na nagpamasahe

Sa halip na sa quarantine facility, sa isang condo building sa Taguig umano nagpahatid ang isang balikbayan na babae na nagpamasahe pa matapos na sunduin sa airport, ayon sa isang taxi driver.

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Solon urges Congress to back health breaks, academic ease in education

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Sen. Cayetano lauds signing of law simplifying adoption process

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Pia Cayetano on Thursday welcomed the signing of a new law that simplifies the process of adoption, and creates a new government body dedicated exclusively to

13/01/2022 6:37:00 PM

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Bataan restricts mobility of unvaccinated residents

The Bataan provincial government has begun regulating the movement of unvaccinated residents to prevent the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in the province, authorities said. /PDI

13/01/2022 6:48:00 PM

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DOLE suspends work in its Metro Manila offices due to COVID-19

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday announced that it will temporarily close its central and regional offices in the National Capital Region from

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Back to Zoom: Omicron weighs on investment bankers' hustle

Most of corporate America and Wall Street have asked employees not to come to the office in January 2022

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LOOK: Demi Lovato gets new spider tattoo on head

The tattoo, a 'grandmother spider,' is done by artist Doctor Woo

Local gradeschoolers who read this will be so confused about what they learned in their English subject.
Do better journalism! Lots of real news stories going on and you all are wasting time and money on this.

13/01/2022 6:56:00 PM

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5 reasons why EXO's Kai owns our hearts

EXO's Kai has constantly wowed us with his dance skills performing both solo and in a group. He is a passionate artist who puts it all on stage with every performance he gives.

weareoneEXO Idol of idols
weareoneEXO Happy Birthday, World Class Performer! KAI HappyKAIDay

13/01/2022 6:04:00 PM

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Nikki Co, game sa serial killer at action hero role

Kung papalarin, handa raw sumabak bilang isang serial killer o action hero ang 'Mano Po Legacy: The Family Fortune' star na si Nikki Co.

13/01/2022 6:15:00 PM

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Geneva Cruz, first time gumawa ng bed scene sa 'Little Princess'

Sa loob ng 33 taon niya sa showbiz, inamin ng singer-actress na si Geneva Cruz na ngayon lang siya nagkaroon ng bed scene on-screen.

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CIDG busts cryptocurrency scam ring in Pampanga raid

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How DENR will celebrate Solid Waste Management Act's 21st anniversary

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Barty is hot favorite to win Australian Open

Melbourne—Ashleigh Barty will be hot favorite to win her home Australian Open for the first time, but even with Serena

13/01/2022 3:00:00 PM

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Muaythai association appeals to netizens: Vote for Delarmino

World Games Athlete of the Year This is one of the best times to show that Filipinos are a powerhouse

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2022 Ford Explorer's Self-Sealing Tires Explained | CarGuide.PH | Philippine Car News, Car Reviews, Car Prices

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Roosevelt is now Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue - Auto News

Make way on Da King's road

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Fact-checkers urge YouTube to fight disinformation

Time to step in, YouTube. | via philstarlife

philstarlife Galit na galit ang LBM troll na si 'Keith Lopez' sa comment nya sa Time to step-in for fact checking sa YouTube. Di raw mapipigilan ng SocMed ang mga LBM supporters sa pagpapakalat ng fake news dahil buo na ang loob nilang ipeke lahat ang history for their idol. Wawa naman sya.😆
philstarlife Ay andami nyang galing Kay LBM...Este BBM.

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Charlene Gonzales, Aga Muhlach reveal testing positive for COVID-19 in the US - Latest Chika

Charlene Gonzales recently revealed that she and her husband Aga Muhlach have both tested positive for COVID-19 while they are in the United States. | via latest_chika

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3 families affected by Typhoon Odette take refuge in room with damaged roof in Dinagat Islands

“Wala na po kaming matulugan kaya dito muna kami,” said one of the evacuees.

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Polish scientists find gene that doubles risk of serious COVID-19

Polish scientists have found a gene that they say more than doubles the risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19, a discovery they hope could help doctors identify people who are most at risk from the disease.

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French teachers strike over chaotic COVID-19 strategy for schools - BusinessWorld Online

French teachers walked off the job on Thursday over what they say is the government’s failure to adopt a coherent policy for schools to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and properly protect pupils and staff against infection. READ:

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Djokovic isn’t the populist freedom fighter many believe - BusinessWorld Online

OPINION | Djokovic isn’t the populist freedom fighter many believe By Tim Culpan and David Fickling READ:

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Vibal Group’s 2021 Year-End Roundup | BMPlus

“Life goes on” has been the theme of 2021, a year that began in hope and which Vibal is about to miraculously end on a high note. Despite the pandemic, Vibal Group, Inc. (VGI) continued to serve clients with amazing products and services.

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Wilcon Depot welcomes 2022 with 73 existing stores nationwide | BMPlus

Wilcon Depot, the country’s leading home improvement and building store, recognized all the significant events and achievements for the whole year of 2021.

