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EU: Unemployment rate rises to 6.6% in April

Manila, June 4 -- Unemployment in the EU was 6.6% in April, the bloc's statistical office announced Wednesday.April figure was up from 6.4% in...

PBA awaits IATF nod on return to practice

Manila, June 4 -- The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is set to submit a list of guidelines regarding how teams can practice again during...

Iloilo town traces 200 contacts of Covid-positive councilor

Manila, June 3 -- The Contact Tracing Task Force of Igbaras town, Iloilo has identified and located all the 200 contacts of the 55-year-old...

House panel okays extension of Duterte’s special powers

Manila, June 4 -- The House of Representatives Committee of the Whole on Wednesday night approved a measure to extend President Rodrigo Duterte's special...

Resort owners told to observe safety standards

Manila, June 3 -- Resort owners and other tourism stakeholders in Antique on Wednesday were reminded to strictly observe health and safety standards as...

Warm, humid weather in Luzon, Visayas on Thursday

Manila, June 4 -- Warm and humid weather, with chances of thunderstorms especially in the afternoon or evening will be experienced over Luzon and...

SAP beneficiaries in Pangasinan to get second tranche

MALASIQUI, June 3 -- Only the household beneficiaries in Pangasinan will receive the second tranche of the social amelioration program (SAP) among the provinces...

Anti-terrorism bill new tool for peace, security: Army

Manila, June 3 -- The Philippine Army's 3rd Infantry Division (3ID) has backed the passage of the House Bill 6875 or the proposed Anti-Terrorism...

Another batch of stranded OFWs, LSIs return to Bacolod, NegOcc

Manila, June 3 -- More overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and locally stranded individuals (LSIs) returned home to Negros Occidental and Bacolod City from Metro...

Thousands protest in London for Black Lives Matter

Manila, June 4 -- Thousands of people took to the streets of London Wednesday to march in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM)...

DOH reports over 19K coronavirus cases; 90 recoveries

Manila, June 3 -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported an increase of 751 coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases, bringing the total...

P2P buses resume ops in Bulacan

CITY OF MALOLOS, June 3 -- o-point (P2P) buses hit the road again in this city and one town of the province after being...

Delay in compensating health workers who died of Covid-19 hit

Manila, June 3 -- Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go on Wednesday lamented as "unacceptable" the delay in properly compensating the families of medical front-liners...

DOJ driver slain, 2 others unhurt in SoCot gun attack

Manila, June 3 -- A driver of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Region 12 (Soccsksargen) was killed while two others were unhurt in...

BFAR raises red tide alert over Tacloban’s Cancabato Bay

Manila, June 3 -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has imposed a shellfish ban in this city's Cancabato Bay due to...

E. Visayas eyes P489-M to boost rice output amid crisis

Manila, June 3 -- Eastern Visayas will spend about PHP489 million to boost its rice production during this health crisis through the provision of...

Eastern Visayas lab upgrades Covid-19 testing capacity

Manila, June 3 -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday announced that the Eastern Visayas molecular laboratory here could now process up to...

Ex-rebel in Negros says NPA commander molested her

Manila, June 3 -- A former New People's Army (NPA) rebel in Negros Island has confirmed the sexual abuses suffered by female combatants like...

Pasig village official tests positive for Covid-19

Manila, June 3 -- barangay hall in Pasig City has been temporarily closed after a village official tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019...

No Impact on anti-militancy ops in Kashmir due to Ladakh LAC tension: Indian Army

Srinagar, June 3 -- A senior Army official on Wednesday said that there was no impact on anti-militancy operations being carried out by security...

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