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Senators pay tribute to film director Peque Gallaga

May 11, 2020

The Senate today adopted a resolution expressing its profound sympathy and condolences to the family of movie director Maurice Ruiz Luzuriaga Gallaga, better known as Peque Gallaga, who passed away on May 7, 2020, at the age of 76. Majority

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Five-star Marco Polo Hotel Davao to stop operations June 15: report

May 8, 2020

DAVAO CITY – Five-star Marco Polo Hotel Davao will stop operations on June 15 after the COVID-19 epidemic reduced its customers, the Mindanao Times reported. The 245-room hotel, part of a chain of hotels across Asia, ”still has some guests,

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Phivolcs clarifies Mount Halcon reports

May 6, 2020

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Mount Halcon in Oriental Mindoro is not a volcano following posts on social media where alleged “smoke” is at the top of the mountain. In a statement, Phivolcs assured the public

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DFA Honors Filipino Recipients of Royal Honors, Medical Frontliners in the Netherlands

May 4, 2020

THE HAGUE- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) honors our modern-day heroes for their contributions in advancing the cause and interest of the Filipinos both in the Philippines and overseas, and for bringing honor and recognition to the country through

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Mt. Fuji Trail on Yamanashi Pref. Side to Close in Summer

May 3, 2020

Kofu, Yamanashi Pref.- Yamanashi Governor Kotaro Nagasaki has said that the central Japan prefecture plans to close down a trail of Mount Fuji on the Yamanashi side during the summer this year, in response to the spread of the new

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Japan to Draw Up UFO Encounter Protocols after US Footage

May 3, 2020

Tokyo- Japan’s Defense Ministry plans to draw up protocols for potential encounters with UFOs, after the U.S. Defense Department released videos showing such mysterious objects on Monday. The ministry will consider procedures to respond to, record and report encounters, but

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Athletes Serving as Influencers amid Coronavirus Crisis

May 3, 2020

Tokyo- Japanese athletes who have been deprived of opportunities to play sports due to the spread of the new coronavirus now have a huge presence on social media and video distribution websites. Some athletes are putting out training videos, while

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SMC ramps up production of nutrient-filled bread, donates to more communities

April 21, 2020

San Miguel Corporation has more than doubled production of the nutrient-filled bread it started baking just a month ago for the sole purpose of serving the poor and hardest-hit communities struggling to eat as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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