13/01/2022 1:27:00 PM

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Insular Life offers new fund with the potential of monthly income | BMPlus

What if you can get an insurance protection, and at the same time earn a monthly income from that policy? With Insular Life’s Global Multi-Asset Income-Paying Fund, you can do both.

13/01/2022 1:35:00 PM

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Indonesia said on Thursday it would allow 37 vessels loaded with coal to depart, in the strongest sign yet that the world’s biggest thermal coal exporter is relaxing its ban on shipments. | via Reuters READ:

Pollution

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4 more DOJ employees in Manila COVID-infected

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Bayan Muna solon welcomes Comelec rejection of PDP-Laban petition

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13/01/2022 6:30:00 PM

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Omicron virus will not derail GDP growth momentum – BSP chief

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You underestimate Omicron.

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FDA: Pfizer expresses intent to apply for EUA for COVID-19 pill Paxlovid

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Josef Mengele likes this tweet.

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Malabon City opens pre-registration for 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose and booster shot

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Rama seeks additional budget for typhoon recovery

Rama seeks additional budget for typhoon recovery

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Alert Level 3: Some gov’t offices in Lapu-Lapu closed, work-from-home implemented

Alert Level 3: Some gov’t offices in Lapu-Lapu closed, work-from-home implemented

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Obiena: Knee surgery successful

Obiena: Knee surgery successful

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BTS-inspired webtoon to be released this week

A new fantasy webtoon and web novel inspired by K-pop superstars BTS will be released later this week, the group’s management agency said. | AsiaNewsNetwork

13/01/2022 4:07:00 PM

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Escudero: Tap P75 billion coco levy fund to help farmers in areas hit by ‘Odette’

MANILA, Philippines — Sorsogon Gov. Francis Escudero on Thursday said the government should hasten the approval of the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Plan (CFIDP) in order to free up

13/01/2022 4:13:00 PM

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Heart Evangelista fires back anew at people pressuring her to have kids

'Being a mom shouldn't be the only source of happiness,' Heart Evangelista says.

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IN PHOTOS: The ancestral mansion of Joel Cruz

BIR habulin niyo na toh!

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UAAP gets IATF approval for bubble training

UAAP teams may resume face-to-face training, provided it is done under a bubble setting.

Oh thank God! I’ve missed the UAAP!

13/01/2022 4:00:00 PM

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[OPINION] The May elections are near

If I were a Marcos Junior strategist, I would worry instead that Marcos Junior has peaked so early and has nowhere to go but down

Ha? Ano ito boxing match? Never heard of a political candidate peaking it's ratings in a survey. If I Crappler. I would really be worried about Leni. Her number are going down. Now at third place behind Isko. A brain transplant is still possible.

13/01/2022 4:06:00 PM

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COVID-19 patients isolating at home now covered by PhilHealth package

PhilHealth says the isolation package will be an option for patients who 'meet the social and clinical criteria' for home quarantine and are able to receive health support directly from their houses

But DOH says don't test mild cases unless A1-3, so how to avail of this?

13/01/2022 4:11:00 PM

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PH envoy to US bares 100,000 Filipino health workers waiting for US work visa

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Cold weather, rains expected in Luzon, Visayas due to ‘amihan’; shear line to bring rains across Mindanao

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QC gov’t gives educational assistance to children of solo parents

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Mercado checks on quarantine facilities for NCR

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Duterte signs into law Domestic Administrative Adoption and Alternative Child Care Act

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Free COVID-19 tests, not coercion, best strategy vs COVID-19 surge - Pacquiao

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13/01/2022 3:05:00 PM

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Typhoon Odette’s damage in agri climbs to P12.7-B

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In as much aa ypu know how much was damaged, how about compensating farmers for their losses?

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Mandaue on Alert Level 3 status: No lockdown, no need to appeal IATF ruling

Mandaue on Alert Level 3 status: No lockdown, no need to appeal IATF ruling

13/01/2022 2:49:00 PM

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Police: Suspect’s claim linking 3 others to girl’s killing to be verified

Police: Suspect’s claim linking 3 others to girl’s killing to be verified

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Economic toll too heavy under Alert Level 4, Rizal solon tells IATF

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Useless to lower the alert level because the workforce cannot go to work. Check the stores and banks, closed sila walang tao kasi may covid .

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#WalangPasok trends on Twitter as schools suspend classes, work amid COVID-19 surge

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PCG condemns killing of young officer in Pangasinan

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Law creating policy-making body on adoption, child care signed

Law creating policy-making body on adoption, child care signed

Thanks Sen Risa H for that law. Adopting a child will not be so cumbersome and expensive🤗

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Carpio: Recovery of P125-billion Marcos ill-gotten wealth to end if Bongbong wins

'The evidence that they have ill-gotten wealth is overwhelming and mind-boggling, without every shadow of a doubt. That’s really the problem,' retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio said at the 1Sambayan Tapatan Forum.

