CPP-NPA ruins dreams, destroys families, oppresses IPs -Esperon

QUEZON CITY, March 30 (PIA) -- National Security Adviser Secretary Hermogenes Esperon Jr. on Monday branded the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing the New People’s Army as "ruiners of dreams, destroyers of familie ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Navotas starts vaccination of elderly residents

CALOOCAN CITY, March 29 (PIA) -- The City Government of Navotas has started the vaccination of senior citizen residents who are registered in the COVID-19 vaccination program. Around 200 Navoteno senior citizens received their first do ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Dozens Killed as Mozambique Attack Survivors Evacuated

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE — Dozens of people were killed during coordinated jihadi attacks in Palma in northern Mozambique, the defense ministry said Sunday, four days after the raids were launched. "Last Wednesday, a group of terrorists ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
Cheetahs too potent out wide as Elephants suffer another thumping

The gulf in class and conditioning was writ large again as the Cheetahs ensured the Eastern Province Elephants would experience another chastening 80 minutes in the preparation series, running in 11 tries en route to a 71-12 victory in B ...

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Tuesday, 30 March 2021
MLS’ Sacramento team on hold after investor exits

The fate of Major League Soccer’s Sacramento expansion franchise is uncertain after the team’s lead investor pulled out on Friday. Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle, also a part owner of the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, withdrew from th ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Volatility on Wall St. continues, Dow dives 470 points, dollar gains

NEW YORK, New York — U.S. stocks were like a tug of war Friday. Industrials lost ground, while technology stocks advanced. "Many people are taking some profits and not necessarily reinvesting that money quite yet," JJ Kinahan ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Rand slips as the reality of SA’s debt trajectory sets in

The rand was the worst performing emerging market currency on Thursday, it weakened beyond R15/$ in the overnight session. The local currency had previously made gains on a global market risk-on sentiment and higher commodity pric ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Millions of Texans still under orders to boil water

Some 8.7 million Texans remain under orders to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it, following a massive winter storm and freezing temperatures that paralyzed the state. Of note, as early as Sunday over 12 million Texans ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Bangladesh COVID-19 death toll hits 8,400

Dhaka [Bangladesh], February 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Bangladesh reported 407 new COVID-19 cases and 5 new deaths on Saturday, making the tally at 545,831 and the death toll at 8,400, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said. A t ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Pandora’s box in the workplace

Hope is often regarded as a "soft" quality reserved for religious gatherings and psychologists rather than something that has a place in the cut and thrust of a tough business environment. But the Covid-19 pandemic has so funda ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
Vaccination program plan sa Dagupan City, pina-igting

SIYUDAD NG DAGUPAN, Peb 27 (PIA)- — Masayang ipinahayag ng siyudad ng Dagupan na tuluyan nang bumababa ang bilang ng kaso ng corona virus disease (COVID-19) sa siyudad. Ayon kay Mayor Brian Lim, ilang araw na ring nasa single digit na ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
FROM THE FIELD: Humanitarian crises of concern in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated much of the world’s attention over the last 12 months, but many other crises will continue to require the urgent attention of the UN and the international community in 2021. A woman survivor of gende ...

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Saturday, 27 February 2021