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P7-M fake Black Rhino wheels seized by NBI

  By JEFFREY DAMICOG The National Bureau of Investigation seized last Oct. 23 counterfeit Black Rhino wheels valued at around P7 million from several car parts stores in Metro Manila. NBI officer-in-charge Director Eric Distor said that these fake American brand products were confiscated during raids conducted by the NBI Special Action Unit which was […]

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GCQ status for Metro Manila, 6 other areas in Nov. final

  By GENALYN KABILING It’s final. The general community quarantine status of Metro Manila and six other places will remain for the month of November after no changes were made by the government pandemic task force, Malacañang announced Friday. The rest of the country will stay under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), the most […]

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Typhoon ‘Rolly’ gathers strength as it barrels towards Luzon

By ALEXANDRIA DENNISE SAN JUAN Typhoon “Rolly” (international name “Goni”) continues to intensify as it barrels towards the Luzon landmass Friday. Rolly will make its first landfall over the Aurora-Quezon area between Sunday night and Monday morning, the State weather bureau said. In its 11 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services […]

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No ‘pahalik’ during Feast of the Black Nazarene

  BY LESLIE ANN AQYUINO     Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no “pahalik” (kissing of the image) during the Feast of the Black Nazarene on Jan. 9, 2021. Instead of the pahalik, Quiapo Church Rector Monsignor Hernando “Ding” Coronel said there will be a “pagpugay” or “pagtanaw” (viewing) of the image.   […]

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Storm signal No. 1 up as ‘Pepito’ approaches Luzon

  By ELLALYN V. RUIZ The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration raised tropical cyclone Signal No. 1 over eastern Isabela and northern Aurora before noon Monday as tropical depression “Pepito” could make landfall over Northern Luzon and Central Luzon  between Tuesday and Wednesday. PAGASA hoisted Signal No. 1 over Palanan, Dinapigue, and eastern […]

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​LPA, ‘habagat’ to bring rains this weekend

By​ ​ALEXANDRIA DENNISE SAN JUAN A low-pressure area (LPA) near Palawan and the southwest monsoon or “habagat” are expected to bring rains across the country this weekend, the State weather bureau said today. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the LPA, which​ ​was spotted 310 kilometers west​-​northwest of Coron, Palawan this morning, and […]

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