Bat Hindi mo napakulong e overwhelming pala Ang ebidencya? Ano ginawa mo nung naka pwesto ka? Paki labas nung ebidencya mo sa social media at Ng Makita namin
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Several Mandaluyong vaccination sites closed from Jan. 13–15, 2022, says LGU

Several COVID-19 vaccination sites in Mandaluyong City are closed from January 13 to 15, 2022, the local government said in an advisory.

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Who really won in CamSur’s congressional contest?

'The HRET should correct the grave injustice and uphold the true will of the voters.' A year after Cory Aquino

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Financial support pours in for Obiena

Concerned individuals here and abroad are pitching in to help world No. 6 pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena get over

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Diets: how scientists discovered that one size doesn’t fit all - BusinessWorld Online

Right now, we’re in the midst of a revolutionary time for understanding the human body, and so the question arises: can new science tell us which diet plan is best for losing weight? READ:

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Active Philippine COVID cases hit record 208,164 - BusinessWorld Online

ACTIVE coronavirus infections in the Philippines hit a record of more than 200,000 on Wednesday amid a surge probably spurred by the highly mutated Omicron variant, as the country posted 32,246 more cases.

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Several Flights Canceled As Crew Members Call In Sick | OneNews.PH

On Sunday evening, Jan. 9, PAL issued an advisory on the list of domestic and international flights canceled up to Jan. 16. The airline said it may need to cancel more flights or make other operational adjustments in the coming days.

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24 Oras | Videos | GMA News Online

View all the featured videos of the current news, articles, and stories by GMA News Online.

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One Hospital Command calls at 1,120 daily — DOH official

The calls received by the country’s COVID-19 referral hotline have further increased to more than 1,120 a day, an official of the Department of Health announced Thursday.

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BI downgrades onsite workforce to 30% as COVID-19 infections rise

BI downgrades onsite workforce to 30% as COVID-19 infections rise

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FRONTLINE PILIPINAS | JANUARY 13, 2022

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TV exec conferred with Command Plaque by AFP

GMA Network’s First Vice President and Head of Regional TV and Synergy Oliver Victor B. Amoroso was recently conferred a Command Plaque

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Keeping Betty White’s legacy alive

Just before the world welcomed the New Year, everyone bade farewell to a pioneer of American television as news about

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Stay in, sit tight as COVID sweeps the country

'Filipinos belong to either the “unwell” or the “worried well.”' By Juan Antonio A. Perez III, MD, MPH DR. Alfredo

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Hankook reveals airless tire concept - Auto News

No air means no flats

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DINAGAT DIARY, Day 6: Leaving Dinagat

DINAGAT DIARY, Day 6: Leaving Dinagat ThisIsOurMindanao

13/01/2022 9:53:00 AM

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No tightening of curfew, liquor ban in Davao amid COVID surge

No tightening of curfew, liquor ban in Davao amid COVID surge ThisIsOurMindanao

13/01/2022 10:52:00 AM

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32 passengers of boat from Manila test positive for COVID in Zamboanga

32 passengers of boat from Manila test positive for COVID in Zamboanga ThisIsOurMindanao

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Special justice? - BusinessWorld Online

OPINION | Special justice? By Philip Ella Juico READ:

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No need to place NCR under Alert Level 4 - Mayor Belmonte

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Maasahan at subok na si mayor joy belmonte

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More trial courts nationwide in areas under Alert Level 3 physically closed until Jan. 31

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Escudero: Tap P75-B coco levy fund to aid farmers in Odette-hit areas

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Lamborghini Sold 8,405 Vehicles In 2021 | CarGuide.PH | Philippine Car News, Car Reviews, Car Prices

13/01/2022 1:10:00 PM

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‘It’s hard and scary’: Pregnant Winwyn Marquez on being in quarantine - Latest Chika

Winwyn Marquez, who is pregnant with her first child, has been put on home quarantine. Winwyn then left some words of encouragement to those who are going through such ordeal.

Love her!!!
“Lagi ko nga sinasabi sa sarili ko na all will be well and after nito mabibigyan lalo natin ng importance yung mga bagay na dati ay binabaliwala lang.”

13/01/2022 1:19:00 PM

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Goldfish can drive fish tank on wheels, Israel study finds

An Israeli university study finds that a goldfish might be able to drive.

philstarlife next in thing: goldfish brain transplant in humans.

13/01/2022 1:20:00 PM

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New South Wales reports deadliest day of pandemic | The Associated Press

SYDNEY—Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, made the reporting of rapid antigen test results mandatory Wednesday as it experienced its deadliest day of the pandemic with 21 deaths.

13/01/2022 12:57:00 PM

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Lithuania: Taiwan to set up $1-B credit fund amid China pressure | The Associated Press

VILNIUS, Lithuania—Taiwan will set up a $1 billion credit program aimed at funding projects by Lithuanian and Taiwanese companies amid economic pressure from China over an office that the island opened in the European Union country.

13/01/2022 1:08:00 PM

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